RRB ALP Selection Process – Assistant Loco Pilot Exam Pattern

RRB ALP Selection Process

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RRB ALP Selection Process 2018 – Learn the step-by-step procedure of getting selected as Assistant Loco Pilot.

RRB ALP Selection Process 2018

Securing a job in the Indian Railways is a matter of great privilege for many people. It ensures a steady flow of income, job security, and many other perks. Recently, RRB has released a notice regarding detailed First stage CBT exam pattern. Now they have specified the subject-wise marks distribution. Since this has been introduced new to the examination, it is very important for the candidates to know about the recent exam pattern. So go through this article on the selection process to have a better idea of the exam.

But before you start preparing, it’s good to know the detailed RRB ALP selection Process. Let us discuss the same here. You can also check the RRB ALP Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Scroll down to read more.

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RRB ALP Selection Process

Let us go through all the phases one by one.

First Stage CBT

This is a screening test. You need to be quick in solving problems. To qualify this round, you need to secure minimum 40% marks (30% for OBC/SC and 25% for ST category). Also, note that 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.

Section No of Qs Time
Numerical Ability  20 60 Minutes
Reasoning Ability  25
General Science  20
General Awareness & Current Affairs  10
 Total  75

Even though the admit card will be released on the 5th August 2018, you can know your exam date and city through our article “RRB ALP Admit Card

Second Stage CBT

If you qualify the first round, you can sit for the second phase i.e. the 2nd Stage CBT. This exam has two parts – part A and part B. To clear part A, you need to secure minimum 40% marks (30% for OBC/SC and 25% for ST category). And you have to secure minimum 35% marks to qualify part B.

For each wrong attempt, you will secure 1/3rd marks in negative.

Part Section No. of Qs Time
Part
A
Numerical Ability 100 90 mins
Reasoning Ability
Basic Science & Engineering
General Awareness & Current Affairs
Part B Relevant Trade 75 60 mins
Part A & B Total 175 2 hrs 30 mins
Part B Relevant Trade – Disciplines
No. Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree) Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from
1 Electrical Engineering and combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
2 Electronics Engineering and combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV
3 Mechanical Engineering and combination of various streams of Mechanical Engineering Fitter / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Turner / Machinist / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Heat Engine / Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
4 Automobile Engineering and combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
5 HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman

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Computer-Based Aptitude Test

No negative marking is applicable for this round. The questions will be available both in English and Hindi. You need to secure minimum 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify this phase. Please visit the website of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in -> Directorates -> Psycho Technical Directorate -> Candidates Corner) for question pattern and other details of Aptitude Test.

Documents Verification

If you qualify all the above stages, you must appear for the Documents Verification round. Ensure to bring the following certificates in original as well as photocopies:

  • Educational qualification certificates
  • Marksheets
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Category certificate, if applicable
  • Other declaration certificates

Medical Test

You need to clear this test and be declared medically fit to be selected. This is the final phase of the exam.

Final RRB ALP Selection Process

The final merit list will be prepared based on your performance in Part A of 2nd stage CBT and Computer-Based Aptitude Test. 70% i.e. the majority of the weightage will be taken from Part A of 2nd Stage CBT whereas 30% marks weightage will be taken from the Computer-Based Aptitude Test. Our online test series for RRB ALP will help you to clear the exam. Before purchasing our test series, you can try one free mock test.

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