Classification of Posts
Railway services are classified as follows :
(1) Railway Services Group A
(2) Railway Services, Group B.
(1) Railway Services, Group C
(2) Railway Services, Group D
(3) Workshop Staff ( Group C & D )
From 08.01.2010 Railway Service posts shall be classified as follows :
|Description of Posts||Classification of Posts|
|A Railway Service Post in Apex Scale (Rs.80000-fixed), HAG+ (Rs.75500-800000), HAG (Rs.67000-79000), GP Rs.10000, Rs.8900 and Rs.8700 in PB-4 (Rs.37400-67000) and GP Rs.7600, Rs.6600 and Rs.5400 in PB-3 (Rs.15600 – 39100) but excluding the posts in Gr B & C below.||Group A (Gaz.)|
A Railway Service Post carrying GP Rs.5400 and Rs.4800 in PB-2 (Rs.9300-34800) but excluding the posts in Gr C below.
The post of Assistant Nursing Officers carrying Grade Pay Rs.5400, Principal/Head Master/Head Mistress (Secondary/High School & equivalent) (Basic Grade & Sr. Grade) carrying Grade Pay Rs.5400, Rs.6600 in Pay Band PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100) and Non-functional Grade of Group ‘B’ Gaz. Posts of various organized Railway services & RBSS/RBSSS carrying Grade Pay Rs.5400 in Pay Band PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100) will continue to be classified as Group ‘B’ (Gaz.)
|Group B (Gaz.)|
A Railway Service Post carrying Grade Pay Rs.4600 and Rs.4200 in Pay Band PB-2 (Rs.9300-34800) Grade pay Rs.2800, Rs.2400, Rs.2000, Rs.1900 and Rs.1800 in Pay Band PB-1 (Rs.5200-20200).
The post of S.O. (Acs)/Sr.SO (Acs), TIA/Sr.TIA and ISA/Sr.ISA (Merged grades) carrying Grade Pay Rs.4800 in Pay Band PB-2 (Rs.9300-34800), Nursing Sister carrying Grade Pay Rs.4800 in Pay Band PB-2 (Rs.9300-34800), Matron / Chief Matron (Merged Grade) carrying Grade Pay Rs.5400 in Pay Band PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100). Primary School Teacher/Trained Graduate Teacher / Post Graduate Teacher and equivalent (Basic / Senior / Selection Grade) carrying Grade Pay Rs.4800/5400/6600 in Pay Band PB-2/PB-3 (Rs.9300-34800/15600-39100) will continue to be classified as Group ‘C’.
|A Railway Service Post carrying Grade Pay Rs.1650, Rs.1600, Rs.1400, Rs.1300 in Pay Band 1S (Rs.4440-7440).||Group D (till the posts are upgraded)|
(a) A person placed in higher Grade Pay/Pay Band under In-situ promotion scheme/ACP or MACP Schemes will continue to retain the classification of his Basic Post.
(b) The classification of Non-functional posts, Sr. & Selection Grade posts of Teaching/School staff will continue to remain the same as applicable to Basic Grade post.
(c) The Assistants of Railway Board Sectt. Service & Personal Assistants of Railway Board Sectt. Stenographers Service will continue to be classified as Group ‘B’ (Non-gazetted) as laid down in respective service rules.
(d) If higher classification than that indicated above is presently prescribed for any specific post in the respective service rules, the same shall continue till further orders.
2. Posts created subsequent to date of effect of these orders as specific additions to existing cadres shall have the same classification as posts in the cadre to which they are added.
1. Rule No. 106 & 107 of Indian Railway Establishment Code