RRB ALP

Railway Exams

The examination of Assistant Loco Pilot(ALP) is conducted for the recruitment of candidates in Railway Loco pilot and technicians as well. The ALP examination is yet to be conducted through RRB.

➼ Job Profile

The RRB ALP salary is an important factor for candidates to choose a career at Indian Railways. But along with the salary of the Crazy Pilot Assistant, applicants must know the profile of the position.

The responsibilities of a Loco assistant pilot include:

  1. Following the orders of the Loco pilots
  2. Assist the Loco Driver with fine-tuning of the locomotives
  3. Periodically check the locomotive to guarantee its efficiency.
  4. Taking care of minor repairs of the locomotive.
  5. Identify the defects in the tracks and report them.

A vital part of this job is travelling and that is why the Indian Railways grant an operating subsidy on the RRB ALP salary for employees, based on the kilometres they travel.

The salary of RRB ALP seems to be increased after the implementation of the 7th pay commission.

Research says the ALP is one of the most demanding posts in terms of job career in Indian railways.

RRB ALP includes many other allowances and perks through this, it becomes a more attractive and demanding job.

Here below you’ll get full information regarding the salary of RRB ALP.

The RRB ALP salary increases with the increase in the position of an assistant pilot for Loco. The growth of an employee as an assistant pilot for Loco in RRB is as follows:

  1. Crazy Pilot Senior Assistant
  2. Crazy pilot
  3. Crazy Foreman (Crazy Supervisor)
  4. Candidates wishing to sit for the 2019 RRB ALP exam should begin preparation, as RRB offers a decent job prospect and salary to employees working as Crazy Pilot Assistants.

Candidates aspiring to qualify for the IAS exam can check the IAS salary in the linked article.


The above salary includes benefits and allowances provided by Indian Railways. There are numerous assignments that a Crazy Pilot Assistant RRB receives along with salary. This includes:

  1. House rental subsidy
  2. Subsidy for the cost of life
  3. Transport allowance
  4. Race allocation (according to the kilometres travelled)

    Apart from this, a deduction of 10% of the salary is made under the new pension plan.

    You must also check out these RRB examinations:-  RRB NTPC,  RRB JE,  RRB Group D.

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Grade Pay1900
PayscaleRs. 19,900
Assistant Loco Salary (Inclusive of allowances)Rs 35,000 (Approx)

➼ Exam Pattern

The conducting body is RRB, and the conduction mode will be online.

The exam centre will be allotted as per your choice filling during exam form process and it will be known in the admit card allotted to you.

The examination pattern is mentioned below in the table.

RRB ALP ExamMaximum no. of QuestionsDuration
1st Stage CBT7560 min
2nd stage CBT-PART A10090min
2nd Stage CBT-PRT B7560min

➼ Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of the examination of RRB ALP is mention below of CBT-I and CBT-II(Part-I and Part-II

Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.

Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics.

Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Clocks, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education, IT Literacy etc.

Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics.

➼ RRB ALP Exam Dates

RRB ALP ExamDate
Online application form---
Last Date for Payment of fee through online---
Last Date for Payment of fee through SBI Bank Challan---
Last Date for Payment of fee through Post Office Challan---
First Stage computer based test (CBT)---
Last date of Modification of Photograph---
Date of Objections of answer key---
Submission of Preference Details---
Date for Declaration of CBT I Result---
2nd Stage of CBT (Rescheduled)---
Exam City and date Intimation---
Downloading of Travel Pass for SC/ST Candidates---
Activation of Mock link for Second stage CBT---
Date for Downloading Answer key & Question Paper- CBT 2---
Date for Raising of Objections-CBT 2---
RRB ALP CBT 2 Result---
RRB ALP CBT 3 Exam date 2020---
SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
Mathematics303090
General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
General Awareness1515
General Science3030
Total100100

➼ Eligibility Criteria

The RRB ALP publication requires that a candidate have certain qualifications.

RRB ALP eligibility is the main aspect that candidates should be careful about when completing the online application form.

The eligibility requirements for the RRB ALP are mentioned below:-

➼ Nationality

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India, Bhutan, Nepal
  2. In case of migration to India from certain countries like Zambia, Taiwan, etc, candidates must have relevant migration document confirming the Indian Citizenship approved by the Government of India.

➼ Age Limit

The age limit for RRB ALP eligibility is as follows:

  • Minimum age 18 years
  • Maximum age: 30 years

There is some relaxation of age for candidates that can be understood in detail in the RRB ALP Eligibility section, the Official Notice.

➼ Education qualification

The basic educational requirement for this publication is detailed below:

  1. Candidates must have passed enrollment and have completed the NCVT or SCVT approved Industrial Training Institute Apprenticeship Act course in the respective business.
  2. Those with a diploma in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Automotive Engineering recognized by AICTE are also eligible for the exam.

For details on RRB eligibility, see the linked article.

➼ RRB ALP Cut Off

NOTE:-

  • The numbers above are the minimum percentages necessary to qualify for the RRB ALP Stage I 2018-19 exam.
  • According to RRB ALP cut marks, candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process.
  • The computer-based test is qualifying in nature, meaning that the brands secured in ALP CBT 1 will not be counted while the final list of merits is being prepared.
RRB-ALP CategoryCut-off Percentage
General40%
OBC30%
SC30%
ST25%

➼ How to apply for RRB ALP?

  1. Open the official website of the RRB http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/. of your region.
  2. Click on the “apply now” option.
  3. Fill the required details like father’s name, Phone Number, Date of Birth, etc.
  4. Online verification required of phone number and email id through an OTP.
  5. After confirmation of number and ID, a registration ID will be allotted.
  6. Re-login to the website with your allotted Registration ID and password.
  7. Fill the other details in the required field.
  8. Upload the scanned format of your photograph and signature of the ordered dimensions.
  9. Submit the required fee.
  10. Now, again review your application and click on the “submit” button.
  11. The application will be displayed on the screen for downloading and taking the print out.

➼ RRB ALP admit card

  1. Visit the RRB official website of your respective region.
  2. Choose your exam i.e. ( RRB ALP)
  3. Fill essential details i.e Registration number and Date of Birth
  4. Click on submit button
  5. Save and download Admit Card and take a print out.

➼ RRB ALP Result

The RRB ALP result can be verified as follows:

  1. Log in to the official RRB website. (region-specific)
  2. Click on the Result link
  3. Provide your roll number
  4. Click the send button
  5. Your result will be visible on the screen. Take a print out of it.

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