Indian Railway Jobs 2018: 26,502 vacancies – ALP & Technicians

Indian Railway Jobs 2018: Openings for 26,502 vacancies, Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians required

Indian Railway Jobs 2018: Openings for 26,502 vacancies, Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians required

Employment Notification CEN 01/2018

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of the Indian Railways announced job openings for more than 26,000 vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician Posts. Interested candidates, who are eligible for the post, can register themselves through the official website –
The last date for submission of application is March 5.

Vacancy details

  • T otal posts : 26,502
  • Designation

Assistant Loco Pilot: 17,673

Various posts of Technicians: 8829

Railway Recruitment 2018 – Vacancy Details 

Railway Recruitment Vacancy 2018

A total of 26,502 posts are to be filled through Railway Recruitment 2018. Around 17,673 vacancies are declared for the post of Loco Pilot (ALP) and around 8,829 vacancies are declared for the post of Technicians.Detailed vacancy for Railway Recruitment 2018 is mentioned below.

Serial Number Cities Number of Vacancies
1. Ahmedabad 164
2. Ajmer 1221
3. Allahabad 4694
4. Bangalore 1054
5. Bhopal 1679
6. Bhubaneshwar 702
7. Bilaspur 945
8. Chandigarh 1546
9. Chennai 945
10. Gorakhpur 1588
11. Guwahati 422
12. Jammu-Srinagar 367
13. Kolkata 1824
14. Malda 880
15. Mumbai 1425
16. Muzaffarpur 465
17. Patna 454
18. Ranchi 2043
19. Secunderabad 3262
20. Siliguri 477
21. Thiruvananthapuram 345
Total 26,502

Eligibility criteria

  • Educational qualification: Candidates should have the required educational/technical qualifications from recognised institute/university.
  • Age limit: All aspirants should be maximum 28 years and minimum 18 years. Relaxation in age will be provided as per government norms.
  • Pay scale: The starting salary offered is Rs 19,900 (Level 2 of 7th CPC pay matrix) plus other allowances as admissible.

Selection procedure

The selection will be done in 4 stages, which will be the same for ALP as well as Technician.

  • First stage: CBT
  • Second stage: CBT
  • Computer based aptitude test
  • Document verification

People interested in ALP job posts and qualified in second stage CBT will have to take up a computer based aptitude test. There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer. There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test.

How to apply for Railway Recruitment 2018 Online?

Step 1 – Visit the official website of Indian Railways –

Step 2 – Click on the Recruitment tab in the top navigation bar

Step 3 – Click on the RRBs that you are eligible to apply for

Step 4 – Click on Apply for CEN 01/2018’

Step 5 – Fill the application form, pay the application fee and complete the application process

Step 6 – Download the confirmation page and take a printout for further reference
Direct Link –,7,1281

Railway Recruitment Exam Dates 2018

Railway Recruitment 2018 CBT is scheduled tentatively in the month of April-May 2018. Dates for second stage CBT has not yet been declared by Railway Recruitment Board. The deatiled Exam Dates for Railway Recruitment Exam 2018 has been discussed below.

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment 2018 Notification 3rd February 2018
Start of Railway Recruitment 2018 Online Application 3rd February 2018
Railway Recruitment 2018 Application Form Closes 5th March 2018
Railway Recruitment 2018 First Stage CBT April-May 2018
Railwaya Recruitment 2018 Second Stage CBT To be notified soon


Documents to be kept ready

  • Color photograph of the candidate: JPEG image of size 15 to 40KB
  • Scribe photograph in color (wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 15 to 40KB
  • SC/ST certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB
  • Application fee: Rs 500
  • Concession categories: Rs 250

The online fee payment can be done through internet banking or debit/credit cards

Important Dates :

Beginning Of Registration 03.02.2018 at 10.00 hrs
Last date of Fee Submission 05.03.2018 at 23.59 hrs
Last date of form Submission 05.03.2018 at 23.59 hrs

Last Date : 05.03.2018

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