Railway Recruitment Board or RRB conducts exams for recruitment to various positions in the Indian Railways. The major exams conducted by RRB are RRB NTPC, RRB Group D, RRB ALP, RRB JE and others.
RRB Exams which do not require technical qualifications have almost similar syllabus and pattern as SSC Exams, but English language proficiency is not tested much. The main focus is on questions from Maths, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Awareness including Science & current-affairs. C4Career conducts a general course which enables aspirants to appear for both SSC Exams & Railways Exams. In addition, we also conduct many RRB exam-specific batches for specific RRB exams like NTPC, ALP, etc.
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Railways exams Coaching Centre in Kerala
Indian Railways (IR) is the fourth largest railway network in the world with a route length of around 1,00,000 km. Covering around 7,500 stations across India, IR carried nearly 1000 crore passengers and transported around 130 crore tonnes of freight in 2019. IR is employer to around 12.5 lakh people across the country, and runs over 20,000 different trains on a daily basis.
Recruitment in Indian Railways takes place mainly at Group C and Group D levels, which together consist of around 99% of its workforce. Group C employees are selected by 21 Railways Recruitment Boards (RRBs) supervised by the Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB). Group D staff members are selected by Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs).
For all Railways exam aspirants, C4Career brings a diligently designed pedagogy that gives you both macro and micro-level views of what IR expects from the candidates. Be it in terms of test pattern, syllabus coverage, conceptual clarity, application of concepts with both accuracy and speed, general awareness, subject knowledge, tech-savviness and more, C4Career facilitates your preparation for all aspects of Railways exams.
Railways Coaching Classes
Railways coaching centre by C4Career brings online and classroom coaching options to you. We recommend that you choose the online model for the time being.
Under online coaching program, you get access to live, interactive video sessions conducted by experienced faculty, subject and topic-wise books and other study material, practice and competency-building material, our multi-faceted query resolution mechanism for students and online test series that simulates the actual examination environment.
You can get any of your course, subject, topic or concept-related queries resolved with the faculty as a part of the program. Exams covered under the C4Career's Railways Coaching Centre are Railways Group C and Railways Group D.
Railways Group C Recruitment Exam
The recruitment process by Indian Railways (IR) for various Group C posts (also called Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Graduate & Under Graduate Posts) gives candidates entry to positions such as Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Accounts Assistant, Commercial Apprentice, and Station Master. These posts form the baseline execution level of IR across the country.
The candidate must be a citizen of India, and have age in the range of 18-30 years for Under Graduate posts, and 18-33 years for Graduate posts, as on 1st July of the year of advertisement. Relaxations in upper age limit exist for reserved category candidates. For the posts of Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, and Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, the candidate must be 12th pass or equivalent. For the posts of Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, and Station Master, the candidate must be graduate from a recognized university of India or equivalent.
The selection process comprises of two stage Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by Skill Test. While there is no skill test conducted for the posts of Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, and Commercial Apprentice, there is a Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) conducted for Station Master and Traffic Assistant posts. For all the other posts, there is a Typing Skill Test conducted.
The 1st stage CBT of 90-minutes duration comprises of 40 questions of General Awareness, 30 questions of Mathematics, and 30 questions of General Intelligence and Reasoning. 1/3rd negative marking exists for every wrong answer. The 2nd stage CBT is of graded difficulty level, based on post level in 7th CPC (2 in case of Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, and Trains Clerk; 3 in case of Commercial cum Ticket Clerk; 4 in case of Traffic Assistant; 5 in case of Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper; and 6 in case of Commercial Apprentice and Station Master.
The 2nd stage CBT is of 90-minutes duration and consists of 50 questions of General Awareness, 35 questions of Mathematics, and 35 questions of General Intelligence and Reasoning. 1/3rd negative marking exists for every wrong answer. Next, the CBAT, in which there is no negative marking, needs candidates to secure a minimum T-score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries. In parallel, the Typing Skill Test needs candidates to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on a personal computer without editing tools and spell check facility. Finally, document verification and medical examination takes place.
Railways Group D Recruitment Exam
The recruitment process by IR for various Group D posts (in level 1 of 7th CPC pay matrix) gives candidates entry to positions such as Helper, Track Maintainer, Hospital Attendant, Assistant Points-man, Gateman, and Sweeper cum Porter. These posts form the fundamental execution level of IR across the country.
The candidate must be a citizen of India and have age in the range of 18-31 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement. Relaxations in upper age limit exist for reserved category candidates. For the posts of Helper and Track Maintainer, the candidate must be 10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT, or 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT. For the posts of Hospital Attendant, Assistant Points-man, Gateman and Sweeper cum Porter, the candidate must be 10th pass, or ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent, or NAC granted by NCVT.
The selection process comprises of Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification. The CBT of 90 minutes has 100 questions pertaining to Maths, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness on current affairs. 1/3rd negative marking exists for every wrong answer. Next, the PET tests candidates on physical fitness parameters such as weight-lifting, weight-carrying and running. Finally, document verification takes place.
How to choose the best institute for Railways exams
The best coaching institute for Railways recruitment exams ought to qualify on the following criterion:
- Past track record of the coaching centre
- Expertise / experience of faculty for subjects covered in the exam
- Student-centricity and learning orientation
- Developing conceptual clarity and application of concepts among students
- Adequate practice and testing opportunities in simulated environments
- Video testimonials from successful students
Why Choose Us
C4Career has a proactively planned combination of track record, knowledgeable faculty, diligently designed study material, concept-clearing as well as application-driven teaching approach / methods, live interactive online classes as well as recorded video lectures, and simulated online test series for students to realize their dream of clearing Railways exam.
Choose us, because we will prepare, equip, motivate, and channelize you towards your goals and aspirations.
Expertise of Faculty at C4Career
All the faculty members at C4Career have more than 10 years of academic and professional experience in their respective subjects of specialization. With us, you gain both conceptual clarity as well as the ability to apply those concepts in real situations. As such, our faculty aims to equip you for Railways exams in every possible manner.
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