RRB ALP Recruitment: Date, Notification, Syllabus, Pattern

RRB ALP Exam –  RRB conducts the Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) exam for recruiting candidates into the Indian Railways Services.

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RRB ALP 2021 exam will be conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board soon.

All Aspiring Candidates can check the relevant information related to other RRB exams conducted by the railway board.

In this article you will find all the relevant details regarding the ALP like results, admit card, exam dates, centres, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

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RRB ALP Exam Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board is about to announce the rrb alp recruitment 2021 exam soon. 

The Railway Board will be releasing the official notification of ALP 2021 on their official website. 

Candidates want to appear for the RRB ALP 2021 should go through the recruitment details carefully before filling the application form.

Applying candidates can check the tentative dates for RRB ALP 2021 exam on the table given below.

RRB ALP Exam 2021Tentative Dates
RRB ALP 2021 NotificationFebruary 2021
Online application formFebruary to March 2021
Last Date for Payment of Fee through onlineMarch 2021
First stage Computer Based Test (CBT)August 2021
Date for Declaration of CBT I ResultUpdate Soon
2nd Stage of CBTDecember 2021
RRB ALP CBT 2 ResultUpdate Soon
RRB ALP CBT 3 Exam Date 2021Update Soon

RRB ALP Vacancies

The Railway Recruitment Board is yet to release the tentative RRB ALP vacancies for the year 2021

Like the past year 2019, 2021 year also has chances of increment in the number of RRB vacancies for the ALP.

The vacancy related details are mentioned below:

PostsRRB ALP Vacancy
RRB ALP36576 (tentative)
RRB Technician27795 (tentative)
Total64371 (tentative)

RRB ALP Admit Card

All the relevant information related to the exam are going to be mentioned in the RRB ALP admit card  candidate, venue, etc. 

In order to attend the Psychological test, candidates are required  to bring a print out of the admit card to the exam centre, failing to do their admission to the exam centre will be restricted.

Only the shortlisted candidates can apply for the RRB ALP exam admit card for the next admit card.

How to Download RRB ALP Admit Card.

Steps for downloading the RRB ALP admit card are given below.

  • Step 1- Go to the RRB official website of your respective region.
  • Step 2- Choose your  RRB ALP exam 
  • Step 3- Input the Registration number and Birth Date
  • Step 4- Enter now to submit.
  • Step 5- Download and take a print out.

RRB ALP Online Application

Candidates before filing the application form should carefully read all the instructions provided in the RRB ALP notification before filling the online application.

Your need to keep ready certain documents before going ahead with the RRB ALP online application process.

The pre-requisites of the Online application are given below:

  • Details of Aadhar Card
  • Valid and active mobile number and email ID
  • Scanned images of Photo and candidates signature
  • Scanned copy of caste certificate if applicable.
  • Keep ready the mode of online payment you will use to pay fee.

How to Apply online?

The steps to filling the online application form are mentioned below.

  • Step 1- Visit the official website of the RRB of your region.
  • Step 2- Click on the “apply now” button.
  • Step 3- Enter the necessary details like father’s name, Date of Birth, Phone number, etc.
  • Step 4- OTP Verification sent on your phone no. &  email id.
  • Step 5- After verification, a registration ID will be issued and sent on your phone or registered email id.
  • Step 6- Sign In again to the website with your Registration ID and password
  • Step 7- Fill in the more details asked in the required fields.
  • Step 8- Upload the scanned copy of your photo and signature in the mentioned dimension
  • Step 9- Enter your payment details.
  • Step 10- Check your application once more before clicking on the submit button.
  • Step 11- Now your application will be made available on the screen for downloading and taking print out.

RRB ALP Eligibility

Certain qualifications are must for a candidate to apply for RRB ALP post.

The RRB ALP eligibility is the major point that the candidates should be careful before filling the online application form.

The qualification requirements for the RRB ALP are mentioned below:


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan to be eligible. 
  • In case of migration to India from certain countries like Zambia, Taiwan, etc, candidates must have relevant migration documents confirming the Indian Citizenship approved by the Government of India.

Age Limit

The age limit for the RRB ALP eligibility mentioned below

  • Minimum Age- 18 years
  • Maximum Age- 30 years

Educational requirement

The basic educational qualification requirement for the RRB ALP post are as follows:

  • Applying candidates should have passed matriculation and completed the course Act Apprenticeship Industrial Training Institute approved by NCVT or SCVT in the respective trade.
  • Candidates  who have a diploma in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Automobile Engineering recognized by the AICTE are also eligible to apply for the exam.

RRB ALP Syllabus

The RRB will soon release the syllabus for the ALP on the official website. The RRB ALP syllabus will cover all relevant exam topics related information.

The Assistant Loco Pilot CBT 2 syllabus is very crucial as it contains many important  topics which are asked frequently in the exam.

The RRB ALP exam pattern gives you an idea on the overall exam.

The major topics covered in the exam of RRB ALP are mentioned belwo:

  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Science
  • Basic Science and Engineering
  • General awareness & current affairs

Candidates should thoroughly prepare all the topics mentioned in the RRB syllabus.

There are many important books available online for the RRB ALP preparation. 

You should prepare a proper study routine for effective and complete exam preparation.

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