Railway Recruitment 2022: Over 3000 Vacancies Announced

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The Eastern Railway has invited applications for 3115 posts of apprentices. The last date to apply is 29th October. 

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Vacancy Details

Below are the numbers of vacancies in various divisions: 

  • Howrah Division: 659 Posts
  • Liluah Division: 612 Posts
  • Sealdah Division: 440 Posts
  • Kanchrapara Division: 187 Posts
  • Malda Division: 138 Posts
  • Asansol Division: 412 Posts
  • Jamalpur Workshop: 667 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must be at least 15 years old and not older than 24 years.

Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates, 3 years for OBC-NCL candidates and 10 years for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) candidates.

The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 more years for ex-servicemen, depending on the extent of their service in the Defence Forces, plus 3 years if they served for at least 6 months at a stretch.

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Educational Qualifications

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognised board. 

They should also possess the National Trade Certificate in one of the following trades issued by NVCT/SVCT –

Welder (Gas and Electric), Sheet Metal Worker, Lineman, Wireman, Carpenter, Painter (General).

Application fee: ₹100

SC/ST/PwBD/Women applicants don’t have to pay any fee. 

How to Apply:

The candidates are required to apply online on the official website of RRC/ER – Kolkata

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