The lower and upper age limit will be reckoned as indicated in the individual
Employment Notification. The upper age limit is relaxable as under, subject to
submission of requisite certificate.
By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
By 3 years for OBC candidates.
By 5 years for persons who were ordinarily domiciled in
the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir from 01/01/1980 to
By 10 years for Physically Handicapped candidates
irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved or not, provided the
post is identified as suitable for PWDs. In addition, the candidates
belonging to OBC and SC / ST are eligible for normal relaxation of 3 and 5
Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and
women judicially separated from the husband but not remarried shall be
relaxed up to 35 years for Unreserved, 38 for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST
For Ex-Servicemen, up to the extent of service rendered
in Defence plus 3 years provided they have put in more than 6 months service
after attestation. For Ex-serviceman applying for the Apprentice categories
of posts i.e. Traffic Apprentice and Commercial Apprentice the upper age
limit is 40 years inclusive of all other relaxation in age limit.
For the serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff and
casual labours/ substitutes, the relaxation in upper age limits will be up
to 40 years for Unreserved candidates, 45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43
years for OBC candidates, provided they have put in a minimum of 3 years
service (continuous or in broken spells) For those working in
Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway
Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes, the relaxation in upper age
limits will be up to the length of service rendered subject to maximum 5
The upper age limit in case of course completed act
apprentices applying for those posts whose minimum qualification is ITI/Course
completed Act apprentice shall be relaxed to the extent of apprentice
training undergone by them under the Apprenticeship Act 1961. (b) Upper age
limit for the Course Completed Act Apprentice will be 35 years if he / she
had commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before
attaining the age of 25 years. In addition the candidates belonging to SC /
ST / OBC are eligible for normal relaxation of 5 years and 3 years
No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates
applying against unreserved vacancies.