RRB Recruitment -2018 Assistant Loco Pilot(ALP) And Technicians

By | February 6, 2018

RRB Recruitment -2018 Assistant Loco Pilot(ALP) And Technicians: As per the Centralized Employment Notification CEN 01/2018 Government of India, Ministry of Railway under different Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) the vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians are published.There are some details regarding the given posts are shown below:-


Name of the Post – Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians

Total No. Of Post – 26502

  1. Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) – 17673 posts.
  2. Technicians – 8829 posts.

For more detail information regarding particular RRB please read the notification.


Education Qualification/ Eligibility Criteria  –  Engineering Discipline (Degree/Diploma) and  combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering [ Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen / Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic ] ,Electronics Engineering [ Electronic Mechanic / Mechanic Radio and TV ], Mechanical engineering [Fitter / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Turner / Machinist / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic / Heat Engine / Millwright Maintenance Mechanic ],Automobile Engineering [ Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic ] . or HSC (10+2) with Physics and Maths [Electrician / Electronic Mechanic / Wiremen ] or ITI .For detail information read notification.


Important Dates

Application Start date – 03/02/2018 at 10:00hr

Application Last date – 05/03/2018[Date Extended-31-03-2018] at 23:59hr

Last date of exam fees -05/03/2018[Date Extended-31-03-2018]

First Phase CBT Exam – April/May 2018

Second Phase CBT exam – Notified Soon


Pay Scale – According to 7th CPC pay matrix level 02 with initial pay of      Rupee 19900 ⁄– plus other different allowances as admissible.


Age Limit

Minimum Age – 18 yrs


PostOld Age LimitUpdated Age Limit
Assistant Loco Pilot[ALP]General -28 yrs

OBC – 31 yrs

SC/ST – 33 yrs

General -30 yrs

OBC – 33 yrs

SC/ST – 35 yrs

TechnicianGeneral -28 yrs

OBC -31 yrs

SC/ST -33 yrs

General – 30 yrs

OBC – 33 yrs 

SC/ST – 35 yrs 


For more details please see the are notification.


Exam Fees

For all candidates except the fee concession categories (Rupees – 500 /-)

For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Females/EX-Serviceman/PWDs/ Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Classes (Rupees -250/-)

Note-This fees are refunded with bank deducting charges as applicable, on appearing in the First phase of the computer-based test(CBT) Only for Fee concession categories candidates.Regarding details see the notification.

Mode Of Fees Payment

  1. Online Mode – Internet banking, debit card, credit card. up to 05/-3/2018[Date Extended-31-03-2018] till 22:00 Hrs
  2. Offline Mode fee payment through:-

a)SBI bank challan payment mode closes 05/03/2018 [Date Extended-31-03-2018]at 13:00 hrs in any branch of sbi bank.

b) Post Office challan payment mode closes 03/03/2018[Date Extended-31-03-2018] at 13:00 hrs in any branch of the computerized post office.


Procedure For Selection

Step 1.Computer Based Exam -Preliminary Exam Common for both                        ALP/Technicians.

Step 2. Computer-Based Exam-Second Stage Other Step document verification and medical fitness.

First stage CBT (Common for both ALP/Technicians) contains 75 numbers of the question with 60 minutes of duration.The Question will be multiple choice objective pertaining to mathematics, general intelligence, and reasoning, general science and engineering, general awareness on current affairs.

Second Stage CBT 75 numbers of a question with 60 minutes of duration .for particular qualification group. For information please refer to the notification.


Important Note For Candidates:-

All the candidates who apply for relevant posts are advised to keep own/ personal mobile number and personal e-mail active throughout the whole recruitment process because all types of communication from RRB will only through SMS/e-mail.


Steps For Filling Online Application:-

  1. Candidate logs into particular rrb website like www.rrbald.gov.in.
  2. Click on a required post.
  3. Click on apply for CEN 01/2018.
  4. For first time user click on “new registration” button.
  5. Fill their basic details and submit there form.
  6. Complete the registration form by using registration id and password. OTP send on the registered mobile number and email id for validation.
  7. Click apply/edit option and fill required details and submit.Check given information is correctly filled.
  8. After that choose fees option if required.
  9. Select payment mode online/offline.
  10. After successful payment, Click on additional details and documents upload/scanned photo etc.
  11. Final submit and take print out of your filled application for future uses.


For more details of the selection process, medical standards and other information regarding recruitment please click on the provided link below:

RRB Recruitment -2018

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Recruitment Advertisement English  – Click Here

Recruitment Advertisement Hindi      – Click Here

Apply Online                                      – Click Here

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