RRB ALP/ Technician Recruitment 2018 – RRB First Stage CBT Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Railway Recruitment Board has released the Job Notification of the Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Post. Interested candidates can apply for the exam through the official website. The RRB Recruitment 2018 Application Form will start filling on 3rd February 2018 until 5th March 2018. The mode of applying for the Exam is Online as no application will be accepted in the Offline Mode. Through the article, we are providing the complete information on RRB First Stage CBT Exam Pattern 2018 and RRB Recruitment 2018 Syllabus.

RRB First Stage CBT 2018

Railway Recruitment Board First Stage CBT Test 2018 is the initial level test conducted to shortlist the applied students. The questions in First Stage CBT will be as per educational standards and minimum technical qualification required for the respective post. You can view the complete RRB First Stage CBT 2018 Syllabus below in the article.

Note that on the basis of student’s performance in this first stage CBT, the students will be shortlisted for the second stage CBT.

RRB Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

The RRB ALP Recruitment 2018 and RRB Technician Recruitment 2018 will be on the basis of the Student’s performance in the CBT 1 and CBT 2. For RRB ALP Recruitment 2018, the authority will also conduct Computer Based Aptitude Test for the Merit Students. The First Stage which the students need to qualify is CBT 1. Also, note that the First Stage CBT is common for both the candidates of ALP and Technician post.

RRB First Stage CBT Exam Pattern 2018

RRB First Stage CBT Exam Pattern 2018 is common for both the candidates applying for ALP and Technician Post. So, view the details RRB CBT 1 Exam Pattern below:

Name of ExamRRB First Stage CBT 2018
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board
Exam Duration1 Hour (60 Minutes)
Mode of ExamOnline
Total Number of Questions75 Questions
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Minimum Qualifying MarksUR -40%
OBC-30%
SC-30%
ST -25%
Negative Marking1/3rd of the Mark of that Question

RRB First Stage CBT 2018 Syllabus

The RRB First Stage CBT 2018 Exam will carry questions from subjects like Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General awareness on current affairs. So, students must prepare these subjects very well to get into the First Stage CBT Merit List. View the complete RRB First Stage CBT 2018 Syllabus below:

Mathematics: Number system, BODMAS, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency. Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Coding and Decoding. Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Analytical reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

Science (General): Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th std level.

General awareness on current affairs: Science & Technology, Economics, Politics Sports, Culture, Personalities, etc.


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