South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2023 for Apprentices | 1785 Posts | Last Date: 28 December 2023

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South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2023: South Eastern Railway invites online applications to fill 1785 vacancies for apprentice posts at South Eastern Railway Recruitment Kolkata. Candidates with the qualification of HSC & ITI are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on the merit list. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for railway apprentice recruitment on or before 28 December 2023. The detailed eligibility for South Eastern Railway Recruitment Kolkata and the application process are below.

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South Eastern Railway: It is a part of Eastern Railways and one of the 18 railway zones in India. Its headquarters are in West Bengal, Kolkata, India and Garden Reach. South Railway also runs regular electric multiple units services to areas adjacent to Kolkata, Amta, Medinipur, Howrah to Kharagpur, Santragachi to Shalimar, Balasore Rourkela and Tatanagar. When the erstwhile Bengal Nagpur Railway portion was separated, a new zone of the South Eastern Railway came into existence on 1 August 1995.

South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2023 for Apprentices:

Job Role Apprentices
Job Type Govt Jobs
Qualification HSC & ITI
Total Vacancies 1785 Posts
Experience Freshers
Stipend As Per Provisions
Job Location Across India
Last Date 28 December 2023

Detailed Eligibility for South Eastern Railway Recruitment Kolkata:

Educational Qualification: 

Matriculation (Matriculate or 10th class in 10+2 examination system) from a recognized Board with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate (excluding additional subjects) and an ITI Pass certificate (in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done) granted by the NCVT/SCVT.

Age limit (As on 01 January 2024): 15 to 24 years

Age Relaxation for Railway Apprentice Recruitment:

  • For OBC Candidates: 3 Years
  • For SC/ST Candidates: 5 Years
  • PwD: 10 Years 10 Years
  • Ex-Servicemen: 10 Years

Total Vacancies: 1785 Posts

Kharagpur Workshop:  360 Posts



  • Fitter: 100 Posts
  • Turner: 22 Posts
  • Electrician: 80 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 70 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 33 Posts
  • Machinist: 27 Posts
  • Painter (G): 18 Posts
  • Refrigerator & AC Mechanic: 10 Posts

Signal & Telecom(Workshop)/Kharagpur: 87 Posts

  • Electrician: 47 Posts
  • Electronics & Mechanic: 36 Posts
  • Painter (G): 2 Posts
  • Cable Jointer/Crane Operator: 2 Posts

Track Machine Workshop/Kharagpur: 120 Posts



  • Fitter: 54 Posts
  • Electronics & Mechanic: 30 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 11 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 25 Posts

SSE(Works)/Engg/Kharagpur: 28 Posts

  • Carpenter: 14 Posts
  • Painter: 14 Posts

Carriage & Wagon Depot/Kharagpur: 121 Posts

  • Fitter: 70 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 40 Posts
  • Carpenter: 7 Posts
  • Painter: 2 Post
  • Turner: 1 Post
  • Machinist: 1 Post

Diesel Loco Shed/Kharagpur: 50 Posts

  • Fitter: 5 Posts
  • Electrician: 15 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 4 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 23 Posts
  • Painter: 1 Post
  • Cable Jointer/ Crane Operator: 1 Post
  • Carpenter: 1 Post

Sr.Dee(G)/Kharagpur: 90 Posts

  • Electrician: 30 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 4 Posts
  • Wireman: 15 Posts
  • Winder (Armature): 12 Posts
  • Refrigerator & AC Mechanic: 14 Posts
  • Lineman: 15 Posts

TRD Depot/Electrical/Kharagpur: 40 Posts

  • Electrician: 20 Posts
  • Fitter: 20 Posts

EMU Shed/Electrical/TPKR: 40 Posts

  • Electrician: 10 Posts
  • Fitter: 10 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 10 Posts
  • Machinist: 10 Posts

Electric Loco Shed/Santragachi: 36 Posts

  • Electrician: 10 Posts
  • Fitter: 10 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 8 Posts
  • Machinist: 8 Posts

Sr.DEE(G)/Chakradharpur: 93 Posts

  • Electrician: 34 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 4 Posts
  • Wireman: 20
  • Winder (Armature): 10
  • Refrigerator & AC Mechanic: 15 Posts
  • Lineman: 10

Electric Traction Depot/Chakradharpur: 30 Posts

  • Electrician: 20 Posts
  • Fitter: 10 Posts

Carriage & Wagon Depot/Chakradharpur: 65 Posts

  • Fitter: 40 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 20 Posts
  • Machinist: 1 Post
  • Painter (G): 1 Post
  • Carpenter: 1 Post
  • Turner: 1 Posts
  • Trimmer: 1 Post

