RRB ALP Recruitment 2018: The Railway recruitment board has released the 2018 notification on February 2nd of RRB ALP Recruitment for 26502 posts vacancy in favor of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) AND Technicians Grade-III. All those candidates who are planning to write for these posts should start filling the form as the online registration will end on 5th March. It is also advised to candidates to carefully read the notification concerning eligibility criteria, exam date, process, admit card and further vital details. This year it will be one of the biggest exams of the country as there is going to around 2.5 lakhs vacant position in Railways.
Railway recruitment board is a government-led body which was established in the year 1998 in the Railway Ministry. This body monitors around 21 railway boards such as Patna, Ranchi, Siliguri, Chandigarh, etc. all around the country which involves recruitment of new employees in various positions. This time it came up with a vast range of posts for Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) AND Technicians Grade-III with a salary of Rs.19, 000 clubbed with allowances.
- RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 Notification – www.rly-rect-appn.in
- RRB Recruitment Notification ALP and Technician Posts
- How to pay RRB application fees?
- How to fill RRB ALP application form?
- What are the eligibility criteria of RRB ALP 2018?
- Important dates for RRB ALP 2018 –
- What is the syllabus and exam pattern for RRB ALP 2018?
- What is the syllabus for second stage CBT for RRB ALP 2018?
- What is the RRB ALP syllabus for mathematics?
- What is the RRB ALP syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning?
- What is the RRB ALP syllabus for General Science?
- What is the RRB ALP Technical syllabus?
- Details about RRB ALP Admit Card 2018
- How to download RRB ALP 2018 Admit Card?
- RRB ALP Result 2018
- What is the expected RRB ALP cut off 2018?
- FAQ’s of RRB ALP
RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 Notification – www.rly-rect-appn.in
The notification of RRB ALP Recruitment has been published on the official website of Indian railways that are indianrailways.gov.in with regard to the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) & Technicians Grade-III for 26502 posts. The online application will start from 03/02/2018 to 05/03/2018.
|Name of the Post||General||OBC||SC||ST||Total|
|Assistant Loco Pilots||9230||4363||2694||1387||17673|
As it is mentioned in the above total, out of the total number of vacancies of 26502 posts, 17673 posts are allotted to Assistant Loco Pilots and 8829 posts to Technicians Grade-III.
|1||Post name||RRB ALP and Technician Grade III|
|3||Recruiting body||Indian Railways|
|4||Salary||Rs.19, 000 clubbed with allowances|
|5||Age Limit||18-28 years|
|7||Date of Examination||April-May 2018|
RRB Recruitment Notification ALP and Technician Posts
- The application form will be available on the official website of Indian Railways that is www.indianrailways.gov.in.
- The availability of the forms will be from 03/02/2018 to 05/03/2018.
- Candidates are required to fill the form along with the prescribed fee for registration.
- After registering, every candidate will be allotted a registration number and password which should be preserved in order to download Admit card and checking results.
Note – The application forms are available on the official website, eligible candidates can start the registration process. They can also use this link as well. – http://www.rly-rect-appn.in/alptech2017/index.html.
What is the prescribed fee for Application?
How to pay RRB application fees?
- Fees amount can be paid using a debit card, credit card or net banking till 26/02/2018.
- Fees can also be paid through a challan by visiting any SBI branch or Indian Post.
- The last date of payment at SBI branch is 5th March and in Indian Post is 3rd March.
Note – The registration process must and should be fulfilled on or before the mentioned last dates.
How to fill RRB ALP application form?
- The interested candidates need to start the registration process by clicking – “Click here for New Registration” link.
- Then they have to upload the scanned copies of photograph and signature as per the standards mentioned in the notification.
- After uploading the above, the candidates need to verify the given details.
- Before clicking the submit button, one needs to check a preview in order to clarify any mistakes if done.
- After that click on the “Submit” button.
- Hereafter, it will be automatically redirected to the payment page where the candidate has to pay the fee which is mandatory using any of the modes.
- For future reference, it is advised to take out the print of the form.
What are the eligibility criteria of RRB ALP 2018?
Below mentioned are the eligibility criteria that need to be fulfilled by the candidates seeking for Assistant Loco Pilots and 8829 posts to Technicians Grade-III –
- Age restrictions and further relaxations.
- Educational credentials.
- Medical standard.
Let’s have a brief discussion on the eligibility criteria –
Age restrictions and further relaxations – The minimum age limit for the seeking candidates should be 18 years and the maximum limit is 28 years and not above. Additional relaxation will be given to the candidates serving 3 years of service under reserved category and Railway Group C&D staff.
|Minimum age||18 years|
|Maximum age||30 years|
Age Relaxation – these criteria is applicable only to the candidates coming from the reserved category –
|Category||Relaxation (In years)|
|OBC(Non Creamy Layer)||3|
|Railway Staff(Group C&D)||10|
|Widows/ Divorcee women||5|
What is the educational qualification for RRB ALP?
Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP)
What are the prescribed Medical Standards for Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technicians posts?
