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RRB ALP Recruitment 2018

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is about to publish an advertisement for the RRB ALP Jobs 2018. We are expecting that RRB will release the official vacancy notification in Feb 2018. There is a huge number of posts are coming in 2018 under RRB recruitment because according to the last news around 27019 posts of the Assistant loco pilot (ALP) are vacant in the Indian Railway. If you are also looking for a govt job and Indian Railway is your choice then this is a golden opportunity for you. Start preparing for Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam.

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Indian Railway is known for conducting the biggest online examinations of India. And this time, this is going to be biggest of all the time. Around 250,000 positions of Railway are vacant for which millions of participants are going to appear in exams. If you also wanna be one of them and want to know more about ALP Vacancy 2018 then this article is for you. Keep reading-

ALP Job Profile:

Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) is there to help the driver in driving train. The applicant needs to be thoughtful and able to take fast decision to get selected for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP). You must be able to understand the situations as soon as possible because situations change drastically while a train is running. That’s why railways take an aptitude test to test either you have abilities or not. So work on your awareness and thoughtfulness.

If you fulfill the expectation of Indian Railway then you will be posted as Loco Pilot. So we can say that Assitant Loco Pilot assist the pilot in driving train. more than that, he/she also need to look after the fine-tuning and attending minor repairs.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2018- 26502 Vacancy

Name of RecruiterIndian Railways
Name of PostsAssistant Loco Pilo (ALP)
Total No. of Vacancies27019 Posts
Eligibility:ITI + Trade Certificate in concerned Trade
SalaryRs 19900/- PM
Last Date of Application05-03-2018
Official website to applyOfficial Notification here

Region wise Vacancy Details of ALP Recruitment 2018

Sr.Railway Recruitment BoardNo. of Posts
1RRB Ajmer
2RRB Ahmedabad
3RRB Allahabad
4RRB Bhopal
5RRB Bilaspur
6RRB Bangalore
7RRB Bhubaneshwar
8RRB Chennai
9RRB Chandigarh
10RRB Guwahati
11RRB Gorakhpur
12RRB Jammu
13RRB Kolkata
14RRB Mumbai
15RRB Malda
16RRB Muzaffarpur
17RRB Patna
18RRB Ranchi
19RRB Secunderabad
20RRB Siliguri
21RRB Trivendrum

Eligibility Criteria:

Indian Railway has some eligibility criteria to filter out the candidates before they appear in the exam. If you want to get selected as an Assistant Loco Pilot in Indian Railway then you must consider those eligibility criteria before apply for the vacant position.

Nationality Required: Candidates must be Indian.

Educational Qualification for RRB ALP 2018

  • First thing first, Applicants have passed Matriculation or equivalent examination under 10+2 system. And this examination must be passed from government recognized board or institution and ITI from recognized SCVT/NCVT.
  • If it is IIT, then it should be in the trade of Fitter, Electrician, Instrument Mechanic/ Millwright Maintenance Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV/ Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Moter vehicle/ Wireman/ Tractor Mechanic / Armature & Coil Winder/ Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine/ Turner/ Machinist/ Refrigeration & AC mechanic.
  • If you have a Diploma or Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Automobile or combination of various stream of this engineering discipline from a recognized institution in lieu ITI will also be eligible to apply for ALP.

Age Limit for RRB ALP Job 2018

For some students, it is really bad news that Indian Railway reduced the max age limit from 30 to 28 years. many students are in shock because they are preparing for years and now they are not eligible to give the exam. You can check the video by Mr. Ravish Kumar on this matter.

  • According to updated Feb 2018 rules, Candidates age should be in between 18-28 years as on 01-07-2018.
  • Age relaxation will be provided under, subject to the submission of requisite certificate.
  • 5 years age relaxation for SC/ST Candidates
  • 3 years age relaxation for OBC candidates
  • For Ex-serviceman, up to the extent of service performed in Defence, plus 3 years, provides they have put in more than 6 months services after affectation.
  • By 5 years for candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • By 10 years for persons with Disabilities (PWD) UR, (13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST).

RRB ALP Salary:

  • Initial pay of Rs 19900/- Per month.
  • Pay Scale is of level 02 of 7th pay matrix.
  • RRB ALP will also get DA, TA, and HRA.

How to apply for RRB ALP Job 2018

RRB ALP job application is a completely online process. First of all, check the eligibility criteria of ALP. If you fulfill that and wanna apply for RRB ALP, then submit an online application through official regional RRB website. Keep in mind that you can apply only one application by your regional RRB. Don’t submit duplicate applications or both will be rejected.

To avoid any mistake we are going to publish a step by step process. Follow the guide for RRB ALP Job 2018  online application submission.

