RB ESTT. No-18/2017


No. E(NG)I-2016/CFP/5                                                                                                             New Delhi, dated 01 .03.2017

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

Sub:- Promotion from GP Rs.1800 (Level-I) to GP Rs.1900(Level-2) against 16-2/3% quota — Minimum eligibility condition of service for selection.

As the Railways are aware, in terms of Board’s letter dated 10.10.2000, 16-2/3% of the posts in the lowest grade of Commercial Clerks, Ticket Collectors, Trains Clerks, Offices Clerks and other categories of Clerks like Stores Clerks, etc. are filled by promotion of Matriculate erstwhile Group ‘D’ employees with a minimum of two years service in the concerned seniority units entirely on merit on the basis of a competitive examination.

2. A question has now arisen as to whether any relaxation in two years of service condition is to be given to SC/ST candidates to appear in the selection for promotion from GP Rs.1800 (Level-I) to GP Rs.1900 (Level-2) against 16-2/3% quota being filled up on the basis of merit.

3. Accordingly, it is clarified that SC/ST employees in GP Rs.1800 (Level-I) will be eligible for tion in the sele romotion to GP Rs. 1900 (Level2 an above against 16-2/3% promotion uota only on completion of two years reg ar service in the concerned seniority unit.

Please acknowledge receipt.
Hindi version shall follow.

Deputy Director Estt.(N)
Railway Board

RBE 18 2017