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RRB ALP 5696 Posts Notification 2024 Full Details

RRB ALP 5696 Posts Notification 2024 Full Details

RRB ALP 5696 Posts Notification 2024 Full Details 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 30 years are eligible to apply for RRB ALP & Technician Recruitment 2024. Go through the below article for the details of the RRB ALP and Technicians Selection Process 2024. Education qualification, Age limit, Written test, Selection Process, and Merit list, totally given below Check Now.

RRB ALP 5696 Posts Notification 2024 Full Details

Organization RRB ALP and Technicians
Notification ALP and Technicians
Online Application Starting Date 20th January
Last Date to Apply Online 19th February 2024
Re Upload Photo / Signature 27-31 May 2024
Date of Availability of Admit Card Before Exam
Application status To be announced
 Exam Date & City To be announced
RRB Group D DV/ Medical Fitness Test To be announced
 Answer key To be announced
Final Result To be announced
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Age Limit (as on 1/7/2024)

  • General category candidates within the age group of 18 to 30 years are eligible to apply for RRB Group D. Other category candidates such as OBC/ SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWD will get age relaxations as usual.

The crucial date of age-limit will be calculated with reference. Category Age limit
01 OBC 3 years
02 SC/ST 5 years
03 PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
04 PwD (OBC) 13 years
05 PwD (SC/ST) 15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.

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Educational Qualification

Post Qualification
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot
  • Matriculation / 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 / Wireman


  • Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above


  • 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering.


  • Combination 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 Technician
  • Matriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the relevant trade


  • Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade

Application Fee

  • For UR, OBC: – 500
  • For SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen/ PwD/ Women/ Minorities/ Transgender and EBC – Rs. 250
  • All candidates can pay the examination fee through the Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking fee mode.

Selection process

Syllabus and Pattern of CBT-I:

The Computer Based Test (CBT) consists of questions on Arithmetic, Reasoning, and General Awareness. The total marks allotted for the exam is 75 and the time duration is 60 minutes.

Subject Questions Marks Marks
Arithmetic 20 20 60 Minutes
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 10 10
General Science 20 20
Total 75 75

Syllabus and Pattern of CBT-II:

Subject Questions Marks Marks
Basic Science and Engineering 40 40 2hrs 30 Minutes
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10 10
Test of Relevant Trade 75 75
Total 175 175
  • The exam will be an online-based examination (CBT).
  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: 
  1. UR-40%,
  2. EWS-40%,
  3. OBC(Non creamy layer)-30%,
  4. SC-30%,
  5. ST-30%. 

RRB ALP Computer Based Aptitude Test(CBAT)

  • The candidates who will be applying for the post of Assistant Loco-Pilot will have to appear for a third-round test, which is a Computer Based Aptitude Test.
  • The Candidates have to qualify in this round and to qualify in this round one needs to get 42 marks.
  • No relaxation is permitted in these minimum marks.
  • There will be no negative marking in this round.

RRB ALP Document Verification

  • The Candidates, who will be qualified in the previous rounds, will be called for document verification. The Candidates have to be ready with all the required original documents and their copies while going for document verification.

RRB ALP In Hand Salary 2024

  • The Candidates, as said earlier, are given a pay scale of 19,900/-. With that, they are given other allowances like Dearness allowance, Travel allowance, etc. They are given each month the basic salary. The culmination of basic salary with the other allowances becomes the monthly in-hand salary for the officers. The monthly in-hand salary for the RRB ALP candidates goes from Rs. 35,000/-.

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RRB ALP Job Profile 2024

The candidates, once selected for the post of assistant loco pilot and technicians, will be responsible to handle certain responsibilities as ordered by the higher authorities. The job responsibilities of assistant loco pilots are as followers –

  • Perfecting the engine.
  • Attending to the Locomotive’s minor repairs.
  • Regularly evaluating Locomotive’s performance
  • Executing the instructions provided by the Loco Pilots.
  • A Locomotive’s reference evaluation to determine its effectiveness.
  • Concern for the locomotive’s servicing, security, safety, and production.
  • The capacity to identify issues and report them.
  • Regular observation of train signals.
  • Detection of a track problem through a shock or lurch.
  • In the event of a significant unexpected train situation, performing remarkable work.

RRB ALP Salary Slip: Post-wise

Posts Salary
Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)

Rs 25,000 to Rs 35,000/-

Loco Pilot (Mail)

Rs 60,000 to Rs 78,000/-

Loco Pilot (Goods)

Rs 40,000 to Rs 56,000/-

Loco Pilot Passenger (Passenger)

Rs 50,000 to Rs 66,000/-

Shunting Loco Pilot

Rs 28,000 to Rs 38,000/-

Loco Pilot (High Speed)

Rs 77,000 to Rs 88,000/-

Senior Section Engineer

Rs 17,140/-

Traffic Apprentice

Rs 13,500/-

Technician Grade 2

Rs 9910/-

Technician Grade 3

Rs 7730/-


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