Timely filling up of vacancies by GDCE – Reiteration of instructions: Railway Board

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Timely filling up of vacancies by General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) – Reiteration of instructions: Railway Board Order dated 17.01.2023

RBE No. 17/2023

(रेलवे बोर्ड/RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(NG)1/2020/PM1/5/Pt.1

New Delhi, dated 17.01.2023

The General Manager (P)
All Zonal Railways/PUs
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Timely filling up of vacancies by General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) — reiteration of instructions reg.

Ref: AIRF’s letter No. AIRF/PNM/1/2022(345) dated 18.07.2022


As the Railway administrations are aware, instructions have been issued from time to time emphasizing the need for timely filling of promotional vacancies by all modes viz. selection/non-selection/Trade Test/Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE)/General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) etc. The instructions were last reiterated vide Board’s letter of even number dated 26.05.2022(RBE No. 62/2022).

During a separate meeting of AIRF with Chairman & CEO, the Federation (AIRF) mentioned that GDCE was not being conducted regularly by the Zonal Railways, and it was decided to reiterate Board’s instructions for timely holding of GDCE examination.

Accordingly, it is reiterated that Railways should ensure making use of the scheme of General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) to fill up the direct recruitment quota vacancies timely and for this Zonal Railways should plan for GDCE intake at the time of placing indents for direct recruitment vacancies.

Hindi version will follow.

Please acknowledge the receipt.

(Sanjay Kumar)
Deputy Director Estt.(N)
Railway Board
E-mail: sanjay.kumar6 [at] gov.in
Ph. No. 43658/01123303658

No. E(NG)1/2020/PM1/5/Pt.I

New Delhi, dated 17.01.2023

Copy forwarded to:

  1. The Genl. Secy., AIRF, Room No.253, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi (35 copies).
  2. The Genl. Secy., NFIR, Room No.256-E, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi (35 copies).
  3. All Members/Departmental Council & National Council & Secretary/Staff Side, National Council, 13-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi (60 spares).

Source: Indian Railways

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