RRB ALP Result 2018

RRB ALP ResultRRB ALP Result 2018 – Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will declare RRB ALP result of the first stage CBT in November 2018. On the basis of RRB ALP 2018 result of first stage CBT, candidates will be shortlisted for the second stage. Candidates 15 times the number of vacancies in a particular RRB will be declared qualified for appearing in the second stage. Approximately, 4,00,000 candidates will be selected for the second stage based on RRB ALP result of the first stage. Candidates are required to secure qualifying marks as per their category in first stage CBT to qualify the exam. The qualifying marks for the general category is 40% while it is 30% for OBC. RRB ALP 2018 is scheduled to be conducted from August 9 in multiple sessions.

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RRB ALP result 2018 will be declared separately by 21 RRBs for first stage CBT, second stage CBT, Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) and final allotment. RRB ALP result of all the stages will be declared online. The roll numbers of qualified candidates will be made available in PDF format. RRB ALP result will be derived after normalizing the marks of candidates. The scorecard of candidates will be made available a few days after the declaration of RRB ALP result 2018. Candidates can download their scorecard by logging with their user ID and password. To know more on RRB ALP result 2018 including how to check, calculation of score, dates etc read this article below.


RRB ALP Result 2018 Dates

The dates related to the declaration of RRB ALP result are given in the table below.


Dates related to RRB ALP result 2018



First stage CBT exam

August 9, 2018

Declaration of RRB ALP result of first stage CBT

November 2018

Second stage CBT exam

December 2018

RRB ALP result of the second stage

February 2019

CBAT exam for ALP posts

March 2019

Declaration of result for CBAT

May 2019

Document verification

June 2019

Announcement of RRB ALP final allotment result

July/August 2019

 How to check RRB ALP Result 2018?

  • Candidates will have to click on the region-wise ‘RRB ALP result 2018’ link below.

  • The PDF file of the result will open in a new page

  • Candidates will have to search their roll numbers.

  • If candidate’s roll numbers are there in the result PDF file then they have qualified for the next round.

  • Download and save the result PDF file for further reference.


Details in RRB ALP Result 2018


The following details will be mentioned in the scorecard of RRB ALP.

  • Candidates name

  • Date of birth

  • Community

  • Marks obtained in the exam

  • Normalised marks

  • Qualifying status 


RRB ALP Result 2018 – Marking scheme


The marking scheme of first stage CBT is given below.

Total marks


Number of questions

75 (Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning,
General Science and General Awareness and
Current Affairs)

Marking scheme

  • For the correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark

  • 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answers

  • No marks will be awarded for unanswered questions


Formula to calculate RRB ALP Result 2018

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 will be conducted in multiple sessions. There will be 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 will be normalized.


RRB ALP Result 2018 – Qualifying Marks


Candidates are required to score qualifying marks prescribed by the RRBs in each stage of examination to qualify for the further selection process. Category-wise qualifying marks of first stage CBT, Second Stage CBT (Part A and B) and CBAT are given below.


RRB ALP First Stage Qualifying Marks


Cut off









RRB ALP Second Stage Qualifying Marks (Part A)


Cut off









RRB ALP Second Stage Qualifying Marks (Part B)


Cut off

All categories


CBAT: Candidates need to secure 42 marks in each of the test batteries of CBAT to qualify.

RRB ALP 2018 Tie Breaking Procedure


If two or more applicants secure the same number of marks, their position of merit will be decided on the basis of age. Tie-breaking procedure will be adopted at the time of document verification and empaneling of candidates. Therefore, the candidate who is senior in age will be placed higher in merit than the younger applicant.


RRB ALP Result 2018 of First Stage CBT


The first CBT of RRB ALP will consist of 75 objective type questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness and Current Affairs. The score of the first stage CBT will only be used to shortlist candidates for the second stage as per their merit.


RRB ALP Result 2018 of Second Stage CBT


The second stage CBT consists of two parts – Part A and B. Part A of Second Stage CBT will carry 100 questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering and General Awareness on Current Affairs. Part B is a trade based test. Candidates are required to qualify both the parts by securing the prescribed qualifying marks. However, only the marks obtained in Part A will be considered to select candidates for next stage i.e. document verification for Technician posts and CBAT for ALP Posts. Part B of Second stage CBT is qualifying in nature.


RRB ALP Result 2018 of CBAT – Only for ALP Candidates


Candidates equal to 8 times the number of ALP vacancies are called for CBAT. This test carries 5 test batteries and candidates are required to qualify each test batteries. CBAT have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There are no negative marks for CBAT. Candidates qualifying this test are called for document verification.


RRB ALP Result 2018 for Final Allotment


The final result of RRB ALP will be declared after completion of document verification. RRB Technician result 2018 for final allotment will be announced based on candidates’ performance in Part A of Second Stage CBT. While for ALP posts, the performance of candidates in CBAT will also be taken into consideration to declaring the final result.


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 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) 

Previous Years RRB ALP Result Statistics


The table below reflects the number of qualified candidates in previous years:



Number of

Number of passed/
qualified for recommendation/
qualified for DV

RRB Secunderabad




RRB Chennai







RRB Malda










RRB Bilaspur




RRB Ahmedabad




RRB Bhubaneswar





What after a declaration of RRB ALP Result 2018?


Candidates who secure marks equal to or more than the minimum qualifying marks prescribed for various categories in the first stage CBT will have to exercise their option for RRB and preferences of Railways and Posts. Candidates can choose only one RRB and indicate their preference of Railway units and posts against vacancies. After candidates submit their options, candidates 15 times the number of vacancies will be selected for Second Stage CBT.   


RRB ALP Cut off 2018


The cutoff of RRB ALP 2018 will be decided by Railway Recruitment Board for each stage of the exam on the basis of RRB ALP result 2018. RRB ALP cutoff 2018 will be determined based on a total number of applicants, vacancies available for the particular positions, the difficulty level of exam, categories of candidates, etc. Applicants securing more than or equal to the cutoff in Second Round Part A and Computer-Based Aptitude Test (AT) combined will be called for document verification. The total number of candidates called for document verification will equal the number of vacancies available. Additional 50% applicants of the total posts available will also be invited to participate for the same. However, the additional candidates will be considered for the post if vacancies remain after granting posts to all candidates in the merit list.

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