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

Mar 15, 2019 10:53 IST
    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

    Candidates can start filling the Application Form from 4th March till 2nd April, 2019. RRB Paramedical CBT 2019 Exam will be held tentatively during 1st week of June, 2019. Below are the Important Dates of RRB Paramedical Categories 2019 Exam:

    RRB Paramedical 2019 Exam

    Important Dates

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications

    4th March 2019 (10:00 Hrs)

    Closing of Online Registration of Applications

    2nd April 2019 (23.59 Hrs)

    Closing  Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee

    Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/ UPI)

    5th April 2019 at 22:00 hrs.

    SBI Challan

    4th April 2019 at 13:00 hrs.

    Post Office Challan

    4th April 2019 at 13:00 hrs.

    Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

    7th April 2019 at 23:59 hrs

    Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Tentatively scheduled during 1st week of June, 2019

    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

    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

    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.

    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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