RRB NTPC Recruitment and exam details 2021: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is conducting Computer Based Tests for recruiting aspirants to Non Technical Popular categories(NTPC). The RRB expects to fill 35,208 vacancies in various posts through this recruitment drive. The date for Phase 7 of the 1st round Computer Based Test(CBT 1) of the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam will soon be announced by RRB. RRB has so far conducted 6 phases of the CBT 1 Exam. The 7th Phase was postponed until further notice due to the surge in covid-19 cases across the country.
As soon as RRB announces the new dates for the Phase 7 CBT 1, they will be updated here in this website. Candidates must know the essential details about the various posts in RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 such as post-wise vacancies, salary, selection Process, exam dates, application status, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, how to apply and more. This article contains all the relevant information that a candidate must possess while preparing for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021. Read on to find out.
RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021
Before getting into the details of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021-22, let’s have an overview of the exam:
|Exam Name||RRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories)|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Job Category||Government Job (Central Government)|
|Work Location||All Over India|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Stages of Exam||CBT 1, CBT 2, Skill Test (As Applicable), Document Verification, Medical Examination|
RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2021
|Release of RRB NTPC Notification||March 1, 2019|
|Beginning of RRB NTPC application form fillup||March 1, 2019|
|Last date for filling the RRB NTPC application form||March 31, 2019|
|Last date for payment of RRB NTPC application fee||April 12, 2019|
|Release of RRB NTPC 2021 e-admit card||December 23, 2020|
|RRB NTPC 2021 Phase 1 Exam Date for CBT 1||December 28, 2020, to January 13, 2021|
|Release of e-admit card for RB NTPC CBT 1 Phase 7||To Be Notified|
|RRB NTPC Exam Date for CBT 1 Phase 7||To Be Notified|
|Declaration of RRB NTPC result 2021 (CBT 1)||To Be Notified|
|Display of RRB NTPC cut off||To Be Notified|
Candidates can check the RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2021 for Phase 2 CBT 1 shown below:
RRB NTPC Application Status
Candidates 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 scrutinized the application forms and have 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 2021: Name Of Posts
A variety of posts come under RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB NTPC):
- Junior Clerk cum Typist,
- Accounts Clerk cum Typist,
- Trains Clerk,
- Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
- Traffic Assistant,
- Goods Guard,
- Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
- Senior Clerk cum Typist,
- Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist,
- Commercial Apprentice,
- Station Master, etc.
The various posts under Para-Medical Staffs, Ministerial & Isolated Category, and Level 1 are as under:
- Staff Nurse,
- Health and Malaria Inspector,
- ECG Technician,
- Lab Superintendent,
- Lab Assistant, etc.
Ministerial and Isolated Categories:
- Junior Translator (Hindi),
- Chief Law Assistant, etc.
Level 1 Posts:
- Track Maintainer Grade IV,
- Helper/Assistant in Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T Departments,
- Assistant Pointsman, etc.
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RRB NTPC Vacancies
The RRB NTPC vacancies for Undergraduate posts are tabulated below:
Name Of The Posts
|Junior Clerk cum Typist||4319|
|Accounts Clerk cum Typist||760|
|Junior Time Keeper||17|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||4940|
The RRB NTPC vacancies for Graduate posts are as under:
Name Of The Posts
|Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||5638|
|Senior Clerk cum Typist||2873|
|Junior Account Assistant cum Typist||3164|
|Senior Time Keeper||14|
RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates planning to appear for the exam must have knowledge of the eligibility criteria of the respective posts. They must ensure that they fulfil the criteria for the post they want to apply for.
Educational Qualification: The educational qualification for RRB NTPC posts are as under:
- a. Candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline from any recognized university can apply for RRB NTPC Graduate posts. For Undergraduate posts, candidates must have passed 12th Class (10 + 2) or equivalent from a recognized board.
- b. Candidates must be proficient in typing.
- c. 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 on 1st July 2020). There is an age relaxation of 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for ex-serviceman.
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 2021?
The steps to apply for RRB NTPC 2021 are as under:
- – 1st Step: Go to the official website of the RRB concerned.
- – 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 photograph and signature.
