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RRB ALP 2nd Stage Syllabus and Exam Pattern – Download in PDF

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RRB ALP Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018

RRB ALP had released the official exam pattern for 1st stage CBT exam earlier this year. According to the official notification, they have mentioned subject wise no. of questions. As the 1st stage CBT is over and candidates are eagerly waiting for results, we have brought for you detailed syllabus for 2nd stage CBT to make the preparation for second stage CBT smooth and swift. As per the latest update, subject wise, no. of questions has been released for every section. Candidates who are preparing for RRB ALP can download the latest syllabus and exam pattern from this article. It is very important that you know the entire syllabus and exam pattern before preparing for the exam. So, go through the detailed subject-wise syllabus and design your plan of study accordingly.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern

RRB ALP exam is conducted in 4 phases:

  • First Stage CBT
  • Second Stage CBT
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification.

Second Stage CBT Exam Pattern

Part Name of the Subject No. of Questions Duration
 Mathematics  100  90 mins
 General Intelligence & Reasoning
 Basic Science & Engineering
 General Awareness on Current Affairs
 Part B  Relevant Trade  75  60 mins
 Part A & B  Total  175  2 hrs 30 mins
  •  There is a negative marking in both the First & Second stage CBT.
  • 1/3rd of the marks allotted to a question will be deducted from a wrong answer.
  • If you qualify both the stages, you will be called for a computer-based aptitude test.

RRB ALP 2nd stage CBT Syllabus:

RRB ALP Syllabus for the 2nd stage CBT was notified earlier this year by Railway Recruitment Board. Knowing the syllabus well can always turn your preparation a lot easier. Below is the complete syllabus for 2nd stage CBT;

Part A

Subject wise syllabus
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.
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
Basic Science and Engineering 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.
General Awareness on Current Affairs Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics
and any other subjects of importance.

Part B

Engineering Discipline (Diploma/Degree) Relevant trade for the Qualifying test to be selected from
Electrical Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering Electrician/ Instrument Mechanic/ Wiremen/ Winder (Armature)/ Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic
Electronics Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering Electronics Mechanic/ Mechanic Radio & TV
Mechanical Engineering and the 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 the 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

First Stage CBT Exam Pattern

Name of the Subject  No of Questions
 Mathematics  20
 General Intelligence and Reasoning  25
 General Science  20
 General Awareness & Current Affairs  10


Download RRB ALP Syllabus 2018

Mathematics General Intelligence & Reasoning General Science General Awareness & Current Affairs
-Number System
-Ratio & Proportion
-Time & Work
-Time & Distance
-Simple & Compound Interest
-Profit & Loss
-Elementary Statistics
-Square Roots
-Age Calculation
-Calendar & Cloak
-Pipes & Cistern
-Alphabetical & Number Series
-Coding & Decoding
-Mathematical Operation
-Venn Diagram
-Data Interpretation & Sufficiency
-Conclusion & Decision Making
-Similarities & Differences
-Analytical Reasoning
-Directions Statement
-Argument & Assumption
-Life Science
-Earth Science
-Astronomy & Space Technology
-Computer & Mobile Technology
-Invention & Technology
-Military Technology
-Science & Technology
-Miscellaneous Topics

Now that you are well aware of the RRB ALP Exam Pattern and RRB ALP Syllabus for 2018, you can start your preparation accordingly. If you have any questions or suggestions from us, do write down in the comment section below.


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