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RRB ALP & Technician Increased Vacancies,Railway ALP 2nd Stage Exam

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RRB ALP & Technician 2018 Increased Vacancies, Railway ALP 2nd Stage Exam

RRB ALP & Technician Notification 2018 has been released 64,371 Vacancies by the Railway Recruitment Board of Indian Railways. To know about RRB ALP Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility please go through this article.

Latest Updates: 

Railway Recruitment Board has published new notification regarding Railway ALP 2018 Vacancy, Selection of RRB, Option for Railway/Unit & Posts, Selection of Exam Trade and Confirmation/Modification of Bank Account Details for Refund. Last date for submission of all details is 1st October 2018.

Starting Date : 22nd Sept 2018 Time :- 11:00 hrs

Closing Date : 1st Oct 2018 Time :- 23:59 hrs

RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 Details:

Examination Name RRB ALP Technician 2018
Organized by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Exam Mode Online
Name of Posts Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP), Technician
Total Number of Vacancies 64,371
Apply Mode Online
Official Website indianrailways.gov.in

Vacancy Details

Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) 27795
Technician 36576

Important Dates

RRB ALP Notification 2018 Release Date 2nd February 2018
RRB ALP Apply Online Starting Date 3rd February 2018
RRB Application Form 2018 Last Date 31st March 2018 (Closed Now)
Last Date to Pay Fee 31st March 2018
RRB ALP 1st Stage Exam Date 2018 9th Aug to 4th September 2018
Selection of RRB, Option for Railway/Unit & Posts, Selection of Exam Trade and Confirmation/Modification of Bank Account Details for Refund Dates 22-09-2018 : 11:00 hrs

01-10-2018: 23:59 hrs

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: ALP- Engineering Degree / Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in relevant trade. Technician Grade III- Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in relevant trade.
Age Limit: Minimum- 18 Years

Maximum- 30 Years

Application Fee

General / OBC Rs. 500/-
ST/SC/Female/PWD Rs. 250/-

Selection Process

Phase 1 Online Exam
Phase 2 Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)
Phase 3 Document Verification

For the ongoing recruitment of Group C Level I & II posts, Ministry of Railways have decided to extend the relaxation in upper age limit as under:

CEN 01/2018 – Asst. Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technician (age in years)
Community Notified Revised
UR 28 30
OBC 31 33
SC 33 35
ST 33 35

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is a government organization in India. It was set up in the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), New Delhi in 1998. It has many objectives like Formulation of policy in regard to recruitment processes. It is responsible to monitor the activities of RRBs including expense incurred for recruitment. Railway Recruitment Boards is also responsible to manage the joining of new employees for working in Indian railways. There are total 21 boards such as Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Allahabad, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu and Kashmir, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri, and Thiruvantha-puram.

RRB ALP Technician 2018 Vacancy Details :

Total 26502 vacancies are released this year to recruit candidates for the post of ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) and Technician Grade III. Here, we have mentioned all details regarding RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 Vacancies.

  • Name of Exam: RRB ALP and Technician 2018
  • Organised by: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
  • Name of Post: ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) and Technician Grade III
  • Total Number of Posts: 26502 (Assistant Loco Pilot – 17673 & Technicians – 8829)
RRB ALP And Technician Vacancies 2018 (Zone Wise)
Sl. No RRB Railway Zone Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Various Posts of Technicians Total
1 Ahmedabad 0 164 164
2 Ajmer 852 369 1221
3 Allahabad 3657 1037 4694
4 Mumbai 1101 324 1425
5 Bhubaneshwar 455 247 702
6 Bhopal 766 913 1679
7 Bilaspur 697 248 945
8 Chandigarh 1228 318 1546
9 Guwahati 353 69 422
10 Gorakhpur 1234 354 1588
11 Jammu/Srinagar 189 178 367
12 Kolkata 425 1399 1824
13 Chennai 429 516 945
14 Muzaffarpur 310 155 465
15 Malda 293 587 880
16 Patna 345 109 454
17 Ranchi 1697 346 2043
18 Bangalore 435 619 1054
19 Secunderabad 2719 543 3262
20 Siliguri 389 88 477
21 Thiruvananthapuram 99 246 345
 Total  17673 8829 26502

RRB ALP 2018 Educational Qualification :

As every candidate know, Eligibility criteria are very important for all candidates who are interested to apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2018. For that, candidates must have qualified as per the below-given education qualification. If candidates will not eligible as per the RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility Criteria then they will not able to apply for it.

