GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY RECRUITMENT CELLS
Centralised Employment Notice No. 01/2015
Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilities for erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts
Website : www.rrcnr.org
DATE OF PUBLICATION : 01.01.2016
DATE & TIME OF CLOSING : At 17.00 hrs. on 31.01.2016
DATE OF ONLINE EXAMINATION : Between 15th – 28th February, 2016 (Approx.)
Salient Features :
ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) of Indian
Nationality for the erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts in PB-1, Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE to the concerned Railway Recruitment Cell as mentioned in Para-15 of General Instructions till 17.00 hrs. of closing date.
1. Candidates should note and take cognizance of the fact that this is a Centralised Employment Notification (CEN) for special recruitment drive to fill up backlog vacancies against the quota for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and RRC/N.Rly. has been nominated as nodal RRC for submission of ONLINE applications and conduct of examination. Candidates can submit their applications ONLINE to any ONE of the RRCs only, while visiting website of RRC/NR (Nodal RRC) or by visiting website (link provided) of anyone of the 15 other RRCs of Indian Railway.
2. After written examination, result of the candidates will be prepared RRC wise (based on their vacancies) and will be sent to respective RRCs. Therefore, their selection in this examination will be subject to number of vacancies advertised by that RRC concerned.
3. After results are declared, documents verification and medical examination of the candidates will be held in their opted RRC, if they are shortlisted as per cut off marks/merit of their opted RRC.
4. Candidates must note that no centralised merit list will be formed. Once again it is clarified that candidates’ selection will depend upon the RRC he/she has chosen/opted in the Online Application and will be confined to the number of vacancies notified by that RRC only, in their respective PH category.
5. Any query subsequent to written examination, be it may for RTI or for any other aspect, will be handled by the respective RRCs, which has been chosen/opted by the candidate.
6. During submission of ONLINE application, a Registration Number will be issued to each
application. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number for further
stages of recruitment process/correspondence with RRC concerned.
NOTE-I : To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to submit
ONLINE application much before the closing date since there may be a possibility
of inability/failure to log on to the website of RRC concerned on account of heavy
load on the internet or website jam during last days.
NOTE-II : RRCs do not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to
submit their application within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or
any other reason.
7. Candidates are advised that no separate advance notice for date of Online Examination
shall be issued to them. So, they should prepare themselves for this examination
8. Helpline Desk Telephone Nos. will be available on the Home Page of SRDPH Link shortly.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY BEFORE APPLYING : Only the candidates who
come under the definition of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) as defined in Para 11 of this
notification are eligible to apply. The candidates must ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions
on the date of application. Admission of the candidates for the online examination(s) would be on
the basis of the information furnished by them in the ONLINE application. If at any stage of
recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidates in his/her
application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the
candidate otherwise does not satisfy the eligibility criteria his/her candidature will be cancelled
forthwith without any notice.
Very Very Important : Candidates must ensure before selecting the Zonal Railway for
applying Online that vacancies for his/her particular Physical Disability is available on that
particular Zonal Railway. In the event, if candidate still select that Railway where vacancies
for his/her particular physical disability is not notified, his/her application shall get rejected.
2. EXMINATION FEE : NIL
3. HOW TO APPLY : Candidates are required to apply ONLINE by visiting www.rrcnr.org or by
clicking the link provided on any of the other 15 RRCs as indicated in Para 15. Detailed instructions
for filling up ONLINE applications are available on the website. Brief instructions to fill up the same
are also given in Para Nos. 5 and 5(A) of this Notification.
4. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : The ONLINE application, complete in all
respect, can be submitted through ONLINE process to RRC concerned up to 31.01.2016 till 17.00
hrs. No physical copy of the application is required to be sent to RRC. Even if it is received, no
cognizance will be given to it.
5. SAME DAY EXAMINATION : Most probably Online examination will be held on the same day for all
participating RRCs or will be held alphabetically on multiple dates.
6. NEGTIVE MARKING : There shall be penalty (Negative marking) in online examination and marks
shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question.
