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RRB ALP 2024 NOTIFICATION OUT – 5696 Posts. Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Apply Online

RRB ALP 2024 NOTIFICATION OUT – 5696 Posts. Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Apply Online

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024:
On January 18, 2024, the RRB ALP Notification PDF was made public, revealing 5696 openings for Assistant Loco Pilot positions. The syllabus and format of the Assistant Loco Pilot test should be known to candidates preparing for the Railway ALP 2024 exam. To pass the Railway Recruitment Exam in 2024, candidates must be fully prepared for the exam’s structure and comprehensive material. Let’s begin by gaining an idea of the 2024 AL test pattern. Those who choose to apply for the ALP position must take the computer-based aptitude test. Upon the conclusion of these two procedures, candidates will receive an invitation for Document Verification.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024
RRB ALP 2024 exam will be conducted in four different phases that candidates need to clear to get selected for Assistant Loco Pilot posts in Indian Railways. Understand the marking scheme, negative marking, mode of exam, and other details before beginning with the preparation for the upcoming RRB ALP Exams.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024

Exam Conducting BodyIndian Railways Recruitment Board
PostsAssistant Loco Pilot
Mode of ExamOnline
Marking Scheme1 mark
Negative Marking⅓rd marks for each wrong answer.
Selection Process
  1. CBT I
  2. CBT II
  3. CBAT (Only for ALP)
Official websitehttps://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 5696 Vacancies – Click to Check

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024
RRB’s first stage for Assistant Loco Pilot posts of CBT and the second stage of CBT are online objective-type papers. The first stage of CBT consists of 4 sections that need to be completed in 60 minutes. The second stage of CBT is conducted in two parts. Part A will constitute 4 sections with 100 questions in total that need to be completed in 90 minutes. Part B will constitute 75 questions in relevant trade that need to be completed in 60 minutes.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage I]
SubjectsNo. of QsMarksDuration
Mathematics202060 minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
General Science2020
General Awareness on Current Affairs1010

Note- There is a negative marking of ⅓rd mark for each incorrect answer.

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RRB ALP Exam Pattern- CBT 2
The 2nd stage CBT for Assistant Loco Pilot posts has two steps: Part A and B. Part A has four subjects – Maths, Basic Science and Engineering, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness. Part B consists of questions from the relevant trade.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 [CBT Stage 2]
SNo.SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Part A
1.Mathematics10010090 minutes
2.General Intelligence & Reasoning
3.General Science
Part B
Relevant Trade757560 minutes
Total1751752 hours 30 minutes

Note- There is a negative marking of ⅓rd mark for each incorrect answer.


Computer-Based Aptitude Test (for Candidates who have opted for ALP)
The candidates need to score a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. The ALP merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based Aptitude Test

RRB ALP Syllabus 2024
RRB will conduct CBT 1 & CBT 2 exams for ALP posts. Candidates who are planning for the RRB ALP Examination must be aware of the RRB ALP Syllabus 2024 to plan a better strategy for the upcoming examination. Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of the written exam conducted.

RRB ALP Syllabus for CBT 1
The RRB ALP Syllabus for the CBT 1 exam includes sections on Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness of Current Affairs. Here’s a general overview of the topics that are typically covered in this section.

RRB ALP Syllabus for CBT 1
  1. Simplification and Approximation
  2. Coordinate Geometry
  3. Mensuration
  4. Arithmatic
  5. Trigonometry
  6. Number Series
  7. Probability
  8. Algebra
  9. Ratio and Proportion
  10. Speed, Distance & Time
  11. Number System
  12. Profit and Loss
  13. Time and Work
  14. Interest
  15. Percentages
  16. Averages
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  1. Analogy
  2. Classification
  3. Coding-Decoding
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Venn Diagram
  7. Alphabet & Word Test
  8. Non-Verbal Reasoning
  9. Verbal Reasoning
  10. Direction & Distance
  11. Series
  12. Missing Numbers
  13. Order & Ranking
General Science
  1. Biology
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Environment
General Awareness on Current Affairs
  1. Polity
  2. Economy
  3. Award & Honors
  4. Art & Culture
  5. Sports


RRB ALP Syllabus for CBT 2
RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus for Maths, General Intelligence and Reasoning is similar to that of the CBT 1 syllabus. The syllabus for Basic Science and Engineering under the Part A section is discussed below. However, the RRB ALP SYLLABUS for CBT 2 for each relevant trade/subject has been tabulated here.

