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Southern Railway Recruitment 2024 for 2860 Apprentice Posts

Southern Railway Chennai Recruitment 2024

Southern Railway Recruitment 2024

Southern Railway is thrilled to announce the opening of applications for 2860 Apprentice positions, presenting a golden opportunity for individuals eager to embark on a rewarding career journey in the railway sector. If you're ready to take the next step towards a fulfilling career path, this is your chance to shine!


To begin your journey with Southern Railway, visit the official website at sr.indianrailways.gov.in starting from 29.01.2024 at 10:00 AM until 28.02.2024 at 05:00 PM. Take the first step towards securing your future by applying online during this specified time frame.

Central government jobs 2024


Interested and suitable aspirants can fulfill all eligibility criteria mentioned in the notification. Applicants are requested to read the full official notification carefully to know about the process of Examinations and Interview, Application Fee, How to Apply for southern railway chennai teacher recruitment 2023 central government jobs details. before going apply.


Southern Railway Recruitment 2024 Overview


Job Category: Central Government Jobs

No of Vacancies: 2860

Job Location: Chennai, Coimbatore, Perambur, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Salem, Arakkonam, Trichy, Madurai


Post Details & Vacancy:


  • Carriage Works, Perambur: Offering 1357 positions, Carriage Works, Perambur presents a vibrant environment for individuals eager to dive into the world of railway engineering and maintenance.

  • Central Workshop, Golden Rock: With 679 positions up for grabs, Central Workshop, Golden Rock provides a unique opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic setting known for its expertise in railway manufacturing and repair.

  • Signal & Telecom Workshop, Podanur: Discover 824 positions available at Signal & Telecom Workshop, Podanur, where innovation and technology converge to shape the future of railway signaling and communication systems.


Education Qualification for this govt job:


Central Govt Jobs Eligibility Details: Applicants should complete the following education criteria below are the educational qualifications to look for employment news as declared by the Southern Railway Recruitment 2024


  • Fitter: Applicants should have successfully completed 10th Class (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10+2 System of education. This apprenticeship program spans over two years, providing comprehensive training in the field of fitting and assembly.

  • Welder (Gas & Electric): Individuals interested in becoming welders should have passed 10th Class (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10+2 System of education. This apprenticeship program has a duration of one year and three months, offering hands-on experience in both gas and electric welding techniques.

  • Medical Laboratory Technicians: Aspiring medical laboratory technicians must have completed the 12th class examination under the 10+2 system of education with a focus on physics, chemistry, and biology (achieving a minimum of 50% aggregate marks). This apprenticeship program also spans one year and three months, providing training in laboratory procedures and techniques essential for medical diagnostics.


Note: (a) Minimum 50% marks in SSLC not applicable for SC/ST/PwBD Candidates.


(b) Individuals possessing higher qualifications such as diplomas/degrees, engineering, polytechnic degrees, or those who have already completed a course as apprentices in railway establishments are ineligible to apply.


(c) Candidates must have already completed the required qualification as of the date of notification issuance. Those currently taking the qualifying examination or awaiting results are not eligible.




Minimum Academic/Technical Qualifications for EX-ITI Category:


Fitter, Turner, Machinist, Electrician, Mechanic-Motor Vehicle Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) with Science and Mathematics under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in their respective trade. One Year


Welder (Gas & Electric), Carpenter, Plumber, Mechanic-Machine Tool Maintenance, Mechanic-Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Mechanic-Diesel, Electronics Mechanic, Painter (General II) Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in their respective trade. One Year


Wireman Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in the trades of Wireman and Electrician. One Year


Programming and Systems Administration Assistant (PASAA) Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education and possess a National Trade Certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training in "Computer Operator and Programming." One Year


Information & Communication Technology System Maintenance (ICTSM) Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in the trades of Information and Communication Technology System Maintenance, Information Technology and Electronic System Maintenance, or Broad Based Basic Training in the Information Technology Sector under the Centre of Excellence Scheme and Advanced module of Centre of Excellence Scheme in Repair and Maintenance of Hardware of Computer and Peripherals. One Year


Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (COPA) Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in their respective trade. One Year


Advanced Welder Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in the trades of Broad Based Basic Training in Production and Manufacturing Sector under the Centre of Excellence Scheme and Advanced module of Centre of Excellence Scheme in Advanced Welding or Welder. One Year


SSA (Stenographer & Secretarial Assistant) Applicants must have passed 10th grade (with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks) under the 10 +2 System of education, completed an ITI course in the relevant trade from a Government recognized ITI, and possess a certificate issued by the National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training in the trades of Stenography (English) or Secretarial Practice. One Year


Candidates should Check Experience and Discipline in detail Advertisement.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2024 Other Eligibility Details:


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


The upper age is relaxable by 3 Years for OBC candidates, 5 Years for SC/ST candidates and 10 Years for Persons with disability (PwBD).


Rate of Stipend: Stipend will be paid as per the directions of Railway Board’s circular RBE 202/2019 dated 26.11.2019 under the directives of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Notification dated 25m September 2019.


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Salary for this govt job:


Rs. 25,000 – 30,000/- per month.


Selection Process

  • Merit List

  • Certificate Verification


Application Fee:

  • SC/ST/PwBD/Women – Nil

  • Others – Rs.100/-

  • Note: The applicants shall pay the Application Fee as indicated in the Table Above through Online Payment Mode Only.


How to Apply For Southern Railway Recruitment 2024

  • Check Official Website

  • Download Notification

  • Read the Notification Thoroughly

  • Fill out the Application form without any mistakes

  • Attach All Relevant Documents

Last Date of Application 28.02.2024


Official Notice Download:

Official Website: sr.indianrailways.gov.in

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