West Central Railway RRC Recruitment 2014 for Erstwhile Group D Posts
West Central Railway,
Railway Recruitment Cell,
RB-lll/422/1-2, Nehru Railway Colony,
Madhya Pradesh – 482 001.
Website : www.wcr.indianrailways.gov.in
WCR Railway Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Recruitment 2014
Closing Date & Time : 15.01.2014, 18.00 hrs
1.1 Applications for WCR Railway recruitment on good quality plain paper, in the given format are invited from the citizens of India and from such other persons declared eligible by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt, of India for filling up posts in Pay Band-I of 5200- 20200, Grade Pay of 1800 ( Erstwhile Group ‘D’ ) categories in West Central Railway.
1.2 The application in prescribed format may be sent by ordinary post to Assistant Personnel Officer ( Recruitment ), Railway Recruitment Cell, West Central Railway, RB-lll/422/1-2, Nehru Railway Colony, Howbagh, Jabalpur ( M.P. ) 482 001 or dropped in the Application Drop Box kept in the Railway Recruitment Cell, West Central Railway, RB-lll/422/1-2, Nehru Railway Colony, Howbagh, Jabalpur up to 18.00 hours of the closing date i.e. 15.01.2014 on all working days i.e. except Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.
1.3 For candidates staying in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachai Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep islands, closing date will be 30.01.2014 up to 18.00 hrs.
1.4 Applications received after closing date and time will not be entertained.
1.5 Date and time of written examination / PET etc. will be fixed on administrative feasibility. No request for change of time, date and centre of examination will be entertained on any account.
1.6 Please note that Written Examination will be held on the same dates simultaneously by all the railways. Candidates qualifying in the written test will be called for the PET. Candidates should keep this in mind before applying for any particular Notification.
2. Name & community wise distribution of posts for which recruitment is being made in WCR :
|Sr. No.||Name of the Post||Pay Band & GP||Vacancies||Physically Handicapped||Medical Standard||Stages of Examination|
|1||Trackmen Helper, Khalasi, Parcel Porter, Safaiwalas, Assistant. Pointsman etc.||5200-20200 with GP 1800/-||1823||544||271||976||903||4517||45||45||45||135||A-ll & below||
Note : The physically handicapped candidates will be posted against the posts suitable for such candidates as identified by Railway Ministry.
- The vacancies indicated above are tentative and may be changed category / community wise at any stage of recruitment.
- The vacancies shown above for PH categories are not separate but included in the total number of vacancies.
- Vacancies kept reserved for Ex-servicemen quota will be filled up through Ex-servicemen only.
Abbreviations : (1) SC-Scheduled Caste. (2) ST – Scheduled Tribe. (3) OBC – Other Backward Classes. (4) UR- Unreserved. (5) Ex. SM-Ex Serviceman. (6) RRC-Railway Recruitment Cell. (7) WCR-West Central Railway. (8) AF- Application Form. (9) PET – Physical Efficiency Test. (10) OH – Orthopaedically Handicapped. (11) HH – Hearing Handicapped. (12) VH – Visually Handicapped. (13) SRE – Serving Railway Employee.
3. Educational Qualification : Minimum 10th Class Pass or ITI or equivalent. Those candidates who are appearing in and / or awaiting results of final examination of class 10* or ITI or equivalent are not eligible. Academic qualification must be from recognized Educational institution / Board, otherwise candidature will be rejected. Candidates having higher educational qualification may also apply.
