Recruitment of 2.3 Lakh people in Railways

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New Delhi: Three Centralized Employment Notifications (CENs) for around 1.41 lakh vacancies for various Group ‘C’ posts (including Level-1) have been notified in 2018. Against 02 CENs, recruitment is completed and, as on 14.11.2019, panels of around 73,500 candidates have already been supplied to Indenting Railways.

Further, in 2019, another four CENs for around 1.43 lakh additional vacancies have also been notified. Recruitment for 01 CEN is completed and, as on 14.11.2019, panels of 1519 candidates have been furnished to Indenting Railways. Recruitment process for remaining CENs is in progress.

Further, for around 10,000 vacancies of Sub-Inspectors and Constables in Railway Protection Force (RPF)/ Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF), three CENs have been issued in 2018 and recruitment for the same has been completed.

A total of about 2.94 lakh vacancies for various Group ‘C’ posts (including Level-1) have been notified in years 2018 & 2019. Retirement (anticipated) is one of the parameters of vacancy assessment process.

This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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