RRB ALP & Technician Stage II Syllabus

RRB ALP & Technician Syllabus

Syllabus of Part A

RRB ALP & Technician exam has been done between the months of Augusts to September 2018. There is a large number of candidates take examination of ALP & Technician Stage I. The stage I result has been also declared.  More than 130000 candidates are qualified for the second stage CBT examination. Candidates are advised to prepare for stage II examination according to the syllabus of their courses (Diploma/ Trade/10+2). Here all the details are given below in this article. The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process subject to the condition that the candidate is securing qualifying mark in Part B. Candidates can download syllabus here. Download

The syllabus for Part A shall be as below


No of Question Maximum Marks



25 25 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25


Basic Science and Engineering

40 40
General Awareness on Current Affairs 10





Note – There will be negative marking for wrong answers. For every wrong answer, 1/3rd mark will be deducted.

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

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 etc.

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 etc.

Basic Science and Engineering: The 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.

General Awareness on Current Affairs: in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

Syllabus of PART B

The syllabus for Part B shall be as below

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET). Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the section having questions from the relevant trade. Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline/HSC (10+2). The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website. The relevant trades for various engineering discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is as below:

Sr. No.

Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree) Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying
1 Electrical Engineering and combination of

various streams of Electrical Engineering

Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen

/Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air

Conditioning Mechanic


Electronics Engineering and combination of

various streams of Electronics Engineering

Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV
3 Mechanical Engineering and 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 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)

Qualifying marks: The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible.

Candidates equal to 8 times number of ALP vacancies for each of the communities i.e. UR, OBC-NCL, SC and ST (including ExSM) shall be short listed for Computer Based AT (based on their performance in Part Aof the Second Stage CBT subject to their qualifying the Part B of Second Stage CBT) from among the candidates who have opted for the post of ALP. Such shortlisted candidates should produce the Vision Certificate in the prescribed format as per Annexure – VI in original during Computer Based AT, failing which they will not be permitted to appear in the Computer Based AT.

Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test battery of Computer Based AT for considering them for the post of ALP. The Computer Based Aptitude Test shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based AT.

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 the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based Test.

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