Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced RRB ALP Result 2018 on November 02, 2018. The result was announced via pdf, in which roll numbers of the qualified candidates are mentioned. The score of RRB ALP has also been released via the login. The total number of candidates who have qualified for CBT 2 are 588604.
Very Less NUmber of Candidates Qualified
According to the information brochure, for CBT 2, 15 times the number of vacancies candidates were to be selected. Which should be around 9.5 lakh because the total number of vacancies is 64371. However, the Board has only selected 588604 candidates which is very less. RRB also mentioned in the brochure that it may increase or decrease the number of candidates to be called for RRB ALP CBT 2 and after normalization, the lesser number of candidates will appear for second stage.
Heights and Lowest Number of Candidates Are from these RRBs
The highest number of candidates have qualified from Allahabad and it is 83309. Following it is RRB Secunderabad, in which 68796 candidates have qualified and below that is RRB Mumbai where 53074 candidates qualified for RRB ALP Stage 2. On the other hand, the lowest number of qualified candidates are from Thiruvananthapuram, 5093.
The total number of vacancies in Allahabad is 7482. In Secunderabad and Mumbai it is 5817 and 5754, respectively. Whereas, in Thiruvananthapuram it is only 608. The candidates can check the complete list of number of candidates qualified for RRB, compared with number of vacancies from the table below.
RRB ALP CBT 2 Details
Now, the candidates are waiting for the release of the Admit Card for stage 2. Students will be getting the RRB ALP Stage 2 Admit Card in the month of December, at least 4 to 7 days before the exam. The admit card will be released online, in the login which will be available on the official website of 21 RRBs.
RRB ALP CBT 2 will consist of Part A and Part B. Part A is important, the marks of it will be used to prepare merit list. There will be 100 MCQ in Part A and it will be of 90 minutes. The question will be asked Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Basic Science and Engineering, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. The cutoff for this section is 40% for UR, 30% for OBC / SC, and 25% for ST. On the other hand, Part B is only qualifying in nature and in it all the questions will be asked from trade syllabus of RRB, as prescribed for DGET. To qualify in part B, at least 35% marks are necessary.