RRB ALP Result 2018 - The date of RRB ALP revised result has been announced by Railway Recruitment Boards. According to the official notification, RRB ALP revised result for first stage will be declared on December 20, 2018. RRB ALP result PDF will display the roll numbers of qualified candidates. Along with RRB ALP result 2018, the examination authority will also release the revised cut off marks. Earlier on November 22, RRBs had released the revised scorecard of candidates who had appeared for the first stage exam.
The scorecard can be accessed through a centralised login window. To download the scorecard, candidates will have to login with their user id and date of birth. It has been noticed that the revised scorecard has three new elements – RRB region, exam trade and post preference which were not available in the scorecard released on November 2, 2018. The scorecard displays raw marks, pro-rated scores, normalised marks and qualifying status. Based on RRB ALP result 2018 of first stage, over 9 lakh candidates (15 times the number of vacancies) are expected to be shortlisted for the second stage which is scheduled to be conducted on 21, 22 and 23. The first stage of RRB ALP 2018 exam was conducted from August 9 to September 4 for 47.56 lakh candidates.
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RRB ALP 2018 Result - Dates
The table below provides the important dates pertaining to the declaration of RRB result 2018 dates.
Dates related to RRB ALP Result 2018 for Technician Post
Revised result for the first stage
December 20, 2018
RRB ALP result and scorecard of stage 1 released
November 2, 2018 (RRB Cancelled Result)
RRB ALP first stage Scorecard
Second stage CBT starts
January 21, 22 & 23
RRB ALP result of stage 2
ALP CBAT Exam
ALP CBAT Result
RRB ALP/Technician result for post allotment
How to check RRB ALP 2018 Result?
Each of the 21 RRBs announces RRB ALP result 2018 separately for candidates who had taken the test from the respective boards. The result of RRB ALP 2018 will be available online at www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/ or http://www.rrcb.gov.in/rrbs.html. Candidates can follow the steps given below -
Steps to check RRB ALP Result 2018
To check ‘RRB ALP revised result 2018’ click on the region-wise links below
The result will be available in PDF format
RRB ALP result will display the roll numbers of selected candidates
Download and save the scorecard
RRB ALP 2018 Result (Region-wise)
RRB ALP Result
RRB ALP Result 2018 - Scorecard
The scorecard of RRB ALP has been released. Candidates can check their RRB ALP 2018 result cum scorecard from the login window by entering user ID and date of birth (Password). The scorecard displays registration number, roll number, name of candidate, raw marks, pro-rated marks, normalised marks, exam trade, post preferences and qualifying status.
Candidates can check below how the RRB ALP scorecard looks like:
There have been reports that RRB ALP revised result 2018 for the first stage has not been declared officially, however, Careers360 reconfirms that the scorecard and master question paper of RRB ALP first stage exam has been released today, on November 22. This can be understood from the fact that the earlier result (which was declared on November 2) had a different login window than the scorecard released today. Refer the different login windows below.
RRB ALP Revised Scorecard image released on Nov 22
RRB ALP Result login window before result announcement
RRB ALP Scorecard released on Nov 2,
RRB ALP Result 2018 – What is the role of answer key?
RRB ALP answer key plays a very important role in terms of calculating the scores of the candidates. In other words, it's the answer key based on which the result of RRB ALP is declared. Taking into account, the marking scheme, each correct answer is given 1 mark, while these many 1/3 marks are deducted for each correct answer. Thus, after the release of the answer key, candidates can calculate their total marks by applying the marking scheme against each correct and incorrect answer of theirs with the keys in the official answer key.
RRB ALP Result 2018 and Calculation of Scores
The scores of candidates has been calculated based on three parameters – raw score, pro-rated marks, and normalised marks.
Raw score calculated out of total marks 75
Pro-rated score calculated out of 100
Normalized marks calculated to maintain equivalence among various question papers.
The formula to calculate the score
RRB ALP score = Number of correct answer x 1 – Number of incorrect answers x 1/3
RRB ALP Result 2018 - Normalisation of scores
The first and second stage CBT of RRB ALP is conducted in multiple sessions. There are different question sets in each exam slot. In order to ensure fairness and equity in comparison of performances of candidates across different sessions, the scores of candidates have been normalised.
