Notification for Engagement of Act Apprentices on Railway under Apprentices Act 1961
for the Year – 2022-23
ONLINE applications are invited 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. Candidates residing in the following locations/areas falling within the
Geographical Jurisdiction of Southern Railway alone are eligible to apply.
- Whole State of Tamil Nadu
- Whole Union Territory of Puducherry
- Whole State of Kerala
- Whole Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands
- ONLY the two districts of Andhra Pradesh, namely, SPSR Nellore and Chittoor.
- ONLY one district of Karnataka, namely, Dakshina Kannada
Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE till the closing date, by visiting website www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in. /then News and updates tab and Personnel Branch information tab to apply
Apprentices will be engaged in the following trades. The slots available in various trades with communal break up for the Trivandrum Division, Palghat Division, Salem Division and Signal & Telecommunication Workshop/Podanur are tabulated below for the information of candidates.
Minimum Academic /Technical Qualification as per the Apprentices Act, 1961
a) Must have passed 10th class examination under 10 +2 system or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. For the calculation of percentage of matriculation, the marks obtained by the candidates in all subjects will be reckoned and not on the basis of marks of any subject or group of subjects like best of five etc. The candidates from Board of Secondary Education Andhra Pradesh, Board of Public Examination, Kerala etc, Administration will take midpoint of range of grades obtained by the candidates. After obtaining midpoints of all the attempted subjects
according to grades awarded, average will be calculated treating each subject is out of 100
marks as there is no standard method or multiplying factor for calculation of average of
matriculation for such Boards.
b) Must have passed ITI Course in relevant trades from a recognized institution. For the
calculation of percentage of ITI marks, the average marks mentioned in consolidate statement of marks of all semesters of the trade applied/Marks mentioned in the provisional National Trade
Certificate issued by NCVT/SCVT will only be reckoned.
Note: Minimum 50% marks in SSLC not applicable for SC/ST/PwBD candidates. Candidates
with higher qualifications viz. Diploma/Degree and Course completed Act Apprentices are not eligible to apply. In respect of ITI quota, they will be trained in which they are in possession of ITI certificate. This notification is purely for giving Apprenticeship Training and not for employment.
Age Limit (as on the date of notification ):-
The candidates should have completed 15 Years of age and should NOT have completed 22
/24 Years for Freshers /Ex-ITI.
The upper age limit is relaxable by 3 Years for the OBC candidates, 5 Years for the SC/ST
candidates and 10 Years for the Person with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)
Processing fee (Non-Refundable)
100/-: Fee (Non-Refundable)100) is to be paid through ONLINE MODE. No fee is required to be
paid by SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates. No request of refund of fee once remitted by the
candidate will be entertained by the Administration under any circumstances.
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.
Date and Time of Closing of the Online Application : 31.10.2022
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