RRB ALP Recruitment 2021 (Assistant Loco Pilot Jobs)

RRB ALP Recruitment Notification is the topic of the article. The Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) test is held by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to appoint applicants positions within the Ministry of Indian Railways.

Exam schedule, assignments, salary, exam registrations, exam locations, qualifications, and other facts relating to the ALP Notification will be sent to participants.

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RRB ALP Recruitment Notification 2021

The Railway Recruitment Board is expected to announce the Railway ALP notification 2021 shortly. As long as the Railway Board issues the announcement, the RRB ALP Notification 2021 PDF will also be provided.

Applicants can check the RRB announcement for the positions of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians by going to the RRB’s primary site at (rrbcdg.gov.in). 

Eligible candidates can apply for the RRB ALP 2021 recruiting process. The hiring process for RRB Assistant Loco Pilots consists of two main stages: a computer-based test (CBT), following by a document verification round.

The RRB ALP hiring is open to those who have completed Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from NCVT/SCVT certified universities. Applicants would be paid on the 7th CPC Pay Matrix at level 02, with basic pay of Rs. 19,900 plus allowable benefits.

Particulars Details
Exam NameRailway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot
Generally known as RRB ALP
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board
Purpose To hire Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians in Indian Railways
FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Examination ModeComputer Based Test
Recruiting ProcessFor ALP: Two-stage CBT followed by CBAT and Document VerificationFor Technicians: Two stage CBT followes by Document Verification
Examination LevelNational Level
Application FeeRs 250 for reserved categoriesRs 500 for unreserved categories

RRB ALP 2021 Important Dates

RRB ALP Notification 2021Scheduled Dates
Online applicationTo be notified
Last Date of Payment online April 2021
First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) August 2021
Date of CBT Result To be notified
2nd Stage of CBT December 2021
RRB ALP CBT 2 ResultTo be notified
RRB ALP CBT 3 Exam Date 2021To be notified

RRB ALP Vacancies 

Name of RRBTotal Vacancies (ALP+ Technician)
RRB Ajmer1221
RRB Guwahati422
RRB Muzaffarpur465
RRB Thiruvananthapuram345
RRB Secunderabad3262
RRB Patna 454
RRB Malda880
RRB Jammu Srinagar367
RRB Gorakhpur1588
RRB Chennai945
RRB Bhubaneswar702
RRB Ahmedabad165
RRB Bangalore1054
RRB Bhopal1679
RRB Bilaspur945
RRB Chandigarh1546
RRB Kolkata1864
RRB Mumbai1425
RRB Ranchi2043
RRB Siliguri477
RRB Allahabad4694

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before registering for the RRB ALP Exam, aspirants must meet the qualifying requirements. Candidates who are incompetent will have their applications rejected at a future date in the selection process. The eligibility requirements for RRB ALP are listed in the section below.

Nationality – Aspirants from the following countries are qualified to participate in RRB ALP positions.

  1. Citizen of India, 
  2. Nepalese subject
  3. Bhutanese subject
  4. Tibetan refugees who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, in search of a permanent home

A person of Indian ancestry who has migrated from one of the countries listed be

  1. Pakistan
  2. Burma
  3. Sri Lanka 
  4. East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam

Age Limitations For RRB ALP

The following are the upper and lower age limitations for RRB ALP and Technician exams.

  1. Upper Age- 28 Years
  2. Lower Age- 18 Years

The following are the age relaxations for ALP and Technician recruitment by category.

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 years
SC/ST5 years
PWD-General10 years
PWD- OBC13 years
PWD- SC15 years
PWD-ST15 years

Educational Qualifications

— For the RRB ALP recruitment, all of the other following academic qualifications are required.

  1. Aspirants who have finished Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI in the relevant trades from NCVT/SCVT certified institutes.
  2. Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trades to the after Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed

RRB ALP Admit Card 2021

The RRB ALP admit card will be provided to all applicants whose status is ‘Provisionally Eligible.’ Aspirants can get the RRB ALP call letter from the individual RRBs’ official sites. RRB will not consider demands for admit cards to be issued in any other way than online. On the day of the exam, applicants must bring a physical copy of their ALP to admit card. Aspirants must also present photo identification. Failure to bring the hall ticket and picture ID evidence to the exams will result in the entrance to the examination hall being denied.

RRB ALP 2021 Exam Pattern- CBT Stage 1

Mode of Exam- Computer Based Test (CBT)

Number of Sections- 4

Number of Questions- 75

Maximum Marks- 75

Duration- 60 minutes

Type of Questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Negative Marking-

  1. For each erroneous response, a third of a point is deducted.
  2. Right Response – Each correct response receives one point.
  3. Unanswered questions are not penalized or rewarded in any way.

CBT Stage 2- Sectional Overview

Section Number of Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning25
General Science20
General Awareness and Current Affairs10

RRB ALP Syllabus 2021


  • BODMAS – Fractions – Decimals
  • LCM –
  • The HCF
  • Proportions
  • Proportion and Ratio
  • Measurement
  • Work and Time
  • Distance and Time

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Coding and Decoding – Mathematical Operations – Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Personal Relationships
  • A syllogism is a logical argument.
  • The jumble
  • Diagram of a Venn
  • Sufficiency and Data Interpretation
  • Deductive reasoning
  • Identification and classification

RRB ALP Syllabus for General Science

  • From class 10th onwards, all courses in physics, chemistry, and biology are covered.

RRB ALP Syllabus for General Awareness on Current Affairs

This syllabus covers recent events that occurred during the last year.

RRB ALP Syllabus for Stage 2 CBT in Basic Science and Engineering

  • Engineering Drawing – Measurements – Units
  • Density and mass of mass
  • Workforce Capacity and Energy
  • Velocity and Speed
  • Basic Electricity – Heat and Temperature
  • Simple Machines and Levers
  • OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

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