Railway NTPC Jobs Profile,Exam patter,Railway NTPC Exam Syllabus, Education qualification and Selection process 2020

RRB NTPC 2020: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) every year recruits candidates for various Indian Railway posts. RRB is an organization belonging to the Government of India. There are 21 RRB zones in Indian Railways. Like every year Railway Recruitment Board is going to conduct RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 for various posts such as 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 and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. Candidates who want to seek Railway Jobs in India can apply for RRB NTPC 2020. The mode of applying for examination is online from the official website of RRB. The Selection of candidates will be on the basis of written test/ skill test. Candidates qualifying for the exam will be appointed anywhere in India. For more details of RRB NTPC recruitment like syllabus, Exam pattern,Education qualification,Selection process and etc. go through the below article.

Eligibility Criteria, Exam patter and Exam Syllabus 2020

There shall be two-stage Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by Skill Test (Computer-based Aptitude Test for Station Master and Traffic Assistant, Typing Skill Test 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). Subsequently, there will be document verification and medical examination. For Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Commercial Apprentice, there shall be two-stage CBT followed by document verification and medical examination.

The summary of the various stages of the recruitment process detailed as above for the notified posts are tabulated below

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Exam Pattern

S. No.

Name of the Post (Graduate or Undergraduate)

Level in 7th CPC

1st Stage CBT

2nd Stage CBT

Skill Test

Requirement

1

Junior Clerk cum

Typist (Undergraduate)

2

Common for all posts

Common for all Level 2 Posts

Typing Skill Test

2

Accounts Clerk cum Typist (Undergraduate)

2

Typing Skill Test

3

Junior Time Keeper (Undergraduate)

2

Typing Skill Test

4

Trains Clerk (Undergraduate)

2

——

5

Commercial cum

Ticket Clerk (Undergraduate)

3

Separate for

Level 3 post

——

6

Traffic Assistant (Graduate)

4

Separate for

Level 4 post

Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

7

Goods Guard

(Graduate)

5

Common for all Level 5 Posts

——

8

Senior Commercial

cum Ticket Clerk

(Graduate)

5

——

9

Senior Clerk cum

Typist

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

10

Junior Account

Assistant cum Typist

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

11

Senior Time Keeper

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

12

Commercial

Apprentice

(Graduate)

6

Common for all Level 6 Posts

——

13

Station Master

(Graduate)

6

Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

Note: Document verification and Medical Test will be held for all the above posts.

RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT 2019-20 Exam Pattern (Common for all posts)

RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT 2019-20 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

General Awareness

40

1 hour 30 minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

30

Total

100 Questions of 100 marks

Note:

  • 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.

  • The normalized score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting of candidates for 2nd Stage CBT as per their merit.

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

  • The section-wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

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RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT 2019-20 Syllabus

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

Subjects (100 Marks)

Topics

General Awareness

(40 Marks)

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.

Mathematics

(30 Marks)

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

(30 Marks)

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.

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RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019-20 Exam Pattern

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 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.

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019-20 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

General Awareness

Practice General Awareness & Current Affairs Mock Test with Answers (40 Marks)

50

1 Hour 30 Minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics

Practice Mathematics Mock Test with Answers (30 Marks)

35

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Practice General Intelligence & Reasoning Mock Test (30 Marks) with Answers

35

Total

120 Questions of 120 marks

Note:

  • Shortlisting of Candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in 1st Stage CBT and the options for various posts exercised by them keeping in view the educational qualification of the candidate i.e. 10+2 or Graduate.

  • 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. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific category(s) as required ensuring the availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer. The section-wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non creamy layer)-30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.The normalized marks scored by the candidate in the 2nd stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting the candidates for document verification for the posts which do not have Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test.

  • For the posts having Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test, the normalized marks scored by the candidate in the 2nd stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting the candidates for Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test.

  • The shortlisting for Skill Tests such as Computer-based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test shall be to the extent of 8 times the vacancies (may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway Administration) based on the merit of the candidates in 2nd Stage CBT.

 

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019-20 Syllabus

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

Subjects (120 Marks)

Topics

General Awareness

(50 Marks)

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.

Mathematics

(35 Marks)

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 (35 Marks)

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.

 

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) (Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master)

RRB NTPC CBAT 2019-20 Exam Pattern

CBAT Pattern

The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in CBAT. Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in

>Directorates->Psycho Technical Directorate ->Guidelines for Aptitude Test) for question patterns and other details of CBAT

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 i.e. irrespective of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwBD/Ex-SM and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.

Shortlisting of Candidates

Candidates equal to 8 times the number of vacancies of Station Master (SM)/Traffic Assistant (TA) for each of the communities i.e. UR, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and EWS (including ExSM) shall be shortlisted for CBAT based on their performance in 2nd Stage CBT from among the candidates who have opted for the post of SM/TA.

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Typing Skill Test (TST)

For the posts, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper, Typing Skill Test (TST) of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies for each of the community shall be called for.

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Typing Skill Test (TST)

Medium of Language

Typing Speed

English

30 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Hindi

25 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Selection Process

The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the TST or TST exempted PwBD candidates based on performance in 2nd Stage CBT.

RRB NTPC 2019 Last Phase: Document Verification/ Medical Examination

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. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.