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Northern Railway Recruitment 2016 Apply Online (Cultural Quota - 02 Vacancies)

Government of India, Ministry of Railways, Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Northern Railway invites applications from eligible Indian Citizens for recruitment of Non Technical Popular Category (specific posts will be decided later on) in Group “C” against Cultural Quota in Head Quarter Office, Baroda House, New Delhi and Delhi Division of Northern Railway for the year 2016-17. The closing date for receipt of applications is 7th December 2016.


Name of Post

No of Vacancies

Non-Technical popular category in Group 'C'

02 (One Post for Classical Vocal (Singer) and One for Tabla Player)

Age Limit: 18 to 29 Years for UR; 18 to 32 Years for OBC; 18 to 34 Years for SC / ST; Extent of age relaxation as per the rules for Ex-SM, PWD & Serving Railway Employee.

Pay Scale: ₹ 5200 - 20200/- + Grade Pay ₹ 1900/-

Essential Qualification:

(1) Matric with 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Ex-SM.
(2) Candidate should possess Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Gayan for Classical Vocal and for Tabla player from Govt. Recognised institute.

Desirable Qualification:

(1) Experience in the field and performance on AIR/ Doordarshan etc.
(2) Prizes won at national level.

Exam Fee: ₹ 250/- for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex. Servicemen/ Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes. ₹ 500/- for all candidates. The IPO should be drawn in favour of FA&CAO/Northern Railway, and payable at New Delhi – 110024. Candidates must write their names & full address in the IPO.

Place of Posting: Selected candidates will be posted in Northern Railway, Head Quarter Office, Baroda House, New Delhi, and Delhi Division over Northern Railway.

Selection Process: Online Examination and Proficiency Test

Scheme of Recruitment:


No of Marks

Objective type Written Test to qualify for Proficiency Test

50 Marks

Proficiency Test for Assessment of Talent in the relevant field on the basis of Practical demonstration

35 Marks

Proficiency Test for Assessment of Talent in the relevant field on the basis of Testimonial/ Prizes etc.

15 Marks

Total =

100 Marks

How to Apply: Eligible Candidate has to fill up the online application through Northern Railway RRC website on or before 30/11/2016 up to 17:00 Hours. The printout of the duly Online filled applications along with Annexure (available at official notice) after writing the required paragraph, putting Thumb impression and signature with photograph pasted on it must be sent by post to the Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, Northern Railway, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, PIN – 110024 or should be dropped in the APPLICATION BOX provided in the Railway Recruitment Cell Lajpat Nagar-I, New Delhi-24 on or before 07/12/2016 up to 17.00 hours (For candidates residing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti Districts, Pangi Sub-Division in Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep and abroad, the last date is 15/12/2016 by post only). The Application should be sent in an envelope super-scribed “APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGAINST CULTURAL QUOTA”.

Important Dates:

The Last date for submission of Online Application -> 30/11/2016 up to 17:00 Hours
The Last date for receipt of Hard Copy of Application -> 07/12/2016 up to 17:00 Hours
The Last date for receipt of Hard Copy of Application (For Far-flung Area) -> 15/12/2016 up to 17:00 Hours
The date of Online Examination -> Between 01/01/2017 to 31/01/2017

Help Desk: For any difficulty in registering Online applications, they are free to contact the help line numbers:- 98214182412 / 9821418242 / 98218277244 / 9971419661.

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