CMRL Recruitment 2024 16 Manager Posts; Apply Now!  

CMRL invites Online applications for the recruitment of 16 General Manager, Additional General Manager, Joint General Manager, Manager Signal, Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager & Line Supervisor /Crew Controller Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ https://chennaimetrorail.org/ from 07.02.2024 to 24.03.2024. Before applying for the recruitment, candidates must carefully read the CMRL Manager 2024 notification and ensure their eligibility.

CMRL Recruitment 2024  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:Chennai Metro Rail Limited
Notification No:CMRL/HR/CON/04/2024, dated 07-02-2024 
Job Category:Central Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Contract Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 16 General Manager, Additional General Manager, Joint General Manager, Manager Signal, Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager & Line Supervisor /Crew Controller Posts
Place of Posting: Chennai 
Starting Date: 07.02.2024 
Last Date: 24.03.2024 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website https://chennaimetrorail.org/ 

Latest CMRL Vacancy Details:

CMRL Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI NoName of PostsNo. of Posts
1.General Manager (S & T)01
2.General Manager (AFC, Tele & IT)01
3.Additional General Manager (Signal)01
4.Joint General Manager (AFC, Telecom & IT)01
5.Deputy General Manager Signal01
6.Deputy General Manager Telecom01
7.Deputy General Manager (AFC & IT)01
8.Manager Signal02
9.Manager (Telecom)01
10.Manager (AFC & IT)02
11.Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Signal)01
12.Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Telecom)01
13.Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (AFC & IT)01
14.Line Supervisor /Crew Controller01
 Total16

