Railway Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) 2017 Exam Pattern and Full Syllabus

By Siksha Raturi | Exams Syllabus | Oct 12, 2017
RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Exam Pattern| Looking for RRB ALP Syllabus or Exam Pattern? Here provided the full syllabus and exam pattern for Indian Railways Recruitment Board Examination for the candidates who applied for the post and are preparing to enter the examination hall. The Syllabus and RRB Exam pattern are also available on its official website.

Applicants can check ALP Syllabus and examination pattern at this page. Those who are looking there career in Govt. job; here is good news for all those. RRB is soon going to release the update the start date of online application submission.


Examination Pattern for RRB Asst. Loco Pilot (ALP) Examination-

Take look at the syllabus before starting the preparation for the examination.  Know the topic wise questions and marks the candidate has to face in their written examination. To qualify in the test prepare your study in accordance with the RRB ALP exam pattern and syllabus. This will help you to give a brief idea about what type of questions will ask in the written examination.

Name of the Organization - Railway Recruitment Board

Number of Vacancies - 23801

Post: Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technician Grade III

Category: Syllabus/ Exam Pattern (ALP)

Official Website: www.indianrailways.gov.in

Examination Type – Objective

S. NoTopicsNo. of QuestionsMarks
1General Awareness2525
3General intelligence0505
5General Science3030
6Technical Ability3030
Time Duration90 min



Railway RRB Syllabus for Asst. Pilot Recruitment (ALP)-

Here check the full subject wise syllabus to prepare well for the upcoming RRB written Examination.

RRB (ALP) syllabus covers six topics given below-

  1. General Awareness

  2. Arithmetic

  3. General intelligence

  4. Reasoning

  5. General Science

  6. Technical Ability

RRB ALP General Awareness Syllabus

  1. Current Affairs (National and International)

  2. Major Financial/ Economic News

  3. Budget and Five Year Plans

  4. Sports or games

  5. Books and Authors

  6. Awards and Honors

  7. Science – Inventions and Discoveries

  8. Abbreviations

  9. Important Days

  10. International and National Organizations

RRB ALP Arithmetic Syllabus

  1. Number System

  2. HCF, LCM

  3. Simplification

  4. Decimal Fractions

  5. Ratio and Proportions

  6. Unitary Method

  7. Percentage

  8. Time and Distance

  9. Time and Work

  10. Profit and Loss

  11. Average

  12. Simple and Compound Interest

  13. Mensuration (2D and 3D)

  14. Data Interpretation


RRB ALP General Intelligence Syllabus

  1. Figures and Pictures

  2. Space Visualization

  3. Decision Making

  4. Problem-Solving

  5. Arithmetical Number Series

  6. Arithmetical Reasoning

  7. Relationship Concepts

  8. Visual memory

  9. Verbal and Figure Classification


RRB ALP Reasoning Syllabus-


  1. Blood Relation

  2. Decision Making

  3. Arithmetical Reasoning

  4. Test of Direction Sense

  5. Number Series

  6. Coding-Decoding

  7. Alphabet Series

  8. A problem on Age Calculation

  9. Number Ranking


  1. Cubes and Dice.

  2. Mirror Images.

  3. Embedded Figures.

  4. Grouping Identical Figures.

  5. Non-Verbal Series.


RRB ALP Syllabus for Technical subjects-


  1. The Power Plant Turbines and Boilers

  2. Machine Design

  3. Thermo Dynamics

  4. System Theory

  5. Heat Transfer

  6. Materials Applying Motion

  7. IC Engines

  8. Metallurgical Production Technology

Electronics and Communication

  1. Dias

  2. The Transistor

  3. Computer & Micro Processor

  4. Semi-Conductor Physics

  5. Robotic Radio Communications Systems & Satellite Matters

  6. Digital Electronics

  7. Networking & Industrial Electronics

  8. Electronic Tube


  1. Refrigerators And Air Conditioned

  2. Engine

  3. Applied Mechanics

  4. Management

  5. Metallurgical

  6. Automation Engineering

  7. The Strength of The Material

  8. Energy Conservation

  9. Dimensions

  10. Kinetic Theory

  11. Heat

  12. Turbo Machinery

  13. Production Engineering

  14. Metal Handling

  15. Thermo Dynamics

  16. Energy, Material


  1. Transfers

  2.  Electrical India

  3. Proved To Be The Fundamental Electrical System

  4. Rolls, Cables

  5. Light, Magnetism

  6. Three Phase Motor System

  7. An Alternative System Single Phase Motor

  8. Motors

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) 2017 Recruitment notification detail-

Name of the Organisation: Railway Recruitment Control Board

Online submission starting date: release soon

Online submission last date: release soon

Date of examination: release later


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