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RRC North Central Railway Recruitment 2021: 1664 Vacancies & Eligibility


Railway Recruitment 2021: North Central Railway (NCR), Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, has released the admit card for the document/certificate verification candidates who have applied for the Apprenticeship post. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website at ncr.indianrailways.gov.in. There is no written examination for RRC Apprentice recruitment. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their educational merit. According to the RRC/NCR-01/2021 notification released on September 14, 2021, there are 1664 vacancies for the engagement of Apprentices under the Apprentice ACT 1961 imparting training at various North Cetral Railway Divisions/ Units/ Workshops. The online application process started on September 20, 2021, and concluded on October 20, 2021. Read on to know more about Eligibility Criteria, Vacancies, Application Process, Selection Process, and more.

RRC NCR Apprentice Admit Card 2021 Released. Click here to Download (Direct Link)

NCR Recruitment 2021: Overview

Conducting OrganizationRailway Recruitment Cell (RRC)
Recruitment CategoryRailway Apprentice
Number of Vacancies1664
Work LocationNorth Central Railway Jurisdiction
Application ModeOnline
Age Limit15-24 Years
Educational Qualification10th Passed and ITI from NCVT/ SCVT for relevant Trade
StagesTwo (Merit List and Medical Fitness and Physical Standards)

North Central Railway Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Check the below table to know more about the dates of important events related to the North Central Railway (NCR) Notification.

NCR EventsDates
NCR Official Notification Release DateSeptember 14, 2021
NCR Application Form 2021 CommencementSeptember 20, 2021, at 12:00 hrs
NCR Application Form 2021 CulminationOctober 20, 2021, at 12:00 hrs

Railway Eligibility Criteria For Apprentice Post

Candidates must apply online on the official website at ncr.indianrailways.gov.in only. The link to apply online was active from September 20 to October 20. Before applying, candidates must check the eligibility criteria as their candidature depends on that.

Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply for the apprenticeship of RRC North Central Railway.

Age Criteria: The applicants must be between the age of 15 to 24 years as of October 20, 2021.

Educational Qualification:

  1. Aspirants must have completed their matriculation or class 10 examination with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board.
  2. For candidates who are applying for Trade Welder (Gas, Electric), Wireman and Carpenter the minimum qualification is 8th pass from a recognized school.
  3. In relevant trades such as Fitter, Machinist, Welder, Electrician, Wireman, Painter, Information and Communication Technology System Maintenance, the candidate must have technical qualifications. National Trade Certificate (NTC) or ITI certificate associated to National Council of Vocal Training (NCVT) or State Council of Vocal Training (SCVT) is compulsory.

The ITI Certificate / National Trade Certificate affiliated with NCVT/ SCVT is mandatory. The NCR Recruitment short notification has not released the details about the designated and relevant trades. Candidates can expect the details in the section below after the release of the detailed notification.

NCR Recruitment 2021: Vacancies

The Railway Recruitment Cell has vacancies for 1664 apprentices in Northern Central Railway Zone. The detailed notification has been released on the official website. Candidates can know the vacancy details for each division in below-mentioned below table.

Prayagraj Mechanical Department 364
Prayagraj Electrical Department 339
Jhansi Division 480
Workshop Jhansi 185
Agra Division 296
Total 1664

Cluster Lucknow (LKO)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
LKO Div 167 52 24 92 335
Bridge Workshop, LKO 23 7 2 11 43
C&W Shop AMV LKO 202 72 2 98 374
Locomotive Workshop CB/LKO 177 65 2 89 333
Locomotive Workshop ELECT-CB/LKO 121 44 1 59 225
Cluster Ambala (UMB)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
JUDW Workshop (Cluster Ambala) 224 85 0 111 420
Cluster Delhi DLI
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
Bridge Workshop, TKJ 36 11 4 14 65
TMC Line 6 2 1 3 12
C&W/NSDL 72 21 11 39 143
C&W / DLI 38 11 6 20 75
C&W/DEE – DLI DIV 22 6 3 11 42
C&W HNZM 34 10 5 18 67
Electric Loco Shed / GZB (DLI DIV) 57 17 8 31 113
EMU / GZB (DLI / DIV) 57 16 8 29 110
DSL SHED / TKD DLI DIV 54 15 8 29 106
DSL SHED / SSB DLI DIV 31 9 4 17 61
Cluster Firozpur (FZR)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
DMU CAR Base, JUC (FZR DIV) 32 12 0 5 49
C&W Workshop FZR DIV 54 1 0 9 84
DSL SHED LDH FZR DIV 135 54 0 25 214
Workshop Mech. ASR 84 39 0 41 164
Bridge Workshop JUC 33 8 3 14 58

How To Apply For NCR Recruitment 2021?

