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Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Advertisement for the post of Cultural/Scout Quota for Group C and Group D

The notification titled Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 was recently released by the Northern Railway as per which the organization has invited contestants to apply for Cultural/Scout Quota for Group C and Group D. The total number of positions available is 14 seats. The Northern Railway has described its mode of assortment as per which the final shortlisting will be done. The application are required to submit both online and offline application form before the due date surpassing which no applications will be entertained. The due date for online and offline application form is 20th December 2016 and 27th December 2016 respectively.  The link to the advertisement in both Hindi and English Language is mentioned below.

Vacancy Details:

Concerning with the Northern Railway Recruitment 2017, following are the positions for which the recruitment is being conducted –

Name of the Post Group Number of Positions
Cultural/Scout Quota Group C 02 Nos
Group D 12 Nos

Required Qualifications:

The applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement described below –

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  • Group C

The applicants who have completed and qualified 10+2 or HSC or equivalent scoring minimum of 50% are eligible for this Group.

The applicants must be Rover/Ranger/President Scouts/Himalaya Wood Badge holder from last 05 years.

He/she must have attended at least two events at All Indian Railway in National Level or in State Level.

  • Group D

The applicants who had complete SSC or 10th or equivalent or ITI diploma can apply.

The applicants must be Rover/Ranger/President Scouts/Himalaya Wood Badge holder from last 05 years.

Age Limit:

The applicants wanting to apply for Group C must  be between 18 years to 29 years of age whereas the age limit is 18 years to 32 years for Group D. The reserved categories that are OBC/ST/SC etc will receive relaxation period as per the norms of the organization that are 03 Years for OBC, 05 Years for SC/ST.

Salary Structure:

The contestants who finally make it to the final merit list will receive salary as per given below –

  • Group C

The Salary will be in the Pay Scale 5,200/- to 20,200/- plus 1,900/- Grade Pay.

  • Group D

The Salary will be in the Pay Scale 5,200/- to 20,200/- plus 1,800/- Grade Pay.

Selection Process:

The selection for the Cultural/Scout Quota for Group C and Group D will depend upon Skill Test and Written Examination. The participants will have to take part in both of the rounds after which the organization will either promote the candidates for Interview round or direct selection. The final call pertaining to the final merit list will be prepared by the Selection panel set up by Northern Railway Recruitment 2017.

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Application Fee:

The Application Fee that has been imposed by Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 is 500/- for General and OBC category. The candidates under SC/ST and other reserved categories will have to pay 250/- as application fee. The payment mode is Online which can be paid through Debit/Credit Card or using Internet Banking.

How to Apply Northern Railway Recruitment-

The organization has propounded the Application Procedure as per which the application forms must be submitted both in online and offline mode. The procedure to how to do it is given below for reference –

  • Go to
  • When on the homepage, the Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 notification is displayed in English. The applicants can refer or it they can also download the Hindi version for which the link is present on top.
  • The next step is to click on Application Form for which the link is available at the bottom. Choose between Group and click on the link.
  • Now the website will prompt the participants for registration  where they have to enter required details.
  • Now login onto the website and then proceed with application filling process.
  • Mention all the details as asked and then upload passport sized photo and signature on the application.
  • Upload documents in scanned or digital format for which the list will be provided.
  • The last step is to click on Submit.
  • The candidates will have to take multiple copies of the application form of which one is required to be sent at the address below –

Postal Address –

Assistant Personnel Officer ( Recruitment ),

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Northern Railway,

Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi,

PIN – 110024.

