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June 12, 2019 • 4:48 pm

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Education Qualification, Age Limit

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Every year, Indian Railways conduct various exams for the post of the non-technical, technical, loco pilot, RRB junior engineer etc. The RRB ALP Exam is one of the most popular Railway exams among the candidates.

Many candidates have a dream to make their career in Indian Railway and become a part of this prestigious organization through RRB ALP Exam, but most of them are not familiar with the required eligibility criteria for RRB ALP.

So, candidates who want to become a part of Indian Railway and get a post of Loco Pilot & Technician must check RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria. It is the first step to appear in the exam.

Let’s look at the details of RRB ALP Eligibility that we are going to give you in this article.

Educational Qualifications

Age Limit.

Medical Standards

Question Paper Language

 

 

RRB ALP Education Qualification

 

It is very important to satisfy the RRB ALP Education Qualification if you want to appear in the exam. So, below, we have mentioned the RRB ALP post wise required qualification with the medical standard. Candidates can confirm whether they can appear in the exam or not through the table provided below.

The candidate needs to complete the ITI (approved by NCVT/SCVT) in any specific trade to Apply for RRB ALP.

Candidates who have completed a diploma in engineering are also eligible and should have completed minimum 10th standard from a recognized board.

 

Designation

Department

Medical Standard

Minimum RRB ALP Educational Qualification

Assistant Loco Pilot

Electrical/ Mechanical

A1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Armature and Coil Winder/ Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Fitter/ Heat Engine/ Instrument Mechanic/ Machinist/ Mechanic Diesel/ Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Millwright Maintenance Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV/ Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic/ Tractor Mechanic/ Turner/ Wireman

3 years Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Automobile Engineering (OR) Combination of various streams of these Engineering disciplines from a recognized Institution in lieu of ITI.

TECHNICIAN GRADE III ARMATURE And COIL WINDER

ELECTRICAL

B2

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trade of Winder (Armature)

Technician Grade III Blacksmith/ (Workshop)

Engineering/ Mechanical

B1/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trade of Forger and Heat Treater

Technician Grade III Book Binder

Stores

B2

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trade of Book Binder

Technician Grade III Bridge

Engineering

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Fitter (Structural)/ Welder

Technician Grade III Carpenter/ (Workshop)

Electrical/ Engineering/ Mechanical

B1/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades of Carpenter/ Furniture and Cabinet Maker

TECHNICIAN GRADE III CARRIAGE And WAGON

MECHANICAL

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Carpenter/ Welder/ Plumber/ Pipe Fitter

Technician Grade III Crane Driver

Electrical/ Mechanical

B2

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Mechanic (Motor Vehicle)/ Material Handling Equipment cum Operator

Technician Grade III Diesel Electrical/ (Ancillary)

Mechanical

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Mechanic Auto electrical and Electronics/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Power Electronics

Technician Grade III Diesel Mechanical/ (Ancillary)

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Mechanic Diesel/ Mechanic (Repair and Maintenance of Heavy Vehicles)/ Mechanic Automobile (Advanced Diesel Engine)/ Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Tractor Mechanic/ Welder/ Painter

Technician Grade III Electrical

Electrical

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Power Electronics/ Mechanic Mechatronics

Technician Grade III Electrical / Power/ (Workshop)

B2/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Wireman/ Mechanic HT, LT Equipment’s and Cable Jointing/ Electronics Mechanic

Technician Grade III Electrical / Train Lighting/ (Workshop)

Technician Grade III Electrical / TRD (OHE, PSI)

B1

Technician Grade III Electrical / TRS/ Emu

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Power Electronics/ Mechanic HT, LT Equipment’s and Cable Jointing/ Fitter/ Welder/ Painter General/ Machinist/ Carpenter

Technician Grade III Fitter/ (Workshop)

Electrical/ Engineering/ Mechanical/ S And T

B1/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trade of Fitter

Technician Grade III Furnishing

Mechanical

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Carpenter/ Furniture and Cabinet Maker

Technician Grade III Grinder

Engineering

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Machinist (Grinder)

Technician Grade III Luter Cum Aligner

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Foundryman/ Pattern Maker/ Moulder (Refractory)

Technician Grade III Machine Offset Printing

Stores

B2

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trade of Offset Machine Minder

Technician Grade III Machinist/ (Workshop)

Electrical/ Mechanical

B2/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Machinist/ Turner/ Machinist (Grinder)

Technician Grade III Mason

Engineering

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Mason (Building Constructor)

Technician Grade III Mechanical

Mechanical

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Welder/ Machinist/ Machinist (Grinder)/ Mechanic Mechatronics/ Turner/ Operator Advanced Machine Tools/ CNC Programmer cum Operator

Technician Grade III Millwright

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Millwright Maintenance Mechanic/ Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance/ Mechanic Advanced Machine Tool Maintenance

Technician Grade III Motor Vehicle Driver Cum Mechanic,

General

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Driver cum Fitter/ Driver cum Mechanic (Light Motor Vehicle)

Should possess a valid Driving Licence for driving Light Duty and Heavy-duty Vehicles.

