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Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Guwahati

RRB, Guwahati- Following The Indian Railways’ Commitment To Serve The Citizens Of The Country
Indian Railway is the most significant public sector institution in the country that has touched the lives of every Indian in one way or the other. The Railway Recruitment Control Board works under the Railway Board, New Delhi to exercise the command over the 19 Railway Recruitment Boards in India to function as smoothly and efficiently as possible. One of the vital Railway Recruitment Board is the one situated in capital of Assam, Guwahati.

Brief History:
The Railway Recruitment Board Guwahati ( has a proud history in the Indian Railways. It was formed way back in the year 1978 as the Railway Service Commission to serve the North Eastern region of our nation. Later, in the year 1985 it got an overhaul and was rechristened as Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Guwahati. As is the case with the others, Railway Recruitment Control Board oversees the working of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Guwahati. The office of the RRB Guwahati is located on the Station Road in the city of Guwahati.

Jurisdiction And Organization Structure:
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Guwahati for the past three decades has been maintaining the recruitment for the North East Frontier Railway with full dedication. The board is responsible to fulfill the task of recruitment of Group ‘D’ and Group ‘C’ employees for the four Railway Divisions falling under it. The board has to recruit for N.F. Railway Headquarter, Maligaon Division, Rangia Division, Tinsukia and Lumding Division. These divisions have been assigned to the board for proper execution of recruitment process.

The Railway Recruitment Board, Guwahati has at the helm presently Mr. T.K. Mandal as Chairman and he is assisted by an Assistant Secretary who is Mr. Mrinal Kanti Sarkar. Both of them have worked tirelessly for the Board ensuring proper execution of plans and timely completion as well.

Procedure Of Recruitment With RRB Guwahati:
The Railway Recruitment Board, Guwahati has set a proper procedure to recruit staff at the various posts for the Group ‘C’ as well as Group ‘D’ both in non-technical and technical categories.

The procedure involves the publishing of recruitment notification in the employment newspaper published under the Govt. of India. Same is also uploaded on the official RRB Guwahati website. The eligible candidates can apply on the official website under the recruitment section where links are given. This is the only means of applying for the posts. The process has two parts which are written examination and personal interview and counseling. In case of having large number of applicants the written exam may be held in two sessions, one will be preliminary and the other will be main exam. The candidates clearing the prelims will be called for the mains and the further selection is based on the performance in this exam. The admit cards to the eligible applicants is sent a month before the date of examination. The center for written exam is mostly done at various places located in the North East region.

The candidates those are selected through the written examination process are then further called up for the verification of identification and confirmation of documents in support of their academics, age and special claims. Then they are scrutinized and called for personal interview. The successful candidates’ names are then sent to concerned authorities for their perusal in accordance with the number of posts vacant.

Meanwhile the candidate can check all their recruitment related notifications which are published on the RRB Guwahati website. They are required to keep track of the website regularly in order to check their result.

Unfair means of any sorts are strictly intolerable from the candidates and this may get them disqualified from the recruitment process itself. The basis of merit for the recruitment by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Guwahati is strictly under the Government of India orders. The process is highly supervised to prevent any kind of malpractices and efforts are made that the best candidates are recruited.

The North Eastern Railways are expanding their capacity every year and in this regard they are also in need for new staff in various departments. With the announcement from Indian Railways to recruit more than 20000 vacancies, it’s highly imperative for this regional RRB, to select the best and the most competent among the mass for the prestigious Railway jobs. The official website presently shows openings for Station Masters and Loco Pilots. The passionate aspirants should check the site and Employment News on regular basis to get the latest update on any vacancies coming their way as the announcements are due months in advance.

End Note
The RRB Guwahati is amongst the mainstay of the Indian Railway recruitment drives throughout the country for the past so many years. It has performed really well and has been appreciated for the same from people residing under its divisional jurisdiction.

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