RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020: RRB/RRC CEN 01/2019 Latest Updates, Exam Dates Postponed details

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020 | As per the latest notification by the Railway Recruitment Board, the Department has declared the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates. Earlier, the exam was scheduled between June-September 2019. However, now it is expected that the exam will be conducted in the month of December 2020. The RRB NTPC Hall Ticket 2020 is expected to release by the end of November month 2020. Candidates who have submitted the Railway NTPC Online Application Form can check the Railway NTPC Recruitment Exam Dates here. Other than that, we will also provide complete details regarding the RRB Railway NTPC Examination here. Therefore, we advise the candidates to go through the article carefully.

Students will be able to check the RRB NTPC Exam Application Form status from the date 21st September to 30th September 2020. They also can edit their RRB NTPC Kolkata application form details. RRB NTPC Kolkata Application Form Correction 2020 facility will be available for only a few days. As we all know the tentative date for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam is released. The officials said that they will conduct RRB NTPC Exam on date 15th December 2020. Aspirants can read the complete article for any detail or information related to RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Schedule.


Latest Updates of Railway NTPC Exam Dates 2020

12th September 2020 – Railway Board Chairman V. K Yadav in his latest press conference declared the RRB NTPC exam date 2020 (tentative). According to the official announcement, RRB NTPC stage 1 is scheduled to be conducted on December 15, 2020. Students who applied for the exam can download RRB NTPC admit card for CBT 1 before 10 days of commencement of the exam.

Important Details of RRB Railway NTPC Examination Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board had released the Online NTPC Application Form in the month of March 2019. However, the complete official released online NTPC Exam Dates are given below. In this section, we have mentioned the important details about the Railway Non-Technical Popular Category Exam Details.

Name of the RecruitmentRRB NTPC Recruitment 2020
Examination conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board
Name of the OrganizationIndian Railways
Name of the PostsNon – Technical Popular Category
Number of Vacancies35, 277 35, 208
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Starting of RRB NTPC Application 20201st March 2019
Last Date to Apply31st March 2019
Date of the ExaminationDecember 2020 (expected)
Mode of the ExaminationOnline / Physical / Document Verification
RRB NTPC Selection ProcessCBT-I/CBT-II/Typing Test (Skills Test)/Aptitude Test/Document Verification and Medical Examination
Official Websiterrb.gov.in

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020

Railway Recruitment Board has announced the RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020 on its official website and the regional websites. The candidates can check the RRB NTPC Exam Dates through the official notice. We have provided the Official Notification here. RRB Railway NTPC Exam Dates will be released separately for the Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination. The Examination will take place online followed by a Typing Test, Document Verification, and Medical Examination.

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates

RRB Railway NTPC Exam Dates can be checked below. The dates that are mentioned below are officially announced dates. However, the NTPC Form Registration has been over. Candidates are now waiting for the RRB NTPC Admit Card and Exam Dates. We have provided the tentatively scheduled dates of the Hall Ticket and the exam.

EventsExpected Dates
The Release of the Official Notification28th February 2019
Online Registration1st March 2019
Last Date of the Application Form31st March 2019
Closing Date and Time for the Payment of Application Fees5th April 2019
Final Submission of the NTPC Registration Form12th April 2019
RRB NTPC Hall Ticket 2020Last week of November 2020 (Tentative)
RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam Dates (CBT-I)December 2020
RRB NTPC Mains Exam DatesTo be notified
RRB NTPC Medical Exam DatesTo be updated soon
 RRB NTPC Typing Skill TestTo Be Updated Soon
RRB NTPC Document VerificationTo be Updated Soon

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure

RRB NTPC Exam will take place in two phases viz., stage-I and Stage-II. The first stage of the RRB exam will be a Preliminary exam. After qualifying the preliminary exam, candidates will be provided with the opportunity to take part in the RRB NTPC Mains examRRB NTPC exam pattern for both the stages have been given in the following table:

RRB NTPC Pre Exam (Stage-I):

S.NoName of the subjects/topicsNo. of questionsMarks assigned
2.Reasoning and General Intelligence3025
3.General Awareness and General Science4040

Exam Pattern of Railway NTPC CBT-I (In Details)

The Examination Pattern of Non-Technical Popular Category is as follows-

  • The Mode of the exam is online.
  • The Time Duration of the exam is 90 minutes for the candidates. However, for the PWD Candidates (accompanied by Scribe), the total time duration for the exam is 120 minutes.
  • Each question carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking of the 1/3rd mark for every wrong answer.
  • The First Stage CBT is screening in nature and the questions will be general in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts.
  • Total Number of Candidates shortlisted will be 20 times the community-wise vacancies of posts that are notified against the RRB as per their merit in the first stage CBT cum choice of posts.
  • The Normalized Score scored in the CBT-I will be used for shortlisting the candidates for the RRB NTPC Stage II Exam 2020.

