The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the Admit Card for RRB ALP Second Stage Computer Based Test. The RRB ALP CBT 2 Admit Card is available for the exam scheduled to be conducted on January 21, 2019. The candidates can download the admit card for RRB ALP Stage 2 CBT from the respective RRB zone website. The Board is conducting the Stage 2 CBT from January 21 till 23, 2019.
The Board has confirmed that the admit card for Second stage CBT will be released 4 days before the test. The candidates can download their admit card by visiting the official website of the RRB zone for which a candidate applied for. On the home page of the website, click on the link which says “CEN 01/2018 – Download ALP Second Stage Admit Card here”. In the next screen, the candidates need to log in by entering their Registration Number and Date of Birth. Submit the login details and then download the Admit Card.
The RRB ALP CBT 2 is a Multiple Choice Questions exam, which is divided into Part A and Part B. Candidates who qualify the RRB ALP CBT 2 then take a Computer Based Aptitude Test.
The RRB ALP CBT 2 contains basic details like the name of a candidate, date of birth, date, exam venue and shift, etc. A candidate must carry a valid Photo ID proof and one color photograph, along with the Admit Card. The photograph should be the same as the one uploaded in the Application Form. The candidates should also leave some space for the Self-declaration statement, the Left Thumb Impression and Signature, these activities must be done under the presence of an Invigilator.
The RRB ALP CBT 2 is a two-part examination, with Part A and Part B. Part A contains Mathematics, General Intelligence, Basic Science & Engineering, and General Awareness. This section has 100 questions and there is a negative marking of 1/3 of the total marks in case of an incorrect answer. A time limit of 1 and a half hours is given to complete the Test. Part B of the exam contains syllabus as per the Trade of a candidate. There is a time limit of 1 hour to complete 75 Questions. Part B of the exam is qualifying in nature, while Part A marks determine the shortlisting of the candidates for the next stage i.e. the Computer Based Aptitude Test.
The Computer-Based Aptitude tests the cognitive skills of a candidate and also assesses various other aspects. A candidate must first produce a Vision Certificate in order to take this test, without the vision certificate, a candidate isn’t allowed to the Computer Based Aptitude Test. These aspects include differentiation skills, personality, and stress management, etc. This Test is of qualifying nature and includes different test batteries, where a candidate must score at least 42 marks in each of these batteries. There are five types of test batteries, namely, Intelligence perception, Depth perception, Concentration, Perceptual speed, and Personality.
The Final Merit List is determined by the qualification of the Computer-Based Aptitude Test. The majority of the weightage in determining the Final Merit List lies upon the part A of the RRB ALP CBT 2. 70% weightage is given to the Part A of the CBT 2, while 30% of the weightage is assigned to the Computer Based Aptitude Test. Students who make the Final Merit List are then called for a Document Verification, where a candidate is required to submit all the required documents. The appointment is only given after a Medical Verification.