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Railways on track to hire 110,000 in FY19; set for massive revamp in RPF

Women count in RPF to increase 2.5 times

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Shine Jacob New Delhi
Indian Railways (IR) is set for what is considered the world’s largest recruitment drive by one entity, of hiring 110,000 people in 2018-19. And, it has to choose from, literally, millions.

For the 123,000 Level I vacancies in safety categories such as trackmen, gangmen, cabin men, and also porters, it has got 18.7 million applications. 

For the posts of assistant locomotive pilots and assorted technicians, described as Level II, it has around 17,500 vacancies and, 5.5 million applications.

Levels I and II are part of what are termed Group C and D. IR is hiring about 100,000 people for Group

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First Published: Mar 29 2018 | 12:17 AM IST

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