Indian Railway Recruitment 2021: Apply For Over 3,600 Apprentice Vacancies

Get ready, as the Railways has launched special summer trains! Representative image only. Image Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

Indian Railway Recruitment 2021: Candidates will not have to go through any examination for the recruitment process and will be chosen on merit.

The Railway Recruitment cell has issued a notification to fill 3,600 apprentice vacancies in the Western Railway.

Things to know:

  • Interested and eligible candidates can apply on or before 24 June 2021.
  • Ensure that you submit your application online by or before 5 pm.
  • To do so, candidates can log in here and apply. Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
  • Candidates will not have to go through any examination for the recruitment process, this is a direct recruitment opportunity.
  • Candidates will be selected on merit — based on their performance in their Class 10 examination or the ITI (Industrial Training Institute) exam scores.
  • In case two candidates have secured the same score, the candidate who is older will be selected for the position.
  • It is mandatory for the candidates to be above 15 years of age and below 24 years of age when applying for the position.
  • For Other Backward Caste (OBC) candidates, there is an age relaxation, wherein candidates can be up to 27 years of age.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates can be up to 29 years of age when applying.
  • Selected candidates are required to undergo apprenticeship training for a period of one year.
  • During the training period, candidates will be paid a fixed stipend as well.

How to apply?

Railway Recruitment
Apply now!
  •  Log in to the official website here.
  • Click on the link related to the application form.
  • The form will open in a new tab. Fill in all your required details carefully and hit submit.
  • Pay the fee according to your category through an online payment method. Once the payment is done your form will be submitted.

Documents that need to be uploaded

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Date of Birth proof
  • Consolidated ITI marksheet
  • Copy of your recent photograph (not later than 3 months) (size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm)
  • Scanned copy of your signature.

Invalid application:

The application will be considered invalid, and may also be rejected, under the following circumstances:

  • Application is uploaded without scanned signature.
  • Application is uploaded without a scanned photograph.
  • The photograph uploaded is blurry or has the candidate wearing a wig, cap or anything else that obstructs the features.
  • Application is uploaded without any mention of proof of age.
  • Application without the payment of fee is liable to be rejected.

For further details, click here to access the notification.

(Edited by Yoshita Rao)