RRB Non Technical Jobs 2012: Centralised Recruitment No: CEN
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
Posts Detail & Essential Qualification:
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
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.
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
c) Main (second stage) Exam for Cat. No. 3&4 – followed by verification of
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
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
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.
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
Courtesy: RRB Secunderabad