Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur – Gathering The Legions Of Dedicated Staff
There are only 20 Railway Recruitment Boards in our country of which two are situated in the state of Bihar, one is Patna and the other one is Muzaffarpur. The RRB Patna is an old one in comparison to the other one in Muzaffarpur but the importance of both is undeniably comparative. What started as the Railway Service Commission later became the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur. The times have changed but the responsibilities have become more impactful as the growth of Indian Railways has also been huge in the past few decades.
Established in the year of 1973, the fifth Railway Service Commission of the country in Muzaffarpur was later turned into Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur in 1985 when all the Service Commissions were renamed into Railway Recruitment Boards. These Railways Recruitment Boards where then shifted under the control of Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB), which works on the orders of Ministry of Railways, New Delhi. The aim was clearly to manage the working and recruitment in a streamlined manner with full coordination.
Jurisdiction and Organization
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur is assigned the task of recruiting the staff for the indent received from the railways on Group C category, for both technical and non technical genre. The recruitments are to be made for the Samastipur and Sonpur divisions of the East Central Railway Hajipur. The authority heading the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur are Mr. V.P.N. Tiwari (presently Chairman) and has Mr. Dinesh Singh as Assistant Secretary under him, they have some other non-gazetted staff as well. The other staff is a small team of Group C and Group D staff.
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur notifies of the available vacancies through Rojgar Samachar (Employment News) and also on the RRB’s website at www.rrbmuzaffarpur.bih.nic.in or www.rrbpatna.org. The aspirants are required to apply through prescribed format of application for the available posts and all the applications are to be scrutinized for the required eligibility for the concerned vacancies. The eligible applicants are then called for a written examination by sending letters one month in advance of the actual test date. If found any applicant ineligible, at any of the stages of the selection process the candidate will be disqualified. The test centre for written exams is Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur, which if the applicants are more is also held at nearest places too.
Like other RRB’s recruitment process, the interview is not a compulsory part of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur after written examination. Although for a few specific categories (like Clerk cum Typist or Stenographer) the test like Typing or Short hand may be held. NTPC categories have two stages of exam and the RRB is free to include two rounds of written examination in any of the categories. Aptitude test is conducted for Assistant Station Master and Assistant Loco pilot.
The successful candidates are called for verification of documents after their application credential has been scrutinized. The panel of names of the candidates who cleared everything in order is sent to Zonal Railway, they complete the appointment process.
The rules are strict and must be adhered by one and all as the Ministry of Railways is looking into it by orders from the Government of India. The provisions for reservations are done under RRB’s also and the basis for selection is purely merit and no other means are entertained instead it may land them in trouble.
Opportunity in 2012-2013
Recently the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Muzaffarpur had issued notification for various posts and the month of July has vacancies announced for the various post of Technicians. There have been timely announcements of several posts like Engineers, Loco Pilots, Clerks and Stenographers etc. the aspirants who have really strong desire to serve in the Railways should seriously follow the official website of RRB Muzaffarpur.
Though being the second fiddle to RRB Patna, but still RRB Muzaffarpur has shown mettle and proved its worth by recruiting quality staff for the divisions under it. This is expected to be carried forward in an even better manner.