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Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) Recruitment 2013

The Chennai Metro rail has been incorporated on 13 Dec 2007 under the company’s act, which has been converted into the joint venture of Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu is entrusted with the implementation of rail based Mass Rapid Transit system for Chennai.

Advertisement Number: CMRL/HR/01/2013

Name of Post: The CMRL has invited application for various posts to encourage new talent in there reputed company and the posts are as follows-

Station controller/ Train Operator/ Jr. Engineer (Stations)

Jr. Engineer Maintenance (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Civil)

Technician (Mechanical/ Electrical/ civil/ Electronic/ Plumbing/ Welding/ Information Technology/ Blacksmith)

Total Number of Vacancies: 719

 The total number of vacancies in each section is –

Station Controller – 60
Train Operator – 87
Jr. Engineer (Stations) – 97

Junior Engineer (Maintenance) – 210

  • Jr. Engineer (Mechanical) – 45
  • Jr. Engineer (Electrical) – 120
  • Jr. Engineer (Electronics) – 34
  • Jr. Engineer (Civil) – 11

Technician: 265

  • Blacksmith or Foundry Man – 04
  • Civil (Surveyor or Equivalent Trade) – 26
  • Electronics (Electronic Mechanic or Equivalent Trade) – 52
  • Information Technology and Electronic System Maintenance or Equivalent Trade – 18
  • Mechanical (Fitter,Machinist, Mechanic Refrigeration &A/c or Equivalent trade) – 34
  • Plumber – 23
  • Technician Electrical (Electrician or Equivalent trade) – 104
  • Welder – 04

Important Dates:

The Online registration will start from January 19, 2013

Last Date for registration (Online) – February 16, 2013 at 23:59 hrs.

Last Date for receipt of printed application- February 20, 2013

Date of Examination- March/April 2013 (tentative)

Age Limit: As on January 01, 2013

The age limit specified for all the three posts are above 18 years and should not exceed more than 28 years in any discipline.

Educational Qualification:

  • For Station controller/ Train Operator/ Jr. Engineer (Stations) vacancies:

Three years Diploma or Equivalent in Electrical (EEE), Mechanical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) from a Govt. recognized Institute 60 % of marks and above.

  • For Jr. Engineer Maintenance (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Civil) vacancies:

Three years Diploma or Equivalent in relevant discipline (EEE, ECE, Mechanical, and Civil) from a Govt. recognized Institute 60 % of marks and above.

  • For Technician (Mechanical/ Electrical/ civil/ Electronic/ Plumbing/ Welding/ Information Technology/ Blacksmith)

In case, ITI in specific trade from a Government Recognized Institute.

Pay Scale:

The pay scale offered for the post of station controller is Rs. 13500- to Rs.25520, the pay scale offered for the post of Jr. Engineer is Rs.13500 to Rs.25520 and for the post of Technician the pay scale offered is Rs. 8000 to 14000 as applicable.

Application Fee & How to:

General and other candidates require paying a non-refundable amount of Rs.500 and SC/ST candidates have to Rs.100 in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of Chennai Metro Rail limited, Payable at Chennai. Application form forwarded with Demand draft will be rejected therefore the candidates are requested to check the eligibility, time limit before paying application fee.

Selection Process:

For the post of station controller the selection methodology are based on four stages- online test, psychometric test, proficiency in Tamil followed by Medical exam in A1 category.

For the post of Jr. Engineer the online test, proficiency in Tamil and Medical exam in A1 category is mandatory.

For the post of Technician, the online test, proficiency in Tamil and Medical exam in B1 category is mandatory.

Note: One may check out the definition of medical standards in Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) here.

Probation Period: Two Years

Surety Bond:

Selected candidates will have to execute surety bond of Rs. 1, 00,000/- and Cost of training of.Rs.75, 000/- to serve CMRL for a minimum period of three years and also a three months advance notice before resigning CMRL.

Mode of Application:

Online mode of application is only acceptable.

How to Apply:

Candidates can apply for the offered posts online only through www.chennaimetrorail.gov.in. All other mode of application will get rejected.

Candidates are suggested to scan their photograph, signature in CD format as these documents will be required for uploading and final submission of Online Application.

The candidates are eligible to apply for a single vacancy at a time and after the final submission there are no editing facilities available. Hence, the details should be filled very accurately. An Email and mobile number should be kept active till the result are not got declared.

Candidates are strongly suggested to send duly completed application form (Print of Online Application) along with requested Demand draft, Self-attested copies of all relevant Certificates, documentary proof for date of Birth, military service certificate (for Ex-serviceman), and community certificate (if applicable), by post or courier superscribing on the top of the envelope “Name of the post applied for” to below mentioned address

Manager (HR),
Chennai Metro Rail Limited,
“Harini Towers”, No. 7, Conran Smith Road, Gopalpuram, Chennai – 600086

For more detail on this recruitment please refer to official website http://chennaimetrorail.gov.in. One may also refer to official advertisement from CMRL here Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) Recruitment 2013.


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