RRB ALP 2018 Exam Eligibility and Pattern – Updated Criteria and Detailed Pattern Issued By RRB Officials

Published on : 22nd June 2019    Author : Nandita Gupta
RRB ALP

A total of 60,000 posts has been announced for the RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) and Technician 2018 recruitment. Initially, 26,502 posts were released which were increased later. The Railway Recruitment Board successfully conducted the application process from 3rd February 2018 to 31st March 2018 for the RRB ALP 2018 exam which was held on 9th August 2018. Around more than 40 Lakh aspirants have enrolled for the application process with huge energy. There are certain eligibility criteria that RRB officials demand before enabling the aspirants to apply for the RRB loco pilot exam and technician exam 2018.

In this article, you will learn about the latest and newest eligibility norms, exam pattern and detailed information issued by the RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) for RRB Loco Pilot, technician, RRB group C exam 2018.

RRB ALP 2018 Exam Overview

Before proceeding further, first check out the little overview of the RRB Assistant Loco pilot, technician and RRB group C posts exam 2018.

Particulars

Information

Name of the examination

RRB ALP Technician 2018

Organizing body

RRB – Railway Recruitment Board

Mode of examination

Online – CBT (Computer Based Test)

Name of the posts

 

ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot ), Technician

Vacancies

From 26,502 to 60,000

Apply mode

Online

Registration process

From 3rd February 2018 to 31st March 2018

RRB ALP 2018 Exam Date

From 9th August 2018

RRB official website

Indianrailways.Gov.In

 

Note – The admit card for RRB ALP, technician 2018 exam will be out by 5th August 2018

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit – The age limit for the RRB ALP and Technician 2018 is minimum 18 years and maximum 28 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is provided for the reserved category candidates - OBC, SC, ST, PWD, Ex-Servicemen, etc.

Educational Criteria

There is a certain educational requirement that the officials of Railway Recruitment Board demand for the RRB ALP & Technician 2018 exam. The aspirants who are found without such eligibility criteria will not stand permissible to appear for the CBT-Computer-based test of Assistant Loco Pilot or group C posts.

If you are planning to apply for the RRB ALP and technician posts 2018, then consider the following educational requirement.

Particulars

Information

For the post of ALP – Assistant Loco Pilot

Must have done engineering /matriculation / SSLC+ITI from the recognized university/institutes of NCVT/SCVT in the following :

  • 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

 

 OR

Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades.

 

OR

3 Year diploma in :

Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering (OR) Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI

For the Post of Technician Grade III

Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades

OR

Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades

 

Medical Standards for RRB ALP Technician 2018

Here are few medical standards that you need to clear as well to stand eligible for the examination and post. Make sure you adhere to the following standards as stated.

Medical Standards

Physical Fitness And Visual Alertness

A-1

  • Physically fit
  • Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc

B-1

  • Physically Fit
  • Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
  • Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc

B-2

  • Physically Fit
  • Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).
  •  Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
  • Must pass the test for Binocular Vision etc

C-1

  • Physically fit
  • Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
  • Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2018

Refer to the following RRB Loco Pilot exam/ RRB group C exam pattern to get familiarity with the examination.

There is going to be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) which will be conducted in two stages as follows:

Stage-1 for ALP/Technician 2018 (CBT)

S.No.

Subjects

Number of questions

1

Mathematics

20

2

General intelligence and reasoning

25

3

General Science

20

4

General awareness of current affairs

10

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Note-There will be 70 questions in total and the time duration will be 60 minutes (80 minutes for PwD students).

Stage – 2 for ALP/Technician 2018 (CBT) – Part A

S.No.

Subjects

1

Mathematics

2

General intelligence and reasoning

3

Basic science and engineering

4

General awareness on current affairs

Note – There will be 100 questions and the time duration will be 90 minutes i.e. 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Stage -2 ALP/Technician 2018 – Part – B

In this part, total 75 questions will be asked and the time duration is going to be 60 minutes i.e. 1 hour. The questions will be asked from the Trade syllabus prescribed by DGET – Director General of Employment and Training.

The above are the certain eligibility criteria and the exam pattern that you need to be prepared with for the upcoming RRB ALP (RRB Loco pilot Exam), Group C 2018 exams.

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