Govt. of India, Ministry of Railways
Railway Recruitment Board
Brief on Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
The 21 (Twenty one) Railway Recruitment Boards(RRBs), functioning under the administrative control of Railway Recruitment Control Board(RRCB) of the Ministry of Railways, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi are one of the largest recruiting authority of Government of India which do direct recruitments for all the departments of Indian Railways. The Railway Recruitment Boards are mandated with the task of making recruitment to all Group C (Technical and Non-technical) posts, Level-II to Level-VII of 7th Central Pay Commission. However, in 2018 it was also given the mandate to conduct the Computer Based Test for Level-I posts.
Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB)
All the RRBs function under the direct control of Railway Recruitment Control Board of the Ministry of Railways located at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi-110001. RRCB is headed by Director General(Staff), Railway Board as its Chairman. Additional Member(Staff) and Additional Member(Vigilance) are its other members while Executive Director, Establishment (RRB) functions as its Secretary. RRCB issues instructions and guidelines to the RRBs to ensure that recruitment is done on the basis of merit and in accordance with Government policy.
Railway Recruitment Board(RRB) Bengaluru was set up in APRIL 1982. RRB/Bengaluru is housed in a independent office building in No.18, Millers Road, Bengaluru Cantt. – 560046.
Satellite Office of Railway Recruitment Board(RRB) Bengaluru was set up at Hubballi on 17-12-2019. Satellite office of RRB/Bengaluru is housed in Old GM Office Complex, Club Road, Keshwapur, Hubballi-580023
Type of Posts being recruited by RRBs
Railway Recruitment Board, Bengaluru issue of Centralized Employment Notification (CEN), inviting online applications from candidates, conduct Computer Based Tests(CBT), Document Verification and coordinate Medical Examination for the following groups of posts:-
- Senior Section Engineer and Junior Engineer Group.
- Non technical popular category Group ( Graduate and Under Graduate level) ,
- Paramedical Categories Group,
- Assistant Loco Pilot and Technicians,
- Ministerial and Isolated categories Group,
Besides, the Railway Recruitment Boards have also conducted the computer Based tests for Level-I posts of 7th CPC during the year 2018 as a special assignment.
The entire activities related to examinations such as receipt of applications, issue of e-call letters, conduct of Computer Based Tests, Evaluation of the CBT and declaration of results have been completely computerized.