RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020: Exam Date, Admit Card & Syllabus

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Exam Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board(RRB)
Recruiter RRB NTPC
Notification No. CEN 01/2019
Post Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) posts
No. of Posts 35277
Eligibility 12th, UG, PG
Application Mode Online
Official Website http://www.rrcb.gov.in/

http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

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NTPC Recruitment 2020

RRB NTPC is one of the major recruitment exams of India which is conducted by RRB. Under Centralised Employment notice no. CEN 01/2019 the RRB has released the notification last year in the month of Feb in which it announced that the application process of the exam for 35,277 vacancies under different categories is going to start from March to April and it didn’t declare anything about admit card and exam dates. According to the latest news, the exam dates predicted between March 28 to April 30, 2020, and admit cards will be available in the second week of March for more confirmation. Keep checking this article as the dates will be confirmed we will update it. 

RRB Exam Date

The dates of the exam are not confirmed till now but soon the RRB is going to announce the exam dates and soon the admit card will also be out. So prepare yourself for the exam and start preparing hard if you want your selection is a government organization. Many students start their preparation as the notification is out from RRB. Already a large number of candidates have filled the application form so it is clear that competition is going to be tough, so keep preparing until the next update.

RRB Events Calendar
Notification Released 28th February 2019
Registration Begins 01st March 2019
Registration Ends 31st March 2019
Fees Payment Last Date 05th April 2019
Exam  To be declared
Admit Card To be declared

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2020

The process of selection for NTPC Exam 2020 is based on different stages which are followed by the Final Medical Examination. Those candidates who will pass all the stages successfully will be recruited for their respective post which was selected at the time of application.

  • First Stage of the exam is the First Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Second Stage of the exam is the Second Computer Based Test (CBT)  
  • The third stage involves the skill test or typing test
  • The fourth Stage involves Document Verification
  • Fifth Stage and final stage is Medical Examination

RRB NTPC Vacancies

For Undergraduate Posts:

S. No. Post Name Level according to 7th CPC Starting Pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Vacancies
1. Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 11
2. Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4300
3. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
4. Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 760
5. Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
Total 10603

For Graduate Posts:

S. No. Post Name Level according to 7th CPC Starting Pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Vacancies
1. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 5638
2. Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 6
3. Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2 88
4. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 3147
5. Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 5748
6. Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
7. Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
8. Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 2854
Total 24605

RRB NTPC 2020 Age Limits

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 post-

Category Age Limit
General 18-30
OBC 18-33
SC/ST 18-35

For 7th CPC Level-4,5 and 6 post-

Category Age Limit
General 18-33
OBC 18-36
SC/ST 18-38

Updated RRB NTPC Syllabus 

  • The syllabus for both the stages i.e 1 & 2 of RRB NTPC will be the same.
  • Both contain questions from  Maths, Reasoning and Intelligence and Current Affairs.
  • The total number of questions for the stage 1 exam will be 100 which is 100 marks and the allotted time is 90 mins.
  • The total number of questions for the stage 2 exam will be 120 which is 120 marks and the allotted time is 90 mins.
  • Both the stages will be the same almost the difference between them is just the level of questions.

RRB NTPC Requirements Process 2020

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Stage 1 CBT Exam-

Subjects Questions No. Marks Time
Maths 30 30 90 Minutes
Reasoning and Intelligence 30 30
Current Affairs 40 40
Total 100 100
  • There will be 30 mins time relaxation for PWD candidates.
  • For each wrong answer, ⅓ marks will be deducted.
  • The minimum percentage of marks for qualifying 2nd round UR-40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non-creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25% and 2% relaxation for PWD. 

Stage 2 CBT Exam-

Subjects Questions No. Marks Time
Maths 35 35 90 Minutes
Reasoning and Intelligence 35 35
Current Affairs 50 50
Total 120 120
  • There will be 30 mins time relaxation for PWD candidates.
  • For each wrong answer, ⅓ marks will be deducted.
  • Marks will be normalized 
  • The paper will be tougher than stage 1

CBAT (Computer Based Aptitude Test)-

  • This test has to be given to those candidates only who opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master.
  • The candidates have to score a minimum T-score of 42 marks in each test.batteries.
  • There is no relaxation in the minimum T-score for any candidate.
  • There will be no negative marking

Typing Skill Test-

  • 8 times the number of vacancies candidates will be called for this test.
  • Typing speed should be 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi depends on the candidate which language is opted during application.

Document Verification-

  • In this stage, all the candidates who qualified for all the above stages will be called for document verification.
  • The called candidates will be equal to the number of vacancies.

Medical Examination-

  • In this stage, all the candidates are examined to check the condition of their health and the reports are submitted to the RRB.
  • After this, the call letters will be dispatched to all the selected candidates along with their posting location.

Exam Day Guidelines For RRB NTPC Aspirants

  • Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, Bluetooth, electronic watches and any other devices are not permissible.
  • Pen, pencil, wallet, belt, shoe are also not permissible.
  • Must carry RRB NTPC 2020 admit card with you.
  • Candidates must bring one passport size color photo with anyone identity proof.
  • Candidates must reach the exam center an hour before the exam starts


Frequently Asked Questions


Is the RRB NTPC exam tough?

If you do not prepare well then yes, it is tough.

Is the RRB NTPC exam conducted every year?

It will depend upon the number of vacancies available.

How will the exam be conducted?

The exam will be conducted online.

Can Class 12 candidates apply for RRB NTPC?

Yes, such candidates can apply for undergraduates post.

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