Minimum Edu. Qualification for Tech. in Level-2 in the S&T Department – RBE No. 18-2018

Railway board has issued RBE No. 18-2018 vide letter No.E(G)ll/2007/RRl/34 dated 02.02.2018 for Minimum Educational Qualification of Technician in S&T Dept. in Level 2.

Details of Railway Board Esstt. Circular (RBE No.18-2018)

Sub: Minimum educational qualification for recruitment to the posts of Technicians in S&T department in Level-2 of the pay matrix of 7th CPC on the Railways.

Attention is invited to instructions issued vide this Ministry’s letter  under reference, inter-allia laying down minimum educational qualification for recruitment of staff  from  open  market  to  the  post of Technician (Signal)-111 and Technician (Telecommunication)-lll in Level-2 of the pay matrix of 7th CPC (earlier Grade Pay 1900/-) against direct recruitment quota in S&T departments.

The matter has been reviewed and after detailed deliberation with the concerned technical directorates, it has been decided by the Board that in suppression of the instructions under reference, concerning technicians of S&T departments, direct recruitment qualification for the above posts will be as under:-

“10th pass+ ITI in Electronics Mechanic/Electrical Fitter/Wireman trade;


12th(+2 stage) with Physics and Maths in Higher Secondary or equivalent.”

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.

Copy of Railway Board Esstt. Orders RBE No. 18-2018 is attached here:

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