Railway Board has prescribed Education Qualifications for Recruitment or Promotion of Railway Post Graduate Teacher
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
Sub:- Educational qualifications for recruitment/promotion of Post Graduate Teacher.
Ref:- Board’s letter No.E(P&A)I-87 /PS-5/PE-9 dated 4.10.1989 and Para No. 178 of IREM Vol-I (Revised Edition 1989).
The minimum qualifications for recruitment/promotion of Post Graduate / Teachers working in Railway Schools have been laid. down in Board’s above referred letter. The issue of updating these qualifications at par with those now laid down by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti for recruitment/promotion of PGTs in their schools was under consideration of Board.
2. It has been decided that henceforth the essential minimum qualifications for recruitment/promotion of PGTs in Railway Schools will be as under:
A Two years’ Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject;
Master Degree from a recognized University with at least 50% marks aggregate in the following subjects:
a) PGT (English) – English
b) PGT (Hindi) – Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one of the subjects at Graduate level.
c) PGT (Maths) – Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics
d) PGT (Physics) – Physics I Electronics/ Applied Physics/ Nuclear Physics, e) PGT (Chemistry) – Chemistry/ Bio Chem.
f) PGT (Biology) – Botany/ Zoology/ Life Sciences/Bio Sciences/ Genetics/ Micro
Biology/Bio Technology/ Molecular Bio/Plant Physiology· provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level.
g) PGT (History) – History
h) PGT Geography – Geography
i) PGT (Commerce) – Master’s Degree in Commerce. However, holder of Degrees of M.Com in Applied/Business Economics shall not be eligible.
j) PGT (Economics) – Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics.
B. B.Ed. or equivalent degree from recognized university
C. Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English media .
Desirable: – Knowledge of computer applications.
3. The above order will take effect from the date of issue of this letter. Selection already initiated would be conducted and finalized based on the notifications already issued.
4. The receipt of this letter may kindly be acknowledged.
(S R Kajaujia)
Joint Director, E(P&A)