# RRB ALP Syllabus PDF 2018 – Railway Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician Exam pattern & Date

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Indian Railways has released the RRB ALP & Technician official notification. The exam will start from April/May 2018. There is total vacancy of 26,502. So if you want have an career in Indian Railways sector. This is an best opportunity.

## RRB ALP Important Dates:

 Date of Advertisement 03/02/2018 Application Begin 03/02/2018 Last Date for Apply Online 05/03/2018 Last Date for Pay Exam Fee 05/03/2018 First Stage CBT Exam 9th August 2018 Hall Ticket Download 5th August 2018 Exam centre, slot & Session release 26th July 2018 Official Mock test 26th July 2018

### RRB ALP & Technician Selection process:

1. CBT stage-I exam (Both for ALP and Technician)
2. Â CBT stage-II exam (Both for ALP and Technician)
3. Computer Based Aptitude Test CBAT (Only for RRB ALP interested candidates)
4. Â Document Verification process

## RRB ALP & Technician Exam pattern 2018:

### RRB CBT Stage-IÂ Exam pattern:

• Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%
• The candidates who qualify in the CBT exam can choose their preference of the posts within their applied RRB board.
 Name of Section No.of questions Exam Duration Mathematics (Maths) 75 60 minutes General Intelligence & Reasoning General Science General Awareness on Current Affairs

Negative marking 1/3rd of allotted marks

## RRB ALP & Technician Syllabus PDF 2018:

#### RRB ALP Mathematic Syllabus 2018

• Number System
• Decimals, Fractions
• LCM and HCF
• Simplification (BODMAS)
• Simple and Compound Interest
• Profit, loss and Discount
• Partnership
• Ratio and Proportion
• Percentages
• Elementary Statistics
• Averages
• Pipes and Cisterns
• Square roots
• Age calculations
• Clocks and calendars
• Time, Speed, Distance and Work
• Algebra (Equations, Surds and Indices)
• Geometry
• Mensuration
• Trigonometry

#### RRB ALP & Technician General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

• Analogy
• Data Interpretation
• Alphabet test
• Mathematical operations
• Coding and decoding
• Alphanumeric series
• Analytical reasoning
• Syllogisms
• Classification
• Number Series
• Decision making
• Statements and Arguments
• Statements and conclusions
• Directions/Ranking Test
• Venn Diagrams
• Jumbling
• Non-Verbal Reasoning
• Blood relations test
• Coded Inequalities
• Classification
• Data Sufficiency
• Similarities and differences
• Analytical reasoning
• Statements and assumptions

#### RRB ALP & Technician General Science Syllabus

• Physics
• Chemistry
• Biology (Life sciences)
• The candidates are required to get up to 10th standard school science books

General Science practice Questions

#### RRB ALP General Awareness Syllabus 2018:

• History and Culture,
• Geography,
• General Policy
• Science & Technology
• Economics
• Famous personalities
• Important countries capitals and currencies
• Books and Authors
• Awards
• Indian railways
• Important dates
• Indian states and capitals
• Sports

### RRB ALP & Technician Second Stage CBT exam pattern:

 Section name Topic name No. of questions Time duration Part-A 3 Sections Mathematics 100 Questions 90 minutes General Intelligence and reasoning Basic Science & Engg. General Awareness of Current Affairs Part-B Relevant to the Trade (Syllabus according to Diploma/ITI/10+2 HSC) 75 Questions 60 minutes

Negative marks: 1/3rd of allotted marks

### RRB ALP & Technician Basic Science and Engineering Syllabus:

Engineering Drawing:

• Lines
• Geometrical figures
• Projections
• Different views
• Drawing
• Symbolic representations

Engineering Physics:

• Units and measurements
• Mass and Weight
• Work, Power and Energy
• Heat and Temperature
• Speed, Distance and velocity

Basic Electricity

Mechanics (Simple machines and levers)

and

• Safety and Health
• IT Literacy
• Environmental education
• Various other engineering basics

#### RRB ALP & Technician Eligibility-Merit List:

Part-A eligibility:

Minimum percentage: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%

Part-B:

Qualifying Mark: 35 % (For any category)

You just need to qualify in Part-B

Only Part-A merit will be considered for shortlisting Part-B

• The number of candidates that will be called for second stage of CBT test is 15 times the number of vacancies for the specified post for the applied RRB region.
• The selected candidates for CBT-II will be listed on website and also email/text message will be sent.

#### RRB ALP – Technician relevant Trade Syllabus 2018:

RRB ALP Technician official Syllabus 2018

### RRB ALP Computer Based Aptitude Test:

Only for candidates who have opted for ALP

Bilingual test (Hindi/English). No negative marking

Qualifying marks: 42 marks are needed in each of the test to qualify

The no. of candidates that will short listed will be 8 times the number of vacancies for the specified post in the given applied RRB region.

Eligibility for this test:

Based on merit/Performance in Part-A

Also should have qualified in Part-B

Should produce vision certificate

ALP short list is based on 70% weightage in Part-A CBT examÂ  and 30% weightage for Computer Based Aptitude test.