GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. E (NG)-II/2012/RR-1/14
New Delhi, dated 12.11.2012
The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways & Production Units
Sub: Recruitment of staff in Pay Band-I of Rs.5200-20200 (Grade Pay: Rs.1800) on Indian Railways — Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) regarding.
Ref: This office letter No. E(NG)II/96/RR-I/62/Vol.II dated 12.03.2007 (RBE No.37/2007).
Attention is invited to para 2 (iv) of Board’s letter under reference wherein criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) has been prescribed as under:
Should be able to run for a distance of 1500 metres in 6 minute in one chance.
Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes in one chance.
2. Pursuant to representations received from various fora for relaxation of aforesaid norms, the matter has been deliberated upon and as per decision taken by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) para 2 (iv) is hereby amended and be read as under:-
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minute and 15 in one chance.
Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes and 10 second seconds in one chance.
3. The above norms will be applicable in the recruitment process initiated vide notifications issued in July/August, 2012 as well as all future recruitment from open market in PB-I (Grade Pay: Rs.1800). Notifications ibid may please be amended suitably by issuing a corrigendum inviting fresh applications from those who wish to apply in view of revised norms of PET. These fresh applications will be in addition to those received earlier. While calling for fresh applications, extant instructions regarding time limit may be adhered to. This exercise may be carried out such that revised closing date does not exceed 31st January, 2013.
4. Please acknowledge receipt.
(Hindi version will follow)
Director Estt. (N)-II
Source: AIRF & NFIR