RRB NTPC Mains Exam (Stage-II):

S.NoName of the subjects/topicsNo. of questionsMarks assigned
2.Reasoning and General Intelligence3535
3.General Awareness and General Science5050

Exam Pattern Details of RRB NTPC Stage II CBAT

  • The Total Time Duration of the Exam is 90 Minutes and the PWD Candidates is 120 minutes.
  • A negative marking of 1/3rd marks is applicable for every wrong answer.
  • The Level of the Questions will be different for every level of posts.
  • Normalization of the marks will be done for further selection.

RRB NTPC CBAT Exam Pattern 2020

The Computer Based Aptitude Test for the Railway NTPC is only for the Traffic Assistant and Station Master. Hence, the following are the exam pattern of the Railway NTPC Exam Pattern 2020.

  • Candidates need to score a minimum of a T-Score of 42 marks in each test batteries to qualify.
  • There is no relaxation in the marks for the reserved category.
  • The Mode of the Question Paper will be available in English and Hindi.
  • The RRB NTPC Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the Stage II CBT and CBAT Marks. 70% weightage of marks must be obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Railway RRB NTPC Typing Skills Test (TST)

  • This Examination Section is Qualifying in Nature.
  • Eight times the number of vacancies will be called for the typing test.
  • Candidates must be able to type 30 words per minute in English and 25 Words per minute in Hindi on Personal Computer without editing and spell check facility.

Document Verification Process

Now, on the basis of the performance of the candidates, in the 2nd Stage CBT, CBAT, and TST, candidates will be called out for the further selection process. Candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called out of the Railway NTPC Document Verification.

RRB NTPC 2020 Medical Examination

The RRB NTPC Medical Test will take place soon after the completion of the Document Verification. The Medical Test is to check whether the candidate meets the medical requirements for the posts or not. The Medical Criteria for each level of posts is different. However, the Railway Medical Examination will take place for 2 to 3 months.

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Syllabus

RRB will conduct the RRB (NTPC) Exam, 2020 in three parts. The first stage of the examination will be the Preliminary Examination and then the Mains written examination. The RRB NTPC Question Paper for Prelims will have 4 sections viz, Arithmetic Aptitude, General Intelligence, and Reasoning, General Awareness, General Science. The detailed syllabus of all the mentioned sections have given below-

Arithmetic Aptitude

  • Questions from Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, tables will be asked under the head of ‘Data Interpretation’.
  • Questions on Boats & Streams, Trains’ speed, Time & Distance, Pipe & Cistern, Time & Work
  • Percentage, Profit & Loss, Interest (Simple and Compound), Discounts & Margins
  • Arithmetical Simplification / Numerical Operations on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Average, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on Age will be in the arithmetical section of RRB NTPC Question Paper.
  • Linear equation, Quadratic Equations, Algebraic LCM, and HCF
  • Geometric Computation of Area, Volume, Perimeters etc. of geometric shapes such as the circle, triangle, rectangle, pentagon, cube, cuboids, sphere etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Questions on Analogy, Classification of Odd pair and Syllogism will be asked in this section.
  • Pattern Detection, Embedded Images Mirror Images, Hidden Images, Figure Matrix under the head of ‘Visual Reasoning’.
  • Statement Conclusion, Statement Argument, Statement Interference
  • Puzzles/Complex Arrangement and Sitting /Circular Arrangements
  • Puzzles/Complex Arrangement, Alphanumeric Series, Direction Sense
  • Equality/Inequality, Blood Relation, Problem Solving, Verbal & Visual Analysis,
  • Eligibility Test, Arithmetical Reasoning¸ Decision Making

General Awareness

Questions in this section will be from the surrounding environment and very general topics which make an impact on human life such as

  • Indian Economy, Indian Geography, Indian History, Indian Polity, Indian Culture & Heritage and Indian Railways (Facts & Figures, History)
  • Current Affairs (Contemporary Issues)
  • National and International Organizations, Famous Personalities, Honours and Awards, Science & Technology, Games and Sports, Government Schemes and Policies

General Science

In this section, candidates will be asked questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Studies

Questions in RRB NTPC 2020

The standard of the question asked in the RRB NTPC Examination 2020 will be slightly higher than the senior secondary school exam level.  A candidate having graduation degree need not have a specific study to solve the questions and provide the answers of RRB NTPC Exam, 2020 exam.

These are all the details about the RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020. The latest details about the RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus, 2019 is available on the official notification.

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020

Railway Recruitment Board will be releasing the RRB NTPC Hall Ticket for Prelim Examination and Mains Examination. The candidates would be able to download their RRB NTPC Admit Card for the examination 15 days before the exam. RRB will release the Admit Card on the official website which must be downloaded after the verification of details mentioned on it. When you appear in the examination, it is important to present the admit card when and where asked. The RRB NTPC Hall Ticket is an authoritative document that proves the authenticity of the candidate to appear in the examination. The admit card proves the eligibility of the candidate to appear in the exam. Details like Candidate’s Information and Examination Center Information is mentioned on the admit card along with other details.

If you have any queries regarding the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates, then please comment on the section below.

Updated: September 17, 2020 — 9:41 am

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