The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) recently announced a vacancy of around 3115 apprentices positions in the Eastern Railway under the Apprentices Act, 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1992.
The online link for the application went live on the official website of RRC-ER on September 30, and it will remain live till October 29, 2022.
Of the total posts, 659 positions are for Howrah Division, 612 for Liluah Workshop, 440 posts for Sealdah Division. Among others, Kanchrapara Workshop- 187 posts, Malda Division- 138 posts, Asansol Workshop- 412 posts and Jamalpur Workshop- 667 posts.
Meanwhile, the Southern Railway (SR) has now invited online applications for over 3000 positions from eligible candidates for engagement as Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentices Act, 1961 in the designated trades at various Divisions/ Workshops/ Units in its jurisdiction.
While the opening date of online application was October 1, the last date of application submission is October 31, 2022 (5 PM).
Candidates should note that this notification is purely for giving Apprenticeship training and not for employment. There is no guarantee of employment and the contract of apprenticeship will be terminated on completion training.
“However, 20 per cent of the vacancies in case of Direct recruitment to post in Level 1 may be filled giving preference to Course completed act apprentices (CCAAs) trained in railway establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC),” read the official notifications.
The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 22/24 years for Freshers/Ex-ITI, MLT respectively.
The Upper age limit is relaxable upto 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 10 Years for Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD).
Fee is to be paid through online mode. No fee is required to be paid by SC/ ST/ PwBD/ Women candidates.
The southern railway further advised candidates to take a printout of the acknowledgement generated by the system which is required to be submitted at the time of Document Verification.