Railway Recruitment 2021 (INDIAN Railway Recruitment)

Railway Recruitment 2021

Indian railway recruitment 2021: Indian Railways was first established by the British Government during the colonial era of 19th Century for the benefit of their work and to reach each and every corner of the country for trading cotton, spices, tea leaves etc and to send their staffs and army to various places and cantonments for properly running their administration. Soon after independence it was taken over by the Government of India and operated by the Ministry of Railways.
The Rail Network of Indian Railways is one of the largest around the world. It comprises 18 zones and is operated by Railway Recruitment Board also known as RRB. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Gujarat to the Far East, the Indian Railway network now spread everywhere throughout the country.

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The recruitment is specially held by various railway divisions like southern railway division, central railway division, and western railway division. So they need more youth to administer the whole system properly. Every year Indian railways held various exams and appoint for various posts like RPF, Guard, Clerks technician, Non Technical Popular Category (NTPC), Apprentice, Trade Apprentice, Technical Assistance, Junior and Senior Engineer, Specialist, Doctor, Nurse, Technical Associate, Time keeper, typist, stenographer etc. And according to the sources in upcoming 2021 RRB will release recruitment notification for various Groups-A, Group-B, Group-C and Group-D posts. Indian citizens who hold class 10th or 12th pass degree, Graduate and post graduate from various streams are invited for application every year. In this present pandemic situation after lock down railway department will start their remaining recruitment exam from December 15, 2020.  

According to Indian railways in this current year the recruitment board (RRB) conducts NTPC written exam for various 17,000+ posts and nearly 8 million candidates filled up online application form for stage-1 Screening Examination and about 2 lakhs candidates are selected for further stage-2 Exam procedure. So it could be easily understandable that a job in Indian railways has another level of craze among the Indians. Nonetheless the posts are high paying and have certain perks and allowances like DA, Transport Allowances, House Rent Allowances, Medical benefits and lots more. To keep yourself updated please follow our website www.freegovtjobs.net and subscribe to get notified.

Railway recruitment 2021 online application form:

According to various sources in the year of 2021 onwards the government is planning to conduct a centralized test or CET for the recruitment of various posts. According to the Daily Hindu “The CET will replace the first level tests conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)”. The application process will start from 1st Week of January to March 2021. Candidates who are interested can fill their application form from Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) official website the link will be given in our website www.freegovtjobs.net.

Firstly before filling up the form a candidate needs to keep their documents scanned in prescribed format and size. Candidates will have to fill up their application form before the last date of the application. In the official RRB website candidates will have to register themselves first. Interested candidates need to provide their details like Name, Father’s name, Date of Birth as recorded in his/her Matriculation/SSLC/ High Secondary Examination. After registering themselves they will have to fill further like Personal Information, educational details and other relevant information. 

A Candidate has to be very careful in filling up the form to avoid rejection. After giving their details they have to upload a scanned photograph and signature in JPEG format. Pay the requisite application fees. Review the details in the application form for final submission. They have to print out the application form for future reference.

Expected Dates of Online registration: 1st week of January or March 2021 *Expected dates may change according to COVID-19 situation.

Last Date: 2nd week of March 2021

Last date of submitting fees: 3rd week of April 2021

Admit Card will Release on: 3rd week of May 2021

RRB/CET Recruitment Exam 2021: September 2021

Result Date expected to be: October 2021

Railway Recruitment 2021 online application form:

Please follow our website www.freegovtjobs.net to apply online for various Railways jobs and to keep yourself updated.


First a candidate has to be INDIAN citizen. The candidates, who are subject of Nepal or Bhutan, are eligible.

The refugee candidate, who has come to India before January 1, 1962, and is willing to permanently settle in India, can apply for the test.

All interested candidates are requested to follow our website www.freegovtjobs.net or RRB website https://indianrailwayrecruitment.in/  for eligibility criteria before filling up the form.

Age Limit: 

Indian citizens between or above 18 to 33 age are eligible.

The candidate should be between 18 years to 33 years. Though there are some age relaxations for SC/ST, OBC, PWD candidates. For SC/ST candidates’ age relaxation should be 5 years, for OBC candidates’ 3 years and 10 years for PWD candidates.

