RRB ALP vacancies increase by over 100% – (26502 to 60000)

Friends, Today we are going to share very big news with you. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed in the Rajya Sabha that the Railway Ministry has decided to increase the number of RRB ALP & Technician vacancies to 60000 from 26502. This news has been confirmed by the board by issuing fresh notification of its decision.  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also tweeted this information. The information of revised vacancies will be updated on various regional RRB websites very soon. Candidates should check the website of the concerned Railway Region for this information. The board has issued the online examination date and time for candidates who have filed applications. Railways have announced this big news for applicants a week before the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Online Recruitment Examination. This exam is going to start on 9th August.

According to latest report, about 47 lakh candidates have applied for the examination. Candidates should keep in mind that with the increase in the number of total vacancies, it is likely that board will reopen applications for changes in RRB preferences. However, this can possibly be done after the first step of computer based test is finished.

According to previous trends, RRB generally shortlist more than 10 times candidates for further selection stages. By reading the statements of several experts, it is known that it is a complete possibility that the department will conduct more than one level of written tests. The first phase online computer based test would commence from 9 August 2018.

Candidates whose date of examination is August 9, their admit card will be issued on August 5.

Below is the process to download RRB Group C CBT Admit Card / RRB Admit Card:

Step 1: First open the address of concerned railway board

Step 2: Now search frontpage for respective notice and link

Step 3: Click on ALP/Technician Admit Card link

Step 4: You will be asked to login to your account with your registration number, date of birth and captcha

Step 5: Fill all credentials correctly in the form and click on link

Step 6: You admit card will be open on your computer screen

Step 7: Verify all details printed on card

Step 8: Download your card and take printout

Note: Candidate’s biometrics will be matched with Aadhaar card before going inside the examination hall. Don’t forget to take Admit Card and Aadhaar Card while going for exam.

About Waiting List

Most of the candidates do not know about this news. The Board will issue the Waiting List with the result. This list will include the names of many candidates. If for some reason the candidate refuses to or any document found wrong during the original document verification then the candidates in the waiting list will be called.

Updated: August 6, 2018 — 3:00 pm


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  1. how many vacancy increased for RRB chennai region.

  2. Sir, It is great news if board increased ALP vacancies. But today I want to tell you serious problem which happened to me. My hometown is Patna, Bihar and when I see my admit card I surprised that my exam city and center located in Mohal near Chandigarh. I will very difficult to reach the exam city within date and I am from poor family and It cost me total 2000. This is wrong thing done by railway and government of India. The actual reason is they don’t want poor people to participate in test.

  3. sir mere bhi same problem hai. mai gujrat se hoo aur muje exam centre hyderabad main diya hai. batao itni door pariksha dene jane main jo kharch hoga uska kya. ye sarkar ne bhut badi chaal kheli hai. ye amiro ki sarkaar hai

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