The official recruitment notification for the RRB ALP 2021 is yet to be released. The official notification will carry all the details of the exam date, exam pattern, eligibility criteria etc.
RRB ALP Exam Pattern
RRB ALP exam pattern consists of four phases which are:
- CBT Stage- 1
- CBT Stage- 2
- CBAT (Computer Based Aptitude Test)
- Document Verification
Out of these stages, Stage 1 is a qualifying round and Stage 2 determines the progress of the candidate to the next round. The exam pattern of these stages is discussed in detail here
Stage 1 Exam Pattern
The first stage consists of questions from the areas of mathematics, reasoning, current affairs and general science. The total marks for this round is 75 marks and total time is 1 hour duration. This round is only qualifying in nature.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||10|
|Total ||75 marks|| |
Stage 2 Exam Pattern
Stage 2 of RRB ALP is also a computer-based test where there are two parts: the first part consist of 100 marks and the second part consists of questions specific to the relevant trade, this section is of 75 marks.
|Part||Subjects||No. of Questions||Duration|
|Part A||Maths||100||90 Mins|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning|
|Basic Science & Engineering|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs|
|Part B||Relevant Trade||75||60 Mins|
|Total||175||2 Hours 30 Mins|
There will be 1/3rd negative marking in the first two rounds.
Stage 3 Exam Pattern
Stage 3 of the RRB ALP is Computer based aptitude test or CBAT. It does not have any negative marking. The candidate need to score 42 marks in the each of the test batteries. For final selection 70% weightage will be given to second CBT and 30% to CBAT.