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

1. General Manager (S & T)
i. Qualification: – Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) / Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE / UGC.
ii. Experience: –
– The candidate must have post qualification experience of minimum 20 years and in case of deputationist, the officer must be an IRSSE / Group ‘A’ / SAG or equivalent grade/rank possessing experience in design, installation, testing, commissioning & operation of Electronic Interlocking for Railway signalling, and automatic signalling system based on AFTC/Axle Counter based track detection. Experience in Train Protection & Warning Systems will be an added advantage
– For Contract basis, Out of 20yrs experience, the candidate must have minimum 15 years of experience in implementation / execution of projects / maintaining assets in Metro Signalling system such as CBTC, distance to go based Metro Sigalling
– Should have experience in tendering and contract management.
– Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, commissioning of LAN/VAN server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance System, wireless transmission system will be an added advantage.
– Experience in Metro Railway project operation of wireless transmission system, AFTC based automatic signalling / CBTC signalling system and centralized operations and mission critical communication systems would be an added advantage
2. General Manager (AFC, Tele & IT) –
i. Qualification: – Must possess B.E/B.Tech in ECE / IT / CSE/ EEE or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC.
ii. Experience: –
For Deputation basis
a) Should be a SAG grade (IRSSE/ITS) Group A officer with minimum of 20 years of experience in Railways or any PSUs or Govt organisation.
b) Shall have experience in design, installation, testing, commissioning & operation of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, SDH & UHF equipment, commissioning of LAN/WAN Server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance system.
c) Should have experience in tendering and contract management.
d) IT & AFC experience shall be an added advantage and is preferable.
For Contract basis: The incumbent must have post qualification Executive experience of minimum 20 years. Out of 20yrs experience, the candidate must have a minimum of 15 years of experience in Contract Management, Installation, testing & commissioning and/or Operation and maintenance of Metro/LRT/High Speed Rail Telecommunication/AFC/IT systems/reputed private organisations
a) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
b) Experience in Metro Railway project operation of wireless transmission system, Data Communication systems required for signaling and centralized operations and mission critical communication systems would be an added advantage.
3. Additional General Manager (Signal) –
i. Qualification: – Must possess B.E/B.Tech in (ECE) / (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage.
ii. Experience: –
For Deputation basis
a) Should be in SG grade (IRSSE) officer in Group A with minimum of 17 years of experience
b) Should possess experience in design, installation, testing, commissioning & operation of Electronic Interlocking for Railway signaling, and automatic signaling system based on AFTC/Axle Counter based track detection. Experience in Train Protection & Warning Systems will be an added advantage.
c) Should have experience in tendering and contract management.
d) Experience in Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, SDH & UHF equipment, commissioning of LAN/WAN Server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance system will be an added advantage.
e) Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, commissioning of LAN/WAN server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance System, wireless transmission system will be an added advantage.
For Contract basis:
a) The incumbent should posses experience in post qualification Executive experience of 17 years and Out of 17 yrs experience, the incumbent must have minimum 12 years of experience in implementation / execution of projects / maintaining assets in Metro Signalling system such as CBTC, distance to go based Metro Sigalling etc in reputed private organizations or Railway Systems /Metro / LRT/ Sub-urban Rail systems.
b) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
c) Should have experience in tendering and contract management.
d) Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, commissioning of LAN/WAN server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance System, wireless transmission system will be an added advantage.
e) Experience in Metro Railway project operation of wireless transmission system, AFTC based automatic signalling /CBTC signalling system and centralized operations and mission critical communication systems would be an added advantage.
For Contract basis:
a) The incumbent should have minimum 15 years of Post Qualification Executive experience in Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway PSUs/ Government Organisation/ Metro related reputed private organisations. Out of 15yrs experience, the candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the following areas:-
b) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
a) The incumbent should have relevant experience in Implementation / Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of AFC/Telecommunication and IT infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway PSU Systems.
b) Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based back-bone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, AFC/IT infrastructure, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be an advantage
c) Should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement.
d) Incumbents with modern urban metro rail systems will be given preference.
4. Joint General Manager (AFC, Telecom & IT) –
i. Qualification: – Must possess B.E/B.Tech in (ECE) / IT / CSE/ (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC.
ii. Experience: –
For Deputation basis
a) Should be in SG grade (IRSSE/ITS) in Group A with minimum of 15 years of experience.
b) The incumbent should have relevant experience in Implementation/ Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of AFC/Telecommunication and IT infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway PSU Systems.
c) Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based back-bone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, AFC/IT infrastructure, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be an added advantage.
d) Applicants should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement
5. Deputy General Manager Signal –
i. Qualification:
a) Must be a B.E/B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) / Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage.
ii. Experience: –
For Deputation basis
a) Should be in JAG grade (IRSSE) with minimum of 6 years of experience in Group-A / 10 years in Group-B.
b) Should have experience in design, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of Electronic Interlocking systems for Railway Application / AFTC based automatic signaling / AFTC or Axle-counter based track detection systems / Train Protection & Warning Systems. Also, should have experience in Technical Tender document preparation / Tender documents submission / Tender Evaluation / Contract Management in the above areas.
c) Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of OFC based back-bone Communication systems, Wi-Fi networks in open bands, MAN/LAN systems, digital/IP exchanges, PA system and Surveillance system in Railway / Industrial environments will be an added advantage.
For Contract basis
a) The incumbent should possess 13 yrs. of post qualification Executive experience, out of 13 years the incumbent must have minimum 7 years of experience in implementation / execution of projects / maintaining assets in Metro Signalling system such as CBTC, distance to go based Metro Signaling in a reputed private organizations or Railway Systems/Metro/LRT/ Sub-urban Rail system
b) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
c) Should have experience in tendering and contract management.
d) Implementation of design, installation, commissioning of backbone OFC, copper or other cable, commissioning of LAN/WAN server, digital/IP exchanges, PA System and Surveillance System, wireless transmission system will be an added advantage.
6. Deputy General Manager Telecom –
i. Qualification: Must be a BE/B.Tech in (ECE/EEE) or combination of any of these disciplines from a Government recognized Institute/ University approved by AICTE / UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage.
ii. Experience: – For Deputation basis
a) Should be in JAG (IRSSE/ITS) grade officer with minimum of 6 years of experience in Group – A / 10 years in Group-B.
b) Applicants should have relevant experience in Implementation/ Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway/ PSU’s/Government Organisations.
c) Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based backbone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be an added advantage.
d) Applicants should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement
e) Candidates with experience of working in modern urban metro rail systems will be given preference.
For Contract basis
a) The incumbent should have minimum 13 years of Post Qualification Executive experience in Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway PSUs/ Government Organization/ large reputed private organizations in the following areas b) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
