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Railway Jobs For Persons With Disabilities print Print

Location: India, India, India
Experience: 0 year(s)
Annual Salary: Not Disclosed
Disability Accepted: Hearing Impairments (Hard of Hearing), Hearing Impairments (Total Deafness), Hearing and Speach Impairments, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Locomotor Impairments, Mental Illness, Speech Impairments
Vacancies: 729
Posted by : Rajasekar , 122 days ago

Job Description

Industry: Government/ PSU/ Defence
Functional Area: Others
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Job Description: Railway jobs for Persons with disabilities
indian railways logoCENTRALIZED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE (CEN) No.02/2018
(Recruitment for Various Posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix)

Date of publication: 10.02.2018.
Date & Time of Closing: 12.03.2018 up to 23.59 Hrs.
Computer Based Test (CBT): Tentatively scheduled during April and May, 2018.

Railway Recruitment Boards invite ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways. Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY to any one of the Railway Recruitment Boards before 23.59 hrs of 12.03.2018.

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Desired Candidate Profile

Key Skills: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD) 11.1 The suitability or otherwise of a post for PWD has been indicated against each post, under the column “Suitability for Persons with Disability” with details of sub disability in Annexure A. 11.2 Definitions of Disabilities: Definitions of categories of disabilities for the purpose of recruitment are given below: (a) Blindness: 'Blindness' refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely: (i) Total absence of sight; or (ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lens; (iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse; (b) Low vision: "Person with low vision" means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device. (c) Hearing impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies. It will also include persons who are deaf and dumb. (d) Loco Motor disability: "Loco Motor disability" means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy. (e) Cerebral Palsy: "Cerebral Palsy” means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal or infant period of development (f) All the cases of orthopedically handicapped persons would be covered under the category of "Loco Motor disability or cerebral palsy." 11.3. DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RELAXATION AND COMPETENT AUTHORITY FOR ISSUE OF DISABILITY CERTIFICATE: Only such persons would be eligible for relaxation of conditions in respective community in services/posts who suffer from not less than 40 percent of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail the benefit of relaxation will have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a Competent Authority, as per proforma at Annexure-V(A), V(B) & V(C) {Form II, III or IV as applicable as prescribed in Para 14 of “Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Amendment Rules, 2009”)} at the time of DV. 11.4 Assistance of Scribe: Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates / candidates whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy / candidates with one arm / candidates with muscular weakness can avail the assistance of SCRIBE for writing answers on their behalf. For engaging the scribe, candidates will have to indicate the same while filling ONLINE form. Engagement of SCRIBE will be subject to the following conditions: a. Candidates will have to arrange for the scribe on their own. b. Separate e-admit card will be issued to scribe accompanying the candidates. c. The candidate shall be responsible for any misconduct on the part of the scribe brought by him/her during the examination. d. The scribe so arranged should not himself/herself be the candidate for the notification for which the candidate is appearing. Also, same scribe should not be engaged for more than one candidate and to this effect the Scribe and the Candidate shall give a declaration. Any violation, if detected at any stage will render both candidate & scribe disqualified. CENTRALISED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE (CEN) No.02/2018 8 Candidates opting for scribe will have to provide additional details as per Annexure-V(D) for Scribe during submission of ONLINE application form, so that RRBs can issue e-admit card for Scribes and the same shall be signed by both Candidate and Scribe. Change of Scribe is not permissible at the exam venue and hence it is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure availability of Scribe for the exam. However, under exceptional circumstances, the change may be allowed duly recording reasons and filling the relevant details including photograph of the Scribe. Candidates availing the assistance of a Scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of examination. 11.5 All one eyed candidates and candidates whose visual degree of disability is less than 40% shall not be considered as Visually Handicapped persons and the provision for engaging Scribe shall not be applicable to them. 11.6 Selected PWD candidates will be subjected to medical examination by Railway Medical Authorities at the time of appointment and only those conforming to the medical standards as laid down in the Indian Railway Medical Manual and other extant provisions, as the case may be, will be eligible for appointment. 11.7 When vacancies are reserved for PWDs and full panel for PWDs cannot be made with the minimum qualifying percentage marks of each category, viz., UR, SC, ST, OBC-NCL, a relaxation of up to 2% marks in the minimum qualifying marks prescribed for the community will be allowed. 12.0 RAILWAY ACT APPRENTICES 12.1 The vacancies to be filled from among the Course Completed Act Apprentices (CCAAs) trained in Railway Establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) is separately indicated in the vacancy table. This will be in the nature of horizontal reservation as in the case of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and Ex-Servicemen. However, unlike in the case of PWDs, there will be no carry forward of the unfilled vacancies, to be filled by this mechanism. In case of shortfall, the vacant slots shall be filled from others in the combined merit list. 12.2 The last date for submission of application against this CEN shall be the cut off date for completion of Apprenticeship. A candidate shall be considered to have completed the Act Apprenticeship training, only if he has appeared in the NCVT examination before the last date of CEN and result for which might not have been declared. However, the candidate should submit the NAC certificate issued by NCVT during document verification failing which he shall not be eligible for reservation as CCAA (trained in Railway Establishments) under this provision. 12.3 The course completed Act Apprentices will be eligible to apply for any RRB irrespective of the Railway Establishment in which they have been trained subject to fulfilling other eligibility conditions.
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