Selection for the post of Ticket Examiner against 16-2/3% LDCE quota – RBE 157/2015

RB/ESTT. NO. 157/2015


The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways &
Production Units etc.
(As per standard list)

New Delhi, dated 15.12.2015

Sub:- Selection for the post of Ticket Examiner against 16-2/3% LDCE quota

As the Railways are aware, in terms of Para 1~9 of IREM, 16-2/3% quota of posts in the lowest grade of Commercial Clerks, Ticket Collectors, Office Clerks and other categories of Clerks like Store Clerks etc. are to be filled by promotion of Matriculate erstwhile Group ‘D’ employees GP Rs.1800 to GP Rs.1900/GP Rs.2000 with a minimum of two years service in the concerned seniority unit entirely on merit on the basis of competitive examination. The minimum educational qualification to the above categories in GP Rs.1900 for direct recruitment have been revised w.e.f. 17.12.2014 as 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate, 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Ex-servicemen.

2. A question has been raised by one of the Railways whether consequent upon revision of minimum educational qualification from Matriculation to 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in the
aggregate, 50% marks should not be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Exservicemen employees for promotion to the above categories in PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 GP Rs.1900/GP Rs.2000 against 16-2/3% promotion quota or otherwise.

3. The matter has been considered by the Board. It has been decided that, while the fresh selection against 16-2/3% promotion quota may be conducted as per the clause of revised qualification in case of SC/ST/Ex-servicemen too, the existing staff eligible otherwise as on 17.12.2014 (date on which the educational qualification has been revised) with the pre-revised qualification i.e. Matriculation may also be considered to be eligible to the selection for promotion against the said quota irrespective of the fact whether they are Gen/OBC/SC/ST/Exservicemen as per the extant procedure.
Please acknowledge receipt.

(M.K. Meena)
Deputy Director Estt. (N)
Railway Board

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