RRB ALP 2018 stage 2 Exam Analysis: 22nd January

Railway recruitment ALP exams will be held to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians (ALP). RRB conducts this exam every year to give the candidates a golden opportunity to achieve their dream of joining the Government sector. The notification for RRB ALP was released by RRB on February 03, 2018. A total of 26,502 vacancies were declared as per the notification by the Railway Recruitment Board.

The admit for RRB ALP was released on January 17, 2019. This year the RRB ALP exam is held for 3 days from 21-23 January 2019. It will be held in 3 shifts for all the three days.

Following is the exam pattern for RRB ALP stage 2 exam:

RRB APL stage 2 exam will have the exam in 2 parts. Both the parts are mentioned below:

Part-A

Sections Number of questions Marks Time Duration
Mathematics 25 25  

90 minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
Basic Science & Engineering 40 40
General Awareness & current Affairs 10 10
Total 100 100

Part-B

Section Number of questions Time duration
Relevant Trade 75 60 minutes

RRB ALP stage 2 will be Computer-based test in which the exam will be Bilingual i.e. the questions will be available in both English & Hindi. The questions will be in objective type. The stage 2 exam is conducted for short listing the candidates for the recruitment.

RRB ALP Stage 2 Exam Timings for 2018-19:

Particulars Shift-1 Shift-2 Shift-3
Reporting Time 7.15 AM 10.45 AM 2.15 PM
End of reporting time 8.15 AM 11.45 AM 3.15 PM
The beginning of the exam 9.00 AM 12.00 PM 4.00 PM

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RRB ALP Stage 2 Shift-1 Review:

Mathematics:

The Mathematics section in RRB ALP Stage 2 on January 22, 2019 Shift-1 was of Easy-Moderate level. The questions asked were based directly on formulas and also some problems were a calculative type.

Topics Number of questions
Simple & Compound interest 3-4
Pipe & cistern
Number system 1
Geometry 3-4
Average & percentage 2
Percentage
Simplification 5-6
Mean, median & mode 3
Ratio & proportion 1
Time & work 2-3
Time, speed & distance 3-4
LCM & HCF 1
DI (Pie chart)
Mensuration 4-5
Total 25

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

The questions asked in this section were from easy-moderate level questions.

Topics Number of questions
Syllogism
Mathematical calculation 1
Odd one out
Analogy 2
Blood relation 2
Counting figure
Seating arrangement(adjacent seating) 1
Direction 3
Non-verbal ( mirror image) 3-4
Coding-decoding 2
Series 2
Statement & conclusion 2
Calendar
Miscellaneous 8-9
Total 25

Basic Science & Engineering:

Topics Number of questions
Units & measurements 1
Engineering drawing ( projections, views, drawing instruments, lines, symbolic representation, geometric figures) 10-11
Heat & temperature 2
Levers & simple machines 2-3
Environment education 1
Mass weight & density
Work power & energy 4
Speed & velocity 2-3
Basic electricity 4
Occupational safety & health 1
IT literacy 2
Total 40

General Awareness & Current Affairs:

Topics Number of questions
Current affairs 10
Total 10

Part – B

Related subjects Number of questions
Physics 38
Mathematics 37

RRB ALP stage 2 Review January 22, 2019, 1st Shift:

Subjects 1st shift

Difficulty Level

1st shift

Good Attempt

Mathematics Easy 15-18
General Intelligence & Reasoning Easy to Moderate 16-19
General Science Moderate 25-28
General Awareness & Current Affairs Easy 7-8
Overall Total Moderate 62-65

 

 

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