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RRB NTPC 2020 exam dates have been announced by the Chairman of the Railway Board. The first stage CBT exam will commence from December 15 onwards. The exam will be conducted while observing the COVID-19 guidelines. RRB NTPC exam will be conducted for 1.25 crore applicants. Indian Railways had released RRB NTPC 2020 notification under Centralised Employment notice no. CEN 01/2019. The exam is conducted to select candidates for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) graduate and undergraduate posts in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. A total of 35,208 vacancies will be filled through RRB NTPC 2019-20. The notification was released in 2019 and the exam was scheduled to be conducted between June and September. However, the process is delayed due to the non-finalisation of the exam conducting agency and COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The exam will be conducted in 15 languages.

The posts included under RRB NTPC are given below.

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 Clerk

Senior Clerk cum Typist

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

Senior Time Keeper

Commercial Apprentice and Station Master

 

RRB NTPC 2020 Highlights

Exam name

RRB NTPC

Conducted by

Railway Recruitment Boards( RRBs)

Exam level

National

Stages of exam

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination

Exam category

Undergraduate posts: Class 12 pass

Graduate posts: Graduation

Mode of exam

Online

Total vacancies

35,208

Official website

indianrailways.gov.in

 

RRB NTPC Salary

Posts 

Initial Salary (In INR)

Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, 

19,900

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

21,700

Traffic Assistant

25,500

Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper

29,200

Commercial Apprentice

35,400

Station Master

35,400

 

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

Exam stage

Pattern 

1st stage CBT 

  • The exam is conducted online for¬†90 minutes
  • 100 objective type multiple-choice questions are asked from General Awareness, Mathematics, and General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • The total marks allotted for the exam are¬†100

2nd stage CBT 

  • The exam comprises three sections-General Questions Awareness, Mathematics, and General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • The duration of the test is¬†90 minutes
  • The total number of questions is¬†120

CBAT 

  • The exam comprises¬†six test batteries¬†
  • There is no negative marking¬†

Typing skill test

  • Candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi
  • The test is conducted online

 

RRB NTPC 2022 Exam Dates

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Release of RRB NTPC 2022 Notification

February 2022

Starting date of the Application Process

March 2022

Last date to submit the Application

March 2022

Last date of Application Fees Submission

April 2022

Last date for the final submission of the application

April 2022

Release of Admit Card

December 2022

RRB NTPC 2022 CBT-I

December 2022

 

RRB NTPC 2022 Vacancies

Name of the Post

Number of vacancies (Tentative)

Junior Clerk cum Typist

4300

Junior Time Keeper

11

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

760

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

4940

Trains Clerk

592

Total

10603

 

Name of the Post

Number of vacancies (Tentative)

Traffic Assistant

88

Goods Guard

5748

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5638

Senior Clerk cum Typist

2854

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

3147

Senior Time Keeper

6

Commercial Apprentice

259

Station Master

6868

Total

24605

 

Eligibility Criteria 2022

Nationality

A candidate must belong to the following nationalities:

  • An Indian citizen
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

Age Limit

  • The candidates who are applying for the Undergraduate Level posts (After Class XII) must be between 18 to 30 years of age.
  • The candidates applying for Graduate level posts must be between 18 to 33 years of age.
  • The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) offers relaxation to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories as per the Government‚Äôs norm.

Category

Upper Age Relaxation

OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

PwBD UR

10 years

PwBD OBC-NCL

13 years

PwBD SC/ST

15 years

 

Educational Qualifications

Name of the Post

Minimum Educational Qualification

Commercial Apprentice

Degree from a recognized university or equivalent

Station Master

Degree from a recognized university or equivalent

Goods Guard

Degree from a recognized university or equivalent

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

Degree from a recognized university or equivalent +Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is essential.

Senior Clerk Cum Typist

Degree from a recognized university or equivalent +Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is essential.

Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

Degree from recognized university or equivalent

Senior Time Keeper

Degree from recognized university or equivalent. Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is essential.

Traffic Assistant

Degree from recognized university or equivalent

Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

12th (+2 Stage) or equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualification higher than 12th (+2 stage)

Accounts Clerk Cum Typist

12th (+2 Stage) or equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the case of SC/ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is essential.

Junior Clerk Cum Typist

Junior Time Keeper

Trains Clerk

 

Application Fees

Category

Application Fees

General & OBC Category Male

INR 500

Women/SC/ST/PwD/Ex.Servicemen

INR 250

 

Exam Pattern 2022

written test is conducted in 2 stages:

Computer Based Test (CBT)-1

Computer Based Test (CBT)-2

 

CBT-1

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

30

30

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

30

General awareness

40

40

Total

100

100

 

CBT-2

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

35

35

General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

35

General awareness

50

50

Total

120

120

 

Exam Syllabus  2022

Mathematics

Number system, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Analogies, Decoding, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Jumbling, Puzzle, Statement-Conclusion, Decision Making, Completion of the number, and alphabetical series, Mathematical Operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Venn Diagrams, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Courses of Action, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs.

General Awareness

Art and Culture of India, Current Events of National and International Importance, Monuments and Places of India, Games and Sports, Indian Literature, General Science and Life Science, History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical Geography, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance, General Scientific and Technological Developments, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Indian Economy, Transport Systems in India, Famous Personalities, Flora and Fauna of India, Famous Personalities, Flagship Government Programs, etc.

 

Admit Card 2022

Here are the steps to download the RRB NTPC 2022 Admit Card:

  1. Visit the official website of the respective RRB.
  2. Click on the link ‚ÄėAdmit Card‚Äô.
  3. Enter the User ID (registration number) and password.
  4. The RRB NTPC 2022 Admit Card will appear on your screen.
  5. Download the admit card for future purposes.