RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2017

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2017

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2017
RRB ALP Notification 2017

Hello Job Seekers! 😊

Railways recruits large number of hardworking and young candidates for various posts through various Railway Recruitment Boards in India. Indian Railways has many posts according to the eligibility of a candidate. Assistant Loco Pilot is one of the posts for which railways recruit candidates.

As per the latest RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam Updates, it is expected that RRB Bangalore will release the RRB Loco Pilot Recruitment Notification 2017 on 15th November 2017.

As soon as the official notification regarding RRB Assistant Loco Pilot will be released, Eduncle will notify you with the detailed information.

Kindly keep visiting the blog regularly to get the latest updates about RRB Loco Pilot 2017 Exam!

Till then you can focus on your preparation for ALP Exam 2017 and try to keep it so strong that you can clear the exam in just one attempt.

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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.

Assistant Loco Pilot Job Profile, Scope & Career Growth

Job Profile of Loco Pilot

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

Pay Scale of RRB Loco Pilot

What is the salary for an assistant loco pilot?

This is the common question asked by the candidates who aspire for Railway ALP Exam. The answer to this query is provided below.

A Loco Pilot enjoys numerous benefits, perks and allowances associated with the salary structure. Below we are sharing an overview of the Total Gross Salary and the Grade Pay.


INR 5200-20200
Grade Pay: INR 1900
Initial Pay: INR 5830
Total Pay: INR 7730

**Note - The above figures are based on the last RRB ALP Technician Official Employment Notification. There can be a change in the figures as per the latest notification. The same will be updated as per the release of the official data. So, stay tuned for latest updates regarding RRB ALP CEN 2017.

Few of the major allowances offered to an ALP can be clubbed as,

1) Dearness Allowance
2) Running Allowance - A special allowance which is calculated on the number of Kilometers covered during the month.
3) House Allowance
4) Night Duty Allowance
5) Transport Allowance

Adding all the above allowances and the Basic Pay, the Gross Pay nears around 26752. Apart from these many perks and benefits are provided to Railway employees. Assistant loco pilot offers a great career opportunity for the eligible technically qualified candidates.

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RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Notification 2017

Loco Pilot Recruitment

As expected, the Railway Recruitment Board will issue the Common Employment Notification (CEN 01/2017) for the Recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technician posts in November 2017.

The expected number of total vacancies is 23801 in Railway Recruitment 2017.

Kindly Stay tuned for latest updates, follow the link RRB Notifications 2017 [Latest Exam Update] NTPC, ALP, JE-SSE, Group D

As soon as the official vacancies list will be declared, we’ll notify you with the valid information. Till then you can check out the predicted vacancy list to have an idea about the eligible posts. Please check below! 😊

RRB Wise Loco Pilot Vacancies List [Unofficial]

Loco Pilot recruitment drives are held by various RRBs which recruits Indian railway loco pilot.

As Loco Pilot vacancy is one of the most desirable vacancy in Indian railways recruitment for engineers therefore competition of loco pilot recruitment is very high.

We will provide official links for loco pilot vacancy and official links for RRB loco pilot result in which candidates may get complete information about the asst loco pilot recruitment process.

There are RRB wise loco pilot vacancy which is as follows -

S.No. RRB Zones Expected No. of Vacancies
1 RRB Ahmedabad Asst Loco pilot 546
2 RRB Ajmer Assistant Loco Pilot 771
3 RRB Allahabad Assistant Loco Pilot 1527
4 RRB Bangalore Assistant Loco Pilot 1172
5 RRB Bhopal Assistant Loco Pilot 326
6 RRB Bhubaneswar Assistant Loco Pilot 1538
7 RRB Bilaspur Assistant Loco Pilot 1680
8 RRB Chandigarh Assistant Loco Pilot 1161
9 RRB Chennai Assistant Loco Pilot 1666
10 RRB Gorakhpur Assistant Loco Pilot 78
11 RRB Guwahati Assistant Loco Pilot 538
12 RRB Jammu and Srinagar Assistant Loco Pilot 475
13 RRB Kolkata Assistant Loco Pilot 2038
14 RRB Malda Assistant Loco Pilot 475
15 RRB Mumbai Assistant Loco Pilot 4155
16 RRB Muzaffarpur Assistant Loco Pilot 1153
17 RRB Patna Assistant Loco Pilot 1271
18 RRB Ranchi Assistant Loco Pilot 2621
19 RRB Secunderabad Assistant Loco Pilot 2839
20 RRB Siliguri Assistant Loco Pilot 345
21 RRB Thiruvanthapuram Assistant Loco Pilot 294

Click the below link to get more railway jobs here. Railway Recruitment Board 2017 Jobs.


RRB ALP Exam Date Calendar - Save the Dates and Stay Tuned!


The tentative dates of RRB ALP Exam 2017 have been released. Please check out the dates to schedule your preparations accordingly.

S.No. Activities Expected Dates
1 Release of RRB Loco Pilot Official Notification 15th November 2017
2 RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Online Application Start Date 15th November 2017
3 RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Online Application Last Date 1st December 2017
4 RRB ALP Admit Card Release Date Around 3 weeks before exam
5 RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam Date January to March 2018
6 RRB ALP Result Date April 2018

Note: The above dates of RRB ALP Exam 2017 are tentative. As soon as the official notification will be released by the Railway Board, we will update you with the official dates. Kindly Stay Tuned! 😊

Register yourself for Loco Pilot Recruitment

Register yourself for Loco Pilot Recruitment

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 2017.

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RRB Loco Pilot Syllabus | Get Subject Wise ALP Syllabus PDF

Loco Pilot Syllabus | Get subject wise Assistant Loco Pilot 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
  • Arithmetic
  • General Intelligence
  • Reasoning
  • General Science
  • Technical Ability

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

RRB Syllabus 2017 | Exam Pattern.


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

Eligibility Criteria for Assistant Loco Pilot

Before applying, you should know about the RRB ALP 2017 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 2017


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

Loco Pilot Exam: RRB ALP Exam Pattern

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

  • Oxford
  • R.P. Sharma
  • G.K. & G.S.
  • Chronicle Year Book


  • R.S. Agarwal
  • Arihant publications

The Railway Exam pattern of the Loco Pilot is mentioned below with the details of No. of Questions asked and the marking scheme.

S.No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks
1 General Awareness 25 25
2 Arithmetic 20 20
3 General Intelligence 05 05
4 Reasoning 10 10
5 General Science 30 30
6 Technical Ability 30 30
Total 120 120

The total duration of the exam is 90 minutes.

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.

For detailed information, please visit the following blog - RRB Exam Preparation Tips | Books.

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RRB Loco Pilot Previous Year Question Paper with Answer Keys

Practicing Previous Year papers will add another advantage in your RRB ALP Exam 2017 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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Loco Pilot Admit Card & Hall Ticket - Know the Download Procedure

Loco Pilot Admit Card - Get it here!!

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 2017.


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

Selection Procedure for Loco Pilot

To get selected in the Indian railway loco pilot Recruitment, candidates will have to appear in Written Examination followed by the Aptitude Test and qualify both these sections with the scores more than the cut off marks.

The finalized candidates will have to go through the Document Verification Process. In this process, the recruiting body will verify all the mandatory documents provided by the candidates.

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RRB Loco Pilot Results - Final Marks, Cut Offs & Merit List

RRB Loco Pilot Results - Check it out!

Candidates who have applied for loco pilot recruitment exam must be eagerly waiting for results. Some loco pilot results are to be announced soon. Candidates may visit the below link for latest results. Here candidates may know the RRB wise recent cut off marks.

RRB ALP Result 2017.


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