Platform Porter - Western Railway



Western Railway is one of the busiest railway networks among the 16 zones of Indian railways. In fact, Western Railway is one of the largest and busiest rail networks in the world. Western Railway covers the regions of Ratlam – Mumbai Central, Ahmadabad, Rajkot, Vadodara and Palanpur Bhavnagar, Ahmadabad.  It has its headquarters at Churchgate in Mumbai. The railway provides freight and passengers transport using wagons, coaches, and trains. Western Railway provides better service in an elegant and comfortable way.

Job Profile:

Western Railway invites applications from eligible and interested Indian Ex-servicemen for filling up the post of Platform Porter.

No. of posts - 65

Pay Scale - Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay of Rs.1800


Age Criteria – Candidates falling under UR category must be between 18 to 33 yrs of ager, candidates falling under OBC category must be between 18 to 36 yrs of age and for candidates falling under SC/ST it is between 18 to 38 yrs of age.

Qualification - Ex-Serviceman must have retired after 15 years of successful service. The candidates must have passed Army Class-I certificate or its equivalent. The candidate must be medically fit in order to get qualified for the post.

Selection Process:

The candidates are selected for the post based on their qualification and experience. Selected candidates will have to pass the medical fitness test. Western railway will not conduct written examination or interview or physical efficiency test.

How to apply:

Eligible candidates must send hand written application of prescribed format that can be downloaded from the website For details of required enclosures, refer the railway’s website. Completely filled application along with required enclosures must reach the following address:

Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment),

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Western Railway,

HQ Office,


Mumbai-400 020

Application Fee:

There is no application or examination fee required.

Contact Details:

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Western Railway,

HQ Office,


Mumbai-400 020

Last date to apply: 27.12.2010 up to 18:00 hours

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11 Responses to “Platform Porter - Western Railway”

  1. 11

    Which type of work is “platform porters”..???

  2. 10

    I am 12th complete & i have apply application form for ticket checkr in western railway

  3. 9
    kondiba Bhandwalkar:

    Mala railway syllabus mahihit nahi tari Mala to mi lava.

  4. 8

    wt is thework of plateform porter in railway ?

  5. 7


  6. 6

    dear sir
    sir,platform porter ki exam me konsi book padhni chahiye ?

  7. 5
    ankit upadhyay:

    indian railway candektor and T T E

  8. 4
    sachin sharma:

    i want a job in ralwas pless i m 8th pass and 10th abhi kar rha hu pless sir help me mere papa bhi railway mai hai unko dekh kar mai bhi railway mai janna chaata hu

  9. 3
    padmakar lahane:

    Platform Porter - Western Railway” exm kab hai

  10. 2

    What type of work include in platform porter

  11. 1
    pari parikh:

    Dear Sir,
    please sir female person no should post in western railway.