Home > Articles > Railways RRB Group D & ALP 2018 Exam Updates: Revised Online Application Date, Upper Age Limit & more

Railways RRB Group D & ALP 2018 Exam Updates: Revised Online Application Date, Upper Age Limit & more

Railways RRB 2018

Railways RRB recently announced 62,907 vacancies for Group D posts and 26502 vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. RRB has announced few updates in the recruitment notification as mentioned below.

Last Date for Online Applicate Extended

Last date to apply for RRB Group D and ALP 2018 has been extended to 31st of March 2018. The revised online application with the modified eligibility is made available for submission from 28th Feb 2018.

RRB Application Date


Exam Fee to be Refunded

The Railways charge Rs. 500/- as examination fees for recruitment. Now, RRB has decided to refund Rs. 400/- to those candidates who appear for the exam. To enable refund of this amount, candidates will be required to submit details of their bank accounts online. For exempted categories like SC, ST, Divyang, Ex-servicemen, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes, the amount charged will be Rs. 250/- and the whole amount will be refunded to those candidates who will appear for the exam.

Minimum Educational Qualification for Group D Posts

The minimum qualification required for vacancies of trackmen, helpers etc in Group D Level 1 recruitment was class 10 pass certificate along with an Industrial Training Institute or equivalent certificate. But now, the latter has been made optional. Now, even if the aspirants do not possess the technical certification, they can apply if they have passed class 10.

RRB Group D

Upper Age Limit Revised

RRB ALP 2018

Category Notified Age Revised Age
UR 28 30
OBC 31 33
SC/ST 33 35

RRB Group D 2018

Category Notified Age Revised Age
UR 31 33
OBC 34 36
SC/ST 36 38



15 Languages for Computer Based Test (CBT)

Question papers this year will be provided to the candidates in 15 languages. This would include Hindi, English, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Assamese, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Tamil and Telugu.

RRB Language

Gear up for both the exams with Oliveboard Mocks!

RRB Group D

You may also like
RRB NTPC Medical Test 2019
RRB NTPC Medical Test 2019 – Required Medical Standards for each post
RRB NTPC Commercial Apprentice
RRB NTPC Commercial Apprentice – Job Profile, Salary & Future Prospects
RRB ALP Medical Test 1
RRB ALP 2018 Medical Test – All you need to know
Railway Exam
100 महत्वपूर्ण सामान्य जागरूकता (GA) प्रश्न | रेलवे RRB परीक्षा