Railway Paramedical Vacancy 2024: Notification, Online Application, Salary, Eligibility

The Railway Paramedical Categories Notification for 2024-25 is expected to be available between July and September 2024. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) are expected to release the official notification for Railway Paramedical Recruitment 2024, providing opportunities for different levels of Paramedical vacancies such as Pharmacist, Staff Nurse, and Health Inspector. On this page, students and new job seekers will discover details about RRB Paramedical Vacancy posts, Salary, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure, and Registration Guidelines.

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The RRB Paramedical Centralized Employment Notification recruitment process is scheduled to begin in July, and registration will close in September. Online registration will be facilitated through the RRB Online Application portal at www.rrbapply.gov.in. Selection for RRB Paramedical positions will be based on computer-based tests and document verification.

Railway Paramedical Recruitment 2024

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)

✅ RRB Paramedical Vacancy 2024 List

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

Minimum 18 years and Maximum 30 years. Age relaxation as per Govt. rules.

✅ Railway Paramedical Pay Scales

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

✅ Railway Paramedical Eligibility Criteria

DIETICIAN – B.Sc. in Science with a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, or a B.Sc. in Home Science plus an M.Sc. in Home Science (Food and Nutrition).

STAFF NURSE – Requires a Certificate as a Registered Nurse and Midwife with a 3-year General Nursing and Midwifery course, or a B.Sc. in Nursing.

Essential Criteria for Dental Hygienists:

  1. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, specializing in Biology.
  2. Successful completion of a rigorous 2-year Diploma/Certificate Program in Dental Hygiene.
  3. Official registration with the prestigious Dental Council of India, signifying professional recognition and compliance with industry standards.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency through a minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in the field of Dental Hygiene, ensuring a high level of competence and expertise.

Dialysis Technician Qualifications:

  1. Holders of a B.Sc. Degree, complemented by a specialized Diploma in Haemodialysis.
  2. Alternatively, individuals with a proven track record of at least 2 years of hands-on training/experience in Haemodialysis within a respected institution.

Extension Educator Qualifications:

  1. Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Social Work, or related Community Education fields.
  2. Plus, acquisition of a specialized 2-year diploma in Health Education, enriching expertise in the domain.

Requirements for Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III:

  1. Holding a B.Sc. degree with Chemistry as the Main/Optional subject, covering various branches of Chemistry during the program.
  2. Alternatively, having completed a one-year Diploma of Health/Sanitary Inspector.
  3. Or, achieving a one-year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspection.

Lab Superintendent Grade III Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree specialized in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Science, or with Chemistry and Biology as main or optional/subsidiary subjects, or an equivalent qualification.
  2. Moreover, holding a Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT) or an equivalent certification.
  3. Alternatively, having earned a B.Sc. degree in Medical Technology (Laboratory).

Optometrist Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Optometry or have completed a 3 to 4-year duration Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician. Moreover, registration with the pertinent council/licensing body is essential.

Perfusionist Qualifications:

Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree along with a Diploma in Perfusion Technology. Alternatively, candidates with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree are eligible, provided they have accrued three years of experience as a Cardio Pulmonary Pump Technician in a reputable recognized hospital.

Physiotherapist Qualifications:

Candidates must have successfully completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. Furthermore, they should possess a minimum of 2 years of practical experience in the field of Physiotherapy.

Requirements for Pharmacist Grade III:

Candidates must fulfill one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of 10+2 in Science or its equivalent, coupled with a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution. Additionally, registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948 is mandatory.
  • Alternatively, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) from a recognized university or its equivalent. Registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948 is also required.

Radiographer Qualifications:

Candidates should have:

  • Successfully completed 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry.
  • Obtained a Diploma in Radiography/X-Ray Technician/Radiodiagnosis Technology from a recognized institute, usually a 2-year program.
  • Preference may be given to Science graduates who hold a Diploma in Radiography/X-Ray Technician/Radiodiagnosis Technology, which is also typically a 2-year course.

Speech Therapist Qualifications:

Candidates must have:

  • Earned a Bachelor’s degree in Audio and Speech Therapy.
  • Successfully completed a Diploma program in Audio and Speech Therapy.
  • Accumulated at least 2 years of experience in the relevant field.

ECG Technician Requirements:

Candidates should have completed either 10+2 or Graduation in Science. Additionally, they must hold a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology, Cardiology, Cardiology Technician, or Cardiology Techniques.

Qualifications for Lady Health Visitor:

Candidates should have successfully completed Matriculation (10th grade) and 12th grade, along with certification in a Multipurpose Workers Course.

Qualifications for Lab Assistant Grade II:

Candidates should have:

  • Successfully completed 10+2 in Science.
  • Obtained a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT).
  • Alternatively, completion of a Certificate Course in Medical Lab in addition to a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT).

✅ Railway Paramedical Selection Process

The Railway Paramedical positions selection process will be carried out through a Single Stage Computer-Based Test (CBT). Negative marking will be in effect for incorrect responses, with one-third of the marks allotted for each question deducted for each wrong answer.

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 outlined below align with the previous RRB Paramedical notification:

✔️ Candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/PwBDs/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Class categories are eligible for a fee of ₹250/-.

✔️ ₹500/- for all other candidates.

✔️ The fee needs to be settled via an online payment option.

✅ How to Apply Railway Paramedical Recruitment 2024

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply online through any of the RRB Recruitment Portals once registration opens. Applications can also be submitted through the RRB Apply Online Portal.

Applicants are required to enter personal information, contact details, and complete Aadhaar verification. They must also upload a recent color photograph, signature, community certificate, and any other necessary documents.

The last step involves paying the application fee and submitting your online application before the deadline.

RRB Paramedical Notification PDF (Old)