Railway Recruitment 2018: Apply now for Group C vacancies; HURRY UP!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The South Western Railway has invited applications from eligible candidates to fill up vacancies in Group ‘C’ against cultural quota in level 2 of VII CPC pay matrix

The last date for submission of application is February 17, 2018

For residents from Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spriti districts and Pangi sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands and the candidates residing abroad, the closing date for submission of application is March 5

Age Limit: Applicants’ age should be between 18 and 29 years as on as on January 1, 2018

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th (+2 stage) or equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. However, this criterion is not applicable in case of SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ persons with disabilities (PWD) candidates.

50% marks is also not insisted upon in the case of candidates who possess qualifications higher than the essential minimum prescribed qualification

Professional Qualification:

Light Music (Vocal): Possession of Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Music (Light Music-Vocal) from Government recognized institute.

Hindustani Sitar (Candidate should be able to play Guitar also): Candidates must possess a Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Music (Hindustani Sitar) from Government recognized institute.

Desirable Qualification:

(a) Experience in the field and performance given on AIR/ Doordarshan etc (b) Prizes won at National level.

Selection Process: The selection will be done on the basis of written test (objective type) 50 marks, assessment of talent in the relevant field (50 marks).

Examination Fee: General and OBC candidates will have to pay Rs 500/ while SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Minorities & Economically Backward Classes and Women Candidates will pay Rs 250.

The examination fee should be paid in the form of crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) only from any post office drawn in favour of Asst. Personnel Officer/HQ, South Western Railway, Hubli payable at Hubli.

How to apply: Application as per prescribed format shall be submitted on A-4 Size Good Quality Paper. The application should be filled in English or Hindi Language Only.

Applications should be sent in a cover superscribed as “Application for Group ‘C’ post against Cultural Quota for the year 2016-17”, addressed to The Assistant Personnel Officer/ Recruitment, Railway Recruitment Cell, South Western Railway, 2nd Floor, Old General Manager’s Office Building, Club Road, Hubballi-580 023.

Total vacancies: 2

Light music (vocal)-1 post

Hindustani sitar (should be able to play guitar also)-1 post