4. Age Limit for RRC WCR Group D Jobs including Relaxation Provisions :
4.1 For all the above vacancies, the age limit will be 18 to 33 years and will be reckoned as on 01.01.2014.
4.2 The upper age limit will be relaxed as under, subject to the production of requisite certificates,
- By Five years for SC / ST and by Three years for OBC candidates in possession of valid certificate issued by the appropriate authority,
- By Ten years ( 15 years for SC / STs and 13 years for OBCs ) for persons with disability in possession of valid disability certificate issued by medical board duly constituted by the Central or State Government,
- Serving Railway Employees including Casual Labours or substitutes, if any, working in Railways who have put in a minimum of Three years service will be given age relaxation up to overall age limit of 40,43 & 45 years in case of General, OBC and SC / ST candidates, respectively,
- In case of staff of Quasi Administrative Offices of Railway Organisation such as Railway Canteens, Railway Institutes and Railway Co-operative societies who have put in 3 years service, relaxation of age will be given to the extent of service rendered by them subject to a maximum of 05 years,
- Widows and Divorced women who have judicially separated from their husbands and not remarried, will be given relaxation in age up to 35,38 and 40 years in case of General, OBC and SC / ST candidates, respectively,
- Relaxation of Five years will be given to the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 1″ day of January ’80 to the 31″ day of December 89, subject to production of a residential certificate from the competent authority of the State of Jammu and Kashmir,
- The upper age limit is relaxable for Ex-servicemen up to the extent of service rendered in Defence Forces plus 3 years provided they have put in a minimum of 6 months attested service. Ex-Servicemen who have already joined the Govt, service on civil side after availing of other benefits given to them as Ex-servicemen for further employment cannot claim Ex-Servicemen status for the purpose of this recruitment and such a person will be deemed to be civil employee and will accordingly be entitled to only such of the benefits like relaxation of age etc. as admissible to Civil Employees.
- No age relaxation is allowed to SC / ST / OBC candidates applying against unreserved posts. They will have to compete with UR candidates.
4.3 Proof of Age :
- Birth Certificate issued by appropriate authority or
- Matric certificate issued by recognized Board or equivalent or
- School leaving certificate countersigned by Inspector of Schools/District Educational Officer etc.
5. Examination Fees for RRC WCR Group D Exam 2014 :
5.1 No examination fees for SC / ST / Ex-Servicemen / Physically Handicapped / Women / Minorities / Economically Backward classes candidates having annual income less than 50,000/-.
5.2 Examination fee for unreserved and OBC candidates is f 100/- ( One Hundred only ).
5.3 The examination fees is non-refundable. The Examination fee should be paid in the form of Crossed Demand Draft from any Nationalized Bank or Crossed Indian Postal Order from any Post Office, not issued before 14.12.2013, drawn in favourof ‘FA&CAO, West Central Railway Jabalpur’ and payable at Jabalpur.
5.4 The candidate should write the Employment Notice No., for “Erstwhile Group-D” Pay Band – 5200-20200 / Grade Pay- 1800/- and postal address in the reverse of the Bank Draft / Front side at the space provided in the Indian Postal Orders.
5.5 Remittance of examination fees in any other form except Bank Draft / Indian Postal Order will not be accepted.
5.6 The particulars of Bank Drafts / IPOs submitted as examination fee should also be indicated at the prescribed place in the application form.
5.7 An application not accompanied with Bank Draft / IPO of requisite amount wherever required toward examination fees will be summarily rejected.
5.8 Minorities mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zoroastrians ( Parsis ). For claiming waiver of examination fees, Minorities candidates should furnish “Self Declaration” as mentioned in Annexure-III along with application form. At the time of document verification such candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish ‘minority community declaration’ affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper that he / she belongs to above minority community. If the affidavit is not produced during verification, the candidature will be rejected.
5.9 Economically backward classes mean the candidates whose annual family income is less than 50,000/-. They have to submit income certificate along with application in the prescribed format as shown in the Annexure-IV on the letterhead of issuing authority.
6. Application Form for West Central Railway Recruitment 2014 :
6.1 Candidate should carefully read the instructions in this Employment Notice for filling up Application Form ( AF ).
6.2 Application Form should be made on a good quality white paper of A4 size ( 210mm x 297mm ) on a separate single sheet using One side only.
6.3 The candidate should use the same format published in the Employment Notice. Application having any change in the format will be rejected.
6.4 The candidates have to fill up required information with Blue / Black Ball Point Pen in his / her own handwriting legibly in capital letters only.
