The Indian Railways will hire 20000 more people, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. He tweeted that the existing 90000 vacancies in the sector have been increased to 110000. For these jobs the advertisement to fill up forms and other details will be made public in May.
As per the notification, the new vacancies will include 11000 posts for assistant loco pilots and technicians, 9000 posts for sub-inspectors and constables in Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Around 50% seats will be reserved for women.
Indian Railways had launched a massive recruitment drive on February 10 for filling up 90000 vacancies. Till March 27 2018, the Railway Recruitment Board had received over 2 crore applications for the 89,409 vacant posts.
The online application for 90000 vacant posts will close on March 31, 2018. The test will be conducted in April or May 2018. Candidates seeking a job in Indian Railways must check our website regularly for Upcoming and Latest Railway Recruitment notifications.