Central Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2018 – Notification, Apply Online, Application Form

Central Railway apprentice recruitment 2018 is going to be held soon. Central Railway (RRC/CR) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of Apprentices in several trades under the Apprentices Act 1961. Interested candidates can fill and submit an online application on RRC’s website www.rrccr.com before the last date i.e. July 25th, 2018 till 17:00 hrs. But before submitting application, they are required to know few important things like date of release of official notification & no., mode of selection, no. of apprentice slots, eligibility conditions, minimum educational qualification, payment of fees, how to apply, last date for receipt of application, training period & stipend, result etc.

Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Official Notification

On 22nd June 2018, Central Railway (RRC/CR) has released a notification for engagement of Act apprentices in various trades under the Apprentices Act 1961. To view, read or download it now, click here.  As per official notification, Central Railway (RRC/CR) will recruit 2573 candidates for engagement of Act Apprentices in the following Cluster & Units

SolapurKurduwadi Workshop
Carriage & Wagon Depot
NagpurCarriage & Wagon Depot
Electric Loco Shed, Ajni
PuneDiesel Loco Shed
Carriage & Wagon Depot
TMW Nasik Road
Manmad Workshop
Electric Locomotive Workshop, Bhusawal
Electric Loco Shed, Bhusawal
Carriage & Wagon Depot
S&T Workshop, Byculla
Matunga Workshop
Parel Workshop
Sr.DEE(TRS) Kurla
Sr.DEE(TRS) Kalyan
Kurla Diesel Shed
Kalyan Diesel Shed
Carriage & Wagon (Coaching) Wadi Bunder, Mumbai

Central Railway Apprentice Recruitment


Examination nameCentral Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2018
Conducted byCentral Railway (RRC/CR)
Notification No.RRC/CR/AA1/2018
Notification released onJune 22nd, 2018
No. apprentice of slots2573
Application modeOnline
Starting of online applicationJune 26th, 2018
Date & time of closing of online applicationJuly 25th, 2018 till 17:00 hrs
Mode of selectionMerit list
Final merit list will be published @ website onYet to be released
Apply online @www.rrccr.com
Helpline numbers for problems related to the online submission and printing of Application9136299182 & 9136299183

Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Eligibility Conditions

Age limit and relaxation (As on July 1st, 2018)

Minimum age- 15 years & maximum age- 24 years; however, relaxation in upper age limit / maximum age will be given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories as shown below:

CategoryUpper age limit is relaxable by
OBC3 years
SC / ST5 years
Persons with disability10 years

Minimum Educational Qualification

An applicant should have passed class 10th or its equivalent examination with at least 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognized Board. In addition to this, applicants also possess a certificate in the notified trade issued by the NCVT.

Read : South Central Railway Apprentice 2018

Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Application Fee & Payment

Women candidates, applicants belonging to SC / ST categories and persons with disabilities are not required to pay fee. Rest candidates (male candidates of general, OBC and ex-servicemen) are required to pay an amount of Rs. 100/- towards application fee. This amount is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Applicants should pay their application fee through the payment gateway integrated with the online application by using internet banking / credit /debit card / SBI challan etc.

Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Application Form & Process

Central Railway apprentice recruitment 2018 application forms are available online on the website www.rrccr.com. Interested candidates must use this link to fill & submit online application. The entire process of attempting online application is given below:

  • Open the website of Central Railway (RRC/CR)
  • Read the caution note then click on ‘Enter’ tab
  • You will be landed on the homepage
  • Before applying, read the important instructions by clicking link ‘View/download instructions’ available under notice ‘Online application for engagement (training) of Act Apprentices in Central Railway (2018-19)’
  • After going through instructions, now click link ‘Click here to proceed for Online Application’; it is also available under the same notification as above
  • A new page will be opened having a ‘Login’ form and link to register for new applicants
  • Since you are new so click link ‘Click here to Register’
  • You will see a new page having a registration form for new users
  • Select the state you belong to from a given drop-down menu
  • Type your full name as mentioned in class 10th certificate or mark sheet
  • Type your father’s name
  • Select gender, community, date of birth etc.
  • Enter your email ID and mobile no.
  • Select your ITI qualification details and trade for which you want to apply
  • Cross-check all the details then click on ‘Register’ tab
  • Instantly, you will get a OTP on your registered mobile number and registration details like registration no. and password on your registered email address
  • Enter OTP then click on ‘verify mobile no.’ tab
  • Now, you are registered and verified
  • Now, use your registration ID & password to login and complete application
  • After login into your account, select cluster and unit for which you want to apply
  • Click on ‘Next’ button
  • Provide your educational & technical qualification details
  • Click on ‘Next’ tab
  • Type your address details
  • Upload your scanned photograph & signature
  • Scan and upload your original class 10th or its equivalent mark sheet / certificate
  • Scan & upload your original National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT
  • Scan and upload your valid caste certificate (only for SC / ST / OBC candidates)
  • Upload scanned disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Upload scanned copies of other supportive documents, wherever applicable
  • Click on tab ‘Save & Proceed’
  • Pay the application fees by following further instructions carefully
  • Print final submitted application and keep it safe for future reference

Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Mode Of Selection

Final selection of candidates for engagement of apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961, over Central Railway shall be done on the basis of order of merit. After receiving all the applications, the recruitment panel will prepare a merit list on the basis of all the candidates’ marks of class 10th and ITI.

Training period & Stipend

Total training period will be 3 years. During this training period, act apprentices will get a stipend as per the Government rules. For more details, please refer to the Rule 11(1) of Apprenticeship Rules, 1992.


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