RRB Recruitment: Apply for 23,801 ALP & Technician Grade III posts

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Dec 5, 2016

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Railway Recruitment Board is going to recruit 23801 eligible applicants for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot Post and Technical Post for Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Gorakhpur, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Ajmer, Allahabad, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Guwahati, Jammu, Bilaspur, Kolkata, Malda, Patna, Muzaffarpur, Ranchi, Siliguri, and Trivandrum RRBs.

RRB has invited applicants who have completed the Matriculation and are interested in Indian Railway Jobs. The RRB Online Application form for this post is yet to be out and will be soon updated on its official website.

Nationalized in 1951, Indian Railways is today the largest rail network in Asia and the world’s second largest network operated under a single management.

RRB Recruitment: Region-Wise Vacancies

Candidates who are appearing for RRB Recruitment selection process can check the following table for region wise vacancy details:

Region Number of Vacancies
RRB Kolkata 2038
RRB Bangalore 1172
RRB Ajmer 771
RRB Ahmedabad 546
RRB Bhubaneswar 1538
RRB Allahabad 1527
RRB Bhopal 326
RRB Bilaspur 1680
RRB Chennai 1666
RRB Gorakhpur 78
RRB Chandigarh 1161
RRB Guwahati 538
RRB Jammu & Srinagar 475
RRB Malda 373
RRB Secunderabad 2839
RRB Mumbai 4155
RRB Muzaffarpur 1153
RRB Siliguri 345
RRB Ranchi 2621
RRB Thiruvananthapuram 294
RRB Patna 1271

RRB Recruitment: Eligibility

The required educational qualification for all the post is different in RRB Recruitment. They have been mentioned below:

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) Matriculation & course completed Act Apprenticeship Industrial Training Institute approved National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) in the Trades (Instrument Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV/ wireman/ Tractor Mechanic). Or Diploma in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Automobile Engineering recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education.
Technicians Grade – III Matriculation & course completed Act Apprenticeship Industrial Training Institute approved National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) in the Trades (TV & Radio/ Instrumentation/ Computer/ Computer Networking/ Data Networking) Or Senior Secondary (10+2) School Certificate Examination / Higher Secondary Certificate/ Intermediate Examination with Physics and Mathematics. Or 3 – years Diploma in Engineering in Electrical/Telecommunication/Communication/ Information science/ Computer Technology approved by the All India Council for Technical Education.

Age Limit

A candidates age should be between 18 years to 25 years for Assistant Loco Pilot posts, while 18 years to 28 years for Technician posts. Age relaxation is applicable and it will be calculated as on 01-08-2015.

RRB Recruitment: How to Apply?

The process to apply for RRB Recruitment is very easy to follow. One must complete each step very carefully and accurately. Follow these simple steps to complete the registration process:

1. Visit the official RRB Website.

2. Candidates are required to visit Regional wise website.

3. Click on the link and start filling the RRB online application form.

4. While filling the form, keep the 10th/12th/ ITI certificate, and other essential documents along, to fill the details accurately.

5. Upload scanned Photograph and signature.

6. Pay Application form fee.

7. Click on “Submit” button.

8. Save the form on completion and take the hard copy of the same for future reference.

RRB Recruitment: Application Fee 

The standard application fee is INR 100/-. Applicants belonging to SC / ST / PWD are exempted from any payment of processing fee.

Mode of Fee Payment

The RRB Recruitment application fee is accepted in online mode through Online Payment Gateway i.e. (Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking etc.). The Railway Recruitment Boards will not accept any Outstation Draft.

RRB Recruitment: Exam Pattern

The questions in the RRB Recruitment examination will comprise of sections such as follows:

  1. General Awareness
  2. Arithmetic, General Intelligence
  3. Reasoning
  4. General Science
  5. Technical Ability

The Question paper will be in English and Hindi or Urdu and local languages with duration of 90 minutes with approximately 100 questions.

RRB Recruitment Selection Procedure

RRB has declared various vacancies for Railway Recruitment in RRB Bangalore, RRB Patna, and RRB Kolkata etc. Candidates who secured the minimum required marks in the written examination, are eligible to participate in the consequent stages of the selection process.

  • ALPs – Computer based Online Recruitment examination
  • Technicians Grade – III – Viva-voice/ skill test & verification of the Documents

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.