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RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC – Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Selection Procedure

RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) conducts the RRB NTPC (Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories) examination every year to shortlist students for various non-technical posts all over India. The age limit to apply for the RRB NTPC Examination is 18 to 32 years. It is mandatory to fulfill the age criteria to sit in the examination hall. Hence, it would be a wise decision to apply for the examination if you are fulfilling the age criteria.

RRB NTPC announces vacancies for both graduated and undergraduate candidates through the national-level online examination. In 2021 RRB NTPC will conduct more than 35 thousand vacancies all over the country. The syllabus and exam pattern for graduation level and undergraduate level would be different.

The RRB NTPC is conducted in 4 stages. The first two stages are computer-based tests in which the candidates have to answer multiple-choice type questions. The third stage is followed by a computer-based aptitude test or a typing test depending on the post they have applied for. The final stage of RRB NTPC is a medical test after which the authorities will verify the original documents of the qualified candidates.

The first stage of the computer-based test would be of 90 minutes for normal candidates. Whereas 120 minutes will be assigned to the students who are in the PWD category. There will be questions from Arithmetic (20), General Science (25), Reasoning (25), and General Awareness (30) in the first level of the computer-based test. Each question will be of 1 mark and one-third mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

The second stage of the RRB NTPC examination is slightly difficult as compared to the first stage. However, the topics and syllabus for the second stage would be the same as that of the first stage. There will be 30 questions of 1 mark each from each section. Students will get 90 minutes to complete their examinations.

The third stage will be a typing test or a computer-based aptitude test. It is mandatory to have a typing speed of 30 words per minute for the English language and 25 words per minute for the Hindi language. Candidates who have applied for the position of typist will have to give the typing test whereas the rest of the candidates will give the computer-based test.

If there is a need and clarification about the exam patterns, weightage of a particular topic, or any other thing then they can visit the RRB website. Also, you can check all the updates regarding the examination and result dates on the website.

 

Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories  (RRB NTPC) recruitment  is done for graduates and it is organized by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). RRB NTPC examination includes Stage 1 test, Stage 2 test, Skill Test, Aptitude Test, and Document Verification. Last year NTPC includes the following posts – Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Assistant, Senior Clerk cum Typer, Junior Account Assistant cum Typer, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, and Station Master.

RRB NTPC 2021

The candidates who qualify the stage 1 CBT by obtaining the minimum qualifying marks those will be called for the stage 2 CBT and then after conduction of this examination merit list is formed, equal to 15 times of vacancies, selected candidates are and called for the typing/skill test and aptitude test (based on the applied post).

RRB NTPC Events Important Dates
Application Form Release Date To Be Announced
Application Process End Date To Be Announced
Admit Card Release Date – Stage 1 To Be Announced
RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT Date To Be Announced
Stage 1 Result Declaration To Be Announced
Admit Card Release Date – Stage 2 To Be Announced
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT Date To Be Announced
Stage 2 Mert List Release Date To Be Announced
typing/skill test and aptitude test Date To Be Announced
Result Declaration Date To Be Announced
Document Verification / Medical Test date To Be Announced
RRB NTPC Final Result Declaration Date To Be Announced

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form do first read the eligibility norms as if you later found ineligible then you will be not permitted to appear for the examination and you will be not considered for the recruitment process.

Age Limit – 18 top 32 years

Upper Age Limit – The candidates belonging from OBC and SC/ST category are given 3 and 5 years of relaxation, respectively.

Education Qualification –

  • The candidates must have done graduation from the recognized university/college.
  • The candidates applied for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Senior Clerk cum Typist (SCT), Senior Time Keeper should have typing ability in English / Hindi.

Typing Criteria

Medium of Language Typing Speed  (w.p.m.)
English 30 words per minute
Hindi 25 words per minute (w.p.m.)

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The candidates should have an idea of the Exam Pattern as if the one will don’t know about the examination pattern then he/she will be not able to do the preparation in an effective way. From below check the exam pattern

First Stage CBT

  • Duration of exam – 90 minutes and PWD candidates will be given 120 minutes
  • Examination Mode – Computer Based Examination (CBT)
  • Question Types – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Negative Marking – For each wrong answer one third marks will be deducted.
  • Examination Language – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, konkani, Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Malayalam, and Urdu.
  • Paper Details –
Sections No. of Questions Total Marks
Arithmetic 20 20
General Science 25 25
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
Total 100 100
  • Second Stage CBT
    • Examination Duration – 90 minutes.
    • Total Questions – 120
    • Examination Mode – CBT
    • Question Type –  MCQ
    • Paper Details –
Sections No. of Questions Total Marks
Arithmetic 30 30
General Science 30 30
Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
Total 120 120
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  • RRB NTPC Syllabus
  • From the below check, the RRB NTPC detailed Syllabus. Dop the preparation as per the syllabus as this will help the candidates in doing the preparation in a hassle-free manner.
  • RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT Syllabus
Subject Name Syllabus
General Awareness Current Events, Games and Sports, Art and Culture, General Science and Life Science (10th standard), India History, Physical, Social, Economics, Geograph, Civics, General Scientific and Technological Developments, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Science, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Abbreviations, Indian Economy, Flora and Fauna of India, Government and Public Sector of India, etc.
Mathematics Decimals, number system, LCM and HCF, ratio & proportions, Fractions, percentage and elementary Statistics, Mensuration, time & work, profit & loss, Algebra, time & distance, geometry, trigonometry, SIP, etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning mathematical processes, number series & alphabetical series,  coding& decoding,  similarities & variances, syllogism, analogies, relationships, reasoning analytical, jumbling, venn-diagrams, puzzle, data sufficiency, etc.
  • RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019 Syllabus
Subject Name Syllabus
General Awareness Current Events, Games and Sports, Art and Culture, General Science and Life Science (10th standard), India History, Physical, Social, Economics, Geograph, Civics, General Scientific and Technological Developments, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Science, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Abbreviations, Indian Economy, Flora and Fauna of India, Government and Public Sector of India, etc.
Mathematics Decimals, number system, LCM and HCF, ratio & proportions, Fractions, percentage and elementary Statistics, Mensuration, time & work, profit & loss, Algebra, time & distance, geometry, trigonometry, SIP, etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning mathematical processes, number series & alphabetical series,  coding& decoding,  similarities & variances, syllogism, analogies, relationships, reasoning analytical, jumbling, venn-diagrams, puzzle, data sufficiency, etc..

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