Grant of Extra Ordinary Leave to Probationers: Railway Board Order
The Director General
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dt. 04.08.2017
The Director General
JR RPF Academy/Lucknow
Sub: Grant of Leave to Probationers
Ref: Board’s letter of even no. dt. 27.04.2016 & 14.3.2017
Kindly refer to Board’s letter under reference regarding grant of Extra Ordinary Leave for Probationers. Some of Probationers had challenged Board’s instructions referred above and in an OA filed with the Hon’ble CAT, direction has been given to the respondents to grant leave. as may be applied by the applicants. Hence, in order to ensure clarity and uniformity in the matter of grant of leave to the Probationers in all the CTIs. in view of Court’s order, Board has decided as follows:
i) Probationers who have taken EOL for one year will be covered by the circular dt. 27.4.16. However, following would be applicable for Probationers who have availed EOL for appearing in CSE/ESE 2017:
a) Probationers who have not cleared the Preliminary Examination 2017 may be allowed to join the CTls/NAIR, as the case may be, after filling Declaration ‘B’ of Board’s letter dt. 27.04.2016.
b) Probationers who have cleared the Preliminary Examination 2017 shall appear for the Main Examinations while on EOL already sanctioned.
ii) Probationers, who have not taken EOL, may be granted leave in terms of Hon’ble CAT’s orders, for appearing in CSE/ESE 2017 Main Examination, subject to final outcome of the O.A.
iii) In view of Hon’ble CAT’s order dt. 01.06.2016:
a) Probationers of 2016 Exam batch, whowish to avail EOL for appearing in Mains Examination 2017, may be allowed in terms of Board’s circular dt. 27.04.2016 after signing Declaration ‘A’ of Board’s letter dt. 27.04.2016;
b) Probationers of 2016 Exam batch, who do not wish to avail EOL for appearing in Main Examination 2017, may be granted leave as applied for in accordance with the Leave Rules and not insist for one year EOL compulsorily. This Leave would be subject to the outcome of the OA.
2 The above clarifies any references/representations etc. received from CTls and Probationers in the matter.
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