- State PSC
7.01 Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of written examination. Short-listed candidates will be called for verification of original documents according to merit, availability of vacancies and reservation rules.
7.02 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 choice and are likely to include questions pertaining to General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning and Technical Ability. The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and local languages as indicated in para 15. Duration of the examination will be 90 minutes with approximately 100 questions.
7.03 There shall be negative marking in written examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.
7.04 Railway Recruitment Boards may, at their discretion, hold additional written test(s) if considered necessary, for all or for a limited number of candidates.
7.05 Based on the performance of candidates in the written examination, candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 30% extra candidates are also called as standby and they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During document verification, 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.
7.06 Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.