Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024 – Age Limit (Revised), Tentative Exam Dates (Out), Apply Online Link

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024: रेलवे भर्ती बोर्ड द्वारा योग्य उम्मीदवारों से 5696 सहायक लोको पायलट रिक्तियों के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन आमंत्रित किए जा रहे हैं। उम्मीदवार रेलवे लोको पायलट रिक्ति के लिए 20 जनवरी से 19 फरवरी 2024 तक ऑनलाइन आवेदन कर सकते हैं। उम्मीदवारों का चयन सीबीटी 1, सीबीटी 2, सीबीएटी, दस्तावेज़ सत्यापन और Medical Examination पर आधारित होगा। अधिक जानकारी, पात्रता मानदंड, परीक्षा पैटर्न, पाठ्यक्रम, आवेदन प्रक्रिया आदि के लिए नीचे स्क्रॉल करें।

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Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024: Overview

Name of the Cell Railway Recruitment Board
Name of the Article Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Type of Article Latest Job
Who Can Apply? All India Applicants Can Apply
Name of the Post Assistant Loco Pilot
Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board & Indian Railways
Total Vacancies  5696
Exam Level National
Frequency Annually
Mode of Application Online (Started from 20 January 2024)
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Language of Exam

For CBT 1 and 2: Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Assamese,  Marathi, Manipuri, Telugu, Odia, Punjabi, Konkani, Tamil and Urdu.

For CBAT: English and Hindi

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024: Revised Age Limit

Latest Update on 30-01-2024!

The tentative exam schedule has been announced for Computer-Based Tests (CBT 1 and CBT 2) on the official website. According to the schedule, CBTs are expected to be held in June and September 2024. The next cycle for Railway Loco Pilot vacancies will provisionally start in January 2025.

  • CBT 1: Between June and August 2024
  • CBT 2: September 2024
  • Aptitude Test/CBAT: November 2024.
  • Shortlisting of DV: November/ December 2024

RRB ALP Recruitment Dates Notice – Click Here

Latest Update on 29 January 2024!

According to the latest Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy Notice, to provide relief to individuals who have become over-aged and have missed opportunities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Candidates have been provided relaxation at the upper age of 3 Years as a one-time measure.

New Age Limit: 18 to 33 Years

(Upper age) DOB should be 

  • UR & EWS: 02-07-1991
  • OBC (NCL): 02-07-1988
  • SC & ST: 02-07-1986

Lower DOB Should Be

  • All Candidates: 01-07-2006

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy Notice – Click Here

असिस्टेंट लोको पायलट परीक्षा रेलवे भर्ती बोर्ड (आरआरबी) द्वारा संचालित की जाती है। आरआरबी एक सरकारी एजेंसी है, जो रेलवे में ग्रुप सी और ग्रुप डी अराजपत्रित सिविल सेवा और इंजीनियरिंग पदों के लिए भर्ती आयोजित करती है। आरआरबी एक भर्ती नीति बनाता है जो गतिविधियों और व्यय की निगरानी करती है और कार्यबल पर नजर रखती है। यह आरआरबी द्वारा की जाने वाली प्रबंधन सूचना प्रणाली का प्रबंधन भी करता है।

रेलवे लोको पायलट भर्ती परीक्षा online आयोजित की जाती है, साथ ही आवेदन प्रक्रिया भी ऑनलाइन होती है। यह पेपर के तीन चरणों में आयोजित किया जाता है, जिसमें तार्किक तर्क, करंट अफेयर्स, गणित, सामान्य बुद्धि, सामान्य जागरूकता, सामान्य विज्ञान और इंजीनियरिंग शामिल होते हैं। एएलपी रिक्तियों में रुचि रखने वाले उम्मीदवार वेब पेज की मदद से आवेदन कर सकते हैं।

Railway Loco Pilot Important Dates

Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
Starting date of Application form 20-01-2024
Last Date of Apply for Loco Pilot Vacancy 19-02-2024
Modification of Application Form 20-02-2024 to 29-02-2024
Railway ALP Prelims Admit Card Release Date To be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Prelims Exam Date To be Announced
Loco Pilot Prelims Result date To be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Admit Card Release Date To be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Exam Date To be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Result date To be Announced

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancies Category-wise

  • UR: 2499
  • SC: 804
  • ST: 482
  • OBC: 1351
  • EWS: 560

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancies Zone-wise

AJMER NWR 228 22
WR 65 7
SECR 1192 119
SER 91 9
MALDA ER 161 16
SER 56 6
WR 110 11
CR 411 41
NR 45 5
SCR 559 56
Total 5696 572

