Mar 1, 2018

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Preparation Tips By Toppers

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Preparation
Candidates those who are searching for the tips and guidelines for qualifying the Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot then you are at right place. Here this article is delicate to tips for preparation of exam in order to grab the opportunity. Candidates are advised to read the article carefully and try to implement, surely you will get success at the end.

Railways Recruitment Boards (RRB), is one of the biggest employers of India which recruits every year at a large scale for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP), Technician Categories and many other posts as well. There would be a common written examination for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician Categories is held on the same day. Examination paper is available in three languages English, Hindi, and Urdu, you can select of your own choice.

Preparation Tips for Assistant Loco Pilot
Following are the tips for preparation of Assistant Loco Pilot:
  • Gather the Study Material and Syllabus
For the preparation of any competitive exam, you need to collect all the study material and syllabus for the exam. You should know all topics which are covered in the syllabus and learn it by heart. There are various famous and good books are available in the market that you can buy and prepare for the exam. Following are the syllabus that you need to keep in mind:

  1. Mathematics: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 & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
  2. 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.
  3. General Science: The syllabus under this will cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.
  4. General awareness on current affairs:In Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.
  • Time Management
Time Management is a key to success. If a candidate successfully able to manage the time, then no can stop him/her for grabbing the opportunity.  So, everyone needs to manage their time according to the requirement of preparations and their syllabus. You have to give time to each and every topic because it creates the possibility of attempting a number of more questions in examinations.

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  • Focus
Focus on understanding the concepts of the topics throughout the preparation. It will help you to remember the concepts for a very long period of time.  With a clear understanding of the concepts, candidates can easily handle questions related to those concepts. Be engaged with what you are reading. If trouble comes while studying makes an outline of that words and discuss with experts.

  • Time Table
Plans execute the work in a proper or very sequence manner. Before starting study you to learn how to manage the time and should keep the target in your mind.  Divide your time between different subjects and put more time into difficult subjects like Maths etc. If possible start your studies with the difficult subject first. 
  • Mock Test
Doing various Mock Test you will easily understand the pattern of exam and you will face new questions and method of solving it. The mock test helps in gaining speed and accuracy so that candidates can cover a good number of questions. Candidates can join any institute or educational portal for appearing in the mock test
  • Solve Previous Test Series
Candidates are advised to solve the previous year questions because by doing this you may able to know the level of questions that are asked in the exam and sometimes repeated questions also appear so it reduces time to solving them. These papers can be easily available on the internet or you purchase from the market as well.  

Books for Reference
Following are books name with their publisher that will help in preparation for exam and get good cut off score in the examination:

  • Railways ALP Books for General Intelligence
Name of Book Author Publisher
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning  R.S Aggarwal  S.Chand Publisher
 Test of Reasoning  Edgar Thorpe Pearson

  • Railways ALP Books for Mathematics
Name of Book Author Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition  R.S Aggarwal  S.Chand Publisher
Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition  M.Tyra, K.Kundan  Magical Book Series
 Fast Track Objective Arithmetic  Rajesh Varma  Arihant Publishers

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  • Railways ALP Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs
Name of Book Publisher
 Lucent’s General Knowledge  Lucent Publication
 Pratiyogita Darpan  Upkar Publication
 Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)  Malayala Manorama

  • Railways ALP Books General Science
Name of Book Publisher
 Lucent’s General Knowledge
(Science section)
 Lucent Publication