RRC ER Apprentice Recruitment 2023 : Are you ready for an exciting career opportunity with the Eastern Railway? The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of the Eastern Railway Zone has officially released the RRC ER Apprentice Recruitment 2023 notification. This recruitment drive aims to engage Act Apprentices for various units of the Eastern Railway. If you’re a 10th pass or 10+2 with ITI certification holder, this could be your ticket to a fulfilling career in the railway sector. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through all the essential details you need to know about this recruitment, including eligibility criteria, important dates, and how to apply online. Let’s get started!
RRC ER Apprentice Recruitment 2023 Overview
The Eastern Railway is offering a golden opportunity to aspiring candidates with a total of 3115 slots available for Act Apprenticeship in its various workshops and divisions for the year 2023-24. This is a fantastic chance to embark on a full-time job in the Indian Railways. Here are the key details:
- Total Slots: 3115
- Training Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
- Application Mode: Online
- Registration Dates: 27th September to 26th October 2023
- Official Websites: www.rrcer.com and www.er.indianrailways.gov.in
Eligibility Criteria for Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023
Before you proceed with your application, it’s crucial to ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria set by the Eastern Railway:
- Minimum Age: 15 years
- Maximum Age: 24 years as of 26th October 2023
Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories:
- SC/ST: 5 years
- OBC-NCL: 3 years
- Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD): 10 years
- Ex-Servicemen: Additional years based on their service in the Defense Forces
- Candidates must have passed the 10th class examination or its equivalent under the 10+2 examination system with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (excluding additional subjects) from a recognized board.
- They should also possess an ITI Certificate (National Trade Certificate) from an institute affiliated with NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade.
For some specific trades (Welder, Sheet Metal Worker, Lineman, Wireman, Carpenter, Painter – General), candidates with a minimum educational qualification of 8th class pass from a recognized school and a National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT are eligible.
Application Fee for RRC ER Apprentice 2023-24
Applicants need to pay a non-refundable application fee while filling out the online form. The fee structure is as follows:
- General, EWS, and OBC Candidates: Rs. 100/-
- SC, ST, PWD, and Women Candidates: Rs. 0/- (No Fee)
Selection Process for Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023
The selection of candidates for the training slots is purely merit-based and will be determined by their academic percentages in Matriculation and ITI. Here’s an overview of the selection process:
- Eligible candidates will be invited for Document Verification, with the number of candidates called for verification being 1.5 times the notified vacancies in their respective communities based on merit order.
- Selected candidates will have to undergo a prescribed medical examination and meet the physical fitness criteria.
- No facilitation centers or coaching centers have been appointed for this selection process, as it is solely based on merit.
Stipend for RRC ER Apprentice 2023-24
Selected apprentices will receive a stipend at prescribed rates during their apprenticeship as per the provisions of the Eastern Railway.
Important Dates for Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023
|Date of Official Notification
|12th September 2023
|Starting Date for Registration of Online Application Form
|27th September 2023 (00:01 hrs onwards)
|Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form
|26th October 2023 (Up to 23:59 hrs)
|Due Date for Depositing Application Fee
|26th October 2023 (Up to 23:59 hrs)
|Date for Declaration of Final Merit List of Selected Candidates
|To be announced soon
|To be notified later on
How to Apply for RRC ER Apprentice Online Application Form 2023
If you’re interested in applying for the Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023, follow these steps to complete your online application:
- Visit the official website of RRC Eastern Railways.
- On the homepage, look for the ‘ER Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2023’ link and click on it.
- Download the notification and print out the application form attached to the bottom of the advertisement.
- Read all the instructions carefully before filling out the application form.
- Fill in all the required fields in English or Hindi without any spelling mistakes. Ensure that all the information provided is accurate.
- Attach PDF copies of the required documents, including educational certificates, age proof, caste certificate (if applicable), PH certificate, self-declaration for the minority community, and ITI certificate from NCVT/SCVT. Also, upload a scanned passport-sized photograph and your signature/left thumb impression.
- Pay the application fee online using Debit Card, Credit Card, or Internet Banking (if applicable).
- Verify all the details you’ve filled in, as corrections won’t be allowed after the final submission.
- Click the submit button.
- Finally, take a printout of the online application form for document verification. Physical copies of the application are not required to be sent to RRC.
Official Links for RRC-ER Apprentice 2023-24 Recruitment
For your convenience, here are the official links to the Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023-24:
RRC ER Apprentice Result 2023
The results for the Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023 will be based on academic merit and may take approximately 1-2 months to be declared online. The selected candidates will be listed on the official website. Please note that there won’t be a centralized merit list. The Eastern Railway administration will not take responsibility for sending responses to candidates who are not selected.
About Eastern Railway (ER)
The Eastern Railway Zone, headquartered in Kolkata, is one of the 17 zones of the Indian Railways. It comprises various divisions, including Howrah, Malda, Sealdah, and Asansol, each headed by a divisional railway manager. The Eastern Railway is known for its workshops in Jamalpur, Liluah, and Kanchrapara, which serve various purposes, including aircraft repairs and armored car manufacturing. The department conducts regular recruitments to hire talented individuals for various positions.
If you have any questions or face technical issues while submitting your application, you can reach out to the Railway Recruitment Cell at the following contact details:
- **Contact Address : Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway, 56, C.R. Avenue, RITES Building, 1st Floor, Kolkata – 700 012 (West Bengal)
- Email IDs for Technical Queries:
- (a) [email protected]
- (b) [email protected]
- RRC ER Official Email ID: [email protected]
- Helpline Number: +91 7303484063 (Between 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM – Monday to Friday)
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career with the Eastern Railway. Apply your application form early, and stay tuned to our website for the latest updates on Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023. Share this article with your friends and family, and if you have any queries, feel free to ask in the comments section below. Good luck, and we wish you a successful career in the railway sector!
Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog is based on the official notification for RRC ER Apprentice Recruitment 2023 and other publicly available sources as of the knowledge cutoff date in September 2021. Please note that recruitment details, eligibility criteria, important dates, and other information may be subject to change. Applicants are advised to refer to the official website of the Eastern Railway (www.rrcer.com) or other relevant official sources for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the recruitment process.
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