RRB ASM Recruitment 2018 – 50,000 Vacancies expected soon as per Sources

RRB ASM Recruitment 2018 - 50,000 Vacancies expected soon

RRB ASM Recruitment 2018 – Official Notification Expected Soon with about 50,000 Vacancies for RRB across India 

RRB ASM Recruitment 2018

Recently Railway Recruitment board has is rumored to release notification for 50,000 Vacancies of Assistant Station Master to be filled by the Indian Railways. Notification for RRB ASM Recruitment 2018 will be released by RRB and application process will be online. It is rumored that there are about 50,000 Vacancies for RRB Railway Assistant Station Master Recruitment 2018-19. RRB ASM Aspirants need to clear every stage of selection to get appointed in Railways as Assistant Railway Master. It is indicated through various online news websites and even on various newspapers that there are likely to be about 50,000 vacancies for Assistant Station Master throughout India. Number of Vacancies is not yet verified. 

Candidates who want to apply for RRB ASM Recruitment 2018 must have a valid AADHAR Card number. Candidates desiring to apply for posts in the Railways are requested to visit the Aadhaar Enrollment Centers at the earliest and get them enrolled for Aadhaar. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) propose to introduce the scheme of verifying the identity of candidates applying for their forthcoming exams through Aadhaar cards.

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The written test for the recruitment of ASM Will be conducted online. Candidates who want to become RRB Assistant Station Master must read complete notification and know about eligibility criteria, job profile, salary, application mode, application fee, admit card and results in details.

Eligibility Criteria for RRB ASM Recruitment 2018;

Age Limit: 18 years to 32 years as on 1st January 2018.

Educational Qualification: Candidate must possess a Graduation Degree from a recognized university.

Nationality: Indian Citizens.


  • Grade Pay Before Training – Rs. 2800
  • Pay Scale : 9300-34800
  • Grade Pay after Training : 4200
  • Initial Pay : 9300

Other Allowances & Perks:

Candidates recruited by RRB are eligible to get various allowances and benefits as add on to their basic salary. Given below are some of the allowances that railway employees are eligible for;

  • DA on Total Pay
  • Transport Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)

Selection Process for RRB Assistant Station Master: RRB ASM Recruitment 2018

Prelims Exam: The Exam pattern comprises of 100 Objective type Questions. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.

1 Arithmetic Ability: 25 Marks.
 2 Science (General): 30 Marks.
 3 General Intelligence: 25 Marks.
 4 General Knowledge: 20 Marks.

The marks scored in the RRB ASM 2018 Prelims exam is not included in the final merit list. It is just a qualifying exam to enter the main examination.

Aptitude Test:

Aptitude Test is conducted in Computer Based Test for CBT. mode. Aptitude test may comprise of several tests nd the candidates will have to qualify in each of these tests to be considered for the posts of Assistant Station Master for ASM.

The marks for aptitude test and Typing skills test will be added to the 2nd Stage written examination of CBT. Marks. The ratio of the CBT marks in the 2nd Stage CBT marks and aptitude test marks shall be 70: 30.

Typing Skill test:

The Typing Skill Test is qualifying in nature and the candidates appearing in Typing Skill Test have to type in the language opted for Typing Skill Test during on-line application stage. Candidates need 300 words typing at the minimum speed of 30 w.p.m. in English or 250 words typing at 25 w.p.m. in Hindi on computer within 10 minutes to qualify in the test else they will be eliminated. They may be considered for other posts based on eligibility.

Medical Exemption for PWD Candidates:

Candidates who are Persons with Disabilities and have cleared the initial rounds of test are eligible for Typing skill test can get exemption from typing test on medical grounds. PWD candidates eligible for exemption should upload medical exemption certificate for exemption from Typing skill test

Roles and Responsibilities of Assistant Station Master: ASM is responsible for train movements across the station. He is also responsible to take care of passengers, boarding and e boarding trains from the station he is in charge of so that passengers do not face problems during travel. At smaller stations, Station Masters are assigned responsibilities like ticket booking and parcel booking, reservations, etc. Station masters must help the railway travelers in all respects with regards to problems that they are facing. Station master also has to take care of rescue. Station master should also take care of signals when trains pass through a particular station and that all station rules are followed. Station Master has to work in shifts. Larger Stations, Junctions, and important stations may have more than one station master.

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Career Path of Assistant Station Master: RRB ASM Recruitment 2018

The Following are the Rank in RRB’s starting from Traffic Apprentice. Traffic Apprentice is the lowest rank and Divisional Operations Manager being the highest. Station Master is the higher rank than Traffic Apprentice

  • Traffic Apprentice (TA)
  • Station Master / Section Controller
  • Station Supt./ Chief Controller
  • Assistant Operations Manager
  • Divisional Operations Manager

Name of the RRB’s and their official links: Click on any of the RRB’s to visit the official RRB website for RRB ASM Recruitment 2018.

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Sr. No. Region Official RRB Link
 1. RRB Ahmedabad


 2. RRB Ajmer


 3. RRB Allahabad


 4. RRB Bangalore


 5. RRB Bhopal


6. RRB Bhubaneswar


 7. RRB Bilaspur


 8. RRB Chandigarh


 9. RRB Chennai


10. RRB Gorakhpur


11. RRB Guwahati


12. RRB Jammu


13. RRB Kolkata


14. RRB Malda


 15. RRB Mumbai


 16. RRB Muzaffarpur


17. RRB Patna


 18. RRB Ranchi


19. RRB Secunderabad


 20. RRB Siliguri


21. RRB Thiruvananthapuram


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