The Western Railway has announced a recruitment drive for the year 2019 with 37 openings for the OS LDCE positions. The LDCE stands for Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, which is aimed at recruiting staff from within the department.
The Western Railway is one of the busiest and most important railway zones in India, providing services to millions of passengers every day. The recruitment of new staff is crucial to support the efficient functioning of the organization and to ensure the safety and comfort of its passengers.
The Western Railway has invited applications from eligible candidates for the position of Operating Supervisor (OS) through the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE). The LDCE is exclusively for employees of the Western Railway who meet the eligibility criteria.
The total number of vacancies available for the OS LDCE position is 37, distributed across various divisions of the Western Railway. The selected candidates will be posted in the Mumbai Division of the Western Railway and will be responsible for overseeing the train operations.
The eligibility criteria for the OS LDCE position are as follows:
The candidate must be a regular employee of the Western Railway.
The candidate must have completed at least three years of continuous service in any grade.
The candidate must be holding the post of Station Master or Traffic Inspector or Yard Master or Assistant Station Master or Assistant Train Dispatcher or Chief Crew Controller or Crew Controller or Chief TNC or TNC or Chief LOCO Inspector or LOCO Inspector or Train Clerk or Chief Commercial Inspector or Commercial Inspector or Chief Ticket Inspector or Ticket Inspector or Chief Booking Supervisor or Booking Supervisor or Chief Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk or Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk or Chief Parcel Supervisor or Parcel Supervisor or Chief Catering Inspector or Catering Inspector in the pay matrix level-6 or above.
The application process for the OS LDCE position is online, and interested candidates should visit the official website of the Western Railway to apply. The last date for submitting the application form is 30th November 2019.
Candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs. 500/-, which can be paid online through the payment gateway provided on the website. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
The selection process for the OS LDCE position will be conducted in two stages:
Written Test: The written test will consist of objective type questions and will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours. The test will cover topics such as General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, and Reasoning.
Document Verification: Candidates who clear the written test will be called for document verification. During this stage, candidates will have to produce original documents to prove their eligibility criteria.
The selected candidates for the OS LDCE position will be paid as per the pay matrix level-7 of the 7th CPC. The starting salary for the position is Rs. 44,900/- per month, and other benefits such as medical facilities, travel allowances, and retirement benefits will also be provided.
The Western Railway Recruitment 2019-37-OS LDCE Vacancies provide a great opportunity for eligible employees of the Western Railway to advance their careers by taking up higher responsibilities within the organization. It also highlights the commitment of the Western Railway towards its employees and ensuring that they have opportunities to grow and develop professionally.
Interested candidates should make sure they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the position and prepare well for the selection process to increase their chances of being selected for the position.