Persons with Benchmark Disabilities & EWS : General Departmental Competitive Examination – Reservation for “horizontal” categories
RBE No. 65
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 23.04.2019
The General Managers,
All Zonal Railways &
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: General Departmental Competitive Examination – Reservation for “horizontal” categories including Persons with Benchmark Disabilities and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) who are serving employees’ reg.
Ref: (i) SECR’s letter No. P-HQ/RUL/105/5/7073 dated 25.09.2018 & 04.02.2019.
(ii) ECoR’s letter No. ECoR/Pers/GDCE/2019 dated 01.04.2019
Clarification has been sought by certain Railways regarding applicability of reservation for PwBD and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) employees’ under the scheme of General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE).
The matter has been examined in detail in Board’s office. It is clarified that horizontal reservation quota (including that for PwBD and EWS) that is applicable for Open Market recruitment will not apply for GDCE scheme.
This disposes of the above referred letters.
(S. Balachandra Iyer)
Executive Director Estt..(N)