Indian Railway Service of Engineers

Indian Railway Service of Engineers

About IRSE

IRSE stands for “ Indian Railway Service of Engineers ” (भारतीय रेलवे सेवा इंजीनियर्स) is the reputable Group (A) Central civil service examination. It recruited through the engineering services exam of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).

For administration of organization of civil engineering of railways in India the officers of Indian Railway Service of Engineers will take the responsibility to perform the works.

IRSE Exam

Through the engineering services exam, the Indian Railway Service of Engineers recruitment will do. After the IRSE Exam, the candidate will shortlist and join Indian Railway Service of Engineers. These IRSE aspirants will take training about 01 and half year to maintain the civil engineering assets of IR.

Indian Railway Service of Engineers Training

The freshers of Indian Railway Service of Engineers shortlisted students will take training at IRICE (Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering) located at Pune of Maharashtra State.

Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering Pune
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IRSE Officers

There are about 1500 IRSE Officers List of Indian Railways are serving and the department management has 03 levels and they are of the following:

  • Firstly, Apex Level
  • Secondly, Zone Level
  • Thirdly, Division Level

The above three levels of department management of IRSE Officers of Indian Railways can explain briefly in the following:

Apex Level

Firstly, Apex Level of Indian Railway Service of Engineers will decide the major department policy and the Indian railway civil engineering department has headed at apex level.

Zone Level

Secondly, for the Zone level of Indian Railway Service of Engineers, there are about 17 railway zones in India with an avg track length of about 4000 Kilometre & avg staff strength of about 80,000 and they are headed by General Managers (GMs)

Railway Zones in India

Division Level

Thirdly, For each and every division there are 04 to 07 divisions with an avg track length of about 1000 Kilometre & staff strength of about 15000 and they are headed by Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs).