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Around 1.5 crore job aspirants register for 89,000 railway posts

14 Mar 2018 | By Rajashree Seal
89,000 railway vacancies see 1.5 crore job aspirants

Soon after national transporter Indian Railways announced about one of its biggest recruitment drive and to hire for 89,000 posts last month, around one-and-a-half crore people have already registered for the vacancies, officials said.

They added that primary registration of the candidates has been received by the Railway Recruitment Board online for recruitment to various Group C and Group D posts.

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In context: 89,000 railway vacancies see 1.5 crore job aspirants

14 Mar 2018Around 1.5 crore job aspirants register for 89,000 railway posts

Last DateLast date for submission of applications is 31 March

The last date for submission of applications is 31 March and applications have been invited for over 89,000 posts: 26,502 vacancies for Group C and 62,907 for Group D.

"Primary registration is done by candidates with their name and address. The next step is an application where they fill up other details and pay the fee," said a senior official.

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In the preliminary registration of the form, candidates have to provide their educational qualification along with other details like name, father's name, date of birth, community, email ID, and mobile number.

RRB will conduct the exam during April-May 2018.

After announcing the vacancies, the railways made many changes with respect to criteria, age, and educational qualification, after protests by job aspirants in several states.