RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 Out: Raise Objection By 23rd Aug

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 Out: The Railway Recruitment Board has released the RRB NTPC Answer Key and candidates' response sheet for the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) examination 2020-21 on 16 August 2021 at all regional websites of Indian Railways but the RRB NTPC Answer Key link is common for all zones. A total of 1,26,30,885 candidates had applied for RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam. All candidates who appeared in this exam were eagerly waiting for the answer key and response sheet of the RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 exam.  The direct link to check RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 is given below in this article.

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

RRB NTPC 2021 (CEN 01/2019) CBT 1 exam was conducted in 7 phases from 28 December 2020 to 31 July 2021. All Candidates can download the region-wise RRB provisional answer keys, question papers and response sheet to calculate their marks / Scores. The RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 is available to view from 16th August 2021 (08:00 pm) onwards. The candidates can raise objections if any from 16th to 23rd August 2021

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021: Highlights

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021
Total No. of Applicants1,26,30,885
RRB NTPC Exam Date28 December 2020 to 31 July 2021
RRB NTPC Answer Key 202116 August 2021 (08:00 pm)
Raising of Objections Starts18 August 2021 (08:00 pm)
Closing of the Viewing of Question paper, Objection Raising23 August 2021 (till 11:59 pm)
RRB NTPC Final Answer KeySeptember 2021
RRB NTPC ResultSeptember 2021

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 has been released by Railway  Recruitment Board (RRBs) on 16 August 2021 from 08:00 pm onwards. All candidates who appeared in the RRB NTPC 2021 CBT-1 exam can view their question papers, responses and answer keys via a link. RRB NTPC Answer Key link is mentioned below which will be active till 23 August 2021.

RRB NTPC Answer Key Link

The direct link to check RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 has been released officially on 16 August 2021 for all regions. The zone-wise links to check and download the Answer Key of RRB NTPC CBT 1 has been provided below. So all candidates who have appeared in the CBT-1 Exam can check their responses from the direct link to check the RRB NTPC Answer key & response sheet for CBT 1 exam which is given below.

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 for All Zones

Region NameRRB NTPC Answer Key Link
RRB Ahmedabad NTPC Answer Key Link to Check RRB NTPC Answer Key
RRB Ajmer NTPC Answer Key
RRB Allahabad NTPC Answer Key 
RRB Bangalore NTPC Answer Key
RRB Bhopal NTPC Answer Key
RRB Bhubaneswar NTPC Answer Key
RRB Bilaspur NTPC Answer Key
RRB Chandigarh NTPC Answer Key
RRB Chennai NTPC Answer Key
RRB Gorakhpur NTPC Answer Key 
RRB Guwahati NTPC Answer Key
RRB Jammu-Srinagar NTPC Answer Key
RRB Kolkata NTPC Answer Key
RRB Malda NTPC Answer Key
RRB Mumbai NTPC Answer Key
RRB Muzaffarpur NTPC Answer Key
RRB Patna NTPC Answer Key
RRB Ranchi NTPC Answer Key
RRB Secunderabad NTPC Answer Key
RRB Siliguri NTPC Answer Key
RRB Thiruvananthapuram Answer Key

RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 Answer Key  (Official Notice)

Check RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 Result Date

Steps to Check RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

Here are the steps to check and download the Official RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021. To check RRB NTPC CBT-1 Answer Key 2021, a candidate must have the following details: 

• Registration Number 

• Date of Birth

Step 1: Visit the official website of the RRB for which you have applied or click on the zone-wise RRB NTPC Answer Key link given above.

Step 2: Click on notification reading- "CEN-01/2019 (NTPC Posts) - Link for viewing of Question Paper, Responses & Keys and Raising of Objections (if any). This link will be active from 16-08-2021 20:00 hrs. to 23-08-2021 11:55 hrs."

Step 3: A login page will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4: Enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth as a password to check the RRB NTPC Answer Key.

Step 5: You will find two tabs: Candidate Details and candidates’ responses.

Step 6: Click on the ‘Candidates’ response’ tab to check the RRB NTPC Answer Key and the response made by you for every question.

Step 7: Click on “To download your question paper for the Assessment RRB NTPC exam. Click here to generate it.

Step 8: Your answer key will appear on your screen with all your details and questions answered by you along with the correct answer. 

Step 9: To save the answer key, click on Print >> Save PDF for future reference.  

Detailed Mentioned on RRB NTPC CBT-1 Answer Key 2021

The following details will be mentioned on the RRB NTPC CBT-1 answer key along with the correct answers:

  1. Participant ID
  2. Participant Name
  3. Test Centre Name
  4. Test Date
  5. Test Time
  6. Subject

Raise Objection for RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

The candidates can raise objections to the answer key from 16th August to 23rd August 2021. The applicable fee for raising an objection is Rs.50/- + Bank Service Charges per question and the fee will be refunded if the objection is correct. The payment can be done through All Bank Rupay Debit Cards and SBI VISA/Master debit cards only. The final answer key will be released once the objection window is closed.

Objections against the questions and Answer Keys can be raised within the specified period. The team of experts will examine the objections raised, before processing the RRB NTPC result. The decision of RRBs in this regard will be final and binding. If the objections submitted by the candidates are found to be correct, RRBs will revise the Answer Key and publish the final Answer Key. Candidates can follow the steps below to raise objections.

