North East Frontier Railway (NF Railway) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. NF Railway has released official notification for the job openings of  Apprentice vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.    

Closing Date is on :- 15th September, 2020.   

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Apprentice – 4499 Posts

Job Location – Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Kamrup, Katihar, Alipurduar, Hojai

Other Qualification Details :-

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for engagement of Act Apprentices for imparting training under the Apprentices Act 1961 in the designated trades at Workshops/Units in the jurisdiction of N.F. Railway against 4499 slots. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only Online till 17:00 hrs. of the closing date.

1. Post Name: Apprentices

2. UNITS (Divisions/ Workshops), No. of Apprentices and Addresses of the units:

i Katihar (KIR)& TDH workshop: 970 - Sr.Divisional Personnel Officer, Office of the DivisionalRailway Manager (P), P.O. Katihar, Bihar

ii. Alipurduar (APDJ) - 493 - Divisional Personnel Officer(I/C), Office of the Divisional Railway Manager (P), P.O. AlipurduarJunction,Dist.Alipurduar, West Bengal-736123

iii. Rangiya (RNY) - 435 - Sr.Divisional Personnel Officer, Office of the Divisional Railway Manager (P), N.F.Railway, Rangiya P.O. Rangiya, Dist. Kamrup (Assam), Pin No.781354

iv. Lumding (LMG)& S&T/workshop - 1302 - Sr.Divisional Personnel Officer , Office of the Divisional Railway Manager (P), P.O.Lumding Pin 782447 Assam

v. Tinsukia (TSK) - 484 - Divisional Personnel Officer (I/C), Office of the Divisional Railway Manager (P), Tinsukia, N.F.Railway, Tinsukia PIN No.786125, PO. Hijuguri, Dist Tinsukia (Assam)

vi. NewBongaigaon Workshop (NBQS) &EWS/BNGN - 539 - Asstt. Personnel Officer, Office of the Chief Workshop Manager/ N.F.Railway Carriage &Wagon Workshop/NewBongaigaon, PIN- 783381

vii. Dibrugarh Workshop (DBWS) - 276 - Senior Personnel Officer, NF Railway Workshop, Dibrugarh,PIN-786001

3. Total - 4499

4. Please go through the available training slots given below vis-à-vis your ITI Trade thoroughly and select the Units accordingly for ONLINE application. It should not happen that you select a unit where there is no training slot requirement for your ITI Trade. In such a situation your application may eventually become meaningless, as you would not be allowed to make any changes after the final submission. Moreover, you are also not allowed to make subsequently or multiple applications as in such an eventually, all the applications of yours shall be summarily rejected. No physical copy of the application is required to be sent to RRC/Units.

5. The number of training slots shown in this Notification are provisional and the same are liable to increase or decrease depending upon the actual needs of the administration at the time of finalization of select list.

6. Minimum Education Qualification:

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognized Board and also possess National Trade Certificate (ITI) in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training. Copies of mark sheet & pass certificates of matriculation (10thstd), provisional certificate/National trade certificate (NTC) certificate issued by NCVT/SCVT in the case of ITI and ITI Final Mark-Sheet must be uploaded. Mere completion of course is not sufficient. Candidates should have already passed the prescribed qualification on the date of issue of notification.

7. Training Period & Stipend : i. The candidates finally engaged will be provided Stipends at the prescribed rate as per the provision.

ii. No Hostel accommodation will be provided and selected candidates will have to make their own arrangement during their training as per Apprentice Act 1961 and they will be released on completion of the training.

Age: The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 01.01.2020.

Application Fee: Application fees (Non-refundable) –Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred only) . No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates.

Documents To Be Uploaded :-

1. Candidates are required to upload the legible scanned copy of following documents: 

2. SSC (Standard 10th) or its equivalent mark sheet and Class-10 Pass Cerificate. 

3. Certificate for proof of date of birth (Standard 10th or its equivalent certificate or mark sheet indicating date of birth or school leaving certificate indicating date of birth). 

4. Consolidated mark sheet for all semesters of the trade in which applied / Provisional  National Trade Certificate indicating marks.

5. National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT or Provisional National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT /SCVT. 

6. Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates, wherever applicable

7. Disability certificate, in case of PWD candidate. 

8. Discharge certificate / Serving certificate, in case of candidates applied against ExServicemen quota. Production of original documents, as stated above, on the day of document verification is mandatory without which they will not be allowed to appear in the document verification. Certificates in languages other than English or Hindi should be accompanied by an attested translation in English/Hindi. 

Important Instructions :-

1. The decision of the Railway administration in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications and mode of selection shall be final. 

