RRB ALP Exam

May 14, 2018
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot

RRB ALP 2018RRB ALP 2018: Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) has released notification for recruitment to Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician posts. The RRB ALP 2018 notification has been released for a total of 26502 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Among the total vacancies, 17763 are for the posts ALP and 8829 for Technicians in various railway recruitment boards across the country. RRB ALP notification 2018 had been released on February 3, along with the application form. RRB ALP application form can be filled in online mode as per the prescribed format. Applications of candidates applying in any other mode will be rejected. The last date to submit online application form of RRB ALP recruitment 2018 has been extended till March 31. RRB Assistant Loco Pilot recruitment exam will be held in two stages – Computer Based Tests (CBT) and Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). The computer based test is further sub-divided into two stages – First Stage CBT and Second Stage CBT. The candidates who qualify all stages of RRB ALP exam 2018 will be called for document verification. The first stage CBT of RRB ALP vacancy is scheduled to be held tentatively during April and May, 2018. Candidates interested in applying for RRB ALP 2018 should be aged between 18 to 30 years and have passed Class 10/ Class 12 and ITI from a recognised institute. Candidates can check below for RRB ALP eligibility criteria, admit card, application procedure, exam dates, selection procedure, exam pattern & syllabus.

Note: Last date to apply for RRB ALP 2018 has been extended till March 31. As the upper age limit has also been modified, the revised online application form with modified eligibility will be made available from February 28.

Highlights of RRB ALP 2018 recruitment

Specifications
Important highlights of RRB ALP
Recruiting body
Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Posts offered
Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technicians
Total number of vacancies
26502
Mode of selection
Computer Based Tests (CBTs) and Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT) followed by document verification and medical examination
Release of notification
February 3, 2018
Mode of application
Online
Date of First Stage CBT exam
April and May, 2018 (tentative)

 

RRB ALP Important Dates 2018

The recruitment notification along with important dates of RRB ALP 2018 has been released online. As per the notification, the First Stage Computer Based Test is scheduled to be held tentatively in April and May, 2018. The important dates for other stages of recruitment process will be announced later. Candidates can check below for more RRB ALP important dates like release of application, issue of admit cards, declaration of result and date of exam.

RRB ALP 2018 Dates

Sr.No
RRB ALP events
Important dates
1
Release of RRB ALP 2018 notification
February 3, 2018
2
RRB ALP application begins on
February 3, 2018
3
RRB ALP 2018 application closes March 31, 2018
4
First Stage CBT of RRB ALP 2018
April and May, 2018 (tentative)
5
Issue of RRB ALP admit card
April, 2018
6
Result of Computer Based Test for ALP/ Technician
To be notified
7
Date of Computer Based Aptitude Test
To be notified later
8
RRB ALP admit card for aptitude test
To be notified later
9
Date of document verification/medical examination
To be notified later
10
Final allotment list of RRB Technician/ ALP Recruitment
To be notified later

 

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of RRB ALP 2018 recruitment has been announced along with the notification on February 3, 2018. The candidates who are aspiring to apply for RRB ALP vacancy must fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the notification. The candidates applying for RRB loco pilot recruitment must satisfy the eligibility in terms of age, educational qualification and medical standard, etc. As per RRB ALP eligibility criteria laid down by the examination authority, candidates should be between 18 to 30 years of age and must have passed Class 10/ Class 12 and ITI from a recognized institute. The candidates must ensure that they full all eligibility conditions as on the closing date for submitting RRB ALP application form.

RRB ALP Application Form 2018

The application form of RRB ALP has been released along with the notification on February 3, 2018. Candidates willing to apply must note that RRB ALP 2018 application form can be filled online only. As the upper age limit to apply for RRB ALP 2018 has been increased, the revised online application form with modified eligibility will be made available from February 28. The last date to submit completely filled application form has been extended till March 31. The applications are considered complete only if the application fee of RRB ALP recruitment has been paid online or offline before the last date. The application fee for unreserved/ general category candidates is Rs 500. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class will have to pay Rs 250 as application fee that will be refunded after the candidates appear for First Stage CBT. Also, general category candidates will be refunded Rs 400 of the application fee if they appear for CBT.

