West Central Railway Recruitment 2019- 160 Vacancies for Apprentices

West Central Railway invites online applications for 160 posts of Act Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentice Act 1961. The selected candidates would be designated at various Divisions and Units falling under the jurisdiction of West Central Railways.

Important Dates

  • Last Date and Time to Apply: 31/12/2018 (17:00 hrs).

About Vacancies

Total Vacancies: 160

S.No. Post Vacancies
1 Fitter 70
2 Welder (Gas & Electric) 66
3 COPA 03
4 Painter 11
5 Machinist 10
Total 160

How to Apply

  • Website to Apply: Online Applications have to be submitted only on Official Website
  • The website will have detailed instructions for filling up the online application. Candidates are requested to fill up their personal details carefully.

Note: After submission of the online application, the candidates will be issued a registration number which has to be preserved by the candidate for the further stages of the recruitment process.

Age Limit

Minimum: 15 years

Upper Age Limit: Candidates should not have completed 24 years on 27.11.2018.

The upper age is relaxable as follows:

SC/ST communities: 5 years

OBC communities: 3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD): 10 years for UR, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST candidates.

Educational Qualification

Aspiring candidates should have passed Matric/10th class examination or its equivalent. The candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized Board and in case of ITI in a relevant trade.

Selection Process

The candidates will be selected only on the basis of merit. The merit list will be drafted by taking into account the average of the %age of marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation (with minimum 50% aggregate marks) and ITI examination. Both will be given equal weightage.

For the calculation of %age of marks obtained in matriculation, marks obtained in ALL subjects will be taken into account. It shall not be based on any one subject or a group of subjects.

In case of two candidates obtaining equal marks, the candidate with older age would be preferred. If the date of birth is also same, then the candidate who passed the matriculation exam earlier than the other would be preferred.

Other Information

Medical Fitness

The selected candidates have to undergo a medical test to ascertain their eligibility for the post.

Document Verification

Document verification and medical examination will be held in opted Divisions/Units, as per the choice of Division/Unit as mentioned in the Candidate’s application.

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