Railway Recruitment 2016 : 246 RPF/RPSF Posts for 10th Passed Candidates

Saturday, 19 March 2016

EAST CENTRAL RAILWAY RECRUITMENT 2016 : 246 Various Posts for 10th Passed Candidates
RECRUITMENT FOR THE POST OF CONSTABLES
IN RPF/RPSF(BAND)
Employment Notice No. 01/2016
Date of publication 12.03.2016 Date of closing 11.04.2016
Applications are invited from eligible Male/Female Candidates for filling up the posts of Constable (BAND) in Railway
Protection Force / Railway Protection Special Force. Details are given below:-
i. An OMR sheet based written examination will be conducted for all those candidates who are found eligible after scrutiny of
applications.
1.NUMBER OF VACANCIES AS PER COMMUNITY BREAK UP :

The above posts are meant for all Indian Railways of Railway Protection Force (BAND) and Railway Protection Special
Force (BAND).
Each candidate may send only one application.
a. 10% of vacancies are reserved for Ex-service men and it does not include retired/discharged personnel of Central
Armed Police Forces. Age may be relaxed beyond upper limit by 3 years for UR, 6 years for OBC and 8 years for SC/ST
after deduction of military service rendered (minimum of 6 months after attestation) from actual age as on the date of
reckoning. In case sufficient eligible candidates are not found in Ex-Service men category for appointment, then the unfilled
vacancies will be filled up from candidates of respective category on the basis of merit.
b. Vacancies are provisional and may increase or decrease or even become nil depending upon the requirement of the
Railway Administration.The administration also reserves the rightto make changes or cancel or postpone the recruitmentas
well as the notified vacancies at its discretion at any time and such decision will be binding on all concerned.
c. These posts have not been identified as suitable for persons with disabilities and hence the same has been exempted
from the purview of section 33 and 47 of the persons with Disabilities [Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation] act, 1995 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
d. The selected candidates will be liable to serve anywhere in India in Railway Protection Force or Railway Protection
Special Force.
2. PAY SCALE :- Pay Band of 5200-20200 + Grade Pay '.2,000/- plus usual allowances as admissible to Central
Government Employees from time to time.
3. INELIGIBILITY:- No person who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living or who,
having a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person shall be eligible for appointment in RPF /
RPSF.
4. ELIGIBILITY:-
[a] Citizenship: Must be a citizen of India
[b] Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board/ University. Educational certificate other
than State Board/Central Board should be accompanied with Government of India notification declaring that such
qualifications is equivalent to Matriculation/10th pass for services under Central Government. Candidates must possess the
requisite qualification before the last date of submission of application.
[c] Age: The candidates must not be less than 18 years and not more than 25 years as on 01.07.2016. The Candidate must
be born between 02.07.1991 and 01.07.1998 (both dates inclusive). Date of Birth mentioned in the Matriculation/High
School Examination certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of application will only be accepted.
[d] Candidates must have an experience of not less than 02 years in specified musical instrument. Ex. Servicemen holding
certificate of Military music shall be permitted.
[e] Relaxation in Age :

** Production of Domicile certificate from the District Magistrate/SDM/Tehsildar and other categories specified by
Government from time to time. 

5. METHOD OF RECRUITMENT : Recruitment will be made based on the performance of the eligible applicants in a
Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Measurement Test, document verification and awarding of bonus
marks on the basis of NCC/sports certificates and Height.
A. WRITTEN TEST:
i] Written examination will be conducted for those candidates who are found eligible after scrutiny. The written examination
will be on OMR based Answer Sheets which will comprise of 60 multiple choice objective type questions of one mark each.
The test will be of 45 minutes duration. The question paper shall be of matriculation standard. The question paper will consist
of 20 questions on General Awareness, 20 questions on Arithmetic and 20 questions on General Intelligence and
Reasoning. Candidates will be required to answer all questions and will be awarded 01 [one] mark for each correct answer.
1/3 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No mark will be awarded or deducted forquestions not attempted.
ii] For the convenience to conduct the examination in different Indian languages, specific centres will be earmarked for the
examination in specific languages other than Hindi, English and Urdu (in which examination papers will be available at all
centres). Candidates who opt for a particular language will be allocated a Centre in one of the
States mentioned against that language in the table given below :

a] Option will be asked from candidates regarding their preferred group. Once the candidate has selected a particular group,
he has to give option of one of the languages available in that group. If the option of language given by him is not available in
the option of group given by him, his/her group will be changed according to the language option given by him.
[b] Question paper will be set in Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati,
Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Manipuri and Punjabi. Applicants who wish to write the exam in a particular language may
indicate so in the application form. Language, once chosen cannot be changed under any circumstances.
[c] Keeping in mind the provision for negative marking in the written examination, it will be necessary to obtain 21 marks for
UR/OBC (18 marks for SC and ST candidates) out of 60 marks to qualify in the written test.
iii] The call letters will be sent to them by post in the self addressed stamped envelopes submitted by the candidates along
with the application form.
B. PHYSICAL EFFICIENCYTEST [PET], PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT TEST [PMT] & DOCUMENT VERIFICATION
[a] Only those candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for PET and PMT to the extent of 10 times the
number of vacancies in each category. The call letters will be sent to them by post in the self addressed stamped envelopes
submitted by the candidates along with the application form. The candidates shall be allowed to appear in the PET/PMT on
production of original call letters only.
[b] The PET will consist of three events mentioned in the table below. A candidate has to qualify in all the events to be
declared qualified in PET. All the events are compulsory to qualify. However, no marks will be awarded for any of the events.
The minimum qualifying standard for each event is specified as under. 

