RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification, Application and Vacancies

RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification, Application and Vacancies

Apply online for 5696 ALP vacancies in the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification and stay updated with the latest information.
Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on twitter
Share on telegram
Share on linkedin
Share on email

RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification – Apply Online Now!

RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Notification for the direct recruitment of 5696 Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) vacancies was released on the Railway Recruitment Board’s (RRB) official website on 20 January 2024. Eligible candidates interested in applying for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can submit their online application from 19 January 2024 to 19 February 2024.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

RRB ALP Exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) in the Indian Railways throughout India. Railway Recruitment Board, set up in 1998 under the Union Ministry of Railways, is an Indian Government recruitment agency that recruits Group C and Group D non-gazetted civil service and engineering posts in the Indian Railways.

This RRB ALP Exam is a computer-based examination for the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots conducted at regular intervals over the years. The RRB ALP Exam is considered to be the entryway to a career in the Indian Railways by many Railway Exam aspirants. The Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) in the Indian Railways recruited through the RRB ALP Exam is a Level 2 post (according to the 7th Pay Commission) and has a starting salary of ₹ 19,900.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Official Notification

RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Notification for the direct recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) in the Indian Railways was released by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) on 20 January 2024 on the RRB website. The RRB released the detailed centralised employment notice through the CEN.NO: 01/2024 which can be accessed on the official RRB website.

The RRB has invited applications from eligible candidates for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 for a total of 5696 RRB ALP vacancies. Applications for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 must be submitted only through ONLINE mode from 20 January 2024 to 19 February 2024 on the RRB website.

Candidates can access the modification window for corrections in their RRB ALP online application form with payment of the modification fee (other than the details filled in the ‘Create an Account’ form and chosen RRB) from 20 February 2024 to 29 February 2024. Candidates can apply to only one RRB and only a single online application can be submitted for the RRB ALP Exam 2024.

The RRB ALP Exam 2024 is conducted for the direct recruitment of ALP vacancies across the following RRBs in India: Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Prayagraj, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram. The largest number of RRB ALP vacancies in 2024 is announced for the Bilaspur (SECR) RRB with a total of 1,192 ALP vacancies. For Chennai (SR) RRB, a total of 148 RRB ALP vacancies have been announced through the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification.

Interested candidates and RRB ALP exam aspirants who wish to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can begin to apply on the RRB’s official websites from 20 January 2024. The last date to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 for the recruitment of 5696 RRB ALP vacancies is 19 February 2024.

Candidates who wish to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can pay the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Application Fee only through the online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking/UPI payments until 19 February 2024 as mentioned in the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

Eligible candidates who fulfill the required eligibility criteria such as the educational qualification, age limit, etc., for the RRB ALO Exam 2024 can apply online through this direct link: RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Overview

Candidates and Railway exam aspirants who are interested and fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can find the comprehensive overview of the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Official Notification for the recruitment of 5696 RRB ALP vacancies in the Indian Railways below:

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Exam Overview

Organisation

Indian Railways

Recruitment Agency

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Exam Name

RRB ALP Exam 2024

Post

Assistant Loco Pilot in the Indian Railways

RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification Release Date

20 January 2024

Start Date of the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Online Application Registration

20 January 2024

Last Date to Apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024

19 February 2024

Last Date for Online Fee Payment for the RRB ALP Exam 2024

19 February 2024

RRB ALP Exam 2024 – First Stage CBT (CBT – 1)

To be announced later

RRB ALP Exam 2024 – Second Stage CBT (CBT – 2)

To be announced later

RRB ALP Exam 2024 – Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)

To be announced later

Declaration of RRB ALP Exam 2024 Final Results

To be announced later

Total RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Recruitment Vacancies

5696 ALP Vacancies

Category

Railways Job

Exam Selection Process

First Stage CBT (CBT – 1)

Second Stage CBT (CBT – 2)

Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)

Document Verification

Medical Examination

Official Website

https://www.recruitmentrrb.in/#/auth/landing

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: No. of Vacancies

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recently released the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Official Recruitment Notification PDF on its official website for 5696 RRB ALP vacancies in the Indian Railways on 20 January 2024. This RRB ALP Exam 2024 conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board is mainly conducted for the direct recruitment of 5696 Assistant Loco Pilots in the Indian Railways in 2024 to work in various railway regions across various Indian states.

