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Lumpsum awards for Railway Staff on acquiring higher qualification

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  • The acquisition of certain qualifications will entitle Railway staff to be eligible for lumpsum incentives as shown in the following table.
  • Officers and staff  in Group "A"B", &  "C" will be eligible for these awards with the condition that he/she should remain in service for at least three years after acquiring higher qualifications.
  • Incentive should be allowed only for the qualifications, the acquisition of which is directly related to the functions of the post held by the Railway servant or the functions to be performed in the next higher post and the qualifications should contribute to the efficiency of the Railway servant.
  • Revised scheme of incentives will be effective 17.4.2000.
  • No incentive would be allowed for purely academic or literary studies.
  • The incentive will not be available for the qualifications which are laid down as essential or desirable qualifications in the recruitment rules for the post.
  • The incentive will not be admissible where the Government servant is sponsored by the government or he avails of study leave for acquiring the qualification.
  • The incentive would be given only for higher qualification acquired after induction into service.
  • The qualifications should be recognized by the all India Council for Technical Education, Department of Electronics, Deemed University or recognized  by the Government.
  • Officials acquiring more than one prescribed qualification will be entitled for incentives for all such additional qualifications.
  • DRMs/CWMs  can sanction these incentives in respect of Group "C" staff working in the  Divisions/Workshops  in consultation with  Sr.DAOs/Workshop Accounts officers while HODs in consultation with FA&CAOs will sanction incentive to Group "C"  staff working in the Headquarters offices.




Higher qualification               

Amount of Lumpsum incentive

1.Accounts    Department


i)On passing Part-I or "A" or Intermediate or pre-final exam of   + BBSS      ICWAI/ Institute of Chartered  Accountants of India /Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.




ii)on passing Part-II or "B" or Final                              Exam of ICWAI/ Institute of Chartered Accountants of India/ Institute of  Chartered Financial Analysts of India




iii)On Passing Intermediate Exam of the     Institute of Company Secretaries of   India.




iv)On passing Final Exam of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.



All Technical Departments including Stores

i)AMIE Section "A" in the relevant  discipline





ii)AMIE Section "B" in the relevant  discipline




iii)Degree in Engg.(BE/B.Tech)directly   in the relevant discipline





 iv)Post Graduate Degree or equivalent  in Engg in respective discipline




3 A]Stores Dept. + Stock Verifiers in Accounts Dept.

i)Diploma in Engg. or Studentship Course in Materials Management (SMM) of Indian Institute of Material Management.




ii)Graduate Diploma in Materials Management (GDMM)from Indian Institute    of Material Management.



3 B] Stores Dept.

iii)PG Diploma in Materials Management    from Institute/University/Deemed University etc. recognised by the All India Council for Technical    Education Govt of India.



4. Chemical Metallurgical Organisation

On passing an examination equivalent    to a degree in Metallurgy by Chemists in Railway Laboratories and Research  Assistants doing Metallurgical work if they were possessing a Degree in Chemistry at the time of recruitment.



5. Personnel Deptt. + RBSS

On acquiring Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management of Industrial Relations conducted by a recognized University or any other recognised




6. Traffic


and Commercial

i)Diploma in Marketing and Business   Transportation  Development.


ii)Diploma  in Transport Economics Deptt.






7. General

i)Ph.D in the field relevant to   functions of the Govt.servant.


ii)Diploma or equivalent in Computer                          Science/ Computer Applications/                            Information Technology relevant                               to the functions of the government servant.


 iii)PG Diploma in Computer Science/                                            Computer Applications/ Information Technology relevant to the  functions of the Govt. servant.


iv)Degree in Computer Sciences/Computer        

  Applications/Information Technology    relevant to the functions of the  Govt. servant.


v)Post Graduate Degree in computer  science/ computer applications/  Information Technology relevant to the  functions of Govt.servant.


vi)Multi skill diploma in relevant fields                

























1.  Railway Board letter No.E(TRG)/94(28)/I dated 17.4.2000

2. Railway Board letter No. E(NG)/I/99/I/IC2/3 dated 27.6.2000 (RBE No: 124/2000)






Hi sir, I have joined as CDMS

Hi sir,
I have joined as CDMS in June 2013.
Before joining in Railways in 2012, I have registered for two courses.
1.Diploma in public procurement & materials management - offered by IRILMM
2. Diploma in Rail transport management - offered by IRT.

My query is since the results of the above two courses have come after the june 2013, am I eligible for Incentive amount ?

dear sir, some one eligible

dear sir,

some one eligible for  lumpsum incentive in the amie section b scheme ,he get incentive Rs. 5000/- per month regularly or not

No, only once.

No, only once.

hi sir, I syam app je c&w. I

hi sir,
I syam app je c&w. I completed my diploma and in electronics and communication engineering before joining the post. The eligibility of the post is diploma. I have the qualification Shall I eligible for any Lumpsum
incentive or any other benifits? Plz send me reply. If eligible how to claim this?

Lumpsum incentive is for

Lumpsum incentive is for those who get higher qualification after joining the post. So you are not eligible for any benefits.

Sir, I've joined as

Sir, I've joined as ALP(Assistant Locopilot) but as I've B.Tech degree, can I get chance to pursuing Post Graduate degree in future from this Post ? Please respond…thanking you

It will be very difficult as

It will be very difficult as ALP job is very tough with minimum rest.

Sir ye lumpsump incentive har

Sir ye lumpsump incentive har mahine milega ya sirf 1 bar... plz reply sir

सिर्फ एक बार मिलेगा!

सिर्फ एक बार मिलेगा!

dear sir i am selected as JE

dear sir i am selected as JE mech.(not yet joining)

i have cleared AMIE Section "A" in the relevant  discipline

section B running

 i will be  elligible for  lumpsum incentives (3000/-) after joining or not 

please reply

i too want to to the

i too want to to the amie..plz help me by sharing ur experiences...kindly give me ur fb id..or if u dnt have fb id, mail me at

You will be eligible if you

You will be eligible if you complete your AMIE after joining service.

thankyou subbu jiiiiiiiiii

thankyou subbu jiiiiiiiiii

SIR,  I m loco pilot goods

SIR,  I m loco pilot goods working at panvel in mumbai division, i like to know if there are any holiday homes for railway employees in new delhi or at hazrat nizamuddin so that i can book for me and also the related officer to whom i should contact and send the application form to book it.please guide me.thank you.

There are NO holiday homes at

There are NO holiday homes at Delhi or Nizamuddin.

Hi I work as a reservations


I work as a reservations clerk joined 2 yrs back. Now i wish to sharp my brain as it has already started draining and wish to pursue some academic course such as llb, or management etc etc.

if some one can help me choose among them and advice what available options do we have post grad. and what is the scope in railways for them.

Does railway give time or help for pursuing these courses?

comments are welcome


rajat gupta

There are incentives to

There are incentives to acquire some higheer qualification. See here for details:

Apart from that there are no benefits in promotion etc. It may indirectly help in promotions as it shows your abilitiy and determination.

sir mai diploma kerna chata

sir mai diploma kerna chata hu pls aprover colleges &universitys bata dai. i have done10+iti

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