Northeast Frontier Railway has published the recruitment notification for scouts and guides quota 2019-2020 vide employment notice no 02/2019. The closing date and time for this recruitment is January 7, 2020 5:30 pm. However the last date for candidates residing in Andaman and Nicobar islands, Jammu Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti districts, Pangi sub division in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep and abroad is January 17, 2020.
NFR will fill 2 posts in level 2 and 1in level 1, in grade pay Rs 1900 and Rs 1800 respectively, against scouts and guides quota. Such candidates with scouts or guides qualifications can apply in offline mode by filling and sending the application form attached to the notification.
For the level 1 vacancies, candidates should be at least 18 years old, and the upper age limits are 33, 36, 38 years for UR, OBC, SC/ST categories respectively. Candidates should be class 10th pass with NAC from NCVT, or 10th pass with ITI for appointment in civil engineering, mechanical, electrical, signal and telecommunications, and catering departments. For other departments, class 10th pass or ITI or equivalent can apply.
Against the level 2 posts, candidates with 12th pass qualification with at least 50% marks in aggregate can apply. However the marks limit does not apply to SC, ST, ex-servicemen and candidates with higher qualification. For the junior clerk cum typist post, accounts clerk cum typist post, a typewriting speed of 30 wpm in english or 25 wpm in hindi is also needed. For artisans in technical category, candidates with a matriculation qualification and ITI are eligible.
The lower age limit for level 2 posts is also 18 years. However the upper age limit is 30 for UR, 33 for OBC, and 35 for SC/ST.
As regards to the scouts and guides qualification, three points as a, b, c, are given in the Northeast Frontier Railway recruitment notification 2019. The first point says a president, scout, guide rover, ranger OR Himalayan Wood Badge holder in any section. Then the second point says should have been an active member of a scouts organization for the last 5 years. Certificate of Activeness needs to be as per annexure C given in the notification. Thereafter the third point says should have attended 2 events national level or all Indian Railways level and 2 events at state level.
The 10 level 2 vacancies in NFR Railways are 2 in each of the railway divisions namely Tinsukia, Lumding, Rangiya, Alipurduar junction, Katihar.
Candidates can apply for both levels, but needs to do so through different applications.
In order to apply for Northeast Frontier Railway scouts and guides recruitment 2019, candidates need to download and print the notification, which has the application form attached to it. Or it can be directly obtained in print from the latest employment newspaper also known by the name of rozgar samachar.
The application fee is Rs 500, with a provision of refunding Rs 400 after appearing in the written exam. For SC, ST, ex-S, PWBD, women, minorities, economically backward classes the application fee is Rs 250, wherein provision for refund is for the full amount. Fee needs to be paid via IPO.
Candidates must enclose testimonials, certificates, self-addressed envelopes, photographs and other necessary documents should be enclosed with the application.
Recruitment in Northeast Frontier Railway against employment notice no 02/2019 will be on the basis of two components, written test and marks on certificates. Marks out of 60 will be given for the former, and marks out of 40 for the latter.