Educational Qualification: To apply for RRB ALP and Technician post, Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated for notified posts in the CEN from recognized Institute/University as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application. Annexure-A may be referred for the prescribed qualification against each of the posts. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification should not apply.

Post’s Name Education Qualification
ASSISTANT LOCO PILOT Candidates must have done engineering Degree/ Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognised 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.

OR

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

OR

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

TECHNICIAN GRADE III Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades

OR

Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades

Medical Standards

Medical Standard General Fitness Visual Acuity
A-I Physically Fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D) Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses and Must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
B-1 Physically Fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D) Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
B-2 Physically Fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Binocular Vision etc
C-1 Physically Fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required

RRB ALP 2018 Exam Pattern :

Here, we have mentioned the full exam pattern of RRB ALP & Technician 2018 Exam. There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer. There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test.

First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

S.No. Subjects No of Questions Total Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 20 75 Questions 60 Minutes (80 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribe)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25
3 General Science 20
4 General Awareness onCurrent Affairs 10

Second Stage CBT (Part A)

S.No. Subjects Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 100 Questions 90 Minutes (1:30 Hours)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 Basic Science and Engineering
4 General awareness on current affairs

Second Stage CBT (Part B)

  • Duration: 60 Min
  • No of Questions: 75

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET).

RRB ALP 2018 Syllabus :

The RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) Paper has total 4 parts of General Awareness, General Science, General Intelligence, and Mathematics. Here, we have mentioned the full syllabus of RRB ALP and Technician 2018 examination.

RRB ALP and Technician Stage First Syllabus

RRB ALP Mathematics Syllabus: 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.

RRB ALP General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus: 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.

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot General Intelligence Syllabus: Figures and Pictures, Analogies, Space, Visualization, Similarities, Decision Making, Problem-Solving, Arithmetical Number Series, Differences, Arithmetical Reasoning, Analysis, Judgement, Relationship Concepts, Visual memory, Observation, Discrimination, Verbal and Figure Classification.

RRB ALP Syllabus for General Science: The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

RRN ALP General Awareness Syllabus: current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance, etc.

RRB Technical & ALP Second Stage Syllabus

Mathematics: 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.

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.

General Awareness: Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

RRB ALP Technician Selection Process :

Candidate’s selection will be based on the online examination. If candidates will clear the first phase (Computer-based test) then they will be shortlisted for the next round.

  • Online Exam (First and Second Stage)
  • Computer-Based Aptitude test (Only for ALP)
  • Document Verification

RRB ALP Admit Card 2018 :

As per the official notification, RRB ALP Technician 2018 examination will be conducted in April / May 2018. RRB will release ALP and Technician Admit card before 7 to 10 days of examination on the official website. Likewise, written examination RRB ALP 2018 Admit Card for document verification will be released on the official website before some days of exam. However, only those candidates will be able to download document verification call letter, who will get eligible marks in RRB ALP CBT examination.

RRB ALP Technician Result 2018 :

The Railway Recruitment Board will conduct ALP Computer based test in after 2 or 3 months of application for submission and Interview and document verification process will be scheduled after 3 or 4 months of exam. Therefore RRB ALP Result 2018 will be declared after 3 to 4 months of CBT exam on the official website.

RRB ALP Technician Exam Preparation Tips :

We have mentioned some Preparation Tips to Crack RRB ALP & Technician Exam. So, have a glance at the mentioned tips and make a strategic plan to qualify one’s examination.

  • Read full syllabus and exam pattern
  • Just be consistent in your learning process
  • Focus on your goal and try to be less diverted
  • Try to Practice via more and more Previous Year Papers and Mock Tests
  • Read all the question carefully after that answer it
  • Try to solve the question paper in time, there will be limited time

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