Southern Railway Recruitment 2022 – Apply For 3154 Apprentice Posts By 31 Oct

New Delhi, 6 September 2022, Railway Recruitment 2022: The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) has released the recruitment notification for the Southern Railway Apprentice posts. According to the notification released on the official website –, the recruitment drive will fill 3,154 vacancies across various departments in the Southern Railways.

The candidates can apply for Carriage and Wagon Workshop/Perambur, Central Workshop/Ponmalai, Trichy, and S&T Workshop/Podanur posts. The last date to fill out the online application form for the Southern Railway Apprentice recruitment is 31 October 2022.

Railway Recruitment 2022 – Vacancy

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) will fill 3,154 vacant posts in multiple divisions, including Carriage & Wagon Workshop/Perambur, Central Workshop/Ponmalai, Trichy and S&T Workshop/Podanur posts.

Candidates can check division-wise vacancies from the table given below:

Division Vacancy
Carriage and Wagon Workshop/Perambur 1,343
Central Workshop/Ponmalai 527
Trichy and S&T Workshop/Podanur 1,287
Total 3,115

Railway Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Candidates applying for Fitter, Painter and Welder posts must have passed Class 12 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • Candidates applying for Central Workshop/Ponmalai, Trichy must have passed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as main subjects.
  • Candidates applying for the post of Electronics Mechanic must have passed Class 10 from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates applying for S&T Workshop/Podanur posts must have National Trade Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training in Computer Operator and Programming Assistant.

Railway Recruitment 2022 – Selection Process

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of the merit list prepared in respect of all eligible candidates who apply against the notification.
  • The merit list will be based on the application process, fulfilment of eligibility criteria and marks obtained in Class 8 and 10.

Railway Recruitment 2022 – Salary

  • The minimum Indian Railway Apprentice salary varies from INR 6,000 to INR 10,000 per month.
  • Candidates may also target a 15% increment on the current salary based on their performance.
  • Candidates will receive up to INR 6000 during the training period.

Railway Recruitment 2022 – Application Fee

  • The application fee for general candidates is INR 100.
  • Candidates who fall under the category of Scheduled Castes (SC),  Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Persons with Disability (PwD) are exempted from fee payment.

How to Apply for Railway Recruitment 2022?

Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the Southern Railway Apprentice recruitment 2022:

Step 1 – Visit the official website:

Step 2 – Navigate to the “Notice Board” tab.

Step 3 – Click on the “Notice No. RRC-ER/Act Apprentices/2022-23” link.

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Step 4 – Click on the “Click to Proceed Further” tab.

Step 5 – Fill in the required details.

Step 7 – Pay the application fee.

Step 8 – Click on the “Submit” tab to end the application process.

Note – To read the official notification regarding the Southern Railway Apprentice posts, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 How to apply for Southern Railway Apprentice posts?

Eligible candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Southern Railway at

Q2. Who decides the pay scale for Railway Apprentice posts?

The Government of India decides the salary of the Indian Railway Apprentice.

Q3. What is the last date to apply for the Railway Apprentice post?

The last day to apply for the Southern Railway Apprentice post is 31 October 2022.

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