Monday, September 3, 2012


Southern Railway came into existence on April 14th, 1951 through the merger of the 3 state railways such as the South Indian Railway, Southern Mahratta Railway, Madras and and the Mysore state railway.

Southern Railway’s covering the states of Tamilnadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, and a small part of Andhra Pradesh. Southern Railway extends from Kanniyakumari in the south, Gudur in the North East, Mangalore on the west and to Renigunta in the North West. SR headquartered at Chennai, the Southern Railway contains 6 divisions such as Chennai, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum and Palghat.

Southern Railway and ICF (Integral Coach Factory) has announced recruitment of (Southern Railway – 2,385 and ICF – 76) 2,461 vacancies for posts in Pay Band -1 of Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/- with Grade Pay of Rs.1,800/-

Important Dates:

Closing Date for Application – 25 September 2012 at 18.00 hrs

2385 Vacancies in southern railway

For Sweeper-cum-Porter
SR Department: Operating & Commercial
Medical Classification: A-2
Vacancies: 482

For Trackman
SR Department: Civil Engineering
Medical Classification: A-3
Vacancies: 1003

For Helper Gr.-II
SR Department: Electrical
Medical Classification: B-1
Vacancies: 153

For Helper Gr.-II
SR Department: Mechanical
Medical Classification: B-1
Vacancies: 536

For Helper Gr.-II
SR Department: Signal & Telecommunication
Medical Classification: B-1
Vacancies: 42

For Helper Gr.-II
SR Department: Stores
Medical Classification: C-1
Vacancies: 53

For Safaiwala
SR Department: Medical
Medical Classification: C-1
Vacancies: 94

For Peon
SR Department: All
Medical Classification: C-1
Vacancies: 22

76 vacancies in ICF (Integral Coach Factory)


For Trackman/Mali/Helper Gr.-II / Vendor / Peon / Sanitary Cleaner
SR Department: ICF/PU
Medical Classification: B-1 & C-1
Vacancies: 76

Totally 2461 vacancies

Eligibility Criteria

Age:
UR(Unreserved): - 18 – 33 years
OBC: - 18 – 36 years
SC / ST: - 18 – 38 years

Education Qualification:

Candidates should pass Minimum in 10th standards or ITI or Higher Education qualification also.

Others:
The recruitment process contain of a Written Examination followed by Medical Examination and PET (Physical Efficiency Test). Written examination duration is 2 hours. The question paper has 150 Objective type questions to consider the General Knowledge / Awareness, Reasoning, Mathematics, etc. This question paper shall be printed in English, Hindi & Urdu and Regional Languages, such as Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada only.

Negative Marking: 1/3rd mark shall be subtract for each wrong answer.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

The Candidates should be able to run for a distance of 1500m within 6 minutes for Male / 400m (metres) within 3 minutes for female in one chance.

Examination Fee: Rs. 40/-

Take Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "The Assistant Personnel Officer/Recruitment, RRC Chennai-600 008" and payable at Chennai from any Nationalised Bank or crossed Indian postal order from any Post office.

How to Apply:

  1. Download Application format from website http://rrcchennai.org.in.
  2. Candidate can apply only one application; multiple applications will not be acceptable.
  3. Candidates write below sentence in cover of the application form in BOLD CAPITAL letters: "APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN PAY BAND-1 WITH GRADEPAY OF RS.1800/- IN SOUTHERN RAILWAY & ICF"
  4. The Application shall be sent by ordinary post at the below address on or before 25 September 2012
The Assistant Personal Officer / Recruitment,
Railway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway,
No.5, 3rd floor, Dr. P.V. Cherian Crescent Road,
Egmore,
Chennai – 600 008.

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