RRB NTPC – Selection process, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

RRB NTPC Exam
RRB NTPC

Dear Candidate, Have you think about Indian Railway Service? , Are you Know, What facilities and Benefits are getting an Indian railway Employee? , and What salary package offers Indian Railway to its employee? Are you know, what process to join Indian railway for various positions

So here, I am going to discuss Indian Railway RRB NTPC Exam and its Vacancy, Selection process, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Salary pay-scale, Benefits in detail. and at the last of the Article, I will give you some preparation tips to crack the RRB NTPC exam as a bonus. so let’s get started.


Indian Railway RRB NTPC Exam & Career:

Indian railway Career Opportunities: Indian railway has the Largest Rail network in the Asia and world 2nd largest in single Body management. There are 11000+ trains are running daily in which 7000+ Trains are passengers. All the trains controlled and manage carefully. If you want to join Indian Railway, here the right place to know all about the Indian railway’s RRB NTPC joining process. Indian railway is Bigger in Size having lots of Vacancies that’s why it has some requirement boards. these boards conduct the exam for their vacancies separately, so before knowing the process of exam first know all RRBs as listen below-


RRBs (Railway Recruitment Boards):

How many RRBs in Indian Railway: As we know Indian railway bigger in size so there are 21 Railway Recruitment Boards, which belong to the Different States, these boards having an independent Hiring process, and all boards released its Requirement notification on its Official Websites. Here all listed.

Various RRBs Name and their respective Websites

RRB Namewebsites
Ahmedabadhttp://www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Ajmerhttp://rrbajmer.gov.in/
Allahabadhttp://rrbald.gov.in/
Bangalorehttps://rrbbnc.gov.in/
Bhopalhttp://www.rrbbpl.nic.in/
Bhubaneswarhttps://rrbbbs.gov.in/
Bilaspurhttp://www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in/
Chandigarhhttp://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
Chennaihttp://www.rrbchennai.gov.in/
Gorakhpurhttp://www.rrbgkp.gov.in/
Guwahatihttp://www.rrbguwahati.gov.in/
Jammuhttp://www.rrbjammu.nic.in/
Kolkatahttp://www.rrbkolkata.gov.in/
Maldahttp://www.rrbmalda.gov.in/
Mumbaihttp://www.rrbmumbai.gov.in/
Muzaffarpurhttp://www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
Patnahttp://www.rrbpatna.gov.in/
Ranchihttp://rrbranchi.gov.in/
Secunderabadhttp://rrbsecunderabad.nic.in/
Siligurihttp://rrbsiliguri.gov.in/
Trivendramhttps://rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in/
RRB Boards

RRBs Conducts the exams for various Known Vacancies are-

  • NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Category)
  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP)
  • Technician
  • Senior Section Engineer (SSE)
  • RPF (Railway Police Force)

All these are in Under Group C. here the selected candidate appointed, promoted to Group B after Experience and eligibility. These are called Skilled Employee of RRB.


RRB NTPC Exam Vacancy/Posts:

What posts are available in RRB NTPC Exam: RRB NTPC Exam is generally conducted for Non-Technical Railway Service, that’s why it is caller Non-Technical Popular category. these posts run the internal Non-tech system of railway like- Management, Booking, Documentation, etc. Non-technical popular category posts are as below-

RRB NTPC 12th Level Vacancy/Post:

Sr. No.Name of Post/Vacancy
1.Junior Clerk cum Typist
2.Accounts Clerk cum Typist
3.Junior Time Keeper
4.Trains Clerk
5.Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
RRB NTPC 12th Level Vacancy/Post:

RRB NTPC Graduation Level Vacancy/Post:

Sr. No.Name of Post/vacancy
1.Traffic Assistant
2.Goods Guard
3.Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
4.Senior Clerk cum Typist
5.Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
6.Senior Time Keeper
7.Commercial Apprentice
8.Station Master
RRB NTPC Graduation Level Vacancy/Post:

Benefits and Facility in Indian Railway Service:

