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Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2018

Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2018 – If you are an engineer in the branches of Electrical, Mechanical,Automobile or Electronics engineering then there are various post vacancies from the Railway Recruitment board RRB of all states in India.There is a two stage entrance exam that needs to be passed in order to get the various postings.

Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2018

Stages of Exam

There shall be two stages examination (First stage CBT and Second Stage CBT) common for ALP andTechnician. In addition , candidates who have opted for ALP and qualified in Second Stage CBT have to undergo Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). Marks will be normalized in all the stages of exam.

 

AGE LIMIT: 18 to 28 years.
The lower and upper age limit is common for all the notified posts and the same shall be reckoned as
on 01.07.2018

Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2018

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated for notified posts in the CEN from
recognized Institute/University as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application. Annexure-A
may be referred for the prescribed qualification against each of the posts. Those awaiting results of the final
examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship /
ITI for the post of Technicians unless otherwise specified. Graduate Act Apprentice will not be
accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship (CCAA).

 

FIRST COMPUTER BASED TEST SCHEME and SYLLABUS

First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician)

Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The First Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity
with the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts. The score of first
stage exam shall be used only for short listing of candidates for second stage exam as per their merit.

Candidates who are shortlisted for Second Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of a community shall continue to be
considered only against that community for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

FIRST EXAM SYLLABUS

a. Mathematics
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.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning
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.

c. General Science
The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level.

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

SECOND COMPUTER BASED TEST SCHEME AND SYLLABUS

Short listing of Candidates for the Second Stage CBT exam shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in
the First Stage CBT Exam.

Total number of candidates to be shortlisted for second stage shall be 15 times the community wise total vacancy of ALP
and Technician Posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in First Stage CBT. However, Railways reserve the right
to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific trade(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates
for all the notified posts.

Total Duration:2 hours and 30 Minutes (for Part Aand Part B together)
The Second Stage CBT shall have two parts viz Part Aand Part B as detailed below.

PART A
Duration: 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.
The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process subject to the condition that the candidate is securing qualifying mark in Part B.

The syllabus for Part A shall be as below
a. Mathematics 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.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning
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.

c. Basic Science and Engineering
The broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments,
Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power
and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational
Safety and Health, Environment Education, IT Literacy etc.

d. General Awareness on Current Affairsin Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics
and any other subjects of importance.

PART B
Duration: 60 Min,
No of Questions: 75
Qualifying Mark: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible)

This part is qualifying in nature and shall have questions from the trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of
Employment & Training (DGET).

Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in thesection having questions from the relevant trade. Candidates holding 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). The trade syllabus can be obtained from the DGET website.

The relevant trades for various engineering
discipline/HSC (10+2) for appearing in the qualifying test is as below:

Railway Loco Pilot Recruitment Exam 2018

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