(Notification) RRC Bhubaneswar: Engagement of Apprentices
under the Apprentices Act 2017
ONLINE applications are invited from interested candidates for
engagement of Act Apprentices for training under the Apprentices Act 1961 in the
designated trades at Workshops/Units in the East Coast Railway.
Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE till 17:00
hrs. of the closing date.
1. Candidates should note and take cognizance of the fact that this is a
Centralized Notification for engagement of Act Apprentices under the Apprentices
Act 1961 for East Coast Railway Units and Railway Recruitment Cell, East Coast
Railway (RRC/ECoR) is the nodal agency for processing of ONLINE applications
from candidates and preparation of their merit list. No other mode of submission
applications shall be entertained.
6.1 The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and
should not have completed 24 years of age as on 17-06-2017.
6.2 Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in case of SC/ST candidates, 3
years in case of OBC candidates.
6.3 For Persons with Disability, upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years.
6.4 Upper age limit is relaxable by up to additional 10 years for ex-servicemen
to the extent of service rendered in Defence Forces plus 03 years provided they
have put in a minimum of 6 months service at a stretch, except Ex-servicemen who
have already joined the Govt. service on Civil side after availing the
servicemen status for the purpose of their engagement.
6.5 The candidates who want to avail the benefit of reservation of SC/ST, must
produce his/her Caste certificate on Central Government format issued by
appropriate authority as per sample Annexure-I at the time of Document
Verification. Similarly the candidates who want to avail the benefit of
reservation of OBC, must produce Caste certificate and Non-Creamy Layer
Certificate issued on or after 01-01-2017 on
Central Government format by appropriate authority as per sample Annexure-II at
the time of Document Verification.
6.6 The candidates who want to avail the benefit of reservation of Ex-servicemen
and Armed Forces Personnel, must produce Discharge certificate and in case of
children of Ex-servicemen and children of Armed Forces Personnel, they must
produce discharge certificate or Armed Forces serving certificate respectively
(as the case may be) of his/her parents at the time of document verification
10.1 Application fees (Non-refundable) – Rs.100/- (Rupees One
10.2 Fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway as part of
online application process.
10.3 After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form
candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with
the online application. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.
10.4 The payment can be made by using debit card / credit card / Internet
Banking / e-wallets, etc. by providing information as asked on the system.
Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
10.5 On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt with the date
entered by the candidate will be generated, which should be printed and retained
by the candidate.
10.6 If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please login again
and make payment online.
10.7 No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates a r e required to apply ONLINE by visiting
Detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications will be available on
11.2 Candidates are required to log on to the RRC/ECoR website www.rrcbbs.org.in provided for filling
ONLINE applications and fill up the personal details/BIO- DATA etc carefully.
NOTE-I: Candidates should ensure their Name, father’s name, date of birth should
exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any
deviation found during Document Verification will lead to cancellation of
candidature and also debarment.
NOTE-II: Candidates are advised to indicate their active mobile number and valid
e-mail ID in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire
engagement process as all important messages will be sent by email/SMS which
will be treated as deemed to have been read by the candidates.
11.3 Candidates have to apply for any one Unit only.
11.4 Candidates trying to submit more than one application with different
particulars like Name/Father’s name/Community/Photo(face)/ educational and/or
technical qualification etc. or with different Email ID/Mobile Number are
advised that all such applications will be summarily rejected.
11.5 Candidates have to keep printouts of their Online application. If found
Eligible, he/she will be called for Document Verification and the print out of
Online application is required to be produced at the time of Document
2.1 Selection will be on the basis of merit list prepared in
respect of all the candidates who apply against the notification. The merit list
will be prepared for the purpose on the basis of percentage of marks in
matriculation and ITI (minimum 50% in aggregate in each). The panel will be
prepared on the basis of simple average of marks in the matriculation and ITI.
For the purpose of calculation of percentage of matriculation, marks obtained by
the candidates in all subjects will be reckoned and not on the basis of marks of
any subject or a group of subjects. For the purpose of calculation of percentage
of ITI marks, marks mentioned in the provisional/final certificate will be
2.2 Shortlisted candidates, thus enlisted, will be called for
document/Certificate verification to the extent of 1.5 times of the notified
2.3 In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidates with older
age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also the same, then the
candidate who passed matriculation examination earlier shall be considered
2.4 A final merit list will be prepared unit wise, trade wise and community
wise, equal to the number of slots in the descending order of percentage of
marks obtained by the candidate, as stated above.
2.5 Candidates finally enlisted would be subject to verification of original
testimonials and being found fit in appropriate Medical examination by Railways
as applicable for the Workshop and for the other Units.
17.1 A person shall be eligible for being trained under the
Apprentices Act, 1961 and Apprenticeships Rules, 1992, as amended from time to
time, if he or she satisfies the minimum standards of physical
fitness as prescribed in the aforesaid Act and Rules and the standards
prescribed for imparting training to the relevant trades which will be certified
by a Railway Doctor.
17.2 The selected candidates will have to pass the prescribed medical
examination and physical fitness before engagement, for which the candidates
will have to pay a sum of Rs. 24/- towards medical examination fee.