Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Central Railway has recently issued a notification inviting applications for the recruitment of Apprentice vacancies under the Apprentices Act 1961. This presents a golden opportunity for aspiring individuals to join the esteemed Central Railway workforce. With a total of 2409 vacancies to be filled, candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are encouraged to read the following details and seize this chance by applying online.

Central Railway Apprentice Important Dates

The online application process for the Central Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023 starts on 29th August 2023 at 11:00 AM and concludes on 28th September 2023 at 5:00 PM. Prospective applicants are advised to mark these dates and submit their applications within this period to ensure their eligibility for consideration.

Application Fee

Applicants from the General, OBC, and EWS categories are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 100, while candidates belonging to the SC, ST, PwD, and Female categories are exempt from any fees. The payment process is facilitated through the online mode, making it convenient for candidates to complete the application.

Age Limit

Candidates interested in the Central Railway Apprentice positions must meet the age criteria, which specifies a minimum age of 15 years and a maximum age of 24 years as of 29th August 2023. Additionally, age relaxation is applicable as per the rules set by the recruitment authority, providing certain relaxations to specified categories.

Central Railway Apprentice Qualifications

To be eligible for the Apprentice vacancies, candidates should have successfully completed the 10th class examination or an equivalent qualification under the 10+2 examination system, with a minimum of 50% marks. Furthermore, possessing a National Trade Certificate (ITI) in the relevant Trades is also a mandatory requirement.

Central Railway Apprentice Vacancy Details

The vacancies are distributed across various clusters and divisions, presenting diverse opportunities for candidates. Here is a breakdown of the Apprentice positions:

  1. Mumbai Cluster
    • Carriage & Wagon (Coaching) Wadi Bunder: 258
    • Kalyan Diesel Shed: 50
    • Kurla Diesel Shed: 60
    • Sr.DEE (TRS) Kalyan: 179
    • Sr.DEE (TRS) Kurla: 192
    • Parel Workshop: 303
    • Matunga Workshop: 547
    • S&T Workshop, Byculla: 60
  2. Bhusawal Cluster
    • Electric Loco Shed, Bhusawal: 80
    • Electric Locomotive Workshop: 118
    • Manmad Workshop: 51
    • TMW Nasik Road: 47
  3. Pune Cluster
    • Carriage & Wagon Depot: 31
    • Diesel Loco Shed: 121
  4. Nagpur Cluster
    • Electric Loco Shed, Ajni: 48
    • Carriage & Wagon Depot: 66
  5. Solapur Cluster
    • Carriage & Wagon Depot: 55
    • Kurduwadi Workshop: 21

How to Apply for RRC Recruitment 2023

To apply for the Central Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the official website of Central Railway.
  2. Locate the recruitment section and find the Apprentice Recruitment 2023 link.
  3. Register by providing the necessary details and obtaining login credentials.
  4. Fill in the application form with accurate information.
  5. Upload the required documents and a recent photograph.
  6. Pay the application fee if applicable.
  7. Review the application and submit it before the closing date.


  1. What is the age relaxation criterion for the application?

    Age relaxation is provided as per the rules, allowing specified categories to avail relaxation in the upper age limit.

  2. Are female candidates exempt from the application fee?

    Yes, female candidates, along with SC, ST, and PwD candidates, are exempt from paying the application fee.

  3. Can candidates from all states apply for these vacancies?

    Yes, eligible candidates from across India can apply for the Central Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023.

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Last Updated On : 28th Jan, 2023