Eastern Railway Recruitment 2021 | 3,247 Apprentice Vacancies | Openings live Now!

Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2021: The Railway Recruitment Board RRB is now recruiting candidates for the Apprentice Posts in Eastern Railway Sector. The board released Eastern Railway Recruitment Notification for 3247 Apprentice Vacancies. Online applications invited to apply for Eastern Railway Jobs 2021. Interested candidates can start using online on 04th October 2021. The last date for application is 03rd November 2021. Start applying now for RRB ER Recruitment 2021.
Eastern Railway Recruitment | 3247 Apprentice Openings

RRB Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2021

Candidates between the ages of 15 to 24 who have completed their 8th/10th/ITI were eligible to apply. Freshers can apply for these posts. Candidates who wish to apply for ER Apprentice Vacancies can read the details in the section given below. They can also refer to the Eastern Railway Notification 2021 for more information. Access the below link to know more about the RRB ER Apprentice Jobs. The job location is Kolkata. Candidates can click on the Eastern Railway Apply Online Link to start applying immediately.

Detailed Overview of RRB ER Apprentice Recruitment 2021

Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Cell-Eastern Railway (RRC-ER)
Number of Vacancies 3247
Name of Post Act Apprentice
Starting date of application 04th October 2021
Closing date of application 03rd November 2021
Job Category Railway Jobs
Job Location Kolkata
Application process Online Application
 Official Website



Division Wise Detailed Act Apprentice Eastern Railway Vacancy 2021

There are 3,247 vacancies on RRB Eastern Railway. The vacancies are divided according to the division of placement. The division-wise vacancy details as given in the Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2021 are below.

Name of the Division Number of Posts
Howrah Divison 659
Sealdah Division 1123
Malda Division 412
Asansol Division 100
Kanchrapara Workshop 90
Liluah Workshop 85
Jamalpur Workshop 678

Eligibility Criteria for Eastern Railway Apprentice Jobs 2021

Candidates interested in Eastern Railway Jobs can check their eligibility with the details below to apply online.

Academic Qualification:

Trade Education Qualification
Fitter 10th Pass
Machinist 10th Pass
Welder 8th Pass
Turner 10th Pass
Electrician 10th Pass
Sheet Metal Worker 8th Pass
Diesel 10th Pass
Mechanic 10th Pass
Lineman 8th Pass
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 10th Pass
Carpenter 8th Pass
Mechanic Machine tool Maintenance 10th Pass
Wireman 8th Pass
Painter 8th Pass

Read the official notification for more details on Eastern Railway Careers.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age – 15 Years
  • Maximum Age – 24 Years

For age limit and age relaxation as given in the Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2021, refer to the official notification

Selection Process:

  • Merit List

Pay Scale for ER Apprentice Recruitment 2021:

  • The salary of Indian Railways ITI Apprentice is Rs 5,200-20,200/- + GP Rs 2800/-.

Eastern Railway Online Application Fee:

  • General Candidates – Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ ST/ PWBD/ Women Candidates – No Fee

How to apply for Eastern Railway Act Apprentice Recruitment 2021?

  1. Log on to to apply
  2. Search the post that you want to apply for
  3. Read the details carefully and keep all the necessary documents ready
  4. Click on apply now and fill up the online form with all the required details. Make sure to check for spelling errors
  5. Attach the required documents in the prescribed format
  6. Pay the application fee, as required
  7.  Click on the submit button
  8. Save and take 2 copies of print out of the online application for future reference


  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature and LTI
  • 8th and 10th std marks sheet
  • Age proof
  • ITI certificate
  • Community certificate
  • PwBD certificate

All the documents must be uploaded in the prescribed manner only.


56, Chittaranjan Avenue,
Kolkata – 700012

Contact Details:

  • Email Id – (or) +91 73034 84063

Important Dates for Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment 2021:

Starting Date of Application 04th October 2021
Closing Date of Application 03rd November 2021

Important Links for RRB ER Apprentice Recruitment 2021:

Official Notification Pdf
Apply ER ACT Apprentice Recruitment 2021

FAQ About Eastern Railway Vacancy

1. What are the various divisions available in Eastern Railway?
There are various departments and workshops in Eastern Railway. Those divisions are:

  • Howrah Division
  • Sealdah Division
  • Malda Divison
  • Asansol Division
  • Kanchrapara Workshop
  • Lilah Workshop
  • Jamalpur Workshop

2. Who can apply for Eastern Railway Apprentice Recruitment?
Candidates who have completed their 08th or 10th standard along with ITI in the relevant fields are eligible to apply for the ER RRB Recruitment 2021. Candidates must also be between the age of 15 years to 24 years. The available vacancies are:

  • Fitter
  • Machinist
  • Welder
  • Turner
  • Electrician
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Diesel
  • Mechanic
  • Lineman
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic Machine tool Maintenance
  • Wireman
  • Painter

3. How do I apply for Eastern Apprentice Railway Jobs?
You can follow the steps given on our page. It will help to complete the application process hassle-free.

4. What are the documents that I need to carry for my selection in the ER?
Below is the list of documents you will need to carry with you and also enclose in the application form. Make sure to enclose the scanned copies of these documents in the prescribed format.

  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature and LTI
  • 8th and 10th std marks sheet
  • Age proof
  • ITI certificate
  • Community certificate
  • PwBD certificate

About Railway Recruitment Cell-Eastern Railway (RRC-ER)

The Railway Recruitment Cell is a government organization in India set up by the Ministry of Railways, New Delhi, in 1998. The RRC-ER is located in Kolkata. It is responsible for recruiting candidates eligible for the vacancies created. The candidate’s selection for Eastern Railways, Metro Railway, and Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW). The candidates have to undergo a written examination followed by a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). If the board releases any other mode of selection for a particular post, that will follow.

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