Northern Railway Recruitment 2013 – Apply for Latest Vacancies


The Northern Railway has been established in the year 1952 with the mission to minimize the distances and to make its own identity. Even after the re-organization of railways of India it is still the largest zone in terms of the route Kms. The 5 divisions which constitute the northern railways are Lucknow, Delhi, Moradabad, Ambala and Ferozpur. Its reach is up to the states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh and one union territory of Chandigarh.

Northern Railway Recruitment 2013 details

The northern railway has announced recruitment for the vacancy in Group D for the post of scouts and guide under the quota of scouts and guide for the year 2012-13.
The total numbers of vacancies are 04. The pay scale is Rs.5,200-20,200 with a grade pay of Rs.1800. The recruitment details can be seen from the website The quota is available for scouts and guide and the recruitment will be done in the given quotas only. This a good opportunity for the candidates to become a part of the largest sector of Indian railways through the quotas.

Who can apply? / Edibility Details

The age limit defined for these posts is between 18 to 33 years as on 01.09.2012. The relaxation in age will be granted as per the rules of government and it is 5 years for the reserved and 3 years for OBC.
 The candidate must have passed his SSC exam from any recognized board or institute. Also, the candidates must have been the active member of any scout organization in the minimum three years or at present.
The eligibility criterion is made as per the rules and instructions given by the government. Those candidates who fulfill all the criteria’s can apply against this vacancy.

Selection procedure

The selection will be done on the basis of a written test and the performance in interview. Also, the educational qualification will be considered for the selection procedure.
The desired candidates are required to qualify the written exam in order to make their place in the interview session. The necessary documents have to be kept ready as they can be verified at the time of interview.
The written exam and the interview will have separate marks so that the evaluation can be done correctly and the potential of the candidate can be seen both in the exam and in the interview.

Application Process

The desired and eligible candidates can apply for this job by downloading the form from the website given above in a prescribed format and has to be sent through the registered post enclosing all the necessary documents to the given address till 07.01.2013 .
The fee to be submitted for this examination is Rs. 40 in the form of a demand draft of any nationalized bank in the favour of Senior manager, northern railway, Lucknow. There is no any other mode of application submission. It is necessary to submit all the necessary documents as it will be verified by the information given by the candidates in the application form.
There is a prescribed format for the application and have to be submitted in that format only. No online form is there to apply. Late submission of application form after last date 07-01-2013 will not be accepted.

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Northern Railway Recruitment 2012- 2013 details (CLOSED)

Northern Railway of India/ Railway Recruitment Cell have announced a number vacancy of different posts in various divisions, workshops and units of North India. There is a sum of 7368 vacancies with a pay starting from Rs 5200 that goes up to Rs20200 and also has a grade pay of Rs1800. All the interested candidates can apply for these posts before 5:00 p.m. 30th October, 2012. Related details are provided in this article.

The Northern Railway requires personnel of 7368 for different posts which are mentioned below:
Post No. Name of the Post Department Total
1 Traffic Porter Operating 99
2 Pointsman Operating 283
3 Gateman Operating 173
4 Khalasi Helper Civil Engg.
Signal & Telecom
5 Trackman Civil Engineering 3853
6 Carriage Cleaner Mechanical 852
7 DSL Khallasi Mechanical 10
8 DSL cleaner Mechanical 51
9 Khalasi Helper Mech.(W) 507
10 Safaiwala Medical 39
11 Safaiwala (Female) Medical 1
12 Khalasi Helper Stores 76
13 Hospital Attendant (Male) Medical 1
14 Hospital Attendant (Female) Medical 1
Grand Total

Eligibility Criteria set by Northen Railway

The age of the applying candidate should lie between 18-33years where the minimum age should be attained on the 1st January of the year 2012. Relaxation in age will be followed as per the instruction provided by the government for reservation candidates.

Minimum qualification required for different posts is ITI or 10th pass or equivalent.

Note: The candidates who are appearing or waiting for their 10th or ITI results in the year 2012 are not eligible to apply.

Selection and Application Procedure

All the aspiring candidates are required to give the written test which is followed by a (PET) Physical Efficiency Test. Only those who clear the written exam will be called for the PET. Passing the Physical Efficiency Test is compulsory. Candidates with disability are exempt from the PET but are required to show the original certificates. In the end, the recruitment will be done on the basis of merit.

Written examination will contain multiple choice questions in various fields like General Awareness, General English, Mathematics etc. based on standard of 10th class.

The candidates who are interested in this railway recruitment 2013 for any of the posts are required to apply in the following way:
  • Download the application from RRC website on an A-4 sheet.
  • The candidate shall fill the form in blue or black ink.
  • One recent passport sized photograph.
  • Address of the candidate shall be in block letters with a pin code no.
  • Reservation candidates are required to enclose photocopy of their certificates.
  • One candidate can apply only once.
All the candidates shall apply before the closing date and time. Rest of the applying details can be gathered from the official website of Northern Railway Recruitment cell. 

Important Date & Link

Last date of application is 15th Oct, 2012.


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