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  • Normally a Railway employee is employed throughout his service on the same Railway or Railway establishment to which he is posted on first appointment.
  • A Railway employee claim as a matter of right to be transferred to any other Railway establishment.

 

Types of Transfer

  • On Administrative Grounds
  1. Simple Transfer.
  2. Promotions.
  3. reduction in establishment.
  4. Punishment.
  • On the request of employee
  1. One way transfer.
  2. Mutual Transfer.

In Administrative interest

  • Whenever transfer is in administrative interest, seniority is not lost.
  • Trade union office bearers not to be transferred without agreement of union concerned except in cases of Vigilance cases, promotion, legal requirement etc.
  • SC/ST may normally be transferred at stations where they can be provided with quarters or to home station.
  • Employees with children having hearing impairment or multiple disability who apply may be considered for posting in the same state to the extant possible.
  • To avoid fraud in transfers Railway Board has laid down a procedure which requires submission of as many copies of application as the officials/levels through which it has to move with a photo of the employee in each.

Own Request

  • In case of Transfer at one’s own request to a new seniority unit the employee gets the bottommost seniority on the day of joining new station.
  • If the transfer takes place within the same seniority unit the seniority will be maintained.
  • Service rendered in the old unit will count as Qualifying Service for promotion in the new unit provided  (i)he is otherwise eligible for selection to the post as per extant rules. (ii)The category in which he was working in the old unit is an eligible category for selection in the new unit also. (iii)The service so allowed to be counted does not exceed the length of service of immediate senior in the new unit.

Mutual Transfer

  • In case of Mutual Transfer both the employees gets the seniority of junior of them.
  • Request for backtracking of mutual transfer shall not be entertained.

Periodical Transfers

  • Certain posts are identified as sensitive in view of the Railway employee coming into contact with public /contractors or handling pay bills/passes etc.
  • These categories of Railwaymen will be transferred after 4 years of service in a station.
  • The categories include ASMs(excluding those posted at way side stations), Stock verifiers, JE/SE(Works and Permanent Way) in charge of Stores, dealing with Contractors.

Ticket Checking Staff

  • Ticket Checking Staff indulging in malpractices is sent on Inter Railway/Inter Divisional Transfer as a matter of policy. General Manger will review DAR cases of those staff let off on ‘Censure’ on merit of each case and decide if transfer ordered be canceled or not.

Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations

  • Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations be transferred as recommended by CRS after review of their past performance based on merit of each case.

Transfer of Staff to IRCTC

  • All Group C and D employees working in various catering/vending unit has been transferred to IRCTC along with their posts.
  • Those staff who opt to revert back shall be considered as surplus and treated as such.

NF Railway

  • Group A officers initially allotted to NF Railway shall be considered for transfer out of NFR after putting 8 years of service.
  • On completion of tenure they can submit 3 choices of Railway/Units of their preference and efforts will be made to accommodate their choice subject to administrative feasibility.

 

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SIR,        I WANT TO

SIR,

       I WANT TO TRANSFER ON OWN REQUEST BOTTOM SENIORITY FROM WALTAIR DIVISION TO KHURDA ROAD DIVISION OF E.CO RAILWAY. NOW I AM WORKING AS A  STATION MASTER WITH G.P RS.4200/- CAN MY G.P WILL BE PROTECTED OR NOT.

Sir, i joining by rrc as

Sir, i joining by rrc as khalasi (electrical ) gp 1800 in wr but my pormosion by LDC COTA in fitter (electrical) gp 1900. I applying for mutual transfer with joining by rrb in fitter (electrical) gp 1900 at nwr. Sir is posible to have mutual between us ? What is seniority of bath us after mutual count ?

sir am working under

sir am working under sse/w/hq/bbs in engineering deptt and applying for mutual transfer with sse/ic/trs/asansol in electrical, sir is it poosible to have mutual transfer between us

This will no be possible.

This will no be possible.

Sir, i joinning by rrc group

Sir, i joinning by rrc group d as khalasi (elect. ). I got pormosion in elect. Fitter. I want to transfer inter railway wr to nwr. Please sir give me suggesion that will i go to post ?

Khalasi only.

Khalasi only.

Sir, i joinning by rrc group

Sir, i joinning by rrc group d as khalasi (elect. ). I got pormosion in elect. Fitter. I want to transfer inter railway wr to nwr. Please sir give me suggesion that will i go to post ?

sir  i am working in electric

sir

 i am working in electric loco shed department- trs (electrical) as a technician grade-1 in community- sc . i want to mutual transfer with a technician-2 electrical department community- sc. is mutual transfer possible? what is seniority of both us after transfer count?

kindly reply it.

 RESPECTED SIR,              

 RESPECTED SIR,

                                        I WANT TO KNOW THAT   WHAT IS THE minimum service period for inter railway transfer  THROUGH  MUTUAL TRANSFER .

