Central Railway 2021 Recruitment Notification. Central Railway has released official notification for the job openings of Contract Medical Practioner positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 18th February, 2022.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Contract Medical Practioner - 13 Posts

Job Location - Mumbai

Other Qualification Details :-

In terms of Railway Board's letter No. 2020/E(GR)II/COVID-19/WFH/1 DATED 30/04/2021 the scheme for engagement of CMPs is extended up to 31.03.2022. Online recorded WhatsApp video call interviews will be held to engage the CMPs from open market on full time contract basis who fulfill the eligibility criteria specified below up to 31.03.2022 or till the pandemic of Covid-19 continues whichever is earlier with the same terms as contained in Board's letters cited above. It may please be noted that this is purely a temporary measure, after which status quo ante will be restored. The engagement will be offered purely on contract basis till 31.03.2022 or till the pandemic of Covid-19 continues whichever is earlier. Preference will be given to those, who can join the Divisional Railway Hospital, Kalyan, immediately.


1. Name of the Post: Contract Medical Practioners

2. No of Post: Total vacancies notified are 13, which will be filled from Open Market

3. Remuneration:

a. CMP: Rs. 75000/- per month

b. Retired Railway Doctors: Rs. 75000/- per month (for Retired Railway Doctors, subject to the condition that the remuneration plus pension shall not exceed the last pay drawn and the all other usual terms and condition shall apply to both)

4. Educational/ Professional Qualifications: Degree in Medicine i.e. MBBS (recognized by the Medical Council of India, included in the first or second schedule or part eleven, of the third schedule (other than the Licentiate qualifications to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956). Holders of educational qualifications in part II of the third schedule should also fulfil the condition stipulated in Section 13 (3) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Candidates should have satisfactorily completed the compulsory Rotatory Internship.

a) For Specialists: Degree in medicine i.e., MBBS recognised by the Medical Council of India A Post Graduate Qualification in the relevant subject/ field recognized by the Medical Council of India. 3 years' experience in Clinical work after Post Graduation in the speciality concerned as on the date of interview is desirable.

5. Doctors serving under State/ Central Govt./ Public Sector undertaking etc. may apply with NOC from the respective organizations.

6. Doctors while applying should indicate past service along with experience certificate, if any including the period of contract put in by them on all over Indian Railways.

7. Interview will be on recorded WhatsApp conference call from designated number.

8. Applicants may send their application in standard format on a designated e- mail id along with all the relevant documents.

9. Verification of documents of only selected candidates will be done at the time of joining and in case of doubt the candidates in the waiting list will be called for joining.

10. Since, the posts are over and above the vacancy as per local requirement due to exigencies on temporary measure; no prescribed community distribution (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) is applicable.


For open market CMP: Not exceeding 53 years as on date of notification relaxation for SC ST Ex Servicemen 5 ears and OBC 3 years, For Retired Railway Doctors: Below 65 years of age as on date of notification

Note :-

1. Contract can be terminated by the Railway at any time during the contract period by giving 15 days notice without assigning any reason.

2. Retired Doctors (CMPs) who enter into contract with the Railway will not have any claim or right for his/her continuity in service or automatic extension of the term of contract. Services rendered as full-time contract Doctors will not have any bearing in respect of considering of their period in regular selection through UPSC, nor will it confer any right for regularization or absorption.

3. The vacancy is provisional and may increase or decrease as per administrative necessity. There may be 'wait-listed/ stand-by' candidates against the notified panel/ select list who may be engaged as per necessity.

4. The engagement of contract Medical Practitioner would be on full time contract basis for a period upto 31.03.2022 only from the date of joining.

5. Period of Contract:- The above mentioned engagement is purely a temporary measure up to 31.03.2022 or till the pandemic of Covid-19 continues whichever is earlier.

6. Doctors will be utilized in Quarantine, isolation centres and any other unit depending on the local requirement for handling COVID- 19 pandemic.

7. Daily rate of deduction from the pay, for absence will be made on pro-rata basis.

Selection Process :-

Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

Steps to Apply :-

1. Date of sending the application on designated Email ID- [email protected] Up to 18:00 hrs of every Friday

2. Date of Scrutiny of Documents Following Monday

3. Date of Recorded WhatsApp conference call interview of selected candidates: Between 09:30 hrs& 18:00 hrs Following Wednesday

Official Notification