RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC Highlights 2020

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts various examinations to recruit candidates in Railways for various posts. Railways jobs are one of the most popular ones among all job aspirants as it gives a good opportunity to work in the most sought-after government job. RRB has released the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020. There is good news for RRB NTPC aspirants, RRB has released the exam date and the tentative date for the exam is December 15, 2020, onwards. NTPC refers to Non-Technical Popular Categories under which there are various posts:  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 in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. 

RRB NTPC Highlights 2020

Name of the OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
Name of the Post Non-Technical Posts
Application Mode Online
Exam Dates December 15, 2020 onwards

RRB NTPC Notification 2020

RRB  notification for Railway NTPC Recruitment 2020 has been released. Railway gives a golden opportunity to all the aspirants who are trying hard to get a chance to work in the government sector. RRB has released a total of 35,208 vacancies for the various posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 which are 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 in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.  After ensuring their eligibility and going through the official notification thoroughly a candidate must apply as early as possible. 

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020

RRB Recruitment Notification is considered as a golden opportunity for most of the job aspirants as it gives a chance to work in the government sector and avail the government facilities along with a secure job. Before starting the preparation for the same, it is extremely necessary to know complete details of the syllabus that will play an important part in your preparation. You should know about all the topics from which the questions might be asked so that you can be well prepared for any kind of challenging question. The syllabus table is provided below:

English LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning
Anonyms Percentages Analogy
Homonyms   Ratio and proportion Classification
Antonyms Averages Word formation
Spelling Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions
Word formation Time and work  Syllogism
Idioms and phrases Speed, distance and time Statement and assumptions 
Fill in the suitable words Stocks and shares  Statement and arguments 
Grammar Partnership Coding decoding 
Spotting errors Clocks Blood relations 
Sentence correction Volume and surface Area Passage and conclusions 
Active/ passive voice Height and Distances Alphabet test 
Phrases and idioms Logarithms Series test 
Direct and indirect speech Permutation and combinations Number, ranking and time sequence 
 Reading Comprehension Simple and compound interest Direction sense test 
Passage completion Equations Decision-making test
Theme detection Probability  Figure series 
Deriving conclusion Trigonometry Input/output 
 Rearrangement of passage  Profit, loss and discount Assertion and reasoning 
  Mensuration Sitting arrangement 
  Elements of algebra Odd figure out 
  Data Interpretation Analogy 
    Series test 
    Miscellaneous test

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2020

As the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 is going to be held from December 15, 2020 onwards, it will be a good idea to take a look at the RRB NTPC 2020 exam pattern for better understanding about the exam. RRB conducts a computer-based examination for NTPC Recruitment which is held in four phases:

  • CBT 1 - Preliminary Test
  • CBT 2 - Main Test 
  • Typing Skill Test/ Computer Based Aptitude Test (Whichever applicable)
  • Document Verification / Medical Test

The Typing Skill Test will be applicable to the posts of Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper.

Computer-Based Aptitude Test will be applicable for only those candidates who opt for the posts of Station Master and Traffic Assistant.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for First Stage of CBT

The first phase of RRB NTPC Examination is CBT-1 which will be an online preliminary examination which is common for all the posts mentioned in the official notification of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020. The first stage of the computer-based test will be objective type and will include three tests of General Awareness, Mathematics & General Intelligence and Reasoning. There will be total of 100 questions in the test and each section will be allotted different marks. The time duration provided will be 90 minutes.

  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks, which implies that for every incorrect answer 1/3 of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted. 
  • The marks obtained in the first stage will be normalized and on the basis of that, the candidates will be shortlisted for CBT 2.
S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. General Awareness 40 40 90 minutes
2. Mathematics 30 30
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
  Total 100 100  

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for the Second Stage of CBT

If you are able to qualify the first stage, you will be required to appear in the 2nd stage CBT - the Main Test. The second stage (Main test) will also be an objective type which will consist of three sections: General Awareness, Mathematics & General Intelligence, and Reasoning. All the sections will be allotted different marks and the total time will be 90 minutes. The total number of questions and total marks will be 120. The level of the exam will be different for different posts. The marks obtained in the Main examination will be normalized before releasing the final merit. 

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. General Awareness 50 50 90 minutes
2. Mathematics 35 35
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
 . Total 120 120  

RRB NTPC Typing Skill Test (TST)

After both the stages of CBT are done, for some of the posts the typing skill test will also be held. The Typing Skill Test will be qualifying in nature and eight times the number of vacancies will be called for the typing test. The candidates will be required to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility.

