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About Railway Recruitment 2018

Railway Recruitment 2018 (ALP-Technicians)

Railway Recruitment 2018 will be held to recruit candidates to the post of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Railway Recruitment Board conducts this examination every year giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfill their dreams of joining the prestigious Government Sector. According to Railway Recruitment Notification 2018, a single application is to be submitted (common to all posts - ALP & Technicians) by all candidates who wish to apply for the mentioned posts.

RRB ALP Exam Dates 2018

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the new exam dates for the second stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for ALP & Technicians Exam. RRB ALP 2nd stage of examination will be conducted on 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2019. The deatiled Exam Dates for Railway Recruitment Exam 2018 are discussed below:

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment 2018 Notification 3rd February 2018
First Stage CBT (Railway ALP) 9th August 2018
Activation Of Mock Link (First Stage CBT) 26th July 2018
Intimation Of Exam Date, Exam City And Time
(To Make Travel Arrangements)
26th July 2018
Stage I Revised Result 20th December
E Call Letters Availability 4 Days Prior To The Candidate’s Date of Exam
Railway Recruitment 2018 Second Stage CBT 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2019

Railway ALP Stage I Revised Result

According to the latest notice of RRB, the RRB ALP 2018 Stage I Exam Result will be released by 20th December 2018. All candidates can check Railway ALP & Technician revised Result & Score Card by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Check RRB ALP / Technician 2018 CBT 1 Revised Result

Railway ALP & Technicians Admit Card Out

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released Admit Card for Railway ALP & Technicians Exam. Candidates can download admit card by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click Here to Download Railway ALP & Technicians Admit Card

RRB ALP Sample Mock Test

Railway Recruitment Board has released sample mock test for Railway ALP & Technician Exams 2018. So that students can attempt this mock and get an idea about Computer Based Examination carrying objective questions

Click Here to Attempt Railway ALP & Technician Sample Mock Test

Railway Recruitment Notification 2018 (ALP)

Railway Recruitment Notification 2018 was released on 3rd February 2018. According to the Notification released, a total of 26,502 vacancies was declared. Candidates who wish to apply for the exam can do so by applying online for the examination. Aspirants can read the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click to check Railway Recruitment 2018 Official Notification (OLD)

Click to check Railway Recruitment 2018 Official Notification (NEW)

Railway Recruitment Apply Online

Railway Recruitment Board invites Online Application for the post of ALP and Technicians from 3rd February 2018. The Application Process will close on 31st March 2018. Candidates who wish to apply online can do the same by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click Apply Online for Railway Recruitment 2018

In case a candidate has any query regarding the notification or application process, he/she can clear their doubts by calling on the helpline number mentioned below.

Click Here for Help Desk CEN No.01/2018 (Recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians)

Railway ALP 2018 Application Fee

The Online Application for Railway Recruitment starts from 3rd February 2018 and will end on 31st March 2018. Candidates must pay Rs. 500/- as application fee (UR & OBC) for Railway Recruitment 2018. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class are required to pay Rs. 250/- as application fee.

As per the notification released by Railway Recruitment Board recently, a total of Rs. 400/- will be refunded to candidates belonging to unreserved category who appear in the exam. rs. 250/- will be refunded to candidates belonging to reserved categories if they appear in the exam. The initiative is taken by the Railway Recruitment Board to ensure maximum participation of candidates.

Railway Recruitment Vacancy 2018

A total of 64,371 posts are to be filled through Railway Recruitment 2018. Around 27,795 vacancies are declared for the post of Loco Pilot (ALP) and around 36,576 vacancies are declared for the post of Technicians. Detailed vacancy for Railway Recruitment 2018 is mentioned below.

Initial Vacancy Updated Vacancy
[1st Aug 2018]
Updated Vacancy
[20th Sept 2018]
Assistant Loco Pilot 17,673 - 27,795
Technicians 88,29 - 36,576
Total 26,502 60,000 64,371

Railway Recruitment Board recently released official notification for Railway Group D Recruitment Exam 2018. Around 62,907 vacancies are declared to filled through this exam. Candidates can read the detailed notification and selection procedure for Railway Recruitment Group D Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click to know about Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for Railway Recruitment 2018 constitutes of two stages of CBT or Computer Based Test followed by Computer Based Aptitude Test(Relevant Trade) and Document Verification. Let's have a look at both these stages of CBT in detail.

