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Examination Schedule -
Diploma Course in Railway Engineering Organisation by IPWE Programme of Semester-II (2015-16) Examination.
Programme of Examination for Semester - I (2016-17) of Diploma Course in " Railway Engineering " Organisaed by IPWE


The Institution organises a Diploma Course in 'Railway Engineering' for the Railwaymen as well as for the outsiders to update their knowledge of Railway Engineering.

The Diploma Course in Railway Engineering consists of two Semesters of six months each.  Semester I covers basic knowledge of Railway working in the fields of   General Management of Railways, Civil Engineering (Works); Civil Engineering (Track),  Civil Engineering ( Bridges),  Signal & Telecommunication Engineering; Operational Management,   Commercial Management,  Stores/Material Management, Personnel Management, Financial Management of Railways & Railway Accidents & Safety measures.

Semester-II covers basic knowledge of Railway working in the field of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and specialized knowledge of Permanent Way Engineering, which includes Track structure, its Maintenance and Modernisation, Works, Bridge Engineering, Survery and construction of Railway Lines, Railway Sidings and Disaster Management.   

Ministry of Railways have extended certain incentives viz. in the case of Railway employees who possess Diploma Certificate in Railway Engineering will be taken into account alongwith any other Technical/Academic qualifications in awarding marks under the heading "Personality, Address, Leadership and Technical/Academic qualifications" for promotion to Selection posts in Group 'C' category.

The fees for Semester I of Diploma Course is Rs.2000 + Rs.300 for Service Tax (Total Rs.2300/-)for railwaymen and  Rs.2500 + Rs.375 for Service Tax (Total Rs.2875/-)for Non-Rlymen. The fees for Semester II is Rs.2400+ Rs.360 for Service Tax (Total Rs.2760/-) for railwaymen and Rs.2900+ Rs.406 for Service Tax (Total Rs.3335/-)for Non-Rlymen. In addition, there is a fee of Rs.3000+ Rs.450 for Service Tax (Total Rs.3450/-) for optional contact classes. Contact Classes are normally held every year in the month of October on the dates and address as given above.

The Diploma course in Railway Engineering was started in 1997. The course has been very popular and uptil Ist March, 2016,   27053 students have enrolled to the course. Out of these 6646 have successfully completed the course and hold the Diploma in Railway Engineering.

The examination of Semester-I is usually held in February and of Semester-II in December each year at six centres viz. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Secunderabad, Chennai and Lucknow.