Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Railway job seekers now have more reasons to rejoice as the South East Central Railway division of the Indian Railways has invited applications to fill up a huge number of vacancies for railway recruitment. Interested and eligible candidates should apply online on or before December 27, 2017.

The railways will be hiring 745 candidates in apprentices Posts in Nagpur and Bilaspur Division. Railway Recruitment 2017, details of each of the division are as follows:


Electrician: 48 Posts

Fitter: 36 Posts

Diesel Mechanic: 46 Posts

Painter: 23 Posts

Carpenter: 19 Posts

Pipe Fitter: 20 Posts

Welder: 32 Posts

PASSA: 18 Posts

Secretarial Practice (SP): 10 Posts

Wire man: 11 Posts

Electronics Mechanic: 19 Posts

Power Mechanics: 04 Posts

Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance: 04 Posts

Upholsterer (Trimmer): 04 Posts

Bearer: 04 Posts

Motibagh workshop vacancies: 15 Posts

Fitter: 06 Posts

Welder: 09 Posts

Total number of posts: 313 Posts

Application Fees:

Candidates will have to pay Rs 100 as application fee to apply for the examination through online mode from their account/debit card/credit card. However the SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list which will be prepared on the basis of percentage of marks in 10th and ITI marks in the trade and later a medical examination will be conducted.

Age Limit: The candidates should be between 15-24 years of age as on November 25, 2017. However, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 3 years in case of OBC candidates and 10 years for PWD/Ex-servicemen.

Educational Qualification:

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50 per cent marks, in aggregate, from recognized Board and also possess National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training.

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Name of the Trade:

  1. COPA: 86 Posts
  2. Mechanic: 112 Posts
  3. Stenographer: 33 Posts
  4. Electrician: 40 Posts
  5. Wireman: 40 Posts
  6. Sheet Metal Worker: 13 Posts
  7. Welder: 45 Posts
  8. Plumber: 08 Posts
  9. Mason: 08 Posts
  10. Painter: 08 Posts
  11. Carpenter: 08 Posts
  12. Draughtsman: 08 Posts
  13. Fitter: 05 Posts
  14. Machinist: 05 Posts
  15. Turner: 05 Posts
  16. Surveyer: 08 Posts

Total No. of Posts: 432

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Age Limit: Applicants’ age should be between 15 and 24 years as on January 1, 2018. Age relaxation is applicable to 05 years for SC/ ST, 03 years for OBC & 10 years for Ex-serviceman & PWD candidates as per rules.

Educational Qualification: Applicant should have passed 10th class examination under 10+2 system of education or its equivalent and passed ITI course in relevant trades from recognized institution.

Application Fee: Candidates should have to pay Rs.100/- through online by using internet banking credit card, debit card etc. No fee is required for SC, ST, PWD & Women candidates.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates can apply online through the website http://www.secr.indianrailways.gov.in/ from November 28 to December 27, 2017 up to 6pm. Click here to see the full notification.

Instructions to Apply Online:

  1. Before Applying, candidates should scan their photograph & Signature.
  2. Log on to the website http://www.secr.indianrailways.gov.in/
  3. Go to Recruitment & select the desired post.
  4. Read all the notification & click on New Registration.
  5. Fill all the details & submit the application form.
  6. Save and take a print out of the application for future reference.