Konkan Railways track was started on 26 January 2018 on the Republic day. The Konkan Railway is a Government of India Undertaking which is headed by a Chairman cum Managing Director. Just a few days ago it has issued advertisement notice for the recruitment of Assistant Pointsman, Khalasi, and Trackman.
Let’s see the age limit, vacancy details, minimum qualification and online application dates.
Number of Vacancy
The vacancy notification is for 121 vacant positions in the Trackman, Pointsman and Khalasi cadre. The following table shows the post wise vacancy position.
|Name of Post||UR||OBC||SC||ST||Ex-SM||PwD||Total|
|Khalasi S & T||03||-||02||03||02||1-OL||11|
The Minimum age of Candidate: 18 Years
Maximum Age limit: 31 Years
The reference date for the age calculation is 01.07.2018.
The relaxation in the age criteria is as per the government of India guidelines.
The minimum education qualification for the post is 10th pass only. The following image is showing the qualification criteria for each post.
The interested and eligible 10th pass candidates can apply for the job through Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) Official website. A candidate can apply for only one post. So be careful and make your mind before applying for the position as vacancies are very less for few posts.
Before applying online a candidate must have a valid email id, an active mobile number. Keep both these things active until the completion of the recruitment process as the future communication will be only through SMS or Email only.
Candidates are advised to keep the Scanned (80KB) copy of passport size color photograph and Scanned (50KB) signature with blue or black ink.
The scanned photo must have candidate’s name & date on it.
Start Date of Online Application: 22 May 2018
Last date for Online form filling: 21 June 2018
The selection to the post-Khalasi, Trackman, and Assistant Pointsman will be based on Computer-based Examination, Physically Efficiency test and document verification. Let’s see each one by one.
Computer Based Online Test
The details of the test are shown in the table
|Total Number of Questions||100|
|Total Time duration||90 Minutes|
|Mark awarded for each correct answer||1|
|Mark deduction on each wrong answer||1/3|
|Qualifying Marks for General||40%|
Physical Efficiency Test
Those who qualify computer-based test will be called in twice in numbers of total position for the Physical efficiency test. The test is only qualifying in nature.
The candidate who clear the both of above test will be called for document verification. After scrutiny of documents candidate will receive an offer letter from the KRCL.
Scale of Pay
The successful candidates will be placed in the level -1 of 7th CPC pay matrix. The Khalasi, Trackman, and Assistant Pointsman post are group D post. You can check here the Railway Group D Salary perks and allowances by following the link.