Who will qualify for RRB ALP Second Stage Exam?
Candidates who will obtain more than or equal to the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will qualify the first stage. Category-wise qualifying marks of the first stage CBT are given below.
RRB ALP First Stage Qualifying Marks for Stage 1
Cut off Percentage
Cut off Marks
How many candidates will be selected for second stage?
RRBs have notified the number of candidates to be selected for the second stage based on RRB result of the first stage. According to the official notification, candidates 15 times the number of vacancies will be selected for the next round. For clear understanding, refer the table below.
Number of qualifying candidates
Stage of the exam
Candidates shortlisted based on vacancy
Number of candidates to be selected (approx.)
Second Stage CBT
15 times the number of vacancies
RRB ALP Result 2018 – An Elaborative Analysis
As per RRB ALP 2018 result analysis released on November 2, total 5,88,604 were selected for the next stage of recruitment process. However, as per the official notification, around 9,65,565 candidates were to be declared qualified. This means, railways had shortlisted 3,76,961 less candidates for the second stage examination. Whether RRBs have selected these many candidates as per the RRB ALP revised result is a question as of now.
Region-wise number of qualified candidates
Number of candidates
What after the declaration of RRB ALP Result 2018 of first stage?
Qualified candidates will appear for the second stage exam. According to RRB ALP exam pattern, the second stage of RRB ALP will consist of two parts – A and B. Part A will have questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering and General Awareness while Part B will contain questions from relevant trade opted by the candidates. Candidates will be selected for the next round based on the marks obtained in Part A of second stage since Part B is qualifying in nature.
Few tips to prepare for RRB ALP second stage are given below.
How to prepare for RRB ALP Second Stage Computer Based Test?
Candidates must be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus
After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, they should prepare a proper study plan and follow the plan accordingly.
Understand the concepts as it will help in solving questions easily.
Brush up the trade-related subjects
Solve previous years’ questions papers and sample papers
Attempt mock test to increase speed and accuracy
Choose best resource of study material for the exam.
Believe on your preparation and stay confident
RRB ALP 2018 Tie Breaking Procedure
If two or more applicants secure the same number of marks, their position of merit is decided on the basis of age. The tie-breaking procedure is adopted at the time of document verification and empaneling of candidates. Therefore, the candidate who is senior in age is placed higher in merit than the younger applicant.
RRB ALP Result 2018 – Preparation of merit list
The merit list of the second stage CBT will be determined based on the total marks obtained by candidates in the first stage CBT
RRBs will call candidates for document verification based on their performance in Second Stage CBT
ALP merit list will be drawn by giving 70% weightage to Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% to CBAT
The final merit list will be determined based on Part A of Second Stage CBT and CBAT (for ALP posts only)
RRB ALP Result - Stage-wise shortlisting of candidates
Stage of the exam
Candidates shortlisted based on vacancy
Number of candidates to be selected (approx.)
8 times the number of vacancies
Total vacancies available
Previous Years RRB ALP Result Statistics
The table below reflects the number of qualified candidates in previous years:
Number of passed/qualified for recommendation/
qualified for DV
The revised cut off of RRB ALP cut off for first stage will be released along with the result. RRB ALP cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify for the next round of selection process i.e second stage. RRB ALP cut off varies region-wise, post-wise, discipline-wise and category-wise. Candidates securing the qualifying and overall cut off as per their category is selected for the next round. RRB ALP cut off for electrical and mechanical department announced previously is given below.
RRB ALP Cut off 2018
Jammu & Kashmir
Why RRB ALP Result 2018 of the First Stage was Cancelled?
Railway Recruitment Control Board had released RRB ALP result on November 2, which was cancelled due to discrepancies in the final answer key. Along with the revised RRB ALP result 2018, the Boards have also published the final answer key. The notification for the RRB ALP revised result is given below.
RRB ALP 2018 exam is being conducted for recruitment to Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians posts. As many as 64,371 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment exam.
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