Western Railway Recruitment 2014 Against Cultural Quota
Mumbai – 400 020.
Western Railway Cultural Quota Recruitment against Cultural Quota for the year 2014 – 15.
Western Railway Cultural Quota Date of issue as on : 18.10.2014.
Closing Date and Time for receipt of Western Railway Cultural Quota applications : 17.11.2014 upto 17.00 hrs.
Closing Date & Time of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti Districts and pangi sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Island: 02.12.2014 upto 17.00 hrs.
Western Railway Cultural Quota Applications on plain paper ( A4 size ) in the given format, typed or neatly written ( either in English or Hindi ) are invited from the eligible candidates for filling up 02 ( Two ) posts in Group ‘C’ category in PB – 1 5200 – 20200/- + G.P. 1900/- or 2000/- against Cultural Quota of Western Railway for the year 2014 – 2015, in the following Discipline / Skills.
- One Bharatnatyam Dancer – with Diploma / Degree.
- One Violin Player – with Diploma / Degree.
Candidates from above Discipline / Skills and fulfilling the following conditions may submit applications as per the format enclosed as Annexure ‘A’.
1. Western Railway Cultural Quota Eligibility conditions ( For both Discipline / Skills ) :
A. Western Railway Cultural Quota Minimum Essential Qualification 2014 :
- Western Railway Cultural Quota Educational Qualification 2014 : Matriculation pass or its equivalent with 50% marks in aggregate. SC / ST candidates / ex-serviceman should have matriculation or equivalent qualification. For them, minimum 50% in aggregate is not mandatory. Also where candidates of any category has higher qualification than Matriculation, 50% marks in matriculation is not to be insisted upon.
- Possessing Degree / Diploma / Certificate from Government recognized Institutes / Universities in the discipline / skill. It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to produce document to prove that the degree / diploma qualification is from a Government recognized institute.
B. Western Railway Cultural Quota Desirable Qualification 2014 :
- Western Railway Cultural Quota Experience in the field and performance given on AIR / Doordarshan etc.
- Prizes won at National level in above fields.
2.0 Age limit for Western Railway Cultural Quota 2014 : ( Age as on 01.01.2015 ).
|UR||OBC||SC / ST|
|18 to 30 yrs||18 to 33 yrs||18 to 35 yrs|
3.0 Extent of Western Railway Cultural Quota Age Relaxation 2014 :
3.1 Serving Railway employees who have put in three years of continuous service and substitutes who have put in three years of service in the Railways. Maximum Age limit as follows: UR – 40 yrs., OBC – 43 yrs., SC / ST – 45 years and deserving to apply for Gr. ‘C’ post and fulfilling eligibility condition should forward their application through proper channel.
3.2 Widows / Divorced women and women judicially separated but not re-married. Maximum age – 35 yrs., OBC – 38 yrs., SC / ST – 40 yrs.
3.3 Persons who had ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989 – by 5 years.
3.4 Staff of Quasi Administrative Offices of Railway Organization – by 5 years or service rendered by them in such organization, whichever is less.
3.5 Ex-Serviceman : Relaxation of upper age will be to the extent of service rendered by them in Defence Service plus 3 yrs. Provided they have put in a minimum of 6 months service after attestation.
3.6 Persons with Disability : Maximum age UR – 40 years, OBC – 43 years, SC / ST – 45 years.
4.0 Procedure for Recruitment for Cultural quota :
The list of candidates found eligible for written examination after preliminary scrutiny will be notified on the Western Railway’s website : www.wr.indianrailwavs.gov.in and the candidates will also be intimated by post. If any of the eligible candidates, as notified, has not received the call letter for written examination / Practical test should contact the following address given below.
Asstt. Personnel Officer ( R&T ),
Mumbai – 400 020.
For issuing duplicate call letter. The candidate must bring two passport size photographs for the same. Candidates who apply in response to notification issued and are found eligible for consideration for appointment against Cultural quota, will be assessed on the following basis.
