RRB Paramedical Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a total of 1937 vacancies for the posts which come under RRB Paramedical 2019. To be a part of the recruitment process, candidates are required to fill the application form. Before filling the application form, candidates should meet the eligibility conditions like age limit, academic qualification, nationality etc. to avoid the rejection of the form. By going through the eligibility conditions, candidates get clarity about which posts he / she is eligible. Check in detail about RRB Paramedical Eligibility Criteria 2019 from this page.
RRB Paramedical Eligibility Criteria 2019
The selection of the candidates for the RRB Paramedical 2019 is done on the basis of 2 stages computer-based test followed by the round of document verification. The final appointment of the candidates is done only after passing the medical exam which will be conducted at the railway hospitals. The eligibility criteria for RRB Paramedical 2019 is given below.
RRB Paramedical Nationality 2019
To apply for the posts under RRB Paramedical 2019 like Staff Nurse, Dietician, Dental Hygienist, Dialysis Technician, ECG Technician, Lady Health Visitor, Speech Therapist, Radiographer, candidates have to be in any of the following pointers listed below.
- Resident of India
- Subject of Nepal
- Subject of Bhutan
- A Tibetan refugee – who settled in India before the 01 Jan 1962, to settle in India permanently.
- Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to settle permanently in India.
RRB Paramedical Educational Qualification 2019
The academic criteria are different for each post in the RRB Paramedical 2019. Candidates can refer to the table below to know the educational conditions post-wise.
|Dietician||BSc with Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics also 3 months internship in a hospital. Or
B.Sc and M.Sc in Home Science (Food and Nutrition).
|Staff Nurse||Certificate proof of Registered Nurse and Midwife having completed 3 years course in General Nursing and Midwifery from a school of Nursing or any other institution or the Indian Nursing Council. Or
B.Sc in Nursing.
|Dental Hygienist||Degree in Science with
(b) Diploma / Certificate Course of 2 years in Dental Hygiene from a recognized institute by Dental Council of India
(c) 2 Yrs of Experience as a Dental Hygienist.
|Dialysis Technician||BSc + Diploma in Haemodialysis. Or
Two years satisfactory in-house Training / work in a reputed institution of Haemodialysis (along with the Document Proof).
|Extension Educator||BA in Sociology or Social Work or Community Education disciplines with 2 years diploma in Health Education.|
|Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III||B.Sc. in Chemistry as Main or Optional subject in any branch of Chemistry while undertaking the course.
|Lab Superintendent Grade III||B.Sc in Bio-Chemistry or Micro Biology or Life science or B.Sc with Chemistry and Biology as main or as optional / subsidiary subjects, or
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT), or
B.Sc in Medical Technology (Laboratory).
|Optometrist||B.Sc in Optometry Or
Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician
|Perfusionist||B.Sc with Diploma in Perfusion Technology or in Cardio Pulmonary Pump Technician|
|Physiotherapist||Bachelors in Physiotherapy and Two years of practical experience in Physiotherapy from the Government / Private Hospital with at least one hundred beds.|
|Pharmacist Grade III||Passed 12th Standard in Science stream or with Diploma in Pharmacy. Or Bachelor degree in Pharmacy.|
|Radiographer||10+2 in Science Stream with Physics and Chemistry and
Diploma in Radiography or X-Ray Technician or Radiodiagnosis Technology. Bachelors in Science with Diploma in Radiography or X-Ray Technician or Radiodiagnosis Technology
|Speech Therapist||B.Sc and Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy|
|ECG Technician||10+2 or Bachelors in Science having Certificate or Diploma Degree in ECG Laboratory Technology or Cardiology or Cardiology Technician or Cardiology Techniques|
|Lady Health Visitor||Passed Class 12th with multipurpose workers course|
|Lab Assistant Grade II||Passed 10+2 in Science, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) or Certificate Course in Medical Lab.|
RRB Paramedical Age Criteria 2019
Candidates are also required to meet the age limit to apply for the RRB Paramedical 2019. RRB has specified the lower and upper age limit for all the categories. Refer to the information given below to know the age conditions category-wise.
Age Limit: In order to apply for RRB Paramedical 2019, candidates should be of 18 to 35 years of age on 1st July 2019.
Refer to the table below to know the lower and upper age limit category-wise.
Age Relaxation for RRB Paramedical 2019 is given in the below:
|Category||Age Relaxation for RRB Paramedical|
|SC / ST||5 years|
|Ex-Servicemen with record of more than 6 months of services:
SC / ST
|Upper age limit + community age relaxation + Number of years of service rendered in defense + 3 years|
|PwBD UR||10 years|
|PwBD OBC-NCL||13 years|
|PwBD SC/ST||15 years|
|Candidates of Jammu and Kashmir, domiciled during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989:
SC / ST
|Upper age limit + community age relaxation + 5 years|
|Candidates serving Group ‘C’ or Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and have put in minimum 3 years of service:
SC / ST
|40 years of age
43 years of age
45 years of age
|Candidates working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway.
SC / ST
|Upto the length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower + community age relaxation|
|Widowed or females divorced and not remarried:
SC / ST
|35 years of age
38 years of age
40 years of age
RRB Paramedical Medical Standards 2019
Candidates called for the round of document verification will also be required to pass the medical exam. The medical fitness test is conducted at the Railway Hospitals to make sure that candidates are medically fit to be appointed for the post. The important medical standard of the medical exam is visual acuity. The medical criteria for the posts which come under RRB Paramedical 2019 range from “B-1” to “C-2”. To know in detail check the information given below.
- B-1: Physically fit in all aspects, Visual Standards-Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not more than 4D). Near Vision: Sn.0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses while reading or doing some close work and must clear the test for Coloured Vision, Binocular Vision, Field Vision & Night Vision.
- C-1: Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards-Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without specs. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses while reading or doing any close work.
- C-2: Physically fit in all aspects. Visual Standards – Distance Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without specs. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6 combined with or without glasses while reading or doing any close work.