RRB Technician Recruitment 2024, Apply Online for 9144 Post

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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of India has released an official notification to recruit 9144 Technician positions nationwide. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the RRB Recruitment 2024 / Railway Bharti 2024 / Railway Recruitment before April 8, 2024. please check the key details below regarding the age limit, qualifications, and application process.

RRB Technician Notification 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board of India has announced a massive recruitment drive for 9144 Technician posts across the country. This exciting opportunity is advertised under Advertisement Number (CEN) NO. 02/2024. Interested candidates must act quickly as the registration deadline is April 8, 2024. The examination (CBT) is scheduled for October and December 2024.

RRB Technician Overview 2024

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Advertisement- (CEN) No. 02/2024


Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Post NameTechnician Grade- I, III
Total Post9144
Online Application Start Date09 March 2024
Online Application Last Date18 March 2024
Online Form Correction Last Date09 March 2024 To 18 March 2024
Apply Online  Click Here to Apply  
Application Fees Open/Other: Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/Women: 250//-
Exam Date  Notified Soon
Admit CardNotified Soon
Job Location
All over India
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Official Websiteindianrailways.gov.in
RRB Technician Eligibility Criteria

        Education Qualificaiton:

  • For Post 1: Candidates should possess a B.Sc degree in Physics, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Instrumentation, or hold an Engineering Diploma.
  • For Post 2: Candidates must have passed the 10th standard and obtained relevant ITI certification in trades such as Forger and Heat Treater, Foundryman, Pattern Maker, Moulder (Refractory), Fitter (Structural), Welder, Carpenter, Plumber, Pipe Fitter, Mechanic (Motor Vehicle), Material Handling Equipment cum Operator, Crane Operator, Operator Locomotive and Rail Cranes, Electrician, Mechanic Auto Electrical and Electronics, Wireman, Electronics Mechanic, Mechanic Power Electronics, Mechanic Diesel, Mechanic (Repair and Maintenance of Heavy Vehicles), Mechanic Automobile (Advanced Diesel Engine), Tractor Mechanic, Painter, Mechanic (HT, LT Equipments and Cable Jointing), Machinist, Operator Advanced Machine Tool, Machinist (Grinder), Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic, Mechanic Mechatronics, Turner, Welder (Gas and Electric), Gas Cutter, Welder (Structural), Welder (Pipe), Welder (TIG/MIG), and more.

       Age Limit:

  • For Post 1: 18 to 36 years
  • For Post 2: 18 to 33 years
    (Age relaxation is applicable for specified categories as per government norms. SC/ST candidates get 5 years of relaxation and OBC candidates get 3 years of relaxation. Age will be calculated as of July 1, 2024.)
RRB Technician Vacancy Overview
Post NameTotal Vacancies
Technician Grade-I Signal1092
Technician Grade-III8052

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How To Apply RRB Technician Post

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Read Instructions: Carefully go through all information and instructions before filling out the online application to avoid errors.

Create Account: Candidates must create an account for this recruitment process through the link provided on the official RRB websites. They need an active mobile number and email ID for OTP verification. The account details, including mobile number and email ID, cannot be changed later.

Submit Online Application: Each candidate can apply to only one RRB for a specific pay level. Submit one common online application for any or all of the notified posts in order of preference. Applications should be submitted through official RRB websites.

Separate Application for Each Pay Level: Submit a separate application for each pay level, as separate CBTs will be conducted. Pay the applicable examination fee separately for each pay level.

Choose RRB: Once the application is submitted, the RRB selected shall be final for that pay level. Applying to more than one RRB for the same pay level will result in the rejection of all applications for that pay level.

Prepare Scanned Documents: Before filling out the application, keep scanned documents ready, including a recent passport-size photograph, signature, SC/ST certificate (if applicable), and scribe details (if applicable).

Upload Documents: Upload the scanned documents, ensuring they meet the specified size and format requirements.

RRB Technician Salary Overview

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) offers competitive salaries for technicians in line with the guidelines of the 7th pay commission. Upon appointment, technicians can expect attractive salary packages, benefits, and job security.

Technician GR I Signal Salary: Rs 29,200
Technician GR III Salary: Rs 19,900

In addition to the base salary, appointed candidates enjoy various perks, allowances, and increments. The job profile entails crucial responsibilities in maintaining railway signaling systems and ensuring safe train operations.

Career growth prospects are promising, with opportunities for skill development and advancement within the Indian Railways.

Join the RRB Technician team for a rewarding career with excellent salary prospects and professional growth opportunities.

RRB Technician Selection Process
  • Computer Based Test 
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination
RRB Technician Grade-I Signal Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for Technician Grade I Signal:

  • Total Duration: 90 minutes
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Negative Marking: 1/3rd marks deducted for each wrong answer
  • Normalization: Conducted for CBT held in multiple shifts
  • Minimum Pass Percentage for Eligibility:
  • UR & EWS: 40%
  • OBC(NCL): 30%
  • SC: 30%
  • ST: 25%
    (Relaxation by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage)
SubjectsNo.of QuestionsNo.of MarksTime Duration
General Awareness101090 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning1515
Basics of Computers and Applications2020
Basic Science and Engineering3535

RRB Technician Grade-I Syllabus

General Awareness: Current affairs, Indian geography, culture, history of India, Indian Polity and constitution, Indian Economy, Environmental issues, Sports, General scientific and technological developments, etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and decision making, Similarities and differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement-Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

Basics of Computers and Applications: Architecture of Computers; input and Output devices; Storage devices, Networking, Operating Systems like Windows, Unix, Linux; MS Office; Various data representation; Internet and Email; Websites & Web Browsers; Computer Viruses.

Mathematics: Number system, Rational and irrational numbers, BODMAS rule, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progression, Similar Triangles, Pythagoras Theorem, Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometrical Ratios, Heights and distances, Surface area and Volume, Sets, Statistics, Probability.

Basic Science and Engineering: Physics fundamentals, Electricity and Magnetism, Electronics and Measurements, Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Microcontroller, Microprocessor, Measuring Systems and Principles, Transducers.

RRB Technician Grade-III Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for Technician Grade III:

  • Total Duration: 90 minutes
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Negative Marking: 1/3rd marks deducted for each wrong answer
  • Normalization: Conducted for CBT held in multiple shifts
  • Minimum Pass Percentage for Eligibility:
  • UR & EWS: 40%
  • OBC (NCL): 30%
  • SC: 30%
  • ST: 25%
    (Relaxation by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage)
SubjectsNo.of QuestionsNo.of MarksTime Duration
General Awareness101090 Minutes
General Science4040
General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
RRB Technician Grade-III Syllabus


  • Number system, BODMAS
  • Decimals, Fractions
  • LCM, HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion, Percentages
  • Mensuration, Time, and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss
  • Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Elementary Statistics, Square Root
  • Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock
  • Pipes & Cistern, etc.

     General Intelligence and Reasoning:

  • Analogies, Alphabetical, and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations
  • Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and decision making
  • Similarities and differences, Analytical reasoning
  • Classification, Directions
  • Statement-Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

     General Science:

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

     General Awareness:

  • Current affairs in science & technology, sports, culture
  • Personalities, economics, politics, and any other subject of importance.

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