RRB NTPC 2020: Exam Date & Application Status Out

Railway RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020 is out to recruit 35,208 vacancies for the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.

Railway Recruitment Board conducts Railway NTPC and other railway examinations giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious Government Sector (Indian Railways) in India. RRB NTPC 2019-20 Recruitment is specially for the candidates who are having Graduate Degree from any recognised unversity. In this article, we are covering Railway RRB NTPC Exam Date, Application Status, Admit Card, Notification, Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & NTPC Full Form.

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020 Out

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has released RRB NTPC Exam Date on September 5, 2020. RRB will conduct all railway exams like RRB NTPC, RRC Group D, and RRB Ministerial And Isolated Categories from 15th Of December 2020. A detailed exam schedule for RRB NTPC 2020 exam will be announced very soon. Railway Board had notified 140640 vacancies for different examinations before the pre COVID-19. As many as 2.40 crore candidates had applied these examinations. All candidates are advised to keep checking this page for the latest updates regarding railways exam dates.

RRB NTPC Exam Date for 2020 CBT 1 Exam

The detailed exam schedule for RRB NTPC 2020 Stage I Exam has not been released by RRB yet. According to the officials, the Railway board is likely to conduct the NTPC recruitment exam in the month of December after 15. All candidates who have registered themself for this exam are egarly waiting for the exam dates of RRB NTPC.

Exam Name Exam Date
RRB NTPC 2019 (CEN 01/2019) December 15, 2020
RRB Group D Level 1 Posts- RRB CEN 01/2019 December 15, 2020

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Stage I exam was tentatively scheduled in last year. However, it has been postponed. The revised schedule will be published in the official websites of all RRBs shortly. We'll update this page again if we get any information regarding RRB NTPC exam. All candidates are advised to visit this page regularly to get latest updates about the RRB NTPC Exam Date for 2019-20 exam.

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RRB NTPC 2020 Application Status

RRB NTPC 2020 Application Status has been released on September 21, 2020. All candidates can check their application status by clicking on the link mentioned below:

RRB NTPC 2020 Application Status Link

RRB NTPC 2020 Notification

Railway Board had released Official Notification for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019-2020 exam on 28th February 2019. Through this recruitment process, RRB will recruit 35,208 vacancies for the posts of NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories). Candidates who have minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and looking for a government job in Indian Railway can appeared in the Railway NTPC 2020 Recruitment Exam.

View Railway NTPC 2019-20 Official Notification [Download PDF]

Let's have a look at the important dates for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam.

Events Dates
RRB NTPC Notification Release Date 28th February 2019
Start Date To Apply Online for RRB NTPC 01st March 2019
Last Date To Apply Online 31st March 2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee 05.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs
Final submission of Applications 12.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
RRB NTPC Application Status 21.09.2020
RRB NTPC Stage-1 Admit Card 4 day before the exam
RRB NTPC Exam Dates After 15th December 2020 (tentatively)

RRB NTPC 2020 Admit Card

RRB NTPC Exam Date and admit card for 2020 Stage I exam will be released soon. All candidates can get information regarding RRB NTPC admit card by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Download RRB NTPC 2020 Stage I Admit Card

RRB NTPC 2020 Vacancies: 35,208

As per the latest notice of RRB, Railway will recruit 35,208 vacancies for the posts of NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) through Railway NTPC 2019-2020 Exam. Earlier, the vacancy announced for RRB NTPC 2019-2020 Exam was 35,277. Let's have a look at the post wise vacancy for Railway NTPC 2019-2020 Exam.

The Vacancies for RRB NTPC Exam 2020 have been revised to 35,208, deducting the number of DLW vacancies from RRB Allahabad zone. The DLW vacancies under RRB ALLAHABAD has been cancelled. Hence, the overall vacancies for RRB Allahabad has been decreased from 4099 to 4030.

A. Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019.

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies(All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4300
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 11
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
Grand Total 10603

B. Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019.

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies(All RRBs)
1 Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2 88
2 Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 5748
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 5638
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 2854
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 3147
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 6
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
8 Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
Grand Total 24605
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RRB NTPC 2020 Salary

RRB NTPC posts are categorized into two categories, namely Graduate Posts and Undergraduate Posts. Let us now look into the name of the posts under each category and their initial pay (initial monthly RRB NTPC salary as per the 7th CPC):

RRB NTPC Salary for Undergraduate Posts

Junior Clerk cum Typist: Rs 19,900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist: Rs 19,900
Junior Time Keeper: Rs 19,900
Trains Clerk: Rs 19,900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk: Rs 21,700

RRB NTPC Salary for Graduate Posts

Traffic Assistant: Rs 25,000
Goods Guard: Rs 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk: Rs Rs 29,200
Senior Clerk cum Typist: Rs 29,200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist: Rs 29,200
Senior Time Keeper: Rs 29,200
Commercial Apprentice: Rs 35,400
Station Master: Rs 35,400

The allowances and perks for all RRB NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate posts are entitled below:

Dearness Allowance (DA)
Transport Allowance (TA)
House Rent Allowance (HRA)
Pension Scheme
Medical Benefits

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RRB NTPC 2020: Fee Details

S.No Category Fee
1 For GEN/OBC Rs. 500/-
Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT.
2 For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Rs. 250/-
This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1 stStage CBT.

