1. RRB ALP 2024 Exam Pattern Overview

The Railway Recruitment Board publishes the RRB ALP exam pattern and syllabus on its official website. The complete details about the RRB ALP 2024 CBT Exam pattern, and selection procedure are given in this blog. The RRB ALP 2024 Exam Pattern overview is given below. 

Exam Highlights
Exam mode Online mode
Number of railway zone 19 zones
RRB ALP 2024 Selection Process
  • CBT-I
  • CBT-II
  • CBAT( Only for ALP) 
  • Document verification
  • Medical exam
Question paper type Objective type
Total marks in CBT Stage 1 75
Total marks in CBT Stage 2 175
Exam language English
Marking scheme 1 mark per question
Negative marking 1/3 marks in every wrong answer

2. RRB ALP 2024 CBT- I Exam Pattern

RRB ALP 2024 CBT-I Exam is conducted for screening purposes. RRB CBT-I is qualifying in nature. CBT-I exam contains a negative marking 1/3 of the mark is deducted for every wrong answer. The exam pattern of RRB ALP 2024 CBT-I is given below.

RRB ALP 2024 CBT-1 exam pattern
Subjects No. of questions Duration
Mathematics 20   

             60 Minutes

General Science 20
General intelligence and reasoning 25
General Awareness  10
Total  75 60 Minutes

3. RRB ALP 2024 CBT-II Exam pattern

RRB ALP 2024 CBT-II contains two papers i.e., Part-A contains two four sections and Part-B contains trade-related engineering subjects.  

RRB ALP 2024 CBT-2 Exam pattern
Subjects No. of question Duration
Part- A


                90 minutes
General intelligence and reasoning
General Science
General Awareness
Relevant Trade                         75            60 minutes         
Total                       175  2 hours 30 minutes


The details of RRB ALP CBT-II Part-B contain relevant trade subjects which are given below.

S.no Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree) Relevant trade
1 Electrical Engineering and its various streams  Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / /Winder(Armature) / Wiremen/Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
2 Electronics Engineering and its various streams Mechanic Radio & TV/ Electronics Mechanic 
3 Mechanical Engineering and  its various streams Machinist / Fitter /Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel /  Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Turner / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
4 Automobile Engineering and its various streams Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine 
5 HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths Electrician / Wireman/Electronics Mechanic

4. RRB ALP 2024 CBAT Computer-based aptitude test

The key points for RRB ALP 2024 CBT-II  are given below.

  •  The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of 8 times the number of ALP 2024 vacancies for the CBAT exam
  • There will be no negative marking in CBAT. 
  • The ALP merit list will be drawn only from applicants who pass the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage given to marks acquired in Part A of the Second Stage CBT and 30% given to marks obtained in the computer-based aptitude test.

5. RRB ALP 2024 Selection Procedure

The selection process for RRB ALP 2024 consists of 5 stages i.e 

RRB ALP 2024 selection process
Stage-1 CBT 1
Stage-2 CBT 2 (Part A)
CBT 2 (Part B)
Stage-3 CBAT (Only for ALP)
Stage-4 Document Verification
Stage-5 Medical Examination

6. FAQ's

1. Is there any interview conducted for RRB ALP 2024?

Ans. No, there will be no interview for the RRB ALP 2024 selection process.

2. What is the level of difficulty for the RRB ALP 2024 CBT Exam?

Ans. The level of difficulty for the RRB ALP 2024 CBT Exam may depend on several factors but it contains the level of 10th standard.

3. What is the exam pattern of RRB ALP 2024?

Ans. The RRB ALP 2024 CBT-I exam pattern consists of 75 questions for 60 minutes CBT-II Part A  consists of 100 questions for 90 minutes and  CBT-II Part B consists of 75 questions for 60 minutes. For more information read the above blog.

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