RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : April 7, 2018 To February 8, 2019
Result Date : April 6, 2019

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates apply for different the posts through a single application mentioning the order of their preference.

  • In order to apply to RRB ALP, a candidate must fulfil the following eligibility conditions.

RRB ALP Eligibility 2018

The interested candidates should go through the RRB ALP Qualifications first. If a candidate finds himself/herself eligible for this exam, then he/she can apply for this exam. The detailed eligibility criteria is compiled below:

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility - Based on Nationality:  

(i) A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or

  • a subject of Nepal, or

  • a subject of Bhutan, or

  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

(ii)  A candidate who needs an eligibility certificate can be allowed for the examination but he/she can receive the offer of appointment only after the Government has issued an eligibility certificate to them.

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility - Based on Age Limit: 

  • The Age Limit for any post of ALP and Technician is from 18-28 years.

RRB Age Realaxation for different categories


Age Relaxation

Other Backward Class (OBC)

3 years

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

Persons with Disability (PwD)


10 years


13 years


15 years

RRB ALP 2018 Eligibility - Based on Education:

  • Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated for notified posts from a recognized Institute/University

  • 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 a 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).

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