Western Railway (RRC-WR) 2021 Recruitment Notification. Railway Recruitment Cell-Western Railway has released official notification for the job openings of Technician, Junior Stenographer and more posts. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 21st November, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Technician III - 24 Posts

Junior Translator - 08 Posts

Junior Engineer - 39 Posts

Junior Stenographer - 09 Posts

Job Location - Mumbai

Other Qualification Details :-

Railway Recruitment Cell invites ONLINE applications from eligible serving employees of Western Railway as on the date of notification for filling up the 9 posts of Junior stenographer English/Hindi ,Level 04 and 8 posts of Junior Translator Hindi , Level 06 against GDCE Quota as per vacancies indicated herein.

Notification No. 02/2021 GDCE

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.  

Document Required:

a. The candidates who qualify the CBT, will be called for Document Verification and e-Call letter will be available for downloading from RRC Website.

b. Production of original documents of Date of birth, Educational Qualification Caste Certificate, along with one set of self-attested photo copies of all certificates, 2 recent passport size Photographs (self attested on reverse) e-call letter and Valid photo ID viz. Identity Card issued by his/her Employer in ORIGINAL on the day of Document Verification is mandatory. Documents valid for proof of age are Standard 10th or its equivalent Certificate or Mark Sheet indicating Date of Birth OR School Leaving Certificate indicating Date of Birth.

c. Certificates in languages other than English or Hindi should be accompanied by an attested translation in English/Hindi.

General Instructions:

1. All regular employees possessing prescribed educational qualification as indicated in Para B, working in 7th CPC Level lower than the Grade Pay/Scale for which GDCE is being conducted are eligible to appear in GDCE selection.

2. All regular employees possessing prescribed educational qualification as indicated in Para B working in same 7th CPC Level for which GDCE is being conducted are eligible to appear in selection from non-safety to safety category posts as well as safety to safety category posts.

3. Those employees who are appearing in and/or awaiting for results of final examination of minimum qualification at the time of applying for the post are not eligible. The employees should possess the requisite educational qualification on the closing date of application and the same should also be endorsed in the Service Sheet of the employees. Emplyoees are requested to ensure that their Education qualification as mentioned in their Online application is duly entered in their service record.

4. Academic qualification must be from recognized Educational Institution / Board, otherwise candidature will be rejected.

5. Zone of consideration for GDCE will encompass staff belonging to all the Departments/Branches in all Divisions/Workshops/Headquarter Office/Extra-Divisional Offices, as the case may be, subject to their applying in response to the notification.

6. 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 11.8.2003.

7. There is no separate reservation of posts for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities and Economically Weaker Sections as per Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-2018/PM1/23 dated 02/05/2019.[RBE72/2019].

8. Employees selected under GDCE scheme shall be subjected to initial training of the same duration prescribed for directly recruited employees through RRBs.

9. Single stage written examination - Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by Stenography Skill Test / Translation Test (as applicable) , Document Verification and Medical examination will be conducted.

10. The date, time and venue of the examination will be fixed by RRC/ Mumbai and will be intimated to the eligible employees through website as well as through SMS on registered Mobile number/or through email on registered mail address. The employees should regularly visit the website.

11. The request for postponement of examination or change of venue will not be entertained under any circumstances.

12. Eligibility of the employees will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application and the uploaded Educational/Technical Qualification Certificate i.e. Diploma or Certificate in translation or the 2 years’ work experience Certificate (as required for the post of Translator). Employees need NOT send printouts of application or Certificates or copies to RRC/WR OR DIVISIONS concerned by post.

13. RRC conduct verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the employees 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.

14. On completion of all stages of recruitment process, RRC will allot Division /Unit as per the option of the eligible employees ONLY subject to merit, medical standard and vacancy position.

15. Special Note for all Employees seeking reservation/relaxation benefits: All those employees seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC-NCL must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/relaxation as per eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notification. They should be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the Rules/Notification.

16. Railway Administration reserves the right to alter the modus of Examinations or re-conduct examination or to cancel part or whole process at any stage.

17. The selection shall be made strictly as per merit in the written examination and found fit in prescribed Medical category. Category-wise merit list will be prepared.