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Important Dates:

With regards to the Northern Railway Recruitment 2017, the following are the dates associated with the openings –

Particulars Dates
Closing date for submission of online application 20th December 2016
Final date for submission of offline application 27th December 2016

Important Links:

Official notification in Hindi –

Official notification in English –

Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Group ‘C’ Posts – Non-Technical Popular Category – Classical Singer And Tabla Player – 2 Posts

The Northern Railway has issued an advertisement inviting online applications from eligible candidates for the above mentioned vacancy. The aspirants have to first submit online applications, followed by postal or in-person submission of hard copies along with the specified examination fee. Selection of eligible candidates with talent is done on the basis of a qualifying written exam followed by a proficiency test involving performance/recital. As per the Northern Railway Recruitment notification, applicants can check the official website for additional information. The relevant details such as  eligibility list, exam date and centre, issuance of admit cards are regularly updated online. The employment notice was issued by the Chairman of Northern Railway’s RRC in Hindi and English under the following number –  Employment Notice No. RRC/NR 01/2016/CQ

Northern Railway Recruitment Vacancy Details:

The vacancy details for the popular non-technical category Group ‘C’ positions are listed here –

Sl. No. Job Designation Total Posts Salary Qualifications
1 Classical Vocal Singer 1 Rs 5200 to Rs 20200 + GP of Rs 1900 12th or 10 + 2 or equivalent with 50% for Unreserved candidates;

Vocation degree/diploma/certificate from Government recognized institute

2 Tabla Player 1
Total Number of Posts 2

Required Qualification:

The minimum educational and cultural qualifications are specified in the above table. Additional desirable criteria are listed here –

  • Performance experience in the field at AIR or Doordarshan is desired by the recruiters.
  • Winners of National level prizes are welcome to apply for the popular category posts.

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Age Limit:

The Northern Railway Recruitment notification specifies the following age limit criteria –

  • Candidates have to be between 18 to 29 years of age.
  • OBC Candidates have to be between 18 to 32 years of age.
  • SC/ST Candidates have to be between 18 to 34 years of age.
  • Age relaxation is offered to Ex-Servicemen, People with disabilities and Serving Railway Employees as per official rules.

Selection Process:

The following recruitment scheme has been specified as per the official terms –

  • The aspirants have to attend an Objective Type Written Test for 50 marks.
  • Written test can be taken in either of the following two mediums – Hindi or English.
  • The written test is for screening purpose and has a qualifying nature.
  • Qualifiers in the written test will be subjected to a proficiency test for 50 marks.
  • Proficiency test comprises of practical demonstration for 35 marks with 15 marks allotted to testimonials and prizes.
  • Both the written and proficiency tests will be conducted by the RRC only in Delhi.

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Salary Structure:

The salary structure and grade pay for the Group C vacancies are mentioned as follows –

  • The Pay Scale is in the range of Rs 5200/- to Rs 20200/-.
  • The Grade Pay is to the amount of Rs 1900/-

Application Fee:

As per the Northern Railway Recruitment notification, The following examination fee details are tabulated –

SC,ST,EBC, Ex-Servicemen, Physically Handicapped, Women, Minority Candidates Rs 250 /- Refundable at Exam Centre
General and Other Candidates Rs 500/-
Payment Mode Postal Challan

How to Apply Northern Railway Recruitment:

The application procedure is specified below for the benefit of the interested candidates –

  • The eligible candidates have to submit the applications in two parts.
  • Part 1 refers to the online registration at the RRC website.
  • The important links provided below can be used to submit online applications involving candidate registration and uploading of photo, signature, and thumb impression.
  • The application has to be printed , declaration has to be signed, and pass port size photo has to be affixed along with signature and thumb impression.
  • The printed application, exam fee in the form of Indian Postal Order, and necessary documents have to be enclosed in an envelope.
  • The envelope can be submitted in person or by using the postal service at –

Assistant Personnel Officer/RRC,

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Lajpat Nagar- I,

New Delhi – 110024

Important Dates:

The interested candidates can make a note of the following significant dates mentioned in the Northern Railway Recruitment notification –

Publication Date of Official Advertisement 1st November, 2016
Last Date For Online Applications 30th November, 2016 By 5 PM
Last Date For Application Submission At RRC Office 7th December, 2016 By 5 PM
Date Of Written Or Online Examination 1st – 31st January, 2017

Important Links:

The link to official website of Northern Railway’s Recruitment Cell is at:

The links to the official notification and online registration are at:

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Updated: November 28, 2016 — 3:31 pm

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