Qualifying Marks in promotion for SC/ST

Circular Subject
Qualifying marks in promotion to SC/ST candidates in Safety/non-safety categories.

Railway  Board  have issued instructions from  time  to time  for grant of relaxation in qualifying marks in  promotional category posts in favour of SCs/STs.     


Ministry  of Railways after careful consideration  have decided  that  relaxations  in qualifying  marks  stand  withdrawn from  the  date of issue of this letter.  it  is  emphasized  for   clarity  that  the withdrawal is for  relaxations  in  qualifying  marks only.  Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes continue to be judged  by  excluding the seniority marks wherever they  are  required  to  be taken into consideration both in Safety  and  non-safety category posts.


Selections which are already finalised on the basis  of earlier  instructions  will  not be required to  be  reviewed  or revised.  However, selections which are under process of  finalisation will be finalised as per revised instructions.