EAST CENTRAL RAILWAY
Railway Recruitment Cell
Polson Complex, Digha Ghat, Patna
Website : www.rrcecr.gov.in
Helpline Tele No. 0612-2560029, 2560035
Employment Notice No: RRC/ECR/Group-D/1/2010
Date of Issue: 15.12.2010 Date & Time Closing: 1700 hrs. of 14.02.2011
For residents of Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep Islands – Closing Date & Time is 1700 hrs of 28.02.2011.
Open Market Recruitment to posts in Pay Band – 1 of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/-
Railway Recruitment Cell/Patna invites applications from citizens of India and such other candidates declared eligible by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India to fill up the following posts in Pay Band-1 of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/- in East Central Railway.
Candidates to note that all the Zonal Railways are likely to issue Notification for recruitment to the posts individually. The Physical Efficiency Test will be held by all the Railways during the same period simultaneously. Similarly, the Written Examination for those who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be held on the same day, simultaneously by all the Railways. Candidates should keep this in mind before applying for any particular Notification.
1.1 MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
Candidates should possess the qualification of 10th Pass or ITI or equivalent. Candidates appearing at and/or awaiting results of the final examinations of 10th/ITI or equivalent on the date of application are not eligible to apply.
1.2 AGE LIMIT:
1.2.1 The normal age (in completed years) for the recruitment is 18-33
years reckoned as on 01.01.2011.
The upper age is relaxable for the following specified categories to the extent indicated below.
By 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST communities.
By 3 years for candidates belonging to OBC communities.
By five years to candidates who have originally been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
For persons with Disabilities(PWD) – 10 years for UR, 13 years for
OBC and 15 years for SC/ST candidates.
v) For the serving Railway Staff the 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).
vi) 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 and upper age limit of 35 years.
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 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
viii) The upper age limit in case of course completed Act Apprentices applying for those posts whose minimum qualification is Course completed Act apprenticeship shall be relaxed to the extent of apprentice training undergone by them under the Apprenticeship Act 1961.
2. APPLICATION FEE:
(i) Rs.40/- (forty only) payable in a form of crossed Demand Draft from any Nationalized Bank or crossed Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of Assistant Personnel Officer(Recruitment), ‘Railway Recruitment Cell, E.C.Railway’, payable at Patna Remittance of examination fee in any other form will not be accepted. These instruments should not have been issued earlier to the date of issue of this notification.
(ii) Candidates should write their name and address on the place provided on the Indian postal order and on the back of Demand Draft.
The following categories are exempt from payment of examination fee:
Candidates belonging to SC/ST communities
Candidates belonging to minority communities
Candidates belonging to economically backward classes having annual family income of less than Rs.50,000/-
Persons with Disabilities
Minorities means Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zorastrians (Parsis). For claiming waiver of examination fee, Minorities candidates should furnish ‘self declaration’ as mentioned in annexure-7 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 any of the above minority community. If the affidavit is not produced during document verification, the candidature will be rejected.
Economically backward classes means the candidates whose annual family income is less than Rs.50,000/-. Such candidates have to submit Income Certificate in the
format at annexure-8 on the letter head of the issuing authority and enclose with the application.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITES (PWD)
Definitions of Disabilities:
Blindness: ‘Blindness’ refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely: (i) total absence of sight; or (ii) visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or (iii) limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse.
Low vision: ‘Person with low vision’ means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.
Hearing Impairment: ‘Hearing Impairment’ means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
(i) Locomotor disability: ‘Locomotor disability’ means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.
(ii) Cerebral Palsy: ‘Cerebral Palsy’ means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal or infant period of development.
(iii) All the cases of orthopaedically handicapped persons would be covered under the category of ‘locomotor disability or cerebral palsy’.
(e) DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RESERVATION: Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in posts who suffer from not less than 40 per cent of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail of benefit of reservation would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a competent authority in the format given in Annexure- 5
(f) COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE A DISABILITY CERTIFICATE: The competent authority to issue a Disability Certificate shall be a medical Board duly constituted by Central or State Government consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing locomotor/cerebral/visual/hearing disability, as the case may be.
Visually Handicapped candidates / those candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can avail the assistance of scribe for writing answers on their behalf. For engaging the scribe the candidate will have to suitably inform the Railway Recruitment Cell in advance as per annexure- 6. The engagement of scribe will be subject to the following conditions:- (i) The candidates will have to arrange their own scribes at their own cost during examination. Separate admit cards will be issued to the scribes accompanying the visually handicapped candidates. Admit card should contain the particulars and photograph of the scribe duly signed by him/her. (ii) The academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade below the qualification prescribed for the post for which recruitment is made (iii) The scribe can be from any academic discipline different from that of the candidate. He/she should not have secured more than 60% marks in the qualification mentioned at (ii) above. (iv) The candidates as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking (annexure-6) along with the application confirming that scribe fulfills all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above. In case it transpires later, that he/she did not fulfill any of the laid down eligibility criteria or there has been suppression of material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled irrespective of the result of the examination. The visually handicapped shall be responsible for any mis-conduct on the part of the scribe brought by him/her. The under taking should be submitted by the visually handicapped and the candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy along with his/her application.
All one eyed candidates and VH candidates whose visual degree of disability is less than 40% shall not be considered as visually handicapped persons and the provision of engaging scribe shall not be applicable to them.
All selected candidates will be subjected to medical examination by Railway Medical Authority at the time of appointment and only those confirming to the medical standards as laid down in the Indian Railway Medical Manual and other extant provisions as the case may be will only be eligible for appointment.
ENN: RRC/ECR/Group-D/1/2010 (English)
Annexure 1 (English)
Formats 2-8 (English)
ENN: RRC/ECR/Group-D/1/2010 (Hindi)
Annexure 1 (Hindi)
Formats 2-8 (Hindi)