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Indian Railways Reviews

Updated 14 August 2018
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Indian Railways Minister for Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
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Pros
  • "Job security , central government employee status, salary on time" (in 16 reviews)

  • "all things are best, getting a good salary ,less work load, no dictatorship" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working environment may or may not be satisfying according to your department" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Work-Life balance is not good and one has to work sometimes for weeks without much sleep" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - SSE in Kamrup
    Current Employee - SSE in Kamrup
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Govt job, good salary, medical

    Cons

    No promotion timely, office culture need to improve

    Advice to Management

    Promotion at time for better efficiency


  2. "Chief engineer planning central railway Mumbai"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Indian Railways full-time

    Pros

    Class I job with pension , medical, free travel in india facilities

    Cons

    Already retired on superannuation. Enjoying pension, medical. and travelling facility in India for self and wife.

    Advice to Management

    Respectable job.

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways part-time

    Pros

    Working in railway is one if dream. And also playing for railway team is good

    Cons

    Due to caste, talented people are ignored


  4. "Satisfactory"

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    Current Employee - IRSME in New Delhi
    Current Employee - IRSME in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent routine
    Makes life easy and money enough to live happily

    Cons

    Status quoist, red tapism, inefficient system


  5. "IRSME GROUP A GAZZETED SERVICE"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Works Manager in Bhopal
    Current Employee - Works Manager in Bhopal
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Group A service(At par with civil services)
    Perks- Government accomodation ,government vehicle after 6 years service,HRA,Travelling allowance, 6 set all india free rail passes for self and family,4 set All India Privillege ticket orders(1/3 of basic fare charge) for self and family.
    Managerial and technical work.
    opportunities to pursue higher studies in india as well as abroad after joining(MS and M.Tech with Scholarship)

    Cons

    Transferable job- every 3-4 years
    Place of posting may no always be upto ones liking
    24 X 7 working with 8-9 hours fixed working hours.Administration has the right to call on duty at odd hours in case of emergencies such as accidents,derailments,excessive punctuality losses or failures.


  6. "Full Time job at Indian Railways"

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    Current Employee - Loco Pilot in Bina, Madhya Pradesh
    Current Employee - Loco Pilot in Bina, Madhya Pradesh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary
    Healthcare Facilities
    Bonuses
    Housing facilities
    Childcare Facilities

    Cons

    Bad working Culture,Delays in Promotions


  7. "It's permanent government job. I am enjoying my job"

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    Former Employee - Station Manager in Vasad
    Former Employee - Station Manager in Vasad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Indian Railways full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Government job and you learn leaderships etc.

    Cons

    Its transferable job so effect on children education

    Advice to Management

    Pl make the promotion in time and not harrest any employees

  8. "Works as a loco pilot in indian railway feels proud... But its very tough job.."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time

    Pros

    Very challenging and tuff job... The one who loved it should join it...

    Cons

    No timing of job... Always traveling... Night duty...

    Advice to Management

    Good for diploma holders only


  9. "Job profile is not so good.You can't discover more things."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time

    Pros

    A constant and hefty salary.

    Cons

    A lot of politics in work and also it's Soo boring.

    Advice to Management

    At least have some concern for your employees.


  10. "Very good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Account Officer in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Account Officer in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Railways full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very good place to work

    Cons

    Some time over work burden

    Advice to Management

    Be more practical


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