RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018 will be held after the declaration of the ALP First Stage CBT Result. Have you appeared RRB ALP First Stage CBT which was held from 9th August 2018 to 31st August 2018? If you are among those candidates, and searching for the RRB ALP Second Stage CBT Exam Dates then you have landed in the right place. We will update you with all the latest information about Railway Loco Pilot and Technician Second Stage CBT in this article.

Railway ALP 2018: Second Stage Exam will be held after the declaration of RRB ALP CBT 1 Result. Candidates who will be shortlisted in the Railway ALP First Stage CBT will be eligible to appear the RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018. The CBT Exam will be held online only and the RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT comprise of two parts – Part A and Part B.

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Important Dates of RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018

Events Dates Scheduled
RRB ALP First Stage CBT 9th August 2018 to 31st August 2018
Declaration of RRB ALP CBT 1 Result November 2018 (expected)
RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018 To be announced soon

Expected Dates of RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018

Currently, RRB has not announced any official dates regarding the exam date of RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018. The First Stage ALP CBT was held from 9th August 2018 to 31st August 2018. Candidates who will shortlisted in the Railway ALP First Stage CBT 2018 will be called out for the Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018. As per the sources, the expected dates for conducting RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018 is December 2018/January 2019. The Railway Recruitment Board will announce the dates online on all the RRB Websites.

Format of Selecting the Candidates for Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018

Now, most of the candidates are confused with the selection to the next round. But recently, the Railway Recruitment Board has cleared that the candidates will be selected based on their performance. Recently, the Railway Recruitment Board Allahabad had posted important information regarding the declaration of RRB ALP CBT Result of First Stage CBT. The Board said that, candidates will be not shortlisted on the basis of the minimum qualifying percentage that is mentioned in the 13.2 Paragraph of the Official Notification. Instead a cut off mark will be chosen which will set the bar for selecting the candidates. Based on the cut off mark, candidates will be shortlisted 15 times of the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per the merit list of First Stage ALP CBT.

The Railway has the right to increase or decrease the limit for any specific trade. So, candidates who are thinking that scoring just the minimum qualifying marks will not be considered as qualified/shortlisted for the next stage. Therefore the candidates must go through the official notification properly. The Railway has cleared explained the method of selecting the candidates for the next stage.

What happens after shortlisting the candidates for Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018?

A merit list will be published on the website which will contain the name of the candidates who are selected for the next round. Candidates can check their names by submitting their Registration ID and Date of Birth on the link that will be provided on the Homepage of the RRB Websites. After releasing the names shortlisted candidates list for Railway ALP Second Stage CBT 2018, after few months the RRB will release the Exam Date of RRB ALP Second Stage CBT only.

Exam Pattern of Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018

As mentioned earlier, Total number of candidates for the Railway Loco Pilot and Technician CBT Round will be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in the First Stage CBT.

The Second Stage Computer Based Test of RRB ALP and Technician are divided into parts A and B and each part has a different exam pattern. Let’s talk about each pattern in details-

RRB ALP and Technician Second Stage CBT (Part A) Exam Pattern

  • The Part A is a Multiple Choice Objective Pattern.
  • The Language Mode of the CBT is Hindi/English and 15 other Regional Languages.
  • Each correct answer carries 1 mark and for every wrong answer 1/3rd marks is deducted.
  • There are total 4 sections from which questions will be asked – Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness with Current Affairs and Basic Science and Engineering.
  • Total Marks reserved for Part A Section- 100 marks
  • Total Time Duration – 90 minutes.
  • Distribution of marks section-wise will be announced few days before the date of the examination.

Minimum Qualifying Percentage of RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018

The Railway Recruitment Board has set a certain minimum qualifying percentage based on which the Board will select the candidates for the next stage of selection procedure. These minimum qualifying percentage marks varies from category to category.

  • Qualifying Percentage for General Category – 40%
  • Qualifying Percentage Marks for OBC and SC Category – 30%
  • Qualifying Percentage of Marks for ST Category – 25%

Exam Pattern of Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT (Part B)

This section is completely qualifying in nature. In this Part, Questions will be asked from topics of the relevant trade that you have chosen in the link that was recently activated for the candidates.

  • The Subject will be the relevant trade that you have applied for.
  • Total Number of Questions – 75 Questions
  • Total Time Duration – 60 Minutes
  • Total Marks – 75 Marks
  • The Questions will be asked in Multiple Objective Type Pattern
  • 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer and 1/3rd marks will be awarded for every wrong answer.
  • This part is qualifying in nature and will have the questions based on the trade syllabus prescribed by the DGET (Director General and Employment and Training (DGET).

Minimum Qualifying Marks of Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT (Part B)

  • The Minimum Qualifying Percentage for this part is 35%.
  • The Minimum Qualifying Percentage is applicable to all the categories and
  • There is no relaxation applicable to anyone.

So now you have an idea of the Exam Pattern of RRB ALP and Technician Second Stage CBT 2018, now let’s discuss about the syllabus for RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018.

Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018 Syllabus

The detailed Syllabus of Railway Loco Pilot and Technician 2nd Stage CBT Part A Syllabus is as follows-

Railway ALP Second Stage ALP CBT CBT 2018 – Mathematics Section

BODMAS HCF Time and Distances Elementary Statistics
Number System Ratio and Proportions Compound Interest  

Square Root

Decimals Percentages Profit and Loss Age Calculations
Fraction Mensuration Algebra Calendar and Clock
LCM Time and Work Geometry Pipes and Cisterns etc.

 

RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018 – General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

Analogies Syllogism Similarities and Differences
Alphabetical and Number Series Jumbling Analytical Reasoning
Coding and Decoding Venn Diagram Classifications
Mathematical operations Data Interpretation and Sufficiency  

Directions

Relationships Conclusions and Decision Making Statement – Arguments and Decisions etc.

Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT 2018 -Basic Science and Engineering Syllabus

Engineering Drawing Drawing Instruments Symbolic Representation Units Mass, Weight and Density Speed and Velocity
Projection Views Lines Geometric Figures Measurements Work Power and Energy Heat and Temperature
Basic Electricity Levers and Simple Machines Occupational Safety and Health Environment Education IT Literacy etc.

General Awareness and Current Affairs Syllabus

Science and Technology Culture Economics Latest Current Affairs
Sports Personalities Politics

Click here to check RRB ALP Second Stage CBT 2018 Part B Syllabus in details

Expected Dates for RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT Exam 2018

The Expected Dates for Railway ALP 2nd Stage CBT is January/February 2018. The Railway Recruitment Board has not yet announced anything about the Railway 2nd Stage ALP and Technician CBT. Candidates will be notified on their registered mobile number and e-mail id once the dates are announced. Candidates are advised to check the official website to receive frequent updates and notifications.

Updated: October 26, 2018 — 12:44 pm

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