Candidates who are permanently disabled due to Blindness/Low Vision, Cerebral Palsy & Loco Motor Disability with not less than 40% permanent disability will be exempted from the Typing Test only after they produce a certificate pertaining to the test exemption issued by the Competent Medical Board which will be available on the website of respective RRBs before the Typing Skill Test will be conducted. 

S. No.Name of PostLevel in 7th CPC1st stage CBT2nd stage CBTSkill Test requirement
1. Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 Common for all posts Common for all Level 2 posts Typing Skill Test
2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 Typing Skill Test
3. Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
4. Trains Clerk 2 -
5. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 Separate for Level 3 post -
6. Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for Level 4 post Computer Based Aptitude Test
7. Goods Guard 5 Common for all Level 5 posts -
8. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 -
9. Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 Typing Skill Test
10. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 Typing Skill Test
11. Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
12. Commercial Apprentice 6 Common for all Level 6 posts -
13. Station Master 6 Computer Based Aptitude Test

RRB NTPC Computer Based Aptitude Test

The candidates who will opt for Traffic Assistant and Station Master will also be required to appear in a Computer Based Aptitude Test on the basis of their performance in the 2nd Stage CBT. The candidates will have to score a minimum T-score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. There is no facility of relaxation in minimum marks for any category of candidates.

RRB NTPC Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in the 2nd Stage CBT and other tests (as applicable) as per the posts, the candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for document verification. In addition to this on the discretion of RRBs, candidates equal to 50% ( may increase or decrease at the discretion of RRBs) of the number of vacancies for various posts will also be called for document verification.

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment exam dates have been announced by RRB on its official website and is scheduled to be held on December 15, 2020. There will be a two-stage examination process which will consist of two computer-based tests CBT 1 & CBT 2 which will ascertain the selection of a candidate. To prepare in a proper way, you should be aware of the complete details related to the examination process. 

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

Railway EventsExam Dates
RRB NTPC Notification Release Date February 28, 2019
Start Date To Apply Online for RRB NTPC March 01, 2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee April 04, 2019
Final submission of Applications April 12, 2019
RRB NTPC Stage-1 Admit Card December 2020
RRB NTPC Exam Dates December 15, 2020 onwards

RRB NTPC Salary

One of the major reasons for Railway jobs is the job security that it provides owing to government status. These jobs provide a life-long guarantee along with good salary structure which undoubtedly keeps on increasing. RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment contains job vacancies for two types of posts: Undergraduate & Graduate level. The initial payment will vary accordingly.

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Level Posts

PostInitial Pay
Junior Clerk cum Typist Rs 19900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Rs 19900
Junior Time Keeper Rs 19900
Trains Clerk Rs 19900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Rs 21700

Graduate Level Posts

PostInitial Pay
Traffic Assistant Rs 25500
Goods Guard Rs 29200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Rs 29200
Senior Clerk cum Typist Rs 29200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Rs 29200
Senior Time Keeper Rs 29200
Commercial Apprentice Rs 35400
Station Master Rs 35400

RRB NTPC Job profile

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment is the most chased job. The posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment are 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 in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. All the above job posts require an employee to work closely with the Railways according to the job title. All the above posts have different responsibilities according to the job titles,e.g:

  • A Traffic Assistant will be responsible for handling the traffic signals.
  • A Goods Guard will be responsible for managing the goods train.
  • A Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk will be posted in the Ticket Booking Offices and will manage the issuing of tickets etc.
  • A Senior Clerk cum Typist is expected to have a good typing efficiency and also oversees the work of junior clerks.
  • A Senior Time Keeper & Junior Time Keeper will be responsible for tracking and maintaining the timings of the trains and managing the time records.
  • A Commercial Apprentice works as a mediator between field staff and higher-level employees.
  • A Station Master is responsible for the timely arrival and departure of trains.
  • A Junior Clerk cum Typist needs to have a good typing speed.
  • A Trains Clerk will be responsible for checking the number of coaches/wagons in all the trains.
  • A Commercial cum Ticket Clerk will be issuing tickets through UTS or CRS.

RRB NTPC Vacancy 2020

Railways always give a golden chance to all the job aspirants to work in the government sector and are one of the most preferred jobs in India. The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a total of 35,208 vacancies at all levels with varied eligibility requirements that includes various age groups. Given below are exact number of vacancies released RRB NTPC under various posts

Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on July 01, 2019.

