RRB ALP Online Form 2024

Post Name : RRB ALP Online Form 2024
Post Date :   20 January , 2024
Post Description:  The RRB ALP  Notification PDF 2024 has been reelased for 5696 vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots posts. As per schedule, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has started accepting the RRB ALP Online application forms from 20th January 2024 onwards. Candidates can apply online for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 directly by visiting the official website of https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ or from the direct link shared below in the article. Go through the article for the RRB ALP registration link, important dates, steps to apply online & other details.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 is going to be conducted for shortlisting candidates for Assistant Loco Pilots posts. The selection of the candidates will be done through the CBT 1, CBT 2 and CBAT Exam. Have a look at the overview for the RRB ALP 2024 Exam from the below tabular .

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024- Summary
Organisation Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts Name Assistant Loco Pilots
Vacancies 5696
Category Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online
Online Registration 20th January to 19th February 2024
Age Limit 18-30 years
Medical Standard A-1
Selection Process
  1. CBT I
  2. CBT II
  3. CBAT
Initial Salary Rs.19,900/-
Pay Level Level-2
Official website https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB ALP 2024 Notification Out

Railway Recruitment Board has released the RRB ALP Notification 2024 pdf (CEN No. 2024) on the 19th of January 2024 for 5696 Vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots posts. The candidates must go through the detailed advertisement attached below for the RRB ALP 2024 exam before applying for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP). Notification PDF is an important document that contains details regarding the vacancy, important dates, eligibility, selection process etc.

RRB ALP 2024 Notification PDF – Click to Download

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The online registration process for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 has been started on 20th January 2024 and will continue till 20th January 2024. The detailed notification and online application link has been activated on all 21 regional websites of Indian Railways. The complete schedule for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 has been announced with the release of RRB ALP Notification 2024 and the same has been tabulated in the table below-

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024- Important Dates
Events Important Dates
RRB ALP 2024 Notification 19th January 2024
Starting Date of Online Application 20th January 2024
Last Date of Online Application 19th February 2024
Last Date of Payment of Fees 19th February 2024
RRB ALP Admit Card Download Date
RRB ALP Exam Date
RRB ALP Result Date

RRB ALP Vacancy 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced a total of 5696 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot posts along with the release of RRB ALP Notification 2024. The region-wise and category-wise vacancies have been updated in the below table.

RRB ALP Category and Zone-wise Vacancies
RRB Name ZONE UR SC ST OBC EWS TOTAL EXSM
AHMEDABAD WR 95 37 17 65 24 238 24
AJMER NWR 86 32 13 72 25 228 22
BANGALORE SWR 186 72 35 127 53 473 47
BHOPAL WCR 145 25 19 21 9 219 22
WR 35 5 0 18 7 65 7
BHUBANESWAR ECoR 104 42 51 65 18 280 28
BILASPUR CR 57 0 13 44 10 124 12
SECR 483 179 89 322 119 1192 119
CHANDIGARH NR 42 2 4 12 6 66 6
CHENNAI SR 57 33 15 29 14 148 15
GORAKHPUR NER 18 7 3 11 4 43 4
GUWAHATI NFR 26 9 4 17 6 62 6
JAMMU-SRINAGAR NR 15 6 3 11 4 39 4
KOLKATA ER 155 37 19 23 20 254 26
SER 30 11 23 20 7 91 9
MALDA ER 67 19 20 25 30 161 16
SER 23 8 4 15 6 56 6
MUMBAI SCR 10 4 2 7 3 26 3
WR 41 16 8 30 15 110 11
CR 179 58 37 95 42 411 41
MUZAFFARPUR ECR 15 5 3 11 4 38 4
PATNA ECR 15 6 3 10 4 38 4
PRAYAGRAJ NCR 163 13 10 27 28 241 25
NR 21 7 3 12 2 45 5
RANCHI SER 57 32 10 38 16 153 16
SECUNDERABAD ECoR 80 30 15 54 20 199 20
SCR 228 85 40 151 55 559 56
SILIGURI NFR 27 10 5 18 7 67 7
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM SR 39 14 14 1 2 70 7
Total 2499 804 482 1351 560 5696 572

RRB ALP 2024 Application Form

The candidates have to submit online application forms to get registered for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024. The online registration dates have been announced along with RRB ALP Notification 2024. Candidates can apply online for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 from 20th January 2024 onwards and the deadline to fill out application forms is 19th February 2024. The candidates must submit their duly filled application form before the last date.

