RRB ALP 2018 Exam Notification Online Application at indianrailways.gov.in

RRB ALP 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of Indian Government has been released a centralized employment notice for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician posts. A common written examination is going to be conducted to occupy these places with suitable ITI/ Diploma holders. Citizens who are endeavouring hard to get Railway jobs don’t waste this opportunity and make an attempt. Because, approximately 27000 and more vacancies currently exists in various zones of RRB. To know about the details of exact RRB ALP Technician Vacancy 2018, let’s wait for the release of RRB Loco Pilot Notification PDF.  But before that, if you want to know the basic eligibilities, salary scale and other general information about RRB ALP 2018, just go through the paragraphs that are given below.

RRB ALP 2018 – Highlights
Authority Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Exam Name Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician Exam 2018
Vacancies 26502
Qualification ITI/ Diploma/ Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Apply Mode Online
Last Date 31-03-2018 (Extended from 05-03-2018)
Job Location India
Website www.indianrailways.gov.in

RRB ALP 2018

Male/ Female citizens who are ready to work in any shifts/ railway units allotted by Railway Administration can apply for this RRB Loco Pilot Exam 2018. For some of the category posts under this Loco Pilot Recruitment 2018, security deposit and bond will also be executed.

  • Both male and female citizens can apply for this Assistant Loco Pilot 2018
  • Final year students no need to apply for these RRB ALP Technician Recruitment 2018
  • Defence Personnel who will retire within one year of closing date can also apply

The function of exam conducting board is to recommend the names of suitable candidates for appointment as ALP/ Technician in railway administration, after successful implementation of RRB ALP 2018 Recruitment. Mostly appointments will be done based on preference mentioned by candidate in application. As per the employment news scattered out by Government of India, this year RRB ALP Technician Vacancy 2018 is,

RRB ALP Technician Vacancy 2018
No. Name of Post No. of Vacancies Salary
1. Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) 17673 Rs.19900/-
2. Technician 8829
Total Vacancies  26502

Zone Wise ALP Technician Vacancies

About 21 RRBs are participating in this examination. Details of the zones are given below. But to know about zone-wise vacancies, let’s wait for the release of RRB ALP Notification 2018.

No. RRBs Vacancies
1. Kolkata 1824
2. Bangalore 1054
3. Ajmer 1221
4. Ahmedabad 164
5. Bhubaneswar 702
6. Allahabad 4694
7. Bhopal 1679
8. Bilaspur 945
9. Chennai 945
10. Gorakhpur 1588
11. Chandigarh 1546
12. Guwahati 422
13. Jammu & Srinagar 367
14. Malda 880
15. Secunderabad 3262
16. Mumbai 1425
17. Muzaffarpur 465
18. Siliguri 477
19. Ranchi 2043
20. Thiruvananthapuram 345
21. Patna 454

RRB Loco Pilot Salary 2018
Training is the initial stage of ALP and Technician appointments. During training, stipends shall be given on monthly basis. On successful completion of training, Pay Band-1 salary and other admissible allowances will be provided to candidates hired for RRB ALP Technician Vacancy 2018.

  • Training period – Stipend only
  • After Training –  Rs.5200 – 20200/- + Grade Pay – Rs.1900/- + admissible allowances

RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment Eligibility 2018

(i) Loco Pilot Qualification: Apprenticeship or Industrial Training Institute certificate approved by NCVT/ SCVT on relevant trades should be possessed by appliers. Diploma or higher Engineering qualification is also found suitable for ALP and some of the Technician posts. The below indicated qualification will differ based on departments which he/ she is applying. So, refer RRB Loco Pilot 2018 Notification for more details.

Assistant Loco Pilot Technician
Matric and Apprenticeship/ ITI in any of the subjects

  • Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Instrument Mechanic
  • Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mechanic Radio & TV
  • Electronics Mechanic
  • Mechanic Motor Vehicle
  • Wireman
  • Tractor Mechanic
  • Armature & Coil Winder
  • Mechanic Diesel
  • Heat Engine
  • Turner
  • Machinist
  • Refrigeration & AC Mechanic

Diploma/ Degree in any of the Engineering subjects

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Automobile
Matric and Apprenticeship/ ITI in any of the subjects

  • Electrician
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Wireman
  • Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • TV & Radio
  • Instrumentation
  • Computer
  • Computer/ Data Networking
  • Diesel/ Motor Mechanic
  • Machinist
  • Welder
  • Turner
  • Blacksmith
  • Forger & Heat Treater
  • Painter
  • Carpenter
  • Mason (Building Construction)
  • Footwear Manufacturer
  • Sanitary Hardware Fitter


  • 10th & 12th with Physics and Maths

Diploma/ Degree in any of the Engineering subjects

  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Microprocessor
  • TV Engineering
  • Fibre Optical Communication
  • Telecommunication/ Communication
  • Sound & TV Engineering
  • Industrial Control
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Industrial/ Applied/ Digital/ Power Electronics
  • Information Science
  • Information Technology
  • Computer – Application/ Science/ Engineering/ Technology

(ii) Age Limits: There are minimum and maximum age limits to apply for RRB ALP 2018 Exam. The minimum age limit indicated below is common for all categories. But the ceiling age is applicable for General category only. Cut-off date for calculating age is 1st July 2018.