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Exam: Summary

Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board
Job Role NTPC ( Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master)
Job Location Across India

Important Dates for RRB NTPC Recruitment

Start Date To Apply  (NTPC) 01st March 2019
Last Date To Apply Online 31st March 2019

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020: Vacancies

Total Number of Vacancy for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 Exam 35,208

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020: Educational Qualification

Qualification for RRB NTPC 12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates

Age Limit for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020 Exam

RRB Vacancy 2020 Age Limit 18 to 30 Years / 18 to 33 Years

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment: Selection Process

Selection for RRB NTPC Preliminary Test
Main Test
Personal Interview

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020: Application Fees

For GEN/OBC Rs. 500/-
For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Rs. 250/-
Important Links of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020
RRB NTPC 2020 Official Notification PDF Click Here
Online Application Link Click Here
RRB NTPC Admit Card Download Link

RRB NTPC 2020 Selection Process

RRB NTPC 2020 Recruitment Process will be done by following steps:

First Stage of CBT
Second Stage of CBT
Typing Test (Skill Test) / Aptitide Test
Document Verification
Medical Examination

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Pattern

The recruitment process shall involve 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of above mentioned recruitment stages.

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RRB NTPC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years and the maximum age limit is 33 years as of 1st January 2019, to be eligible for the upcoming RRB NTPC 2020 Exam.

For Age Group 18-30

Age group Upper Limit Lower Limit
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Community or Categories
18-30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.2001

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation in Upper Limit
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 30 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 35 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 35 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR) 30 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC) 33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST) 35 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40 years

For Age Group 18-33

Age group Upper Limit Lower Limit
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Community or Categories
18-33 02.07.1986 02.07.1983 02.07.1981 01.07.2001

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation in Upper Limit
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 36 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 38 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 41 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR) 33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC) 36 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST) 38 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40 years

Educational Qualification:

Posts Educational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice (CA) Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Senior Clerk-Cum-typist Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer
Traffic Apprentice (TA) Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Asst Station Master (ASM) Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer
Goods Guard Selection Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Traffic Assistant Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Senior Time Keeper Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis

Before preparing to RRB NTPC 2020 exam, you need to know about the RRB NTPC previous year questions papers, exam analysis and what type of questions and topics asked in the exam. Read the mentioned below exam analysis of RRB NTPC 2015 exam which will help you to know the level of the exam. Let's have look at the previous year section-wise & topic-wise exam analysis of RRB NTPC.

RRB NTPC Stage-1: General Awareness Section

General Awareness section is one of the important and less time taking section an any railway exams. This section has the highest nomber of questions & marks i.e. 40. Most of the questions are asked from current affairs, General Science and then history will comprise of more than 12 questions. The detailed exam analysis of General Awareness section is given below:

Topic Names No of Questions Level of questions
History 7 Moderate
Geography 1 Easy
Polity 2 Easy
Static 2 Moderate
Biology 7 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 2 Easy
Physics 4 Easy-Moderate
Computers 4 Easy
Current Affairs 11 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage-1: Mathematics Section

The questions were asked in a balanced form from all the topics, therefore, prepare each and every topic well. So practice well of Arithmetic & Data Interpretation. The distribution of questions & topics are given below:

Name of the Topic No of Questions Level of the questions
SI/ CI 2 Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 3 Easy
Height & Distance 2 Easy-Moderate
Profit/Loss 3 Easy
Geometry 2 Easy-Moderate
Number System 4 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 3 Easy
Time and Work 2 Easy-Moderate
Statistics 1 Easy
Time, Speed and Distance 2 Easy
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
DI (Tabular) 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC Stage-1: General Intelligence & Reasoning Section

The total number of questions asked in this exam is 30. The topic-wise distribution of the General Intelligence and Reasoning Section of last year exam is given below:

Name of the Topic No of Questions Level of questions
Coding-Decoding 4 Easy
Sentence arrangement 1 Easy-Moderate
Venn Diagram 3 Moderate
Puzzle (Linear) 3 Easy
Blood Relation 4 Moderate
Statement & Assumptions 2 Moderate
Statement & Conclusion 2 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 3 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 3 Easy
Mathematical Operations 4 Moderate
Odd one out 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

This analysis will surely give you an appropriate idea about the RRB NTPC exam and level of questions.

