The Railways Recruitment Board released admit cards for assistant locomotive pilot (ALP) and technician first stage exams on Sunday, August 5th. The first stage exams are scheduled to be held on August 9th, and will be computer-based. All candidates who have applied to appear for the RRB recruitment exam can check the Railways Recruitment Board’s regional websites to download their RRB admit card.

The RRB had released several notifications for various positions, among which some were for Group C ALP and technicians, as well as Group D posts. Under this RRB group C and D recruitment, a total of 26,502 posts are available – 17,673 posts for assistant locomotive pilots and 8,829 posts for technicians.

The RRB also made mock tests available on its regional websites so that candidates can familiarize themselves with the format and nature of the exam.

How to download RRB ALP and Technician 2018 admit card

  1. Log on to the appropriate regional RRB website and click on the admit card link to access the log in page.
  2. Alternatively, click on this direct link to access the admit card login page.
  3. Enter your user ID and Date of birth and click on ‘Login’.
  4. Your admit card will be made available and can be downloaded. The page will also detail the exam centre date and city details. SC/ST candidates can download their railways pass from the login page.

More than 47 lakh candidates have applied for the RRB 26,502 positions available. Due to the sheer volume of the applications, the Railways Board has announced that it could not allocate all the candidates centres close to the place of residence. The board has said that around 34 lakh candidates have been allocated centres within 200 kilometres, and 40 lakh candidates within 500 kilometres, of their home cities.

The computer-based, objective-type test for the post of ALP and technicians will be 60 minutes long and candidates will have to answer 75 questions on Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness on Current Affairs, NDTV reports.