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(Notification) RRB Non Technical Jobs 2012: Centralised Recruitment No: CEN - 03/2012

RRB Non Technical Jobs 2012: Centralised Recruitment No: CEN - 03/2012

Applications are invited in the prescribed format as enclosed( on a good quality A-4 size bond paper of 80 GSM using one side only) from eligible Indian Nationals for the Common Preliminary Examination for following posts of Non Technical Popular Category(Graduate), Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant. Applications complete in all respects along with required enclosures should be sent by ORDINARY POST NORMALLY to the concerned Railway Recruitment Board as mentioned in para 15 of this notification, so as to reach on or before 11.06.2012 up to 17.30 Hrs. The applications can also be dropped in the box kept at the premises of concerned RRB offices, till the closing date. For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti districts and Pangi sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshwadeep islands and for candidates residing abroad, the closing date for receipt of applications by posts will be 26.06.2012 up to 17.30 Hrs.

Posts Detail & Essential Qualification:

Age Limit:

The lower and upper age limit indicated will be reckoned as on 01.07.2012. The upper age limit is relaxable as under subject to submission of requisite certificate.

1. By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
2. By 3 years for OBC candidates.
3. For Ex-Servicemen, up to the extent of service rendered in defence plus 3 years provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation.
4. By 5 years to candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
5. By 10 years for Physically Handicapped candidates (15 years for Physically Handicapped SCs/STs and 13 years for Physically Handicapped OBCs).
6. For the serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff and casual labours/substitutes, the relaxation in upper age limits will be up to 40 years for Unreserved candidates, 45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43 years for OBC candidates, provided they have put in a minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells). For those working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes, the relaxation in upper age limits will be up to the length of service rendered subject to maximum of 5 years.
7. Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from the husband but not remarried shall be relaxed up to 35 years for Unreserved, 38 for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
8. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.

Examination Fee:

1. No examination fee for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen /Physically Handicapped /Women/Minorities /Economically Backward classes candidates having annual family income less than Rs. 50,000/-

2. For Unreserved Male/OBC Male candidates (who is not coming within the purview of minority/economically backward communities) examination fee of Rs. 60/- for each application. Candidates should send separate application for each RRBs.

3. The examination fee is non-refundable. It should be paid in the form of a crossed Demand Draft valid for a period of three months to be drawn at the main branch of any of the Nationalized Banks, or in the form of Crossed Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of ‘Assistant Secretary or Secretary or Member Secretary or Chairman, Railway Recruitment Board' of concerned RRB as mentioned in the para 15 given below. The Bank Drafts/Indian Postal Orders should be payable at the place where the Railway Recruitment Board is situated as mentioned in the para 15 given below. The Indian Postal Order/Bank Drafts should not be obtained earlier to the date of issue of this Employment Notice or after the closing date of receipt of application.

Selection Process:

1. The candidate who has selected one of the regional languages as the medium of examination in item no. 04 of Information Sheet of the Application Form (Annexure 2) will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi, Urdu and regional language of the RRB concerned. Those who have not opted regional languages, as medium of examination will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi and Urdu only.

2. The selection is made strictly as per merit. There will be a common Preliminary Examination for all the notified categories. Those who qualify for the Main(second stage) Exams will have the option to appear in the Main(second stage) Examinations as detailed in para 1.06(a) above. In addition qualifying Skill Test(Typing Test ) will also be conducted for the post of Jr. Accounts Assistant cum Typist/Sr. Clerk Cum Typist. Aptitude test will also be conducted for the post of Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant. Short listed candidates will be called for verification of the original documents according to merit (incase of ASM & Traffic Assistant, the merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualifying in the aptitude test, with 70 % weightage being given to the marks obtained in the Main (second stage) Examination & 30 % weightage being given to the marks obtained in the aptitude test), availability of vacancies and reservation rules.
3. There shall be negative marking in written examinations and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @1/3 of the allotted marks for each question.

