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Indian Railways successfully concludes Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs)

Indian Railways successfully concludes Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) and Technicians recruitment. 

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) invited online applications.And this is against Centralized Employment Notification (CEN) No. 01/2018. And from 03.02.2018 to 31.03.2018 for a total 64,371 combined vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) & Technicians.

The scheme of selection consisted of 3 -stages computer based tests followed by medical examination. And document verification of short listed candidates.About 47.45 lakhs candidates registered for these posts.

Indian Railways successfully concludes Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) and Technicians recruitment

Indian Railways successfully concludes Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs)

Besides the recruitment of ALPs & technicians. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) also invited online applications for a total 35,208 combined vacancies of Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC). Graduate & under Graduate level post.A total of 1,26,30,885 (i.e. more than 1.25 Crore) online applications were received.

Examination process preparation was at a advance stage during pre-Covid scenario. Indian Railways is going to expedite the recruitment process as situation eases out.

Indian Railways is formulating a viable strategy to conduct massive examination of 1.25 crore applicants. And scheduling of all the processes etc while observing all norms in Covid-19 scenario.

RRBs follow the practice of direct and instantaneous communication with candidates. Through regular updates on web-sites and individual SMSs and emails.

In the present circumstances, new kind of challenges. These challenges are like Candidates may have to wear face masks. which again pose challenges of tackling impersonation. mass gathering at exam centres may occur. sanitation of exam centres after each shift. number of candidates to be booked in an exam centre may have to be cutdown to enable more social distance between two candidates while enforcing the norms required for fair and smooth conduct of examination of this magnitude.