Sunday, July 16, 2023


 Centralized Notification for Engagement of Apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961 on SWR for the year 2022-2023

Opening date of Online Application 03.07.2023

Date & time of closing of Online Application  02.08.2023; 24:00 hrs 

ONLINE applications are invited from interested candidates for engagement of Act Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentices Act, 1961 against 904 slots notified for training in the designated trades at Divisions/Workshops/Units of South Western Railway. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only “ONLINE” till 24:00 hrs. of the closing date and candidates those who are already undergoing/undergone training should not apply against this notification.

(i) Hubballi Division : 237

(ii) Carriage Repair Workshop, Hubballi : 217

(iii) Bengaluru Division : 230

(iv) Mysuru Division : 177

(v) Central Workshop, Mysuru : 43 


Engagement will be on the basis of merit list prepared in respect of all the candidates who apply against the notification. The merit list will be prepared for the purpose on the basis of percentage of marks in matriculation with minimum 50% + ITI marks in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done (i.e. 50% of aggregate marks, both in matriculation & ITI). The panel will be on the basis of simple average of percentage of marks in the matriculation and ITI. For the purpose of calculation of percentage of matriculation marks obtained by the candidates in all subject will be reckoned and not on the basis of marks of any subject or a group of subjects like best of five etc. For the purpose of calculation of percentage of ITI marks, marks mentioned in the provisional / final certificate issued by NCVT/SCVT will be reckoned. 


The general candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on last date of notification. 

The upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates. 

For Persons with Disabilities, upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years.


The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognised Board and also possess National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training (NCVT/SCVT). Note: Engineering Graduates and Diploma holders are not eligible to apply for apprenticeship in response to this notification as they are governed by separate scheme of apprenticeship. 


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

The payment will have to be made online through payment gateway as a part of online

application process. 

No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/Women/PwBD candidates. 


Candidates are required to apply “ONLINE” by visiting and the detailed instructions for filling up “ONLINE” applications will be available on the website. 

Candidates are required to log on to the RRC/Hubli website provided for filling “ONLINE” applications and fill up the personal details/BIO-DATA etc. carefully. NOTE – I: Candidates should ensure their name, father’s name, date of birth exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any deviation found during the document verification will lead to cancellation of candidature. NOTE – II: Candidates are advised to indicate their active mobile number, Aadhar Number (for authentication purpose), details of self bank account which is linked to Aadhar account and valid e-mail ID in the “ONLINE” application and keep them active during the entire engagement process as all important messages will be sent through e-mail/SMS which will be treated as deemed to have been read by the candidates. 


The “ONLINE” application, complete in all respect, can be submitted through “ONLINE” process to RRC/Hubli up to 02.08.2023 till 24.00 hrs. No physical copy of the application is required to be sent to RRC/Hubli. Even if it is received, no cognisance will be given to it. 



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