Recruitment Update: 1600+ Vacancies Announced by Railways

Good news for job seekers! 

The Railway Recruitment Cell of North Central Railway recently released a list of more than 1600 vacancies for various apprentice positions. Scroll down for further details. 

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Eligibility Criteria


As of 1st August 2022, the candidates should be at least 15 years of age but not older than 24 years. A relaxation of five years will be provided to SC/ST candidates, while PWD candidates will have a relaxation of 10 years. OBC candidates will be eligible for a relaxation of three years.

Educational Qualifications

-The applicants must have passed the class 10th examination or its equivalent (under the 10+2 education system) with at least 50% aggregate marks. 

-Applicants are also required to have passed ITI in their relevant trades, as notified by the NCVT or the SCVT. 

-For 19 trades, possession of an ITI/National Trade certificate (affiliated to NCVT or SCVT) is compulsory. Tap here to view the list of these trades.  

Important Dates

Opening Date of online application: 2nd July 2022

Deadline for application submission: 1st August 2022 at 11:59 PM

Where to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application and view the official notification on this web page

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Application Fee

A non-refundable fee of INR 100 will have to be paid while submitting the application. SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates are not required to pay any fee. The payment can be made online by using debit card or credit card or internet banking. 

Vacancy Details

A total of 1659 vacancies have been advertised for Prayagraj, Jhansi and Agra Divisions of the North Central Railway. Below are the trade-wise details: 

  • Tech. Fitter: 581
  • Tech. Welder (G&E): 22
  • Tech. Carpenter: 16
  • Tech. Painter (General): 12
  • Tech. Armature Winder: 47
  • Tech. Crane: 8
  • Tech. Machinist: 15
  • Tech. Electrician: 2
  • Fitter: 448
  • Welder (G&E): 11
  • Mechanic (DSL): 84
  • Carpenter: 16
  • Electrician: 224
  • MMTM: 12
  • Machinist: 16
  • Painter: 20
  • Stenographer (Hindi): 3
  • Welder: 61
  • Information and Communication Technology System Maintenance: 8
  • Plumber: 5
  • Draughtsman (Civil): 5
  • Stenographer (English): 4
  • Wireman: 13
  • Mechanic-cum-Operator Electronics Communication: 15
  • Health Sanitary Inspector: 6
  • Multimedia and Web Page Designer: 5

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