4.1 Written Examination-Candidates will have to appear for a written test on a particular date. The written test will consist of objective type questions of – 50 marks.
4.2 The qualified candidates as per merit position in written examination will be called for live performance test, practical demonstration date of which will be advised later on. This will consist of – 35 marks.
4.3 Personality test / interview shall be for – 15 marks. ( Wherein original testimonials / prizes received will be also checked ) Total – 100 Marks.
4.4 The candidates are also advised to bring their own instruments for performance test.
5.0 Western Railway Cultural Quota Conditions 2014 :
5.1 Selection of Candidates will be subject to passing the Medical Examination in the prescribed medical standard by Railway Medical Authority prior to their appointment after due selection.
5.2 Candidates will have to undergo prescribed training course as applicable for the post as per existing instructions.
5.3 The age will be reckoned as on 01.01.2015.
5.4 All the copies of Certificates for age, educational qualifications, cultural qualifications, other qualifications, caste certificate and other certificates duly attested by a Gazetted officer are to be enclosed along with the application form.
5.5 Two recent passport size photographs with their names written at the back should be clipped along with the application form.
5.6 Western Railway Cultural Quota Application not properly filled in, incomplete or with overwriting, erasing or not supported by the attested copies of relevant certificates will be liable to be rejected.
5.7 Western Railway Cultural Quota Application received by post beyond the last date will not be entertained. Railway Administration, Western Railway Administration will not be responsible for any postal delay / wrong delivery whatsoever at any stage of the selection process.
5.8 Specific category in Group ‘C’, and place of posting will be decided by the Appropriate Rly. Authority.
5.9 The candidature at all stages of the recruitment will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
6.0 Western Railway Cultural Quota Examination Fees 2014 :
6.1 The Western Railway Cultural Quota Examination fee of 100/- ( Rupees Hundred only ) is payable in form of Indian Postal Order ( IPO ) drawn in favour of Chief Cashier, Western Railway, Mumbai. This Examination Fee is not refundable / transferable / adjustable under any circumstances.
6.2 IPOs issued before the date of publication of this Employment Notice or after the closing date will not be accepted and the Application Form will be rejected.
6.3 Western Railway Cultural Quota Application received with Cash / Cheque / Money order / Central Recruitment Fee Stamps will not be accepted and will be rejected.
6.4 Candidate must write their name, full address at the space provided in the IPO.
6.5 Western Railway Cultural Quota Fee Exemptions 2014 : SC / ST candidates, Ex-Servicemen, Persons with Disabilities, Women candidates, Minority* candidates, Candidates belonging to economically Backward Classes** are exempted for payment of examination fees.
- * Minority will mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zoroastrians ( Parsis ).
- ** Economically Backward Classes will mean the candidates whose family income is less than 50,000/- per annum.
6.6 Authorities competent to issue income certificates for the purpose of identifying economically backward classes.
- District Magistrate or any other Revenue Officer up to the level of the Tahsildar.
- Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own constituency.
- Below Poverty Line ( BPL ) Card or any other certificate issued by Central Government under a recognized poverty alleviation programme or Izzat MST issued by Railways.
- Union Minister may also recommend for any person from anywhere in the Country.
- Sitting Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the District in which these MPs Normally reside.
Note : Candidates claiming ‘Fee exemptions’ shall enclose a copy of the certificate in the prescribed format. ( Form No.4 ).
7.0 Community Certificate :
7.1 No post is exclusively reserved for OBC and SC / ST candidates.
7.2 Candidates claiming to belong to OBC and SC / ST communities are required to produce community certificates from the competent Authority in the prescribed format and enclose the copy of the same with the application. ( Form No.1 for SC / ST & form No.2 for OBC ).
7.3 The Community Certificates produced by the OBC candidates should specially indicate that the candidate does not belong to persons / sections ( Creamy layer ). ( Form No.5 ).
8.0 Choice of Language for question paper : The candidates must choose any one of the following languages: Hindi or English.
