GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
New Delhi, Dated.10.12.2014
No. E (NG)II/2013/RR-I/2
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units/Chairmen, RRBs.
Sub: Recognition of qualification for the purpose of employment on the railways – regarding.
A clarification has been sought by one of the Railway Recruitment Boards whether certificate of Diploma Course of four year part-time in Civil Engineering can be treated as equivalent to a regular Diploma course in Civil Engineering.
2. The matter has been examined in consultation with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)lNew Delhi and Civil Engineering Directorate of this Ministry. Further to instructions contained in letter No. E(NG)II/2005/RR-1I8 dated 28/8/2014, it is clarified that qualification of four year part-time Diploma in Civil Engineering may be accepted wherever minimum prescribed qualification is three year Diploma in Civil Engineering subject to the condition that such Diploma certificate should not have been obtained through distance education mode.
Please acknowledge receipt.
(Hindi version will follow)
Director Estt. (N)-II