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RRB 2019: EWS Reservation for General Category Candidates

In this article we are going to share the details of 1,30,000 vacancies in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways for the posts of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), Para-Medical Staff, Ministerial and Isolated (MI) Categories and Level-1 Group D Posts including reservation EWS Reservation for General Category Candidates.

Apr 25, 2019 12:31 IST
    RRB 2019 EWS Reservation
    RRB 2019 EWS Reservation

    Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) has invited Online applications from eligible candidates for above 1,30,000 vacancies in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways for the posts of:

    S. No

    Exam Group

    Total Combined Vacancies (approx.)

    1

    NON TECHNICAL POPULAR CATEGORIES (NTPC)

    (Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist. Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk. Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc.)

    35208

    Note: 69 vacancies OF DLW have been removed under RRB Allahabad

    2

    PARA-MEDICAL STAFF

    (Staff Nurse, Health & Malaria Inspector, Pharmacist, ECG Technician, Lab Assistant, Lab Superintendent, etc.)

    1937

    3

    MINISTERIAL AND ISOLATED CATEGORIES

    (Staff Nurse, Health & Malaria Inspector, Pharmacist, ECG Technician, Lab Assistant, Lab Superintendent, etc.)

    1665

    4

    RRC LEVEL-1 Group D POSTS

    (Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Engineering, Mechanical and S&T Departments), Assistant Pointsman, and level-1 posts in other departments)

    103769

    Note: Vacancies indicated above are provisional and may increase or decrease in total or in specific units/ communities/ posts at a later stage depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration.

    Click here to get the RRB 2019-20 Exam Calendar

    Below are the Important Dates of RRB 2019 Recruitment:

    RRB 2019 Recruitment

    Opening and Cosing Date of Online Registration

     NTPC

    1st March 2019 - 31st March 2019

     Para-Medical Staff

    4th March 2019 - 2nd April 2019

     Ministerial and Isolated Categories

    8th March 2019 - 7th April 2019

    RRC Level-1 Posts Group D

    12th March 2019 - 12th April 2019

    Click here to know the Eligibility Criteria for RRB/ RRC Level 1 Posts 2019 Recruitment

    EWS Reservation in RRB 2019 Recruitment

    This year Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) have included Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Candidates alongwith OBC, SC, ST, PwBD (person with Benchmark Disabilities) and Ex-Servicemen (ExSM) reservation Categories. Candidates who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC/ST/OBCNCL and whose family gross annual income is below Rs. 8 Lakh (Rupees eight lakh) are to be identified as EWS for benefit of reservation for EWS. The income shall also include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application.

    Click here to know the RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

    Also candidates whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of family income:

    i. 5 acres of agricultural land and above;

    ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above;

    iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;

    iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.

    Click here to know the Eligibility Criteria for RRB Paramedical 2019 Recruitment Process

    The property held by a ―Family‖ in different locations or different places/cities would be clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status. The term ―Family‖ for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority.

    Note: The candidates applying against the vacancies reserved for EWS must produce valid Income and Asset Certificate issued by competent authority as per Annexure-III given at stage 39 on the date of Document Verification. The certificate should be for the financial year 2017-18 as the last date of registration of applications is 31st March 2019. In case of non-compliance to these stipulations, their claim for reserved status under EWS will not be entertained and the candidature/ application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General (UR) category, will be considered under General (UR) vacancies only.

    Click here to know the Eligibility Criteria for RRB Ministerial and Isolated Categories (MI) 2019 Posts

    The Post Parameters and Vacancy Table indicating the vacancies far UR/SC/ST/OBC/EWS/ExSM and PwBD for various posts in various Railways/Production units can be seen in the detailed CEN to be published on the official websites of RRBs/RRCs. Candidates are required to go through the Post Parameter Table, Vacancy Table and ascertain their eligibility to apply through online mode to ay one RRB or RRC only, whichever applicable, depending upon their eligibility. The selection of RRB or RRC, whichever applicable, once exercised shall be final. Application to more than one RRB or RRC, whichever applicable, will lead to rejection of all the applications for the respective CEN.

    Click here to know normalization of marks will be done by RRB in NTPC, Level 1 Group D, JE, Paramedical & Ministerial Railway Exams

    Below are the Important Dates of RRB 2019 Recruitment:

    RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment

    Important Dates

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications for NTPC by RRBs

    28th February 2019 at 10.00 Hrs

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications for Para-Medical Staff by RRBs

    4th March 2019 at 10.00 Hrs

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications for Ministerial and Isolated Categories by RRBs

    8th March 2019 at 10.00 Hrs

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications for Level-1 Posts by RRBs

    12th March 2019 at 10.00 Hrs

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