c) Incumbents should have relevant experience in Implementation/ Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway PSU Systems.
d) Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based back-bone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be required.
e) Applicants should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement.
f) Applicants with experience of working in modern urban metro rail systems will be given preference.  
7. Deputy General Manager (AFC & IT) –
i) Qualification: Must be a BE/ B.Tech in (ECE/EEE/IT/CSE) or combination of any of these disciplines from a Government recognized Institute/ University approved by AICTE/UGC.
ii. Experience: –  
For deputation basis
a) Should be in JAG (IRSSE/ITS) grade officer with minimum of 6 years of experience in Group – A / 10 years in Group-B.
a) Applicants should have relevant experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT & AFC infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway PSU Systems/Government Organisations. Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of AFC Gate and related ticketing systems
b) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT infrastructure of any industry. Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of Networking, Switches, LAN/WAN servers & related Software, Software integration with third party software, Network Security, Cyber Security, ERP implementation will be required.
c) Applicants should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement
d) Applicants with experience of working in modern urban metro rail systems will be given preference.
For Contract basis The incumbent should have minimum 13 years of Post Qualification Executive experience in IT & AFC Infrastructure of Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway / PSUs/ Government Organization/ large reputed private organization in the following areas
a) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 5 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
b) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT & AFC infrastructure,
c) Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of AFC Gate and related ticketing systems
d) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT infrastructure of any industry. Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of Networking, Switches, LAN/WAN servers & related Software, Software integration with third party software, Network Security, Cyber Security, ERP implementation will be required.
8. Manager Signal – Must be a B.E/B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) / Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage. Out of 07yrs experience, the candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the relevant field. The incumbent should posses Minimum 7 years of post Qualification Executive experience in a Railway Systems/Metro/LRT/ Sub-urban Rail systems or a large reputed private organization The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 4 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale. The incumbent should have experience in Contract Management, Installation, testing & commissioning and/or Operation and maintenance of Signalling Systems in Metro/LRT/High speed rail organization or Indian railways.
9. Manager (Telecom) – Must be a BE/B.Tech in (ECE) /(EEE) or combinations of any of these from a Government recognized Institute/ University approved by AICTE/UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage. The incumbent should have minimum 7 years of Post Qualification Executive experience in a Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway / PSUs/ Government Organization/ large reputed private organization in the relevant fields. Out of 07yrs experience, the candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the relevant field The incumbent should be working in the similar grade or have minimum 4 years experience in immediate lower grade/its equivalent scale.
a. Should have relevant experience in Implementation/ Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication infrastructure
b. Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based backbone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be required.
c. Should have experience in Tendering & Contract Management and Procurement.
d. Should have experience of working in modern urban metro rail systems will be given preference.
10. Manager (AFC & IT) – Must be a BE/ B.Tech in (ECE/EEE/IT/CSE) or combination of any of these disciplines from a Government recognized Institute/ University approved by AICTE/UGC. The incumbent should have minimum 7 years of Post Qualification Executive experience in IT & AFC Infrastructure of Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway PSUs/ Government Organization/ large reputed private organization . Out of 07yrs experience, the candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the following areas:-
a) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 4 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
b) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT & AFC infrastructure.
c) Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of AFC Gate and related ticketing systems
d) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT infrastructure of any industry. Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of Networking, Switches, LAN/WAN servers & related Software, Software integration with third party software, Network Security, Cyber Security, ERP implementation will be an added advantage
11. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Signal) – Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) / Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) or a combination of any of these disciplines from a Govt. recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage. The incumbent should have post qualification experience of minimum 04 years for Deputy manager level and 02 years for Assistant Manager level in Contract Management, Installation, testing & commissioning and/or Operation and maintenance of Signalling Systems in Metro/LRT/High speed rail organization, Sub-urban rail, Indian railways or large reputed private organizations Should have been working in similar grade or in immediate lower grade/its equivalent scale (In lower grade minimum 2 years experience for DM Level and 1 year is essential in relevant field for AM Level)
12. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Telecom) – Must be a BE/B.Tech in (ECE/EEE) or combination of any of these disciplines from a Government recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE / UGC. Post graduation in the relevant field is an added advantage. The incumbent should have minimum 04 years of post qualification experience of 04 years for Deputy manager level and 02 years for Assistant Manager level in in Implementation/ Execution of Projects, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication infrastructure of Metro Railway/ Indian Railway/ Railway / PSU Systems / Government Organizations/large reputed private organizations. Experience in Design, Installation, Commissioning of OFC based back-bone communication systems, Digital/IP/Analogue exchanges, Access Control, Display Systems, Wireless transmission systems, Networking, Network Switches, LAN/WAN servers, PA System and Surveillance system in Railway/Industrial environments will be an added advantage. Should have been working in similar grade or in immediate lower grade/its equivalent scale (In lower grade minimum 2 years experience for DM Level and 1 year is essential in relevant field for AM Level)
13. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (AFC & IT) – Must be a BE/ B.Tech in (ECE/EEE/IT/CSE) or combination of any of these disciplines from a Government recognized Institute/ University approved by AICTE/UGC. The incumbent should have Post Qualification experience of minimum 04 years for DM Level and 02years for AM Level in IT & AFC Infrastructure of Metro Rail/ Railway/ Railway PSUs/ Government Organization/ large reputed private organization in the following areas:-
a) The incumbent should be working in a similar position or should have 4 years relevant experience in the immediate lower post/equivalent scale.
b) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT & AFC infrastructure,
c) Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of AFC Gate and related ticketing systems
d) Experience in Planning, Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of IT infrastructure of any industry. Knowledge of Design, Installation, Commissioning of Networking, Switches, LAN/WAN servers & related Software, Software integration with third party software, Network Security, Cyber Security, ERP implementation will be an added advantage
14. Line Supervisor /Crew Controller– Must possess degree in any discipline from a Government recognized Institute / University approved by AICTE/UGC. The incumbent should not exceed 62 years of age as on date of notification should posses minimum 15 years of work experience.Out of 15 years , at least 10 years in Operation control office as Controller / Assistant Chief Controller is essential and must have knowledge in analyzing and generating MIS reports from app-based applications. Should have experience in Supervising the controllers on shift in Operation Control center deputed by Operations & systems department and managing their rosters. Providing access rights to controllers based on their roles, Monitoring & reporting train services punctuality, coordination with maintenance team for power block allocation, Support controllers in traffic regulation, Passenger information communications, decision making in traffic regulation while operating during any failures / degraded mode etc.