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT.

    Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
    1. Mathematics 20 Questions 60 minutes
    2. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions
    3. General Science 20 Questions
    4. General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 Questions

    Second Stage of CBT

    PART-A

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: bilingual (Hindi/English)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Serial NumberSubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
    1Mathematics252590 min
    2General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
    3Basic Science & Engineering4040
    4General awareness on current affairs1010
    100100

    PART-B

  • 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)
  • Subject Number of Questions Duration
    Relevant Trade 75 Questions 60 minutes

    Computer Based Aptitiude Test (for Candidates who have opted for ALP)

  • The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.
  • There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT.
  • The ALP merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT
  • Document Verification

    TECHNICIAN POST

    Based on the performance of candidates in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT

    ALP POST

    Based on the performance of candidates in both Part A of the Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.

    Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

    Click to know details on Railway Recruitment Exam Pattern

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of Railway Recruitment 2018 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:

    Railway Recruitment Board has changed the Eligibilty Criteria for Railway Recruitment 2018. The Upper Age limit has now been changed from 28 years to 30 years for the post of ALP and from 30 years to 33 years for the post of Level 1 Posts (Unreserved Category).

    Community Notified Age Limit Revised Age Limit
    UR 28 years 30 years
    OBC 31 years 33 years
    SC 33 years 35 years
    ST 33 years 35 years

    Important Notice Regarding Age Relaxation (Click Here)

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

    Candidates who have successfully applied for Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 CBT. Admit Card for Stage 2 CBT will be issued to candidates who have successfully cleared Stage 1 CBT of Railway Recruitment 2018.

    Click to download Railway Recruitment Admit Card 2018

    All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card.

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Result

    Railway Recruitment Board will be announcing the result for Stage 1 and Stage 2 CBT after the examination for the same has been conducted. Result will be announced for Stage 1 CBT first. Candidates who clear Stage 1 CBT will be allowed to give Stage 2 of Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam. Result for Stage 2 CBT will will be released after the examination for the same has been conducted.

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    Railway Recruitment 2018 (ALP-Technicians)

    Railway Recruitment 2018 will be held to recruit candidates to the post of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Railway Recruitment Board conducts this examination every year giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfill their dreams of joining the prestigious Government Sector. According to Railway Recruitment Notification 2018, a single application is to be submitted (common to all posts - ALP & Technicians) by all candidates who wish to apply for the mentioned posts.

    RRB ALP Exam Dates 2018

    Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the new exam dates for the second stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for ALP & Technicians Exam. RRB ALP 2nd stage of examination will be conducted on 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2019. The deatiled Exam Dates for Railway Recruitment Exam 2018 are discussed below:

    Events Dates
    Railway Recruitment 2018 Notification 3rd February 2018
    First Stage CBT (Railway ALP) 9th August 2018
    Activation Of Mock Link (First Stage CBT) 26th July 2018
    Intimation Of Exam Date, Exam City And Time
    (To Make Travel Arrangements)
    26th July 2018
    Stage I Revised Result 20th December
    E Call Letters Availability 4 Days Prior To The Candidate’s Date of Exam
    Railway Recruitment 2018 Second Stage CBT 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2019

    Railway ALP Stage I Revised Result

    According to the latest notice of RRB, the RRB ALP 2018 Stage I Exam Result will be released by 20th December 2018. All candidates can check Railway ALP & Technician revised Result & Score Card by clicking on the link mentioned below:

    Click Here to Check RRB ALP / Technician 2018 CBT 1 Revised Result

    Railway ALP & Technicians Admit Card Out

    Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released Admit Card for Railway ALP & Technicians Exam. Candidates can download admit card by clicking on the link mentioned below.

    Click Here to Download Railway ALP & Technicians Admit Card

    RRB ALP Sample Mock Test

    Railway Recruitment Board has released sample mock test for Railway ALP & Technician Exams 2018. So that students can attempt this mock and get an idea about Computer Based Examination carrying objective questions

    Click Here to Attempt Railway ALP & Technician Sample Mock Test

    Railway Recruitment Notification 2018 (ALP)

    Railway Recruitment Notification 2018 was released on 3rd February 2018. According to the Notification released, a total of 26,502 vacancies was declared. Candidates who wish to apply for the exam can do so by applying online for the examination. Aspirants can read the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below.

