Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024 – Age Limit (Revised), Tentative Exam Dates (Out), Apply Online Link

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024: The Railway Recruitment Board is inviting eligible candidates to apply online for 5696 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots. Candidates can apply for the Railway Loco Pilot vacancies from January 20 to February 19, 2024, online. The selection of candidates will be based on Computer Based Test 1, Computer Based Test 2, Computer Based Aptitude Test, Document Verification, and Medical Examination. Scroll down for more information on eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, and more. Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

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Name of the CellRailway Recruitment Board
Name of the ArticleRailway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Type of ArticleLatest Job
Who Can Apply?All India Applicants Can Apply
Name of the PostAssistant Loco Pilot
Name of the OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board & Indian Railways
Total Vacancies 5696
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline (Started from 20 January 2024)
Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
Language of ExamFor CBT 1 and 2: Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam were, Tamil and Urdu.For CBAT: English and Hindi
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

New Age Limit: 18 to 33 Years

(Upper age) DOB should be 

  • UR & EWS: 02-07-1991
  • OBC (NCL): 02-07-1988
  • SC & ST: 02-07-1986

Lower DOB Should Be

  • All Candidates: 01-07-2006

The Assistant Loco Pilot exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). RRB is a government agency that conducts recruitment for Group C and Group D non-gazetted civil services and engineering positions in the railway sector.

RRB formulates recruitment policies, monitors activities and expenditures, and keeps an eye on workload. It also manages the management information system implemented by RRB.

The Railway Loco Pilot recruitment exam is conducted online, and the application process is also conducted online. The paper is conducted in three stages, covering logical reasoning, current affairs, mathematics, general intelligence, general awareness, general science, and engineering. Candidates interested in ALP vacancies can apply through the web page.

EventsExam Dates (Tentative)
Starting date of Application form20-01-2024
Last Date of Apply for Loco Pilot Vacancy19-02-2024
Modification of Application Form20-02-2024 to 29-02-2024
Railway ALP Prelims Admit Card Release DateTo be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Prelims Exam DateTo be Announced
Loco Pilot Prelims Result dateTo be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Admit Card Release DateTo be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Exam DateTo be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Mains Result dateTo be Announced
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
  • UR: 2499
  • SC: 804
  • ST: 482
  • OBC: 1351
  • EWS: 560
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Education QualificationMatriculation/SSLC pass plus
ITI in specified trades/Act Apprenticeship in the trades ofa) Armature and Coil Winderb) Electricianc) Electronics Mechanicd) Fittere) Heat Enginef) Instrument Mechanicg) Machinisth) Mechanic Dieseli)  Mechanic Motor Vehiclej) Millwright Maintenance Mechanick) Mechanic Radio & TVl) Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanicm) Tractor Mechanicn) Turnero) WiremanORDiploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile Engineering in lieu of ITI
Note: Combination of various streams of trades of Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.Candidates with a Degree in the Engineering disciplines as above will also be acceptable in lieu of a Diploma in Engineering
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Standard FitnessMedical Standards: A-1General Fitness: Physically fit in all aspectsVision Standards:Distant Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glassesCandidates must pass the test for Color Vision, Field of Vision, Binocular Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc
Age LimitMinimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 33 years
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
SC/ST5 years
OBC (NCL)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service after attestation)Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
PWD10 years + relaxation for the respective category
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

Applicants are required to pay the application fee using online mode, offline mode via SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment, or through the post office. Here’s how:

  • ONLINE fee payment can be done through Internet banking or debit/credit cards.
  • OFFLINE fee payment is possible through SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode.
  • Post Office Challan Payment mode is available in any branch of computerized Post Office.
CategoryApplication Fee
General (Male)INR 500/-
OBC, ST, SC/ Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Male), EBCINR 250/-
OBC, ST, General, SC/Ex-Serviceman/PWD (Female/Transgender), EBCINR 250/-
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

Candidates have to go through the mentioned stages to get recruited for the Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy

  • CBT I
  • CBT II
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
  • Document Verification

Railway Loco Pilot CBT 1 Exam Pattern

Question Types: Multiple-choice questions

Maths2060 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning25
General Science20
General Awareness on Current Affairs10
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

For the Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy Examination, the questionnaire is split into two parts. There will be a negative marking of 1/3 of the marks of the wrong question

Stage 2: Part A
General Awareness and Current Affairs1090 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning25
Basic Science and Engineering40
Stage 2: Part B
Relevant Trade7560
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
Railway ALP Paper 2 Syllabus
General AwarenessPersonalities, Science & Technology, Indian Polity, Sports, Culture Economics.
Logical Reasoning and General IntelligenceBlood relationships, Arguments and Assumptions, Coding and Decoding,M athematical operations, Venn Diagram, Similarities and Differences, Syllogism, Jumbling, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
MathematicsLCM, HCF, Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, Square Root, Age Calculations, Mensuration, Time and Work;T ime and Distance, Elementary Statistics, Pipes & Cistern, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Calendar & Clock, Profit and Loss
Basic Science & EngineeringSpeed and Velocity, Engineering Drawing(Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic, Representation), Basic Electricity, Work Power and Energy, Environment Education, Occupational Safety and Health, Heat and Temperature, Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density Levers and Simple Machines, IT Literacy etc
Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024
  • UR & EWS: 40%
  • OBC (NCL): 30%
  • SC: 30%
  • ST: 25%

Railway Loco Pilot Salary

The Railway ALP Pay Scale will be as follows –

Pay scaleRs. 19,900
Grade PayRs. 1900
Salary + AllowancesRs. 35000 (approx.)

Step 1: Open the RRB website.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the notification for Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy CEN No. 1/2024 and carefully read the Railway Loco Pilot Notification.

Step 3: After reading, return to the RRB website and click on the “Apply >> Create an account” tab.

Step 4: Register yourself for the Railway ALP Exam on the respective regional RRB website.

Step 5: For registration, check the declaration box and then click on the “Proceed” button.

Step 6: The Railway Loco Pilot Registration Page will appear on your screen.

Step 7: Now, fill in your basic details – your name, parents’ names, contact information, email, etc.

Step 8: As soon as you click the “Submit” button, you will receive an OTP. Please proceed accordingly.

Step 9: After the OTP is validated, process the email generated for login credentials.

Step 10: Log in with your credentials and provide the details asked for in the Railway Loco Pilot application form.

Step 11: Make the required payment for the Railway ALP application fee. Failure to pay the fee will result in the rejection of your application.

Step 12: Download a copy of the application form and take a hard copy for future reference. Save it for further use.

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Railway Loco Pilot Vacancy 2024

What is the Last Date for Loco Pilot Form 2024?

The last date to submit Loco Pilot form online is 19 February 2024.

What is the Qualification for Railway Technician in 2024?

To apply for the Technician position, candidates need to have completed the Matriculation exam. Additionally, they must possess an ITI Trade certificate from NCVT/SCVT in the relevant discipline. Alternatively, applicants may have pursued a Diploma or Degree in Engineering. The age requirement is between 18 and 28 years.

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