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RRB NTPC Highlights 2022

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 2022 which is good news for RRB NTPC aspirants. NTPC refers to Non-Technical Popular Categories which covers 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 2019 CBT-2 will be held in multiple phases from August 26 to September 8, 2022.

Note: The exam city, date and downloading of Travel Authority for SC/ST candidates will be available on August 18, 2022 on the RRBs official websites. Admit card will be available to download 4 days prior to the exam date mentioned. 

The revised result of RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-1 (7th Phase) has been announced on its official website! RRB has released the result region-wise along with the cut-off marks for Levels 2,3,5 & 6. 

RRB NTPC Highlights 2022

Name of the OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
Name of the Post Non-Technical Posts
Application Mode Online
RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Dates July 23, 24, 26 and 31, 2021
RRB NTPC CBT 1 (7th Phase) Result January 15, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 1 (7th Phase) Revised Result Click Here
RRB NTPC CBT Phase 2 Exam Dates August 26, 2022 to September 08, 2022 Click Here

RRB NTPC Notification 2022

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 35,277 vacancies for the various posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022 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.  

The result of RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-1 (7th Phase) has been announced on January 15, 2022! RRB has released the result region-wise along with the cut-off marks for Levels 2,3,5 & 6. 

RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-2 will be held in multiple phases from August 26 to September 8, 2022.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2022

The RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022 will take place in different phases and it will be a good idea to take a look at the RRB NTPC 2022 exam pattern for a better understanding of 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
  • 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 or CBAT will be applicable for only those candidates who opt for the posts of Station Master and Traffic Assistant.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern - CBT 1

The first phase of the RRB NTPC Examination is CBT-1 which will be an online preliminary examination that is common for all the posts mentioned in the official notification of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022. The first stage of the computer-based test will be objective type and will include three sections- 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 based on that score you 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 - CBT 2

If you 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 marks obtained in the Main examination will be normalized before releasing the final merit. The 2nd Stage CBT will take place for each of the 7th CPC Level i.e. Level 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 with increased difficulty level.

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. You 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.

If you are permanently disabled due to Blindness/Low Vision, Cerebral Palsy & Loco Motor Disability with not less than 40% permanent disability you will be exempted from the Typing Test only after you produce a certificate pertaining to the test exemption issued by the Competent Medical Board. 

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

If you opt for Traffic Assistant and Station Master you will also be required to appear in a Computer Based Aptitude Test on the basis of your performance in the 2nd Stage CBT. You need 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 your performance in the 2nd Stage CBT and other tests (as applicable) as per the posts, you will be called for document verification. In addition to this at 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 Syllabus 2022

RRB Recruitment Notification is considered a golden opportunity for most 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:

SectionTopics
Mathematics Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs etc.
General Awareness Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2022

RRB NTPC 2022 Recruitment is a two-stage examination process that consists of two computer-based tests CBT 1 & CBT 2 objective test. To prepare in a proper way, you should be aware of the complete details related to the examination date. The exam calendar for RRB NTPC 2022 is given below.

The result of RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-1 (7th Phase) has been announced on January 15, 2022! RRB has released the result region-wise along with the cut-off marks for Levels 2,3,5 & 6. 

RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-2 will be held in multiple phases from August 26 to September 8, 2022.

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 CBT 1 Exam Dates July 23, 24, 26 and 31, 2021
RRB NTPC CBT 1 (7th Phase) Result January 15, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 1 (7th Phase) Revised Result Click Here
RRB NTPC CBT Phase 2 Exam Dates August 26, 2022 to September 08, 2022 Click Here

RRB NTPC Salary

One of the major reasons for Railway jobs to be popular among aspirants is the job security that it provides owing to government status. These jobs provide a life-long guarantee along with a good salary structure which undoubtedly keeps on increasing. RRB NTPC 2022 Recruitment contains job vacancies for two streams: 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 2022 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, for 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 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 2022

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 35,227 vacancies at all levels with varied eligibility requirements that includes various age groups. Given below are the exact number of vacancies released by 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 (CBT, Stage 1) - Free Mock Tests

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RRB NTPC (CBT, Stage 1) - Previous Year Paper

RRB NTPC CBT 1 2021 Previous Year Paper (4 January)

RRB NTPC CBT 1 2021 Previous Year Paper (4 January)

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  • 100 Questions
  • 100 Marks
RRB NTPC 2017 CBT 2 Previous Year Paper (18 Jan)

RRB NTPC 2017 CBT 2 Previous Year Paper (18 Jan)

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  • 120 Questions
  • 120 Marks
RRB NTPC 2017 CBT 2 Previous Year Paper

RRB NTPC 2017 CBT 2 Previous Year Paper

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  • 120 Questions
  • 120 Marks

FAQs

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.
Yes, RRB NTPC 2022 Exam is multilingual. You can choose your preferred language from the various language options given. The default language of the exam will be English.
The RRB NTPC 2022 Exam will be online.
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.
Yes, RRB NTPC 2022 Recruitment Notification mentions that all candidates need to be physically fit according to the medical standards given.
No. You can not apply for one post more than once, as your details will not be accepted twice.
Yes, a candidate can apply for more than one post in RRB NTPC application.

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