6.5 The application should be written either in English or Hindi but not in any other language. Use correct codes wherever indicated. Use only international numerals ( i.e. 1,2,3 etc. ). The application must be duly dated and signed by the candidate. Application filled in any language other than Hindi / English and by any person other than the applicant will be rejected summarily, even if, it is detected at a subsequent stage of the recruitment process.
6.6 Candidate should mention “Application for recruitment in Pay Band-I of 5200-20200 Grade Pay of 1800 ( Erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts ) West Central Railway” along with community as applicable ( i.e. SC / ST / OBC / UR ) on the top of the envelope containing the application. Ex-servicemen Persons should mention ‘Ex-Servicemen’ and Physically handicapped persons should mention ‘Physically Handicapped Candidate’ at the top right of the envelope. Each cover should contain one application only. In case more than one application is sent in one cover, all such applications will be rejected.
6.7 The candidate should send application duly filled in along with required documents by Ordinary Post, so as to reach RRC / WCR office up to the closing date & time positively. Application received after due date, for any reason whatsoever, will not be considered. Speed Post / Courier / Registered AD envelops will not be acknowledged and will be treated as received under Ordinary Post.
6.8 Candidates must ensure that spellings of their name, father’s name and other particulars filled in the application form should be strictly in conformity with the original certificates.
7. Recruitment Procedure :
7.1 Selection procedure will consist of written test of 100 multiple choice questions to be solved in 90 minutes, followed by physical efficiency test. Physical efficiency test will be of qualifying nature only. Merit will be decided on marks obtained in written test.
7.2 Physical Efficiency Test ( For all categories except PH Categories ) : The candidate should be able to perform the following physical test :
Male Candidates : Should be able to run a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes & 15 seconds in one chance.
Female Candidates : Should be able to run a distance of 400 meters in 3 minutes & 10 seconds in one chance. Physically Handicapped
candidates are given relaxation in terms of exemption from Physical efficiency test thus they will be considered against PH quota only.
Note : The above given criterion for PET are ONLY tentative and subject to modification. Changes, if any, would be advised subsequently.
7.3 Written Examination / PET will be conducted at any station on the following Divisions : (i) Jabalpur (ii) Bhopal (iii) Kota
7.4 For Written Examination / PET and other stages of recruitment process, candidates have to make their own arrangements for lodging / boarding. They may be required to stay one or two days more than the appointed day at their own cost.
7.5 Maintaining discipline by the candidate at the venue of Written Examination / PET is must. Any act of indiscipline will debar the candidate from consideration. The decision of the committee at venue in this regard will be final and binding.
7.6 Railway administration will not be liable / responsible for any loss / injury / damage, whether direct or consequential, suffered / incurred by any candidate during the selection, including PET. Candidates are advised in their own interest, therefore, to ensure that they are physically and otherwise fit to undertake the selection and observe due care to avoid injury / loss / damage to either themselves or others during the process of selection.
7.7 The appointment of the candidates will be subject to their being found suitable after antecedent verification and medical fitness as per rules.
7.8 The selection of candidate by RRC / WCR does not confer any right on the candidate for appointment.
7.9 Syllabus of Written Examination RRC WCR Railway Group D Posts 2014 :
Question paper for the Written examination shall be of Class 10th standard, consisting of 100 multiple choice ( four ) objective type questions mainly aimed to assess general knowledge / awareness, mathematics, general science and reasoning etc. and the duration of Written Test shall be 90 minutes. Question paper shall be printed in Hindi, English and Urdu only. There will be negative marking for wrong answers.
7.10 Date and Venue of Written Test, Physical Efficiency Test ( PET ) and document verification will be fixed by the RRC / WCR and intimated to eligible candidates by post. Examination schedule will be published on our website and Newspapers.
7.11 Candidates may note that the date and venue of written examination / PET once decided by Railway administration shall be final; no request for postponement of the examination and / or change of centre / venue will be entertained.