Electric Loco Shed/TATA: 72 Posts

  • Electrician: 22 Posts
  • Fitter: 25 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 15 Posts
  • Machinist: 10 Posts

Engineering Workshop/Sini:  100 Posts

  • Fitter: 30 Posts
  • Turner: 5 Posts
  • Electrician: 20 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 30 Posts
  • Machinist: 5 Posts
  • MMTM(Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance): 5 Posts
  • Forger & Heat Treater: 5 Posts

Track Machine Workshop/Sin: 7 Posts

  • Electrician: 2 Posts
  • Fitter: 5 Posts

SSE(Works)/Engg/Chakradharpur: 26 Posts

  • Carpenter: 13 Posts
  • Painter: 13 Posts

Electric Loco Shed/Bondamunda: 50 Posts

  • Electrician: 15 Posts
  • Fitter: 15 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 10 Posts
  • Machinist: 10 Posts

Diesel Loco Shed/ Bondamunda: 52 Posts

  • Fitter: 32 Posts
  • Electrician: 16 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 1 Post
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 1 Post
  • Painter: 1 Post
  • Carpenter: 1 Post

Sr.Dee(G)/Adra: 30 Posts

  • Electrician: 12 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 2 Posts
  • Wireman: 4 Posts
  • Winder (Armature): 4 Posts
  • Refrigerator & AC Mechanic: 5 Posts
  • Lineman: 3 Posts

Carriage & Wagon Depot/Adra: 65 Posts

  • Fitter: 40 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 20 Post
  • Painter: 2 Post
  • Carpenter: 2 Post
  • Machinist: 1 Post

Diesel Loco Shed/Bksc: 33 Posts

  • Electrician: 6 Posts
  • Fitter: 6 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 10 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 12 Posts

Trd Depot/Electrical/Adra: 30 Posts

  • Electrician: 20 Posts
  • Fitter: 10 Posts

Electric Loco Shed/BKSC: 31 Posts

  • Electrician: 9 Posts
  • Fitter: 10 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 8 Posts
  • Machinist: 4 Posts

Electric Loco Shed/ROU: 25 Posts

  • Fitter: 05 Posts
  • Turner: 06 Posts
  • Electrician: 02 Posts
  • Welder (G&E): 05 Posts
  • MMTM: 05 Posts
  • Painter (G): 02 Posts

SSE(Works)/Engg/Adra: 24 Posts

  • Carpenter: 12 Posts
  • Painter: 12 Posts

Carriage & Wagon Depot/Ranchi: 30 Posts

  • Fitter: 20 Posts
  • Welder (G&E)  10 Posts

Sr.Dee(G)/Ranchi: 30 Posts

  • Electrician: 10 Posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel): 01 Post
  • Wireman: 6 Posts
  • Winder (Armature) Refrigerator & AC: 6 Posts
  • Mechanic: 5 Posts
  • Lineman: 02 Posts

TRD Depot/Electrical/Ranchi: 10 Posts

  • Electrician: 5 Posts
  • Fitter:  5 Posts

SSE(Works)/Engg/Ranchi: 10 Posts

  • Carpenter: 5 Posts
  • Painter: 5 Posts

Salary: The candidates finally engaged will be provided Stipends at the prescribed rate per the provision.

Selection Process for Railway Apprentice Recruitment:

  • Selection will be based on the merit list prepared (Trade-wise) for all the candidates who apply against the notification in their respective trades.
  • The merit list in each trade will be prepared as a percentage of marks obtained in Matriculation with a minimum of 50% (aggregate) marks.
  • For the percentage of matriculation, marks obtained by the candidates in all subjects will be reckoned and not based on marks of any subject or group of subjects.
  • Shortlisted candidates, thus enlisted in respective trades, will be called for document verification to the extent of 1.5 times the notified vacancies.
  • A final merit list will be prepared trade-wise and community-wise, equal to the number of slots in the descending order of the percentage of marks obtained by the candidate.
  • Candidates finally enlisted would be subject to document verification of original testimonials and being found fit in the appropriate medical examination as per Medical Proforma.

Application Fees:

  • SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates are exempted from fees.
  • For others Rs.100/-

Application Fees Mode: Online through ‘Payment Gateway’

How to Apply for South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2022?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 28 December 2023.

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South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2023 FAQ’s:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at South Eastern Railway Recruitment?

Ans. At present South Eastern Railway having vacancies for Apprentices with 914 vacancies

Q2.Who can apply South Eastern Railway Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates who completed HSC & ITI are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for South Eastern Railway Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can apply onlineon or before 28 December 2023


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