Railway Exams

Educational Qualification and different post for railway Vacancy

Under RRB/RRC Level 1 Posts 2019 Recruitment Process, different educational qualifications are prescribed for various posts as given below:

S. No.Name of the PostDepartmentEducational Qualification (As on 12th April 2019)
1Assistant (Workshop)Mechanical10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) (or) equivalent(OR)National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC)granted by NCVT
2Assistant BridgeEngineering
3Assistant C&WMechanical
4Assistant Depot (Stores)Stores
5Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)Mechanical
6Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)Electrical
7Assistant Operations (Electrical)Electrical
8Assistant PointsmanTraffic
9Assistant Signal & TelecomSignal and Telecommunication (S and T)
10Assistant Track MachineEngineering
11Assistant TL & ACElectrical
12Assistant TL & AC (Workshop)Electrical
13Assistant TRDElectrical
14Assistant WorksEngineering
15Assistant Works (Workshop)Engineering
16Hospital AssistantMedical
17Track Maintainer Grade IVEngineering


  • Candidates waiting for final results of prescribed educational qualification should not apply.
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship/ ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.
  • The vacancies to be filled from among the Course Completed Act Apprentices (CCAAs) trained in Railway Establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) is separately indicated in the vacancy table.
  • The last date for registration of online application i.e. on or before 12th April 2019 of this CEN shall be the cutoff date for completion of Apprenticeship. A candidate shall be considered to have completed the Act Apprenticeship training, only if he has appeared in the NCVT examination before the last date for registration of online application, i.e., on or before 12.04.2019 of this CEN and result for which might not have been declared.
  • The course completed Act Apprentices will be eligible to apply for any RRB/RRC irrespective of the railway establishment in which they have been trained subject to fulfilling other eligibility conditions