South Western Railway Recruitment 2012-13 for Group ‘D’ posts

By | August 26, 2012

Employment Notice No.01/2012– Applications on good quality plain paper, in the given format are invited from the citizens of India and from such other persons declared eligible by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India for filling up 790 posts in Erstwhile Group ‘D’ categories in Divisions and Headquarters of South Western Railway.

Posts: Trackman, Helper/TMO, Helper/Mech. (C&W), Helper/Elec/AC, Porter/Hamal/Sweeper-cum Porter/Optg. , Safaiwala/ Medi

No. of Posts: 790

Date of Issue of Notification: 25.08.2012

Closing Date & Time: 28.09.2012, 17.00 hrs

South Western Railway Website address:

South Western Railway Recruitment page:,4,288,436,440  

Stages of Examination

1. Passing the Written Examination

2. Physical Efficiency Test

3. Verification of Documents and Medical Test

Educational Qualification: Minimum 10th Class Pass or ITI or equivalent. And those candidates who are appearing in and/or awaiting results of final examination of class 10th or ITI or equivalent are not eligible. Candidates having higher educational qualification may also apply

Age Limit: The age limit will be 18 to 33 years (relaxation is applicable)

Examination Fees:  For unreserved and OBC candidates is Rs.40/- (Rs. Forty only). Candidates belonging to SC/ST, Women, Minority Community and Economically WeakerSections are fully exempted from payment of examination fees.

Mode of Payment: The Examination fee should be paid only in the form of IPO from any Post Office drawn in favour of FA&CAO/SWR/HUBLI and payable at HUBLI.

How to apply: The application in prescribed format may be sent by ordinary post to Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, DRM Office Compound, South Western Railway, Hubli-580 020 or be dropped in the Application Box kept in the same office [on working days] upto 17:00 hrs of the closing date i.e., 28/09/2012

(For candidates from Andaman Nichobar and Lakshadweep Islands the last date for receipt will be 13.10.2012).

Recruitment Procedure: Selection will be based on written examination followed by Physically Efficiency Test (PET). Those who qualify written examination & PET test shall be called for Document verification & Medical Test. There will be no interview. Final panel shall be based on Merit.

Written Examination Syllabus & Pattern: Question paper for the WE shall be 10th class standard, consisting of 150 multiple-choice (four options) objective type questions, mainly aimed to assess general knowledge/awareness, mathematics, general science and reasoning etc., There will be negative marking.  For every wrong answer 1/3rd mark will be deducted.

Date and venue of WE, PET and DV will be fixed by the RRC/SWR/UBL and intimated to eligible candidates by post.  Examination schedule may be published on Website and News papers. Call letters for written examination/PET are sent to applicants by post (UPC). RRC will not be responsible for postal delay or wrong delivery.

Detail Notification:

Application (Format):

3 thoughts on “South Western Railway Recruitment 2012-13 for Group ‘D’ posts


    Sir , i sent the application for Group D exam, but still now i did not get the hall ticket then i don’t know the exam date.. please send exam date, hall ticket to my mail id,
    Thanking you
    Suresh kuma A


    I send the application for groupD exam…but still now i did not get the hall ticket….then i dont know the the exam date…so please send the exam date,hall ticket to my mail id… thanking you…,



    Dear Sir,

    i sent the application for group D exam…but still now i did not get the hall ticket…then i dont know the exam date…please send exam date ,hall ticket to my mail id… thanking you….



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