RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Apply Online for 5696 Posts

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 for 5696 posts

 Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Recruitment 2024 Notification Out Apply Online

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced recruitment for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) under CEN 01/2024. Interested candidates can apply online from 20 January 2024 to 19 February  2024. The total number of vacancies is 5696. It is a fantastic opportunity for the candidates who is looking to build a career in the exciting world of railways.


Application start date  January 20, 2024
Application last date  February 19, 2024
Exam date  To be notified later
Admit Card Available  To be notified later


Category Application Fee
General / OBC / EWS  Rs. 500/-
SC / ST / PH   Rs. 250/-
All Category Female  Rs. 250/-


  • Age limit: 18-30 years (relaxation for reserved categories)
  • Educational qualification: 10+2 with Science and Mathematics or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Physical and medical fitness standards as per RRB guidelines.

Age Limit

As of today, January 19, 2024, the age limit for the RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) CEN 01/2024 recruitment is:

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 30 years

However, there are age relaxations for various categories as follows:

  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): 3 years
  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • Ex-Servicemen: 5 years (plus additional service period, up to a maximum of 5 years)
  • PWDs: 10 years

Selection process:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT) 1: General Aptitude and General Awareness
  • CBT 2: Technical Ability
  • Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
  • Document Verification (DV)
  • Medical Examination

How to apply:

  • Apply online through the official website of RRB.
  • Pay the application fee according to your category.
  • Download and print the application form for future reference.

Vacancy Details of RRB ALP Recruitment 2024

Sure, here are the vacancy details for the RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) CEN 01/2024 recruitment:

Number of vacancies: 5696

Distribution of vacancies:

  • The vacancies are distributed among the 21 zones of Indian Railways.
  • The exact number of vacancies for each zone is available in Annexure B of the official notification.

Here is a table showing the approximate distribution of vacancies among the different zones:

Zone Approximate Number of Vacancies
Northern Railway 500
Eastern Railway 450
North Eastern Railway 350
East Coast Railway 300
South Eastern Railway 250
South Central Railway 200
Western Railway 180
Central Railway 150
Southern Railway 120
South Western Railway 100
North Western Railway 80
Northeast Frontier Railway 70
Konkan Railway 60
Central Western Railway 50
Metro Railway 40
Kolkata Metro 30
Chennai Metro 20
Delhi Metro 10






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