RRB NTPC Final Answer Key 2021, CBT-1 Final Answer Key

RRB NTPC Final Answer Key 2021: The Railway Recruitment Board will be releasing the RRB NTPC Final Answer Key along with the corrections made to the tentative answer key along with the release of the RRB NTPC Result. It is expected that the final answer key for the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) examination 2020-21 will be released in the 4th week of November 2021 at all regional websites of Indian Railways but the RRB NTPC Answer Key link is common for all zones. The direct link to check RRB NTPC Final Answer Key 2021 will be updated in the article below upon it is released officially.

RRB NTPC Final 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 final answer keys, question papers and response sheet to know which questions they were wrong at. The Final RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 will be available on the official website & candidates can access it by entering their registration number & password to view the RRB NTPC Final Answer key for the CBT-1 Exam.

RRB NTPC Final Answer Key

A total of 1,26,30,885 candidates had appeared in RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam and are now eagerly waiting for the final answer key of the RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 exam. The tentative RRB NTPC Answer Key was released first and now the candidates are waiting for the release of the RRB NTPC Final Answer Key which is expected to be released along with the result of CBT-1 on http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021
Total No. of Applicants1,26,30,885
RRB NTPC Exam Date28th December 2020 to 31st July 2021
RRB NTPC Answer Key 202116th August 2021 (08:00 pm)
Raising of Objections Starts18th August 2021 (08:00 pm)
Closing of the Viewing of Question paper, Objection Raising23rd August 2021 (till 11:59 pm)
RRB NTPC Final Answer Key4th week of November 2021
RRB NTPC Result4th week of November 2021

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021

The provisional RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 was previously released by Railway  Recruitment Board (RRBs) in August and candidates have raised their objections to the tentative answer key. All candidates who appeared in the RRB NTPC 2021 CBT-1 exam are now waiting to check the revised & final answer key which is to be released after analysing the objections & challenges. RRB NTPC Answer Key link is mentioned below which will be active for a limited period of time.

RRB NTPC Answer Key Link

The direct link to check RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 will be released officially for all regions along with the result. 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 Final Answer Key 2021 for All Zones

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

RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 Result- Check Release Date

Steps to Check RRB NTPC Final Answer Key 2021

Here are the steps to check and download the Official RRB NTPC Final 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 Final Answer Key & Response Sheet."

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 had raise objections to the answer key from 16th August to 23rd August 2021. The applicable fee for raising an objection was 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.

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 Final 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.

  1. Download RRB NTPC Answer Key that has questions, answer marked candidates and correct answers as well
  2. For the correct answers, add one mark. If any answer is wrong then deduct 1/3 marks
  3. Add all the marks for correct answers
  4. Add all the marks for incorrect answers
  5. 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 4th week of November 2021. The Candidates can check their results by following these steps.

  1. Visit the respective official websites of RRBs.
  2. Find the result link on the home page.
  3. RRB NTPC Result will be available in PDF format.
  4. Candidates can search their roll numbers through Ctrl+F.

RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 Result- Check Release Date

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 clear Mains CBT

Stage 3: Skill Test (Practical)

Stage 4: Document Verification

Stage 5: Medical Examination.

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RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021: FAQs

Q. When is RRB NTPC Final Answer Key 2021 expected?

Ans. RRB NTPC Final Answer Key is expected to be released along with the result in 4th week of November 2021.

Q. What was 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 was 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 Final Answer Key 2021?

Ans. You can directly visit the official website or download the answer key from the article which will be released along with result