RRB, ALP Recruitment 2018 Apply online for 27019 posts for Assistant Loco pilot & Technician

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is a government organization in India. It was set up in the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), New Delhi in 1998. This Board has published a notification For Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician 2018 for written examination. RRB has released 27019 vacancy. Interested aspirant can apply these posts from 3rd February 2018 from 10.00 A.M to 05th march 2018 till 23.59 hours. RRB recruit 17849 Assistant Loco Pilot  and 9170 Technicians. Aspirant can apply any one recruitment board among the 21 recruitment board.

If you want to detail about ALP vacancy 2018 then read entire details written below: 

Event Exam Dates
Department name Railway Recruitment Board
Notification Release date 02/02/2018
Application Type Online
Starting date to apply 3rd February 2018
Last date of Online Application Form 5th March 2018
Availability of Admit Card April / Mar 2018
Type of queschens MCQ
Job location All over India
RRB ALP & Technician Exam dates 2018 April & May 2018
Official Website www.Indianrailway.gov.in


RRB Vacancy Details:

Total no of posts – 27019

Assistant Loco Pilot – 17849 (UR-9320, OBC-4363, SC-2694, ST-1387)

Technicians – 9170 (UR-4563, OBC-2162, SC-1363, ST-738)


Education Qualification:

Assistant Loco Pilot: Degree / Diploma in Engineering or 10th pass and ITI (approved by NCVT/ SCVT) in related trade.


Technician (Various Trade): Candidates Must have passed class 10th and ITI (approved by NCVT/ SCVT) in related Trade.


Age Limit:

Minimum age – 18 years

Maximum age – 28 years (As on 01/07/2018)


Age Relaxation:

  1. OBC Candidates – 03 years
  2. SC/ST candidates – 05 years.
  3. For EX-Serviceman, up to the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, Provides they have put in more than 6 months services after affectation – 03 years.
  1. PWD (Persons With Disabilities) UR – 10 years.
  2. PWD (Persons With Disabilities) OBC – 13 years.
  3. PWD (Persons With Disabilities) SC/ST – 15 years.

Medical standards:

Candidate must have high leveled medical standard which is no other category required so far. Loco running men/railway drivers must have the highest standard of medical fitness in medical. This medical standard has to maintain from the period of joining and up to the end of carrier as Railway driver.


Examination Fee:

General /OBC category candidates will have to pay Rs 500.

SC/ST/Femail Category candidates will have to pay Rs. 250.


Payment modes of Fee:

Online – You can pay through online using internet banking or Debit/ Credit Cards upto 05/03/2018.


Offline – Offline Fee payment can be made through SBI Bank for challan payment mood upto 05/03/2018.


Post office – you can pay post office challan mode upto 03/03/2018 in any computerized post office.


Sellection process:

First and Second stage online Exam.

Computer-Based Aptitude test (only for ALP).

Final selection Document Verification.



Vacancy as per the RRB Regions:


  1. Ahmedabad: 164
  2. Ajmer: 1221
  3. Allahabad: 4694
  4. Bangalore: 1054
  5. Bhopal: 1679
  6. Bhubaneswar: 702
  7. Bilaspur: 945
  8. Chandigarh: 1546
  9. Chennai: 945
  10. Gorakhpur: 1588
  11. Guwahati: 422
  12. Jammu – Srinagar: 367
  13. Kolkata: 1824
  14. Malda: 880
  15. Mumbai: 1425
  16. Muzaffarpur: 465
  17. Patna: 454
  18. Ranchi: 2043
  19. Secunderabad: 3262
  20. Siliguri: 477
  21. Thiruvananthapuram: 345

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