Southern Railway Notification for recruitment of Apprentice Trainees
About Southern Railway:
Formed by the merger of three state railways, the Southern Railway was established in 1951. With its headquarters in Chennai, the railway covers a vast network of an area of the Indian peninsula and is divided into six divisions. Southern Railway is inviting applications from all eligible candidates for Engagement of Act Apprentices under Apprentices Act 1961 on 862 posts.
Job Location: Chennai
The Apprentice Trainee (for fresher and ex-ITI) posts under the Carriage and Wagon Workshop, Perambur are 220 in number for the following trades:
- Welder (G&E)
The posts are open under various categories like SC, ST, OBC, UR, and PH.
Minimum qualifications required:
The applicants should have completed matriculation under the 10+2 system along with ITI qualification.
For detailed qualification requirements for Fresher’s and ex ITI, please refer to the official recruitment notification.
Post and salary
The rates of stipend according to the year of training are as follows:
- First year- 5700
- Second year- 6500
- Third year- 7350
Age group with relaxation:
The eligible age limit for the trainee posts under fresher and ex-ITI categories lies between 18 to 24 years.
The upper age limit is relaxed for the following categories:
- OBC- 3 years
- SC/ST- 5 years
- PH- 10 years
For detailed breakup of the age limit for each trade, please refer the official notification link.
Application fee detail with mode of payment:
- SC/ST/PWD/Women/other reserved category candidates- No fee.
- Others- Rs. 100.
The fee is payable through a demand draft is drawn in favor of the below-mentioned address.
The applicants are to be selected on the basis of academic merit and the physical standard test.
Disclaimer: Candidates should read official notification regarding age limit, Qualification, selection process and how to apply for Southern Railway Recruitment.
How to apply
- Visit the official website sr.indianrailways.gov.in.
- Download and print the application form.
- Fill the form with correct details.
- Attach the requisite documents.
- Send the form with enclosures to the official address mentioned below.
Also see : BANK Jobs
Workshop Personnel officer, Office of the Chief Workshop Manager, Carriage and Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Ayanavaram, Chennai – 600023
The last date for the receipt of the application at the above address is June 20, 2016.
Official Website link:
Official notification link for Southern Railway Recruitment: