- State PSC
4.01 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 numbers 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. Candidates should affix their normal signature in English or in Hindi in the Application Form. Applications signed in capital letters/spaced out letters will be treated as invalid.
4.02 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.
4.03 Photographs: One recent (not earlier than three months from the date of application) colour photograph of size 3.5 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. Photostat copy of photograph is not permitted. Candidates should sign in the space provided in the box below the photograph. An extra identical 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 RRBs may, at any stage, reject the applications for pasting old/unclear photograph on the application or for any significant variations between photograph pasted in the Application Form and the actual physical appearance of the candidate.
4.04 Candidates should indicate, in item No.11 of the Application Form, any clear visible marks of identification on their body. For example, “a mole on the nose, cut-mark on the forehead or a scar mark below the chin etc.” In case there are no visible marks, “Nil” should be written. Applications are liable to be rejected for not filling up marks of identification/writing “Nil”.
4.05 Candidates should copy as much of the paragraph at item No.12 of the Information Sheet, as possible, so as to fill the space provided completely, in Hindi/English, in their own running handwriting (not in capital/spaced out letters), otherwise their applications will be rejected.
4.06 Candidates should put their Left thumb impression at the designated places in the Application Form and in the Information Sheet. The Thumb impression must be clear and complete. Ridges of the Thumb impression must be clearly visible.
4.07 Applications which are illegible, incomplete, unsigned, signed in capital letters, not in prescribed format, without photo of candidate, not having IPO/DD for requisite amount or having IPO/DD purchased before date of issue of and after closing date of Centralised Employment Notice are liable to be rejected.
4.08 The envelope containing the application should be clearly superscribed “Application for the Post/s of ______________________Category No/s.__________ Centralised Employment Notice No._________ & Community (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-SM)”. If the post/s and category number/s is/are not indicated on the top of the envelope containing the application, the same will not be entertained.
5. ENCLOSURES :
The application should consist of the following documents firmly stitched together, in the given order :
5.01 Application Form in the prescribed format (as given in Annexure-1).
5.02 Information Sheet in the prescribed format (as given in Annexure-2).
5.03 Valid Indian Postal Order or the Bank Draft for the amount as prescribed in the Centralised Employment Notice.
5.04 One copy of identical colour photograph of size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm firmly stitched to the application (apart from one copy pasted on the form).
5.05 Self Attested copy of Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate indicating date of birth.
5.06 Self Attested copy of educational and/or professional qualification prescribed for the post being applied.
5.07 Self Attested photostat copy of caste certificate from competent authority in the case of SC/ST candidates (as given in Annexure-3) & OBC candidates (as given in Annexure-4). Self declaration from OBC candidates regarding non-creamy layer status in the proforma as given in Annexure-5.
5.08 Disability Certificate in prescribed format by persons with disabilities (as given in Annexure-9).
5.09 Declaration Form by the visually handicapped /those whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy and Scribe to be engaged for writing the examination (as given in Annexure-10).
5.10 Ex-Servicemen candidates should submit self attested photostat copy of the discharge certificate. They should also enclose the appropriate certificate issued by the competent authority for the equivalence of their educational/technical qualifications.
5.11 No Objection Certificate from the competent authority, if already employed in Railways or any Government department / Public Sector Undertaking.
5.12 Self attested photostat copy of requisite certificates in case of candidates claiming any other type of age relaxation.
5.13 Income certificate in the prescribed form as given in annexure-7 for Economically Backward candidates for waiver of examination fee, on the letterhead of the competent authority.
5.14 “Minority self declaration” for waiver of examination fee for minority community candidates (as given in Annexure-8).
5.15 Self attested photostat copy of valid light/heavy driving license for category No. 23.
6. INVALID APPLICATIONS :
Candidates are requested to read all instructions thoroughly before sending their applications to the RRBs. Otherwise, their applications are likely to be rejected on one or more of the following reasons. In case the application is rejected, candidates will be intimated by business (ordinary) post regarding the reason/s of rejection.
6.01 Applications received before the date of CEN and applications received after the closing date of CEN.
6.02 Passage not copied in the Information Sheet/copied in capital/block letters.
6.03 Application without signatures / signatures in capital letters / different type of signatures at different places of the Application and Information Sheet.
6.04 Left thumb impression not affixed/blurred/smudged on the Application Form & Information Sheet.
6.05 Copies of requisite certificates not enclosed. (i) Certificate for date of birth i.e. Matriculation/High school exam or equivalent certificate (ii) Educational and/or professional certificate (iii) Community Certificate for SC/ST/OBC including self-declaration for OBC (non-enclosure will mean that the candidate will be taken as UR), (iv) Discharge certificate for Ex-Servicemen candidates (v) Disability certificate for Persons with disabilities, (vi) Income certificate by Economically backward candidates for waiver of examination fee, (vii) ‘Minority self declaration’ by minority candidates for waiver of examination fee (viii) Valid light/heavy driving license wherever required etc. (ix) No Objection Certificate for Railway/Government/Public Sector Undertaking Employees.
6.06 Indian Postal Order/DD not enclosed or less fee enclosed or invalid IPO/DD i.e., IPO/DD purchased before date of issue of and after closing date of Centralised Employment Notice.
6.07 Identification marks column not filled up.
6.08 Do not possess the prescribed qualification for the post on the closing date of application.
6.09 Over-aged or under-aged or Date of Birth not filled or wrongly filled.
6.10 Double or multiple applications submitted for the same post/category/group in same RRB.
6.11 Application without colour photo (or) photo with cap, wearing goggles, disfigured, unrecognizable or scanned or photostat copy.
6.12 More than one application in single envelope.
6.13 Candidate’s name is figuring in the debarred list.
6.14 Incomplete/illegible application.
6.15 Application not in the prescribed format.
6.16 Category/post not filled up or incorrectly filled.
6.17 Application addressed to other RRBs.
6.18 Application filled in a language other than English/Hindi.
6.19 Any other irregularities which are considered invalid by RRB.
6.20 For Category No.23: Candidates failing to enclose copy of Heavy Vehicle License wherever required will not be considered for the Category.