Railway ALP Syllabus 2018

For an effective preparation of the coming RRB ALP Exam, one must be well versed with RRB Syllabus & RRB Exam Pattern. The knowledge of the two will help candidates to make a strategy for the exam. Let's have a look at the detailed RRB ALP Syllabus & Exam Pattern.

Railway ALP Exam Pattern 2018

RRB ALP first Stage CBT Exam Pattern

Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 20 Questions 60 minutes
2. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Questions
3. General Science 20 Questions
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 Questions

Railway ALP Second Stage CBT Exam Pattern

Part A Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 100 Questions in total 90 minutes
2. General Intelligence & Reasoning
3. General Science
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs
Part B Relevant Trade 75 Questions 60 minutes

Railway ALP Syllabus 2018

First Stage CBT Syllabus

Sections Topics to Prepare
  • Number System
  • CF & LCM
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Time & Work
  • Age Calculation
  • Time & Distance
  • SI & CI
  • Profit & Loss
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Square Root
  • Statistics
  • Clock & Calendar
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Alphabetical & Numerical Series
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data Interpretation
  • Conclusion & Decision Making
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Statement- Argument, Assumption
  • Classification
  • Similarities & Differences
  • General Science (10th Level)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • GK/Current Affair
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Polity
  • Miscellaneous
  • Second Stage CBT Syllabus

    Sections Topics to Prepare
    Engineering Drawing: Drawing Instruments
  • Drawing Board
  • Drawing Sheet
  • T-Square
  • Mini Drafter
  • Drafting Technique
  • Set Square
  • Protractor
  • Drawing Instrument Box
  • Engineering Drawing: Lines
  • Different types of Lines
  • Polygon
  • Ellipse
  • Different types of geometric figures and blocks
  • Drawing angles: Measurement and its type
  • Types of Quadrilateral
  • Drawing Triangles
  • Circles
  • Engineering Drawing: Projection and Views
  • Pictorial View
  • Isometric Drawing
  • Oblique Drawing
  • Perspective drawing
  • Engineering Drawing: Symbolic Representation
  • Representation of bars and profile sections
  • Fasteners
  • Electrical and electronic elements
  • Pipe Joints: Methods
  • Units and Measurement
  • Units of physical quantities, symbols
  • Measurement of mechanical quantities, electrical quantities
  • Conversion factors
  • Systems of units: FPS, CGS, MKS
  • Classifications: Fundamental and Derived units
  • Definition
  • Related problems
  • Mass Weight and Density
  • Definition
  • Comparison between mass and weight
  • Comparison between density and relative density/specific gravity
  • Volume of different geometries
  • Related Problems
  • Work Power and Energy
  • Definition
  • Work and its Units, Measurement of work
  • Work done on bodies moving on horizontal and inclined planes
  • Concept of Power and its units, Calculations of Power
  • Concept of Kinetic energy and potential energy, Expressions for P.E and K.E
  • Principle of conservation of energy
  • Related Problems
  • Speed and Velocity
  • Definition of speed, velocity and their comparison
  • Scalar and Vector quantity
  • Average Velocity, Acceleration & Retardation
  • Circular Motion: Relation between circular motion and Linear motion
  • Equations of motion
  • Related problems
  • Heat & Temperature
  • Specific Heat and Thermal Capacity
  • Definition
  • Types of heat: Sensible Heat, Latent Heat
  • Difference between heat and temperature
  • Different temperature scales and conversions
  • Temperature measuring instruments
  • Related Problems
  • Basic Electricity
  • Definition
  • Source of electricity: Battery, Generator, Thermocouple
  • Types of electric current: Direct current, Alternate current
  • Difference between AC and DC
  • Electrical Terms and units
  • Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s law
  • Relationships between Current, Volt, Resistance and Power
  • Resistance connections, Simple Problems on series and parallel circuits
  • Insulators: Properties and Classification
  • Conductors: Properties and Classification
  • Electric Power, Horse Power, Work and energy
  • Related Problems
  • Levers and Simple Machines
  • Definition
  • Velocity ratio, Mechanical Advantages, Efficiency and relationships
  • Lever: Principle, Types
  • Ideal Machines
  • Relationship, law of machine, simple machines
  • Related Problems
  • Occupational Safety, Health
  • Safety & Health: Introduction and Importance of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Occupational Hazards: Basic Hazards, Chemical Hazards, Vibroacoustic Hazards, Mechanical Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Thermal Hazards. Occupational health, Occupational hygienic, Occupational Diseases/ Disorders & its prevention
  • Accident & safety: Basic principles for protective equipment, Accident Prevention techniques – control of accidents and safety measures
  • First Aid: Care of injured & Sick at the workplaces, First-Aid & Transportation of sick person
  • Basic Provisions: Idea of basic provision of safety, health, welfare under legislation of India
  • Environment Education
  • Ecosystem: Introduction to Environment, Relationship between Society and Environment, Ecosystem and Factors causing imbalance
  • Pollution: Pollution and pollutants including liquid, gaseous, solid and hazardous waste
  • Energy Conservation: Conservation of Energy, re-use and recycle
  • Global warming: Global warming, climate change and Ozone layer depletion
  • Ground Water: Hydrological cycle, ground and surface water, Conservation and Harvesting of water
  • Environment: Right attitude towards environment, Maintenance of in-house environment
  • I.T. Literacy
  • Computer: Introduction, Computer and its applications, Hardware and peripherals, switching on and shutting down of computer
  • WINDOWS: Basics of Operating System, WINDOWS, Create, Copy, Move and Delete Files and Folders, Use of External memory like pen drive, CD, DVD etc.
  • MS office: Basic operations of Word Processing (Cut /Copy /Paste/ Formatting), Basics of Excel worksheet
  • INTERNET: Computer Networks (LAN/WAN), Applications of Internet (Browsing, Searching, Emailing, Social Networking)
  • WEB Browser: World Wide Web (WWW), Web Browsing, Information Security and antivirus tools, Awareness of IT – ACT, Importance of information security and IT act, types of cyber crimes
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