RULES RELATED TO EX-SERVICEMEN CANDIDATES
Employment notice contains some vacancies reserved for ex-servicemen irrespective of their community. However, ex-servicemen may also apply against other vacancies not earmarked for them for which they will be granted age relaxation and fee exemption.
The term Ex-Servicemen means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a Combatant or non-Combatant) in the regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union but does not include a person who has served in the Defence Security Corps., the General Reserve Engineering Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena and the Para Military Forces; and Who has retired from such service after earning his/her pension or Who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension or Who has been released otherwise than on his own request as a result of reduction in such establishment or Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement otherwise than on his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity and includes persons of the Territorial Army of the following categories:
(a) Pension holders for continuous embodied service
(b) Pensions with disabilities attributable to military service and
(c) Gallantry award winner.
EXPLANATION: The persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service would come under the category of Ex-Servicemen may be permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specific terms of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions available to Ex-Servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specific terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union. Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under Central Government in Group ‘C’/’D’ will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Ex-Servicemen for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C’/’D’ under Central Government. However, such candidates will not be considered against the vacancies reserved for Ex-Servicemen in the Central Govt. jobs.
Ex-Servicemen are required to clearly indicate all required particulars including community in the application form and enclose all documentary proof including Community Certificates in the prescribed format, as required.
Nevertheless these rules can be different for different organizations under indian railway itself. Hence it is always suggested to the candidates to properly go through all such rules & regulations carefully before applying.