Indian Railways provides efficient and affordable transport solutions. The railway department of India is totally focused for customer service and it gives the integrated transport services to the public. The Railway department depicts the growth of various sectors imparting a major role in all of them. Be it commerce, Industrial or tourism. The integrated team of employees is committed to make it the best and largest transportation system in the world. The Railway recruitment board recruits such a team, after an extensive series of written exams and interviews. The career with Indian railways is very secure and full of responsibilities. There are various zones in the Indian railways, roll out the vacancies in different departments every year.
Recently the Railway recruitment board has invited the applications from technical trades. The Indian Railway requires Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineers along with the telecommunication specialists and few other professionals. These other professional requirements are comprise of the accounts department, personal management, protection and security i.e. Railway Police Forces. The Positions in Indian railways are broadly categorized in Group A, B, C and D. The Group A belongs to the Officers cadre, which are recruited by UPSC exams. Group D is the lowest ranked cadre.
For applying in the Group A, a candidate has to qualify the UPSC examination. The selection for Indian Railway Accounts Service and Indian Railway traffic services are the examinations of Civil Services. The Engineering services exams are conducted by the Combined Engineering Services Examinations or the CESC. The Special Class railway apprentice exam is conducted annually to fill more than 50% of the mechanical vacancies in Indian Railway. The Railway Recruitment board gets the huge response for SCRA exams and millions of applicants fill up this application form. The employees of Group B are the promoted employees of Group C.
The Boards of Railway Recruitment conducts group C and Group D examinations. There are total nineteen Railway Recruitment boards. These boards invite applications for various posts of C and D category every year. The RRB also sets the minimum qualification benchmark for the different posts. Any Indian citizen, irrespective of any region or language, can apply for these positions of any zone. These exams have the few sub sections like General Studies (including history, geography, politics, economy etc.), language, Mathematical operations with logic and reasoning questions. For many posts in D group, these all are not required, the selection board is more interested to know about the skill of the person, for which he has applied. There are few training centers also run by the Indian Railways in order to provide the sufficient training to selected group of candidates.