Age Limit: (As on 07.02.2024)

1. General Manager (S & T) – Max Age – Min – 45 Max – 55 Years
2. General Manager (AFC, Tele & IT) – Max Age – Min – 45 Max – 55 Years
3. Additional General Manager (Signal) – Max Age – 47 Years
4. Joint General Manager (AFC, Telecom & IT) – Max Age – 43 Years
5. Deputy General Manager Signal – Max Age – 40 Years
6. Deputy General Manager Telecom – Max Age – 40 Years
7. Deputy General Manager (AFC & IT) – Max Age – 40 Years
8. Manager Signal – Max Age – 38 Years
9. Manager (Telecom) – Max Age – 38 Years
10. Manager (AFC & IT) – Max Age – 38 Years
11. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Signal) – Max Age – DM – 35 Years AM – 30 Years
12. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Telecom) – Max Age – DM – 35 Years AM – 30 Years
13. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (AFC & IT) Max Age – DM – 35 Years AM – 30 Years
14. Line Supervisor /Crew Controller- Pay fixation & other norms are as per the extant rules & Policy applicable for retired officials

Salary Details:

1. General Manager (S & T) – Rs.2,25,000/- (Consolidated pay)
2. General Manager (AFC, Tele & IT) – Rs. 2,25,000/-
3. Additional General Manager (Signal) – Rs.1,60,000/-
4. Joint General Manager (AFC, Telecom & IT) – Rs.1,45,000/-
5. Deputy General Manager Signal – Rs.1,25,000/-
6. Deputy General Manager Telecom – Rs.1,25,000/-
7. Deputy General Manager (AFC & IT) – Rs.1,25,000/-
8. Manager Signal – Rs.85,000/-
9. Manager (Telecom) – Rs.85,000/-
10. Manager (AFC & IT) – Rs.85,000/-
11. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Signal) – DM- Rs.75,000/- AM-Rs.62,000/-
12. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (Telecom) – DM- Rs.75,000/- AM-Rs.62,000/-
13. Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager (AFC & IT) – DM- Rs.75,000/- AM-Rs.62,000/-
14. Line Supervisor /Crew Controller- Pay fixation & other norms are as per the extant rules & Policy applicable for retired officials

Selection Process:

CMRL may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Merit List
2. Interview & Medical Examination

Application Fee: 

Unreserved & candidates falling under other category are required to pay/transfer a Nonrefundable fee of Rs.300/- and SC/ST are required to pay/transfer a non-refundable fee of Rs.50/- (for processing & postage charge) in the form online payment through electronic mode to the below mentioned account and upload the NEFT/UPI payment receipt/acknowledgement details in the online application form.

BENEFICIARY NAME: M/S CHENNAI METRO RAIL LIMITED

SBI Account: 00000030990166827

Type of Account: Current Account

IFSC: SBIN0009675

BRANCH: KOYAMBEDU, CHENNAI

How to Apply:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the CMRL website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://chennaimetrorail.org/ from 07.02.2024 to 24.03.2024. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application07.02.2024
Last date for Submission of Application24.03.2024

Official Notification & Application Link:

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