Southern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online, Notification, Admit Card

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Application FormSouthern Railway invites online applications from eligible Indian candidates for the post of Safaiwala against 257 vacancies. Selection will be made through a Screening test followed by a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). To take part, you will have to submit an online application before 17.00 hrs of 27 July 2018. But before that, they will need to know few important things about Southern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment 2018 like date of publication of notification, no. of notified posts, eligibility criteria, examination fee, how to apply, monthly remuneration, selection process, scheme of screening test & Physical Efficiency Test (PET), admit card, result etc.

Southern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment

Southern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment 2018 Notification

Southern Railway Safaiwala notification was released on 27 July 2018 by Assistant Personnel Officer / Engg. employed in the office of General Manager at Southern Railway. Official notification is available on the website of RRC, SR. To read / download it now, please click here.

As per official notification, total no. of notified posts is 257. Out of which, 19 vacancies are reserved for ST candidates, 39 are for SCs, 69 for OBCs and 130 for general (UR) candidates.  

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Overview

Name of the examinationSouthern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment 2018
Conducted byRailway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway
Official notification released on27 July 2018
Name of the postSafaiwala
No. of vacancies257
Application modeOnline
Application submission dates27 July to 27 August, 2018 up to 5:00 PM
Selection procedureScreening test & Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Admit card for Screening test shall be available from-
Screening test shall be on-
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) shall be on-
Final result-
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Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age (as on 1 Jan 2019)

  • Minimum age – 18 years
  • Maximum age – 33 years

Relaxation In Upper Age Limit

  • For SC / ST applicants – up to 5 years
  • For OBC non-creamy layer applicants – up to 3 years
  • For persons with disability – up to 10 years

Essential Educational Qualification

Applicant must have passed class 10th or equivalent examinations from any state / central education board.

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Exam Fee & Mode Of Payment

  • All women, persons with disability, economically backward & minority applicants, candidates belonging to ST / SC / categories will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- towards examination fee. However, this fee will be refunded to all such applicants who will appear in the screening test.
  • UR / OBC candidates will have to pay an amount of Rs. 500/- towards examination fee. An amount of Rs. 400/- will be refunded to such candidates who will appear in the screening test.
  • Mode of payment is online. For more details, please refer to official notification.

Note – No refund of examination fee will be applicable for those who will not appear in the screening test.

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Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Application Form & Process

Application forms for the post of Safaiwala are available online at the website of Railway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway. The last date to apply online is 27 August, 2018 up to 5:00 PM. Application process is explained below

  • Open RRC, SR’s official website
  • On homepage, you will see few sections
  • Find and click on tab ‘Click here to apply’ available under section ‘Engagement of Safaiwala on Contract Basis’
  • A new page will be opened having three tabs
  • To read full notification, click on the respective tab otherwise click on ‘Register’ tab
  • Registration is mandatory for each aspirant
  • For online registration, click on ‘Proceed To Next Page’
  • Read all the instructions
  • Accept declaration then click on ‘Click Here To Fill New Application Form’
  • Enter your personal details such as full name, father’s name, mobile no., email address etc.
  • Click on tab ‘Proceed to Next Page’
  • Type your address for communication
  • Select state & district
  • Enter your pin code and Aadhaar no.
  • Click on tab ‘Proceed to Next Page’
  • Enter your class 10th or equivalent qualification details like certificate no.
  • Click on tab ‘Proceed to Next Page’
  • Select your date of birth and other options
  • Enter your bank account details for refund of examination fee
  • Click on tab ‘Proceed to Preview Application’
  • You will see all your filled details
  • Type the exact characters as shown in the image
  • You can make changes (if required) by clicking on tab ‘Correct / Modify Details’
  • To proceed further click on tab ‘One-Time Password’
  • Instantly, you will receive an OTP to your mobile phone
  • Submit One-Time Password
  • You will see a new page having your transaction ID and very important steps
  • Print acknowledgement by clicking on the respective tab; same time, you will also receive registration confirmation mail
  • Then, read all the very important steps and click on tab ‘Pay Online’ to deposit examination fee
  • Pay your examination fee by using credit card or debit card or internet banking service or through wallet / cash cards
  • Print e-receipt

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Selection Process

  • Screening test – It will have 50 MCQs to be solved in 45 minutes. MCQs shall be on the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Mode of test will be either online or offline.
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – Candidates qualified in screening test will be called for PET. It will be a qualifying test. In this test, a candidate will have to carry a weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in 1 chance without putting weight down. For male – 35 kgs of weight & for women – 20 kgs of weight
  • Final selection of candidates for the vacancies of Safaiwala will be made on the basis of order of merit in screening test

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Call letters

Call letters for screening test shall be available to download at RRC SR’s website before few days of examination. The process to download call letter is given below

  • Step 1 Open official website or click here
  • Step 2 click on tab ‘Download Call Letter’ available under section ‘Safaiwala on Contract Basis’
  • Step 3 enter your name & date of birth
  • Step 4 click on tab ‘Submit’
  • Step 5 Your call letter will be displayed; download then print it

Southern Railway Safaiwala 2018 Result

Result of screening test shall be displayed on website after few days from the date of test. To check, applicants will have to visit official website.


  • Basic pay – Rs. 18,000/-
  • Total emoluments with all allowances – Rs. 29,390/- (Approx.)

We wish you Best of Luck for Southern Railway Safaiwala Recruitment 2018


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