RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Notification, Exam Date Out

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RRB ALP Notification

RRB ALP Notification 2024: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the Assistant Loco Pilot recruitment examination every year throughout India to recruit Locomotive pilots or loco pilots.

RRB ALP Recruitment Notice

The notification contains all the exam details like the selection process, the application process, application fees, exam centers, etc. The RRB released the notice regarding the revised age limit for the RRB ALP Recruitment on 30th January 2024. Candidates will be able to apply online as per the new age limit from 31st January 2024. This blog will provide you with the important details of the RRB ALP Notification 2024 and other examination details.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

RRB released the RRB ALP Detailed Notification 2024 on 19th January 2024 at the official website of the RRB for the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots. Candidates can find each detail of the recruitment in the notification. Hence, it is one of the crucial documents for any recruitment. We will have mentioned below the direct link to download the RRB ALP Notification 2024.

Download the RRB ALP Notification 2024 (Link Active)

Railway Recruitment Board Exam (RRB) ALP & Technician News

The RRB ALP 2024 Recruitment application link is now open for candidates to apply online. You can apply from January 20th to February 19th, 2024. If you’re eligible and interested in this recruitment, make sure to apply before the deadline on February 19th, 2024. This recruitment aims to fill a total of 5696 vacancies

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Overview

Candidates who are willing to appear for the RRB ALP Recruitment must be aware of the overall details. So, we have mentioned below the overview of the recruitment for the candidates.

ParticularsExam Details
OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts NameAssistant Loco Pilots 
Application ModeOnline
Online Registration20th January to 19th February 2024
Selection ProcessCBT ICBT IICBAT (Only for ALP)
RRB ALP SalaryRs.19,900/-
Official websitehttps://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Important Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board has released the tentative exam dates for the RRB ALP Recruitment on 30th January 2024. Candidates must be aware of the exam dates to be prepared for the examination. Exam Dates are very important for candidates to create an effective preparation strategy. Candidates check the important dates from the table given below.

EventsExam Dates
Notification Release Date18th January 2024
Online Registrations Begins20 January 2024
Online Registrations Ends19 February 2024
Admit Card ReleaseTo be Announced
CBT-1 DateJune-August 2024
Result Release DateTo be Announced
CBT-2 DateSeptember 2024
CBATNovember 2024
Result DateTo be Announced
Document VerificationNovember-December 2024

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for RRB ALP is based on three factors

  • Age
  • Educational Qualification
  • Nationality

The three points are discussed in detail below

RRB ALP Age Limit 2024

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 33 years

The age limit criteria will be considered as of 01/07/2024.

We have mentioned below the category-wise upper limit of date of birth for the candidates.

CategoriesUpper Limit of Date of Birth
UR & EWS02.07.1991
OBC (NCL)02.07.1988
SC & ST02.07.1986

Age Relaxation

The respective candidates have an Age Relaxation as per the Government rules. The candidates claiming age relaxation must have authentic documents in hand issued by the government or respected authority.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD10 years

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Educational Qualification

The candidates must fulfill some educational qualifications while applying for the RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment. The required qualifications for the posts are given below in a tabular format.

PostEducational Qualification
RRB Assistant Loco PilotMatriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognized 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 / WiremanOR Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned aboveOR 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile EngineeringORCombination 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.


The applicant must be a Citizen of India to apply for the RRB ALP posts.

RRB ALP Notification Application Fees 2024

CategoryApplication 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
OthersRs. 500

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Vacancy

Post NameVacancyQualification
Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)5696ITI/ Diploma/ Degree in Related Field

LOCO Pilot Vacancy 2024

RRB RegionsVacancies
Jammu Srinagar39

How to Apply for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024?