                                           THANKING  YOU.

DEAR SIR ,                   

DEAR SIR , 

                        I WANT  TO  KNOW  THAT CAN  MUTUAL TRANSFER  OF A CANDIDATE WHICH IS NEWLY  RECRUITED  &  UNDER  TRAINING  IS  POSSIBLE  OR  NOT   WITH  A  CANDIDATE  WHO IS WORKING IN OTHER ZONE.

                                    IF  THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAN PLEASE  GIVE  A  COPY  OF  MUTUAL TRANSFER FORM.

                                         THANKING  YOU.

No this is not possible.

No this is not possible.

me wR me BRC div me ESM 2 ki

me wR me BRC div me ESM 2 ki post par hu mera appointment 2007 me ESM 3 me hua tha ab muzhe ratlam division me on request transfer lena hai
kya muzhe ESM 2 me hi liya jaega ya ESM 3 me
sahi jankari de

Ratlam division mem ECM 2 ka

Ratlam division mem ECM 2 ka vacancy he to milne ka chancce he. Lekin apkp ESM2 direct recruitment aualificayion hona zaroori he.

sir. i m recently join in

sir. i m recently join in RRC  howrah Division so, what is the  process of mutul transfer in RRC can you explain any one in brifely .This site are not shown in briefly explanation in mutul transfer in Railway recruitment cell .so i want to need help to every one.........

Process of Mutual Transfer is

Process of Mutual Transfer is the same whether you are recruited through RRB or RRC. Give an application form by both candidates in their respective Divisions/Units.

Dear sir, i am working as Sr

Dear sir, i am working as Sr G.Guard/SWR. Applied one way transfer to Ecor/VSKP in 2008. As per Our Divisional priority for one way transfer my request priority is 8th out of 95 requests. Sir is it possible? to consider one way transfer out of priority stating that female working as guard? Or other personal reasons? If possible kindly quote the rule number or circular. And who is the authorised officer?

There is no rule to give

There is no rule to give priority in transfer for female employee. One case where you can get priority in transfer is when spouse is a Govt employee.

i m govt employee and posted

i m govt employee and posted in UP. My wife is centeral railway employee in supervisory cadre. whether she may get her request transfer in same seniority of zone or will get her bottam senerioty in supervisory cadre / bottom seniority in recruitment cadre in transfree zone.

please clarify.

thanks

On zonal request transfer she

On zonal request transfer she will lose seniority.

Sir , My question is if any

Sir , My question is if any candidate has recently joined railway as junior engineer in ECR railway and after that he wants to go as Junior engineer in SWR railway or SECR railway by mutual or own transfer or any other method like fresh RRB exam but he signed 5 year bond also.  is it possible and what is the procedure for that and till how much year he can apply for that and how much time it will take.he can go other department like JE electrical to JE telecommunication/track macine/electrical.

Yes, you can get Own request

Yes, you can get Own request or Mutual transfer even in 5 year period. If you apply to RRB for fresh candidate, you have to get No Objection Certificate from where you work now.

Respected Sir                

Respected Sir

                  In my bond, there is given if i want to leave this job before 5 year then i have to return full money with 12-1/2% interest but I not want to leave Railway Only I want to go from ECR railway to SWR railway or SECR railway by own transfer or mutual or fresh RRB exam. so i want know in this condition I have to return money if I apply fresh RRB exam.

If you are permitted to join

If you are permitted to join ECR or SWR (or any job in public sector for that matter) there is no need to pay any money. But you have to get proper permission from Railways where you are working for the moment.

R/SIR                  I m

R/SIR

                 I m working as sr booking clerk and my basic is 8000 gp is 2800..

sir i have applied for own request transfer from nagpur div to pune div its a inter division transfer. i want to know after transfer my post as sr booking clerk will be the same or it wil be on initial post as              jr booking clerk. and whether my grade pay will be same or  initial stage..

  thanking you 

On request transfer you will

On request transfer you will be given initial grade onlt with GP and seniority of initial grade. Pay will be protected.

dear

dear sir,

                         i m naresh rathore. i m working in WR in rajkot division..as a post of assistant loco pilot.

sir mene bhopal division WCR ke lie own request application diya he..sir muje 2 sal ho gaye he. mera form forword nahi hua he.sir..meri wife ki service bhopal me state gov me he..kya is base bar mera transfer ho sakata he...plz reply me...

 

Name- Naresh Rathore

Post- Assistant loco Pilot

Div-Rajkot (WR)

Date of Appointment-18/01/11

Mob no.08690020491

When spouse is working in

When spouse is working in Govt sector, as far as possible transfer should be permitted. request by quoting this reason.

.....sir, Now I am

.....sir,

Now I am technician-Gr-I(Designation-EOT Crane Driver) in Engg. Deptt.

