RRB ALP Recruitment 2023: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is responsible for conducting the RRB ALP Exam to recruit candidates for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Candidates with Matriculation / SSLC pass certificates between the age group 18 to 28 years are eligible to apply for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023. Interested candidates can check the complete details for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 including the selection process, exam pattern, important dates, eligibility criteria, and other details in this article.
RRB ALP 2023 Notification
Railway Recruitment Board will release the official RRB ALP Notification pdf for various vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians posts. The candidates must go through the detailed advertisement for RRB ALP 2023 Exam before applying for the posts and as soon as the notification pdf is released at www.indianrailways.gov.in, we will be updating the direct link here.
RRB ALP Recruitment 2023- Overview
RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 will be conducted for shortlisting candidates for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians posts. The selection of the candidates will be done through CBT 1 & CBT 2 Exam (CBAT (Only for ALP). Have a look at the overview for RRB ALP 2023 Exam from the below tabular data.
|RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023- Summary|
|Organisation||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Posts Name||Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians|
|Vacancies||To be notified|
|Online Registration||To be notified|
RRB ALP Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
The complete schedule for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023 will be announced with the release of RRB ALP & Technician Notification 2023 and the same will be tabulated in the table below-
|RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023- Important Dates|
|RRB ALP 2023 Notification||--|
|Starting Date of Online Application||--|
|Last Date of Online Application||--|
|Last Date of Payment of Fees||--|
|RRB ALP Admit Card Download Date||--|
|RRB ALP Exam Date||--|
|RRB ALP Result Date||--|
RRB ALP Vacancy 2023
In 2018, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) releases 64371 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot and Various posts of Technicians. This year also we can expect a huge number of RRB ALP Vacancies which will be depicted along with the release of RRB ALP Notification 2023.
|RRB ALP 2018 Vacancy (Post-wise)|
|Assistant Loco Pilot||27795|
|Various posts of Technicians||36576|
|RRB ALP 2018 Region-wise Vacancies|
RRB ALP 2023 Application Form
The candidates have to submit online application forms to get registered for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023. The dates for online registration will be announced along with RRB ALP Notification 2023. The candidates must submit their duly filled application form much before the last date.
RRB ALP 2023 Application Fee
The candidates have to mandatorily pay the required application fee while filling out their RRB ALP application form. Failure to pay the amount will lead to the rejection of your application.
|SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.|
(The fee for these categories shall be refunded after deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in First Stage CBT.)
Steps to Apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023
Step 1: Visit the official website of RRB and go to the other rrb page, https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/other-rrb.php
Step 2: At your RRB regional website, click on the notification of the RRB ALP & Technician 2023 Notification.
Step 3: Register yourself for the exam with the personal details required.
Step 4: For registration, open the page and fill in your basic details, for example, your name, your parent’s name, contact information, mail-id etc.
Step 5: As you click on submit button, you will receive an OTP. Kindly process it.
Step 6: After the OTP is validated, process the generated mail for login credentials.
Step 7: Log in with the credentials and provide the details asked by the application.
Step 8: Pay the required application fee as mentioned by the board.
Step 9: Download the copy of the RRB ALP application and take out a hard copy to save it for further use.
Scanned documents in JPEG format to be kept ready before filling the application
In order to ensure the speedy filling up of applications by the candidates, they should keep ready the following documents in digital form before logging in to the application page.
1. Candidate Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB
2. SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100 KB
3. Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB
RRB ALP 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The required eligibility criteria for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 as mentioned in the previous year's notification have been detailed below. If you are planning to apply for these posts, go through the RRB ALP Educational Qualification and Age limit discussed here.
RRB ALP Educational Qualification
The candidates who apply for the post of RRB ALP and RRB Technician must have the following minimum educational qualifications to be eligible for the respective posts:
|RRB Assistant Loco Pilot|
Matriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognised 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
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above
3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering
Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognised Institution in lieu of ITI.
Candidates with Degree in the Engineering disciplines mentioned above can also apply.
Matriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade
RRB ALP Age Limit
The age of the applicants for the post of RRB ALP, and Technician must be within the age limit as specified below:
Minimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 28 years
RRB ALP Upper Age Relaxation
|OBC (NCL)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service after attestation)||Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|PWD||10 years + relaxation for the respective category|
|Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
|Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and Erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells)||40 years of age (UR) 43 years of age (OBC-NCL) 45 years of age (SC/ST)|
|Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes||Up to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower|
|Women candidates who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husbands but not remarried.||35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)|
|Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years||35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)|
RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Selection Process
The candidates will be selected as per the RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Selection Process notified. The post-wise selection process with stages has been tabulated below-
|RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023 Selection Process|
|RRB Assistant Loco Pilot|
RRB ALP Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023- Check Here
RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Salary
The selected candidates will be entitled to Level 2 of the Pay Matrix Level 2, with an initial pay scale of INR 19,900 along with other allowances including-
- House Rent Allowance (HRA)
- Dearness Allowance (DA)
- Running Allowance (Based on the km travelled)
- Transport Allowance
- New Pension Scheme (10% Deduction) etc,