Southern Railway General Departmental Competitive Exam 2016
It is proposed to fill up 25% of the net Direct Recruitment Quota vacancies in the categories of Commercial Clerk in Pay Band 5200-20200 + GP 2000/-, Ticket Examiner in Pay Band 5200-20200 + GP 1900/- and Clerk-cum-Typist in Pay Band 5200-20200 + GP 1900/- under General Departmental Competitive Examination in Southern Railway.
1. Department : Commercial
Name of Post : Commercial Clerk
Southern Railway Pay Scale for Commercial Clerk 2016 : 5200 – 20200/-
Southern Railway Commercial Clerk Grade Pay 2016 : 2000/-
SR Railway Commercial Clerk Vacancies 2016 : 16 (SC-03, ST-02, OBC-04, UR-07)
2. Department : Commercial
Name of Post : Ticket Examiner
Salary for Southern Railway Ticket Examiner 2016 : 5200 – 20200/-
Southern Railway Grade Pay for Ticket Examiner 2016 : 1900/-
Vacancy for SR Railway Ticket Examiner 2016 : 61 (SC-14, ST-05, OBC-09, UR-33)
3. Department : General
Name of Post : Clerk-cum-Typist
Southern Railway Clerk-cum-Typist Scale of Pay 2016 : 5200 – 20200/-
Grade Pay for Southern Railway Clerk-cum-Typist 2016 : 1900/-
SR Railway Vacancy for Clerk-cum-Typist 2016 : 40 (SC-10, ST-09, OBC-07, UR-14)
In terms of Board’s instructions, “only employees working in Lower Grade than the Grade for which GDCE is held will be allowed in the GDCE”.
All the serving regular Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ employees of Southern Railway working in all departments / Branches of Head Quarters / Divisions / Extra Divisions, Construction units and ICF / PER in Pay Band 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of 1900/- and below (for the post of Commercial Clerk in GP 2000/-) and with GP 1800/- (for the post of Ticket Examiner and Clerk-cum-Typist in GP 1900/-) (except RPF / RPSF) with the following Educational qualification and age are eligible to apply.
Southern Railway GDCE Eligibility 2016 :
- Qualification for SR Railway Commercial Clerk 2016 :
12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen and for candidates who are graduates.
- Southern Railway Ticket Examiner Qualification 2016 :12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen and for candidates who are graduates.
- Southern Railway Qualification for Clerk-cum-Typist 2016 :12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen and for candidates who are Graduates. Typing proficiency of 30 w.p.m. in English / 25 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer / Typewriter.
Southern Railway GDCE Age Limit 2016 :
Age as on (01st July, 2016)
Community : SC / ST
Age (in years) : 47
Community : OBC
Age (in years) : 45
Community : UR
Age (in years) : 42
Eligible Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ regular employees may submit their Southern Railway applications in the enclosed prescribed format, after duly filling all the columns, including their option of categories and the same shall be verified and certified in the appropriate column by the concerned Supervisory Officials. Any information given in the application, if found false or incorrect at a later stage will result in disqualification of candidates, apart from initiation of disciplinary action.
The eligible volunteers should send their application duly filled in & certified by Supervisory Officials in the prescribed format directly to RRC / Chennai to the address mentioned below by post or in person. The last date and time for receipt of applications in Southern Railway GDCE RRC / Chennai is 01st August, 2016 at 17.30 hours. The last date & time for receipt of application in Southern Railway GDCE RRC is “SACRO SANCT”. There is no need to attach the attested copies of certificates in proof of their passing Matriculation, +2 / Pre-Degree and Degree in any discipline for educational qualifications and Community Certificate in the case of SC /ST / OBC, which will be called and verified for the qualified candidates during document verification.
“The Assistant Personnel Officer,
Railway Recruitment Cell,
No.5, Dr. P.V. Cherian Cresent Road,
Behind Ethiraj College,
Egmore, Chennai 600 008”.
The Southern Railway GDCE applications received will be treated as “Invalid / Ineligible” on the following grounds :
- Applications not in the prescribed format / missing columns
- Incomplete / ineligible applications
- Applications unsigned / signed in capital letter
- Applications with Left Hand Thumb Impression not affixed / blurred / smudged
- Applications of over-aged candidates
- Applications received after closing dates
- Application without verification and certification of Supervisory Officials.
As the vacancies of Commercial Clerk, Ticket Examiner and Clerk-cum-Typist under GDCE are assessed covering all Divisions / Units of Southern Railway, the employees who are selected are liable to be posted to any division / Units of Southern Railway. Those who are not willing for posting involving transfer need not apply.
The allotment of division of the selected employees will be at the discretion of the Administration, subject to availability of GDCE quota vacancies. The applicants cannot claim for posting as per their choice.
The Southern Railway GDCE will consist of Written / Online examination, Typing Skill Test where applicable, Verification of certificates and Medical Examination. The panel will be formed strictly in the order of merit. The standard of the written examination under GDCE shall be that prescribed for Direct Recruitment Quota on open competition for these posts.
Only employees who opt for Clerk-cum-Typist will be subjected to the Typing Skill Test held there after.
Only those candidates who secure the requisite qualifying marks in the Southern Railway GDCE Written examination are eligible to be empanelled for appointment as Commercial Clerk, Ticket Examiner and Clerk-cum-Typist on the basis of marks obtained in the written examination. They should also be fit in the prescribed Medical Classification as mentioned below, before they are appointed.
- Ticket Examiner BEE TWO
- Commercial Clerk CEE ONE
- Clerk-cum-Typist CEE ONE
The final category wise empanelment for the Southern Railway GDCE vacancies notified would be as per eligibility & merit.