For a number of students who have freshly passed out from the college world, finding a job which assures of stability and long term growth is of immense importance. To achieve this aim, they seek jobs that are provided by the department of railways, which is an out and out government organization. In fact, railways are the largest of the central government organization as each state of India and every city is linked by the railways. A job in the railways, therefore allows the recruits to be employed by the central government directly. This being under the central government jurisdiction, offers all the advantages that a central government employee in any other organization should get. The jobs in railways are found in every corner of the country, and also offer a variety of roles to the job. The whole system of railways is so extensive that a lot of jobs can be created and can be offered to different people with different qualifications. Starting from the engineering jobs to the administrative posts, from the clerks in railway offices to the groundsmen in the fields, the variety of jobs in itself is a reflection as to how extensive the spectrum of jobs in railways can be. Moreover, from time to time, contractual jobs are also being published depending on the duration and the type of project that is going on in the railways. Each of these jobs requires different qualifications. And the extent to which the railway services are spread, goes on to show that for each type of job profile, there could be even thousands of posts. Such a large number of jobs also make it obvious that there are vacancies in large numbers as people keep on retiring. The network of railways is so extensive that some kind of work is always going on, or some projects are always being implemented. There are new trains, new stations and new railway tracks being laid on a regular interval. These kinds of projects require more number of workers and officers to manage the ongoing work. Such activities assure that people will always be required and truly enough, advertisements for railway jobs of all types are coming out every now and then. Since the railways are under the central government, the retirement age denotes that people would have to be in the job till they retire, after which they get the perks and pensions associated with their retirements. This is something which has attracted many people to take up railway jobs. Also, the pay scales are commensurate with the other central government jobs and people are paid according to their job position. With a job in the railway sector, with so much of assurances, it is unlikely that people would get tensed about their future prospects. The pay is good enough and there are not many hassles except for the carrying out of the assigned duties with responsibilities. As the recruitment drive is always going on, people can get into jobs that provide them guarantee of a lifetime and lets them enjoy the job with full attention towards making the railways one of the best departments of the central government.