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RRC NWR ALP 2023 Recruitment | Notification, Selection Process

Robin Singh | Updated On - April, 14 2023

RRC ALP 2023
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This is the departmental recruitment. This exam is Only for serving regular railway employees of North Western Railway excluding RPF / RPSF employees.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Recruitment

Railway Recruitment Cell North Western Railway has announced 238 vacancies for RRC ALP recruitment this year. Candidates who are interested in the RRC ALP Vacancy can apply online from 7th April 2023 to 6th May 2023. The RRC NWR ALP 2023 application form will be filled in online mode only. The RRC ALP is a group C recruitment in RRC NWR and the starting salary will be Rs.19,900 monthly. Read all the instructions carefully which are given in this article.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Notification

RRC NWR ALP Notification 2023: The Railway Recruitment Cell North Western Railway has released the RRC ALP notification 2023. There are a total of 238 Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) posts against advt no. 01/2023 at https://nwr.indianrailways.gov.in/ and https://rrcjaipur.in/. The candidates who are interested in railway jobs have to apply online before 6th May 2023. The RRC ALP salary, syllabus, vacancies etc are provided in this article.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Overview

The RRC ALP recruitment exam will be conducted online (CBT mode). The RRC ALP exam 2023 overview is given below:
Particulars Details
Organisation Railway Recruitment Cell, North Western Railways
Posts Name Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP)
Vacancies 238
Application Mode Online
Online Registration 07th April to 06th May 2023
Selection Process Computer Based Test (CBT)/written examination
Aptitude Test
Document Verification
Medical Examination
Salary Rs.19,900/-
Official website https://nwr.indianrailways.gov.in/, https://rrcjaipur.in/

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Application fee

There is no application fee for all category candidates.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Important Dates

Aspirants must know the important dates of RRC ALP recruitment 2023. The last date to apply online for the RRC ALP 2023 recruitment exam.
Events Dates
RRC ALP Notification 2023 05th April 2023
RRC ALP Apply Online Starts 07th April 2023
Last Date to Apply for RRC ALP Recruitment 2023 06th May 2023 (11:59 pm)
RRC ALP CBT Exam Date 2023 To be notified

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Vacancy

There are a total of 238 vacancies for different categories against advertisement number 01/2023. The category-wise RRC ALP vacancy 2023 are provided in the table below:
Category Vacancies
UR 120
SC 36
ST 18
OBC 64
Total 238

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria plays a crucial role for every government recruitment exam in India. The Eligibility criteria for RRC ALP consists of age limit and educational qualification:

RRC ALP Age limit

The maximum age limit will be 42 years for General candidates, 45 years for OBC candidates and 47 years for SC/ST candidates. The minimum age is not disclosed for this recruitment.

RRC ALP Educational Qualification

A candidate must be class 10th Pass from any recognized board of India. and must have one of the following additional educational qualifications:
  • ITI/Act Apprenticeship passed in trade (i) Fitter (ii) Electrician (iii) Instrument Mechanic (iv) Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic (v) Mechanic (Radio & TV) (vi) Electronics Mechanic (vii) Mechanic (Motor Vehicle) (viii) Wireman (ix) Tractor Mechanic (x) Armature & Coil Winder (xi) Mechanic (Diesel) (xii) Heat Engine OR
  • Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/Automobiles Engineering instead of ITI.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Selection Process

The selection process of RRC ALP includes four stages, which are Computer Based Test (CBT)/written examination, Aptitude Test, Document Verification and Medical Examination:
  • Stage 1- Computer Based Test (CBT) or Written examination (will be notified later)
  • Stage 2- Aptitude Test
  • Stage 3- Document Verification
  • Stage 4- Medical Examination

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Exam Pattern

The RRC NWR exam pattern is divided into three papers, which are Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. The expected exam pattern for RRC NWR ALP 2023 is provided below:

RRC ALP Paper 1 Exam Pattern






60 Minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning


General Science


General Awareness & Current Affairs


RRC ALP Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The RRB ALP Paper 2 exam pattern consists of two parts which are:
Part Topics Total Questions Duration
Part A Maths 100 Questions 90 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Basic Science & Engineering
General Awareness of Current Affairs
Part B Relevant Trade 75 Questions 60 Minutes
Total 175 Questions 02 Hours 30 Minutes

RRC ALP Paper 3 Exam Pattern

The RRC ALP computer-based aptitude test is the last stage. Candidates may take Paper 3 after passing both exams.

