RRB NTPC Paramedical Recruitment 2022: Check DetailsMarch 13, 2019
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The Railway Recruitment Board’s Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam is administered to recruit candidates for Graduate and Undergraduate positions in various zonal railways and production units of Indian Railways. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who want to work for Indian Railways. Applicants who completed their graduation and Class 12 from a recognised board/university are allowed to apply for RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam 2022.
RRB CBT 1 is an objective type test consisting of General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and Mathematics. The officials have conducted the NTPC CBT 1 exam in seven phases between December 28, 2020, and July 31, 2021. Candidates who appeared for CBT 1 can check the result from the official websites of RRBs. Read on to learn more about the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam.
The table below provides an overview of the RRB NTPC Exam 2022:
|Exam Particulars||Exam Details|
|Exam Name||RRB NTPC|
|Conducted by||Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)|
|Exam Frequency||Recruitment is based on vacancies and requirements of the concerned departments.|
|Stages of Exam||CBT 1, CBT 2, Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable), Document Verification/Medical Test|
|Exam Category||Undergraduate posts: Class 12 pass
Graduate posts: Graduation
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|No. of Test Cities||More than 200 cities|
Check all the latest updates on RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam below:
The Railway Board issued the RRB NTPC Notification on February 28, 2019. The RRB will fill 35,281 NTPC positions through this recruitment procedure (Non-Technical Popular Categories). Candidates with a minimum educational qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination can download the official notification PDF.
Check the table below for the RRB NTPC 2022 important dates:
|Events||RRB Railway Exam Date 2022 for NTPC|
|RRB NTPC Notification||February 28, 2019|
|Application Start Date||March 01, 2019|
|Last Date To Apply Online||March 31, 2019|
|RRB NTPC Stage-1 Admit Card||February 11, 2021|
|RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Date||December 28, 2020, to July 31, 2021|
|RRB NTPC CBT 1 Answer Key||August 16, 2022|
|RRB NTPC CBT 1 Result (Revised)||March 30, 2022|
|RRB NTPC CBT 1 Scorecard Release Date||April 19, 2022|
Railway has increased the number of vacancies for NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) open positions through the Railway NTPC Exam to 35,281. Check out the table below for the details of RRB NTPC 2022 vacancies:
|Name of the post||Total Vacancies (All RRBs)|
|Junior Clerk cum Typist||4300|
|Junior Time Keeper||11|
|Senior Clerk cum Typist||2854|
|Junior Account Assistant cum Typist||3147|
|Senior Time Keeper||6|
|Accounts Clerk cum Typist||760|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||4940|
|Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||5638|
Before applying for the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam, candidates should be aware of the job profile and salary of all the posts. Check these details from the section below:
RRB NTPC posts are divided into two categories: Graduate Posts and Undergraduate Posts. Let us now check the names of the roles in each category and their starting salaries (initial month RRB NTPC salary as per the 7th CPC):
|Post||Salary (In INR)|
|Junior Clerk cum Typist||19,900|
|Accounts Clerk cum Typist||19,900|
|Junior Time Keeper||19,900|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||21,700|
|Post||Salary (In INR)|
|Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||29,200|
|Senior Clerk cum Typist||19,900|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||29,200|
|Junior Account Assistant cum Typist||29,200|
|Senior Time Keeper||29,200|
Candidates appearing for the RRB NTPC 2022 exam should be aware of their responsibilities and duties after passing the exam. The following are the various positions for which the RRB NTPC Recruitment drive is held each year:
|Post Name||Post Name|
|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|
Before beginning the registration process, it is important for candidates to check all sections of the Railway NTPC CBT 1 eligibility criteria, such as nationality, age, education, number of attempts, and language proficiency. The RRB NTPC eligibility criteria are as follows:
A candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, or Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, in order to settle in India permanently.
Candidates who have completed Class 12 or a Bachelor’s Degree in any field are eligible to apply for the RRB NTPC examination. RRB NTPC Education Qualification varies from post to post.
Applicants should keep in mind that any qualification (or its equivalent) included in the below table must be from a recognised University / Institution / Board of Education:
|Commercial Apprentice||Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognised or it’s equivalent|
|Station Master||Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognised, or it’s equivalent|
|Goods Guard||Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognised, or it’s equivalent|
|Junior Accounts Assistant cum typist||A recognised degree from the university, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer|
|Senior Clerk Cum Typist||Degree from the university which is recognised, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer|
|Senior commercial clerk cum Ticket Clerk||Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognized or its equivalent|
|Senior Time Keeper||Degree from the university which is recognised, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer|
|Traffic Assistant||Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognised or it’s equivalent|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks are not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.|
|Account Clerk cum Typist||12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks are not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.|
|Junior Clerk cum Typist||12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks are not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.|
|Junior Time Keeper|
There is no restriction on the number of attempts for the RRB NTPC examination. A candidate can appear any number of times as long as the age limit permits and educational qualification is met.
