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RRC-WR 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Apprentice - 3591 Posts

Western Railway 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. RRC-WR inviting applications for the positions of Apprentice . Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 24th June, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Apprentice - 3591 Posts

Job Location - Across Gujarat

Education Qualification :

Western Railway invites ONLINE applications from interested Applicants for engagement as Act Apprentices against the 3591 slots notified for training in the designated Trades under Apprentice Act 1961 at various Divisions, Workshops within the jurisdiction of Western Railways for the year 2021-22

1. Post Name: Apprentice

2. No of Post: 3591

3. Essential Qualifications :- The Applicants should have already passed the prescribed qualification on the date of issue of this Notification i.e. 18/050/2021 as under

i) Educational Qualifications :- Matriculate or 10th Class in 10+2 examination system with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from recognized Board.

ii) Technical Qualifications :- ITI certificate affiliated to NCVT / SCVT is compulsory in relevant trade

4. Trades:

i. Fitter

ii. Welder (G&E)

iii. Turner

iv. Machinist

v. Carpenter

vi. Painter (General)

vii. Mechanic (DSL)

viii. Mechanic (Motor Vehicle)

ix. Programming & Systems Administration Assistant

x. Electrician

xi. Electronics Mechanic

xii. Wireman

xiii. Refrigeration & AC Mechanic

xiv. Pipe Fitter

xv. Plumber

xvi. Draftsman (Civil)

xvii. Stenographer (English)

5. Stipend :- Selected Candidates engaged as Apprentices will undergo Apprenticeship training for a period of one year and will be paid a Stipend during the training at the prescribed rate as per extant rules governed by the concerned State Governments

6. Training Period :- The selected Applicants are required to undergo apprenticeship training for a period of 01 Year.

7. Division:

i. Ratlam (RTM) Division - 434

ii. Rajkot (RJT) Division - 176

iii. Bhavnagar (BVP) Division - 210

iv. Lower Parel (PL ) W/Shop - 396

v. Mahalaxmi (MX) W/Shop - 64

vi. Bhavnagar (BVP ) W/Shop - 73

vii. Dahod (DHD) W/Shop - 187

viii. Pratap Nagar (PRTN) W/Shop, Vadodara - 45

ix. Sabarmati (SBI ) ENGG W/Shop, Ahmedabad - 60

x. Sabarmati (SBI ) Signal W/Shop, Ahmedabad - 25

xi, Head Quarter Office - 83

xii. Mumbai (MMCT ) Division -  738

xiii. Vadodara (BRC ) Division - 489

xiv. Ahmedabad Division - 611

8. Notification No. RRC/WR/01/2021 Apprentice Dated 18/05/2021


The Applicants should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 24/06/2021.

Application Fee:

Application fees (Non-refundable) – Rs. 100/-. No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/ PWD/ Women Applicants.

Documents Required:

Applicants are required to upload the legible self attested scanned copy of following documents :-

1 SSC (Standard 10th) or its equivalent Mark Sheet.

2 Certificate for proof of date of birth (Standard 10 or its equivalent certificate or mark sheet indicating date of birth or School Leaving Certificate indicating date of birth). 

3 Consolidated ITI mark Sheet of all semesters of the trade in which applied / Provisional National Trade Certificate indicating marks. 

4 National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT or Provisional National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT / SCVT. 

5 Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC Applicants wherever applicable, EWS Certificate

6 Disability certificate, in case of PwBD Applicants

7 Discharge certificate / Serving certificate, in case of Applicants applied against Ex-Servicemen quota. 

8 Applicants are required to upload Scanned copy/ soft copy of their colour photograph (size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm ) taken not later than three months from the date of application, JPG / JPEG format, 100 DPI, size of the file should be between 20 KB -70 KB) with clear front view of the Applicants without cap and sunglasses.

a. Applicants may note that RRC may, at any stage, reject the applications for uploading old/unclear photograph or for any significant variations between photograph uploaded in the Application Form and the actual Physical appearance of the Applicants. Applicants are advised to keep two additional copies of the same photograph ready with them and carry the same at the time of Document / Certificate Verification. 

9 Applicants are also required to upload the Scanned copy / soft copy their signature (size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm, JPG / JPEG format, 100 DPI, size of the file should be between 20 KB – 30 KB). 


i. Certificates in languages other than English or Hindi should be accompanied by an attested copy of translation in English / Hindi. 

ii. Production of Originals of uploaded documents along with 2 self attested photocopies on the day of Document Verification in the Concerned Division is mandatory. Applications without requisite enclosures uploaded will be summarily 10 Income & Asset Certificate (Annexure – “G”) to be uploaded by Economically Weaker Section wherever applicable. 

