The Ministry of Railways is a ministry in the Government of India, responsible for the country's rail transport. The ministry operates the state-owned Indian Railways, an organisation that operates as a monopoly in rail transport and is headed by the Chairman of Railway Board. The ministry is headed by the Minister of Railways, a cabinet-level minister who presents the rail budget every year in parliament.There is one Union Minister of Railways, and one Minister of State for Railways. 
Piyush Goyal is the current Union Minister for Railways. The Railway Board, which is the apex body of the Indian Railways reports to the Minister of Railways. The Railway Board comprises one Chairman, seven "members of the Railway Board.",and a Financial Commissioner (who is the representative of the Ministry of Finance in the Railway Board). It also includes a Director-General (Railway Health Services), Director-General(personal) and a Director-General (Railway Protection Force). A number of directorates report to the Railway Board. Most of the officers posted in Ministry of Railways are either from organised Group A Railway services or Railway Board Secretariat Service. The Ministry of Railways is housed inside Rail Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Post Name pay scale Number of posts Essential Qualification age limit
Station MasterLevel -06135 Degree from recognized University or equivalent. 47
1. All regular employees possessing prescribed educational qualification as indicated above, working in 7 th CPC Level lower than the Grade Pay/Scale for which GDCE is being conducted are eligible to appear in GDCE selection, 2. All regular employees possessing prescribed educational qualification as indicated above working in same 7 th CPC Level for which GDCE is being conducted are eligible to appear in selection from non-safety to safety category posts as well as safety to safety category posts. 3. Those candidates who are appearing in and/or awaiting for results of final examination of minimum qualification at the time of applying for the post are not eligible. Academic qualification must be from recognized Educational Institution / Board, otherwise candidature will be rejected. 4. The candidates should possess the requisite educational qualification on the closing date of application and the same should also be endorsed in the Service Sheet of the employees. 5. Zone of consideration for GDCE will encompass staff belonging to all the Departments/Branches in a Divisions/Workshops/Headquarters office/Extra-Divisional Offices, as the case may be, subject to their applying in response to the notification. 6. RPF/RPSF personnel are not eligible to apply against the GDCE scheme in terms of Railway Board’sletter No. E (NG) I/2002/PM2/9 dated 11.8.2003. 7. Employees selected under GDCE scheme shall be subjected to initial training of the same duration prescribed for directly recruited candidates through RRBs. 8. Age Criteria: - The upper age limit will be 42 years for General candidates, 45 years for OBC candidates and 47 years for SC/ST candidates.

Start Date :1-7-2019

End date :30-7-2019

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