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Indian Railways announces 63,000 vacancies in group D category

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday declared that language cannot be a barrier for a candidate’s signature in any railway recruitment examination.

The Union Minister while speaking at a press briefing said that a candidate can sign in any language and hereafter informed that candidates can sign in any language comfortable in a recruitment examination held by the government-owned railway system. The minister also made a key announcement regarding application fees.

Taking a major step in this direction, around 63,000 vacancies have been announced in group D category that includes gangmen, trackmen and another for hiring 26,500 personnel as loco pilots and assistant loco pilots. The online registration for RRB recruitment 2018 will begin from 03/02/2018 and will close on 05/03/2018.

“We realized that we have not given candidates enough time to know that the criteria have changed, so we relaxed the qualifications needed to Class 10. We have a robust training programme which we plan to strengthen further. So there should be no problems,” Goyal told media persons on Thursday.

Accordingly, the technical qualification was made optional for the current recruitment drive.Recently, the Railways issued a notification to fill 26,502 posts of the loco pilot and assistant loco pilot.

The Railways has announced one of the world’s largest recruitment processes for 89,409 posts in Level 1 and Level 2 categories.

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