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Know all about RRB NTPC Exam, here. Get Latest updates on RRB NTPC Exam in a jiffy from this page. This year, RRB NTPC Exam is conducted to fill 18,252 vacancies in Indian Railways. Explore more about RRB NTPC Job Details, Vacancy Details, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Cut Off, Result immediately from this page.

About RRB NTPC Exam

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) founded on 27th April 1998, is fully owned and controlled by Ministry of Railways, Government of India. RRB conducts various recruitment programs for 21 regional Railway Recruitment Boards at different regions in India, every year. This year RRB is organizing RRB Railway Group D NTPC  (Non-Technical Popular Category) exam for filling 18,252 vacancies under the posts of
  1. Assistant Station Master (ASM),
  2. Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist,
  3. Senior Clerk-cum-Typist,
  4. Goods guard,
  5. Traffic Apprentice (TA),
  6. Commercial Apprentice (CA),
  7. Traffic Assistant,
  8. Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC),
  9. Senior Time Keeper

RRB NTPC Exam - Initially Announced Vacancies

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) initially announced the following vacancies under various posts in Indian Railways, commonly for 21 regional RRB Zones.
Post Vacancies
Goods Guard 7,591
Assistant Station Master (ASM) 5,942
Traffic Apprentice (TA) 1,645
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA) 1,205
Senior Clerk Cum Typist 869
Commercial Apprentice (CA) 703
Traffic Assistant 166
Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) 127
Senior Time Keeper 4
Total 18,252
 

RRB NTPC - Modified Vacancies

Railway Recruitment Board has modified vacancies for certain posts under RRB NTPC Exam, which is granted below.

Verify the RRB NTPC Modified Vacancies
 
Post Vacancies
Goods Guard 5,906
Assistant Station Master (ASM) 5,228
Traffic Apprentice (TA) 1,645
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA) 173
Senior Clerk Cum Typist 192
Commercial Apprentice (CA) 683
Traffic Assistant 166
Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) 30
Senior Time Keeper 0
Total 14,023
 

Various Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) Participating in RRB NTPC Exam

1. Ahmedabad - 1183 Vacancies
2. Ajmer - 1088 Vacancies
3. Allahabad - 2864 Vacancies
4. Bangalore - 610 Vacancies
5. Bhopal - 1151 Vacancies
6. Bhubaneswar - 770 Vacancies
7. Bilaspur - 302 Vacancies
8. Chandigarh - 304 Vacancies
9. Chennai - 976 Vacancies
10. Gorakhpur - 317 Vacancies
11. Guwahati - 409 Vacancies
12. Jammu-Srinagar - 171 Vacancies
13. Kolkata - 1408 Vacancies
14. Malda - 278 Vacancies
15. Mumbai - 2296 Vacancies
16. Muzaffarpur - 464 Vacancies
17. Patna - 714 Vacancies
18. Ranchi - 562 Vacancies
19. Secunderabad - 1618 Vacancies
20. Siliguri - 279 Vacancies
21. Thiruvananthapuram - 488 Vacancies

Eligibility Criteria for RRB NTPC Exam

Age Limit

Minimum Age limit is 18 years; Maximum Age limit is 32 years (For General Category - Unreserved (UR) Candidates). There is age relaxation for candidates of reserved categories and Physically Handicapped as mentioned below -
  • OBC - 3 years (i.e, Maximum Age limit is 35 years)
  • SC/ST - 5 years (i.e, Maximum Age limit is 37 years)
  • Ex- Servicemen - 3 years (i.e, Maximum Age limit is 35 years)
  • Physically Handicapped (General) - 10 years
  • Physically Handicapped (OBC) - 13 years
  • Physically Handicapped (SC/ST) - 15 years
  • Candidates Domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir - 5 Years
  • Widows, Divorcee (Who have remarried) - 
General - 35 years (Max Age);
OBC - 38 years  (Max Age)
SC/ST - 40 years (Max Age)
 

Essential Educational Qualification

Graduation from University or Any Institute recognized by the Parliament or State Legislature. For the posts of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Senior Clerk cum Typist (SCT) and Time Keeper (TK), Candidate must have proficiency in Hindi and English Typing.

RRB NTPC Exam - Online Application Process And Application Fee

In order to grasp Railway jobs Under RRB NTPC Examination, Candidate have to apply for RRB NTPC Examination through online mode only through the concerned RRB website which is granted below, after declaration of RRB NTPC Official recruitment notification.
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Ahmedabad Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Ajmer Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Bangalore Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Bhubaneshwar Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Bilaspur Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Chandigarh Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Chennai Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Gorakhpur Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Guwahati Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Jammu Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Kolkata Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Malda Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Mumbai Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Muzaffarpur Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Patna Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Ranchi Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Secunderabad Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Siliguri Region
  • Apply for RRB NTPC Thiruvananthapuram Region
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable for RRB NTPC Examination are -
  • No application fee for SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Physically Handicapped, Women, Minorities, Economically Backward classes (with annual income less than Rs. 50,000) and Transgender candidates.
  • For other Candidates, Rs. 100/- payable through Online using Internet banking or Debit Cards or through Challan in any branch of SBI/ Computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip.

RRB NTPC Selection procedure

Different Stages in RRB NTPC recruitment is as follows:
  • First Stage RRB NTPC Online Examination - RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam- Preliminary Test – Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Second Stage Examination - RRB NTPC Stage 2 Exam - Mains Test – Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Test (Skill Test) only for the posts of Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist and Sr. Clerk-cum-Typist.
  • Aptitude Test only for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant.
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test
  • Final Merit List
RRB NTPC Selection procedure varies according to various posts which is mentioned in the following table in a detailed manner.
 
