Indian Railway Jobs Alert 2019-2020: 2,30,000 Additional Vacancies to be Filled over the Next Two Years
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, “New job opportunities for 2.25-2.50 Lakh people have been created, process for 1.50 Lakh vacancies is underway. Indian Railways, in a way, will be providing 4 Lakh jobs.”
The Railway Board will advertise for the first phase of the recruitment between February-March, 2019 and will be completed by April-May, 2020. This will be for will 1,31,428 railway posts.
The Railway Board will advertise for the second phase of the recruitment between May-June 2020 and will be completed by July-August, 2021. This will be for 99,000 railway posts.
The entire recruitment process will be completed by August 2021. Apart from the benefits credited to the reserve category candidates, the economically poor candidates will also get benefits according to 10 per cent reservation.
The new 10 per cent quota for Economically Weaker Section will be applicable in the coming recruitment process.
Last year, the Ministry of Railway advertised for recruitment to over 1.2 Lakh vacant posts in Group C, Group D. Over 2.5 crore candidates applied for the post. The recruitment process for both the categories will be completed by August 2019.