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RRB ALP Vacancy Increased 2024, 5696 to 18799, Check Zone Wise Vacancy

In a significant development, the Railway Recruitment Board has announced a substantial increase in the number of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) vacancies to meet the additional demand of various railway zones. Initially, 5696 vacancies were notified through CEN No. 01/2024 (Centralized Employment Notification).  This number has now increased to 18,799 vacancies via a notice released on 19 June 2024.

RRB ALP Vacancy Increased 2024

This announcement brings a great opportunity for young candidates with ample vacancies. The candidates who previously submitted the application form will be given an opportunity to revise their choice of RRB ALP 2024. Candidates should stay updated to take advantage of this opportunity.

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The updated RRB ALP Zone-Wise vacancy is tabulated below:

RRB ALP Zone-wise Vacancy 2024
Zonal Railway Initial Vacancies Enhanced Vacancies Net Increase
Central Railway 535 1783 1248
East Central Railway 76 76 0
East Coast Railway 479 1595 1116
Eastern Railway 415 1382 967
North Central Railway 241 802 561
North Eastern Railway 43 143 100
Northeast Frontier Railway 129 428 299
Northern Railway 150 499 349
North Western Railway 228 761 533
South Central Railway 585 1949 1364
South East Central Railway 1192 3973 2781
South Eastern Railway 300 1001 701
Southern Railway 218 726 508
South Western Railway 473 1576 1103
West Central Railway 219 729 510
Western Railway 413 1376 963
 Total 5696 18799 13103

The Ministry of Railways communicates via a letter, with the all Zonal Railways on 18 June 2024. This preparation has been conducted in consultation with the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Bangalore, which facilitates the finalization of the revised vacancies after the proposal is officially approved.

RRB ALP Vacancy Increase Proposal by Ministry of Railway

Additionally, current candidates will have the opportunity to revise their choice of RRBs, considering the potential increase in the number of vacancies. This ensures a fair and transparent selection process, adapting to the new distribution of opportunities.

This enhancement underscores the Ministry of Railways’ commitment to meeting operational demands and improving employment opportunities within the sector.

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What is the current number of RRB ALP 2024 (Assistant Loco Pilot) vacancies?

The current number of RRB ALP 2024 vacancies is 18,799 (previously 5696) as notified.