What are the Benefits and perks of Indian Railway Service: Indian Railway is wide in Network, here you can Grow yourself within the Organization. it offers many benefits to its employees, it depends on the grade or rank or the service, some benefits are-

  • Railway Accommodation Quarter,
  • Life-time Free Travel railway Family Pass.
  • Medical Treatment in Indian Railway Hospitals
  • Medical allowances.
  • Security guards in the railway colony and domestic help
  • Option for taking study leave abroad
  • High level of job security
  • POWER & RESPECT that an officer commands in a society.
  • Perks like Provident Fund leave, medical attendance, etc…
  • Lifetime pension and other retirement benefits
  • An attractive salary.

Salary and Pay-scale of RRB NTPC Service:

What is the salary of RRB NTPC Service: Indian Railway Offers an Attractive salary along with some benefits and facilities. Indian Railway has a wide range of departments and lots of employees, that’s why it is responsible for the health and wealth of the employees. it pays a good amount of payment as below-

RRB NTPC 12th Level Service Pay-scale/Salary

Sr.
No.
Name of PostLevel in
7th CPC
Initial
pay (Rs.)
1.Junior Clerk cum Typist219,900/-
2.Accounts Clerk cum Typist219,900/-
3.Junior Time Keeper219,900/-
4.Trains Clerk219,900/-
5.Commercial cum Ticket Clerk321,700/-
RRB NTPC 12th Level Service Pay-scale/Salary

RRB NTPC Graduation Level Service Pay-scale/Salary

Sr.
No.
Name of PostLevel in
7th CPC
Initial
pay (Rs.)
1.Traffic Assistant425,550/-
2.Goods Guard525,550/-
3.Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk529,200/-
4.Senior Clerk cum Typist529,200/-
5.Junior Account Assistant cum Typist529,200/-
6.Senior Time Keeper529,200/-
7.Commercial Apprentice635,400/-
8.Station Master635,400/-
RRB NTPC Graduation Level Service Pay-scale/Salary

RRB NTPC Exam Fee:

What is the Application fee of RRB NTPC Exam: Candidates applying for the posts of RRB NTPC have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed below:

RRB NTPC Exam Fee Category vice

Sr.
No.
Category NameFee Rs.
1.


For all candidates except the fee concession categories (SC/ST) 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.500/-
2.




For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/
Economically Backward Class.
This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1stStage CBT.
250/-
RRB NTPC Exam Fee Category vice

Note:- Free Sleeper class Railway pass is permissible to SC/ST Candidate only. to reach the exam center.


Eligibility of RRB NTPC Exam :

What are the Eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC Exam: RRB NTPC Exam conducts for the Various posts that’s why it has Different Eligibilities for a different post. I am Arranging eligibility criteria in 3 main category as –

  • Nationality
  • Essential Educational Qualification
  • Age Criteria

Nationality

Candidate must be Indian, or Subject of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, etc… who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the
the intention of permanently settling in India,


Essential Educational Qualification for RRB NTPC Exam

What is Educational Qualification for RRB NTPC Exam: According to Posts/vacancy it has educational criteria a below-

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

Name of the postEducational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent.
Station Master1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent.
Goods Guard1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent.
Junior Accounts
Assistant Cum Typist
1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent. and
_____________________________________________________
2. Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Senior Clerk Cum Typist1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent. and
_____________________________________________________
2.Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent.
Senior Time Keeper1.Graduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent. and
_____________________________________________________
2.Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Traffic AssistantGraduate Degree from recognized
University or it’s equivalent.
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk1.12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
_____________________________________________________
2. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist1. 12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
_____________________________________________________
2. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
_____________________________________________________
3. Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Clerk
Cum Typist
1. 12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
_____________________________________________________
2. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
_____________________________________________________
3. Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Time Keeper1. 12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
_____________________________________________________
2. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
_____________________________________________________
3. Typing proficiency in English/Hindi on Computer is essential
Trains Clerk1. 12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
_____________________________________________________
2. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

