RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2021: Check subject-wise paper pattern and marking scheme

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Fri, 05 Nov 2021 10:31 AM IST

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RRB ALP exam pattern is announced by Railway Recruitment Board which conducts the recruitment exam. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for the exam should know all the details about the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare well for the exam. 
  • There are two stages in Loco Pilot Assistant Recruitment Exam- CBT Stage 1 and CBT Stage 2.
  • CBT Stage 2 has two parts- Part A and Part B.
  • There are 75 questions in Stage 1 exam which have to be completed within 60 minutes.

RRB ALP exam pattern further includes the marking scheme, subjects asked and so on which have been covered in this article. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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RRB ALP Exam Pattern

The stages in RRB ALP Exam are as follows:
  • CBT Stage 1 
  • CBT Stage 2
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test

The details regarding each of these stages are as given below.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern: CBT Stage 1

  • CBT Stage 1 is conducted online.
  • A total of 75 questions are asked.
  • The duration of the exam is 60 minutes.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There is negative marking and 1/3 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Arithmetic 20 20
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 10 10
General Science 20 20
Total 75 75
 

RRB ALP Exam Pattern: Stage 2

  • CBT Stage 2 has two parts- Part A and Part B.
  • Part B is only qualifying in nature and trade-specific.
  • A total of 175 questions are asked in Stage 2- 100 from Part A and 75 from Part B.
  • There is negative marking and 0.33 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • The duration of Stage 2 is 150 minutes- 90 minutes for Part A and 60 minutes for Part B.
Part A/Sections Total Questions
Basic Science and Engineering 40
Mathematics 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10
Part B/Sections
Test of Relevant Trade 75
Total 175
 

RRB ALP Syllabus

RRB ALP Syllabus: CBT I

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.


General Science
Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.

General Awareness & Current Affairs
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics
 

RRB ALP Syllabus: CBT II


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 & Current Affairs
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics
 

RRB ALP Exam Pattern FAQs

Q. How many stages are there in Assistant Loco Pilot Exam?

A. There are two stages in Assistant Loco Pilot Exam- CBT I and CBI II.

Q.

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

What is the duration of CBT I in Assistant Loco Pilot Exam?

A. The duration of CBT I in Assistant Loco Pilot Exam is 60 minutes.

Q. How many questions are asked in CBT II Part A?

A. A total of 100 questions are asked in Part A of CBT II.

Q. What is the duration of Part B of CBT stage II of Assistant Loco Pilot Exam?

A. The duration of Part B of CBT stage II of Assistant Loco Pilot Exam is 60 minutes.

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