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RRB ALP 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board will release the RRB ALP notification for 2022 on its official website. The direct link to access the RRB ALP Recruitment 2022 notification will be available below on this page as soon as the conducting body issues it via online mode. Candidates will have to attempt 2 Computer Based Test, followed by Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) and document verification.
Candidates must visit the official website on a regular basis so that they don’t miss out on any latest updates regarding their respective examinations. This article has provided all the relevant details regarding RRB ALP 2022.
Before proceeding to check the complete information on RRB ALP 2022, candidates must go through the table below to know the key highlights of the recruitment process.
Overview of RRB ALP 2022
|Name of Exam||Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot|
|Commonly known as||RRB ALP|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Purpose of Exam||To recruit Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians in Indian Railways|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Mode of Examination||Computer Based Test|
|Recruitment Process||For ALP – Two-stage CBT followed by CBAT and Document Verification|
For Technicians – Two-stage CBT followed by Document Verification
|Level of exam||National Level|
|Application Fee||Rs. 250 for reserved categories (Expected)|
Rs. 500 for unreserved categories (Expected)
The Railway Recruitment Board is yet to release the RRB ALP important dates for 2022. Events included in the RRB ALP recruitment process will end within a specified schedule. The table below will help candidates keep track of the dates related to RRB recruitment for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians.
Important Dates of RRB ALP 2022 (Indicative)
|Release of RRB ALP Notification||To Be Announced|
|Commencement of online application process||To Be Announced|
|Last date to apply online for RRB ALP||To Be Announced|
|Last Date for Payment of Fee through online||To Be Announced|
|First stage CBT||To Be Announced|
|Announcement of CBT I Result||To Be Announced|
|Second stage CBT||To Be Announced|
|Announcement of RRB ALP CBT 2 Result||To Be Announced|
|RRB ALP CBAT 2022||To Be Announced|
NOTE – We will be updating the exact schedule in the table above once the Railway Recruitment Board releases the official notification for RRB ALP 2022.
Candidates can access the links to all the events via the official website of the respective RRB under which they wish to apply. The table below mentions RRB wise official website and phone numbers. Candidates must go through the same for a better understanding.
RRB-wise Official Website and Phone Numbers
|Name of RRB||Official Website||Phone Number|
|RRB Ajmer||rrbajmer.gov.in||0145 – 2425230|
|RRB Guwahati||rrbguwahati.gov.in||0361 – 2540815|
|RRB Jammu Srinagar||rrbjammu.nic.in||0191-2476757|
|RRB Bangalore||rrbbnc.gov.in||080 – 23330378|
|RRB Chandigarh||rrbcdg.gov.in||0172 – 2730093|
|RRB Kolkata||rrbkolkata.gov.in||033 – 25430108|
The conducting body releases the RRB ALP vacancy details along with the official notification on the official website via online mode only. The vacancies are divided as per candidates’ categories and regions. Here, we have enlisted the last year’s RRB ALP vacancy details. The updated ones will be announced soon on the portal. Until then, candidates must go through the table given to get an idea of the same subject.
RRB ALP Vacancies (CEN 01/2018)
|Name of RRB||Total Vacancies (ALP + Technician)|
|RRB Jammu Srinagar||367|
Candidates selected for the RRB ALP posts are paid a salary as per Level 2 of the 7th CPC pay matrix. The minimum and maximum basic pay under level 2 of the 7th CPC are as follows:
RRB ALP Pay Scale
|Level of Pay||Basic Pay Scale|
|Stage 1 of 7th CPC Level 2 (Starting PayScale)||Rs. 19,900|
|Stage 40 of 7th CPC Level 2 (Maximum PayScale)||Rs. 63,200|
NOTE – The table above mentions the basic pay, additional to this, candidates will receive the allowances as admissible under the service.
