UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023: Exam Date (Out), Eligibility, Vacancy

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023, Exam date was made on December 02, 2022 for 150 vacancies of IRMS Recruitment 2023 on

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The Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) exam date and exam pattern are already out. The announcement about the exam date and new exam pattern was made on December 02, 2022. The detailed notification will be made available to the interested individual on the official website on February 02, 2023. The notification will make people aware of the final dates, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, selection process, and application process.

The UPSC has the responsibility to conduct the IRMS Recruitment special exam. The aspirants still have to do preparations as the exam will take place on May 28, 2023. According to the new selection process, the applicants must first take the UPSC CSE Prelims exam. Then the candidates who will be shortlisted through the screening test will have to give the IRMS Mains exam. After completion of this exam, the qualifying candidates will have to go through an interview round.

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023

Earlier, UPSC IRMS was selected through Civil Services Examination and Indian Engineering Service Exam. The IRMS will conduct with the motive to recruit candidates at all levels such as from Junior Scale to HAG. The UPSC has given the authority to conduct the exam for the candidates for the Ministry of Railways.  Soon, the Union Public Service Commission will announce the details in the notification.

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamIndian Railway Management Service Examination
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
ExaminationUPSC IRMS
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ExaminationOffline

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UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

EventExam Date (Expected)
IRMS NotificationMarch 2022
IRMS Prelims Exam DateWill be updated
IRMS Mains Exam DateTo be announced
IRMS Interview Exam DateTo be updated
IRMS Final ResultTo be announced

UPSC IRMS Recruitment Vacancy 2023

CategoriesNo. of Vacancies
UR (Including EWS)77 
PH (OA and OL)06 
Total 150

UPSC IRMS Eligibility Criteria


The interested candidates should be permanent citizens of India.

Age limit  

The minimum age of the individuals should be 21 years and the maximum age must be 32 years. The age relaxation will be given according to the government rules and regulations.

Backward Classes3 years
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Recruitment Process

The has three stages that are a Preliminary exam, a Mains exam, and an Interview.  The applicant must qualify for all these rounds. After clearing all these rounds the individual will be selected for the post in railways. The individuals who will be selected will be given two years of training. Initially, the selected applicants will be appointed on probation. The probation period can be extended if there will a need to extend the training.

Railway Recruitment (RRB)

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Service

  • Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE)
  • Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE)
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (IRSS)
  • Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE)
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
  • Indian Railway Accounts Services (IRAS)

UPSC IRMS Salary Scale

Grades of Duty post                  DesignationLevel in the pay matrixNumber of Posts
RailwaysRailway Board
ApexChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Member, Director Generallevel 17 (Rs. 225000)7
HAG+General ManagerAdditional Memberlevel 16 (Rs.205400- 224400)59
HAGPrincipal Chief ManagerPrincipal Executive DirectorLevel-15 (Rs.182200- 224100)139
Senior Administrative GradeChief ManagerExecutive Directorlevel 14 (Rs. 144200-218200)791
Non-Functional Selection Grade (NFSG)Deputy Chief ManagerDirectorlevel 13 (Rs. 123100- 215900)2325 # Up to 30% of total
Junior Administrative GradeDeputy Chief ManagerNot Applicablelevel 12 (Rs. 78800- 209200)Posts of Senior Time Scale and above will be in the Non-Functional Selection Grade
Senior Time ScaleSenior Manager or Divisional ManagerNot ApplicableLevel 11 (Rs. 67700- 208700)1395

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

It is necessary to give the IRMS exam and it will be conducted in five fields: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Telecommunication Engineering. There is also the non-technical entry for candidates who have not done engineering but are working hard for civil services.

The candidates who have applied for the exam have to go through three stages that are the Prelims exam, Mains Examination, and Personality test.

  • Prelims exams are objective examinations and multiple-choice questions will be asked.
  • Mains exam will be a subjective examination and there will be no negative marking in this exam. Applicants have to give their best in the mains exam to appear in the next round.
  • Personality Test– this is the final stage of the IRMS recruitment exam. The candidates who will qualify for the written exam will be called for this interview round. The individuals will be marked out of 200 marks in this round.  The panel will assess the following skills of the candidates such as suitability of the candidate for a career in the public service sector, Mental caliber or Mental alertness, Leadership Qualities, Initiative & Intellectual Curiosity, Mental & Physical energy, and Other social traits and interesting current affairs.

After qualifying all stages, the selected candidates will be called for a medical test. The authorities will prepare the final merit list after all rounds and the individuals who will be selected will be allocated departments.

UPSC IRMS Documents Required

  • An active mobile number
  • A valid email ID
  • Banking Details
  • Marksheets and Certificates
  • Scanned copy of the signature
  • Scanned passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned copy of a photo-ID proof
  • Reservation Category (if any)
  • Specifications for Scanned Documents
  • The photograph should be the latest one.
  • The background of the photo should be white.
  • The candidates should do their signatures on white paper using back or blue ink.
  • The scanned copy of the Photo ID Card should be in PDF format.

Central Railway Recruitment

UPSC IRMS Procedure to Apply Online

  • Firstly, go to the official website of IRMS,
  • The home page of the website will open on the screen.
  • You will find the link to apply for the exam on the homepage.
  • Click on the option to ‘register’ on the screen.
  • Then enter the details like name, parents’ name, nationality, gender, date of birth, email address, mobile number, etc.
  • The registration number and password will be generated.
  • You will receive the registration number and password on the given mobile number and email ID.

UPSC IRMS Recruitment 2023 Application Form

  • Firstly, go to the official website of IRMS,
  • The home page of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now you have to log in by registration number and password.
  • Application form will open on the screen, fill the form by entering all required details.
  • Upload the scanned documents, signature, and photograph.
  • Recheck the filled application form before submission.
  • Complete the payment procedure.
  • At last, click on submit option on the screen.
  • You can take print of the application form for future use.

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