RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern Download – Assistant Loco Pilot Syllabus PDF

RRB ALP Syllabus 2018: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has recently issued the notification for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Posts. The ALP /Technician Grade III posts have been advertised in massive number. 26,502 posts of ALP were announced by the Railway Recruitment Board. The RRB is going to organize the first computer based test Tentatively scheduled during April and May, 2018 for the announced posts. A huge number of aspirants seeking for Railway jobs have applied for the RRB ALP posts. All the aspirants must be ready to appear for the examination. Candidates who are taking up the RRB ALP examination 2018 can get the syllabus from here and check the examination pattern to have the clear understanding about the examination. Candidates applied for RRB ALP can check the RRB ALP syllabus and exam pattern from the official website, indianrailways.gov.in. also, candidates can check the essential information from the following article.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern Download – Assistant Loco Pilot Syllabus PDF

RRB has recently released the 26502 ALP/Non-Technical Grade III posts. A huge number of aspirants seeking for the Railway jobs have applied for the RRB Loco Pilot Technician Grade III vacancies. Totally Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has nearly 21 boards which work with it for selection of eligible candidates into various RRB departments for various parts of India. The sub-boards of the Indian Railway Recruitment Board include RRB Ahmedabad, RRB Bangalore, RRB Kolkata, RRB Ajmer, RRB Allahabad, RRB Bhubaneswar, RRB Bhopal, RRB Bilaspur, RRB Chennai, RRB Chandigarh, RRB Gorakhpur, RRB Guwahati, RRB Jammu and Kashmir, RRB Mumbai, RRB Malda, RRB Muzaffarpur, RRB Ranchi, RRB Secunderabad, RRB Patna, RRB Thiruvantha-Puram and RRB Siliguri. The RRB is going to conduct the RRB Gr III Written test 2018 in April May months. Candidates those have applied for the RRB ALP Technician Grade 3 posts must aware of RRB ALP syllabus, and examination pattern. So that it will be easy to prepare for the examination and to clear the test as well.

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RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

Only single online application (common to all the notified posts- ALP & Technicians) has to be submitted by the candidate through the link provided on the official website of RRBs.

Stages of Exam: The entire recruitment process shall involve, First stage CBT, Second stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test and Document Verification as applicable.

The date, time and venue for all the activities viz First stage CBT, Second stage CBT, Computer Based AT and DV or any other additional activity as applicable shall be fixed by the RRBs and shall be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Also Check: RRB Group D Syllabus 2018

RRB ALP/ Technician Grade III Exam Syllabus & Pattern 2018

First stage CBT

Stage Subjects No of Questions Duration (Minutes)
First Stage CBT
  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Science
  • General Awareness (Current Affairs)
75 60

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The First Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The score of first stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for Second Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

A. Mathematics

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

B. General Intelligence and Reasoning

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

C. General Science

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

D. General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance

Second stage CBT

Short listing of Candidates for the Second Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in the First Stage CBT Exam.

Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for 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. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific trade(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

Total Duration: 2 hours and 30 Minutes (for Part Aand Part B together)

The Second Stage CBT shall have two parts viz Part Aand Part B as detailed below

PART A

Duration: 90 Min,

No of Questions: 100

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process subject to the condition that the candidate is securing qualifying mark in Part B.

Stage Subjects No of Questions Duration (Minutes)
Second Stage CBT Part A:

  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Basic Science & Engineering
  • General Awareness (Current Affairs)

Part B:

  • Trade Subjects
Part A: 100

Part B: 75

Part A:90 Min

Part B: 60 Min

The syllabus for Part A shall be as below:

A. Mathematics

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

B. General Intelligence and Reasoning

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

C. Basic Science and Engineering

The broad topics that are covered under this shall be 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, IT Literacy etc.

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

PART B

Duration: 60 Min,

No of Questions: 75

Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible)

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET). Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the section having questions from the relevant trade. Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline/HSC (10+2). The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website. The relevant trades for various engineering discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is as below:

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) /Technician Syllabus 2018 pdf

Trade Syllabus Download Here

Negative Marking: 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.

RRB ALP/Technician Grade III – Negative Marking

  • For Each Wrong Answer, 1/3rd Marks of original will be Deducted.
Note: Computer Based Aptitude Test (Only for candidates who have opted for ALP)

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.

Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from

Electrical Engineering and combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering: Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Electronics Engineering and combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering: Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV

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

Automobile Engineering and combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering: Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths: Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman

12 thoughts on “RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern Download – Assistant Loco Pilot Syllabus PDF”

  1. If a candidate holding only graduate degree but no other any trade or technical degree,
    Here the candidate apply for the above post ???
    Kindly revert…

    Reply
  2. All trade syllabus have given on DGET site but not mention heat engine syllabus.
    If u know about ,please clarify it……

    Reply

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