Important Notes:

1. Please read all the instructions in this notification carefully and ensure that you are eligible to apply before filling the application form Online. Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications are available on the RRC - WR website- 

2. Applicants are advised in their own interest to submit Online Application much before the closing date to avoid possibility of any failure to submit application due to heavy load/jam on website. 

3. In case the Applicant does not have a VALID personal e-mail ID he/she should create his / her own e-mail ID before applying online application and must maintain that e-mail ID till the end of engagement process.

4. This is a Centralized Notification for engagement of Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 being conducted by Western Railway and Railway Recruitment Cell, Western Railway (RRC-WR) has been nominated as nodal agency for obtaining ONLINE applications from Applicants. 

5. Applicants can submit their applications ONLINE only on RRC’s website The candidature of the Applicants will be considered only on the basis of the information filled in the ONLINE application. Document Verification will be held in the concerned Divisions & Workshops. 

6. In case of Direct Recruitment from Open Market to Posts / Categories in Level – 1 (Rs. 18,000/- - Rs. 56,900/-), Course Completed Act Apprentices (CCAA) trained in Railway Establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) will be given preference in filling up 20% vacancies on qualifying the requisite norms notified by RRB/RRC


RRC-WR, Parcel Depot, Alibhai Premji Road,Grant Road (East), Mumbai – 400 007.

Selection Procedure :

1. Selection of the eligible Applicants for imparting training under the Apprentice Act, 1961 will be based on the merit list which would be prepared taking the average of the percentage of marks obtained by the Applicants in both Matriculation [with minimum 50% (aggregate) marks] and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both.

2. In case of two Applicants ·having the same marks the Applicants having older age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also same, then the· Applicants who passed matriculation exam earlier shall be considered first. There will be no written test or viva.

3. Applicants need not send any copies of application / certificates / documents to RRC-WR by post but have to upload the same online.

4. Final selection of Applicants would be subject to verification of original testimonials and Medical Fitness Certificate

5. Candidates in the Stand- by list will be issued Call Letters only on receipt of details of absentees, medically unfit and rejected candidates from the Merit list allotted to the concerned Divisions / Workshop. The Call letters will be issued strictly in the order of Merit.

How to Apply :

1. Opening Date and Time 25/05/2021 at 11.00 hrs.

2. Closing Date and Time 24/06/2021 at 17.00 hrs.

3. Applicants are required to apply ONLINE by visiting Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications will be available on the website

4. Applicants are required to fill up the personal details/ Trade / Aadhaar number / Marks / CGPA / preference for Divisions / Workshops etc. very carefully as the Computerised Merit list will be prepared only on the basis of the information filled by the Applicant in the ONLINE application. In case of any discrepancy observed at the time of Document Verification, the Applicant will be disqualified summarily.

5. Applicants should be in possession of Aadhaar Card. At the time of registration, Applicants have to fill 12digit Aadhaar Card number. The Applicants not having Aadhaar number and have enrolled for Aadhaar but have not received Aadhaar Card can enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar Enrolment slip.

6. This provision is applicable to the Applicants of all states and Union Territories except the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam Applicants from these states can enter in the online application form, their voter ID number, valid passport number, driving license number or any other valid Government identity card at the time of online application. Applicants have to produce original Aadhaar card or document mentioned above, at the time of Document Verification

7. Applicants should ensure their name, father’s name, date of birth should exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any deviation found during Document Verification will lead to cancellation of candidature and also debarment.

8. Applicants are advised to indicate their active mobile number and valid e-mail ID in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire engagement process as all important messages will be notified on website and email / SMS will be sent only to the selected Applicants which will be treated as deemed to have been read by the Applicants.

9. Choice of only one Division / Workshop is permitted. Option once exercised is FINAL and binding to the candidates. Applicants are instructed to check Tradewise vacancy table to ascertain the vacancies notified and ensure that the Division / Workshop they wish to apply is having vacancies as per their Trade / Qualification / Community / Category.

10. Applicants possessing ITI qualification in more than one trade can apply for different relevant trades separately.

11. Applicants trying to submit more than one application for the same TRADE with different particulars like Name / Father’s name / Community / PWD / Educational and / or Technical Qualification etc. or with different Email ID / Mobile Number are informed that all such applications will be summarily rejected

12. Applicants have to download printouts of their Online application which should be produced as and when required by the Railway Administration.

13. Applicants are required to report for Document / Certificate Verification with their Originals along with Medical Fitness Certificate in the concerned Division / Workshop / Unit.

Official Notification

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