89000+ Railways ALP & Group D Vacancies 2018: All you need to know

Indian Railways has opened doors for entry level opportunities in various departments. The job aspirants are having good opportunity to kick start their career with one of the prestigious employer of the world. Through this article we will be sharing all important details for this recruitment drive.

There are two recruitment drives:-

  • Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment.
  • Railway Recruitment Board Group D Recruitment.

We are sharing all vital details of both recruitment drives in comparative form. The important details includes following information:-

  • Important dates.
  • Eligibility criteria – Age and Education.
  • Number of vacancies.
  • Links to apply online.
  • Selection procedure.
  • Exam Pattern.

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Important Dates:-

Important Events Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Railway Recruitment Board Group D Recruitment
Start date of RRB ALP Application form 03-02-2018 10-02-2018 at 10 AM
Last date of RRB ALP Application form 31-03-2018 up to 11:59 PM. 31-03-2018 up to 11:59 PM.
Last date for Online fee Payment 30-03-2018 up to 11.59 PM. 30-03-2018 up to 10 PM.
Last date for fee payment through SBI Bank Challan 28-03-2018 up to 3 PM. 27-03-2018 up to 3 PM.
Last date for fee payment through Post Office Challan 27-03-2018 up to 3 PM 28-03-2018 up to 3 PM
RRB ALP Admit Card Download Mid of April 2018 May-18
RRB ALP Exam Date 2018 May 2018 May-June 2018
Declaration of exam Results Aug-18 Sep-18

 

Eligibility criteria:-

Eligibility Criteria Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Railway Recruitment Board Group D Recruitment
Minimum Age 18 18
Maximum Age 30 33
Education Qualification ALP Educational Qualification:

Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI course from a recognized institution of NCVT/SCVT in respective trade.

OR

Matriculation/SSLC course completed act apprenticeship.

OR 3 years of Diploma in a respective engineering discipline from recognized Institution.

Candidates should have completed 10th or ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT / SCVT or its equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. (OR)
Technician Education Qualification: Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI degree from a recognized institution of NCVT/SCVT in the respective trade according to your designation.

OR

Matriculation/SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the respective trade

OR

10+2 with Physics and Maths

10th class pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT / SCVT.

 

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Number of Vacancies:-

The number of vacancies for ALP and Technician posts is given below:-

RRB Name ALP Technician Total
RRB Allahabad 3657 1037 4694
RRB Secunderabad 2719 543 3262
RRB Ranchi 1697 346 2043
RRB Kolkata 425 1399 1824
RRB Bhopal 766 913 1679
RRB Gorakhpur 1234 354 1588
RRB Chandigarh 1228 318 1546
RRB Mumbai 1101 324 1425
RRB Ajmer 852 369 1221
RRB Bangalore 435 619 1054
RRB Bilaspur 697 248 945
RRB Chennai 429 516 945
RRB Malda 293 587 880
RRB Bhubaneshwar 455 247 702
RRB Siliguri 389 88 477
RRB Muzaffarpur 310 155 465
RRB Patna 345 109 454
RRB Guwahati 353 69 422
RRB Jammu 189 178 367
RRB TVM 99 246 345
RRB Ahmedabad 0 164 164
TOTAL 17673 8829 26502

 

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The number of vacancies for RRB Group D posts is given below:-

 

RRB Name Zone Gen SC ST OBC Total
RRB Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087
RRB Ajmer NWR 2493 254 360 1198 4755
RRB Allahabad NCR 2533 704 352 1141 4762
RRB Bangalore SWR 1184 736 167 596 2293
RRB Bhopal WCR 1772 346 296 961 3522
RRB Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 493 158 346 1532
RRB Chandigarh SECR 587 245 87 317 1159
RRB Bilaspur NR 3955 168 590 2113 7832
RRB Chennai SR 1550 1174 332 666 2979
RRB Gorakhpur NER 1686 431 276 926 3388
RRB Guwahati NFR 1304 500 193 696 2577
RRB Kolkata ER 1155 384 203 654 2367
RRB Mumbai CR 2321 355 393 1236 4625
RRB Patna ECR 3016 675 450 1614 5981
RRB Ranchi SER 1240 426 197 662 2525
RRB Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523
TOTAL NA 31889 9453 5061 16502 62907

 

How to apply for RRB ALP and Technician posts?

  1. Click the direct link.
  2. Fill all the necessary details.
  3. Upload the scanned photograph & signature.
  4. Click ‘Submit’.
  5. Alternatively, you can go to the Official Website of Railways.
  6. Go to ‘Recruitment.’
  7. Follow steps 2 to 4.

How to apply for RRB Group D recruitment?

  1. Click the direct link above.
  2. Select the RRB or region you want to apply for.
  3. Confirm that you have read the CEN 02/2018 carefully & you eligible for the application of RRC Group D.
  4. Proceed to fill the Registration form, followed by the application form.
  5. Fill all the necessary details.
  6. Upload the scanned photograph & signature.
  7. Click ‘Submit’.
  8. Alternatively, you can go to the Official Website of Railways.
  9. Go to ‘Recruitment.’
  10. Follow steps 2 to 4.

Selection procedure and Exam pattern for RRB ALP Recruitment is:-

The exam will be conducted in online mode (Computer Based Test). It will be conducted in two phases. The successful candidates of first stage will appear for the second stage. The final selection will be made through the merit list of second stage exam followed by medical fitness test and document verification. The detailed exam pattern for RRB ALP is given below:-

Stage 1:-

Subjects Questions Time
Mathematics 75 60 Min
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General awareness on current affairs

 

Stage 2:-

Part A Mathematics 100 Questions 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Basic Science and Engineering
General Awareness on Current Affairs
Part B Technical Trade 75 Questions 60 Minutes

 

Selection procedure and Exam pattern for RRB Group D Recruitment is:-

The selection will be based on the online objective exam and physical efficiency test followed by medical fitness. The exam will be Computer Based Test. There are four sections in exam, and there is no division of number of questions in this test. The selection will be based on the merit list of CBT merit list. Online successful candidates will be called for Physical efficiency test and Medical Examination. And final step is document verification.

Name of the Section Number of Questions: 100

Total Duration: 90 Minutes

Mathematics 
General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness (GK)
  • There will be a negative marking for each wrong answer.
  • 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for the wrong answer.

Physical Efficiency Test:-

Selected candidates in the CBT will have to attend for a Physical Efficiency Test which following will be of the pattern:

PET for Male Candidates You should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down. You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

PET for Female Candidates:-

You should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down. You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

The candidates are advised to start preparing for the exam at earliest as you can expect very tough competition.

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