RRB ALP Exam Pattern

The Railway Recruitment Board sets the RRB ALP Exam Pattern for recruiting Assistant Loco Pilots. These candidates fill various technical posts in the Indian Railways.

Like any other exam, knowing the exam pattern beforehand is helpful. So this article will give details about the exam pattern of the RRB ALP.

Candidates preparing for the other RRB Exams can find the following like useful

Details of the RRB ALP Exam Pattern

The RRB ALP Exam is conducted in two stages: CBT 1 and CBT 2 (Computer-Based Test) with the document verification done at the end.

The details of each stage is given below

RRB ALP CBT 1 Exam Pattern
Subjects            No of Questions Total Marks
Arithmetic 20 20
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 10 10
General Science 20 20
75 75

The First Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The score of the first stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit.

Candidates who are shortlisted for Second Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community shall continue to be considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of the recruitment process.

RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Pattern
Stage Duration No of Questions
Part A 90 Mins 100
Part B 60 Mins 75

For more details about the RRB ALP Syllabus, visit the linked article.

Short listing of Candidates for the Second Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in the First Stage CBT Exam.

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.


Frequently asked Questions about RRB ALP Exam Pattern

What is the qualifying percentage in Part B of the second stage of CBT?


What is the qualifying percentage in Part B of the second stage of CBT?

The qualifying percentage is 35% in the second stage of CBT of the RRB ALP Exam

How many exams are there in RRB ALP?

In the first two Computer Based Tests, the Multiple Choice Question format is followed. The third stage of RRB ALP & Technician is CBAT in which the candidates are given five test batteries.

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