Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a new notification regarding increase in RRB ALP & Technician 2018 vacancies. As per the initially released CEN 01/2018, the total number of vacancies under RRB ALP Recruitment was 26,502 vacancies, however, now the number of the vacancies have been increased to 64371 now.
The notification regarding for the revision of the vacancies has been published at the RRBs official website on September 21, 2018. For Assitance Loco Pilot, the revised number of vacancies are 27795, whereas, for the Various posts of Technicians the number of vacancies has been increased to 36576.
The number of vacancies for the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician for RRB Ahmedabad is increased to 1227 which was earlier 164. For RRB Ahmedabad West region, there were earlier zero (0) vacancies for the Assistant Loco Pilot.
Also, the RRB is giving an opportunity to the candidates to select the RRB and fill up the priority of Options for the Railway/Unit and posts. Now that the objection tracker and the answer key for the RRB ALP First stage exam is available, the Board has decided that all the candidates who appeared in 1st stage CBT will be permitted to select the RRB and fill the option for the Railway/Unit and posts.
In the notification, the Board has also mentioned the representations received from candidates for change of exam trade chosen at the time of application. To facilitate candidates to appear in only one exam trade in Part ‘B’ of 2nd stage CBT, RRBs have now decided that those candidates who have opted for more than one exam trade in view of their multiple qualification will be given an opportunity to select only one exam trade of their choice.
In another part, the Board has facilitated refund of application fee to the candidates. To avail this facility, the candidates need to confirm Bank Account Details viz Beneficiary Name, Bank IFSC Code and the Account Number to which the refund is to be credited.
The candidates need to complete the activities such as RRB and filling up the priority of Options for the Railway/Unit and posts, Selection of Exam Trade, and Confirmation/Modification of Bank Account Details for Application Fee Refund from September 22 till 01 October 2018.