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ICF Recruitment 2024: Integral Coach Factory (ICF) has announced notification for Apprentices Posts. There are 1010 vacancies available for this post. Candidates with a 10th/12th/ITI qualification can apply for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 22 May 2024 to 21 June 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process for ICF Jobs is explained below.

ICF Recruitment

Integral Coach Factory Recruitment:

ICF (Ministry of Railways) invites online applications from eligible candidates for the Apprentices posts in various trades like Carpenter, Electrician, Fitter, Machinist, Painter, Welder, MLT-Radiology, MLT-Pathology and PASAA for Ex-ITI and freshers. The age limit for this post will be 15 to 24 years. The selection process will be based on a merit list. The selected candidates will be paid Rs. 6000/- to 7000/- per month. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 22 May 2024 to 21 June 2024. Before applying for the post, candidates carefully read the job details below. The details mentioned below are the education qualification, age limit, age relaxation, application fee, selection process, and application process. If you still have doubts about Integral Coach Factory Recruitment, visit the official website for more details: https://pb.icf.gov.in/.

About Integral Coach Factory ICF: The Integral Coach Factory was established in 1955 by the first prime minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The main function of ICF is to manufacture railway coaches of many types and variations for the Indian Railway. The most appreciated coaches invented by ICF are self-propelled and special-type coaches. More than 58544 coaches are invented /produced by Integral Coach Factory.

ICF Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

ICF Recruitment 2024 for Apprentices:

Company Name Integral Coach Factory (ICF)
Job Role Apprentices
Job Category TN Govt Jobs
Qualification 10th/12t/ITI
Total Vacancies 1010 Posts
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs. 6000/- to 7000/-
Job Location Chennai
Application Mode Online
Application Start Date 22 May 2024
Application Last Date 21 June 2024
Official Website https://pb.icf.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility for ICF Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Apprentices:

For Ex-ITI:



  • Should have passed Std X (with a minimum of 50% marks) with Science & Maths under 10+2 system or its Equivalent and possess a National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training or State Council for Vocational Training of one year and above in the relevant trades.
  • Trades:
    • Fitter
    • Electrician
    • Machinist
    • Carpenter
    • Painter
    • Welder
    • Programming and System Admin Assistant (PASAA)
  • Period of training: 1 year

For Freshers:

  • Should have passed Std X (with minimum 50% aggregate marks) with Science & Maths under the 10+2 system or its equivalent in the relevant trades.
  • Trades:
    • Fitter
    • Electrician
    • Machinist
    • Carpenter
    • Painter
    • Welder
  • Should have passed Std XII examination under 10 + 2 system with Physics, Chemistry, & Biology in relevant trades.
  • Trades:
    • MLT (Radiology & Pathology)
  • Period of Training:
    • Fitter/Electrician/Machinist – 2 years
    • Carpenter & Painter – 2 years
    • Welder – 1 year 3 months
    • MLT (Radiology & Pathology) – 1 year 3 months

Age Limit ( As on 21 June 2024):

  • For ITI candidates: 15 to 24 years
  • For Non-ITI candidates: 15 to 22 years

Age Relaxation of ICF Jobs:



  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in the case of SC/ST candidates and 03 years in the case of OBC candidates.
  • For Persons with Disability, the upper age limit is relaxable by 10 years.

Stipend Details: 

  • Freshers – School pass-outs (class 10th): Rs. 6000/- (per month)
  • Freshers –School pass-outs (class 12th): Rs. 7000/- (per month)
  • Ex-ITI–National or State certificate holder: Rs. 7000/- (per month)

ICF Vacancy: 1010 Posts

Freshers: 330 Posts

  • Trade-wise vacancies: 
    • Carpenter: 40
    • Electrician: 40
    • Fitter: 80
    • Machinist: 40
    • Painter: 40
    • Welder: 80
    • MLT (Radiology): 05
    • MLT (Pathology): 05
  • Category-wise vacancies:
    • UR: 152
    • OBC: 90
    • SC: 50

Ex-ITI: 680 Posts

  • Trade-wise vacancies: 
    • Carpenter: 50
    • Electrician: 160
    • Fitter: 180
    • Machinist: 50
    • Painter: 50
    • Welder: 180
    • PASAA: 10
  • Category-wise vacancies:
    • UR: 311
    • OBC: 186
    • SC: 104
    • ST: 53
    • PwBD: 26

Selection Process for ICF Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on merit.
  • The merit list will be based on marks obtained in Std X.
  • However, in the case of COVID Pass candidates in X std., proof of IX std mark sheet/X std Half yearly mark sheet duly signed by the institution’s Principal will be considered to prepare the merit list.
  • The older candidate would be preferred if two candidates had the same marks.
  • Original Transfer Certificate for completion of qualifying examination (Std. XII/ X/ ITI) must be produced during verification of certificates.

Application Fee:

  • SC/ST/PwBD/Women: Nil
  • For other candidates: Rs. 100/-

Mode of Payment: Through online

How to apply for ICF Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for ICF Careers online using the official website from 22 May 2024 (09:30 am) to 21 June 2024 (5:30 pm).

For more details: Click here.

To Apply: Click here.

