RRB ALP CBT 2 – RRB has again changes RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Date. Now, the examination will be held on January 21, 22, 23, 2019. Along with the dates, the Board has also announced RRB ALP CBT 2 marking scheme and pattern. The RRB ALP CBT 2 2018 will be conducted in two parts, A and B. Part A score will be used to evaluate the merit list and Part B will only be a qualifying examination. Part A will be of 100 marks and Part B will be qualifying exam. Only those candidates will appear for RRB ALP CBT 2 2018, who will qualify stage 1. The admit card for RRB ALP CBT 2 will release 7 or 4 days before the examination. Check from this page Railway RRB ALP CBT 2 exam pattern, syllabus, important books and more details.
RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Date
As per the latest notification released by the Railway Recruitment Board, the examination will be held in January 2019. Check the notice below:
RRB ALP CBT 2
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will appoint candidates for total 64,371 posts (both ALP and technicians). Candidates will be recruited on the basis of the two staged examination process CBT Stage -1 and CBT Stage-2. Candidates who will qualify the first stage of CBT will only be able to appear for the Second stage of CBT. Entrants who will qualify both the rounds successfully will the undergo a Computer-Based Aptitude Test (AT) – only for the ALP aspirants. Applicants can check the scheduled dates given below.
|RRB ALP Stage 1 CBT was held on||09, 10, 13, 14, 17, 21, 29, 30, and 31 Aug and 4 Sep 2018|
|Result Declaration of First Stage CBT||02 Nov 2018|
|RRB ALP CBT 2 Admit Card Date||4 to 7 days before the exam|
|RRB ALP Stage 2 CBT Exam Date||21, 22, 23 Jan 2019 – New!|
|Result Declaration of Second Stage CBT||To be announced|
|Computer-Based Aptitude Test (AT)||To be announced|
|Result Declaration of Aptitude Test||To be announced|
|Dates of Document Verification||To be announced|
RRB ALP CBT 2 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria to appear in stage 2 CBT is quite simple and clear.
- Candidates who will qualify the stage 1 CBT exam will be able to appear in the RRB ALP CBT 2.
- The result of the CBT 1 will be available by November 05, 2018.
- After checking the stage 1 Result, candidates who will be qualifying can appear in the Stage 2 CBT exam.
RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Pattern
Candidates who will qualify the first stage of Computer Based Test will only be eligible to undergo the second stage of CBT. Before starting the preparation of Stage 2 candidates are advised to look at the exam pattern so that candidates who will appear for the second stage CBT will have an idea and will be able to prepare accordingly.
- Duration of Exam: 2 Hours 30 Mins
- Parts: CBT will consist of 2 parts (part A and Part B)
- Total No. of questions: 100 in Part A and 75 in Part B
- Negative Marking: There will be negative marking 1/3 will be deducted for every wrong answer.
- Part A Syllabus: Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness and Current Affairs
- Part B Syllabus for: In this section Questions from trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of Employment & Training (DGET) will be asked
|2||General intelligence and reasoning|
|3||Basic science and engineering|
|4||General awareness on current affairs|
|5||DGET syllabus as per trade||75||1 hour|
RRB ALP CBT 2 Number of Question and Marks
RRB ALP CBT 2 Number of Question and Marks in Part A
|Section||Number of Question||Marks Per Section|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||25|
|Basic Science and Engineering||40||40|
|General Awareness and Current affairs||10||10|
RRB ALP CBT 2 Cut Off
To qualify the stage 2 of RRB ALP selection process and move to stage 3, the candidates will need to achieve the following:
Qualifying marks in Part A: Candidates belonging to different categories have different minimum criteria to qualify Part A such as UR-40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST-25%.
Qualifying Marks in Part B: In this, no relaxation is given. Candidates belonging to unreserved as well as reserved will have to obtain at least 35% to qualify the exam.
RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus
RRB Stage 2 exam will consist of 2 Parts .i.e. Part A and Part B. Candidates can check the syllabus of both the parts to start their preparation. The syllabus is very important to start preparing for any exam as candidates who are willing to appear for the exam gets an idea about the broad topics from which questions will be asked. It is also easy for the candidates as he/she gets to know the important topics which needs to be prepared for the exam.
In this section, candidates will be tested on the ability to solve the general quantitative aptitude questions from 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
This section will test a candidates’ IQ and common sense to solve general logical questions based on 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.
General Awareness on Current Affairs
In General Awareness, candidates will be tested his/her ability to solve General Knowledge Questions from the topics such as Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.
Now it is to be kept in mind that the part B of the CBT exam will be of qualifying nature. The important thing to note here is that Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the section having questions from the relevant trade.
- Click Here to check RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus 2018.
On the other hand, the candidates who have 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).
