- How do I know about the details of the
post for which recruitment is notified?
- What is the frequency of holding
- How to get application form? Is there any
laid down format which is to be adhered to?
- What care I should take while filling up
the application form?
- What is the amount and mode of payment of
- How should I send my money to Railway
- How do I know the schedule of the
examination and the centre allotted?
- What if I do not receive any
communication from RRC for the examination?
Q(1). How do I know
about the details of the post for which
recruitment is notified?
notification showing the name of the post,
qualification, vacancy details, etc. can be
seen on this website as well as in
Newspapers of Zonal jurisdiction. Indicative
notification drawing attention to the
detailed notification is also published in
Q(2). What is the
frequency of holding examinations?
As per existing rules, the vacancy
notification would be published once in 2
years. But this is subject to modifications.
Q(3). How to get
application form? Is there any laid down
format which is to be adhered to?
The application form and format for
different certificates required such as for
SC, ST, OBC, etc. are published in the
Employment Notification and can also be
downloaded from this site.
(see the download
section on the right)
Q(4). What care I should
take while filling up the application form?
Detailed employment notification must be
read carefully before filling up the form.
Attach all the attested copies of the
relevant and required certificates; ensure
that proper fee is submitted through IPO or
Demand Draft from a nationalised bank. Make
sure that you have filled in all the
required details in the application form in
the format prescribed.
Q(5). What is the amount
and mode of payment of application fee?
For SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen and for the
physically handicapped candidates there is
no application fee. For all others it is Rs.
40 only (forty rupees only). The application
fee can be submitted in the form of IPO or
Demand Draft. IPO or the DD should not be of
a date prior to the date of notification.
The Demand Draft should be from a
nationalised bank with a validity of not
less than 6 months.
Cash or Money Order or any other form of fee
is not acceptable.
Q(6). How should I send
the money to the Railway Recruitment Cell?
The duly filled in application form along
with copies of relevant certificates and
photograph, complying with the requirements
as laid down in the employment notification
should be sent either through ordinary post
or dropped in the specific box provided at
the office of Railway Recruitment Cell.
through Speed-Post, Registered Post or
Courier will not be acknowledged.
Q(7). How do I know the
schedule of the examination and the centre
The schedule of examination would be
published in the newspapers of zonal
jurisdiction, employment notice and on this
website. Railway Recruitment Cell also sends
Call Letters to the eligible candidates
under UPC for the examination. The Call
Letters are sent to the candidates one month
before the scheduled date of examination.
Q(8). What if I don't
receive any communication from the RRC for
You can know the status of your application
on this website or contact Railway
Recruitment Cell, East Central Railway,
Hajipur on telephone numbers listed in
Contact Us section of this website. As per
schedule published in newspapers and on
website, a special enquiry counter is also
made operational prior to the date of
written examination to assist the
Do not get involved with any self claimed
mediator or touts. The selection procedure
is fully computerised, fool-proof and not
open to manipulation. Result is based
strictly on merit in conformity with