RAILWAY RECRUITMENT CELL (RRC),
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Eastern Railway (ER), Kolkata (West Bengal)
Recruitment for various Group-D posts
Recruitment in Pay Band-I Rs.5200-20200/- with GP Rs.1800/-
(UR, SC, ST, OBC and PWD) on Eastern Railway for the year 2013
Employment notice No-0112
Date of issue : 16th August, 2012
Closing Date and Time for receipt of applications : 01st October 2012 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 Predesh, Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Island and candidates residing abroad : 16th October, 2012.
Applications in the prescribed format are invited from eligible Indian Nationals for filling up of following 1990 various Group-D posts in Eastern Railway, Kolkata in the pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 grade pay Rs.1800/- (age : 18-33 years as on 01/01/2012) :
Helper-II/Khalashi/ Store Khalashi/ Peon/Sweeper/ Safaiwala/ Helper-II/ Chowkidar/ Porter/ Waiting Room Bearer/ Parcel Porter/ W.B.Portar/Station Peon/ Call Peon/ Keyman/ Gateman
Application Fee : Rs.40/- in the form of DD/ IPO in favour of Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway” payable at “KOLKATA. Candidates belonging to SC/ST, PWD(PH), Women, Minority Communities and Economically Backward Classes/Sections are exempted from payment of examination fees.
2. ABBREVIATIONS USED
(2.1) RRC-ER – Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway
(2.2) ER-Eastern Railway
(2.3) SC-Scheduled Caste
(2.4) ST-Scheduled Tribe
(2.5) OBC- Other Backward Classes
(2.7) PWD (PH)-Persons with Disabilities (Physically Handicapped)
VH – Visually Handicapped, HH – Hearing Handicapped, OH – Orthopaedically Handicapped
(2.8) SRE-Serving Railway Employee
(2.9) PET-Physical Efficiency Test.
(2.10) Elect.- Electrical
(2.11) Mech. – Mechanical
(2.12) S&T – Signal & Telecommunication
(2.13) Comml. – Commercial
(2.14) Transp. – Transportation
(2.15) Engg. – Engineering
(2.16) Med:- Medical
(2.17) Admn/ Per :- Administration / Personnel
(2.18) AF – Application Form
3. MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
3.1 The candidate should be minimum 10
Pass or ITI or equivalent on the date of application. Candidates
appearing at and/or awaiting results of final examination of Class 10
or ITI or equivalent are not eligible.
4. AGE LIMIT and RELAXATION:
4.1 For all the above vacancies, the age limit will be 18 to 33 years and will be reckoned as on
4.2 The upper age limit will be relaxed as under, subject to the production of requisite certificate –
4.2.1. By FIVE Years for SC/ST and by THREE years for OBC candidates in possession of valid certificates
issued by the appropriate authority, copy of which is to be enclosed for claiming age relaxation.
4.2.2. Serving railway employees, including casual labours and substitutes, who have put in a minimum of
THREE YEARS service will be given age relaxation subject to the age limit not exceeding 40, 43 and 45
years in case of General, OBC and SC/ST candidates respectively.
4.2.3. In case of staff of Quasi Administrative Offices of Railway Organization such as Railway Canteens,
Railway Institutes and Railways Cooperative societies, relaxation of age will be given to the extent of
service rendered by them subject to a maximum of 05 years and upper age limit of 35 years.
4.2.4. Widows and Divorced Women who have judicially separated from their husbands and are not
remarried, will be given relaxation in age up to 35, 38 and 40 years in case of General, OBC and SC/ST
4.2.5. BY FIVE years to the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the
State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the Ist day of Jan. 80 to the 31st day of Dec. 89,
subject to production of a residential certificate from the appropriate authority of the State of Jammu and
4.2.6. The upper age limit for PWD (PH) candidates are 43 years, 46 years and 48 years as on
01.01.2011 for UR,OBC and SC/ST candidates respectively.
4.2.7. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved posts.
5. PROOF OF AGE: (a) Birth certificate issued by appropriate authority, or (b) Matric / 10th pass Certificate
issued by Board or equivalent.
6. SERVING EMPLOYEES: A candidate serving under the Government or Public Sector
Enterprise/Undertaking including Railways should either apply through proper channel duly certifying their
service details by the employer, or, directly to RRC – ER with “No Objection Certificate” from the employer
concerned. In addition, an advance copy of such application, complete in all respects, may be sent superscribing
on the top of the application “ADVANCE COPY” so as to reach RRC – ER before the closing date
and time specified.
7. EXAMINATION FEE:
7.1 The Examination fee is Rs. 40/- (Rs. Forty) only. Candidates belonging to SC/ST, PWD(PH),
Women, Minority Communities and Economically Backward Classes/Sections are exempted
from payment of examination fees. For availing exemption under Economically Backward Class,
Certificate in Proforma at Annexure-VIII should be enclosed. For Minority self declaration should be given
at proforma at Annexure-X.
7.2 The Examination fee should be paid in the form of crossed Demand Draft/Pay Order from any
Nationalized Bank or crossed IPO from any Post Office drawn in favour of “Assistant Personnel Officer
(Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway” payable at “KOLKATA”. Validity of
Bank Draft/Pay Order/IPO should be of minimum six months from the date of issue.
7.3 Application received with cash/cheque/Central Recruitment Stamps and Money orders will not be
accepted and will be treated as rejected and amount forfeited.
7.4 Bank draft/Pay Order / IPO issued before the date of issue of Employment Notice and after closing
date will not be accepted and such application form will be rejected and amount forfeited.
7.5 The candidates are advised to write their name and address at the space, if provided of the Bank
Draft/Pay Order/ IPO and enclose it with the application form in original. The details of examination fee
may be written in the Application form. Examination fee is not refundable under any circumstances
including for the rejected applications.
7.6 The BANK DRAFT/PAY ORDER/IPO should be enclosed on the top of the application.
How to Apply : Applications in the prescribed format complete in all respects along with required enclosures should be sent by post to the Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway, 56, C.R.Avenue, RITES Building, 1st Floor, Kolkata – 700 012, so as to reach on or before 01/10/2012 up to 18.00 hrs. For candidates residing in Far-Flung areas and North-East, the closing date for receipt of applications by post will be 16/10/2012 up to 18.00 hrs.
Please visit at Southern Railways website http://www.rrcer.com for details and application format.