RRB ALP and Technician Exams Model Question Papers

About Exam


RRB ALP Exam is conducted by Railway Recruitment Board or RRB to recruit for Assistant Loco Pilots & Technicians. This is a common exam that the Indian Railways Conducts to recruit Assistant Loco Pilots & Technicians in various units of the Indian Railways Regions.
If you want to appear for bigger exams, with higher competition and pay scale then you can have a look at the RBI Grade B exam and IBPS PO exam. You can also read about another recruitment drive - Railways RRB Group D. 

Exam Pattern


For the Post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)

  • First Stage of CBT 
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Computer Based Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
For the post of Technician
  • First Stage of CBT 
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Comprises of multiple-choice objective type questions: bilingual (Hindi/English)
  • Negative Marking will be applicable. For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted. Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT
Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 20 Questions 60 minutes
2. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions
3. General Science 20 Questions
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 Questions

Second Stage of CBT

PART-A
  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%.
  • Will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions: bilingual (Hindi/English)
  • There will be negative Marking as for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. Mathematics 25 Questions 25 Marks 90 minutes
2. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions 25 Marks
3. Basic Science & Engineering 40 Questions 40 Marks
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 Questions 10 Marks
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks


PART-B
  • Qualifying Marks: 35 % (Applicable to all candidates and no relaxation)
  • This paper is qualifying in nature and will have questions from the trade syllabus as prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET)
Subject Number of Questions Duration
Relevant Trade 75 Questions 60 minutes


Computer Based Aptitude Test (for Candidates who have opted for ALP)

  • Candidates require a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.
  • There will be no negative marking in Computer Based AT.
  • The ALP merit list will be made only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT

Document Verification

Technician Post

Based on the performance of candidates in Part A of the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT

Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

Eligibility


A candidate is needed to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

There are 2 criteria on which your eligibility is judged for RRB ALP Recruitment exam - Education and Age.

You need to qualify the following eligibility standards to apply for this RRB exam. 

Latest Update: RRB has increased the upper age limit for ALP & Technicians. The revised Upper Age limit is mentioned below: 

RRB ALP Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

RRB ALP Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • PWD: 10 years

RRB ALP Educational Qualifications

Assistant Loco Pilot:

  • You should have Matriculation / SSLC Plus ITI/ Course Completed Act Apprentices or Diploma/ Degree in Engineering.
  • Candidates need to hold Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP and their engineering discipline(Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering , Mechanical Engineering ,Automobile Engineering with the combination of various streams in the respective Engineering Traits): post of Assistant Loco Pilot

Technicians:

  • Matriculation/ SSLC Plus ITI / Course Completed Act Apprentices or 10 + 2 with Physics and Maths or Diploma in Engineering (As Applicable).
  • Those, candidates who have passed out with Physics and Maths in 12th Standard are eligible for Technician Grade III Signal and Technician Grade III Telecommunication posts namely Post 70 and Post 71 respectively.

Syllabus


RRB ALP 2nd stage CBT Part A Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Number system,
  • Simplification following BODMAS rule,
  • 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 on Current Affairs

  • International and National Affairs of last 6 months,
  • Banking & Finance,
  • Environment,
  • Bills & Acts,
  • Awards and Honours
  • Science & Technology,
  • Sports,
  • Arts & Culture,
  • Summits & Conference,
  • Schemes,
  • Appointments / Resign,
  • Important Days,
  • Budget / Taxes,
  • Visits by PM / President,
  • Famous Personalities,
  • Economics,
  • Politics and
  • any other subjects of importance.

RRB ALP 2nd stage CBT Part B Syllabus

The Consolidated Syllabus for all Exam Trades is linked against the trades listed below.

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Candidates may click on the link to download the syllabus of their exam trade

Trades and syllabus for Part B
 Book Binder
 Carpenter
 CNC Programmer cum Operator
 Domestic Painter
 Driver cum Fitter
 Driver cum Mechanic (Light Motor Vehicle)
 Electrician
 Electronics Mechanic
 Fitter
 Fitter Structural
 Forger and Heat Treater
 Foundryman
 Furniture and Cabinet Maker
 Gas Cutter
 Heat Engine - will be available shortly
 Industrial Painter
 Instrument Mechanic
 Machinist
 Machinist (Grinder)
 Mason (Building Constructor)
 Material Handling Equipment cum Operator
 Maths and Physics Syllabus
 Mechanic (HT, LT Equipments and Cable Jointing)
 Mechanic Advanced Machine Tool Maintenance
 Mechanic Auto Electrical and Electronics
 Mechanic Automobile (Advanced Diesel Engine)
 Mechanic Diesel
 Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance
 Mechanic Mechatronics
 Mechanic Motor Vehicle
 Mechanic Power Electronics
 Mechanic Radio and TV
 Mechanic Repair and Maintenance of Heavy Vehicles
 Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
 Moulder (Refractory)
 Offset Machine Minder
 Operator Advanced Machine Tools
 Painter
 Painter General
 Pattern Maker
 Plumber
 Pump Operator cum Mechanic
 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
 Rigger
 Sheet Metal Worker
 Structural Welder
 Tailor (General)
 Tractor Mechanic
 Turner
 Upholsterer
 Utility Operator
 Welder
 Welder (Gas & Electric)
 Welder (Pipe)
 Welder (TIG & MIG)
 Winder (Armature) / Armature and Coil Winder

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