West Central Railway (WCR) 2021 Recruitment Notification. WCR has released official notification for the job openings of Station Master positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 25th July, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Station Master - 38 Posts

Job Location - Jabalpur

Other Qualification Details :-

Railway Recruitment Cell invites ONLINE applications from eligible employees of West Central Railway for filling up the following posts of NTPC (Graduate) against GDCE Quota as per vacancies indicated below:

1. Post Name: Station Master

2. No of Posts: 38

3. Educational Qualification: Degree from recognized university or its equivalent

4. Pay Scale: Level 6

5. Medical Std.: A-2

6. Department: Operating

7. Notification No. 01/2021 GDCE – NTPC (Graduate) Date : 25.06.2021


The upper age limit will be 40 years for General candidates (UR), 45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43 years for OBC candidates.

Documents Required:

a) Proof of Date of Birth

b) Certificates of Educational Qualification for the post applied.

c) In the case of SC/ST community candidates, Community certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribe format as of this Notification.

d) In the case of OBC community candidates, Community certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribe format of this Notification. This Certificate should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to the persons/section (Creamy Layer). 

e) Candidates claiming to belong to Other Backward Classes are also required to submit a self declaration in the prescribed format.

General Instructions:-

1 Admission to all stages of recruitment process shall be purely provisional, subject to the candidate satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

2 Mere issue of e-Call letter to the candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by the RRC.

3 RRC conduct verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of examinations and are shortlisted for Document Verification. RRC may reject the candidature of any applicant at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidate is found to be not fulfilling the requisite criteria and if appointed, such a candidate is liable to be removed from service summarily.

4 Before applying for the post(s) against this notification, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, educational qualification(s) and medical standard (s).

i. Candidates should ensure that they have requisite educational / technical qualifications from recognized Board / University / Institute as on the closing date for online registration i.e. 25.07.2021. Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply.

5 Candidates should enter their Name, Father's Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the SSLC/Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate ONLY. In cases of name change, candidates should indicate their changed Name only in the ONLINE application.

ii. However, other details should match with the Matriculation or Equivalent certificate. Date of such change should be prior to the date of registration of ONLINE application. Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases should be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV).

6 Signatures of the candidates on all documents should be identical in all stages of recruitment process and must be in running hand and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Signatures in different style at the time of CBT, Computer based Aptitude Test, Document Verification; Medical examination etc. may result in cancellation of candidature.

7 Dates of examinations will also be published on the websites of RRC. The e-call letters for CBTs, Computer based Aptitude Test, and document verification (as applicable) should be downloaded ONLY from websites of the Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC).

iii. No call letter will be sent by post. The CBT Centre, date and shift indicated in the e-call letter shall be final. RRC reserve the right to introduce additional CBTs / Aptitude Test and/or additional document verification etc., without assigning any reason.

8 Vacancies indicated in this Notification are provisional and may undergo any change (increase/decrease) or even become NIL in total or in specific Railways / Units / Communities / Posts at a later stage depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration.

iv. Also, additional posts if required by the Railway(s) may also be included at later stage. The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at any stage at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all.

9 Selection by RRC does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the Railways. The function of the RRC is to recommend names of suitable candidates to the concerned authorities of the Zonal Railway/Division/Production Unit who in turn will issue the offer of appointment letter subject to availability of vacancies and candidates satisfying all eligibility criteria including antecedents and character.

10 Selected candidates will have to undergo training, wherever prescribed, and during training period, only stipend will be paid as applicable.

11 Free Sleeper Class Railway Pass is admissible to SC/ST candidates only. SC/ST candidates who wish to avail free travel authority will have to indicate ‘Yes‘ in the relevant column in the ONLINE application and upload valid caste certificate


Railway Recruitment Cell, West Central Railway, RB- IV, 290, Station Road, South Civil lines, Jabalpur-482001

Selection Process :-

1. Only single ONLINE application has to be submitted by the candidate through the link provided on the official website of RRC www.wcr.indianrailways.gov.in (Path – About us-Recruitment-Railway Recruitment Cell-GDCE Notification No. 01/2021).

2. The recruitment process shall involve single Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) and Aptitude Test and Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of above mentioned recruitment stages.

3. The date, time and venue for all the activities viz. CBTs, Computer based Aptitude Test, Document Verification, Medical Examination or any other additional activity as applicable shall be fixed by the RRC and shall be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course.

4. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.

5. Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT):

6. Qualifying marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category i.e. irrespective of SC/ST/OBC-NCL and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Date of Publication in RRC website: 25.06.2021

2. Opening Date & Time for ONLINE Registration & Filling of Application: 26.06.2021

3. Closing Date & Time for ONLINE Registration & Filling of Application: 25.07.2021 at 23:59 hrs.

4. Candidates should be serving employee of West Central Railway till the formation of Panel. Candidate, who will resign from WCR or transfer to other railway, will not be consider for empanelment

5. Candidates should ensure that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post(s) as on the closing date of online registration i.e. as on 25.07.2021 Candidates Waiting For Final Results Of Prescribed Educational Qualification Should Not Apply

6. Before filling up the online application, candidates are advised to thoroughly read all the instructions and information in the Notification available on the website of RRC www.wcr.indianrailways.gov.in (Path – About us-Recruitment-Railway Recruitment Cell-GDCE Notification No. 01/2021)

7. Candidates are advised to visit only official websites of the RRC and be very careful about fake websites and job racketeers

8. Candidates should have their own mobile number, valid & active personal email id and keep them active for the entire duration of recruitment as RRC shall send all recruitment related communications only through SMS and email till the recruitment is completely over. RRC will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and email address at any stage.

9. Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application. Candidates need NOT send printouts of application or Certificates or copies to RRC concerned by post.

10. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post(s), his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith.

11. RPF/RPSF personnel are not eligible to apply against the GDCE scheme in terms of Railway Board’s letter No. E (NG) I/2002/PM2/9 dated 11.08.2003

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