Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Apply for 255 Assistant Station Master & Goods Guard Vacancies

Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Vacancies for 255 Assistant Station Master and Goods Guard Position. Eastern Railway is one of the largest zone of Indian Railways. This High-tech zone is headquartered in Kolkata and operates trains to different regions. Also, it has four divisions and three major workshops. Eastern Railway has promulgated a new notification to fill the GDCE (General Departmental Competitive Examination) Quota vacancies of Assistant Station Master and Goods Guard positions. This notice is specially devised for serving regular employees of Eastern Railway those who are receiving the same Pay Band salary, but lower Grade Pay than mentioned below. Persons applying for Eastern Railway recruitment should have sound health as per standards fixed by organization.

Organisation Eastern Railway
Designation Assistant Station Master, Goods Guard
Vacancy Nos 255 Last Date 23-09-2016
Education  Degree

Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017

Eastern Railway Recruitment

Nearly 255 posts are found unoccupied under Eastern Railway recruitment. The selection authorities of Eastern Railway will prepare separate merit list for each post.The candidates will be selected based on the merit list. The selected candidates will be placed under Traffic Department and initially they have to undergo training (below 1 year), to gain knowledge about their duties. The job requirements and instructions to apply for Eastern Railway Recruitment 2016 are discussed on below section.

Details of Vacancy in Eastern Railway

S.No Name of Post Posts
1. Assistant Station Master (ASM) 135
2. Goods Guard 120
Total 255

Qualification Required to Apply on Eastern Railway Jobs

A Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalent qualification from any government approved institution is vital for Assistant Station Master/ Goods Guard position. Highly qualified personnel’s can also apply for Eastern Railway recruitment 2017.

Age Limitations

The minimum applying age for Eastern Railway recruitment is 18 years and the maximum age is 42 years. But, the OBC personnel’s shall get permission to apply till 45 years of age and SC/ ST candidates can apply upto 47 years. These age considerations shall be computed as on August 1, 2016.

Selection Mode of Eastern Railway Jobs

Eastern Railway will conduct On-line Test for each post (Assistant Station Master/ Goods Guard) separately. Hall ticket can be downloaded from internet site of Eastern Indian Railway. An Aptitude Test shall also be organized for appliers of ASM job (only for good mark scorers in Online Examination). Document Verification and Medical Examination would also be done at the final stage of selection.

Exam Pattern of Assistant Station Master/ Goods Guard Post

Eastern Railway will ask multiple choice questions from General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. Hundred questions would be asked from these topics and the test shall be conducted for a duration of 90 minutes. For each wrong answer, marks will be deducted.

Eastern Railway Employees Pay Scale

A Pay Band – 1 salary of Rs.5200 – 20200/- has been allotted for Assistant Station Master/ Goods Guard posts in Eastern Railway. In addition to this, selected candidates will also get a Grade Pay of Rs.2800/- per month.

Applying Mode of Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017

Serving Eastern Railway employees satisfying the aforementioned eligibility conditions can apply for Assistant Station Master/ Goods Guard jobs. The step by step procedure to apply through online mode are given below.

  • Visit the official site of Easterrn Railway.
  • Click on “Online/ E-Application” link.
  • Choose “New Registration” link.
  • Fill the basic details and after submitting these information, a message will be sent to your email id.
  • Click on the concerned link, which is sent to your email and login using the Registration Number & Password (given in email) to proceed further.
  • After filling the form, upload your photograph & signature and click on “Submit” option.

Now, take three printout copies of submitted form and paste a passport size photograph on it (as uploaded at the time of online registration). The hardcopies of application should be attested by Controlling Officer and also put your left hand thumb impression & signature on it.

The triplicate copies of application and self signed copies of Educational Qualification, Date of Birth, Community, etc. should be binded together and submit it to the concerned Controlling Officer. Also, receive the acknowledgement slip after submission of these hardcopies.

These enclosures should be forwarded by Controlling Officer to respective Sr.DPO/ DPO/ WPO/ Establishment Officer, before last date.

Official Notification


Dates to Remember

Online registration commences from this date 24-08-2016
Final date of online application submission 23-09-2016
Last date for submission of triplicate copies to Controlling Officer 29-09-2016
Closing date for submission of hardcopies by Controlling Officer 07-10-2016.

Note: The information regarding Eastern Railway recruitment 2017 is provided on above section. For any clarifications, go through the official notification.

Updated: 29-05-2017 — 12:06 pm

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