RRB Exam Date 2018: ALP and Group-D Exam Date (Dates For First Stage CBT)

Good news for you, RRB can announce soon RRB Exam Date for ALP and Group D CBT. Candidates are now waiting for RRB Exam Date and Admit card. RRB Exam Date are not official yet, it will be soon declared on their Official Website.

The Computer Based Test (CBT) is going to be conducted for 90,000 applicants who have applied for the Railway Recruitment 2018. RRB has released 26,502 vacancies for Group C Applicants (Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician) and 62,907 vacancies for Group D Recruitment 2018 (Gangman, Trackman, Poinstman etc.). The last date of application forms were 31st March 2018.

In this article, we will provide you the RRB’s important dates regarding the ALP (Level- 02) and Group- “D” (Level-01) Posts.

RRB Exam Date Overview

RRB Exam Date are not official yet, it will be soon declared by RRB on their Official Website. Earlier, the last date of the online application form was 31st March 2018, but due to certain changes made in the Eligibility Criteria, the Ministry of the Indian Railways has extended the application form submission dates until 31st March 2018. These dates have been extended for both Railway Assistant Loco Pilot(ALP) and RRB Group “D” Posts.

RRB Events


Official Notification release date

10th Feb 2018

Date of Online Application Form

28th Feb 2018

Last Date of Online Registration

31st March 2018

 Admit card releasing Date

Last week of April 2018 (Tentative)

Date of Examination

June 2018 (tentative)

Declaration of the Results

July (tentative)

Document Verification

Will be updated soon

official website


RRB Exam Date for ALP & Technician

RRB ALP Admit card release date is expected in the last week of April 2018 and the Exams may be held in the month of May 2018. RRB ALP Exam Date are not official yet, it will be soon declared by RRB on their Official Website.The RRB Notification No. of ALP and Technician is CEN01/2018. This recruitment is for the Group C Level-II category posts for the candidates. The total number of vacancies released for the RRB ALP & Technician Posts is 26,502 vacancies out of which 17,849 vacancies are available for the Assistant Loco Pilot and 9170 Vacancies are available for the Technician Posts.

Check Here for  – RRB ALP Syllabus & Exam Pattern

RRB Exam Date for Group D(Level-I) 2018

RRB Group D Admit card  will release on April 2018 (tentative) and the exams may be conducted in the month of June 2018. RRB Group D Exam Date are not official yet, it will be soon declared by RRB.

The RRB Notification No. of RRB Group- “D” Posts is CEN02/2018. The Group D Posts includes various posts/ disciplines such as Trackman, Hangman, Pointsman, Helper, Gunman etc. The total number of vacancies released for Group- “D” Level 01 Posts is 62,907 Posts.

RRB Exam Date for Group C and Group D CBT Exam 2018

As per the sources it has been found out that about two and half million of the Youth population have applied for the RRB Recruitment this year. Which calculates, that 1 in 330 candidate has the probability to get a Job. Well, keeping this thing in mind, now it’s time to start the preparation for the First Stage CBT for Group C and D Posts. In the Notification, the Railway Department has said that the Examination will be conducted in the month of April/May 2018. However, the Official Exam Dates have not been declared yet. It is expected that, due to the receiving of large number of application forms, the CBT is most likely to be held in the Month of May 2018. RRB exam date will be issued 10 days before the Admit card date.

Click Here for – RRB Group D Syllabus & Exam Pattern

First Stage CBT for Group C Posts (Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician):

  • The Computer Based Test (CBT) will be conducted for a time duration of 1 Hour where a total of 75 questions will be asked.
  • In order to qualify the examination, candidates of the unreserved category will have to receive 40%, OBC Candidates have to receive 30%, SC to 30%, and ST will have to score 25% marks.
  • In this CBT, you have to anyhow score this minimum qualifying marks. If you don’t achieve then you cannot proceed to next step.
  • The Questions will be asked on the following sections- Maths, Reasoning, GK, General Science and Current Affairs.
  • The CBT is common for both the ALP and Technician Posts.

Computer Based Test for Group D Posts: (Trackman, Gangsman, Pointsman etc.)

  • The Computer Based Test for Group D Posts is held for One and Half Hours
  • There will be a total of 100 Questions.
  • The qualifying percentages of the following categories are: 40% for Unreserved Category, 30% for OBC Category, 30% for SC Category, and 30% for ST Category.
  • Based on the receipts, candidates will be shortlisted for the next round which is Physically Efficiency Test (PET).
  • The CBT carries negative marking. For each wrong answer, one-third marks will be deducted.
  • Questions will be asked related to Maths, General Intelligence, Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness, Current Affairs.

To score good in the CBT, it is advised to prepare from 10th Class Course Books and solve the Previous Year Question Papers. So start your preparation with full dedication and sincerity.

It is expected that the RRB Admit card release in the month of April 2018 (tentative).  RRB is expected to be held the exam in the first week of May 2018. RRB Group D Admit card will release on April 2018 (tentative) and the exams may be conducted in the month of June 2018. RRB ALP 2018 Admit card release date is expected in the last week of April 2018 and the Exams may be held in the month of May 2018.

The online Application submission dates are officially confirmed but the Releasing of the Admit cards and the date of the Examination is yet to be declared. The candidates can start preparing for the ALP and Group- “D” Examination 2018. For more updates about RRB Exam Date, the candidates can also visit official websites of RRBs.

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  1. Railway gurap d exm date

  2. Sir exam date sab log June July bol re hai plz tell us which is correct

  3. So what is the qualifying marks to pass out Group D and alp please reply…

  4. Sir what is the qualifying marks for the RRB examto pass out grouped and alp.

  5. When sir group d exam date

  6. Dear Sir, please tell Me Exam date sir

  7. rrb ka exam kb hoga ?

  8. Hello sir



  9. बाद हो गये फाॅर्म कैसे समज में आजाते है सर,
    और एक्साम चारीख कब है सर!

  10. Xeam date when sir

  11. when the exam start
    notification will view june

    1. which will correct

  12. Plz tell me exam date

    1. Kitne student ka application resect huwa hai


        1. Approx 1 cr. Application Reject huyi hai.. Admit card May me ayga

  13. Sir when the exam date on ALP&GOUP D

    1. exam date jaldi hi release hogi

  14. Muje abi tarak Hall ticket nhi Mila he Matlab online nhi aa Raha he pls muje bhejo sir email ID pe website rrbgroup d ka admit card ka

    1. abhi hall ticket release ni hua h

  15. Alp exam May tag hogi ya nhi hogi. West bengal ka may tak election.

  16. RRB exam date aur admit kab deyga

    1. RRB Exam date, April last week tak ayegi.

  17. rrb exam date kab aygi??

  18. Please tell me exam date

  19. selection name aur exam date ki jankari hume kahase aur kaise prapt hogi pz iske bareme hame batai ye pz

    1. when date will officially announce, we update it immediately. for more updates, you can visit here daily.

  20. Sir I was modified my application 30-mar-2018 when I get my modified application print out? Pls inform me sir.

  21. Sir
    Je civil is eligible for all post
    Plz tell me

    1. No only electrical mechanical electronic engineering branches student eligible

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