MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, the 14th March, 2022
G.S.R. 202(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution of India and in supersession of the Indian Railways, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Transportation (Power), Group ‘B’ posts Recruitment Rules, 1979, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to the post of Assistant Executive Mechanical Engineer (at Zonal Headquarter and Construction Office) or Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer (in Divisions) in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Indian Railways, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. (1)-These rules may be called the Indian Railways, Assistant Executive Mechanical Engineer (at Zonal Headquarter and Construction Office) or Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer (in Divisions) Group ‘B’, Gazetted Recruitment Rules, 2022.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Number of post, classification and level in pay matrix.-The number of post, its classification and level in the pay matrix attached thereto, shall be as specified in columns (2) to (4) of the Schedule annexed to these rules.
3. Method of recruitment, age-limit, qualifications, etc.-The method of recruitment, age-limit, qualifications and other matters relating thereto, shall be as specified in columns (5) to (13) of the said Schedule.
4. Disqualification.-No person, –
who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or
who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any other person, shall be eligible for appointment to the said post:
Provided that the Central Government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and that there are other ground for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.
5. Power to relax.-Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient to do so, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in writing, and in consultation with the Union Public Service Commission, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.
6. Saving.-Nothing in these rules shall affect reservation, relaxation of age-limit and other concessions required to be provided for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and other special categories of persons, in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in this regard.