Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 for 862 ITI Apprentice vacancies

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 for 862 ITI Apprentice vacancies. Southern Railway has rolled out an recruitment notification in its official website for the year 2017, to work as Apprentices in different trades. Southern Railway recruitment 2017 job opportunity is for fresher’s and Ex. ITI persons. Diploma holders or Engineering graduates will not be considered for these posts.

The fresher’s & Ex-ITI persons applying for this Southern Railway recruitment should have passed in Matriculation / 12th in relevant streams. But, the Experienced ITI candidates should also have trade certificate in concerned fields.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017

Eligible candidates are selected for these openings, on the basis of merit list prepared by Selection Committee. After completion of this Apprentices training & Test (conducted by National Council of Training in Vocational Trade), each and every apprentices will be provided with Proficiency Certificate in respective trades.

Only aspirants those who had registered in Employment Exchanges in the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry need to apply, with exception for some cases as per rule.

Organization Southern Railway
Designation Apprenticeship
post Nos 862 Last Date 30-06-2016
Education ITI,8th/ 10th/ 12th/Equivalent

Division / Discipline Wise Vacancies in Southern Railway

Sl. No Designation and Division Posts
I – Carriage and Wagon Workshop/ Perambur-Freshers & Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 112
2 Carpenter 46
3 Painter 16
4 Welder (G & E) 61
5 Upholster 16
6 Machinist 30
7 MMV 25
8 PASAA (Programming & system Administration Assistant) 10
Total 316 Posts
II- Electrical Workshop/ Perambur- Freshers & Ex.ITI
1 Electrician 56 Posts
2 R&AC 36
3 Wireman 15
4 Winder (Armature) 05
5 Cable Jointer 05
6 Electronics Mechanic 10
7 Mechanic (HT, LT Equipments & Cable Jointing) 05
8 PASAA (Programming & system Administration Assistant) 06
Total 138 Posts
III- Loco Works/ Perambur-Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 108
2 Welder (G&E) 61
3 Machinist 18
4 Diesel Mechanic 05
5 Turner 10
6 Painter 20
7 PASAA (Programming & system Administration Assistant) 07
Total 229 Posts
IV- Engineering Workshop/ Arakkonam-Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 16
2 Welder (G&E) 06
3 Turner 04
4 Machinist 02
Total 28 Posts
V- Chennai Division-ELS/AJJ–Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 06
2 Welder (G&E) 06
3 Machinist 01
Total 13 Posts
VI- Chennai Division-RS/AVD–Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 06
2 Welder (G&E) 06
3 Machinist 02
4 PASAA (Programming & system Administration Assistant) 03
Total 17 Posts
VII- Chennai Division-RS/TBM–Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 10
2 Electrician 10
3 Welder (G&E) 15
4 Carpenter 06
5 Painter 06
Total 47 Posts
VIII- Chennai Division-DSL/ TNP–Ex.ITI
1 Electrician 04
2 Diesel Mechanic 10
Total 14 Posts
IX- Chennai Division-C&W/BBQ–Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 15
Total 15 Posts
X- Chennai Division-RS/RPM–Ex.ITI
1 Fitter 07
2 Electrician 07
3 Turner 02
4 Welder (G&E) 03
5 Electronic Mechanic 03
Total 22 Posts
XI- Railway Hospital/ Perambur – Fresher & Ex.ITI
1 MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician) (Radiology) 03
2 MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician) (Pathology) 08
3 MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician) (Cardiology) 09
4 PASAA (Programming & system Administration Assistant) 03
Total 23 Posts
Total Vacancy in All Division and Discipline 862 Posts

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 Preferable Qualifications:

The fresher’s & Ex- ITI’s those who wish to apply for this Southern Railway Recruitment 2016 should have passed in 8th / 10th / 12th or any equivalent qualification in relevant streams, from any recognized board.

Apart from this, the Ex- ITI category candidates must have finished ITI course in relevant trades. The aspirants should have obtained this certificate from any government recognized ITI institution.

Age Confinement to apply for ITI Apprentice Vacancies:

For Fresher & Ex-ITI Category in Southern Railway Recruitment 2017, the aspirants should have attained a minimum age of 15 years.

The maximum age limit for fresher’s applying under trades Welder (G&E) / Carpenter / Painter / Upholster is 20 years and the Fitter / Electrician / R & AC can apply upto 24 years. Candidates applying for Medical Laboratory Technician should not be beyond 24 years of age.

The Ex-ITI category candidates applying for Apprentice’s posts under trades Welder / Carpenter / Painter / Wireman should not possess age above 22 years and the aspirants applying for other trades can possess a maximum age of 24 years.

These age limits are reckoned as on October 1, 2016. OBC category will get 3 years of age relaxation and SC / ST candidates will be given 5 years of relaxation. The Physically disabled candidates will get 10 years of relaxation in the above mentioned upper age limits.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 Selection Process:

The Selection Committee will prepare a Merit list on (200 marks) for applied candidates based on their academic performances.

The Merit list for fresh candidates will be calculated based on the matriculation marks (200 marks). For Ex-ITI candidates it is computed on the basis of matriculation marks (100 marks) and ITI marks (100 marks).

If two aspirants are getting same marks in this selection, the older candidate (who had finished the matriculation earlier) will be given more preference.

The selected candidates should be medically fit as per Apprentices Act and this certificate should be issued by Railway Doctor.

Document Verification is also done for selected candidates. They should submit original Transfer Certificate on the date of verification.

Permissible Stipend for ITI Apprentices:

During training, the apprentices will be given stipend as salary. The Apprentices will receive Rs.5700/- in the first year and Rs.6500/- in the second year. In the next third and fourth year of training, they will get Rs.7350/- per month.

But the aspirants selected under Diesel Mechanic Trade will be provided with Rs.5900/- in the first year. About Rs.6700/- will be given to them in the second year and Rs.7550/- as salary in the third year of apprentices training.

Fees for Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 Application:

The fees should be paid in Offline mode. Indian Postal order of Rs.100/- should be drawn in favour of the “Workshop Personnel Officer, Carriage and Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Perambur, Chennai – 600 023” which is payable at Chennai. This fee is non-refundable.

Aspirants of SC / ST / PWD / Women categories those wish to apply for this Southern Railway Recruitment, no need to pay this processing fee.

Applying Mode for ITI Apprentice Vacancies in Southern Railway:

Offline mode of application submission is only accepted. Interested candidates can download the application in printed form, which is available in the official website of Southern Railway. The application form is also issued in the office of Chief Workshop Manager (will be given only after submitting Vote ID / Aadhar Card / Nativity / Ration Card proofs).

Fill the form and submit it with attested certificate copies like all educational mark sheets, community, Disability (if any), Proof of Employment Exchange Registration and Service Certificate (if any).

Apart from this, enclose the drawn processing fee slip with this. The top of envelope should be super scribed as “Application for Engagement as Act Apprentice – Combined Notification Number 1 / 2016 / Act App / CW / PER”.

Submit these attachments to “Workshop Personnel Officer, Office of the Chief Workshop Manager, Carriage and Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Ayanavaram, Chennai – 600 023”.

These enclosures can also be dropped in the separate box available at “Personnel Branch of Office of the Chief Workshop Manager” before the last date.

Official Notification: Click Here

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 Dates to be Remembered:

Application form issuing date (from office) May 23, 2016
Last date for issuing application form (from office) May 30, 2016
Last date for receipt of these enclosures through Post June 20, 2016
Updated: 27-05-2017 — 2:35 pm

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