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RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022: Check CBT 2 Skill Test Dates


RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the exam date for the skill test for pay level 5 and 2 on their official website. Candidates will need to login into the RRB portal and fill in their login credentials such as roll number/registration number and date of birth to download their admit cards. The exam is scheduled to be conducted from August 12, 2022 onwards.

As per RRB NTPC notification, the CBT 2 exam for pay level 2, 3, and 5 for the Guwahati region is scheduled to be conducted from August 10, 2022 till August 12, 2022. Earlier, the CBT 2 exam for Guwahati was supposed to be conducted from June 15 to 17, 2022 but was postponed due to landslides and floods in the Lumding – Badarpur Hill section region. Read on to know more.

Latest Updates:
– The RRB has announced the NTPC CBT 2 exam dates for the Guwhati region. The exam for Level 5 is scheduled on August 10, 2022 and Level 2 on August 11, 2022 and Level 3 on August 12, 2022.
– The RRB NTPC Skill Test for Level 5 and 2 to be conducted from August 12, 2022 onwards.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022: An Overview

Before getting into the details of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021-22, let us have an overview of the exam:

Exam NameRRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories)
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Job CategoryGovernment Job (Central Government)
VacanciesAround 35,208
Work LocationAll Over India
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Stages of ExamCBT 1, CBT 2, Skill Test (As Applicable), Document Verification, Medical Examination
Official Websiteindianrailways.gov.in

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RRB NTPC Exam Dates

RRB NTPC CBT 2 exams for Pay Levels 2, 3, 5 for Guwahati region is going to be held on August 10, 11, 12, 2022. The CBT 2 exam for Pay Scale 5, 3, 2 for other region was conducted from June 10, 2022 onwards. Check the table below to know the important events and dates pertaining to RRB NTPC.

EventsImportant Dates
Release of RRB NTPC NotificationMarch 1, 2019
Beginning of RRB NTPC application form fill-upMarch 1, 2019
Last date to fill RRB NTPC application formMarch 31, 2019
Last date for payment of the RRB NTPC application feeApril 12, 2019 
RRB NTPC Phase 7 City Intimation Slip Release DateJuly 13, 2021
RRB NTPC Phase 7 Admit Card DateJuly 19, 2021
RRB NTPC Phase 7 Exam of CBT 1July 23, 24, 26, and 31, 2021
RRB NTPC CBT 1 Provisional Answer Key releaseAugust 16, 2021
Last Date to Raise ObjectionAugust 23, 2021
Release of RRB NTPC Final Answer Key for CBT 1January 15, 2022
Declaration of RRB NTPC Result (CBT 1)January 15, 2022
Release of RRB NTPC Cut-offJanuary 15, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 City Intimation Slip Release DateApril 26, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Admit card release dateMay 5, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date for Pay Level 6 and 4May 9 & 10, 2022
Answer Key Release Date for RRB NTPC CBT 2May 13, 2022
Last date to raise objections on Answer KeyMay 18, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Result for Pay Level 6June 7, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date for Pay Scale 5, 3, 2June 12, 2022 onwards
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Skill Test Preferred Language SelectionJuly 20 to 25, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Skill Test Pay Scale 5 and 2August 12, 2022 onwards
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date for Pay Scale 5, 3, 2 (Guwahati Region)August 10, 11, 12, 2022

RRB NTPC Application Status

Candidates who successfully applied for the RRB NTPC recruitment can check their RRB Application Status on the official website. The application status is to be checked from the respective RRB regional websites. Candidates will have to enter their ‘Application Number’ and ‘Date of Birth’ to check the RRB NTPC Application Status. The officials have scrutinised the application forms and categorised candidates as ‘Provisionally Eligible’ or ‘Rejected ‘ (along with the reason for rejection). Candidates will have to check whether or not their application has been accepted to stand eligible for the issue of admit card.

RRB NTPC Post-wise Details

A variety of posts come under RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB NTPC):

  1. Junior Clerk cum Typist,
  2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist,
  3. Trains Clerk,
  4. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  5. Traffic Assistant,
  6. Goods Guard,
  7. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  8. Senior Clerk cum Typist,
  9. Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist,
  10. Commercial Apprentice,
  11. Station Master, etc.

The various posts under Para-Medical Staffs, Ministerial & Isolated Category, and Level 1 are as under:

Para-Medical Staff:

  1. Staff Nurse,
  2. Pharmacist,
  3. Health and Malaria Inspector,
  4. ECG Technician,
  5. Lab Superintendent,
  6. Lab Assistant, etc.

Ministerial and Isolated Categories:

  1. Stenographer,
  2. Junior Translator (Hindi),
  3. Chief Law Assistant, etc.

Level 1 Posts:

  1. Track Maintainer Grade IV,
  2. Helper/Assistant in Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T Departments,
  3. Assistant Pointsman, etc.

