Konkan Railway Recruitment

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The much-awaited railway recruitment is here. Konkan Railway has released the latest notification to fill the 178 vacancies in various posts. We are going to discuss all the required details about the Konkan Railway Recruitment here. So, keep intact and get yourself going with all the required details about Konkan Railway Recruitment 2018-19.

Konkan Railway Recruitment

As per the Konkan Railway Recruitment Notification 2019, there are vacancies in the following posts,

  • Station Master
  • Goods Guard
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Senior Clerk

Before moving forward let’s get hold of the important dates of Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019.

Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019: Important Dates

Serial No.EventDate
01.Publication Of Application05/04/2018
02.Last Date to fill The Application Form12/05/2018
03.Last Date to Pay The Application Fees12/05/2018
04.Online Examination DateWill be disclosed later

Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019: Vacancy Details

There are 178 vacancies in various posts as we have mentioned earlier. The vacancies are distributed like the following,

  • For the post of Station Master, there are 55 vacancies as a whole
  • The post of Goods Guard has 37 vacancies
  • 11 vacancies are there in the post of Account Assistants
  • There are 10 vacancies in the post of Senior Clerk
  • The post of Electrician-III has 38 vacancies
  • In the post of Electrical Signal and Telecom Maintainer, there are 27 vacancies

Now, if you want to get a glimpse of the category wise vacancy, take a look at the table below,

Name Of The PostMedical CategoriesUnreservedReservation For SC CandidatesReservation For ST CandidatesReservation For OBC CandidatesTotalEx-Servicemen
Station MasterAye-2288415556
Goods GuardAye-2186310374
Accounts AssistantCey-19011111
Senior ClerkCey-15320101
Electrician- III/ElectricalB-1280404023804
Electrical Signal and Telecom Maintainer (ESTM)- IIIB-1160502042703

Konkan Railway Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

The candidates domiciled in Maharastra, Goa or Karnataka are only eligible to apply for the post. Along with that, the candidates whose land has been acquired for Konkan Railway Project are eligible as well. You can also

Alongside the above-mentioned criteria, there are some basic eligibility criteria as well which you need to fulfil. So, keep reading to get all the info.

Age

To apply for the vacant posts the minimum of the aspirant must have to be 18 years. The maximum age limit for the Level-06 and Level- 05 is 33 years as on 01.07.2018. For the Level-02 post of Electrical-III / Electrical and Telecom Maintainer (ESTM)-III the maximum age limit is 30 years.

However, the reserved category candidates will get maximum age relaxation as per the government norms.

So, the Age Relaxation applies to the Level- 06 and Level- 05 and Level- 02 in the same way.

The candidates from the SC/ST category will get age relaxation up to 5 years. So, the maximum age limit for the SC and ST categories candidates are 38 years and 35 years respectively.

The OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will get relaxation in the maximum age up to 3 years. So, the maximum age limit for them is 36 years and 33 years respectively.

The Ex-Servicemen will get age relaxation up to 3 years as well.

Educational Qualification

The required educational qualification to apply for the vacant posts are different for different posts. Go through the table below to have the full knowledge about the required educational qualification.

Serial No.Name Of The PostQualification
01.Station MasterDegree(Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized university
02.Goods GuardGraduation in any discipline from a recognized university.
03.Senior ClerkEssential:
Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university.

Disreable:
Candidates with a degree of BBA/HR or MBA/HR will get added advantage
04.Accounts AssistantNeed to have a degree in commerce (B.Com) from a recognised university or institute
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Konkan Railway Recruitment 2018-19: Pay Scale

The pay scale for all the vacant posts are as follows,

Station Master- The Station Masters will get Level- 06 of 7th Pay Matrix with other allowances as admissible under the CDA scale.

Goods Guard- Level 05 of 7th Pay Matrix will be offered to the Goods Guards. Along with that, other feasible allowances will be provided as admissible under the CDA scale.

