Railway Ministry successfully conducted one of the world’s largest recruitment exercises for filling up critical safety and operational posts and has reached its completion stage.
Two recruitment notifications – one for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians and the other for Level-I posts were released in 2018 for filling up about 1.27 lakh vacancies.
The total number of posts of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians were 64,371. About 47.45 lakh candidates applied for these posts. Vacancies for Level-I posts were 63,202 and around 1.9 crore candidates applied.
In all, around 2.4 crore applicants applied, making it the largest recruitment exercise.