Courses in Railway Management/Engineering/Economics

Diploma in Rail Transport and Management

  • Correspondence course conducted by Institute of Rail Transport, New Delhi.
  • The duration of the course is one year from May - June every year.
  • Course Contents
  1. Overview of the Transport Sector
  2. Rail Operations Management
  3. Marketing & Commercial Policy
  4. Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  5. Costing & Pricing of Rail Transport Services
  6. Human Resource Management in Indian Railway
  7. Legal &Technical Aspects of Railway Functioning
  8. Planning, Financial Management & Investment Policies
  • Lessons are printed in Hindi and English.
  • Lessons of the course are in easy language, to be understood even by the persons who have no previous knowledge of railway working.
  • The diploma has been recognized by the Ministry of Railways as additional desirable qualification for recruitment to categories of Assistant Station Master and Traffic/Commercial Apprentice and for supervisory grades in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil Engineering and other department of Railways.
  • Courses offered by Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • The course is the only diploma on Rail Transport and Management available for non-railway men in the country.
  • This course is useful for persons working in any industrial undertaking connected with transport of goods by rail.
  • Fee for   the   course   including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 4000/-
  • Candidates having a Bachelor's Degree or a Diploma in any Engineering Discipline from a recognized University/Institute are eligible.
  • See here for details: http://www.irt-india.com

Diploma in Transport Economics and Management

  • Correspondence course conducted by Institute of Rail Transport, New Delhi.
  • The duration of the course is one year, from January - February every year.
  • The Course consists of the following seven modules:
  1. Transportation - Issues in Microeconomics
  2. Transportation - Issues in Macroeconomics
  3. Organisation and Legal Aspects of Transport Modes
  4. Financing and Investment Policy in Transport
  5. Cost Benefit Analysis
  6. Inter Modal Coordination
  • All the lesson are printed in Hindi & English.
  • The present fees for the course including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 4000/-
  • The diploma is recognized by the Ministry of Railways as additional desirable qualification for requirement to the posts in the Commercial, Operating, Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Departments.
  • Courses offered by Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • Candidates having a Bachelor's Degree or a Diploma in any Engineering Discipline from a recognized University/Institute are eligible.
  • See here for details: http://www.irt-india.com

Diploma in Multi-Modal Transport [Containerization] and Logistics Management

  • Correspondence course conducted by Institute of Rail Transport, New Delhi.
  • Course is likely to benefit fresh graduates from Universities desiring specialization in this subject and will also be useful to those who are working in various Ministries and Public and private Sector enterprises involved with transportation , freight forwarding, cargo handling, customs house agents, shippers, containers and those dealing with logistic management.
  • The present fees for   the   course   including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 4000/-
  • The duration of the course is one year, from March - April every year.
  • The course consists of the following eight modules:
  1. Concept of Multi-Modal transport
  2. Modes of Transport and Planning
  3. Ports Logistics and Connectivity with ICDs
  4. Documentation and Customs Procedures
  5. Conventions
  6. Cargo and Container Handling
  7. Cargo and Liability Insurance
  8. India's Growing Conflict

 

  • All the lessons are printed in Hindi and English.
  • The diploma is recognized by the Ministry of Railways as additional desirable qualification for requirement to the posts in the Commercial, Operating, Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Departments.
  • Courses offered by Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • Candidates having a Bachelor's Degree or a Diploma in any Engineering Discipline from a recognized University/Institute are eligible.
  • See here for details: http://www.irt-india.com

Diploma in Railway Engineering

  • Conducted by The Institution of Permanent Way Engineers
  • One year Correspondence Course comprises of two semesters of 6 months each.
  • Eligibility:
  1. Railway employees: High School/SSC or equivalent qualification with maths or science and having a minimum of 3 years experience over Railways or a Graduate with Maths or Science as one of the subjects in Intermediate/Plus 2 of SSC.
  2. Non-Railway persons:  3-years Diploma holder in any discipline of Engineering recognised by Central/State or UT Government or a Science/Engineering Graduate or a Graduate having had Maths or Science as one of the subjects in Intermediate/Plus 2 of S.S.C.
  • Course Fees:   
 

Semester-I

Semester-II

(i) Railway Personnel (Serving)