    Click to check Railway Recruitment 2018 Official Notification (OLD)

    Click to check Railway Recruitment 2018 Official Notification (NEW)

    Railway Recruitment Apply Online

    Railway Recruitment Board invites Online Application for the post of ALP and Technicians from 3rd February 2018. The Application Process will close on 31st March 2018. Candidates who wish to apply online can do the same by clicking on the link mentioned below.

    Click Apply Online for Railway Recruitment 2018

    In case a candidate has any query regarding the notification or application process, he/she can clear their doubts by calling on the helpline number mentioned below.

    Click Here for Help Desk CEN No.01/2018 (Recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians)

    Railway ALP 2018 Application Fee

    The Online Application for Railway Recruitment starts from 3rd February 2018 and will end on 31st March 2018. Candidates must pay Rs. 500/- as application fee (UR & OBC) for Railway Recruitment 2018. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class are required to pay Rs. 250/- as application fee.

    As per the notification released by Railway Recruitment Board recently, a total of Rs. 400/- will be refunded to candidates belonging to unreserved category who appear in the exam. rs. 250/- will be refunded to candidates belonging to reserved categories if they appear in the exam. The initiative is taken by the Railway Recruitment Board to ensure maximum participation of candidates.

    Railway Recruitment Vacancy 2018

    A total of 64,371 posts are to be filled through Railway Recruitment 2018. Around 27,795 vacancies are declared for the post of Loco Pilot (ALP) and around 36,576 vacancies are declared for the post of Technicians. Detailed vacancy for Railway Recruitment 2018 is mentioned below.

    Initial Vacancy Updated Vacancy
    [1st Aug 2018]
    Updated Vacancy
    [20th Sept 2018]
    Assistant Loco Pilot 17,673 - 27,795
    Technicians 88,29 - 36,576
    Total 26,502 60,000 64,371

    Railway Recruitment Board recently released official notification for Railway Group D Recruitment Exam 2018. Around 62,907 vacancies are declared to filled through this exam. Candidates can read the detailed notification and selection procedure for Railway Recruitment Group D Exam by clicking on the link mentioned below.

    Click to know about Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

    The Exam Pattern for Railway Recruitment 2018 constitutes of two stages of CBT or Computer Based Test followed by Computer Based Aptitude Test(Relevant Trade) and Document Verification. Let's have a look at both these stages of CBT in detail.

    First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT.

    Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
    1. Mathematics 20 Questions 60 minutes
    2. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions
    3. General Science 20 Questions
    4. General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 Questions

    Second Stage of CBT

    PART-A

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Serial NumberSubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
    1Mathematics252590 min
    2General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
    3Basic Science & Engineering4040
    4General awareness on current affairs1010
    100100

    PART-B

  • 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)
  • Subject Number of Questions Duration
    Relevant Trade 75 Questions 60 minutes

    Computer Based Aptitiude Test (for Candidates who have opted for ALP)

  • The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.
  • There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT.
  • The ALP merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT
  • Document Verification

    TECHNICIAN POST

    Based on the performance of candidates in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT

    ALP POST

    Based on the performance of candidates in both Part A of the Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.

    Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of Railway Recruitment 2018 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:

    Community Notified Age Limit Revised Age Limit
    UR 28 years 30 years
    OBC 31 years 33 years
    SC 33 years 35 years
    ST 33 years 35 years

    Important Notice Regarding Age Relaxation (Click Here)

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

    Candidates who have successfully applied for Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 CBT. Admit Card for Stage 2 CBT will be issued to candidates who have successfully cleared Stage 1 CBT of Railway Recruitment 2018.

    Click to download Railway Recruitment Admit Card 2018

    All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card.

    Railway Recruitment 2018 Result

    Railway Recruitment Board will be announcing the result for Stage 1 and Stage 2 CBT after the examination for the same has been conducted. Result will be announced for Stage 1 CBT first. Candidates who clear Stage 1 CBT will be allowed to give Stage 2 of Railway Recruitment 2018 Exam. Result for Stage 2 CBT will will be released after the examination for the same has been conducted.