RRB ALP 2024 Recruitment: New Notification Out, Check Post, Qualification, and How to Apply

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has published the RRB ALP 2024 Recruitment Notification on their official website for the 5696 posts of Assistant Loco Pilots for eligible aspirants. Aspirants who have a Matriculation / SSLC pass certificates with ITI and diploma between the age group 18 to 30 years are eligible to apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024. So aspirants in this article covering all the important details. You can check the complete details for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 including the notification, vacancies, selection process, admit card, important dates, eligibility criteria etc.


RRB ALP 2024 Notification Out for 5696 Vacancies

Aspirants,The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced the official RRB ALP Notification pdf for Assistant Loco Pilots on 19th January, 2024. The aspirants must read the whole article for RRB ALP 2024 Exam before applying for the posts.The official notification pdf has been released on their official website (www.rrbcdg.gov.in) we will update our article and provide you the direct notification link here. 

RRB ALP Notification PDF LinkClick here to download 
RRB ALP 2024 Notification

RRB ALP 2024 Recruitment – Overview

As you know, RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 has announced the notification for Assistant Loco Pilots. The selection of the aspirants will be done through CBT I, CBT II and CBAT. Here we provide you a quick overview regarding the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024.

Name of Organizer Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name of Posts Assistant Loco Pilots 
Number of Posts 5696
Category Central Government Job, Engineering Job, Diploma Job
Mode of Application Online 
Process of Selection •CBT 1•CBT 2•CBAT•Documents Verification•Medical Examination 
Online Registration Starting Date 20th January 2024
Last Date To Apply 19th February 2024
Initial PaymentRs. 19900/-
official Website www.rrbcdg.gov.in
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – Overview

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RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

If you want to apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024, You must remember some important dates related to these exams. Here we listed down the dates which are important for you.

Release Date of RRB ALP 2024 Notification19th January 2024
Online Registration Starting Date 20th January 2024
Last Date To Apply 19th February 2024
Last Date To Pay Fees 19th February 2024
Last Date for Correction Window29th February 2024
Admit Card Download DateComing Soon…
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

RRB ALP 2024 Total Vacancies

Aspirants In 2024 , Railway Recruitment Board announced a total of 5696 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot. The Category and Zone-wise total vacancies of Recruitment are mentioned below.

RRB ALP 2024 Total Vacancies 
RRB ALP 2024 Total Vacancies

RRB ALP 2024 Application Form

Candidates can apply directly from the link below for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024. If you want to apply then you must have to apply before 19th February 2024 as per the official notification. You can apply for the application form from the region wise websites. Here are the direct links for region wise application form. 

Click here to Apply Directly
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Bengaluru www.rrbbengaluru.gov.in
Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.in
Bhubaneswar www.rrbbhubaneswar.gov.in
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
Chandigarh www.rrbchandigarh.gov.in
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
Prayagraj www.rrbprayagraj.gov.in
Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.gov.in
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.gov.in
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in
RRB ALP 2024 Application Form

How To Apply Online RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 ?

Interested aspirants can apply for the RRB ALP 2024 Assistant Loco Pilot through the official website @rrbcdg.gov.in. or you can apply directly by clicking the link below as the online registration has already started. 

Before applying, candidates must read and follow the steps below carefully. 

Steps to Apply for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

•At first, go to the official website of RRB (@rrbcdg.gov.in).

•Now Visit the other RRB page (https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/other-rrb.php) or you can directly click on the click in accordance to your region given above.

•Then click on the notification of the RRB ALP 2024 on your RRB regional website.

•Now Register yourself for the exam with the personal details which are needed for the exam.

•Then fill in your contact details: i.e. your full name, parent’s name, contact information, email etc.

•Now click on the submit button.

•Then  you will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number.

•Enter the otp on the site for complete the registration.

•Then after validating the OTP, process the generated mail for login credentials.

•Now Log in with the credentials and enter the details asked by the application.

•Then pay the application fee for complete the registration as mentioned by the board.

•Finally download the RRB ALP Application copy and take out a hard copy for future references.

Scanned Documents Needed 

Before registering for the application form you should keep ready the scanned documents which need to fill up the form.

