RRB ALP 2023 Notification: 64371 Vacancies, Apply Online

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is responsible for conducting the RRB ALP Exam to recruit candidates for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Candidates with Matriculation / SSLC pass certificates between the age group 18 to 28 years are eligible to apply for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023. Interested candidates can check the complete details for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 including the selection process, exam pattern, important dates, eligibility criteria, and other details in this article. 

RRB ALP 2023 Notification

Railway Recruitment Board will release the official RRB ALP Notification pdf for various vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians posts. The candidates must go through the detailed advertisement for RRB ALP 2023 Exam before applying for the posts and as soon as the notification pdf is released at www.indianrailways.gov.in, we will be updating the direct link here. 

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023- Overview

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 will be conducted for shortlisting candidates for Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians posts. The selection of the candidates will be done through CBT 1 & CBT 2 Exam (CBAT (Only for ALP). Have a look at the overview for RRB ALP 2023 Exam from the below tabular data. 

RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023- Summary
OrganisationRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts NameAssistant Loco Pilots and Technicians
VacanciesTo be notified
Application ModeOnline
Online RegistrationTBA
Selection ProcessCBT ICBT IICBAT (Only for ALP)
Official websitehttps://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

The complete schedule for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023 will be announced with the release of RRB ALP & Technician Notification 2023 and the same will be tabulated in the table below-

RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
EventsImportant Dates
RRB ALP 2023 NotificationApril, 2023
Starting Date of Online Application April, 2023
Last Date of Online Application30 May, 2023
Last Date of Payment of Fees5th June, 2023
RRB ALP Admit Card Download DateJuly
RRB ALP Exam Date15 July, 2023
RRB ALP Result Date 1st August, 2023

RRB ALP Vacancy 2023

In 2018, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) releases 64371 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot and Various posts of Technicians. This year also we can expect a huge number of RRB ALP Vacancies which will be depicted along with the release of RRB ALP Notification 2023. 

RRB ALP 2018 Vacancy (Post-wise)
Post/ CategoryVacancy
Assistant Loco Pilot27795
Various posts of Technicians36576
RRB ALP 2018 Region-wise Vacancies
RRB RegionsVacancies
Jammu Srinagar983

RRB ALP 2023 Application Form

The candidates have to submit online application forms to get registered for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023. The dates for online registration will be announced along with RRB ALP Notification 2023. The candidates must submit their duly filled application form much before the last date. 

RRB ALP 2023 Application Fee

The candidates have to mandatorily pay the required application fee while filling out their RRB ALP application form. Failure to pay the amount will lead to the rejection of your application.

CategoryApplication Fee
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.
(The fee for these categories shall be refunded after deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in First Stage CBT.)
Rs. 250
OthersRs. 500

Steps to Apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023

Step 1: Visit the official website of RRB and go to the other rrb page, https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/other-rrb.php

Step 2: At your RRB regional website, click on the notification of the RRB ALP & Technician 2023 Notification.

Step 3: Register yourself for the exam with the personal details required.

Step 4: For registration, open the page and fill in your basic details, for example, your name, your parent’s name, contact information, mail-id etc.

Step 5: As you click on submit button, you will receive an OTP. Kindly process it.

Step 6: After the OTP is validated, process the generated mail for login credentials.

Step 7: Log in with the credentials and provide the details asked by the application.

Step 8: Pay the required application fee as mentioned by the board.

Step 9: Download the copy of the RRB ALP application and take out a hard copy to save it for further use.

Scanned documents in JPEG format to be kept ready before filling the application

In order to ensure the speedy filling up of applications by the candidates, they should keep ready the following documents in digital form before logging in to the application page.

1. Candidate Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB

2. SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100 KB

3. Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB

RRB ALP 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The required eligibility criteria for RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 as mentioned in the previous year’s notification have been detailed below. If you are planning to apply for these posts, go through the RRB ALP Educational Qualification and Age limit discussed here. 

RRB ALP Educational Qualification

The candidates who apply for the post of RRB ALP and RRB Technician must have the following minimum educational qualifications to be eligible for the respective posts:

RRB Assistant Loco PilotMatriculation / SSLC, 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 / WiremanOR Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned aboveOR 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile EngineeringORCombination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognised Institution in lieu of ITI.Candidates with Degree in the Engineering disciplines mentioned above can also apply.
RRB TechnicianMatriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant tradeORMatriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade

RRB ALP Age Limit

The age of the applicants for the post of RRB ALP, and Technician must be within the age limit as specified below:

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 28 years

RRB ALP Upper Age Relaxation 

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC (NCL)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service after attestation)Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
PWD10 years + relaxation for the respective category
Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells)40 years of age (UR) 43 years of age (OBC-NCL) 45 years of age (SC/ST)
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and InstitutesUp to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower
Women candidates who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husbands but not remarried.35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The candidates will be selected as per the RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Selection Process notified. The post-wise selection process with stages has been tabulated below- 

RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2023 Selection Process
PostSelection Process
RRB Assistant Loco PilotCBT ICBT IIComputer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)Document Verification
RRB TechniciansCBT ICBT IIDocument Verification

RRB ALP Recruitment 2023 Salary

The selected candidates will be entitled to Level 2 of the Pay Matrix Level 2, with an initial pay scale of INR 19,900 along with other allowances including-

  1. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  2. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  3. Running Allowance (Based on the km travelled)
  4. Transport Allowance
  5. New Pension Scheme (10% Deduction) etc,

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