Contact classes for Semester-I and Semester-II will be held from
7th to 11th October 2013 at Indian
Social Institute, 10 Institutional area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003.
The Institution organises a Diploma Course
in 'Railway Engineering' for the
well as for the outsiders to update their knowledge of
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
Works, Bridge Engineering,
Survery and construction of Railway Lines,
Railway Sidings and Disaster
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.247 for Service
Tax (Total Rs.2247/-)for railwaymen
and Rs.2500 + Rs.309 for
Service Tax (Total Rs.2809/-)for Non-Rlymen. The fees for Semester II
is Rs.2400+ Rs.297 for Service Tax (Total Rs.2697/-) for railwaymen and Rs.2900+
Rs.358 for Service Tax (Total Rs.3258/-)for Non-Rlymen.
In addition, there is a fee of Rs.2000+
Rs.247 for Service Tax (Total Rs.2247/-) for optional contact
classes. Contact Classes are
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, 2013, 22492 students
to the course. Out of these 5058 have
successfully completed the course and hold the Diploma
in Railway Engineering.
The examination of
is usually held in February and
of Semester-II in
December each year at six centres viz.
Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Secunderabad, Chennai and Lucknow.