Thursday, June 22, 2023



 Please read all the instructions in this notification carefully and ensure that you are eligible to apply before filling the application form Online. Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications are available on the RRC - WR website- 

 Applicants are advised in their own interest to submit Online Application much before the closing date to avoid possibility of any failure to submit application due to heavy load/jam on website. 

 In case the Applicant does not have a VALID personal e-mail ID he/she should create his / her own email ID before applying online application and must maintain that e-mail ID till the end of engagement process. 

 This is a Centralized Notification for engagement of Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 being conducted by Western Railway and Railway Recruitment Cell, Western Railway (RRC-WR) has been nominated as nodal agency for obtaining ONLINE applications from Applicants. 

 Applicants can submit their applications ONLINE only on RRC’s website The candidature of the Applicants will be considered only on the basis of the information filled in the ONLINE application. Document Verification will be held in the concerned Divisions & Workshops. 

 In case of Direct Recruitment from Open Market to Posts / Categories in Level – 1 (Rs. 18,000/- - Rs. 56,900/-), Course Completed Act Apprentices (CCAA) trained in Railway Establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) will be given preference in filling up 20% vacancies on qualifying the requisite norms notified by RRB/RRC. 

1. Western Railway invites ONLINE applications from interested Applicants for engagement as Act Apprentices against the 3624 slots notified for training in the designated Trades under Apprentice Act 1961 at various Divisions, Workshops within the jurisdiction of Western Railways for the year 2021-22.


(A) AGE CRITERIA as on 26/07/2023 (Closing date):- 

2.1 The Applicants should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 26/07/2023. 

2.2 SC/ST/OBC- Relaxation in Upper age limit by 05 years in case of SC/ST applicants and 03 years in case of OBC Applicants. 

2.3 Persons with Disability (PWD):- Upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years. 

2.4 Ex-servicemen-Upper age limit is relaxed upto additional 10 years for ex-servicemen to the extent of service rendered in Defense Forces plus 03 years provided they have put in a minimum of 6 months service at a stretch, except Ex-servicemen who have already joined the Govt. service on Civil side after availing the Ex-service men status for the purpose of their engagement.  


The Applicants should have already passed the prescribed qualification on the date of issue of this Notification i.e. 21/06/2023 as under:- 

i) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Matriculate or 10th Class in 10+2 examination system with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from recognized Board. 

ii) TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: ITI certificate affiliated to NCVT/SCVT is compulsory in relevant trade as under:-

Fitter 938

Welder 396

Carpenter 221

Painter 213

Diesel Mechanic 209

Mechanic Motor Vehicle 15

Electrician 639

Electronic Mechanic 112

Wireman 14

Refrigerator (AC – Mechanic) 147

Pipe Fitter 186

Plumber 141

Draftsman (Civil) 88


Stenographer 13

Machinist 26

Turner 33


4.1. Application fees (Non-refundable) – Rs. 100/-. 

4.2 No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PWD/Women Applicants. 

4.3. Fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway as part of online application process as under:- 

i. Complete filling the online application in all respects at RRC/WR’s website 

ii. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, Applicants are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the online application. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.

iii. The payment can be made by using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking etc. by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the Applicants. 

iv. Once the payment is successfully done, Applicants will be redirected to RRC/WR’s website to complete the application process and download the application form. 

v. In case the Applicants makes the payment and faces any issues like loss of internet connection due to which the Applicant is unable to download the application though the fee amount has been deducted from their Account/Debit/Credit Card, please click on “Verify Payment” button to reconfirm the same from the Payment gateway.


6.1 Selection of the eligible Applicants for imparting training under the Apprentice Act, 1961 will be based on the merit list which would be prepared taking the average of the percentage of marks obtained by the Applicants in both Matriculation [with minimum 50% (aggregate) marks] and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both. 

6.2 In case of two Applicants ·having the same marks the Applicants having older age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth a real so same, then the Applicants who passed matriculation exam earlier shall be considered first. There will be no written test or viva. 

6.3 Applicants need not send any copies of application/ certificates / documents to RRC/WR by post but have to upload the same online.  

 Opening Date and Time 27/06/2023 @ 11.00 hrs. 

Closing Date and Time 26/07/2023 @ 17.00 hrs.



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