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I want to get the course structure of the Induction Course for Group B Officers at Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineering. So will you provide the course contents?
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Old May 25th, 2013, 01:45 PM
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The Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineering was established in 1988.

The Institute is recognized by the Govt. of India – Ministry of Railway.

IC - Induction Course for Group B Officers
Sr. Professional Development Programme
Special Course for SAG Officers
Meditation Course
Maintenance of LHB Coaches on Indian Railway
2 Weeks course on TL&AC Subjects.
Two Weeks course on TRS & TRO Subjects
2 Week course on TRD Subject.
1 Week course on TRD Subject.
Railway Statistics.
Training of Trainers
Energy Audit.
Contract and Arbitration.
Personality Development.
Special Course for IRSEE ( For the Batch which has completed 25 years of service )
Refresher Course for IRSEE
Material Science Course for Working Officers.
Appreciation Course for IRSE Probationers.
Special Course for IRSSE (S&T) Probationers.
Special Course for IRSS Probationers.
Appreciation Course for IRTS Probationers.
Appreciation Course for IRPS Probationers.
Special Course for IRAS Probationers.

Here I am providing the course content of the IC - Induction Course for Group B Officers:

Course Content

Locomotive & EMU overview - including 3-phase Locos and 3-phase EMUs.

Locomotive Design � Adhesion, Tractive Effort, haulage capacity, weight transfer, Comparison between different types of Locomotives, Static & Rotary equipments.

Power and Auxiliary Control Circuit, Pneumatic & Braking Circuit

Bogie, Wheel arrangement, and types of drives.

Maintenance schedules of Loco, TM, auxiliaries, Bogie & other Loco Equipments.

Failures and various Modifications.

Visit to loco shed, trip shed and loco POH workshop.


Motive power and Man power planning - Power Plan, Loco Link & Crew Link.

Crew Management and Training � Crew requirement, crew training, Road learning, Classification of Drivers, System of Monitoring and Counseling, Safety.

Duties of TLC, CCOR, LI, LP and ALP, Working of TLC, CCOR, use of FOIS.

Statistical data preparation for Loco Operation (4 A Statement etc.), LHC.

Trip shed, crew booking Lobby / Depot and Running Room management.

Carriage and Wagon problems in Loco Operation, parting and stalling.

Important case studies/Accident and Breakdown.

Collection of evidences at accident site.

Visit to crew depot, running room and trip sheds.


Railway Electrification.

Overhead Equipment.

Power Supply Installation.

Protection Scheme of TSS.

Concept of Supervisory remote control SCADA.

Types of Foundations.

Types of Structures.

Panto entanglements, TRD Breakdowns.


Introduction to systems of Train Lighting.

Requirement of Coaches.

Schedules of maintenance.

Drives & Alternators, belts.


Batteries including VRLA batteries, Charger and Inverter.

Coach wiring, Lighting, and Fans.

SG / MOG / EOG / HOG system of coaches

Maintenance Schedules of TL and Conventional, RMPU / LHB AC Coaches.

Visit to TL/AC Coaching Depot

Tenders, Contracts & Arbitration.


Power supply and Distribution systems

Principles of Earthing

Air-conditioning fundamentals

Air-conditioning of Stationary Installations

Air-conditioning in LHB coaches

Basic concepts of pumps and their salient features

Selection, operation and maintenance of pumps

Fundamentals of Lighting and Light sources

Lighting Design, concept of good lighting and Energy efficient lighting strategies

Power Scenario and renewable Energy

Lifts and Elevators


Classification & description of Electronic components.

Passive components (R, L, C), circuits, testing and applications.

Active Components, Introduction to semiconductor physics, construction and working principle of Active components such as Power Diodes, Zener Diodes, LEDs, BJT, UJT, SCR, GTO, IGBTs, specification, testing & applications.

Introduction to OP-AMP and their applications.

Introduction to digital electronics and basic digital circuits.

Control Electronics of 3-phase locos, 3-phase EMUs, ERRU & Inverters used in Locos & AC Coaches.

Oscilloscope familiarization.


Evolution of computers

Introduction to computers, its parts and applications.

Operating Systems.

Word Processing Application.

Spreadsheet Application

Powerpoint presentation

Introduction to Networking, Internet and e-mail.


Classification of Materials, atomic structure & properties.

Ferrous & Non - Ferrous Materials, Polymers, Ceramic & Composite.

Material Testing for � Hardness, Tensile, Elongation & Metallography.

Condition Monitoring of Electrical equipments - basic concepts.

Diagnostic Testing of Insulation - IR Value, PI, DAR, SV, DD, PDC, RVM Tests.

Tan Delta & Capacitance Measurement.

Hipot test, surge comparison test and Partial Discharge test.

Condition Monitoring of Oil, Transformers, Cables & Induction Motors.

Introduction to Non-destructive Testing (NDT).

Magnetic Particle Testing.

Liquid Penetrate Testing.

Eddy Current Testing.

Ultrasonic & Acoustic Emission Testing.

Thermal Imaging (Infra Red) and Radiography Testing.

Vibration Testing and Shock Pulse Measurement.


Contact Details

Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering, (IRIEEN)
Post Box 233, Nasik Road - 422 101, Maharashtra ( India)
Tel(BSNL) : +91-253-2462545/2462546
Rly : 54863 & 54864
Fax : +91-253-2462548
Email : irieen@irieen.railnet.gov.in


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