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RRB Paramedical 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualifications and Medical Standards

Know the eligibility criteria including the age limit, relaxation in the upper age limit, educational qualification and medical standards needed to be fulfilled before applying for the RRB Paramedical 2019 Recruitment Process.

Jul 4, 2019 12:08 IST
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RRB Paramedical 2019 Eligibility Criteria
RRB Paramedical 2019 Eligibility Criteria

This year RRB has invited applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Paramedical Categories in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways for total 1937 vacancies as mentioned in the table given below:

Post Name

Level

Pay

Vacancies

Dietician

7

44900

4

Staff Nurse

7

44900

1109

Dental Hygienist

6

35400

5

Dialysis Technician

6

35400

20

Extension Educator

6

35400

11

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade II

6

35400

289

Lab Superintendent Grade III

6

35400

25

Optometrist

4

25500

6

Perfusionist

6

35400

1

Physiotherapist

6

35400

21

Pharmacist Grade III

5

29200

277

Radiographer

5

29200

61

Speech Therapist

5

29200

01

ECG Technician

4

25500

23

Lady Health Visitor

4

25500

02

Lab Assistant Grade II

3

21700

82

Below are the Important Dates of RRB Paramedical Categories 2019 Exam:

RRB Paramedical 2019 Exam

Important Dates

Computer Based Test (CBT)

19th, 20th and 21st July 2019

Candidates can view the Exam City and Date Intimation on

9th July 2019

Downloading of Travel Pass for SC/ST candidates who have opted for the travel pass on

9th July 2019

Activation of CBT Mock Test Link

9th July 2019

Download of E-Call letter

4 days prior to the CBT date mentioned in Exam city and date intimation

Click here to know the RRB Paramedical 2019 Application Process

Before applying for the different RRB Paramedical 2019 posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit, educational qualification(s) and medical standards. So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the RRB Paramedical 2019 Recruitment drive:

AGE LIMIT AND RELAXATION

As on 1st July 2019 lower and upper age limit indicated for various posts under RRB Paramedical 2019 Recruitment are as given below:

Post Name

Level

Pay

Lower and Upper Age Limit

Dietician

7

44900

18 - 33

Staff Nurse

7

44900

20 -40

Dental Hygienist

6

35400

18-33

Dialysis Technician

6

35400

20 – 33

Extension Educator

6

35400

22 - 35

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade II

6

35400

18 – 33

Lab Superintendent Grade III

6

35400

18 – 33

Optometrist

4

25500

18 – 33

Perfusionist

6

35400

21 – 40

Physiotherapist

6

35400

18 – 33

Pharmacist Grade III

5

29200

20 – 35

Radiographer

5

29200

19 – 33

Speech Therapist

5

29200

18 – 33

ECG Technician

4

25500

18 – 33

Lady Health Visitor

4

25500

18 – 30

Lab Assistant Grade II

3

21700

18 – 33

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Let’s look at the upper age limit relaxation for different categories under RRB Paramedical Posts 2019 in the table given below:

S. No.

Category

Age Limit Relaxation

1

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

2

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years

3

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (General)

General

Upper age limit as mentioned in the respective posts plus community age relaxation wherever applicable plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

OBC

SC/ST

4

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

General

10 years

OBC

13 years

SC/ST

15 years

5

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of

Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

General

Upper age limit plus community age relaxation wherever applicable plus 5 years

OBC

SC/ST

6

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)

General

40 Years of age

OBC

43 Years of age

SC/ST

45 Years of age

7

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes

General

Upto the length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower plus community age relaxation wherever applicable

OBC

SC/ST

8

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

General

35 Years of age

OBC

38 Years of age

SC/ST

40 Years of age

Click here to know the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of RRB Paramedical 2019 Exam

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Under 2019 RRB Paramedical Recruitment Process, different educational qualifications are prescribed for various posts as given below:

Post Name

Level

Pay

Educational Qualification

Dietician

7

44900

B.Sc (Science) with Post Graduate Diploma in

Dietetics (one year course) from a recognized

institution plus 3 months internship training in a hospital.

 (OR)

B.Sc Home Science plus M.Sc Home Science (Food and Nutrition) from a recognised institution

Staff Nurse

7

44900

Certificate as Registered Nurse and Midwife having passed 3 years course in General Nursing and Midwifery from a school of Nursing or other institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council

 (OR)

B.Sc (Nursing).

Note: The Indian Nursing Council has also laid down certain special concessions for the above courses in respect of Auxiliary nurse-Midwives, Midwives and 'B' Grade Nurses, by way of reduced course period etc. Candidates obtaining the qualification prescribed above, under these concessions will also be eligible for recruitment.

Dental Hygienist

6

35400

(a) Degree in Science (Biology) from a recognized university or equivalent

 AND

(b) Diploma / Certificate Course (2 years) in Dental Hygiene from an institute recognized by Dental Council of India

 AND

(c) Registered with Dental Council of India as Dental Hygienist

 AND

(d) Two years experience as Dental Hygienist.

Note: Qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent

authority in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, if at any state of selection the competent authority is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates belonging to these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.

Dialysis Technician

6

35400

B.Sc., plus

(a) Diploma in Haemodialysis

 (OR)

(b) Two years satisfactory in-house Training / Experience in Haemodialysis work in a reputed institution (Document proof to be uploaded).

Extension Educator

6

35400

Graduation in Sociology/ Social Work/ Community Education disciplines with 2 years diploma in Health Education from a recognized University.

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade II

6

35400

B.Sc. having studied Chemistry as Main/ Optional subject in any branch of Chemistry while undertaking the course. Plus

(a) One year Diploma of Health / Sanitary Inspector

 (OR)

 (b) One year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspector awarded by National Council for Vocational Training, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, New Delhi.

Lab Superintendent Grade III

6

35400

B.Sc with Bio-Chemistry/ Micro Biology/ Life science/ B.Sc with Chemistry and Biology as main or as optional / subsidiary subjects or eqivalent plus Diploma in Medical Lab technology (DMLT) or eqyivalent

 (OR)

 B.Sc in Medical Technology (Laboratory) from a recognized institution.

 

Optometrist

4

25500

B.Sc in Optometry or Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician (the course should be of 3 to 4 years duration). The candidate should have Registration with the concerned Council/ Licensing body.

Perfusionist

6

35400

B.Sc with Diploma in Perfusion Technology

 (OR)

 B.Sc and Three years experience in Cardio Pulmonary Pump Technician in Reputed Recognised Hospital.

Physiotherapist

6

35400

(i) Bachelors' Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized University and

(ii) Two years practical experience in Physiotherapy from the Government / Private Hospital with atleast one hundred beds

Pharmacist Grade III

5

29200

10+2 in Science or its equivalent, with Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized

institution and registered as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948

 (OR)

Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) from a recognized University or equivalent and Registered as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act,1948

Radiographer

5

29200

10+2 with Physics and Chemistry and Diploma in Radiography / X Ray Technician /

Radiodiagnosis Technology (2 years course) from recognized Insitute.

Science graduates with Diploma in Radiography/ X Ray Technician/ Radiodiagnosis Technology (2 years course) shall be preferred.

Speech Therapist

5

29200

(i) B.Sc and Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy and(ii) 2 years experience in the related field.

ECG Technician

4

25500

10+2 / Graduation in Science having Certificate/Diploma/Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology/ Cardiology/ Cardiology Technician/ Cardiology Techniques of a reputed institution.

Note: Certificate should be a minimum of one year duration and above. “Open and Distance

Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of

the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the University Grants Commission”

Lady Health Visitor

4

25500

12th (+2 stage) from a recognized Board/ University with multipurpose workers course from Institutes recognized by Central/ State Governments.

Lab Assistant Grade II

3

21700

12th (10 + 2 stage) in Science plus

(a) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

 (OR)

(b) Certificate Course in Medical Lab.

Technology at par with Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) subject to the fulfillment of (i) The course has been done from the institution which is recognized by a University or Technicial Board of State Government/Central Government authority;

(ii) The duration of the course is at least 01 year; (iii) During the course the candidate should have done the training on full time basis; and (iv) At the end of the course, there should be system of examination which has been successfully passes by the candidate.

Note: Certificate should be a minimum of one year duration and above qualification should have been done full time. “Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the University Grants Commission”

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MEDICAL STANDARDS

Medical Standards Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed Medic Standards for the post(s) for which they are applying. For this, they should refer to the medic standards for each post. Candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

Post Name

Level

Pay

Medical Standards

Dietician

7

44900

C2

Staff Nurse

7

44900

C1

Dental Hygienist

6

35400

C2

Dialysis Technician

6

35400

B1

Extension Educator

6

35400

C1

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade II

6

35400

C1

Lab Superintendent Grade III

6

35400

B1

Optometrist

4

25500

B1

Perfusionist

6

35400

B1

Physiotherapist

6

35400

C1

Pharmacist Grade III

5

29200

C2

Radiographer

5

29200

B1

Speech Therapist

5

29200

B1

ECG Technician

4

25500

C1

Lady Health Visitor

4

25500

C1

Lab Assistant Grade II

3

21700

B1

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Candidates called for document verification will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. The medical standards are outlined below:

MEDICAL STANDARD

GENERAL FITNESS

VISION STANDARDS

B-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D),

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision

C-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required

C-2

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

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NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP

A candidate must be either:

a) a citizen of India, or

b) a subject of Nepal, or

c) a subject of Bhutan, or

d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

f) Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Candidates should ensure that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post(s) as on the closing date of online registration (2nd April, 2019). Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post(s), his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith. Therefore, Candidates are required to go through the Post Parameter Table and Vacancy Table and ascertain their eligibility. Only thereafter the candidates should exercise options for the RRBs and post(s) within the RRB chosen as per their eligibility. The selection of RRB once exercised shall be final.

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