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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Notification Out for Grade-I Signal & Grade-III Posts! – CBSE Guidance

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced notification for the recruitment of Technician Grade I Signal and various categories of Technician Grade III. The application process begins on 09/03/2024 and will end on 08/04/2024. This recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 9144 vacancies. All interested and eligible applicants can apply through the official website at Read below for official notification pdf download, eligibility, vacancy, selection process, and other details.

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Brief Overview

Exam RRB Technician Grade-I Signal and Grade-III Recruitment 2024
Exam Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Vacancy 9144
Online Application 9th March to 8th April 2024
Selection Process 1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
2. Document Verification (DV)
3. Medical Examination (ME)
Mode of Exam Online
Official Website

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Important Dates

  • The online application is set to commence on 09/03/2024.
  • Last date to apply for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 is 08/04/2024.
  • Dates for correction in application: 09/04/2024 to 18/04/2024.

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Vacancy Details

The RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 aims to fill a total of 9144 vacancies. Out of this, 1092 vacancies are for Technician Grade-I Signal and the remaining 8052 vacancies are for various categories of Technician Grade-III.

Post No. of Posts
Technician Grade-I Signal 1092
Technician Grade-III 8052

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Salary

RRB Technician Grade-I Signal Salary

7th CPC Salary from Jan 2024
Pay level 5
Basic pay 29200
DA (50% DA from Jan 2024) 14600
HRA 7884
TA 5400
Total Pay ₹57084/-

RRB Technician Grade-I Signal Salary

7th CPC Salary from Jan 2024
Pay level 2
Basic pay 19900
DA (50% DA from Jan 2024) 9950
HRA 5400
TA 2025
Total Pay ₹37275/-

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Post Age as on 01.07.2024
Technician Grade-I Signal 18-36 years
Technician Grade-III 18-33 years

Note: The above age limit is for General/UR category. Check the official notification (link given below) for Category-wise age relaxations.

Educational Qualifications

Post Educational Qualification
Technician Grade-I Signal Bachelor of Science in Physics/ Electronics/Computer Science/IT/Instrumentation
OR
Three years Diploma in Engineering in the above streams
OR
Degree in Engineering in the above streams
Technician Grade-III Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater/Foundryman / Pattern Maker / Moulder (Refractory).
OR
Matriculation/SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the related trades

RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Selection Process

The selection process for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024 comprise of the following stages:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Document Verification (DV)
  3. Medical Examination (ME)

Pattern of CBT for Technician Grade-I Signal

The CBT for RRB Technician Grade-I Signal will contain 100 questions of 1 mark each. The exam duration will be 90 minutes. There will be negative marking @1/3rd for each wrong answer. The Subject-wise marks distribution is given below:

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
General Awareness 10 10
General Intelligence and Reasoning 15 15
Basics of Computers and Applications 20 20
Mathematics 20 20
Basic Science and Engineering 35 35
Total 100 100

Syllabus of CBT for RRB Technician Grade-I Signal

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Pattern of CBT for Technician Grade-III

The CBT for RRB Technician Grade-III will contain 100 questions of 1 mark each. The exam duration will be 90 minutes. There will be negative marking @1/3rd for each wrong answer. The Subject-wise marks distribution is given below:

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
General Science 40 40
General Awareness 10 10
Total 100 100

Syllabus of CBT for RRB Technician Grade-III

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RRB Technician Recruitment 2024: Application Process

Interested candidates can follow the given steps to apply for RRB Technician Recruitment 2024:

  1. Visit the official website at
  2. Click on “Apply” button
  3. Click on ‘Create Account”
  4. Fill in the application form and get your application number and password.
  5. Again come to page given in step 1.
  6. Login using the registration number and password.
  7. Fill in the required details
  8. Pay the application fee
  9. Preview and submit the application
  10. Print out the application form and keep it safe for future reference.

Important Links:

Download RRB Technician Grade I and III Official Notification PDF

Direct Link to Apply for RRB Technician Grade I Signal and Grade III

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for technician in Railway 2024?

Ans. Any candidate who posses the following educational qualification is eligible for RRB Technician Railway 2024:
For Technician Grade-I: Bachelor of Science in Physics/ Electronics/Computer Science/IT/Instrumentation
OR
Three years Diploma in Engineering in the above streams
OR
Degree in Engineering in the above streams
For Technician Grade III: Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater/Foundryman / Pattern Maker / Moulder (Refractory).
OR
Matriculation/SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the related trades

What is the salary of RRB technician in 2024?

Ans. The Salary of RRB Technician Grade I Signal in X city will be around ₹57,000/- per month and of RRB Technician Grade III in X city will be around ₹37,000/- per month. For exact breakup, read the article in detail.

What is the last date for railway form 2024?

Ans. The last date to apply for RRB Technician Grade 1 & 3 is 8th April 2024.

What is the age limit for technician in 2024?

Ans. For Technician Grade-I Signal, the age limit is 18-36 years. And for various categories in Technician Grade-III, the age limit is 18-33 years. (for UR Category)

Is railway technician a good job?

Ans. Railway technician role can be a good option for someone who enjoys technical work, wants a stable career with good benefits, and doesn’t mind shift work or potentially being stationed in a particular location.

What is the total number of vacancies in railway technician 2024?

Ans. The total number of vacancies announced is 9144. This includes 1092 Grade-I (Signal) and 8052 Grade-III posts.

Is there a chance to modify the application after submission?

Ans. Yes, there will be an application modification window from April 9, 2024, to April 18, 2024.

What is the expected date for the RRB Technician exam?

Ans. The official exam dates haven’t been announced yet. Keep an eye on the official RRB websites for updates.

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