RRB ALP Selection Process 2024, Check the Detailed Process

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RRB ALP Selection Process

The Railway Recruitment Board released the notification for the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots on 18th January 2024. Candidates who crack the examination will be joining the Indian Railways in the position of Assistant Loco Pilots. The RRB examines three phases to select candidates for the final joining. Aspirants must be properly aware of the detailed selection process to give their best. This blog will provide you with the RRB ALP Selection Process 2024 in detail.

RRB ALP 2024 Overview

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 Selection Process 2024

Aspiring candidates must be aware of the detailed selection process as it will help them in making an effective preparation strategy. The RRB conducts the recruitment examination for the position of Assistant Loco Pilot in three phases and they are as follows:

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

CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern

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 Exam Pattern

  • 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

Document Verification

The RRB ALP Document Verification Process is a crucial stage in the selection procedure for candidates who have successfully cleared the ALP Computer-Based Test (CBT) and the subsequent aptitude test. Document verification ensures that the information provided by the candidates during the application process is accurate and authentic.

Here is an overview of the RRB ALP Document Verification Process:

  1. Required Documents:
    • Candidates are required to bring a set of original documents along with photocopies for verification.
    • Common documents include educational certificates, caste/category certificates (if applicable), disability certificates (if applicable), and other relevant certificates.
  2. Verification of Documents:
    • Candidates need to present the original documents to the designated authorities for verification.
    • The verification process aims to confirm the authenticity of the information provided by the candidate during the application process.
  3. Verification of Identity:
    • Candidates may need to present identity proof, such as an Aadhar card, PAN card, or passport, for identity verification.
  4. Biometric Verification:
    • In some cases, biometric verification may be conducted to ensure the identity of the candidate.
  5. Verification of Photograph and Signature:
    • The photograph and signature submitted by the candidate during the application process are cross-verified.
  6. Final Merit List:
    • After successful document verification, a final merit list is prepared based on the candidate’s performance in the CBT and other applicable stages.


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RRB ALP Selection Process 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 What is the RRB ALP Selection Process 2024?

Ans. Candidates can check the detailed selection process mentioned in this blog.

Q.2 When will the RRB ALP CBT-1 be conducted?

Ans. RRB ALP CBT-1 is expected to be conducted in June-August 2024.


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