RRB ALP 2018RRB ALP Cut Off 2018 is now available. Check below. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has increased RRB ALP and Technician vacancies from 26502 to 64371. Earlier, the recruitment was open for 17673 ALP and 8829 Technician posts. However, now the total vacancies for Loco Pilot and Technician is 27795 and 36576, respectively. Along with the increasing of vacancies, RRB has also provided details regarding the facility for RRB ALP 2018 refund and choosing of RRB. In the new notice, RRB has also announced that candidates can also add additional education qualification. RRB ALP 2018 was held on August 10, 13, 14, 17, 21, 29, 30, and 31. The candidates who appeared for the exam can now use the answer key to calculate their score in the examination. After the answer key, the result of RRB ALP 2018 will be announced. Know more details about RRB ALP 2018 from this page.

Latest: Last date for RRB Selection has increased. Now candidates can select RRB, Add Additional Education Qualification, and Modify Bank Details until October 06, 2018.

RRB ALP 2018 Vacancies

The number of vacancies has been increased and given as follows

Post New Number of Vacancies Number of Vacancies Earlier
Assistant Loco Pilot 27795 17673
Various Posts of Technicians 36576 8829
Total 64371 26502

You can check details number of vacancies from below.

RRB ALP Cut Off 2018

The candidates are now searching for RRB ALP Cut Off 2018. Hence, we have update it on this page for you. Check it below:

RRB ALP Expected Cut Off 2018

RRB ALP Expected Cut Off 2018 (10+2 PCM Technician)
RRB Gen ST SC OBC
Allahabad 50 – 52 40 – 42 43 – 45 46 – 48
Secunderabad 46 – 48 34 – 36 39 – 40 43 – 44
Mumbai 47 – 49 33 – 35 40 – 41 44 – 45
Bhubaneswar 42 – 44 32 – 33 36 – 37 40 – 41
Ranchi 46 – 47 31 – 32 38 – 39 44 – 45
Bengaluru 48 – 50 32 – 33 40 – 41 45 – 46
Gorakhpur 41 – 43 30 – 31 34 – 35 39 – 40
Bilaspur 39 – 40 30 – 31 34 – 35 37 – 38
Kolkata 42 – 45 30 – 31 36 – 37 40 – 42
Chandigarh 41 – 43 31 – 32 35 – 36 38 – 39
Bhopal 45 – 47 33 – 34 40 – 41 42 – 43
Ajmer 44 – 46 N/A 40 – 41 41 – 42
Chennai 40 – 42 N/A 36 – 37 38 – 39
Malda 37 – 38 N/A 31 – 32 34 – 35
Patna 36 – 38 N/A 31 – 33 34 – 35
Ahmedabad 38 – 39 N/A 33 – 34 33 – 35
Muzaffarpur 35 – 37 N/A 31 – 32 31 – 34
Guwahati 34 – 36 N/A 30 – 31 30 – 32
Siliguri 32 – 34 N/A 25 – 26 30 – 32

RRB ALP Previous Year Cut Off 2018

Candidates can check previous year cut off of RRB ALP 2018 – From Here

RRB ALP Result 2018

It is expected that the result of RRB ALP 2018 will be announced in the month of October 2018. However, RRB has not released any official notification regarding the same. It is also expected that before the result announcement, RRB will release the final answer key of RRB ALP 2018.

The result of RRB ALP will be released online, on the official website. The candidates will be able to check it from this page, by entering user id and password. Those who will qualify RRB ALP Stage 1 will be called for Stage 2 CBT. RRB will announce the RRB ALP Result of all the stage separately.

RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2018 CEN 01/2018

Nearly 48 lakh candidates have applied for RRB ALP / Technician Recruitment 2018. The candidates can check all the important dates for Loco Pilot Recruitment 2018 from the table below.

RRB ALP 2018 Dates
CEN 01/2018 notification released on 02 Feb 2018
Online form is available from 03 Feb 2018
Candidates can apply online until 31 Mar 2018
Releasing of Application Status July 2018
Mock test link will be available on 26 Jul 2018
Exam city, date, and session of the candidates will be announced on 26 Jul 2018
Travel authority for SC / ST candidates will be announced on 26 Jul 2018
RRBs will release admit card in 4 days prior to the exam
First stage CBT for ALP and Technician 09, 10, 13, 14, 17, 21, 29, 30, and 31 Aug 2018
RRB ALP 2018 answer key available 14 to 18 Sep 2018 and 21 to 25 Sep 2018
Selection of RRB can be done from 22 Sep to 01 Oct 2018
Declaration of the result of first stage CBT To be announced
Second stage CBT for ALP and Technician To be announced
Aptitude test for ALP To be announced

RRB ALP Question Paper 2018

The question paper of RRB ALP examination will be provided later on by the Railway Recruitment Board. However, until then, the candidates can check the memory based question paper from the table below.

RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 09 Aug Exam RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 10 Aug Exam RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 13 Aug Exam
RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 14 Aug Exam RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 17 Aug Exam RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 20 Aug Exam
RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 21 Aug Exam RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 29 Aug Exam Click Here to download RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 30 Aug Exam
RRB ALP Answer Key with Question Paper for 31 Aug Exam

RRB ALP & Technician 2018 Exam Analysis So Far

The exam took place in three shifts, i.e. Shift 1, 2 and 3. Students must be curious to know the difficulty level of examination in order to get an idea. Mathematics and General Awareness both were easy in all the three shifts. Whereas, the level of General Science and Logical reasoning was easy to moderate. Hence, the overall level was easy to moderate.

Along with that, nearly 1,19,110 candidates were present at 416 centers in 160 cities across India. Around 74% candidates were present to take the test for 66,502 vacancies.

Official Notification About Substantial Increase in Vacncy

Official Notification for RRB ALP Exam Dates 2018

RRB ALP Exam Date 2018

Official RRB ALP & Technician Notification 2018

The complete notification for RRB ALP 2018 was released on February 02, 2018. As can be seen, Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) invite online applications for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician.

RRB ALP 2018 Notification
Highlights of the RRB ALP & Technician CEN 01/2018

  • The number of vacancies is very high.
  • There are 17673 vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilot
  • There are 8829 vacancies of various posts of Technicians.
  • If your result is awaited then you cannot apply.
  • 18 to 30 years old candidates can apply.
  • Level 2 of the seventh pay commission pay matrix is applicable which comes out to be Rs 19900 plus allowances.
  • Around one month’s time is being given to applying online.

Download RRB ALP CEN 01/2018 complete notification

RRB ALP & Technician Apply Online 2018

The application form for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician is available now. The candidates can fill the application form online.

In order to apply, firstly the registration is to be done. To register for RRB ALP & Technician CEN 01/2018, the candidates need to submit basic details like Name, DoB, email id, etc. When the candidates will register online, they will be able to access the application form and submit remaining details in it.

RRB ALP 2018 Application Form Part I: In the Part 1 of RRB ALP Application Form 2018 page, provide the details of Educational qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, ExSM, PWD, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.

Application Fees

  • Rs 250 for SC, ST, Ex-S, PWDs, females, transgenders, minorities, economically backward class
  • Rs 500 for all others

Part II – After the payment of application fee, the candidates will have to submit details on Scribe, Educational Qualification, and the Language of Exam, and Upload Images.

Application Status of RRB ALP 2018

Due to a large number of applications received by RRB for ALP Technician. So RRB has to filter out that application forms which were not in the proper format. Hence, the scrutinize of the applications were done and then the application status of RRB ALP 2018 was announced. Through it, candidates came to know if they application form has been accepted or not. If the form was accepted, candidates were issued the admit card.

Application Status of RRB ALP 2018

Due to a large number of applications received by RRB for ALP Technician. So RRB has to filter out that application forms which were not in the proper format. Hence, the scrutinize of the applications were done and then the application status of RRB ALP 2018 was announced. Through it, candidates came to know if they application form has been accepted or not. If the form was accepted, candidates were issued the admit card.

Quick Fact

The last time that this recruitment was held by Indian Railways was in the year 2014 and in that year the number of vacancies was 26567. Usually, government job recruitment processes go on for a long time and the same happens with RRB ALP recruitment. The best thing about RRB ALP and Technician recruitment 2018 is that candidates with class 10 qualification with ITI can apply online for it.

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

It it very important to check your eligibility criteria before applying online. Application form ineligible candidates will be rejected, therefore before applying for the post(s) against this notification CEN 01/2018, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the RRB ALP & Technician Eligibility Norms including Age LimitsEducation Qualifications and Medical Standards. Eligibility criteria is as follows.

RRB ALP CEN 01/2018 Age limit

Candidate should be between 18 to 30 years old as on 1 July 2018.

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility Category Lower Limit of Date of Birth Upper Limit of Date of Birth
UR 01 Jul 2000 02 Jul 1988
OBC 02 Jul 1985
SC / ST 02 Jul 1983

Age relaxation will be as per notification.

RRB ALP & Technician 2018 Age Criteria

In short, to satisfy lower age limit, for all candidates, their date of birth should not be later than 01 July 2000. Now coming to upper age limit, for UR candidates, DOB should not be earlier than 02 July 1988. For OBC NCL, it should be not earlier than 02 July 1985. Similarly for SC/ST DOB should not be earlier than 02 July 1983. Other category candidates may please calculate it as per above table.

As can be seen, you are eligible for age relaxation if you are in any of the categories. However please make sure that you have documents to support category claim.

RRB ALP CEN 01/2018 Educational qualification

For Assistant Loco Pilot

You should be matriculation / SSLC plus ITI / Course completed ACT apprentices OR Diploma / degree in engineering.

For Technicians

You should be matriculation / SSLC plus ITI / Course completed ACT apprentices OR 10+2 with Physics and Maths OR Diploma in engineering.

Government job aspirants, especially those who wish to work in Indian Railways, can take view other articles of of RRB ALP 2018 from below given links.

