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Recruitment for Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW)

Recruitment  for Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW)

Indian Railways, Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi issued notification inviting applications for recruitment to 2 Group – C posts against Cultural Quota for the year 2013-14. Interested candidates should send their applications till 2 November 2013.

Important Dates:

Last Date for receipt of applications: 2 November 2013

Vacancy Details:

Total Vacancies: 2 posts

Name of Discipline:

1. Classical Kathak Dance — Full Classical

2. Classical Kathak Dance — Expert in any Folk Dance as a performer.

No of Posts

For Full Classical: 1 post

For Expert in any Folk Dance as a performer: 1 post

Group: Group ‘C’

Pay Scale: Pay band of Rs. 5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay of Rs.1900

Eligibility Criterion:

Educational qualification: High School or equivalent

Essential Qualifications for full Classical Kathak Dance:  Degree / Diploma / Certificate in full Classical Kathak Dance

Essential Qualifications for Kathak Dance and Expert in any Folk Dance: Degree / Diploma / Certificate in Kathak Dance + Certificate of Expert to perform any Folk Dance OR Certificate of Stage performance of Folk Dance.


Experience in the field and performance given on AIR / Doordarshan etc.

Prizes won at National Level in above fields.

Age Limit: (as on 1 January 2014)

Minimum: 18 years

Maximum: 30 years

(Upper Age limit is relax-able for candidates belonging to SC / ST category by 5 years and for OBC category candidates by 3 years)

Selection Procedure: Selection will be done through a multi-stage processes including Screening test, Written test, Assessment of talent, actual performance and viva-voce.

Screening test will be followed by a written test. The written test paper will have Objective type question on Music, General awareness and General Arithmetic. Candidates found successful in written test will be called for actual performance, trial assessment and viva-voce.

During Practical Demonstration, candidates will have to bring their own instrument and accompanist (if they desire).

Processing Fees: Processing fees of Rs. 100 (for Unreserved / OBC category candidates) has to be paid through a crossed Demand Draft / Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of ‘F.A. & C.A.O. DLW / Varanasi’.

SC / ST / Female candidates are exempted from payment of fees.

How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates should send their applications, in the prescribed format, along with a recent passport size photo, two self addressed envelopes (one stamped with Rs. 5 & one unstamped), attested copies of relevant documents and fee DD / IPO through Ordinary Post to “The General Manager / Personnel, Recruitment Section, DLW / Varanasi – 221004 (UP)”, so as to reach the concerned office latest by 2 November 2013 (1200 Hours).

On the envelope, candidates should super-scribe “Application for Recruitment in Cultural Quota 2013-14”.

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