RRB 2019 Paramedical Eligibility - Nationality, Age Limit, and Educational Qualification

Published on : 17th July 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
RRB Paramedical Recruitment

This year the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited applications for various posts in the paramedical category for a total of 1937 vacancies. Dentist, Staff Nurse, Dental Hygienist, Pharmacist, Dialysis Technician, Lab Superintendent, etc. are the posts to be filled in different zones and production unit of the Indian Railways.

The eligibility criteria for each post is different, thus, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the exam. Here are the details on nationality, age limit, and educational qualification required for different posts for RRB Paramedical 2019 exam eligibility.

RRB Paramedical 2019 Nationality

A candidate must be a citizen of either of the following:

  • India
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 permanently.
  • A person of India origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, Zambia, and Vietnam for permanently settling in the country.

RRB Paramedical 2019 Age Limit

The age limit varies for each post. Here are the details on post-wise age limit for the exam. The age limit will be considered as on 1st July 2019.

Posts

Age Limit

Staff Nurse

20 to 40 years

Dietician

18 to 33 years

Dialysis Technician

20 to 33 years

Dental Hygienist

18 to 33 years

Extension Educator

22 to 35 years

Optometrist

18 to 33 years

Physiotherapist

18 to 33 years

Perfusionist

21 to 40 years

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III

18 to 33 years

Lab Superintendent Grade III

18 to 33 years

Pharmacist Grade III

20 to 35 years

Radiographer

19 to 33 years

Lady Health Visitor

18 to 30 years

Speech Therapist

18 to 33 years

Lab Assistant Grade II

18 to 33 years

ECG Technician

18 to 33 years

Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to reserved category candidates. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will get a relaxation of 5 years and those belonging to OBC category will get a relaxation of 3 years. For more details on relaxation criteria, check the official notification.

RRB Paramedical 2019 Education Qualification

Candidates must meet the minimum educational qualification required for the post they are applying for. Those in the final year of the educational/Professional programme are NOT REQUIRED TO APPLY. Here are the details on educational qualification:

 

Posts

Educational Qualification

Staff Nurse

Registered Nurse and Midwife Certificate having passed 3 years course in General Nursing and Midwifery from a recognized institution by the Indian Nursing Council

OR

B.Sc (Nursing)

Dietician

B.Sc (Science) with PG Diploma in

Dietetics (1 year course) from a recognized

institution + 3 months internship training in a hospital.

OR

B.Sc Home Science and M.Sc Home Science (Food and Nutrition) from a recognised institution

Dialysis Technician

B.Sc. and Diploma in Haemodialysis

OR

Two years in-house Training / Experience in Haemodialysis work in a reputed institution (Document proof is required to be uploaded at the time of application.)

Dental Hygienist

Degree in Science (Biology) from a recognized university

AND

Certificate/ Diploma (2 years course) in Dental Hygiene from an institute recognized by the Dental Council of India

 AND

Registration with Dental Council of India as Dental Hygienist

AND

Two years experience as a Dental Hygienist

Extension Educator

Graduation in Social Work/ Community Education/ Sociology with 2 years diploma in Health Education from a recognized University

Optometrist

B.Sc (Optometry) or Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician (3/4 years duration). The candidate should have Registration with the concerned Council/ Licensing body.

Physiotherapist

Bachelor’s Degree (Physiotherapy) from a recognized University

and

Two years practical experience in Physiotherapy in a Government / Private Hospital with minimum one hundred beds

Perfusionist

B.Sc with Diploma in Perfusion Technology

OR

B.Sc and Three years experience in Cardiopulmonary Pump Technician in Reputed Recognised Hospital

Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III

B.Sc. with Chemistry as Main/ Optional subject in any branch of Chemistry +

One year Diploma in Health/ Sanitary Inspector

OR

One year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspector awarded by the National Council for Vocational Training, Ministry of Labour and Employment, GoI, New Delhi.

Lab Superintendent Grade III

B.Sc with Biochemistry/ Life Science/ Micro-Biology/ B.Sc with Chemistry and Biology as main or optional/ subsidiary subjects or equivalent + Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT) or equivalent

OR

B.Sc in Medical Technology (Laboratory) from a recognized institution.

Pharmacist Grade III

10+2 (Science) or equivalent with Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution and registered as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948

OR

Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) from a recognized University or equivalent and Registered as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act,1948

Radiographer

10+2 with Physics and Chemistry and Diploma in Radiography/ Radio Diagnosis Technology/ X Ray Technician (2 years) from a recognized Institute.

Science graduates with Diploma in Radiography/ Radio Diagnosis Technology/ X Ray Technician (2 years) shall be preferred.

Lady Health Visitor

12th from a recognized Board/ University with multipurpose workers course from Institutes recognized by Central/ State Government

Speech Therapist

B.Sc. and Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy and 2 years experience in the related field

Lab Assistant Grade II

12th (Science) plus Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

OR

Certificate Course in Medical Laboratory Technology (minimum 1 year with full time training) at par DMLT subject from an institute recognized by a University or Technical Board of State Government/ Central Government authority

ECG Technician

10+2 / Graduation in Science having Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology/ Cardiology Technician/ Cardiology/ Cardiology Techniques from a reputed institution

Candidates must make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the post they are applying for. They are also required to meet the medical standards at the time of document verification. Check out the medical standards in the official notification.



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