Medical standards

Medical standards are very important for assistant loco pilot posts. Especially factors like eyesight are critical. Make sure that you are medically fit as per Chapter 5 of Indian Railway Medical Manual Vol.1 which you can download at www.indianrailways.gov.in.

There are more than 1 crore government job aspirants in India. When the Railways had conducted NTPC recruitment, 92 lakh candidates had applied (this was officially announced). So you can see that a massive number of job seekers including you, are going to appear for RRB ALP 2018 examination.

Who is an Assistant Loco Pilot?

An Assistant Loco Pilot is the one who assists a Loco Pilot in driving or piloting the train. This includes calling out signal as soon as he sees someone, fine tune the Loco, attend small repairs of the Loco.

Requirement

Assistant loco pilot should be always alert on duty and responsive. The responsive nature of a person who wishes to work as an ALP is tested in the aptitude test conducted by Railway Recruitment Board.

Scope

After becoming ALP, the next promotion leads to being Sr ALP, and then LP. LPs can write exams for various positions like loco foreman, loco supervisor, crew controller, power controller which have the benefit of getting running allowance without actually running.

Salary of Assistant Loco Pilot

  • Pay: Rs 19900

Candidates who appear for ALP undergo written exam, aptitude test, document verification. Those who appear for Technician undergo written exam and document verification.

You should start studying for the RRB ALP 2018 if your aim is to crack it in single attempt. Otherwise you will have to wait for 2-3 years as these recruitments happen at a gap of 2-3 years.

RRB ALP CEN 01/2018 Syllabus

Syllabus of RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 is given here for exam preparation. Candidates can get the railway recruitment syllabus from this page.

RRB ALP Technician Syllabus 2018 for Stage 1

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: The RRB ALP Technician Syllabus 2018  under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level. You can check CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus for the same. Also you can check NCERT Books of Class 10.

General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.

RRB ALP Technician Syllabus 2018 for Stage 2

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.

Basic Science and Engineering: The broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education, IT Literacy etc.

General Awareness on Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

RRB ALP Technician Trade Syllabus

The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website.

RRB ALP Technician Aptitude Test Syllabus

In the aptitude test, there is a test battery that has five or six tests as per the post. A group of candidates takes the test at once. They mark answers in OMR sheets. Components of test battery are

  • Memory test
  • Follow directions test
  • Depth perception test
  • Concentration test
  • Perceptual speed test

RRB ALP & Technician CEN 01/2018 Exam Pattern

So the last time that exam was held was in 2014. There are a lot of changes to the exam pattern now that it has been so many years since the exam. So carefully go through the latest examination pattern and understand the structure of the examination.

RRB ALP 2018 1st Stage CBT Exam

First stage if for all candidates. It is just screening examination and you need to clear this examination in order to be eligible for the next stage.

Duration 60 Minutes
Number of Questions 75
Types of Question Objective Type MCQ
Minimum Qualifying Marks Gen: 40%; OBC / SC: 30% and ST:25%
Type of Exam Qualifying Exam

RRB ALP 2018 2nd Stage CBT Exam

Stage two of the RRB ALP 2018 Recruitment exam is divided into two parts. Part A and Part B. Part A marks are used for merit preparation, while part B is another qualifying examination.

Part A

This examination is most important part of RRB ALP CEN & Technician 01/2018 as its score are considered for final merit list preparation.

Duration 90 Minutes
Number of Questions 100
Minimum Qualifying Marks Gen: 40%; OBC / SC: 30% and ST:25%
Type of Exam Score is used for Merit Preparation

Part B

This examination is also known as trade test and is qualifying in nature. All candidate need to score a minimum number of marks in order to be eligible for next stage.

Duration 60 Minutes
Number of Questions 75
Minimum Qualifying Marks 35% for all
Type of Exam Qualifying Exam

RRB ALP 2018 Aptitude Test

Aptitude Test if the only application for those students who have opted for the post of ALP only or both ALP & Technician posts. RRB ALP 2018 Recruitment Aptitude Test marks will be considered for final merit list preparation for ALP Posts.

Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO for question patterns and other details of Aptitude Test.

List of all RRBs, their Website and phone numbers

Name of RRB Official Website Phone Number
RRB Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in 079-22940858
RRB Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in 0145 – 2425230
RRB Allahabad www.rrbald.nic.in 0532-2224531
RRB Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in 080 – 23330378
RRB Bhipal www.rrbbpl.nic.in 0755-2746660
RRB Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in 0674-2303015
RRB Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in 07752-247291
RRB Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in 0172 – 2730093
RRB Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in 044-28275323
RRB Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in 0551-2201209
RRB Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in 0361 – 2540815
RRB Jammu Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in 0191-2476757
RRB Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in 033 – 25430108
RRB Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in 03512-264567
RRB Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in 022-23090422
RRB Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in 0621-2213405
RRB Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in 0612-2677680
RRB Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in 0651-2462429
RRB Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in 040-27821663
RRB Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org 0353-2663840
RRB Thiruvanthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in 0471-2323357

RRB Recruitment 2018

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