The Railway Recruitment Board sets the syllabus and RRB ALP exam pattern to conduct the Assistant Loco Pilot exam each year and recruit candidates for this post.
The ALP syllabus and exam pattern are distributed on the notification. The RRB ALP exam provides a good chance for the candidates to secure a good position under the Central Government of India.
This article is regarding the detailed RRB ALP syllabus for the exam that consists of a broad range of ideas and topics.
|Reasoning||Number System, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, etc.|
|Arithmetic||Decimal Fraction, BODMAS rule, LCM/HCF, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Ratio and Proportion, Square and Square Root, Cube and Cube Root, Mensuration, etc.|
|General Science||Elementary topics in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Human Physiology, etc.|
|General Awareness||Indian History, World and Indian Geography, Indian Polity, Health and Physiology, General Science, National, and International Current Affairs, Computer and Information Technology|
|Technical Skills||Mechanical: Basics of mechanics, Thermodynamics, Strength of Materials, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Fluid Mechanics, etc. Electrical: Atomic Structure, Voltage, Current, Resistance and their units, Series and Parallel Connections, Magnetism, Principles of Motors, Transformers, Generators, Gravity, Measuring Instruments, etc. Electronics: Conductivity, Electrons, Semiconductors, Insulator, etc.|
A comprehensive list of RRB ALP Books 2021 is indicated below. These reference books contain analysis of vital concepts still as sample queries for practice.
|Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning||MK Pandey|
|Test of Reasoning||Edgar Thorpe|
|A Modern Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning||RS Aggarwal|
|New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical||BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali|
|General Awareness||Lucent’s General Knowledge, Manorama Yearbook, Pratiyogita Darpan (Magazine) for Current Affairs|
|Arithmetic||Quantitative Aptitude||RS Aggarwal|
|Fast Track||Rajesh Verma|
|NCERT Maths from Grade 6 to Grade 11|
|General Science||NCERT Books- Class X, XII|
|General Science||Ravi Bhushan|
|Technical Skills||JE CBT I & II – Computer Science and Information Technology||GKP|
|Objective Computer Science & Information Technology||G.K Mithal|
As mentioned above, the RRB ALP Exam has four stages and the RRB Technician exam has 3 stages. These stages are as under:
a) 1st Stage CBT (Computer-based Exam) – For each ALP and Technicians
b) Second Stage CBT – For each ALP and Technicians
c) Computer-based Aptitude Exam – just for ALP
d) Document Verification
Let us now see the features RRB ALP Exam Pattern for every one of those stages
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The examination Pattern for RRB ALP can be checked within the table below. RRB ALP syllabus is predicated on the matriculation/ certificate curriculum. Any changes within the scheme of examination and syllabus would be mentioned within the official notification.
|Mode of Examination||Online, Computer Based Test|
|Type of Questions||Objective, MCQ type|
|Number of Questions||Total questions in CBT stage 1: 75 Total questions in CBT stage 2: 175|
|Duration of Exam||90 Minutes|
|Sections in Paper||5 Sections: Arithmetic & General Intelligence, Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness, Technical Skills|
The subject-wise distribution of marks and queries in RRB ALP 2021 first Stage CBT is indicated within the table below:
|Divisions||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
Candidates can secure a minimum of 42 marks in every of the exam batteries of the computer-based aptitude exam to clear this stage. There is no negative marking during this stage.
Know More – RRB ALP Admit Card
The final selection of candidates for ALP is made based on the combined marks secured by the candidates part A of 2d Stage CBT and Computer-Based Aptitude Exam. 70% weightage is given to part A of 2d Stage CBT and 30% weightage to computer-based Aptitude Exam. The chosen candidates are called for Document Verification.
With the RRB ALP Exam Pattern clear, you want to currently target your RRB ALP preparation. Target finishing the complete RRB ALP curriculum within the most effective manner.
Since the RRB ALP syllabus is huge the preparation needed is too very exhaustive and aspirants of the ALP exam should note that the below-mentioned preparation tips are often of great help for candidates.
The top some vital tips needed to crack the RRB ALP exam is as follows:
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Answer. The choice method of RRB ALP involves four stages – 1st stage CBT, Second stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Exam, and Document Verification.
Answer. The period of the CBT 1 Exam is 60 min.
Answer. CBT 2 Exam covers arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering, and General Awareness on Current Affairs part A, and Part B covers trade-related subjects.
Answer. The choice method of RRB Technician involves three stages -1st stage CBT, Second stage CBT and Document Verification.
Answer. Candidates ought to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in every exam battery to qualify for the Document verification method.