9.0 How to Apply for Western Railway Cultural Quota 2014 :
9.1 The given format should be neatly typed either in Hindi or English. One recent Passport size photograph duly pasted and signed across on the application in the space provided beside one photograph attached. Applications should be sent by ordinary post in a closed envelope to the given address below.
Assistant Personnel officer ( Recruitment & Training ),
Western Railway, HQ Office, IIIrd Floor,
Old Bldg, Churchgate,
Mumbai – 400 020.
Maharashtra or to be dropped in the Application Box provided for the purpose in the Headquarter office up to 17.00 hours except Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. No receipt at the counter will be given. Applications sent by Courier / Speed Post / By Registered A / D or Registered Post will not be accepted and same will be treated as invalid.
9.2 Envelope should be superscribed with words “Application for recruitment against Cultural Quota” & “Employment Notice NO. WR / HQ / R&T / Cultural / 1 / 2014 – 15″.
9.3 No Western Railway Cultural Quota application will be accepted after i.e 17.00 hrs on 17.11.2014 for whatever reason and any enclosure received separately, after the receipt of application, will not be entertained.
10.0 General Instructions for Western Railway Cultural Quota 2014 :
10.1 The decision of the Western Railway Administration in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications etc. will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this connection. The Administration does not undertake any responsibility for sending or reply to the candidates not selected or not called for In Written Examination / Interview. No refund of Examination Fee will be made.
10.2 The application Is liable to be rejected If any of the compulsory enclosure Is not attached as Indicated In the proforma or the application Is found defective In any respect. the candidates not selected or not called for In Written Examination / Interview. No refund of Examination Fee will be made.
10.3 Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.
10.4 As per the extant rules a llnd Class journey Pass from nearest Home Railway Station to the place of Examination and back will be issued to SC / ST candidates for appearing in written test, Interview / Personality Test.
10.5 No column should be left blank, which also may be the cause of rejection of the application. Column / Columns if not related then write ‘N.A’. in that / those Column / Columns.
10.6 Verifications of all testimonials and certificates will also be mandatory condition for appointment.
10.7 No Western Railway Cultural Quota application form will be supplied by the Railway.
10.8 In case, selected candidates for Group ‘C’ post are appointed in Clerical category, they shall have to possess the proficiency in Typing with minimum speed of 30 w.p.m. in English or 25 w.p.m. in Hindi, within a period of 02 years from the date of appointment, for which they may get maximum 3 chances only.
10.9 Western Railway reserves the right to post any candidate anywhere over its jurisdiction.
10.10 Candidates in response to this notification shall ensure that he/she fulfils all eligibility conditions at the time of submission of Application.
10.11 Recent Passport size photographs ( Taken within one month ) should not be accompanied with coloured glass and cap on the head and it may be the cause of rejection of the application.
10.12 Photographs pasted on the Application Form, not signed by the candidate may be the cause of rejection of the application.
10.13 Without date & Thumb impression, Unsigned and Signed in Block or Capital letters may be the cause of rejection of the application.
10.14 Certificates other than English / Hindi languages should be accompanied by an attested translation in English / Hindi.
10.15 Candidates seeking age relaxation or Fee Exemption must produce the Caste Certificate in the enclosed format, Certificate of Death of husband, Affidavit that she has not remarried since, copy of Decree of Divorce from the competent Court of Law, Discharge Certificate, No Objection Certificate and Bonafide Certificate from the employer, where applicable.
10.16 The mode of selection, date, venue and time will be intimated to the eligible candidate through post ( under certificate of posting ). The decision of Western Railway in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of application and allotment of venues will be final and binding on the candidates.
10.17 This is an open Advertisement and not reserved for any category and the selected candidates should pass the normal standards of medical examination prescribed for Railway services.
Note : All legal disputes shall be decided under the jurisdiction of Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal, Mumbai candidates may also log on to Western Railway website : www.wr.indianrailwavs.gov.in and go to Section – Recruitment for downloading Western Railway Cultural Quota application form.