Draft RRs of Group-B post in Civil Engg. Department of Indian Railway

Draft RRs of Group-B post in Civil Engg. Department of Indian Railways

Recruitment Rules of Group ‘B’ Gazetted post in Civil Department have been drafted / revised based on the latest guidelines issued by DOP&T in consultation With UPSC and With Dtes. concerned of Railway Board. Comments on the draft RRs (specifying the name of the post in subject) may be sent to email id egrr349[@]gmail.com


(Railway Board)


New Delhi, the ______, 2016

G.S.R. –
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in supersession of the existing Indian Railway Department
of Civil Engineering, Group ‘B’ posts Recruitment Rules, 1979 published in the gazette vide GSR No.102 of 1979 as amended vide GSR No.801 of 1982 and RDSO
(Group ‘B’ Technical Posts), Recruitment Rules, 1983, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President hereby
makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to Group ‘B’ posts in the Civil Engineering Department of the Indian Railways, namely .-

Short title and commencement. (1)- These rules may be called the Indian Railways,
Department of Civil Engineering (including RDSO), Group ‘B’ posts Recruitment Rules, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Number of post, classification and pay band and grade pay or pay scale. The number of post, its classification, pay band and
grade pay or pay scale attached thereto shall be as specified in columns (2) to (4) of the Schedule annexed to these rules.
3. Method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications, etc. The method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications and other matters
relating thereto shall be as specified in columns (5) to (13) of the aforesaid Schedule.
4. Disqualification. – No person,
i. who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or
ii. who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the said post:
Provided that the Central Government, may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other
party to the marriage and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.
5. Power to relax. Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient to do so, it may, by order and
for reasons to be recorded in writing, and in consultation with the Union Public Service Commission relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect
of any class or category of persons.
Saving. Nothing in these rules shall affect reservation, relaxation of age limit and other concessions required to be provided
for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, the other Backward Classes, ex-servicemen and other special categories of persons, in accordance with the
orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in this regard.
Name of post Number of post Classification Scale of pay Whether selection post or non-selection post
1. Assistant Executive Engineer

2. Assistant Divisional Engineer
481* (2016)

* Subject to variation dependent on workload
Railway Service, Group ‘B’, Gazetted (Non– Ministerial) Pay band-2, Rs.9300-34800/- with Grade Pay Rs.4800/- Selection

Age limit for direct recruits Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruits Whether age and educational qualifications prescribed for directrecruits will apply in the case of promotees. Period of probation, if any. Method of recruitment whether by direct recruitment or by promotion or by deputation/ absorption and % of the posts to be filled by various
Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Two years By promotion

In case of recruitment by promotion or deputation/ absorption, grades from which promotion/ deputation/ absorption to be made If a Departmental Promotion Committee exists, what is its composition Circumstances in which Union Public Service Commission is to be consulted in making recruitment.
(a) 70% of the posts shall be filled by promotion through selection (which will include ordinarily a written Test and also a viva-voce
Test) of the Non-Ministerial Group ‘C’ staff of the Civil Engineering Department holding the post in the Pay Scale Rs. 9300-34800/- in PB-2
+ G.P. Rs. 4200/- in the revised scale and higher provided they have rendered not less than three years of regular service in the grade.
Note: In case a junior employee is considered for selection by virtue of his satisfying the relevant minimum service conditions, all
persons senior to him shall also be held to be eligible not withstanding that they may not satisfy the requisite minimum service

b) 30% of the posts shall be filled through a limited departmental competitive examination open to all non-ministerial Group ‘C’ staff of
the Civil Engineering Department holding the post in the Pay Scale Rs. 9300-34800/- in PB-2 + G.P. Rs. 4200/- in the revised scale and in
higher Group ‘C’ grade and have put in a minimum of five years regular service in the grade.
Group ‘B’ Departmental Promotion Committee
promotion) consisting of:
Chairman- Principal Chief Engineer Member- Chief Personnel Officer Member- Any other Head of Department/ SAG level officer of other
Not applicable

The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India Part II, section 3(i), vide GSR No.102 of 1979 and further amended vide GSR No.801 of 1982.

File No. 2006/E(GR)I/15/2 (Technical)

(R. K. Sinha)
Joint Director Estt.(Gaz.)
Railway Board

Source: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/mgt_ser/Recruitment_Rule/RRs_civil(1).pdf

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