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RRB ALP Syllabus 2024 and Exam Pattern for CBT 1 and CBT 2

RRB ALP Syhabus 2024: The RRB ALP Sykabus and Exam Pattern is released by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Candidates who are planning to appear for the examination must be familiar with the RRB ALP syllabus for each stage, to know the subject-wise topics which they should prepare for the exam. They must also be aware of the RRB ALP Exam Pattern to understand details such as marking scheme, sectional weightage, type of questions, etc. All these details have been explained below.

The selection process includes CBT I, CBT II, CBAT and Document Verification.

As per the RRB ALP Exam Pattern, CBT 1 will have 7S questions, while CBT 2 will have 175 questions.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board releases the detailed RRB ALP Syllabus for each stage of the selection process. Candidates must refer to the detailed sykabus for each stage of the selection process and plan their preparation accordingly. The stage-wise detailed RRB ALP Syllabus is given in the following sub-sections.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024 for CBT 1

The RRB ALP CBT 1 syllabus includes Mathematics, General Intekigence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness & Current Affairs. The subject-wise detailed RRB ALP SyLabus is given below.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024 for CBT 1

Subject                                                                       Topics


      ,      Simple and Compound Interest
      ,      Age Calculations
,Calendar & Clock
  General Intelligence and Reasoning 
,and Number Series
,Mathematical operations
  ,  Jumbling
,Data Interpretation and
,Conclusions and
,Similarities and Differences
  ,  and

General Science

,    Life Sciences

,    Earth Sciences

,    Environmental Sciences

,    Astronomy & Space Technology

,    Computer & Mobile Technology

,    Inventions & Discoveries

,    Nutrition

,    Military Technology

,    Diseases

General Awareness on Current Affairs

,     Science & Technology

,     Sports

,     Culture

,     Personalities

,     Economics

,     Politics

,     Geography

,     History

,     Miscellaneous Topics

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024 for CBT 2

The RRB ALP CBT 2 Sykabus includes mainly three subjects. The subject-wise RRB ALP Sykabus for the same is detailed in the table below. There are two sykabus PART A & PART B.

RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus for Part A

(A) 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) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Sykogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and SuGciency,

Conclusions and decision making, Similarities and differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement—Arguments and Assumptions etc.

(C) Basic Science and Engineering:

The broad topics that are covered under this shak 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.

RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus for Part-B

(A) Part-B is only a qualifying test in nature and shak have questions from the various trade syllabi as prescribed by Directorate General of Training (DGT).

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RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates appearing for the RRB ALP Recruitment must be familiar with the exam pattern for each stage of the selection process. By knowing the RRB ALP exam pattern candidates can understand the type of questions, topic-wise weightage and marking scheme. This will help candidates ttevelop an effective preparation strategy to score better. The exam pattern for all stages, as per the latest RRB ALP Notification has been explained in the fokowing sections.

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exam Pattern CBT I

The RRB ALP CBT I exam will be an objective-type test, which will only be qualifying in nature. The detailed exam pattern for the same is given below.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern – CBT I


No. of Questions

Maximum              Minimum

Marks                      Qualifying Marks

Maths, Mental Ability, General Science, General Awareness:7S75, , ,UR —40% OBC/SC —30% ST —25%
  Total  75  7S  

,    1/3rd of the marks akotted for each question shak be deducted for each wong answer.

,    The exam duration will be 60 minutes.

,    A total of 7S questions will be asked in the examination.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern CBT II

Candidates who qualify the CBT I will be shortlisted for RRB ALP CBT II exam. The detailed exam pattern for the same is provided below:

RRB ALP Exam Pattern – CBT II

  Section  Subjects  No. of Questions  Dwation
  A  Maths  100  90 Mins
  General Intelligence & Reasoning
  Basic Science & Engineering
      Relevant Trade  75  60 Mins
  Total  175  2 Hours 30 Mins

The Second Stage CBT will consist of two sections: Part A and Part B.

Part B will be of qualifying nature only whereas the marks of Part A will decide the progress of the candidates to the next stages of the selection process.

The minimum qualifying marks for part B are 35% for all candidates irrespective of the category.

1/3rd of the marks akotted for each question shak be deducted for each wong answer.

There will be sectional timing in the RRB ALP CBT II examination.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern CBAT

The Computer Based Aptitude Test wik be conducted only for the post of RRB Assistant Loco Pilot. Candidates must keep in mind the following about RRB ALP CBAT:

Minimum Qualifying Marks for this stage are 42 marks in each of the test batteries, irrespective of the category.

Candidates equal to 8 times the number of ALP vacancies for each of the categories shak be shortlisted for this stage depending on their performance in CBT II.

Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test battery of Computer Based AT. The medium of questions for the CBAT will be English and Hindi.

There will be no negative marking.

The merit list for RRB ALP wik be prepared only from amongst the candidates who qualify

%e CBAT stage.

To prepare the merit list 70% weightage will be akotted to the marks obtained in Part A of the second stage of CBT and 30% weightage will be for the marks obtained in CBAT.

RRB ALP Preparation Strategy 2024

Every year, lakhs of individuals apply for the Railways RRB ALP Exam, which is a highly competitive exam since it opens the door to a superb career opportunity with the famed Indian Railways. Although it may appear to be a diGcult nut to crack, applicants who follow solid RRB ALP preparation tips can achieve the minimum RRB ALP cut-off marks and ace their tests because the RRB ALP syllabus is so broad, the preparation required is also rather extensive. Aspirants for the ALP exam should keep in mind that the preparation strategies listed below might be very useful.

Candidates need to foPow daily newspapers and highlights of the year to stay updated with the news and score better in the general awareness section. Candidates can refer to

for daily updates.

Emphasize improving vocabulary and fluency in English.

Solve a lree mock test of RRB ALP to understand the level of preparation needed.

Candidates can log on to in to get free test series for several competitive exams.

Practice managing your time and understand the patterns of questions and get familiar with it.

Candidates who are caked for the document verification, make sure to get aL the attested copies and original documents in a waterproof folder. Also, prepare a good introduction and be confident.

Live a healthy life, have a nutritious diet, and if possible practice some exercises daily to stay positive.

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Books to Prepare RRB ALP Syllabus

The candidates preparing for RRB ALP should not consult too many books. That is not beneficial for any competitive examination. The candidates should select one or two books for each subject and cover them well. Below are some important books that they may study.

RRB ALP Books to be Referred for General Subjects


Quick Arithmetic

General Reasoning

General Knowledge


Ashish Agarwal

R S Agarwal


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