7. MOBILE PHONES AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICES :
(a) Mobile phones, blue tooth, pagers, calculator or any other communication devices are not
allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of
these instructions shall entail action such as the rejection of candidature and/or including
debarring from future examinations conducted by Railway Recruiting Agencies.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including
mobile phones/pagers/blue tooth etc. to the venue of the examination as there will be no
arrangement for safe keeping.
8. Candidates are advised that no separate advance notice for date of Online Examination
shall be issued to them. So, they should prepare themselves for this examination
9. Details of the RRC-wise vacancies, is indicated below :
S.No. Name of RRC Rly. OH VH HH TOTAL
1 Mumbai WR -- 24 93 117
2 Jaipur NWR 03 03 04 10
3 Allahabad NCR 108 124 138 370
4 Hubli SWR 07 91 116 214
5 Jabalpur WCR 02 33 90 125
6 Bhubaneshwar ECoR -- -- 23 23
7 Bilaspur SECR 02 -- 02 4
8 Chennai SR -- 17 46 63
9 Delhi NR 35 42 89 166
10 Guwahati NFR 07 04 05 16
11 Kolkata ER 39 38 39 116
12 Kolkata SER 14 29 30 73
13 Mumbai CR 147 94 156 397
14 Patna ECR -- -- 45 45
15 Gorakhpur NER 05 32 47 84
16 Secunderabad SCR 09 13 39 61
GRAND TOTAL 378 544 962 1884
Minimum Educational Qualification : 10th or its equivalent examination (for details please refer to Para 3 of this CEN)
Stage of exam.: Single stage online exam, documents verification and medical examination.
Please refer to Para 5(B) & 9 of this CEN.
NOTE : The number of vacancies indicated in this Centralised Employment Notice is
provisional and may increase or decrease or even become NIL depending upon the actual
needs of the Railway Administration. The Administration also reserves the right to cancel
the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all.
CR=Central Railway, ER-Eastern Railway, ERC=East Central Railway, ECoR=East Coast Railway,
NR=Northern Railway, NCR=North Central Railway, NER=North Eastern Railway, NFR=Northeast
Frontier Railway, NWR=North Western Railway, RDSO=Research Design and Standards
Organisation, Lucknow, Rly.=Railway, RRC=Railway Recruitment Cell, SR=Southern Railway,
SCR=South Central Railway, SER=South Easter Railway, SECR=South East Central Railway,
SWR=South Western Railway, WR=Western Railway, WCR=West Central Railway.
B=Blind, BL =Both Leg, EBC=Economically Backward Class, EN=Employment Notice, Ex.SM=Exserviceman,
GP=Grade Pay, HH=Hearing Handicapped, LV=Low Vision, MW=Muscular
Weakness, NOC=No Objection Certificate, OA=One Arm, OAL=One Arm & One Leg,
OMR=Optical Mark Reader Answer Sheet, OBC=Other Backward Classes, OH=Orthopedically
Handicapped, OL=One Leg, PWD=Person with Disabilities, SC=Scheduled Caste, ST=Scheduled
Tribe, SRD=Special Recruitment Drive, UR=Unreserved (General), VH=Visually Handicapped.
1(A) GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
1.01 CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT
(a) Admission to the online examination will be purely provisional, subject to satisfying the
prescribed eligibility conditions.
(b) Mere issue of call letter/e-admit card to candidates will NOT imply that their
candidature has been finally accepted by the RRC.
(c) RRCs conduct verification of eligibility conditions, with reference to original documents,
only after candidates have qualified in all the stages of examination. RRCs may reject
the applications of candidates at any stage of recruitment process in case the
candidates are not fulfilling the requisite criteria, and if appointed, such candidate(s)
is/are liable to be removed from service summarily.
(d) Before applying for any post, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfil all
the eligibility norms including type of disability (Para 11) and Educational
Qualification(s) (refer Para 3.0).
(e) Candidates should ensure that they have requisite Educational Qualification from
recognised Board/University/Institute as on the date of submission of the application
for this Centralised Employment Notice. Those awaiting results of the final examination
(2015-16) need NOT apply.
1.02 Candidates who have been debarred for life from all RRC examinations or candidates who
have been debarred for a specified period, which is not yet completed, need NOT apply in
response to this Centralised Employment Notice. Their candidature will be rejected during
any stage of recruitment as and when detected.
