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UPSC to Recruit Indian Railway Employees: RRB Chairman, No Change in Group D & NTPC - See Latest
UPSC to Recruit Indian Railway Employees: RRB Chairman, No Change in Group D & NTPC

As per report Indian Railways, RRB Board Chairman VK Yadav has pitched that upcoming Railway Recruitments will be made through UPSC Exams. UPSC Commission will recruit Indian Railway employees in upcoming Bharti as Railway RRB Board Chairman said. VK Yadav serving as RRB Chairman said that all new recruits in the railways will be inducted through the UPSC civil services exams under five specialties. UPSC Central Commission will give preference to candidates aspire for Indian Railway Jobs and have to appear in UPSC Prelims Exam.

In five specialties of Indian Railways UPSC Civil Services Examination will be prelims for Recruitment. On Thursday a services at central level is introduced as Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS). Announcement is also made in regarding Railway new recruits.

UPSC to Recruit Indian Railway Employees

RRB Chairman VK Yadav has said that all new recruits in the Indian Railways will be inducted through UPSC Civil Services Examination. Aspirants enrolling for Union Public Service Commission UPSC Exams and aspiring to get into railways will have to appear for UPSC prelims after which they will indicate their preference for IRMS (Indian Railway Management System) under five specialties -- four of them engineering specialties for 'technical' operations comprising of civil, mechanical, telecom and electrical, and one 'non-technical' specialty which will recruit officers for accounts, personnel.

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Mentioning Indian Railway recruitment for the 5 specializations- four for Engineering, including of stores Department and fifth for Non-Engineering. Non-Engineering branch includes everyone comes from humanities side who will be utilized for manning the accounts, traffic and personnel services. All of them will be promoted at the same time- said VK Yadav Chairman RRB.

upsc to recruit railway employees

Five specialties under UPSC Exams- Engineering Specialties (Technical Operations)

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Telecom and
  • Electrical

Non-Engineering specialty

  • Officers for Accounts, Personnel and Traffic

The first batch will be recruited in 2021, while the new five-member board with merged officers will be in place by the middle of next year

No Change in Group D, NTPC & Other Exams

Note- Only under these five categories Recruitment will be through UPSC Prelims. Other recruitments including Railway Group D, NTPC & relevant recruitments will not be affected and will be organized by Indian Railways.

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