Age criteria and Relaxation for RRB NTPC Exam :

What is Minimum Age Criteria for RRB NTPC Exam: According to Posts/vacancy it has Minimum Age criteria, Relaxation in Age is Applicable as Below a below-

RRB NTPC Age Criteria for 12th Level Post/Vacancy

CategoryAge
Years
Relaxation
Years
GEN18 to 30NA
OBC Creamy Layer18 to 30NA
OBC Non-Creamy Layer18 to 303 year
SC/ST18 to 305 year
Ex-Serviceman (GEN)18 to 303 year
Ex-Serviceman (OBC-NCL)18 to 303 year
Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)18 to 303 year
PwBD (GEN)18 to 3010 year
PwBD (OBC-NCL)18 to 3013 year
PwBD (SC/ST)18 to 3015 year
J&K State – (GEN)18 to 3035 year of age
J&K State – (OBC-NCL)18 to 3038 year of age
J&K State – (SC/ST)18 to 3040 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (GEN)
18 to 3040 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (OBC-NCL)
18 to 3043 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (SC/ST)
18 to 3045 year of age
Quasi Railway service
(GEN)
18 to 3030 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Quasi Railway service
(OBC-NCL)
18 to 3033 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Quasi Railway service
(SC/ST)
18 to 3035 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (GEN)
18 to 3035 Years of age
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (OBC-NCL)
18 to 3038 Years of age
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (SC/ST)
18 to 3040 Years of age
RRB NTPC Age Criteria for 12th Level Post/Vacancy

RRB NTPC Age Criteria for Graduation Level Post/Vacancy

CategoryAge
Years
Relaxation
Years
GEN18 to 33NA
OBC Creamy Layer18 to 33NA
OBC Non-Creamy Layer18 to 333 year
SC/ST18 to 335 year
Ex-Serviceman (GEN)18 to 333 year
Ex-Serviceman (OBC-NCL)18 to 333 year
Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)18 to 333 year
PwBD (GEN)18 to 3310 year
PwBD (OBC-NCL)18 to 3313 year
PwBD (SC/ST)18 to 3315 year
J&K State – (GEN)18 to 3335 year of age
J&K State – (OBC-NCL)18 to 3341 year of age
J&K State – (SC/ST)18 to 3343 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (GEN)
18 to 3340 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (OBC-NCL)
18 to 3343 year of age
3-year service of
Group ‘C’ & Group ‘D’ – (SC/ST)
18 to 3345 year of age
Quasi Railway service
(GEN)
18 to 3333 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Quasi Railway service
(OBC-NCL)
18 to 3336 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Quasi Railway service
(SC/ST)
18 to 3338 Years plus length of
service rendered or
5 years, which ever
is lower.
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (GEN)
18 to 3335 Years of age
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (OBC-NCL)
18 to 3338 Years of age
Women candidates, who are
widowed, divorced – (SC/ST)
18 to 3340 Years of age
RRB NTPC Age Criteria for Graduation Level Post/Vacancy

Plan of RRB NTPC Exam :

What is RRB NTPC Exam Process: Indian railway board RRB Conduct the exam for NTPC Vacancies in Two Stages. 1st Stage is Computer Based Test (CBT), and 2nd Stage is also Computer Based Test (CBT), after this a Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test for specific Posts and last Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection is made strictly as per merit. so let’s know each in exam pattern as below-

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern:

What is RRB NTPC Exam Pattern: There are mainly two written Computer-based exams, first stage exam is common for all posts and the second Stage exam is Also common except Traffic Assistant and Station Master post. a third Specific exam is also conducted for these two posts as below-

RRB NTPC First Stage Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. of Que.No. of MarksDuration
General Awareness4040__ __
Mathematics3030__ __
General Intelligence
and Reasoning
3030__ __
Total10010090 min
RRB NTPC First Stage Exam Pattern

Negative Remarking:- There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in CBTs. Deduction of 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be made for each wrong answer.