1.03 Candidates submitting more than one application with different particulars like
Name/Father’s name/Community/Photo(face)/ educational and/or technical qualification
etc. all such applications will be summarily rejected.
1.04 Signature of the candidates during the recruitment process on prescribed places, as
applicable, should be identical, either in English or Hindi and must be in running hand and
not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Signatures in different style or language, at the time
of online examination and documents verification etc. may result in cancellation of
1.05 Candidate should note that only the Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth as recorded
in Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate as
on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the RRCs.
NOTE : In case candidate has changed his name then gazette notification or any other
legal document as applicable should be submitted at the time of documents verification.
Such candidates should indicate their changed name in the application. However, other
details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate.
1.06 Selection by RRC does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the
1.07 Ordinarily, a railway servant shall be employed throughout his service on the railway or
railway establishment to which he/she is posted on first appointment and shall have no
claim as of right for transfer to another railway or another establishment. In the exigencies
of service, however, it shall be open to the competent authority to transfer the railway
servant to any other department or railway or railway establishment including a project in or
out of India.
1.08 Emoluments on initial appointment will be minimum pay of the Pay Band plus Grade Pay
plus other allowances as admissible at that time.
1.09 Female PWD candidates are also eligible for all the posts. However, it may be noted that
some categories involve duties which are arduous in nature and call for working in shifts at
odd hours, at road side stations and also away from headquarters.
1.10 Serving Defence Personnel (PWD) likely to be released within one year of the closing date
(I.e. up to 31.12.2016) can also apply.
1.11 Any subsequent change(s) in the terms and conditions of this Centralised Employment
Notice as per extant rules will stand good. RRCs reserve the right to incorporate any
subsequent changes/modifications/additions in the terms & conditions to recruitment under
this Centralised Employment Notice as necessitated and applicable.
Since the persons with disabilities have to be placed in the appropriate community viz.
SC/ST/OBC/General in the roster meant for reservation of SC/ST/OBC the candidates
have to indicate whether they belong to SC/ST/OBC or General Community while
submitting ONLINE application.
NOTE-1: SC/ST/OBC candidates should furnish Caste Certificate from competent
authorities as per the format given at Annexure-3 (for SC/ST candidates) and Annesure-4
(for OBC candidates) at the time of Document Verification. Further, in case of OBC
candidates, the certificates should specifically Indicate that the candidate does not belong
to the Persons/Sections(creamy layer) mentioned in Columns of the Schedule of the
Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training O.M NO.36012/22/93-Estt.
(SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent revision through O.M.No.36033/3/2004-Estt (Res)
dated 09.03.04, further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralised
Employment Notice. The certificate produced shall not be older than one year.
NOTE-II: If any vacancies which reserved for PWD cannot be filled due to non-availability
of suitable candidates under that category of Disability or for any other sufficient reason
such vacancy/vacancies shall not be filled.
2. AGE LIMIT: The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy
table will be reckoned as on 01.01.2016. The upper age limit is relaxable as under :
2.01 By 10 years for persons with disabilities (PWD) (13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST)
2.02 For Ex-servicemen with disabilities, up to the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3
years, provided they have put more than 6 months service after attestation.
3. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: Candidates should have requisite Educational of 10th
passed or ITI equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT on
the date of submission of the ONLINE application for this Centralized Employment Notice.
Those awaiting results of the final examination need NOT apply.
4. EXAMINATION FEE: NIL
5. HOW TO APPLY:
5.01 Candidates are required to go to the RRC/NR website rrcnr.org provided for filling ONLINE
application and fill up the personal details/BIO-DATA etc. carefully.
NOTE-I: Candidates should ensure that their Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth should
exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any deviation found
during Document Verification will lead to cancellation of candidature and also to
debarment. (Please refer Para 1.06 Note also).
NOTE-II: Candidates are advised to indicate their active mobile number and valid e-mail ID
in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire recruitment process as
all important messages will be sent by email/SMS which will be treated as deemed to have
been read by the candidates.
