South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 – Notification, Apply Online, Aplication Form

As per the Apprentices Act, 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1962, South Central Railway has invited applications in the prescribed format from the eligible candidates for ongoing Apprenticeship Training in the following units:

  • C&W Depot / Purna
  • C&W Depot / Nanded
  • Electrical TRD, Guntakal
  • C&W Depot / Thirupati
  • C&W Depot / BOXN / Gooty
  • C&W Depot / Guntakal
  • Diesel Shed / Gooty
  • Diesel Shed / Guntakal
  • CRS / Thirupati
  • C&W Depot, Electric Maintenance, Electrical TRD, Diesel Loco Shed and Electric Loco Shed  / Vijayawada
  • MEMU Car Shed, Rajahmundry
  • Wagon Workshop / Guntupalli
  • C&W Depot / Kachiguda
  • MEMU Car Shed, Diesel Loco Shed / Moulali
  • C &W Depot / Secunderabad / Kazipet
  • Electric Maintenance, Electric Loco Shed and Carriage Workshop / Lallaguda
  • Electrical TRD, Secunderabad
  • Electric Loco Shed, Diesel Loco Shed / Kazipet
  • S&T Workshop / Mettuguda

Interested candidates should submit their applications before July 17th, 2018 via any of the below given modes. But before that, they should know few important things such as date of release of official notification, number of vacancies, essential educational qualifications, processing fee & mode of payment, age limits, mode of selection, physical standard, training & stipend, mode of application etc.

South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Notification and Vacancies

On June 18th 2018, Mr. P Radha Kribhna, Dy.CPO/Admn & Rectt. for Principal Chief Personnel Officer, has released a notification for training under apprentices act, 1961. To download or read it now, click here.

Trade wise number of candidates needed for training is given below:

S. No.TradeNo. of vacancies
viiElectronic Mechanic102
ixElectrical / Electronics18
xDiesel Mechanic640
xiiAC Mechanic249
Grand total4103

South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Overview

Recruitment exercise nameSouth Central Railway Act Apprentice Training 2018
PurposeSelection of candidates for training under Apprentices Act, 1961
Notification was released onJune 18th 2018
Notification No.SCR / P-HQ / 111 / Act App / 201 8
Applications submission modeOffline
Applications submission last dateJuly 17th, 2018
Selection procedureOn the basis of merit list

South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age limits (As on June 18th, 2018)

Minimum age- 15 years & Maximum age- 24 years; For SC/ST and OBC candidates, maximum age is 29 years and 27 years respectively.

Essential Educational Qualifications

An applicant should have passed class 10th examinations with 50% (aggregate) marks and obtained an ITI diploma in the respective trade for which s/he wants to apply.

Physical Standard

Before final selection of candidates for undergoing Apprenticeship Training, provisionally selected candidates will have to pass a medical examination.

South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Processing Fee & Payment

There is no processing fee for women candidates and applicants belonging to SC / ST / PWD categories. Candidates belonging to rest categories such as male of OBC and general are required to pay an amount of Rs. 100/- as processing fee.

Those candidates who are required to pay fee can make payment in the form of a crossed Indian Postal Order or a crossed DD of any Nationalized Bank drawn in favor of-

Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment),

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Secunderabad – 500 025 payable at Secunderabad or Hyderabad

Note : Fee submitted through other forms will not be accepted. Above mentioned processing fee is non-refundable.  

South Central Railway Apprentice 2018 Mode Of Application

Candidates who want to apply for this ongoing Apprenticeship Training are required to know that the last date to submit applications is July 17th, 2018. Applications submitted after the closing date will not be accepted by the authorities.

Candidates who want to apply are required to submit their applications in the prescribed format self-attested photo copies of the certificates at any of the following offices / centres:-

  • ITIs wherever existing
  • SC/ST/OBC organizations
  • Nearest Employment Exchanges

Note : Wards of railway staff should submit their application through their controlling officers

Important Points To Be Remembered While Submitting Application

  • Applications should be submitted in the prescribed format as given in (Annexure-‘A’) of official notification
  • Application should be filled by applicant only in either Hindi or English
  • Applicant should paste a cross-signed recent photo on the specific space given in the application
  • Applicant should enclose and submit self-attested photo copies of the certificates with application
  • Photo copies of the following certificates needed to be enclosed with application- class 10th certificate, ITI certificate, caste certificate (if applicable) etc
  • Completely filled application along with photo copies of applicable documents should be mailed at the below-mentioned address before or on July 17th, 2018

The Deputy Chief Personnel Officer / A& R/SCR,

RRC, 1st Floor, C-Block, Rail Nilayam,

Secunderabad- 500 025

South Central Railway Act Apprentice Training 2018 Mode of Selection

Final selection of candidates will be based on the order of the merit. Selection authority will prepare a merit list on the basis of candidates’ marks in both class 10th & ITI examination. For further details, please refer to official notification available on South Central Railway website.

Training and stipend

Finally selected candidates will have to undergo training as per the syllabus & standards prescribed by the Central Apprenticeship Council. Such candidates will also get a stipend during days of training.

Note: Before filling application, aspirants are requested to go through official notification to understand eligibility conditions and other important things. For more details, applicants can also go online @

Railway Recruitment 2018


In the end, we just want to say that if you aspirants out there still have any query or doubt then feel free to contact us.

We wish you Best of Luck for your South Central Railway Act Apprentice Training 2018.


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