RRB NTPC 2020 FAQs : Frequently Asked Questions on RRB NTPC

Updated Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:09 AM IST

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.

The CBT exam will commence from December 15, 2020, onwards.

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RRB NTPC 2020 FAQs : Frequently Asked Questions on RRB NTPC

Is the RRB NTPC exam conducted every year?

Yes, the exam is conducted every year but the recruitment depends on the number of vacancies.

What is the syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam 2020?

RRB NTPC syllabus comprises topics from General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence and Reasoning.

Is the RRB NTPC exam tough?

It is not tough to crack the RRB NTPC exam if you have prepared well and taken mock tests.

Is the RRB NTPC Exam conducted online or offline?

The exam is conducted online as it is a Computer Based Test (CBT)

How to prepare for the RRB NTPC exam?

You need to practice sample papers or previous years’ question papers for every topic. Study daily, keep all the formulas ready to solve problems at your fingertips. Practice and revise regularly.

Can Class 12th students apply for RRB NTPC Exam?

Yes, they can but can apply for the undergraduate posts only.

How can I apply for the RRB NTPC exam?

Candidates could fill the RRB NTPC application form online that is available on the official website.

Which books are the best for RRB NTPC?

There are many books available in the market for RRB NTPC. But the candidates can prefer to take online coaching as they are beneficial, the module provided is up to date with all the important questions, sample paper, mock tests, tips and tricks to crack the exam.


Is there any normalisation of marks in RRB NTPC exam?

Yes, RRB follows the normalisation procedure to calculate the scores of the candidates. This is mainly done to adjust the difficulty level of question papers as the exam is conducted in multiple sessions and days.


How is the exam pattern of the RRB NTPC exam?

The first stage is a Computer Based Test (CBT) for RRB NTPC and comprises 100 questions from General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence and Reasoning. Candidates are allotted 90 minutes to solve these questions.

When will RRB NTPC release admit cards for the exam?

Candidates will receive their RRB NTPC admit card 2020, 7- 10 days before their scheduled date of CBT.

Does the RRB release the result separately for different stages?

Yes, the RRB NTPC result is released separately for different stages and is available on the website.

Are there any minimum qualifying marks in the RRB NTPC exam?

Yes, there is a minimum qualifying cut off in RRB NTPC exam.

Does the RRB NTPC Exam have negative marking in CBT stage 1 and CBT Stage 2?

Yes, there is negative marking for an incorrect answer in both the CBTs of RRB exams. 1/3 rd of the marks are deducted for every wrong answer.

Is a candidate eligible to apply for more than one post in RRB?

Yes, if the candidates are fulfill the required eligibility criteria for more than one post he/she can apply for more than one post. They have to set their priority preferences for the said posts they desire to apply for.

What is the age limit for undergraduate level posts in RRB NTPC 2020?

Candidates between the age group 18-30 years can apply for the post.

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