- – 5th Step: Make payment of application fee.
- – 6th Step: Click on the “Submit” option.
- – 7th Step: Take print out of your online application form for future reference.
Also check, Indian Railways Recruitment 2021
|Paramedical Staff Recruitment 2021|
|Ministerial & Isolated Categories Recruitment 2021|
|RRC Level 1 Post Recruitment 2021|
RRB NTPC Application Fee 2021
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:
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Net banking
RRB NTPC Selection Process 2021
The selection process is different for different posts. For RRB NTPC 2021, the selection of candidates is based on their performance in the following phases of the RRB NTPC recruitment process.
- Preliminary Exam (Computer Based Test) (for all posts)
- Main Exam (Computer Based Test) (for all posts)
- 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)
- Computer-Based Aptitude Test (For candidates applying for the post of Traffic Assistant and Station Master)
- Document Verification (for all posts)
- Medical Fitness Test (for all posts)
- Final Selection
RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2021
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 exam:
RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam Pattern (CBT 1)
|Sections||Total Number Of Questions|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||30|
- -The time duration for the Preliminary exam is 90 minutes.
RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Main Exam Pattern (CBT 2)
|Total Number Of Questions|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||35|
- – The time duration for the Main exam is 90 minutes.
Important: There is a penalty for wrong answers in RRB NTPC exam. 1/3rd of the mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021
As you can see, both 1st and 2nd Stage CBT of RRB NTPC exam has three sections. So, the RRB NTPC Syllabus for both 1st and 2nd Stage CBT is the same.
RRB NTPC 2021 Syllabus For Mathematics
- Number System
- Ratio and Proportions
- Time and Work
- Time and Distance
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Profit and Loss
- Elementary Algebra
- Elementary Statistics, etc.
RRB NTPC Syllabus For General Intelligence & Reasoning
- Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
- Coding and Decoding
- Mathematical Operations
- Similarities and Differences
- Analytical Reasoning
- Venn Diagrams
- Data Sufficiency
- Statement – Conclusion
- Statement – Courses of Action
- Decision Making
- Interpretation of Graphs, etc.
RRB NTPC Syllabus For General Awareness
- 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.
RRB NTPC Admit Card 2021
The RRB NTPC call letter will be separately issued for each stage of the selection process. Candidates have to download their RRB NTPC 2021 admit card from the official websites of the respective RRBs. They have to log in using their Application Number and Date of Birth to download their RRB NTPC admit card. Note that the admit card is an important document without which no candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall.
RRB NTPC Result 2021
RRB NTPC 2021 result 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 scorecard. In order to download their RRB NTPC 2021 scorecard, they have to log in with their Registration Number and Date of Birth.
FAQs regarding RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021
The frequently asked questions on RRB NTPC 2021 exam are given below:
| Q. How can I check the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 details? |
A. Candidates can visit the official website to check the RRB NTPC notification to be aware of the exam dates, application process, selection process, admit card, exam pattern and syllabus.
| Q. When is the RRB NTPC CBT1 Phase 7 scheduled? |
A. The Railway Recruitment Board will release the CBT 1 exam dates on the official website. The phase 7 RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam has been postponed due to surge in Covid-19 cases across the country. It is expected to be conducted in June/July 2021
| Q. When is the RRB NTPC CBT 2 scheduled? |
A. CBT 2 will be conducted only after all the phases of CBT 1 are over. The dates will be updated here as soon as they are announced by RRB.
| Q. When will the RRB NTPC CBT 1 admit card be released for phase 7 exam? |
A. The admit card for Phase 7 CBT 1 exam will be released four days prior to the exam date. The new exam date will be announced soon.
| Q. Which posts will be filled by RRB NTPC 2021 Exam? |
A. Non Technical Popular Categories(NTPC) includes a variety of posts in the Indian Railways. The details are given in this article.
So, now you have a basic knowledge of RRB NTPC 2021 Recruitment. Make the best use of the time in hand and finish the RRB NTPC Syllabus in the most efficient manner. Take the RRB NTPC Mock Tests of Embibe’s Online Tyari platform and take your preparation to the next level.
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