RITES Recruitment 2021 | Know The Eligibility, Admit card And More.

RITES RecruitmentRITES Recruitment 2021: RITES have announced so many vacancies for separate engineering posts this year. It has announced the recruitment of many managers & Diesel Loco maintenance staff from existing railway staff along with the fresh recruitment of 170 engineers on a contractual basis.

To know more about the RITES Recruitment 2021, read the complete blog.

RITES Recruitment 2021: Overview

RITES has announced the recruitment of various Managers and Diesel loco maintenance staff from existing railway staff, as well as the contractual recruitment of 170 engineers. This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring engineers to begin their careers and gain experience by working in such a reputable company.

RITES Full Form Rail India Technical and Economic Service
Type of Organisation Government Company
Number of Vacancies 170
Name & Number of Posts Graduate Engineer (Civil) – 50 Graduate Engineer (Electrical) – 30 Graduate Engineer (Mechanical) – 90
Nature of appointment Contractual basis for 1 year (extendible)
Experience required Minimum of 2 years
Mode of Application Online form
Application fees Rs.600/- + taxes (For General / OBC candidates) Rs.300/- + taxes (For EWS / ST / SC / PWD candidates)
Official site


RITES Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Dynamic candidates who want to become a part of RITES must fulfill the eligibility criteria as required by the company as below:

Educational qualifications:

Name of post Minimum required qualification & experience
Civil Engineer BE/ B.Tech/ BSc (Engineering) Degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of working experience in construction supervision.
Electrical Engineer BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engineering with minimum 2 years of working experience in one or more of Electrical engineering fields such as general
Mechanical Engineer BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Mechanical/Production/ Industrial/ Automobile Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of working experience in Quality Assurance/production/manufacturing/maintenance & operations.

Candidates from the General / EWS category and candidates from the reserved category applying for unreserved posts must have at least 60% aggregate marks in their minimum qualifying degree, while candidates applying for reserved posts must have at least 50% aggregate marks in their minimum qualifying degree.

Age limits:

All candidates applying for engineering positions must meet the age limit specified by RITES in its official notification. Candidates must be under the age of 40 (as of November 1, 2021), i.e. born on or after November 1, 1980, to be considered for this position.

RITES Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

All applications received will be screened, and candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to take a written test. Candidates will be called for a personal interview based on their performance in the written test.

Final selection of candidates shall be done based on the following weightage parameters:

  • Experience – 5%
  • Written test – 60%
  • Interview – 35% (Technical proficiency – 25% & Personality communication – 10%)

The candidates will also have the option to choose the interview language i.e. Hindi / English.

The appointment of selected candidates is solely dependent upon their medical fitness fulfillment as per the company’s policy.

RITES Recruitment 2021: Syllabus

The syllabus for the written test is not specified in RITES’ official notification, but it can be predicted by reviewing previous years’ papers. The paper includes questions from five different subjects: general English, general knowledge, quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and a post-related subject (i.e. Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering).

The following table contains common subject-wise topics for the RITES written exam for Engineering posts:

General English General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning
  • Comprehension passage
  • Spot the error
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • One word substitutions
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Spellings
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms
  • Improvement
  • Cloze passage
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Geography
  • General Politics
  • Current events
  • Sports and Games
  • Indian Constitution
  • Economic Scene
  • History
  • Awards and Honors
  • Culture
  • Time & Speed
  • Investment
  • Pictorial Graph
  • Statistical Charts
  • Simplification
  • Geometry
  • Bar Graph
  • Problem On Ages
  • Pie Chart
  • Data Interpretation
  • Fundamental Arithmetical operations
  • Algebra
  • Number Systems
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • HCF & LCM
  • Area
  • Percentages
  • Number Ranking
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Embedded Figures etc.
  • Problem Solving
  • Directions
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mirror Images
  • Arrangements
  • Blood Relations
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Analogies
  • Visual Memory
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Alphabet Series