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Paper 1 Syllabus

Knowing the RRC ALP 2023 syllabus helps the candidates in their preparation. The Railway Recruitment Cell North Western Railway official syllabus is yet to be disclosed. The expected syllabus is given below:

RRC ALP General Awareness Syllabus

  • Indian History
  • Indian Parliament
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Famous Days and Dates
  • Famous Books and Authors
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian Economy
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Sports
  • Rivers, Lakes, and Seas
  • Famous Places in India
  • Tourism
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Artists
  • Culture

RRC ALP Maths Syllabus

  • Simple and Compound Interest.
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D).
  • Algebra.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Time and Work.
  • Number System.
  • HCF, LCM.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Unitary Method.
  • Percentage.
  • Simplification.
  • Decimal Fractions.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Average.

RRC ALP General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

  • Visual Memory.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Analogies.
  • Figural Classification.
  • Relationship Concepts.
  • Coding and Decoding.
  • Analysis.
  • Decision Making.
  • Problem-Solving.
  • Spatial Orientation.
  • Space Visualization
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Puzzles
  • Data Interpretation

RRC ALP Science Syllabus

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Paper 2 Syllabus

The RRC NWR ALP Paper 2 syllabus encompasses two parts, which are part A and part B. The part A syllabus is listed below:

RRC ALP Paper 2 Mathematics Syllabus

  • Speed, Time, and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square Root
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Number System
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • LCM, HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Pipes & Cistern

RRC ALP Paper 2 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision Making
  • Similarities and differences
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Blood Relations
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

RRC ALP Paper 2 General Awareness & Current Affairs Syllabus

  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Other Important Topics on GK & Current Affairs are the same as in Paper 1.

RRC ALP Paper 2 Basic Science and Engineering Syllabus

  • Engineering Drawing(Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines,Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation)
  • Units, Measurements
  • Mass Weight and Density
  • Work Power and Energy
  • Speed and Velocity
  • Heat and Temperature 
  • Basic Electricity
  • Levers and Simple Machines
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Environment Education
  • IT Literacy 

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Salary

After joining as an ALP in RRC NWR, a candidate receives a nice salary package. The RRC ALP Salary details are tabulated below:




Rs. 19,900

Grade Pay

Rs. 1900

Salary + Allowances

Rs. 35000 (approx)

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Important Links

RRC NWR ALP 2023 Notification Download Notification
Apply Online Click Here
RRC NWR Official Website https://rrcjaipur.in/ | https://nwr.indianrailways.gov.in/


Q1. What is the difference between RRB and RRC?
Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) are both different things. There are 21 RRBs and 16 RRCs. RRBs consist of cities and RRCs are divided into zones which include multiple cities.
Q2. Are there any negative markings in the RRC NWR ALP exam?
Ans. Yes, there are negative markings of 1/3rd in the RRC NWR ALP 2023 exam.
Q3. What is the work of an RRC ALP?
Ans. Assisting the Loco Driver with locomotive fine-tuning. Referent evaluation of the locomotive to determine its efficiency. The locomotive is undergoing minor repairs. Detecting and reporting defects in the tracks.
Q4. Which is the highest paying job at Indian Railways?
Ans. The highest paying job at Indian Railways is Chief Engineer with a salary of ₹37.0 Lakhs per annum.
Q5. What is the last date of RRC ALP 2023?
Ans. The last date for RRC NWR ALP online application form is 6th May 2023.

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