Somatirtha Purohit

The South East Central Railway (SECR) is currently accepting applications for Apprentice positions. 

Interested and eligible candidates can submit their applications online via the official SECR website at 

The deadline for applications is April 12, 2024.

SECR Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 733 posts

  • Carpenter: 38

  • COPA: 100

  • Draftsman (Civil): 10

  • Electrician: 137

  • Elect (Mech): 5

  • Fitter: 187

  • Machinist: 4

  • Painter: 42

  • Plumber: 25

  • Mech (RAC): 15

  • SMW: 4

  • Steno (Hindi): 19

  • Steno (Eng): 27

  • Diesel Mechanic: 12

  • Turner: 4

  • Welder: 18

  • Wireman: 80

  • Chemical Laboratory Asstt.: 4

  • Digital Photographer: 2

Age Limit

Candidates must be between 15 to 24 years of age to be eligible for the positions.

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the Apprentice positions should meet the following educational qualifications: They must have passed the 10th class examination under the 10+2 system or its equivalent, and also completed ITI courses in relevant trades from a recognized institution. 

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on their marks obtained in both matriculation (with a minimum of 50% marks) and ITI examination, with equal weightage given to both. Selected candidates may be required to provide a medical certificate during the document verification process.

Apprenticeship Period

Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and will undergo apprenticeship training for a duration of one year for each trade. 

For further information, candidates can refer to the official website of South East Central Railway.