The Railway Ministry has issued a notice, RBE No. 98/2023, dated August 4, 2023, to all Zonal Railways and Production Units regarding a review of the selection process for promoting individuals to positions in categories such as Teachers, Law Assistants, etc. The notice refers to Para 215(a) of IREM Vol. I, which outlines the selection process, stating that selection usually involves a written test to assess candidates’ professional abilities. However, exceptions were made for certain positions like Teachers, Law Assistants, etc., where both a written test and a viva voce (oral interview) were required for selection.
Reviewing of the selection process for promotion to the posts in the categories of Teachers, Law Assistants
RBE No. 98/2023
भारत सरकार/GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड/RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi, dated 04.08.2023
The General Manager,
All Zonal Railways/PUs.
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Reviewing of the selection process for promotion to the posts in the categories of Teachers, Law Assistants etc.
Attention is invited to Para 215(a) of IREM Vol. I (Revised Edition 1989), First Re-print Edition, 2009, detailing the selection process for promotion to the categories of selection posts wherein it is inter alia mentioned that the positive act of selection shall consist of only written test to assess the professional ability of the candidates except in the selection for promotion to the posts in the categories of Teachers, Law Assistants, Physiotherapists, Telephone Operators, Stenographers, Chief Typists, Protocol Inspectors, Receptionists, Publicity/Advertising Inspectors, Photographers/Cameramen and Hostel Superintendents, where the positive act of selection shall consist of both written test and viva voce.
The aforementioned categories for which viva voce formed a part of the selection process has been reviewed by Board, and it has been decided that the positive act of selection shall consist of both written test and viva-voce only in the categories of Teachers, Law Assistants, Protocol Inspectors, Receptionists, Physiotherapists, Telephone Operator and Publicity/Advertising Inspectors.
Accordingly, Para 215(a) of Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Volume-I (Revised Edition 1989) First Re-print Edition, 2009 is amended as per ACS No. 281 enclosed herewith.
Hindi version will follow.
Please acknowledge receipt.
DA: ACS No. 281
Deputy Director Estt.(N)
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