RRB ALP Answer Key 2018

RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 - The first stage of RRB ALP 2018 has started on August 9 and will continue till August 31, 2018. The answer key of RRB ALP for first stage exam will be released by coaching insitutes within few hours after the completion of exam on August 9. However, the official RRB ALP answer key 2018 will be available in the month of October 2018. Along with the RRB ALP answer key 2018, the exam conducting authority will also release candidates’ response sheet and question papers. RRB ALP answer key will be available online for all sets and sessions.

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Candidates have to login into their respective accounts using user id and password to download RRB ALP 2018 answer key. Using the answer key, candidates can check the correct answers of questions asked in the exam. Based on the correct and incorrect answers, they can calculate their probable score. The facility to raise objections will be made available along with the answer key. In case candidates have objections, they can raise it with the help of objection tracker. RRB ALP answer key 2018 will be released separately for first stage and second stage.


RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 - Dates



RRB ALP 2018 First Stage CBT

August 9 - 31, 2018

Answer Key of First Stage CBT

August 2018

First Stage CBT result

November 2018

Second Stage CBT

December 2018

RRB ALP Answer Key for Second Stage

January 2019

How to download RRB ALP Answer Key 2018?

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

  • Click on the link ‘RRB ALP answer key’ provided here. (Link will be activated once it is released)

  • A new page will open

  • Enter registration number and password

  • Post login, candidates will find two tabs – ‘Candidate question booklet and answer’ and ‘Candidate objection’.

  • Go to the first tab to download question paper and check correct answers.

  • Download the answer key for further reference

The login window will appear as the one given below.

rrb alp recruitment login page


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

  • Candidates should be careful while checking the answers.

  • The correct answers will be marked with a green tick

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

  • Deduct marks if any answer is incorrect

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

RRB ALP Marking scheme

To calculate score, candidates will 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


Formula to calculate score


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


RRB ALP Answer Key 2018 – Ways to raise objection

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

  • Select the language

  • Candidates can also give explanation regarding the same.

  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button to save objection

Exam Pattern of RRB ALP 2018

RRB 2018 exam pattern incorporates details about mode of exam, duration, marking scheme, number of questions, and more. The exam will be conducted in three stages - First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test. Applicants qualifying Part A of Second Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test will be shortlisted in the merit list to appear in document verification. As per RRB ALP exam pattern 2018, all stages of the exam will be conducted online. Negative marking is applicable only for first and second stage CBT with one-third of the marks assigned for each question deducted for every incorrect response. RRB ALP exam pattern has been provided in the table below.

S. No.

Name of the Test

Number of Questions



First Stage CBT


60 minutes


Second Stage CBT – Part A


90 minutes

Second Stage CBT – Part B


60 minutes


Computer-Based Aptitude Test (AT)



RRB ALP Result 2018

Railway Recruitment Board will declare the result of RRB ALP 2018 in the online mode. RRB ALP 2018 is being conducted in 21 cities of India. RRB ALP result 2018 will be announced separately for each city. The exam is divided into three stages - First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test. Results will be released for each stage of RRB ALP. The result of First stage CBT will qualify applicants to partake in second stage CBT. Based on scores of the second stage of the exam, candidates will be shortlisted to appear in Computer Based Aptitude Test (AT). Computer Based AT is applicable for candidates who have applied for ALP position. Applicants will be selected for document verification on the basis of merit. The merit list will be prepared based on marks secured in Part A of Second Stage CBT and Computer Based AT.


RRB ALP Cut off 2018

The cut off of RRB ALP 2018 will be declared separately for the three stages of the exam. RRB ALP cut off will be announced by Railway Recruitment Board. The cutoff qualifies candidates for subsequent stage of the exam. The conducting board also provides qualifying cut off for the three stages. The qualifying cut off has been declared along with the notification. The qualifying cut off is the minimum score candidates are required to secure to qualify the test. Merit based cut off of RRB ALP 2018 will be prepared based on which candidates will be called for document verification. Marks secured in Part A of Second Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test is the criteria based on which the merit list will be prepared.

RRB ALP is conducted to recruit candidates for the position of Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician. RRB ALP 2018 will be held by 21 RRBs in their respective city. There are a total of 26502 vacancies available. Of the vacancies announced, 17763 posts are for ALP while 8829 are available for the position of Technicians. RRB ALP is conducted in three stages – First Stage CBT, Second Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test.

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