ECR-East Center Railway Recruitment 2018 - Apprenticeship - 1898 Vacancies

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East Center Railway invites application form the citizen of India for the Apprenticeship in Eastern Railway. total Vacancies are 1898 and Last date to Apply is 28-08-2018. For detailed notification click here -

About ECR - Railway Recruitment Cell, East Central Railway is an organization created after issue of letter no. E(NG)II/96/RR-1/62 dated 18.07.2005 by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), New Delhi. The letter delegates powers to General Managers of Indian Railways for open market recruitments. Railway Recruitment Cell, East Central Railway performs the task of such recruitment on behalf of the General Manager, East Central Railway.

Railway Recruitment Cell, East Central Railway is headed by Chairman who is assisted by one Assistant Personnel Officer (RRC) and 19 non-gazetted staff.


Apprenticeship for Fitter, Welder, Mechanic, Ref. & AC Mechanic, Forger and Heat Treater, Carpenter, Electronic Mechanic, Painter, Electrician, Wireman, Turner, M.M.T.M and various


As per Rules



Age Limit

15-24 years as on 30-Jan-2018

Job Location

East Central Railway Zone (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar , Jharkhand)


Total - 1898 Posts, Danapur Division- 626 posts, Dhanbad Division- 142 posts, Mughalsarai Division- 844 posts, Samastipur Division- 70 posts, Plant Depot Mughalsarai- 116 posts, Mechanical Workshop Samastipur – 100 posts

Educational Qualification

The candidate must have passed Matric/10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks from recognized Board and ITI in relevant trade.

Number of Posts : Candidates have to choose only one Division/Unit. Details of Divison/Units is:

1) Danapur division

Post Name Number of Posts
Fitter 190
Welder (G & E) 06
Mechanic (Diesel) 32
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic 68
Forger and Heat Treater 20
Carpenter 10
Electronic Mechanic 130
Painter (General) 14
Electrician 134
Wireman 22

b) Dhanbad Division

Post Name Number Of Posts
Fitter 38
Turner 21
Machinist 06
Carpenter 06
Welder (G & E) 41
Mechanic Diesel 12
Wireman 18

c) Mughalsarai division

Post Name Number Of Posts
Fitter 480
Welder (G & E) 24
Machinist 04
Electrician 36
M.M.T.M 02
Turner 06
Wireman 58
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic 16
Electronics Mechanic 140
Mechanic(Dsl) 78

d) Samastipur division

Post Name Number Of Posts
Fitter 14
Turner 04
Welder (G&E) 04
Electrician 10
Electronics Mechanic 10
Painter (General) 02
Carpenter 02
Mechanic(Dsl) 20
Laboratory Assistant (CP) 04

e) Plant Depot/Mughalsarai

Post Name Number Of Posts
Fitter 54
Machinist 10
Welder (G&E) 10
Electrician 04
Machinist /Grinder 12
Turner 10
Mechanic M.V 08
Mechanic(Dsl) 08

f) Mechanical Workshop/Samastipur

Post Name Number Of Posts
Fitter 50
Machinist 10
Welder (G&E) 32
Electrician 08

Selection Process

Selection for Apprenticeship training will be on the basis of merit list prepared in respect of all the candidates who apply against the notification for a particular Division/Unit.

The merit list will be prepared taking the average of the %age marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation (with minimum 50% (aggregate marks) and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both.

How to apply

Application Fees : For General / OBC, Application Fees is Rs. 100/- and For SC / ST / PH / Women, No Application Fees. The Fees is non refundable.

Modes of Payment : The application fee can be paid through online mode by using credit card/ debit card or net banking.

How to Apply : 

1) Candidates are required to apply ONLINE by visiting

2) Candidates are required to register and can login with Id and password after successful registration.

3) Then candidate is required to fill an application form and upload their scanned image and signature.

4) Candidate should provide valid mobile number and email ID which should remain active till the 
process of recruitment completes.

5) Last date to apply is 28/02/2018.

6) List Of Scanned Documents to be uploaded at the time of registration:

i) Photograph and Signature

ii) 10th standard Mark Sheet

iii)Proof of Date of Birth(10th certificate/school leaving certificate)

iv)Consolidated mark sheet of ITI  (all semester)

v)NTC issued by NCVT

vi) Caste Certificate

vii)Disability Certificate

viii) Discharge Certificate in case of Ex Servicemen


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