RRB ALP Admit Card 2018

RRB is likely to issue admit card for First Stage CBT in April, 2018. The RRB ALP admit card 2018 will be available online only. Candidates who applications are accepted will be able to download hall ticket of RRB ALP recruitment about 10 days before the date of the exam. Separate admit cards will be issued for CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test and Document Verification. The candidates filling RRB assistant loco pilot application form must note that RRB ALP call letter will not be sent by post and has to be downloaded online. Candidates will be able to download the admit card using registration number and date of birth.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of RRB ALP includes the number of sections, total number of questions, marking scheme and time duration of the exam. The RRB ALP Exam pattern 2018 includes exam pattern of all stages of assistant loco pilot recruitment exam namely – First Stage CBT, Second State CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test.

Exam Name
Subjects
Duration
No. of Questions
Negative Marking
First Stage CBT
Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness on Current Affairs
60 mins
75
1/3 of the marks allotted for each question
Second Stage CBT
Part A: Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Basic Science & Engineering and General Awareness on Current Affairs
 
Part B: Questions from the trade syllabuus prescribed by DGET
90 mins
 
 
 
60 mins
100
 
 
 
75
1/3 of the marks allotted for each question
Computer Based Aptitude Test
Psychometric Test, Personality Test and Intelligence Test
-
-
No negative marking


RRB ALP Syllabus 2018

Candidates appearing for the exam can check here RRB ALP syllabus. The syllabus comprises of topics that will be asked in RRB ALP recruitment exam 2018. Candidates should prepare according to RRB ALP 2018 syllabus. Through the syllabus, candidates will get an idea of the topics that they need to study for the exam. The detailed syllabus of RRB ALP is given below.

Subjects
Topics
General awareness
General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.
Mathematics
Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement - Arguments and Assumptions etc.
General Science
Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level


RRB ALP Answer Key 2018

The answer key of RRB ALP will be released by RRB few days after the exam. The RRB ALP answer key will be available online for all sets of question booklets provided in the exam. Candidates who will appear in the exam can check RRB ALP answer key on this page. The answer key will mention correct answers to questions of examination. Candidates can check RRB ALP answer key by entering roll number and date of birth. Candidates based on the number of correct and incorrect responses, they can calculate their probable score after checking the answer key of RRB ALP 2018.

RRB ALP Result 2018

The result of RRB ALP 2018 vacancy will be declared in two stages – Computer Based Tests (CBT) and Computer Based Aptitude Tests (AT). The candidates who score minimum qualifying marks in First Stage of CBT are shortlisted to appear for Second Stage of CBT. Based on the performance in Part A of the second stage of CBT, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for the Computer Based Aptitude Test. The candidates need to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries of Computer Based AT to qualify this stage. 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, candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification. The dates of declaration of RRB ALP result will be notified in the due course. The RRB ALP final result will be declared based on the performance of candidates in CBT and Computer Based AT.

RRB ALP Cutoff 2018

RRB decides cut off marks for CBT to select deserving candidates for next stage of selection process i.e. computer based aptitude test. The RRB ALP cutoff will be decided in relation to the number of vacancies, difficulty level and number of available candidates. Candidates securing more than the cutoff score as per their category in the CBT will be shortlisted to appear for Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). The RRB ALP cutoff for CBT and Computer Based AT will be declared along with the result.

RRB ALP Selection Procedure 2018

Candidates applying for recruitment to the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) will be selected on the basis of Computer Based Tests and Computer Based Aptitude Tests (AT). Based on the performance in CBTs and aptitude test, candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification. According to RRB ALP selection procedure, selected candidates will have to undergo the medical examination after document verification. Only those candidates found medically fit will be given an appointment.

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About RRB ALP Recruitment 2018

Various Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) located across the country invite applications for recruitment to the post of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP). This year, 17763 vacancies have been announced under RRB ALP recruitment 2018. Notification and application form for recruitment as RRB ALP is available from February 3 till March 5, 2018.

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