Importance of RRB ALP Mock Test Series
Attempting a mock test series is a very important part of RRB ALP Exam preparation. Here are some ways in which the RRB ALP Mock Test Series will help you.
1. Mock tests help in improving your speed
The real challenge of the competitive exam is the time constraint. You have to attempt a lot of questions in very little time. This is where mock tests can help. Mock tests help you in increasing your speed along with accuracy which ensures better outcomes in the real examination.
2. Mock tests help you to get an idea about the real exam
You will get plenty of information on the structure and pattern of an exam from online sites. But simply knowing the pattern is not enough. With the help of a mock test, you will be able to get a better idea of the real exam and also score more marks. Mock tests give you a good chance of cracking the exam.
3. Mock tests lead you to understand your weaknesses
We all have our weak points. With mock tests, you will be able to analyze where your weaknesses lie so that you can work on them. They will show you which section you are struggling with or which part of the syllabus is taking up more time.
4. Strategize with Mock Tests
Once you have grasped your weaknesses and understood the syllabus better, you can then craft a proper strategy. You can analyze your mistakes and understand how they could have been avoided. You can perfect your strategy by trial and error, and mock tests allow you to do that very easily.
5. Helps you learn the study material
The importance of mock tests in exams does not need any introduction. There is a lot to learn to qualify for RRB ALP Exam. And mock tests make you do the Maths/General Intelligence & Reasoning/General Science/General Awareness on Current Affairs sections multiple times. That reinforces the information and strategies so that your brain can retrieve them efficiently, this trait will help you in the actual exam.
6. Actual Exam Like Interface
The Oliveboard Interface of RRB ALP Mock Tests is one of the best online exam interfaces in India. It is very similar to the actual exam interface. This will give the aspirants a real-time experience.
RRB ALP Overview
|Name of the Organization ||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Name of the Examination ||RRB ALP|
|Post Name ||Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians|
|Exam Date||To be Announced |
First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT): 1 Hour
Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT): 2 Hours 30 Minutes
|Selection Process||First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) and Document Verification|
|Official Website ||https://indianrailways.gov.in/|
RRB ALP Exam Pattern
RRB ALP exam pattern consists of four phases which are:
- CBT Stage- 1
- CBT Stage- 2
- CBAT (Computer Based Aptitude Test)
- Document Verification
Out of these stages, Stage 1 is a qualifying round and Stage 2 determines the progress of the candidate to the next round. The exam pattern of these stages is discussed in detail here
CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern
The first stage consists of questions from the areas of mathematics, reasoning, current affairs and general science. The total marks for this round is 75 marks and total time is 1 hour duration. This round is only qualifying in nature.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||10|
|Total ||75 marks|| |
CBT Stage 2 Exam Pattern
Stage 2 of RRB ALP is also a computer-based test where there are two parts: the first part consist of 100 marks and the second part consists of questions specific to the relevant trade, this section is of 75 marks.
|Part||Subjects||No. of Questions||Duration|
|Part A||Maths||100||90 Mins|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning|
|Basic Science & Engineering|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs|
|Part B||Relevant Trade||75||60 Mins|
|Total||175||2 Hours 30 Mins|
There will be 1/3rd negative marking in the first two rounds.
Stage 3 CBAT Exam Pattern
Stage 3 of the RRB ALP is a Computer-based aptitude test or CBAT. It does not have any negative marking. The candidate needs to score 42 marks in each of the test batteries. For final selection, 70% weightage will be given to the second CBT and 30% to CBAT.
Stage 4 Document Verification
In this stage, candidates who have cleared the evaluation process will be asked to appear for document verification which will be the final step in the selection process.