RRB ALP Recruitment 2024- Vacancies increase from 5696 to 18799 Posts

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RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

Railways recruitment board ( RRB) has release the notification and starts the recruitment process for ALP posts. Earlier, they release the 5696 posts but later it increase to 18799 assistant loco pilots posts. It gives the opportunity to more candidates to take part in this recruitment and apply for ALP posts. The application process for this vacancy is already complete from 20 January to 19 February. The candidates who want to take part in RRB ALP recruitment 2024 should meet their eligibility criteria and filled their applications online.

The candidates belongs to age group of 18 to 30 years old are eligible for this recruitment. The authority will conduct the exam of candidates in June and August 2024. Those candidates who fill out their applications should appear in this exam and get a chance to be recruited at ALP posts.

Railways ALP Notification 2024

The railway recruitment board released the ALP recruitment 2024 and announced the 18799 vacancies. There are vacancies out for assistant loco pilots posts. It is suggested that candidates read the notification properly, meet their eligibility, and apply for this ALP post. The official notification is out on the website. So, it allows the candidates to check their details regarding application, vacancy, etc.

Exam Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts NameAssistant Loco Pilots (ALP)
Number of Zonal Railways16
RRB ALP Vacancy 202418799 (increased)
Exam DateJuly-August 2024
Initial Salary                             Rs.19,900/-
Pay LevelLevel-2
Official websitehttps://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB ALP Vacancy details 2024

RRB released the 5696 vacancies earlier when they released the notification. Then, they will increase the vacancies to 18799 for ALP posts. The candidates who want to apply for this post should meet their eligibility and know about vacancy details.

Zonal RailwayVacancies NotifiedIncreased Vacancies
Central Railway5351786
East Central Railway7676
East Coast Railway4791595
Eastern Railway4151382
North Central Railway241802
North Eastern Railway43143
Northeast Frontier Railway129428
Northern Railway150499
North Western Railway228761
South Central Railway5851949
South East Central Railway11923973
South Eastern Railway3001001
Southern Railway218726
South Western Railway4731576
West Central Railway219729
Western Railway4131376

With the increase in ALP vacancies, the chance of selection of candidates increases to 3 times. The officials released the short notice recently and informed candidates about revisions in vacancy details.

RRB ALP eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria of RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 have set the age limit and educational qualification that candidates should meet. Here are the post-wise eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification

A candidate who apply for RRB ALP vacancies should meet the educational qualification.

PostsEducational Qualification
RRB Assistant Loco PilotMatriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in specified trades.
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the mentioned trades.
3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering.
Combination of several streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.
Candidates with a Degree in the mentioned Engineering disciplines are eligible to apply.
RRB TechnicianMatriculation / SSLC, ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT
Matriculation / SSLC, Course Completed Act Apprenticeship

Age limit

The candidate’s minimum age is 18 years, and the maximum age is 33 years to become eligible for RRB ALP recruitment 2024.

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Age Limit
Minimum AgeMaximum Age
18 Years33 Years

Application fees

The candidates need to pay the application fees and submit their railways ALP application form. Here are category-wise application fees given below

CategoryApplication Fee
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.Rs. 250
OthersRs. 500


How to apply for Railway ALP Vacancy 2024

The candidates need to apply for RRB ALP recruitment 2024, by submit their application on website. Here are step-by-step guides you can follow

  • Visit the official website of RRB, https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
  • Read the ” RRB ALP Notification 2024 and download the PDF to read it properly
  • Now, register yourself on the website to apply for the RRB ALP exam
  • In the registration process, you need to enter your basic details, contact details, address, date of birth, etc
  • Tap on the submit button. You get OTP on your phone number.
  • Fill out the OTP and verify your number.
  • After your number is verified, you can get your login details
  • Use these details and log in to the website
  • Now, you access to the RRB ALP application process
  • Start filling out this form by enter your basic information
  • Pay the application fees now
  • Click on the submit button after cross-check your information in the application form.

Your application is submitted on the website. In this way, you are successfully applied for RRB ALP exam 2024. In last, be sure to get a copy of your form for future purposes

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