RRB – CEN.No. 03/2012 CA, TA, ASM, Goods Guard, ECRC, Jr Asst & Sr Clerk Eligibility: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recruits personnel for the posts of Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant at RRBs at different places under certain criteria. The Eligibility Criteria Details are mentioned below…

Eligibility Details:

1. Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit: Minimum age limit would be 18 years and maximum age limit would be 33 years.

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit:

1. By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

2. By 3 years for OBC candidates

3. For Ex-Servicemen, up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation.

4. By 5 years to candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.

5. By 10 years for Physically Handicapped candidates (15 years for Physically Handicapped SCs/STs and 13 years for Physically Handicapped OBCs).

6. Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from the husband but not remarried shall be relaxed up to 35 years for Unreserved, 38 for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.

7. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.

8. The date of birth for the candidates for the different age group should be between the dates given below: (Both dates inclusive):

S. No Age Group Upper Date of Birth Lower Date of Birth

1. 18 – 33 02-07-1979 02-07-1976 02-07-1994

3. Educational Qualification: Degree from recognized University or its equivalent. For the posts of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist and Senior Clerk cum Typist, candidates must have typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer/Typewriter.

Eligibility for Railway TC and CC Exam :-

•Matriculation or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
•SC/ST/ExsM/ PWD candidates who have passed matriculation can apply irrespective of marks obtained by them in matriculation.
•Candidates who possess higher qualification can apply irrespective of marks obtained by them in matriculation.

What does a Ticket Collector do?

A train conductor is

– incharge of reserved coaches
– guiding passengers
– checking tickets at coaches or at the platform.
– manning the enquiry counter at the railway station.

What does a Commercial Clerk do?

The duties of a train clerk include
– checking number of coaches and wagons in the railway yard.
– preparing documents like VG (vehicle guidance)
– Entering related information into railway network terminals
– Receiving and giving information related to train working, maintenance of registers and related functions of working of trains.

Trains clerks are either posted at stations or control offices in divisional or zonal headquarters or at platforms for the arrival of trains.

Selection Procedure:-

Selection is made on the basis of two stage written exam.

There shall be negative marking in written exam and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the allotted marks for each question.

Railway TC and CC Exam Syllabus and Paper Pattern:-

The syllabus for the written exam will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or technical qualifications. The questions will be of objective type with multiple answers and likely to include questions pertaining to General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning and Language General Hindi / General English. The question paper will be in English , Hindi, Urdu and Local languages and duration of the exam will be 90 minutes with approximetely 100 to 120 questions.

How to apply for Railway TC and CC Exam

Application forms in the given format should be handwritten dated and stamped. The application form should be filled up in either English or Hindi and should be as per the instructions provided in the central employment notification. Candidates should affix their normal signature in hindi or english in the application form. Applications signed in capital letters or spaced out will be treated as invalid. Application along with a demand draft or IPO and self attested copy of certificates should be sent to the office of the respective RRB. – See more at:

Job of ECRC is to issue computerized reserved tickets for Railway passengers and to respond to enquiries regarding issue of the same or helping the passengers to plan their travel.
The job is only indoor, in most of the places in air conditioned offices. As such it is one of the best available posts for ladies in Indian Railways.
In most of the stations ECRC works in two shifts on alternate days – from 8-14 hrs and 14-22 hrs. In some small stations where the earnings are less, only one person works in one shift, the timings adjusted suitably as per local conditions.
Career path

ECRC GrII (GP 2800) ->>
ECRC Gr I (GP 4200) ->>
Reservation Supervisor(GP 4600) ->>
Assistant Commercial Manager ->>
Divisional Commercial Manager

Degree from recognized university or equivalent.
Selection Process

Written Examination (in two stages –preliminary and final) followed by Document Verification.
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
Transport Allowance
House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters
Deductions from salry include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

Railway Recruitment Board

Railway Recruitment Board is a organization of Government of India, which works for the appointment of new employees to work in Indian railways. Railway Recruitment boards have several boards working for it appoint new employees and they are situated in different parts of India. There are 19 RBB’s and they are RRB Ahemadabad, RRB Ajmer, RRB Allahabad, RRB Banglore, RRB Bhopal, RRB Bhubaneswar, RRB Bilaspur, RRB Chandigarh, RRB Chennai, RRB Gorakhpur, RRB Guwahati, RRB Jammu and Kashmir, RRB Kolkata, RRB Malda, RRB Mumbai, RRB Muzaffarpur, RRB Patna, RRB Ranchi, RRB Secunderabad, RRB Thiruvantha-puram.
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