Finally, the wait is over, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the RRB ALP Answer Key for Stage 01 CBT today morning. The answer key is now available for Loco Pilot exam held on August 09, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 29, 30, 31, and September 04. The candidates can access and download the answer key from the login, which is available on the official website of 16 RRBs. Along with answer key facility, RRB is providing the chance to object the answer if any candidates are not satisfied with the answer.
As per the reports, a total of 47 lakh candidates applied for 64,037 vacancies. However, only 76.76% candidates competed by appearing in the exam. The answer key login window for these candidates has been activated exactly at 09:00 AM on September 14, 2018. This window will remain alive till September 18, 2018, up to 11:55 PM. Hence the candidates get 05 days to check the answer key.
How to get the answer key?
For obtaining the answer key candidates can visit RRB’s website. Through login i. e. by entering user id and date of birth candidates get the answer key page.
It is obvious to be confused while approaching the answer key as the exam held on several days. However, the candidate should not be confused here because of user id and date of birth is the unique combination. As soon as candidates login he can approach his/her question paper with answer.
Thereafter if the candidate wants to raise the objection then he /she have to provide the feedback in the “Objection Tab” column. However, no fee shall be charged for this facility. Candidates will have to state clear reason for raising the objection.
Initially, RRB is releasing the provisional answer key, after considering the candidate’s objection and subsequent improvement Board will release the final answer key.
How To Calculate Marks through Answer Key ?
The knowledge of marking scheme is a must for calculating the marks. The RRB has applied the provisions of negative marking. On every wrong marked answer, 1/3 of the wrong marked answer will be deducted.
Thus candidates have to count all the correct answer and multiply with the number which is assigned and then count the wrong marked answer. Now multiply it with 1/3 and deduct it from the marks achieve through correct answers.
The process of Objecting
At the same time while checking the answer key candidates can store their feedback about the answer with proper explanation. For objecting the candidates have to provide the clear explanation for why his/her answer is correct.
The objections should be recorded in the English language only.
After September 18, 2018, RRB will prepare the final answer key. On the basis of the final answer key, the result of the examination will be announced. The final answer key cannot be challenged.