RRB NTPC-2019

Apr 25, 2019 - 10:33

RRB NTPC 2019: Notification

You will be pleased to know that RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) invites online Application form for various posts NTPC , Para Medical Staff, Ministerial and Isolated Categories , Level -1 Postes etc. All the candidates those who are eligible for this post should go through the notification.    
 
 
The Vacancies for RRB NTPC Exam 2019 have been revised to 35,208, deducting the number of DLW vacancies from RRB Allahabad zone.
 
A. Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019.
 
S.No.
Name of the post
Level in 7th CPC
Initial pay (Rs.)
Medical Standard
Total 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
4940
Grand Total
10603

 

B.Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019.        
 
S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total 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
 
 
 
Opening of online registration of Applications
Date and Time
Opening of online registration of Applications for NTPC(by RRB's)
28-02-2019 at 10AM
Opening of online registration of Applications for Para Medical Staff (by RRB's)
04-03-2019 at 10AM
Opening of online registration of Applications for Ministerial and Isolated Categories (by RRB's)
08-03-2019 at 10AM
Opening of online registration of Applications Level-1 by RRB's
12-03-2019 at 10AM
 
 
(A) Age Eligibility :
Minimum age of the candidate should be 18 years and maximum 32 years as on 01/01/2019. Whereas there is some age relaxation for different categories which are mentioned below:
 
Category Age-Limit
General
No Relaxation
OBC
03 years
SC/ST
05 years
Personal With Disability (GENERAL)
10 years
Personal With Disability (OBC)
13 years
Personal With Disability (SC/ST)
15 years
Widows/divorced/judicially separated but not remarried Women (GENERAL)
5 years
Widows/divorced/judicially separated but not remarried Women (OBC)
8 years
Widows/divorced/judicially separated but not remarried Women (SC/ST)
8 years
Serving Group 'C' and former Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (GENERAL)
8 years
Serving Group 'C' and former Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (OBC)
11 years
Serving Group 'C' and former Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (SC/ST)
13 years
Working in Quasi
relaxation of upto 5 years.
domiciled of State of J&K from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
5 years
Ex-Servicemen
(02.01.1981 minus extent of service rendered in Defence) to 01.01.1998
 
B) Educational Qualification:-
 
Post
Educational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice(CA)
Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Asst Station Master (ASM)
Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Senior Clerk-Cum-typist
Degree from recognized university and equivalent,Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is Compulsory
Traffic Apprentice (TA)
Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Traffic Assistant
Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist
Degree from recognized university and equivalent,Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is Compulsory
Goods Guard Selection
Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Senior Time Keeper
Degree from recognized university and equivalent,Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is Compulsory
Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk
Degree from recognized university and equivalent
 
 
 
We bring you the RRB NTPC exam pattern and selection process to help you plan your preparation.
  • First Stage of CBT
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Typing Test (Skill Test)
  • Aptitide Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination    

First Stage of CBT

 
Serial No. Section No.of Questions Marks Duration
1.
Arithmetic
30
30
90 minutes
2.
General Science & General Awareness
30
30
3.
Reasoning
40
40
 
Total
100
100
 
 
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The 1st Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts.
  • Total no. of candidates to be shortlisted shall be 20 times the community wise vacancies of posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in 1st Stage CBT cum choice of posts.
  • The normalized score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for short listing of candidates for 2nd Stage CBT as per their merit.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.    

 

Second Stage of CBT
 
Serial No.
Sections
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Duration
1.
Arithmetic
35
35
90 minutes
2.
General Science & General Awareness
50
50
3.
Reasoning
35
35
 
Total
120
120
 
 
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • Negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • The level of questions will be different for different level of posts.
  • Normalization of marks will be done.​​​​​​    
Typing test
  • Qualifying in nature.
  • Eight times the number of vacancies will be called for typing test.
  • 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    

Aptitude test

  • Qualifying marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify.
  • This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test batteries of CBAT for considering them for the post of SM/TA.
  • The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi.
  • There shall be no negative marking in CBAT.
  • Merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST (as applicable), candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.
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RRB NTPC Syllabus for Stage I CBT
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:
 
 
TOPICS SYLLABUS
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 Syllabus for Stage II CBT
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:
 
TOPICS SYLLABUS
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.

 

 

 

 
There is no pre-exam training in RRB NTPC.
 
 
All of you know that the Indian Railways is one of the largest organizations in India which is successfully running with a huge number of dynamic employees. Railway Board is providing a large number of services for the people throughout India. Here we have updated Pay Band and Grade Pay for all the various Posts in RRB.
 