NOTE:- Ex-service men will be exempted from PET.
[c] 800 meters run will be held first and only those candidates who qualify in this event will further take part in the remaining
events of the PET. The candidates who qualify in PET will be measured for eligibility with respect to height. Candidates, who
fail in any of the events of the PET or in PMT, will be declared "failed".
[d] (i) Document verification shall be done to all PET and PMT qualified candidates just after PET/PMT.
(ii) The candidates must produce all original documents in support of their educational qualification, age, SC/ST/OBC status
wherever applicable [on the format prescribed in the advertisement], domicile certificate and any other document related to
extracurricular activities [including NCC], Experience certificate at the time of Document Verification. Request forproduction
of the original documents on a later day will not be entertained under any circumstances except in cases where the caste
certificate has been produced in a format other than prescribed or where any certificate is claimed to have been lost/stolen
(claim supported by FIR), in which case the candidate will be allowed a time extension of four (4) weeks. Failure to produce
the documents shall lead to disqualification of the candidate. The appearance of the candidate for document verification will
be compulsory. Those who do not appear at the document verification will not be considered in the final selection,
irrespective of their performance in the written examination and PET.
6. TRADE TEST:-
a. Trade test, will be conducted out of 40 marks, will be the principal determinantfor selection and candidates must score 16
marks for UR/OBC (14 marks for SC/ST candidates) out of 40 marks to qualify for further stages of the selection process.
b. Candidates will bring their own instruments for the Trade test.
c. All candidates will be tested by the Expert in the committee on their instrument.
7. MEDICAL EXAMINATION :- The candidates who appear in Trade Test will be sent for a medical examination at the
Railway Hospitals. They have to qualify in medical category 'B-1' as prescribed in Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those
wearing glasses or having flat foot, knock-knee, squint eyes, colour blindness and other bodily defects are not eligible for
appointment. Sending for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not reflect that the candidate has
been included in the select list.
8. TRAINING : On final selection candidates will have to undergo an initial training in any one of the RPF/RPSF training
centre or any other such institution as decided by the Railway Administration in the event of their selection. The trainee
recruits will be given a stipend as admissible under the Railway Rules during the period of Training. Passing the Final
Examination at the end of the training is compulsory.
9. Examination Fee: An application fee of Rs. 50/- (non- refundable) will be collected in the form of crossed Indian Postal
Order/Bank Draft payable infavourof Financial Advisor&Chief Accounts Officer, East Central Railway, Hajipur. However, no
fee will be charged from candidates belong to SC/ST categories, Female and Ex. Servicemen.
10.HOWTO APPLY :-
I. Instruction for filling up the applications by candidates
a) The format of the application form is given in Annexure-A. Application form can be downloaded from the official website of
Indian Railways (www.ecr.indianrailways.gov.in) or taken from the employment news or from this advertisement and
submitted on A-4 size bond paper, using one side only and sent to the IG-Chief Security Commissioner, East Central
Railway, Hajipur, Pin Code-844101, Bihar.
b) The words, "APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CONSTABLE (BAND) IN RPF INCLUDING RPSF"
shall be super
scribed on the envelope containing the application.
c) Crossed Indian Postal Order/Bank Draft of Rs. 50/-as application fee.
d) The exact date, time, place and venue for the tests will be intimated to the candidates through Call Letters.
e) Applications should be sent through ordinary post only. No application will be received by hand or by registered post or
through private courier service.
f) Applications should be filled by the candidates in their own handwriting, in Hindi or English only. Left and Right Hand
thumb impressions shall be affixed in the boxes given at the bottom of the application. Applications signed in capital
letters/spaced -out letters will be treated as invalid. Applications with correction or overwriting or smudged thumb impression
may be rejected
g) The colour photograph of size 4.5 cms x 3.5 cms (not earlier than three months from the date of application) with clear
front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses shall be pasted at appropriate location. Two passport size
photographs should be enclosed with the application form.
h) Applications must be accompanied by:
i) Copy of self attested Matriculation certificate as proof of Educational Qualification and Age.
ii) Self attested copy of a minimum two years experience certificate of working in the band and having played one of the
instruments listed in the advertisement.
iii) Copy of self attested SC/ST Community Certificate in the prescribed format given atAnnexure 'B' wherever applicable.
iv) Declaration by applicants belonging to OBC in the format given in Annexure 'C.
v) Two additional coloured photograph (4.5 cms x 3.5 cms) with clear front view of the face without cap and sunglasses
mentioning the name of the candidate on the reverse side in addition to the one pasted on the application.
vi) Two self addressed envelopes (28 cms x 12 cms) each bearing postal stamp of Rs.5/- duly affixed.

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