Ministry of Railway has announced the railway recruitment as Central Employment Notice No. 01/2018 in Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician for Indian railways. Students who have always looked for this job has golden chance to apply in this field. RRB Patna has announced lots of vacancies in the two posts. Know more about the process of recruitments in RRB Patna for 2018 from the given post.
The CEN01/2018 has passed the notification that the Age Limit for the Loco pilot Posts has been increased by 2 years.The age limit has been relaxed from 28 to 30 years.
RRB Patna Recruitment 2018 Online Form
The online form for RRB Patna Recruitment 2018 is available on the official website of RRB Patna from Today, 2nd February onwards. And the form will be available until 5th March 2018. Candidates are advised to fill the application form from the official website of RRB Patna. You can scroll below for more information regarding RRB Patna. Also, see the table below-
|Event Name||RRB Patna Recruitment 2018|
|Post Name||Assistant Loco Pilot/ ALP & Technician in Indian Railways|
|No. of Vacancies||1371|
|Authorized Body||Indian Railway Recruitment Board|
|Important Link||Click Here|
|Starting Date Application||3rd February 2018|
|Last Date of Application||5th March 2018|
|Admit Card Issue Date||Updating Soon|
|CBT Date||Updating Soon|
|Result/ Merit List Date||Not available|
RRB Patna Vacancy 2018
Currently, a number of vacancies available in RRB Patna are approx. 1371 for two posts i.e. ALP & Technician. However, these number of vacancies are not for sure are confirmed. It can be changed after the commencement of Computer Based Test or CBT. The updated number of vacancies after the test will be announced after the test on the online website of RRB Patna.
RRB Patna ALP Eligibility Criteria
A candidate who is applying to RRB Patna for ALP must meet the eligibility criteria decided by the authority. Otherwise, his/ her application will be canceled. The eligibility criteria to apply for ALP post is given below.
NOTE:-The AgeLimit has been increased by 2 years.The CEN01/2018 has passed this notice for this Age limit Relaxation.
Age: Age of the candidate applying for ALP must not less than 18 years and greater than 28 years. But here is some reservation from RRB for some of the categories for upper age limit which is given below-
|Category||Relaxation in Upper Age Limit|
|SC/ ST||5 Years|
|OBC- Non-creamy Layer||3 Years|
|Ex-Serviceman||Up to duration of service
in Defence plus 3 years
|Jammu & Kashmir Students||5 Years|
|Women (Widow, Divorced,
judicially separated from husband but not remarried)
- Student must have passed High school from a recognized board or
- He/ she must have completed his/ her Diploma in engineering
- or the applicant must have completed his ITI from the recognized place in specific trade.
The candidate must be fit in all respect at the higher level of fitness. He/ She has to maintain his fitness from the starting to the end of his career.
RRB Patna Technician Eligibility Criteria
For Technician post in RRB Patna Recruitment 2018, there are some eligibility criteria which must be possessed by the candidate. If a candidate is not eligible for the post, he/ she cannot fill the application form. For Eligibility Criteria of Technician post in RRB Patna see the table below-
|Age||Same as APL given above|
|Physical Standard||Same as APL given above|
CEN 1/ 2018 Postwise Vacancy
RRB Patna CEN 1/ 2018 vacancy has been decided for two posts i.e. for Assistant Loco Pilot & for Technician. However, there are different departments and subdepartments in these posts. Which will be separately offered to the deserving candidates. The Postwise Vacancy in RRB Patna is given below-
|Name of the Post||Department||
|Railway / PU||No. of Vacancies|
|1||ASSISTANT LOCO PILOT||ELECTRICAL||TRACTION||ECR||163||49||24||87||323||32||0||0||0|
|2||ASSISTANT LOCO PILOT||MECHANICAL||TRACTION||ECR||11||3||2||6||22||2||0||0||0|
|4||TECHNICIAN GRADE III BLACKSMITH||ENGINEERING||P WAY||ECR||1||0||0||1||2||0||0||0||0|
|8||TECHNICIAN GRADE III BRIDGE||ENGINEERING||BRIDGE||ECR||3||2||1||1||7||1||0||0||0|
|13||TECHNICIAN GRADE III CARRIAGE and WAGON||MECHANICAL||
|19||TECHNICIAN GRADE III DIESEL MECHANICAL||MECHANICAL||
|27||TECHNICIAN GRADE III ELECTRICAL / TRD (OHE)||ELECTRICAL||TRD||ECR||3||1||1||1||6||1||0||0||0|
|28||TECHNICIAN GRADE III ELECTRICAL / TRD (PSI)||ELECTRICAL||TRD||ECR||2||1||0||1||4||0||0||0||0|
|29||TECHNICIAN GRADE III ELECTRICAL / TRS||ELECTRICAL||TRS||ECR||5||1||1||3||10||1||0||0||0|
|31||TECHNICIAN GRADE III FITTER||ELECTRICAL||
|32||TECHNICIAN GRADE III FITTER||ENGINEERING||WORKS||ECR||1||1||0||1||3||0||0||0||0|
|63||TECHNICIAN GRADE III REFRIGERATION and AIR CONDITIONING||ELECTRICAL||
|70||TECHNICIAN GRADE III SIGNAL||S and T||SIGNAL||ECR||16||3||3||8||30||3||0||0||0|
|71||TECHNICIAN GRADE III TELECOMMUNICATION||S and T||
|78||TECHNICIAN GRADE III WELDER||ENGINEERING||BRIDGE / P WAY / WORKS||ECR||3||1||0||2||6||1||0||0||0|
RRB Patna Recruitment 2018 Selection Process
The Selection Process of RRB Patna Recruitment 2018 is followed by given steps-
- CBT Stage 1
- CBT Stage 2 (Part A & Part B)
- Computer-Based Aptitude Test (Only for ALP)
- Document Verification
- Merit List
CBT Stage 1
The very First test step for entry in Railway services is Computer Based Test. The computer-based Test or CBT Round 1 is for screening. And here the general questions are asked so that the shuffling for next round of CBT can be done.
