RRB ALP Vacancy 2018

Last Updated - February 20 2018

Every year thousands of candidates wait for the Railway Jobs Notification. In the year 2018, Railways Appointment Board or RRB will be appointed to fill 26,502 vacancies for ALP and Technicians. Railway Appointment Boards(RRB) has announced notification for the vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilot Posts and Technicians under CEN 01/2018 appointment. They can fetch all the information about Present Railway Vacancies in RRB from here.

  • RRB ALP 2018 Online Application is available until March 5, 2018.
  • Pay Scale – Rs. 19,900/- (Level 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) plus allowances as admissible.
Name of the OrganizationRailway Appointment Board (RRB)
Name of the PostsAssistant Loco Pilot & Technician
Total Number of Posts26,502
Job LocationSpread in all the zones
Job Category Government Job
QualificationMatriculation/Class X/ITI
Application ModeOnline
Application StartsFebruary 03, 2018
Application EndsMarch 5, 2018

RRB ALP Appointment 2018 – Important Dates

Application Form StartsFebruary 3, 2018
Last Date to ApplyMarch 5, 2018
Application Fee Last Date (Online/ SBI)March 5, 2018 (13:00 Hrs) in any discipline of SBI
Application Fee Last Date (Post Office)March 3, 2018 (13:00 Hrs)
Application fee Last Date via Online banking/ debit/credit cardsMarch 5, 2018 (22:00 Hrs)

RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 - Job Profile

Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP):

  • If you are selected for this post, you will have to assist the driver in performing the duties including calling out the signal as soon as one is sighted, looks after the fine-tuning Loco and attending minor repairs of the Loco.
  • All the Assistant Loco Pilot helps the Loco Pilot in driving the train.
  • This job requires continuous attention and the high degree of dedication and responsiveness.


  • A signal maintainer or a Technicians will have to work indoors as well as outdoors where the Railway signaling installations are available.
  • If you are selected for this post, you will have to maintain the block instruments and panels that are offered at the Station Houses, Points and Crossings offered at the outdoor where the rails are joined, Gate signals.
  • The work comprises normal maintenance and attendance during any failure.

RRB ALP Vacancy 2018 - Eligibility Criteria

If you seeking to apply for the posts announced by RRB in the recent notifications, it is essential to check the conditions set by the Railway Appointment Board before applying for the posts, to be applicable for the examination.

For the post of Assistant Loco Pilot(ALP), you should be between 18 years to 25 years. You should also have passed out of 10th/Matriculation/ITI or other such relevant qualification from a recognized board or institution.

For the post of the technician, you should be between 18 years to 28 years, and you must have passed out of 12th/ITI or other such relevant qualification from a recognized board or institution.

Note: Age Relaxation will be available as per government rules

RRB ALP Vacancy 2018 - How to Apply?

RRB uses standard application form for all its examinations. Therefore, it is recommended to go via instructions given in the RRB notifications, read cautiously the applying process in the notification and also follow the steps given below:

  1. First Visit the Official Website
  2. Click the Appointment link
  3. Now Click on “Apply Online” button on the screen.
  4. Participants have to find the appropriate link concerned to the post for which they seeking to apply.
  5. Fill in all the individual details in Compulsory Fields.
  6. Now Click on Submit Button
  7. “Application Form is submitted successfully” message appears.
  8. Take a printout of the form on A-4 Size Page for future references.

Note: Aspirants should read the official Notification for the Indian railway appointment cautiously before beginning with the Application Procedure.

RRB ALP Vacancy 2018 Application Fees

Aspirants belonging to General and OBC category have to pay Rs.100 for the RRB Appointment Form and for SC/ST/PWD Aspirants Application form is free of cost.

RRB ALP Vacancy 2018 - Selection Process

RRB Appointment Selection Process usually consists of:

  1. Online Written Test
  2. Skill Test
  3. Individual Interview (if any)

You will have to perform well in all the rounds and required to convince members of Railway Appointment Board with your performance in order to get selected in the Indian Railways.

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