Southern Railway Recruitment 2017, Apply for 1421 Railway Staff Vacancies @

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Job notification for Retired Railway Staff Vacancies in Chennai | Total Vacancies: 1421 | Last date to send: 11.12.2017 | Download official notification @

Southern Railway Recruitment – Southern Railway invites applications from the retired railway staff for the re engement of Steno, Welder, Staff Car Driver and other posts. Particularly, 1421 vacancies are allotted for following departments, as shown in below table. Eligible candidates can apply these posts via offline mode only. Download application from the official website of southern railway (i.e)

Candidates should read the eligibility criteria in official notification, check whether you are eligible to apply or not. Eligible candidates go to given application link, fill all required details correctly. Don’t wait till the last date, apply as soon as possible. Here you can get details like educational qualification, age limit, selection process and steps to apply online from this page. This page explains Sothern Railway Recruitment 2017 in brief.

About Southern Railway SR

Southern Railway is one of the seventeen zones of Indian Railway. Headquarter is located in Chennai central and has six divisions. It started operation in 1951, nearly 65 years ago. Southern railway covers area of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and small portion of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It has many factories, manufacturing units and sheds.

Details of Southern Railway Recruitment 2017

Organization Name: Southern Railway

Job Category:  Central Govt. Jobs/ Railway Jobs

Total No. of Vacancies: 1421

Job Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Vacancy details of Southern Railway Recruitment

Recruitment Category Vacancies

Personnel (153)

S & WI 06
Ministerial All Department 102
Steno 21
Staff Car Driver 24

Operating (295)

SS/SM 87
Quard 124
Section Controller 01
Shunting Master 01
Points man/SCP 58
TNC 24
Engineering (459)
SSE (P. Way) 50
JE (P. Way) 26
JE (Works) 08
T. Maintainers 257
Welder 10
Black smith 37
Painter 21
Bricks Layer 20
Carpenter 15
Plumper 15
Mechanical (93)
Supervisor 08
Technician 85
Medical (76)
Hospital attendant 15
Safaiwala 61
ELEC (TRD) (76)
Supervisor 14
Technician 57
Helper 05
Technician 63
Supervisor 03
Technician 37
ELEC(G) (54)
JE/DRG. 02
SSE 04
JE 02
Sr. Tech (P) 02
Tech -I(P) 43
Driver 01
SSE/TLD & AC (05)
Technician 03
Supervisor 03
Helper 04
Signal (65)
Sr. Tech/Tech 25
Helper 25
Telecom (32)
Sr. Tech/Tech 11
Helper 11

Eligibility Criteria of Engineering & Other Posts

Educational Qualification

  • Check official notification for detailed educational qualification.

Age Limit (as on 14.09.2018)

  • Age not less than 62 years.

Mode of Application

  • Offline

Postal address,

Senior Divisional Personnel Officer, Southern Railway, Chennai

How to apply for Southern Railway Recruitment

  1. Go to official website (i.e)
  2. Find the advertisement for said posts, download official notification in pdf.
  3. Read the official notification. Check whether you are eligible to apply or not.
  4. Eligible candidates fill all required details correctly in the application.
  5. Paste your photographs and signature in the space provide in the application.
  6. Finally, send your filled application along with relevant documents to given address.

Notification link

Click here to download official notification >>

Important date

Last date to send the application



Outdated Vacancies

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 | SR Apprentices Notification | Total Vacancies 678 | Download Application form @ SR Careers (i.e)

Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 – Southern Railway invites application for the engagement of apprentices for fresher and Ex.ITI in workshops under Chennai division. Particularly, 132 vacancies are allotted for Apprentices fresher and 546 vacancies are allotted for Ex.ITI Apprentices. Eligible Candidates apply for Southern Railway Apprentices recruitment on or before the last date 15th July 2017. Download application form @ SR Careers (i.e) This Page explains Southern Railway Recruitment 2017 in brief.

Application received after the last date and incomplete application will be rejected. Before apply for the job, candidates should go through the eligibility criteria in Southern Railway Apprentices notification. Candidates don’t wait till the last date, apply as soon as possible.

Details of Southern Railway Recruitment 2017

Organization Name: Southern Railway (SR)

Organization Type: Central Government

Total Vacancies: 678

Job Location: Chennai, Tamilnadu

Official Website :

Vacancy Details of Southern Railway Recruitment 2017

Fresher Vacancies Ex.ITI Vacancies
Carriage and Wagon workshop, Perambur 80 220
Electrical workshop, Perambur 32 106
Loco Works, Perambur Nil 53
Engineering workshop, Arakkonam Nil 28
Chennai Division – ELS/AJJ Nil 13
Chennai Division – RS/AVD Nil 17
Chennai Division – RS/TBM Nil 60
Chennai Division – DSL/TNP Nil 14
Chennai Division – C&W/BBQ Nil 15
Chennai Division – RS/RPM Nil 17
Railway Hospital, Perambur 20 03

Eligibility criteria for Southern Railway Apprentices Recruitment

Educational Qualification

  • 10th/12th (10+2 class system) or its equivalent from a recognized institute/board.
  • ITI in relevant trade from a government recognized institute.
  • However, check official notification for post wise educational qualification.

Age Limit

  • Age should be minimum 15 yrs and maximum 22/24 yrs.
  • However, check official notification for age relaxation.

Selection Process

  • Merit List
  • Document Verification

Application Fee

Category Fees
General/OBC Rs. 100/-
SC/ST/PWD/Women Nil


Mode of Payment

  • Offline Payment – Indian Postal Order.

IPO should draw in favour of Workshop Personnel Officer, Carriage and Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Perambur, Chennai – 600023, payable at Chennai.

Mode of Application

  • Offline Mode – By Post.

Application should send to the following address,

Workshop Personnel Officer,Office of the Chief Workshop Manager, Carriage and Wagon Works, Southern Railway, Ayanavaram, Chennai – 600023.

How to Apply for Southern Railway Recruitment 2017

  1. Go to official website and then News & Updates -> News & Announcements -> Carriage & Wagon Workshop.
  2. Find the advertisement and then read the notification carefully.
  3. Check whether you are eligible and then download the application form.
  4. Fill up the application form correctly and then attach necessary documents.
  5. Particularly check official notification for necessary documents to be attached.
  6. Finally, send the application to the given address.

Important Dates

Date of Notification 15.06.2017
Last date for receipt of application 15.07.2017


Note: – Candidates willing to secure a job particularly in Southern Railway would keep check this page regularly. Additionally, check for latest and upcoming railway jobs here.












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