Recruitment of staff in Pay Band-I of Rs.5200-20200 (Grade Pay: Rs.1800) on Indian Railways – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) RBE 126/2012

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE No.126/2012

No. E (NG)-II/2012/RR-1/14                                                 New Delhi, dated 12.11.2012

All Zonal Railways & Production Units

Sub:- Recruitment of staff in Pay Band-I of ` 5200-20200 (Grade Pay:` 1800) on Indian Railways – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) regarding.

Ref: This office letter No. E(NG)II/96/RR-I/62/Vol.II dated 12.03.2007 (RBE No.37/2007).

Attention is invited to para 2 (iv) of Board’s letter under reference wherein criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) has been prescribed as under:-

Male Candidates Female Candidates
Should be able to run for a distance of 1500 metres in 6 minute in one chance. Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes in one chance.

2. Pursuant to representations received from various fora for relaxation of aforesaid norms, the matter has been deliberated upon and as per decision taken by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) para 2 (iv) is hereby amended and be read as under:-

Male Candidates Female Candidates
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minute and 15  in one chance. Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes and 10 second seconds in one chance.

3. The above norms will be applicable in the recruitment process initiated vide notifications issued in July/August, 2012 as well as all future recruitmentfrom open market in PB-I (Grade Pay: ` 1800). Notifications ibid may please be amended suitably by issuing a corrigendum inviting fresh applications from those who wish to apply in view of revised norms of PET. These freshapplications will be in addition to those received earlier. While calling for freshapplications, extant instructions regarding time limit may be adhered to. This exercise may be carried out such that revised closing date does not exceed 31st January, 2013.

4. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Hindi version will follow)

sd/-

(Harsha Dass)

Director Estt. (N)-II

Railway Board

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