5.02 Photograph: Candidates are required to upload their colour photograph (size 3.5cmx3.5cm,
not earlier than three months from the date of application in colour, JPG/JPEG format, 100
DPI, size of the file should be between 20 kb- 50 kb) with clear front view of the
candidate without cap and sunglasses. Candidates may note that RRCs may, at any
stage, reject the applications for uploading old/unclear photograph or for any significant
variations between photograph uploaded in the Application Form and the actual physical
appearance of the candidate. Candidates are advised to keep two additional copies of the
same photograph ready with them for bringing along with Hall Ticket/e-admit Card and
valid Photo ID at the time of examination (Refer to Para 7.04). Photostat copy of
photograph is not permitted.
5.03 Candidates need NOT send any application printouts or certificates or copies to
RRC concerned by post. The candidature of the candidates will be considered only
on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE application.
5.04 During submission of ONLINE application, a Registration Number will be issued to
each application. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number
of further stages of recruitment process/correspondence with RRC concerned.
NOTE-I : To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to
submit ONLINE application much before the closing date since there may be a
possibility of inability/failure to log on to the website of RRC concerned on account
of heavy load on the internet or website jam during last days.
NOTE-II : RRCs do not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to
submit their application within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any
Submit ONLINE application for the post(s)of that RRC to which he/she want to apply
Steps to the submit ONLINE Application
IMPORTANT NOTE : Candidate applying for PWD posts must be in possession of permanent
MOBILE NO. and E-MAIL ID on which they would like to get communication from RRC. Without
permanent mobile no. and E-mail ID they would not be able to submit their ONLINE application
(i) Visit the website of the RRC/NR or to any of the RRCs as per Para 15.
(ii) Candidate can also download the PDF version of Employment Notification. Highlights are
also available on the Home Page for submitting application.
(iii) Click on the ONLINE/E-Application SRDPH link on the bottom of the Page.
(iv) On selecting ONLINE Registration a Window will appear. Candidate may register with
his/her name, mobile no. and E-mail ID and then enter. The candidate will get one OTP
(One Time Password) on his mobile no. immediately, which he may insert in the field
“Insert OTP” of given window and then click on Register button.
(v) Select RRC to which the candidate wants to submit application.
(vi) Fill in the basic details viz. name father’s name, date of Birth, Community, PWD category,
Mailing address and other details related to 10th certificate etc. The candidate may insert
details of higher educational also. The details should match with that of 10th class
(vii) Visually Handicapped candidates or OH candidates whose writing speed is affected by
Cerebral palsy/for writing answers on their behalf such candidates who wish to avail the
facility of Scribe shall have to enter required details as per Annexure-10 (ONLINE).
(viii) On successful registration another button “APPLY NOW” will appear in the same window.
On clicking “APPLY NOW” a confirmation page having fields in detail will appear with
heading “APPLICATION FORM DETAILS”.
(ix) Candidate will go through it. If any of the inserted fields require editing, candidate may
click on EDIT button and edit the contents otherwise if all details are to the satisfaction of
the candidate, he/she may click on the “SAVE DETAILS” button.
(x) On clicking the “SAVE DETAILS” another window will appear for uploading the Photo,
Signature and Thumb Impression.
(xi) Upload your colour photograph (size 3.5cmx3.5cm not earlier than three months from the
date of application in colour JPG/JPEG FORAMT. 100 DPL size of the file should be
between (20kb-50kb) with clear front view of face of the candidate without cap and
(xii) Candidates availing services of Scribe will be required to upload photograph of Scribe
also. The size of photograph will be of same type as prescribed for the candidate. In case
of any change in the scribe, candidate can get it changed on the website by
logging through the registration no.
(xiii) Once the details are saved no opportunity will be available for editing the inserted data.
Hence candidates should take utmost care to review the fields in detail.
(xiv) Another window having application form details including registration no. will appear.
Candidate should preserve this registration no. for future correspondence.
(xv) Save the application. Take print out of the application/acknowledgement for records.
(xvi) Efforts have been made to include each step involved in filling up of ONLINE application.
However, candidates are advised to take care of the messages as actually appear on the
website while inserting data in online application.
5(B) VERIFICATION ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AND FORMAT OF CERTIFACATES
To ascertain their eligibility as on the date of submission of application candidates are
required to produce all original documents at the time of document verification.