Note:

  • The selected ITI/Non-ITI (freshers) candidates must execute an apprenticeship contract under the Apprentices Act 1961.
  • All communication from the ICF administration will be sent by SMS or e-mail only, and the selected/eligible list will be uploaded to the ICF web portal.
  • After the final submission, candidates can generate the acknowledgement form from the system.
  • The candidates are advised to take a printout of the acknowledgement generated by the system, which must be submitted at the time of Document Verification.

Important Dates of ICF Vacancy:

  • Opening date and time of online application: 22 May 2024 (9:30 am)
  • Closing Date & Time of online application: 21 June 2024 (5:30 pm)

ICF Recruitment 2024 for Cultural Quota Posts: (Expired)

Company Name Integral Coach Factory (ICF)
Job Role Hindustani/Carnatic Vocal/Tabla
Job Category TN Govt Jobs
Qualification B.A/Diploma
Total Vacancies 02 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Pay Level Level-2
Job Location Chennai
Application Mode Online
Application Start Date 22 April 2024
Application Last Date 21 May 2024
Official Website https://pb.icf.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility for ICF Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Cultural Quota Posts:

  • Hindustani/Carnatic Vocal (Female): Possession of Degree/Diploma/Certificate in Hindustani/Carnatic music from Govt. recognized Institute.
  • Tabla: Possession of Degree/Diploma/Certificate in music (Tabla) from Govt. recognized Institute.

Desirable Qualification: 

  • Experience in the field and performance given on AIR/Doordarshan etc.,
  • Prizes won at National Level
  • Ability to sing light music

Preferable Qualification: Central Government Scholarship (Hindustani/Carnatic Music/Tabla)

Age Limit ( As on 01 July 2024): 18 to 30 years

Cut-off date for age – Born between

  • UR: 02 July 1994 to 01 July 2006
  • OBC: 02 July 1991 to 01 July 2006
  • SC/ST: 02 July 1989 to 01 July 2006

Age Relaxation of ICF Jobs:

  • The upper age is relaxable by 03 years for candidates belonging to OBC communities and by 05 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST communities
  • Upto the extent of service in Defence plus 03 years for Ex- Servicemen provided they have put more than 06 months service after attestation.
  • By 10 years for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST)
  • Upper age limit for widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but not remarried shall be 35 years for UR, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST
  • For serving Railway Staff, Casual labourers and Substitutes, the upper age limit will be 40 years for UR, 43 years for OBC and 45 years for SC/ST, provided they have put in a minimum of 03 years service

Pay Level: Pay Level-2 of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC)

ICF Vacancy: 02 Posts

  • Hindustani or Carnatic Music – 01 post
  • Tabla – 01 post

Selection Process for ICF Careers:

  • The selection process is based on written tests and practical demonstrations.
  • The eligible candidates will be called for document verification one day before the Written Test.

Written Test:

  • The written test will consist of Objective type questions for 50 marks.
  • Only those candidates who secure the qualifying marks in the
    written test will be called for “Assessment of Talent” in the relevant field.
  • Panel will be prepared in order of merit according to marks obtained out of 100.
Written Test 50 marks
Assessment of Talent in the relevant field on
The basis of Practical Demonstration 35 marks
Testimonials / Prizes etc. 15 marks
Total 100 marks

Medical Examination: Selected candidates will have to undergo a medical examination and found fit for the medical classification prescribed for the post for which, he/she is being considered

Documents to be produced at the time of Document Verification:

  • Online application printout.
  • Production of original documents of Date of Birth
  • All Educational Qualification
  • Cultural achievements
  • Self-attested copy of caste / community certificate in prescribed format issued by the competent authority for SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates, wherever applicable
  • Self-attested copies of relevant certificates namely Community certificate for SC/ST, Affidavit for Minority community, Income certificate of EBC, Discharge certificate for Ex-Servicemen, PwBD certificate for PwBD candidates as proof of claiming fee exemption
  • 2 recent passport size photos,
  • Printout of e-receipt
  • Valid photo 10 (viz., Aadhaar card/Driving license/PAN card/Passport) in original
  • For serving Government employees, Self-attested copy of NOC from employer.

Application Fee:

  • SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD), Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes: Rs. 250/-
  • For other candidates: Rs. 500/-

Mode of Payment: 

  • Examination fee should be paid online through Internet Banking or Debit or Credit Cards (service charges for payment of fees will be borne by the candidates).

How to apply for ICF Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for ICF Careers online using the official website from 22 April 2024 (10:00 hrs) to 21 May 2024 (23:59 hrs).

For more details: Click here.

To Apply: Click here.

Important Date of ICF Vacancy:

  • Opening date and time for receipt of applications 22.04.2024 @ 10.00 hrs.
  • Closing Date & Time for receipt of applications 21.05.2024 @ 23.59 hrs.
  • The date of the written test is fixed on 06.06.2024
  • Practical demonstration is fixed on 07.06.2024
  • List of eligible candidates will be uploaded to the website on 30.05.2024

ICF Recruitment 2024 FAQ:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at ICF Recruitment?

Ans. At present ICF having vacancies for Apprentices

Q2.Who can apply ICF Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates who completed 10th/12th/ITI are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for ICF Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can apply online at (https://pbicf.in) website


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