Why are jobs in railway turning out to be the favourite of many? The reason being, that such jobs seem to be luring many as they are umpteen benefits that one can seek from them. Off late the railways department has been under the radar and that has mostly worked for all those who wished to be part of such services. The Indian railway recruitment board vacancies are on and in huge numbers.
To make sure you get through the job, you will have to go through the examination phase. This is the case not just with railways but any government job for that matter. There are certain criteria and the commission in charge sets it, they do so to make sure that the candidate in question is chosen in a manner that he or she fits perfectly well for the job. the advantage is that there are so many different kinds of government jobs that the criteria is not the same for all, so depending on what you are getting yourself into, the requirements are meant to be fulfilled accordingly.
When it comes specifically to railways jobs, the one thing that you should know is that you need to be acquainted enough with the format. There are things that every applicant has to know. If you are planning to gather information based on books, and then you should make sure it is the current edition, there are certain laws that have changed and they no more apply now. The best to get hands on the current and more accurate information is by means of internet. The World Wide Web is the best place to get the needed details on just about anything.
The Indian railways has its own website, if you wish to know of anything make sure you visit the apt website. It happens in a way that information of one kind if listed on different websites, if you randomly choose any website then it is hard to say that all of the information may be true, chances of someone faking the information for fun, to misguide people may be the case as well.
As mentioned earlier there are specific commissions that handle their part of recruitments. Likewise there is the railways recruit committee that takes the charge of hosting exams and also marking the papers and coming with a final list of who made it through and who dint.
The thing that you should know is that the procedure maybe the same but the schedule may differ state wise. So, you need to keep a track of the date on which the exam is being held in your city, based on which you can start preparing accordingly.
To make sure you get the application without standing in queues, download them from the website, fill it up and submit it online itself, unless they make it clear that you are to submit it at a certain criteria. This means that the terms and conditions are meant to be read carefully in order to avoid any hassles.