RRB ALP Stage 2 Exam Analysis 2019: 21st January [2nd Shift]


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RRB ALP Stage-II Exam Analysis: 2nd Shift


The government of India, Ministry of Railways is conducting RRB ALP Stage-II Exam today. And it will also conduct from 21st to 23rd January 2019. Let us get straight to an analysis of today’s exam


Computer Based Test (CBT)
Subjects No. Of Questions No. Of Marks Duration
Mathematics 25 25 90 min
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25
Basic Science & Engineering 40 40
General awareness on current affairs 10 10
Total 100 100
Trade Test 75 75 60 min


  • Part-A: Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. 
  • Negative Marking: For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Qualifying Mark for Part- B: 35 % (This is applicable to all candidates and no relaxation 
  • RRB ALP Stage-II PART-A Exam Analysis


In RRB ALP Stage-II Exam 2018, Quantitative Aptitude was of Easy-Moderate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative.
Topic No of Questions
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss 2-3
Simplification 5
Ratio & Proportion 1
Geometry 3-4
Time and Work 3-4
Number System 1-2
Speed and Distance 3-4
Average & Percentage 2
Mensuration 4-5
Mean, Median & Mode 3
Total 25

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

In RRB ALP Stage-II Exam 2018, General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy-Moderate level. There was only 1 question from seating arrangement. One question form Assumptions. 
Topic No of Questions
Statement & Conclusion 4-5
Blood Relation 2
Non-Verbal (Image) 2-3
Coding-Decoding 2
Assumptions 1
Seating Arrangement [Adjacent sitting] 1
Series 3-4
Miscellaneous 9-10
Total 25


Basic Science & Engineering

Topics No. Of Questions
Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation) 12-14
Units & Measurements 1
Mass Weight and Density 2-3
Work Power and Energy 4
Speed and Velocity 2-3
Heat and Temperature 2
Basic Electricity 4
Levers and Simple Machines 2-3
Occupational Safety and Health 1
Environment Education 1
IT Literacy 2
Total 40
General Awareness On Current Affairs
Check Questions which were asked in Today’s RRB ALP Stage-II Exam 2018:-
  • Which of the following is not a CFC gas?
    Question related to Taj Mahal
    Which team played IPL 2018 finals against CSK

RRB ALP Stage-II PART-B Exam Analysis


 RRB ALP Stage-II Part-B “Physics”

  • – Angle of deviation asked when angle of incidence = 15 degree
  • – Focal length asked
  • – Kinetic energy asked to be calculated
  • – related to speed and velocity
  • – mass and density
  • – related between potential and kinetic energy in a numerical
  • – dimensional formula asked
  • – Unit of momentum
Physics Topics No. Of Questions
Force and laws of Motion 3-4
Gravitation 2-3
Kinematics 2-3
Work and Energy 2-3
Sound 2-3
Current Electricity:-Electric Current , Electric Currents in Conductors, Ohm’s law , Limitations of Ohm’s Law, Drift of Electrons and the Origin of Resistivity, Resistivity of various Materials , Temperature Dependence of Resistivity, Electrical Energy, Power Combination of Resistors Series and Parallel , Cells, emf, Internal Resistance , Cells in Series and in Parallel , Kirchhoff’s Laws , Wheatstone Bridge, Meter Bridge, Potentiometer, Current Electricity 3-4
Heating Effect of Current 1
Magnetic Effect of Current 1
Reflection of light 1-2
Dispersion of Light 4-5
The Human Eye 2-3
Sources of Energy 2-3
Units and Dimensions 3-4
Total 38

 RRB ALP Stage-II Part-B “Mathematics

  • Simplification
  • find factors of a quadratic equation
  • Find the slope of the given equation?
  • related to diagonal of a cube
  • the relation between mean, median and mode
  • LCM of 48, 54
Topics No. Of Questions
Surface Area And Volume: Area of different types of triangle,
Surfaces areas and volumes of – cube, cuboid, a right circular cone,
cylinder, prism, pyramid, tetrahedron, frustum.
Circle 3-4
Co-ordinate Geometry: – Distance b/w two given points, angle b/w 2 lines, different equations of line ,slope of a line 3-4
Trigonometric Ratios 4-5
Quadratic Equations 3-4
Arithmetic Progression 2-3
Similar Triangles 2
Pythagoras Theorem 1-2
Bodmas Rule 2
Linear Equations 1-2
Height And Distances 2
Rational and Irrational Numbers 2-3
Number System 2
Statistics And Probability 3-4
Total 37


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