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RRC Recruitment 2020: Railway Announces Big Vacancy Of 2792 Posts

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Eastern Railway, has released a fresh notification for the engagement of Act Apprentices for the year 2019-20 and sought applications for various 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 Divisions of Eastern Railway. Applications must be submitted online and no other mode of submission of the same would be entertained, read the official notification.

The last date of application submission for the engagement in Railway is March 30, 2020.

RRC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details

Act Apprentices – 2792 Positions

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have completed 10th class or its equivalent (under 10+2 exam system) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board and also should possess the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT.

However, the minimum educational qualification for the posts (Welder – Gas and Electric, Sheet Metal Worker, Lineman, Wireman, Carpenter, Painter – General) is 8th class pass from a recognized school and the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT.

Age Limit

Candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on cut off date for receiving application. The age as recorded in the Matriculation certificate or the Birth Certificate shall only be reckoned for the purpose.

No other document like horoscope, affidavits, birth extract from Municipal Corporation, service records and like will be accepted.

The Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 3 years in case of OBC-NCL candidates and 10 years for Persons With Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates.

Candidates availing the benefits of the relaxed criteria would be required to produce the relevant documents at the time of document verification for verifying their eligibility for the above-mentioned criteria.

The 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.

Application Fees

Application fees (non-refundable) is Rs100. No fee, however, is to be paid by the SC/ST/PWBD/Women candidates). 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 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 a scenario, the candidate needs to log in fresh and attempt again.

Official Notification

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