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RRB ALP FAQ 2018

This chapter, RRB ALP FAQ, will guide the aspirants in addressing their queries and concerns regarding RRB ALP 2018 recruitment. The question and answers have been categorized for enhanced clarity.


shape FAQ

1. What is the minimum age to apply for this job?
Age Limit is same for both RRB ALP and Technician Posts which are 18-28 years as per 01.07.2018. However, there is some relaxation for some categories as per the notification norms.

2. What are the total number of vacancies in RRB CEN No 01/2018?
There is a total of 26502 vacancies for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot (17673) & Technicians (8829).

3. What are the essential educational qualifications needed to apply for this job?
For Technician: Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of post you are applying for
(OR) Matriculation / SSLC plus Course Completed Act Apprenticeship
For Assistant Loco Pilot: Matriculation / SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of post you are applying for
(OR) Diploma in Engineering OR Degree in Engineering

4. What is the meaning of PCM in 10+2?
10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

5. Is there any post available for PCM candidates?
Yes, you can apply for two posts i.e. Technician Grade III Signal & Technician Grade III Telecommunication.

6. Can 12th pass candidates apply for it?
10+2 with Physics and Maths can apply for two posts i.e. Technician Grade III Signal & Technician Grade III Telecommunication.

7. Are Civil Engineering students eligible to fill RRB ALP application Form?
No, there is no post for Civil Engineer students.

8. I’m doing Mechanical Engineering (6th Semester). I will complete my B.tech in 2019, So can I apply for RRB ALP Post?
No, you 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 i.e 05.03.2018 up to 23.59 Hrs.

9. Is there any post for 10+2 PCM?
Yes, you can apply for two posts i.e. Technician Grade III Signal & Technician Grade III Telecommunication.

10. I’m final year student of engineering, can apply for it?
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 i.e 05.03.2018 up to 23.59 Hrs.

1. I want to fill the application form, what are the essential requirements for online registration?
Candidates should have an active mobile number as well as a valid email id. He/she keep his id and mobile number active in the complete recruitment process.

2. I don’t know the procedure for the registration!
You have to enter all the essential details in the column provided. After filling all the details, an OTP will be sent to the Mobile number and email id for the verification. You have to fill the OTP to validate your registration details.

3. After registration, Can I edit the details?
Yes, you can edit the details except for your email id, mobile number and State you applied for.

4. How can I login?
RRB will send a registration id & password to your registered email id. Use that credentials and log-in.

5. How can I get to know that my application is submitted successfully?
Your application will get submitted after you complete all the details. You will also be able to preview & take out a print of your application.

6. I have not received OTP. What should I do?
Check if you are entering the correct mobile number & you are connected to the internet. You can use the option of re-send OTP if you have inserted the correct number.

7. I forgot my password, how can I recover it?
Your password will be your Date of Birth in DDMMYYYY format. For example, if your Date of Birth is 1 September 1992. Your password will be 01091992.

8. Will I be allowed to edit the details after successful registration?
Yes, but you will be charged for the same. You have to pay Rs 250 (Non-refundable). You can do it just twice.

9. What are the documents needed at the time of application registration?
At the time of registration, you should keep ready the following

  • Scanned passport size photo (15kb-40kb) with name and date printed on it.
  • Scanned Caste certificate (50kb to 100kb). (If applicable)
  • Scanned passport size photo of the scribe (15kb-40kb). (If applicable)


10. What is the application Fees?

S.No. Category Application Fees
1 SC/ST Rs. 250
2 Ex-serviceman
3 Female
4 Minorities
5 Transgender
6 Economically Backward Classes
7 General & Others Rs.500

1. How do i download my Call letter/Admi card?
For the convenience of the candidates direct link is provided here in this page, Candidates need to login and download the Admit Card 2018.

2. Where to report for any delay in the Admit card 2018?
Candidates who did’nt received the admit card need to immediatley contact the HELP DESK.

3. Can the Exam Center be changed after submitting the Online Application Form?
No! the allotted time, date and venue details cannot be changed.

1. I am not sure if I belong to OBC creamy layer or Non-creamy layer. How can I confirm it?
The total income of the family of the OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidate should not be more than 8 Lakhs.

2. What to do if I lost my SSLC/SSC/Matriculation Certificate?
You cannot register without entering SSLC/Matric roll no & passing year. If you get selected for DV round, you have to show the original/Duplicate certificate to the board.