Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician 2016-17 Recruitment is about to be announced, as per media reports. RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 notification shall indicate the number of vacancies alongside eligibility, and instructions on how to apply. Candidates can submit application form after ensuring they are eligible for the RRB ALP 2016. Applicants will have to appear for exam while carrying officially issued RRB ALP admit card. As of now it is expected that ALP / Tech railway job seekers will be scored on basis of their exam performance to determine RRB ALP results merit. There is looked forward to be a sizable number of vacancies in RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017.

Important: Result of RRB NTPC 2016 has been declared.

RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017

Notification of RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 will be released by the Railway Recruitment Board. At the moment there is no official notice of this recruitment; there are only reports in media. As and when the RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 notification is released, you can read it here as well as in newspapers.

The first thing to note in notification for RRB ALP 2016 shall be eligibility. Specifically one should take note of age and educational qualification. Last time the posts were open for matriculation pass candidates who had completed courses prescribed. As regards to the age, it is expected that candidates from 18-30 years of age shall be eligible.

RRB ALP 2016 recruitment and RRB Technician Gr III 2016 recruitment will be on basis of competitive exams; this we expect from last time’s recruitment process. Further to that there may be skill tests for ALP, followed by document verification.

RRB ALP 2016 Recruitment Notification

Dear readers,

As of today, there is no official notification for RRB ALP and Technician Recruitment 2016-2017. However it is true that several latest media reports suggest that RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 notification will be released soon. There are very high chances that RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 Centralized Employment Notification (CEN) will be published in newspapers and zonal RRB websites by end of this month.

We are continuously checking official sources. As soon as RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 notification is available we will update it here.

Important Dates

Right now the table indicates events expected, and dates anticipated. As soon as Railway Recruitment Board announces new vacancy 2016-17, we will update dates here.

Important event related to RRB ALP and Technician RRB ALP and Technician Dates (expected)
Railway Recruitment Board will release notification for new vacancy To be announced, probably in October / November 2016.
Candidates can start applying for the recruitment 2016-17 From 1-2 days after release of notification
Last date till which candidates can apply for RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 At least 1 month after first date of form submission commencement
Issue of RRB ALP admit card Around 3 weeks before exam
Date of exam To be announced, probably in the year 2017.
ALP Tech Results 2016-17 announcement Around 1 month after exam

You should know the important dates of recruitment process. This is important because then you will not miss any important deadline. For example, you should apply for the Railways Recruitment between first and last date of application form submission. Then you can download RRB admit card for ALP and Technician 2016-17, also as per schedule. Using the same you will appear in exam and/or other rounds of selection on date of exam fixed by the Railway Recruitment Board. For the purpose of checking results you can visit the RRB websites for ALP results as per important dates announced. All this, you will know from important dates of RRB ALP 2016.

RRB ALP and Technician Preparation

Prepare to beat the competition for RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017. Did you know that 92 lakh candidates had appeared for RRB NTPC? Railway jobs are very lucrative. Not only are they one of the esteemed government jobs but also offer a wide scope for career growth. Hence there is huge competition to get a job in railways. Especially when you appear for ALP and Technician Grade III exams you will understand that each marks will make a difference in improving chances of getting selected.

Refer to official RRB ALP and Technician Syllabus 2016. For the purpose of sound preparation you should know the exam pattern and syllabus. It is expected that there will be questions on following:- general awareness, arithmetic, general intelligence and reasoning, general science, technical ability.

RRB ALP 2016 preparation should include solving past year papers and sample papers. You can definitely get a lot of help by solving these. They will contribute towards making you familiar with the exam pattern and difficulty level of exam.

New Vacancy 2016

RRB ALP and Technician Notification 2016 will have zone wise vacancies. We can know the latest new vacancy 2016 only when notification is released. The following table shall be updated immediately on availability of RRB recruitment 2016-17.

Railway Recruitment Board ALP and Technician 01/2014 vacancies (approximate) ALP and Technician 2016 vacancies
RRB Ahmedabad Assistant Loco Pilot: 254
Technician: 292
Will be updated when RRB ALP and Technician New Vacancy Notification 2016 is released by Railway Recruitment Board
RRB Ajmer Assistant Loco Pilot: 562
Technician: 209
RRB Allahabad Assistant Loco Pilot: 955
Technician: 572
RRB Bangalore Assistant Loco Pilot: 917
Technician: 255
RRB Bhopal Assistant Loco Pilot: 254
Technician: 72
RRB Bhubaneswar Assistant Loco Pilot: 1307
Technician: 231
RRB Bilaspur Assistant Loco Pilot: 1482
Technician: 198
RRB Chandigarh Assistant Loco Pilot: 1138
Technician: 23
RRB Chennai Assistant Loco Pilot: 283
Technician: 1383
RRB Gorakhpur Technician: 78
RRB Guwahati Assistant Loco Pilot: 284
Technician: 254
RRB Jammu and Srinagar Assistant Loco Pilot: 38
Technician: 137
RRB Kolkata Assistant Loco Pilot: 1087
Technician: 951
RRB Malda Assistant Loco Pilot: 250
Technician: 123
RRB Mumbai Assistant Loco Pilot: 2500
Technician: 1655
RRB Muzaffarpur Assistant Loco Pilot: 1153
RRB Patna Assistant Loco Pilot: 1253
Technician: 18
RRB Ranchi Assistant Loco Pilot: 1863
Technician: 758
RRB Secunderabad Assistant Loco Pilot: 287
Technician: 554
RRB Siliguri Assistant Loco Pilot: 187
Technician: 158
RRB Thiruvananthapuram Assistant Loco Pilot: 197
Technician: 97

RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 Books

Here are some excellent books which you can use to prepare for RRB ALP 2016.

Name of book Author
RRB: Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician (Gr. III) Recruitment Exam Guide: Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Grade 3 Recruitment Exam Guide RPH Editorial
Railway Assistant Loco Pilot and Technicians Solved Paper & Model Practice set Kiran Prakashan
Railway Assistant Loco Pilot Exam Upkar
Railway Psychological Test Kiran Prakashan
RRB: Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician (Gr. III) Recruitment Exam Guide (Hindi) RPH Editorial


As mentioned before, the official notification will have all details of eligibility criteria. Looking at last year’s recruitment it is expected that following could be the eligibility for ALP / Technician Gr III posts.

Educational qualification:- Matriculation plus course completed for ALP; details of courses required will be given in latest notification 2016-2017. Technicians may be required to have 10+2 with Physics and Maths or 3 years Diploma in Engineering in relevant field; details of diploma and 12th subjects will be in latest notification 2016-2017.

Age limit:- 18 to 30 years; details of age relaxation will be given in latest notification 2016-2017.

Why is RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 important?

Two years ago when RRB announced RRB ALP Technician for 26567 vacancies via CEN 01/2014, it created huge excitement among government job seekers. In fact it went on to be one of the largest government job recruitment in India that year. Again now there are reports that RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017 could be announced this year.

Many candidates are actively looking for authentic information on RRB ALP Technician latest notification 2016-2017. For them, we have compiled this article, and are keeping it up-to-date with latest news on RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017.

Salary for RRB ALP Technician 2016-2017

GP INR 1900
Scale of pay with GP INR 5200-20200

Note:- Above salary was mentioned in last RRB ALP and Technician notification. The latest RRB ALP and Technician 2016-2017 notification will mention exact salary details of new vacancy.

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