RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Selection Procedure

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Selection Procedure: As you all are aware that Railway Recruitment Board has announced vacancies for 44531 NTPC posts and the process of registration is going on. Aspirants are filling the forms with a hope in their hearts that they will be able to work in Railways Department of India. And how will it be possible? For clearing the exam, it is important that you know the exam pattern and syllabus, so that you can start with your preparations for RRB NTPC 2019 Examination judiciously.

In this article, we are going to provide you all the details regarding RRB NTPC 2019 Examination’s exam pattern and selection procedure. So, read the article carefully and start with your preparations dedicatedly. It is a wonderful chance for you all to clear the RRB NTPC examination and of course understand this, that no tats will help you with your selection through RRB NTPC examination, only your tiredless hardwork will pay off and help you securing your seat for Indian Railways Department.

RRB Group D Recruitment 2019-20

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Selection Procedure

Selection to RRB NTPC posts will be made after clearing the four stages of selection procedure. You will have to score at least the minimum qualifying marks to get selected for other stages of selection procedure.

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test
  • Typing Skill Test/ Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/ Medical Examination

Lets understand all these stages of selection procedure one by one:

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test

(This test will be common for all the posts of RRB NTPC)

Duration of Examination in MinutesNo. of questions (1 mark each) from each sectionTotal No. of questions
 General AwarenessMathematicsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
90403030100
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:
  • UR-40%
  • EWS-40%
  • 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.

  • For all the eligible PWD candidates with scribe, the total time duration will be 120 minutes.
  • The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.
  • There shall be negative marking of 1/3 marks for every wrong attempt.
  • 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 normalised score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for short listing of candidates for 2nd Stage CBT as per their merit.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS,
    PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Computer Based Test

Duration of Examination in MinutesNo. of questions (1 mark each) from each sectionTotal No. of questions
 General AwarenessMathematicsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
90503535120

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

  • UR-40%
  • EWS-40%
  • 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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  • The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe.
  • The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.
  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The normalised marks scored by the candidate in the 2nd stage CBT shall be used for short listing 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 normalised 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.

RRB Group C Recruitment 2019-20

Computer Based Aptitude Test

  • This Test will be conducted only for those candidates who have opted for Station Master and Traffic Assistant.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for this examination only after clearing the 2nd Stage Computer Based Test.
  • This test is of qualifying nature and all the candidates will have to score minimum of 42 marks irrespective of the category they belong to.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test batteries of CBAT for considering them for the post of Station Master and Traffic Assistant.
  • There shall be no negative marking in Computer Based Aptitude Test.
  • The Computer Based Aptitude Test shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi.
  • The Station Master and Traffic Assistant merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Typing Skill Test

  • 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 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.
  • The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute in English or 25 words per minute in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility.

Document Verification Test

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. In addition, candidates equal to 50% (may increase or decrease at the discretion of RRBs) of the number of vacancy for various posts will also be called for document verification.

RRB NTPC Selection Procedure Summary

Sl.NoName of the postLevel in 7th CPC1st stage CBT2nd stage CBTSkill Test requirement
1Junior Clerk cum Typist2Common for all postsCommon for all Level 2 postsTyping Skill Test
2Accounts Clerk cum
Typist
2Typing Skill Test
3Junior Time Keeper2Typing Skill Test
4Trains Clerk2————
5Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk3Separate for Level 3 post————
6Traffic Assistant4Separate for Level 4 postComputer Based Aptitude Test
7Goods Guard5Common for all Level 5
posts
————
8Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
5————
9Senior Clerk Cum Typist5Typing Skill Test
10Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5Typing Skill Test
11Senior Time Keeper5Typing Skill Test
12Commercial
Apprentice
6Common for all Level 5
posts
————
13Station Master6Computer Based Aptitude Test

Keep tuned with us for more details. And comment below to ask any questions regarding the RRB NTPC syllabus or exam pattern of 2019-20

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  1. Ram Vikash Kashyap 10th 2019 me pass kiy hai mere 55%marks hai shar ji bakothi khas

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