The first railway on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane. The idea of a railway to connect Bombay with Thane, Kalyan and with the Thal and Bhore Ghats inclines first occurred to Mr. George Clark, the Chief Engineer of the Bombay Government, during a visit to Bhandup in 1843. The formal inauguration ceremony was performed on 16th April 1853, when 14 railway carriages carrying about 400 guests left Bori Bunder at 3.30 pm “amidst the loud applause of a vast multitude and to the salute of 21 guns.” The first passenger train steamed out of Howrah station destined for Hooghly, a distance of 24 miles, on 15th August, 1854. Thus the first section of the East Indian Railway was opened to public traffic, inaugurating the beginning of railway transport on the Eastern side of the subcontinent. In south the first line was opened on Ist July, 1856 by the Madras Railway Company. It ran between Vyasarpadi Jeeva Nilayam (Veyasarpandy) and Walajah Road (Arcot), a distance of 63 miles. In the North a length of 119 miles of line was laid from Allahabad to Kanpur on 3rd March 1859. The first section from Hathras Road to Mathura Cantonment was opened to traffic on 19th October, 1875… Read More
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a notification for the recruitment of 62,907 in Electrical/Mechanical/Traffic/S and T Departments. Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 10-02-2018 to 12-03-2018.
More details about RRB Recruitment (2018), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates are given below:
•Organisation Name: Railway Recruitment Board
•No. of Vacancies: 62,907
•Pay Scale: Rs. 18,000
Job Location: All India
Eligibility Criteria for RRB Recruitment (2018):
Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed 10th or ITI from an institution recognised by NCVT/SCVT or must have national apprenticeship certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.
Age Limit (as on 01-07-2018): Minimum 18 years Maximum 31 years
|Sr. No.||Category of Candidates||Relaxation of Age Permissible|
|1.||SC/ST Candidates||05 Years|
|2.||OBC Candidates||03 Years|
|4.||PWD Candidates||10 Years|
|5.||Women Candidates/Divorced/Widowed||05 Years|
Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification.
Application Fee: General/UR/OBC candidates have to pay Rs. 500 and SC/ST/PWD candidates have to pay Rs. 250 (Refundable) through online mode using Net-banking/Credit or Debit Card.
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How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through RRB website – http://www.rrcb.gov.in/rrbs.html – from 10-02-2018 to 12-03-2018.
• Starting Date of Online Application: 10-02-2018
• Last Date of Online Application: 12-03-2018
• Date of Examination: April/May 2018
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