Rs. 1500

Rs.1900

(ii) Non-Railway persons

Rs.2000

Rs.2400

(iii) Optional Contact Classes

Rs. 1500

Rs.1500

 
  • Approved by Ministry of Railways as an additional qualification for promotion to all selection posts for Railway employees in Group C Category.
  • Course contents
  • Semester I covers basic knowledge of Railway working in the fields of   General Management of Railways, Civil Engineering (Works); Civil Engineering (Track),  Civil Engineering ( Bridges),  Signal & Telecommunication Engineering; Operational Management,   Commercial Management,  Stores/Material Management, Personnel Management, Financial Management of Railways & Railway Accidents & Safety measures.
  • Semester-II covers basic knowledge of Railway working in the field of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and specialized knowledge of Permanent Way Engineering, which includes Track structure, its Maintenance and Modernisation, Works, Bridge Engineering, Survery and construction of Railway Lines, Railway Sidings and Disaster Management.
  • See here for details: http://ipweindia.com/design/html/diplomacourse.html

Comments

Sir I am Economic n Statastisc graduate want to study course.Which course is better for me .. so after completation of course which wiil give more support to getting job...course commencement date and last date for application

  Thanks

Bhanushankar Teraiya

 

Sir I am Economic n Statastisc graduate want to study course.Which course is better for me .. so after completation of course which wiil give more support to getting job...course commencement date and last date for application

  Thanks

Bhanushankar Teraiya

 

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In reply to by Guest Bhanusha… (not verified)

You can study Transport Economics or Multimodal Transport. None of them helps much in gettting Railway job as the selection is based mainly on RRB selection test outcome.

Sir,

I am from kenya and i am just wondering if you could extend your courses internationally since they are already distance learning courses.

D Nyamai

 

Sir, i admission in this courses but i dont understand in this coursh please help me

Iam railway employee E.R Howrah divition

  

Sir,

 

Can i apply now ( 11/09/2012 for RT&M course now.

As i got such couse just two days ago, Even from any of above 3 courses which are the courses that i can applly in this Septmber'12.

 

Kindly help me out as i will start it immediately.

I am a logistics professional.

 

Regards;

Pradeepta

Sir, me 10 2 (arts) , BA and Bed ho.my selection in group d by rrc and my parmosion in group c (electric fitter) by LDC KOTA. Please give me suggesion that mujhe jee ke liye kya karna hoga and kya me electrical diploma kar sakta hu?

is Diploma in Railway Engineering equivalent to 3 year diploma in general.

what is the benifit of doing that?

as i m +2 with science and graduate with history with ignou.

is Diploma in Railway Engineering help us  in promotion from group c to j.e or group d to c or j.e?

is Diploma in Railway Engineering is a degree for j.e departmental?

all my question is only in concern regarding depatmental exams and not out of railway.

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In reply to by SANDIP KUMAR SINGH (not verified)

No. It is not equivalen to 3 year Diploma. It is recognised only by the Railway Board for employment purposes.

As per Railway Board instructions ASM, Traffic Apprentice exam you get priority f you pass IRT. It applies also to departmental candidates.

dear sir, I am working as a junior engineer in engineering workshop sabarmati, ahmedabad. i m done my diploma in mechanical engineering, now i want to complete amie(india) (equilent to b .tech ). i m apllied for NOC for higher studies in yr 2008 . but at present they were not issued. pls provide the any clear rules and SOP for higher education.who is the athority to sign this NOC. AWM, CWM, OR CE.

Sir i am working as technician gr 1 at carriage and wagon dept of indian railway . I have applied for welfare inspector departmental post. Please suggest me required study materials and exam procedure please

sir

i am a trackman in malda my qualification is b.com graduate and i have ITI (electrician ) degree also what i do for my quick promotion i

mere pass iti (electrician) degree hai main abhi group d main hoon kya main departmentally ALP(driver) ke liye apply kar sakta haoon aur kya mujhe departmently koi relaxation milega
aur department main iti pass student ke liye kay future promotion hain please mujhe batye

Dear sir,

 

 I am Rajiv,sir i have completed my MBA in hr and marketing and recently i have completed

my SAP -SD,and i am pursuing port development course from IRT.sir i need  information

should i get job in indian railway after completing the course.or please suggest me how i should be

a part of indian railway.

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