The Railway Recruitment Board, Chandigarh was established in the year 1983. This RRB functions under over all supervision of the Railway Recruitment Control Board, Railway Board (Ministry of Railways), New Delhi. The RRCB formulates policy guidelines and also evaluates / monitors the working of RRBs.

The Main objective of the RRBs is to recruit and make available the right kind of manpower at the right time to the different units of the Railways as per their requirements.

Jurisdiction and Functions
Keeping the above objective in view, the RRB/Chandigarh is presently catering to the requirements of the following Divisions/Units by recruiting qualified personnel for various Group ‘C’ posts in the Railways:-

1. Delhi Division, Northern Railway
2. Ambala Division, Northern Railway
3. Headquarter Office, Northern Railway
4. Diesel-loco Modernization Works, Patiala
5. Genl Store ant Printing Press, Shakurbasti
6. Jagadhari and Kalka Workshops.
7. Chief Medical Director, Northern Railway

This RRB has always been striving for excellence and high standards of efficiency in discharge of its duties by consistently evaluating its performance and making constant improvements, wherever necessary. The entire recruitment process at this RRB is computerized and streamlined in such a manner that imparts a fair amount of objectivity, fairness and transparency to the entire system, which, in fact, is necessary to inspire the confidence of the common in this organization.

This RRB is presently headed by the Chairman, assisted by an Assistant Secretary and a team of very dedicated staff.