RRB ALP 2018 Syllabus

RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 (Assistant Loco Pilot Syllabus & Technician Syllabus) : RRB ALP 2018 syllabus has been changed this year with the announcement of RRB ALP 2018 official notification for the posts of ALP & technicians. With this announcement, most of the candidates started looking for RRB ALP 2018 syllabus to prepare for the examination. Before moving on to the RRB ALP 2018 syllabus, you should have to be aware with RRB ALP 2018 examination pattern. This year, the Railway Recruitment Board(s) have changed ALP & technician recruitment examination pattern as well along with syllabus. We explained everything regarding RRB ALP 2018 examination pattern & syllabus in this article.

RRB ALP 2018 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

RRB ALP 2018 entrance exam will be conducted in 2 stages followed by Aptitude test for the posts of ALP. Pattern and syllabus has been explained below.

  • CBT stage I
  • CBT stage II –   2 parts –  Part A &  Part B
  • CB AT(computer based Aptitude Test) – For ALP posts only

RRB ALP Syllabus

1. Stage I CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

It will be an online test of 60 minutes time duration having 75 MCQs from Mathematics, General intelligence & reasoning, General Science and General awareness on current affairs. This test will be of screening nature and on the basis of merit, candidates will be shortlisted for Stage II CBT. Detailed syllabus is given below

S.No.Section NameTopicTime DurationNo. of Questions
1MathematicsNumber system, BODMAS, Decimals, Percentages, Mensuration, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Simple & Compound Interest, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Profit & Loss, Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry etc.
2General intelligence & reasoningAnalytical reasoning, Classification, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Conclusions & Decision Making, Analogies, Alphabetical & Number Series, Coding & Decoding, Mathematical operations, Data Interpretation & Sufficiency, Similarities & Differences etc.60 minutes 75 MCQs
3General ScienceChemistry, Physics & Life Sciences of matric level
4General awareness on current affairsIn Culture, Personalities, Economics, Science & Technology, Sports, Politics & other subjects of importance.

2. Stage II CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

On the basis of scores obtained in Stage I CBT, candidates will be shortlisted for Stage II CBT. Stage II CBT total duration will be 150 minutes (for PART A-90 minutes, PART B- 60 minutes).

  • PART A detailed syllabus is given below
S.No.Section NameTopicTime DurationNo. of Questions
1MathematicsNumber system, BODMAS, Decimals, Percentages, Mensuration, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Simple & Compound Interest, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Profit & Loss, Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry etc.
2General intelligence & reasoningAnalytical reasoning, Classification, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Conclusions & Decision Making, Analogies, Alphabetical & Number Series, Coding & Decoding, Mathematical operations, Data Interpretation & Sufficiency, Similarities & Differences etc.90 minutes 100 MCQs
3Basic Science and EngineeringThe wide topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Drawing Instruments,
Lines, Projections, Views, Symbolic Representation, Geometric figures), Measurements, Units, Speed & Velocity, Heat &Temperature, Levers & Simple Machines, Mass Weight & Density, Work Power & Energy, Basic Electricity, Occupational Safety & Health, IT Literacy, Environment Education etc.
4General awareness on current affairsIn Culture, Personalities, Economics, Science & Technology, Sports, Politics & other subjects of importance.
  • PART B will be of 60 minutes having 75 MCQs. This test will be of qualifying in nature and consists questions from a specific trade for which a candidate has applied. Trade-wise syllabus is prescribed by the Director General of Employment & Training (DGET) and available on DGET’s website. 35% will be the qualifying marks for all the candidates in PART B test. Click here to check DGET prescribed syllabus.

RRB ALP 2018 Application Form

3. Computer Based Aptitude Test (Only for ALP vacancies)

Candidates applied for ALP have to appear in online RRB ALP 2018 Computer based aptitude test. To qualify this test, candidates have to score at least 42 marks in each of the test. This test will be available in English & Hindi languages only and there will be no negative marking. The Computer Based Aptitude Test consists questions to test for measuring a candidate’s

  • Intelligence
  • Depth perception
  • Concentration
  • Perceptual Speed and
  • Personality

Note – for question patterns and other details of Computer Based Aptitude Test, you are recommended to visit RDSO’s website.

We hope, now you understood RRB ALP 2018 examination pattern and syllabus. But, if you still have any doubt or question then feel free to contact us by commenting below.

We Wish You Best of Luck for RRB ALP 2018.

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