Important GK Topics for Railway Loco Pilot Exam | Preparation Tips

As We all know that RRB has released a huge number of vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technicians post this year for Group D. that’s why it is the best opportunity for us to apply for these posts & start our preparation at the earliest. The General Awareness subject can be solved in less time with more accuracy. Therefore, General Awareness plays an important role in the selection in RRB Group D & RRB Loco Pilot, Technician Examination. This article on Important GK Tips for Railways Loco Pilot Exams 2020 will help you score good marks in GK of RRB Group D, Technician & Group D computer-based exam.

Before Talking about Important GK topics for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exams,  We should know the Railway RRB Loco Pilot Examination pattern. See below the same.

The RRB Assistant Loco Pilot Exam conducted in 2 stages – Stage age I, Stage II – Part A and Part B, Aptitude Test

There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in First and Second Stage CBT. Second Stage CBT would comprise of Part A and Part B. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer. There shall be no negative marking for Computer Based Aptitude Test for ALP.

  • First Stage CBT (Common for ALP/Technician): RRB ALP Stage 1 Exam Pattern 2020

The score of the first stage exam will be used for shortlisting of candidates for the second stage exam and marks will not be calculated in subsequent stages of the exam. Reserved Candidates shall be selected to second Stage CBT based on existing reservation rules. Note that after Selection to Stage 2, the marks of First Stage CBT will not carry value.

See below RRB ALP Stage 1 Exam Pattern 2020

S.No. Subjects Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 75 Questions 60 Minutes (1 Hour)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 General Science
4 General awareness of current affairs
  • Second Stage CBT ALP Loco Pilot: RRB ALP Stage 1 Exam Pattern 2020
 Second Stage CBT (Part A): RRB ALP Exam Pattern 2020
S.No. Subjects Number of Questions Exam Duration
1 Mathematics 100 Questions 90 Minutes (1:30 Hours)
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 Basic Science and Engineering
4 General awareness of current affairs


See below List of Important topics of GK and Current Affairs and GK Preparation Tips for RRB ALP & Technician exam

RRB or Railway recruitment board has announced 26502 vacancies for RRB Assistant loco Pilot and Technician. It is a wonderful opportunity for all those who want to work with Indian Railways. In this article, we will know about Important GK Topics for RRB Loco pilot exams and also discuss how to prepare the general awareness section for the RRB Assistant loco pilot exam.

Important GK Topics for RRB Loco Pilot Exams

  • Population Census
  • Sports Winners in National and International Games like Olympics, Asian Games
  • Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • Demonetization, Union Budget, and Economic Survey
  • Books and Authors,
  • Awards and Winners
  • Important Institutions like the United Nations, BRICS, World Bank, IMF, and RBI
  • Computer Technology, Electronics basics
  • Abbreviations of important Technology terms
  • Governments, Ministries, and Ministers
  • Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
  • Indian Art, culture, awards and their significance
  • Nobel Peace Prize and winners
  • Developments in Technology like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Intel

GK Preparation Tips for Railway Loco Pilot Exam 2020

Read Newspapers Regularly: Reading Newspapers regularly is a useful tool that we must develop. This will help you stay updated about Current Affairs and also prepare you for the examination

Online Newspapers and magazines – Since, things are shifting digital, many people prefer to read news online. This is a great way to stay updated However, from an exam point of view – it is best to read newspapers.

All Candidates are strongly recommended to cover all the GK topics suggested by RRB. There is no such limitation in the syllabus. In this article, we have listed the most probable question and answers that may help you.


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