RRB ALP Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018 – Download in PDF Railway Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician Syllabus

RRB ALP Syllabus

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RRB ALP Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018 – Are you aspiring to become railway assistant loco pilot ?  If yes, you must start your preparation as soon as possible.Getting familiar with latest RRB ALP Syllabus is the first step before you begin your preparation.We are presenting the assistant loco pilot syllabus in detail as per the railway alp exam pattern and which also available in Hindi. Download the syllabus in PDF and use it for reference.

RRB ALP Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018

Railway Recruitment Board or RRB ALP and technician exam will be conducted in the month of April/May. Candidates who are aspiring to be Assistant Loco Pilot or Technician in Indian Railways can check the detailed syllabus as per the latest exam pattern. Applicants who applied for Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician can use the complete syllabus provided to prepare for the  RRB ALP exam.

Railway ALP Syllabus : Read in Hindi (हिंदी में पढ़े)

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Some benefits of knowing the RRB ALP Syllabus is that you will get rid of your anxieties and also get some clarity on how to prepare.

Railway ALP  Exam Pattern:

Check the Railway ALP  exam pattern and syllabus for all zones provided. You should know about the examination pattern and syllabus before preparing for RRB technician & ALP. RRB ALP Exam Date and venue details will be mentioned in your admit card once it is released officially. There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer. There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test.

First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

The score of first stage exam shall be used only for shortlisting of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit. Reserved Candidates shall be selected to second Stage CBT based on existing reservation rules. Note that after Selection to Stage 2, the marks of First Stage CBT will not carry value.

S.No. Subjects Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 75 Questions 60 Minutes (1 Hours)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 General Science
4 General awareness on current affairs

RRB ALP Mathematics Syllabus:

Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, etc.

RRB ALP General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus:

Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Venn Diagram, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot General Intelligence Syllabus:

Arithmetical Reasoning, Analysis, Judgment, Relationship Concepts, Visual memory, Observation, Discrimination, Figures and Pictures, Analogies, Space, Visualization, Similarities, Decision Making, Problem-Solving, Arithmetical Number Series, Differences, Verbal and Figure Classification.

Railway ALP Syllabus for General Science:

 The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

Railway ALP General Awareness Syllabus:

current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance, etc.

Second Stage CBT (Part A)

The total number of candidates to be shortlisted for the second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT.

S.No. Subjects Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 100 Questions 90 Minutes (1:30 Hours)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 Basic Science and Engineering
4 General awareness of current affairs

RRB ALP Syllabus for Mathematics:

Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance,etc.

RRB ALP Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and decision making, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Similarities and differences, Analytical reasoning, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, .

RRB ALP Syllabus for Basic Science and Engineering:

The broad topics that are covered under this shall be IT Literacy Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units,Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education, etc.

RRB ALP Syllabus for General Awareness:

Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

Second Stage CBT (Part B)

  • Duration: 60 Min
  • No of Questions: 75

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET).

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

Computer Based Aptitude Test (Only for candidates who have opted for ALP)

The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify which hold true for all candidates as category does not matter. Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test battery of Computer Based AT for considering them for the post of ALP.

The Computer Based Aptitude Test shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT. This computer Based Aptitude Test carries only 30% of weightage, while 70% weightage will be of to Stage 2 of CBT Part A and Part B.

Marking Scheme:

Questions

Marks

Every correct answer 1 mark
The penalty for each wrong answer 0.33 marks

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET)

Download  RRB ALP Syllabus PDF in English

Books for Preparation for RRB ALP:

Subject Publication/author
Quantitative Aptitude Fasttrack Objective Arithmetic by Arihant Publications
Quickest Mathematics by Kiran Publications
General Science Lucent General Science
Reasoning

 

 

A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

Dr. R.S. Aggarwal

 

 

GK/ Current Affairs

Lucent G.K. By Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul
Manorama Year Book
A newspaper like The Hindu, Indian Express, Times of India


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