# 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
Mathematics
• Number System
• BODMAS
• 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
• 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