It is advised to refer to the notifications for the prescribed Medical Standards for Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technicians posts as separate medical standards are applicable depending on posts.
Important dates for RRB ALP 2018 –
Here is the table showing all the vital dates with regard to RRB ALP 2018 along with time where required.
|RRB ALP Application form Start date||03/02/2018/- 10pm|
|RRB ALP Application form Last date||05/03/2018 up-to 11:59pm|
|Last date for Online fee payment||05/03/2018 up-to 10pm|
|Last date for Challan at SBI||05/03/2018 up-to 1pm|
|Last date for Challan at Indian Posts||03/03/2018 up-to 1pm|
|RRB ALP Admit card Download||Mid April 2018|
|Exam Date of RRB ALP||April-May 2018|
|Result announcement||August 2018|
What is the syllabus and exam pattern for RRB ALP 2018?
For the first stage of examination, it will be in objective form computer-based test and below mentioned are the further details –
1 hour (60 Minutes)
- Total number of questions – 75.
- Each question will carry – 1 Marks.
Things to remember
- Candidates need to qualify by securing cut off marks given as per the respective boards.
- Candidates should go through several online tests before sitting for the exam as to cut the competition.
- The score of this stage will result in a further short listing of the candidates to the second stage.
Note – Those candidates who have been shortlisted for the second stage and belong to reservation benefits of any community will be entitled only to the particular community. And this will be considered for entire stages of recruitment.
What is the syllabus for second stage CBT for RRB ALP 2018?
Stage two is a computer-based test that will be comprised of two parts that are Part A and Part B for a total of 175 questions and 175 marks and the time allotted will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Check the table below –
|Part B||Technical Trade||75||75||60 minutes|
|Total||175||175||150minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes.)|
Note – Prepare topic wise as each subject mentioned above hols equal importance.
What is the RRB ALP syllabus for mathematics?
Check out the list mentioned below for mathematics syllabus for RRB ALP –
- Number system.
- LCM, HCF.
- Ratio & Proportions.
- Time and distance.
- Time and work.
- Simple and compound interest.
- Profit and loss.
- Geometry and trigonometry.
- Elementary statistics.
- Age calculations.
- Calendar and clock.
- Square root.
- Pipes & cistern etc.
What is the RRB ALP syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning?
Check out the list mentioned below for General Intelligence & Reasoning syllabus for RRB ALP –
- Alphabetical and number series.
- Coding and decoding.
- Mathematics operations.
- Venn diagram.
- Conclusions and decision making.
- Date interpretation and sufficiency.
- Analytical reasoning.
- Similarities and differences.
- Statement and arguments etc.
What is the RRB ALP syllabus for General Science?
Check out the list mentioned below for General Science syllabus for RRB ALP –
Vital importance is given to General awareness on current affairs that includes the following –
- Science and technology.
- Politics, etc.
What is the RRB ALP Technical syllabus?
Check out the list mentioned below for RRB ALP Technical syllabus –
- Electronic and communication.
Details about RRB ALP Admit Card 2018
All those candidates whose applications have been successfully accepted with the authority will be provided with an admit card for RRB ALP examination 2018.
Things to know about RRB ALP Admit Card –
- The admit card will be issued during the second week of April 2018.
- It will be available from 10 days before the exam date.
- Separate admit card will be provided for the exams.
- There will be no availability of hard copy for admit card hence, it can only be downloaded via online.
- Candidate will not be allowed to sit for the exam without admit card.
- Admit card should be downloaded from the respective board for which the candidate has applied.
How to download RRB ALP 2018 Admit Card?
- Visit the official website of Indian railways that is www.indianrailways.gov.in.
- Select the respective board or region for which you have applied and then click on “download call letter”.
- Enter the details like Registration Number and date of birth and then click on “Submit”.
- Download admit card or e-letter.
- Finally, take a print of the admit card and keep it safe.
RRB ALP Result 2018
A large number of candidates appear for the RRB ALP and among which a few of them only get through.
Things to know about RRB ALP Result
- The result will be announced in August 2018 and will be published on the respective regional website of Railway recruitment cell board.
- To check the result, the candidate needs to log in to the website using registration number and password or DOB.
- The result will be available in pdf format and can be searched by name.
- Candidates who are successful will be called for document verification and medical fitness tests.
- Once the candidate has passé all the rounds including document verification and medical standard test; then he or she can check their results on respective RRB regional website.
What is the expected RRB ALP cut off 2018?
The cut off marks are generally decided by the respective railway recruitment board depending upon the performance of candidates in written exam. Basically, these marks are based on the number of candidates who have achieved category wise good score as per the available posts.
FAQ’s of RRB ALP
What is the abbreviation of ALP in Indian Railways?
Indian railways are responsible for hiring suitable candidates who are fit for the position of Assistant Loco Pilot through notification of RRB ALP. The expected salary is around Rs. 19,900 plus allowances.
Is ALP exam conducted online?
ALP examination is a computer-based exam conducted in two stages and hence is conducted online. The name of the examination is RRB CBT where CBT stands for “Computer-Based test”.