Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates to “Workshop Personnel
Officer, S&T Workshop, Southern Railway, Podanur-641 023” for engagement as Trade/Act
Apprentices under Apprentice Act 1961 for the year 2018-19 in various units of Southern Railway
in the stream of Freshers and Ex. ITI in the designated trades subject to their fulfilling the
conditions specified herein. Candidates can submit their application ON LINE only on Website
The Candidates can apply for only one Nodal Unit of Southern Railway. i.e. Signal &
Telecommunication Workshop/Podanur or Central Workshop, Golden Rock or Carriage Works,
Vacancies indicated above are only tentative and are subject to change and the vacancies
reserved for SC/ST/OBC/PWD are as per the prescribed requirement in the respective
Eligibility of Person with Disability Candidates:
3% of Act Apprentices to be trained are reserved for Person with Disability persons under
the following physical standards as per the provisions of Schedule-II of Apprenticeship
manual and Railway Boards letter no.E(MPP)2003/6/14 dated:09/12/2003. Training in the
Relevant Trade will subject to Permissible Disability.
Standard of fitness for the Person with Disability Candidates:
Loco motor or Cerebral palsy (OH) who suffers from not less than 40% of relevant
Hearing Handicapped having 60 Decibels or more in the better ear in the
conversational range eligible to apply.
Low Vision: Person with low vision means a person with impairment of visual
functioning even after treatment or standard refractive corrections but who uses or is
potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with
appropriate assistive device.
Person with Disability who wants to avail the benefit of reservation would have to submit
disability certificate by the Central or State Government.
1. Minimum Academic /Technical Qualification as per the Apprentices Act 1961
a) Must have passed 10th class examination under 10 +2 system or its equivalent with
minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
b) Must have passed ITI Course in relevant trades from a recognized institution
c) Must have passed +2 with Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) for MLT
Note: Minimum 50% marks in SSLC not applicable for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Candidates with higher qualifications viz. Diploma/Degree and Course completed
Act Apprentices are not eligible to apply.
2. Age Limit (as on the date of notification ):-
The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should NOT have
completed 22 /24 years for Freshers/Ex-ITI, MLT Respectively
The upper age is relaxable by 3 Years for OBC candidates, 5 Years for SC/ST
candidates and 10 Years for Persons with disability (PWD).
3. Processing fee (Non-Refundable) Rs.100/-: Fee is to be paid through ONLINE MODE.
No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PH/Women candidates.
4. The period of apprenticeship and stipend.
Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and they will have to undergo
apprenticeship training as prescribed under Apprenticeship Act & rules.
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