Candidates need to follow these steps to apply for the RRB ALP exam:

  1. Visit the official website of the RRB of your region.
  2. Click on the “apply now” option.
  3. Fill in the necessary details like the father’s name, Date of Birth, Phone number, etc.
  4. Verify your phone number and email id through an OTP.
  5. After successful verification, a registration ID will be issued.
  6. Re-login to the website with your Registration ID and password.
  7. Fill in the other details as asked for in the required field.
  8. Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and the signature of the required dimension.
  9. Make the payment or upload your payment details.
  10. Review your application once again and click the submit button.
  11. The application will be displayed on the screen.
  12. Download and take a printout for your reference.

RRB ALP Application Fee 2024

SC/ST/Female Candidates/Ex-servicemen/EBCRs.250/-

Note: Rs.400/- and Rs.250/- will be duly refunded respectively for GEN/OBC and SC/ST/Ex-serviceman candidates after appearing for First Stage CBT

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Exam Pattern

The RRB ALP exam pattern consists of the following phases

  • CBT Stage- 1
  • CBT Stage- 2 ( Part A and Part B)
  • CBAT (Computer Based Aptitude Test)
  • Document Verification

CBT Stage -1 

SubjectsNo. of QsMarks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General Science2020
General Awareness on Current Affairs1010

A total duration of 60 minutes will be allotted to the candidates.

CBT Stage -2

  • The Second Stage of CBT will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B.
  • Part A will have questions on Maths, Reasoning, Basic Science and engineering, and Current affairs.
  • There will be a total of 100 questions to be solved in 90 minutes for Part A whereas Part B will consist of questions on Relevant Discipline/Trade and will have 75 questions to be solved in 60 minutes.
  • Part B will be of qualifying nature only whereas the marks of Part A will decide the progress of the candidates to the next stages of the selection process.
Parts SubjectsNo. of QuestionsDuration
Part AMaths
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Basic Science & Engineering
General Awareness of Current Affairs
10090 Mins
Part BRelevant Trade7560 Mins
Total1752 Hours 30 Mins

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024

The syllabus of CBT Stage-1 and Part A of CBT Stage-2 is as follows:

MathsNumber system
Ratio and Proportion
Time and Work
Time and Distance
Simple and Compound Interest
Profit and Loss
Geometry and Trigonometry
Elementary Statistics
Square Root
Age Calculations
Calendar & Clock
Pipes & Cistern etc.
General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogies
Alphabetical and Number Series
Coding and Decoding
Mathematical operations
Venn Diagram
Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
Conclusions and Decision-Making
Similarities and Differences
Analytical Reasoning
Statement-Arguments and Assumptions etc
General ScienceThe syllabus covers Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of Class 10 standard 
General Awareness of Current AffairsScience & Technology
Politics and other subjects of importance.
Basic Science and EngineeringThe broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing.
Drawing Instruments
Geometric figures
Symbolic Representation
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.

RRB ALP Notification 2024 – Salary

The Railway Recruitment Board provides different salaries to loco pilots depending on their departments. We have mentioned below the detailed salary.


PostsSalary Range
Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 35,000/-
Loco Pilot (Goods)Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 56,000/-
Loco Pilot (Mail)Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 78,000/-
Shunting Loco PilotRs. 28,000 to Rs. 38,000/-
Loco Pilot Passenger (Passenger)Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 66,000/-
Loco Pilot (High Speed)Rs. 77,000 to Rs. 88,000/-
Senior Section EngineerRs. 17,140/-
Traffic ApprenticeRs. 13,500/-
Technician Grade 3Rs. 7,730/-
Technician Grade 2Rs. 9,910/-

RRB ALP 2024 Participating RRBs

RRB RegionsOfficial website
Jammu Srinagarwww.rrbjammu.nic.in

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RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 When will the RRB ALP Notification 2024 be released?

Ans. RRB ALP Notification 2024 has been released on 18th January 2024.

Q.2 From where can I download the RRB ALP Notification?

Ans. Candidates can download the notification from the official website of the RRB or the direct link mentioned in this blog.

Q.3 What is the minimum age limit to apply online for recruitment?

Ans. 18 years is the minimum age limit for the candidates.


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