RRB ALP Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018: Detailed Second Stage CBT Syllabus

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The examination is around the corner which is why candidates after going through Railway ALP Stage 1 CBT Exam conducted from 9 August to 4 September 2018 are curious to know about Stage 2 CBT Exam. Many queries and doubts might root in your mind regarding various Trade Syllabus and other information thus construing an indeterminate and false predictions and to keep you away from unnecessary subjects which can distract you, this post by ADDA247 comprises every single detail of the exam pattern and thorough syllabus of Railway ALP 2nd Stage Exam of all the 16 Trades of Part B ( mandatory section of Railway ALP Stage 2 Exam) to make you release from the dilemma while choosing a particular trade for yourself based on the syllabus thus testing the waters.

With this post, we are also facilitating you with the Check Trade Syllabus link below to provide particular trades syllabus for Part B of RRB ALP Stage 2 Exam 2018 which will help you to be ensure about the Relevant trade you are going to opt for.

First stage Computer Based Test (CBT):  It was held from 9th Aug to 4th Sept 2018
Second stage Computer Based Test (CBT): 21st, 22nd & 23rd January 2019

Selection process:

For the post of ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot):-
  1. First stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT)
  3. Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT).
  4. Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
For the post of Technician:
  1. First stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT)
  3. Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
    Note:Marks will be normalized in all the stages of exam.

    Exam Pattern Of RRB


    First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT): It was held from 9th Aug to 4th Sept 2018

    This exam will be of qualifying in nature. But Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories are:
    UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 
    The score of first stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit.

    Subjects No. Of Questions Duration
    1 Mathematics 20 Questions

    60 min
    2 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 Questions
    3 General Science 20 Questions
    4 General awareness on current affairs 10 Questions

    • It will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions [bilingual (Hindi/English)]
    • Negative Marking: 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.

    The syllabus for First Stage CBT shall be as below

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

    Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT):


    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.

    Part A

    SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
    1Mathematics252590 min
    2General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
    3Basic Science & Engineering4040
    4General awareness on current affairs1010
    100100

    • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 
    • It will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions [bilingual (Hindi/English)]
    • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.


    The syllabus for Part A shall be as below

    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 on Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

    Stage -2 Part B


    This part is qualifying in nature.
      SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsDuration
      Relevant Trade75 questions60 min

      • Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible).
      • This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET).
      The relevant trades for various engineering discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is as below:
      S. No.Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree)Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying
      Test to be selected from
      1Electrical Engineering and combination of
      various streams of Electrical Engineering
      Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen
      /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air
      Conditioning Mechanic/ Maths (HSC) & Physics (HSC)
      2Electronics Engineering and combination of
      various streams of Electronics Engineering
      Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV/ Maths (HSC) & Physics (HSC)
      3Mechanical Engineering and combination of
      various streams of Mechanical Engineering
      Fitter / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor
      Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Turner /
      Machinist / Refrigeration and Air
      Conditioning Mechanic/ Heat Engine /
      Millwright Maintenance Mechanic/ Maths (HSC) & Physics (HSC)
      4Automobile Engineering and combination of
      various streams of Automobile Engineering
      Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic /
      Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine /
      Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Maths (HSC) & Physics (HSC)
      5HSC(10+2) with Physics and MathsElectrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman/ Maths (HSC) & Physics (HSC)



      Physics & Maths Syllabus

      Physics

      Kinematics 

      Force and laws of Motion 

      Gravitation

      Work and Energy

      Sound

      Current Electricity:-


      Electric Current , Electric Currents in Conductors, Ohm’s law , Drift of Electrons and the Origin of Resistivity , Limitations of Ohm’s Law , Resistivity of various Materials , Temperature Dependence of Resistivity , Electrical Energy, Power Combination of Resistors Series and Parallel , Cells, emf, Internal Resistance  , Cells in Series and in Parallel ,  Kirchhoff’s Laws , Wheatstone Bridge , Meter Bridge , Potentiometer

      Heating Effect of Current

      Magnetic Effect of Current

      Reflection of light

      Dispersion of Light

      The Human Eye

      Sources of Energy

      Units and Dimensions



      Mathematics
      Number System

      Rational and Irrational Numbers

      Bodmas Rule

      Linear Equations

      Quadratic Equations

      Arithmatic Progression

      Similar Triangles

      Pythagoras Theorem

      Co-ordinate Geometry

       Trigonometric Ratios

       Heights And Distances

       Circle

       Surface Area And Volume

      Statistics And Probability


      Computer Based Aptitude Test (Only for candidates who have opted for ALP)

      • The candidate needs to secure 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 shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT. 
      • The ALP merit list will be drawn 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 and Empanelling of Candidates

      For Technician posts:-
      Based on the performance of candidates in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.
      For ALP:-
      Based on the performance of candidates in both Part A of the Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT.

          

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