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Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 Apply for Goods Guard & ASM Jobs

Northern Railway Recruitment 2017: The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of Northern Railway (NR) has decided to conduct a General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) very soon to appoint most suitable incumbents to the Goods Guard and ASM positions. Numerous openings are existing of about 270, which is purely provisional. The persons who are found eligible for these designations are regular employees of NR, Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala, Modern Coach Factory Raibareilly and Diesel Component Workshop Patiala. The Aye-Two medical classification standards will be taken into account, for appointing fitting candidates for these positions. Other eligibility details and applying mode for Northern Railway Recruitment 2017 are given down.

Organisation Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of Northern Railway (NR)
Designation Goods Guard and ASM
Vacancy Nos 270 Last Date 20-01-2017
Education Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Job Location Northern side (India)

Northern Railway Recruitment 2017

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) based in New Delhi is under the control of Ministry of Railways, Indian Government. Now a GDCE examination is planned to be conducted by RRC to fill the vacancies in Northern Railway zone. This test will be similar to the standard of direct recruitment that will be organised by RRB. Serving employees who are receiving monthly Grade Pay not more than Rs.2800/- shall only be considered for this Northern Railway Recruitment 2017.

Candidates those who had registered their profile through online and forwarded the requisite certificate copies to concerned Office through proper mode shall only be entertained for this test. Postings will be in any Divisions/ Units of NR, based on decision of Railway administration. Sometimes training courses will also be conducted for hired citizens, initially. Those who are finishing this training successfully will only be permitted to continue in the respective positions.

Post Wise Vacancies in RRCNR

SI. No. Post Name No. of Posts Upper Age Salary
1. Goods Guard 102 42 years Rs.20200/-
2. ASM 168


Educational Qualification: Graduates are eligible to apply for this RRCNR recruitment. The additional qualification that is desirable for ASM position is Diploma in Rail Transport & Management. The minimum expected qualification is stated down.

  • For ASM and Goods Guard posts: Degree or equivalent in any discipline

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Age Limitations: General category candidates should not have crossed 42 years of age while applying for this RRC NR recruitment 2017. The date used for calculating this upper age is 1st January 2017. However, the OBC, SC, ST category aspirants will get relaxations in this ceiling age as given below.

  • Age limit for OBC category: 45 years
  • Age limit for SC/ ST category: 47 years

Recruitment Process: Different phases of examination will be conducted by RRC NR for hiring suitable candidates for the Goods Guard/ ASM positions. Finally shortlisted aspirants will be invited for original certificate verification and medical checkup. Those who are scoring good marks in these recruitment processes shall get selected.

  • Written Examination
  • Psycho Test/ Aptitude Test (if applicable)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination


Salary and Allowances: A prerevised Pay Band-1 salary will be given to the appointees on monthly basis. Other allowances and benefits would also be provided based on RRCNR recruitment rules.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs.2800/-

How to Submit Application for Northern Railway Recruitment 2017

Interested employees can submit their applications for any one post, if they satisfy the eligibility norms mentioned above. Initially online registration should be done before the last date. The steps to be followed for filling the application through online mode are,

  • Open the RRC NR website link rrcnr.org.
  • Then click on “GDCE Online/ e-Application” link.
  • Hit on the “Candidate Registration” option.
  • Enter the basic details as asked.
  • For doing registration, click on Register and Apply
  • Choose the “Application Form” tab, from the dashboard.
  • Fill the requisite details and click on “Save” option
  • Your registration number will be displayed.
  • Now login again using the registration number and date of birth.
  • Click on upload photo, signature & thumb impression link and update the scanned copies in jpg format.
  • Then click on “Save Images” tab.
  • Using “Application Details/ Print” link provided in website, take printout copy of completed application.

After doing this online registration, take printout copy of Part-I & II application and duly fill the declaration using blue/ black ball point pen. Enter the Thumb impression, paste photograph and sign in the spaces provided. Some of the enclosures (self attested) that should be submitted along with this application are,

  • Academic Records
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate, etc.

This hard copy should be submitted to the concerned Supervisory Incharge/ Officials of the field units within 3 days, of last date for doing online registration. This application should be verified and acknowledged by the concerned Officer and forwarded to Establishment Office.

For any sort of difficulties in online registration, contact any of the help line numbers “9821418241 or 9821418242 or 9821827724 or 9971419661” on all working days.

Official Notification rrcnr.org

Dates to Remember

  • Opening date of online application submission – 21st Dec 2016
  • Online registration gateway closes on – 20th Jan 2017
  • Last date for submitting hardcopy of application to Supervisor – 23rd Jan 2017

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Note: On above section we have illustrated about the details of GDCE examination that is going to be conducted for serving railway employees. To know detailed information, go through the official notification released by RRC NR.

Updated: 4th January 2017 — 4:54 pm

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