The Institute conducts the following Four (4) Diploma Courses:

In 1977, in pursuance of the objectives of the Institute to disseminate knowledge in the field of transport-a One-Year Correspondence Diploma Course in "Rail Transport and Management" was commenced. The Course is of immense benefits to students, railway men and professionals. The lessons of the course have been prepared in easy language, which can be understood even by the persons who have no previous knowledge of railway working.

The duration of the course is one year from May - June every year.

The Course consists of the following eight modules:

  • Overview of the Transport Sector

  • Rail Operations Management

  • Marketing & Commercial Policy

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management

  • Costing & Pricing of Rail Transport Services

  • Human Resource Management in Indian Railway

  • Legal &Technical Aspects of Railway Functioning

  • Planning, Financial Management & Investment Policies

All the lessons are printed in Hindi and English and sent to the candidates by post.

The diploma has been recognized by the Ministry of Railways as additional desirable qualification for recruitment to categories of Assistant Station Master and Traffic/Commercial Apprentice and for supervisory grades in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil Engineering and other department of Railways. The course is the only diploma on Rail Transport and Management available for non-railway men in the country. This course is useful for persons working in any industrial undertaking connected with transport of goods by rail. The present fees for   the   course   including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 5000/-

Realizing the need for similar Correspondence course of more specialized kind, the Institute launched two more one year Diploma Courses in "Transport Economics and Management" in August 1991 and "Multi-Modal Transport [Containerization] and Logistics Management" in December 1991.

ii ) TRANSPORT ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT

The one year correspondence diploma course in Transport Economics & Management is likely to benefit fresh graduates from Universities desiring specialization in Transport Economics & Management and seeking employment opportunities in the related fields and those who are already working in any of the Organizations/Ministries dealing with Transport and desiring to upgrade their knowledge etc., to improve their prospectus in their respective Ministries and Enterprises. The present fees for   the   course   including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 5000/-

        The duration of the course is one year, from January - February every year.

        The Course consists of the following seven modules:

  1. Transportation - Issues in Microeconomics
  2. Transportation - Issues in Macroeconomics
  3. Organisation and Legal Aspects of Transport Modes
  4. Financing and Investment Policy in Transport 
  5. Cost Benefit Analysis
  6. Inter Modal Coordination

All the lesson are printed in Hindi & English and sent to the candidates by post.

iii )  MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORT (CONTAINERIZATION) & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

This one year correspondence diploma course is likely to benefit fresh graduates from Universities desiring specialization in this subject and will also be useful to those who are working in various Ministries and Public and private Sector enterprises involved with transportation , freight forwarding, cargo handling, customs house agents, shippers, containers and those dealing with logistic management. The present fees for   the   course   including  the  examination  fee is Rs. 5000/-

        The duration of the course is one year, from March - April every year.

        This course consists of the following eight modules:

  1. Concept of Multi-Modal transport
  2. Modes of Transport and Planning
  3. Ports Logistics and Connectivity with ICDs
  4. Documentation and Customs Procedures
  5. Conventions 
  6. Cargo and Container Handling
  7. Cargo and Liability Insurance
  8. India's Growing Conflict

All the lessons are printed in Hindi and English and sent to the candidates by post.

These two diploma courses have also been recognized by the Ministry of Railways as additional desirable qualification for requirement to the posts in the Commercial, Operating, Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Departments.

Unsolved Model Question Paper

If any candidate requires the model question papers of previous years, the same can be obtained from IRT office by paying Rs. 50/- per set (per year) after getting the addmission, by cash or by Demand Draft only. If required by post alongwith draft a self addressed stamped (Rs.25/-) envelope size (22.5 x 15 cm). Pls note that Money Order will not be accepted.

REAPPEAR FORM (TO BE APPLIED BETWEEN OCTOBER - DECEMBER)