Ministry of Railways
Employment Notification No. SR/SRD/PWD/01 / 2012
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in or refer to the Emloyment News dated 14 July 2012, page no. 63
The last date for receipt of applications: 01.08.2012
Last date for receipt of application from candidates residing in far flung areas: 16.08.2012
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN SOUTHERN RAILWAY FOR THE 3% OF VACANCIES RESERVED FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED QUOTA) UNDER SPECIAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE.
Applications are invited in the prescribed format from the Persons With Disabilities (PWD) (Physically challenged/handicapped)
1. TECHNICIAN / Grade III/ ELECTRICAL
Cat. No. 13
No. of posts: 33, out of which 11 for VH (LV)
Pay Band: PB-1 Rs. 5200 – 20200+ Grade Pay: Rs. 1900/-
Medi. standard: B-1
Educational/Technical qualification: Course completed Act Apprentices /ITI approved by NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Electronics & Electrical, Electrician, Wireman Or Coil winding. AC Mechanic, Armature winding.
Age: 18-40 years
2. TECHNICIAN / Grade III /MECHANICAL /FITTER
No. of posts: 5, out of which 01 for VH (LV)
Pay Band: PB-1 Rs. 5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay: Rs. 1900/-
Medi. standard: B-1
Educational/Technical qualification: Course completed Act Apprentices /ITI approved by NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Fitter(Mechanical)
Age: 18-40 years
3. TICKET COLECTOR
No. of posts: 6, out of which 2 for VH (LV)
Pay Band: PB-1 Rs. 5200 – 20200 + Grade pay: Rs. 1900/-
Medi. standard: B-2
Educational/Technical qualification: Matriculation or its equivalent.
Age: 18-40 years
4. HEALTH & MALARIA INSPECTOR
No. of posts: 04, out of which 01 for VH (LV)
Pay Band: PB-2 Rs. 9300 – 34800+Grade Pay: Rs. 4200
Medi. standard: C-1
Educational/Technical qualification: BSc Chemistry + (a) One year Diploma of Health/Sanitary Inspector or (b) One year National Trade Certificate (NTC in Health Sanitary Inspector awarded by National Council for vocational Training, Ministry of Labour& Employment, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Age: 18-43 years
5. JUNIOR STENO
Cat. No. 36
No. of posts: 03, out of which 01 for VH
Pay Band: PB-2 Rs. 5200 – 20200 +Grade Pay: Rs. 2400/-
Medi. standard: C-1
Educational/Technical qualification: Matriculation or HSC with Shorthand Speed 80 words per minute. Duration 10 minutes. Transcription time 65 minutes.
AGE RELAXATION : OBC : 3 YEARS AND SC/ST : 5 YEARS
Proof of Age: The candidate shall enclose a copy of any of the following documents in support of Date of Birth which shall contain the Date of Birth, along with the Application Form.
(i) Birth Certificate issued by Municipal authorities.
(ii) Transfer Certificate issued by School/College authorities.
(iii) Matric / SSLC / Senior Secondary/HSC Mark sheet
The question paper shall be printed in Hindi, Urdu & English and also in the Regional Language(s).Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.
EXAMINATION FEE: NO EXAMINATION FEE IS REQUIRED
Travel Expenses: SC/ST candidates alone will be issued with II-Class Free Pass for their journey from their nearest Railway Station to the venue of Written Examination. Others will have to make their own arrangements for coming to the venue of Written Examination and Verification of Certificates. No reimbursement of travel expenses will be made on any account.
Accommodation: All the candidates will have to make their own arrangements for their accommodation while attending Written Examination and other stages of recruitment process.
In the interest of Administrative exigencies, selected candidates will be posted anywhere, in any Post / Category of Southern Railway to which selected, after successful completion of training, wherever prescribed. The decision of the Southern Railway administration is final.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application complete in all respects along with all the enclosures in a sealed/closed cover super scribed as under:
“APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN SOUTHERN RAILWAY AGAINST 3% VACANCIES RESERVED FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED QUOTA) UNDER SPECIAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE” shall be sent by Ordinary Post, to reach at the following address:
“The Deputy Chief Personnel Officer / Recruitment, Railway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway, No.5, 3rd Floor, Dr. P.V. Cherian Crescent Road, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008.”
One cover should contain only one Application Form with enclosures.
ENCLOSURES: Photo copies of the certificates / documents are to be enclosed along with the Application Form, in the order specified below. Original certificates should not be enclosed.
(i) Application Form and applicable Annexures
(ii) Copy in proof for Date of Birth
(iii) Copy of Educational Qualifications
(iv) Copy of Community Certificate, in case of SC or ST or OBC.
(v) Copy of Physical Disability Certificate.
(vi) Filled in proforma for engaging Scribe, in case of Visually Handicapped persons.
(vii) Government Servants and staff of Quasi administrative offices of Railway organisations – Bonafide Certificate from the authority giving the length of regular service, etc
(viii) ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer, if already employed.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:
DEFINITIONS OF DISABILITIES: Definitions of categories of disabilities for the purpose of recruitment are given below:
(a) Blindness: “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely:-
(i) total absence of sight, or (ii) visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or (iii) limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse;
(b) Low vision: “Persons with low vision” means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution or a task with appropriate assistive device.
DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RESERVATION: Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in services/posts who suffer from not less than 40 percent of relevant disability.
SCRIBE FOR VISUALLY HANDICAPPED CANDIDATES:
Visually Impaired Candidates / those candidates whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral palsy can avail the assistance of SCRIBE for writing answers on their behalf. For engaging the SCRIBE, the candidate will have to suitably inform along with the application as per Annexure-VI (‘Proforma’ is available in the web site also).
The engagement of SCRIBE will be subject to the following conditions.
(a) The candidates will have to arrange their own SCRIBES at their own cost during the examination. Separate Admit cards will be issued to the SCRIBES accompanying the Visually Handicapped candidates. Admit card should contain the particulars and photograph of the SCRIBE duly signed by him/her.
(b) The academic qualification of the SCRIBE should be one grade below the qualification prescribed for the post for which recruitment is being made.
(c) The SCRIBE can be from any academic discipline if the recruitment is for general post. If the recruitment is for a specialist post, he/she should be from a discipline different from that of the candidate.
(d) The candidates as well as the SCRIBE will have to give a suitable undertaking (Annexure-VI) (‘Proforma’ is available in the web site also) confirming that the SCRIBE fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above. In case, it transpires later that he / she did not fulfil any of the laid down eligibility criteria, there has been suppression of material facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled irrespective of the result of the examination.
The visually handicapped candidates shall be responsible for any misconduct on the part of SCRIBE brought by him/her.
Candidates availing the assistance of a SCRIBE shall be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination.
All one eyed candidates and VH candidates whose visual degree of disability is less than 40% shall not be considered as visually handicapped person and the provision of engaging SCRIBE shall not be applicable to them.