CBT Stage 1 Syllabus
The questions in the 1st stage of Computer Based Test or CBT will be asked from the Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science and from General awareness of Current Affairs which will have the following topics given in the table-
|Mathematics||Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time
and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry,
Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation, and Sufficiency,
Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
|General Science||Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level|
|General awareness of Current Affairs||Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics
and other subjects of importance.
2. CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice/ MCQ|
|No. of Questions||75|
|Negative Marking||Yes (1/3rd)|
3. Min. Percentage of eligibility for Different cast students for CBT Stage 1-
Note: PWD candidates will be given 2% relaxation in case of shortage of PWD candidates in recruitment.
CBT Stage 2 ( Common For Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician)
After the 1st round of CBT, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the 1st round results and the selected candidates will go for the 2nd round of CBT. Here, candidates will submit their Specific RRB/Railway & Post. The 2nd stage CBT is conducted in two parts- Part A, Part B. Students who are able to qualify Part A will be eligible for Part B. And it will be done as follows-
|Part A||Part B|
|Duration||90 Min.||60 min.|
|Syllabus||Same as CBT Stage 1||According to specific trade|
|Min. Percentage of eligibility||As like CBT 1 round||35%|
|Relaxation||Same as CBT Stage 1||No Relaxation|
Computer-Based Aptitude Test (Only for ALP)
Candidates passed in the 2nd round of CBT will be called for Computer Based Aptitude Test. This test is only for those students who have applied for ALP post. Students have to secure a minimum of 42 marks in this test and there is no negative marking in this test. Also, there is no relaxation is given at this stage.
Documents Verification & Fitness Checkup
Candidates who qualify all these rounds will be sent for a medical fitness checkup and then the final verification will be done i.e Documents verification. These steps will finalize the final result and afterward, the student is selected for this post. And Merit List is announced.
Result/ Merit List 2018
RRB Patna will announce the result after the completion of an examination in the form of Merit List. The candidates who are able to pass these rounds will be selected for their likely RRB. The merit list will be announced on the official website of RRB Patna. The date of Result from the authority has not been announced yet. But it is expected to be announced in the month of April 2018. Students can check their Merit List in the month of April 2018 on the official website of RRB Patna.
RRB Patna Application Form 2018
The application form of RRB Patna is available on the official website of RRB Patna. It will be available from 3rd Feb 2018 to 5th March 2018 on the official web portal in active form. The application form for all the posts is same. No applicant is allowed to fill more than one application form. Follow the procedure to apply in RRB-
- Visit the official website of RRB Patna at http://www.rrbpatna.gov.in/
- Click on Railway Application form
- Find the link for RRB Patna Recruitment 2018.
- Fill the application form with correct details.
- Upload the important documents as prescribed
- Submit the application form fee online (You can pay it offline also)
- Take a print of your application form for further use
Application Form Fees
The RRB has decided some fees for the application which you need to pay at the time of submitting the application form. The application fees can be paid through online and offline mode as-
a. Online fee payment can be done through internet banking or debit/credit cards till 5 March 2018 at the time of application form submission.
b. Offline fee payment can be done through-
i. SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode until 5.03.2018 in any branch of SBI.
ii. Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 03.03.2018 in any branch of computerized Post Office.
The application fees for different category-
|1.||all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No 2||Rs. 500|
|2.||For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWD / Female / Transgender /
Minorities / Economically backward class.
*This fee of ` 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on
appearing in First Stage CBT
You can also make corrections in your application form if any with a payment of Rs. 250. See the process HERE.
Download Admit Card 2018
Hall Ticket for RRB Patna Recruitment 2018 for both the post will be available on the official web portal. Admit card will be issued to the candidates 10 days before CBT stage 1. You can get your admit card from the official website by following some simple steps-
- Visit the official website of RRB Patna. Click Here.
- Find the link to RRB Patna Admit Card 2018 and click it.
- Enter your application/ registration number and DoB.
- Submit it and get your Admit card
- download the hall ticket and take a print of it.
- Carry it to the examination hall.
The documents required at the time of verification are below. Remember to bring important documents in their original form-
- High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent certificate
- 10 +2 / Inter / Higher Secondary/PUC
- NCVT / SCVT/ Diploma / Engineering Degree Certificate
- Caste certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC etc.
- Income Certificate
- Original discharge certificate for Ex-serviceman.
- Photo Copy of Aadhaar Card.
- Medical Certificate
- Receipt of payment of application fee if done offline
- Transfer Certificate
- J & K domicile certificate.
- Any other documents required
If you need further information regarding RRB Patna Recruitment 2018, you can get support from the helplines of RRB Patna itself. You can directly make a call to the office and get the possible solution to your issue regarding the RRB Patna Recruitment 2018. The helpline number is-
Official Website: www.rrbpatna.gov.in