Click to Raise Objection To RRB NTPC Answer Key [Link Active]

How to Raise Objection for RRB NTPC Answer Key?

1. Go to the ‘Objection’ tracker.

2. Candidates need to select the question ID against which they want to raise the objections.

3. Select the desired language.

4. Candidates are also required to mention the reason why they want to raise objections along with the documentary proof.

5. Objections without a valid reason will be rejected.

6. To save the objections click on the "Submit" button.

Check RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 2 Syllabus

Check RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 2 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Answer Key: Expected Cut Off

RRB NTPC CBT-1 Exam was conducted in 7 phases Cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate has to score for qualifying for the stage-2 Exam. Based on the difficulty level of the exam and the number of candidates, we have tabulated the category-wise expected cut-off marks for RRB NTPC CBT-1 Exam

Category Marks 
General70-84
SC 55-68
ST 41-56
OBC60-79

Check Region-wise RRB NTPC 2021 CBT-1 Expected Cut Off

RRB NTPC CBT-1: No. of Candidates

A total of 1,26,30,885 candidates have appeared in the RRB NTPC CBT-1 Exam which has been conducted to recruit 35,208 vacancies for various regions. The phase-wise no. of candidates has been listed below.   

Phases of CBT ExamNo. of candidates appeared
Phase 1 23 Lakh 
Phase 2 27 Lakh 
Phase 3 28 Lakh
Phase 4 15 lakh 
Phase 5 19 lakh
Phase 6 6 lakh 
Phase 7 2.78 lakh

Types of RRB NTPC Answer Key

RRB NTPC Provisional Answer Key: The provisional Answer Key is released by the examination authority so that candidates can raise objections if they have any doubts. It is tentative and if needed changes are made in the response if any relevant objections are released by the candidates.

RRB NTPC Final Answer Key: The Final Answer Key is released after reviewing the objections submitted by candidates. The experts analyse the objections and if they find those to be correct, then the answers are revised and the final Answer Key is published.

How to calculate a score from Answer Key?

Using RRB NTPC Answer Key, candidates will be able to calculate the probable score. For calculating the marks, candidates need to follow the marking scheme. For the correct answers, candidates score one mark while 1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers. Explained below is the process to calculate the tentative score using the Answer Key.

Download RRB NTPC Answer Key that has questions, answer marked candidates and correct answers as well

For the correct answers, add one mark. If any answer is wrong then deduct 1/3 marks

Add all the marks for correct answers 

Add all the marks for incorrect answers

In the end, deduct total marks for correct answers with the incorrect answers. This will give a probable score.

Type of AnswersMarks Allotted
Correct Answer+1
Wrong Answer1/3 mark deducted for every incorrect answer

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021: Region-wise Vacancies

A total of 35,208 vacancies were announced by Railway Recruitment Board for various posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) to be recruited for regional Railway departments. Have a look at the region-wise vacancy distribution for RRB NTPC from the below table:

Name of the RRB Zone Total Number of Vacancies 
RRB Ahmedabad1,024
RRB Ajmer1,773
RRB Allahabad4,030
RRB Bangalore2,470
RRB Bhopal997
RRB Bhubaneswar498
RRB Bilaspur1,207
RRB Chandigarh2,483
RRB Chennai2,694
RRB Gorakhpur1,298
RRB Guwahati851
RRB Jammu-Srinagar898
RRB Kolkata2,949
RRB Malda1,043
RRB Mumbai3,665
RRB Muzaffarpur329
RRB Patna1,039
RRB Ranchi1,386
RRB Secunderabad3,234
RRB Siliguri443
RRB Thiruvananthapuram897
Total35,208

RRB NTPC 2021 Answer Key and Result

The Result is expected to be declared in September 2021. Candidates can check their results by following these steps.

Visit the respective official websites of RRBs.

Find the result link on the home page.

RRB NTPC Result will be available in PDF format.

Candidates can search their roll numbers through Ctrl+F.

RRB NTPC Selection Process

To get selected for RRB NTPC one needs to qualify in all the given below tests and only after completion of Stage 5 i. e. Medical Examination you will be recruited by RRB.

Stage 1: Clear Preliminary CBT

Stage 2: Then clearMains CBT

Stage 3: Skill Test (Practical)

Stage 4: Document Verification

Stage 5: Medical Examination.

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RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

Q. What is the fee for raising an objection to RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021?

Ans. For each objection, the fee is Rs. 50 + bank charges as applicable.

Q. What is the last date to raise objection for RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021?

Ans. The last date to raise objection for RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 is 23 August 2021 till 11:59 pm.

Q. Will I get the refund of the fee paid for objections to RRB NTPC Answer Key?

Ans. The fee will be refunded only if the objection raised by you is correct. In other cases, the fee will not be refunded.

Q. Where can I check RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021?

Ans. You can directly visit the official website or download the answer key from the article which will be released on 16th August 2021.

Q. Can I raise objection to more than 1 question in RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021?

Ans. Yes, you can raise objections for as many s questions however, the fee for each question will be paid separately.