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RRB ALP Instructions

RRB ALP Instructions on Test Day

RRB ALP Instructions is a comprehensive guide pertaining to various aspects of the RRB ALP Test day and Test Centers of the Online examinations. Candidates are strongly advised to read the instructions carefully to get acquainted with all the elements of the RRB ALP and Technicians Recruitment process.


shape Instructions

1. ID – requirements:Candidates will have to invariably produce and submit the requisite documents such as valid call letter, a photocopy of photo-identity proof bearing the same name as it appears on the online submitted application form etc. at the time of examinations (First Stage & Second Stage).

2. Call letter to be Submitted:Candidates should write their Roll No. & Registration No. on the photocopy of photo identity proof. Candidates will not be permitted to appear for the examination if they do not bring the call letter along with the photo identity proof in original and a photocopy. Candidates will be required to put their left thumb impression clearly and sign clearly in the respective spaces provided on the call letter in the presence of the invigilator in the examination hall. Candidates should hand over the call letter along with the photocopy of the photo identity proof duly stapled together to the invigilator in the examination hall, when he/she collects the call letters.

3. Punctuality in Attendance: Candidates should be present at the examination hall before the time given in the call letter. Candidates arriving late will not be permitted to enter the Examination Hall. No query in this connection shall be entertained.

4. Compliance with Instructions: Candidates should scrupulously follow the instructions given by test administrators and the invigilators at all the stages of the examination for which they have been called. If any candidate violates the instructions they will be disqualified and may also be asked to leave the examination hall.

5. Items not allowed inside the examination center:

  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box,
    Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.
  • Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, etc.
  • Any metallic item
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle etc.
  • Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, etc.
  • Any ornament like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc. should be thoroughly checked.
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, blue tooth devices etc.

  • 6. Candidates cannot leave their seat unless allowed.

    7. Use of Stationery: Candidates should bring stationary such as pencils, eraser and a ball point pen to the examination hall.

    8. Rough work to be done on the sheet provided: You should do all the necessary rough work on sheet provided only. After the test is over, you should hand over the sheet, given for rough work to the invigilator before leaving the room. Any candidate who does not return or is found to attempt to take or pass on the questions or answers inside or outside the examination hall will be disqualified and the RRB may take further action against him/her as per the rules.

    9. Travelling Allowance not admissible: No travelling allowance or other expenses in connection with the examination will be paid.

    10. The possibility for occurrences of some problem in the administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include the conduct of another examination if considered necessary.

    11. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail cancellation of candidature and disciplinary action including ban from future examinations and police complaints.


    ✶ Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind in the examination, sending someone else in his/her place to appear in the examination, attempt to impersonate will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs/RRCs for lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from getting any appointment in the Railways and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates are also liable for legal prosecution.

    ✶ Furnishing of any false information to the RRB or deliberate suppression of any information at any stage will render the candidate disqualified and debarred from appearing at any selection or examination for appointment on the Railways or to any other Government service and if appointed the service of such candidate is liable to be terminated.

    ✶ Candidates found submitting forged/fake certificates/documents of any kind for securing eligibility and/or obtaining privileges, including free travel for appearing in the examination shall lead to rejection of their candidature for the particular recruitment for which he/she has applied. Further, he/she will also be debarred from all examinations conducted by all RRBs/RRCs all over the country for a period of 2 years/for life as deemed fit and legal action will be initiated, if warranted.

    ✶ Candidate shall not bring in or attempt to bring in any political or other influence to further his/her interest in respect of the recruitment. Candidature of such candidates is liable to be rejected.
    The suitability or otherwise of a post for PWBD has been indicated against each post, under the column “Suitability for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities” with details of Sub-disability in [Click Here] Annexure A-1.

    Benchmark Disabilities:
    As per The Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016 (effective from 19th April, 2017), the Benchmark Disabilities are as under:-

    (a) blindness and low vision;

    (b) deaf and hard of hearing;

    (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy;

    (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;

    (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities.

    Definition of Specified Disabilities as provided in the Schedule of RPwD Act, 2016 is available as [Click Here] Annexure A-2.

    Degree Of Disability For Relaxation And Component Authority For Issue Of Disability Certificate:
    Only such persons would be eligible for relaxation in conditions / reservation in posts who suffer from not less than 40 percent of relevant benchmark disability.

