Somatirtha Purohit

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) Southern Railway has released a notification inviting applications for apprentice positions. 

As of now, the application process is ongoing, and candidates have the opportunity to submit their applications until February 28. 

Those who are interested in applying for these positions can complete the application process online by visiting the official website at

Southern Railway Recruitment

Total Vacancy: 2860 posts

Freshers Category

  • Signal & Telecommunication Workshop/Podanur, Coimbatore: 20 posts

  • Carriage & Wagon Works/Perambur: 83 posts

  • Railway Hospital/Perambur (Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)): 20 posts

Ex-ITI Category

  • Signal & Telecommunication Workshop/Podanur, Coimbatore: 95 posts

  • Thiruvananthapuram Division: 280 posts

  • Palakkad Division: 135 posts

  • Salem Division: 294 posts

  • Carriage & Wagon Works/Perambur: 333 posts

  • Loco Works/Perambur: 135 posts

  • Electrical Workshop/Perambur: 224 posts

  • Engineering Workshop/Arakkonam: 48 posts

  • Chennai Division/Personnel Branch: 24 posts

  • Chennai Division-Electrical/Rolling Stock/Arakkonam: 65 posts

  • Chennai Division-Electrical/Rolling Stock/Avadi: 65 posts

  • Chennai Division-Electrical/Rolling Stock/Tambaram: 55 posts

  • Chennai Division-Electrical/Rolling Stock/Royapuram: 30 posts

  • Chennai Division-Mechanical (Diesel): 22 posts

  • Chennai Division-Mechanical (Carriage & Wagon): 250 posts

  • Chennai Division-Railway Hospital (Perambur): 03 posts

  • Central Workshops, Ponmalai: 390 posts

  • Tiruchchirappalli Division: 187 posts

  • Madurai Division: 102 posts

Educational Qualification

Prospective candidates should have successfully completed Class 10th or Class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks and possess an ITI in the specified trade.

Age Limit

Applicants must be at least 15 years old and should not exceed 22 years for Freshers or 24 years for Ex-ITI and MLT positions. The upper age limit can be relaxed by 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates, and 10 years for Persons with Disability (PwBD).

Application Fee

A non-refundable application and processing fee of Rs 100 is required. However, SC/ST/EWS/Divyang (PwBD)/Women candidates are exempted from paying the processing fee.

How To Apply

  • Visit, the official website of RRC SR

  • Locate and select the recruitment link on the homepage

  • Complete the application form, ensuring that all necessary documents are uploaded

  • Proceed to make the required application fee payment

  • Submit the application form and retain a printout for future reference

For more details, refer to the official notification available on the website.