Sount Western Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2017

In terms of the instructions issued vide Railway Board’s letter No.E(NG)I-92/PM 2/16 Dated:20.08.1993(RBE No.129/1993) and other instructions issued from time to time, applications are hereby invited ONLINE for filling up of 136 posts of Goods Guard in Level – 5 in 7th CPC through General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) from all the eligible regular serving Railway employees of South Western Railway and RWF/YNK as on the date of issue of notification.

The serving regular employees of Divisions/Units/Workshops/Headquarters of South Western Railway and Rail Wheel Factory/Yelahanka (RWF/YNK) except RPF/RPSF Personnel, irrespective of the cadre in which they are working may register their applications for GDCE ONLINE within the stipulated date and time as per the instructions given below.

Sount Western Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2017

Online Application for GDCE (Goods Guard) Examination -2017

Total No. of Vacancy :- 136 Vacancies 

  • UR :- 80 Vacancies 
  • OBC :- 11 Vacancies
  • SC :- 32 Vacancies
  • ST :- 13 Vacancies 

Name of the Posts :- Goods Guard (Operating)

Educational Qualification :- Degree from recognized university or its equivalent. Candidates should posses the prescribed educational qualification (as indicated above) from recognized Board/University/Institute as on the date of Notification. Those awaiting results of the final examination need NOT apply.

Age Limit :- The maximum age limit for appearing in the GDCE will be 42 years for General candidates, 45 years for OBC candidates and 47 for SC/ST candidates reckoned as on the date of notification.

Stage of exam :- Single stage Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by document verification & Medical Examination.The standard of the questions for the Computer Based Test (CBT) will generally be in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the post. The questions are likely to include subjects pertaining to General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. The question paper will have 100 questions, each carrying one mark and the duration of the examination is 90 minutes

MEDICAL FITNESS:  The candidates should be FIT in Aye – Two (A-II) Medical Classification.


MODE OF APPLICATION :- Applications should be registered ONLINE by filling up the required details in the prescribed format, as will be made available in the website of RRC/SWR i.e., The application has to be filled up carefully duly following the steps and instructions, as provided on the website.


In case any employee has any difficulty in registering his application ONLINE, they can contact the following helpline numbers from where assistance in filling up/ registering their applications will be provided:-

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Important Dates of Sount Western Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2017 :-

  • The last date/ time for ONLINE registration is 03-10-2017 at 23.45 hrs. Railway Administration will not bear any responsibility if the candidates are not able to register their applications ONLINE within the last date/time, for any reason whatsoever

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