As per an official notification, RRB Group D and RRB ALP & Technicians exam 2018 are likely to commence in August/September.
06 July 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released an official notification regarding the exam dates of RRB Group D and RRB ALP & Technicians Exam 2018. As per the official notice, “Computer-Based Written Tests for Assistant Loco Pilot/Technicians and Level-I posts are likely to commence in August/September 2018. Exact dates will be advised through RRBs’ websites in due course.” Earlier, when the Centralised Employment Notice (CEN) was released for both the exams, the first phase (Computer Based Test) of the exams was scheduled to be held during April/May 2018.
The notice has been released in continuation with the last interim notice which states “the scrutiny of applications and preparations for the conduct of CBT are still in progress. Hence, the examination (CBT) schedule for both the CENs shall be published on the websites of participating RRBs on completion of the above activities.”
The new notice now states, “Application scrutiny is in final stages and is likely to be completed by the first week of July 2018. Thereafter the status of the candidates will be uploaded on the website of all the RRBs.”
The Chairpersons of Railway Recruitment Boards have also advised candidates to refer only to the official websites of regional RRBs for any updates regarding the recruitments and not to get mislead by unauthenticated news circulating over the internet. The official links for all the regional RRBs’ websites have also been included in the notice.
Candidates can access the official notice here or through any regional official website of the Railway Recruitment Boards.
About RRB Recruitment 2018
This year, the Railway Recruitment Board has invited applications for recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians and various posts in level 1 of 7th CPC pay Matrix (Group D). As per the official statistics, approximately 2.37 crore applications have been submitted for both the exams together. A total of 26,502 vacancies have been released for ALP & Technicians posts while 62,907 vacancies have been released for level-1 posts.