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KRCL Recruitment 2018 for Senior Section Engineer for 28 Posts

Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) has released applications for the post of Senior Section Engineer. The branches for which the recruitment will take place are Electrical, Civil, S and T and Mechanical. Candidates can apply for the posts in the Technical Departments at the official website. The total number of vacancies for the posts are 28 in number. All those candidates who have valid GATE score are eligible to apply for the posts. Before applying, candidates should go through all the eligibility requirements to avoid any confusion. The detailed information regarding the KRCL Recruitment 2018 for Senior Section Engineer have been provided on this page.

KRCL Recruitment 2018

For the KRCL Recruitment, there will be a Computer Based Test (CBT), along with Document Verification. Candidates can apply for the recruitment through online mode. The link to apply for the posts has been provided on this page. Check all the important dates regarding the KRCL Recruitment 2018 from the schedule given below

KRCL Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Application Form Release Date 19 Sep 2018
Last Date to apply 18 Oct 2018
Last Date for Fee Payment 18 Oct 2018
Exam Date To be announced

Application Form: Apply now for KRCL Recruitment 2018.

Eligibility Criteria of KRCL Recruitment 2018

There are certain eligibility requirements for Senior Section Engineer Recruitment. If you fulfill the eligibility criteria, then you can apply for the posts. If you have lost land to KRCL project, then you will be given preference. It is important to note that the candidates applying for the posts should be Maharashtra/Karnataka/Goa domicile residents. All the details regarding the eligibility criteria have been given below.

Age Limit

The candidates applying for the posts should be between 20 to 35 years of age. The age mentioned should be as on January 01, 2019. Relaxation has been provided to the reserved categories. Candidates will have to submit the required documents for Age relaxation at the time of Document Verification. If the candidate fails to do so, then he will be considered under General Category. The categories which have been provided age relaxation are

Categories Relaxation (Upper Age Limit)
OBC Non-Creamy Layer 3 Years
SC 5 Years
ST 5 Years

Land Loser Candidates

The candidates who have lost their land for the project of KRCL will be given preference over the candidates who do not come under land loser category. There are certain instructions for the candidates who come under such category.

  • The candidates should have a valid GATE score.
  • The land lost by the candidates between Roha and Thokur are eligible only.
  • The recruitment will be provided to only one member from the family whose land has been used for the project of KRCL.
  • The above-mentioned instruction is not relevant to the candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
  • Candidates should note that two members of a family can not apply for the recruitment. If one has already been selected from your family, then you can not apply under this category.

Educational Qualification

The Bachelor’s Degree of a candidate should be passed from a recognized Institute or University. Along with the Bachelor’s Degree, a candidate should also have a valid GATE Score. The GATE Score should be of 2016/2017/2018. The course that you have done should be approved by AICTE and Full Time Regular. If your result is Awaited in your Graduation, then you can not apply for the posts. Check the required educational qualifications below

Posts Required Educational Qualification
Electrical SSE 4 yr. degree in one of the following branches

  • Electrical/Electronics and Power Engineering
  • substream combined with the main stream of Electrical
Mechanical SSE 4 yr. Degree in one of the following branches

  • Industrial
  • Mechanical
  • Production Engineering
  • Automobile
S and T SSE 4 yr. Degree in one of the following branches

  • Computer Engineering/ M.Sc. Electronics
  • Communication Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science/Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Engineering
  • substream combined with the main stream of Electrical/IT/Communication Engineering
Civil SSE 4 yr. Degree in Civil Engineering

The candidates should have the valid GATE score from the following GATE papers

  • For Mechanical Branch: Mechanical Engineering/Production and Industrial Engineering
  • For Signal and Telecom Branch: Electronics & Communication Engineering/Computer Science, Information Technology/Electrical Engineering
  • For Electrical Branch: Electrical Engineering
  • For Civil Branch: Civil Engineering

Documents required to apply for KRCL Recruitment 2018

The following documents will be required at the time of applying

  1. Colored Photograph of the candidate of size 80 kb in jpeg.jpg format.
  2. Candidate’s signature of size 50 kb in jpeg.jpg format.
  3. Candidate’s marks details of class 10th
  4. SC/ST category certificate
  5. One Unique Photo Id document and its number such as PAN Number/Aadhar Number/Voter ID Card Number/Driving License Number
  6. An active mobile number and candidate’s e-mail id.
  7. If a candidate comes under land loser category, then the Survey Number.