    Those Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) who have availed the relaxation and/or reservation and shortlisted for Document Verification have to submit Certificate of Disability issued by the Competent Authority as per the form V, VI and VII of rule 18(1) under chapter 7 of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 dated 15.06.2017. Refer [Click Here] Annexure V(A), V(B) and V(C) of this corrigendum for the revised formats.

    The existing certificates of disability issued under the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995 (since repealed)
    shall continue to be valid for the period specified therein.

    Assistance of Scribe: Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates / candidates whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy / candidates with one arm / candidates with muscular weakness can avail the assistance of SCRIBE for writing answers on their behalf. For engaging the scribe, candidates will have to indicate the same while filling ONLINE form. Engagement of SCRIBE will be subject to the following conditions:

  • Candidates will have to arrange for the scribe on their own

  • Separate e-admit card will be issued to scribe accompanying the candidates

  • The candidate shall be responsible for any misconduct on the part of the scribe brought by him/her during the examination

  • The scribe so arranged should not himself/herself be the candidate for the notification for which the candidate is appearing. Also, same scribe should not be engaged for more than one candidate and to this effect the Scribe and the Candidate shall give a declaration. Any violation, if detected at any stage will render both candidate & scribe disqualified.

  • Candidates opting for scribe will have to provide additional details as per Annexure-V(D) for Scribe during submission of ONLINE application form, so that RRBs can issue e-admit card for Scribes and the same shall be signed by both Candidate and Scribe. Change of Scribe is not permissible at the exam venue and hence it is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure availability of Scribe for the exam. However, under exceptional circumstances, the change may be allowed duly recording reasons and filling the relevant details including photograph of the Scribe

  • Candidates availing the assistance of a Scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of examination

  • All one eyed candidates and candidates whose visual degree of disability is less than 40% shall not be considered as Visually Handicapped persons and the provision for engaging Scribe shall not be applicable to them

  • Selected PWD candidates will be subjected to medical examination by Railway Medical Authorities at the time of appointment and only those conforming to the medical standards as laid down in the Indian Railway Medical Manual and other extant provisions, as the case may be, will be eligible for appointment.

  • When vacancies are reserved for PWDs and full panel for PWDs cannot be made with the minimum qualifying percentage marks of each category, viz., UR, SC, ST, OBC-NCL, a relaxation of up to 2% marks in the minimum qualifying marks prescribed for the community will be allowed.


  • No Objection Certificate (NOC)
    Candidates serving (including those undergoing induction training/probation) in any Central/State Government Department including Railways or Public Sector Undertakings may apply directly to the RRBs duly informing their Employer. Shortlisted candidates should produce NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature will be cancelled.



    Click Here – Suitability of Posts for Persons with Benchmark Disability.

    Click Here – Definition of Specified Disabilities.

    Ex-Servicemen (EXSM):

    The term Ex-Serviceman means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a Combatant or non-Combatant) in the regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union but does not include a person who has served in the Defence Security Corps., the General Reserve Engineering Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena and the Para Military Forces.

    a. Who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; (or)

    b. Who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or)

    c. Who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; (or)

    d. Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than on his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity;and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service;(or)

    e. Personnel of Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal Service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstances beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or)

    f. Personnel who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to 14th April 1987; (or)

    g. Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; or

    h. Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension w.e.f. 01.02.2006.

    Reservation of Ex-Servicemen:

  • Persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service would come under the category of Ex-Servicemen are eligible to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specific terms of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions available to Ex- Servicemen but such persons shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specific terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union.

  • Accordingly, such serving Defence personnel to be released within one year of the last date of the CEN (on or before 31.3.2019) can also apply, both for vacancies earmarked for Ex-Servicemen and for posts not reserved for them.

  • Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured Civil employment under Central Government in Group’C’ & ‘D’ after availing of the benefits given to Ex-Servicemen will be permitted only the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Ex – Servicemen for securing another Civil employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C/D’ under Central Government. Such candidates will not be considered against the vacancies reserved for Ex – Servicemen in the Central Government jobs.

  • If an Ex-Serviceman applies for various vacancies before joining any Civil employment, he/she can avail the benefit of reservation as Ex – Serviceman for any subsequent employment, subject to the condition that an Ex -Serviceman as soon as he joins any Civil employment, should give self declaration/undertaking to the concerned employer about the details of application against this CEN. The acknowledged copy of this declaration along with NOC from the civil employer should be produced during DV failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled. Further, this benefit would be available only in respect of vacancies which are filled on direct recruitment and wherever reservation is applicable to the Ex – Servicemen.