 Educational Qualification: 

10th Pass/12th/ Graduation/Post Graduation standard or equivalent degree from UGC recognized Institutions are eligible for appearing RRB 2021 exam.

Application Fees for all the Railway Recruitment 2021 :

The aspirant needs to pay the fees by using Credit/Debit/ UPI or Mobile Wallet or BHIM app. In case of offline payment a candidate has to pay via Post office Challan or E-Challan process. For General or OBC candidate fees are expected to be Rs 500/- and for SC/ST/PWD category it’ll be around RS 250/-.

Among the 18 zones of Indian Railways the recruitment will start by the end of December 2020 or January 2021. According to various sources there remain many vacancies in mainly Southern Railways, Central Railways and Western Railways.

Southern Railways Recruitment 2021  :

Southern railways recruitment  is one of the oldest railway divisions of Indian Subcontinent. It was formed in 1951 whose headquarters are currently in Chennai. There are 6 Divisions of Southern Railways – Chennai, Madurai, Palghat, Salem, Trivandrum and Tiruchirapalli. Tamil Nadu, Kerala, some parts of Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry falls under its part. Various Apprentice, clerk, goods man, driver vacancies are there. 

Please follow our website www.freegovtjobs.net to be the first applicant. We deliver various job related notification/results/admit cards when they are available first. Official link of SR: http://southernrailway.gov.in/

Central Railways Recruitment 2021 :

The Central railways recruitment covers on the Metro City Mumbai which is the largest and oldest Railway Network whose headquarter is in Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

 The first passenger train was run by this region from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853 by the British Indian Railways. After Independence, on 5th November 1951 it was taken over by Indian Government. 

In this oldest Railway Network there are many work forces needed to keep this system working properly. Various posts from group – A, Group – B, Group – C and Group- D will remain vacant by the beginning of 2021. Recently Western Railway recruited many Senior Clerk Cum Typist, stenographer, Goods Clerk, Apprentices NTPC, RPF, TC, Junior Engineer, TC, other various posts. For to get notified at first please follow our website www.freegovtjobs.net. Official CR website: http://www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

Western Railways Recruitment 2021 :

Want to get a job at Western Railways , yes you have come to the right place. We update western railways recruitment 2021 as soon as official notifications are out. To get in touch with us please follow us www.freegovtjobs.net. For the Pandemic Covid-19 various Western Railways recruitment was paused but soon as India going through the Unlock process according to various sources the western railways recruitment will start from the beginning of January 2021.


Q) Why the recruitment is through Online?

Ans – Because a large number of Manual Applications are rejected for making errors made by the candidate. There are various reasons as for Postal Delay, Not proper requisite certificate, without signature or Photograph Application. That is why RRB adopted Online Recruitment process which is fast and More Reliable.

Q)  What is the Age Limit?

Ans- There are various posts. Indian Citizens having 18 or above 18 are eligible for any post though there are certain age limits. Though there age Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and PWD Candidate.

Q)  Is there a Sports Quota or sports person who gets extra facility in Railway Recruitment?

Ans- Yes, there is Sports Quota and Sports person gets extra Benefit for railway jobs.

 Q) Way of Payment after filling up the application?

Ans – You can pay via online by Credit/Debit or Various Mobile wallet like BHIM, Google Pay, Paytm, Phonepay etc.

Q)  What are SR, CR, WR, and ER?

Ans- SR stands for Southern Railway, CR stands for Central Railway, WR stands for Western Railway, and ER stands for Eastern Railway

Q) What is the selection procedure for various divisions of railway service? How will I get notified?

Ans- The selection procedures are totally online. You can get Southern Railway Recruitment 2021, Central Railway Recruitment 2021, Western Railway Recruitment 2021, Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021 and other many recruitment notification Admit cards and results from our website www.free govt jobs.net.



Indian Railways Recruitment Website: https://indianrailwayrecruitment.in/

RRB official website: http://www.rrcb.gov.in/rrbs.html

Our official Website: www.freegovtjobs.net

Southern Railway: https://sr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

Central Railway: https://cr.indianrailways.gov.in/

Western Railway: https://wr.indianrailways.gov.in/

The Hindu regarding Railway Recruitment 2021: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/common-test-for-railway-bank-central-government-jobs-from-2021/article31062495.ece