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Recruitment in Railways – Minimum educational qualification for Open Market Recruitment in medical department of Railways
Railway Board has prescribed the minimum qualifications for direct recruitment in Railways for various posts in Medical Department as tabled below:
Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
No. E (NG)ll/2001/RR-1/45. New Delhi, Dated 22/05/2015.
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units/
Chairmen, Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).
Sub: Minimum educational qualification for open market recruitment to various posts in Medical Department on the Railways.
Ref: Letters No. E(NG)ll/2001/RR-1/25 dated 13/6/2001 (RBE No.116/2001),
No. E(NG)ll/2000/RR-1/56 dated 21/6/2001 (RBE No. 118/2001),
No. E(NG)ll/98/RR-1111 dated 09/9/1999 (RBE No 231/1999),
No. E(NG)ll/2007/RR-1/49 dated 30/5/2008 (RBE No. 68/2008),
No.E(NG)ll/99/RR-1/97 dated 22/6/2001,
No. E(NG)ll/2001/RR-1/20 dated 12/11/2001 (RBE No. 225/2001) & 27/12/2006 (RBE No.197/2006),
No.E(NG)ll/2005/RR-1/32 dated 19/5/2006 (RBE No. 64/2006),
No. E(NG)ll/99/RR-1/98 dated 10/10/2001 (RBE No. 202/2001) and
No. E(NG)ll/2007/RR-1/60 dated 25/6/2008 (RBE No. 76/2008) & 03/10/2008 (RBE No. 141/2008).
Minimum educational qualification for direct recruitment from open market to various categories of posts in the medical department on the railways have been laid down vide letters under reference.
The issue of review of minimum educational qualification for direct recruitment to various category of posts in the Medical Department on the railways has been under consideration of this Ministry for quite some time.The matter has been deliberated upon in consultation with Health Directorate of this Ministry and it has been decided by the Board that henceforth, qualification for various categories of posts will be as under:-
|Pay Bank &
|Essential Minimum Prescribed Qualification|
|Certificate as Registered Nurse & Midwife having passed 03 years course in General Nursing and Midwifery from a school of Nursing or other Institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council or B.Sc.(Nursing).Note: The Indian Nursing Council has also laid down certain special concessions for the above courses in respect of Auxiliary nurse-Midwives, Midwives and ‘B’ Grade Nurses, by way of reduced course period etc. Candidates obtaining the qualification prescribed above, under these concessions will also be eligible for recruitment.|
Rs.9300-34800 (GP: Rs.4200)
|10+2 (with Science) plus Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy.|
Rs.9300-34800 (GP: Rs.4200)
|10+2 in Science or its equivalent with 02 (two) years Diploma in Pharmacy and registration with Pharmacy Council of India or registration with State Pharmacy Council.|
|(iv)||Health & Malaria Inspector. Gr.Ill||PB-2Rs.9300-34800
|B.Sc. having studied Chemistry as main/optional subject in any branch of Chemistry while undertaking the course; plus(a) One year Diploma of Health/Sanitary Inspector; OR
(b) One year National Trade Certificate (NTC) in Health Sanitary Inspector awarded by National Council for Vocational Training, Ministry of labour & Employment, Government of India, New Delhi”.
|(v)||Radiographer/X-Ray Technician||PB-1Rs.5200-20200 (GP: Rs.2800)|| 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry and Diploma in Radiography/ X-Ray Technician/Radiodiognosis Technology (2 years course) from recognized Institute. Science graduates with Diploma in Radiography/X-Ray Technician/ Radiodiognosis
Technology (2 years course) shall be preferred.
(GP : Rs.2000)
|12th (10+2) stage) with Science, Plus Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (DMLT)|
B.Sc(Science) with Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics (one year course) from a recongnised institution plus three months internship Training in a Hospital.
(GP : Rs.2000)
|12th (10+2 stage) in Science with Biology or Chemistry|
|Graduation in Sociology/Social Work/Community Education disciplines with two years diploma in Health Education from a recognised University|
| (a) Degree in Science (Biology) from a recognised University or equivalent:
(b) Diploma/Certificate course (2 years) in Dental Hygiene from an Institute recognized by Dental Council of India;
(c) Registered with Dental Council or India as a Dental Hygienist;
(d) Two years experience as Dental Hygienist.
NOTE: Qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority In case of candidates belonging to SCIST, if at any state or selection the competent authority is of the opinion that sufficient number or candidates · belonging to these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.
3. These instructions will be effective from the date of its issue and ongoing recruitment for the above said categories where notification has been published will be governed by past instructions on the subject. The letters under reference and relevant provisions accordingly stand modified.
4. Advance Correction Slip (ACS) to Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Volume- l (Revised Edition-1989), First Re-print Edition. 2009 will follow.
Please acknowledge receipt. (Hindi version will follow)
Director Estt (N)-II