Railway Recruitment live 2021 -Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online for 3366 Act Apprentice Posts

Railway Recruitment live 2021 -Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online for 3366 Act Apprentice Posts

Eastern Railway Total Vacancy: 3366

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Eastern Railway Application Fee

  • Candidates should pay Rs.100/-
  • For SC/ST/PWBD/Women candidates: NIL
  • Payment can be done through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking etc.

Eastern Railway Important Dates

  • Date of publication of notification on website: 01-10-2021
  • Opening Date and Time of online application: 04-10-2021 at 10:00 AM
  • Closing date and time of online application: 03-11-2021 till 06.00 PM
  • Probable date of display of list of selected candidates: 18-11-2021
Indian Railway

Eastern Railway Age Limit (as on 03-11-2021)

  • Minimum Age: should have completed 15 Years
  • Maximum Age: should not have completed 24 Years
  • Age relaxation is applicable for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD candidates as per rules.

Eastern Railway Qualification

  • Candidates should possess passed 8th Class, 10th class examination or its equivalent and National Trade Certificate (Relevant Trades).
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Candidates should note and take cognizance of the fact that this is a Centralized Notification for engagement of Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 for Eastern Railway Units and Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway (RRC/ER) is the nodal agency for processing of ONLINE applications from candidates and preparation of their merit list.


i. The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on last date for receiving application. The age as recorded in the Matriculation certificate or the Birth Certificate issued by Government Authority shall only be reckoned for the purpose. No other document like horoscope, affidavits, birth extract from Municipal Corporation, service records and like will be accepted.


The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination
system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from a government recognized Board and also
should possess the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT.
However for the following Trades, the minimum educational qualification is 8th class pass from
recognized School and the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT:
i. Welder (Gas and Electric)
ii. Sheet Metal Worker
iii. Lineman
iv. Wireman
v. Carpenter
vi. Painter (General)


A person shall be eligible for being trained under the Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, as amended from time to time, if he or she satisfies the minimum standards of physical fitness as prescribed in the aforesaid act and rules. In accordance with Railway Board letter No.E(MPP)/2009/6/14, candidates have to bring a
medical certificate at the time of document verification in a prescribed format as per Apprentice Act, 1961 and para 4 of Apprenticeship rules, 1992 (as amended from time to time). The medical certificate should be signed by Government authorized doctor (Gaz.), not below the rank of Asst. Surgeon of Central/State Hospital.

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All candidates, irrespective of community may be considered against UR vacancies, subject to fulfillment of parameters for UR candidates. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.

ii. However, against the vacancies earmarked for specific communities (SC/ST/OBC), only candidates belonging to that community will be considered.
iii. Reservation quotas applicable for SC/ST/OBC/ESM/PWBD/EWS candidates shall be applicable in accordance with the relevant provision of the Railway Board.
iv. In the event of the OBC vacancies notified above remaining filled, the same will be filled up from other candidates. The unfilled SC vacancies, if any, shall be filled up by the ST candidate, if available and vice-versa. And if such arrangement is not possible, the unfilled reserved vacancies shall be filled up from the UR candidates (Rule 5 of the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992).
v. The quota vacancies in the ESM and PWBD categories are included in the overall vacancies and hence are not to be filled up outside the notified vacancies.
vi. The candidates selected against ESM and PWBD will be placed in the appropriate categories
viz. UR/SC/ST/OBC to which they belong to. Unfilled ESM vacancies would be filled up
from other candidates as per merit. vii. Following entries shall be covered under the term ESM mentioned in para-2 of the notification.
a) Children of deceased/disabled Ex-servicemen including those killed/disabled during peace time.
b) Children of Ex-servicemen
c) Children of Serving Jawans
d) Children of Serving Officer
e) Ex-Servicemen

The candidates, who want to avail the benefit of reservation of Ex-servicemen and Armed Forces Personnel, must produce Discharge certificate and Pension Payment related documents. The children of Ex- servicemen and children of Armed Forces Personnel must produce discharge certificate and Pension Payment related documents or Armed Forces serving certificate respectively (as the case may be) of his/her parents at the time of document verification