RRC East Central Railway Recruitment 2021
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. MODE OF SELECTION: MODE OF SELECTION
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
DUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
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. PAYMENT OF FEES PAYMENT OF FEES PAYMENT OF FEES
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
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
9.7 No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates.
10. STANDARDS OF FITNESS FOR THE PERSON WITH DISABILITY
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
(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.