GRSE Ltd Recruitment Journeyman 2024 – Apply Online for 50 Posts


Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE Ltd) has recently released a notification (Advt No 02/2024) inviting applications for the recruitment of Journeyman on a Fixed basis. 

This presents a golden opportunity for eligible candidates to join a prestigious organization in the shipbuilding and engineering sector. Interested candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply online and seize this chance to embark on a rewarding career with GRSE Ltd.


GRSE Ltd Recruitment Journeyman 2024 – Apply Online for 50 Posts

    Name Of the Posts:


    Important Dates:

    Starting Date for Apply Online: 20-01-2024 (10:00 hrs)

    Last Date to Apply Online: 19-02-2024 (23:59 hrs)

    Application Fee:

    For Others: Rs. 472/-

    For SC/ ST/ PwBD/ Internal Candidates: Nil

    Mode of Payment: Through Online

    Age Limit:

    As of 01-01-2024:

    Maximum Age Limit: 26 Years

    Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules

    Education Qualification:

    Candidates applying for the Journeyman position should possess a minimum educational qualification of 10th Class.

    Sl.TradesTotalURSCSTOBCEWSEssential Qualification
    (a)Journeyman (Structural Fitter)050201-0101Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Structural Fitter / Fabricator / Sheet Metal Work / Fitter trades
    (b)Journeyman (Fitter)040201-01-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Fitter / Weapon Fitter / MMTM
    (c)Journeyman (Welder)0502010101-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Welder / Welder (Gas & Electric) / TIG/MIG Welder / Welder (GMAW & GTAW) / Welder (Pipe) / Welder (Pipe & Pressure Vessels) / Welder (Structural) / Welder (Fabrication & Fitting) / Welder (Welding & Inspection) / Advance Welder trades
    (d)Journeyman (Crane Operator)050201-0101Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Electrician trade Desirable: Govt. recognized certification in Crane Operation
    (e)Journeyman (Machine Operator)040201-01-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Millwright Mechanic / MMTM trades
    (f)Journeyman (Machinist)040201-01-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Machinist / Turner / Machinist (Grinder) trades
    (g)Journeyman (Pipe Fitter)070302-0101Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Pipe Fitter / Plumbing trades
    (h)Journeyman (Rigger)050201-0101Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Rigger / Carpenter trades
    (i)Journeyman (Driver Material Handling)0201--01-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Diesel Mechanic trade with valid Heavy Vehicle Driving License Desirable: Govt. recognized certification in Crane Operation
    (j)Journeyman (Electronic Mechanic)0201--01-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Electronic Mechanic trade
    (k)Journeyman (Diesel Mechanic)0703020101-Matriculation (10 std. pass) with NAC / NTC in Diesel Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Mechanic (Marine Diesel) trades
    Total502012021006The above vacancies include vacancies reserved for -
    (i) 01 is reserved for PwBD (OH) (ii) 01 is reserved for PwBD (HH/PD) (iii) 01 is reserved for PwBD (VH/LV) (iv) 01 is reserved for PwBD (MD) except for the post for Journeyman (Crane Operator), Journeyman (Rigger) and Journeyman (Driver Material Handling) (v) Reservation for Ex-servicemen (ESM), including dependents of those killed in action, for the posts advertised will be given as per Govt. rules and on Horizontal/interlocking basis.


    (a) The Journeymen in the aforesaid trades will be on 02 years of training on a fixed stipendiary basis

    1st year: Rs.24,000/- per month

     2nd year: Rs.26,000/- per month

    (b) Recovery of PF on the consolidated amount and a matching contribution of the same

    amount by the company will be applicable as per prevailing rules. ESI contribution at the statutory

    rate, if applicable, will be recovered.

    (c) First Aid facility at yard dispensary and hospitalization for self will be admissible.

    Hospitalization benefits will be extended as per the extant rules of the company.

    (d) Subsidized canteen facility will be provided.

    Vacancy Details:

    The 50 vacancies are distributed across various trades, ensuring a diverse range of opportunities for candidates. Here is a breakdown of the vacancies.

    Trade NameTotal
    Structural Fitter5
    Crane Operator5
    Machine Operator4
    Pipe Fitter7
    Driver Material Handling2
    Electronic Mechanic2
    Diesel Mechanic7

    How to Apply:

    Candidates may apply for the positions as per their eligibility through the online portal only.

    No offline/ physical/ manual/ paper application will be entertained.

    (b) At the time of application, candidates should keep in mind that the date of the written test/

    practical (trade) test for more than one post/ trade may coincide.

    (c) All candidates have to submit the application ONLINE through the 'Career section' of the GRSE

    website or on

    (d) All candidates are required to apply ONLINE where scanned copies of Educational

    qualification, Caste, Category, Date of Birth, etc. need to be uploaded. Candidates are required to

    take print of auto-generated filled Application Format, put their signature at designated places, and send it along with relevant testimonials (self-attested) in support of Caste, PwBD (if any), Date

    of Birth, Educational Qualification to Post Box No. 3076, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 through

    ORDINARY POST only within the due date of 24 Feb 2024. The envelope containing the

    application should be super-scribed with "GRSE EN No. 2024/02 (J)" and "Post (Trade) applied".

    (e) Candidates are advised to possess a currently valid e-mail ID which is to be entered in the

    online application form. They are also advised to keep this e-mail ID active at least for one year as

    any important information to them may be provided by GRSE through e-mail and also published in

    the website.

    (f) Candidates serving in Government / Quasi Government offices, Public Sector

    Undertakings, Autonomous Organizations are instructed to submit their application through proper

    channel. In case, he/she sends an advance copy of the application, he will have to submit a “No

    Objection Certificate” from his employer at the time of verification of documents, failing which the

    candidature will not be considered.

    (g) Please note that the candidature of the candidate is liable to be canceled if he/she submits

    more than one application for the same post/ trade.

    (h) GRSE will not be responsible for any postal delay.

    (i) Incomplete application is liable to be rejected.

    (j) The detailed procedure of application and other guidelines are available on ‘How to apply’

    in the website. For details log on to

    (k) All correspondence with candidates shall be done through e-mail only. All information

    regarding Schedule / Written Test Admit Cards / Document Verification etc. shall be provided

    through e-mail / uploading on the GRSE website. Responsibility for receiving, downloading, and printing

    of written test admit card/call letter / any other information shall be of the candidate only. GRSE

    will not be responsible for any loss of e-mail sent, due to an invalid/wrong e-mail ID provided by the

    candidate or delivery of e-mails to Spam/Bulk mail folder or for delay / non-receipt of information if a

    candidate fails to access his / her mail/website on time or DND activated mobile no. etc.

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    Selection Process:

    In case a large number of applications are received, the company may resort to shortlisting of

    candidates based on the percentage of marks scored in the qualifying examination.

    (i) For candidates having NAC only, marks scored in “AITT under ATS examination

    leading to NAC” will be considered.

    (ii) For candidates having NTC only or having both NAC & NTC, marks scored in ‘AITT

    under CTS examination leading to NAC” will be considered.

    (b) The method of selection will be based on the Written Test followed by Practical (Trade)


    (c) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) of candidates shortlisted for Journeyman (Driver Material

    Handling), Journeyman (Rigger) and Journeyman (Crane Operator) posts will be carried out in

    addition to the Written Test and Practical Test before final selection. The PET will be of qualifying in

    nature. The standards of PET will be uploaded to the GRSE website.

    9A. Written test

    (a) Pen & Paper based tests with OMR answer sheets will be held in Kolkata & Ranchi.

    Based on the number of responses the test center may be changed at the discretion of the

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    Management. No request for a change of Written Test Centre after the final submission of the application form will be entertained.

    (b) No TA will be paid to candidates for appearing in the Written Test.

    (c) Candidates eligible for more than one post may apply for each post accordingly. GRSE at

    its sole discretion may conduct the Written test for all the advertised posts simultaneously in a single

    session. In that event, no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

    PartType of QuestionsMarksRemarks
    Part-ISubject (trade) related questions as per the relevant trade syllabus uploaded on the GRSE website80- Duration of Written Test: 02 Hours. - Question Paper Type: Objective type with Multiple Choice Questions. - Qualifying Marks: Overall 50% marks in written test (out of 100 marks) (45% for SC/ST/OBC & 40% for PwBD)
    Part-IIGeneral Knowledge, General Aptitude, Reasoning, Mental Ability, Numerical Ability20- Total Marks: 100

    (e) The Written Test Question paper will be bi-lingual (English and Hindi), In case of any ambiguity /

    dispute arises in the Question Paper on account of interpretation in versions other than English, the

    The English version will prevail.

    (f) The syllabus for each position will be uploaded in the career section of the GRSE website.

    9B. Practical (Trade) test

    (a) Practical (Trade) test will be of qualifying in nature.

    (b) Based on the performance in the written test and merit, the candidates will provisionally be

    shortlisted for the Practical (Trade) Test in the ratio of 1:5 (for one vacancy, a maximum of five

    candidates will be called in order of merit). In case of a tie in the marks of the last candidate

    shortlisted for the Practical Test, all the candidates having the same marks will be called.

    (c) Practical (Trade) test will be based on the Qualitative requirement for the notified posts

    which will be uploaded to the website.

    (d) Document verification of the shortlisted candidates will be carried out before the practical

    test to check whether they are meeting the eligibility criteria for the applied post as per the

    advertisement. Only those candidates who will clear the document verification stage will be allowed

    to appear in the practical test.

    (e) Total marks for the practical test will be 50 marks and Qualifying marks will be 50% (45% for

    SC/ST/OBC and 40% for PwBD). The candidates qualified in the Practical test will only be considered

    in the final merit list to be drawn based on marks in the written test.


    GRSE Ltd.’s recruitment drive for Journeyman positions offers a unique opportunity for individuals with a 10th Class qualification to join a renowned shipbuilding and engineering organization. Interested candidates should not miss the chance to apply before the deadline and kickstart a promising career in the industry. For more details and to apply online, refer to the official notification available on the GRSE Ltd website.