Here in this blog post by Veranda RACE, candidates can find the RRB & Zone-wise RRB ALP vacancy list as released in the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF. As noted above, the Bilaspur (SECR) RRB has the highest number of zone-wise vacancies with a total of 1,192 RRB ALP vacancies.

The Mumbai (SCR) RRB Zone has the lowest number of zone-wise vacancies with a total of 26 RRB ALP vacancies.

In the Southern region zone, Chennai RRB has 148 RRB ALP vacancies, while Thiruvananthapuram RRB has 70 RRB ALP Vacancies. In the Southwest region, Bangalore RRB has a total of 473 RRB vacancies.

The detailed RRB & Zone-wise RRB ALP vacancy list can be found here in this blog post:

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: No. of Vacancies

RRB

Zone

General

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

Ahmedabad

WR

95

37

17

65

24

238

Ajmer

NWR

86

32

13

72

25

228

Bangalore

SWR

186

72

35

127

53

473

Bhopal

WCR

145

25

19

21

9

219

 

WR

35

5

0

18

7

65

Bhubaneswar

ECoR

104

42

51

65

18

280

Bilaspur

CR

57

0

13

44

10

124

 

SECR

483

179

89

322

119

1192

Chandigarh

NR

42

2

4

12

6

66

Chennai

SR

57

33

15

29

14

148

Gorakhpur

NER

18

7

3

11

4

43

Guwahati

NFR

26

9

4

17

6

62

Jammu-Srinagar

NR

15

6

3

11

4

39

Kolkata

ER

155

37

19

23

20

254

 

SER

30

11

23

20

7

91

Malda

ER

67

19

20

25

30

161

 

SER

23

8

4

15

6

56

Mumbai

SCR

10

4

2

7

3

26

 

WR

41

16

8

30

15

110

 

CR

179

58

37

95

42

411

Muzaffarpur

ECR

15

5

3

11

4

38

Patna

ECR

15

6

3

10

4

38

Prayagraj

NCR

163

13

10

27

28

241

 

NR

21

7

3

12

2

45

Ranchi

SER

57

32

10

38

16

153

Secunderabad

ECoR

80

0

15

54

20

199

 

SCR

228

85

40

151

55

559

Siliguri

NFR

27

10

5

18

7

67

Thiruvananthapuram

SR

39

14

14

1

2

70

  

2499

804

482

1351

560

5,696

It is mentioned in the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF that RRB ALP Vacancies indicated are provisional and may increase or decrease or may even become NIL in total or in specific communities or units at a later stage.

This depends upon the actual needs of the Indian Railways administration concerned. Additional posts if required by the Indian Railways may also be included at a later stage. The Railway Recruitment Board reserves the right to introduce additional CBTs or CBAT, additional DV, without assigning any reason.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Interested Candidates applying for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 for the recruitment to the post of 5696 RRB ALP vacancies in the Indian Railways should fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply or register online.  

The eligibility criteria for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 include RRB ALP Nationality, RRB ALP Educational Qualification, RRB ALP Age Limit, etc., which are discussed below in detail in this Veranda RACE blog post as required by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in its RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF:

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Nationality

Candidates applying for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 must be a citizen of India (or) a subject of Nepal (or) a subject of Bhutan (or) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1 January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India (or) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Educational Qualification

Candidates who submit their online application for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 must possess the following minimum educational qualification as mentioned in the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Official Notification:

The official date for determining the eligibility of candidates with respect to educational or technical qualification from a recognised institute or university for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 shall be 19 February 2024 according to the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF.

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Educational Qualification

Name of the Post

Required Qualification

Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)

Matriculation or SSC plus ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT or SCVT in the trades of fitter, electrician, instrument mechanic, millwright or maintenance mechanic, mechanic (radio & TV), electronics mechanic, mechanic (motor vehicle), wireman, tractor mechanic, armature & coil winder, mechanic (Diesel), heat engine, turner, machinist, refrigeration & air conditioning mechanic

(or)

Matriculation or SSLC plus course completed act apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above

(or)

Matriculation or SSLC plus three years Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical or Electronics or Automobile Engineering

(or)

Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognised institution in lieu of ITI.

It is specified in the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Official Notification that candidates who are awaiting the final results of their final examination of the prescribed educational or technical qualification are advised not to apply for this RRB ALP Exam 2024.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Age Limit

Interested candidates who are applying for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 for the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) in the Indian Railways should be between 18 years and 30 years.

The RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF states that candidates must have been born not after 1 July 2006 (For all candidates).

Candidates belonging to the General & EWS category should not be born before 2 July 1994, candidates belonging to OBC (NCL) should not be born before 2 July 1991 and candidates belonging to the SC & ST category should not have been born before 2 July 1989.

The official cut-off date for determining the eligibility of all candidates to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 with respect to age limit in every respect shall be 1 July 2024.

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Age Limit (As of 1 July 2024)

Minimum Age

18  years

Maximum Age

30 years

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Age Relaxation

Candidates who wish to seek age relaxation based on their categories for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can take note of the following table containing the age relaxation details for various categories for 5696 RRB ALP vacancies in 2024:

 

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Age Relaxation

Category

 

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Other Backward Classes (OBC – Non-Creamy Layer)

5 Years

3 Years

Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in more than six months service after attestation

Ex-servicemen (General & EWS)

3 years (After deduction of length of service from age)

Ex-servicemen (OBC-NCL)

6 years (After deduction of length of service from age)

Ex-servicemen (SC & ST)

8 years (After deduction of length of service from age)

Candidates who are serving Group C and erstwhile Group D Railway Staff with minimum 3 years’ service as well as substitutes with minimum 3 years’ service in continuous or in broken spells in Railways

General & EWS

40 years of age

OBC (NCL)

43 years of age

SC & ST

45 years of age

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes

Up to the length of the service rendered or 5 years (Whichever is less)

Female Candidates who are widowed, divorved or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

General & EWS

35 years of age

OBC (NCL)

38 years of age

SC & ST

40 years of age

Candidates who became Course Completed Act Apprentices, under the Apprenticeship Act, before attaining the age of 25 years

General & EWS

35 years of age

OBC (NCL)

38 years of age

SC & ST

40 years of age

    

Railway Recruitment Board has stated in its RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF that if a candidates is eligible for age relaxation on more than one ground, he or she will get the maximum amongst the relaxations for which he or she is eligible (not cumulative).

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Application Fee

The prescribed application fee that candidates applying for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 have to pay according to their community or category is mentioned below in the table for the reference:

RRB ALP Exam Fee 2024

Category / Community

Exam Fee

All candidates (Except SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Transgender, Minorities or Economically Backward Class)

₹ 500

 

(₹ 400 shall be refunded duly by deducting bank charges on successful appearance in First Stage of CBT 1)

SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Transgender, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC)

₹ 250

 

(₹ 250 shall be refunded duly by deducting bank charges on successful appearance in First Stage of CBT 1)

Note: Only Candidates who attend the First Stage of CBT 1 will get a refund of their RRB ALP Exam Fee 2024 as mentioned above in the table. 

Candidates (Except SC/ST/Ex Servicemen/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Class) are required to pay a fee of ₹ 250 only using online payment either by Internet banking facility of any bank or by using Credit/Debit Card/UPI payments/Mobile wallets. The last date for the payment of the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Online Application Fee is 19 February 2024.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: Selection Process

The Railway Recruitment Board announced the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification PDF on 20 January 2024 for a total of 5696 RRB ALP vacancies and will be filled through the following stages mentioned below.

It is to be noted that candidates applying for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 can apply to only one RRB and only one ONLINE RRB ALP exam application ahs to be submitted.

The selection process for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 will consist of the following five phases:

  1. RRB ALP CBT 1 (First Stage CBT)
  2. RRB ALP CBT 2 (Second Stage CBT)
  3. Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Q. When can candidates apply for RRB ALP Exam 2024?

    Eligible candidates can start applying for the RRB ALP Exam from 20 January 2024 to 19 February 2024.

  • Q. When can candidates start to modify their RRB ALP Exam 2024 Application for corrections?

    Candidates can access the modification window for corrections in their RRB ALP online application form 2024 with payment of the modification fee (other than the details filled in the 'Create an Account' form and chosen RRB) from 20 February 2024 to 29 February 2024.

  • Q. Which RRBs participate in the RRB ALP Exam 2024 for the recuritment of ALP vacancies?

    The RRB ALP Exam 2024 is conducted for the direct recruitment of ALP vacancies across the following RRBs in India: Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Prayagraj, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Q. How many ALP vacancies were announced through the RRB ALP Exam 2024?

    RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification announced by the Railway Recuritment Board on 20 January listed 5696 RRB ALP vacancies to be recruited for RRBs across India.

