Northern Railways Recruitment 2018 | Eligibility Criteria & Age Limit

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has been recently announced the job openings in the northern railways. RRC has passed the notification for Northern Railways Recruitment 2018 on 12th December 2017 and announced 3126 Apprentices vacancies in northern railways of India. According to the official notification regarding Northern Railway Recruitment 2018, candidates can apply for this post from 28th December 2017.

Candidates can apply for the Northern Railways Recruitment 2018 on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board. and it is recommended for the candidates to go through the official notification published on the website of Railway Recruitment Board.

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 Vacancy Details for Northern Railways Recruitment Board 2018

According to the latest notification issued by the Railway Recruitment Board, it is the recruitment for the following vacant positions and it is advised to all the railway’s aspirants out there to check the information given below regarding Northern Railways Recruitment 2018.

  • Apprentice – 3126 Vacancies
  • Sports Person – 21 Vacancies
  • Senior Section, Engineer, Blacksmith, Trackman, Welder. – 4690 Vacancies
  • Staff Nurse and Pharmacist – 10 Vacancies

Category Wise Vacancy Details for Northern Railways Recruitment 2018 (3126 Apprentice Vacancies)

Category Total Vacancy
UR. 1696 Vacancies
SC 597 Vacancies
ST 58 Vacancies
OBC 811 Vacancies
PH – HH 16 Vacancies


PH – OH 56 Vacancies


PH – VH 14 Vacancies
Ex. SM 86 Vacancies


 Indian Railways Eligibility Criteria :


The age limit for this post is 15 – 24 years as on 27/01/2018.

And a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age will be given to the candidate’s category wise. The detailed category wise relaxation for Northern Railway Recruitment 2018 is given below –


Category Age
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years


Educational Qualifications :

Candidates who have passed 10+2 from a recognized board of India with minimum 50% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for Northern Railway Recruitment 2018. And ITI is required in relevant trades with 10th passed.

Application Fee

For General/OBC candidates the fees for the Application form is Rs. 100. And there are no fees for the candidates belonging to ST/SC/PH/Female Category.

Selection Process for Northern Railways Recruitment 2018

Candidates will be selected for the different vacancies on the basis of merit (Marks of 10th and ITI) / Document Verification.


Important Dates For Northern Railways Recruitment 2018

Release Date Of Official Notification – 12th December 2017

Application Form Start Date – 28th December 2017

Last Date of online Application submission – 27th January 2018

Expected Date of release of Merit List – Between 16 February 2018 and 27th February 2018


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