Railway Recruitment Cell Central Railway Notification 2022

Engagement of Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961, over Central Railway.

ONLINE applications are invited from interested candidates for engagement of
Act Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentices Act 1961 in the
designated trades at Workshops/Units in the jurisdiction of Central Railway
against 2422 slots. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted
only ONLINE till 17:00 hrs. of the closing date

Candidates should note and take cognizance of the fact that this is a
Centralized Notification for engagement of Act Apprentices under the
Apprentices Act 1961 for Central Railway Units and Railway Recruitment Cell,
Central Railway (RRC/CR) has been nominated as nodal agency for obtaining
ONLINE applications from candidates and preparation of their merit list.
Candidates can submit their applications ONLINE only on RRC’s website

After preparation of merit list, the same will be advised to respective
Divisions/Units on Central Railway. Document verification will be held in opted
Divisions/Units, as per the Cluster as mentioned in the Candidate’s


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.
For the purpose of calculation of percentage of matriculation, marks
obtained by the candidates in all subjects will be reckoned and not
on the basis of marks of any subject or a group of subjects like
best of five etc.
For the purpose of calculation of percentage of ITI marks, average
marks mentioned in consolidated statement of marks for all semesters of

the trade applied / marks mentioned in the Provisional National Trade
Certificate issued by NCVT / SCVT, will only be reckoned.
For the purpose of calculation of percentage of marks of SSC of
candidates from Board of Secondary Education Andhra Pradesh, Board
of Public Examination, Kerala etc RRC 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.

In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidate with
older age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also same,
then the candidate who passed matriculation exam earlier shall be
considered first.

A final merit list will be prepared cluster/unit wise, trade wise and
community wise, equal to the number of slots in the descending order of
percentage of marks obtained by the candidate, as stated above.

Candidates finally enlisted would be subject to verification of original
testimonials uploaded and production of medical certificate as per
annexure attached.

During submission of ONLINE application, a Registration number will be
issued to each applicant. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their
Registration Number for further stages of engagement
process/correspondence with RRC.

The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not
have completed 24 years of age as on 15-12-2022.

Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 3
years in case of OBC candidates.

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its
equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks,
in aggregate, from recognized Board and also possess National Trade
Certificate in the notified trade issued by the National Council for
Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council
for Vocational Training / State Council for Vocational Training.


Application fees (Non-refundable) – Rs. 100/-

No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates

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