Candidates must fulfil the eligibility conditions before applying for the RRB ALP exam. Ineligible applicants will get their candidature rejected in later stages of the recruitment process. The space below mentions the eligibility criteria for RRB ALP:
Nationality – Candidates with the following nationalities are eligible for RRB ALP recruitment
Age Criteria – Upper age and the lower age limits for RRB ALP and Technician recruitment are as follows
Category-wise, age relaxations for ALP and Technician recruitment are as follows.
RRB ALP Age Relaxations
|PWD – General||10 Years|
|PWD – OBC||13 Years|
|PWD – SC||15 Years|
|PWD – ST||15 Years|
Educational Qualification – Any of the following education qualifications is required for the RRB ALP recruitment
Candidates can apply for RRB ALP in an online mode only. The official website of all the RRBs will host the link to complete the registration process. Candidates need to visit the RRB website under which he/she wishes to get the recruitment. The space below mentions the stepwise procedure to apply online.
Along with the application form submission, candidates will have to pay an amount depending upon their category as the application fee. The table below mentions the category wise RRB ALP application fee for 2022.
RRB ALP 2022 Application Fee (Indicative)
|Categories||Application Fee Amount|
|SC / ST||Rs. 250|
|All other categories||Rs 500|
There may be instances when the candidates make errors while filling out the RRB ALP application form. The Railway Recruitment Board will provide a facility to make corrections to the filled-in application form. To use the facility of RRB ALP application form correction, candidates need to pay a fee for the same. Applicants can use the facility to modify the application form twice within the window.
All the details filled in the application form are not available for modifications. Thus, candidates are advised not to rely on the application form correction window and fill the form cautiously. Details that are not available for editing/ modification are as follows.
Soon after the conclusion of the RRB application process, the railway board starts the scrutiny of the application forms. After completion of the application scrutiny, RRB will provide a facility for checking the application status. Candidates can check the RRB ALP application status by visiting the official website of RRB. Registration number and date of birth act as the login credentials to check the RRB ALP application status.
All the candidates who are found eligible as per their claims in the application form can participate in the further recruitment process. Candidates whose applications are accepted will find their RRB ALP application status as ‘Provisionally Eligible’. At the same time, ineligible candidates will see their RRB ALP application status as ‘Rejected’ along with the reason for rejection.
All the candidates whose application status reflects ‘Provisionally Eligible’ will be issued the RRB ALP admit card. Candidates can visit the official websites of the respective RRBs and download the RRB ALP call letter. RRB will not entertain requests for the issuance of the admit card in any mode other than online. Candidates need to carry a hard copy of the ALP admit card on the examination day. Additionally, candidates need to bring a photo ID proof. Failing to take the hall ticket with the photo ID proof on the examination will lead to denial of entry to the examination hall.
Details Mentioned on RRB ALP Admit Card
The Railway Recruitment Board follows a set of processes known as the RRB ALP recruitment process to select candidates for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians in different RRBs. The space below mentions the RRB ALP recruitment/ selection process.
RRB ALP First Stage CBT
RRB ALP Second Stage CBT
RRB ALP CBAT
RRB ALP Document verification
Candidates preparing for the RRB ALP exam must attain knowledge of the exam pattern beforehand. Knowing the exam pattern will boost the preparation; hence, candidates can obtain a better score. RRB ALP exam comprises CBT followed by a CBAT for ALP recruitment. The space below mentions the RRB ALP exam pattern for all the stages.
RRB ALP 2022 Exam Pattern – CBT Stage 1
CBT Stage 2 – Sectional Overview
|Section||Number of Questions|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25|
|General Awareness and Current Affairs||10|
RRB ALP 2022 Exam Pattern – CBT Stage 2
CBT Stage 2 – Sectional Overview
|Section||Number of Questions|
|Part A – Mathematics||25|
|Part A – General Intelligence and Reasoning||25|
|Part A – Basic Science and Engineering||40|
|Part A – General Awareness and Current Affairs||10|
|Part B – Trade-related questions||75|
Apart from the exam pattern, the RRB ALP syllabus can also enhance the preparation exponentially. Syllabus for both the CBTs varies. Candidates can check the space below to know some of the topics as per the RRB ALP syllabus in different sections of the RRB ALP exams.