(i) Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or equivalent certificate (proof for
date of Birth and Matric qualification)
(ii) Caste certificate for SC/ST- Annexure-3.
(iii) Caste certificate for OBC- Annexure-4.
(iv) Medical Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) - Annexure-9.
(v) NOC from employer for serving employees.
(vi) Attestation/discharge certificate for Ex-serviceman.
NOTE-1: Candidates may refer NOTE in Para 1(B) above.
NOTE-II: ALL Certificates should be either in English or Hindi only. Where certificates are
not in English/Hindi self attested translated version (in Hindi/English) should be produced
6. INVALID APPLICATIONS/REJECTIONS:
Candidates are requested to read all instructions thoroughly before submitting ONLINE
application to any RRC. Otherwise their applications are likely to be rejected on one or
more of the following the website of RRC concerned along with the reasons for rejection(s).
6.01 Application without colour photo (or) photo with cap, wearing goggles, disfigured small size
or unrecognizable or scanned or Photostat copy.
6.02 Not possessing the prescribed qualification for the post(s) on the date of submission of
7. HALL TICKET(e-ADMIT CARDS) FOR ONLINE EXAMINATION:
7.01 Candidates can verify their eligibility from the website of RRC concerned. SMS and e-mail
massages will be sent to all eligible candidates. Candidates should keep their emails
active till the end of document verification. RRCs will not entertain any request for change
of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.
7.02 The e-admit card to the eligible candidates(along with Scribe admit card, wherever
applicable) shall be available one week before commencement of the online examination
on the website of RRC concerned for downloading. NO admit card will be sent to
candidates by RRCs by post.
7.03 Candidates must bring their e-admit cards along with a valid photo ID(viz. Voter card,
Aadhar Card, Driving License, PAN card, passport, Identity card issued by his/her
employer in case the candidate is a Govt, employee, school/college university photo id
card etc) in original into the examination hall, failing which candidates shall NOT be
allowed to appear for the online examination.
7.04 Candidates must also bring two colour photographs (of size 3.5 cm*3.5cm), with clear front
view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses, for appearing in the online
examination(please refer Para 5.03)
7.05 RRC(s) will not entertain any request for any change in examination centre allotted to
provisionally eligible candidate(s).
7.06 Candidates should ensure that they are carrying the following while coming for the
examination (i) e-admit card/hall ticket, (ii) a valid photo ID, (III) Two passport size photos,
(iv) original SC/ST certificate (wherever applicable) for availing free pass facility.
8. RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
The recruitment process for the post(s) notified in this Centralized Employment Notification
will have a online examination followed by documents verification and medical examination
of shortlisted candidates.
The Railway Recruitment Cell at its discretion may hold additional online test(s) if
considered necessary, for all or for a limited number of candidates, as may be deemed fit
by the Railway Recruitment Cell.
The date time and venue of the online examination will be fixed by the RRC. Request of
postponement of the examination/change of centre/venue will not be entertained under any
8.01 Selection is made strictly according to merit on the basis of online examinations for the
vacancies notified by each RRC. Therefore, cut off may vary amongst RRCs.
8.02 The Question papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
8.03 The standard of questions for the online examination will be generally in conformity with the
educational standards prescribed for the posts. Question will be objective in nature with
aim to assess general knowledge/awareness, mathematics and reasoning etc. The
question paper will have 100 questions.
8.04 There shall be negative marking in online examination and marks shall be deducted for
each wrong answer@1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question.
8.05 Duration: Duration of the examinations will be 90 minutes. Extra time of 30 minutes shall
be allowed to the VH candidates, where scribe is allowed.
NOTE-1 Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and any other electronic gadgets.
They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Premises. If any
candidates is found to possess mobile phone, Blue-tooth or any other means of wireless
communication in working or switched off mode, his/her candidature shall be cancelled
forthwith and he/she will be debarred from RRC examinations.
8.06 Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness
Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration and final verification of certificates on
prescribed proforma, educational and community certificates and verification of
antecedents/character of the candidates.
9. MEDICAL FITNESS TEST:
Candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass requisite medical fitness
test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are
medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post.
10. EX-SERVICEMEN CANDIDATES:
Persons with disabilities ex-serviceman may also apply for which they will be granted age
relaxation add fee exemption as indicated in Para 2 &4 respectively.
