IT jobs in Railways


IT experts are needed in various functional areas in the Railway sector. They include automation, systems management, network designing and MIS-design. These aspirants can get very good remuneration along with good job profiles. The details on how prospective candidates can get into various IT profiles in Railways sector is explained in the below article.

Application Procedure to get into IT jobs in Railways

For IT related jobs in the Railway sector,  Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts an exam to select the eligible candidates. The exam is conducted zone wise. The exam notification will be available in all the leading newspapers, job portals and also in the official website of the department. The application form and also the fees structure will be mentioned in the official site.

Exam Pattern of RRB

The exam duration will be 2 hours. The number of questions for the exam will be 150. About 50% to 70% of the questions will be from technical section and the rest of the questions will be from sections like general knowledge, general mathematics and also reasoning. All the questions will have 4 options and the aspirants need to select the correct one among them. They will get 1 mark for each correct answer. For wrong answers, 1/3 marks will be deducted.

IT Job Profiles in Railways

There are several job profiles available for IT professionals in the Railway sector. The main services offered by these professionals in the department include:

  • Feasibility studies for computerization
  • Preparation of perspective plan for computerization
  • User training
  • Post-implementation support & application software maintenance
  • System study & analysis of information
  • Development & implementation of application software
  • MIS-design, development implementation
  • Selection of computer systems
  • Hardware sizing
  • Network Designing
  • ISO 9000 quality assurance for software development
  • Consultancy in site preparation
  • Installation & testing of hardware

The common job profiles available for IT professionals in the railway sector include:

  • Section Engineer
  • Junior Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Officer
  • IT Executive
  • Technical Executive
  • Technical Assistant
  • Assistant Controller Officer
  • IT Assistant Manager
  • Project Manager

Remuneration for IT jobs in Railways

Normally the pay scale of employees in the technical section will be in the range of Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/- per month. Apart from this they can enjoy a lot of other perks also. This includes various compensatory allowances, Transport allowances and also Deputation allowances. Along with that HRA and LTC is also offered. In service people will get free accommodation in railway quarters.



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18 Responses to “IT jobs in Railways”

  1. 18

    i have complected diploma in computer engg and also complected hardware and networking with 82% mark if there is vacancies plz inform me my email id and mobil number is as below
    emil:[email protected]
    mob no:7845789996

  2. 17
    Kiran JS:

    Respected Sir
    I am a graduate in Physics with First Class. Also I’ve completed the Professional Diploma in Network Engineering (PDNE) course conducted by the Continuing Education Cell, Govt. College, Kariavattom, Tvpm, in association with KELTRON with A Grade of 75% Marks.

    How should I apply for computer networking jobs in Indian railway?

  3. 16

    Sir,I have completed is there any job for I.T freshers in Railway Please give me some information sir

  4. 15
    Neeraj Shakya:

    i have completed computer hardware and networking diploma from jetking. i have 6 years working experience relevant course. i want jobs in indian railway relevant this diploma

  5. 14

    i have done diploma in hardware & networking and diploma
    in office management is there are job in rail that can applied
    also i have 5 year experience in services in hyderabad

  6. 13

    hi friends i did my BCA in 2012 batch and can i get any IT jobs in railway dept

  7. 12
    Rajib Dhak:

    I have done Diploma in Hardware & Networking and Diploma in Office Management Is there any Job in Rail that can i applied also i have 3.5 years experience in company pls help me

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  9. 10

    Is there any job for bca fresher in railway IT job plz tell me

  10. 9

    i have done MCA and i want to join indian railways ,can u tell me what r the posts for which we can apply and when is the expected date of forms.. thank you!!

  11. 8

    what is the eligiblity for IT jobs in railways

  12. 7

    i have done MCA and i want to join indian railways ,can u tell me when is the espected date of forms for this ……

  13. 6
    mohd waseem:

    sir i am B.A student of university of delhi. i am one year diploma web/graphic designar in f-tec intitut of delhi.

  14. 5

    This information is very useful for me thanks.

  15. 4

    i am in last semester of bca is there any job for bca?

  16. 3

    what is the eligibility crieteria for IT OFFICER in railway recruitment………i have done BSC(MATHS) from alld university then MBA(IT) from SMU……then done diplomas of computer hardware & networking……..and also have MCSE AND CCNA certifications………….

    please give me proper guidance…………..

  17. 2
    saswat patnaik:

    i have completed comp sc & engg can i get a job in railway

  18. 1

    when i may apply for this railway job