GOVERNEMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, Dated 02.12.2011
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/ Production Units.
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Modification in qualification to the post of Radiographer in PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 GP Rs.2800 in Medical Department-Amendment to IREM, Vol.I, First Re-print Edition-2009-regarding.
As the Railways are aware, in terms of Para 164(1) (ii) of IREM Vol. I, First Re-print Edition-2009, the vacancies in the grade of Radiographers in PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 GP. Rs 2800 against 50% promotional quota are filled by selection from amongst staff in PB-1 GP Rs.1800 working as X-Ray Attendant possessing the qualification of Matriculation with Physics and Chemistry; those possessing Diploma in X-Ray Technicians Course from a
recognized Institute, should have put In a minimum of two years service and others a minimum of five years Railway service to be eligible for promotion. In the event of shortfall against the quota the posts remaining unfilled will not be carried forward and will be filled by direct recruitment.
2. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has laid down minimum educational qualification for X-Ray Technologists as mentioned below, with stipulation that it is mandatory for all medical X-Ray installation to follow this requirement:
i) 10+2 or equivalent examination passed with science subjects from a recognised Board, and
ii) Radiographers/x-Ray Technologist course of minimum one year duration (including in field training in diagnostic radiology) passed from a recognized institution.
3. In the light of the above developments, the matter has been considered by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) in consultation with its Health
Directorate and it has been decided to adopt the modified educational qualification, as recommended by AERB mentioned above, for implementation
on the Railways to fill up the post of Radiographers / X-Ray Technicians in Pay Band-I Rs.5200-20200 Grade Pay Rs.2800 against 50% promotional quota. Other terms and conditions as laid down for the purpose will remain unaltered.
4. The Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Vol.I, First Re-print Edition-2009, may be amended accordingly as per Advance Correction Slip No.221
Please acknowledge receipt.
Deputy Director Estt.(N)II
INDIAN RAILWAY ESTABLISHMENT MANUAL, VOLUME-I
(FIRST RE-PRINT EDITION-2009)
ADVANCE CORRECTION SLIP NO.221
CHAPTER-I, SECTION ‘B’ SUB SECTION III- RECRUITMENT ANDTRAINING
Substitute the following for the existing qualification shown in para 164(1) (ii) :
i) 10+2 or equivalent examination passed with science subjects from a recognized Board and
ii) Radiographers / X-Ray Technologist course of minimum one year duration (including in field training in diagnostic radiology) passed from a recognized institution.
(Authority Ministry of Railway’s letter No.E(NG)I-2003/PM10/4 New Delhi, dated 02.12.2011)