Government of lndia(Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

RBE No:71/2016

No. E (NG)II/2016/RR-1/8 New Delhi, dated 21.06.2016
The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways/Production Units.
Sub; . Recruitment of staff from open market In Pay Band-1 of Rs5,200-20,200 having Grade Pay of Rs1800/-
Board had constituted a Committee to formulate the policy for according preference to Course  Completed Act Apprentices (CCAAs) . In recruitment. The Committee has given Its recommendation and accordingly, it has been decided by the Board that 20% of the vacancies In case of direct recruitment to posts/categories in Pay Band of Rs. 5,200-20,200 having Grade Pay of ~1800/- shall be filled giving preference to C0urse Completed Act Apprentices (CCAAs) trained in Railway establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship certificate (NAC) granted by Nationljll Council of Vocational Training (NCVT). This will be in the nature of horizontal reservation as In the case of Persons with Disabilities (PWOs} and Ex-Servicemen.
However, unlike In the case of PWDs, there will be no ‘carry forward’ of the-unfilled vacancies to be filled by this mechanism. In case of shortfall, the vacant slots shall be filled from others in the combined merit List. Guidelines are enclosed as Annexure.
Please acknowledge receipt.

(Neeraj Kumar)
Director Estt.(N)II
Railway Board

rbe 712016 page 1RBd's orders reg. preference to Act Apprentices in open market recruitment(1)

RBd's orders reg. preference to Act Apprentices in recruitment from open market