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RRB ALP 2020 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility & Pattern

Updated on 07 June 2020
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Updated on 07 June 2020


The RRB conducts the Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) exam to recruit candidates into the Indian Railways. The RRB ALP 2020 exam is yet to be conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.

Candidates can check the relevant information on other RRB exams conducted by the railway board.

RRB ALP Exam updates: 

RRB has released the final RRB result for ALP and Technician exam 2018-19. The final result for RRB ALP exam 2018-2019 is released on December 13th, 2019. Candidates who appeared for RRB ALP exam 2018-19 can check the final list of candidates selected for ALP and Technician exam on the official website.

This article is about all the relevant details regarding the ALP like results, admit card, exam dates, centres, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

RRB ALP Admit Card Download

The steps to download the RRB ALP admit card are as follows:

  1. Step 1- Visit the RRB official website of your respective region.
  2. Step 2- Choose your exam ( RRB ALP)
  3. Step 3- Fill the Registration number and Date of Birth
  4. Step 4- Click on submit button
  5. Step 5- Save and download it to take a print out.

For more details on other RBB Admit Card, refer to the linked article

RRB ALP Online Application

The candidates should be careful about the instructions provided in the RRB ALP Notification before filling the Online application.

There are certain documents needed to be ket ready before going ahead with the RRB ALP online application process.

Candidates should check the RRB Notification carefully before applying for the exam.

The pre-requisites of the Online application are as follows:

  1. Details of Aadhar Card
  2. Valid mobile number and email ID
  3. Scanned images of Photograph and signature
  4. Scanned copy of caste certificate
  5. Details of the online payment

How to Apply online?

The steps to fill the online application form are as follows:

  1. Step 1- Go to the official website of the RRB of your region.
  2. Step 2- Click on the “apply now” option.
  3. Step 3- Fill the necessary details like father’s name, Date of Birth, Phone number, etc.
  4. Step 4- Verify your phone number and email id through an OTP.
  5. Step 5- After verification, a registration ID will be issued
  6. Step 6- Re-login to the website with your Registration ID and password
  7. Step 7- Fill the other details asked for in the required field
  8. Step 8- Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature of the required dimension
  9. Step 9- Make the payment or upload your payment details
  10. Step 10- Review your application once again and click submit button
  11. Step 11- The application will be displayed on the screen for downloading and taking the print out.

RRB ALP Eligibility

The RRB ALP post requires a candidate to have certain qualifications.

The RRB ALP Eligibility is the major aspect that the candidates should be careful while filling the online application form.

The qualification requirements for the RRB ALP are as follows:


  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  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 the RRB ALP Eligibility is as follows:

  1. Minimum Age- 18 years
  2. Maximum Age- 30 years

There is certain age relaxation for candidates which can be understood in detail from the RRB ALP Eligibility section the official Notification.

Educational requirement

The basic educational requirement for the RRB ALP post is given below:

  1. Candidates should have passed matriculation and completed course Act Apprenticeship Industrial Training Institute approved by NCVT or SCVT in the respective trade.
  2. Those who have a diploma in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Automobile Engineering recognized by the AICTE are also eligible for the exam.

For details on RRB Eligibility, refer to the linked article.

RRB ALP Syllabus

The RRB has released the syllabus for the ALP on the official website. The RRB ALP syllabus will have all the relevant exam topics related information.

The Assistant Loco Pilot CBT 2 syllabus is very important as it contains many relevant topics which are asked frequently in the exam.

The RRB ALP Exam Pattern gives an idea on the overall exam. Candidates can take the RRB Mock test for better exam preparation.

The major topics covered in the exam of RRB ALP are as follows:

  1. Mathematics
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  3. General Science
  4. Basic Science and Engineering
  5. General awareness & current affairs

Candidates should be thorough with each and every topic mentioned in the RRB syllabus. For the preparation of General Awareness section candidates may refer to various Static GK topics collated in the linked page.

There are many important books for the RRB ALP preparation. Candidates should refer to the books mentioned in the article to understand all the topics properly.

They should devise a proper study routine for effective and successful exam preparation and score.

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