S. No.Name of the postLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay (Rs.)Medical StandardTotal 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 4950
Grand Total 10603

Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on July 01, 2019.

S. No.Name of the postLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay (Rs.)Medical StandardTotal 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 Marking scheme

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam process consists of two objective tests - CBT 1 & CBT 2 which will consist of 100 questions and 120 questions respectively. The questions will carry 1 mark each in both the tests and both tests will consist of a negative marking of 1/3 marks.

RRB NTPC Marking Scheme

RRB NTPC Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1
For wrong answers -1/3 marks

RRB NTPC Exam Language

The RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 follows a fixed selection process containing online (computer-based) tests that test the candidates' knowledge in various subjects as mentioned above. The default language of the RRB NTPC Exam in English. If any candidate wishes to attempt the exam in any other language, he/she can do so by selecting another language from the drop-down menu. 

  • The languages listed are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. 

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2020

RRB NTPC 2020 is one of the most chased and important jobs. Railway jobs have always attracted many job aspirants owing to the job security and facilities that are provided in all posts. All the candidates who wish to apply for the job should first make sure that they are eligible for whichever post they are willing to apply. You should read the complete notification so that you do not miss any important detail. It mentions the complete eligibility criteria which need to be followed by all the candidates. The eligibility criteria mention various parameters on the basis of which a candidate's eligibility will be ensured. 

RRB NTPC Educational Criteria

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment being one of the most important notifications is applied by many. RRB releases vacancies for many posts under NTPC recruitment and all the posts have their specific eligibility criteria which need to be followed by all the candidates. A candidate needs to necessarily possess a degree from a recognized university or equivalent for the graduate posts and for the undergraduate posts, the minimum qualification will be 12th. The complete details as per the posts are given below: 

S. No.Name of the postMedical StandardName of the postEducational Criteria
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist C-2 Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist C-2 Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination
3 Junior Time Keeper C-2 Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination
4 Trains Clerk A-3 Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2 Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination
6 Traffic Assistant A-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent88
7 Goods Guard A-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
8 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
9 Senior Clerk cum Typist C-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
10 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist C-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
11 Senior Time Keeper C-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
12 Commercial Apprentice B-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent
13 Station Master A-2 Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent

RRB NTPC Age Criteria

All candidates who apply for RRB NTPC 2020 have to follow a fixed age criteria prescribed in the official notification. The age will be reckoned as on the date mentioned in the official notification. The age criteria will vary according to the posts. If any candidate fails to conform to the mentioned age criteria, he/she will not be permitted to appear in the RRB NTPC 2020 Examination. There is a minimum and maximum age limit specified for all posts which will vary accordingly. The minimum age for all posts is 18 years and the maximum age will vary according to the posts. The details are given below:

For Age Group 18-30

There are numerous posts specified in the RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Notification. For the undergraduate posts, there is a different eligibility criteria specified which includes age limit also. For the undergraduate posts, the minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years as given below:

Age groupUpper LimitLower Limit
UROBC-Non Creamy LayerSC/STFor All Community or Categories
18-30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.2001

RRB NTPC Age Relaxation

Apart from the age criteria mentioned in the notification, RRB also specifies a relaxation in age as per government rules for various categories. The period of relaxation varies for different categories. The details have been given below:

CategoryRelaxation 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

 RRB NTPC 2020 Notification for all the graduate level posts will have the minimum age limit  of 18 years and the maximum age limit of  33 years.

Age groupUpper LimitLower Limit
UROBC-Non Creamy LayerSC/STFor All Community or Categories
18-33 02.07.1986 02.07.1983 02.07.1981 01.07.2001

RRB NTPC Age Relaxation

There is also an age relaxation provision for the graduate-level posts in the RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Notification. The period of relaxation will vary according to the posts. The details of the relaxation are given below:

CategoryRelaxation in Upper Limit
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 36 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 38 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) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 41 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 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 (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) 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 (OBC) 36 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) 38 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

RRB NTPC 2020 : How to Apply Online

RRB is expected to announce vacancies under Non-Technical Popular Posts (NTPC) and most of the candidates who are seriously aiming for a government job will apply for the post. You can expect the competition to be high enough. But before you start preparing it is necessary to first apply and complete the application process successfully. The application for RRB NTPC 2020 can be completed in a few simple steps:

