Government of India,
Assistant Loco Pilot Examination,
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Matriculation plus course completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI approved by NCVT/SCVT in the trades of (1) Fitter, (2) Electrician, (3) Instrument Mechanic, (4) Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic, (5) Mechanic Radio and TV, (6) Electronic Mechanic, (7) Mechanic (Motor Vehicle),(8) Wireman, (9) Tractor Mechanic, (10) Armature and Coil Winder, (11) Mechanic Diesel /Heat Engine, (12) Turner, (13) Mechanist, (14) Refrigeration and Air Condition Mechanic OR Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/Electronics/ Automobile Engg. recognized by AICTE in lieu of I.T.I.Note : Candidates having higher educational qualification in Electrical/Mechanical/Electronics/Automobile Engineering recognized by AICTE are also eligible.
A candidate must have attained the age of 18 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years. (The upper age limit is relaxable in respect of some reserved categories).
The candidates who have elected one of the regional language as medium of examination will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi, Urdu & regional language of concerned RRB. Those who have not elected regional languages as medium of examination will be supplied question booklet in English, Hindi and Urdu only.
Selection to the posts of Assistant Loco Pilots is done strictly as per merit, on the basis of Written Examination. First a written examination is conducted. Candidates found successful in the written examination are called for the Aptitude Test as per norms. Such shortlisted candidates should produce the vision certificate as per the prescribed format during Aptitude Test, failing which they will not be permitted for Aptitude Test.
The standard of questions for the written exam will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The questions will be of objective type with multiple choice and are likely to include questions pertaining to general awareness, arithmetic, general intelligence and reasoning, general science and relevant technical ability. The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and local languages. The duration of the
examination will be 1 12 hours with 100 to 120 questions.
There shall be negative marking in written examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer@1/3 of the marks allotted for each question. Based on the performance of candidates in the written examination and Aptitude Test (ALP),candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition 30% extra candidates are also called as standby candidates and they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During document verification, candidates will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.
Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.
Medical Fitness Test
Candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. The medical requirements against the medical standards for A-1 category are outlined below :
A-1 : Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards Distance Vision : 6/6, 6/6 without glasses.
Near Vision : Sn : 0.6, 0.6 without glasses (must clear fogging test) and must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision and Night Vision.
(i) Before indicating options for categories in the boxes against Item No. 1 of the Application Form, the applicants must ensure that he/she fulfills the prescribed medical standards for that category/post.
(ii) Candidates qualifying examination for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot but failing in prescribed medical examination(s) will not under any circumstance be considered for any alternative appointment.
(iii) Candidates who do not fulfil the prescribed medical standards need not apply.
(iv) The above medicalstandard (Criteria) are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general.
(v) For Ex-Servicemen different standards apply.