  • Q. When is the last date to apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the RRB ALP Exam 2024 until 19 February 2024 (11.59 PM). Post that, only the correction window for exam application will only be available to the candidates who've applied for the RRB ALP Exam 2024.

  • Q. Which RRB hold the largest vacancies according to the RRB ALP Exam 2024?

    The largest number of RRB ALP vacancies in 2024 is announced for the Bilaspur (SECR) RRB with a total of 1,192 ALP vacancies according to the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification.

  • Q. Where can candidates download the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification?

    Interested candidates and Railway exam aspirants can find the PDF format of the RRB ALP Exam 2024 Official Notification on the Railway Recruitment Board's official website or the same can be found in Veranda RACE's RRB ALP blog post. Candidates can follow Veranda RACE's blog to know further about the latest updates on the RRB ALP Exam 2024 in a quick and easy manner.

  • Research and Development Team
  • Unlimited Validity Online Login Credential
  • Special Sessions on Banking Industry, handled by field experts
  • Daily Offline Exams
  • Focus on General English Section
  • Night shift / Third Shift Program
  • Fundamental Classes for Non-Maths / English background students
  • ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Coaching Institute
  • Class Room and Practice Hall with ample space
  • Flexibility in Batch Timing
  • Current Affairs Audio Sessions
  • Promotional Exam (JAIIB) Course for Bank Officers (Free for RACE students)
  • Daily Free News Papers
  • RACE Care – A guiding team for all students
  • Pay once and Practice till you get placed
  • Lowest Fee in India

Daily Current Affairs – April 19 & 20, 2024

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email Daily Current Affairs – Banking – April 19 & 20, 2024 Dear Banking Aspirants, Prepare for the Daily Current Affairs with Veranda Race who is the pioneer in the Banking Exam Coaching. Current Affairs section is one

Read More »

Daily Current Affairs – April 17 & 18, 2024

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email Daily Current Affairs – Banking – April 17 & 18, 2024 Dear Banking Aspirants, Prepare for the Daily Current Affairs with Veranda Race who is the pioneer in the Banking Exam Coaching. Current Affairs section is one

Read More »
TNPSC Tea Time - Day 16 - Veranda Race TNPSC

TNPSC Tea Time Test Series – Day 16 – Veranda Race​

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email TNPSC Tea Time Test Series – Day 16 – Veranda Race Dear TNSPC Aspirants, மாணவர்களே! இன்று பதினாறாம் நாள்…!!!! இன்றைய தேர்விற்கு நீங்கள் தயாரா?    இந்த வருடம் வரவிருக்கும் TNPSC தேர்வுகளுக்கு தயாராகும் விதமாக Veranda RACE இனிவரும் நாட்களில் தினசரி TNPSC Quiz நடத்த உள்ளோம். இந்த தேர்வுகளை நீங்கள் Veranda RACE blog-ல் தினமும் மாலை 6

Read More »

Daily Current Affairs – April 16, 2024

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email Daily Current Affairs – Banking – April 16, 2024 Dear Banking Aspirants, Prepare for the Daily Current Affairs with Veranda Race who is the pioneer in the Banking Exam Coaching. Current Affairs section is one of the

Read More »

Daily Current Affairs – April 14 & 15, 2024

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email Daily Current Affairs – Banking – April 14 & 15, 2024 Dear Banking Aspirants, Prepare for the Daily Current Affairs with Veranda Race who is the pioneer in the Banking Exam Coaching. Current Affairs section is one

Read More »
Tea Time Quiz - Day 15 (1)

TNPSC Tea Time Test Series – Day 15 – Veranda Race​

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on linkedin Share on email TNPSC Tea Time Test Series – Day 14 – Veranda Race Dear TNSPC Aspirants, மாணவர்களே! இன்று பதினான்காவது நாள்…!!!! இன்றைய தேர்விற்கு நீங்கள் தயாரா?    இந்த வருடம் வரவிருக்கும் TNPSC தேர்வுகளுக்கு தயாராகும் விதமாக Veranda RACE இனிவரும் நாட்களில் தினசரி TNPSC Quiz நடத்த உள்ளோம். இந்த தேர்வுகளை நீங்கள் Veranda RACE blog-ல் தினமும் மாலை 6

Read More »
JOIN BANK CourSe in RACE INSTITUTE TODAY

Take your first step to your DREAM GOVERNMENT JOB

Enquire for Next Batch.