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27 April, 2022

Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2022 Apply Online 2972 Vacancies

Eastern Railway Apprentice 2022: Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Eastern Railway, 56, C.R.Avenue, Kolkata – 700 012 invites online applications from eligible candidates who are Indian Nationals for engagement / training as Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, as amended from time to time, in  Workshops and Divisions of Eastern Railway. The last date for submission of online applications is 10th May 2022.


Name of the Post

Total Vacancies

Act Apprentices


Unit-wise Vacancies:

✔️ Howrah Division - 659
✔️ Sealdah Division -  297
✔️ Malda Division - 138
✔️ Asansol Division - 412
✔️ Kanchrapara Workshop - 187
✔️ Liluah Workshop - 612
✔️ Jamalpur Workshop - 667.

Trade wise Vacancies: Fitter, Welder, Mech, Carpenter, Painter, Lineman, Wireman, Ref. & AC Mech., Electrician, Machinist, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.

Age Limit:

✔️ Minimum 15 years and maximum 24 years.
✔️ The upper age relaxation - 05 years for SC / ST, 03 years for OBC - NCL and 10 years for PWBD category candidates.

Educational Qualification:

✔️ The candidate must have passed 10th class (Matriculation) examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognized Board and also should possess the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/ SCVT.
✔️ For Welder (Gas and Electric) / Sheet Metal Worker / Lineman / Wireman / Carpenter / Painter (General) trades - Minimum educational qualification is 8th class pass from recognized School and the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/ SCVT.

Selection Process: Selection will be on the basis of merit (10th class or 8th std marks and ITI Marks).

Application Fee:

✔️ A non refundable fee of ₹ 100/- only. No fee for SC, ST, PWBD and all women candidates.
✔️ The payment of fees will have to be made online through ‘Payment Gateway’ while filling up the online Application Form. The fee can be made by using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking etc.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates are required to apply online only through RRC Eastern Railway Official website ( from 11th April 2022. The closing date for registration of online applications is 10/05/2022 (Tuesday) up to 6:00 PM.  The candidates are required to upload all documents like Photograph, Signature, Mark Sheets, Community Certificate etc.

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✅ FAQs:

✅ How to Apply Eastern Railway Apprentice Jobs?

Eligible candidates are required to apply online through RRC Eastern Railway Recruitment Portal. The stages in registration are as follows:

✔️ Preliminary Stage – I: Select Trade and Type of Disability (if any) and confirm.
✔️ Preliminary Stage – II: Candidate’s basic details including email id/ mobile No. etc.
✔️ Activation Stage – III: Validation of Email ID & Registration Number generation and email/sms will be sent to the email id /mobile no. registered.
✔️ Documents Uploading Stage – IV: Upload Scanned Photograph, Signature and all relevant documents.(if applicable).
✔️ Payment Stage – V: Payment of Application Fees of ₹ 100 ( if applicable)

✅ What are the important dates for Eastern Railway Apprentice 2022?

✔️ Date of publication of notification on website: 29th March 2022
✔️ Opening date and time of online application: 11th April 2022 at 10.00 AM
✔️ Closing date and time of online application: 10th May 2022 up to 06.00 PM
✔️ Probable date of display of list of selected candidates: will be notified later.

✅ How many vacancies opening in Eastern Railway Apprentice 2022?

Total 2972 Act Apprentice Vacancies opening in various Divisions.

✅ What is the selection process for Eastern Railway Apprentice 2022?

✔️ Selection will be on the basis of merit prepared in respect of all eligible candidates who apply against the notification.
✔️ For the trades for which class 8th pass is the minimum qualification, the merit list would be prepared for all eligible candidates, including those having qualification of matriculation and who opt for these trades, based on the average marks obtained both in class 8th standard and ITI examination.
✔️ Document Verification.

by | Last Updated on Wednesday, April 27, 2022

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