Pradeep Singh

The South Eastern Railway had released a notification 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.

Meanwhile, the last date to apply for the same is February 3, 2020. Interested and eligible candidates must apply today to avoid last hour rush. Applications can be submitted for positions like Fitter, Turner, Electrician, Welder, Mechanic, Painter and others.

Eligibility Conditions

Age Limit: Candidates should be 15 years but 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.

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.

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)

The application fee is Rs 100, but SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates have been 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.

Go through the Official Notification for details of the Railway Recruitment 2020.