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Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 – 732 Act Apprentice Posts

Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017: One of the daily newspapers has issued an employment notification regarding the engagement of young and skillful candidates below Trade apprentice posts like Fitter, Mechanic, Electrician, Welder, machinist and other trades. Nearly 732 vacancies are available below these trades. Aspirants who are holding any ITI certificate after finishing matriculation level are eligible to apply for Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017. ITI students, who desire to get trained in their respective trade are requested to apply for Eastern railway Jobs. Other details like eligibility criteria, selection process, etc are give in the below section.

Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017
Railway Name Eastern Railway
Designation Act Apprentice
No of Posts 732
Last Date 07-12-2017
Qualification 10th with ITI
Job Nature Temporary Basis
Location West Bengal

Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017

Eastern Railway is one among the 16 zones which is headquartered at Fairley Place, Kolkata. This railway requires dynamic and sincere person for serving in the apprentice positions at its workshop which is located at various divisions. Candidates who wish to learn more about their trade in practical way are requested apply for Eastern Railway vacancies.

This training will be useful while you are getting into higher positions. A written or trade test would be conducted for selecting the right candidate for this job. You will be undergoing training under Apprenticeship Act 1961.The postal address for sending the application form has been given in the below section.

Eastern Railway Vacancy Details (Kanchrapara, Sealdah Division)

Sl.No Post Name No of Posts
1 Fitter 251
2 Welder 99
3 Machinist 06
4 Electrician 164
5 Carpenter 09
6 Wireman 43
7 Electrician Mechanic 75
8 Ref & AC 35
9 Painter 09

Eligibility Criteria for Eastern Railway Jobs 2017

Educational Qualification: Aspirants who have passed 10th standard with ITI course in their respective subject are eligible to apply for Eastern Railways apprentice vacancies.

  • Minimum Qualification – 10th pass with ITI

Age Limit & Relaxation: The age of the applicants should not be less than 15 years and more than 24 years as on 1st July 2017.

  • Age Limit – 15 to 24 years

Selection Process for RRCER Recruitment 2017

Selection Process: The application submitted through the postal shall be scrutinized by the screening panel by means of marks obtained in the 10th and ITI exam.

Aspirants who are holding good academic record are asked to appear for Written/ Trade Test. Candidates who are scoring more marks in these tests will be called for document verification. Only after verifying the certificates, the final selection list will be prepared.

  • Academic Performance
  • Written/ trade test
  • Document Verification


Stipends offered: The selected candidates will undergo training initially for a period of one year which can be further extended, if needed. The stipends provided for the appointees will be as per Apprentice Act 1961.

  • Stipends Offered – As per norms

Application Fee: Candidates have to remit the application fee in the form of postal order drawn in favour of “FA &CAO, Eastern railway, Kolkata”.

  • Cost of Application – Rs.40/-
  • Fee for SC/ ST – No Fee

How to Apply for Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017

Candidates who are duly fulfilling all the eligibility requirements of Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 are asked to download the application from the official site i.e. “www.er.indianrailways.gov.in”. Take the printout of the form and fill it with required details.

Affix a recent passport size photo on the column provided for it. Also, enclose the following documents along with the form.

  • 10th and ITI certificates
  • Mark Sheets
  • Age Proof
  • Community Certificate, etc

The envelope holding the application should be inscribed with “Application for the Post of________” on the top and send to “Workshop Personnel Officer, Eastern Railway, Kanchrapara, West Bengal, Pin- 743145” on or before the last date.

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Reference Links
Official Notification er.indianrailways.gov.in
Download Application Form Click here

Important Dates

  • Advertisement Date – 30-03-2017
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application – 8th May 2017

Note: We have offered the details regarding Eastern Railway Recruitment 2017 in the above section for the convenience of Job Hunters. You can also refer the official site for grabbing more information.

Updated: 4th November 2017 — 11:06 am

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