RRB ALP Exam Date 2024, CBT 1, 2 and CBAT Exam Schedule

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced the tentative exam month for 5696 Assistant Loco Pilots posts for all stages. The exam date details would be beneficial for the candidates who are preparing for the RRB ALP exam as they could d plan their preparation accordingly before time. As per the official schedule, the RRB ALP CBT 1 Exam will conducted between June to August 2024, and the RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam to be held in September 2024. The exact exam date will be released shortly on the official website Candidates can refer to the article for details regarding the RRB ALP Exam Date 2024.

RRB ALP Exam Date 2024

RRB ALP is a national-level exam conducted by RRB to recruit candidates for Assistant Loco Pilots posts for different railway zones across the country. The tentative RRB ALP 2024 exam dates are released by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) through an official notice. The months in which the exams for recruiting eligible candidates for 5696 Assistant Loco Pilot posts are to be held are notified through the official notice and the same has been updated in the below table. As soon as the exact RRB ALP Exam Dates 2024 are announced, the same shall be updated in the below table too, so stay tuned with us for all the latest updates.

Events Dates
RRB ALP CBT 1 Exam Date 2024 June to August 2024
RRB ALP CBT 2 Exam Date 2024 September 2024
RRB ALP CBAT Exam Date 2024 November 2024
RRB ALP Document Verification November/December 2024

RRB ALP Exam Date 2024 Notice

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has uploaded an official notice at regarding the tentative exam schedule for RRB ALP Recruitment 2024 which indicates the months when RRB ALP CBT 1, CBT 2, CBAT, and Document Verification could be conducted. Below we have attached the RRB ALP Exam Date 2024 Official Notice for your reference. RRB ALP Exam Date 2024, CBT 1, 2 and CBAT Exam Schedule_3.1

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024

The RRB ALP 2024 exam will go through multiple rounds of exams which are (1) CBT Stage- 1, (2) CBT Stage- 2 ( Part A and Part B), (3) CBAT (Computer Based Aptitude Test) and (4) Document Verification.

CBT 1:

The RRB ALP CBT 1 exam will be based on 75 questions for 75 marks on Mathematics, Mental Ability, General Science, and General Awareness and the total time allotted for this exam is 60 minutes.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 (CBT Stage I)
Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Mathematics 75 75 60 minutes
Mental Ability
General Science
General Awareness

CBT 2:

The 2nd Stage of RRB ALP CBT exams will consist of two parts which are Part A and Part B. Part A will have questions on Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, Basic Science and Engineering. There will be a total of 100 questions to be asked with a time duration of 90 minutes for Part A whereas Part B will consist of questions on Relevant Discipline/Trade and will have 75 questions to be solved in 60 minutes. Part B will be qualifying only whereas the marks of Part A will decide the qualification to the next stages of the selection process and it will be also counted in the final selection.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2024 (CBT Stage 2)
Part Subjects Total Questions Total Marks Duration
Part A Mathematics 100 100 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
Basic Science and Engineering
Part B Relevant Trade 75 75 60 minutes
Total 175 175 150 minutes


Candidates equal to 8 times ALP vacancies for each category will be shortlisted for the CBAT round based on their marks in Part A of the CBT 2 exam. The CBAT round will be only in English and Hindi and there will be no negative marking in this round. The marks for the final selection will be calculated in the ratio of 70:30, where 70% of marks will be calculated from Part A of the CBT 2 exam and 30% of marks will be calculated from the CBAT exam.


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