RRB ALP 2024 Apply Online Link – Click to Apply 

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 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.

Category Application Fee
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.) Rs. 250
Others Rs. 500

Steps to Apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

The candidates must submit their duly filled application form which will be available online at the official website https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/. Following the below steps would make it easier to fill and submit your application form for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024.

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 2024 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 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The required eligibility criteria for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 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 must have the following minimum educational qualifications to be eligible for the respective posts:

Assistant Loco Pilot Educational Qualification
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 OR Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above OR 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering OR 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.

RRB ALP Age Limit (as on 01/07/2024)

The age of the applicants for the post of RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) must be within the age limit as specified below: Minimum Age: 18 years Maximum Age: 30 years

RRB ALP Upper Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
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 Physical and Medical Standard Requirement

It is important for the candidates who are planning the RRB ALP 2024 exam to be fit both physically and medically. The Medical Standard should be A-1 and eye vision of the candidates should be as per the is tabulated below.

RRB ALP Physical and Medical Standard Requirement
Medical Standard A1
Physical Standard Physically Fit in All Standards
Vision Standard
  • Distant Vision: 6/6, 6/6 Without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6. 0.6 Without glasses
  • Must Pass test for Color Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The candidates will be selected as per the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Selection Process guidelines. Railway Zone and RRB-wise vacancies are released along with the notification pdf. Candidates can choose only one RRB and indicate their preference for the Railway zones. The post-wise selection process with stages has been tabulated below-

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Selection Process
Post Selection Process
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot
  1. CBT I
  2. CBT II
  3. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

RRB ALP 2024 selection process will be based on 4 rounds of exams which are CBT 1, CBT 2, CBAT and Document Verification. The exam patterns CBT 1, CBT 2 and CBAT are discussed below along with the details syllabus.

RRB ALP 2024 Exam Pattern for CBT I

RRB ALP 2024 CBT 1 exam will be conducted online mode for 75 marks. There will be 75 questions, which have to be completed in 60 minutes. The questions in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) 1 exam are asked from Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness of Current Affairs. Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer. Negative Marking: ⅓ mark for each incorrect answer. The minimum pass percentage for the CBT 1 Exam is as follows:

  • UR & EWS-40%
  • OBC (NCL)-30%
  • SC-30%
  • ST- 25%.

Note: Candidates who clear the CBT 1 exam, will selected for the next round. Shortlisting of candidates for the CBT 2 exam (Second Stage) shall be done RRB-wise at the rate of 15 (fifteen) times the vacancies for that RRB and It will be based on their merit in the CBT 1 exam. The marks will be normalized in all the stages of the exam that involve multiple shifts. CBT 1 exam will only be a screening exam for shortlisting eligible candidates for CBT 2. The CBT-1 marks shall not be counted while preparing the final merit list.

RRB ALP 2024 Exam Pattern for CBT 2

RRB ALP 2024 CBT 2 will also be conducted in online mode. The total time duration for the CBT 2 exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. There will be two parts to the CBT 2 exam which are Part A and Part B. Part A covers questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness of Current Affairs and Part B will be based on Relevant Trades. Let’s have a look at the RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Pattern.

Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
Part A
Mathematics 100 100 90 minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Science
Part B
Relevant Trade 75 75 60 minutes
Total 175 175 2 hours 30 minutes

Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer, negative marking of ⅓ mark for each incorrect answer.

Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)

Candidates who clear the CBT 2 and 2 exams will be called for round 3 i.e. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT), and after that final selection list will be prepared. There shall be no negative marking in the Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) round.

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