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RRB ALP Online Application 2018 – Apply Online [Over]

RRB ALP Application Form 2018 is to be submitted online through RRB websites listed below. Only one  application required to be submitted for all the posts. Submitting more than one RRB ALP Online Application 2018 shall result in disqualification and debarment. Only single RRB ALP Online Application 2018 has to be submitted by the candidate through the link provided on the official website of RRBs.

To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to submit RRB ALP Online Application 2018 much before the RRB ALP Apply Last Date since there may be a possibility of inability / failure to log on to the website of RRB concerned on account of heavy load on the internet or website during last days.

RRB ALP Online Application 2018

Before you proceed to RRB ALP Apply Online we would suggest you to read all the Information and Instructions detailed in the notification thoroughly. Once you are aware of all rules and conditions click on the Application Form link to start filling up of application for RRB ALP Technician CEN 01/2018 on the official websites of RRBs. It is essential that the candidate understands all information of the notification correctly to prevent any mistakes while filling application.

RRB ALP Online Application Form 2018 Important Dates
RRB ALP Application From 2018 released on 03 Feb 2018
RRB ALP Apply Last Date 2018 is 31 Mar 2018 before 11:59 PM
Date of 1st Stage CBT is April and May 2018

What to keep ready before starting online Application

Scanned documents in JPEG format to be kept ready before filling the application. In order to ensure speedy filling up of application by the candidates, they should keep ready the following documents in digital form before logging in to the RRB ALP Apply Online 2018 page.

  • Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 15 to 40KB
  • SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB
  • Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 15 to 40KB

Apply Online

The application is common for all the RRBs. The option of RRB and the preference for posts within the opted RRB shall be taken after first stage CBT.

Click Here to go to RRB ALP Technician Application Form filling page.

Examination Fee

Candidates applying for ALP and Technician posts in CEN 01 / 2018 before RRB ALP Apply Last Date have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed below:

Category Application Fee
All expect for below given categories Rs. 500 (Non refundable)
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PwDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class. Rs. 250 (Refundable on appearing in First Stage CBT)

Last Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee

Online payment 05-03-2018 at 22.00 hrs.
SBI Bank Challan 05-03-2018 at 13.00 hrs.
Post Office Challan 03-03-2018 at 13.00 hrs.

Modes of Payment

  • Online Fee Payment: Internet banking or debit / credit cards
  • Offline Fee Payment: SBI Bank Challan or Post Office Challan.

All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidate. If the fee is paid through off line mode, the receipt should be preserved. The same should be produced on demand at the time of DV.

Candidates are also advised to note and preserve their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process / correspondence with RRBs.

Mobile Number & Email Address

Candidates should have their own mobile number and valid & active personal email id. Also they need to keep them active for the entire duration of RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 as given in RRB ALP Online Application 2018 because all communications will be sent to you only through SMS and email till the recruitment is completely over. There will be no option to change mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.

Name & DOB

Candidates should enter their Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / SSLC / High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate only while RRB ALP Apply Online process. In cases of name change, candidates should indicate their changed Name only in RRB ALP Application Form 2018. However, other details should match with the Matriculation or Equivalent certificate. Date of such change (or) application for such change should be prior to the date of submission of RRB ALP Online Application 2018. Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases should be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV).


Signatures of the candidates on all documents should be identical, either in English or Hindi, and must be in running hand writing and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Signatures in different style or language at the time of CBT, AT and DV etc. may result in cancellation of candidature.


The photograph should comply with the following requirements,

  • The Colour passport photograph with white/light color back ground.
  • Photograph of size 35mmX45mm with name and date printed on it.
  • It should be in JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI.
  • The size of the photograph should be between 15-40 KB
  • The color photograph must have been taken on or after 01-12-2017 in a professional studio. Photographs taken using mobile and self composed portraits may result in rejection of RRB ALP Online Application 2018.
  • The photo should have clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses.
  • The face should occupy at least 50% of the area of the photograph with a full face view looking at the camera directly.
  • The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow.
  • Fore head, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.
  • In case the candidate wears glass, then the photograph should not have any glare on glasses.
  • The Photograph must match with the candidate appearance on the day of various stages of CBTs and DV.
  • PWD candidates should also upload passport photograph as per above specifications only and not the full body photograph used in the disability certificate.

Candidates are further advised to visit website(s) of RRBs frequently to get the latest information on various stages of recruitment process or any changes about this notification.

