IES in Indian Railways: An Electrical Engineer’s experience


Hello Readers, In this article i present to you the experience of working in Indian Railways of an IES officer from electrical engineering. We met at foundation course about which i have already detailed here. At NAIR, i requested him to write an article for IES aspirants from electrical engineering, which would give them insights…

Provision and Methodology for transfer of Service Agreement Bond


Hello Readers, It is the follow up of prvious article in which Ayush Srivastava did a comparative analysis of his working experience at IOCL and subsequestly at railways. In this article he explains provision and methodology for transfer of Service Agreement Bond while switching from a PSU to Indian Railways through ESE. He can be reached…

First week at Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering


IRICEN stands for Indian Railway Institute Of Civil Engineering. It is a centralised training institute for IRSE probationers. It is located in Pune city in the posh locality of Koregaon Park. It was started in 1959 as Permanent Way Training School for Civil Engineers. After clearing IES , civil engineers those who get railways start…

Promotion and Service in Indian Railways


Are promotions slow in IES ? On paper according to railway policy and central govt. Policy your promotions are time bound i.e. the pay grade will be given to you timely, e.g. when you get JG(Junior Grade), SS(Senior Scale), JAG(Junior Administrative Grade), Selection Grade,SAG(Senior Administrative Grade), HAG(Higher Administrative grade)…etc. will all depend on your no….

Study leave in Indian Railways


Granted to a Railway employee for: 1. Higher studies or undergoing training in professional and technical subjects having a direct and close connection with the sphere of his duties. 2. A study capable of widening one’s mind in manner likely to improve his abilities as a Railway employee. 3. Studies connected with the framework or…

Why Railways is the best option in IES


Following answer has been given on Quora By Sourabh Anand IES 2013 rank 3 If you’re looking for facilities – 1. Duty pass free (2nd AC)( you can go any where with your spouse and children) 2. Big bungalow with 3-4 servants 3. Power (i.e. Staff to Officer Ratio )- 500-600 people will be reporting…