Update (September 5, 2020): Railway Ministry has finally released the RRB NTPC exam date. The exam will be conducted on 15th December 2020 onwards. Check the below Tweet from Railway Minister Mr. Piyush Goyal.
RRB NTPC exam 2020 has been delayed by Railway Recruitment Board. RRB is in the process to finalize external recruitment who will conduct the exam.
We will update if there is any latest official information about the Exam Date and Admit Card for CBT 1 as soon as the official exam authority releases the official notification.
Meanwhile, Candidates can check all important details like eligibility, Selection Process, Admit Card, Result, etc on this page.
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What is RRB NTPC exam?
Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories exam also known as the RRB NTPC exam is a national level competitive exam conducted each year by RRBs for the selection of Graduate & Under Graduate posts in Indian Railway all over India.
NTPC exam is conducted for the below mentioned posts:
Please check the RRB NTPC vacancy details given below.
A-Under Graduate Posts (12th class) and the Age must be 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019.
B-Graduate Posts and the Age must be 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019.
RRB NTPC notification was released on 28th February 2019 by Railway Recruitment Board for a total of 35277 vacancies for the Non-Technical Popular Categories.
The application process was started on 1st March 2019 and ends on 12th April 2019. Now candidates are waiting for the exam date for CBT 1 for more than 1 year. The exam will be conducted from December 15, 2020.
More information about the exam can be found at the official website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/.
Candidates can download the official notification below.
The RRB NTPC Exam date has been finalized by the Railway Recruitment Board. Railway Recruitment Board will conduct the exam from December 15, 2020.
RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020 is given below:
|Notification Released date
|28th February 2019
|Starting of online applications
|1st March 2019
|Last date to apply online
|31st March 2019
|Online application fee payment last date (Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit Card/ UPI)
|5th April 2019 at 11:59 PM
|Offline application fee payment last date (SBI Challan/ Post Office Challan)
|5th April 2019 at 03:00 PM
|Final submission of NTPC Applications
|12th April 2019 at 11:59 PM
|15th December 2020 (Official)
|Will be informed
Check all RRB Exam details at the linked article
Please find a short summary in the below table.
|RRB Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam
|Official advertisement number
|CEN (Centralised Employment Notice) No. 01/2019
|Exam conducting authority
|RRBs (Railway Recruitment Boards)
|To recruit candidates for the Non Technical category posts
|Mode of Examination
|Online, Computer Based Test
|CBT-1, CBT-2, Skill Test/ Aptitude Test, Document Verification, Medical Examination
|CBT exam time
The RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria is a minimum level of standards set by the Railways Recruitment Board. In order to appear for the exam candidates must fulfill the required eligibility criteria given below.
RRB NTPC Age Limit has been set by Railway Recruitment Board. Please find below the minimum and maximum age of candidates required to appear in the exam.
Age Relaxation will be given according to the rules of the government of India.
According to the Eligibility criteria given in the official notification, a candidate writing the exam must belong to the following nationalities:
Candidates must check the RRB NTPC Educational Qualifications before applying for the exam. Educational qualifications for different posts are given in the below table. A minimum educational qualification s required in order to write the exam.
Note: Those candidates who are waiting for the final results of the given educational qualifications cannot apply for any of the posts.
Post wise Educational Qualification is given below:
Railway Recruitment Board also declared the details about Medical Standards. Candidates called for Document Verification will have to pass a requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration.
Candidates must check the complete RRB NTPC exam pattern in order to start their preparation as per the latest exam pattern set by RRB.
The Exam Pattern consists of the following stages:
Note: If any candidate has applied for the post of Junior Accountant Assistant, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper, he will have to appear for the Skill Test.
Aptitude test is for those candidates who have applied for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master.
CBT-1 Exam Pattern
- CBT 1 will be an objective question type test with multiple choices.
- There will be 100 questions of a total of 100 marks.
- Candidates will have to complete the test in 90 minutes.
- There is negative marking and 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories is given below:
CBT-2 Exam Pattern
- CBT 2 will be an objective question type of test.
- Candidates will be given 90 minutes to attempt the test.
- The total questions in CBT 2 are 120.
- There is a Negative marking of 1/3 marks.
Typing Skill Test (TST)
Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
(Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master)
Document Verification (DV)
Based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST (as applicable), candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.
Candidates called for document verification will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them.
Candidates can refer to the below mentioned RRBs official website for the NTPC exam.
Please check below links also: