Visakhapatnam Port Trust 2018 Openings – Trade Apprentices

Around 58 Trade Apprentices posts are to be filled up at the Visakhapatnam Port Trust. The people who will be selected will be working in the city of Visakhapatnam. The candidates will be hired as Apprentices under the Apprenticeship Act 1961, in the Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Department.

These Trade Apprentices posts play a vital role in the functioning of the whole Port. Since the whole setup is pretty much made out of metal and other industrial essentials, it is a neat little learning curve for the budding technical experts.

In this article, we will brief in on the guidelines, rules and regulations that the applicants need to abide by in the process of registration. Other relevant information such as eligibility criteria will also be detailed.

Trade Apprentices

Number of Vacancies: 58

The total number of Trae Apprentices vacancies are 58. The vacancies are divided into various types of trades such as:

  • Welder: 9 posts
  • Electrician: 12 posts
  • Fitter: 21 posts
  • Mechanic (Motor Vehicle): 3 posts
  • Carpenter: 3 posts
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic: 1 post
  • Electronics Mechanic: 5 posts
  • Turner: 4 posts

Educational Qualifications:

The educational qualification for this particular type of recruitment is extremely easy to understand. The candidates who are interested in applying for the same should have an ITI in the respective trade.

Without it, it is impossible to qualify for these posts.

Pay Scale:

The pay scale for these posts is a little bit different. Those are detailed below in points:

  • Rs. 5924 per month for the 1st year
  • Rs. 6770 per month for the 2nd year
  • Rs. 7616 per month for the 3rd year

Age Limit:

The minimum age limit for the candidates for this recruitment drive is 14 years as on 31/07/2018.

The training for these particular set of jobs for the candidate will be for a period of one year except for the Carpenter trade. In that case, the aspirants selected for the Carpenter trade will undergo training for two years.

Candidates will be selected on two different bases:

  • Academic Qualification
  • Certificate Verification

How to Apply

Before going in for the application part of these posts, make sure you register yourself beforehand at It is mandatory.

The candidates who are in for applying for these job posts should follow these few instructions very carefully. Those are as follows:


The Chief Mechanical Engineer

Visakhapatnam Port Trust

Visakhapatnam- 530035

Last Date: 25/08/2018

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