Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020: Indian Railways has released the notification for recruitment of 400 Act-Apprentices in Technical Training Centre, Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala). The application process has started and the willing candidates can apply online on rcf.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates can fill the application form till February 06, 2020 along with the application fee amount. The selection of candidates for training is done on the basis of their performance in the matriculation (Class 10) examination and ITI. Candidates can know more about Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020, eligibility criteria, application procedure and stipends from this page.
Latest: The application form for Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 has been released.
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020
Vacancies are available for the following posts in Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala: Fitter, Welder, Machinist, Painter, Carpenter, Mechanic (Motor Vehicle), Electrician, Electronic Mechanic and AC & Ref. Mechanic. Only online applications are accepted. Applications submitted through any other mode are not entertained. Check important dates regarding Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 from the following table.
|Notification out||08 Jan 2020|
|Online Applications commence||08 Jan 2020|
|Last date of online application||06 Feb 2020|
|Last date of fee submission||11 Feb 2020|
|Result date||to be announced|
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 Vacancies
The candidates can check category-wise vacancies and total number of vacancies for different trades from the image below.
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 Notification
Check the notification released by Indian Railways for recruitment of Act-Apprentices in Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala). Click on the image below to view the complete notification for Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020.
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the recruitment process. Indian Railway authorities have clearly and explicitly specified the age limits and minimum educational qualification required for the post. Check the same here.
Age (as on January 08, 2020): The candidate must lie in the age bracket of 15-24 years. However, age relaxation is provided in certain cases, as mentioned below.
|Category||Upper age limit relaxation|
|OBC (non-creamy)||3 years|
*- In case of Ex-servicemen, age concession allowed = Service period in Defence Forces + 3 years, capped to a maximum of 10 years. Also, such candidates must have served for a minimum of 6 months at a stretch.
Minimum Educational Qualification
- The candidate must have passed matric (Class 10th) or its equivalent examination (under 10+2 system) from a recognized board. Moreover, he/she should have obtained minimum 50% aggregate marks in class 10.
- Also, the candidate must possess National Trade Certificate in the concerned trade from National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).
Medical Fitness: The candidate must be physically fit for the post. He/she has to bring a medical certificate signed by a Gazetted govt. authorized doctor. The doctor should not be below the rank of Assistant Surgeon.
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 Application Form
The application form for Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 can only be filled online. The willing candidates have to go to the official website of Rail Coach Factory to apply for recruitment. There, the candidate has to first register himself/herself before proceeding to fill the application form.
Apply Online: Click here to login and apply for Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020.
How to apply?
Step 1: Candidates have to visit RCF website and register for Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020.
Step 2: Following details are to be entered in the registration form.
- Login name
- Name of candidate
- Mobile number
- Email id
Step 3: Once successfully registered, access the login portal using the link provided above. Submit user name and password to view the application form.
Step 4: The candidates have to provide personal and education details in the application form along with scanned photograph and signature.
Step 5: Finally, pay the application fee amount and take a printout of the fee receipt and filled-in application form.
Application Fee: The candidates have to pay Rs 100 as non-refundable application fee in online mode only. Candidates can use credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ SBI challan to pay the application fee amount.
SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates are exempted from application fee payment.
Image Specifications: The candidates need to upload scanned copies of signature and passport size coloured photograph as per the specifications given below. Also, the candidate must not be wearing a cap or sunglass in the photograph.
|Dimensions||3.5 cm x 3.5 cm||3.5 cm x 3.5 cm|
|File Size||20 kb – 70 kb||5 kb – 30 kb|
Rail Coach Factory Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure
Candidates must fill the application form online to be considered for recruitment. The authorities shortlist the candidates on the basis of their class 10 and ITI marks. A merit list is prepared by calculating average of candidates’ marks in matriculation and ITI. Marks of all the subjects in matric are considered for this purpose, not just of a particular subject or group of subjects. Marks mentioned in provisional/final certification of ITI are taken into account for calculation of marks.
Tie-Breaking Criteria: If marks of 2 or more candidates, calculated using the above process, are same, a tie-breaker is followed. Priority is given in the following order:
- Age is taken into account. Candidate with higher age is preferred.
- If the tie case still persists, the candidate who passed the class 10 exam earlier is preferred.
After implementing the tie-breaker, a final merit list is prepared trade-wise and community-wise. Candidates in the merit list are invited for document verification. The candidates must produce original documents along with medical certificate and caste certificate, if applicable.
Training and Stipends
The candidates whose names appear in the merit list are selected for training at Technical Training Centre, Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala). The length of training period is decided by the Railway Board as per its rules and norms. Also, the stipends offered during training period are as per the directives of the Railway Board. The candidates have to make their own arrangement for accommodation during the training period. Indian Railways do not provide hostel accommodation to the selected candidates. If the selected candidate is a minor, his/her guardian has to sign a Contract of Apprenticeship with the Railway Board.
About Rail Coach Factory
Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala was established in the year 1986 in Punjab. It is responsible for manufacturing coaches for Indian Railways. Till date, RCF has manufactured more than 28000 coaches of various types. More than 50% of total coaches in Indian Railways’ fleet have been manufactured by Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala. The unit also manufactures Self propelled passenger vehicles. RCF was the first production unit of Indian Railways that achieved ISO-9001 (Quality Management System) certification.
Rail Coach Factory 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : No corrections will be allowed after submission of form and payment of the fee.
Ans : SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy), PwD, Ex-servicemen & their children and Armed Forces personnel & their children are eligible for reservations. 3% of the total seats are reserved each for PwD candidates and Ex-Servicemen & their children. Check the vacancy table on this page for complete statistics of reserved seats.
Ans : The Indian Railways is under no obligation to provide employment to the apprentices after the end of training period.