Revised Age Limit for J.E. Selection under 15% LDCE Quota in Bridge Organisation

The Railway Board, in its recent order RBE No. 92/2023, has decided to modify the age limit for the selection to the post of Junior Engineer (J.E.) against the 15% LDCE (Limited Departmental Competitive Examination) Quota in the Bridge Organisation under the Civil Engineering Department. Previously, the upper age limit for this selection was set at 49 years.

However, it has now been enhanced to 47 years for candidates applying under the Indian Railways Accounts Service (IA) quota. Additionally, the upper age limit for SC/ST employees has been fixed at 52 years to align it with the age limit for appearing in selections for J.E. against the IA quota in other Civil Engineering streams. This decision comes in response to the matter being raised by AIRF (All India Railwaymen’s Federation). The new age limits aim to offer equitable opportunities for candidates applying to the J.E. position in the Bridge Organisation.

Age limit for selection to the post of J.E. against 15% LDCE Quota in Bridge Organisation under Civil Engineering Department

RBE No 92/2023

भारत सरकार/GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड /RAILWAY BOARD)

No.E(NG)I/2023/PM5/3(E-3434435)

New Delhi, dated 18.07.2023

The General Manager (P),
ALL Indian Railways
(As per Standard List)

Sub: Age limit for selection to the post of J.E. against 15% LDCE Quota in Bridge Organisation under Civil Engineering Department

As Railways are aware, in terms of extant instructions, upper age limit for appearing in selection to the post of J.E ( Bridge,) against the IA quota, has been prescribed as 45 years vide letter RBE 102/2015. The issue of raising the abovementioned upper age limit was under consideration of this Ministry pursuant to the matter being raised by AIRF.

The matter has been examined in consultation with the Civil Engineering Directorate and it has been decided that for JE Bridge against IA quota , the existing upper age limit of 49 years may be enhanced to 47 years and accordingly the upper age limit for SC/ST employees may be fixed at 52 years to bring it at par with the age limit for appearing in selections for JE against the IA quota in the other Civil Engineering streams.

Please acknowledge the receipt.

(Sanjay Kumar)
Dy. Director/Estt.(N)
Railway Board
Ph. No.43658/011-23303658
E-mail Id- sanjay.kumar6[at]gov. in

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