7.12 The RRC / WCR at its discretion may hold additional Written Examination and / or PET or re-examination or cancel part or whole of the written examination and / or PET.
Note : Admission to the written examination / PET is provisional, as the applications will be fully scrutinized later. In case a candidate does not fulfil the entire requirement prescribed in the Employment Notice, his / her candidature is liable to be rejected even at a later stage, whenever deficiency is noticed. Mere issue of call letter for appearing in PET / written exam by RRC does not confer any right for any subsequent stage of recruitment process or placing his / her name on the panel.
7.13 Medical Classification Standards for RRC WCR Jobs 2014 :
|A-2||Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distant Vision : 6/9,6/9 without glasses. Near Vision : Sn : 0.6, 0.6 without glasses. Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision must be present.|
|B-1||Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distant Vision: 6/9,6/12 with or without glasses. Power not to exceed +/- 4D. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required. Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field ofVision & Night Vision must be present.|
|C-1||Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distant Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.|
|C-2||Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards - Distant Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6 combined with orwithout glasses when reading or close work is required.|
Details and criteria given above are indicative and not exhaustive. For Ex SM and PH, different standards apply. Other tests as required would also be included / conducted.
Candidates who do not fulfil the prescribed medical standards need not apply.
7.14 Free Journey Railway Pass :
A free second class Railway pass from nearest railway station to the place of examination and back will be issued to the candidates belonging to SC / ST communities only for appearing in the written examination / Physical Efficiency Test. All other candidates shall bear their own travelling and other expenses for attending in written examination / PET etc.
8. General Instructions for WCR RRC Group D Recruitment 2014 :
8.1 The number of vacancies shown is provisional and is liable to be increased or decreased and even made Nil. No consequential damage / loss or refund of fee will be made to the applicant on this account.
8.2 Female candidates are also eligible. They may however note that the nature of duties may be arduous and may involve out door duties.
8.3 Selected candidates are likely to be posted anywhere on West Central Railway after successful completion of training wherever prescribed.
8.4 All candidates ( within age limit as laid down for UR candidates ), irrespective of community will be considered for UR vacancies. However, against vacancies of specific community quota, only candidates of that particular community will be considered and any subsequent representation for change of community status will not be entertained under any circumstances.
8.5 If the candidates wish to be considered against a specific community quota and tick the community column accordingly, their application will be rejected unless proof of community in the prescribed format is enclosed.
8.6 Before applying to the post, the candidate should ensure that he / she fulfills the eligibility criteria. The RRC / WCR shall reject applications not fulfilling the requisite criteria, at any stage of recruitment and if erroneously appointed, such candidates shall be liable to be summarily removed from service.
8.7 Any subsequent changes in terms and conditions of this employment notice, the extant rules will stand good.
8.8 Call letters for written examination / PET are sent to applicants by post ( Business post ). RRC will not be responsible for postal delay or wrong delivery. If there is any change in the address, the candidate should in his / her own interest arrange redirection of letter with the post office concerned.
8.9 Candidates who have been debarred from appearing in any of the Railway Recruitment Board Examination need not apply unless their debarration period expires by the Closing date. The application will be rejected.
8.10 Examination Centers will be decided by the RRC / WCR and indicated in call letter issued to candidate for appearing in written examination / PET etc.
8.11 All male candidates are liable for active Territorial Army Service in Railway Unit or such other Units as may be laid down in this behalf from time to time.
8.12 Selected candidates may be required to undergo training, wherever necessary, with stipend, for specified period, and to deposit the security amount and execute an indemnity bond or agreement.
8.13 The candidates selected may be absorbed depending on the vacancies available. The candidates shall be considered, in due course, for promotion to higher grades according to rules / orders in force from time to time.
8.14 Posting of the selected candidates may be made as per requirement of the Indian Railways at the appropriate time. No particular place or Department or Division / Unit of posting or category can be assured or assumed.
8.15 RRC / WCR shall not be held responsible for any inadvertent error or mistake.