RRB ALP Result 2018: Check Indian Railways CBT exam result date, other details here
Indian Railways: The ALP CBT exam was held in the month of August and around 47.55 lakh candidates have applied for 64,371 posts.
RRB ALP Result 2018: Good news for over 36 lakh candidates who have appeared for the RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) ALP and Technicians exam. The Indian Railways is all set to declare the results of CBT (ALP & Technicians) exam soon.
According to sources, the Indian Railways may announce the RRB ALP CBT result by the 31st of this month. However, if the results are not announced this month, then the Railways may declare the results in the first week of November, before Diwali.
The ALP CBT exam was held in the month of August and around 47.55 lakh candidates have applied for 64,371 posts. There are 27,795 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilots and 36,576 for Technicians.
However, around 23.24 per cent candidates had skipped the exam.
"We have successfully completed 1st stage CBT for more than 47 lakh candidates, competing for 64,371 ALP & Technician posts, with a record attendance of 76.76% in the history of RRBs. Applicants in previous ALP/Technician exam was about 32 lakhs and attendance was 47.47%," Railway ministry had said in a tweet.
Initially, the railways had notified 6,502 vacancies for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians. Later it has increased the number of posts to 64,371.
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Indian Railways employees have been working overtime as one of the world's largest public transporter is suffering from a shortage of staffs. As per different reports, there are around 2 lakh posts lying vacant. The railways has been expanding its infrastructure and introducing new trains every year. In this case, the number of vacancies might go up further.