Southern Railway Recruitment 2019 for Apprentice/Group C | 4450 Posts | Last Date: 14 January 2019

Southern Railway Recruitment 2019 announced notification for 4429 vacancies of Act Apprentices in various trades & 21 Group C posts against Sports Quota (Open Advertisement). The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

Southern Railway RecruitmentSouthern Railway Recruitment 2019:

List of Current Openings: Southern Railway (SR)

Job Role Total Posts Job Vacancy
Act Apprentice 4429 SR Apprentice Vacancy
Group C 21 SR Group C Vacancy

Southern Railway Recruitment for Apprentice:

Job Role Act Apprentice
Qualification 10th/12th/ITI
Total Vacancies 4429
Experience Freshers
Salary Up to Rs.5,700/-
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Last Date 13 January 2019

Southern Railway Recruitment Detailed Eligibility:

  • Must have passed 10th class examination under 10 +2 system or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Must have passed ITI Course in relevant trades from a recognized institution.
  • Must have passed +2 with Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) for MLT Candidates.


  • Minimum 50% marks in SSLC not applicable for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Candidates with higher qualifications viz. Diploma/Degree and Course completed Act Apprentices are not eligible to apply.

Eligible trades: Welder, Fitter, Carpenter, Electrician, Painter, Machinist, DSL Mechanic, Mechanic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, MMV, Electronics Mechanic, PASSA and Medical Laboratory Technician.

Age Limit (As on 14.12.2018): 

  • 15 to 22 years for Freshers candidates
  • 15 to 24 years for Ex-ITI/MLT candidates

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 3 Years for OBC candidates
  • 5 Years for SC/ST candidates
  • 10 Years for Persons with disability (PWD).
SR Railway – Workshop wise vacancies: 4429 Posts
  • Central Workshop, Golden Rock (Trichy) – 853 Posts
  • Carriage Works, Perambur (Chennai) – 924 Posts
  • Signal & Telecommunication Workshop/Podanur (Coimbatore) – 2652 Posts

Stipend details:

  • During the first year of training – Rs.5,700/-
  • During the second year of training – Rs.6,500/-
  • During the third and fourth year of training – Rs.7,350/-
Southern Railway Recruitment – Apprentice Selection process:
  • Selection will be based on the Merit list, Medical Examination & Document Verification.
  • For preparation of merit – Taking the average of the percentage marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation [with minimum 50% aggregate marks] and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both.

Application Fee: Rs.100/- (No fee for SC/ST/PWD, Women candidates).

Mode of Payment: Online mode through Credit Card/Debit Card or Internet Banking.

How to apply for Southern Railway Recruitment 2019?

All interested and eligible candidates apply for this position in online latest by 13 January 2019.

For More details & Apply: Click here

Important dates:

  • Starting date for submission of online application: 14 December 2018
  • Last date for submission of online application: 13 January 2019
  • The tentative date for Selection of merit list: Will be notified later.

Southern Railway Recruitment for Group C:

Job Role Group C
Qualification 12th/Any degree
Total Vacancies 21
Experience Freshers
Salary Up to Rs.29,200/-
Job Location Across India
Last Date 14 January 2019

Southern Railway Recruitment Detailed Eligibility:

Group C (Level 4/5): Minimum Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.

Group C (Level 2/3): Minimum 12th Class (+2 Stage) pass.

Sports Qualification: Check in given notifications.

Note: If persons appointed as Clerk-cum-Typist – Typing Proficiency of 30 wpm in English or 25 wpm in Hindi within a period of four years from the date of appointment.

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2019): 18 to 25 years

SR Railway – Sports wise vacancies: 21 Posts
  • Athletics – 10 Posts
  • Boxing – 2 Posts
  • Body Building – 2 Posts
  • Chess – 1 Post
  • Cycling – 1 Post
  • Swimming – 3 Posts
  • Table Tennis – 1 Post
  • Weightlifting – 1 Post

Payscale details:

  • Group C (Level 5): Rs.29,200/-
  • Group C (Level 4): Rs.25,500/-
  • Group C (Level 3): Rs.21,700/-
  • Group C (Level 3): Rs.19,900/-
Southern Railway Recruitment Selection process:
  • Selection will be based on the performance of Trail, evaluation of Sports achievements, evaluation of educational qualifications, etc.
  • Only the candidates declared FIT in the Trail will be considered for next stage.

Weightage of Marks

For Game Skill Physical Fitness and Coach’s observation during trials 40 Marks
For Assessment of sports achievements 50 Marks
Educational Qualification 10 Marks
Total 100 Marks

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • Group C (Level 4/5): 70 Marks
  • Group C (Level 2/3): 65 Marks

Application Fee:

  • For SC/ST/PWD, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes: Rs. 250/-
  • For Others: Rs.500/-

Mode of Payment: Indian Postal Order/Demand Draft (DD) – Drawn in favour of Financial Advisor & Cheif Accounts Officer, Southern Railway, Chennai payable at Chennai.

How to apply for Southern Railway Recruitment 2019?

All interested and eligible candidates can send duly filled application form along with required documents to the following postal address on or before 14 January 2019.

For More details & Application Form: Click here

Postal Address:

The Deputy Cheif Personnel Officer/R & W,
Personnel Department,
Southern Railway Headquarters Office,
Park Town, Chennai – 600 003.

Important dates:

  • Last date for receipt of application: 14 January 2019
  • The tentative date for Publication of eligibility list: 5 February 2019
  • The tentative date for Trials begins on – 25 February 2019




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