The Indian Railways has invited applications from Indian nationals (Male and Female) for recruitment of 798 Constables (Ancillary) in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) for various Trades under Level 2 and 3 pay scale by 30 January 2019.
The various trades comprise Water Carrier, Safaiwala, Washerman, Barber, Gardener (Level 3 pay matrix) Tailor and Cobbler (Level 2 pay matrix) to be deployed across various Railway Zones in the sub-continent.
|Name Of The Posts||Constable (Ancillary)|
|Organisation||Railway Protection Force/Railway Protection Special Force|
|Skills Required||Physical Fitness|
|Salary Scale||Rs 21,700/- to Rs 69,100/- for Trades (Water Carrier, Safaiwala, Washerman, Barber and Gardener); Rs 19, 900/- to Rs 63,200/- for Trades (Tailor and Cobbler).|
|Industry||Indian Railways, GOI|
|Application Start Date||January 1, 2019|
|Application End Date||January 30, 2019|
Names of trades and number of vacancies available across diverse Railway Zone Groups:
|Names Of Trades||Number Of Posts|
|Constable (Water Carrier)||452|
|Tailor Gr. III||20|
|Cobbler Gr. III||22|
The applications for recruitment should be submitted through online mode only on the official website of the Indian Railway @ http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/.
Age, Qualification And Fees
Candidates should have attained the age of 18 years and not have exceeded 25 years at the time of application, and must have qualified the SSLC/Matriculation exam from a recognized Board.
The applicants are required to pay a prescribed fee - Rs 500/- for General and Rs 250/- for candidates who fall under the categories - SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/Females/Minorities and Economically backward through online (net-banking/credit/debit payment) and off-line mode (through SBI Bank challan)
Each candidate can submit only one application and for a single trade under a specific Railway Zone Group as specified in the notification.
Candidates selected under Trades as Water Carrier, Safaiwala, Washerman, Barber and Gardener will be paid as per Level 3 of the 7th Pay Commission in the scale of Rs 21,700/- to Rs 69, 100/- while candidates selected in the Tailor and Cobbler Trades category will be paid as per Level 2 of the 7th Pay Commission in the matrix of Rs 19,900/- to Rs 63,200/-.
The selection of Constable to RPF/RPSF under various trades will be done through an examination process divided into four phases comprising Computer Based Test (CBT) Phase I; Physical Efficient Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT) Phase II; Trade Test (TT) Phase III; and Document Verification (DV) Phase IV.
|Category||Height (in CMs) for Males||Height (in CMs) for Females||Chest (In CMs) only for Male|
|GM/OBC||165||157||80 Unexpanded/ 85 Expanded|
|SC/ST||160||152||76.2 Unexpanded/81.2 Expanded|
|Gorkhas, Dogras, and other categories specified by Govt.||163||155||80 Unexpanded/85 Expanded|
For online registration and more details, candidates can visit the official website of the Indian Railways at http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/ or click here or can refer to Employment Newspaper @ http://employmentnews.gov.in/NewEmp/Home.aspx for detailed notification and clarification or click here