Top Jobs in Indian Railways for MBA Students

Nowadays, there is a considerable increase in the number of aspirants for MBA course. This increase is mainly because of the wide range of job opportunities available for these candidates. With many jobs available in the private sector, it is the dream of many MBA graduates to find jobs in government sector, particularly; they pay attention towards Railway jobs.

About Indian railways: When it comes to public sector organization, Railways is the largest employer with many subsidiary companies. Even though, it is true that most of the basic level positions for which applications are generally called for by Indian Railways and its subsidiaries require candidates with 10+2 qualification, there are some top positions for which applications are called for from MBA graduates. If you are an MBA with any specialization, here are some details about the job opportunities you can find with this largest employer:

  • Deputy Marketing Manager
  • Deputy P & A Manager
  • Manager (P & A)

Recruitment notification for these positions were recently published by RailTel Corporation of India Limited, which is a government undertaking working under the ministry of Railways. Even though, these higher level positions are filled by Railways through promotions, sometime external recruitment is also done. Here are the details about educational qualification requirement for these positions:

Deputy marketing manager: For this position, the qualification requirement was B.E/B. Tech/B. Sc along with MBA in Telecom/Information Technology and Marketing. So, whenever these types of notifications are issued, MBA graduates can apply.

Deputy P & A Manager: For this position, the qualification requirement was MBA with specialization in Personnel Management/Human Resources.

Manager (P & A): MBA in Personnel Management/Human Resources Management.

Of course, it is true that MBA graduates can apply for the other job notifications issued by Indian Railways calling for application from graduates. They can find railway jobs on, wherein regular updates of different railway job notification are posted.

What can be the salary for MBA graduates in Railways?

When the job notification was issued for the above-mentioned positions by RailTel, the following pay scales were announced:

  • Deputy Marketing Manager and Dy. P & A Manager – Rs.5.3 to Rs.6 lakhs per annum
  • For manager (P & A) it was announced as Rs. 6.7 Lakhs to Rs. 7.60 lakhs per annum.

In addition to the chance to find top positions in Railways for MBA graduates, they can also get the chance for career improvement as well.

Finding job in Railways is not an easy task, mainly because of the heavy competition prevailing for a few positions announced by different railways and its different subsidiaries then and there. Generally, recruitment made through written test at the basic level and only the candidates clearing the written test will be called for further rounds in the selection process.

RRB Examination: When talking about Railway Recruitment Board Examination, the test will judge the technical ability of candidates for some positions, while the other skills like reasoning, general intelligence, arithmetic and general awareness are tested for almost all positions for which applications are invited. As mentioned earlier, to keep updated with the job notifications issued by Railways, candidates can keep checking the appropriate page at GetSarkariNaukri.

Updated: December 25, 2014 — 5:22 am

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