RRC East Central Railway Recruitment 2021

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ONLINE applications are invited from interested candidates for engagement of Act Apprentices 
for imparting training under the Apprentice Act 1961 in the designated trades at Divisions/Units 
in the jurisdiction of East Central Railway against 2206 slots. 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 
Central Railway’s Divisions/Units. Railway Recruitment Cell, East Central Railway 
(RRC/ECR) has been nominated as nodal agency for obtaining ONLINE applications from 
candidates and preparation of their merit list. Merit list will be prepared Division/Unit wise 
and candidates must note that no centralized merit list will be formed. Candidates can 
submit their applications ONLINE only on RRC’s official website www.rrcecr.gov.in. 
2. After preparation of merit list, the same will be advised to respective Divisions/Units of East 
Central Railway. Document verification and medical examination will be held in opted 
Divisions/Units, as per the choice of Division/Unit as mentioned in the Candidate’s 
3.1 Selection for Apprenticeship training will be on the basis of merit list prepared in 
respect of all the candidates who apply against the notification for a particular 
Division/Unit. The merit list will be prepared taking the average of the %age marks 
obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation (with minimum 50% (aggregate 
marks) and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both. 
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. 
3.2 In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidate with older age shall be 
preferred. In case the dates of birth are also same, then the candidate who passed 
matriculation exam earlier shall be considered first. 
3.3 Candidature of finally enlisted candidates for Apprenticeship Training will be subjected 
to verification of original documents and being found fit in appropriate Medical 
4. During submission of ONLINE application, a Registration Number will be issued to each 
applicant. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number for further 
stages of recruitmen
 process/correspondence with RRC. 
NOTE-1: To avoid last minute rush, candidates are adv NOTE ised in their own interest to submit 
ONLINE application suitably before the closing date, so that inconvenience on 
account of heavy load on the website during the last days may be avoided. 
NOTE-2: RRC does not accept any responsibility for th NOTE e candidates not being able to submit 
their application within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any other 
Official notification
The candidate must have passed Matric/10th class examination or its equivalent (under 
10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate, from recognized 
Board and ITI in relevant trade (i.e. National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued 
by National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National 
Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training). 
9.1 Application fees (Non-refundable) – Rs. 100/- 
9.2 Fee Payment will have to be made online through payment gateway as part of online 
application process as under-
Once the online application is complete in all respects at RRC/ECR’s official website 
www.rrcecr.gov.in candidates will be directed to bank payment gateway to make 
Once the payment is successfully done, candidates will be re-directed to RRC/ECR’s 
official website to complete the application process and download the filled up 
application form. 
In case the candidate tried to make payment before and come across some issues like loss 
of internet connection due to which the fee amount has been deducted from their 
Account/Debit/Credit card but still unable to download the application, please click on 
“Verify Payment” button to reconfirm the same from the payment gateway. 
9.3 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 in the details entered in the application form will be allowed thereafter. 
9.4 The payment can be made by using Debit/Credit card or Internet Banking etc. by 
 providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if 
 any, will be borne by the candidates. 
9.5 On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt with the date entered by the 
 candidate will be generated which should be printed and retained by the candidate. 
9.6 If the online transaction is not successfully completed. Please login again and make 
 payment online. 
9.7 No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates. 
 Definitions of Disabilities Definitions of Disabilities Definitions of Disabilities: 
(a) Blindness: Blindness: “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the 
following conditions, namely: (i) total absence of sight, or (ii) visual acuity not exceeding 
6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses: or (iii) limitation of the 
field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse. 
(b) Low vision: Low vision: “Person with low vision” means a person with impairment of visual 
functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is 
potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with 
appropriate assistive device. 
(c) Hearing Impairment: Hearing Impairment: “Hearing Impairment” means loss of 60 (sixty) decibels or more in 
the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies. 
(d) (i) Loco motor disability (i) Loco motor disability Loco motor disability: “Loco motor disability” means disability of the bones, joints or 
muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of 
cerebral palsy. 
(ii) Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy: “Cerebral Palsy” means a group of non-progressive conditions of a 
person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or 
injuries occurring in the pre-natal or infant period of development.