Recruitment for the 26502 Post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) &
Technician Categories at Ministry Of Railway Recruitment Boards
Assistant Loco Pilot / 17673 Posts
Qualification: Candidates should possess Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Armature and Coil Winder/ Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Fitter/ Heat Engine/ Instrument Mechanic/ Machinist/ Mechanic Diesel/ Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Millwright Maintenance Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV/ Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic/ Tractor Mechanic/ Turner/ Wireman or Matriculation/ SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade or 3 years Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Automobile Engineering or Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.
Technicians/ 8829 Posts
Qualification: Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCV in relevant trades or Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade mentioned in notification.
Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI for the post of Technicians unless otherwise specified. Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship (CCAA)
Name of the RRB Regions
1. Ahmedabad: 164 Posts
2. Ajmer: 1221 Posts
3. Allahabad: 4694 Posts
4. Bangalore: 1054 Posts
5. Bhopal: 1679 Posts
6. Bhubaneswar: 702 Posts
7. Bilaspur: 945 Posts
8. Chandigarh: 1546 Posts
9. Chennai: 945 Posts
10. Gorakhpur: 1588 Posts
11. Guwahati: 422 Posts
12. Jammu – Srinagar: 367 Posts
13. Kolkata: 1824 Posts
14. Malda: 880 Posts
15. Mumbai: 1425 Posts
16. Muzaffarpur: 465 Posts
17. Patna: 454 Posts
18. Ranchi: 2043 Posts
19. Secunderabad: 3262 Posts
20. Siliguri: 477 Posts
21. Thiruvananthapuram: 345 Posts
Scale of pay: Level 02 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of `19900/- plus other allowances as admissible.
Age (as on 01.07.2018): 18 – 28 Years
Application Fee: 1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories Rs. 500/-
For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender /
Minorities / Economically backward class.
*This fee of Rs.250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on
appearing in First Stage CBT.
Modes of Payment of Fee:a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit cards upto 05.03.2018 till 22.00 Hrs.
b. OFFLINE fee payment through
i. SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode closes on 05.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of SBI.
ii. Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 03.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of computerized Post Office.
All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidate.
Stages of Exam: There shall be two stages examination (First stage CBT and Second Stage CBT) common for ALP and
Technician. In addition , candidates who have opted for ALP and qualified in Second Stage CBT have to undergo Computer
Based Aptitude Test (AT). Marks will be normalized in all the stages of exam.
Recruitment Process :
Only single online application (common to all the notified posts- ALP & Technicians) has to be submitted by the
candidate through the link provided on the official website of RRBs.
The entire recruitment process shall involve, First stage CBT, Second stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test
and Document Verification as applicable.
The date, time and venue for all the activities viz First stage CBT, Second stage CBT, Computer Based AT and DV
or any other additional activity as applicable shall be fixed by the RRBs and shall be intimated to the eligible
candidates in due course. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and
shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.
First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)
Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These
percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD
candidates against vacancies reserved for them.
Duration: 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These
percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates
against vacancies reserved for them.
The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process
subject to the condition that the candidate is securing qualifying mark in Part B.
Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75
Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible)
This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of
Employment & Training (DGET). Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the
section having questions from the relevant trade. Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility
for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline/HSC
Hiring Process : Written-test
Last Date : 05 Mar 2018