Non-technical Cadre Examination
Recruitment of the non-technical cadre in Class III (or Group C) services in the Indian railways are done through the Non-technical Cadre Examination conducted every year by the different Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) situated across the country.
These Boards are located at Allahabad, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Chandigarh, Jammu, Gorakhpur, Patna, Guwahati, Calcutta, Bhubaneswar, Chennai (Madras), Trivandrum, Bangalore, Secunderabad, Mumbai (Bombay), Bhopal, Malda, Ranchi, etc.
These Examinations are conducted for the positions such as Clerks, Assistant Station Masters, Ticket-Collectors, Train Clerks etc.
The Boards advertise Non Technical vacancies of the respective zones of the Indian railways, through newspapers and the Employment News and conduct both written examinations and interviews.
Recruitment is made in the lowest grades to these categories and prescribed qualification is generally matriculation.
For some posts like Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Assistant Station Master, Clerk Grade I, Guards, etc., prescribed qualification is a degree from a recognized University.