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RRB NTPC 2021 – Admit Card, Exam Dates, Cut Off, Salary [UPDATED]

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The Railway Recruitment Board facilitates NTPC to give candidates an unmatched opportunity to accomplish their vision of entering the country’s coveted Indian Railways. RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment is especially for those applicants who hold a graduate degree from an accredited institution.

This article deals with the latest developments and the different crucial aspects of the RRB NTPC 2020 examination.

RRB NTPC 2020 CBT – Important Dates

The elaborated schedule for RRB NTPC 2020 exam was published by the board on December 1, 2020. Kindly take a note of the important dates:

RRB NTPC 2020: Important Dates

Events

Dates

RRB NTPC Notification Release Date

28th February 2019

Start Date To Apply Online for RRB NTPC

01st March 2019

Last Date To Apply Online

31st March 2019

Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee

05.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs

Final submission of Applications

12.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.

RRB NTPC Application Status

September 21, 2020

RRB NTPC Stage-1 Admit Card

December 24, 2020

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

December 28, 2020 to March 2021

RRB NTPC 2020 – Application Status

Keep visiting the page regularly to keep regular tabs on the latest developments.

RRB NTPC 2020 Application Status was released on September 21, 2020. The direct link to check the application status is given below.

RRB NTPC 2020 – Vacancies

The total number of vacancies for NTCP (Non-Technical Popular Categories) through the 2019-2020 exam is 35208, decreased from the earlier announcement of 35277. The RRB Allahabad cancelled the DLW vacancies. The information is as per the latest notification released by RRB.

A. Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019.

S. No.

Name of the post

Level in 7th CPC

Initial pay (Rs.)

Medical Standard

Total Vacancies(All RRBs)

1

Junior Clerk cum Typist

2

19900

C-2

4300

2

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

2

19900

C-2

760

3

Junior Time Keeper

2

19900

C-2

11

4

Trains Clerk

2

19900

A-3

592

5

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

3

21700

B-2

4940

Grand Total

10603

B. Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019.

S. No.

Name of the post

Level in 7th CPC

Initial pay (Rs.)

Medical Standard

Total Vacancies(All RRBs)

1

Traffic Assistant

4

25500

A-2

88

2

Goods Guard

5

29200

A-2

5748

3

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5

29200

B-2

5638

4

Senior Clerk cum Typist

5

29200

C-2

2854

5

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

5

29200

C-2

3147

6

Senior Time Keeper

5

29200

C-2

6

7

Commercial Apprentice

6

35400

B-2

259

8

Station Master

6

35400

A-2

6865

Grand Total

24605

RRB NTPC 2020 – Salary Details

RRB NTPC posts are divided into two groups: one, Graduate Posts and two, Undergraduate Posts. As per the 7th CPC, the following is the salary bestowed under each category with their initial month pay.

RRB NTPC Salary for Undergraduate Posts

Junior Clerk cum Typist: Rs 19,900

Accounts Clerk cum Typist: Rs 19,900

Junior Time Keeper: Rs 19,900

Trains Clerk: Rs 19,900

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk: Rs 21,700

RRB NTPC Salary for Graduate Posts

Traffic Assistant: Rs 25,000

Goods Guard: Rs 29,200

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk: Rs Rs 29,200

Senior Clerk cum Typist: Rs 29,200

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist: Rs 29,200

Senior Time Keeper: Rs 29,200

Commercial Apprentice: Rs 35,400

Station Master: Rs 35,400

The allowances and perks for all RRB NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate posts are entitled below:

Dearness Allowance (DA)

Transport Allowance (TA)

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Pension Scheme

Medical Benefits

RRB NTPC 2020 – Fee Details

The following schedule shows the fee structure of the RRB NTPC 2020 examination.

S.No

Category

Fee

1

For GEN/OBC

Rs. 500/-

Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT.

2

For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward

Rs. 250/-

This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1 stStage CBT.

RRB NTPC 2020 – Selection Process

The entire selection process of the RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Process shall encompass the following five phases:

  1. First Stage CBT
  2. Second Stage CBT
  3. Typing Test (Skill Test)/Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

RRB NTPC 2020 – Exam Pattern

The entire recruitment process of the RRB NTPC 2020 involves a few phases: first, Stage I Computed-Based Test (CBT); second, Stage II Computer-Based Test (CBT), and third, a Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test. Along with this, there will be a Document Verification and Medical Examination.

