Somatirtha Purohit

Railway Recruitment Cell, Northern Railway is accepting applications for Apprentice positions. 

Those who meet the eligibility criteria can submit their applications through the official website of RRC NR at 

The registration period is set to commence on December 11 and will conclude on January 11, 2024. 

The merit list is scheduled to be published on February 12, 2024.

RRC Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 3,093 posts

  • Lucknow Cluster: 1,310 posts

  • Ambala Cluster: 420 posts

  • Delhi Cluster: 794 posts

  • Firozpur Cluster: 569 posts

Age Limit

Candidates must be at least 15 years old and should not exceed 24 years of age as of January 11, 2024.

Educational Qualification

Applicants should have successfully completed the SSC/Matriculation/10th class examination or its equivalent (under the 10+2 examination system) with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks from a recognised Board. 

Additionally, they must have obtained an ITI qualification in the relevant trade issued by NCVT/SCVT and recognised by the Government of India.

Selection Process

The selection procedure involves the screening and careful examination of applications. There will be no written test; instead, a viva will be conducted. The selection of act apprentices will be based on merit, calculated by averaging the percentage marks obtained by the candidate in both the matriculation/SSC/10th and ITI examinations, with equal weightage given to both.

Application Fee

The application fee is Rs 100 and should be paid online as part of the application process. SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates are exempt from paying any fees. 

RRC will not accept application fees in the form of cash, cheque, money order, IPO, Demand Draft, Central recruitment fee stamp, etc.

For more details, check the official notification.