Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 For Act Apprentices: Check Eligibility, How To Apply & Salary

By Divya

Southern Railway has invited applications for the post of Act Apprentices (in the stream of Freshers, Ex-ITI & Medical Lab Technician) Under Apprentices Act 1961. Interested & eligible candidates should apply before 23 February 2018.

Southern Railway Recruitment Vacancy Details

Name of the PostAct Apprentices
Total No. of Posts 737
Job LocationChennai (Tamil Nadu)

Educational Qualifications For Southern Railway Recruitment

  • For Freshers: Candidates should have passed class 10 under 10+2 system of education or its equivalent or should have passed Class 12 under 10+2 system of education with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • For Ex. ITI: Candidates should have passed class 10 under 10+2 System of education and have done an ITI course in the relevant trade in government recognised ITI

Age Limit For Southern Railway Recruitment

  • As on January 23, 2018

For Freshers Category


Trade Age limit
Welder, Painter, Fitter, Electrician, and R&AC 15 - 22 years
Medical Laboratory Technician ( Radiology, Pathology, and Cardiology ) 15 - 24 years

For Ex. ITI Category

Trade Age limit
Welder, Carpenter, Painter, Wireman, Fitter, Electrician, R&AC, Winder(Armature), Electronics Mechanic, Turner, Machinist, Diesel Mechanic, MMV, PASAA 15 - 24 years

The upper age is relaxable up to 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST

candidates and 10 years for persons with disability (PH).

Selection Process For Southern Railway Recruitment

  • Selection will be on the basis of merit list prepared in respect with the marks obtained for the required qualification

Application Fee For Southern Railway Recruitment

  • Candidates have to pay Rs.100 through Indian Postal order drawn in favor of the Workshop Personnel Officer, Carriage & Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Perambur, Chennai-600023. SC/ST/PWD/women candidates are exempted from the payment of processing fee

How To Apply For Southern Railway Recruitment

Interested candidates may apply in the prescribed application form along with the attested copies of certificates in proof of academic and technical qualification & sent by ordinary post to Workshop Personnel Officer, Office of the Chief Workshop Manager, Carriage & Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Ayanavaram, Chennai-600023

To download the application form, click here

Southern Railway Recruitment 2018_ Important Dates

  • Last date for the submission of the application form: February 23, 2018
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