S.NO POST NAME Selection Procedure
1st Phase 2nd Phase 3rd Phase Final Selection
1 Assistant Station Master (ASM) RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (i) Aptitude Test
(ii) Document verification
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks (70% weightage) + Aptitude Test (30% weightage)
2 Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (i) Typing Test (30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi) 
(ii) Document verification
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks + Typing Test score
3 Senior Clerk-cum-Typist RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (i) Typing Test (30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi)
(ii) Document verification
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks + Typing Test score
4 Goods guard RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT Document verification RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks only
5 Traffic Apprentice (TA) RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT Document verification RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks only
6 Commercial Apprentice (CA) RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT Document verification RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks only
7 Traffic Assistant, RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (i) Aptitude Test
(ii) Document verification
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (70% weightage) + Aptitude Test (30% weightage)
8 Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT Document verification RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks only
9 Senior Time Keeper RRB NTPC Stage 1 CBT RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT (i) Typing Test (30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi) 
(ii) Document verification
RRB NTPC Stage 2 CBT marks + Typing Test score
 

RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam - Prelims exam is conducted in online mode only. RRB NTPC Stage 1 exam comprises of 100 multiple choice questions under 4 main subject categories namely Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning Ability & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science. Total marks allotted for RRB NTPC Stage 1 exam is 100 marks and Total Duration of RRB NTPC Stage 1 exam is 90 mins.
 
Sr.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions (Objective type) Maximum Marks Duration
1 Arithmetic Ability 20 20  
 
 
90 mins
 
2 Reasoning & General Intelligence 25 25
3 General Awareness 30 30
4 General Science 25 25
  Total 100 100
 
Negative Marking:- There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by you, there will be no negative marking for that question.

In order to get promote to next stage of RRB NTPC recruitment, Candidates have to qualify the RRB NTPC Stage 1 exam mentioned above, by securing cut-off marks as decided by RRB. Those who qualify the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam will be called for next stage i.e., RRB NTPC Stage 2 - Mains Examination.

RRB NTPC Stage 2 - Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Stage 2 Mains exam is conducted in online mode only. RRB NTPC Stage 2 Mains exam comprises of 120 multiple choice questions under 4 main subject categories namely Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning Ability & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science. Total marks allotted for RRB NTPC Stage 2 Mains exam is 120 marks and Total Duration of RRB NTPC Stage 2 exam is 90 mins.
 
Sr.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions (Objective type) Maximum Marks Duration
1 Arithmetic Ability 30 30  
 
 
90 mins
 
2 Reasoning & General Intelligence 30 30
3 General Awareness 30 30
4 General Science 30 30
  Total 120 120
 
Negative Marking:- There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by you, there will be no negative marking for that question.

RRB NTPC Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test Pattern

Based on the performance in RRB NTPC Stage 2 Exam, RRB result has been published to scrutinize and shortlist the candidates for the next stage of RRB NTPC exam. RRB will conduct
  • Aptitude Test only for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant
  • Typing Skill Test only for the posts of Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist  & Senior Clerk-cum-Typist

Important Dates for Aptitude and Skill Test under RRB NTPC Recruitment:

  • Typing Skill Test - 29.06.2017
  • Aptitude Test - 30.06.2017

Aptitude Test

Aptitude Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, only for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant. The ratio of RRB result of NTPC 2nd stage CBT (Computer Based Test) marks and 3rd stage aptitude test marks shall be 70 : 30.

Typing Skill Test

Typing Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, only for the posts of  Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist and Sr. Clerk-cum-Typist. Candidates appearing in Typing Skill Test have to type in the language opted for Typing Skill Test during on-line application stage viz. 300 words at the minimum speed of 30 w.p.m. in English or 250 words at 25 w.p.m. in Hindi on computer within 10 minutes to qualify in the test else they will be eliminated from the selection process.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for Stage 1 and Stage 2 Exam

Following are the entire appropriate syllabus for RRB NTPC prelims examination as well as mains examination.

Reasoning & General Intelligence:

This Section contains brain triggering questions and puzzles, for which you have to practice more. The topics to be concentrated under this section are,
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Analogy
  • Classification of Odd pair
  • Equality/Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Decision Making
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense
  • Statement Argument
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Statement Interference
  • Problem Solving
  • Eligibility Test
  • Verbal & Visual Analysis
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Sitting / Circular Arrangements
  • Puzzles/ Complex Arrangement
  • Visual (Non-verbal) Reasoning (Pattern Detection, Hidden Images, Embedded Images, Mirror
    Images, Figure Matrix etc.)
Improve your IQ and quick answering skill of “Reasoning” Section

Arithmetic Ability:

This is the most important section and more mark scoring section in the RRB NTPC exam. The topics to be covered under this section are
  • Number Series
  • Simplification, Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations - Inequalities
  • Data Interpretation - Bar Graph, Line Chart, Table form, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Partnership
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Problem on Ages
  • Time and work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Time and Distance in relation with Speed
  • Problems on Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Margins & Discounts
Enhance your Quantitative Aptitude knowledge, practice with Fresherslive study materials and Online tests.

General Awareness:

Questions under this section covers mixed questions of static GK and Current Affairs. The topics to be covered under this section are
  • Indian History
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Railways (Facts & Figures, History)
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian Culture & Heritage
  • Static Awareness (Countries - Capital & Currencies, Awards and Honours, Books & Its Authors, Important Days & its Theme line, etc)
  • Current Affairs - International News, National News, Sports News, Agreements, Appointments and more.
Get Daily News Updates with all important points for your Exam. Also practice with our Quiz.

General Science:

Questions under this section are asked from basic concepts. The topics to be learnt under this section are
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
Prepare and Practise well for RRB NTPC Examination from right now.

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