The questions for RRB NTPC CBT 1 are provided in different regional languages across the country. The exam is available for candidates in the languages listed below:
In case of any difference/ discrepancy/dispute in the questions between English and the opted language, the content of the English version shall prevail.
The application form for RRB NTPC was available online. The application form was made available on March 1, 2019. The application deadline for RRB NTPC was March 31, 2019. The deadline for fee payment was April 5, 2019. The deadline for submitting the application form was April 12, 2019.
To apply for RRB NTPC 2022 online, follow the steps outlined below:
The category-wise application fees for RRB NTPC exam are provided below:
|Category||RRB NTPC Application Fees|
Candidates must choose any five exam centres at their convenience, from the list of venues mentioned below:
|State/ UT||RRB NTPC Exam Centre|
|Andhra Pradesh||Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar, Naharlagun|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan,|
|Chhattisgarh||Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur,|
|Delhi/NCR||Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi|
|Haryana||Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagar Una.|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Anantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur.|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada.|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.|
|Maharashtra||Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal|
|Odisha||Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur,|
|Punjab||Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur,|
|Rajasthan||Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.|
|Tripura||Agartala, Bisramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaipur.|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/ Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri|
Before proceeding to the detailed CBT 1 exam pattern, candidates must go through the RRB NTPC Selection Process 2022.
The RRB NTPC 2022 Selection Process consist of the following stages:
The RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for CBT 1 is given below:
|Section||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
It is important for candidates to know the complete exam syllabus as it will help them in making better preparations and strategies to clear the exam. The RRB NTPC Syllabus for CBT 1 is mentioned below:
The competition is tough due to a large number of applicants. Hence, candidates must prepare thoroughly in order to pass each stage of the exam. Railway RRB NTPC preparation tips are provided below:
Get subject-wise study tips for RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam here.
The RRB NTPC 2022 admit card is released on the RRB’s official website. Candidates may download the RRB NTPC Admit Card by using the required credentials till the date of the exam. The admit card will contain details of the venue, date and time of the exam, personal information of the candidate, candidate’s signature, and exam day instructions.
RRB NTPC Answer Key 2022 provides the number of questions attempted, the number of questions attempted incorrectly, the number of correct answers, the number of answers marked for review and so on. Candidates can check the correct answers to the exam questions using the answer key. Also, they can raise objections online against the provisional RRB NTPC Answer Key by paying INR 50.
The RRB NTPC 2022 result is usually released within a few weeks of the exam. Candidates can access their RRB NTPC results by entering their application number and password on the official website of the respective RRB.
The Railway Recruitment Board announced the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam revised result on March 30, 2022. Shortlisted candidates from the CBT 1 exam were allowed to appear for the RRB NTPC CBT 2 2022 exam.
The RRB NTPC Cutoff is determined by the total number of vacancies, the total number of individuals that applied for the exam, and the level of difficulty of the exam. The official CBT 1 cutoff marks were published on the RRBs’ official websites in an online format. Candidates who achieve a score higher than the cutoff get invited to participate in the CBT-2 round.
The following are the expected cutoff marks for the upcoming RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam:
Candidates can check the official cutoffs for RRB NTPC CBT 1 below:
Candidates might have many questions regarding the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam 2022. Here are a few commonly asked questions and answers:
Q: What is the full form of RRB NTPC?
A: The full form of RRB NTPC is Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories.
Q: When is the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam conducted?
A: The RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam was conducted in seven stages between December 28, 2020, and July 31, 2021.
Q: My graduation result is awaited. Can I still apply for the Railway NTPC CBT 1 Exam?
A: Yes, applicants in their final year of college are eligible for the RRB NTPC exam. However, while applying for the NTPC exam, they must state that their final result is pending.
Q: How to prepare for RRB NTPC?
A: Candidates must study the topics as per the syllabus, solve the previous year’s problems, and take a large number of mock tests in order to prepare effectively for the next RRB NTPC exam. They can assess their current level of preparation by taking mock examinations on Embibe.
Q: Are questions repeated in RRB NTPC GA?
A: The General Awareness component has a moderate level of difficulty. This section used to be simpler, with several questions repeating those from previous shifts and a few surprise questions.
Q: When will RRB NTPC CBT 1 2022 revised result be announced?
A: RRB NTPC CBT 1 2022 revised result was announced on March 30, 2022.
Q: Which post offers the highest salary in RRB NTPC?
A: The RRB NTPC Salary was revised with the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. A slight hike was seen in each level post. However, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master are the positions that pay the most under RRB NTPC Recruitment.
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