Western Railway Recruitment 2017 for Apprentices | 821 Posts | Last date: 23 November 2017


Western Railway Recruitment 2017 notification announced for 821 posts of Apprentices for ITI graduates. The detailed eligibility criteria and application process are given below.

About WR Western Railways: Western Railway is one of the 17 Railway Zone by Indian Railways.The major railway routes of Indian Railways which come under Western Railways are: Mumbai Central – Ratlam, Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad and Palanpur – Ahmedabad. It is divided into six operating divisions: Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Ratlam and Mumbai. Vadodara railway station, being the junction point for the Ahmedabad – Mumbai route and the Mumbai – Ratlam route towards New Delhi, is the busiest junction Station in Western Railways and one of the busiest junctions of Indian Railways too, while Ahmedabad Division earns highest revenue followed by Mumbai Division and Vadodara Division.

WR Western Railway Recruitment 2017-18:

Western Railway announces their career opportunities in Employment Newspaper/Newspaper and also in www.wr.indianrailways.gov.in. At present Western railway announced the vacancy for Trade Apprentice in various discipline for Mumbai region.All eligible candidates submit their application form through postal on or before 23 October 2017.

Western Railway RecruitmentWestern Railway Recruitment 2017:

Western Railway Recruitment for Vadodara Division:

Job RoleTrade Apprentice
Total vacancies229
Apprentice LocationVadodara Division
Last date23 November 2017

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 10th Pass + ITI (NCVT)

Note: Engineering Graduates and Diploma holders are not eligible to apply for apprenticeship in response to this notification as they are governed by a separate scheme of apprenticeship.

Discipline wise vacancies: 229 posts

  • Fitter – 62 posts
  • Turner – 4 posts
  • Machinist – 3 posts
  • Welder(G&E) – 11 posts
  • Electrician – 95 posts
  • Mech. Tools & Machine. Maint – 9 posts
  • Instruments Mech – 5 posts
  • Mech. Motor vehicle – 2posts
  • Draughtman Mech – 2 posts
  • Electronics Mech – 10 posts
  • Painter (GEN) – 3 posts
  • Carpenter – 2 posts
  • Ref. & Air cond –  5 posts
  • Mech(Diesle) – 15 posts
  • Boiler (Attend) – 1 post

Age limit(As on 24.10.2017): 15 to 24years (Relaxation as per government policy)

Training & Stipend: Training will be arranged in accordance with the standards and syllabus prescribed by the Central Apprenticeship Council. The selected candidates will be paid stipend during apprenticeship at the prescribed rates as per extant instructions.

Training Period: 1 year (For Mech(Diesle) – 2 Years)

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Western Railway Recruitment 2017 Selection Process:

Selection of the eligible candidates for imparting training under the Apprentice Act, 1961 will be based on the merit list which would be prepared taking the average of the percentage marks obtained by the candidates in both matriculation (With minimum 50% (aggregate) marks and ITI examination giving equal weight age to both. There will be no written test or viva.

Application Fee: Rs.100/-(No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women)

Note: A postal Order/Demand Draft of application fee payable to Sr.DFM/Vadodara

How to apply Western Railway Recruitment 2017?

All interested and eligible candidates send the application form with along requirements to the following postal address on or before 23 November 2017.

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Postal Address:

Divisional Railway Manager (E)-BRC,
Estt.-Electrical Section,
Second floor, Personal Department,
Vadodara- 390004.

Important dates to Remember:

  • The last date of Submission of Application: 23 November 2017
  • Display of the list of selected candidates: 23 December 2017
  • Tentative date of Commence of training: 23 January 2018