Institute of Rail Transport offers one-year diploma course in Transport Economics and Management

The Institute of Rail Transport (IRT) has released an official notification inviting applications for the one-year diploma course in correspondence or distance mode in ‘Transport Economics and Management’ on its official website, Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the same before April 30, 2019, at or

The course is recognized by distance education council. (DEC, IGNOU through Correspondence). Details like how to pay the fees or the mode of correspondence to send your application online through the website or pay the fees online are shown below.

This course consists of six modules

  • Transportation – Issues in Microeconomics
  • Transportation – Issues in Macroeconomics
  • The organisation and Legal Aspects of Transport Modes
  • Financing and Investment Policy in Transport
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Inter-Modal Coordination

The candidates likely to be benefitted by this one year course correspondence diploma course are fresh graduates who want to specialize in this subject and will also be useful to those who are employed 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

Required educational qualification for IRT admissions 2019

The candidate must be a graduate or have three years diploma in any discipline from a recognised institute.

Note: Applicants must be a graduate or have three years diploma in any discipline from a recognised institute. Relaxation will be given to government employees and armed personnel (working or retired). They must have completed class 12 with three years of work experience.

Steps to apply for Transport Economics and Management

  •  Visit the official website
  • Click on the link ‘for online registration click here’ On the homepage,
  • Now a new page will open, you have to click on ‘online registration form’
  • To make payment fill the form provided and make the payment
  • Download prospectus and pay the course fee
  • Download the study material

The Transport Economics and Management the course fee

Total course fee including study material and contact classes is Rs 7,000 while the fee for online admission is Rs 6,500. In addition to the above-mentioned course fee candidates will be required to pay Rs 150 for the prospectus. If any students want to buy the model question papers of previous years, he/she can get it from IRT office by paying a certain amount. 

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