Today, when there is a plethora of private job vacancies in the country, people still are inclined towards working in the government sector. Though the pay package offered in government job is very less than the one offered in private jobs but the other benefits offered are the most sought after. First and the most important advantage is getting a secured job. The economy when slows down during times of recession leads to layoff in the private sector. Such is not the case in the government sector. Also several perks such as medical, health facilities, housing and easy loans attract the youth to enter into government jobs. The work environment too is very relaxed with fewer working hours than the private jobs which ensure a tension free life for an individual with complete peace of mind. All the more the post-retirement benefits such as pension schemes, retirement plans etc. help in securing the life of an employee even after he takes retirement from the job. Also with the 6th pay commission being introduced, the salary of a government employee would be at par with the private employee.The 6th Central Pay Commission was formed by the Union Cabinet of India to revise the central government employees’ salaries. Justice B.N.Srikrishna submitted its reports to Chidambaram (the Finance Minister at that time) on 28th March, 2008. With this, the dearness allowance of the central government employees’ increased from 16% to 22%that is, a remarkable increase of 6%.

This factor has motivated a lot of youths to join government service. Under the government of India, the Ministry of Railways is one of the most esteemed and well paid departments. The Ministry of Railways operates the Railway Recruitment Control Board which conducts competitive exam for job vacancies in railways every year. There are a lot of railway jobs 2014 for the aspiring candidates. There are two kinds of railway recruitment posts which are Gazetted (Group A& B) and the Non-Gazetted (Group C & D). There are 17 zones of Indian Railway Organizational Structure which further has city-wise divisions. They are Mumbai, Hajipur, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Jaipur, Guwahati, Delhi, Secunderabad, Bilaspur, Kolkata, Hubli, Chennai, Jabalpur.

There are a lot of railway jobs 2014 for the job seekers. Some of these vacancies have been listed below for your perusal. They are as follows:


  • Posts of 25 electrical executives at DFCCIL, Indian railways.
  • South Eastern Railway Recruitment Senior Residents vacancy 2014
  • Indian Railways Assistant Manager, Civil 13 job vacancies at DFCCIL
  • Recruitment for Manager (Mech/ Elect.) In Rites Ltd – Gurgaon
  • UPSC Recruitment Special Class Railway Apprentices vacancy 2014
  • Indian Railways Member Finance deputation job vacancy at New Delhi in RLD
  • Sports quota posts in Northern railways 2014
  • Asst Software, Asst Network Engineers – 55 Posts in CRIS
  • Dy Manager (IT) – 01 Post in Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.

To know about railway recruitments one can visitjob portalsand register with this. You will stay updated about the vacancies in the government sector and apply immediately after the eligibility criteria is sufficed. Job portals often help you gain knowledge on the requirements for government jobs and other private sectors. It helps you gain knowledge on how you can use your skill sets to match the criteria for the job you are aiming at. However, one needs to be careful that they choose the right job portal. Just looking at any job portal is not going to help you succeed in your ambition. So those aspiring to join railways can register themselves and prepare themselves in the right path and fulfill their dream to serve the Indian railways.

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