Follow the steps as under to fill up the online NCR Application Form:

  • – 1st Step: Visit the home page of RRC at ncr.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • – 2nd Step: On the homepage, click on “Engagement of Act Apprentice” online application.
  • – 3rd Step: On the new page, read the instructions click the check box and then click on “Apply Now”.
  • – 4th Step: On the registration form fill in all the details like Name, Father’s Name, Gender, Email ID, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, etc.
  • – 5th Step: Now click on the “Register” button.
  • – 6th Step: Go back to the Login form and enter the details. The application form will open. Enter all the necessary details in the specified fields.
  • – 6th Step: Upload your recent passport size Photo, Signature & Valid ID Proof in the necessary fields.
  • – 7th Step: Click on the “Submit” button.
  • – 8th Step: Pay the NCR Apprentice Application Fee.
  • – 9th Step: Save and take the printout of the acknowledgement for future reference.

NCR Recruitment 2021: Application Fee

The application fee mentioned in the North Central Railway recruitment 2021 notification is as given below:

  1. North Central Railway Recruitment fee for Apprenticeship is Rs. 100. The application fee is non-refundable
  2. SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women applicants are exempted from paying any fee.
  3. Fee payment mode will be online through the payment gateway.
  4. The payment can be made by using Debit/ Credit Card or Net Banking.
  5. In case the applicant has made the payment but faces net connectivity issues and could not download the application. Or the fee amount has been deducted from their Account/ Debit/ Credit Card, please click on the “Verify Payment” button to reconfirm the same from the payment gateway.
  6. In case after completing the registration process, the online transaction is not successfully completed, please login again and make the online payment again.

NCR Recruitment 2021: Documents To Be Uploaded during Online Application Process

The North Central Railway Apprentice application process involves uploading of following documents:

  1. Candidate’s Photograph (3.5 cm x 3.5 cm) taken recently in JPEG/ JPG format. The size of the file should be between 20 kb to 70 kb with clear front view of the applicants face.
  2. Candidates Signature (3.5 cm x 3.5 cm) in JPEG/ JPG format. The size of the file should be between 20 kb to 30kb.
  3. 8th Mark Sheet and SSC (Standard 10th) or its equivalent Mark Sheet.
  4. Consolidated ITI mark sheet of all semesters of the trade-in which applied/ Provisional National Trade Certificate indicating marks.
  5. National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT or Provisional National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT /SCVT.
  6. Caste Certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC applicants in the specified format mentioned by Railway Recruitment Cell.  Income & Asset Certificate by EWS must be uploaded in PDF format.
  7. Certificates in languages other than Hindi or English must be accompanied by an attested copy of translation in Hindi or English.

Applications without necessary enclosures uploaded during the application process will be rejected, and no additional documents will be accepted during the Document Verification process. If any application has shortcomings or irregularities in uploading, the above-said documents will be rejected during Document Verification.

North Central Railway Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

Candidates must upload the following in the Northern Zone Railway Recruitment Application Form:

  1. There will be no written test or viva. Selection of candidates will be based on the merit list compiled by taking the average of the percentage of marks obtained by the applicants in Matriculation (with minimum 50% aggregate marks) and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both.
  2. In case two applicants have the same marks, the applicant older in age will be prefered. In case the DOB is also the same, then the applicant who passed the matriculation exam earlier will be prefered.
  3. For the purpose of calculation of the percentage of Class 10 or Matriculation marks, total marks of all subjects as mentioned in the mark sheet/ CGPA obtained by the applicants will be considered and not on the basis of marks of any subject or any group of subjects such as best of five.
  4. For the purpose of calculation of the percentage of ITI marks, average marks mentioned in the consolidated statement of marks for all semesters of the trade should be considered.
  5. In case of any discrepancy in the marks/ CGPA entered in the online application and found at the time of Document Verification, the candidature of the applicants will be cancelled.

NCR Recruitment 2021: Training and Stipend

Training Period: The shortlisted candidates must undergo apprenticeship training for a year or as per the rules applicable.

Stipend: The candidates will get a stipend during the training at the specified rate as decided by the State Governments.

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North Central Railway Recruitment 2021: Frequently Asked Questions

Candidates must read the frequently asked questions on Nort Central Railway Recruitment 2021 to clear their doubts.

Q. When can I fill the application form for North Central Railway Recruitment 2021?
A. The application form will be available from September 20, 2021, on the official website.
Q. Does the Apprentice selection process involves CBT in NCR Recruitment?
A. No, there will be no CBT or test for the selection of apprentices at NCR Recruitment. The conducting body will prepare a merit list of candidates based on marks secured in Matriculation and ITI examinations.
Q. What is the last date to submit the North Central Railway Recruitment Application Form?
A. The last date to apply for North Central Railway Recruitment 2021 is October 20, 2021, till 12:00 hrs.
Q. What is the marks required in Matriculation for North Central Railway Recruitment 2021?
A. Candidates have to score at least 50% marks as an aggregate in Matriculation to be eligible for NCR Recruitment.
Q. How many vacancies are announced for apprentice posts in NCR Recruitment 2021?
A. The conducting body has announced 1664 vacancies in total for NCR apprentice posts. Check division wise vacancy details in this article.

So, now you are provided with all the necessary information regarding RRC North Central Railway Recruitment. We hope this detailed article helps you. If you have any queries regarding Railway Recruitment, drop a comment below, and we will get back to you.

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