RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Notification for 5696 Assistant Loco Pilot Posts, Check Age Revised, Tentative Exam Dates

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024: रेलवे भर्ती बोर्ड (आरआरबी) देश के विभिन्न आरआरबी में एएलपी के पदों पर उम्मीदवारों की भर्ती के लिए आरआरबी सहायक लोको पायलट परीक्षा आयोजित करने के लिए जिम्मेदार है। आरआरबी एएलपी भर्ती 2024 के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन प्रक्रिया 20 जनवरी 2024 से शुरू हो गई है। इच्छुक उम्मीदवार आरआरबी एएलपी भर्ती 2024 के लिए पूरा विवरण यहां देख सकते हैं और 19 फरवरी 2024 तक ऑनलाइन आवेदन कर सकते हैं।

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

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RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment 2024 – Highlights

Name of the Article RRB ALP Recruitment 2024
ALP Full Form 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 Jan 2024)
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Phases 3

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

For CBAT: English and Hindi

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Notification: ऑनलाइन आवेदन शुरू

रेलवे भर्ती बोर्ड भारतीय रेलवे मंत्रालय के तहत विभिन्न पदों पर उम्मीदवारों की भर्ती के लिए सहायक लोको पायलट (एएलपी) परीक्षा आयोजित करता है। 18 से 28 वर्ष की आयु के बीच मैट्रिकुलेशन / एसएसएलसी पास प्रमाण पत्र वाले उम्मीदवार, RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 के लिए आवेदन करने के पात्र हैं। इच्छुक उम्मीदवार चयन प्रक्रिया, परीक्षा पैटर्न, महत्वपूर्ण तिथियां, पात्रता मानदंड सहित आरआरबी एएलपी भर्ती के लिए पूरा विवरण देख सकते हैं।

Latest Update on 31-01-2024!

The Railway Recruitment Board has announced the tentative exam schedule for CBT 1, and CBT 2 on the official website. The CBTs are scheduled to be held in June and August 2024. The shortlisting for DV will be released in November/December 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 29-01-2024!

RRB has released the latest notification regarding the revised age limit. As per it, Candidates have been provided relaxation at the age of 3 years. This is done to provide opportunities to individuals who have become over aged due to Covid pandemic.

Revised Age Limit: 18 to 33 Years

DOB (Upper age) should be –

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

DOB (Lower age) Should Be –

  • All Candidates: 01-07-2006

RRB ALP Recruitment Age Notice – Click Here

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Dates

RRB ALP Events RRB ALP Exam Dates
Latest Notice about educational qualification 11-12-2023
Opening Date of Application form 20-01-2024
Last Date of Apply for RRB ALP 19-02-2024 (23:59 hours)
Modification window will be open for 20-02-2024 to 29-02-2024
Prelims Admit Card Release Date of RRB ALP To be Announced
Prelims Exam Date of RRB ALP Oct-Dec 2024
Prelims Result date of RRB ALP To be Announced
Mains Admit Card Release Date of RRB ALP To be Announced
Mains Exam Date OF RRB ALP To be Announced
Mains Result date of RRB ALP To be Announced

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RRB ALP Vacancies Category wise

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

RRB ALP 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

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria

आरआरबी उम्मीदवार के चयन के लिए पात्रता आवश्यकताओं का एक निश्चित सेट निर्धारित करते हैं। आरआरबी एएलपी परीक्षा 2024 के लिए निर्धारित पात्रता मानदंड यहां दिए गए हैं:


Apply candidates must have Indian citizenship.

Educational Qualification

Matriculation/SSLC pass plus

ITI in specified trades/Act Apprenticeship (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)


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.

Those who are waiting for their qualifying exam are not eligible to apply

RRB ALP Age Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 33 years (General Category)

RRB ALP Upper Age Relaxation


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)

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

Must pass the test for Color Vision, Field of Vision, Binocular Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc

RRB ALP Application 2024 Fees

जो उम्मीदवार आरआरबी एएलपी 2024 परीक्षा के लिए आवेदन करेंगे, उन्हें आवेदन शुल्क का भुगतान ऑफ़लाइन या ऑनलाइन करना होगा। के माध्यम से ऑनलाइन शुल्क भुगतान कर सकते हैं

  • 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

RRB ALP Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General (Male) Rs. 500/-
OBC, ST, SC/ Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Male), EBC Rs. 250/-

OBC, ST, General, SC/Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Female/Transgender), EBC

Rs. 250/-

Candidates belonging to the General category will be refunded Rs. 400 on appearing in the 1st stage of CBT. For other categories, candidates will be refunded Rs. 250 after appearing in the 1st stage of CBT.

RRB ALP Selection Process

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

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

RRB ALP Stage 1 Exam Pattern

In the first stage, the test will be comprised of multiple-choice questions. Maximum questions and marks will be 75.




Maths 20 60 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25
General Science 20
General Awareness & Current Affairs 10

Note- 1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong response.

RRB ALP Stage 2 Exam Pattern

After qualifying for the RRB ALP CBI I Exam, Candidates need to take the CBT II exam. In the second stage of the RRB ALP Recruitment process, candidates will have a questionnaire split into two parts.

RRB ALP Stage 2: Part A

In Part A, Questions related to Maths., reasoning, basic science & engineering, General Awareness & current affairs.




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

RRB ALP Stage 2: Part B

In Part B of the RRB ALP Stage 2 exam, questions will be asked from trade and relevant practical knowledge.

Subject Questions Duration
Relevant Trade 75 60

Note – 1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

RRB ALP Stage 3 Exam Pattern

The final stage of the RRB ALP Recruitment Process is the computer-based aptitude test (CBAT). After clearing both papers, students can appear for RRB ALP Paper number 3. Only the Assistant Loco-Pilot aspirants are required to attend this test. There will be no negative marking for the Computer Based Aptitude Test.