Candidates who have the qualification in various engineering discipline/HSC (10+2) can check the relevant trades to appear in the qualifying test listed below.
|S.No.||Engineering Discipline (Diploma / Degree)||Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from|
|1||Electrical Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering||Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic|
|2||Electronics Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering||Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV|
|3||Mechanical Engineering and the 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|
|4||Automobile Engineering and the combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering||Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic|
|5||HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths||Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman|
RRB ALP CBT 2 Admit Card 2018
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will release the RRB ALP CBT 2 admit card for only those candidates who will qualify Stage 1 CBT. Candidates will be able to download the hall ticket/admit card for the same from the official website, at least 4 to 7 days before the examination. The link for the same will also be provided on this page as and when admit cards are released. Candidates should note that admit cards will not be sent to them via post. It will be made available on the Official Website only. It is compulsory for the candidates to bring the admit card on the allotted centre and the day of examination. Candidates should also bring a govt. approved valid photo ID proof along with the admit card on the day of examination.
The government approved photo ID card will include:
- Voter’s Id Card
- PAN Card
- Aadhaar Card
- Driving license
RRB ALP Selection Process 2018
Candidates will be selected on the basis of following rounds to be recruited for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot. Candidates who will clear all the rounds will only be appointed for the post. If in case, a candidate fails to attend any of the rounds due to any reason then he/she will not be appointed for the post even if he/she is coming under the qualifying criteria.
Selection Process – Explained!
First Stage CBT: The first stage of the computer-based test will consist of standard questions. In this round, candidates will be assessed that he/she should qualify minimum technical qualification as per laid by the conducting body. The marks secured by the candidates in the first stage of CBT will be used for shortlisting of the candidates for the second round.
Second Stage CBT: Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of normalization of marks scored by the candidates in the first stage. CAndidates who will be shortlisted for this round will be more than 15 times to the total vacancies released by ALP. The second stage of CBT will consist of 2 Parts Part A and Part B in which candidates have to just obtain 35% marks in part B as it is a qualifying round.
Computer-Based Aptitude Test: It will be for only those candidates who have applied for the post of ALP. In the aptitude test candidates need to obtain at least 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. No relaxation will be given to candidates in this round.
The final selection, however, will be made after the document verification. Candidates whose information will mismatch with the documents in this stage will be disqualified for the post and the recruitment process.
RRB Increases the number of Vacancies for ALP And Technicians!
Earlier the number of vacancies for ALP and Technicians together was announced as 26,502. However, the vacancies have been revised and the increased to a total of 64,371. Check the table below for details:
|Post||New Number of Vacancies||Number of Vacancies Earlier|
|Assistant Loco Pilot||27795||17673|
|Various Posts of Technicians||36576||8829|
RRB ALP CBT 2 Result 2018
The candidates will be able to check their result for the stage 2 computer-based exam online at the official website of RRB. The candidates who will be declared as qualified will be selected for the 3rd stage which will be a computer based aptitude test.
To check the result candidates have to enter their login credentials and the result will appear on the screen, whether or not they are qualified to go in the 3rd round of selection. Thus, as and when RRB will declare the result of the stage 2 exam, candidates will be notified via official circulars and they can check the result online.
RRB ALP Stage 3 Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT)
Candidates who will qualify the second stage will be eligible to sit for the stage 3 Computer Based Aptitude test(AT). In Stage 3 candidates will be required to score a minimum 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. In this stage, none of the relaxations will be given for any candidates and it will be applicable to all the candidates who will be shortlisted for stage 3. This stage will comprise of questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There will be no negative marking in the Stage 3 Computer Based Aptitude Test.
Document Verification for RRB ALP
Selected candidate, after all the 3 stages, will be called for document verification and will be required to be present with all the necessary documents. Candidates have to submit two sets of self-attested photocopies. Candidates are required to bring the original as well as the self-attested photocopies for the document verification. Candidates also have to upload the scanned copies of documents prior to the date of Document Verification on www.rrbdv.in in the prescribed format.
Documents Required in RRB ALP
- Date of Birth proof
- 10+2 (senior secondary) Marksheet
- NCVT / SCVT/ Diploma / Engineering Degree Certificate with Mark Sheet semester wise (As applicable).
- Caste Certificate (If Applicable)
- Domicile/ PRC Certificate
- A govt. Approved photo ID
Merit List Of RRB ALP
The merit list of RRB ALP will consist the names of only those candidates who have cleared the aptitude test. 70% of the marks obtained by the candidates in Part A of the Second stage of CBT and 30% of marks secured in Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT).
If in case, two or more candidates score the same marks, then their merit position will be determined on the basis of Age Criteria, the Older candidate will be given preference over the other. Appointment of the selected candidates will be based on the requisite medical fitness test which will be conducted by the railway administration.