Southern Railway Corporation Limited has issued a notification for the recruitment for the post Apprentice. Interested candidate can apply for this post before the last date.  According to Apprentice Act, 1961 authority will give training at Chennai. The   training period is 1 to 2 years. At the time of training candidates will get the stipend.

Carriage and Wagon Workshop/Perambur:

Designated Trade Fresher’s Ex: ITI
Fitter 32 110
Painter 24
Welder 24 75
MMV 25
Total 10 220


Loco Works Perambur:

Designate Trade Ex. ITI
Fitter 135
Welder 42
Painter 18
Total 201


Electrical Workshop/ Perambur:

Designated Trade Fresher’s Ex: ITI
Electrician 10 30
R & AC 10 20
Wireman 12
Winder (Armature) 05
Electronics Mechanic 06
Total 20 73


Engineering Workshop/Arakkonam:

Designated Trade Ex: ITI
Fitter 10
Welder 04
Turner 02
Machinist 01
Total                  17





Chennai Division – RS/AVD:

Designated Trade            Ex. ITI
Fitter 07
Electrician 08
Total 15


Chennai Division – ELS/AJJ:

Designated Trade            Ex. ITI
Fitter 05
Electrician 06
Welder (G & E) 01
Total 12


Chennai Division – C&W/BBQ:

Designated Trade Ex. ITI
Fitter 25
Total 25


Chennai Division – RS/TBM:

Designated Trade Ex: ITI
Welder (G & E) 08
Fitter 10
Electrician 10
Carpenter 06
Painter 06
Total 40


Chennai Division – DSL/TNP:

Designated Trade Ex: ITI
Electrician 03
Diesel Mechanic 04
Total 07




Chennai Division – RS/RPM:

Designated Trade Ex. ITI
Fitter 01
Electrician 02
Welder 01
Total 04


Railway Hospital/Perambur:

Designated Trade Fresher’s  Ex: ITI
MLT ( Radiology ) 03
MLT ( Pathology ) 08
MLT( Cardiology ) 09
Total 20 03


Education Qualification:

=> For fresh candidate applicants must be at least 10th or 12th passed or equivalent.

=> For Ex. ITI category candidate should have at least 10+2 passed and ITI course in the relevant trade in government recognized ITI.

Age Limit:

*** SC/ ST and OBC candidate will be specified as per organization’s rules.

*** For others or unreserved category candidates must be between 15-24 years.

Stipend during Training Periods:  

For Diesel Mechanic Trade:

  • During the first year of training: Rs.5900/-
  • During the second year of training: Rs.6700/-
  • During the third year of training: Rs.7550/-


For Others:

  • During the first year of training: Rs.5700/-
  • During the second year of training: Rs.6500/-
  • During the third and fourth year of training: Rs.7350/-


Application Fees:

A crossed Indian Postal order for Rs.100/- (Rupees Hundred only)

*** SC/ST/PWD/Women Candidates are exempted from the payment of Processing Fee.


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