RRB NTPC Exam Date: Important Notice Candidates Should Not Miss, Check Here

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a notice for the candidates yet to appear for the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam 2019-20. We will look at it in detail in this blog on RRB NTPC Exam Date. As per the notice released today i.e. on 1st June 2021 it is proposed to conduct the 7th i.e. last phase of the first stage CBT on 23rd, 24th, 26th & 31st July 2021 for approx 2.78 lakh candidates.

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The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) had released a total of 35208 vacancies to be filled under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

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It is proposed to conduct the 7th i.e. last phase of 1st Stage Computer Based Test
(CBT-1) on 23rd , 24th , 26th and 31st July 2021 for approx. 2.78 lakh candidates.

  • RRB NTPC Exam schedule for the 5th phase of the NTPC CBT 1 was released by RRB for recruitment of various NTPC Graduate Posts. The 5th phase of the CBT 1 will be held on 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, and 27th March 2021, But this has now been postponed.
  • RRB NTPC Exam schedule for the 4th phase of the NTPC CBT 1 has been released by RRB for recruitment of various NTPC Graduate Posts. The 4th phase of the CBT 1 will be held from 15-02-201 to 03-03-2021.
  • RRB NTPC Exam schedule for the 3rd phase of the NTPC CBT 1 has been released by RRB for recruitment of various NTPC Graduate Posts. The 3rd phase of the CBT 1 will start on 31st Jan 2020.
  • RRB NTPC Exam schedule for the 2nd phase of the NTPC CBT 1 has been released by RRB for recruitment of various NTPC Graduate Posts. The 2nd phase of the CBT 1 will start on 16th Jan 2020.
  • Earlier, it was notified that the CBT exam will be conducted in multiple phases starting with 23 lac in the 1st Stage between 28th Dec 2020 to 13th Jan 2021.

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1. RRB NTPC 2019-20 Exam Date Released

As per the media interaction of the Chairman and CEO of RRB dated 01-12-2020, the board has declared the examination dates for various ongoing online RRB recruitment including RRB NTPC. RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT will start from December 28th, 2020 and will continue till the End of March 2021.

Exam date announced for recruitment to various posts are 

  1. Isolated & Ministerial Categories – 15th Dec to 18th December
  2. RRB NTPC – 28th December to End of March 2021
  3. RRB Level 1 – April 2021 to June 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date

1.1 RRB NTPC 2020 Selection Process

The recruitment process involves

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

1.2 RRB NTPC Exam Date for CBT 1 and 2

RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1It is proposed to conduct the 7th i.e. last phase of 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-1) on 23rd, 24th, 26th, and 31st July 2021 for approx. 2.78 lakh candidates.
RRB NTPC CBT Stage 2To be updated soon

As per the notification, the RRB NTPC Call Letter will be made available about 10 days before the exam. Keep checking it here.

1.3 RRB NTPC Exam Day Instructions

1.3.1 Important Things to Carry

  1. Admit Card
  2. Photo ID Proof – Candidates must bring Valid Photo ID (Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar (not Xerox copy of Aadhaar), Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a Govt. employee, College / University Photo ID card, if still studying, in ORIGINAL to the examination hall, failing which candidates shall NOT be allowed to appear for the CBT, CBAT/TST, DV (as applicable). The name, date of birth, and photo on the ID should match with the details furnished in the online application, failing which the candidate may not be permitted to appear in CBT, CBAT/TST, DV (as applicable).
  3. One coloured photograph of size 35 mm x 45 mm [Carry the Photo that you have uploaded during registration]
  4. Candidates should leave blank spaces provided in the downloaded e-Call letter for writing a self-declaration paragraph (as the paragraph will be displayed on the screen during CBT), signature, and Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled while coming for the exam.

Warning: Candidates will have to write the paragraph of Self-Declaration, sign and affix LTI at the venue of the CBT, CBAT/TST (as applicable) in the presence of the invigilator at the Examination hall ONLY and hand over the same to the invigilator before the conclusion of the examination. Candidates writing the self-declaration paragraph in advance and/or Signing in CAPITAL letters will be rejected.

1.3.2 Banned Items – What not to carry

As per the official notification, RRB has mentioned these items that candidates must not carry inside the examination hall.

Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, blue tooth, pen drive, laptops, calculators, wristwatches, or any other communication devices or pen/pencil, wallet/purses, belts, shoes, and metallic wears including ornaments, etc. are strictly NOT allowed inside the exam hall. 

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3. RRB NTPC Important Dates

RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Phase 5 Admit Card To be announced soon
RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1  Phase 5 Exam Date 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, and 27th March 2021
RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Result To be announced soon
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Admit Card Date To be announced soon
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date To be announced soon
RRB NTPC CBT Stage 2 Result To be announced soon

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4. RRB NTPC Online Test Series 

As the RRB NTPC exam can be conducted anywhere in 2020, we are positive that your preparation is in full swing. Remember that preparation and practice must go hand in hand. So, after preparing any topic, don’t forget to give a Mock test. Start with a  Free Mock Test to get a quick check about your strengths & weaknesses and proceed accordingly. Oliveboard offers complete mock test series for the RRB exam.

Note:

  • Mock Tests are available in HINDI and ENGLISH both
  • Tests can be taken on Mobile App or PC

5. General Tips For RRB NTPC 2020 Preparation

  • Practice enough number of questions for every topic.
  • Develop reading habits.
  • Prepare a schedule for your self that will focus on every topic that can be there in the exam. For your help here you find the complete syllabus for all the sections.
  • You must be in the habit of getting a daily dose of GA.
  • Reading the current affairs daily so that you are not under the pressure of reading and learning it all at once a few days before the exam.
  • Give proper time and attention while reading questions, in this way the human error can be skipped.
  • Solve previous year’s question papers.
  • Be very thorough with formulae, tables, Squares, Cubes, square roots, cube roots, etc. so that you don’t have to think much during the exam.
  • While starting the preparation of Reasoning focus on understanding the basics of various question types.
  • There are numerous tricks for Reasoning. Master these tricks by solving as many questions as possible.
  • Give more time and practice for comparatively difficult topics like Coding-DecodingPuzzles, etc.
  • For Puzzles, the best resource you can get is Reasoning Puzzle Mania Book. Solve all the questions given here.
  • Check General Awareness Topics that need to be covered
    Go through the basics of all the subjects from NCERT (especially science, economics, and Polity)
  • The questions asked are direct factual questions, hence memorize important facts from history, geography, and current affairs.
  • Dedicate enough time to cover current affairs of at least the last 6 months for your RRB NTPC General Awareness Preparation.

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FAQs

Q1) Is there any negative marking for in RRB NTPC 2020 Examination?

Ans: Yes, there is a negative marking. 1/3 of marks are deducted for every wrong answer given.

Q2) What are the total vacancies in RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020?

Ans: There are a total of 35208 vacancies to be filled under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

Q3) What is the Selection Process of RRB NTPC 2020?

Ans: The recruitment process involves

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

That’s all from us in this blog. Keep checking this space to stay updated about the RRB NTPC Exam Date. Practice with Oliveboard’s Mock Test Series to get sure shot success in the exam.

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