Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 | 624 Railway Apprentice Vacancy @

Southern Railways is recruiting eligible candidates for Railway Apprentice Posts (Fitter, Welder, Mechanic & Others). There are 624 vacancies available for the Apprentice Jobs in Southern Railway Recruitment. Application forms will be available from 22nd January 2018 up to 21st February 2018. For more details regarding the eligibility criteria, age limit, pay scale, experience and others, read this article further. Also, visit Railway Recruitment Official Website for more details. Applicants can also get all the details from the below columns. So, apply soon and get the Railway Apprenticeship.

Southern Railway Recruitment Details

Name of the Organization Southern Railway
Total Vacancies 624
Name of the Post Act Apprentice Posts
Jobs Category Railway Jobs
Application Mode Offline
 Starting Date of Application 22-01-2018
Last Date 21-02-2018
Job Location India
Official website

Southern Railway Jobs 2018 Vacancy Details:

Candidates can check out the Railway Apprenticeship from our page. Eligible graduates who clear the eligibility criteria can apply for the vacancies using the links given below. Apply for the Railway Vacancy soon and be a part of India’s biggest job provider. Also, find information about various Government Exams and Exam Dates, Syllabus, Previous Papers, etc,.

Name of the Place  Name of the Post
& Openings
 Freshers & ITI Candidates for Training at Ponmalai Fitter – 32 Jobs
Welder – 24 Jobs
Fitter – 70 Jobs
Welder – 46 Jobs
Machinist – 20 Jobs
Electrician – 32 Jobs
DSL Mechanic – 60 Jobs
Mechanic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
18 Jobs
MMV – 06 Jobs
 Electronics Mechanic – 03 Jobs
 PASSA – 10 Jobs
ITI Candidates for Tiruchirappalli Division  Fitter – 80 Jobs
 Mechanic Diesel – 81 Jobs
Medical Laboratory Technician (Radiology) – 01 Jobs
 Medical Laboratory Technician (Pathology)
02 Jobs
 ITI Candidates for Madurai Division.  Fitter – 139 Jobs
Total – 624 Jobs

Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants of Southern Railway Jobs 2018 must ascertain themselves that they meet eligibility conditions given by Southern Railway Department. Additionally, check related information in the following sections.

Educational Qualification:

  • Welder (Fresher, Non-IT): Passes 8th class from the recognized board.
  • Welder (Non-ITI): Passed 10th class or its equivalent.
  • Medical Laboratory Technician: Passed 12th Class with (10+2) System in Physics, Chemist & Biology.
  • Fitter, Machinist, Electrician, Mechanic, PASSA: Passed class 8th/10th/ITI or its equivalent from recognized University or Institution.

Age Limit:

All the Applicants should have following age limit.

  • Welder (Fresher, Non-IT): Maximum age: 20 years.
  • Welder (Non-ITI): Maximum age: 22 years.
  • Fitter (Fresher): Maximum age: 22 years.
  • Medical Laboratory Technician: Maximum age: 22 years.
  • Fitter, Machinist, Electrician, Mechanic, PASSA: Maximum age: 24 years.

Selection Process:

Candidates are selected based on following tests.

  • Written Test.
  • Physical Fitness Test.
  • Interview.

Requirements for Physical Fitness Test:

  • Height – 137 Cms.
  • Chest Measurement – Expansion should not be less than 5 Cms
  • Weight – 25.4 Kgs.
  • Vision – Should not have any morbid condition of either eye or the lids of an eye which may lead to risk or aggravation Or recurrence.

Pay Scale:

All Selected Candidates will get the following amount as their Salary.

All Other Trades Mechanic DSL
During the 1st year of training Rs.5700/- per month Rs.5900/-per month
During the 2nd year of training Rs.6500/- per month Rs.6700/-per month
During the 3rd year of training  Rs.7350/- per month Rs.7550/-per month

Application Fee:

Applicants must pay a specified amount as application fee.

  • General Candidates: Rs.100/-
  • SC/ST Candidates: No Application Fee.

How to Apply for Southern Railway Recruitment 2018:

  1. Firstly, visit Southern Railway Official website  i.e.
  2. On the main page, check for desired notification.
  3. Download and read it fully.
  4. If you meet the above listed eligibility criteria, click on an application form.
  5. Download and take a print out of it.
  6. Enter all necessary details.
  7. Paste your recent photograph.
  8. Also, attach necessary testimonials.
  9. Pay relevant application fee and post the application form to following postal address before the last date.

Postal Address:

620 004.

Important Links:

Official Notification Application Form

Important Dates:

  • Advertisement Date: 22nd January 2018
  • Starting Date of Online Application: 24th January 2018
  • Closing Date of Application: 21st February 2018


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