RRC NWR Apprentice Recruitment 2024 for 1646 Posts

RRC NWR Apprentice Recruitment 2024

RRC North Western Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2024 Apply Now for 1646 Posts

The RRC North Western Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2024 for 1646 vacancies is a fantastic opportunity for individuals looking to build a career in the exciting world of railways.


Application Start Date  January 10, 2024
Application Last Date  February 08, 2024
Notification Release Date January 2, 2024


Category Application Fee

 General, OBC, and EWS 

Rs. 100/-
 SC, ST, PwD, and Women Nil (No fee)

Educational Qualification:

  • You must have passed the 10th Class examination or its equivalent (under the 10+2 examination system) from a recognized Board.
  • You must possess a National Trade Certificate (NTC) in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT).

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: 15 Years.
  • Maximum Age: 24 Years.
  • Age relaxation is available as per RRC NWR Railway Apprentices Recruitment Rules for eligible categories like SC/ST, OBC, PwD, Ex-servicemen, etc.

Additional eligibility criteria may include:

  • Domicile requirements (refer to the official notification for specific details).
  • Medical fitness standards.
  • Minimum percentage of marks in 10th class and ITI trade (usually 50%).
  • No criminal record.

Vacancy Details

The North Western Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2024 offers a total of 1646 vacancies across various divisions and trades. 

Total Vacancies: 1646

Distribution of Vacancies:

Department  Number of Vacancies
BTC Carriage, Ajmer  113
BTC Diesel Loco, Jaipur  140
BTC Mechanical, Bikaner  147
BTC Mechanical, Jodhpur  119
BTC Mechanical, Jaipur 175
BTC S&T, Jaipur 109
 Workshop/Depot/Loco Shed/Divisional Office (Others) 135
BTC Signal & Telecom, Jodhpur 147
BTC Signal & Telecom, Ajmer  102
SSE Workshop, Jaipur 142
SSE Works, Ajmer 106
SSE Works, Bikaner 106
SSE Works, Jodhpur 106


Specific Trades:

The vacancies are spread across various trades within these departments. You can find a complete list of available trades and their respective number of vacancies in the official notification (see resources below). Some of the common trades include:

  • Turner
  • Machinist
  • Fitter
  • Welder
  • Electrician
  • Draughtsman
  • Mechanic
  • Signal Maintainer
  • Assistant Station Master

Selection Process of RRC NWR Apprentice Recruitment 2024

The selection process for the North Western Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2024 is relatively straightforward:

Step 1: Application and Documents Verification:

  • You first need to submit your application online within the deadline of February 10, 2024.
  • Ensure you meet all eligibility criteria and uploaded the required documents, including your 10th class and ITI marksheets, caste certificate (if applicable), and age proof.
  • The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of North Western Railway will verify your application and documents.

Step 2: Merit List Creation:

  • If your application passes verification, your performance will be assessed based on a merit list.
  • This merit list is solely based on your combined percentage of marks obtained in your 10th class examination and your relevant ITI trade certificate.
  • There is no written exam or interview involved in the initial selection process.

Step 3: Document Verification and Medical Test:

  • Shortlisted candidates based on the merit list will be called for document verification and a medical test.
  • You will need to present original copies of your certificates and undergo a medical examination to ensure you meet the physical and medical standards for the apprenticeship program.

Step 4: Final Selection and Joining:

  • Those who clear both document verification and the medical test will be declared eligible for the apprenticeship program.
  • Your final rank on the merit list will determine which specific trade and division you are assigned to within the available vacancies.
  • Once selected, you will receive an official joining letter with further instructions and reporting details.

Salary And Benefits


  • Stipend: Apprentices receive a monthly stipend during their training period. The current stipend for North Western Railway apprentices is Rs. 9,846 per month. This amount is revised periodically based on cost of living adjustments.
  • Increments: The stipend increases incrementally throughout the apprenticeship program. Typically, there are annual increments, resulting in a higher stipend every year.


  • Free Training: Apprentices receive comprehensive training in their chosen trade, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. This training is completely free of cost.
  • Travel Allowance: Apprentices may be eligible for travel allowance to cover their commute between their residence and the training location.
  • Medical Leave: Apprentices are entitled to paid medical leave during their training period.
  • Accident Insurance: Apprentices are covered under accident insurance schemes for any injuries sustained during their training or work.
  • Hostel Accommodation: In some cases, apprentices may be provided with hostel accommodation at subsidized rates.
  • Post-Apprenticeship Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship program, apprentices are eligible for employment in North Western Railway based on their performance and available vacancies. This provides a direct pathway to secure a permanent job in the railways.






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