RRB ALP Syllabus for Mathematics
– Ratio and Proportion
– Time and Work
– Time and Distance
RRB ALP Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning
– Alphabetical and Number Series
– Coding and Decoding
– Mathematical operations
– Venn Diagram
– Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
– Analytical reasoning
RRB ALP Syllabus for General Science – All topics in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences from class 10th
RRB ALP Syllabus for General Awareness on Current Affairs – Cover recent happenings that have happened in the last year.
RRB ALP Syllabus for Basic Science and Engineering for Stage 2 CBT –
– Engineering Drawing
– Mass Weight and Density
– Work Power and Energy
– Speed and Velocity
– Heat and TemperatureBasic Electricity
– Levers and Simple Machines
– Occupational Safety and Health
The last stage of the RRB ALP selection process is the document verification round. The Railway Recruitment Board will not consider the candidates who fail to provide all the documents for the further recruitment process. The documents required for the document verification process is as follows:
– Matriculation/ High School certificate as proof of date of birth
– 10 + 2 / Higher Secondary/PUC
– NCVT / SCVT/ Engineering Degree/ Diploma certificate with Semester wise Mark Sheets
– SC/ST certificate
– OBC NCL certificate
– Non-creamy layer declaration
– Income Certificate
– Original discharge certificate for Ex-serviceman.
– Aadhaar card photocopy
– Medical certificates for PwD candidates
– NOC from government servants
– Minority Community declaration
– Receipt of payment, if made through a challan at the SBI branch
– Self Certification by the Transgender candidates
– J and K Domicile Certificate
– Certificate of eligibility
– Decree of divorce stating the candidate is not remarried
– Death Certificate of spouse in case of a widow
The Railway Recruitment Board will release RRB ALP results for all the stages separately. Candidates qualifying in a stage are eligible to participate in the subsequent stage of the RRB ALP recruitment process. Candidates can check the RRB ALP result in an online mode. Visiting the official website of the relevant RRB will help in accessing RRB ALP result 2022. Qualifying as per the result is subject to document verification as well as a vacancy in a particular post. Apart from the stage-wise result declaration, different participating RRBs will separately release the RRB ALP result.
Here, we have enlisted some of the important frequently asked questions related to RRB ALP 2022. Candidates must read these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same subject.
Q. What is the salary offered to Assistant Loco Pilot by RRB?
A. The initial basic salary of RRB ALP is Rs. 19,900 as per the level of the 7th CPC pay matrix.
Q. What is the recruitment process of RRB ALP?
A. The Railway Recruitment Board conducts two CBTs followed by a CBAT (for ALP aspirants only) and a document verification round for the recruitment. For the recruitment under the post of Technician, candidates need not appear for CBAT.
Q. Is the 12th pass eligible for RRB ALP?
A. Yes. The minimum educational qualification required in matriculation. Hence a 12th pass is eligible to apply if they fulfil all other eligibility conditions laid by the Railway Recruitment Board.
Q. What is the age limit for RRB ALP?
A. Candidates whose age falls within the bar of 18 years to 28 years are eligible to apply for RRB ALP. However, some categories have age relaxation.
Q. What is the mode of the RRB ALP application process?
A. Candidates can apply for the RRB ALP in an online mode only. No other mode is available for the completion of the RRB ALP registration.
Q. Is an ITI degree compulsory for Loco Pilot?
A. Yes, to become an Assistant Loco Pilot, a candidate must have an ITI degree. Candidates holding a diploma/ degree in the field of automobile/ mechanical/ electrical/ electronics are also eligible to apply for the RRB ALP recruitment exam.
Candidates can check this page for Sarkari Naukri’s latest updates which will help them to know which are the ongoing and upcoming Sarkari Exam. Based on the Sarkari exam information, they can check their eligibility related to age and academic qualification before they apply for the various government jobs posts. Moreover, candidates can also check the Sarkari Result to know their status of qualifying for the exam in which they have appeared.
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