# RRB ALP Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018

Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB ALP exam to recruit the Assistant Loco Pilots. The total number of vacancies by the RRB are 26502. The exam is conducted in two stages, the first stage is a computer based test (CBT). Those who get qualified in the first stage will be able to appear in the second stage of CBT. This article attempts to provide the exam pattern and syllabus.

# RRB ALP Exam Pattern:

The candidates need to qualify the exam by securing cut off marks which will be decided by the RRB. Given below is the pattern for first stage of exam.

 SL. NO Exam Type Subjects Questions Marks Exam Duration 1. Objective General Awareness 75 75 90 Minutes 2. Arithmetic 3. General Intelligence 4. Reasoning 5. General Science Total 75 75

RRB ALP Second Stage Exam:

In this stage, there will be negative marking for the wrong answer. 1/3 rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer as penalty from the final score.

 SL. NO Exam Type Subjects Questions Marks Exam Duration 1. Objective General Awareness 100 100 90 Minutes 2. Arithmetic 3. General Intelligence 4. Reasoning 5. General Science Part B Technical Trade 75 75 60 Minutes

# RRB ALP Exam Syllabus – Section-wise:

RRB ALP Syllabus will help you get important topics to prepare as per the latest pattern. The section wise list of topics are mentioned below.

Syllabus for 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.

Syllabus for 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.

Syllabus for General Science:

The syllabus will be Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

RRB ALP Technical Syllabus:

• Electrical
• Electronics and Communication
• Automobile
• Mechanical

Prepare for RRB ALP exam with latest syllabus as well as make sure that you take enough mock tests before the exam.

ALL THE BEST FOR THE EXAM!

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