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RRB ALP Recruitment: Date, Notification, Syllabus, Pattern

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam

RRB ALP Last 5 Year Question Paper & Solution

Hello Job Seekers!

Every Year Railway Recruitment Board offers various posts for different RRBs.

Indian Railway conducts the exam for the post of the RRB ALP to recruit the 10th pass/ITI certification candidates. This year Indian railway has announced more than 64000 RRB ALP vacancies.

Railway Board publishes the recruitment notification in both Hindi and English language through Employment News.


Below in this article, we have compiled detailed knowledge of Assistant Loco Pilot exam. Scroll down to keep yourself updated with exam preparation tips.


Below in this blog, we have come up with every single detail about the Railways Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam. Please read it out to stay knowledgeable and updated.




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RRB ALP Recruitment 2022- Latest Notifications & Updates


Candidates who were absent for the RRB ALP DV and ME process because of uncontrollable reasons, now can appear for the Second and Final chance of Document Verification and Medical Examination.

RRB has released the result for RRB ALP first stage on 2 November 2018. The candidates can check score for RRB ALP stage 1 and Exam date for Stage 2 CBT from official website.



RRB ALP Recruitment Online Application - Register for Loco Pilot


Registration for recruitment of Loco pilot should be done on time so that the complete procedure will be done on time. Registration is done step wise so for the complete steps candidates may visit Eduncle.

To know the latest registration dates candidates may click the below link.

RRB Online Registration Form 2022



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RRB Eligibility Criteria for Assistant Loco Pilot - Know the Requirements!


Before applying, you should know about the RRB ALP 2022 Eligibility Criteria, which mainly includes details of the following:

Educational Qualification

 Age Limit

Medical Standards

The candidates who wish to appear in the Exam, must fulfill all the essential eligibility conditions which are provided in the following blog: RRB Eligibility Criteria 2022.



RRB Loco Pilot Syllabus | Get Subject Wise ALP Syllabus PDF


To begin preparing for any competitive exam you must have a clear understanding of the prescribed syllabus.

Well RRB doesn’t prescribe any set syllabus except the technical subject, but the questions which are asked are basically from these below mentioned subjects.

Assistant Loco Pilot Syllabus includes the following sections:

General Awareness


General Intelligence


General Science

Technical Ability

For complete syllabus candidates may visit Eduncle. Eduncle provides detailed subject wise railway loco pilot syllabus and exam pattern which will help students to start preparation for Loco Pilot exam.

RRB Syllabus 2022 | Exam Pattern



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RRB Exam Pattern for Loco Pilot - Examine & Strategize your Exam Preparation


For Asst. Loco Pilot Model Question Paper PDF download, candidates may visit railway loco pilot exam paper link.

Students may start their preparation with the useful RRB Exam Tips that can help them to reach their target of qualifying loco pilot recruitment.

Here are some assistant loco pilot books you may refer:


Dr. Lal & Jain and N.C.E.R.T. Math Book [Std. ix to Std. xii]

English Grammar


R.P. Sharma

G.K. & G.S.

Chronicle Year Book


R.S. Agarwal

Arihant publications

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RRB ALP 2022 Admit Card - Know Download Procedure


Hall tickets are always important to appear for the exam. Getting admit card in hands gives a relief. Railway recruitment boards hand over admit card to candidates by email. Information to check their mail for admit card is send to their mobile numbers.

Get your admit card with Eduncle. Click the below link to get the details about getting your admit card details.

Railway Recruitment Board Admit Card 2022.



RRB Loco Pilot Previous Year Question Paper with Answer Keys


Practicing Previous Year papers will add another advantage in your RRB ALP Exam 2022 Preparation. It will give you an idea about the difficulty level of the exam. You should practice RRB ALP Question paper atleast 2-3 months before the exam to score good marks.

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RRB ALP & Technician Result 2022 – Check Final Marks, Cut Offs, Merit List


Candidates who have applied for loco pilot recruitment exam must be eagerly waiting for results. RRB loco pilot result will be announced after the completion of railway loco pilot exam paper. You will be able to check out the RRB Pilot Result at Eduncle for all the RRBs like Allahabad, Secunderabad etc.

Candidates may visit the below link for latest results. Here candidates may know the RRB wise recent cut off marks.

RRB ALP Result 2022.

As per the official notification, the RRB Board has released the revised results for RRB ALP Stage 1.

After the objections raised by the candidates and experts for RRB ALP Answer Key, the RRB has rechecked the answer sheets and released the revised score and selection list on 20th Dec 2018.

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Selection Procedure for Loco Pilot - Know the Process, Tests & Stages


To get selected in the Indian Railways Loco Pilot Recruitment, candidates will have to appear in the First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test, and Document Verification

The complete procedure for the recruitment Process is given below



First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Tech.)


The common for exam both Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician is the First Stage Computer Based Test.

Total No of Questions- 75 Questions

Exam Duration- 60 Minutes



General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness


Qualifying Marks

The candidates must secure the minimum percentage in the first stage exam to appear in the next stage.

The Minimum percentage for eligibility in various categories is as follows

Unreserved Candidates- min 40% marks

OBC Candidates- min 30% marks
SC Candidates- min 30% marks
ST candidates- min 25% marks



Second Stage CBT


The candidates shortlisted in the First Stage CBT Exam would be eligible for the Second Stage CBT Exam as per the merit list.

The Second Stage Exam would be conducted in two Phases Part A and part B.

Part A

Total No of Questions- 100 Questions

Exam Duration- 90 Minutes



General Intelligence and Reasoning

Basic Science and Engineering

General Awareness and Current Affairs

Qualifying Marks-The qualification marks for Part B exam would be Same as CBT First Stage exam.

Part B

Total No of Questions- 75 Questions

Exam Duration- 60 Minutes


The Part B Exam is of Qualifying nature whereas the questions asked would be from the Trade Subjects (Degree/Diploma/ITI/HSC)

Qualifying Marks- The Minimum Qualification for all category candidates shortlisted in Part B is 35 %.




Assistant Loco Pilot Job Profile, Scope & Career Growth


Loco pilot is the post in which employee assists the drivers which pilots the train. Loco Pilot gives the right directions to the piloting person according to the signal lights.

Candidates will assist Driver in performing his duties including calling out signal as soon as one is sighted, fine-tuning Loco and attending minor repairs of the Loco.

Next promotion of Assistant Loco Pilot is Senior Assistant Loco Pilot and after becoming loco pilot one can write also exams for Power Controller, Crew Controller, Loco Foreman (Loco supervisor).


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RRB Loco Pilot Salary & Pay Scale


What is the Salary of an Assistant Loco Pilot?

This is the common Question asked by the candidates who aspire for Railway ALP posts. The answer to this query is given below

A Loco Pilot enjoys numerous benefits, perks and other Allowances associated with the Salary Structure. Below we are sharing an overview of the Total Gross Salary along with the additional Allowances.


Assistant Loco Pilot Pay Scale

INR 5200-20200

Initial Pay

INR 19900 (As per 7th CPC Pay Matrix)

Grade Pay

INR 1900

Dearness Allowance

INR 10752


INR 1005

Transport Allowance

INR 828

Night Duty Allowance

INR 387

Gross Pay

INR 26752


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