Railway Selection Procedure – Indian Railway (TC, ASM, Clerk Group C/D)

By | June 6, 2014

Railway Selection Procedure

Indian Railway offers recruitment for TC, ASM, Clerk Group C/D posts and appoints willing aspirants who qualify its selection procedure.

Indian Railway is one of the world’s largest railway networks which is governed by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India

Indian Railway includes various posts like Ticket Checker (TC), Assistant Station Master (ASM), and Clerk Group C/D and to apply for these posts candidates have to qualify in required selection procedure as per the Government rules.

Bharatrecruitment.com is providing all the details of Railway Selection Procedure, candidates applying for its vacancy should have to go through the following stages.

Indian Railway Selection Procedure

PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

Railway recruitment Cell (RRC) will arrange a race for Male/Female candidates. Here are the criteria for PET-

Category Criteria
Male Candidates  Aspirants should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minute and 15 seconds in one chance.
Female Candidates  Applicants should be able to run for a distance of 400 meters in 3 minutes and 10 seconds in one chance

 Written Examination:

Candidates who qualify the PET should have to attempt written test. It consists of four sections and each section includes objective type questions where applicants have to choose one option amongst four.

There will be a negative marking for each wrong question so aspirants should advice to leave the option blank if they are not sure about the answer as there is no deduction in marks for blank option.

S No Subjects No of Questions Duration
1 General Awareness  



90 Minutes

2 Reasoning
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Numerical Ability)
4 Computer Knowledge


  • Candidates who qualify in written examination will get an Interview Call Letter.
  • This is the most important step of selection process.
  • Applicants have to face to face a direct interview in which interviewer will ask questions related to railway, test your general knowledge and questions related to current affairs.

Medical Test:

This is the last and final step of Railway Selection Procedure. Candidates who qualify the written test and Interview should have to go through Medical Test. It is done to check the Visual Standards of applicant of-

  • Distance Vision
  • Near Vision
  • Colour Vision
  • Binocular Vision
  • Field of Vision
  • Night Vision

Check Railway Notification and Preparation Stuff

Career in Indian Railway RRB Syllabus/ Exam Pattern
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