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Southern Railway (SR) Act Apprentice Vacancy 2016 Ex ITI Fresher

Act apprentice (ex-ITI and freshers) Recruitment in Southern Railway (SR) 2016 – 862 Posts

Southern Railway (SR) will recruit act apprentice in different trades. Ex ITI and fresher (10th pass) candidates are eligible for applying to the post. Recruitment notification has been published in their official website through advertisement no CPB/PI/98/act/TP/Vol.XX dated 19-05-2016. Fitter, Welder, Mechanic, Machinist, Electrician and other posts are there who will be posted at different sections of railway in Perambur and Chennai. Please go through the following information regarding the post below.

Details of the post:

Act apprentice (ex-ITI and Freshers) in following posts –

Fitter, Carpenter, Painter, Welder (G&E), Upholster, Machinist, Motor Mechanic Vehicle (MMV), PASSA, Electrician, Wireman, Winder, Mechanic, Electronics Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic posts are there.

Candidates in above posts will be posted in various departments like Carriage and Wagon Workshop, Electrical Workshop (Perambur), Loco Works, Engineering Workshop (arakkonam), Chennai Division, Railway Hospital etc.


There are total 862 vacant seats for the act apprentices including the ex ITI and fresher candidates. Vacancy will be reserved for SC ST OBC category candidates also.

Educational Qualification Required:

Eligibility for act apprentices in S.R (Southern Railway) –

Fresher – Candidates must have passed 10th class in (10+2) system. Some posts require either 8th pass or 12th pass with science subjects.

Ex-ITI – 10th Pass with ITI in relevant trade from recognized institution. The ITI certificate / institution must be approved by NCVT.

Important Dates of Recruitment:

Application form will be available from 23-05-2016 to 31-05-2016.

Last date for application form receipt – 20-06-2016.

Salary Structure:

During the training or apprenticeship the recruited staffs will get stipend on fixed salary basis. In the 3 / 4 years duration of training they will be given different amounts in the period and it is

Rs 5,700 for 1st year,

Rs 6,500 for 2nd year,

Rs 7,350 for 3rd and 4th year.

Selection Process / Exam Pattern:

Recruitment will be done on the basis of Merit List prepared on the marks obtained in their academic score / ITI score.

Age Limit:

Lower Limit = 15 years,

Upper Limit = 20, 22, 24 years depending on the category and post.

Relaxation in upper age limit will be provided for SC ST candidates also.

Exam Fee:

General Candidates – Rs 100.

SC ST Candidates – Nil.

How to Apply:

Application form is required to be obtained from office of the chief workshop manager within the due dates. It is mandatory for the general category candidates that they have done registration through employment exchange of particular states. Application fee is to be submitted by making a crossed postal order of Rs 100 payable to the specific person mentioned in their notification. Form must be submitted along with all the prescribed documents.

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