RRB NTPC Vacancies

The RRB NTPC vacancies for Undergraduate posts are tabulated below.

Name of PostsVacancies
Junior Clerk cum Typist4319
Accounts Clerk cum Typist760
Junior Time Keeper17
Trains Clerk592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk4940

The RRB NTPC vacancies for Graduate posts are as under:

Name of the PostsVacancies
Traffic Assistant88
Goods Guard5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist2873
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist3164
Senior Time Keeper14
Commercial Apprentice259
Station Master6865

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria

Candidates planning to appear for the exam must be well aware of the eligibility criteria for the respective posts and fulfill the same.

Educational Qualification: The educational qualification for RRB NTPC posts is as under:

  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline from any recognised university can apply for RRB NTPC Graduate posts. For Undergraduate posts, candidates must have passed 12th Class (10 + 2) or equivalent from a recognised board.
  • Candidates must be proficient in typing.
  • Candidates applying for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper must have a typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.

Age Limit: The minimum age required for candidates to apply for RRB NTPC jobs for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate posts is 18 years. The upper age limit is 33 years for Graduate posts and 30 years for Undergraduate posts (as of July 1, 2020). There is an age relaxation of 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for ex-servicemen.

Note: Before applying for the exam, candidates must check the Medical Standards required for the post they are applying for.

How to Apply for RRB NTPC Exam?

The steps to apply for RRB NTPC are as under:

1st Step: Go to the official website of the respective state RRB.
2nd Step: Click on the link provided to apply online.
3rd Step: Enter your personal, academic, and contact details.
4th Step: Upload the required scanned images of the photograph and signature.
5th Step: Pay the application fee.
6th Step: Click on the “Submit” option.
7th Step: Take a printout of your online application form for future reference.

RRB NTPC Application Fee

The application fee for General/OBC male candidates is Rs 500. SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Women/PWD candidates, as well as Economically Backward classes, will have to pay Rs 250.

Payment of application fees can be made in one of the following modes:

  1. Credit Card
  2. Debit Card
  3. Net banking

RRB NTPC Selection Process

The selection process is different for different posts. For RRB NTPC, the selection of candidates is based on their performance in the following phases of the RRB NTPC recruitment process.

  1. Preliminary Exam (Computer Based Test) (for all posts)
  2. Main Exam (Computer Based Test) (for all posts)
  3. Typing Skill Test (For candidates for the post of Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper)
  4. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (For candidates applying for the post of Traffic Assistant and Station Master)
  5. Document Verification (for all posts)
  6. Medical Fitness Test (for all posts)
  7. Final Selection

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for RRB NTPC is different for CBT 1 & CBT 2. Let us have a look into the exam pattern of the Preliminary and Main exams:

RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam Pattern (CBT 1)

SectionsTotal Number Of Questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning30
General Awareness40

The time duration for the Preliminary exam is 90 minutes.

RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Main Exam Pattern (CBT 2)

SectionsTotal Number Of Questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning35
General Awareness50

The time duration for the Main exam is 90 minutes.

Important: There is a penalty for wrong answers in the RRB NTPC exam. 1/3rd of the mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

RRB NTPC Syllabus

As you can see, both 1st and 2nd Stage CBT of the RRB NTPC exam has three sections. So, the RRB NTPC Syllabus for both 1st and 2nd stage CBT is the same.

RRB NTPC Syllabus For Mathematics

  1. Number System
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. LCM
  5. HCF
  6. Ratio and Proportions
  7. Percentage
  8. Mensuration
  9. Time and Work
  10. Time and Distance
  11. Simple and Compound Interest
  12. Profit and Loss
  13. Elementary Algebra
  14. Geometry
  15. Trigonometry
  16. Elementary Statistics, etc.

RRB NTPC Syllabus For General Intelligence & Reasoning

  1. Analogies
  2. Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
  3. Coding and Decoding
  4. Mathematical Operations
  5. Similarities and Differences
  6. Relationships
  7. Analytical Reasoning
  8. Syllogism
  9. Jumbling
  10. Venn Diagrams
  11. Puzzle
  12. Data Sufficiency
  13. Statement – Conclusion
  14. Statement – Courses of Action
  15. Decision Making
  16. Maps
  17. Interpretation of Graphs, etc.

RRB NTPC Syllabus For General Awareness

  1. Current Events of National and International Importance
  2. Games and Sports
  3. Art and Culture of India
  4. Indian Literature
  5. Monuments and Places of India
  6. General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)
  7. History of India and Freedom Struggle
  8. Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World
  9. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution and Political System
  10. General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India
  11. UN and Other Important World Organizations
  12. Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large
  13. Basics of Computers and Computer Applications
  14. Common Abbreviations
  15. Transport Systems in India
  16. Indian Economy
  17. Famous Personalities of India and World
  18. Flagship Government Programs
  19. Flora and Fauna of India
  20. Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, etc.

