RRB ALP Recruitment Notification 2018 with 26,502 Vacancies

RRB ALP Recruitment – Important Dates

Exam Events Important Dates
Start Date of Online Applications 3rd February 2018
Last Date of Online Applications 05th March 2018
Last Date for Payment 05th March 2018
Tentative Date of Exam April/May 2018

Railways ALP Recruitment – Vacancies

The total no. of vacancies are 26,502.

Railways ALP Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria

A. Age Limit

Minimum Age – 18 years
Maximum Age – 28 years

 Age Relaxation

SC/ST – 5 years
OBC – 3 years
PwD – 10 years

B. Educational Qualification

Assistant Loco Pilot 

  • You should have Matriculation / SSLC Plus ITI/ Course Completed Act Apprentices or Diploma/ Degree in Engineering. Refer to the detailed CEN published on the websites of RRBs for Trade/Disciplines.


  • Matriculation/ SSLC Plus ITI / Course Completed Act Apprentices or 10 + 2 with Physics and Maths or Diploma in Engineering (As Applicable). Refer to the detailed CEN Published on the websites of RRB’s for Trades/Disciplines against each of the posts.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

RRB ALP selection will be based on 4 stages as follows:

  1. First stage CBT
  2. Second stage CBT
  3. Computer Based Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification

First Stage CBT

Subjects No. of Qs Duration
Maths 75 60 Mins
General Intelligence & reasoning
General Science
General Awareness & Current Affairs

Second Stage CBT

Part Subjects No. of Qs Duration
Part A Maths 100 90 Mins
General Intelligence & reasoning
Basic Science & Engineering
General Awareness on Current Affairs
Part B Relevant Trade 75 60 Mins
Total 175 2 Hours 30 Mins
  • There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT.
  • 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • If you qualify both the above stages, you will be called for Computer Based Aptitude Test
    and Document Verification as applicable.


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