RRB ALP & Technician Second Stage CBT Syllabus & Exam Pattern

RRB ALP 2nd Stage CBT Syllabus 2018: RRB has successfully conducted the RRB ALP 1st Stage CBT Exam from 9th August to 31st August 2018. With RRB ALP & Technician 1st Stage CBT Exam Result coming close, the candidates have already started looking for RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Only those candidates are eligible to appear for 2nd Stage CBT for RRB ALP & Technician who have successfully qualified the first stage.

Before going to appear for 2nd Stage CBT, the candidates must be aware of the RRB ALP & Technician Syllabus for CBT Stage-2 as though the exam syllabus, a candidate gets to know about the topics and subjects that will be asked in the exam. Not only syllabus, one must keep RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern in mind. Let’s discuss the detailed RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Syllabus below:

RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Syllabus

2nd Stage CBT for RRB ALP & Technician is conducted in two parts i.e Part A and Part B. The duration of exam for both the part is 2 hours and 30 Minutes. Let’s check what Part A constitutes?

Part A

1. 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

2. 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

3. Basic Science and Engineering

  • 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

4.General Awareness on Current Affairs

  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics

Part B

The candidates will have to appear for Part B. This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by the Director General of Employment & Training (DGET). The trade syllabus is available on the website of DGET. The relevant trade with relevant disciplines of Engineering is given below:

Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree) Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from
Electrical Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Electronics Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV
Mechanical Engineering and the 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
Automobile Engineering and the combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman

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

The candidates who have applied for ALP will also have to appear for Computer Based Aptitude Test. Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test battery of Computer-Based AT to be eligible for selection. The merit list will be based on Part A of the Second stage and Computer-Based Aptitude Test both given 70 per cent and 30 per cent of weight. The candidates will have to cover the following topics:

  • Memory Test
  • Follow Directions Test
  • Depth Perception Test
  • Concentration Test
  • Perceptual Speed Test

RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern

Knowing the RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern before appearing in the exam helps the candidates in many ways. They get an idea about the maximum marks, duration of exam, number of question asked and many more things. Let’s discuss the RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern.

Part A

RRB ALP & Technician 2nd Stage CBT Exam Pattern for Part A carries total 100 questions. Check the exam pattern below:

Subject Number of Questions  Duration of exam
Mathematics 100 questions 90 minutes
General Reasoning and Intelligence
Basic Science and Engineering
General Awareness
  • The exam consists of a total of 100 questions.
  • Duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • Qualifying marks for different categories are-UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%

Part B

Subject Number of Questions  Duration of exam
Relevant Trade Syllabus 75 questions 60 minutes
  • Part B consists of total of 75 questions.
  • Duration of the exam is 60 minutes.
  • Qualifying marks for each category are 35 per cent.

Check Here: RRB ALP Result 2018

Updated: September 24, 2018 — 7:30 pm

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