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Railway Recruitment (ALP) | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | eBooks

Railway Recruitment

ASSISTANT LOCO PILOT 

Railway Recruitment

Exam Pattern | Syllabus | eBooks

 

Railway Recruitment: Railway Board Released Notification of CEN 01/18 Asst Loco Pilot & Technician, Last date: 5/3/2018 

No.of Posts: 26,502

Eligibility Criteria : 18 – 28 Years

Qualification: Matriculation / SSLC, ITI (Relevant Trade)

RRB ALP : Examination Pattern

First stage: CBT ( Computer Based Aptitude Test)

Second stage :CBT Computer Based Aptitude Test




First stage: CBT

Duration : 60 Min,
No of Questions : 75

The score of first stage exam is used only for short listing of candidates for second stage of exam as per their merit.

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

Second Stage CBT:

NOTEThe candidates who have qualified in the first stage of examination are only eligible to appear  for second stage of exam.

Duration :2 hours and 30 Minutes (for Part A and Part B together)
The Second Stage CBT has Two Papers

Part A

Part B

PART A:(General for all Streams)

Duration : 90 Mins

No of Questions: 100

The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process and the candidate must secure qualifying marks in Part B is mandatory.

PART B:(Subject Related)

Duration: 60 Mins

No of Questions: 75

Qualifying Mark : 35 % (Applicable to all candidates and no relaxation )

 

RRB ALP : FIRST STAGE – 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.

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

General Knowledge:

Current affairs, Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economic, Politics and  Other subjects of importance.



RRB ALP : SECOND STAGE – SYLLABUS

PART A – 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
The broad topics that are covered under this shall be 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 Affairsin Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics
and any other subjects of importance.


PART B – SYLLABUS

Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification are required to appear in the  relevant trade section questions only and not the other trade.

Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline/HSC (10+2).

The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website. The relevant trades for various engineering
discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is as below:

 

List of Railways ALP Books

 Railways ALP Books for General Intelligence:

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R.S Aggarwal  

Test of Reasoning – Edgar Thorpe (by Pearson)

 

Railways ALP Books for Mathematics:

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition – R.S Aggarwal  

Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition – M.Tyra, K.Kundan 

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic – Rajesh Varma (by Arihant Publishers)

Railways ALP Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs:

Lucent’s General Knowledge 

Pratiyogita Darpan 

Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

Railways ALP Books General Science:

Lucent’s General Knowledge(Science section)- (by Lucent Publication)

Railway Recruitment

eBOOKS FOR Railways ALP

Name of the book  Author  Download Link
Indian Railway Assistant Lco pilot   Dr.Lal & Jain           Click here
General Knowledge and Awareness    Disha Experts           Click here
Railway Psychological Test     P.K.Mishra            Click here
RRB Exam Technical Cadre       Dr.Lal & Jain           Click here
Guide to RRB Non-Technical Recruitment Exam Disha Experts           Click here
Guide to RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exam   Disha Experts            Click here
15 Practice set papers of RRB      Disha Experts           Click here



     COMPLETE MATERIAL RRB ALP

APTITUDE & REASONING

Number Systems   Click Here
HCF & LCM Click Here
Simplications   Click Here
Ages – Averages – Partnership    Click Here
Ratio – Percentages – Allegations & Mixtures  Click Here
Trains- Distance- Speed – Time  Click Here 
Simple & Computer & Compound Interest  Click Here
Profit – Loss – Discounts  Click Here
Time – Work – Pipes  Click Here
Boats & Streams  Click Here
Clocks – Calender  Click Here
Permutations & Combinations   Click Here
PRobability Click Here
Alebra Click Here
Geometry & Mensurations   Click Here
Trigonometry Click Here


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE FOR RRB ALP

Chairman – CEO-  Directors Click Here
Important Days In YearClick Here
 All Govt SchemesClick Here
Maharatna & Navratna CompaniesClick Here
Indian Political Parties
Click Here
International OrganizationsClick Here
UNOClick Here
Summits and MeetingsClick Here
Awards by Govt of IndiaClick Here
Indian Railways  Click Here
Indian Banks – Founder, Estd, HQ, Slogan Click Here
Govt Schemes and PlansClick Here
Committees Click Here
Index and RatingsClick Here
Beauty AwardsClick Here
Blood Groups – Acceptors and DonorsClick Here
Science and Technology – GKClick Here

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