RRB ALP Syllabus for CBT 2 [Part A]
Maths, General Intelligence and ReasoningSimilar to the CBT 1 Syllabus
Basic Science and EngineeringThe broad topics that are covered under this shall be 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 etc.


RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus for Relevant Trade [Part B]
  1. Electrical India
  2. Rolls, cables
  3. Transfers
  4. Three-Phase Motor Systems
  5. Light, Magnetism
  6. Fundamental Electric System
  7. Single phase motors
  8. Switches, Plugs and Electrical Connections
Electronics & Communication
  1. The Transistor
  2. Dias
  3. Digital Electronics
  4. Networking and Industrial Electronics
  5. Electronic Tube
  6. Semi Conductor Physics
  7. Robotic Radio Communication Systems
  8. Satellite Matters
  9. Computer & Micro Processor
  1. Machine Design
  2. System Theory
  3. IC Engines
  4. Heat Transfers
  5. Thermodynamics
  6. Materials Applying Motion
  7. The Power Plant Turbines and Boilers
  8. Metallurgical Production Technology
  1. Dimensions
  2. Heat
  3. Engines
  4. Turbo Machinery
  5. Production Engineering
  6. Automation Engineering
  7. Kinetic Theory
  8. The Strength Of The Material
  9. Metal Handling
  10. Metallurgical
  11. Refrigerators And Air Conditioned
  12. Energy, Materials
  13. Energy Conservation
  14. Management
  15. Applied Mechanics

RRB ALP CBT 2 Part-B is only a qualifying test in nature and shall have questions from the various trade syllabus as prescribed by Directorate General of Training (DGT) which has been discussed above for Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Automobile etc trades.

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RRB ALP Vacancies – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification Required

The primary educational requirement for the RRB ALP position is a Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade OR Diploma/Degree in Engineering. Aspirants are referred to check the detailed notification for specific trade and stream requirements.

Age Limit

The age limit for applicants is typically between 18 and 33 years, with age relaxations applicable as per government norms. The cut-off date for determining the eligibility criteria is 01 January 2024.

Official Website : RRB ALP 2024 Notification

Selection Process

The selection process for the RRB ALP recruitment usually involves multiple stages as mentioned below:-

  • First Stage CBT (CBT-1)
  • Second Stage CBT (CBT-2)
  • Computer-based Test
  • Documents Verification
  • Medical Tests

Application Date

  • Notification release date – 20 January 2024
  • Opening date of application registration – 20 January 2024
  • Last date to submit a filled application form – 19 February 2024

Registration Fee

There is a nominal fee for General/OBC candidates, and concessions are available for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen categories. Fee details are as follows:

  • Gen/OBC – ₹500/-
  • All Others – ₹200/

RRB ALP Zone-wise Vacancies

RRB AhmedabadWR238
RRB AjmerNWR228
 RRB BangaloreSWR473
RRB BhopalWCR219
RRB BhubaneswarECoR280
RRB BilaspurCR124
RRB ChandigarhNR66
RRB ChennaiSR148
RRB GuwahatiNFR62
RRB Jammu & SrinagarNR39
RRB KolkataER254
RRB MaldaER161
RRB MumbaiSCR26
RRB MuzaffarpurECR38
RRB PatnaECR38
RRB PrayagrajNCR241
RRB RanchiSER153
RRB SecunderabadECoR199
RRB SiliguriNFR67
RRB ThiruvananthapuramSR70
RRB GorakhpurNER43


Frequently asked Questions:

Q1. How many posts allocated for chennai in RRB ALP 2024 Notification?

Ans. There are 148 posts available for RRB Chennai in the notification of RRB ALP 2024


Q2. What is the official website to apply for RRB ALP 2024?

Ans. The official website of railway department to apply for RRB ALP 2024 is https://www.recruitmentrrb.in/#/auth/landing


Q3. What is the education qualification of RRB ALP 2024 5696 posts?

Ans. The candidates should have the following qualification : Matriculation/SSLC plus ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship in the relevant trade OR Diploma/Degree in Engineering



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