RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018: Check updates on exam date, admit card, mock test for ALP, technician exam at indianrailways.gov.in
The RRB has released the section-wise pattern for the first stage exam in its ALP and Technician recruitment drive 2018. Check online now for mock test link.
The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the section-wise breakup of marks for its exam for recruitment of ALP and technicians. It has also notified that the links for the mock tests will be made available online July 26th, on the respective regional websites.
RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is all set to activate the Mock link for first stage CBT on the official website – rrbcdg.gov.in, indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates who have applied for Indian Railways’ Assistant Loco Pilot/Technicians recruitment process can visit the official website of RRB tomorrow and check details. While the First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for ALP & Technicians Posts will be conducted on August 9, candidates will be able to download their e-admit cards online 4 days prior to the exam.
Those applying to the RRB’s CEN 01/2018 recruitment drive for ALP and technician posts will have to give a computer-based test (CBT) as the first stage of the recruitment.
This year, over 47.56 lakh candidates have applied to be a part of the world’s largest recruitment drive. Under the RRB’s group C and D recruitment drive, a total of 26,502 posts are available – 17,673 posts for assistant locomotive pilots (ALPs) and 8,829 posts for technicians.
The recruitment drive was in the news recently because of the number of applicants it attracted. More than 2 crore candidates had applied for around 89,000 positions, and many candidates were overqualified for the positions.
RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018 Details-
Mentioned below are the details that candidates need to note about the exam and the recruitment drive-
- Commencement of first stage CBT (Exam date): August 9
- Activation of Mock link for first stage CBT: July 26
- Intimation of Exam City, Date and Session of the Candidate: July 26
- Download of Travel Authority for SC/ST candidates (This is only to make travel arrangements and not an E-Call letter): July 26
- Download of E-Call Letter: 4 days prior to the date of CBT of the candidate
A notice issued by the Railways stated that candidates can log in with their credentials on the mentioned dates through the link to be provided on the official websites of RRBs for knowing their exam city, date and session and downloading travel authority (for SC/ST candidates only) and E-call letter.
RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018: ALP & Technicians Posts exam scheme-
Duration of CBT : 60 minutes (80 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribe)
Number of Questions : 75
Types of questions : Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Negative Marking : 1/3rd for every incorrect answer
First Stage CBT Exam Section-wise Breakup
|Section||Number of questions|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25|
|General awareness and Current Affairs||10|
A railways spokesperson in an interview with the Indian Express said, “We would like to appeal to all candidates to refer to the official websites of Railway Recruitment Boards for all relevant information and not fall prey to the messages circulated on social media.” He added, “Beware of touts and job racketeers as we recruit only on merit and the names of all shortlisted candidates will be published on the official websites of RRBs.”