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Southern Railway Recruitment 2018-19 Notification

Southern Railway Current Notification & Important Dates

For Official Notification and Further Details Click HereSouthern Railway Recruitment 2018 Notification for 737 Apprentice Posts
Total Number of positions737 Vacancies
Starting date to submit online Application23rd January 2018
Last Date to Submit online Application22nd February 2018
Direct Link to DownloadSouthern Railway Apprentices Online Application Form


Southern Railway has again come with updates a job notification to hire the 737 empty Apprentice posts in various trades which have given below. Capable contenders who are preparing for  Railway Jobs may grab this opportunity by forwarding the application form to the below address on or before the closing date.


Total Number of vacancies: 737 Posts

Categorized vacancies with Location wise

Carriage and Wagon Workshop/Perambur


Fitter: 32 Posts

Painter: 24 Posts

Welder: 24 Posts


Fitter: 110 Posts

Welder: 75 Posts

MMV: 25 Posts

PASAA: 10 Posts

Electrical Workshop/Perambur


Electrician: 10 Posts

R & AC: 10 Posts


Electrician: 30 Posts

R & AC: 20 Posts

Wireman: 12 Posts

Winder (Armature): 05 Posts

Electronics Mechanic: 06 Posts

Loco Works/Perambur


Fitter: 135 Posts

Welder: 42 Posts

PASAA: 06 Posts

Painter: 18 Posts

Engineering Workshop/Arakkonam


Fitter: 10 Posts

Welder: 04 Posts

Turner: 02 Posts

Machinist: 01 Post

Chennai Division- ELS/AJJ


Fitter: 05 Posts

Electrician: 06 Posts

Welder (G & E): 01 Post

Chennai Division- RS/AVD


Fitter: 07 Posts

Electrician: 08 Posts

Chennai Division- Rs/TBN


Welder (G & E): 08 Posts

Fitter: 10 Posts

Electrician: 10 Posts

Carpenter: 06 Posts

Painter: 06 Posts

Chennai Division- DSL/TNP


Electrician: 03 Posts

Diesel Mechanic: 04 Posts

Chennai Division- C & W/BBQ


Fitter: 25 Posts

Chennai Division- RS/PM


Fitter: 01 Post

Electrician: 02 Posts

Welder: 01 Post

Railway Hospital/Perambur


MLT (Radiology):  03 Posts

MLT (Pathology): 08 Posts

MLT (Cardiology): 09 Posts


PASAA: 03 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Candidates have minimum age limit 15 years and maximum 24 year except welder, painter, fitter, electrician and R & AC posts (For those posts 22 years).

Education Qualification

Applicants must possess 10th class under 10+2 system of education or its equivalent from any recognized university for freshers.

Have to completed 10th class under than 10+2 system of education and ITI course in the relevant trade in any Government Recognized ITI.

Selection Process

The method of selection will be based on the merit of 10th/ITI. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview.


Selected candidates will get monthly pay as mentioned below

Diesel Mechanic Trade

During First Year: Rs. 5900/-

During the Second year of training: Rs. 6700/-

During the third year of training: Rs. 7550/-

All Other Trades

During the first year of training: Rs. 5700/-

During the Second year of Training: Rs. 6500/-

During the Third year and fourth year of training: Rs. 7350/-

Application Process

Aspirants have to send the duly filled application to the below address

How to Download Application Form

  1. Click on to the notification link
  2. Then application will view along with the notification
  3. Download and fill the application with relevant details   
  4. Send to the below address along with the attested documents.

Important Dates

Starting date to submit application form: 23rd January 2018

Closing date to submit Application form: 23rd February 2018


Workshop personnel officer, carriage and wagon works, southern railway, Perambur, Chennai – 600 023

Leave a Comment

  • Probir Kumar Jana February 5, 2018, 3:41 AM

    Is this a job or only a training??
    If only training please say about the future of this??
    Please sir reply soon…

  • K N narkkillivslavan July 24, 2018, 3:18 PM

    Not yet declared the list of eligible candidates for app to carriage works, chennai.