RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

RRB ALP Exam Pattern: The RRB ALP Notification PDF has been released on 18th January 2024 announcing 5696 vacancies for Assistant Loco Pilot posts. Candidates who are planning for the Railway ALP 2024 exam should be aware of the Assistant Loco Pilot exam pattern. It is important to know the exam structure and the detailed syllabus that needs to be prepared in and out to clear the Railway Recruitment Exam 2024. Let’s start with an understanding of the AL exam pattern 2024. Candidates who have opted for the post of ALP have to appear Computer Based Aptitude Test. After these two processes are completed, candidates will be called for Document Verification. 

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

RRB ALP 2024 selection process will be based on 4 rounds of exams which are CBT 1, CBT 2, CBAT and Document Verification. The exam patterns CBT 1, CBT 2 and CBAT are discussed below along with the details syllabus.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 for CBT 1

RRB ALP 2024 CBT 1 exam will be conducted online mode for 75 marks. There will be 75 questions, which have to be completed in 60 minutes. The questions in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) 1 exam are asked from Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness of Current Affairs.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 CBT 1
Subjects No. of Qs Marks Duration
Mathematics 20 20 60 minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Science 20 20
General Awareness on Current Affairs 10 10
Total 75 75

Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer.
Negative Marking:  ⅓ mark for each incorrect answer.

The minimum pass percentage for the CBT 1 Exam is as follows:

  • UR & EWS-40%
  • OBC (NCL)-30%
  • SC-30%
  • ST- 25%.

Note: Candidates who clear the CBT 1 exam, will selected for the next round. Shortlisting of candidates for the CBT 2 exam (Second Stage) shall be done RRB-wise at the rate of 15 (fifteen) times the vacancies for that RRB and It will be based on their merit in the CBT 1 exam. The marks will be normalized in all the stages of the exam that involve multiple shifts. CBT 1 exam will only be a screening exam for shortlisting eligible candidates for CBT 2. The CBT-1 marks shall not be counted while preparing the final merit list.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 for CBT 2

CBT 2 will also be conducted in online mode. The total time duration for the CBT 2 exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. There will be two parts to the CBT 2 exam which are Part A and Part B. Part A covers questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness of Current Affairs and Part B will be based on Relevant Trades. Let’s have a look at the RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Pattern.

SNo. Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
Part A
1 Mathematics 100 100 90 minutes
2 General Intelligence & Reasoning
3 General Science
4 General Awareness on Current Affairs
Part B
Relevant Trade 75 75 60 minutes
Total 175 175 2 hours 30 minutes

Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer, negative marking of ⅓ mark for each incorrect answer.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 for CBAT

Candidates who clear the CBT 2 and 2 exams will be called for round 3 i.e. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT), and after that final selection list will be prepared. There shall be no negative marking in the Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) round.

RRB ALP Exam 2024: Important Links

Official Notification Click Here
Online Application Link Click Here
RRB ALP Syllabus Click Here
RRB ALP Exam Pattern Click Here
RRB ALP Salary Structure Click Here
RRB ALP PYQ Papers Click Here
RRB ALP Study Materials Click Here
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