Railway Recruitment Board ALP 2018 :AGE LIMIT

The age limit and relaxation for apply online for the Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician 2018 is explained here.

AGE LIMIT: 18 to 30 28 years.

The lower and upper age limit is common for all the notified posts and the same shall be reckoned as on 01.07.2018.

The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities in the table below is applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates.






1 SC/ST candidates 5 Years
2 OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidates 3 Years
3 Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
4 Persons With Disabilities (PWD) UR 10 Years
PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer 13 Years
PWD SC/ST 15 Years
5 Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years
6 Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells) UR 40 Years of age
OBC- Non Creamy Layer 43 Years of age
SC/ST 45 Years of age
7 Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes Up to the length of service rendered (or) 5 Years, whichever is lower.
8 Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. UR 35 Years of age
OBC-NCL (Non Creamy Layer) 38 Years of age
SC/ST 40 Years of age
9 Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship. Shall be relaxed to the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961.
10 Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years UR 35 Years of age
OBC-NCL (Non Creamy Layer) 38 Years of age
SC/ST 40 Years of age



Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below: (Both dates inclusive)





Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than) Remarks*
1 18 to 28 UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all community / categories Candidates belonging to community/categories in the table at para 5.1 shall be eligible for age relaxation as applicable. Note. The date of birth limits for SC/ST & OBC-NCL given in this table includes community age relaxation.
02.07.1988 02.071990 02.07.1985 02.07.1987 02.07.1983 02.07.1985 01.07.2000


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