Procedure for recording date of birth on entering Railway service and its alteration - Railway Order Master Circular No.12 (Updated June, 2019)
Sub: Procedure for recording date of birth on entering Railway service and its alteration – Master Circular.
Declaration of date of birth at the time of appointment:
II. Procedure in regard to alteration of date of birth:
(i) Where in his opinion, it had been falsely stated by the railway servant to obtain an advantage, otherwise inadmissible, provided that such alteration shall not result in the railway servant being retained in service longer than if the alteration had not been made, or
(ii) Where, in the case of illiterate staff, the General Manager is satisfied that a clerical error has occurred, or
(iii) Where a satisfactory explanation (which should not be entertained after completion of the probation period of three years service, whichever is earlier) of the circumstances in which the wrong date came to be entered is furnished by the railway servant concerned, together with the statement of any previous attempts made to have the record amended, (Rule 225-RI).