EMPLOYMENT NOTICE No. RRC/CR/01/2022 DATED 26/11/2022
RECRUITMENT AGAINST OPEN ADVERTISEMENT SCOUTS AND GUIDES
QUOTA IN CENTRAL RAILWAY FOR THE YEAR 2022-23
Opening Date and Time for Online Applications 28/11/2022 at 10.00 Hrs.
Closing Date and Time for Online Applications 12/12/2022 at 18.00 Hrs.
Central Railway invites ONLINE applications from the following for filling up Two
(02) posts in level 2 and Ten (10) posts (i.e. 02 posts each for Mumbai,
Bhusawal, Nagpur, Pune and Solapur Division) in level 1 against Scouts and
Guides Quota for the year 2022-23 over Central Railway. The posts are open to
all regardless of Community and there is no reservation for any community.
Minimum Educational Qualification:
Level 2 Posts : Passed 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent
examination with not less than 50% marks in the
aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted
upon in case of SC / ST / Ex-servicemen
Passed Matriculation plus Course Completed Act
Passed Matriculation plus ITI approved by
Note: Diploma in Engineering will not be
considered as an alternative higher qualification.
Level 1 Posts : 10th pass OR ITI OR equivalent OR National
Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by
10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate
(NAC) granted by NCVT
10th pass plus ITI
NOTE: Persons if appointed to the category of Clerkcum-Typist should acquire Typing proficiency of 30 w.p.m. in English or 25 w.p.m. in Hindi within a
period of two years from the date of appointment and till such time their appointment to this category will be provisional.
Scouts and Guides Qualifications: (For level 2 and level 1 both)
i) A President Scout/Guide/Rover/Ranger OR Himalayan Wood Badge (HWB)
holder in any Section;
ii) Should have been an active member of a Scouts Organization for the last 5 (Five)
years i.e. 2017-18 onwards. The “Certificate of Activeness” should be as per the
Annexure ‘A’ enclosed, and
iii) Should have attended two events at National Level OR All Indian Railway’s level
AND Two events at State level.
The lower and upper age limit will be reckoned on 01/01/2023. The upper age
limit is relaxable as under, subject to submission of requisite certificates
By 5 years for SC/ST Candidates.
By 3 years for OBC candidates.
For Ex-Servicemen up to the extent of service rendered in Defence + 3 years,
provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation
By 5 years for candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of
Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1/1/1980 to 31/12/1989.
By 10 years for UR persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), 13 years for
OBC Persons with Benchmark Disabilities and 15 years for SC and ST Persons
with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD).
Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially
separated from husband but not remarried shall be 35 years for Unreserved, 38
years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
For those working in Quasi-Administrative Offices of the Railway organization
such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutions, the relaxation
in upper age limit will be upto the length of service rendered in broken spells
subject to maximum of 5 years
For serving Casual Labour and Substitutes, applying for Level-2, the upper age
limit will be upto 40 years for UR candidates, 45 years for SC/ST candidates and
43 years for OBC candidates, provided they have put in a minimum of 3 years
service (continuous or in broken spells).
For Course Completed Act Apprentices (CCAA), applying for Level-1 posts, age
limit will be 33 years for UR candidates, 36 years for OBC candidates and 38
years for SC/ST candidates plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them
under the Apprentice Act, 1961, subject to maximum of three (3) years.
For Level 2
Age group 18 to 30 (for UR) Plus 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC
For Level 1
Age group 18 to 33 (for UR) Plus 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC
For all candidates except those
mentioned in sub-para (ii) below
Rs. 500/- (Rs. Five Hundred Only) with a
provision for refunding Rs.400/- (Rs. Four
hundred only) to those who are found
eligible as per notification and actually
appear in the Written Test (after deducting
For candidates belonging to SC/
and Economically Backward
Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty Only)
with a provision for refunding the same to
those who are found eligible as per
notification and actually appear in the
Written Test (after deducting bank
charges). Candidates in this category
should check their eligibility thoroughly
before applying. Fee in respect of
candidates who are ineligible, but still
apply, shall not be refunded.
RECRUITMENT PROCESS (FOR BOTH LEVELS)
The candidates, who apply in response to the Notification and are found eligible,
will be called for Written Test. Candidates to the extent of only 2.5 times of the
vacancies, who have scored minimum 40% marks in the Written Test, shall be
called for further stage of recruitment process of marks on certification.
Tentative date of Written Test – 14/01/2023
SYLLABUS OF WRITTEN TEST (for both levels)
History of Scouting/Guiding; Law & Promise; Organization—District & State
Level; Training Centre – District & State Level; knowledge of Books; Scouting for
Boys/Guiding for Girls in India; Motto left hand shake; Salute; Prayer; Flag Song;
National Anthem; Know the National & Scouting flags; Social Services at various
occasions; Hiking; Proficiency Badges, How these are earned? Stages in
Scouting/Guiding: Thinking Day; Progressive Training of
Scouts/Guides/Rovers/Rangers; Pioneering; Handicrafts; Indian Railway
Jamborette; National Jamboree; Jamboree on the Air.
Organization at National Level; National Training Centres, WAGGGS/WOSM–
Uprashtrapati Award Competition; Prime Minister Shield Competition;
Community Development Programmes; Aims and Methods of Scouting; How
Scouting is useful in producing better citizens and General Knowledge.
The date, time, venue of Written Test and Document Verification will be fixed by
the RRC and will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request
for postponement of the Written Test/Document Verification will not be
entertained under any circumstances.
The question paper of Written Test shall be of Objective Multiple Choice Type
for 40 Marks and an Essay Type Question for 20 marks relating to Scouts and
Guides Organisation and its activities and General Knowledge. The question
paper will be in English and Hindi.
The Written Test shall be of 60 Minutes duration.
RRC at its discretion may hold Written Test, if considered necessary, for all or
for a limited number of candidates as may be deemed fit by RRC.
Candidates should read the instructions on the e-Call letter carefully and follow
them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to
cancellation of their candidature
There will be no interview
Candidates are required to apply ONLINE by visiting www.rrccr.com Detailed
instructions for filling up ONLINE applications will be available on the website.
Candidates are required to log on to the RRC/CR website www.rrccr.com for
filling ONLINE application for recruitment against Scouts and Guides quota and
fill up the personal details/Bio-data etc carefully.
Notification Click here
Application Click here