Senior Clerk- The Senior Clerks are going to get paid as Level 05 pay scale under the 7th Pay Matrix along with all the allowances admissible under the CDA Scale.

Accounts Assistant- The Pay Scale for the Accounts Assistants is of Level 05 of 7th Pay Matrix as well.

Electrical-III/ Electrical- Level 02 of the 7th Pay Matrix will be offered along with all the feasible allowances to this post holders.

Telecom Maintainer (ESTM)-III- A Level 02 of 7th Pay Matrix will be offered to the Telecom Maintainer as well.

Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019: Selection Process

The selection process is different for Level 06 and Level 05 from the Level 02 posts. For the post of Station Master, Goods Guard, Account Assistant there will one Computer Based Test and one Aptitude Test. After clearing both the tests successfully the candidates will be called for the Document Verification. Check out the RPSC PTI Recruitment for more details. 

In case of the Level 02 posts that is for the post of the Electrical-III /Electrical and Telecom Maintainer (ESTM)-III there will be a Computer Based Test. Based on the performance in the CBT candidates will be called for document verification.

Now, let’s take a look at the exam pattern for Level 06, Level 05 and Level 02 posts.

Exam Pattern For The Post Of Station Master, Goods Guard, Account Assistant, & Senior Clerk,

The selection process consists of a Computer Based Test. There will 100 multiple choice objective type questions which you need to complete within the 90 minutes. Look at the table below to get the full vision of the Subjects of assessment and no. of questions from each subject.

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsDuration
Mathematics70 QuestionsA composite time of 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness and Current Affairs
English20 Questions
Basic Computer Knowledge10 Questions
Total100

There will be negative marking in this paper. For each wrong answers, 1/3rd of the marks allotted for the questions will be deducted from the total marks. The CBT is of Screening Type. You need to secure the minimum qualifying marks to get selected for the next phase of the examination. The minimum qualifying marks for the Unreserved Category Candidates are 50% and for SC/ST category candidates the minimum qualifying marks are 40%.

Exam Pattern For The Post Of Electrical & Telecom Maintainer (ESTM)- III

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsDuration
Mathematics90 QuestionsA composite time of 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness and Current Affairs
Basic Computer Knowledge10 Questions
Total100

Syllabus For The CBT

Go through the table below to get the whole syllabus of the computer-based test.

Serial No.SubjectsTopics
01.MathematicsNumber system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
02.General Intelligence & ReasoningAnalogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
03.General ScienceThe syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.
04.General Awareness & Current AffairsSports, History, GeographyCulture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.
05.EnglishKnowledge of Grammar, comprehension etc of level 10th standard
06.Basic Computer KnowledgeMicrosoft word, Power point , Excel,Internet, email, trouble shooting etc.

Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019: Application Fees

You have to pay certain application fees to apply for the posts mentioned above.

The Application Fee for the General Candidates is Rs. 500/- whereas the candidates from the reserved category will get their application fees exempted up to 50%.

The Application Fee for the SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Economically Backward Class candidates will be only Rs. 250/-

Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019: How To Apply

The Konkan Railway Recruitment Board has asked only for Online Application from the eligible young Indians. So, the only option you have to apply for the posts is through the Online mode.

The Online Application consists of Four Steps. The First step is Online Registration at the Konkan Railway’s Official Website. Then, comes the Application Form filling process. After that, you need to upload the scanned files of your recent colour photograph and the copy of your signature. Finally, after proceeding with all of them the last step is Online Fee Payment.

Guidelines To Upload The Photograph & Signature File-

  • The photograph must have to be color passport size recent photograph.
  • Size of the Photograph must have to be within 80kb
  • The signature has to be done in a white paper with a blue or black ink pen
  • File size must not exceed 50kb

So, these were the must-have information about the Konkan Railway Recruitment 2019. 

Wrapping up we would like to wish you luck for a great future ahead. If you require any further information about the Konkan Railway Recruitment you can ask us through the comment box here. To get all the details about the latest government jobs you must keep a check on our website.

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