Staff Nurse Jobs (Paramedical) in Railways (RRB) – How to Join and Procedure in Railways Hospital
Indian Railways is one of the biggest departments in India that hires employees for different sectors that includes engineers, nurses etc. Indian Railways is managed by Central Government of India and Railways Management Board.
Railways have many facilities that are offered specifically for railways employees and their family members. In those perks one huge benefit is Railways Hospitals, these railways hospitals are established in such a way to benefit only railway employees and their family members. These hospitals are categorized as Divisional Hospitals and Production Unit hospital. Divisional hospitals are functioning in cities where major railway lines are connected to different cities and which acts as a hub for trains to check out their mechanical faults and other services. Production Unit hospitals are located only in the location and factory where locomotives are manufactured. It is established to help employees on time to treat an accident or other medical ailments.
Staff Nurse is included in Paramedical staff in Railway Hospital. There is separate board to govern the administration and job vacancies for paramedical categories. Staff nurse earns 44900 INR per month as initial pay. There is a medical standard for paramedical staff classified as B1, C1 and C2.
Salary Details for Paramedical Staff in Railways Hospital
|Name||Initial Pay (INR)||Medical Standard|
|Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III||35400||C1|
|Lab Superintendent Grade III||35400||B1|
|Pharmacist Grade III||29200||C2|
|Lady Health Visitor||25500||C1|
|Lab Assistant Grade II 21700 B1|
There are about 1.7 millions of employees working in Indian Railways in different sectors. Railways recruitments are taken care by Railway Recruitment board. Railways nurses’ jobs come under Paramedical department in Indian Railways. They will publish advertisements for Staff nurse openings in Railways.
For applying to the Staff Nurse Jobs once should have passed General Nursing and Midwifery or B.sc (Nursing) from Colleges or institutions recognized by Indian Nursing Council. A valid registration certificate authorized by Indian Nursing Council to practice as Staff Nurse is mandatory to apply.
Candidates between 20 years to 40 years of age can apply for this staff nurse opening with railways. Age relaxation for SC/ST is 5 years and OBC is 3 years.
Railways selection procedure has written examination, interview process and document verification process like any other job. Once the candidate applies for the Nurse opening through online in railways recruitment website the process begins. The eligible candidate will be called for written examination along with e- admits card or hall ticket. After the written examination, the railway recruitment board will call the candidates who have passed the written examination with the appropriate cut off for personal interview. Original Documents will be verified on the process. Then the offer will be rolled out to the eligible candidates.
Written examination for nurses in railways contains Objective Multiple choice questions (100 numbers) and duration will be 90 minutes. Questions will be from subjects pertaining to nursing, Arithmetic, General – Science, Awareness, Reasoning, Intelligence.
Exams are conducted with local languages along with common languages like English, Hindi and Urdu. Candidates can attend the exams in the language they prefer.
For every wrong answer 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted.
There are many benefits while working in railways Pay scale will be high and yearly increment will be provided. Additional benefits from Central government will be provided for railway employees.