4. The standard of questions for the written examinations will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The Questions will be of objective type with multiple answers and likely to include questions pertaining to General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning. The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and regional languages as indicated in para 15 given below and the duration of the examination will be 90 minutes with approximately 100 to 120 questions.

5. The Railway Recruitment Board, at its discretion may hold additional written test(s) and/or skill test/ aptitude test if considered necessary for all or for a limited number of candidates as may be deemed fit by Railway Recruitment Board.

6 The date, time and venue of the written examination and Skill Test/aptitude test will be fixed by the RRB and will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement of the examination/skill test/aptitude test and change of centre/venue will not be entertained under any circumstance.

7. Stages of Exam . :- a) Common Preliminary Examination (i.e. stage I) for all the notified categories.
b) Main (second stage) Exam for Cat. No. 1 &2 - followed by Verification of documents.
c) Main (second stage) Exam for Cat. No. 3&4 – followed by verification of documents.
d) Main (second stage) Exam for Cat. No. 5 & 6, qualifying typing test followed by Verification of documents.
e) Main (second stage) Exam for Cat. No. 7&8, aptitude test followed by Verification of documents. Based on the performance of candidates in the Main(second stage) Examination and skill test for Cat. No. 5&6 /aptitude test for Cat. No. 7&8, the candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification in the main list. In addition 50% extra candidates shall also be called as standby candidates. They shall be considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During document verification, the candidates will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

8. The appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificate and verification of antecedent/character of the candidate.

How To Apply:

1. The Application Form as per Annexure 1 & 2 should be filled up by the candidate in his/her own handwriting, with blue or black ball point pen (not in pencil, fountain pen or gel pen) dated and signed. Only international form of numerals i.e. 1, 2, 3 etc. should be used. The Application Form should be filled up in English or in Hindi only, strictly observing all the instructions given in this Centralised Employment Notice. The candidates should affix his/her normal signature in English or in Hindi in the Application Form. Applications signed in capital letters/spaced out letters will be treated as invalid.

2. The candidate’s Name, Address with Pin Code, Date of Birth, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and nearest Railway Station should be written legibly in English in bold capital letters, even if the candidate fills up the Application Form in Hindi.

3. Photographs: One recent (not earlier than three months from the date of application) colour photograph of size 3.5cm x 3.5 cm with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses should be pasted on the Application Form in the space provided. Xerox copy of photographs is not permitted. The candidates should sign in the space provided in the box below the photograph. One identical extra colour photograph should be enclosed with the application,  indicating candidate’s name and category number on the reverse of the photograph. Candidates may note that the RRB may reject the candidature at any stage for pasting old/unclear photograph on the application or for any significant variations between photograph pasted in the application and the actual physical appearance of the candidate.

4. In item No.11 of Application Form, the candidates should indicate any clear visible marks of identification on their body like a mole on the nose, cut-mark on the forehead in the left side or a scar mark below the left arm, etc as the case may be . Incase there is no such visible identification mark on body, then “ NIL ” should be written in the place provided . The Application Form of the candidate is liable to be rejected if identification mark column is not filled up.

5. The candidate should put their Left Hand Thumb impression at the designated places in the Application Form and in the Information Sheet. The Thumb impressions must be clear and complete. Ridges of the Thumb impressions must be clearly visible.

6. The candidate should copy the paragraph at item No. 12 of the Information Sheet in English/Hindi in their own running handwriting (NOT in capital/spaced out letters), otherwise their applications will be rejected.

7. Applications which are illegible, incomplete, unsigned, signed in capital letters, not in prescribed format, without colour photo of candidate, not having IPO/DD or having IPO/DD purchased before date of issue of and after closing date of Centralised Employment Notice are liable to be rejected.

8. The envelope containing the application should be clearly super-scribed “Application for the Preliminary Examination for the notified categories of CEN No 03/2012 of RRB----- & Community (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-SM)” failing which the application will not be entertained.

Important Dates:

  • Last date of online receipt of application: 11.06.2012 up to 17.30Hrs.

  • Last date of receipt of application by post: 26.06.2012 up to 17.30 Hrs

  • Date of Preliminary Exam: 28.10.2012

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