Southern Railway (2652 Act / Trade Apprentice Post) Form

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Southern Railway Recruitment 2018

Post Name – Act Apprentices / Trade Apprentices


• Starting Date – 12-March-2018

• Last Date – 11-April-2018


• General/ OBC – Rs. 100/-

• SC/ST/PWD/Women – No Fee

• Application Fees can be paid through Indian Postal Order in favor of Workshop Personnel Officer/ S&T Work Shop, Southern Railway- Podanur, Coimbatore- 641023 and payable at Coimbatore.


Southern Railway Zone



(As on 12.Mar.2018)

Lower Age Limit – 15 Years

Upper Age Limit – 24 Years

Age Relaxation as per rules.

Number of post- 2652 Post

Post Name– Act/ Trade Apprentices

Total Number of Vacancy – 2652

Fitter- 587

Machinist- 57

Turner- 30

Welder (Gas & Electric)- 456

Advance Welder- 24

Electrician- 734

Electronics Mechanics- 112

Painter- 64

Carpenter- 154

Diesel Mechanic- 104

Plumber- 108

Wireman- 68

Refrigeration and AC Mechanic- 12

Electronics/ Information Technology- 29

Instrument Mechanic- 20

Draughtsman (Civil)- 50

Fresher MTL (Radiology)- 08

Fresher MTL (Pathology)- 08

Fresher (Fitter)- 27

Pay Scale– As per rules

Educational Qualification:

Carpenter, Painter, Welder (Gas & Electric), Wireman– 8th class with Science as one of the subjects from a recognized Board and National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT.

Medical Laboratory Technician (Radiology/ Pathology) – 12th class with Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized Board.

Other Posts– 10th class with relevant subjects from a recognized Board and National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT.

How to Apply – Interested and eligible candidates can send their application in the prescribed format along with allOrginal Cert relevant documents and application fees before 11.Apr.2018 to-

The Workshop Personnel Officer,

Office of the Chief Work Shop Manager,

Signal & Telecommunication Work Shop,

Southern Railway- Podanur,

Coimbatore- District,

Tamil Nadu- 641023.

Documents to be Sent-

Photocopies of Educational Certificates

Proof of Date of Birth

Employment Exchange Registration Number

Caste Certificate (if applicable)

Disability Certificate (if applicable)

Experience Certificate (if any)

Copy of Aadhard Card

Mode of Selection– Merit List.

For more details, please check the official notification.

Important Links

Application Format

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Download Notification

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Official website

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Job Introduction – Southern Railway has invited an application of 2652 vacancies for the post of Act/ Trade Apprentices. The last date of submission of application is 11.Apr.2018.

About – Southern Railway, in its present form, came into existence on 14th April 1951 through the merger of the three state railways namely Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway, the South Indian Railway, and the Mysore state railway. Southern Railway’s present network extends over a large area of India’s Southern Peninsula, covering the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry,and a small portion of Andhra Pradesh. Serving these naturally plentiful and culturally rich southern states, the SR extends from Mangalore on the west coast and Kanniyakumari in the south to Renigunta in the North West and Gudur in the North East.


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