South Eastern Railway Notified for Scouts & Guides Vacancies 2012

Oct 23, 2012 18:25 IST

Railway Recruitment Cell, South Eastern Railway, invited application to fill up 12 posts of Scouts & Guides – 02 Group ‘C’ posts in pay scale of Rs.5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay Rs.1900 or Rs.2000 and 10 (Ten) Group –‘D’ posts in various categories in pay scale of Rs. 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay Rs.1800.

Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of applications: 06 November 2012 (1800Hrs.)
Tentative Date for written Test for Group D posts: 15-12-2012
Tentative Date for written Test for Group C posts: 22-12-2012

Vacancy Details:


Sr. No. Group No of Posts Age (as on 1/1/2013) Educational Qualification Pay Scale Distribution areas

Group C

02 Min: 18 yrs Max: 30 yrs FOR NTPC:-
Matriculation or equivalent with minimum 50% marks.
Act Apprenticeship / ITI approved by SCVT / NCVT.
Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.1900 or Rs.2000 Over any Division of South Eastern Railway
2. Group D
10 Min: 18 yrs Max: 33 yrs  
10th pass / ITI / equivalent Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.1800 02 posts each for Adra,  Chakradharpur, Kharagpur
 & Ranchi
Division and 02 posts for Central District (HQ)

Candidate must possess Scouting / Guiding Qualification.
Scouting / Guiding qualifications (Applicable for both Group C & Group D vacancies):

(a) Candidate should be a President’s Scouts / Guides /Ranger / Rover, OR Himalayan Wood Badge holder OR
a Pre-HWB trained Scout Leader/Advanced trained Guide/Leader/Captain.
(b) Candidate should have been an active member of a Scout Organization for at least 3 years in the recent past and should continue to be active.
(c) 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.

Medical Examination:

Candidates will be subjected to medical examination by Railway medical authority prior to their appointment after due selection.

Examination Fee:

A non-refunable examination fee of Rs.40 (for UR and OBC candidates) should be paid in the form of Crossed Demand Draft from any nationalized Bank, Payable at Kolkata or Crossed Indian Postal Order from any post office payable at GPO / Kolkata.

Bank Draft / IPO should be drawn in favour of FA & CAO / S.E.Railway / Garden Reach and issued after the date of this notification.
[SC/ST, Persons With Disabilities (PWD), women, minority candidates (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists & Zorastrians [Parsis]), candidates belonging to economically backward classes (with family income < Rs.50,000/- p.a.) need not pay this fee.]

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send in their application, in prescribed format along with required documents, enclosed in an envelope super-scribed “Recruitment against Scouts & Guides Quota 2012–13. Employment Notice …………………………………… Dated ………………….”; “Post applied for ………………….. and the name of the Division ……………………….” through registered post / speed post till 06 November 2012 (1800Hrs.)

For recruitment to Group C posts: Applications should be addressed to ‘The Dy. Chief Personnel Officer (Recruitment), South Eastern Railway, Garden Reach, Kolkata-700043’ or dropped into the Application Drop Box available at the office.

For recruitment to Group D posts: Applications should be addressed to the Postal address of respective Division or dropped in the box provided in the respective offices, at the address given below:


Sr. No. Division Address
1. Central District/ Hq (Grc/Nkg/Shm/Src/Tpkr) Dy. Chief Personnel Officer (Recruitment), South Eastern Railway,
Garden Reach, Kolkata – 700043, West Bengal.
2. Kharagpur Division Kharagpur Division
3. Adra Division
The Divisional Railway Manager (Personnel), South Eastern Railway,
D.R.M. Building, Adra -723121, West Bengal.
4. Chakradharpur Division The Divisional Railway Manager (Personnel) South Eastern Railway, P.O.Chakradharpur, Dist: Singbhum (West) -833102, Bihar.
5. Ranchi Division The Divisional Railway Manager (Personnel), South Eastern Railway,
D.R.M. Building, Ranchi – 834006, Jharkhand.

Mode of Selection:

The recruitment process consists of Written Examination followed by Personality test / Interview. Only those candidates who fulfill the eligibility conditions will be called for the written test.

Candidates will have to appear for a written test on a particular date followed by viva-voce. A common written test for Group-‘D’ post will be held in all divisions including Head Quarters. The Question paper will be bilingual -- in English and Hindi. Candidates will have the option to answer in any of the two languages.

Marks Distribution:

i)The Written Test will comprise of 50 objective type questions of one mark each (total 50 marks) relating to Scouts & Guides organization and its activities as per specified syllabus outlined Category-wise for Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’;
ii) 35 marks for Scouts/Guides qualification (with event-wise distribution); and
iii) 15 marks for Personality test / Interview.
Total 100 marks.

The tentative date for written Test for Group D posts is 15-12-2012 and for Group ‘C’ posts is 22-12-2012.

Note:  Selected candidates for Group ‘C’ posts and selected candidates of Central District (HQ) against Group ‘D’ posts will be posted any where over South Eastern Railway where vacancies are available.

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