RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018: Date Announced For Computer-Based Test For ALP, Technician Posts; Exam In August, check at indianrailways.gov.in
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has finally announced the examination schedule for the first stage examination for recruitment of ALP and Technicians.
RRB ALP & Technician 2018 Schedule : Railway Recruitment Board has released the exam dates for the RRB ALP and technicians (CEN 01/2018) posts.
Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) has announced the exam dates of RRB ALP on July 21, 2018. As per the official notice, the first stage Computer Based Test (CBT) will be held from August 9, 2018. The RRB ALP & Technician Admit Card for first stage CBT will be issued to candidates from August 5, 2018. The mock test of RRB ALP will be released on July 26, 2018.
RRB Will also make mock test available for the candidates on its website. The mock test link will be activated on July 26, 2018.
Also, the details of the Exam City, Date and Session of the Candidate whose application has been accepted for RRB CEN 01/2018 would also be active on official regional websites on July 26, 2018. .
Apart form the mock test, RRB will also release the exam city, exam date, and session for individual candidates on Regional RRB Websites on July 26, 2018.
The admit cards will be made available to the candidate, 4 days prior to the date of their CBT, that is if a candidate’s exam in on August 9, then their admit card will be available for download on August 5, 2018.
To download RRB ALP admit card, candidates have to enter registration number and date of birth. Details like candidate’s name, category, registration number, post applied for, exam date, venue, time and exam day instructions will be mentioned in the admit card. The hard copy of the admit card will not be sent to candidates by post.
The first stage of Computer Based Test will carry 75 objective type questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness/ Current Affairs. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes. For wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
The questions will be from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, and General awareness on current affairs. The questions will be of objective type and will adhere to the educational standards and/or minimum technical qualifications prescribed for the posts.
Over two crore candidates applied for the 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for another 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force. Over 50 lakh online applications have been received for assistant loco pilots and technicians jobs, said the official. There are 26,502 loco pilot and technicians posts and 62,907 Group D posts open for recruitment.
The application form was available till March 31, 2018. 2.37 crore applications have been received for the recruitment exam.
Around 2.37 crore candidates applied for nearly one lakh jobs, the notification of which was released in March. Candidates can check official notification at the website, indianrailways.gov.in. The examination was initially scheduled to be conducted on the month of March and April. But as the dateline missed, the RRB is expected to conduct the examination in August.
RRB Group C, D recruitment 2018: Syllabus and paper pattern
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 and clock, Pipes and cistern etc.
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.
Focus should be on physics, chemistry and life sciences of class 10.
Current affairs in science and technology, sports, culture, personalities, economics, politics and other subjects of importance.
The candidate needs to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation is permissible. The ALP merit list will be drawn only from the candidates qualifying in the aptitude test, with 70 per cent weightage for the marks obtained in the part A of second stage CBT and 30 per cent weightage for the marks obtained in computer based AT.
Question papers will be provided in 15 different languages includes Hindi, English, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Assamese, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Tamil and Telugu to ensure opportunities for candidates across India.