Topics of respective post’s subject:

Civil Engineer Electrical Engineer Mechanical Engineer
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Steel Structures
  • Civil Engineering Materials and Construction
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Estimation, Costing, and Specifications
  • Environmental Studies
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • Surveying
  • PSC Structures
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis
  • Hydrology & Water Resources Engineering
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Electrical Basics.
  • Instruments.
  • Digital Electronics.
  • Microprocessor.
  • Electrical Measurements & Measuring.
  • DC Machine, AC Machine & Transformer.
  • Control System.
  • Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electrical Power.
  • Power Electronics & Drives.
  • Network theory.
  • Circuit Theory.
  • Analog Circuits/ Electronics.
  • Electrical Engineering Materials.
  • Mechanics.
  • Mechanical Measuring Instruments.
  • Engineering Drawing & Design/Design Calculation.
  • Thermal Engineering/ Power Plant Engineering.
  • Manufacturing Processes(Drilling, Milling, Boring)/ Manufacturing Technology.
  • Manufacturing Processes/ Heat & Surface Treatment, Heat & Mass Transfer.
  • Theory of Machine.
  • Production Design.
  • Pneumatics & Hydraulics.
  • Metrology and Measurements/Tolerance Limits, Fits.

RITES Recruitment 2021: Admit Card

RITES has not yet published the notification of the Admit Card for the written test, but it will be published on the website soon, a week or two before the written test.

During the personal interview, candidates must bring self-attested copies of the following documents, as well as a copy of the application form:

  • 2 recent passport size color photographs
  • 12th Certificate (HSC) as the proof of date of birth.
  • Certificates / Marksheets of all the educational qualifications (Xth, XIIth / Diploma (all semesters), Graduation (all semesters))
  • Category Certificate in the prescribed format by Govt. of India (for reserved categories)
  • ID proof & Address proof (Passport, Voter ID, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, etc)
  • PAN Card
  • For proof of their last Salary / CTC, the candidates shall have to submit their last Form no.16 / Salary slip / Earning Card / Appraisal letter / any other suitable document.
  • Any other document in support of your candidature
  • PWD Certificate as per the latest format (if applicable).

RITES Recruitment 2021: Salary

Pay, allowances, and perks for the post of Engineers at RITES are as follows:

Name of Post Engineer
Basic Pay Rs.19,860/- with 1% to 3% increment annually
Allowances 65% in Non-metro cities, 70% in Metro Cities other than Mumbai/Bangalore, and 75% for Mumbai/ Bangalore
Other perks The company would provide Employee’s Medical & Accidental Insurance and would also contribute towards PF @ 12%

Must Read: RITES Result 2021

The final RITES recruitment 2021 result will be available soon on the official website – https://rites.com/. Candidates should keep an eye on the website for more information on the recruitment results.

We have covered complete details on the RITES recruitment 2021. If you have any queries related to the RITES Recruitment Exam, feel free to comment below.

Frequently Answered Questions on RITES Recruitment 2021

How much does an Engineer (Civil, Electrical, & Mechanical) make at RITES?

An Engineer’s basic pay on a contractual basis is Rs.19,860/-, plus other allowances, for a monthly salary of Rs.35,152/- in metro cities.

Can Engineering students from the previous year who have relevant experience apply for this position?

No, according to the announcement, the position requires a minimum of two years of experience following the completion of a qualifying degree. To apply for this job, you must have a minimum of two years of work experience in a relevant field after graduating.

What is the full form of RITES Exam?

Rail India Technical and Economic Service

What should I do if I have a question about the RITES recruitment process?

It is recommended that you read the FAQs on the RITES websites under the career section. If your question is still unanswered, you should contact RITES at their official email address, rectt@rites.com.

What should I do if I’m having trouble paying my fees?

If money is deducted from your bank account, you should wait for 24-48 hours because it may take some time for the transaction to be reflected in the system.

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