North Central Railway Recruitment 2024: Cultural Quota Posts

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North Central Railway Recruitment 2024: North Central Railway Recruitment has notification for the Cultural Quota Posts. There are two vacancies available for the posts. Candidates with qualifications in SSC/HSC/NCVT/SCVT can apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 20 February 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

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North Central Railway Vacancy Notification:

North Central Railway invites online applications for the Cultural Quota Posts for the Light Vocal (Male) & Classical Vocal (Female) Stream. The age limit will be 18-30 years. The relaxation in the upper age limit is given below. The pay level is Pay Matrix Level -2 (Grade Pay-Rs.1900/-) of 7th CPC. The selection process is based on the written test. The deadline for online application submission for North Central Railway Jobs is 20 February 2024.  For more details, visit

North Central Railway Jobs:

Before applying for the post, candidates carefully read the job details below. The Education Qualification, Age limit, Age relaxation, Application Fee, Selection process, and Application process are all details mentioned below for clear understanding. Interested and Eligible Candidates can apply online (Email) for NCR Jobs on or before the last date.

Northern Central Railway(NCR): It is one of the 18 railway zones in India. Kanpur Central is the largest railway station in NCR. Its headquarters is in Allahabad and comprises three divisions: Allahabad, Jhansi, and Agra. NCR came into existence on 1 April 2003. Its present network extends over a large area of North Central India, covering the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Haryana.

North Central Railway Recruitment 2024 for Cultural Quota Posts:

Job Role Cultural Quota Posts
Job Type Central Govt Jobs
Qualification SSC/HSC/NCVT/SCVT
Total Vacancies 02 Posts
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs. 1900/-(Grade Pay)
Job Location Across India
Last Date 20 February 2024

North Central Railway – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Cultural Quota Posts:

  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Intermediate or equivalent examination passed with 50% aggregate from any recognized Board/University.
  • The condition of 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Ex. Servicemen and the candidates possessing higher qualification i.e. Graduation/ Post Graduation etc. from a recognized University. (Authority: RBE No.145/2014 dated 17.12.2014 & RBE No.82/1995 dated 01.08.1995)
  • For Technical Posts -Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT (OR) Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.
  • Possession of degree/diploma certificate in a specified cultural stream from a recognized institution for which notification is issued.


  • Experience in the field and performances given on AIR/Doordarshan etc.
  • Prizes won at the national level.

Age Limit (As on 01 January 2024): 18 – 30 Years

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit as mentioned in Para 3 above is relaxable as under subject to submission of requisite certificate.

  • The upper age limit is relaxable as under, subject to submission of the requisite Certificate.
  • OBC- 03 years
  • SC/ST- 05 years
  • PWD – 10 years
  • Ex-servicemen- 10 years
  • Age relaxation to the candidates who have Course Completed Act Apprentices
  • Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which the minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship:
    • UR: 33 years
    • OBC: OBC-Non Creamy Layer: 36
    • SC/ST: 38 years
  • Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentices under Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years
  • UR: 35 years
  • OBC: OBC-Non Creamy Layer: 38 years
  • SC/ST: 40 years


  • Light Vocal (Male): Level-2 (Grade Pay-Rs.1900/-)
  • Classical Vocal (Female): Level-2 (Grade Pay-Rs.1900/-)

No.of.Vacancies: 02 Posts

  • Light Vocal (Male): 01 Post
  • Classical Vocal (Female): 01 Post

Selection Process of North Central Railway Jobs:

  • Mode of Selection: The Selection of the eligible candidates should be assessed on the following method:

Written Test:

  • Written Test (The written test will consist of objective type question): 50 Marks
  • Assessment of talent in the relevant field based on
    • Practical demonstration.: 35 Marks
    • Testimonials/Prizes etc.: 15 Marks
  • Total: 100 Marks
  • The written test will have negative markings, and 1/3rd of the marks allotted for the Objective Type questions will be deducted for every wrong answer. The written test shall be 60 minutes in duration.


  • Selected candidates, if posted as Clerk cum Typist have to acquire typing skill within a period of 2 years from the date of appointment at the speed of 30 words per minute in English or 25 words per minute in Hindi on Typewriter and if typewriting skills are tested on Personal Computers (PCs), then 40 words per minute in English or 35 words per minute in Hindi.
  • If they do not acquire the requisite typing skill within two years, no additional time will be given and services of such candidates will summarily terminated.

Application Fees:

  • Rs. 500/- (Rupee Five Hundred Only) with a provision for refunding Rs. 400/- to those who actually appear in the written examination.
  • For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes, Rs. 250 ((Rupee Two Hundred Fifty Only) with a provision for refunding the same to those who appear in the written examination.

How to apply for North Central Railway Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the North Central Railway Vacancy on or before 20 February 2024, 4 up to 23.59 hrs.

For more details: Click here.

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Important Dates:

  • Opening Date and Time: 30 January 2024
  • Closing Date and Time: 20 February 2024

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