RRB NTPC Second Stage Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. of Que.No. of MarksDuration
General Awareness5050__ __
Mathematics3535__ __
General Intelligence
and Reasoning
3535__ __
Total12012090 min
RRB NTPC First Stage Exam Pattern

Negative Remarking:- There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in CBTs. Deduction of 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be made for each wrong answer.


RRB NTPC Computer Based Aptitude Test

(Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master),

Subject/TopicMinimum Qualifying marks
Memory Test42 Marks
Following Directions Test42 Marks
Depth Perception Test42 Marks
Concentration Test42 Marks
Perceptual Speed Test42 Marks
RRB NTPC Computer Based Aptitude Test

Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in -Directorates->Psycho Technical Directorate ->Guidelines for Aptitude Test) for question patterns and other details of CBAT.

Note- RRB NTPC Computer Based Aptitude Test

RRB NTPC Typing Skill Test

Typing speed required for railway NTPC Exam: This Test only Applicable for the Posts:- Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, and Junior Time Keeper.

  • Typing Skill Test (TST) of qualifying nature.
  • The candidates should be able 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.
  • For guidelines of those who appear for typing skill test in Hindi, Kruti Dev and Mangal font shall be made available for typing skill test on Personal Computer.

Normalization in RRB NTPC Exam

Normalization formula/method in railway NTPC Exam: The formula for calculating the normalized marks for the multi-session papers is detailed below:

Normalization Formula of RRB NTPC Exam
Normalization Formula of RRB NTPC

Detailed Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam
Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

What syllabus asked in RRB NTPC Exam: RRB NTPC Exam Consist Mathematics, General Intelligence, and Reasoning, General Awareness in Stage one and stage two. all detailed syllabus is as below-

Mathematics Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

Number SystemFractionsRatio and Proportions
DecimalsLCM & HCFTrigonometry
PercentageMensurationTime and Work
Time and Distance,Simple and
Compound Interest
Profit and Loss
Elementary AlgebraGeometry
Elementary Statistics
Mathematics Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

General Awareness Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

Current AffairArt & Culture GKIndian Literature GK
Monuments and Places
of India
HistoryEconomy
PolityGeographyGeneral Science
EnvironmentScience Research
Update
World Organizations
Basic ComputerGames and Sports
Update
International Visits
and Summits
General Awareness Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

Interpretation
of Graphs
Completion of Number and Alphabetical SeriesCoding and Decoding
Mathematical OperationsAnalogiesSimilarities and Differences
RelationshipsAnalytical
Reasoning
Syllogism
JumblingVenn DiagramsPuzzle
Data SufficiencyStatement- Conclusion &
Decision Making, Maps
Statement- Courses of Action
General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam

Final Selection of RRB NTPC Exam

  • Selected candidates will be Inducted to their positions according to the merit list, RRB has authority to set selection line in between merit list. the priority will give to those candidates in the merit list, who has a good score.
  • The selected candidate will be Deputed to training in respective departments, and during the training period, the only stipend will be paid as Applicable.
  • The selected candidate will have to sign a Bond, which is necessary to all, at the time of joining in the railway, of duration same as the training period

RRB NTPC Exam Cut-Off 2015/16:

What is last RRB NTPC Exam Cutoff :As we know, there are 28 RRBs in the country, and all are releases separately its result as cut-off list. RRB conducted NTPC exam last time in 2015 and their result announced in 2016. so I am giving you all the RRB Cut-off list as below-

RRB Allahabad (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

RRB Allahabad (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

RRB Ahmedabad (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

RRB Ahmadabad (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

RRB Ajmer (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

RRB Ajmer (NTPC-Graduate Exam)- Cut off List

Preparation Tips to Crack RRB NTPC Exam

How to Prepare for RRB NTPC Exam: As I promised to you at the beginning of this article, I am Giving you some tips, which will help you to crack RRB NTPC exam, so read gently and follow them.-

