Railways RRB ALP 2021 Notification
The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the Loco pilot recruitment examination every year throughout India for the recruitment of Locomotive pilot or loco pilot. The notification would contain all the exam details like the selection process, the application process, application fees, exam centres, etc. The RRB ALP 2021 exam is yet to be conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.
RRB ALP 2021 Overview
|Name of the Organization ||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Name of the Examination ||RRB ALP|
|Post Name ||Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians|
|Exam Date||To be Announced |
|Official Website ||Indianrailways.gov.in|
RRB ALP Important Dates
|Online Registrations Begins||To be declared soon|
|Online Registrations Ends||To be declared soon|
|Online Exam Start Date||To be declared soon|
RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for RRB ALP is based on three factors
- Educational Qualification
The three points are discussed in detail below
- Minimum: 18 years
- Maximum: 28 years
There is an Age Relaxation for the respective candidates as per the Government rules. The candidates claiming for age relaxation must have authentic documents in hand issued by the government or respected authority.
The candidates must fulfill some required educational qualifications while applying for the RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment. The required qualification for the posts are given below in a tabular format.
|Assistant Loco Pilot||Matriculation / SSLC Plus ITI/ Course Completed Act Apprentices or Diploma/ Degree in Engineering.|
|Technicians||Matriculation/ SSLC Plus ITI / Course Completed Act Apprentices or 10 + 2 with Physics and Maths or Diploma in Engineering (As Applicable).|
The applicant must be a Citizen of India in order to apply for the RRB ALP posts.
RRB ALP Vacancy
The offiical notification for RRB ALP 2021 is yet to be released. The latest notification was released in 2018 for 64371 number of vacancies. The break up of the vacancy is as follows
|Sl. No||Post Category||Vacancy|
|1||Assistant Loco Pilot||27795|
|2||Various posts of Technicians||36576|
How to Apply for RRB ALP Exam?
Candidates need to follow these steps to apply for RRB ALP exam:
- Visit official website of the RRB of your region.
- Click on the “apply now” option.
- Fill the necessary details like father’s name, Date of Birth, Phone number, etc.
- Verify your phone number and email id through an OTP.
- After successful verification, a registration ID will be issued
- Re-login to the website with your Registration ID and password
- Fill the other details as is asked for in the required field
- Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature of the required dimension
- Make the payment or upload your payment details
- Review your application once again and click submit button
- The application will be displayed on the screen.
- Download and take a print out for your reference.
RRB ALP Application Fee
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 Exam Pattern
The RRB ALP exam pattern consist 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
|Subjects||No. of Qs||Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||10|
CBT Stage -2
The Second Stage CBT will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B, Part A will have questions on Maths, Reasoning, Basic Science & 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.
|Part||Subjects||No. of Qs||Duration|
|Part A||Maths||100||90 Mins|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning|
|Basic Science & Engineering|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs|
|Part B||Relevant Trade||75||60 Mins|
|Total||175||2 Hours 30 Mins|
RRB ALP Syllabus
The syllabus of CBT Stage-1 and Part A of CBT Stage-2 is as follows:
|Maths||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 syllabus cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of Class 10 standard |
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics|
and other subjects of importance.
|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.