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Southern Railway 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Act Apprentice and Apprentice 3378 Posts

Southern Railway 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. Southern Railway inviting applications for the positions of Act Apprentice . Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 30th June, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :- 

Act Apprentice - 2622

Apprentice - 756 Posts

Job Location - Chennai, Coimbatore and Trichy

Education Qualification :

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for engagement as Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentices Act, 1961 in the designated trades at various Divisions/Workshops/Units in the jurisdiction of Southern Railway. Candidates residing in the following locations/areas falling within the Geographical Jurisdiction of Southern Railway alone are eligible to apply. Apprentices will be engaged in the following trades, the slots available in various trades with communal break up in Carriage& Wagon Works, Loco Works, Electrical Workshop, Railway Hospital/Perambur and Chennai Division are tabulated below for the information of candidates.

Note - Do check official notification for more details and apply via proper channel only.More details and other particulars are explained in notification, read completely and go to the official website and apply.


The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should NOT have completed 22/24 years for Freshers/Ex-ITI, MLT respectively.

Application Fee:

Processing fee (Non-Refundable) Rs.100/-. Fee is to be paid through ONLINE MODE. Ne fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates.

Selection Procedure :

The selection will be on the basis of Merit List prepared in respect of all the eligible candidates who apply against the Notification. The Merit List will be prepared by the Committee nominated for this purpose by following the procedure mentioned as under:

a) Fresher Category :- Marks obtained in Matriculation will be converted for 200 and merit list will be drawn based on the converted marks duly ensuring Minimum 50% in aggregate marks in Matriculation.

b) Ex.ITI :- Marks obtained in Matriculation will be converted to 100 marks ( duly ensuring Minimum 50% marks in aggregate) + ITI marks duly converted to 100. Total marks put together will be calculated for 200 marks and merit list will be drawn based on the converted marks giving equal weight age to both.

c) MLT :- Marks obtained in Higher Secondary (with Physics, Chemistry, Maths & Biology) will be converted for 200 and merit list will be drawn based on the converted marks duly ensuring Minimum 50% in aggregate marks in Matriculation. For candidates possessing Xth through General Education Department, Government of Kerala the grades are classified on nine-point scale. Administration will take midpoint of range of grades obtained by the candidates. After obtaining midpoints of all the attempted subjects according to grades awarded, percentage will be calculated treating each subject is out of 100 marks as there is no standard method or multiplying factor for calculation of average of matriculation for such Boards.

d) For SC/ST and PwBD ( PH quota) candidates the minimum percentage of 50% marks in aggregate in Matriculation is not insisted upon)

e) In case of two candidates having the same marks, the older candidate will be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also same, then the candidate who has passed Matriculation Examination earlier will be considered.

f) Original transfer certificate for completion of qualifying examination (Std. X/XII/ITI) must be produced during document verification.

How to Apply :

Applications complete in all respects should be submitted ONLINE till the closing date, by visiting website “ ---> News & Updates ---> Personnel Branch Information”.

1. Opening Date of Online Application: 01/06/2021

2. Date and Time of Closing of Online Application: 30/06/2021 till 17.00 Hrs

Official Notification


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