Ramakanta Biswas

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Central Railway has released an advertisement for filling up of apprentice vacancies under the Apprentices Act 1961. 

There are 2422 vacancies up for grab and the online application process has already begun on December 15, 2022. The closing date of online application is January 15, 2023.

Minimum Educational Qualification

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognised 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.

Age Limit

The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 15-12-2022. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates as per norms.

Mode of Selection

Selection will be on the basis of merit list prepared in respect of all the candidates who apply against the notification. 

The merit list will be prepared on the basis of percentage of marks in matriculation (with minimum 50% aggregate marks) + ITI marks in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done. The panel will be on the basis of simple average of marks in the matriculation and ITI.

Payment Of Fees

Application fees-  (Non-refundable) – Rs 100.

How to Apply

Candidates are required to apply ONLINE by visiting www.rrccr.com. 

Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications is available on the official website.