RRB ALP and Technicians: Vacancy, Salary, Age Limit, Eligibility and Required Skills

RRB ALP and Technicians 2018

Indian Railways jobs are the most sought-after central government jobs in India. The Railways Recruitment Board is all set to take the ALP and Technicians Exam this year. In this article, we will go through the Number of Vacancies, Salary, Age limit, Eligibility and Skills required for the upcoming Railways Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot and Technicians Exam 2018.

RRB ALP and Technicians Vacancy

The total number vacancies for the post of ALP and Technicians are 17,673 and 8,829 respectively. So, the total number of vacancy is 26,502.

RRB ALP and Technicians Salary: Pay Scale and Allowances

The ALP and Technicians will get a salary of Rs. 19, 900 + Allowances under the Level 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

The Allowances and Benefits would be as under:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA) – no HRA will be furnished if govt. provides quarters
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • Running Allowance and
  • New Pension Scheme etc.

RRB ALP and Technicians Age Limit

The central government has revised the age limit mentioned in the official notification CEN 01/2018 of the RRB ALP and Technician Exam 2018 which is as under:

Community Revised Notified
Unreserved (UR) 30 28
Other Backward Class (OBC) 33 31
Scheduled Caste (SC) 35 33
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 35 33

RRB ALP and Technicians Eligibility Criteria

Matriculation / SSLC plus 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 (OR) Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the trades mentioned above (OR) B) 3 years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering (OR) Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognised Institution in lieu of ITI.

Note: Degree in the Engineering disciplines as above will also be acceptable in lieu of Diploma in Engineering.

RRB ALP and Technicians: Required Skills

You must possess the following skills to become an ALP/Technician in the Indian Railways:

  • Good mechanical knowledge.
  • Good hands-eye co-ordination.
  • The ability to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Physical stamina.
  • Good memory.
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • A responsible attitude.
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Reliability

Free Study Material for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot 2018

In order to crack the Assistant Loco Pilot exam 2018 candidates should prepare in a smart way. The first thing you need to do is to go through the entire syllabus and exam pattern of RRB ALP 2018. You can also read some of the guides to prepare Railway Recruitment Board ALP, this will definitely help you to score well in the examination.

For best preparation of RRB ALP Exam, We are providing subject wise study material for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exam 2018. Aspirants of Indian railway exams can download RRB ALP solved papers, practice papers, mock test sets, etc. from here.

S No. ALP Study Materials Download
1 RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exam 2014 Solved Paper
2 Indian Railway ALP Stage 1 Practice Set 1
3 Indian Railway ALP Stage 1 Practice Set 2
4 ALP Basic Science & Engineering Section Test
5 ALP General Awareness Section Test
6 RRB ALP General Intelligence & Reasoning Section Test
7 RRB ALP General Science Section Test
8 RRB ALP Mathematics Section Test

We hope this article will help you in analysing yourself and gearing up for the RRB ALP Exam 2018.

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