Step by Step Gudie to Apply Online for RRB ALP Technician 2018

After reading all information, Click on the RRB ALP Online Application 2018 link given above for the recruitment of ALP and Technician and carry out the following:

Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box.

Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar
number, State, Community, SSLC/Matric Roll number, year of passing SSLC/Matric, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information
furnished above are correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later.

On submitting registration form, the registration number and password shall be displayed to the candidate. Also, OTPs (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and mobile and then login to proceed with the filling up of RRB ALP Online Application 2018 and to make payment. Candidate should note and preserve their registration number for later reference during the recruitment process and RRBs will not entertain any request seeking registration number.

In the Part 1 of RRB ALP Application Form 2018 page, provide the details of Educational qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, ExSM, PWD, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other

On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode and complete the payment process. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the RRB ALP Application Form 2018  well in time.

In case of online payment, you will be automatically directed to Part II of RRB ALP Application Form 2018  for filling up additional details. Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take about an hour and hence they have to again login after 60 minutes and look for confirmation of payment status. On getting the confirmation status, the candidate can start filling Part II of the application.

Candidates eligible for examination fee refund who have chosen payment through SBI Challan or Post office Challan should provide the details of beneficiary account in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, Bank name, Account Number and IFSC Code in the online RRB ALP Online Application 2018.

In the Part II application page, fill in details of:

  • Scribe (Applicable to eligible PWD Candidates only).
  • Detailed Educational Qualification.
  • Choice of Exam Language for First and Second stage CBT.
  • Complete the balance fields e.g. mother tongue, address etc.

Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your colour photograph as per the photo specifications. Candidates are advised to keep at least 12 (Twelve) copies of the same photograph for further use as and when required during the recruitment process.

Those belonging to SC/ST have to upload scanned copy of their SC/ST certificates (JPG/JPEG format, 50kb –100kb) also for availing the facility of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass).

Aspirants may give their consent for sharing the scores obtained by them in RRB exams with other Ministries/Departments/PSUs and Private organizations, for recruitment in their organizations.

In the end, candidates have to confirm the declaration. After confirming the declaration and submission of the application, the entire RRB ALP Online Application 2018 shall be displayed for confirmation once again and on  confirmation, the candidate may take the print of the RRB ALP Application Form 2018  and preserve it for reference and record.

RRB ALP Application Form Correction

After final submission of RRB ALP Technician Online RRB ALP Online Application 2018, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application, the correction of data other than State, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs.250/-. The modification fee shall be applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category. The modification to the registration and RRB ALP Application Form 2018  details can be done twice only.

Candidates are cautioned to ensure that if they wish to modify their RRB ALP Online Application 2018, they are advised to do the same sufficiently well in advance of the closing date and time of the CEN. In case, due to last minute congestion, if the modifications attempt fails at any stage, and the modification carried out have not been saved or not submitted in time, the earlier information furnished in the application shall be considered.

The Registration number, email id and mobile number cannot be changed.

The procedure for modification of the RRB ALP Online Application 2018 shall be as below

  1. Go to the “ONLINE / E-Application” link.
  2. Click on the ‘Modify Application’ link.
  3. Login using Registration Number and Password.
  4. Pay modification fee through any of the modes available for actual examination fee payment. Ensure payment is done well within the date and time prescribed.
  5. After making payment, login using Registration Number and Password, then proceed with the changes intended as per instructions given and submit the application. Preserve the print out of latest application for record.

RRB ALP Application Form Rejection

Online applications are liable for rejection on the following grounds among others

  • Invalid photos on account of Black and White photo, photo with cap or wearing goggles. photos which are disfigured, small size, full body, only one side view of the face, unrecognizable photos, photostat copy of photo, group photo, photos without name and date and RRB ALP Online Application 2018 without photo among others.
  • Multiple applications to different RRBs or same RRB. In such case, all applications will be rejected and such candidates will be debarred from future RRB/RRC exams.
  • Candidate’s name figuring in the debarred list of any RRB/RRC.
  • Any other irregularities which are observed and considered as invalid by RRB.

In case the RRB ALP Online Application 2018 is rejected, candidates will be able to view their status online on the website of RRBs along with the reason(s) for rejection(s) which is final and binding and no further correspondence shall be entertained
on the subject.

No refund of examination fee will be made on account of rejection of application. SMS and e-mail alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail IDs, as indicated in their RRB ALP Online Application 2018. Candidates will not be intimated by post.

