Indian Railways : Assistant Loco Pilot
Aptitude Test Guidelines for Assistant Station Master Exam
:: Sample Tests ::
Test for measuring your Intelligence:
In this test each problem consists of five figures, four of which are similar
in a certain way. You are required to find out the one which is different from
In the example given above you will note that figure No. 4 is different from
the other figures as the 2 circles do not touch each other
The answer for practice problems are 2, 3, 1, 4, 1, 3, 1, 4, 3, 4, 5, 5, 3,
1, 2, 5, 4, 2, 3 and 3 respectively
Test for measuring Selective Attention:
In this test your task is to add odd numbers, for example 1, 3, 5, etc., and
indicate which of the five options shows the correct sum. While counting even
numbers are to be ignored.
In the example given above you will note that option ‘D’ is the correct
The answer for practice problems are A, D, B, C, A, C, B, E,
B, A, D, C, D, E, A , B, C, E, B and E respectively
Test for measuring Spatial Scanning:
You have to find out shortest possible route between any two stations
(represented by alphabets) in the shortest possible time in a given map. Dark
lines indicate streets. The circles are barriers, which cannot be crossed.
Squares containing numbers represent houses. Number of the house passed by while
finding the shortest route will be your answer.
The answer to first problem is 1. The answers to other problems are 5, 3, 2,
4, 4, 1, 5, 1 and 4
The answer for practice problems are 10, 5, 6, 8, 9, 2, 10, 5, 10, 6, 9, 7,
3, 8, 6, 5, 2, 10, 4 and 1 respectively
Test for measuring your Personality:
This test booklet contains 35 questions and you have to answers them
according to your interest and views. Based on your answers two different
dimensions of your personality would be evaluated and two separate scores would
be generated. It is mandatory for you to qualify on both the dimensions of
personality for being suitable in this test.
When you answer keep these four points in mind:
1. Give the first natural answer as it comes to you.
2. Try not to fall back on the middle, ‘uncertain’ answers except when the
answer at either end is really impossible for you.
3. Be sure not to skip anything, but answer every question, somehow.
4. Answer as honestly as possible what is true of you.
1. I prefer people who are -
(B) in between
(C) make friends quickly