RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age Limit

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age Limit

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RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age Limit

The RRB ALP is a national-level examination that the Railway Recruitment Board conducts. This examination is directed to fulfil the vacancy for Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician posts. 

The Railway Recruitment Board has not published the official notification of the exam for 2023, but it is expected to come soon. Until then, let’s learn more about the RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023, age limit and other exam details.  In this article, the candidates and the aspirants can know about the RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023 and also about RRB ALP Age Limit 2023.

RRB ALP Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023: Age Limit

Here is the criteria for RRB ALP Eligibility, candidates who wish to apply for the RRB ALP exam must be 18 years minimum, and the maximum age bar for applying for this exam is 28. Moreover, this age bar of 18 to 28 years applies to both male and female candidates.

However, speaking of the maximum age bar of 28 years, there exist multiple expectations. This new modification was released on the RRB ALP Notification of 2018 and has been followed since then.  

Hope the candidates and the aspirants got a clear idea about the RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023 and RRB ALP Age limit 2023.

This new change and all details concerning RRB Exams 2023 are discussed in the list below:

Upper Limit Age Relaxation for RRB ALP Candidates

UR (Un-reserved)

35 years of age

SC or ST

40 years of age

OBC-NCL

38 years of age

Note: This upper limit age relaxation is also applicable for candidates who had commenced Apprenticeship before turning 25 years old under the Apprentices Act. 

Moreover, candidates of different classes also get the age relaxation as per the Government guidelines. 

In the table below we have discussed in detail all about the age limit relaxation for different reserved classes. 

Age Relaxation

Category

5 years

SC or ST

3 years

OBC (NCL)

The extent of service rendered + 3 years

Ex-servicemen

10 years + category-wise relaxation

PWD

5 years

Domiciled candidates of Jammu and Kashmir within the period of 01.01.1980 – 31.12.1989

40 years of age (UR) 43 years of age (OBC-NCL) 45 years of age (SC/ST)

Group C and Group D candidates, substitutes with a minimum of 3 years service, railway staff, and casual labour. 

Length of service rendered OR 5 years (whichever is less)

Quasi-administrative candidates, employees working in Railway canteens, co-operative institutes, and societies.

35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)

Females who are judicially separated, divorced or widowed.

35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)

Candidates who are under the Course Completed Act Apprentice which is under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years

However, candidates of these classes must be aware that they must provide relevant, authentic documents to the government to enjoy this age relaxation. 

Furthermore, as an aspirant, you must also be aware of the other noteworthy points concerning candidates’ eligibility criteria in RRB Exams 2023.

RRB ALP Exam 2023: Eligibility Criteria

All aspirants must have a clear idea of the RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2023. The eligibility criteria are one of the most important aspects of this examination. Just in case you fail to meet any of the mentioned eligibility criteria, then your application will get rejected instantly.

Candidates and aspirants who have got a clear idea regarding the age eligibility criteria can also know about the education qualification of RRB Exams 2023.

The RRB ALP examination is held to fulfill the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technicians post. Therefore, the eligibility criteria for both posts differ and are discussed separately below:

RRB ALP Required Educational Qualification For Technician

RRB ALP Educational Qualification required: 

  • Matriculation / SSLC
  • ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade, OR
  • Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade

RRB ALP Required Educational Qualification For Assistant Loco Pilot

Qualification required: 

  • Matriculation / SSLC
  • TI from recognized 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
  • Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above, OR
  • 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering, OR
  • Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in place of ITI.
  • Engineering degree holders or in any similar discipline can also apply. 

In conclusion, understand the importance of the above-mentioned eligibility criteria for the RRB ALP examination 2023 and the RRB ALP Selection Process will be executed according to the exam results.  Additionally, keep all your documents like caste certificates and similar other paperwork handy to avoid any sort of discrepancy or lag in the procedure of RRB ALP Recruitment 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.Is there any age relaxation for reserved candidates in RRB ALP?

Yes, there is an upper limit age relaxation for reserved candidates (male and female) who are aspiring to give the RRB ALP examination. 

2.What are the age criteria for general candidates?

Both male and female candidates must be between the age limit of 18 to 28 years to get their application approved for getting hired for the RRB Assistant Loco Pilot or Technician. 

3.How many times can I attempt the RRB ALP examination?

You can apply for the RRB ALP examination as often as you want. However, do be aware of the “upper age limit eligibility criteria” if you do not want your application form to get disqualified. 

4.Can fresher’s apply for the position of RRB ALP?

Yes, fresher’s are welcome to apply for the RRB ALP position, as in the RRB ALP eligibility criteria, there is no such clause mentioned that candidates must hold any sort of experience in order to apply for this post.

5.When will the RRB Notification 2023 release?

The official notification was released on the last week of February 2023.

6.What is the RRB ALP Job Profile?

Assisting the Loco Driver should have to fine-tune the locomotives. Repairing minor parts of the locomotive. Referent assessment of the locomotive for checking its efficiency. Ability to find the defects in the tracks and report them.

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