Minimum Qualifying Marks

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

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024

आरआरबी एएलपी भर्ती परीक्षा का लक्ष्य विभिन्न विषयों को कवर करना है। यहां आरआरबी एएलपी परीक्षा 2024 का पाठ्यक्रम दिया गया है –

RRB ALP Paper 1 Syllabus

Subjects Topics
Logical Reasoning and General Intelligence Syllogism

Mathematical operations


Venn Diagram

Coding and Decoding

Conclusions and Decision-Making

Data Interpretation and Sufficiency


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


RRB ALP Paper 2 Syllabus

Subjects Topics
General Awareness of Current Affairs

Current Affairs in 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, Classification, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Directions, 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

RRB ALP Salary

The selected candidates for RRB ALP Vacancies will be entitled to Level 2 of the Pay Matrix Level 2, with an initial pay scale of INR 19,900 along with other allowances including-

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

The Pay Scale will be as follows –

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

RRB ALP Required Document?

Scanned documents in JPEG format to be kept ready before filling out the ALP RRB application form

  1. Candidate Photograph in color: 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

How To RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Online Apply

First, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria. Then you have to choose any one RRB and indicate your preference for Railway Zones –


  • Step 2 – Read the instructions carefully and check on the declaration box and then click on “Proceed” tab.


  • Step 3 – You will be directed to RRB ALP Registration Page


  • Step 4 – Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar number, State, Community, SSLC/Matric Roll number, year of passing SSLC/Matric, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration.

Steps to Apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Online Apply

  • Step 5 – Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information entered is correct.
  • Step 6 – On submitting the RRB ALP Registration form, the registration number and password shall be generated.
  • Step 7 – Also, OTPs (One Time Password) will be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details.
  • Step 8 – In Part 1 of the RRB ALP application page, provide the details of educational qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, Ex-SM, PWD, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.
  • Step 9 – On completion of application details, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode or Post-Office Challan and complete the payment process.
  • Step 10 – In case of online payment, you will be automatically directed to ‘Part II’ of the application to fill up additional details.
  • Step 11 – In the ‘Part II’ application page, fill in details of Scribe (if applicable), Detailed Educational Qualification, Choice of Exam Language for First and Second stage CBT
  • Step 12 – Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your color photograph of the dimensions mentioned.
  • Step 13 – Candidates are advised to keep at least 4 copies of the same photograph for further use as and when required during the RRB ALP recruitment process.
  • Step 14 – Candidates belonging to SC/ST have to upload scanned copies of their SC/ST certificates (if any).
  • Step 15 – Confirm the declaration of terms and conditions in the application.
  • Step 16 – The entire application shall be displayed and the candidate may take the print of the RRB ALP application and preserve it for reference and record.

Direct Link 

RRB ALP Online Apply Link Click Here
RRB ALP Recruitment Advertisement Click Here
RRB ALP Recruitment Notification Click Here
RRB ALP Notice for education qualification Click here
Official Website Click Here
Join Group Click Here
Age Limiit Click Here

RRB ALP Modification of Application

आरआरबी एएलपी ऑनलाइन आवेदन को अंतिम रूप से जमा करने के बाद, यदि आप आवेदन पत्र में अनजाने त्रुटियों को ठीक करने के लिए मामूली बदलाव करना चाहते हैं, तो राज्य, ईमेल और मोबाइल नंबर के अलावा अन्य डेटा का सुधार गैर-वापसी योग्य संशोधन का भुगतान करके किया जा सकता है। शुल्क 250/- रु. यह दिए गए समय में केवल दो बार ही हो सकता है. हालाँकि, पंजीकरण संख्या, ईमेल आईडी, choosen RRB और मोबाइल नंबर नहीं बदला जा सकता है।

The procedure for modification of the RRB ALP application form shall be as below:

  • Go to the “ONLINE/E-Application” link and then click on the ‘Modify Application’ link.
  • Login using Registration Number and Password.
  • वास्तविक परीक्षा शुल्क भुगतान के लिए उपलब्ध किसी भी माध्यम से संशोधन शुल्क का भुगतान करें।
  • सुनिश्चित करें कि भुगतान निर्धारित तिथि और समय के भीतर किया जाए।
  • भुगतान करने के बाद, पंजीकरण संख्या और पासवर्ड का उपयोग करके लॉग इन करें, फिर दिए गए निर्देशों के अनुसार इच्छित परिवर्तनों के साथ आगे बढ़ें
  • आवेदन पत्र जमा करें और अपने संदर्भ के लिए नवीनतम आरआरबी एएलपी आवेदन का प्रिंट आउट सुरक्षित रखें।

FAQs Related to RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

Question: What are the qualifying marks for RRB ALP Recruitment?

Answer: The Minimum qualifying marks for Computer Based Test-2 is 40% (General), 30% (OBS and SC category) and 25% marks (ST category).

Question: What is the toughness level of an RRB ALP exam?

Answer: Candidates with basic knowledge of engineering will be able to clear the exam smoothly. The competition is getting tough every year, but the examination is based on average knowledge.

Question: Are there any limits on the number of attempts in the RRB ALP Recruitment Exam?

Answer: No, there is no limit on the number of attempts. Aspirants can take the RRB ALP exam until they reach the age limit.

Question: What is the selection process in RRB ALP Recruitment 2024?

Answer: Generally, RRB ALP recruitment is done in four stages. CBT Stage I, CBT Stage II, Computer-Based Aptitude Test, Document Verification and Medical Examination. There may be Medical tests for the recruitment.

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