Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 Apply for 148 Act / Trade Apprentices Post

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017: This Southern Railway was starts their operation on 1951 and now completed 65 years of operations. The recruitment happens in railway for various posts like Group D, Trade Apprentice, Assistant, Electrician and plenty more. Visit homepage of to know about railway region, general information, news & updates, tenders, contact information, career, recruitment and more information. We created this web page to provide latest SR Railway 2017 job information.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 – 148 Act/Trade Apprentices>

Total Number of Vacancies: 148

Post Name: Act Apprentices

Trade wise vacancy breakup

  • Fitter : 61 Posts
  • Welder : 15 Posts
  • Turner : 06 Posts
  • Machinist : 06 Posts
  • Electrician : 28 Posts
  • Mechanic Diesel : 24 Posts
  • Electronics Mechanic : 03 Posts
  • Carpenter : 01 Post
  • Medical Laboratory : 04 Posts

Posting: Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

Educational Qualification: Aspirants who decided to apply for Southern Railway Vacancy 2017 should have passed 8th / 10th / 12th class pass or its equivalent with NTC certificate issued by NCVT.

Age Limit: Date to calculate cut off age is 26th January 2017

  • lower age condition: 15 years
  • upper age limit: 24 years for unreserved, 27 years for other backward classes, 29 years for SC/ST and 34 years for PWD.

Important Information

  • Eligible aspirants can claim for above post before deadline
  • Last date for receipt of Act Apprentice Job Application (offline only): 25th January 2017
  • Postal Address: The Work Shop Personnel Officer, Office of the Chief Work Shop Manager, Signal & Telecommunication Work Shop, Southern Railway – Podanur Coimbatore – District Tamil Nadu – 641 023

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Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 – 117 Clerk Typist Vacancies

Candidate seeking railway government jobs in Chennai, Tamil Nadu zones may read this recruitment notification. The South Railway, Chennai has notified about upcoming vacancy program for the year 2016-17. According to Sothern Railway Recruitment 2017 notification, total 117 vacancies open for Ticket Examiner, Commercial Clerk and Clerk cum Typist. All eligible candidates can send their job application form to Assistant Personnel Officer, Railway Recruitment Cell, and Chennai before the deadline. But Southern Railway application form should be in prescribed format which available Indian Railway South Zone official portal i.e. or under railway jobs & career section. Application process for these 117 Ticket Examiner, Clerk and Typist now starts apply before 1st August 2016. Candidate wishing to get all South Railway Recruitment Board Recruitment 2016 may subscribe our website to get freejobalert.


Upcoming Job in Southern Railway: According to official communication with Indian Railway Recruitment Cell confirmed news that new notification to recruit 100+ vacancies in Commercial & General department of Southern Railway will release in July 2016.

Updates on 15th July 2016: Finally Southern Railway Recruitment 2016-17 project released online at website. They notified about 117 vacancies out of which 61 vacancies open for Ticket Examiner, 16 for Commercial Clerk, 40 for Clerk cum Typist. These vacancies open for commercial and general department of the railway and selection will done on competitive examination.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2016 Details

Total Number of Vacancies: 117 Vacancies

Post Name

  • Commercial Clerk: 16 (SC-03, ST-02, OBC-04 & UR-07)
  • Ticket Examiner: 14 (SC-14, ST-05, OBC-09 & UR-33)
  • Clerk Cum Typist: 40 (SC-10, ST-09, OBC-07 & UR-14)

Posting: Anywhere within operation area

Recruitment Portal (Official Site): /

Educational Qualification: Candidate wishing to apply for this South based railway government job should have passed 12th qualification

Age Limit: The date for calculating cut of age for this South Railway Jobs 2016-17 is 01st July 2016

Upper Limit: General-42 years, OBC-45 years & SC/ST: 47 years

Salary Offered: Apply only if agree to get monthly payout under pay scale of Rs. 5200/- to 20200/- + Grade Pay Rs. 1900/2000 per month.

How to Apply for Southern Railway Recruitment 2016 Application Form

Candidate completed academic qualification and other eligibility norms now can apply for these 117 Ticket Examiner, Clerk-cum-Typist Vacancies in SR Railway Chennai 2016-17. For this reach (117 vacancy) notification available at / (recruitment section), take printout of prescribed application form and fill correctly as per guidelines. Submit to following address:

Postal Address

Assistant Personnel Officer,
Railway Recruitment Cell,
No.5, Dr. P.V. Cherian Cresent Road,
Behind Ethiraj College,
Egmore, Chennai 600 008

Application Fee: If there is fee charges to participate in SR Indian Railway recruitment project then pay as mentioned in notification.

Selection Process: Candidate selection for Clerk, Typist & Other post will be through competitive test like written test and personal interview.

Result 2016: Candidate who will participate in upcoming written test and interview will be eligible to check South Railway Recruitment 2016 result through main web portal

Southern Railway Recruitment  Notification

Application Form

Important Dates

  • Opening date of application process: Open Now
  • Last Date for receipt application at designated Railway Recruitment Cell: 01st August 2016

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  1. Mohana Sankar.

    I am not 12th
    I am 10th and Diploma in study second year in 90%.
    Age -17 pls sir. My dream in railways in engine drive sir pls help sir.

  2. Sir, i am complete 12th and typist lower steno
    I am looking gud job,

  3. sir i finished my education and decided to start my career. I want to apply for this SR Railway Recruitment 2016-17 project. But I want to know that I am Female. Is women candidate can apply for this clerk post. please reply soon.

  4. Respected sir,
    I am don’t work any where now. I can’t fill the application form. So please help me how to fill Application question number 11 to 17 and 19.
    Thank you

  5. Sir I have completed my BE in 2016 .In the application form they mentioned”exclusively for serving railway employees only”.So my doubt is ,Is this only for railway peoples or anyone who have eligible

  6. Fresher can apply if complete eligibility norms (Educational Qualification and age limit).

  7. Sir i completed my whether shall i apply for this job??? Or only the working candidates of railway can apply. Because in the application they are asking for the initial grade pay. I am just a fresher.pls reply as soon as possible

  8. Respected sir,
    I saw the news in online . I am completed in 10th,12th . so may I join this job.pls reply sir

  9. i completed MA economic in 60% and allready join in police job so can i join this job pls reply sirr…

  10. I am not 12th
    10th and diploma i am apply in this job pls

    1. Hi, Mani

      This Southern Railway Clerk Recruitment 2016 – 2017 only for 12th passed. If you looking railway jobs after 10th with diploma then register with this site to get all 10th passed railway and other government jobs alert daily in your official email address.

  11. Sir I am 12 pass in up se jo 117 vacancy hai online hai ya offline please Sar kya me isme form dal sakta hu please Sar send me.

    1. If you complete all the eligibility conditions and agree to work at South locations like Chennai, Tamil Nadu or other as mentioned then can apply by sending application to above said address. Please check notification if there is proficiency of local language required or not

      1. This is only for serving railway employees or anyone can apply.

        1. If you complete qualification, age & other terms & conditions then can apply for this railway job.

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