Northern Railway Recruitment 2023 | Know Vacancy, Eligibility And More

Apr 18, 2023, 16:45 IST

The Northern Railway (RRC NR) recruitment announcement has been made public by Northern Railway RRC. For the position of Apprentice, the online application procedure has started. Candidates who applied for the Northern Railway Recruitment process now have a window available to check the progress of their applications. 
Candidates can check the status of their application by providing their application number, DOB, name, and father's name. Candidates who have completed their ITI and have completed the 10th grade are eligible to apply for the Northern Railway Recruitment 2023. Below is a full explanation of the requirements for recruiting, the available positions, key dates, etc.

The table below includes all of the deadlines for the hiring process. Candidates must submit an online application by the deadline listed below.

Activity Dates

Notification Announced Feb 2023
Application Date Start March 2023
Last Date & Time of Application April 2023
Final Result Will Updated Soon

The recruitment notice for 3093 apprentices in Lucknow, Ambala, Delhi, and Firozpur has been made public by Northern Railway.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be applying for the position in significant numbers as the notification for the hiring of Apprentices has been published, with a whopping 3093 openings. The interested candidates must carefully review the eligibility requirements before applying. Below are the minimum age requirement and educational requirements.

  • Minimum educational requirements include a 50% grade in the tenth grade or its equivalent (10+2 examination system) and an ITI in the relevant trade.
  • Maximum age: 24 years
  • Minimum Age- 15 years
  • Age requirement: 15 years - 24 years
  • Age restrictions may apply according to the rules.
  • Fees for applications
  • For candidates who are SC/ST/PwBD/WOMEN, the required fee is NIL.
  • Paying fees online is an option.

Selection Process

The selection process will be based on screening and examination. There is no written examination. The RRC Northern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2023 will choose candidates based on their performance in the Class 10 and ITI exams, which will be followed by document verification.

Process To Apply

  • To access the online application for "Engagement of Act Apprentice," click the link.
  • Details for the Candidate (Please visit on RRC website for Notification).
  • Registration of Candidates Complete the form by entering your Name, Father's Name, Community, Category, Mobile Number, Email Address, and Birthdate. After successfully registering, a candidate will receive a password for future logins through SMS to the registered mobile number and email address.
  • Log in, and the "Candidate Dashboard" with the Application Form, Online Fee Payment, and Document Upload will display.
  • After completing the application form, pay the fee online (with the exception of the exemption category), upload the necessary papers, and then submit everything.
  • (Note: Please upload certificates such as educational, caste, disability, and ex-SM certificates that are 10 to 50KB in size in the jpg format. After submission, the candidate may print the application and the payment receipt for their personal records only.
  • Application Form, Upload Photo/Signature/Thumb Impression, and Application Details/Print are all again available on the Candidate Dashboard.
  • Upload credentials such as educational, caste, PWD, and ex-SM certificates as well as a photograph, signature, and thumb impression with a size of 10 to 50 KB in jpg format. After finishing, the candidate may print the application and the fee payment stubs for their personal records alone.

Vacancy Details

Northern Railways has made 3093 openings available for the hiring of apprentices. The positions have been made available for different clusters. The breakdown is shown in full below.

  • Cluster Lucknow (LKO)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
LKO Div 167 52 24 92 335
Bridge Workshop, LKO 23 07 02 11 43
C&W Shop AMV LKO 202 72 02 98 374
Locomotive Workshop CB/LKO 177 65 02 89 333
Locomotive Workshop ELECT-CB/LKO 121 44 01 59 225
  • Cluster Ambala (UMB)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
JUDW Workshop (Cluster Ambala) 224 85 0 111 420
  • Cluster Delhi DLI
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
Bridge Workshop, TKJ 36 11 04 14 65
TMC Line 06 02 01 03 12
C&W/NSDL 72 21 11 39 143
C&W / DLI 38 11 06 20 75
C&W/DEE DLI DIV 22 06 03 11 42
C&W HNZM 34 10 05 18 67
Electric Loco Shed / GZB (DLI DIV) 57 17 08 31 113
EMU / GZB (DLI / DIV) 57 16 08 29 110
DSL SHED / TKD DLI DIV 54 15 08 29 106
DSL SHED / SSB DLI DIV 31 09 04 17 61
  • Cluster Firozpur (FZR)
Division Name General (UR) SC ST OBC Total
DMU CAR Base, JUC (FZR DIV) 32 12 0 05 49
C&W Workshop FZR DIV 54 21 0 09 84
DSL SHED LDH FZR DIV 135 54 0 25 214
Workshop Mech. ASR 84 39 0 41 164
Bridge Workshop JUC 33 08 03 14 58

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. How will I find out whether I was chosen for the position?

Ans. The chosen candidates will receive the offer letter for the appropriate position via email or speed post.

Q2. What age concessions are available for the Northern Railway Recruitment in 2022?

Ans. For these categories, the organization will permit the following age relaxations:

  • General Category age: 40 
  • OBC: 43 
  • SC/ST: 45

Q3. What number of positions have been made available for the Northern Railway Recruitment 2023?

Ans. Northern Railways has announced that there are a total of 3093 openings for Apprentice positions.

Q4. What grades must you have in matriculation to be eligible for North Railway Recruitment in 2023?

Ans. A candidate must receive an overall matriculation grade of at least 50% in order to be considered for employment.

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