  • The candidates need to visit the official website of RRB and click on ‘New Registration’.
  • Carefully select the RRB to which you need to apply, as the choice once made cannot be changed later.
  • The candidates will have to enter your basic details to complete the registration and a provisional registration number and password will be allotted to you after successful verification of your mobile number through an OTP.
  • The candidates can further proceed with the application process by clicking on candidate login button using the allotted registration number and password.
  • First, the basic details such as educational qualifications, nationality, experience etc. will have to be entered through which your eligibility will be ascertained.
  • The candidates will also have to upload their scanned photograph and signature as per the given specifications.
  • After entering all the details, the candidates will have to make the online payment of the application fee through any one of the payment options given.
  • The preference of posts will also have to be entered before submitting the completed application form.

RRB NTPC Application Fee

As per the RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Notification, all the candidates have to submit an online application fee in order to complete the application process. The candidates will have to opt from one of the given options for online payment and submit the requisite fee. Only after payment of the application fee, the application form will be considered complete and can be finally submitted. The fee details for different categories are given below:

S.NoCategoryFee
1 For GENERAL/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/ExS/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 Exam Centre

RRB allots various centres for the examinations to be held smoothly. As all the examinations are nowadays held in the online mode, just as RRB NTPC 2020 Exam, therefore various centres all over India will be allotted with all the required facilities so that the online examination is conducted without any hindrance. RRB will again allot various exam centres in different zones/regions of the country where the candidates will be allotted their seats which will be intimated through the admit cards. Check out the list of exam centres released by RRB for the NTPC Examination 2020. 

State/UTRRB NTPC Exam Center
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan,
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur,
Delhi/NCR Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
Goa Verma
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagarm Una.
Jammu & Kashmir Anantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur.
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagaluru, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada.
Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong, Ri-Bhoi
Mizoram Aizwal
Nagaland Dimapur, Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur,
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur,
Rajastan Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur
Sikkim Bardang, Gangtok
Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubangar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.
Tripura Agartala, Bisramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaypur
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizaabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar
West Bengal Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020

RRB NTPC 2020Examination admit cards for all the zones will be released few days before the exam. You can download the admit cards from the official websites of RRBs through the links provided for all the zones. The admit card will contain all the details regarding the city and date of the examination.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Cut-off

RRB NTPC 2020 Notification is the most awaited one and all the candidates should make sure that they collect all the required necessary details and information related to the examination and its process. Apart from knowing the dates, vacancies, syllabus, and exam pattern, it is important to also track the pattern in which the examination has been going on since all the previous years. You can get a good idea about that through the previous year's cut-offs. RRB is held across zones and therefore different cut-offs are released as given further. 

RRB NTPC 2015 STAGE 1 REGION WISE CUT OFF

The table given below indicates the region wise cut-off for Stage 1 of the RRB NTPC Examination:

S. No.ZoneGeneralOBCSCST
1 Ahmedabad 72.86 64.91 57.23 48.1
2 Ajmer 77.39 70.93 62.13 59.74
3 Allahabad 77.49 70.47 62.85 47.02
4 Bangalore 64.97 57.28 30.1 29
5 Bhopal 72.9 66.31 58.61 51.16
6 Bhubaneshwar 71.91 65.76 53.09 48.79
7 Bilaspur 68.79 60.7 51.49 50.07
8 Chandigarh 82.27 71.47 71.87 46.71
9 Chennai 72.14 69.11 57.67 46.84
10 Gorakhpur 77.43 69.01 56.63 47.67
11 Guwahati 66.44 57.11 52.53 52.91
12 Jammu 68.72 50.88 52.27 38.05
13 Kolkata 79.5 71.53 67.07 52.92
14 Malda 61.87 48.42 43.11 31.89
15 Mumbai 77.05 70.21 63.6 54.95
16 Muzaffarpur 57.97 45.57 30.06 25
17 Patna 63.03 53.57 38.55 26.69
18 Ranchi 63.75 57.29 45.48 48.58
19 Secunderabad 77.72 72.87 63.73 59.13
20 Siliguri 67.52 56.26 54.31 45.9
21 Thiruvananthapuram 79.75 75.1 56.14 36.45
 

RRB NTPC Free Mock Tests

Irrespective of the examination, practice is one thing that will always prove helpful and never be worthless for your time. You should always stay in practice and keep testing yourself. Make sure that you keep a track of what you study and keep revising and checking your concepts by practicing mock tests regularly. You have a good chance of strengthening your basics and concepts if you keep practicing RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Free Mock Tests and make your concepts strong.

