Government of India, Ministry of Railways, Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Northern Railway invites Online applications from eligible Indian Citizens for recruitment of following Group C and D Category against Scouts and Guides Quota for the year 2016-17. The last date for submission of online applications is 20th December 2016.


Name of Post

No of Vacancies

Age Limit

Pay Scale

Group ‘C’


UR – 18 to 29 Years

OBC – 18 to 32 Years
SC / ST – 18 to 34 Years

₹ 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay ₹ 1900 (Corresponding to Level 2 of Pay Matric 7th CPC)

Group ‘D’


UR – 18 to 32 Years
OBC – 18 to 35 Years
SC / ST – 18 to 37 Years

₹ 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay ₹ 1800 (Corresponding to Level 2 of Pay Matric 7th CPC)

Educational Qualifications:

Group ‘C’ -> Passed 10+2 (Matric with +2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate from a recognized Board. 50% is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Ex-SM.

Group ‘D’ -> 10th passed or ITI (in trades approved by the NCVT) or Equivalent from the recognized Educational Board.

Scouting Qualifications:

(A) A President Scouts/Guide/Rover/Ranger or Himalaya Wood Badge (HWB) holder in any section.
(B) Should have been an active member of a Scouts organization for the last 5 years. The ‘Certificate of Activeness’.
(C) Should have attended two events at National level OR All Indian Railway’s level and Two events at State level.

Exam Fee: ₹ 500/- for General and OBC Candidates / ₹ 250/- for SC / ST / Ex.Servicemen / Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes only. The fee pay thorough the Indian Postal Order (IPO) drawn in favour of FA&CAO/Northern Railway, and payable at New Delhi – 110024. Candidates must write their names & full address in the IPO. The examination fee is not refundable under any circumstances.

Selection Process: Written Test, Scouting Skill Assessment, Marks on Certificates. The Written Exam Between 07/01/2017 to 15/02/2017.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates are required to Apply Online through Northern Railway RRC Website on or before 20/12/2016 up to 17:00 Hours. The printout of the duly Online filled applications along with after writing the required paragraph, putting Thumb impression and signature with photograph pasted on it must be sent by post to the Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Railway Recruitment Cell, Northern Railway, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, PIN – 110024 or should be dropped in the APPLICATION DROP BOX provided in the Railway Recruitment Cell Lajpat Nagar-I, New Delhi-24 within closing date (i.e 17.00 hours of 27/12/2016). (For candidates residing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti Districts, Pangi Sub-Division in Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep and abroad, the last date is 05/01/2017 by post only). Application should be sent in an envelope super scribed “APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGAINST SCOUTS AND GUIDES QUOTA Group “C” or Group “D” as the case may be.”