RRB NTPC Salary
RRB NTPC Posts
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Commercial Apprentice
9300-34800
4200
Traffic Assistant
5200-20200
2800
Senior Time Keeper
5200-20200
2800
Assistant Station Master
5200-20200
2800
Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist
5200-20200
2800
Senior Clerk cum Typist
5200-20200
2800
Traffic Apprentice
9300-34800
4200
Goods Guard
5200-20200
2800
Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk
5200-20200
2800
 
 
RRB NTPC Allowances and Other Benefits 
 
RRB NTPC Salary has other benefits more than Salary. Employees can benefit all the allowances like Dearness Allowance, Transport Allowance if they travel anywhere it can be claimed, House Rent Allowances, Pension Scheme and also Medical Benefits.
 
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Medical Benefits

The net pay after deductions is going to be Rs 22,550 for Grade Pay 4200 and Rs 18,912 for Grade Pay 2800. However, all the salary components, and hence the net pay is likely to increase if 7th CPC is implemented.

 
 
Category
Application Fees
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class 
Rs. 250/-
UR & OBC
Rs. 500/-
 
 
The RRB NTPC Admit Card is issued by the Railway Recruitment Board on the official website of the respective RRB regions.
  • The authorities will release the RRB NTPC call letter/admit card for the 1st Stage CBT only for those who successfully registered for the exam. The RRB NTPC hall ticket for the 2nd Stage CBT will be released for those who clear the Preliminary exam.
  • The admit card for the Typing Skill Test will be issued only for those who applied for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper posts and have cleared the 2nd Stage CBT.
  • The admit card for the Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) will be issued for those who applied for Traffic Assistant and Station Master and have cleared the 2nd Stage CBT.

How to download RRB NTPC Admit Card 2019

  • Go to any of the zonal websites of the RRB or click on the link given on this page.
  • Now, navigate to the relevant link of the admit card.
  • Next, click on the zone preferred while filling the application form.
  • You will be redirected to a page to enter your Registration No and Date of Dirth.
  • The admit card will appear on the screen after submitting the required details.
  • After checking all the details, candidates should download and take a print of it to carry it on the exam day.
Details Mentioned on RRB NTPC Admit Card
  • Name of the candidate
  • Date of birth
  • Application number/registration number
  • Post applied for
  • Exam center
  • Date of exam
  • Exam time
  • Instructions 
 

The RRB NTPC Result will be declared after the RRB NTPC exam is conducted. There are several stages of RRB NTPC exam – Prelims, Mains, Typing Test (for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper), and RRB NTPC Aptitude Test (for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master). The RRB NTPC Result will be declared separately for each stage.

Steps to Check RRB NTPC Result
Step 1-Go to the official website of the RRB: www.rrb.gov.in
Step 2-Click on the region from where you have appeared for the RRB NTPC exam.
Step 3-Click on the link provided for RRB NTPC Result.
Step 4-Download the PDF containing the list of candidates selected for a particular stage of the exam.
Step 5-Press Ctrl+F key, type in your registration number and press enter to search for your registration number in the list. If it is there, you have cleared the particular stage and are eligible to appear for the next round of the exam.

 
 
RRB NTPC Exam Analysis : General Awareness for RRB NTPC Stage-1
General Awareness contributes a major portion when it comes to railway exams. Maximum number of questions (a total of 40 questions) are asked in the CBT Stage 1 of RRB NTPC exam. Considering the RRB NTPC exam analysis, it can be seen that most number of questions was asked from history section. Many questions from current affairs were asked and it should not be neglected in the upcoming exam. Speaking of General Science, a total of 13 questions were asked from all the three sections.
 
 
TOPIC NO.OF QUESTION LEVEL
History
7
Moderate
Geography
1
Easy
Polity
2
Easy
Static
2
Moderate
Biology
7
Easy-Moderate
Chemistry
2
Easy
Physics
4
Easy-Moderate
Computers
4
Easy
Current Affairs
11
Easy-Moderate
Total
40
Easy-Moderate
 
 
 
RRB NTPC Exam Analysis :  Mathematics for RRB NTPC Stage-1
Mathematics of RRB NTPC consists of both arithmetic and advance maths. The questions asked as seen in the RRB NTPC Exam analysis, are distributed equally among different topics. Students are advised to practice each topic thoroughly and be prepared for the same. No topic should be left out in order to score good marks.
 
