The selection process is subject to rules and regulations issued/mailed by General Manager, Western Railway and Ministry of Railway’s (Railway Board, Government of India) which includes reservation of jobs for certain castes/communities such as Scheduled caste (SC), Schedule Tribes (ST), Other Backward Class (OBC) etc.
Employment Notifications calling for applications from eligible candidates is published in News papers of Zonal jurisdictions of Western Railway (comprising of Divisional Headquarters at Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Ratlam and other workshops, extra divisional units in the territorial jurisdictions of Western Railway). Indicative notifications for the same is also published in the Employment news and two national dailies.
The time period given to apply in response to notifications is not less than 30 days. The applications received in the time period prescribed are scrutinized with reference to criteria published in the notification.