Technician Grade III Multi Skilled Fitter

Engineering

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Welder/ Machinist

Technician Grade III Painter/ (Workshop)

Electrical/ Engineering/ Mechanical

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Painter General/ Domestic Painter/ Industrial Painter

Technician Grade III Permanent Way

Engineering

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Welder/ Machinist/ Machinist (Grinder)

Technician Grade III Plumber / Pipe Fitter

Engineering/ Mechanical

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Plumber/ Pipe Fitter

Technician Grade III Pump Operator

Electrical/ Engineering

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Pump Operator cum Mechanic/ Utility Operator

Technician Grade III Refrigeration And Air Conditioning

Electrical

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic

TECHNICIAN GRADE III REFRIGERATION And AIR CONDITIONING (WORKSHOP)

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic

Technician Grade III Remote Control (Trd)

B2

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Wireman/ Mechanic HT, LT Equipment’s and Cable Jointing / Electronics Mechanic

Technician Grade III Rigger

Mechanical

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Rigger/ Fitter

TECHNICIAN GRADE III S And T / LINEMAN

S And T

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Wireman

Technician Grade III Sheet Metal Worker

Mechanical

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Sheet Metal Worker

Technician Grade III Shell

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Welder

Technician Grade III Signal

S And T

B1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Wireman

10+2 with Physics and Maths

Technician Grade III Telecommunication

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Wireman

10+2 with Physics and Maths

Technician Grade III Track Machine

Engineering

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Fitter/ Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Instrument Mechanic/ Mechanic Mechatronics/ Mechanic Diesel/ Mechanic Motor Vehicle/ Welder/ Machinist

Technician Grade III Trimmer

Mechanical

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Tailor (General)/ Upholsterer

Technician Grade III Trimmer (Workshop)

C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Tailor (General)/ Upholsterer

Technician Grade III Turner/ (Workshop)

Electrical

B1/ C1

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trade of Turner

Technician Grade III Welder/ (Workshop)

Engineering/ Mechanical/ Stores

Matriculation/ SSLC plus ITI from recognized institutions of NCVT/ SCVT in the trades of Welder/ Welder (Gas and Electric)/ Gas Cutter/ Structural Welder/ Welder (Pipe)/ Welder (TIG/MIG)

 

 

RRB ALP Age Limit and Relaxation

 

The age limit of the RRB ALP Exam is 18 to 28 years. But RRB provides some relaxation in upper age limit for reserved category. Candidates who belong to SC/ST/ OBC/ PwD category must check the below table.

 

S.No.

Community/Categories

RRB ALP Age Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

1.

SC/ST candidates

5 Years

2.

OBC Non-Creamy Layer candidates

3 Years

3.

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation

Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

4.

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) UR

10 Years

5.

PWD OBC Non-Creamy Layer

13 Years

6.

PWD SC/ST

15 Years

7.

Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 Years

8.

Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and Erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years’ service (continuous or in broken spells) of UR Category

40 Years of age

9.

Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and Erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years’ service (continuous or in broken spells) of OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) Category

43 Years of age

10.

Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and Erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in a minimum of 3 years’ service (continuous or in broken spells) of SC/ST Category

45 Years of age

11.

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes

Up to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower.

12.

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried of UR Category

35 Years of age

13.

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried of OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) Category

38 Years of age

14.

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried of SC/ST Category

40 Years of age

15.

Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.

Shall be relaxed to the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961.

16.

Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years of UR Category

35 Years of age

17.

Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years of OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) Category

38 Years of age

18.

Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years of SC/ST Category

40 Years of age

 

 

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria - Medical Standards

 

RRB ALP Medical Exam is just qualifying criteria which require the highest standard of medical fitness for Loco Pilot post. It has to be maintained from the period of joining and up to the end of the career as Railway driver.

 

Medical Standard

General Fitness

Visual Acuity

A-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D) Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses and Must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc.

B-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D) Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc.

B-2

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Binocular Vision etc.

C-1

Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

 

 

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria - Question Paper Language

 

The RRB ALP question papers are provided in 15 languages i.e. Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu. So, candidates who know any of the above languages are eligible for this exam.

 

We hope, this article will help you to know all the essential RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria which includes factor like educational qualification, age limit and medical standards.

We also provide all the latest updates of RRB ALP Exam through our RRB ALP Notification blog. So, stay connected with us.

However, if you have any query and want to know some other details regarding RRB ALP Exam, can leave a comment in the comment section below.

 

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