Can I do request for own request inter railway transfer in mechanical deptt.

Is there necessary to be the post of special EOT Crane Driver or it may be possible for any technician post,    plese reply me sir,  

thanks a lot

SIR I AM WORKING AS A

SIR I AM WORKING AS A JE/EL/TRS AND MY QUALIFICATION IS DIPLOMA IN MECH ENGG. CAN I SEEK MUTUAL TRANSFER FROM ANY JE/MECH IN ANY MECHANICAL DEPT

SIR I G.MANOJ KUMAR RECRUITED

SIR I G.MANOJ KUMAR RECRUITED THROUGH RRB AS TECH.III AND BELONGS TO S.T. CATEGORY.I WANT TO MUTUAL TRANSFER WITH A CANDIDATE OF TECH.II AND RECRUITED THROUGH ACT. APPRENTICE IN 1800/ G.P.NOW WORKING AS TECH.II OF SAME DEPARTMENT  AND BELONGS TO O.B.C. CAT.  SIR IS SUCH TYPE OF TRANSFER IS POSSIBLE OR NOT.  KINDLY SUGGEST ME.

 

If both have qualification

If both have qualification needed for recruitment, it is possible. Both will be given lowermost seniority only.

Sir,          After training

Sir, 

        After training as SSE , can we apply for mutual transfer? Or is there any time that we have to work under same division we are posted before applying for mutual transfer?

For Mutual you can apply just

For Mutual you can apply just after training.

......sir,           please

......sir,

          please tell me if I apply for own request inter railway transfer, then what will be my seniority and basic pay and grade pay.

At present I am technician GR-I and basic 10360+GP 2800.

Also give information about terms and conditions(i.e.-deptt.,designation etc)

You will grt only

You will grt only recruitmment grade,seniority. Pay will be protected, but GP will be that of initial grade.

Sir, is it possible to get

Sir, is it possible to get mutual transfer between SSE C&W and SSE Mechanical at ICF in same railway zone? 

Yes, there is no bar for this

Yes, there is no bar for this mutual.

Sir,          I was selected

Sir, 

        I was selected as SSE C&W recently..and posted in chennai division. Could you please tell me whether it is possible to get transfer to trivandrum division which is also under same railway(Southern) . What is the procedure and how difficult it is to get transfer from one division to other under same railway, in category like S&W (SSE). Pls help me sir because my father is undergoing a treatment.. So if im working under trivandrum division it ll be a great help to my family..

Register your request. How

Register your request. How difficult to get transfer depends on vacancies available and number of registrations.

Thank You sir for ur reply..

Thank You sir for ur reply.. and is it possible to get mutual transfer between two different categories, that is one SSE C&W other is SSE mechanical at ICF ?? Expecting your reply sir..

​Respected Sir/Madam      

​Respected Sir/Madam         

 

​Sir my Question is "If any one just now joined in SECR railway as JE Electrical so that time railway taken 5 year bond but after one year or after some time he want to go nearby his desire place like Bangalore but his native place is Nagpur .so how can he leave that PLACE OR how can he get own request transfer OR mutual transfer.how much time it will take.

 

​CAN HE APPLY RRB BANGALORE FOR JE ELECT. OR JE TRACK MACHINE ETC. WHILE HIS BOND PERIOD (5 YEARS IN SECR RAILWAY) IS NOT COMPLETE MEANS DURING HIS FIRST 5 YEAR OF JOB

1) For transfer either you

1) For transfer either you apply for One way tranfer or find a partner for mutual. If you can find somebody for mutual, it will be quicker as one way transfer is based on a Zonal seniority basis and it will take time depending on number of persons registered.

2) For applying to other posts in Railway - you can, but you have to produce NOC from your DPO or you have to apply through proper channel.

​thank you very much

​thank you very much

Sir , My question is if any

Sir , My question is if any candidate has recently joined railway as assistant station master and after that he wants to go in Ticket Collector field is it possible and what is the procedure for that and till how much year he can apply for that.

From ASM to TC is not

From ASM to TC is not permitted as TC is lower in grade.

numesta sir,      i am clear

numesta sir,

     i am clear 12th class in the year 2012 with (pcm) & my aim is  railway in any department  so, i request to sugget me , how can i join 

                   thanx......

Joining railway is by writing

Joining railway is by writing RRB exam. Prepare well for exam and app y when RRB call for vacancies.

This is with respect to my

This is with respect to my Dad's job in Central railway class 4 post, he has left only 9 months service, because of some office issues, he heard about his transfer, Is there any railway rule to avoid this transfer??

SIR,i,G. manoj kumar  working

SIR,i,G. manoj kumar  working in electric loco shed bza of scrly. I have submitted my mutual form but 2nd party has withdrawn the application without any information to me , n the party has applied with another candidate.ofsame zone, sir kindly suggest me what i do the next.

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