Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) relaxed for Recruitment of Group D staff by RRCs

Railway Board Letter No
E (NG)-II/2012/RR-1/14
Date
RBE No
126/2012
Circular Subject
Recruitment of staff in Pay Band-I of Rs. 5200-20200 (Grade Pay: Rs.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 seconds in one chance.

Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes and 10 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: Rs. 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.

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