1. Aspirant Photograph in color: The size of the JPEG image is 15 to 40 KB

2. SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): The size of the JPEG image is 50 to 100 KB

3. Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): The size of the JPEG image is 15 to 40 KB

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

The aspirants must have checked the educational qualification for the RRB ALP posts. As you know, post-wise, the educational qualifications change. We share the educational qualification which is needed for the posts.

Assistant Loco Pilot Educational QualificationMatriculation / SSLC,
 ITI from recognised institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the 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
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the above trades. 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering
Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognised Institution in lieu of ITI.
Candidates with Degree in the Engineering disciplines mentioned above can also apply.
Medical StandardA1
Physical StandardPhysically Fit in All Standards
Vision StandardDistant Vision: 6/6, 6/6 Without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)Near Vision: Sn: 0.6. 0.6 Without glassesMust Pass test for Color Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit

Aspirants must follow the age limit criteria for the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician posts. Here we listed below the minimum and maximum age limit.

Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 30 Years
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit

Note :- Also, age relaxation will be provided by The Government rules. Here we listed down the age relaxation for all categories.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST Candidates5 years
Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service)3 years
PWD10 years + relaxation for the respective category
Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells)40 years of age (UR) 43 years of age (OBC-NCL) 45 years of age (SC/ST)
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and InstitutesUp to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower
Widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husbands but not remarried females 35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years35 years of age (UR) 38 years of age (OBC-NCL) 40 years of age (SC/ST)
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit

The candidate’s date of birth should not be before and after these following dates :-

Age Group (Years)Upper Limit of Date of BirthLower Limit of Date of Birth
18-30UR & EWSOBC (NCL)SC & SCAll Candidates 
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit

RRB ALP Application Fees

Aspirants who want to apply for the online form must have to pay an application fee for the RRB ALP Application form. Here we listed down the application fee for all the categories.

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OthersRs. 500
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.Rs. 250
RRB ALP Application Fees

RRB ALP 2024 Selection Process

The aspirants will be selected as per the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Selection Process notified. Here we listed down the post-wise selection process with stages.

PostSelection Process
RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot)CBT 1CBT 2Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)Document VerificationMedical Examination
RRB ALP 2024 Selection Process

RRB ALP 2024 Exam Pattern 

The first and second stages of the CBT for Assistant Loco Pilot positions at RRB are online objective-type papers. The first level of CBT is made up of four portions that must be completed within 60 minutes. The second stage of CBT consists of two sections. Part A will consist of four sections with a total of 100 questions to be completed in 90 minutes. Part B will consist of 75 questions in relevant trades that must be completed in 60 minutes. The negative marking is of ⅓rd mark for each incorrect answer.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage I]
SubjectsNo. of QsMarksDuration
Mathematics202060 minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General Science2020
General Awareness on Current Affairs1010
RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage I]
RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage 2]
SNo.SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Part A
1.Mathematics10010090 minutes
2.General Intelligence & Reasoning
3.General Science
Part B  
Relevant Trade757560 minutes
Total1751752 hours 30 minutes
RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage 2]

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Salary

The selected aspirants will be entitled to Level 2 of the Pay Matrix Level 2, with an initial salary of Rs. 19,900/- to Rs. 35,000 along with other allowances including-

  1. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  2. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  3. Running Allowance (Based on the km traveled)
  4. Transport Allowance
  5. New Pension Scheme (10% Deduction) etc,
RRB ALP Salary Structure 2024
ParametersAmount (Rs.)
Pay-ScaleRs. 19,900
Grade PayRs. 1900
Dearness AllowanceRs. 10752
House Rent AllowanceRs. 1005
Transport AllowanceRs. 828
Night Duty AllowanceRs. 387
Running AllRs. 6050
Gross PayRs. 26,752
Net Deduction Rs.1848
Net SalaryRs. 24,904
RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Salary

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RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 – FAQs

How many vacancies are available in RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 ?

The vacancies officially announced by the RRB are 5696 for Assistant Loco Pilots.

When will the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Online Application Registration Starts ?

The registration process has already started from 20th January 2024.

What is the last date to apply for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Application Form ?

The last date for the RRB ALP is the 19th February 2024 for the ALP Posts.

When will The RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Notification be released ?

The release date of the notification has been released on 19th January 2024.

What is the official website to apply for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 application form ?

The official website is www.rrbcdg.gov.in. Also you can apply for the application form for different regions, direct links are given in our article.