Please take note that the selection of candidates strictly depends on their performance in all these aforementioned stages; in other words, purely on merit.

RRB NTPC – Eligibility Criteria

The board specifies the criteria for RRB NTPC, and all candidates must meet them in order to apply. They are as follows:

Age Limit

All candidates must lie within the age bracket of 18 years to 33 years, as of January 2019, to be permitted to appear for the upcoming RRB NTPC 2020 exam.

For Age Group 18-30

Age group

Upper Limit

Lower Limit

UR

OBC-Non Creamy Layer

SC/ST

For All Community or Categories

18-30

02.07.1989

02.07.1986

02.07.1986

01.07.2001

Age Relaxation

Category

Relaxation in Upper Limit

OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Ex-Servicemen (UR)

30 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy)

33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

35 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.

PwBD (UR)

10 years

PwBD (OBC-NCL)

13 years

PwBD (SC/ST)

15 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR)

35 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC)

38 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST)

40 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR)

40 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC)

43 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST)

45 years

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR)

30 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC)

33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST)

35 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (UR)

35 years

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (OBC)

38 years

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (SC/ST)

40 years

For Age Group 18-33

Age group

Upper Limit

Lower Limit

UR

OBC-Non Creamy Layer

SC/ST

For All Community or Categories

18-33

02.07.1986

02.07.1983

02.07.1981

01.07.2001

Category

Relaxation in Upper Limit

OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Ex-Servicemen (UR)

30 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy)

33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

35 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.

PwBD (UR)

10 years

PwBD (OBC-NCL)

13 years

PwBD (SC/ST)

15 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR)

35 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC)

38 years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST)

40 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR)

40 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC)

43 years

Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST)

45 years

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR)

30 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC)

33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST)

35 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (UR)

35 years

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (OBC)

38 years

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (SC/ST)

40 years

Educational Qualifications

The other requirement expected of all candidates is of the educational background. Refer to the schedule given below.

Posts

Educational Qualification

Commercial Apprentice (CA)

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Senior Clerk-Cum-typist

Degree from recognized university and equivalent 

Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer

Traffic Apprentice (TA)

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Asst Station Master (ASM)

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

Degree from recognized university and equivalent 

Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer

Goods Guard Selection

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Traffic Assistant

Degree from recognized university and equivalent

Senior Time Keeper

Degree from recognized university and equivalent 

Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer

RRB NTPC 2020 – Exam Analysis

You must know about the RRB NTPC previous year’s question papers, exam analysis and the question types that are asked in the exam as a part of your preparation. The following section-wise and topic-wise exam analysis of RRB NTPC 2015 test shall enable you to understand the level of the examination.

RRB NTPC Stage 1 – General Awareness Section

This section of General Awareness is perhaps the most crucial and the least demanding section in the entire RRB NTPC examination. This section also has the maximum number of questions and scores granted: 40. Current affairs, general science and history bring in more than 12 questions. The attached schedule shows its detailed analysis:

Topic Names

No of Questions

Level of questions

History

7

Moderate

Geography

1

Easy

Polity

2

Easy

Static

2

Moderate

Biology

7

Easy-Moderate

Chemistry

2

Easy

Physics

4

Easy-Moderate

Computers

4

Easy

Current Affairs

11

Easy-Moderate

Total

40

Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage 2 – Mathematics Section

The distribution of subjects and questions in this section is as follows:

Name of the Topic

No of Questions

Level of the questions

SI/ CI

2

Moderate

Mensuration

2

Easy

Ratio & Proportion

3

Easy

Height & Distance

2

Easy-Moderate

Profit/Loss

3

Easy

Geometry

2

Easy-Moderate

Number System

4

Easy-Moderate

Simplification

3

Easy

Time and Work

2

Easy-Moderate

Statistics

1

Easy

Time, Speed and Distance

2

Easy

Average

1

Easy-Moderate

DI (Tabular)