Railway Loco Pilot Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification Matriculation/SSLC pass plus
ITI in specified trades/Act Apprenticeship in the trades of

a) Armature and Coil Winder

b) Electrician

c) Electronics Mechanic

d) Fitter

e) Heat Engine

f) Instrument Mechanic

g) Machinist

h) Mechanic Diesel

i)  Mechanic Motor Vehicle

j) Millwright Maintenance Mechanic

k) Mechanic Radio & TV

l) Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic

m) Tractor Mechanic

n) Turner

o) Wireman


Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering in lieu of ITI

Note: Combination of various streams of trades of Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.

Candidates with a Degree in the Engineering disciplines as above will also be acceptable in lieu of a Diploma in Engineering.

Standard Fitness Medical Standards: A-1

General Fitness: Physically fit in all aspects

Vision Standards:

  • Distant Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses
  • Candidates must pass the test for Color Vision, Field of Vision, Binocular Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc
Age Limit Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 33 years

Railway Loco Pilot Age Relaxation

SC/ST 5 years
OBC (NCL) 3 years

Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service after attestation)

Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

10 years + relaxation for the respective category

Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells)

40 years of age (UR)

43 years of age (OBC-NCL)

45 years of age (SC/ST)

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

Up to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower

Women candidates who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husbands but not remarried.

35 years of age (UR)

38 years of age (OBC-NCL)

40 years of age (SC/ST)

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

35 years of age (UR)

38 years of age (OBC-NCL)

40 years of age (SC/ST)

Note: Candidates who are waiting for their qualifying exam result are not eligible to apply for Railway Loco Pilot Vacancies. 

Railway Loco Pilot Application Fee

Candidates have to pay the application fee online mode, offline mode, or through the post office as follows –

  • ONLINE fee payment through Internet banking or debit/credit cards
  • OFFLINE fee payment through SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode
  • Post Office Challan Payment mode in any branch of computerized Post Office

Candidates will get refunded 400 for general and 250 for others, after appearing in Railway ALP CBT 1 Exam.

Railway Loco Pilot Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General (Male) INR 500/-
OBC, ST, SC/ Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Male), EBC INR 250/-
OBC, ST, General, SC/Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Female/Transgender), EBC INR 250/-

Railway Loco Pilot Selection Procedure

Candidates have to go through the mentioned stages to get recruited for the Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy

  • CBT I
  • CBT II
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
  • Document Verification

Railway Loco Pilot Exam Pattern

Railway Loco Pilot CBT 1 Exam Pattern

Question Types: Multiple-choice questions

There will be a negative marking of 1/3 of the marks of the wrong question

Subject Questions Duration
Maths 20 60 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25
General Science 20
General Awareness on Current Affairs 10
Total 75

Railway Loco Pilot CBT 2 Exam Pattern

For the Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy Examination, the questionnaire is split into two parts. There will be a negative marking of 1/3 of the marks of the wrong question

Subject Questions Duration

Stage 2: Part A

General Awareness and Current Affairs 10 90 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25
Mathematics 25
Basic Science and Engineering 40

Stage 2: Part B

Relevant Trade 75 60

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 Railway Loco Pilot CBAT Exam Pattern

Stage 2 of the Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment process is the computer-based aptitude test (CBAT). After clearing Stage 1 and Stage 2 recruitment exams, candidates can appear for Stage 3 Exam. No negative marking in this stage exam.

