Training of IR Probationers
National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) is the Centralized Training Institute for the training of Indian Railways Personnel Service (IRPS), Indian Railways Store Service (IRSS) and Indian Railways Health Service (IRHS) Probationers. IRPS and IRSS Probationers undergo 78 weeks
training whereas IRHS Probationers undergo 14 weeks of training.
Out of the 78 weeks training for the IRPS & IRSS Probationers, 14 weeks (10 weeks Group ‘A’ Foundation Programme and 4 weeks Group ‘A’ Induction Programme) are common. For the remaining weeks, they have to do service-specific training at NAIR, other CTIs of Indian Railways, Parliament attachment and field training in the Zonal Railways, Head Quarters, Divisions, Production units, Workshops, PSUs, other Govt. Departments etc.
14 weeks training of IRHS Probationers is comprised of 05 weeks Foundation Training, 07 weeks Field Training and 02 weeks Induction Training.