RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Apply Online for 9144 Vacancy | RRB Technician Grade 3 & Grade 1 Signal

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024

The railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced through notice to recruit candidates for technician vacancies in the Railway recruitment board of Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bilaspur, Bhuvneshwar, Bhopal, and Prayagraj. A final notice is released by the RRB for the RRB Technician Grade 3 and Grade 1 Signal post Recruitment. The online application process has been started from the 9th March 2024. 

Good news for candidates! who want to join Indian Railways the Indian Railways points to fill out 9144 vacancies in the Technician Recruitment. All eligible candidates who wish to join the Indian Railways can fill their online application within the time. Candidates are advised to ensure their eligibility as stated in the official notification. 

All RRB websites and other communication channels have published the notification number CEN No. 02/2024 on the examination board. PDFs will be released in March 2024 with detailed notification and advertisement. Here in this article we are providing the detailed information about the RRB Technician Vacancy 2024. 

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024- Overview

Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Post Name Technician (Grade 1 Signal and Grade 3)
Vacancies 9144
Category Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online
Online Registration 9th March to 8th April 2024
Selection Process
  • CBT Exam
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test
  • Grade 1 Signal- Rs. 29,200
  • Grade 3- Rs. 19,900
Official Website https://indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Important Details

Name of Recruiter Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Vacancy Name Grade I signal and Grade III Technician
Tentative Vacancies 9144
Mode of Applications Online
Online Application Dates 09 March 2024
Last Date of Application April 8, 2024
Recorrection Period in Application  9th April to 18th April 2024
Official Website https://www.rrbapply.gov.in/

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

All candidates are required to check carefully the eligibility criteria for the RRB Technician Post. The educational Qualification required is as follows:

Post Name  
Grade I Signal Technician
  • Bachelor of Science or B.Sc. Degree in Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/Information Technology/Instrumentation from a recognized University/Institute. In combination of any sub-section of the basic streams of Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/Information Technology/Instrumentation from a recognized University/Institute (OR)
  • Three years Diploma in Engineering in the above basic streams or in combination of any of the above basic streams (or) Degree in Engineering in the above basic streams or in combination of any of the above basic streams”
Grade III Technician Matriculation from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater/Foundryman/Pattern Maker/Moulder (Refractory) (OR). Matriculation/SSLC Plus Course Full Act Apprenticeship in relevant trades.

RRB Technician Age Limit:

According to the RRB notification, the minimum age limit is 18 years. The maximum age limits for both Posts are given below:

The maximum age for Technician Grade 1 Signal Posts is 18 to 36 years.

  1. The maximum age limit for Technician Grade 3 posts is 18 to 33 years.
  2. There is a provision in Age relaxation for the reserved category candidates.

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Selection Process

The RRB Technician Recruitment Selection process contains 3 levels or stages as following:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT): The first stage includes a Computer Based Rest which is conducted at various exam centres set by RRB. The Paper contains 100 questions in which one mark will be rewarded for each question. Candidates should know that there will be a negative marking of 1/3rd for each incorrect answer. 
  • Document Verification: The second stage or lever for the recruitment process is documentation. All original documents of the applicant are verified and assessed thoroughly to make sure eligibility and legitimacy of the candidates. 
  • Medical Examination: The third and the final stage of the recruitment process is Medical Examination. All candidates selected in the documentation are called for the Medical Examination which is conducted by the Railway Board. This is to ensure the medical fitness of the candidates so that they can carry on with the duties given to them efficiently for the selected post. 

Exam Pattern for CBT For Technician Gr 1 Signal

Exam Pattern for CBT For Technician Gr 1 Signal
Subject Questions Marks
General Awareness 10 10
General Intelligence & Reasoning 15 15
Basics of Computers and Applications 20 20
Mathematics 20 20
Basic Science & Engineering 35 35
Total 100 100

Exam Pattern for CBT for Technician Grade III

Exam Pattern for CBT for Technician Grade III
Subject Questions Marks
General Awareness 10 10
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
Mathematics 25 25
General Science 40 40
Total 100 100

RRB Technician  Recruitment 2024: Document Verification

The last stage of RRB Technician Process 2024 includes a medical fitness test after the documentation process. During the document verification stage all candidates need to present all relevant original documents for assessment. Following documents are required to present:

  1. Documents verifying Date of Birth like a matriculation/Secondary School Leaving Certificate/SSC/X Standard Marks card.
  2. Educational Qualification Certificate with mark sheets for all years/semesters
  3. Experience/Service Certificate (if applicable), on the organisation’s letterhead, detailing the area of experience, period of service, post held and gross emoluments, duly certified by the organisation.
  4. Caste/category Certificate (if applicable, for SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates) in the authorised format.
  5. Disability Certificate (if applicable for PwBD candidates) in the authorised format from the Authority/Medical Board.
  6. Discharge Certificate & Ex-Servicemen ID Card (if applicable for Ex-servicemen).
  7. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the boss of the candidates employed with Central/State Govt./Quasi Govt. offices/Public Sector Undertakings, Public Sector Banks/Autonomous Bodies.


RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Vacancy Details

RRB has announced 9144 vacancies for the position of Technician (Grade 1 Signal and Grade 3). 

Post Name  Vacancies
Technician (Grade 1 Signal) 1092
Technician Grade 3 8051
Total 9144

RRB Vacancy details zone wise:

RRB Zones Post Total
AHMEDABAD Grade 1 Signal 74
Grade 3 687
AJMER Grade 1 Signal 69
Grade 3 453
BANGALORE Grade 1 Signal 44
Grade 3 98
BHOPAL Grade 1 Signal 79
Grade 3 373
BHUBANESWAR Grade 1 Signal 12
Grade 3 138
BILASPUR Grade 1 Signal 95
Grade 3 766
CHANDIGARH Grade 1 Signal 25
Grade 3 86
CHENNAI Grade 1 Signal 48
Grade 3 785
GORAKHPUR Grade 1 Signal 59
Grade 3 146
GUWAHATI Grade 1 Signal 16
Grade 3 608
JAMMU-SRINAGAR Grade 1 Signal 35
Grade 3 256
KOLKATA Grade 1 Signal 74
Grade 3 432
MALDA Grade 1 Signal 17
Grade 3 258
MUMBAI Grade 1 Signal 152
Grade 3 1132
MUZAFFARPUR Grade 1 Signal 8
Grade 3 105
PATNA Grade 1 Signal 1
Grade 3 220
PRAYAGRAJ Grade 1 Signal 131
Grade 3 207
RANCHI Grade 1 Signal 29
Grade 3 321
SECUNDERABAD Grade 1 Signal 76
Grade 3 668
SILIGURI Grade 1 Signal 18
Grade 3 65
THIRUVANA Grade 1 Signal 30
Grade 3 248
Total (Grade 1 Signal) 1092
Total (Grade 3) 8052
Sub Total 9144

Steps to apply for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024:-

Here are the steps to apply for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024:

1. Visit the official website at indianrailways.gov.in.
2. Navigate to the “Recruitment” section on the homepage.
3. Select “Railway Technician Recruitment 2024”.
4. Read the official announcement thoroughly.
5. Click on “Apply Online”.
6. Fill in all required information in the application form.
7. Upload necessary documents, photos, and signatures.
8. Review the filled application form.
9. Submit the application form.
10. Print a copy of the submitted application form for future reference.

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