RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Notification, 18799 Vacancies, Exam Dates – Apply Online

RRB ALP Notification 2024: The official notification for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 has announced a revised total of 18,799 vacancies for the Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and technician post. This recruitment aims to fill the following positions across various railway zones and the online application process have been concluded in February. But after that the Recruitment Boards of various zones have increased the number of vacancies.


RRB ALP Vacancy Increase 2024
Zonal Railway Vacancies Notified Vacancies Approved by the Board
Central Railway 535 1783
East Central Railway 76 76
East Coast Railway 479 1595
Eastern Railway 415 1382
North Central Railway 241 802
North Eastern Railway 43 143
Northeast Frontier Railway 129 428
Northern Railway 150 499
North Western Railway 228 761
South Central Railway 585 1949
South East Central Railway 1192 3973
South Eastern Railway 300 1001
Southern Railway 218 726
South Western Railway 473 1576
West Central Railway 219 729
Western Railway 413 1376
Total 5696 18799


RRB ALP Notification 2024 Out

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) released the notification for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 on their official website, indianrailways.gov.in. This aims to facilitate the recruitment for the positions of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians.

The age bracket of 18 to 33 years and have Matriculation/SSLC pass certificates, are eligible to apply for the RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2024. 


RRB ALP Notification 2024 Overview
Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts Name Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians
Vacancies 18,799 (Revised)
Category Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online
Online Registration 20th January to 19th February 2024
Selection Process CBT I, CBT II, CBAT (Only for ALP)
Salary Rs. 19,900/-
Official Website https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/


RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Important Dates
Activity Dates
RRB ALP Notification 2024 19th January 2024
Starting Date To Apply Online 20th January 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 19th February 2024
Modification & Correction Application form 20th February to 29th February 2024
RRB ALP CBT 1 Exam Date 2024 June and August 2024 (Tentative)
RRB ALP CBT 1 Admit Card 2024 To Be Notified
RRB ALP CBT 1 Result 2024 To be Notified
RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Date 2024 September 2024
RRB ALP CBAT Exam Date 2024 November 2024
RRB ALP Document Verification 2024 November/ December 2024


RRB ALP 2024 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / EBC Rs. 250
(The fee for these categories shall be refunded after deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in First Stage CBT.)
Others Rs. 500


RRB ALP Educational Qualification 2024

RRB ALP Educational Qualification 2024
Posts Educational Qualification
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Matriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in specified trades.
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the mentioned trades.
3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering.
Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.
Candidates with a Degree in the mentioned Engineering disciplines can also apply.
RRB Technician Matriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade.
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade.


RRB ALP 2024 Age Limit

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit
Minimum Age Maximum Age
18 Years 33 Years


RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

Post Selection Process
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot CBT I
Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
Document Verification
RRB Technicians CBT I
Document Verification


RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

RRB ALP 2024 CBT 1 or Stage 1 Exam Pattern:

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Mathematics 20 20 60 Minutes
Mental Ability 25 25
General Science 20 20
General Awareness 10 10
Total 75 75
  • CBT 1 is a screening exam for shortlisting candidates for CBT 2.
  • Total marks: 75
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Negative marking: 1/3rd mark deducted for each incorrect answer.

RRB ALP 2024 CBT 2 or Stage 2 Exam Pattern:

Subject No. of Questions Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 100 90 Minutes
Basic Science and Engineering
Relevant Trade 75 60 Minutes
Total 175 2 hours 30 minutes
  • RRB Stage 2 is divided into Part A and Part B.
  • Part A: 100 questions in 90 minutes
  • Part B: 75 questions in 60 minutes
  • Only marks obtained in Part A are considered for shortlisting candidates for further stages.
  • Negative marking: 1/3rd mark deducted for each incorrect answer.


RRB ALP Physical and Medical Standard Requirement

Candidates who are preparing for the RRB 2024 exam must prioritize  and focus on both physical fitness and medical wellness. It is crucial that candidates should meet the A-1 Medical Standard

RRB ALP Physical and Medical Standard Requirement
Medical Standard A1
Physical Standard Physically Fit in All Standards
Vision Standard
  • Distant Vision: 6/6, 6/6 Without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6. 0.6 Without glasses
  • Must Pass test for Color Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.

RRB ALP Salary 2024

the rrb alp salary ranges from Rs. 19,000 to Rs. 35,000, complemented by additional perks and allowances.


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