RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilots) and technician jobs are most liked posts in Indian Railways. The salary scale of RRB ALP has been slightly increased after the recommendations of the 7th pay commission. The Railways Board is the conducting body of RRB ALP exam and it also offers the most secure and high salary job career.
The RRB Assistant Loco Pilot salary offer various allowances and perks which made attraction for more candidates.
|Exam||RRB ALP 2021 Exam Important facts|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Date of Exam||March/April 2021 (Tentative)|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type (MCQs)|
|Eligibility (may vary for different exams)||10th pass & ITI/Diploma in Engineering|
|Number of Vacancies||37000 (Approximately)|
|Application fees||Rs. 500 for General Candidates
Rs. 250 for Female/SC/ST/Transgender/ PWD/Minority/EBC/Ex-Servicemen
The RRB Assistant Loco Pilot salary has a basic pay scale with various allowances and perks and a lot of benefits to its candidates. Railway also offers yearly increment based on their eligibility.
The range of RRB ALP salary is between Rs 19,900 (excluding HRA, DA, etc.) to Rs 35,000. The details for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot salary are mentioned in the table:
|Components||RRB ALP Salary|
|Assistant Loco Pilot Salary (inclusive of allowances)||Rs 35,000 (Approx)|
After the 7th Pay commission salary scale is hiked slightly. The total allowances and recoveries are given below:
|RRB ALP Pay/Allowances||Recoveries|
|Pay||Rs. 5830/-||NPS||Rs. 1848/-|
|Grade Pay||Rs. 1900/-||Income Tax||Rs. 0|
|Running All||Rs. 6050/-||-||-|
|Gross Pay||Rs. 26752/-||Deductions||Rs. 1848/-|
|Total Deduction||Rs. 1848/-||-||-|
|Net Pay||Rs. 24904||-||-|
Apart from the basic salary scale, all employees are benefited by various allowances. There is a huge list of allowances. Here some important allowances which contribute a major part of the salary are mentioned below:
Besides that, a 10% deduction is made from the salary according to the new pension scheme.
According to the RRB ALP 2020 recruitment process selected applicants will offer for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot in the Indian railways. The recruitment process for the RRB ALP post occurs in four stages –
Applicants should qualify all these rounds for recruiting by the Railway Recruitment Board.
RRB ALP and technician job applicant should know about the job profile, responsibilities and duties of an Assistant Loco Pilot which is very interesting. The responsibilities of an Assistant Loco Pilot are mentioned below:
Career and growth opportunity of Indian railways is good. Employees get chances for promotion based on their eligibility. The order of promotion of employees are given below:
Ques. What is the RRB ALP salary of an Assistant Loco Pilot?
Ans. The salary of an Assistant Loco Pilot is approximately Rs. 35,000. It also includes allowances like House Rent Allowances, Dearness Allowance, Transport Allowance, and Running Allowance.
Ques. What is the pay scale of RRB ALP?
Ans. The Pay scale of RRB ALP is Rs. 5200 to Rs.20200.
Ques. How many stages are there in RRB ALP exam?
Ans. RRB ALP exam has four stages such as - CBT 1 & 2, CBAT and document verification.
Ques. What is the duration of RRB ALP exam?
Ans. Duration of CBT 1 in 120 Minutes. Duration of CBT 2 Part A is 1 Hour 30 Minutes and duration of CBT 2 Part B is 60 minutes.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.