 
TOPIC NO.OF QUESTION LEVEL
SI/ CI
2
Moderate
Mensuration
2
Easy
Ratio & Proportion
3
Easy
Height & Distance
2
Easy-Moderate
Profit/Loss
3
Easy
Geometry
2
Easy-Moderate
Number System
4
Easy-Moderate
Simplification
3
Easy
Time and Work
2
Easy-Moderate
Statistics
1
Easy
Time, Speed and Distance
2
Easy
Average
1
Easy-Moderate
DI (Tabular)
3
Easy-Moderate
Total
30
Easy-Moderate
 
 
RRB NTPC Exam Analysis : General Intelligence & Reasoning for RRB NTPC Stage-1 
General Intelligence & Reasoning is taken lightly by many aspirants which should not be the case. Some topics may dominate over others as seen from the previous analysis. Most number of questions were asked from Coding-Decoding and blood relation. This section is scoring, all you just need is accuracy and speed to attempt.
 
 
TOPIC NO.OF QUESTIONS LEVEL
Coding-Decoding
4
Easy
Sentence arrangement
1
Easy-Moderate
Venn Diagram
3
Moderate
Puzzle (Linear)
3
Easy
Blood Relation
4
Moderate
Statement & Assumptions
2
Moderate
Statement & Conclusion
2
Easy-Moderate
Syllogism
3
Easy-Moderate
Analogy
3
Easy
Mathematical Operations
4
Moderate
Odd one out
1
Easy-Moderate
Total
30
Easy-Moderate
 
 
 
The cut off for previous year is according to the region, The regional cut is given below:
 
S.No.
Zone
General
OBC
SC
ST
No. Of Candidates Shortlisted
For 2nd Stage CBT (Approx. 15 Times)
1
Ahmedabad
72.86
64.91
57.23
48.1
17748
2
Ajmer
77.39
70.93
62.13
59.74
16321
3
Allahabad
77.49
70.47
62.85
47.02
42972
4
Bangalore
64.97
57.28
30.1
29
9088
5
Bhopal
72.9
66.31
58.61
51.16
17271
6
Bhubaneshwar
71.91
65.76
53.09
48.79
11551
7
Bilaspur
68.79
60.7
51.49
50.07
4530
8
Chandigarh
82.27
71.47
71.87
46.71
4567
9
Chennai
72.14
69.11
57.67
46.84
14642
10
Gorakhpur
77.43
69.01
56.63
47.67
4756
11
Guwahati
66.44
57.11
52.53
52.91
6136
12
Jammu
68.72
50.88
52.27
38.05
2565
13
Kolkata
79.5
71.53
67.07
52.92
21123
14
Malda
61.87
48.42
43.11
31.89
4170
15
Mumbai
77.05
70.21
63.6
54.95
34019
16
Muzaffarpur
57.97
45.57
30.06
25
6873
17
Patna
63.03
53.57
38.55
26.69
10710
18
Ranchi
63.75
57.29
45.48
48.58
8431
19
Secunderabad
77.72
72.87
63.73
59.13
24271
20
Siliguri
67.52
56.26
54.31
45.9
4185
21
Thiruvananthapuram
79.75
75.1
56.14
36.45
7321
 
 
 
1.What are the minimum educational qualifications required for NTPC 2019?
The educational qualification is mentioned in the official notification against each post. Kindly visit the same to get the accurate update.
 
2.What is the exam date for CBT Stage 1 ?
The tentative schedule for Computer Based Test Stage 1 is  between June to September 2019.
 
3.What is the date of application for NTPC 2019?
Candidates can apply from 1st March 2019 to 31st March 2019.
 
4.Can candidate in the last year of graduation apply for NTPC 2019 Recruitment?
No, Candidates must possess the prescribed educational qualifications 
 
5.What is the selection process of RRB NTPC 2019?
The selection process of RRB NTPC 2019 includes the following stages:
  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination
6.Do RRB has  negative marking in CBT stage 1 and 2?
Yes RRB will follow negative marking for incorrect answer in CBTs. I/3 rd of the marks will be deducted for every mistake or wrong answer.

7.Will there be normalization of marks?
Yes, RRB will follow normalization at all stages of exam.

8.Can one  apply for more than one post?
Yes, If the aspirants who are eligible for more than one post can apply for more than one post. They can set their priority preferences for the said posts they desire to apply for.

9.Can one modify my application form after submission? 
Candidates can do necessary changes by using the same email id and mobile number which was used at the time of registration or else it will not be able to take your modification drive.
The RRB opted for, email id and mobile number cannot be changed.

10.What is the application fee for RRB NTPC ?
UR & 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 First Stage CBT.
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs. 250/-
This fee of Rs.250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.

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