Application Form of KRCL Recruitment 2018

If the candidate is eligible for the KRCL Recruitment, then he/she can fill the Application Form. Candidates are advised to fill the application form on time, in order to avoid last minute rush. Keep all the documents ready before starting to fill the application form. After submitting your application form, take a printout of it for further use. In the application form, your preference will be asked for the posts. You will not be allowed to change your preference afterward.

Examination Fee

The examination fee will be paid through online mode only. There is no other way to pay the fees. The application fee for different categories is as follows

Categories Examination Fee (in Rupees)
Candidates who belong to Economically backward class/Female/SC/ST/Minorities Rs. 250/- (refundable after appearing in CBT)
Candidates except for the above-mentioned categories Rs. 500/-

How to Apply for KRCL Recruitment 2018

To apply for KRCL Recruitment, follow the steps given below

  • Step 1: Click on the link provided on this page.
  • Step 2: The link will direct you to a page. Click on the ‘Register’ tab. Before registering yourself, make sure to read all the instructions mentioned on the page.
  • Step 3: After clicking on the tab, you will be asked for your personal details such as the candidate’s name, father’s name, Date of Birth, e-mail id, mobile number etc.
  • Step 4: After the submission of details, your login id will be created. All the details will be sent on the number provided by you.
  • Step 5: Click on the link sent to your email id. This will direct you to the page where you will have to fill the details of the application form.
  • Step 6: Fill all the details in the application form and click submit.
  • Step 7: After filling the form, pay the fees. You can pay the fees only through Internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card.

Note: The candidates can make changes in the application form before paying the fees. Once you have made the payment, there will be no changes allowed in the application form.

Vacancy for KRCL Recruitment 2018

There are total 28 vacancies for the post of Senior Section Engineer. The vacancies have been divided according to the seat reservation.

For Electrical Senior Section Engineer, there are total 10 posts, which have been sub-divided as follows

  • Unreserved: 5 posts
  • Oher Backward Class: 3 posts
  • Scheduled Castes: 1 post
  • Scheduled Tribes: 1 post

For the post of Civil Senior Section Engineer, the number of vacancies is 04, further divided as

  • Unreserved: 1 posts
  • Oher Backward Class: 2 posts
  • Scheduled Castes: 1 post
  • Scheduled Tribes: 

For S and T Senior Section Engineer posts, the vacancies are 11 in number.

  • Unreserved: 5 posts
  • Oher Backward Class: 3 posts
  • Scheduled Castes: 2 posts
  • Scheduled Tribes: 1 post

For the post of Mechanical Senior Section Engineer, there are 3 posts. There is no post for Unreserved Category candidates. Check the vacancy from below

  • Oher Backward Class: 1 post
  • Scheduled Castes: 1 post
  • Scheduled Tribes: 1 post

Admit Card of KRCL Recruitment 2018

The Admit card will not be sent by post to any candidate. The declaration of admit card will be notified through SMS to all candidates. The Admit card will be available at the KRCL website ten days before the written exam. Candidates need to carry their admit cards, along with one photograph (size 35mmX45mm) on the day of the written exam and Document Verification. Candidates can also avail the facility of traveling through Sleeper Class Railway to the examination venue. For this, you will have to show your original category certificate with your admit card. Failing which, you will be charged accordingly.

Exam Pattern for KRCL Recruitment CBT 2018

The Computer-based Test will be of 100 marks. There will be two sections of 50 marks. The sections will be divided into Subjective and Objective. The duration of the exam will be 150 minutes. More details regarding the pattern have been mentioned below

  • The exam will be based on the proficiency of the English language.
  • The Subjective portion will have topics related to letter writing, essay writing etc.
  • The typing has to be done by the candidates themselves for the subjective part.
  • The objective portion will have topics from grammar and comprehension part.
  • There will negative marking in the objective part of the exam.
  • For each incorrect answer, 1/3 mark will be deducted.
  • The minimum marks to qualify the exam are 60%.


The result of KRCL Recruitment will be uploaded on the official website of KRCL. Candidates can also check the result through the link that will be provided on this page. After the computer-based Test, candidates will be called for Document Verification and Medical.

Medical Standards required for KRCL Recruitment 2018

Candidates who have improved their eyesight through lasik surgery or other processes are not eligible to apply. The medical standards that are required for the Senior Section Engineer posts are as follows

KRCL Recruitment 2018 for Senior Section Engineer for 28 Posts

Document Verification

At the time of Document Verification process, candidates are required to have the following documents

KRCL Recruitment 2018 for Senior Section Engineer for 28 Posts

Updated: September 30, 2018 — 2:25 pm

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