Mumbai, 03 February 2018: Railways Recruitment Boards (RRBs), under Ministry of Railways, has released Central Employment Notice (CEN) for recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians. The total number of vacant posts are more than 26,500.
Vacancies Details: The total number of vacant posts are 26,502: Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) – 17,673 and Various posts of Technician – 8,829.
Key Dates: The online application has opened form 03 February 2018. The closing date for submission application is 05 March 2018. First stage Computer Based Test (CBT): Tentatively scheduled during April and May, 2018.
Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP): Matriculation/SSLC Plus ITI/Course Competed Act Apprentices OR Diploma/Degree in Engineering. Refer to detailed CEN published on the websites of RRBs for Trade/Disciplines.
Technicians: Matriculations/SSLC Plus ITI/Course completed Act Apprentices OR 10+2 with Physics and Maths or Diploma in Engineering (As Applicable). Refer to detailed CEN published on the websites of RRBs for Trade/Disciplines against each of the posts.
Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated for notified posts in the CEN from recognized Institute/University as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application.
Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification should not apply.
Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI for the post of Technicians unless otherwise specified. Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship (CCAA).
Age (as on 01.07.2018): 18 – 28 Years . Age relaxation is available as per Govt norms.
Stages of Exam: There shall be two stages examination (First stage CBT and Second Stage CBT) common for ALP and Technician. In addition , candidates who have opted for ALP and qualified in Second Stage CBT have to undergo Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). Marks will be normalized in all the stages of exam.
For all candidates except the fee concession categories is Rs 500/- . For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class is Rs 250 /-/
How to Apply: Only single online application (common to all the notified posts – ALP and Technicians) has to be submitted by the candidates through the link CEN 01/2018 provided on the official websites of RRBs.
For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the Recruitment Notification, uploaded on the official websites of Railways Recruitment Boards (RRBs).