The Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers(IRSSE
) is a cadre
of the Government of India
. The officers of this service are responsible for managing the Signals and Telecommunications
Engineering Organisation of the Indian Railways
This section needs to be updated. When was the IRSSE started? Who conducted the exam? Who or which service looked after the work of signalling on the company railways since the advent of railways in India in 1853?
The incumbents who are BE/ B.Tech Graduates in ECE** are selected by the Union Public Services Commission, the apex gazetted recruitment body of the Government of India. The examination consists of CESE ( Combined Engg Services Exam) ; all India written test followed by interview for selected candidates. Based on the marks obtained, a choice can be made to join this service. It has been common in the past 20–25 years for toppers from ECE stream of CESE to join this (IRSSE) service.
- ECE (Electronics and Communication Engineering) had been the top option for the toppers of 10+2 in India ; at the moment the interest is sharply shifted towards mechanical.
The CESE selection exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission
(UPSC) of India
. The UPSC is responsible for recruiting middle and top-level bureaucrats
for the Government of India.
Role and Function
: The service abbreviated as IRSSE
has the job of Managing the vast Signalling and Telecommunication (S&T)... Read More