South Central Railway Recruitment 2015 for Technician Grade III ( Power Maintenance )
South Central Railway,
Office of the Divisional Railway Manager,
4th Floor, Sanchalan Bhavan,
Sub : Formation of panel for filling up the post of Technician Grade III / Power Maintenance wing in PB – 1 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of 1900/- against 25% LDCE quota / qualified staff quota in Electrical / GS Department on Secunderabad Division – Reg.
It is proposed to form a panel for filling up of 13 ( Thirteen ) vacancies of Technician Grade III in Power Maintenance wing of Electrical ( GS ) Department on SC Division in Pay Band – 1 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of 1900 against 25% LDCE quota / qualified staff quota by calling applications from volunteers from amongst the serving employes i.e Helper Grade I of Power Maintenance and Helper II who have rendered 03 years of regular service semi-skilled and unskilled staff / Helper Grade I of Power Maintenance and Helper Grade II in Grade Pay of 1800/- working in Electrical ( GS ) department of SC Division possessing the educational qualifications and fulfilling the service conditions as detailed below. The employees working as Helper I in PB – I 5200 – 20200 + 1800 ( GP ) in AC and Train Lighting wings are not eligible.
The break up of vacancies is as under :
|No. of Vacancies||10||02||01||13|
2. SCR Technician Grade III Power Maintenance Eligibility and Service Conditions of Staff 2015 :
All serving employees i.e. Helper Grade I of Power Maintenance and Helper II ( semi-skilled and unskilled staff / Helper Grade I of PM and Helper Grade II ) possessing the qualifications prescribed under act apprenticeship in the relevant trade or matriculation with three years of service are eligible to volunteer for the selection.
Employees belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe possessing the requisite qualification will be eligible for being considered against vacancies reserved, should have completed a minimum of one year’s regular service i.e. SC / ST group D staff will be eligible for consideration in the selection for probation in recruitment grade. The probation period in recruitment grade is 2 years from date of regular appointment. ( Rly. Bd’s lr no E(NG)1/96/PM7/56, dtd. 03.04.1993, CPO/SC’s SC No 83/2003 ).
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E (NG)I/2005/PM1/52, dated 22.08.2006, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.131/2006, the cut-off date for determining the eligibility of the staff should be the date of issue of notification. As such, the volunteering employees should stand fulfill the service conditions of age and educational qualifications and other service conditions as on the date of notification i.e. as on 04.06.2015.
In the case of staff who are appointed as substitutes and subsequently regularized in a Group “D” posts are required to fulfill the service condition of three years counted from the date of regularization.
Note : In respect of employees who have reported / joined on this division on inter railway request transfer / inter divisional request transfer on bottom seniority, the service rendered in the old unit will count for the purpose of qualifying service for promotion in the new seniority unit provided.
- he / she is otherwise eligible to be considered for the selection to Group ‘C’ post as per extant rules; and
- the category in which he / she was working in the old unit is an eligible category for the selection / post in the new unit also. [ Authority CPO / SC's S.C.No.41/2006 & 117/2006 ].
3. Mode of SCR Technician Grade III Power Maintenance Selection 2015 :
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E(NG)I/2000/PM1/41, dated 20.08.2003, S.C.N.144/2003, the positive act of selection to assess the professional ability of the candidate shall consist of only written test. The candidate has to obtain a minimum of 60% marks in professional ability for being considered for further selection process of perusal of service record. The post of Technician Grade III in PM wing being classified as “Safety Category post” there is no relaxation in qualifying marks to employees belonging to the category of SC / ST and hence they are also required to secure 60% marks in the written examination.
4. Procedure for SCR Technician Grade III Power Maintenance Written Examination 2015 :
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E (NG)I-2006/PM1/18, dated 30.08.2006, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.142/2006, the written examination consists of objective as well as narrative type questions. There will be no negative marks for objective questions. In cases where written test is held as part of the selection for promotion the objective type of questions will be for about 50% ( in the range of 45% to 55% ) of the total marks for the written test.
In terms of instructions contained in CPO/SC’s S.C.No.47/96, questions on official language will form part of the professional ability for 10% of total marks. The questions on official language policy are compulsory but there shall not be any compulsion on the part of the candidates to answer such questions.
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E(NG)I-2004/PM1/25, dated 21.09.2004, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.180/2004, the question paper for written test held as part of selection / LDCE should be to test the ability of the candidates to tackle the practical problems and will be on practical basis. However, the candidates will also be tested on theoretical knowledge where ever required.
5. Pre Selection Coaching :
In terms of instructions contained in Railway Board’s Lr.No.88-E(SCT)I/42/2, dated 8/11.01.1991., CPO/SC’s S.C.No 73/91, pre selection / pre promotion training to SC / ST employees is to be conducted covering the syllabus of the examination for selection to safety category post and will be imparted for a period of 3 to 4 weeks. After completion of the pre selection coaching, a certificate has to be issued by the controlling officer to the effect that all the eligible SC / ST employees have been imparted pre selection coaching for a period of 3 to 4 weeks covering the syllabus prescribed for the examination. In case if any employee expressed his unwillingness for pre-selection coaching a written declaration to that effect may be forwarded to this office for record.
6. Question Bank :
In terms of railway board’s Lr.No.E (NG) I-2006/PM1/34, dated 06.11.2006, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.196/2006, updated Question banks covering the complete syllabus will be provided to the staff concerned or the same can be downloaded from the official website of www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in It is further advised that there will not be any mandatory limit of questions from the question banks. It is the duty of the controlling officer / supervisor to ensure that the question bank is circulated to all the eligible staff and postponement of selection due to non-circulation of question banks will be viewed seriously.
7. Date of SCR Technician Grade III Power Maintenance Examination 2015 :
The date, venue and time of examination will be intimated separately. However, it is to be advised to the volunteering staff that there will be no supplementary examination to the absentees in the main examination since the selection is by calling volunteers.
8. Procedure for Drawal of Panel :
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E(NG)I-2008/PM7/4 SLP, dated 19.06.2009, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.95/2009, and in view of the clarification issued by the Railway Board to GM/ICF under Lr.No.E(NG)I-2008/PM7/4-SLP, dated 12.01.2011, the final panel of selected candidates will be drawn in the order of merit based on aggregate marks of ‘Professional ability’ and ‘Record of Service’, since the zone of consideration is not confined to three times the number of staff to be empanelled and candidates being called from different categories from different departments / within the same department, as the case may be. However, a candidate must secure a minimum of 60% marks in the ‘Professional ability’ and 60% marks in the aggregate, for being placed on the panel and final empanelment is subject to the availability of vacancies. There will be no classification as “Outstanding”.
9. Notifying to the Staff :
In terms of Railway Board’s Lr.No.E(NG)I-72/PM1/166, dated 26.06.1972, CPO/SC’s S.C.No.213/72, the Senior Subordinate / Supervisor concerned has to furnish a certificate that “the eligible candidates were duly notified the holding of the test and asked to submit their applications giving willingness or otherwise in writing” and forward the same to Sr.DPO/SC. It should be the personal responsibility of the Senior Subordinate / Supervisor to complete the formality in this respect. It is further advised that any other communication received in respect of the selection should invariably be intimated to all the eligible employees. In case of non receipt of any communication the same may be obtained from the personnel department or from the Controlling Officer. Any laxity in this regard will be viewed seriously.
10. Additional Relevant Information for Guidance to the Staff :
The apportionment of marks under the head of “Professional Ability” and “Record of Service” is 85 and 15 respectively to assess the suitability of the candidates for considering for empanelment to the post of Technician Grade III in Power Maintenance wing of Electrical GS Department.
The “Professional Ability” will be assessed based on the marks secured by the individual employee in the written examination held as part of selection.
The apportionment of 15 marks under the head of “Record of Service” will be assessed as per the entries available in the Service Register with respect to the academic / technical qualifications, awards and punishments.
The marks will be added for each individual cash award / merit certificate issued during the Railway Week Celebrations preceding three years at Divisional level. Zonal level and at Railway Board level. i.e at the level of DRM / HOD / PHOD / GM / Railway Board. Similarly, marks will be deducted for each minor / major penalty imposed preceding three years.
11. Training of the empanelled Staff :
The empanelled staff possessing the qualification of ITI / Course completed act apprenticeship in the relevant trade in the railway establishment may be subject to trade test and those possessing the same may be promoted as Technician ( Trade ) in PB – 1 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of 1900/-.
Such of the empanelled staff who do not possess the qualification of ITI / Course completed act apprenticeship in the relevant trade in the Railway establishment will be imparted training for a period of six months. On completion of the training the staff will be subjected to trade test and such of them as pass the trade test will be promoted as Technician ( Trade ) in GP 1900/-.
The employees who fail in the trade test will be subjected to the trade test after a gap of six months and they will be promoted if they pass the trade test. Those failing in the trade test so held will be required to appear in the selection afresh as and when held. They will not, however, be required to be subjected to training again.
12. Last Date for Submission of SCR Technician Grade III Power Maintenance Applications 2015 :
The willing and eligible volunteers have to submit their applications in prescribed performa to their controlling supervisors on or before 06.07.2015. The controlling officer has to forward all the applications in one bunch to Sr.DPO/SC together with DAR/SPE/Vig clearance on or before 13.07.2015. The applications received after the last date will summarily be rejected without assigning any reasons. The candidate should necessarily fill all the relevant columns and strike out the inapplicable columns indicating as “NA.”