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Kolkata Metro Rail Bhavan: Vacancies for 125 Apprentices

Kolkata Metro Rail Bhavan: Vacancies for 125 Apprentices

Kolkata Metro Rail Bhavan invites online applications from Matriculate (in 10+2 system)with ITI (NCVT) passed candidates in the prescribed format for the engagement of 125 numbers of Act Apprentices for imparting training only under the Apprenticeship Act, 1961 and Apprentices Rules,1962.

Key Points


  • Metro Rail Bhavan, Kolkata

Notice No

  • Notice no. : 01/23 /Metro Railway/Kolkata

Important Dates

  • The last date of receipt of application : 06-Mar-2023

Posts and Vacancies

  • Fitter – 81
  • Welder – 9
  • Machinist – 9
  • Electrician – 26

Training Period and Stipend

  • As per directives of RDAT/Kolkata. Stipend will be paid as per extant Rules

Educational Qualification

  • Matriculation (or 10th class in the 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks on average excluding optional/additional subject and having an I.T.I. certificate affiliated to NCVT compulsory in relevant trade. 
  • Candidates without ITI (without NCVT) need not apply.
  • Candidates of other Trades need not apply.
  • Copies of all certificates viz. proof of date of birth, educational/technical qualification Certificate, Caste Certificate, PH certificate, Ex-serviceman certificate, OBC certificate/Creamy Layer certificate, etc. duly attested by a Gazetted Officer of Central or State Govt. and must bear office seal and name of the attesting officer should be submitted along with the application.
  • No extra weightage will be granted to candidates having higher educational qualifications.


  • The candidates should have minimum age 15 years and within 24 years of age as on 01-Jan-2023.
  • To know upper age relaxation for the reserved category, please refer to the section “Age” in the notification.

Selection Procedure

  • a) Engagement of Act Apprentices will be done only on the basis of marks obtained in the Matriculation examination or 10th Class in the 10+2 Examination System and minimum marks eligibility shall be kept at 50% in aggregate (Excluding OPTIONAL/ADDITIONAL SUBJECT) and having ITI pass certificate is compulsory. Candidates equal to 1.25 times of the number of slots for Act Apprentices shall be called for verification of original testimonials and their physical fitness.
  • b) A final merit list will be prepared equal to the number of slot in the descending order of percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the Matriculate/10th Class in 10+2 examination system.
  • c) Candidates finally enlisted should be engaged subject to found fit in appropriate Medical Examination by Railways as applicable.

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How to apply

Before applying, candidates must register their names at

Detailed instructions and guidelines are available in the notification and candidates are advised to read it carefully. The required formats for Application Form and Call Letter are also included in the notification.

The application form and Call Letter, as per the format given in the notification, must:

  • be prepared in foolscap paper/A4 duly filled in all the columns in all respect by the candidate in his/her own handwriting with ball point pen.
  • be addressed to the Dy. Chief Personnel Officer, Metro Rail Bhavan, 33/1, J.L.Nehru Road, Kolkata- 700071 in a closed envelop super-scribed as “Application for Metro Railway”.
  • be sent by post or should be dropped in the box kept in PRO Office, Metro Rail Bhavan, Ground floor, 33/1, J.L.Nehru Road, Kolkata- 700071 from 10:00 hrs. to 18:00 hrs. except Saturday, Sunday & Holiday latest by 06-Mar-2023. The Box will be finally withdrawn at 18:00 hrs on 06-Mar-2023.

Please, read the notification carefully to know further.

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