RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 : Railway Recruitment Board has announced Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Grade III syllabus for stage 1 and 2 online computer based tests. Candidates, who had applied for RRB ALP recruitment 2018 can start preparation using this ALP syllabus and exam pattern.

New ALP and Technician syllabus 2018 for Stage 1 and 2 CBTs along with topics explained clearly. This article will guide you through the exam pattern and syllabus for RRB ALP 2018 in detail. Take few online tests, apply time management skills and refer the best ALP books to prepare in good manner.

Over 26500 RRB ALP and Technician posts announced by the Indian railway recruitment cell board and lakhs of candidates applied to appear in the written examination. RRB ALP exam likely to be conducted in the month of April-May 2018. Preparation is key for the RRB ALP exam to achieving success.

The RRB ALP syllabus is different for each stage of online test. The RRB ALP 2018 selection shall be done through 4 stages for ALP and Technician vacancies. Only qualified candidates in Second stage Computer Based Test will have to undergo computer based aptitude test. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers in the First and the Second Stage CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Howerver, There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test.

- First stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Second stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Computer Based Aptitude test (not for Technician)
- Document verification

The RRB ALP selection process would be purely based on merit. Candidates should perform well in the both stages of Computer Based Test and Aptitude test to get selected for the Assistant loco pilot post. The RRB will publish a merit list based on their marks for the final rounds of Document Verification and Medical standard test. However, there will be no aptitude test for RRB Technician vacancies.

This article will guide you through the exam pattern and syllabus for RRB ALP 2018 in detail. Aspirants should prepare well as per the latest RRB ALP syllabus 2018 and get good score in order to get selected based on the cut off marks.

## 1. RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 for First Stage CBT

RRB ALP syllabus 2018 for the first stage computer based test consist of 4 very well known sections of Mathematics, General Science and General Intelligence & Reasoning. Each section has different marks distribution. It is a one hour (60 minutes) long exam containing 75 questions and total marks of this exam is 75.

The following table illustrated exam pattern and syllabus of RRB ALP Exam 2018.

S.N | Section | Qsns | Marks | Time |
---|---|---|---|---|

- | TOTAL | 75 | 75 | 1 Hour |

1 | Mathematics | 75 | 75 | 60 Min |

2 | General Intelligence and Reasoning | |||

3 | General Science | |||

4 | General awareness on current affairs |

All questions are objective type and will be given in English, Hindi and several local languages. There will be negative marking for objective type sections. About 1/3rd marks will be deducted for a wrong answer from the final score.

**Topic Wise RRB ALP Syllabus for the first stage:**

S.N | Section | Topic Wise Syllabus |
---|---|---|

Mathematics | Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Percentages, Mensuration, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Simple & Compound Interest, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Profit & Loss, Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry etc. | |

General intelligence & reasoning | Analytical reasoning, Classification, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Conclusions & Decision Making, Analogies, Alphabetical & Number Series, Coding & Decoding, Mathematical operations, Data Interpretation & Sufficiency, Similarities & Differences etc. | |

General Science | Chemistry, Physics & Life Sciences of matric level | |

General awareness on current affairs | In Culture, Personalities, Economics, Science & Technology, Sports, Politics & other subjects of importance. |

General science and a technical subject has much weight age than and other sections of the written examination. Besides that, there is general awareness section included for 25 marks, where candidates can score some easy marks. In addition to that, 20 questions will be given from the Arithmetic ability section. Generally, it’s bit of tricky section compared to any other section in the RRB ALP exam 2018. And finally, not the least, Reasoning and General intelligence sections having 10 and 5 marks weigh-age respectively.

The First Stage Computer Bases Test is objective in nature and the score of first stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for Second Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

## 2. RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 for Second Stage CBT

RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 for Second Stage Computer Based Test has 2 papers/parts and a total of 175 objective type questions will be given with maximum time duration of 150 minutes.

Paper | Sections | Qs | Marks | Duration |
---|---|---|---|---|

- | Total | 175 | 175 | 150 Minutes |

Part A | 1. Mathematics 2. General Intelligence and Reasoning 3.Basic Science and Engineering 4.General Awareness on Current Affairs | 100 | 100 | 90 Minutes |

Part B | Technical Trade | 75 | 75 | 60 Minutes |

Mathematics ,General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering, and General Awareness on Current Affairs are the 4 sections included in PART A question paper and Technical trade subject included in PART B question paper.

**Topic Wise RRB ALP Syllabus for the second stage:**

S.N | Section | Topic Wise Syllabus |
---|---|---|

1 | Mathematics | Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Percentages, Mensuration, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Simple & Compound Interest, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern, Profit & Loss, Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry etc. |

2 | General intelligence & reasoning | Analytical reasoning, Classification, Relationships, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Conclusions & Decision Making, Analogies, Alphabetical & Number Series, Coding & Decoding, Mathematical operations, Data Interpretation & Sufficiency, Similarities & Differences etc. |

3 | Basic Science and Engineering | Engineering Drawing, Measurements, Units, Speed & Velocity, Heat &Temperature, Levers & Simple Machines, Mass Weight & Density, Work Power & Energy, Basic Electricity, Occupational Safety & Health, IT Literacy, Environment Education etc. |

4 | General awareness on current affairs | India Culture, Personalities, Economics, Science & Technology, Sports, Politics & other subjects of importance. |

Stage 2 of Computer Based online test to be conducted for selected candidates in stage 1 only. RRB ALP Syllabus for stage 2 CBT consist of 175 questions for 175 marks with time duration of 2 hours 30 minutes. For each wrong answer 1/3 rd marks will be deducted from final score.

## 3. Topic Wise RRB ALP Syllabus 2018

In the RRB ALP exam, the candidates are tested in the following fields. Candidates must prepare for the exams based on the syllabus given below. Check Topic Wise RRB ALP 2018 Syllabus for General Science, General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning sections explained below.

### A. RRB ALP 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.

### B. RRB ALP 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.

### C. RRB ALP Syllabus for General Science

The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

### D. RRB ALP Syllabus for General awareness

General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.

## 3. RRB ALP Technical Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Topic wise RRB ALP Technical Syllabus 2018 for Electrical, Mechanical, Automobile and Electronics & Communication Engineering subjects given below.

### A. RRB ALP Mechanical Syllabus

- Dimensions.
- Heat.
- Engine.
- Turbo Machinery.
- Production Engineering.
- Automation Engineering.
- Kinetic Theory.
- The Strength Of The Material.
- Metallurgical.
- Metal Handling.
- Refrigerators And Air Conditioners
- Thermo Dynamics.
- Energy, Material.
- Energy Conservation.
- Management.
- Applied Mechanics

### B. RRB ALP Electrical Syllabus

- Electrical India.
- Rolls, Cables.
- Transfers.
- Three Phase Motor System.
- Light, Magnetism.
- Proved To Be The Fundamental Electrical System.
- An Alternative System Single Phase Motor.
- Motors.

### C. RRB ALP Automobile Syllabus

- Machine Design.
- System Theory.
- IC Engines.
- Heat Transfer.
- Thermo Dynamics.
- Materials Applying Motion.
- The Power Plant Turbines and Boilers.
- Metallurgical Production Technology.

### D. RRB ALP Electronics and Communication Syllabus

- The Transistor.
- Dias
- Digital Electronics.
- Networking And Industrial Electronics.
- Electronic Tube.
- Semi-Conductor Physics.
- Robotic Radio Communications Systems And Satellite Matters.
- Computer And Micro Processor.