Diploma in Railway Engineering at IPWE India – 2014


The Institution of Permanent Way Engineers (India) Invites applications for admission to the Correspondence Course of Diploma in Railway Engineering for the academic year 2014-15. The Course comprises of two semesters of 6 months each. Some of the salient features of the Diploma Course are given below :

1. Eligibility:
(a)  Railway Personnel working as employees of Indian Railways including employees of Konkan Railway, Port Trust Railways, RITES, IRCON, CRIS, CONCOR, DMRC, RLDA, RVNL, MVRC and other Railway PSUs : High School/SSC or equivalent qualification with maths or science and having a minimum of 3 years experience over Railways or having 3-years Diploma in any Engineering discipline recognised by Central/State or Union Territory Government or a Science/ Engineering Graduate or a Graduate having had Maths or Science as one of the subjects in Intermediate/Plus 2 of SSC.

(b) Non-Railway persons: The applicant should be a 3-years Diploma holder in any discipline of Engineering recognised by Central/State or UT Government or a Science/Engineering Graduate or a Graduate having had Maths or Science as one of the subjects in Intermediate/Plus 2 of S.S.C.

2. Course Fees:

Semester-I Semester-II
(i) Railway Personnel (Serving) Rs. 2000 + 247 (Serv.Tax) Rs. 2400 + 297 (Serv.Tax)
(ii) Non-Railway persons Rs. 2500 + 304 (Serv.Tax) Rs. 2900 + 358 (Serv.Tax)
(iii) Optional Contact Classes Rs. 3000 + 371 (Serv.Tax) Rs. 3000 + 371 (Serv.Tax)

3. Recognition & Concessions: The Ministry of Railways has granted the following benefits:

For Railway Personnel: The Ministry of Railways has approved the Diploma Course as an additional qualification for promotion to all selection posts for Railway employees in Group C Category.

4. How to apply: Prospectus containing the application form along with other details can be obtained from the office of IPWE (India), at the address given above or at our associate office in Baroda House, New Delhi either in cash by paying Rs.100/- or by sending Bank Draft of Rs.150/-(including postal charges) in favour of IPWE (India) payable at New Delhi along with a self addressed envelop (size 25 cm x 15 cm.).

Alternatively applications may also be sent by the non-railway candidates giving the following  details through e-mail to  ipwe@rb.railnet.gov.in or ipwe@sify.com

  1. Full name :
  2. Father’s name :
  3. Full address :
  4. Telephone :
  5. Date of birth :
  6. Examination passed :
  7. Occupation and present posting :
  8. Experience in brief (if any) :
  9. Preferred Examination center (Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata & Secunderabad.)
  10. E-mail address :

Eligible candidates who apply through e-mail will be provisionally admitted. Intimation about the provisional admission will be sent through e mail address indicated by candidates after which the candidate should send an attested copy of the eligibility qualification along with a DD of Rs.2909/-(including Service Tax & cost of Prospectus) in favour of ‘Institution of Permanent Way Engineers (India), New Delhi’. The candidates may please note that the facility of e-mail admission is applicable only for  admission to Semester-I and for non Railway persons only.

The candidate seeking admission through e-mail may please note that the documentary evidence of the eligibility and the DD of the requisite amount must reach the Institute latest by 31.08.2014 failing which the candidate’s provisional candidature shall stand cancelled.

Admissions for the year 2014-15 to commence from 1st June, 2014 and last date for receipt of application is 31st August, 2014

For more information, visit: http://ipweindia.com/design/html/AdmissionNotice.html

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