ACT Apprentice Jobs

Advt No : RRC-ER/Act Apprentices/2019-20
Invites applications for the post of ACT Apprentice-Fitter Welder Mech(MV)Mech(Dsl.)Blacksmith Machinist Carpenter Painter Lineman (General) Wireman Ref.& AC Mech. Electrician
Mechanic Machine Tool Maint.(MMTM)

Post :ACT Apprentice

Vacancy: 2792

Age :15 - 24 years

Qualification & Experience:candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognized Board and also should possess the National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by NCVT/SCVT

Selection Process: 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 matriculation (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 same, the candidate who
passed the matriculation examination 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 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 as per their merit order.

i. The candidates finally engaged will be provided stipend at the prescribed rate as per extant
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, 20% of the
vacancies notified to be filled up in Level-1 posts shall be filled up by giving preference to the
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 having secured the minimum qualifying marks in the written
iii. Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils 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 alongwith supportive original documents.
iv. The candidature of candidates is purely provisional at every stage and it is liable to be
cancelled if any irregularity is found at any stage. Mere issue of a call letter for
document verification doesn’t confer any right/claim for apprenticeship training.
v. 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.
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vi. After final submission of online application, no candidate will be allowed to do any type of
correction/alteration online.
vii. In matters of determination of eligibility and admitting the candidature of applicants, the
decision of RRC/ER shall be final.
viii. Legal Jurisdiction:- For any legal disputes, the jurisdiction will be Hon’ble Central
Administrative Tribunal, Kolkata.
ix. The selection for training is purely merit based and the Railway does not appoint any
facilitation centre/coaching centre for the said selection. The candidates are advised to be
aware of any mischief of assurance of such selection against illegal consideration by
unscrupulous elements. If they come across such occurrences, they are advised to bring it to
the notice of the Chairperson, Railway Recruitment Cell, Eastern Railway, 56, C.R.
Avenue, RITES Building, 1st Floor, Kolkata – 700 012

Date of publication of notification on website 27/01/2020

Opening date and time of online application 14/02/2020 at 10:00 hrs

Closing date and time of online application 13/03/2020 at 18:30 hrs

Probable date of display of list of selected candidates 30/03/2020

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