10.01 The term “Ex-servicemen” means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a
Combatant or non-combatant) in the regular Army. Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union
but does not include a person who has served in the Defence Security Corps the General
Reserve Engineering Force the Lok Sahayak sena and the Para Military forces and
10.02 Who has retired from such service after earning his/her pension or
10.03 Who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributed to military service
or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension or
10.04 Who has been released otherwise than on his own request as a result of reduction in such
10.05 Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of
engagement otherwise than on his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on
account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity and includes persons
of the Territorial Army of the following categories:(a) person holders for continuous
embodied service (b) pensioners with disabilities attributable to military service and (c)
gallantry award winner.
10.06 Explanation: The persons serving in the Armed Forces the union who on retirement from
service would come under the category of ex-servicemen may be permitted to apply for reemployment
one year before the completion of the specific terms of engagement and avail
themselves of all concession available Ex-servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave
the uniform until they complete the specific terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of
the union. Ex-Servicemen permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Exservicemen
for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in group ‘c/d’
under Central Government. However such Govt jobs However if an Ex-serviceman applies
for various vacancies before joining any civil employment he/she can avail the benefit of
reservation as Ex-serviceman for any subsequent employment However to avail of this
benefit .an Ex-serviceman as soon as he/she joins any civil employment should give self
declaration/undertaking to the concerned employer about the date wise details of
application for various vacancies for which he/she had applied before joining the initial civil
employment. Further this benefit would be available only in respect of vacancies which are
failed on direct recruitment and wherever reservation is applicable to the Ex-servicemen.
10.07 Ex-servicemen are required to clearly indicate all required particulars including
community in the ONLINE Application and produce all documentary proofs including
Community certificates in the prescribed formant during document verification.
11. PERSONS WITH DISABILITES(PWD)
11.01 Definitions of Disabilities: Definitions of categories of disabilities for the purpose of
recruitment are given below:
(a) 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; (iii) Limitation of the field of vision
subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse.
(b) Low vision:”Peron with low vision” means a person with impairment of visual functioning
ever after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable
of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.
(c) Hearing impairment:”Hearing impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the
better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
(d) Loco Motor disability:”Loco Motor disability” means disability of the bones, joints or
muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of
(e) Cerebral Palsy:”Cerebral Palsy” means a group of non-progressive condition of a
person characterised by abnormal monitor comply posture resulting from brain insult or
injuries occurring in the pre-natal, per-natal or infant period of development.
(f) All the cases of orthopedically handicapped persons would be covered under the
category of “loco Motor disability or cerebral palsy.”
11.02 Degree of disability for relaxation and competent authority for issue of disability certificate:
Only such persons would be eligible for relaxation of conditions in respective community in
services/post who suffer from not less than 40 percent of relevant disability. A person who
wants to avail the benefit of relaxation will have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by
a competent authority as per proforma at Annexure-9 (Form ii, iii or iv as applicable as
prescribed in Para 4 of “persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights
an Full participation) Amendment Rules 2009”) at the time of document verification.
11.03 Assistance of scribe: Visually Handicapped candidates/candidates whose writing speed is
affected by Cerebral palsy/candidates with one arm/candidates with muscular weakness
can avail the assistance of SCRIBE for writing answers on their behalf. For engaging the
SCRIBE’ candidates will have to indicate the same while filling online form. Engagement of
SCRIBE will be subject to the following conditions:
(a) The candidates will have to arrange their own SCRIBES on their own cost for the online
(b) Separate Admit Cards/e-Admit Cards will be issued to SCRIBES accompanying the
(c) The candidate shall be responsible for any misconduct on the part of the scribe brought
(d) Candidates opting for SCRIBE will have to provide additional details as per Annexure-
10 during submission of ONLINE application form, so that RRCs can issue Admit Cards/eAdmit
Cards for SCRIBE. Admit cards/e-Admit Cards of SCRIBE shall be signed by
candidate and SCRIBE.
12. SERVING EMPLOYEES:
Persons with Disabilities serving in any Central/State Government Department including
Railways or Public Sector undertakings may also apply, duly informing their administration.
The shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE
(NOC) from the employer during Document Verification failing which their candidature will
NOTE: Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their
employer by the RRC concerned withholding permission to the candidates applying
for/appearing at the examination, their application/candidature will be liable to the
13. IMPRESONATION/SUPPRESSION OF FACTS WARNING:
13.01 No Candidate should attempt impersonation or take the help of any impersonator at any
stage of the selection process. Such candidates will be debarred for life from appearing in
all RRC examinations as well as debarred from any appointment in Railways. In addition,
legal action may also be taken against such candidate.
13.02 Any candidate found using unfair means in the examination or sending someone else in
his/her place to appear in the examination will be debarred from appearing in all the
examinations of all the RRCs for lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from getting any
appointment in the Railways. Such candidates are also liable for prosecution.
13.03 Any material suppression of facts or submitting of forged certificate/caste certificate by a
candidate for securing eligibility and/or obtaining privileges, including free travel for
appearing in the examination shall lead to rejection of his/her candidature for the particular
recruitment for which he/she has applied. Further, he/she will also be debarred from all
examinations conducted by all RRCs all over the country for a period of 2 years and legal
action can be initiated, if warranted.
14.01 The entire Centralised Employment Notice along with all Annexure will also be available on
14.02 All Certificates should be either in English or in Hindi only. Where certificates are not in
English/ Hindi, self attested translated version (In Hindi/English) should be produced
14.03 RRCs reserve the right to reject the candidature of any applicant at any stage of the
process of recruitment, if any irregularity/deficiency is noticed in the application.
14.04 RRCs also reserve the right to cancel part of whole of any recruitment process at any stage
for any of the categories notified in this Centralised Employment Notice without assigning
any reason thereof.
14.05 The decision of RRCs in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of
applications, penalty for false information, issue of free Rail passed, mode of selection,
conduct of online examination, allotment of examination centres, selection, allotment of
posts to selected candidates etc., will be final and binding on the candidates and NO
enquiry or correspondence will be entertained by the Railway Recruitment Cells in this
14.06 Railway Recruitment Cells will not be responsible for any inadvertent errors.
14.07 Any legal issues arising out of this Centralised Employment Notice shall fall within the legal
jurisdiction of respective Central Administrative Tribunals under which the RRC concerned
14.08 In the event of any dispute about interpretation, the English version will be treated
15. Details where links are further provided is mentioned below :
RRC Web Address Telephone Numbers
WR rrc-wr.com 022-67643649
NWR nwr.indianrailways.gov.in 0141-2209855
NCR rrcald.org 0532-2407379
SWR rrchubli.in 0836-2289602
WCR wcr.indianrailways.gov.in 0761-2480355
ECoR rrcbbs.org 0674-2303106
SECR secr.indianrailways.gov.in 07752-248108
SR rrcmas.in 044-28213185
NR rrcnr.org 011-29825106
NFR nfr.indianrailways.gov.in 0361-2676116
ER rrcer.com 033-22259233
SER rrcser.in 033-24504094
CR rrccr.com 022-67453140
ECR rrcecr.gov.in 0612-2560029
NER ner.indianrailways.gov.in 0551-2200228
SCR scr.indianrailways.gov.in 040-27788824
16. The online examination is tentatively scheduled to be held in the last week of February,
2016. However, RRC reserve the right to change the date of examination without any
notice. RRCs also reserve the right to hold the online examinations anywhere in the
country and the centres allotted by RRCs will be final and binding.
Railway Recruitment Cells
Warning-1: Beware of touts and job racketeers trying to deceive by false promises of
securing job In railway either through influence or by use of unfair the
unethical means. RRC has not appointed any agent(s) or coaching centre(s)
for action on its behalf. Candidates are warned against any such claims being
made by persons/agencies. Candidates are selected purely as per merit.
Please beware of unscrupulous elements and do not fall in their trap.
Candidates attempting to influence RRC directly or indirectly shall be
disqualified and legal action can be initiated against them.
Warning-2 : Candidates are advised to consult only the official Website of RRCs as
mentioned in column 2 of Para 15 for additional information, if any. They
should beware of FAKE websites put-up by unscrupulous elements/touts.