RRB Admit Card 2018 & RRB Exam Date for Group D & ALP

The Indian Railway is one of the largest rail networks on earth and requires a big number or manpower for smooth operations. The Indian Railway is surviving with the lack of the manpower due to the retirement of the employees and other reasons.

This year, the Railway has decided to fulfill around 90000 Vacant posts of Assistant Loco Pilot and Group D (now known as Level 1 Posts). The online application process has been completed till the date. As per the data released by the railway, 2.37 Crore applications have received by the regional RRB Boards in combined.

Update: The group D Exam will take place from 17 September 2018.

RRB Group D Exam Date (Level 1 CBT Exam)
Commencement of CBT17/09/2018
Activation of Mock link for CBT10/09/2018
Intimation of Exam City, Date and Shift09/09/2018
Download of Train Travel Authority for SC/ST candidates
(This is only to make travel arrangements in train and not an E-Call letter)
Download of E-Call letter4 days prior to the CBT date of the candidate


Candidates may login with their credentials on the above mentioned dates through the link to be provided on the official websites of RRBs for knowing their Exam City, Date, Session, downloading Train Travel Authority (for SC/ST candidates only) and E-Call letter.

CBT Examination Scheme
 Duration of CBT: 90 minutes (120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribe)
 Number of Questions: 100
 Section wise Marks: As published on the websites of RRBs on 29-08-2018.
 Types of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
 Negative Marking: 1/3rd for every incorrect answer


See You Exam City, Exam Center, & Exam Date Here

The board has scrutinized those applications and given chance to the candidates to update their photographs and Signature.

New Update: 

Update: Group D Photo Upload link will remain open till 29 July 2018

Update: RRB alp exam date is 9 August 2018. RRB ALP Admit card can be downloaded from 5 August 2018.

RRB Application Status & Reject List & RRB Exam Date

The RRB Application Status was released on 11 July while the Photograph modification link got activated on 18 July 2018. The candidates who didn’t upload a valid photograph are given a chance to rectify the general error/mistakes.

Application Status11 July 2018
Photograph Update18 July 2018
Rejection List for group DAugust 2018
About RRB Exam: The Recruitment Board is initiating RRB Group D & ALP  Exam this year. The notice for this exam has been released earlier in 2018. As we know, the Online Application submission has already been organized by the board in Feb and March.
RRB Exam Date: Level 1 and Group D Exam Dates will be announced after the Publishing of the Rejection List

rrb exam date & admit card download date

Now, we should discuss the main points here. What is the RRB Exam Date? Exam Date for Group D? Exam Date for ALP?

Actually, Railway is going to conduct the largest online exam of the history. More than 2 crore candidates will take part in the exam.

As the number is big, managing exam centres and allotting unique roll numbers will take time. To keep the Recruitment transparent, the Railway has given the responsibility of holding the exam to the Regional RRBs.

RRB Exam Date 2018: More or Less, the exam will not take place before September. And in this way, the candidates are getting more time for the Exam Preparations.

Online application Starts10 Feb 2018
Online application Last Date12 March 2018
Application Status1st week of July 2018
Application Edit/ Photograph Sign Uploadafter 15 July 2018
Rejection ListAugust 2018
RRB Exam DateALP 1st Stage- 09/08/2018

Group D- not announced.

RRB Admit Card 2018- Railway Group D & Loco Pilot Exam

Once the RRB exam date is announced according to the Regional RRBs, The RRB Admit Card will be available to download from the official website. All of the Zones will provide the RRB Admit Card Download link at their official website.

The Admit Card or A Hall Ticket is necessary to be downloaded. The candidates should be aware that the boards won’t send the Admit Card by Post to their address. Therefore, they should visit the cafe and download and take print of the same properly.

The RRB Group D Admit Card will be released by the 16 Zones while the ALP Admit Card by 21 participating zones.

General Instructions Regarding RRB Exam Admit Card

As we already have mentioned, the candidates must download the Admit Card Online. There will not be any other mean used by the RRBs to commute the Admit Card.

Also, the candidates should make sure that they have downloaded the Railway Group D Admit Card & RRB ALP Admit Card properly and everything printed is correct. If you find any discrepancy, you must connect to the concern RRB.

The candidates are advised to bring the Online printed RRB Level 1 Admit Card to the Examination Hall. YourAdmit Card/ Hall Ticket will have important information printed.

  • Examination Date and Time
  • Examination Centre Name
  • City Name
  • Candidates’ Name
  • Candidates’ Unique Roll Number

Furthermore, the candidates should bring one photo Identity Card along with the RRB Admit Card. We are listing the documents that can be used as an ID card.

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID Card
  • Adhaar Card
  • Pan Card

Railway RRB CBT Exam Pattern Assistant Loco Pilot/ Technician & Group D Exam

The CBT Exam for Assistant Loco Pilot will be held in 2 phases. At first, the 1st stage Exam will take place.

First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

  • Duration: 60 Min
  • No of Questions: 75

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These
percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

Second Stage CBT

Shortlisting of Candidates for the Second Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in the First Stage CBT Exam.

The total number of candidates to be shortlisted for the second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific trade(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

Total Duration: 2 hours and 30 Minutes (for Part A and Part B together)


  • Duration: 90 Min,
  • No of Questions: 100

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These
percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates
against vacancies reserved for them.

See Complete Syllabus Here for ALP & Technician

RRB Group D Syllabus & Pattern

  • Total Duration: 90 Min
  • No of Questions: 100

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST-30%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.


  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Science
  • General Awareness

See RRB Group D Pattern & Syllabus here

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