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Indian Railways is hiring: Railway Recruitment Board invites applications for 26502 posts; know when and where to apply

The Indian Railways has released 26502 vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) with a minimum pay scale of Rs 19,990 for the Level 2 of seventh Pay Commission Pay Matrix.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: February 05, 2018 9:36 IST ]
Image Source : PTI Railway Recruitment Board invites applications for 26502 posts

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited applications for the post of 26502 Assistant Loco Pilot and Technicians for various Zonal Railways/Production Units on Indian Railways.

The last date to apply online for the posts is March 5, 2018. 

Candidates applying need to be between 18-28 years as on July 1, 2018. Relaxation on upper age limit is applicable to different category candidates as per rules. The test is common to ALP and Technician.

Number of posts according to regions: Allahabad: 4694 4. Bangalore: 1054 5. Chandigarh 1546, Chennai 945, Gorakhpur 1588, Guwahati 422, Jammu-Srinagar 367, Kolkata 1824, Malda 880. Mumbai 1425, Muzaffarpur 465, Patna 454, Ranchi 2043, Secunderabad 3262, Siliguri 477, Thiruvananthapuram 345.


Aspirants who have completed matriculations/ SSLC with ITI/diploma of engineering.

Age limit of 18-30 years

OBC candidate to get relaxation of three years and ST/SC candidates will get a relaxation of five years.

Last date to apply: March 5

Application process:

Candidates can apply through the official website, the link for which is www.indianrailways.gov.in

Select the RRB zone.

Click on 'Apply for CEN 01/2018.'

Candidates are required to fill in the details and upload a scanned copy of their signature and photograph.

Candidates will then be required to pay the application fee. The payment must be made through online using internet banking or Debit/ Credit Cards or through offline by Challan in any branch of SBI/ Computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip.

The applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in a computer-based test (CBT) in two stages, computer-based aptitude test and document verification. No negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman /Minorities /EBC/PWDs/ Female/Transgender candidates have to pay Rs.250.

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