Procedure to become Railway Ticket Checker


The vacancies arising in Indian Railways are filled by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Railway Ticket Checker is one of the posts offered by the railways. The selection will be based on a written test followed by an interview. The job profile of a ticket checker includes checking passenger tickets, checking platform tickets and levying fine from passengers travelling without tickets.

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants should have passed the standard 10 exam (matriculation exam) or an equivalent from a recognized board with 50% marks.

Those aged between 18 and 30 years are only eligible to apply. Relaxation of age is applicable for candidates belonging to the reservation categories like SC, ST, OBC and Physically Disabled.

Application Procedure

Notification regarding vacancies will be published in leading dailies. Notifications can also be accessed from the various Railway Recruitment Board websites. The Railways has 17 Recruitment Boards which are constituted area-wise, who will conduct this recruitment process.

Candidates can apply for the written test online. Provision is given in the RRB’s official website. Candidates can also procure the application forms from specified centers. Candidates are required to pay the specified application fee. There is no application fee for candidates belonging to the reserved categories. Ex-Servicemen and physically challenged candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee. Filled in application forms have to be submitted to the Railway Recruitment Board.

Details regarding application status, examination date, exam centre and admit card can be had from the RRB websites.

Candidates who qualify in the written test will be called for an interview. Successful candidates will be inducted to the post of ticket checker.

Preparation tips

Railway Recruitment Board Exam (RRB) Entrance Exam for the post of ticket checker is an All India examination. It follows an objective model featuring multiple choice questions. The written test contains questions from the following areas:

  • General Arithmetic
  • Analytical and Quantitative Skills
  • General Awareness
  • Language General Hindi/General English

Aspirants can prepare for the written test by practicing mock question papers. Some of the reference books that can help in the exam preparation are:

  • English Grammar by Wren and Martin
  • Upkars Railway Recruitment Board Ticket Collector Commercial Clerk – by Editorial Board, Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Railway Operation and Control Books
  • Oswaal Chapter Wise Solutions R.R.B. General English Railway Recruitment Board 10 Years Solved Papers
  • Ramesh Railway Recruitment Board (Tech.Engg. Cadre) Exam Guide – by RPH Editorial Board
  • Quicker Reasoning Test by Upkar Publication
  • Ramesh Railway Group D Exam Guide – by RPH Editorial Board
  • Upkars Railway Psychological Test – by P. K. Mishra
  • R.S.Agarwal [Arithmetic]
  • Upkars Railway Recruitment Board Examination – by Dr. Lal & Jain
  • Upkars Railway Recruitment Board Examination – by Khanna & Verma
  • Upkars Railway Recruitment Board Examination Technical Cadre – by Dr. Lal Jain

Candidates can prepare for the interview by getting up to date with the current affairs and having a clear idea regarding the railways and its policies. Candidates are also expected to have basic knowledge regarding the duties and rights of a ticket checker.



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19 Responses to “Procedure to become Railway Ticket Checker”

  1. 19
    shubham verma:

    sir m tc ke liye apply krna chata hu but mere 10 me 43% nd 12 me 62% to kya m is job k liye apply kr skta hu sir plzzz ans jarur dena aur ha tc k form kb tk aa rhe h…

  2. 18
    shubham verma:

    sir m tc ke liye apply krna chata hu but mere 10 me 43% nd 12 me 62% to kya m is job k liye kr skta hu sir plzzz ans jarur dena aur ha tc k form kb tk aa rhe h…

  3. 17

    Hai nice

  4. 16
    Gopala Krishnan:

    When the forms issued and where the issued

  5. 15
    sanjay patil:

    interview is compulsery for ticket collector

  6. 14
    naha kumari:

    mai r r b ka form apply karna chahti hu lekin sir ye pata nahi hai ki form kab ayega so plz help me or ha sir mera age 10december 2013 ko 18 year hoga to kya mai form apply kar sakti hu….

  7. 13
    Akshay Balaji Kale.:

    I Like Ticket checker Job

  8. 12
    ripunjay kumar:

    How many total qustion in ticket coleecter exam and tell me how many subject coming in this exam?

  9. 11
    Avinash Pathak:

    Dear Sir,
    please guide me I m handicap with 50% disability
    please guide me for TC job link or website for applying can handicap apply for TC with HSC passed.

    Avinash Pathak,

  10. 10
    ashish jain:

    railway jobs,can i apply in the
    age of 30 year

  11. 9

    when the tc exam will be conduct

  12. 8

    give me site of tc checker

  13. 7
    lerato mothiba:

    hello is it fair to have a age limit in your posts?

  14. 6

    when will be the tc notifications released in 2013

  15. 5

    plz give me website address to fill online application form for ticket checker.also give me basic information

  16. 4

    sir pls tell me i’m from bangalore when is the next ticket checker exams?? or tt exam sir pls

  17. 3
    kuldip sharma:

    how many chocalate do u have?

  18. 2

    I want to be a good job

  19. 1
    Priya Rajput:

    where should I give Railway ticket cheaker exams and what is the last date of exams ?