Railway ALP Exam Analysis: 13th August Shift 1


Railway ALP Exam Analysis Shift-1

Dear students, Today’s first shift of Railway ALP Exam is over now. The Exam is being conducted from 9th AugustWe are providing Exam analysis of Railway ALP Exam 2018 Shift-1, so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. For the first time the Railway ALP Exam 2018 is being held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let’s get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis. Most important thing was questions were shuffled in the exam, they were not section wise.

Section Level Good Attempts
Mathematics Easy 16-17
General Intelligence & Reasoning Easy-Moderate 18-19
General Science Easy-Moderate 16-17
General Awareness on Current Affairs Easy 7-8
Overall Easy 59-63

Railway ALP Mathematics


In Railway ALP Exam 2018, Mathematics was of Easy Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative.
Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI  3 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Profit/ Loss 1 Easy
Ages 3 Easy
Time and Work 3 Easy
Geometry 1 Easy
Speed and Distance 2 Easy
Average 1 Easy
Partnership 2 Easy
Percentage 2 Easy
Total 20 Easy


Railway ALP General Intelligence & Reasoning

In Railway ALP Exam 2018, General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy-moderate level. There were only 1 questions from image.
There was 1 question of figurative Odd One Out
One question from clock, in which angle was asked.

Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 3-4 Easy
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Methematical Calculation 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Odd one out 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 2 Easy
Analogy 2 Easy
Series  2 Easy
Direction 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusion 3-4 Moderate
Counting Figure 1 Easy
Misc. 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 25 Easy-Moderate

Railway ALP General Science

In Railway ALP Exam 2018, Questions from Science were directly based and of easy to moderate level. No formula applying questions were the part of the exam.

Some questions asked in 1st shift of today’s exam are given below:-

  • What are the byproducts of Photosynthesis?  
  • Number of isotopes in Hydrogen?
  • One question asked from Concave/ Convex Mirror.
  • One question from Archimedes principle
  • One question from Dobereiner triads.
  • One question related to the range of resistivity of the Insulator.
  • Which gas will be produced if Calcium Carbonate (CACO₃) reacts with Hydrochloric Acid HCL? 
  • Pitch of sound depends on?
  • Define Faraday second law?
  • Who is the father of genetics?
  • One question form chemical reaction.
  • Number of pie & sigma bond in Benzene?
  • Find the equivalent resistance of 3 resistors where 2 are connected in parallel & one in series with them.
  • What is the SI unit of work?
  • One question from blood.
  • One question related to the definition of Binary fission in amoeba.
  • Outermost part of the cell is made up of?
Topic No of Questions Level
Physics 7-8 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 6-7 Easy
Biology 5-6 Easy
Total 20 Easy-Moderate

Railway ALP General Awareness on Current Affairs

In Railway ALP Exam 2018, General Awareness on current affairs questions were of easy level.

Total Questions: 10

Questions asked in exam are given below:-

  • Who is the Author of the Book “Two Fates”?
  • Arun Jaitley was selected as a RajyaSabha Member from which state?
  • Which tunnel connects Jammu to Kashmir? 
  • Which Indian Cricketer is the owner of Tamil Nadu Pro Kabaddi Team named Tamil Thaliva?
  • Where was 2017 Asian Boxing Championship held?
  • One question related to the Hockey Team.
  • One question related to Defence Minister of India.

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