RRB ALP Answer Key 2018

RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 - Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) had reactivated the link to download provisional answer key and raise objections for the first stage exam from September 21, 2018. Candidates were able to check their responses and raise objections against answers provided in provisional answer key of RRB ALP till September 25 (upto 11:55 pm). Candidates had to download RRB ALP answer key 2018 using registration number and date of birth. The provisional answer key was released on September 14 but the link was temporarily disabled due to technical issues. With the help of RRB ALP answer key 2018, candidates can verify correct answers to questions asked in the exam. The answer key also contains responses marked by candidates in the exam.

While checking RRB ALP answer key for first stage, candidates were allowed to raise objections if discrepancies were found in answers provided in it. Candidates were not required to pay fee to challenge responses in answer key. To raise objection, candidates had to provide an explanation in respective columns. Candidates raising objections without valid explanation/ reference were not considered for review. Objections against RRB ALP answer key 2018 are being reviewed by the management and subject matter experts. In case of valid objection, RRBs will revise the answers in the final answer key based on which candidates’ marks will be calculated. RRB ALP first stage exam was conducted from August 9 to September 4.


RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 - Dates



RRB ALP 2018 First Stage CBT

August 9 to September 4, 2018

Answer Key of First Stage CBT

September 14, 2018

Online objections

Septemeber 21 to 25, 2018

First Stage CBT result

Last week of September 2018

RRB ALP Answer Key login window


Download Railway ALP/ Technician Answer Key 2018 from the window below or - Check here

How to download RRB ALP Answer Key 2018?

The answer key of RRB ALP was released on indianrailways.gov.in. The ways to download the answer key are explained below.

The answer key of RRB ALP has been released at indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates have to follow the procedure given below to download RRB ALP answer key.

  • Click on the link ‘RRB ALP answer key’ provided above.

  • Candidates have to enter their user ID and password. The screenshot of the login page is given below.

RRB ALP answer key

  • Post login, candidates will find three tabs – Exam Information, Candidates response, and objection tracker.

  • The exam information page displays the registration number, the name of the candidate, test city, shift etc.

  • To download question paper and check correct answers, candidates have to click ‘Candidate Response’ tab. The question ID, status and chosen option is displayed on the right side of each question.

  • To raise objections, candidates have to go to the ‘Objection’ tab. The objection tracker contains personal details, name, space for writing objection, exam shift & explanation, question ID, correct question/answer as per candidate and type of question.


RRB ALP answer key


Download RRB ALP and Technician 2018 Question Paper and Solution from the below window 


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How to check correct answers using RRB ALP Answer Key 2018?

  • Candidates should be careful while checking the answers

  • The correct answers are marked with a green tick

  • For correct answer, candidates have to assign the marks allotted for that question

  • Deduct marks if any answer is incorrect

  • At the end calculate total score after applying a penalty for wrong answers

RRB ALP Marking scheme

To calculate the score, candidates have to follow the marking scheme prescribed by the RRBs. Check below the marking scheme of RRB ALP.


Total questions


Total marks


Marks for correct answer


Negative marks


A formula to calculate a score

Total score = Number of correct answers X 1 – Number of incorrect answers X 1/3

RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 – Ways to raise the objection

  • Note down the question ID against which candidates want to raise the objection

  • Once they have identified the questions, go to the tab ‘Candidate Objection’ to raise objections

  • To raise new objections click on ‘Raise new objection’ tab

  • Select the question id from the drop-down list against which candidates want to raise the objection

  • Select the language

  • Candidates can also give an explanation regarding the same

  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button to save objection

Important instructions related to raising the objection

  • Read the instructions carefully before raising objections

  • Go through the answers carefully

  • Objections must be entered only in English

  • Candidates can raise objections against questions and their respective alternatives.

  • Objections once submitted cannot be edited later

  • The correct answer is marked by a green tick

  • The question ID is mentioned at the right of the question

  • The status of the question is also mentioned at the right of the question

  • The option chosen by candidates during exam is shown at the right of the question

  • In the remarks column enter the reason for objection

  • Objections with no valid explanation or reference will not be taken into account

  • Candidates are not required to pay any fees for raising objections

What after raising objections?

The objections raised by candidates will be examined by experts. If the challenges are found to be correct, the examination authority will make necessary revisions in the final answer key. RRB ALP result of first stage will be prepared based on the final answer key.  

RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 First Stage

The first stage as per RRB ALP exam pattern consisted of questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness and Current Affairs. RRB ALP answer key carries the correct answers asked from all the sections of the exam. Based on the performance of the first stage, candidates 10 times the number of vacancies will be selected for the second stage.

RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 Second Stage

The answer key of RRB ALP second stage will be released in November 2019. The second stage CBT of RRB ALP is divided into two parts – A and B. Part A consists of 75 questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering and General Awareness. While Part B will carry questions on relevant trade selected by candidates. RRB ALP answer key of the second stage will be released for both the parts.

RRB ALP result 2018 will be declared after evaluation of objection raised by candidates in the answer key. RRBs have prescribed the category-wise qualifying RRB ALP cut off for the first stage, second stage and CBAT. Candidates will have to secure the cutoff to qualify each stage of the exam. As per new official notification, RRBs have increased the vacancies of ALP and Technician posts from 26,502 to 64,371.

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