2024 Railway Paramedical Vacancies: Notification, Online Application, Salary, and Eligibility Details

The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) are set to release the Railway Paramedical Categories Notification for 2024-25 between July and September 2024. This official announcement will detail the Railway Paramedical Recruitment 2024, covering a range of paramedical positions including Pharmacist, Staff Nurse, and Health Inspector. Here, students and job seekers can find comprehensive information on RRB Paramedical Vacancy posts, salary details, eligibility criteria, selection procedures, and the registration process.

The recruitment process for the RRB Paramedical Centralized Employment Notification will kick off in July, with the registration window open until September. Candidates can complete their online registration via the RRB Online Application portal at www.rrbapply.gov.in. The selection process for these paramedical positions will consist of computer-based tests and subsequent document verification.

2024 Railway Paramedical Recruitment

Name of the PostPharmacist, Staff Nurse, Health Inspector, Lab Technician etc.
Total Vacancies2000+
Qualification10+2, Diploma, Degree
Selection ProcessExamination (CBT)
Registration MonthJuly – September 2024
Recruitment BodyRailway Recruitment Boards (RRB)

✅ List of RRB Paramedical Vacancies 2024

Name of the postTotal Vacancies (in 2019)Total Vacancies (in 2024)
DIETICIAN04
STAFF NURSE1109
DENTAL HYGIENIST05
DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN20
EXTENSION EDUCATOR11
HEALTH and MALARIA INSPECTOR GRADE III289
LAB SUPERINTENDENT GRADE III25
OPTOMETRIST06
PERFUSIONIST01
PHYSIOTHERAPIST21
PHARMACIST GRADE III277
RADIOGRAPHER61
SPEECH THERAPIST01
ECG TECHNICIAN23
LADY HEALTH VISITOR02
LAB ASSISTANT GRADE II82

✅ Railway Paramedical Age Limit

Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age, with age relaxation available according to government guidelines.

✅ Railway Paramedical Pay Scales

✔️ Dietician/Staff Nurse: Level 7, Salary ₹44,900
✔️ Dental Hygienist, Dialysis Technician, Extension Educator, Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III, Lab Superintendent Grade III, Perfusionist, Physiotherapist: Level 6, Salary ₹35,400
✔️ Optometrist, ECG Technician, Lady Health Visitor: Level 4, Pay ₹25,500
✔️ Pharmacist Grade III, Radiographer, Speech Therapist: Level 5, Pay ₹29,200
✔️ Lab Assistant Grade II: Level 3, Salary ₹21,700

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✅ Railway Paramedical Eligibility Criteria

DIETICIAN – Applicants should possess either a B.Sc. degree in Science with a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, or a B.Sc. degree in Home Science combined with an M.Sc. in Home Science (Food and Nutrition).

STAFF NURSE – Qualification Requirement: Certified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife through completion of a 3-year General Nursing and Midwifery course, or possessing a B.Sc. in Nursing.

DENTAL HYGIENIST – Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Biology).Successful completion of a 2-year Diploma or Certificate course in Dental Hygiene. Registration with the Dental Council of India as a Dental Hygienist. At least 2 years of practical experience as a Dental Hygienist.

DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN – Candidates must possess either a B.Sc. Degree with a Diploma in Haemodialysis or a minimum of 2 years of satisfactory in-house training or experience in Haemodialysis work at a recognized institution.

EXTENSION EDUCATOR – Education Requirement: A degree in Sociology, Social Work, or Community Education, complemented by a 2-year diploma in Health Education.

HEALTH AND MALARIA INSPECTOR GRADE III – B.Sc. degree with Chemistry as a Main or Optional subject. One-year Diploma in Health/Sanitary Inspector, or One-year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspector.

LAB SUPERINTENDENT GRADE III – B.Sc. with Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Science, or with Chemistry and Biology as main or optional/subsidiary subjects, or an equivalent qualification, along with a Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT) or its equivalent. Alternatively, a B.Sc. in Medical Technology (Laboratory).

OPTOMETRIST – B.Sc. in Optometry or Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician (course duration of 3 to 4 years). Registration with the appropriate council or licensing body is required for the candidate.

PERFUSIONIST – B.Sc. with a Diploma in Perfusion Technology, or B.Sc. with three years of experience as a Cardio Pulmonary Pump Technician in a reputable recognized hospital.

PHYSIOTHERAPIST –  Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in the field of Physiotherapy.

PHARMACIST GRADE III – Completion of 10+2 in Science or its equivalent with a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution and registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948; or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) from a recognized university or its equivalent, with registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948.

RADIOGRAPHER –  Completion of 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry, accompanied by a Diploma in Radiography/X-Ray Technician/Radiodiagnosis Technology (2-year course) from a recognized institute. Preference will be granted to candidates who are Science graduates holding the same diploma.

SPEECH THERAPIST – B.Sc. Degree with a Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy. At least 2 years of experience in the relevant field.

ECG TECHNICIAN –  Completion of 10+2 or graduation in Science with a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology, Cardiology, Cardiology Technician, or related techniques.

LADY HEALTH VISITOR – Matriculation (10th class) completed, along with passing the 12th class with a Multipurpose Workers course.

LAB ASSISTANT GRADE II – Completion of 10+2 in Science with a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT), or Certificate in Medical Lab with a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT).

✅ Railway Paramedical Selection Process

The selection process for Railway Paramedical positions will include a Single Stage Computer-Based Test (CBT), where negative marking will be implemented. Incorrect answers will result in a deduction of one-third of the allocated marks for each wrong response in the CBT.

Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Documents Verification

✅ Railway Paramedical Exam Pattern

SubjectNo of QuestionsNo of Marks
Professional ability7070
General Awareness1010
General Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning1010
General science1010
Total100100

✅ Railway Paramedical Application Fee

The fee details provided are in accordance with the previous RRB Paramedical notification:

✔️ ₹250/- for SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/PwBDs/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Class applicants.
✔️ ₹500/- for candidates from all remaining categories.
✔️ The fee must be paid through an online payment mode.

✅ Steps to Apply for Railway Paramedical Recruitment 2024

Eligible candidates must apply online through one of the RRB Recruitment Portals starting from the opening date of registration. Alternatively, they can apply through the RRB Apply Online Portal.

Candidates are to provide personal information, contact details, and complete Aadhaar verification. Additionally, they must upload a recent color photograph, signature, community certificate, and any other required documents.

Finally, candidates are required to pay the application fee and submit their online application before the specified deadline.

RRB Paramedical Notification PDF (Old)