Recognition of Engineering Distance Education Diploma/Degrees for employment on railways

Railway Board Letter No
E(NG)-II/2010/RR-1/17 dated 08/12/2011
Circular Subject
Recognition of Engineering Diploma/Degrees obtained through Distance Education Mode- Acceptance for purpose of employment on the railways

References have been received from various railway establishments seeking clarifications regarding status of diploma/degree in Engineering obtained from various institutions in India through Open & Distance Learning mode. The issue has been examined in consultation with Distance Education Council, New Delhi.

Accordingly, Railway Board have decided not to accept diploma/degree in Engineering obtained through distance mode except AMIETE (recognition for which has been permitted vide RBE No. 230/1990) for the purpose of employment in railways with immediate effect and till further orders.