ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023 1832 Posts; Online Application Form

East Central Railway (ECR) invites Online applications for the recruitment of 1832 Apprenticeship Training Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 10.11.2023 to 09.12.2023.

ECR Recruitment 2023  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:Railway Recruitment Cell -East Central Railway
Notification No:RRC/ECR/HRD/Act. App/2023-24 
Employment Type:Apprenticeship Training 
Duration:One Year
Total No of Vacancies: 1832 Apprenticeship Training Posts
Place of Posting: Danapur, Dhanbad, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, Sonpur, Samastipur, Harnaut, Samastipur
Starting Date: 10.11.2023 
Last Date: 09.12.2023 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website

Latest ECR Vacancy Details:

ECR Invites Applications for the Following Posts Division Wise

SI NoDivisionNo. of Posts
1.Danapur division675
2.Dhanbad division156
3.Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Division518
4.Sonpur Division47
5.Samastipur division81
6.Plant Depot/ Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya135
7.Carriage Repair Workshop/ Harnaut110
8.Mechanical Workshop/Samastipur110

Candidates have to choose only one Division/Unit. Details of Divisons/Units and number of slots (trade-wise) are as under:-

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:  

The candidate must have passed Matric/10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate, from recognized Board and ITI in relevant trade (i.e National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by National Council for Vocational Training or Provisional Certificate issued by National Council for Vocational Training/State Council for Vocational Training).

Age Limit:

The candidates should have completed 15 years of age and should not have completed 24 years of age as on 01.01.2023.

– The upper age limit is relaxable for following specified categories to the extent indicated below:

 i) By 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST communities.

ii) By 3 years for candidates belonging to OBC communities.

iii) For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) -10 years for UR, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST candidates.

iv) Relaxation for Ex-servicemen in the age will be total Military service plus 3 years subject to completion of at least six months regular attested service.


The selected candidates will be paid stipend during Apprenticeship at the applicable rates as per extant instructions. Rates are liable to change as per rules and directions issued by Railway Board time to time.

Selection Process:

ECR may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Merit List
2. Certificate Verification

Application Fee: 

For SC/ST/PwBD/Women Candidates  – Nil
For All Other Candidates  – Rs.100/-
Note: The applicants shall pay the Application Fee as indicated in the Table Above through Online Payment Mode Only.

How to apply:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the ECR website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 10.11.2023 to 09.12.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application10.11.2023
Last date for Submission of Application09.12.2023

Official Notification & Application Link:

ECR Official Website Career PageClick Here
ECR Official Notification PDFClick Here
ECR Online Application FormClick Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q01.  How many vacancies are offered in ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

There are totally 1832 vacancies offered in ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023.

Q02. What is the qualification for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

The qualification for RITES: Candidates who have completed Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma equivalent from a recognized Institute are Eligible to apply ECR Apprentice Posts.

Q03. What is the Selection Process for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

The Selection Procedure for ECR Apprentice Interview, c09.

Q04.  What is the mode of Payment?

Fee Payment Mode is: Offline

For complete details, refer the section How to apply for payment details

Q05. What is the Apply Mode for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

Application Mode is: Offline

Q06. What is the Official Website of RITES?

The Official ECR website is

Q07. How to apply for ECR Apprentice Posts?

– Candidates desirous to apply for the Position of Apprentice in ECR against the advertisement should apply through this Online Recruitment Portal of ECR only.

– Follow the Instructions on the website portal and “How to Apply Section in the advertisement copy

Q08. What is the starting date to apply for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

10.11.2023  is the last date to apply for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023.

Q09. What is the last date to apply for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023?

09.12.2023  is the last date to apply for ECR Apprentice Recruitment 2023.