- State PSC
1.01 ( A) CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT : -
(i) Their admission to the written examination will be purely provisional subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. (ii) Mere issue of call letter to candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally cleared by the RRB. (iii) RRBs conduct verification of eligibility conditions, with reference to original documents, only after candidates have qualified in all the stages of examination.
1.01 (B) Before applying for any post, candidates should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility norms. Candidates should have requisite Educational/Technical qualifications from recognized Board/University/NCVT/SCVT as on the date of submission of the application for Centralised Employment Notice. Those awaiting results of the final examination need NOT apply. RRBs may reject the applications of candidates at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidates are not fulfilling the requisite criteria, and if appointed, such candidates are liable to be removed from service summarily.
1.02 Candidates who have been debarred for life from all RRB examinations or candidates who have been debarred for a specified period which is not yet completed, need NOT apply in response to this Centralised Employment Notice. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected.
1.03 Candidates should fill up the Application Form in their own handwriting and must sign as well as put their left thumb impression at the prescribed places. Applications should be filled either in English or in Hindi. Applications should be on a good quality A4 size bond paper (80 GSM) using one side only. Newspaper cuttings should not be used as Application Form. Candidates purchasing printed Application Form from the market should ensure that it conforms to the prescribed format published in the Centralised Employment Notice. Candidates can also make photocopy of the application format as given in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and then fill up the details. They can also download the application format from the website of the RRBs. The detailed Centralised Employment Notice is also displayed on the notice board in the offices of RRBs. Candidates should send their applications sufficiently in advance before the closing date. RRBs will not be responsible for any postal delay/wrong delivery at any stage of the selection process.
1.04 Candidates are required to sign in English or in Hindi in the prescribed places provided in the Application Form and Information Sheet. Signatures on Application Form, Information sheet, Answer Sheet, Question Booklet and other places should be identical and must be in running hand and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Signatures in different style or language, at the time of application, written examination and document verification, may result in cancellation of candidature.
1.05 (a) Candidates may note that wherever it is mentioned to submit separate applications, they should send separate applications along with IPO/DD and all other necessary enclosures in separate envelopes for the posts. (b) Wherever it is prescribed to submit common application for the group which contains specific number of categories, candidates can give their order of preference of Category of Post within the group through option column given as Item 1 of the Application Form. While applying, candidates should ensure that they possess the requisite educational qualification for the post. Options exercised by candidates will also be taken into account at the time of allotment of posts subject to merit and vacancy position. RRBs reserve the right to allot any Category of Post (preferred or not preferred) within the grouping subject to merit position and vacancy. (c) Similarly candidates can prefer the Railway / Unit through column 2 of the Application Form. RRBs will consider the preferred Railway / Unit of the candidate to the extent possible subject to merit and vacancy position. However, RRBs reserve the right to allot even non-preferred Railway / Unit subject to merit and vacancy position.
1.06 Candidates submitting more than one application for the same category/group to the same RRB will be summarily rejected & also debarred from RRB examinations as per para 14.03 given below.
1.07 Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the RRBs.
1.08 Serving Defence Personnel likely to be released within one year of the closing date (ie., 16.07.2013) can also apply against Ex-Servicemen vacancies.
1.09 Vacancies for Ex-Servicemen given in the above table are not separate but included in the total number of vacancies.
1.10 The number of vacancies indicated in this Centralised Employment Notice is provisional and may increase or decrease or even become nil depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration. The Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all. In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded.
1.11 Date of examination and results are published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and local dailies. These are also given provisionally in the website of the Railway Recruitment Boards concerned. Call letters for written examination are sent to candidates by business post. The candidates whose applications are rejected are also intimated through post along with the reason/s for rejection.
1.12 Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the Railways. The function of the RRB is to recommend names of suitable candidates to the Chief Personnel Officer of the Zonal Railway/Production Unit concerned, who in turn issues the offer of appointment letter, subject to availability of vacancies and candidates being found medically fit and satisfying all eligibility criteria.
1.13 Selected candidates will have to undergo training wherever training is prescribed for the post.
1.14 Emoluments on initial appointment will be minimum pay of the Pay band plus Grade Pay plus other allowances admissible at that time. During training period only stipend will be paid as applicable. Candidates may have to give security deposit and execute indemnity bond wherever necessary.
1.15 While all candidates, irrespective of community may be considered against UR vacancies, against the vacancies earmarked for specific communities (SC/ST/OBC), only candidates belonging to that community/group will be considered. For this purpose, SC/ST/OBC candidates should furnish Caste Certificate from competent authorities as per the format given at Annexure 3 (for SC/ST candidates) and Annexure 4 (for OBC candidates). Further, in case of OBC candidates, the certificates should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to, “The Persons/Sections (Creamy Layer)” mentioned in Col.3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training O.M. No.3601 2/22/9-Estt. (SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent revision through O.M.No.36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res.) dated 09.03.2004. OBC candidates should enclose self declaration of non-creamy layer status in the proforma as given in Annexure-5. Candidates applying against reserved vacancies and/or seeking age relaxation must furnish requisite caste certificate from the competent authority. Self declaration of non-creamy layer status in the prescribed format along with the Application Form should also be submitted. Otherwise, their claim for reserved status will not be entertained and the candidature/application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General (Un-reserved) category, will be considered under General (UR) vacancy only.
1.16 Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC who fulfill required educational qualification/ technical qualifications can also apply against UR vacancies. They will, however, have to compete with the UR candidates. No age relaxation will be allowed to such SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against UR vacancies.
1.17 Free Second Class Railway Pass as admissible will be issued to candidates belonging to SC/ST communities when they are called for written examination /document verification, provided they submit valid caste certificate.
1.18 Selected male candidates who are finally appointed are liable for active service in Railway Engineers’ Unit of Territorial Army.
1.19 Female candidates are also eligible. However, it may be noted that some categories involve duties which are arduous in nature and call for working in shifts at odd hours, at road side stations and also away from headquarters.
1.20 Any subsequent changes in the terms and conditions of this Employment Notice as per extant rules will stand good. RRBs reserve the right to consider/incorporate any subsequent changes/modifications/additions in the terms & conditions to recruitment under this Centralised Employment Notice as necessitated and applicable.
1.21 Candidates shall be free to apply to more than one RRB but they will be doing so at their own risk, as the examination will be held by all RRBs on the same date. Examination for more than one category/group may also be held simultaneously based on administrative convenience.
1.22 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Candidates : Candidates belonging to Andaman & Nicobar Islands applying for the posts notified by RRB/Kolkata or Chennai may be allotted examination centre at Port Blair provided sufficient number of eligible candidates apply. Such candidates should enclose a certificate of domicile in Andaman & Nicobar Islands from a competent officer of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands administration or a certificate from the school/college last attended in Andaman & Nicobar Islands certifying that the candidate had passed his /her examination from the school/college situated in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. If number of candidates is not sufficient, exam centres in other places will be allotted as per the administrative convenience of RRBs.