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Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Preparation Guide for Mathematics

Railways ALP Recruitment 2018 Preparation Guide for Mathematics

Railway Recruitment Board has announced 26502 vacancies for hiring Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians this year. The exam dates are not yet announced. However, you might have started your exam preparation already. To help you further, we bring to you a preparation guide for mathematics. Let’s go through the exam pattern and syllabus first.

Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Exam Pattern

Subjects Type of Questions Language No. Of Questions Duration
Mathematics Objective, Multiple Choice Hindi/English 75 Questions 60 min
General Intelligence and Reasoning    
General Science    
General awareness on current affairs    


Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Number system
  • 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.

Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Best Books for Mathematics

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S Aggarwal
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Varma
  • Quickest Mathematics by Kiran


 Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Videos for Mathematics

Profit and Loss
Time and Work

Railways ALP Recruitment 2018: Preparation Tips for Mathematics

  • Speed along with accuracy would be the key to scoring high in mathematics
  • Smart work and Hard work both is important. Learn and memorize shortcut tricks for solving problems and practice them as much as you can.
  • Do not waste time on 1 question, solve as quickly, as many possible.
  • Solving and Analysing previous year’s question papers will play a big part.
  • Practice, Practice and Practice. There is no alternative to this. Practice as many RRB mock tests you can.

Hope this helps!


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