Update 2018: You might know that Railway recruitment Board made Aadhar Card mandatory if you are willing to apply for ALP job. And I am sure that they are going to keep it mandatory for any future job recruitment.

Most probably, you already have one. But in the case, you don’t have Aadhar card, get your Aadhar card from nearest Aadhar Enrollment center. Once you get enrollment number, you can apply for ALP.

  1. First thing first, Visit official regional website Click Here. You will be at the official regional website.
  2. Click on the “New Registration” Button below if you are Registering for the first time for that regional website.
  3. A form will open. It will ask you basic details viz. Full Name, Father’s name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, State, Mobile number, E-mail Id, Aadhar number etc. Fill them out correctly and cross check.
  4. OTP verification is a must. Go through it. It is a One Time Password which will be sent to your registered mobile number and E-mail id for validation.
  5. Get the OTPs from the mobile number and E-mail and verify them to proceed further steps.
  6. Once validated, The Registration Id and password will be displayed on the screen.
  7. You can still edit the form If you are sure with the filled information, you can apply right away. Click On ‘Apply/Edit’ option on the screen. Complete the Eligibility Criteria Form and Submit. Before submitting the Eligibility Criteria Form, be sure that all the information is filled correctly. After submission, you can modify only by Paying the modification fee of Rs 250/-.
  8.  Now, You have submitted the Eligibility criteria form. Now make the fees paid by clicking on the Payment tab. Additional options will only appear only after paying the fee, like upload Photos etc.
  9. As we said before “Fill additional details” button will appear after paying the fee. Click on it and fill up the additional details carefully. Also, upload the photos and Documents. Photos must have name & date printed on it as per the example photos provided.
  10. Final Submit: This is a very very important step. You must take a preview of everything (and be sure that everthing is correct) before clicking on “Final submit”.

Update 2018: We highly recommend using Internet banking as a payment method. We personally tested this and many students reported that Interment banking is much faster and hassle-free for paying RRB ALP fees. Still, there are options of the post office which works fine too.

How to Edit Form

  • If you made any mistake before submitting eligibility criteria and “Final submit” then it can be edited only by paying the modification fee of Rs 250/-
  • You can request a maximum of 2 modification.
  • So take a preview of everything carefully before submitting eligibility criteria form and final application submitted.

Selection Process of RRB ALP Jobs 2018

  • Indian Railway select ALP as per merit on the basis of first CBT, 2nd CBT, Computer Based AT and DV.
  • Chances are that the question will be asked in objective types format with multiple choice.
  • As we already discussed that ALP post need awareness and intelligence to make fast decisions so questions are likely to include General awareness, arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General studies and technical ability.
  • The question paper will be in English, Hindi and Urdu and local language.
  • For the online written examination, the standard of the questions will be conformity with the educational standard.

First Stage CBT Exam Pattern of RRB ALP 2018:

Indian railway decided to conduct all the examination online from now. Online exams are conducted with the mock test so it is compulsory that we practice the Mock test. There are many free mock test available on the internet and many of them paid too. We are on a hunt for free ones and will update the list of best ones below. Let us know in the comments if you are interested in the list of Free RRB ALP mock test. Also, leave the link if you find any good.

RRB ALP Recommended Books 2018

Friends, 3 things are must to prepare and win any exam.

  • Syllabus
  • Books according to Syllabus,
  • Previous Year Question Paper

If you missed a single thing and you will lose many important hours and eventually lose the exam. So while preparing for the RRB ALP examination, take special care of above 3 things because if you lose it this time, probably you will lose it forever. Selection of right book is not an easy task so we included it for you. Below are some recommended books which will help you to prepare for the RRB ALP.

RRB ALP Recommended Books 2018

ALP & Technician (Gr. III) Recruitment Exam Guide
RPH Editorial Board
ALP and Technicians Solved Paper & Practice set
Kiran Prakashan
Railway Assistant Loco Pilot Exam
Railway Psychological Test
PK Mishra
ALP & Tech (Gr. III) Recruitment Exam Guide (HINDI)

RRB 23801 ALP Recruitment 2018: Important Date

Starting of online application03-02-2018
Last Date to Apply Online05-03.2018
Date of Written ExaminationApril – May 2018
Official NotificationClick Here

RRB ALP Admit Card 2018:

Once you completed the application you will not receive the admit card instantly. Indian Railway Assistant Loco Pilot Exam 2018 (ALP2018) admit card will be shared online and you will be notified on your regional portal of RRB. Admit card will only be available to download from your regional RRB portal.

So, this is your duty to keep checking the portal after submitting the application. Write down your registration details safely because you need it further while downloading hall ticket

For further details about RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 regarding Admit card, results, exam date and syllabus please visit official website of RRBs.