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2022

The RRB NTPC CBT 2 call letter has been released by the authorities on May 5, 2022, via the official website. Candidates can download their RRB NTPC Admit Card using their Application Number and Date of Birth. Note that the admit card is an important document without which no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall.

RRB NTPC Result 2022

RRB has released the RRB NTPC CBT 2 result 2022 for RRB Bangalore and RRB Chennai via the respective official websites. Candidates can check their results by providing their registration number and date of birth.

RRB NTPC 2021-22 results will be declared separately for each stage. The result will be declared in the form of a list of qualified candidates. Only those candidates who qualify in a particular stage are eligible to appear for the next stage of the selection procedure. Candidates will also be able to download their RRB NTPC 2021-22 scorecard using their Registration Number and Date of Birth.

Check RRB NTPC CBT 2 Result for RRB Bangalore – Download Result PDF
Check RRB NTPC CBT 2 Result for RRB Chennai – Download Result PDF

RRB NTPC Cut-off 2022

Candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC CBT exam, and those who have already appeared for the exam can benefit from checking the CBT 2 cut-off in a category-wise manner. The RRB NTPC CBT 2 cut-off is included in the table below:

Region-wise RRB NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Score
RRB Chennai NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bangalore NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Kolkata NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Ajmer NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Allahabad NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bhopal NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bhubaneshwar NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Chandigarh NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Gorakhpur NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Guwahati NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Jammu NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Malda NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Mumbai NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Muzaffarpur NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Patna NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Ranchi NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Secundrabad NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Siliguri NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Trivandrum NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RegionCut Off
RRB RanchiClick Here
RRB ChennaiLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB SecunderabadClick Here
RRB AhmedabadClick Here
RRB MumbaiLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB BangaloreLevel-2
RRB AllahabadLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB AjmerLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB KolkataLevel 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
RRB PatnaLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB GuwahatiClick Here
RRB BhubaneswarClick Here
RRB MuzzafarpurClick Here
RRB BilaspurLevel-2
RRB SiliguriClick Here
RRB MaldaClick Here
RRB GorakhpurClick Here
RRB ChandigarhLevel 2
Level 3
RRB BhopalLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB Jammu & KashmirLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB TrivandrumClick Here

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2022

The RRB has released the answer key for the RRB CBT-2 Exam held on May 9 and May 10, 2022, for Pay Levels 6 and 4. The answer keys were available from May 13 until May 18, 2022.

Candidates were allowed to raise objections related to any answer in the answer key until May 18, 2022 on the official website by paying a fee of Rs. 50/-. In case the objections raised are found to be valid, the fee will be refunded to the source and thorough validation of the answer.

The procedure to raise objections related to the answer key has been mentioned on the respective RRB websites, and the links have been provided as well. Candidates can make use of this opportunity in case they have any objections.

FAQs on RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022

Here, we have provided some of the most important frequently asked questions related to RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same subject.

Q.1: When will the RRB NTPC Skill Test exam be conducted?
Ans: The RRB NTPC Skill Test for Pay Level 5 and 2 was conducted from August 12, 2022 onwards.  

Q.2: When is the RRB NTPC CBT 2 for Guwahati region scheduled?
Ans: The RRB NTPC CBT 2 exam for Pay Level 5,3,2 for Guwahati region was scheduled from August 10 to 12, 2022.

Q.3: When will the RRB NTPC CBT 2 result be released?
Ans: The RRB NTPC CBT 2 result was released for RRB Chennai and RRB Bangalore via the official websites on June 7, 2022.

Q.4: When can I download the RRB NTPC CBT-2 Answer Key?
Ans: RRB NTPC CBT-2 answer key was available on the respective RRB official websites from May 13 to May 18, 2022.

Q.5: Which posts will be filled by RRB NTPC Exam?
Ans: Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) include a variety of posts in the Indian Railways. Check this article for more details.

Also, check,

RRB NTPC RecruitmentRRB NTPC Cut-off
RRB NTPC StatusRRB NTPC Syllabus
RRB NTPC Exam PatternRRB NTPC Preparation
RRB NTPC Question PapersRRB NTPC Salary
RRB NTPC Answer KeyRRB NTPC Result

Candidates can check this page for Sarkari Naukri latest updates which will help them to know which are the ongoing and upcoming Sarkari Exam. Based on the Sarkari exams information they can check their eligibility related to age and academic qualification before they apply for the various government jobs posts. Moreover, candidates can also check the Sarkari Result to know their status of qualifying for the exam in which they have appeared.

We hope this detailed article on RRB NTPC Recruitment 2022 helps you. Also for your preparation, you can try taking some mock tests from Embibe since the questions will be similar to that of most of the government exams.

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