3

Easy-Moderate

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage 3: General Intelligence and Reasoning Section

This section has a total of 30 questions. Its topic-wise distribution is as follows:

Name of the Topic

No of Questions

Level of questions

Coding-Decoding

4

Easy

Sentence arrangement

1

Easy-Moderate

Venn Diagram

3

Moderate

Puzzle (Linear)

3

Easy

Blood Relation

4

Moderate

Statement & Assumptions

2

Moderate

Statement & Conclusion

2

Easy-Moderate

Syllogism

3

Easy-Moderate

Analogy

3

Easy

Mathematical Operations

4

Moderate

Odd one out

1

Easy-Moderate

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC 2020 – Admit Card

The Regional Railway Boards will make available the admit cards/hall tickets zone-wise. The release date for the same is yet to be confirmed by the board.

Direct Link to Download RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020

Please click on the direct link given below to download the RRB NTPC 2020 Admit Card.

Please take note that candidates shall not be permitted to enter the examination hall without the admit card.

The link shall be activated soon.

RRB NTPC 2020 – Important Documents

Please carry the following documents with you at the time of RRB NTPC 2020 examination:

  1. An ID Proof (with photo)
  2. Passport-Sized Photograph
  3. Coy of the RRB NTPC Admit Card

RRB NTPC 2020 – Online Application

The window of the online registration for RRB NTPC 2019-2020 begun on March 1, 2019, and closed on March 31, 2019.

RRB NTPC 2020 – Result

We shall upload the RRB NTPC 2020 results once the board publishes them. Candidates can also visit the official website and enter their credentials to view the results.

RRB NTPC 2020 – Cut-Off

Following is the Cut-Off list released by the RRB NTPC for 2015.

S.No.

Zone

General

OBC

SC

ST

No. Of Candidates Shortlisted 

For 2nd Stage CBT (Approx. 15 Times)

1

Ahmedabad

72.86

64.91

57.23

48.1

17748

2

Ajmer

77.39

70.93

62.13

59.74

16321

3

Allahabad

77.49

70.47

62.85

47.02

42972

4

Bangalore

64.97

57.28

30.1

29

9088

5

Bhopal

72.9

66.31

58.61

51.16

17271

6

Bhubaneshwar

71.91

65.76

53.09

48.79

11551

7

Bilaspur

68.79

60.7

51.49

50.07

4530

8

Chandigarh

82.27

71.47

71.87

46.71

4567

9

Chennai

72.14

69.11

57.67

46.84

14642

10

Gorakhpur

77.43

69.01

56.63

47.67

4756

11

Guwahati

66.44

57.11

52.53

52.91

6136

12

Jammu

68.72

50.88

52.27

38.05

2565

13

Kolkata

79.5

71.53

67.07

52.92

21123

14

Malda

61.87

48.42

43.11

31.89

4170

15

Mumbai

77.05

70.21

63.6

54.95

34019

16

Muzaffarpur

57.97

45.57

30.06

25

6873

17

Patna

63.03

53.57

38.55

26.69

10710

18

Ranchi

63.75

57.29

45.48

48.58

8431

19

Secunderabad

77.72

72.87

63.73

59.13

24271

20

Siliguri

67.52

56.26

54.31

45.9

4185

21

Thiruvananthapuram

79.75

75.1

56.14

36.45

7321

RRB NTPC 2020 – FAQs

Q1. When are the CBT Stage 1 RRB NTPC 2020 scheduled?

A1. For RRB NTPC 2020 exam, the Stage I Computer-Based Test will be conducted from December 28, 2020, to March 2021.

Q2. Is there a way to choose a preferred date of examination?

A2. No, there is no slot-booking facility; RRB assigns exam dates.

Q3. When can I download the RRB NTPC E-Call Letter?

A3. You can have your e-call letter downloaded 4 days before the RRB NTPC test.

Q4. Is there any negative marking in CBT Stage 1 and 2?

A4. Yes, in CBTs, the RRB will adopt the negative marking for incorrect answers. For every error or wrong answer, 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted.

Q5. Will the scores be normalised?

A5. Yes, at all stages of the RRB NTPC exam, the board will normalise marks.

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