Railway recruitment 2018 for ALP, Technicians: 26,502 Vacancies

Railway recruitment 2018: 26,502 Vacancies


Few candidates have reported that due to slow speed of application page of CEN 01/2018- (Assistant Loco Pilot- ALP & Technician), they could not register or make the payment on 30.03.2018. These reports are being looked into. In the mean while, the online payment gateway for CEN 1/2018 shall remain open on 31.03.2018 also till 10:00PM and submit the completed application before 23.59 hrs. of 31.03.2018. However, to avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised to submit their applications before the closing time.

Updated Notifications:
Important Notice Regarding Exam Dates: 30th June 2018

Click Here to Download Official Notification.



Important Notice Regarding Age Relaxation

Railway Recruitment 2018: Loco Pilot & Technicians 

Dear Students, Railway Recruitment Board has released the recruitment notification yesterday (2nd Feb 2018) for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot & Technicians. Only single online application (common to all the notified posts- ALP & Technicians) has to be submitted by the candidate through the link provided in this post. Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply.

Railway Exam Dates:

EventsDates
Railway Recruitment ALP/Technician 2018 Notification3rd February 2018
Start of Railway ALP/Technician 2018 Online Application3rd February 2018
Last Date To Apply Online31st March 2018
First Stage CBT Of ALP/TechnicianAugust-September 2018
Second Stage CBT Of ALP/TechnicianTo be notified soon

Note: Accordingly, the revised online application with the modified eligibility shall be made available for submission of application from 28th February 2018. The closing date for submission of online application for Group-D (Level 1) and ALP/Technician shall extended to 31.03.2018.


Click Here to Download Official Notification.



Railway Vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot & Technicians:

Total No. of Posts: 26,502
  • Loco Pilot (ALP) : 17,673
  • Technicians : 8,829 
RRB Boards No. Of Vacancies
1 AHMEDABAD 164
2 AJMER 1221
3 ALLAHABAD 4694
4 BANGALORE 1054
5 BHOPAL 1679
6 BHUBANESWAR 702
7 BILASPUR 945
8 CHANDIGARH 1546
9 CHENNAI 945
10 GORAKHPUR 1588
11 GUWAHATI 422
12 JAMMU-SRINAGAR 367
13 KOLKATA 1824
14 MALDA 880
15 MUMBAI 1425
16 MUZAFFARPUR 465
17 PATNA 454
18 RANCHI 2043
19 SECUNDERABAD 3262
20 SILIGURI 477
21 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM 345
Total 26,502


Assistant Loco Pilot & Technicians Pay Scale:

Level 02 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs.19900/- plus other allowances as admissible. 

Educational Qualification:


Name Of Post Qualification
Loco Pilot (ALP) 10th/12th standard + ITI in the relevant trade
or
10th/12th standard + Diploma in the relevant trade
or
10th/12th + Degree In Engineering
Technicians 10th/12th + ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade.

Some Important Points:

Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline(which includes Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering , Mechanical Engineering ,Automobile  Engineering with the combination of various streams in the respective Engineering Traits is acceptable for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot).

  • Candidates passed out with Physics and Maths in intermediate(12th Standard) are eligible for Technician Grade III Signal and Technician Grade III Telecommunication posts namely Post 70 and Post 71 respectively.
  • It has been notified that for the post of Technicians, Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in place of course completed Act Apprentice/ITI unless it is specified otherwise. Following the same, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in place of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship (CCAA)
Note:  Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply. 

Age Limit:
  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
Age Limit as on 01st July 2018 i.e. born not earlier than 02.07.1990 and not later than 02.07.2000, for all above posts.
The maximum age relaxation:
  • OBC – by 3 years & SC/ST – by 5 years

Application Fees:
  • UR & OBC: Rs. 500/-
  • SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs. 250/-
The Borad has now declared that the application fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded for Unreserved Candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Exam and the complete exam fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded for candidates belonging to reserved category.

Selection process:

For the post of ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot):-
  1. First stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT)
  3. Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT).
  4. Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
For the post of Technician:
  1. First stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT)
  3. Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
    Note:Marks will be normalized in all the stages of exam.

    Exam Pattern Of RRB:


    First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT):

    This exam will be of qualifying in nature. But Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories are:
    UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 

    Subjects No. Of Questions Duration
    1 Mathematics

    75 Questions


    60 min
    2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
    3 General Science
    4 General awareness on current affairs

    • It will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions [bilingual (Hindi/English)]
    • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
    • Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT.

    Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT):

    Part A


    Sections Number of Questions Duration
    1. Mathematics 100 Questions 90 minutes
    2. Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
    3. General Science
    4. General Awareness on Current Affairs

    • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 
    • It will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions [bilingual (Hindi/English)]
    • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
    Part B

    This part is qualifying in nature
    Subjects No. Of Questions Duration
    Relevant Trade 75 questions 60 min

    • Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible).
    • This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET).

    Computer Based Aptitude Test (Only for candidates who have opted for ALP)

    • The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.
    • There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT. 
    • The ALP merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT.

    Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates

    For Technician posts:-
    Based on the performance of candidates in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.
    For ALP:-
    Based on the performance of candidates in both Part A of the Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.


    Note: Any attempt by a candidate to submit more than one application against this CEN shall result in disqualification and debarment.



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