RRC Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021 – Eastern Railway Job Vacancy: Online Applications are invited from eligible candidates who are Indian Nationals for engagement/training as Act Apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, as amended from time to time, in Workshops and Divisions of Eastern Railway. Applications must be submitted online and no other mode of submission of the same would be entertained.
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 Eastern Railway Units and Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway (RRC/ER) is the nodal agency for processing online applications from candidates and preparation of their merit list.
Candidates can apply for any of the units of Eastern Railways as per notified vacancies, in the relevant trade. However, their engagement for training will be in only one unit on fulfilling eligibility criteria, on the basis of comparative merit position as indicated in this notification, and on completion of all the mandatory processes. After coming in the merit list for training and being called for Document Verification, if a candidate absents in the document verification of a particular unit, this would lead to the automatic cancellation of the candidature of the candidate, for that unit. They will not be provided any other chance for this process. Hence candidates should be careful in attending the Document Verification.
RRC Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021
Name of the Post: Trade Apprentice
No. of Posts: 3366 Posts
Eligibility Conditions for RRCER Job Vacancy 2021
Age Limit Details: The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as of the last date for receiving application. The age as recorded in the Matriculation certificate or the Birth Certificate issued by Government Authority shall only be reckoned for the purpose. No other document like horoscope, affidavits, birth extract from Municipal Corporation, service records, and like will be accepted.
The upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years in the case of SC/ST candidates, 3 years in the case of OBCNCL candidates, and 10 years for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) candidates. Candidates availing the benefits of the relaxed criteria would be required to produce the relevant documents at the time of document verification for verifying their eligibility for the above-mentioned criteria.
The upper age limit is relaxable by additional 10 years for ex-servicemen up to the extent of service rendered in Defence Forces plus 03 years provided they have put in a minimum of 06 months service at a stretch, except Ex-servicemen who have already joined the Govt. Service on the Civil side after availing of the Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of their engagement. The conditions of eligibility of ESM will be guided as per rules applicable in Railways.
Educational Qualification: The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under the 10+2 examination system) with a minimum of 50% marks, in aggregate, from a government recognized Board and also should possess the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT. However, for the following Trades, the minimum educational qualification is 8th class pass from a recognized School and the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT:
i. Welder (Gas and Electric)
ii. Sheet Metal Worker
vi. Painter (General)
Mode of Selection:
i. Selection will be on the basis of merit prepared in respect of all eligible candidates who apply against the notification.
ii. For the trades for which only class 10th pass is the minimum qualification, a separate merit list will be drawn for candidates eligible taking the average of the percentage marks obtained by the candidates in both matriculations (with minimum 50% (aggregate) marks) and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both. In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidate having older age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also the same, the candidate who passed the matriculation exam earlier shall be considered first.
iii. For the trades for which class 8th pass is the minimum qualification, the merit list would be prepared for all eligible candidates, including those having qualification of matriculation and who opt for these trades, based on the average marks obtained both in class 8th standard and ITI examination, as indicated in (a) above. In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidate having older age shall be preferred. In case the dates of birth are also the same, the candidate who passed the 8th class examination earlier shall be considered first.
Illustration of Para – (ii) & (iii) above :- If a candidate secured 80.58 % marks in Matriculation examination and 91.68% marks in ITI, then marks considered for selection will be ½ [80.58 + 91.68] = 86.13.
iv. Candidates enlisted as explained above will be called for Document Verification to the extent of 1.5 times the notified vacancies in the respective communities per their merit order.
Medical Fitness Details:
A person shall be eligible for being trained under the Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Apprenticeship 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.
In accordance with Railway Board letter No. E(MPP)/2009/6/14, candidates have to bring a medical certificate at the time of document verification in a prescribed format as per Apprentice Act, 1961 and para 4 of Apprenticeship rules, 1992 (as amended from time to time). The medical certificate should be signed by a Government-authorized doctor (Gaz.), not below the rank of Asst. Surgeon of Central/State Hospital.
The format of such certificate is uploaded in the notice board of the website of Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway – www.rrcer.com.
Application Fee: Application fees (non-refundable) are only Rs.100/- (Rupees One hundred). No fee, however, is to be paid by the SC / ST / PWBD / Women candidates).
The payment of fees will have to be made online through ‘Payment Gateway’ while filling up the online Application Form. The payment can be made by using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking etc. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidate. There may be server issues at times because of a huge rush, which may affect the online payment system. In such a scenario, the candidate needs to log in fresh and attempt again.