Refund of Application Fee

For those Exam Fee Refundable Candidates who have appeared in First Stage CBT, the exam fee of Rs. 250/- paid by them through online payment (Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking) shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges to the same account from which the online payment was made. The candidates who have made payment of Rs. 250 through SBI Challan or Post office Challan Mode should provide details of beneficiary account in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, Bank name, Account
Number and IFSC Code.

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RRB ALP Online Application 2018 - Apply Online [Over]

Frequently Asked Questions

Payment Status not updates

Click on the “Check Payment Status” option provided in home page to know your payment status. This option is only to check status if you have paid through online options like credit/debit cards, net banking or Bank challan. This is not applicatble for post office payment.

What are the requirements for Registration?

Candidates should have their own mobile number and valid & active personal email id and keep them active for the entire duration of recruitment. The email id should be unique.

What is the procedure for Registration?

Enter the personal details asked for in the Registration page including your mobile number and email id and submit. The registration ID and password will be displayed to the candidate and OTPs will be sent to the registered mobile number and email id for validation.

Can I edit the Registration details?

Registration details except mobile number, email id and State you belong to can be edited.

What is the procedure to login?

Use Registration ID and password which was displayed after registration and sent to your registered email id for logging in.

How do I know that my RRB ALP Application Form 2018  is submitted?

Your application is successful only on completion of all the stages including the fee payment and document upload. After the final submit, preview button will be enabled in case of successful completion of application to view or to take print of your RRB ALP Online Application 2018.

I have not received email/sms during registration procedure? Why?

Check the correctness of mobile number and email id entered by you. Check your spam mails. You may also refresh and check your email after intervals. If no mail/sms is received, click on resend option. If it is noticed that the email id / mobile number has been wrongly entered inadvertently, click on change email id/mobile number option.

Where should I refer for prescribed Education Qualification / Vacancies / PWD suitability / Medical Standards / Formats for various certificates?

Refer detailed CEN 01/2018 published ion the websites of all RRBs and also the download link of CEN 1/2018 provided in this website.

What should I do if I forget password?

Your password is your registered date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY . It will be available in your registered email also.

What all documents should I upload at the time of RRB ALP Online Application 2018?

Scanned passport size photo(15kb-40kb) of the candidate with name and date printed on it.
Scanned SC/ST certificate(50kb to 100kb). (if applicable)
Scanned passport size photo of the scribe(15kb-40kb). (if applicable)

When I try to upload the Photo/SC /ST certificate, it doesn’t accept Why?
The documents should be in JPG/JPEG format for successful uploading and the size should be:
Passport size photos – 15 to 40 kb
SC/ST certificate – 50kb to 100 kb.

How do I know that I belong to OBC creamy layer or Non-creamy layer?

The family income of the OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidate should not be more than 8Lakhs.The OBC certificate should be in the format prescribed as at Annexure-II wherein clear mention is made regarding the candidate not belonging to persons/sections of creamy layer. These are considered to be Non-Creamy Layer candidates.

What is the Examination Fees?

For candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex- Servicemen / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class: Rs 250. All other candidates: Rs 500

Whether examination fee is re-fundable

The fees is refundable only to SC / ST / Ex- Servicemen / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class candidates on attending First Stage Computer Based Test.

Can I take the print out of the application any time?

Yes. You can login by using registration ID and password and click on preview to view/take print of your RRB ALP Online Application 2018.

What should I do if I have lost my SSLC/SSC/Matriculation Certificate? 

You cannot register without furnishing SSLC/Matric roll number and year Of passing as available in the certificate. If these details are furnished based on the copy of the certificate and in case the candidate is called for DV, the original/Duplicate SSLC/SSC/Matriculation certificate has to be submitted.

Can I edit the details in the application?

Yes. After final submission, the details in the RRB ALP Online Application 2018 (except mobile number, email id and State) can be edited with the modification option by paying modification fee of Rs.250/- each time which is non refundable. The Modification can be done only twice .

How will I come to know whether my application is accepted/rejected?

In case the RRB ALP Online Application 2018 is rejected after scrutiny, the same will be communicated through email.

Where can I find the contact numbers of various RRBs?

Refer Para 19.0 of the detailed CEN 01/2018 published in the websites of RRBs.

Whom should I contact in case there is any difficulty in filling up the RRB ALP Online Application 2018?

Click on the Helpdesk button to contact the concerned through email.

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