2. Imparting training in Railway will not confer any right to the candidates for their absorption in Railway after successful completion of training. In terms of para-10 of Schedule V of the Apprenticeship Rules,1991, notified on 15.07.92 by the Ministry of Labor, it shall not be obligatory on the part of the employer to offer any employment to the Apprentice on completion of period of his/her apprenticeship training in his / her establishment. It shall not be obligatory on the part of the  apprentice to accept an employment under the employer. Imparting Training inRailway will not confer any right to the candidates for their absorption in Railway after completion of Training. 

3. Training in Railway establishments under the Apprentices Act, 1961 does not, by itself, confer any right, whatsoever, for appointment in railway services by default. Contract of apprenticeship will be terminated on completion of training. However, there is a provision of 20% of the vacancies in case of direct recruitment through open advertisements being filled giving preference to course completed act apprentices. 

4. No correspondences for engagement will be entertained. 

5. Canvassing In Any Form Will Disqualify The Candidature And No Correspondence Will Be Entertained In The Matter.

6. Candidature of the candidate shall be cancelled if he/she fails to produce the required original testimonials for verification or any other discrepancy noticed. 

7. Before applying, the candidates should ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility and other criteria. If erroneously engaged, such candidates shall be summarily dismissed without notice at any stage. 

8. The Railway administration does not undertake any responsibility for sending reply to the candidates not selected or not called for. No correspondence in respect of the application submitted shall be entertained or replied by this office to any individual or organization. 

9. No daily allowance / conveyance allowance or travelling allowance will be paid to the candidates called for document verification. 

10. Candidates need not send any application printouts or certificates or copies to RRC by post. The candidature of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE application.

11. No request of candidate to change the division/unit will be entertained.

Selection Process :-

1. Selection will be on the basis of merit list prepared (trade wise, unit-wise, community-wise). The merit list in each unit will be prepared on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in matriculation (with minimum 50% aggregate marks) + ITI marks in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done. The panel will be on the basis of average of marks in the matriculation and ITI. For the purpose of calculation of percentage of matriculation, marks obtained by the candidates in all subjects will be reckoned and not on the basis of marks of any subject or a group of subjects like best of five etc. For the purpose of calculation of percentage of ITI marks, average marks mentioned in consolidated statement of marks for all semesters of the trade applied/marks mentioned in the provisional National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT/SCVT, will only be reckoned. In case of false/wrong declaration of Marks, the candidature is liable to be cancelled.

2. In case of two candidates having the same marks, the candidates with older age shall be preferred. In case the date of birth is also same, then the candidate who passed matriculation exam earlier shall be considered first.

3. A final merit list will be prepared unit wise, trade wise and community wise, equal to the number of slots in the descending order of percentage of marks obtained by the candidate, as stated above. Shortlisted candidates, thus enlisted in respective units, will be called for document verification to the extent of 1.5 times of the notified vacancies.

4. Candidates finally enlisted would be subject to verification of original testimonials uploaded and production of medical certificate as per annexure attached.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Candidates are required to apply ONLINE by detailed instructions for filling up ONLINE applications will be available on the website.

2. Candidates are required to log on to the RRC/NFR website www.nfr. provided for filling ONLINE applications and fill up the personal details/BIODATA etc. carefully. 

NOTE-I: Candidates should be in possession of Aadhaar Card. At the time of registration, candidates have to fill 12 digits Aadhaar Card number. The candidates not having Aadhaar number and have enrolled for Aadhaar but have not received Aadhaar Card can enter 28 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar Enrolment slip. This provision is applicable to the candidates of all states and Union Territories except the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam. Applicants from these states can enter in the online application form, their voter ID number, valid passport number, driving license number or any other valid Government identity card at the time of online application. Candidates have to produce original Aadhaar card or document mentioned above, at the time of document verification.

NOTE-II: Candidates should ensure their name, father’s name, date of birth should exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any deviation found during Document Verification will lead to cancellation of candidature and also debarment. 

NOTE-III: Candidates are advised to indicate their active mobile number and valid e-mail ID in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire engagement process as all important messages will be sent by email/SMS which will be treated as deemed to have been read by the candidates. 

3. Candidates have to choose only one unit. 

4. Candidates trying to submit more than one application with different particulars like Name/Father’s name/Community/Photo (face)/ educational and/or technical qualification etc. or with different Email ID/Mobile Number are informed that all such applications will be summarily rejected.

5. Candidates have to keep printouts of their online application. If found eligible, he/she will be called for Document Verification and the print out of online application is required to be produced at the time of Document Verification. 

Important Dates and Documents Required :-

1. Date of Publication of Notification on Website: 13-08-2020

2. Opening date & time of Online Application : 16-08-2020 at 10:00 hrs

3. Closing date & time of Online Application: 15-09-2020 at 22:00 hrs

Official Notification