This blog post apprises you about the important information contained in the above notification to help you apply for the same. In a subsequent blog post titled: Technicians Exam Pattern, Papers & Books I would provide you the prep materials to prepare for this exam.
I had also posted exhaustive information on RRB previously and give below following two such articles which may give you a better understanding about RRB – what is it and how the recruitment is done:
Railway Recruitment Board Exams
: Gives you a broad over view on what is RRB, list of RRBs in India along with their website and where to find recruitment notification of these RRB.
RRB Technician Vacancy 2012:
As par the notification, there are 12042 RRB vacancies, category-wise vacancy is as given below:
UR: 5814, SC:1889, ST:1355, OBC:2991, TOT: 12042
Railway is recruiting these technician positions through a centralized notification for 19 Railway Recruitment Board. You can find the post-wise, category-wise, state-wise, RRB-wise vacancies in page1-8 of the Notification
Salary for the RRB Technician positions:
Indian Railway is offering salary in following pay-scales for the positions mentioned against:
For Technician Gr.II/Signal - Rs. 5,200 - 20 200 (Grade Pay Rs. 2,400),
for all other Technician Gr.III Categories - Rs. 5,200 - 20 200 (Grade Pay Rs.1,900).
RRB Technician Eligibility:
Eligibilities for appearing/applying in RRB Technician Exam 2012 is given below:
Age Eligibility (as on 01/07/2012): Min 18 yrs, Max: 30 yrs. Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule.
Academic Qualification Eligibility: Matriculation and ITI Course Completed Act Apprenticeship approved by NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade. Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be acceptedin lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI except for Category No.2 & 3 (i.e. Technician Signal Gr.III & Telecom Maintainer/Wireless telecom Maintainer Gr.III)
Above eligibilities for the railway posts have been given just to give you some idea and you should refer to the eligibility given for the specific posts as given in page1-8 of the Notification
.for more detail.
Selection Process for RRB Technician Recruitment 2012:
Selections to the above positions would consist of a Single Stage Written Examination followed by Verification of Original Documents. RRB Technician exam 2012 would comprise of 100 questions to be answered in 90 minutes from following test sections - General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning and Technical Ability. There is negative marking - 1/3 of the marks for each wrong answer.
Important Dates for RRB Technician Recruitment 2012:
Date of notification and form availability: 16th June, 2012.
Last date for receipt of completed form: 16th July, 2012. (For remote areas: 31st July, 2012).
Date of RRB Technician exam 2012: 16th December, 2012.
RRB Technician Recruitment 2012 Application form:
You can find the Application form for RRB Technician Recruitment 2012 in Annexure 1 & 2 in Page-13 of the Notification
How to fill the RRB-2012 application form and apply is given in the section “4. How To Apply": in Page-13 of the Notification
Hope with above information you can apply confidently for RRB Recruitment 2012. Please visit me again for the blog post titled: RRB Exam Pattern, Papers & Books to find the prep materials to prepare for this exam.