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Western Railway Recruitment 2017 – 671 Apprentice Vacancies

Western Railway Recruitment 2017: In some of the divisions functioning under the administrative control of Western Railway, many eligible Apprentices are required now. This apprenticeship programme will be started by Western Railway very soon, so eligible candidates are asked to submit your applications. Before that, be sure about the eligibility conditions mentioned in the official notification. Concluding the overview about Western Railway Recruitment 2017, we had discussed more in the below sections.

Western Railway Recruitment 2017– Highlights
Designation Apprentice Vacancies 671
Qualification 10th Pass & ITI Application Offline
Selection Type Document verification Job Type Temporary
Last Date 12th or 17th or 23rd November 2017 Job Location India

Western Railway Recruitment 2017

Western Railway is one of the 17 zones of Indian Railways and is among the busiest railway networks in India. The railway system is divided into six operating divisions where in, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Ratlam and Mumbai. Among that, Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Rajkot Divisions are going to implement an Apprenticeship programme for the ITI pass candidates. Without fail, applicants should possess all the eligibility conditions.

Engineering Graduates and Diploma Holders are not eligible for this apprenticeship programme. The apprenticeship period allotted for the candidates is one to two years. These candidates will have no perspective right to regular appointment or absorption in Railway Service. Indian Citizens are only invited to utilize this offer. More details about Western Railway Recruitment 2017 are given below.

Division Wise RRCWR Vacancies

Sl.No Western Railway Divisions Apprentice Vacancies Age Limit
1 Ahmedabad 388 24 years
2 Rajkot 54
3 Vadodara 229

Designated Trades: All the designated trades that come under the Western Railway Apprenticeship Programme are listed hereunder.

  • Fitter
  • Machinist
  • Welder (G & E)
  • Electrician
  • Mechanic Motor Vehicle
  • Mechanic Diesel
  • Laboratory Assistant (Chemical Plant)
  • Electronic Mechanic
  • Painter (General)
  • Programming and System Administration Assistant
  • Carpenter
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Turner
  • Motor Vehicle Body Vehicle
  • Mechanic Tools & Machine Maintenance
  • Instruments Mechanic
  • Boiler (Attender)
  • Refrigerator & A/C Mechanic

Training & Stipend: Training would be arranged in accordance with the syllabus prescribed by the Central Apprenticeship council. The selected candidates will be paid stipend during this apprenticeship period of one to two years.

Eligibility Conditions to Apply for Western Railway Recruitment 2017

Educational Qualification: The below indicated academic qualification is mandatory to apply for the latest Western Railway Vacancies. These qualifications should have obtained from any recognized institutions.

  • 10th Pass & ITI

Age Limits: The upper and lower age limits that are prescribed for the aspirants are given below. The cut-off date for determining the age limit is on 13th October 2017.

  • Lower age – 15 years
  • Higher age – 24 years

Apprentice Jobs | Assistant Jobs

Age Relaxation: Accordingly with the different reserved categories, the age relaxation will be given.

  • OBC – 3 years
  • SC/ ST – 5 years

Western Railway Recruitment Selection Methods

The selection of the eligible candidates for imparting training will be based on the merit list prepared. This merit list would be prepared on the basis of average percentage of marks obtained by the aspirants in both matriculation and ITI examination.

Equal weight age would be given to both the marks and there will be no written test or viva conducted further on. And finally, to join this apprenticeship programme, applicants must be passed in the medical examination.

  • Verification of documents
  • Medical Examination

Guidelines to Apply for Western Railway Recruitment 2017

Application Fee: A postal order or demand draft should be payable to Sr.DFM-Ahmedabad/ Vadadora/ Rajkot divisions as application processing fee. After remitting the application fee, it should not be refunded to you. The postal order or demand draft should be enclosed along with the application form.

  • Application Processing Fee – Rs.100/-
  • SC/ ST/ PH/ Women – Fee Exemption
  • Fee payment mode – Offline


Applying Procedure: Format of the application form is attached along with the advertisement, which is available in the website. Those who are interested to participate in the apprenticeship programme conducted by Western Railway are asked to download the application form.

After downloading the application form, it should be filled in English/ Hindi only in his/ her own handwriting. By postal method candidates should submit your applications. Or if possible, you can drop it by handy also. The address for communication is mentioned in the below table.

Division Envelope Address
Vadodara Divisional Railway Manager (E)-BRC, Estt.-Electrical Section, Second floor, Personal Department, Pratapnagar, Vadodara- 390004.
Rajkot Divisional Railway Manager Office, Establishment Branch, Personnel Department, EM Section, Kothi Compound, Rajkot-360001.
Ahmedabad Divisional Railway Manager Office, W.Rly, Nr.Chamunda Bridge, Amdupura, Asarwa, Ahmedabad 382345.

Documents to Attach: The following self attested copies of the certificates should be attached along with the application form.

  • 10th / SSLC certificate
  • ITI certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • PED certificate
  • Two identical latest passport size photograph
Reference Links
Official Notification – Ahamedabad Click here
Official Notification – Rajkot Click here
Official Notification – Vadodara Click here

Dates to Remember

Ahmedabad Division
Date of publication of advertisement 13th October 2017
Last date to submit application 12th November 2017
Rajkot Division
Date of publication of advertisement 6th October 2017
Last date to submit application 17th November 2017
Vadodara Division
Date of publication of advertisement 24th October 2017
Last date to submit application 23rd November 2017
The probable date of displaying list of selected candidates 23rd December 2017
The tentative date of commencement of training 23rd January 2018

Note: The relevant information about Western Railway Recruitment 2017 is updated in the above sections. If the applicants need more information, please refer the official notification

Updated: 3rd November 2017 — 5:58 pm

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