Railway Invites Applications For Over 1500 Positions, Apply By February 3

The South Eastern Railway has released a vacancy notification inviting applications from interested and eligible candidates for Apprentice positions.

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates who are Indian nationals for engagement/training as Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, as amended from time to time, in Workshops and other establishments of South Eastern Railway, the official notification read.

Candidates will have to submit their application by February 3, 2020. “Applications must be submitted online and no other mode of submission of the same would be entertained,” it added.

Applications have been invited for various positions like Fitter, Turner, Electrician, Welder, Mechanic, Painter and others.

Eligibility Conditions: Candidates applying should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 01.01.2020. The age as recorded in the Matriculation certificate, or the Birth certificate shall be reckoned for the purpose only.

Meanwhile, the upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 3 years in case of OBC candidates and 10 years for Physically Handicapped candidates.

Upper age limit is relaxable by additional 10 years for ex-serviceman up to the extent of service rendered in Defence Forces plus 03 years provided they have put in a minimum of 06 months service at a stretch, except Ex-servicemen who have already joined the Govt. Service on Civil side after availing of the Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of their engagement.

Educational Qualification: Matriculation (Matriculate or 10th class in 10+2 examination system) from a recognized Board with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (excluding additional subjects) and an ITI Pass certificate (in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done) granted by the NCVT.

For the purpose of determination of merit for engagement against this notification, the marks obtained in the Matriculation only will be taken into account.

Application Fees (non-refundable): Rs 100. SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates exempted from the fee.

The payment of fees will have to be made online through ‘Payment Gateway’ while filling up the online Application Form. The payment can be made by using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/e-Wallets, etc.

Transaction charges for online payment, if any will be borne by the candidate. At times, there may be server issues because of huge rush, which may affect the online payment system. In such scenario, the candidate needs to log in fresh and attempt again.

Official Notification