RRB ALP and Technician Exam 2018 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results
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Introduction to RRB ALP and Technician Exam 2018
About: Full Form of RRB ALP is Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot. RRB is a Government body that oversees the recruitment process for the various posts in the railways' sector. The RRB ALP and Technician exam are for recruiting employees into the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician post. There are 21 RRBs all across India and all of them recruit employees based on one exam i.e RRB ALP exam.
Authority: The RRB ALP exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB).
Exam Pattern: The RRB ALP exam will be conducted in two stages. These stages are:
RRB ALP Prelims Exam - Computer-based test (CBT) of 100 marks with a duration of 90 minutes. Subjects include Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and General Science.
RRB ALP Main Exam - CBT for 120 marks with a duration of 90 minutes. Subjects include Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and General Science.
Expected Vacancy: The total vacancy for RRB ALP/Technician Exam 2018 is expected to be 19174 and the expected vacancy for the post of the technician is 9591. Reservation is provided for those candidates who are from SC/ST/OBC/PwD category and Ex-servicemen.
For the information about the application process, please feel free to check the RRB ALP 2018 Application Process section.
RRB ALP and Technician Exam 2018 FAQs:
Q: What is RRB ALP?
Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot (RRB ALP) and Technician Exam is conducted for the purpose of recruiting employees to the various posts available throughout the Indian Railways network.
Q: When will the RRB ALP 2019 Application Form be made available?
The application form to appear for the RRB ALP 2019 Exam is expected to be released on 10th February 2019.
Q: When will the RRB ALP 2019 Exam be held?
The Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot (RRB ALP) and Technician Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held during the months of April or May in 2019.
Q: How is the selection done after writing the RRB ALP 2019 Exam?
The selection procedure consists of 2 rounds, Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. Preliminary Examination is a Computer Based Test with 90 minutes duration and 100 marks. On getting shortlisted for the Mains Exam, the selected candidates will have to write another Computer Based Test of 90 minutes duration which will contain questions carrying 120 marks.
Q: What are the topics to be covered while studying for the RRB ALP 2019 Preliminary Examination?
Arithmetic Ability, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, General Science and Mathematics.
Q: What are the topics to be covered while studying for the RRB ALP 2019 Mains Examination?
Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, General Science, Basic Science and Engineering.
Q: When is the last date to submit RRB ALP 2019 Application Form?
The filled RRB ALP 2019 Application Form must be submitted to the examination authority on or before 12th March 2019.
Q: When will the RRB ALP 2019 Exam Results be announced?
The RRB Exam results are expected to be declared by 20th May 2019.
Q: Is there any age limit for candidates as per the guidelines of RRB ALP 2019 Eligibility Criteria?
Yes. The lower age limit is 18 years and the upper age limit is 28 years for all posts under RRB and Technicians.