Extension of currency of GDCE Scheme upto 31.03.2022 – Railway Board order

Extension of currency of GDCE Scheme upto 31.03.2022 – Railway Board order


No. E(NG)I-2020/PM1/9

New Delhi, dated 6-07-2020

(1) The General Manager (P)
All Zonal Railways & Pus
(As per standard List)

(2) The Chairman;
(a) Railway Recruitment Boards
(b) Railway Recruitment Cell

Sub: General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) for filling up of 25% net direct recruitment quota vacancies in Group ‘C’ categories Extension of currency upto 31.03.2022.


Since the introduction of the scheme of General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) vide Board’s letter No. E(NG)192/PM2/16 dated 20.08.1993 for a period of one year, the currency of the same, is being extended from time to time, and the same was last extended upto 31.03.2020 vide this Ministry’s letter No. E(NG)I-2011/PM1/2 dated 10.04.2018.

The matter regarding further extension of currency of the scheme has been considered and it has been decided by the Competent Authority that the currency of the GDCE scheme may be extended for a further period of two years i.e. upto 31.03.2022.

The instructions regarding the clarification/modification in the GDCE scheme issued from time to time may also be kept in view while implementing the same.

Please acknowledge receipt.

DA: Nil.

(D. Joseph)
Joint Director/Estt.(N)
Railway Board

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