  • There is no Short Track for the Preparation, you have to understand it.
  • Yes, any of the exams is crack only through smart Preparation Strategy, hard Working, and Continuity.
  • If you really want to crack RRB NTPC, you have to Study Continue and Never Break your Daily Routine.
  • If you belong to a poor family, you can teach anyone Subject in any coaching or as Home Tuition, it will help you financially and improve your concepts.
  • Make a Habit of Reading Competitive Magazines, Good Newspaper, Economics News (National and International).
  • This will help you to gain knowledge for the Interview and General Study.
  • Always read from NCERT textbooks accordingly IBPS RRB Relevant post Syllabus.
  • Make your own notes, which helps to Revision at the time of Examination.
  • Attend Test test series weekly to check your skills
  • Always attend Group Discussions and Seminars relevant to your Field.
  • Open yourself up to others; it will help you to gain confidence.
  • That’s all are also part of the job profile, it will be your daily routine of the Service too

How to Apply for RRB NTPC Exam

How to Apply for Railway NTPC Exam: The Indian railway releases its Vacancy notification at the time of heavy requirement. this exam not organized every year, it only happened according to the demand of the employee on the Indian railway, so this is a big problem. the last RRB NTPC Exam conducted in 2015, after that there is no new exam announce
If you want to apply for this post, you have to regularly visit its official website for the latest vacancy. their vacancy detail also available in the newspaper. Click here to reach the official website of RRBs.


Author’s View

Dear Candidate, Indian railway Service is one of the most beneficial services in India. it has a wide range of networks, departments, and big infrastructure. where you can develop yourself. Indian Railway offers Attractive Salary, Accommodation facility in Railway colony, Medical facility in railway hospitals, Lifetime Family travel pass, Official Leaves, sick leaves, Retirement policy, and many more. that’s why tough competition always makes it special. So work hard to achieve your goal, because if you will get this opportunity, the future will be better for you and your family.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the NTPC Full form ?
NTPC- Non-Technical Popular Category
What is RRB NTPC exam ?
RRB NTPC is Competitive exam conducted by Indian Railways’ RRBs for non-technical popular category service posts
For which post RRB NTPC exam conduct ?
NTPC Railway exam conduct for non-technical staff as below-
Traffic assistant, Goods guard, Junior Clerk, Station-master etc
to view more click here
How many RRB center in India ?
There are only 21 RRBs in India, to view all
click here
What is educational qualification for NTPC RRB Railway exam?
Minimum Qualification for this exam is 10+2 for junior level post
Graduation for Senior post
click here to view more in detail
What is exam pattern of railway NTPC exam ?
The exam consists of two written exams and typing test for clerk level post and an interview for Senior level post
both exams are Computer-based MCQ type
view more
How can I join Indian Railway ?
Indian railway has some entry process
UPSC Entry Group ‘A’ Post- Engineer, Doctor, Admin&Allied
RRB NTPC- Non-tech posts
RRB JE- Junior engineer Posts
RRB ALP/Technician- Railway driver, and technician posts
RRB SSE- Senior section Post
RRC- Group ‘D’ Post
RFP- Railway police
etc
How to be Station master ?
RRB NTPC Exam conduct for the post of Station master after graduation.
What Syllabus Asked in Railway NTPC Exam
It asks Math, General Awareness and Reasoning
Click here to the detailed syllabus
What is Exam Fee of NTPC RRB exam
General (UR) fee- 500/-(400 is refundable)
Category (Reserved) fee – 250/- (250 is refundable)
according to 2019 notification
What is Salary in RRB NTPC Service
Indian Railway Offers an Attractive salary along with some benefits and facilities. it pays a good amount of payment click here to view
What are the Indian railway service benefits
1. Railway Accommodation Quarter,
2. Life-time Free Travel railway Family Pass.
3. Medical Treatment in Indian Railway Hospitals
4. Medical allowances.
5. Security guards in the railway colony and domestic help
6. Option for taking study leave abroad
6. High level of job security
7. POWER & RESPECT that an officer commands in a society.
8. Perks like Provident Fund leave, medical attendance, etc…
9. Lifetime pension and other retirement benefits
10. An attractive salary.
etc

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