1. The issue of inclusion of some categories, dispensation of Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and relaxation of minimum educational qualification norms for recruitment under the LARSGESS has been under consideration of Railway Board for some time.
2. The matter has been considered by the Board, and in continuation of Board’s letter of even number dated 28.06.2011 and 15.07.2011, following decisions are communicated:-
(i) Trolleyman of Departments other than Civil Engineering may also be included in the list of Safety categories.
(ii) To dispense with the requirement of PET for recruitment in the relevant categories under LARSGESS.
(iii) To relax the prescribed minimum educational qualifications for recruitment under the Scheme in line with the recommendations of VI CPC and accordingly instructions have already been issued vide Board's letter No. E(NG) II/2011/RR-1/11 dated 09.12.2011 in this regard, giving (-1S) scale to non matriculates and non ITIs
3. Hindi version will follow.
4. Kindly acknowledge receipt.