RRB NTPC 2020 Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus : Everything You Need to Know

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Railway Recruitment Board conducts Railway NTPC and other railway examinations every year which gives an opportunity to the candidates to work in the prestigious Government Sector (Indian Railways) in India. The RRB NTPC 2020 exam dates are released by Railway Recruitment Board officially for approximately 35208 vacancies.

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Recruitment is especially for the candidates who are having a Graduate Degree from any recognised university.

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has released the RRB NTPC Exam Date on September 5, 2020. RRB NTPC 2020 exam dates have been announced by the Chairman of the Railway Board. The CBT exam will commence from December 15, 2020, onwards.

All you need to know about RRB NTPC Exam

  1. Various Posts for Railway NTPC Exam
  2. Exam Date
  3. Eligibility Criteria
  4. Exam Pattern
  5. Syllabus
  6. Admit Card
Various Posts for Railway NTPC Exam
The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam to fill various auxiliary posts in the Indian Railways.

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The recruitment is done for the following 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
  • Station Master
Exam Date
The exam date for the 2019 examination was scheduled in June but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been postponed and scheduled from December 15th 2020 tentatively. The Railway Board will announce the final dates of RRB NTPC Exam 2020 on the official websites of RRBs.
Those who want to attempt the examination should keep a track of the NTPC page and official website for regular updates.
Given below are the dates regarding the examination:
RRB NTPC 2019 Important Dates
Events NTPC Dates
RRB NTPC Notification Released February 28th,  2019
RRB NTPC Apply Online start date March 1st,  2019
RRB NTPC Apply Online last date March 31st,  2019
RRB NTPC Application Fee Payment Last Date April 5th, 2019 at 11:59 PM
Final submission of NTPC Applications April 12th, 2019 at 11: 59 PM
RRB NTPC Exam Dates (tentative) December 15th 2020 (tentative date)
Eligibility Criteria
The aspirants who are looking to attempt this examination must refer to the eligibility criteria and see whether they are eligible for the examination or not.
The eligibility criteria are as follows :
  1. Nationality / Citizenship: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  2. Age: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  3. Education: Candidates who wish to appear must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and equivalent. There are certain posts, which require a degree of at least 12th Std.
  4. Physical Fitness:  There are certain medical standards prescribed by the RRB that the candidates must pass.
Exam Pattern
Exam Pattern of the RRB NTPC are categorised into the following stages:
  1. CBT Stage – 1
  2. CBT Stage – 2
  3. Skill / Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination
Candidates who have applied for the post of Junior Accountant Assistant, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper, are required to give the ‘skill test’ while the aptitude test is for those who have applied for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master.
The RRB NTPC exam pattern for the written examination is given below :
RRB NTPC Exam Pattern
RRB Exam Subjects Marks
RRB NTPC CBT – 1 General Awareness 40
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30
RRB NTPC CBT – 2 General Awareness 50
Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
The sections for both the stages of the RRB NTPC CBT Exam are the same. They are as follows:
  1. Mathematics
  2. General Awareness
  3. General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning
The difference in both the CBT stages is of the number of questions asked in each stage. In CBT Stage – 1 there are 100 questions while in CBT Stage – 2 it is 120 questions. Both stages have a duration of 90 minutes each.
The detailed section-wise RRB NTPC Syllabus is given below:
RRB NTPC Syllabus
Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness
Number System Puzzle National and International Current Affairs
Decimal Seating Arrangement Games and Sports
Fractions Inequalities Awards
LCM and HCF Analogies Books and Authors
Percentage Syllogism Indian Literature
Ratio and Proportion Data Sufficiency Common Abbreviations
Mensuration Statement and Conclusion Important Government Organizations
Speed, Time and Distance Blood Relation Indian Polity and Governance
Time and Work Direction Test Inventions
Simple and Compound Interest Decision Making Famous Personalities (India & International)
Profit and Loss Coding-Decoding History of India
Elementary Algebra Alphanumeric Series Banking History
Geometry and Trigonometry Venn Diagrams Banking Terms and Organizations
Elementary Statistics   Important days & dates
Quadratic Equations   General & Life Science
Simplification   Physical, Economical & Geographical features of India and World
Upstream and Downstream   Basics of Computer
Data Interpretation   Indian Art & Culture
Admit Card
There is no major update available as of now, the only information available is that the Railways Board would carry forward the RRB NTPC Exam 2019 to this year i.e. in December 2020. Hence, RRB NTPC Admit Card 2019 is expected to be released soon.
Candidates can download the RRB NTPC Admit Card available on the official website at least 10 days before the scheduled exam. Candidates are advised to visit the RRB NTPC Official Website regularly to download their admit cards.

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