RRB Mumbai Recruitment Procedure/Criteria
Step 1: The candidates who have elected one of the regional language as medium of examination will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi, Urdu & Regional language of concerned RRB. Those who have not elected regional languages as medium of examination will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi & Urdu only.
Step 2: The selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of written examination. In addition, Aptitude Test will also be conducted for candidates qualified in the written test. Thereafter, short listed candidates will be called for verification of the original documents according to merit, availability of vacancies and reservation rules.
Step 3: There shall be negative marking in written examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @1/3 of the allotted marks for each question
Step 4: The syllabus for the written exam will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The Questions will be of objective type with multiple answers and likely to include questions pertaining to General Knowledge, General English / General Hindi, General Arithmetic, Analytical and Quantitative Skills and those subjects covered as part of minimum educational/technical qualifications for the post. The question paper will bein English, Hindi & Urdu only. In the case of candidates who have elected any one of the regional languages offered by the concerned RRB, the question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu & the elected regional language. The duration of the examination will be 11/2 hours with 120 questions.
Step 5: The Railway Recruitment Board, at its discretion may hold additional written test(s) if considered necessary for all or for a limited number ofcandidates as may be deemed fit by Railway Recruitment Board.
Step 6: The date, time and venue of the written examination and Aptitude Test will be fixed by the RRB and will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement of the examination / Aptitude Test and change of centre/venue will not be entertained under any circumstances
Step 7: Stages of examination are given against the post. Based on the performance of candidates in the examination, the candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification in the main list. In addition 30% extra candidates are also called as standby candidates and they are considered for empanelment only if there is a shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During document verification, the candidates will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be cancelled.
Step 8: The appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificate and verification of antecedent/character of the candidate.
ABOUT RAILWAY RECRUITMENT BOARD (RRB)
Railway Recruitment Control Board or RRCB was set up in 1998 in the Railway Board. The Railway Recruitment Control Board was established to maintain the activities of all the railway systems across India. Today Indian railways play an important role in transportation services in India. The Indian railways are also a main source of income and thus it plays a key role in the economic development of the Government of India. It is one of the largest railway networks in the world transporting over 18 million passengers and more than 2 million tones every day. It covers 6,909 stations with an area of more than 63,327 kilometers. The Railway Recruitment Board controls the functions of all the railways and the recruitment to all the services of the railway system. The recruitment to group C and group D are done by the RRCB. The 19 recruitment boards in India are controlled by the RRCB.
The railways were first introduced in India in 1853 by the British. In the year 1947, there were about forty-two railway systems. In the year 1951, the Government of India nationalized all the systems to a single railway system. This was one of the largest railway systems in the world. In 1998, the RRB was established by the railway ministry. The 19 Railway Recruitment Boards throughout the India are controlled and managed by the Railway Recruitment Board. The main objectives of the RRCB are to follow the railway procedures. It controls all the income incurred for the recruitment from all the boards in India. It organizes and manages the information system and the working of the RRB’s.
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