Railway Board to revise Minimum educational qualification for open market recruitment to the post of Physiotherapist In the Medical Department on the railways.
Ministry of Railways has issued a Circular to all recruiting agencies of Railways regarding the minimum educational qualification for the post of Physiotherapists.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. E (NG)II/2012/RR-1/3
New Delhi, Dated: 19/01/2016.
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units
Chairmen, Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs),
Sub: Minimum educational qualification for open market recruitment to the post of
Physiotherapist In the Medical Department on the railways.
Ref: . Letter No. E(NG)II/2001/RR-1/45 dated 22/5/2015 (RBE No.49/2015).
Attention is invited to instructions under reference prescribing interalia recruitment qualification for open market recruitment to the category of Physiotherapist, Grade-II in Pay Band-I of Rs.9300-34800 having Grade Pay of Rs.4200/- as under:-
Physiotherapist, Gr.II. PB-2 Rs.9300-34800 (GP: Rs.4200) 10+2 (with Science) plus Diploma/Degree
2. The revision of qualification for the above category of post has been under consideration of this Ministry pursuant the issue raised by National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) in
the PNM meeting with Railway Board.
3. The matter has further been deliberated upon in consultation with Health Directorate of this Ministry and it has been decided that the qualification shall be modified as under:-
Physiotherapist, Gr.II. PB-2 Rs.9300-34800 (GP: Rs.4200) (i) Bachelors’ Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized University
(ii)Two years’ practical experience in Physiotherapy from the Government/Private Hospital with at least one hundred beds.
4. These instructions will be applicable from the date of issue. Wherever recruitment process for the post has been notified and date of acceptance of application is yet to be closed, suitable corrigendum be issued by the concerned recruiting agency.
5. Please acknowledge receipt.
Director Estt. (N)-11