Southern Railway Apprentice 2021

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Southern Railway Apprentice 2021 : Apply Online for 3378 Vacancies

About recruitment:

Southern Railway invited online applications 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 the jurisdiction of Southern Railway. Southern Railway Apprentice 2021.

Southern railway apprentice 2021


Southern Railway

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Southern railway


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Vacancy details:
  1. Carriage works, Permbur – 936
  2. Golden rock workshop – 756
  3. Signal & Telecom workshop, Podanur- 1686

Total Vacancies-3378


Qualification for Fresher Category:

  1. Fitter, Painter & Welder- 10th Pass
  2. Medical Lab Technician- 12th Pass

Qualification for Ex. ITI Category:

  1. Fitter, Machinist, MMV, Turner, Diesel mechanic, Carpenter, Painter, Welder (G&E), Wireman, advance welder, R&AC. : 10th Pass with ITI Course in the relevant trade.
  2. Electrician : 10th Pass with ITI in relevant trade.
  3. Electronics Mechanic: 10th Pass under 10+2 system of education with Science and Mathematics or its equivalent and ITI course in the relevant trade in Government recognized ITI.
  4. PASSA: 10th Pass under 10+2 system of education & national trade certificate issued by national council for vocational training in ” Computer operator and Programming Assistant”.
Age details:
  1. Fresher’s: 15-22 Years
  2. Ex-ITI, MLT: 15-24 Years

Age relaxation is applicable 03 years for OBC, 05 Years for SC/ST, 10 Years for PwBD.

Stipend for Apprentices work at Southern railway:
  1. Fresher’s: Rs.6000/-(10th PASS)
  2. Fresher’s: Rs. 7000/- ( 12th Pass)
  3. Ex-ITI : Rs. 7000/-
Period of Training:

Fresher Category:

  1. Welder: 1 year 3 months
  2. Fitter & Painter : 2 years
  3. MLT: 1 Year 3 months

Ex. ITI Category:

In respect of Ex.ITI candidates, rebate in the duration of training will be given as per the schedule-I of apprentices rules 1992, as amended time to time.

Southern railway Apprentice selection process:

The selection will be on the basis of Merit list prepared in respect of all the eligible candidates who apply against the notification. The merit list will be prepared by the committee nominated for this purpose by following the procedure mentioned as under.

Application fees:

Rs. 100/- ( SC/ST/PwBD/ Women candidates exempted from application fees)

Candidates residing in the following locations are eligible to apply.
  1. Whole state of Tamilnadu
  2. Union Territory of Puducherry
  3. Whole state of Kerala
  4. Whole Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands
  5. Only 2 districts of Andhra Pradesh namely SPSR Nellore and Chittoor.
  6. Only 1 district of Karnataka namely Dakshina Kannada.
Important dates:

Starting date of applications: 01.06.2021

Ending date of applications: 30.06.2021

Important links:

Notification 1: CLICK HERE

Notification 2: CLICK HERE

Notification 3: CLICK HERE



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