Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE)





Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE) is located at Jamalpur in the Munger district of Bihar, on the Patna-Bhagalpur rail route, about 8 kilometres from Munger town. During the era of Mahabharata, Munger was the capital of Anga Pradesh ruled by Karna. Munger was also the seat of Mir Kasim, Nawab of Bengal, who fought the East Indian Company here. The place had traditional skills of making firearms, and hence selected by the East Indian Railway for one of its earliest workshops. The location selected was at the foothills of Rajmahal range (a part of Chhota Nagpur plateau), which was high enough to survive any threat of floods from Ganga, and the hills secured it against any organised attack from an army. The location had a tomb of Baba Jamal Saheb, after whom the place was called Jamalpur. Jamalpur Workshop was established on 8th of February 1862.

The Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Jamalpur is the Centralised Training Institute of Indian Railways, for the training of officers and supervisors of the Mechanical Engineering department.

IRIMEE had humble beginnings, when it started in 1905 as a technical school attached to the Jamalpur Workshop. It came into national prominence when it started the training of Special Class Railway Apprentices as Mechanical and Electrical engineers, starting from the year 1927. In 1974, the school was made a Centralised Training Institute (CTI), renamed as Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, and brought under direct control of Railway Board. It is, therefore, the oldest of the CTIs.

In 1988, the training of IRSME probationers was centralised under the control of Director, IRIMEE but with HQ at Kharagpur, where there was an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) co-ordinating the training with the Director. From 1997, HQ of IRSME Probationers was shifted to Jamalpur.

Training activities at IRIMEE comprises of:

Professional courses for serving officers and supervisors of Mechanical Department such as :
Mandatory courses for serving officers viz.
Senior Professional Development Programme of 3 weeks duration for IRSME Officers with 8-12 years of service.
Refresher course of 2 weeks duration for IRSME Officers with 1-3 years of service.
Integrated course of 8 weeks duration for recently promoted group B officers.

Special courses in relevant topics, such as :
Accident management course, Breakdown cranes, New technologies, Diesel loco reliability, Diesel refresher courses etc.

Short duration Interactive workshops/Seminars such as:
Seminar on Information Technology, Incentive scheme, GM loco manufacture and ALCO loco modifications, Maintenance of Wheels and Roller bearings etc.

Training of IRSME probationers and Introductory courses of one week duration for probationers of other Departments.
Training of IRSME probationers during their 1 ½ years of probationary period is centrally controlled by IRIMEE. Their training mainly comprises of
Institutional training at RSC, IRIMEE, IRIEEN, IRICEN and IRISET for about 36 weeks.
Training at major Railway organisations like RDSO, DLW, DMW, RCF, ICF and RWF for about 14 weeks.

Training in various repair workshops for 8 weeks.

Training in various divisional units like Diesel sheds, C&W depots, Control room etc. 16 weeks.

Theoretical and practical training of Special Class Apprentices.

Technical Training of Apprentice Supervisors of all Indian Railways.

Special courses as per requirement for Non-Railway Organisations and Foreign Railways.



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  A. Kanango wrote @

I wish to train in course codes: FSDO-2 and FTRG..

  kamlesh kumar wrote @

Sir ,
I want training at jamalpur railway workshop .
I am 1st year students of mechanical engineering in Lovely professional University Punjab .
Sir plz tell me that how can i proceed further.

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  gaurav tyagi wrote @

I’m in railways as a tech-III, at jamshedpur..other hand m also doing diploma in elect engg frm rvd universty rajsthan.. througt distance mode..should i take admision in railway aprantice course…

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  Jitendra wrote @

I am a 12 std sci studnt and my father is serving in railway since 20 yers. Can i get admission in you institution for mechanical engineering. Please reply

  Vinayak Kumar Raushan wrote @

very beautifull place

  vishal wrote @

hi..i’m mechanical 3yr student from RGPV(BHOAPL)…
i want to know how can i do training @ jamalpur training insitute…

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  dhiya wrote @

iam bcom graduate my father serving in southern railway and am also practicing for athletics till date. i wanna join in perambur apprentice courses. can i knw the details?

  ranjan singh wrote @

sir,i passed class 12th with pcm then how i take addmision in electrical engineering

  naresh kumar wrote @

sir, i am 4th year student of electrical engineering. Can i take admission in indian railway institute? and what is the process of it?

  shubham suri wrote @

sir this is shubham suri from mumbai i gave the exam in march2013 of 12th(phy/chem/math/electronics) n in jee mains i score only 36marks i want to take addmision in railway clg n want to do mechanical engineering plz send me the procedure how i take addmision in ur clg… Plz rply as early as possible

  Bhupendra pawar wrote @

I want to know that iam already working in Indian railway as section engineer and want to study in Mtech from railways

  sanjay agarwa] wrote @

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  Prince singh wrote @

Sir , i m from bihar nalanda distric .. But now m in bangloar , krnataka doing mechanical engineering at vtu university…now m in 2 nd yr mechanical branch… Sir i want to come in railway mechanical dpt … After BE i want to join IRIMEE jamalpur, sir plz help me wht to do for join IRIMEE in mechanical department sir plz rep masg me on my no 9900569886

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