RRB Recruitment: Apply for 546 ALP & Technician Posts at RRB Ahmadabad

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Jan 12, 2017

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Railway Recruitment Board has released a notification for RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment 2017. RRB is looking for the candidates for the 546 Jobs of Assistant Loco Pilots & Technician. Participants who are going to apply for RRB Ahmedabad Recruitment are suggested to check their eligibility. Eligible candidates must apply by filling an online application form before the closing date.

The Loco-Pilots are the most important person in executing the huge task of transporting nearly 25 Million passengers and more than 2.8 Million Tonnes of freight daily with the help of 2,29,381 wagons, 59,713 coaches and more than 9,213 locomotive engines of various kinds.

Aspirants selected for Railway Recruitment jobs by the organization will get a fixed amount of Emoluments per month as per their posts, qualification and experience in their relevant field. Applicants have to undergo a Computer Based Test Online (Written Exam) and Skill Test which is conducted by the organization to recruit the most suitable candidates.

Scale of pay with GP- Rs. 5200-20200.

RRB Ahmadabad Eligibility

Following are the RRB Ahmedabad eligibility criteria for RRB technician:

The candidates who are going to apply for the posts are informed that only those candidates can apply for the post that have competed their 10th class of ITI (NCVT / SCVT) from any recognized board.

  • The candidates who have diploma in engineering are also eligible.

The age of the applying candidates will be according to their posts, aspirants who are applying for the posts of Asst Loco Pilots should have their age between 18 years to 25 years and contenders applying for the posts of Technician must have their age between 18 years to 28 years. The age of the applying candidates will be considered as per 01st January 2016.

How to apply for RRB Ahmadabad

Candidates willing to apply for RRB Recruitment must know about the application procedure at mentioned below:

  • Visit the Official website of the Railway Recruitment Board, Ahmedabad and that is www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in.
  • On home page of the website, you have to select a tab “Employment Notification” and a new page will open on the screen having list of the latest openings and candidates have to select the most appropriate link related to your post.
  • Applicants are required to read complete description carefully. Now hit on the option “Apply Online” and fill the online application form carefully and finally press the button “Submit”.

Take a print out of the Submitted application form for further use in future.

RRB Ahmadabad Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the RRB loco pilot is almost similar to other grade 3 exams. Questions related to following sections will be asked: -

  • General awareness
  • General intelligence
  • General science
  • Arithmetic
  • Technical ability
  • Reasoning

RRB Ahmadabad Syllabus

Questions from the following sections will be asked in the RRB exam: -

  • English- Articles, Prepositions, Voices, Tenses, Synonyms, Antonyms etc. from the basic grammar.
  • Reasoning- Encoding, Decoding, Blood Ties, Arrangements, Calendar, Analogy, Verbal and Non-verbal.

Arithmetic- Time and Distance, Factors, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest and Pictograms Based Problems etc.

RRB Ahmedabad Selection Process

The candidates have will have to go through two stage examination process. In the first stage candidates, will have to take a computer based online test. The written test or computer based test will be followed by skill test. Candidates who will get through both the stages will be called for the service.

RRB Ahmedabad Job Description

The job of an Assistant Loco Pilot is quite challenging, detailed-oriented and requires constant attention for proper execution. As an RRB ALP Assistant Loco Pilot, you have to assist the Loco Driver in various aspects, such as-

  • Fine-Tuning the Locomotive
  • Calling out Signal Once Sighted
  • Attending to Minor Repairs of the Locomotive
  • Regularly checking the Efficiency of the Locomotive

The major challenge posed by this job profile is the constant travelling. But, an RRB ALP is well compensated in the form of Running Allowance based on the monthly kilometers you travel in the locomotive.

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