RRB ALP Preparation


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RRB ALP 2019

Indian Railway is one of the biggest organization of India’s government. Most male/ female young candidates wish to create their future in the railway sector after post in a particular railways trade. ALP stands for Assistant Loco Pilot. The previous name is Assistant Driver of ALP. It comes under the high level technical and Technician Grade 3 post of the railway. ALP recruiting candidates are recruited as a train driver.

RRB ALP Notification 2019 :

The recruitment notification will be released by the RRB as indicated by the date for recruitment that will be held and the details with respect to the recruitment of applicants. The total number of opening will be released alongside examination date and the opportunities available for the different post at the Indian Railways. In 2018, the board published RRB ALP Notification in the month of February, so according to the notification in this year, the board will release the notification in the same month. RRB notification releases in a well-structured pdf, in that pdf you will get all the details about notified job headings like RRB ALP online form submission starting and closing date, fee payment last date, RRB ALP qualification criteria, syllabus table, Exam pattern, salary detail and all. Those applicants are getting ready for forthcoming Railway RRB ALP exam stay in contact with the official site of RRB that is www.rrcb.gov.in. Here you'll get all the latest updates of RRB.



Important highlights of RRB ALP

Recruiting body

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)

Posts offered

Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technicians

Total Vacancies

Update soon

Stages of exam

1. Computer-Based Tests (CBTs)

  1. First Stage CBT

  2. Second Stage CBT

2. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (AT)

3. Document Verification (including Medical Fitness Test)



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Check RRB ALP important tentative dates 2019 including the issue of admit cards, exam dates, declaration of result etc from the table given below


RRB ALP Events

Important dates

RRB ALP 2019 notification

February 2019

RRB ALP application 2019 started on

February 2019

RRB ALP application 2019 ended on

March 2019

Issuance of admit card for the First Stage CBT

August 2019

RRB ALP First Stage CBT

August to September 2019

RRB ALP mock test

July  2019

The result of First Stage CBT

November 2019

Issuance of admit card for Second Stage CBT

November 2019

RRB ALP Second Stage CBT

November 2019

Result of Second Stage CBT

December 2019

Hall ticket of Computer-Based Aptitude Test

January 2020

Computer-Based Aptitude Test to be conducted on

February 2020

Document verification/medical examination

April 2020

Final merit list


RRB ALP Eligibility Criteria 2019:

Eligibility criteria play a vital role within the enlisting notification. Assistant Loco Pilot is a technical post of the railway. For their recruitment, the board accepts only eligible candidates form. Those candidates don't seem to be eligible and apply online then board rejects their form. So before rejection, you must clear that you are eligible for the technical post of RRB or not.

Age Limit: Candidates must between 18 to 30 years old as on 1/7/2019. Board releases age relaxation for reserved candidates like ST/ SC, OBC category candidates. For SC/ ST is 5 year and for OBC is 3 year.

Educational Qualification: Those candidates want to apply for Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Grade III post must pass in 10th also have engineering degree/ SSLC and ITI from the recognized institute.

RRB ALP Application Form 2019-2020:


RRB ALP online mode of application form submission 2019 will begin soon after the release of recruitment notification. Which means the online path has been open for application form submission for those hopefuls who are deserved and qualify in the featured classification of RRB ALP eligibility criteria.

RRB ALP Selection Process


All candidates who want to apply for the ALP post they all need to check the RRB ALP Exam Pattern and Exam syllabus for better practice. Candidates will be selected on the base of Computer Based Test, 2nd CBT, Computer Based Test, and Document Verification.

RRB ALP (Loco Pilot) Exam Pattern 2019

The RRB ALP Exam pattern 2019 includes exam pattern of all stages of assistant loco pilot recruitment exam namely – First Stage CBT, Second State CBT, and Computer-Based Aptitude Test.

Exam Name



No. of Questions

Negative Marking

First Stage CBT

Mathematics, General Science and General Awareness on Current Affairs General Intelligence & Reasoning,

60 mins


1/3 of the marks allotted for each question

Second Stage CBT

Part A: Mathematics, Basic Science & Engineering, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness on Current Affairs


Part B: Questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by DGET

90 mins




60 mins






1/3 of the marks allotted for each question

Computer-Based Aptitude Test

Personality Test, Psychometric Test, and Intelligence Test



No negative marking

RRB ALP Exam Syllabus 2019

Applicants showing up for the exam can check here RRB ALP syllabus. Candidates should prepare according to RRB ALP 2019 syllabus. Through the syllabus, candidates will get an idea of the topics that they need to study for the exam. The detailed syllabus is given below.




General awareness

Sports, General awareness of current affairs in Science & Technology,  Personalities, Culture, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.


BODMAS, Number system, Decimals, LCM, HCF, Fractions, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Percentages, Time and Distance, Time and Work; Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Geometry and Trigonometry, Square Root, Calendar & Clock, Age Calculations,  Pipes & Cistern etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Alphabetical and Number Series, Analogies, Coding and Decoding, Relationships, Mathematical operations, Jumbling, Syllogism, Data Interpretation, Venn Diagram, Sufficiency, Conclusions, and Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Similarities, and Differences, Directions,, Classification, Statement - Arguments and Assumptions etc.

General Science

Chemistry, Physics  and Life Sciences of tenth standard level



RRB ALP Preparation Tips

Here, we have mentioned some important tips and tricks which will help you while preparation of RRB ALP 2019 Exam, which helps you to know how to prepare for the RRB ALP 2019 Examination.

  1. Check Exam Pattern

  2. Buy RRB ALP Books

  3. Solve the last 4-5 years previous question papers

  4. Make study timetable

  5. Solve online mock test

For more information about the RRB ALP Recruitment 2019 visit official website of the Indian Railway.




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