Central Railway, Mumbai Notified 6 Vacancies Against Scouts & Guides Quota

Railway Recruitment Cell, Central Railway, Mumbai, invited applications for recruitment to 6 posts against Scout 7 Guides quota in Pay Band-1 of Rs.5200-20200. For more information, read ahead.

Railway Recruitment Cell, Central Railway, Mumbai, invited applications for recruitment to 6 posts against Scout 7 Guides quota in Pay Band-1 of Rs.5200-20200. Interested candidates can apply till 04 February 2013.
Important Dates
Last Date for receipt of application: 04 February 2013 (1800 Hrs);
                             19 February 2013 (1800 Hrs) (For residents of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram,
Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahul & Sipti districts and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep islands)

Date for Written Test: 9 March 2013

Vacancy Details:
Total No. of Vacancies:
6 posts

Sl. No


No of Posts

Age Limit

Pay Scale

Quota / Distribution

Educational Qualification


Group C

2 posts

Min: 18 years

Max: 30 years

PB-1 of Rs.5200-20200 + GP Rs.1900

Over central railway

Matric or equivalent from recognized board.


Group D

4 posts

Min: 18 years

Max: 33 years

PB-1 of Rs.5200-20200 + GP Rs.1800

2 posts each for Mumbai & Solapur division

10th or ITI or equivalent

[Maximum Age limit relaxed by 3 years for OBC candidates , by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and for Widows / Divorced or judicially separated Women the maximum age limit is 35 years for General candidates, 38 years for OBC candidates and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.]

Scouts and Guides Qualifications (For both Group-C & Erstwhile Group-D posts)
I. A President’s Scout / Guide / Rover / Ranger (OR) Himalayan Wood Wadge Holder (OR) A Pre HWB Trained Scout leader / Advanced Trained Guide / Leader / Captain.
II. Should have been an active member of a Scouts Organization for at least 3 years in 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 & till present.
III. Should have attended at least one event at National level and one or two events at State level (OR) should have a good record of participation in Scouts / Guides activities at Unit / District level (At least one National level event is compulsory & is minimum eligibility).

Examination Fee: Examination fee of Rs.40 has to be paid through Indian Postal Order (IPO) drawn from any Post Office.

For Group C posts: The IPO should be drawn in favour of Assistant Personnel Officer (RT), Central Railway
Mumbai & payable at Mumbai.  

For Group D posts:
1. Mumbai Division quota: Sr. DFM, Mumbai & payable at Mumbai.
2. Solapur Division quota:  Sr. DFM, Solapur & payable at Solapur.

[SC/ST, Persons With Disabilities (PWD), women, minority candidates (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists & Zorastrians [Parsis]), and candidates belonging to economically backward classes (with family income < Rs.50,000/- p.a.) need not pay this fee.]

Selection Procedure: The recruitment procedure consists of Written Test followed by Interview.
Eligible candidates will be called for written test and those who qualify in written test will be called for viva-voce. Those selected for appointment will have to pass requisite Medical Fitness Test conducted by Railway Administration.

Written Test: The 50 mark written test will have 50 Objective type questions related to Scouts and Guides organization and its activities.

Assessment tally
Written Test
50 marks
Scouts / Guides Qualifications over and above the minimum prescribed as eligibility condition 35 marks
Personality Test / Interview 15 marks
Total 100 marks

Appointment of Selected candidates is subject to their clearing the prescribed Medical Test.
How to Apply: Application, complete in all respect, along with fee IPO and  ll enclosures duly attached should be sent to the concerned office by ordinary post or dropped into the Application Drop Box available at the office by the prescribed last Date.

On the envelope containing the application, candidates should super-scribe ‘Application for Scouts / Guides – 2012-13 (Group C/D) (HQrs. / Division)’.

Application sent by registered post / courier or speed post will not be acknowledged.  

Address to send the applications:

(1) For Group-C posts of Central Railway Zonal quota: Assistant Personnel Officer (RT), Chief Personnel Officer’s Office, General Manager’s Office Building, 1st floor, Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai 400001.
(2) For Erstwhile Group-D post:

(A) Mumbai Division: Sr. Divisional Personnel Officer, Divisional Railway Manager’s Office, Annex Building, 2nd Floor, Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai 400001.

(B) Solapur Division: Sr. Divisional Personnel Officer, Divisional Railway Manager’s Office, Station Road, Modi, Solapur 413001

Note:  A candidate should apply for only one post.

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