ECR Recruitment 2023 1832 Apprentice Posts; Apply Now!  

Engagement of Apprentices for Apprenticeship Training under the Apprentices Act, 1961 over East Central Railway. ONLINE applications are invited from interested candidates for engagement of Act Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentice Act 1961 in the designated trades at Divisions/Units in the jurisdiction of East Central Railway against 1832 slots. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE till 17:00 hrs of the closing date.

ECR Recruitment 2023  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:Railway Recruitment Cell -East Central Railway
Notification No:RRC/ECR/HRD/Act. App/2023-24 
Employment Type:Apprenticeship Training 
Duration:One Year
Total No of Vacancies: 1832 Apprenticeship Training Posts
Place of Posting: Danapur, Dhanbad, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, Sonpur, Samastipur, Harnaut, Samastipur
Starting Date: 10.11.2023 
Last Date: 09.12.2023 
Apply Mode:Online
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Latest ECR Vacancy Details:

ECR Invites Applications for the Following Posts Division Wise

SI NoDivisionNo. of Posts
1.Danapur division675
2.Dhanbad division156
3.Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Division518
4.Sonpur Division47
5.Samastipur division81
6.Plant Depot/ Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya135
7.Carriage Repair Workshop/ Harnaut110
8.Mechanical Workshop/Samastipur110

Candidates have to choose only one Division/Unit. Details of Divisons/Units and number of slots (trade-wise) are as under:-

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:  

The candidate must have passed Matric/10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate, from recognized Board and ITI in relevant trade (i.e National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training).

Age Limit:

The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 01.01.2023.

– The upper age limit is relaxable for following specified categories to the extent indicated below:

 i) By 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST communities.

ii) By 3 years for candidates belonging to OBC communities.

iii) For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) -10 years for UR, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST candidates.

iv) Relaxation for Ex-servicemen in the age will be total Military service plus 3 years subject to completion of at least six months regular attested service.


The selected candidates will be paid stipend during Apprenticeship at the applicable rates as per extant instructions. Rates are liable to change as per rules and directions issued by Railway Board time to time.

Selection Process:

ECR may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Merit List
2. Certificate Verification

Application Fee: 

For SC/ST/PwBD/Women Candidates  – Nil
For All Other Candidates  – Rs.100/-
Note: The applicants shall pay the Application Fee as indicated in the Table Above through Online Payment Mode Only.

How to apply:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the ECR website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 10.11.2023 to 09.12.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application10.11.2023
Last date for Submission of Application09.12.2023

Official Notification & Application Link:

ECR Official Website Career PageClick Here
ECR Official Notification PDFClick Here
ECR Online Application FormClick Here

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