RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 Railway Loco Pilot Syllabus -Available Here

The Railway Recruitment Board has published the Syllabus of RRB ALP and Technician 2018. The recruitment process of RRB ALP and Technician includes First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test and Document Verification. The exam dates have not been released yet. The exams may be scheduled on April/ May 2018. So, the candidates have a plenty of time to prepare for the examination. In this article, we have provided you the complete details about the RRB ALP Syllabus of First and Second stage CBT.

The RRB ALP and Technician Recruitment 2018 Notification has been released. Railway Recruitment Boards of Indian Railways is providing around 26, 502 Vacancies for both ALP (17, 673) and Technicians (8829) Posts. The RRB ALP Online Application form 2018 has been started from 3rd Feb 2018.

Before knowing about the syllabus, let us have a quick look at the Exam Pattern of the CBTs.

First Stage CBT Round:

  • The first round CBT is common for both ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot) and Technician.
  • The total time duration of the Examination is 60 Minutes.
  • Number of Questions asked- 75 questions.
  • The questions will be objective type with multiple choice questions.

Topics For the First Stage CBT:

  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Science and
  • General Awareness of Current Affairs.

RRB ALP Syllabus for the First Round CBT


Number System, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, HCF and LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calender and clock and Pipes and Cisterns 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 will cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th Standard Level.

General Awareness on Current Affairs:

Science and Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.

RRB ALP Syllabus for the Second Stage CBT

The syllabus for Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness are same for both First and Second Stage CBT except Basic Science and Engineering.

Basic Science and Engineering:

The broad topics that are covered under this section are:

  • 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 and
  • IT Literacy etc.

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