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RRB ALP 2018

The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) under the Government of India are vested with the responsibility of conducting recruitment process and managing the appointment of new employees at various posts in the Indian Railways. RRBs recruit for Group B, Group C, and Group D posts. Few of the popular exams conducted by RRBs are RRB NTPC, Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP), Junior Engineer, Assistant manager, Traffic Assistant, Ticket Checker, Goods Guard, Group D exam etc. RRBs have released the vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians posts under Railway Recruitment 2018. So, here in the article, we will be listing complete details on RRB ALP & Technician exam 2018.

Nationality: Candidates, who are citizens of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Burma, Bhutan, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Zaire, Malawi, Zambia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, East African Countries of Kenya and Tibet are eligible for this post

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit for all the posts is 18 years and the maximum is 28 years as on 1st July 2018.
  • Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to reserved category candidates provided they submit the requisite certificates. Candidates can check out the relaxation criteria in the official notification.

Educational qualification

Name of the Post

Educational Qualification


Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades.


Engineering Degree/ Matriculation / SSLC plus 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 / Wireman.


3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering (OR) Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI



Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades


Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades.

It is advised to check the educational qualification in detail from Annexure – A in the official notification.

Candidates are required to submit only a single online application form for the notified posts. In order to ensure speedy filling up of the application form, it is advised to get the following documents ready:

  • Scanned image of recent (coloured) photograph of the applicant in JPEG format with image size between 15KB to 40 KB.
  • Scanned image of SC/ST certificate (for candidates seeking free travel pass) in JPEG with size 50KB to 100KB.
  • Scanned image of Scribe photograph (colour) (wherever applicable) in JPEG with size 15KB to 40KB
Online Application Process for RRB ALP Exam 2018 -
  • Go to the official website of Indian Railways - http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/.
  • Click on the ‘RECRUITMENT’ tab at the top of the home-page.
  • A page will appear listing all the RRBs.
  • Click the RRB link through which you want to apply.
  • You will be redirected to the official website of the respective RRB.
  • Look for the online application link CEN 01/2018 and click it.
  • Register for the exam by entering your name, DoB, Aadhaar number, mobile number, email id, and other details. Re-check all the details before submitting.
  • On successful registration, the login details will be sent to your registered mobile number and email id.
  • Use the login details to complete the application form.
  • Enter your educational qualification, gender, religion, category, etc. When your form will be complete, you will be redirected to the payment page.
  • Choose from the payment mode – offline or online and complete the payment process.
  • After fee payment is complete, you will be redirected to part II of the application process where you are required to fill in the details of the Scribe (if required) such as educational qualification, photograph, and language for the first and second CBT.
  • Complete the form by uploading your required documents, giving your consent for sharing scores with PSUs/Ministries/Departments/Private organization, and confirming the declaration.
  • Submit the application form and take a print out of the completed form for a record.
Application Fee

Here are the application fee details as stated in the official notification:





For all candidates except those mentioned under S.No. 2 below

₹ 500/-


Female/SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Serviceman/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward classes

₹ 250/-

Mode of Payment

Candidates can pay the fee through both offline and online mode. Online fee payment can be done through internet banking or debit/credit cards while offline payment can be made through SBI or Post Office Challan.