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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern - Complete Details

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The recruitment process involves two stages

  1. 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

These two stages are followed by the following procedure.

  1. Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and
  2. Document Verification/Medical Examination.

Overview of RRB NTPC CBT Stage I Exam

  • The first stage of the exam is a common CBT (Computer Based Test) for all the notified 13 categories of posts- Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Goods Guard, Junior Accountant cum Amanuensis (Typist) (JAA), Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior and Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Station Master, Senior and Junior Time Keeper and Trains Clerk.
  • The question paper for the CBT will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions.
  • The questions will be from the following questions- General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • There will be 1/3rd negative marking for the wrong answers in the CBT exam

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

SubjectsNo. of Questions (each of 1 mark) fromDuration
General Awareness4090 Minutes
Mathematics30
General Intelligence and Reasoning30
Total100

Note: RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT is common for all the notified posts. There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for CBT Stage 2

Candidates passing this will be eligible to appear in CBT Stage 2.

Separate 2nd Stage CBT shall be taken for each of the 7th CPC Level i.e. Level 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 with graded difficulty level. All posts falling within the same level of 7th CPC shall have a common 2nd stage CBT. If candidates are eligible for more than one level of 7th CPC posts as per their educational qualifications, they have to give common 1st stage CBT and corresponding 2nd stage CBT for each level of 7th CPC.

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

SubjectsNo. of Questions (each of 1 mark) fromDuration
General Awareness5090 Minutes
Mathematics35
General Intelligence and Reasoning35
Total120

Note: There will be negative marking and a 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Typing Speed / Skill Test

Skill test/type test will be conducted for both CBT qualifying candidates as per the requirement. The typing speed for both Hindi and English languages ​​should be so that candidates applying for the recruitment of RRB NTPC should have a typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi. This will make it difficult for you to be selected in RRB NTPC at a low speed.

FAQs

Is there any negative marking for in RRB NTPC 2021 Examination?

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

What were the total vacancies in RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021? +

There is a total of 35277 vacancies to be filled under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

What is the Selection Process of RRB NTPC 2022? +

The recruitment process involves:
a. 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT),
b. 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT),
c. Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and
d. Document Verification/Medical Examination.

What is the age limit for RRB NTPC for graduate posts? +

Minimum 18 to Maximum 33 Years

What is the exam date for RRB NTPC CBT Stage 2 Exam? +

The 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-2) exam for the candidates who get shortlisted in CBT-1 is tentatively scheduled to be held from February 14-18, 2022, subject to the prevailing conditions and Government guidelines issued from time to time in view of handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

When is the RRB NTPC CBT Stage 2 Exam going to held? +

The result of 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-1) is currently under process and the results are tentatively scheduled to be published in the official websites of RRBs by January 15, 2022.

Is RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Result Declared? +

Yes, The result for RRB NTPC 2021 for CBT I exam has been declared on 14th January 2022 at the zone-wise sites of Railway.

When will RRB NTPC CBT-1 Score Card 2021 be released? +

RRB NTPC CBT-1 Score Card 2021 has been released on 14th January 2022

How to Download RRB NTPC Result 2022? +

You can download the RRB NTPC result from the direct download links given above.

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