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Railways gets 15 mn job applications for 89,000 Group C and D vacancies

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will tentatively conduct the exam during April and May, 2018

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Around 15 million people have registered for over 89,000 jobs advertised by the railways last month, officials said on Wednesday.

The officials said that primary registration of around 15 million candidates have been received by the Board online for recruitment to various Group C and Group D posts.

The last date for submission of applications is March 31 and applications have been invited for over 89,000 posts 26,502 vacancies for Group C and 62,907 for Group D.

"Primary registration is done by candidates with their name and address. The next step is application where they fill up other details and pay the fee," a senior official told PTI.

In preliminary registration of RRB application form, candidates have to provide educational qualification along with other details such as name, father's name, date of birth, community, email ID and mobile number.

The Board (RRB) will tentatively conduct the exam during April and May, 2018. After releasing the notification for the vacancies, the railways made many changes with respect to criteria, age and educational qualification, after protests by job aspirants in several states.

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 16:14 IST