South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024 – 1113 Trade Apprentices Posts

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South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024: South East Central Railway has announced notifications for the Trade Apprentices Posts in various trades. There are a total of 1113 openings for this post. Candidates with ITI in relevant trades can apply for these posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before the last date for Railway Jobs 2024. The detailed eligibility criteria and educational qualifications for the South East Central Railway Jobs are explained below.

South East Central Railway Recruitment

South East Central Railway Jobs:

SECR invites online applications from eligible candidates for the post of Trade Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules-1962 in SECR Raipur Division & Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur, for 2024- 25. The trades for the post are Welder, Turner, Fitter, Electrician, Stenographer, Computer Operator / Program Assistant, Health  & Sanitary Inspector, Machinist, Mechanical Diesel, Mechanical Refrig & Air Conditioner, Mechanic Auto Electrical & Electronics in DRM Office  Raipur Division and Welder, Turner, Fitter, Machinist, Electrician, Computer Operator / Program Assistant, Steno in Wagon Repair Shop Raipur. There are 1113 vacancies available for this post in various trades. The age limit for this post will be 15 to 24 years. The selection process will be based on a merit list and a medical examination. Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and undergo apprenticeship training for 1 Year for each trade. They will be paid a stipend during their training as per the rules of the Railway Board. 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 Railway Jobs 2024, visit the official website for more details: https://secr.indianrailways.gov.in/. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 02 April 2024 to 01 May 2024. Get free job alert 2024 railway by following freshersvoice.com regularly

About South East Central Railway: One of 18 railway zonal regions in India is the South East Central Railway. The headquarters is in Bilaspur, and the other division offices are in Nagpur, Bilaspur, and Raipur. The South East Central Railway zone was incorporated on 20 September 1998. The regional hub of the South East Central Railway zone is located at Bilaspur railway station. Mumbai-Howrah and Mumbai-Katni-Bilaspur rail lines will be the main lines under the SECR Zone.

South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024 for Trade Apprentices:

Company Name South East Central Railway
Job Role Trade Apprentices
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification ITI
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 1113 posts
Stipend As per Rules
Location Raipur
Application Mode Online
Application Start Date 02 April 2024
Application End Date 01 May 2024
Official Website https://secr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

Detailed Eligibility – Railway Job Vacancy:

Educational Qualification:

Trade Apprentices:

  • Should have passed the 10th class examination under the 10+2 system or equivalent with a minimum of 50% (aggregate) marks.
  • Must have passed ITI courses from a recognised institution in the following relevant trades.

DRM Office, Raipur Divison:

  • Welder (Gas & Electric)
  • Turner
  • Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Stenographer (Engslih & Hindi)
  • Computer Operator / Program Assistant
  • Health  & Sanitary Inspector
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Diesel
  • Mechanical Refrig & Air Conditioner
  • Mechanic Auto Electrical & Electronics

Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur Divison:

  • Welder
  • Turner
  • Fitter
  • Machinist
  • Electrician
  • Computer Operator / Program Assistant
  • Stenographer (English & Hindi)

Period of Apprenticeship:

  • Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and undergo apprenticeship training for one year for each trade.

Age Limit (As of 02 April 2024): The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and not have completed 24 years.

Age Relaxation of Railway Job Vacancy: 

  • 05 Years– SC/ST
  • 03 years– OBC
  • 10 years – Ex-serviceman and PWD.

Stipend: They will be paid a stipend during their training as per the rules of the Railway Board.

Railway Jobs 2024 – South East Central Railway Vacancies: 1113 Posts

Post-wise vacancies

DRM Office, Raipur Divison: 844 Posts

  • Welder (Gas & Electric) – 161
  • Turner – 54
  • Fitter – 207
  • Electrician – 212
  • Stenographer (English) – 15
  • Stenographer (Hindi) – 8
  • Computer Operator / Program Assistant – 10
  • Health  & Sanitary Inspector – 25
  • Machinist – 15
  • Mechanical Diesel – 81
  • Mechanical Refrig & Air Conditioner – 21
  • Mechanic Auto Electrical & Electronics – 35

Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur Divison: 269 Posts



  • Welder – 110
  • Turner – 14
  • Fitter – 110
  • Machinist – 15
  • Electrician- 14
  • Computer Operator / Program Assistant – 4
  • Stenographer (English) – 01
  • Stenographer (Hindi) – 01

Category-wise vacancies:

