RRB has released notifications for 27019 vacancies for RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) jobs across India. This is a golden opportunity for candidates who are dreaming for Central Government jobs. The exam pattern and syllabus of RRB ALP 2018 is available here.
Appearing candidates can take a deep look at the recruitment process, the exam pattern and syllabus of the examination to be held later this year.
The recruitment process will be based on the following ways.
- First Stage CBT (Computer Based Test)
- Second Stage CBT (Computer Based Test)
- Computer-Based Aptitude Test
- Document Verification
The First Stage CBT (Computer-Based Test) will be conducted for 75 marks and the time duration will be 60 minutes. Questions will be asked from General Awareness, General Intelligence, Reasoning, and General Science.
The Second Stage CBT (Computer-Based Test) will be conducted for 120 marks, 120 questions will be asked and the time duration will be 2 hours 30 minutes. Each question will carry 1 mark.
The test will be carried out in two parts, part A, and part B.
Time duration of Part A will be 90 minutes and questions will be asked from Mathematics, General Intelligence and reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering, And General Awareness on Current Affairs. 25 questions will be asked of each subject.
Time duration of Part B will be 60 minutes and the questions will be selected from the following disciplines:
Electrical & Combination of Electrical Engineering
Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wireman / Winder (Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics.
Electronics & Combination of Electronics Engineering
Electronics Mechanics / Mechanics Radio & TV / Fitter / Mechanics Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanics / Mechanic Diesel / Turner / Machinist / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics / Heat Engine / Millwright Maintenance Mechanics
Automobile & Combination of Automobile Engineering
Mechanics Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanics / Mechanics Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
HSC(10+2) with Maths and Physics
Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman
Computer-Based Aptitude Test – Qualifying marks for Computer based aptitude test will be 42 marks.
RRB ALP Syllabus:
Questions will be asked from the following topics :
General Awareness, Arithmetic / Mathematics, General intelligence, General Science, and, Technical Ability.
Topics from where questions will be asked in General Awareness:
Abbreviations, Current Affairs (National and International), Major Financial / Economic News, Budget and Five-Year Plans, Sports, Books and Authors, Awards and Honours, Science - Inventions and Discoveries, Important Days, and International and National Organizations.
Topics from where questions will be asked in Arithmetic / Mathematics :
Number System , HCF, LCM, Decimal Fractions, Ratio and Proportions, Unitary Method, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest , Simplification, Mensuration (2D and 3D), Data Interpretation , Average, and Algebra.
Topics from where questions will be asked in General Intelligence:
Figures and Pictures, Analogies, Space Visualization, Decision Making, Problem-Solving, Arithmetical Number Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Relationship Concepts, Visual Memory, Verbal and Figure Classification, Similarities, Differences, Analysis, Judgement, Observation, and, Discrimination.
Topics from where questions will be asked inReasoning (Verbal):
Number Series, Alphabet Series, Test of Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Number Ranking, Arithmetical Reasoning, A problem on age calculation, Blood Relations, Decision Making etc..
Topics from where questions will be asked in Reasoning (Non-Verbal):
Non-Verbal Series, Mirror Images, Cubes and Dice, Grouping Identical Figures, Embedded Figures etc..
Topics from where questions will be asked inGeneral Science:
Environmental Studies, Biology, Physics, and, Chemistry
Topics from where questions will be asked inMechanical:
Dimensions, Heat, Engine,Thermodynamics,Energy, Material, Energy ConservationManagement, Applied Mechanics, Turbo Machinery, Production Engineering, AutomationEngineering, Kinetic Theory, The Strength of The Material, Metallurgical, Metal Handling, Refrigerators and Air Conditioner.
Topics from where questions will be asked inAutomobile:
Machine Design, System Theory, IC Engines, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Materials Applying Motion, The Power Plant Turbines, and Boilers, Metallurgical Production Technology.
Topics from where questions will be asked inElectrical :
Electrical India, Rolls, Cables, Transfers, Proved to Be the Fundamental Electrical System, An Alternative System Single Phase Motor, Three Phase Motor System, Light, Magnetism, Motors.
Topics from where questions will be asked inElectronics and Communication:
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.