Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications
The Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications () is an Institute based on Signal Engineering and Telecommunications. Located in Secunderabad, this institute is run by the Ministry of Railways , Indian Railways in 1957 as a subsidy of Indian Railways.
It caters to the specialized training needs of the Indian Railways' staff and officers in Railway Signalling and Telecommunication. It also trains officials of Foreign Railways.
In the first year of its existence it was concerned only with imparting training to Apprentices Signal and Apprentice Telecommunication Inspectors, but subsequently, in view of the rapid developments in the field of Signaling and Telecommunication, several specialised technical training needs of Officers and Staff of Signal and Telecommunication Department in Signal Engineering, Telecommunications Technology and Electronics Training have also been introduced. Facilities available in this Institute are also extended to foreign nationals.
The IRISET is one of six Centralised Training Institutes that share the task of training of officers. The other Centralised Training Institutes are: