East Central Railway Cultural Quota Recruitment 2024 Application Form (02 Vacancies)

East Central Railway, General Manager (P), East Central Railway (ECR), Hajipur issued Recruitment notification for Group ‘C’ posts against Cultural Quota for the year 2023-24.  Applications invited from Singer and Instrument Player for recruitment Group C posts for filling up Two vacancies. The last date for submission of applications is 22nd January 2024. For Far flung area candidates, last date is 5th February 2024.

East Central Railway Cultural Quota Recruitment 2024 [Employment Notice No. ECR/HRD/Rectt/Cultural Quota /2023-24]

Name of the Discipline

No of Vacancy

Classical Dancer (Kathak Dancer will be preferred)


Tabala Player (Dholak Player will be prefered)


Age Limit: 18 to 30 Years as on 01/01/2024. Upper age relaxation of 05 years for SC/ST candidates, 03 years for OBC candidates and 10 years for Physically Challenged Person.

Pay Scale: Pay Level 2/3. Basic pay ₹ 19900 / 21700 (Equivalent to PB- 1 ₹ 5200-20200 with Grade Pay ₹ 1900 / 2000 as per 6th CPC)

Educational Qualifications:

(1) Essential – Matric with 12th Pass with 50% marks and its equivalent or Higher Education. Possession of degree/ diploma/ certificate in concerned discipline from Government recognized Institute.
(2) Desirable – Experience in the field and performance given on AIR / Doordarshan etc. Prizes won at National Level.

Examination Fee: ₹ 500/- for General and OBC Candidates; ₹ 250/- For candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex- servicemen/ Persons with 40% or above Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes. The exam fee to be paid through Indian Postal Order (IPO). Date of issue of Indian Postal Order should not be of before the date of issue of this Employment Notice. The IPO should be pledged in favour of PFA, East Central Railway’ and payable at Hajipur.

Selection Process: Selection will be conducted through written test and assessment of talent in the relevant field on the basis of Practical Demonstration and testimonials/Prizes etc.

Particulars of Test

Maximum Allotted Marks

Written Test (In Written Test, questions will be objective type (with four options) which may include General Knowledge, General Science, General Mathematics, Knowledge of General English & Hindi Language, Professional Knowledge and Reasoning Aptitude etc.)

50 Marks

Practical Demonstration

35 Marks

Testimonial/ Prizes

15 Marks

Total =

100 Marks

How To Apply East Central Railway Cultural Quota:

  • Application in the prescribed format should be neatly typed either in Hindi or English with one Passport size photograph to be pasted [duly signed] on the application form and two passport size photographs duly signed at back side should be clipped along the application form.
  • Completed Application should be sent to GENERAL MANAGER (PERSONNEL), RECRUITMENT SECTION., EAST CENTRAL RAILWAY, HAJIPUR, DISTT.-VAISHALI (BIHAR) PIN-844101 so as to reach this office by ordinary post or to be dropped in the application box provided for the purpose in above mentioned office address up to 18.00 Hrs.
  • All the candidates should indicate clearly “Application against Cultural Quota”, “Employment Notice No. ECR/HRD/Rectt/Cultural Quota /2023-24” and “Level/Basic Pay” on the top of the envelope.
  • Closing Date: The last date for receipt of applications is 22/01/2024. The Closing Date for applicants of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, J&K, Andman & Nikobar & Lakshdweep islands, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi sub­division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh and candidates residing abroad – 05/02/2024.

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