RRB NTPC 2020 Admit Card

Admit Card of RRB NTPC can be downloaded once the link has been activated on the official website of RRB. The admit card / hall ticket will be available zone-wise on the Regional Recruitment Boards. The admit card release date has not been announced yet. The exam date of RRB NTPC 2020 stage 1 exam is not yet announced although tentative exam date has been mentioned here which might occur in the months November 2020.

How to download RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020?

All candidates can download RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020 by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Download RRB NTPC Admit Card

Important Documents required At the RRB NTPC Exam

The important documents to be carried at the time of RRB NTPC 2019 exam are given below:

ID Proof (with Photo)
Pass Size Photograph
Copy of the RRB NTPC Admit Card

Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall without the RRB NTPC admit card.

RRB NTPC 2020 Online Application

The Online Registration for Railway NTPC 2019-2020 Exam has started on 1st March 2019. The last date to apply online for RRB NTPC 2019-2020 Exam was 31st March 2019.

RRB NTPC 2020 Result

RRB NTPC Result will be available here once it has been declared by RRB at the official websites. Candidates can visit the official website and look for the respective result by filling in the log in details used at the time of registration such as registration number and password.

RRB NTPC Cut-Off

Here, we are providing RRB NTPC Previous Year Cut-Off. the total number of vacancies selected of stage 2 round was 18252. Let's have a loot at the region wise cut-off for RRB NTPC 2015 exam.

S.No. Zone General OBC SC ST No. Of Candidates Shortlisted
For 2nd Stage CBT (Approx. 15 Times)
1 Ahmedabad 72.86 64.91 57.23 48.1 17748
2 Ajmer 77.39 70.93 62.13 59.74 16321
3 Allahabad 77.49 70.47 62.85 47.02 42972
4 Bangalore 64.97 57.28 30.1 29 9088
5 Bhopal 72.9 66.31 58.61 51.16 17271
6 Bhubaneshwar 71.91 65.76 53.09 48.79 11551
7 Bilaspur 68.79 60.7 51.49 50.07 4530
8 Chandigarh 82.27 71.47 71.87 46.71 4567
9 Chennai 72.14 69.11 57.67 46.84 14642
10 Gorakhpur 77.43 69.01 56.63 47.67 4756
11 Guwahati 66.44 57.11 52.53 52.91 6136
12 Jammu 68.72 50.88 52.27 38.05 2565
13 Kolkata 79.5 71.53 67.07 52.92 21123
14 Malda 61.87 48.42 43.11 31.89 4170
15 Mumbai 77.05 70.21 63.6 54.95 34019
16 Muzaffarpur 57.97 45.57 30.06 25 6873
17 Patna 63.03 53.57 38.55 26.69 10710
18 Ranchi 63.75 57.29 45.48 48.58 8431
19 Secunderabad 77.72 72.87 63.73 59.13 24271
20 Siliguri 67.52 56.26 54.31 45.9 4185
21 Thiruvananthapuram 79.75 75.1 56.14 36.45 7321

RRB NTPC 2020 (Sarkari Result)- FAQs

Q1. When will the RRB NTPC 2020 CBT Stage 1 exam be conducted?

The Stage I Computer Based Test for RRB NTPC 2020 exam is tentatively scheduled in the month of December 2020.

Q2. What is RRB NTPC?

The RRB NTPC is a competitive exam for the non-technical posts conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs). The full form of NTPC is Non-Technical Popular Categories.

Q3. Do we have any option to select which exam date we want to appear for exam in?

No. RRBs assign the exam date to all candidates. There is no facility for slot booking in RRB NTPC 2019.

Q4. When can I download the e-call letter for RRB NTPC exam?

You can download your e-call letter 4 days before exam of RRB NTPC.

Q5. What are the minimum educational qualifications required for NTPC 2019-20?

The educational qualification is mentioned in the official notification against each post. Kindly visit the same to get an accurate update.

Q6. What is the selection process of RRB NTPC 2019-20?

The selection process of RRB NTPC 2019-20 includes the following 4 stages: 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) & Document Verification/Medical Examination.

Q7. Does RRB have negative marking in CBT stage 1 and 2?

Yes, RRB will follow negative marking for an incorrect answer in CBTs. 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for every mistake or wrong answer.

Q8. Will there be normalization of marks?

Yes, RRB will follow normalization at all stages of RRB NTPC exam.

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