DRM Office, Raipur Divison:

  • UR: 339
  • EWS: 83
  • OBC: 232
  • SC: 125
  • ST: 65
  • Ex-SM: 84
  • PwD: 32

Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur Divison:

  • UR: 110
  • EWS: 26
  • OBC: 73
  • SC: 41
  • ST: 19
  • Ex-SM: 26
  • PwD: 11

Selection Process of Railway Job Vacancy:

  • The selection process will be based on the candidate’s matriculation and ITI examination performance.
  • The merit list will be prepared to take the average of the % age marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation with a minimum of 50% (aggregate) marks and ITI examination, giving equal weightage to both (Establishment rule 201/2017).
  • Selected candidates may be advised to bring a medical certificate during document verification in the prescribed Performa per the Apprenticeship Act.
  • The Medical certificate should be signed by an authorized Doctor (GAZ). Not below the rank Asstt. Surgeon of Central/State Hospital.

How to apply for South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the NAPS Portal from 02 April 2024 to 01 May 2024 (24:00 hrs).

For more details: Click here.

NAPS Portal: Click here.



Establishment Number:

  • DRM Office, Raipur Divison: E05202200048
  • Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur Divison: E11152200001

South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024 for Trade Apprentices: (Expired)

Company Name South East Central Railway
Job Role Trade Apprentices
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification ITI
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 733 posts
Stipend As per Rules
Location Bilaspur
Application Mode Online
Application Start Date 12 March 2024
Application End Date 12 April 2024
Official Website https://secr.indianrailways.gov.in/.

Detailed Eligibility – Railway Job Vacancy:

Educational Qualification:

Trade Apprentices:

  • Should have passed the 10th class examination under the 10+2 system or equivalent.
  • Must have passed ITI courses from a recognised institution in the following relevant trades.
    • Carpenter
    • COPA
    • Draftsman (Civil)
    • Electrician
    • Elect. (Mech)
    • Fitter
    • Machinist
    • Painter
    • Plumber
    • Mech (RAC)
    • SMW
    • Steno (English)
    • Steno (Hindi)
    • Diesel Mechanic
    • Turner
    • Welder
    • Wireman
    • Chemical Laboratory Assistant
    • Digital Photographer

Period of Apprenticeship:

  • Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and undergo apprenticeship training for one year for each trade.

Age Limit(As of 12 April 2024): The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and not have completed 24 years.

Age Relaxation of Railway Jobs 2024: 

  • 05 Years– SC/ST
  • 03 years– OBC
  • 10 years – Ex-serviceman and PWD.

Stipend: They will be paid a stipend during their training as per the Government of Chhattisgarh.

Railway Jobs 2024 – South East Central Railway Vacancies: 733 Posts

Post-wise vacancies:

  • Carpenter – 38 Post
  • COPA (75 Divn.+25 HQ/Const) – 100 Post
  • Draftsman (Civil) – 10 Post
  • Electrician  – 137 Post
  • Elect. (Mech.) – 05 Post
  • Fitter – 187 Post
  • Machinist  – 04 Post
  • Painter  – 42 Post
  • Plumber – 25 Post
  • Mech (RAC) – 15 Post
  • SMW – 04 Post
  • Steno (English) (12 Divn.+15 HQ/Const.) – 27 Post
  • Steno (Hindi) (04 Divn.+ 15HQ/Const.) – 19 Post
  • Diesel Mechanic  – 12 Post
  • Turner – 04 Post
  • Welder – 18 Post
  • Wireman  – 80 Post
  • Chemical Laboratory Assistant – 04 Post
  • Digital Photographer (00 Divn.+ 02 HQ) – 02 Post

Category-wise vacancies:

  • UR: 296
  • EWS: 74
  • OBC: 197
  • SC: 113
  • ST: 53
  • Ex-SM: 74
  • PwD: 28

Selection Process of Railway Job Vacancy:

  • The selection process will be based on the candidate’s performance in the matriculation examination.
  • A merit list will be prepared according to the marks obtained by candidates in their matric examination for the appointment to the post.
  • The merit list will be prepared to take the average of the % age marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation with a minimum of 50% (aggregate) marks and ITI examination, giving equal weightage to both (Establishment rule 201/2017).

How to apply for South East Central Railway Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the NAPS Portal from 12 March 2024 to 12 April 2024.

For more details: Click here.

NAPS Portal: Click here.


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