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RRB NTPC Books

For an exam like RRB NTPC 2020 Examination, you should be able to get hold of such books that can enhance the quality of your preparation. Before choosing your study material you should research in a good manner, as that is one factor which will decide your success ahead.

PaperSubjectBook
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
Reasoning Ability A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
English Language English Grammar Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication

RRB NTPC Blogs

Railways being a popular sector, any job vacancy in it holds the utmost importance for the job aspirants. Looking at the competition and race for the Railway jobs, RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment is among the most important notifications and any candidate should not lose any opportunity of collecting any kind of related details. To get more information about RRB NTPC 2020 notification and other exam related tips and information, read the following blogs:

RRB NTPC 2020: Detailed Syllabus and Preparation Tips

RRB NTPC 2020: RRB Recruitment Notification With All Details

RRB NTPC Additional Information

Medical Standards

RRB NTPC notification includes vacancies for a number of posts from the undergraduate level to the graduate level. Being a government job, there are some specific rules and standards that all candidates need to follow here. One of them is 'medical standards'. All the candidates who are going to apply for any of the post stated above, need to prove themselves medically fit according to the standards given in the notification. If any candidate is found to be unsuitable based on the prescribed medical standards, his/her candidature will be rejected. The medical test needs to be given at the time of document verification. All the RRB NTPC posts have their respective medical standards mentioned in the official notification.

S. No.Name of the postMedical Standard
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist C-2
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist C-2
3 Junior Time Keeper C-2
4 Trains Clerk A-3
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2
6 Traffic Assistant A-2
7 Goods Guard A-2
8 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2
9 Senior Clerk cum Typist C-2
10 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist C-2
11 Senior Time Keeper C-2
12 Commercial Apprentice B-2
13 Station Master A-2

RRB NTPC Regions

RRB NTPC 2020 Examination will be held in different parts of the country divided into various zones. The candidates according to their choices can contact their respective RRBs for any queries related to the examination.

Name of RRBWebsite Address and Telephone NumbersName of RRBWebsite Address and Telephone Numbers
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in Phone: 079 - 22940858 Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in Phone: 0361 – 2540815
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in Phone: 0145 - 2425230 Jammu – Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in Phone: 0191 – 2476757
Allahabad www.rrbald.gov.in Phone: 0532 –2224531 Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in Phone: 033 – 25430108
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in Phone: 080 - 23330378 Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in Phone: 03512 – 264567
Phone: 080 - 23334147 Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in Phone: 022 – 23090422
Bhopal www.rrbbpl.nic.in Phone: 0755 - 2746660 Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in Phone: 0621 – 2213405
Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in Phone: 0674 - 2303015 Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in Phone: 0612 – 2677680
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in Phone: 07752 – 247291 Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in Phone: 0651 - 2462429
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in Phone: 0172 - 2730093 Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in Phone: 040 – 27821663
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in Phone: 044 – 28275323 Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org Phone: 0353 – 2663840
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in Phone: 0551 – 2201209 Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in Phone: 0471-2323357

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What is the minimum educational qualification required to apply for RRB NTPC 2020 Examination?

There are two types of posts mentioned: Undergraduate & Graduate level. Therefore, minimum qualification will vary according to the posts. For undergraduate level minimum qualification will be class 12th and for Graduate level post, minimum qualification will be a Graduate degree.


Q2: In RRB NTPC 2020 Exam, can I choose Hindi as the exam language?

Yes, RRB NTPC 2020 Exam is multilingual. You can choose your preferred language from the various language options given. The default language of the exam will be English.


Q3: Is the RRB NTPC 2020 Examination ONLINE or OFFLINE?

The RRB NTPC 2020 Exam will be online.


Q4: What is the age limit for the RRB NTPC 2020 posts?

The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years & maximum age varies according to the posts. For Undergraduate level posts, the maximum age is 30 years and for Graduate level posts, the age will be 33 years.


Q5: Are there any other specific requirements for the RRB NTPC 2020 posts?

Yes, RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Notification mentions that all candidates need to be physically fit according to the medical standards given.


Q6: Can I submit more than one application for a post?

No. You can not apply for one post more than once, as your details will not be accepted twice.


Q7: Can any candidate apply for more than one post in RRB JE?

Yes, a candidate can apply for more than one post in RRB JE application.