How to Apply – Railway Job Vacancy 2021
i. The candidates are required to apply ONLINE by visiting the link provided on the Notice Board of the official website of RRC/ER Kolkata (www.rrcer.com). They must go through the detailed instructions before filling up the online applications. All relevant items must be carefully filled up by the candidate himself. The particulars like the Name, Date of Birth, Father’s name, etc. must be identical with the same what has been recorded in the Matriculation or equivalent certificate.
ii. The candidates should fill up the relevant columns regarding their community (SC/ST/OBC/EWS), Ex-Serviceman, and Physical Disability.
iii. Candidates should apply for one unit while filling up the application form. However, the allotment of the training establishment is strict as per merit and available vacancies in respective trade of units and communities.
iv. The candidates are advised to indicate their mobile numbers and valid e-mail IDs in the application form which they need to be kept active during the entire process of selection since communication for the further selection process will be made through these media and also through the notice board of website of RRC ER Kolkata.
Items to be Uploaded:
a. Scanned Photograph – Candidates are required to upload their good quality and contrast color photograph, not more than 3 months old, at the space provided in the online Application Form. The scanned photo should be in the JPG/JPEG format and within the specified file size as mentioned in the Application Form. The photograph should be clear, without a cap or sunglasses, and should have defined edges. The candidates should also keep 10 copies of the same photograph for future purposes.
b. Scanned signature and LTI – Candidates are required to upload their full signature and LTI at the space provided in the online Application Form, which has to be in JPG/JPEG format and within the specified file size as mentioned in the Application Form. The application submitted without signature and LTI will be summarily rejected.
c. Standard 8th and 10th mark sheet – pdf format with specified file size as mentioned in the application form.
d. Certificate in proof of age.
e. ITI Certificate from NCVT/SCVT – pdf format with specified file size as mentioned in the application form.
f. Community certificate for SC/ST/OBC/EWS – pdf format with specified file size as mentioned in the application form. Self-declaration as per the prescribed format has to be uploaded by OBC candidates.
g. PwBD Certificate, in pdf as applicable.
The format of the Community certificates, EWS certificate, and PWBD certificate shall be as per the format uploaded on the website.
vi. The candidate must follow all instructions regarding the uploading of the photographs, signs, LTI, and documents provided during the filling up of the Online application form.
vii. All other relevant columns of the Application Form should be filled up by the candidate. The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC)/Eastern Railway reserves the right to reject the incomplete applications.
viii. Candidates are advised to take 2 printouts of the filled-up online Application Form after all details have been filled and the Form has been confirmed to have been submitted.
Other Important Terms and Conditions:
i. The candidates finally engaged will be provided a stipend at the prescribed rate as per extant provisions.
ii. This notification is purely for apprenticeship training. Training in Railway establishments under the Apprentices Act, 1961 does not by itself confer any right, whatsoever, for appointment in railway services by default. However, there is reservation indirect recruitment of Level- 1 for Course Completed Act Apprentices trained in Railway establishments and possessing National Apprenticeship Certificates granted by NCVT, subject to such candidates found suitable in other aspects and they have secured the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination.
iii. Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility criteria. If at any later stage, the particulars furnished by the candidate are revealed to be not conforming with the eligibility criteria, his/her engagement will be terminated forthwith. All annexures in the given formats for claiming fees exemption, reservation, age relaxation, etc. must be submitted at the time of verification of documents along with supportive original documents.
iv. Candidates must check their eligibility with regard to medical fitness for a particular trade, before applying for it.
v. This is to clarify that physical fitness required for Candidates, including PwBD Categories is guided by Act Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, and other relevant rules.
vi. In accordance with Railway Board letter No. E(MPP)/2009/6/14, candidates have to bring a medical certificate at the time of document verification in a prescribed format as per Apprentice Act, 1961 and para 4 of Apprenticeship rules, 1992(as amended from time to time).
vii. The medical certificate should be signed by a Government-authorized doctor (Gaz.), not below the rank of Asst. Surgeon of Central / State Hospital.
viii. The format of such certificate will be uploaded to the Railway Recruitment Cell website, Eastern Railway – www.rrcer.com.
ix. The vacancies and terms & conditions of this notification are subject to change in view of the change of rules. The breakup of PwBD vacancies will be notified as per relevant rules and vacancies.
x. The candidature of candidates is purely provisional at every stage and it is liable to be canceled if any irregularity is found at any stage. The mere issue of a call letter for document verification doesn’t confer any right/claim for apprenticeship training.
xi. The Eastern Railway administration does not take any responsibility for sending replies to the candidates not selected or not called for. Only the list of candidates coming in the merit list after passing all stages will be issued.
xii. After the final submission of the online application, no candidate will be allowed to do any type of correction/alteration online.
xiii. In matters of determination of eligibility and admitting the candidature of applicants, the decision of RRC/ER shall be final.
xiv. Legal Jurisdiction: For any legal disputes, the jurisdiction will be Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal, Kolkata.
Date of publication of notification on RRCER website: 01.10.2021
Opening Date and time of online application: 04.10.2021 10.00 AM
Closing date and time of online application: 03.11.2021 06.00 PM
Probable date of display of the list of selected candidates: 18.11.2021
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