  • Minimum age limit – 18 years
  • Maximum age limit – 28 years

(iii) Age Relaxations: Individuals coming under following classifications can appeal for relaxations in ceiling age, by producing proper document proofs. The concessions that will be given for reserved categories under this RRB ALP Technician Recruitment 2018 are,

  • For SC/ ST/ J&K Domiciles: 5 years
  • For OBC persons: 3 years
  • For Ex-servicemen: Service in Defence Force + 3 years
  • For PWD category: 10 years

(iv) Physical & Medical Fitness: Apart from the eligibilities given above, aspirants applying for this RRB Recruitment 2018 must have good physical and medical fitness to carry out the duties of respective posts. So, refer RRB ALP Notification 2018 for more details.

RRB Loco Pilot Exam Pattern 2018 and Selection Process

RRB will conduct a Computer Based Test commonly for ALP and Technician posts. The Exam will be conducted in two stages CBT-I, CBT-II,

Exam Stage Questions/ Marks Total Duration Pass Marks (Overall)
CBT Stage -I 75 Qs 60 Mins 35 %
CBT Stage -II Part A 100 Qs 90 Mins 2.30 Hrs
Part B 75 Qs 60 Mins

The topics from which questions shall be drafted for RRB Loco Pilot Exam 2018 are,

  • General Awareness
  • Arithmetic
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Science
  • Technical Ability
  • Relevant Subjects

Based on written exam performance contestants will be shortlisted to a reasonable limit and appliers of ALP posts shall be called for Aptitude Test followed by original certificate verification and appliers of Technician posts shall be called for certificate verification only.

Final merit list will be prepared by the board and candidates whose names are in the list will be invited for medical fitness checkup by Railway Administration. In the order of merit and preference mentioned by participants in application, selection will be done.

  • ALP designation: Written Exam, Aptitude Test, Document Verification and Medical Fitness Test
  • Technician posts: Written Exam, Document Verification and Medical Fitness Test

How to Apply for RRB ALP 2018 Recruitment?

Examination Fee: To participate on RRB Assistant Loco Pilot 2018 Examination, aspirants have to remit examination fee at the time of application submission. Fee can be paid through online payment gateway (Net Banking/ Debit/ Credit Cards) or by downloading SBI Challan from official website of concerned RRB zone. Another way to remit fee is doing electronic payment at any of the Computerized Post Offices across India.

  • For SC/ ST/ EXSM/ PWD/ Woman/ Economically Backward class/ Transgender/ Minorities: Rs.250/-
  • Fee for all other categories: Rs.500/-
  • Bank/ Transaction Charges: as applicable
  • Payment Mode – Offline/ Online

Fee will be refunded for SC/ ST/ EXSM/ PWD/ Woman/ Economically Backward class/ Transgender/ Minorities who are appearing in the first stage CBT.

RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment 2018 Apply Online

This year most probably, online applications will be asked to be submitted by candidates who satisfy RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment Eligibility. For your convenience, we have generally given the RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment 2018 Apply Online instructions below.

  • Visit “www.indianrailways.gov.in” website
  • Give “Skip” and go to “Recruitment” section
  • You can see the links for 21 RRBs
  • Choose the RRB which you wish to apply and click on it
  • The RRB Official website of concerned zone will open
  • In the homepage/ Notices section of concerned RRB website you can find RRB Loco Pilot Notification PDF
  • Read the official notice and hit the “Click here for Online Application” link or “www.rly-rect-appn.in/alptech2017
  • Then hit the “New Registration” link
  • First candidates have to do the preliminary RRB registration by filling requisite information in the form
  • On submission of those details, an activation link will be sent to your email id
  • Click on that activation link. Your Registration Number will be generated and confirmation page will display
  • Login into the application part by entering your registration number and password/ date or birth
  • Then fill the mandatory fields in application
  • Upload the scanned copies of photograph and signature as per specifications
  • Preview the details and do changes, if required
  • Finally hit “Submit” button
  • Then download the submitted application form for your future reference
  • Also, remit the examination fee

Click here for RRB ALP Syllabus Details

RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment 2018 – Reference Links
Official Notification indianrailways.gov.in
Apply Online www.rly-rect-appn.in/alptech2017
Corrigendum – Date Extension Click here

RRB ALP Technician Exam Date 2018 and Others

Events Dates
RRB Loco Pilot Notification PDF will be released on 03rd February 2018
Online registration will start on 03rd February 2018
Last date for submission of ALP application form (extended) 31st March 2018
Last date for online fee payment 30th March 2018
Last date for SBI challan payment 28th March 2018
Last date for post office payment 27th March 2018
RRB ALP Admit Card 2018 will be released on Updated Soon….
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician 2018 Exam Date May 2018
RRB ALP Technician Result 2018 will be declared on Updated Soon….

Note: Regarding upcoming RRB ALP Technician Exam 2018 we have provided lot of general information on above paragraphs. To know more details about this Loco Pilot 2018 recruitment and RRB ALP 2018 Exam, let’s wait for the release of RRB ALP Notification 2018.

Updated: 2018-03-01 — 10:42 am

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