Railway Loco Pilot Syllabus 2024

Subjects Topics
Railway ALP Paper 1 Syllabus
Logical Reasoning and General Intelligence
  • Syllogism
  • Mathematical operations
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Conclusions and Decision-Making
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Blood relationships
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Arguments and Assumptions
General Awareness and Current Affairs
  • Personalities
  • Sports and Culture
  • Science & Technology
  • Economics
  • Indian Polity
  • Number system
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Percentages
  • Time and Distance
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Square Root
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration
  • LCM and HCF
  • Time and Work
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Algebra
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar and Clock
General Science
  • Biological Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Railway ALP Paper 2 Syllabus
General Awareness
  • Personalities,
  • Science & Technology,
  • Indian Polity,
  • Sports,
  • Culture Economics.
Logical Reasoning and General Intelligence
  • Blood relationships,
  • Arguments and Assumptions,
  • Coding and Decoding,
  • Mathematical operations,
  • Venn Diagram,
  • Similarities and Differences,
  • Syllogism,
  • Jumbling,
  • Analogies,
  • Alphabetical and Number Series,
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency,
  • Conclusions and Decision Making,
  • Analytical reasoning,
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
  • LCM, HCF,
  • Number system, BODMAS,
  • Decimals, Fractions,
  • Square Root, Age Calculations,
  • Mensuration,
  • Time and Work;
  • Time and Distance,
  • Elementary Statistics,
  • Pipes & Cistern,
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Percentages,
  • Simple and Compound Interest,
  • Algebra,
  • Geometry, and Trigonometry,
  • Calendar & Clock,
  • Profit and Loss
Basic Science & Engineering
  • Speed and Velocity,
  • Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic, Representation),
  • Basic Electricity,
  • Work Power and Energy,
  • Environment Education,
  • Occupational Safety and Health,
  • Heat and Temperature,
  • Units,
  • Measurements,
  • Mass Weight, and Density Levers and Simple Machines, IT Literacy etc

Railway Loco Pilot Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • UR & EWS: 40%
  • OBC (NCL): 30%
  • SC: 30%
  • ST: 25%

Railway Loco Pilot Salary

The Railway ALP Pay Scale will be as follows –

Pay scale Rs. 19,900
Grade Pay Rs. 1900
Salary + Allowances Rs. 35000 (approx.)

Allowances will include –

  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Running Allowance (Based on the km travelled)
  • Transport Allowance
  • New Pension Scheme (10% Deduction) etc.,

Required Documents

Candidates are suggested to prepare the following documents in soft copy in the prescribed format before filling out the Loco Pilot Application form

  1. Colored Photograph: JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB
  2. SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100 KB
  3. Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 15 to 40 KB

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 How To Apply For Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

  • चरण 1: आरआरबी वेबसाइट खोलें


  • चरण 2: होमपेज पर रेलवे लोको पायलट रिक्ति अधिसूचना CEN No. 1/2024 पर क्लिक करें। And read the Railway Loco Pilot Notification Carefully
  • चरण 3: After Readying, come back to the rrb website and और Click on “Apply>> Create an account” tab
  • चरण 4: सबसे पहले आरआरबी की क्षेत्रीय वेबसाइट पर रेलवे एएलपी परीक्षा के लिए खुद को पंजीकृत करें।


  • चरण 5: पंजीकरण के लिए, check on the declaration box and the then click on “Proceed” Button
  • चरण 6: Railway Loco Pilot Registration Page will open on your screen, as shown below


  • चरण 7: Now अपना मूल विवरण भरें- आपका नाम, आपके माता-पिता का नाम, संपर्क जानकारी, ईमेल, आदि।
  • चरण 8: जैसे ही आप “सबमिट” बटन पर क्लिक करेंगे, आपको एक ओटीपी प्राप्त होगा। कृपया इस पर कार्यवाही करें।
  • चरण 9: ओटीपी मान्य होने के बाद, लॉगिन क्रेडेंशियल के लिए जेनरेट किए गए मेल को प्रोसेस करें।
  • चरण 10: क्रेडेंशियल के साथ लॉग इन करें और रेलवे लोको पायलट आवेदन पत्र में पूछे गए विवरण प्रदान करें।
  • चरण 11: मांगे गए रेलवे एएलपी आवेदन शुल्क का भुगतान करें। राशि का भुगतान न करने पर आपका आवेदन अस्वीकार कर दिया जाएगा।
  • चरण 12: आवेदन पत्र की प्रति डाउनलोड करें और एक हार्ड कॉपी निकाल लें। इसे आगे उपयोग के लिए सहेजें.

Railway ALP Important Links

Railway Loco Pilot Advertisement  Click Here
Railway Loco Pilot Notification Click Here
Apply Online Click Here 
Join Our Telegram Group Click Here
Official Website Click Here
Age Limit PDF Click Here

Railway Loco Pilot Modification

After submitting your Railway Loco Pilot Application form, if there is any error in the filled details, then you can correct your application form by paying the fee of Rs. 250. However, you cannot change the Registration number, email ID, choosen RRBs and Phone number. Candidates can modify their applications from 20 February 2024 to 29 February 2024.


यह सब रेलवे लोको पायलट रिक्ति के बारे में है। Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the latest Railway ALP 5696 Vacancies. For latest updates about Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy हमारे साथ जुड़े रहें।

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