South East Central Railway (SECR) 2021 Recruitment Notification. SECR has released official notification for the job openings of Trade Apprentice positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 10th October, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Trade Apprentice - 432 Posts

Job Location - Bilaspur

Other Qualification Details :-

Sub: Engagement of Act Apprentices in South East Central Railway, Bilaspur Division for the year 2021 - 22 under Apprentices Act 1961 and Apprenticeship Rules 1962

Online application for engagement as Trade Apprentices under Apprentices Act 1961 in Bilaspur Division of South East Central Railway against the following designated trades:

1. Post Name: Trade Apprentices

2. No of Post: 432

3. Trade:

a. COPA: 90 

b. Stenographer(English): 15

c.  Stenographer(Hindi): 15

d. Fitter : 125

e. Electrician : 40

f. Wireman: 25

g. Electronic Mechanic: 06

h. RAC Mechanic: 15

i. Welder : 20

j., Plumber : 04

k. Painter : 10

l. Carpenter : 13

m. Machinist : 05

n. Turner : 05

o. Sheet Metal Worker: 05

p. Draughtman/Civil : 04

q. Gas Cutter : 20

r. Dresser : 02

s. Medical Laboratory Technician Pathology: 03

t. Medical Laboratory Technician Cardiology : 02

u. Mechanic Medical equipment for hospitals and occupational health centre : 01

v. Dental Lab technician: 02

w. Physiotherapy technician L: 02

x. Hospital waste management technician : 01

y. Radiology technician(Med. Lab. Technician) : 02

4. Educational/technical qualification:

a) Must have passed 10th class examination under 10+2 system or its equivalent.

b) Must have passed ITI course in relevant trades from a recognized institution.

5. The period of apprenticeship and stipend:

Selected candidates will be engaged as apprentices and they will undergo apprenticeship training for a period of 1 year for each trade. They will be paid stipend during their training as per the rules of State Government of Chhattisgarh. Their training will be terminated after the completion of their apprenticeship

6. No:-P/BSP/Act Apprentice/Notification/2021-22 Date: 06.09.2021


The candidate should have completed 15 yrs of age and should NOT have completed 24 yrs of age as on 01.07.2021.

General instruction to the candidates:

(a) Applications must be submitted online only on the web address

(b) If a candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC community, he should upload recent caste certificate issued by competent authority on the above web portal.

(c) Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidate. 

(d) No Travelling Allowance/Daily Allowance shall be paid to the candidates.

(e) The candidates will have to upload soft /scanned copy of present passport size color photograph and scanned signature along with necessary documents pertaining to educational/technical qualification on the website. 

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

(g) If it is noticed by the railway administration that the applicant has furnished wrong/fake/false certificates, the railway administration reserves the right to discharge the candidate/selected candidate at any stage without notice even after his selection to undergo training.

(h) The Railway administration does not undertake any responsibility for sending reply to the candidate either selected or otherwise. No correspondence in respect of the applications submitted shall be entertained or replied by this office to any individual or organization.

(i) Persons With Disability (PWD) who want to avail the benefit for reservation must produce a disability certificate issued by a competent authority with not less than 40% of disability i.e. Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or State Government.

(j) 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.

(k) If the option of EWS / Ex-Serviceman is not available on the portal, then apply on the portal from your actual category (eg- UR, OBC, SC, ST) and send/ submit the EWS / Ex-Serviceman certificate physically to this office. 

Selection Process :-

1. Criteria for preparing merit list in the selection :l

i. The following criteria in prescribed for preparation of merit in the selection- Taking the average of the % age marks obtained by the candidates in both Matriculation( with minimum 50% (aggregate) marks and ITI examination giving equal weightage to both ( establishment rule 201/2017).

ii Candidates must filled their 10th & ITI marks on the portal in qualification section, otherwise your application will be automatic rejected. No filled any other higher qualification.

2. Medical Examination:

Selected candidates may be advice to bring medical certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed proforma as per Apprenticeship Act 1961 and Para 4 of the Apprenticeship Rule 1992( As amended from time to time). The medical certificate should be signed by Government authorized Doctor(Gaz.), Not below the rank Asstt. Surgeon of Central /State Hospital.

Steps to Apply :-

1. The online application completed in all respect, can be submitted through online from 11.09.2021 to 10.10.2021 (23.59 hrs). No physical copy of the application is required to be sent to this office.

2. Online application through the website: from 11.09.2021 to 10.10.2021 (till 23.59 hrs )