South Western Railway Recruitment in Cultural Quota 2015-16

South Western Railway invites applications eligible candidates in the prescribed format for Recruitment against Cultural Quota in the following disciplines for the Year 2015-16. The last date for submission of applications is 29th November 2015.

No of Vacancy
Indian Classical Dance
Classical Instrument – Violin (Carnatic Style)

Age Limit: The candidate must have attained the age of 18 Years and must not have attained the age of 29 Years as on 01-01-2016 i.e. must have been born not earlier than 02nd January 1987 and not later than 01-01-1998.

Essential Minimum Prescribed Qualification: Passed 12th (+22 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. 50% marks is not insisted upon in the case of SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ Persons With Disabilities (PWD) candidates. 50% marks is also not insisted upon in the case of candidates who possess qualifications higher than the essential minimum prescribed qualification.

Professional Qualification:
(a) Indian Classical Dance – Possession of Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Dance from Government recognized institute.
(b) Classical Instrument – Violin (Carnatic Style) – Possession of Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Music from Government recognized institute.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in the field and performance given on AIR / Doordarshan etc. Prizes won at National level.

Recruitment Process:
Marks Allotted
Written Test (Objective Type Questions)
50 Marks
Assessment of talent in the relevant field on (1) The Basis of practical Demonstration
35 Marks
Assessment of talent in the relevant field on (2) Testimonials / Prizes etc.
15 Marks
Total =
100 Marks

Examination Fee: â‚¹ 100/- (Inclusive of postal expenses). No fee for SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Minorities & Economically Backward Classes and Women Candidates. The exam fee should be paid in the form of crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) only from any post office drawn in favour of APO / Rectt. / SWR / UBL payable at Hubli.

How To Apply: Application as per prescribed format shall be submitted on A-4 Size Good Quality Paper. The application should be filled in English / Hindi Language Only.
Applications complete in all respects should be sent in a cover superscribed as “Application for Group ‘C post against Cultural Quota for the year 2015-16” and to be addressed to THE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL OFFICER/RECRUITMENT, RAILWAY RECRUITMENT CELL, SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY, 2ND FLOOR, GENERAL MANAGER’S OFFICE BUILDING, CLUB ROAD, HUBBALLI-580023. The application along with photo-copies of documents should reach the Addressee on or before 29/11/2015 (For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya. Manipur. Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram. Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti districts and Pangi sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands and the candidates residing abroad, the closing date for receipt of applications by post will be 14/11/2015). Detailed Notification published in Employment Newspaper dated 31st October 2015 Page No.24 to 25.

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