Central Railway came into existence on 5th November, 1951 as it was carved out from erstwhile Great Peninsular Railway. Central Railway is said to cover a large region of Maharashtra along with Southern Madhya Pradesh and north eastern parts of Karnataka state. It covers a wide network of routes ranging to 3905.47 kilometres.
Name of Post:
Central Railway has invited applications for recruitment of Trade Apprentices in Mechanical (C&W) Department Pune Division in Fitter, Carpenter, Machinist, Welder and Painter trade.
Total Number of Vacancies:
There are total 20 posts for Fitter, 3 for Carpenter, Machinist & Welder each and 2 for painter.
Date of publication of notice: 26-12-2012
Last date for submission of applications: 25-01-2013
Eligible candidate should possess minimum 50% marks in Matriculation along with qualification in either ITI or diploma in relevant trade. 5% of marks weightage will be given to ITI candidates while 7% will be given to diploma holders.
Those who have completed either ITI or Diploma must be of minimum 15 years and maximum 23 years of age. Relaxation for upper age limit of 5 years is given to SC/ ST and 3 years to OBC candidates.
Since appointments are made for trade apprentice hence candidates shall be offered a stipend of Rs. 1700 during first year of training and Rs. 1970 for second year.
No written examination shall be conducted for selection of candidates in trade apprentice. All eligible candidates shall be shortlisted on basis of merit that would consist of
Percentage of marks obtained in Matriculation with additional 5% weightage of ITI and 7% of engineering diploma.
Mode of Application:
Applications shall be accepted in offline mode in prescribed format.
How To Apply:
Those who are willing to apply can fill application form as given in prescribed format. It should be enclosed with copies of all required documents like academic qualifications, school leaving certificate, technical trades and caste certificate etc. One must also affix recent passport size photograph along with signature. Application must address to “Divisional Railway Manager (Personnel) Pune” and should be sent to:
Manager’s Office Personnel Branch, Ground Floor, near Pune Railway
Station, Pune – 411001
Training of selected candidates shall include theory as well as practical training for designated trades. More guidelines are provided at www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in for assistance of applicants. One may also refer to official advertisement here Central Railway Recruitment 2013 – Trade Apprentices Vacancies.