RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

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The Railway Recruitment Board sets RRB ALP eligibility criteria for candidates who are aspiring to appear for RRB ALP Exam. Candidates should ensure that they mandatorily fulfill the eligibility criteria otherwise their candidature will be cancelled.

RRB ALP eligibility criteria is defined along the parameters of nationality, age limit and educational qualification. The board has specified the details of the eligibility criteria in detail. Candidates can go through this article for a thorough understanding of RRB ALP eligibility criteria. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.

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RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2021

The details regarding RRB ALP eligibility criteria are as given below.

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India,
  2. A subject of Nepal,
  3. A subject of Bhutan,
  4. Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India,
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Note: A candidate belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) and (5) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
 

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Candidates should be between 18 to 28 years of age to be eligible to appear for RRB ALP Exam. There is age relaxation provided to candidates belonging to various categories.

Source: bankersdaily.in

The details are as follows:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC- Non Creamy Layer 3 Years
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
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)  UR- 10 Years
OBC- 13 Years
SC/ST- 15 Years
Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years
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) UR- 40 Years
OBC- 43 Years
SC/ST- 45 Years
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.
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried UR- 35 Years
OBC- 38 Years
SC/ST- 40 Years
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.
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years  UR- 35 Years
OBC- 38 Years
SC/ST- 40 Years
 

RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

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 Eligibility Criteria: Medical Standards

Medical Standard General Fitness Visual Acuity
A-1 Physically fit in all respect
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 respect
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 the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.

B-2 Physically fit in all respect
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 the test for Binocular Vision, etc.

C-1 Physically fit in all respect
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 FAQs

 

Q. What is the minimum age limit to be eligible to apply for Loco Pilot Examination?

A. The minimum age limit to be eligible to apply for Loco Pilot Examination is 18 years.

Q. What is the maximum age limit to be eligible to apply for Loco Pilot Examination?

A. The maximum age limit to apply for Loco Pilot Examination is 28 years.

Q. Is there age relaxation provided to candidates applying for Loco Pilot Exam?

A. Yes, there is age relaxation provided to candidates applying for Loco Pilot Exam.

Q. What is the minimum educational requirement to be eligible for Loco Pilot Exam?

A. Candidates should have passed Class 10 and have ITI certificate to be eligible to appear for Loco Pilot Exam.

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