18. The employees recommended for appointment should be FIT in prescribed Medical category.

19. Shortlisted employees will be called for verification of their original documents. During document verification the employees has to bring all necessary documents in original. After satisfactory Document Verification, the candidate will be considered for empanelment subject to fulfilment of other criteria.

20. Employees recommended for a particular category of post with a Higher Medical classification will not be considered for any alternative post with lower medical classification in the event of their medical unfitness.

Selection Process :-

1. Recruitment process will involve Computer Based Test (CBT) , Stenography Skill Test / Translation Test (as applicable), Document Verification and Medical Examination.

2. Pattern of CBT

i. Duration : 90 minutes (120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe)

ii. No of Questions : 100

iii. The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati.

iv. There shall be negative marking in the CBT and 1/3 of the allotted marks for each question shall be deducted for every wrong answer.

v. The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

vi. Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.

3. Junior Stenographer ( Hindi / English) i. The question paper for the Junior Stenographer (Hindi) & Junior Stenographer (English) will consist of two parts only. The subjects of the paper for CBT, No. of questions, the time allowed.

4. Stenography Skill Test (Shorthand Test)

a. Candidates equal to 10 times the number of vacancies, based on the merit of CBT, will be called for Shorthand Test (Stenography Skill Test).

b. Stenography Skill Test (Shorthand Test) will carry 300 marks.

5. Junior Translator/Hindi:

a) Pattern of CBT

i. A single stage Computer Based Test will be conducted followed by a qualifying translation test. The Question Paper shall be designed to test equally both the knowledge of English language as well as knowledge of Hindi language.

ii. At least 50% of the questions will be designed to test language proficiency – 20% for English and 30% for Hindi. The remaining questions will be designed to test General Knowledge, General Intelligence, Simple Arithmetic and basics of computer.

b) Translation Test

i. Based on the Merit of the CBT, candidates equal to 10 times the number of vacancies shall be called for the Translation Test.

ii. The Translation Test shall be only a qualifying test and the qualifying marks shall be 60%

iii. Merit list of Junior Translator will be based on the marks obtained in the CBT alone. Those who do not qualify in translation test with 60% marks shall be disqualified.

iv. For Detailed Syllabus.

Steps to Apply :-

i)  Schedule for ONLINE Registration & submission of Online Application :

a)  Opening Date & Time 22/10/2021 from 10.00 hrs.

b) Closing Date & Time 21/11/2021 Up to 18.00 hrs.

ii) Eligible Serving Western Railway Employees may apply ONLINE through website : www.rrc-wr.com

1) Employees are required to go to the link provided for filling ONLINE application and fill up the personal details/BIO-DATA carefully.

2) Employees should ensure that their Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Educational qualification, Caste, etc matches with the entries in the Service Record.

3) Employees are advised to indicate their personal mobile no. and personal valid e-mail ID in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire recruitment process for communicating them.

4) Employees are further advised to visit website of RRC frequently to get the latest information or any changes about this notification. The communication with the employees will be made through SMS & e-mail only. Employees are advised to provide only their own Mobile number/ e-mail ID so that they receive such communication.

5) A colour photograph of size 3.5cm x 3.5cm (not older than three months from the date of application) with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses should be uploaded. The photo should be only in JPEG format-100 DPI.

a) The size of the uploaded photograph should be upto 70 kb. Employees may note that RRC may at any stage, reject the application for uploading old/unclear photo along with online application or for any significant variations between photographs uploaded along with online application and physical appearance of the candidate.

b) Employees are advised to bring one copy of the same photograph along with Hall Ticket/e–Call Letter and original valid Photo ID at the time of examination. They are also advised to keep 3 copies of the same photograph for further use. Also, scanned signature (of size 3.0 cm X 6.0 cm, upto 30kb size ONLY in JPEG format) is to be uploaded.

6) Certificate showing the required minimum Educational/Technical Qualification for eligibility to the post applied should be uploaded

7) During submission of ONLINE application, a Unique Registration Number will be generated and issued to each candidate. Employees are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process/ correspondence.

8) To avoid last minute rush, employees are advised in their own interest to submit ONLINE application much before the closing date.

Official Notification