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RRB NTPC 2019 New Update: Exam Date & Admit Card Release Postponed|Check Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Other Notifications

RRB NTPC 2019 New Update: Railways have officially announced that RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates and Admit Card Release Dates have been postponed. RRB NTPC 2019 Exam was scheduled in the month of September. Get the latest notifications on RRB NTPC 2019 including Exam Date, Recruitment &Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Selection & Application Process, Admit Cards, Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus, etc. 

Oct 19, 2019 11:21 IST
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RRB NTPC 2019 Live Updates: Exam Dates, Admit Cards, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Other Notifications
RRB NTPC 2019 Live Updates: Exam Dates, Admit Cards, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Other Notifications

Railways will conduct exam for the recruitment of posts under RRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) like Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc., in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. In this article we are going to share all the relevant information related to RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment like Vacancies, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Cards, etc. So, let’s look at the list of topics covered below in the article:

RRB NTPC  2019 Exam Postponed: Check Details

S. No

Table of Content

1

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Notification

2

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates

3

RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment & Vacancies

4

RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

5

RRB NTPC 2019 Selection Process

6

RRB NTPC 2019 Admit Card

7

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

8

RRB NTPC 2019 Preparation Strategy & Study Plan

9

RRB NTPC 2019 Mock Tests, Previous Year Paper & Books

10

RRB NTPC 2019 Previous Year Cutoff, Results & Normalization Method

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Notification

The official notification for RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment was released on 28th February 2019. The online application process was conducted from 1st March 2019 till 31st March 2019. Railways have officially declared now that the RRB NTPC 2019 CBT-1 has been postponed. The revised schedule will be published on the official websites of all RRBs later on. Railways have advised candidates to visit the official websites of RRBs regularly for RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates Announcement and Admit Card Release Date. Earlier, the tentative months for RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) were June to September 2019.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam

Important Dates

RRB NTPC 2019 Notification Release Date

28th February 2019

Opening of Online Registration of Applications

1st March 2019 (18:00 Hrs)

Closing of Online Registration of Applications

31st March 2019 (23.59 Hrs)

Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

12th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

Tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified later

Click here to get the RRB 2019-20 Exam Calendar

RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment and Vacancies

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. (Revised)

S. No.

Name of the post

Level in 7thCPC

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

Total

10603

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 (Revised)

S. No.

Name of the post

Level in 7thCPC

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

Total

24605

Grand Total (10603 + 24605 + 66 vacancies for the Visually Impaired (VI) candidates)

35208

RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

Category

Lower and Upper Age Limit

General

18 to 30

OBC

18 to 33

SC/ST

18 to 35

For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

Category

Lower and Upper Age Limit

General

18 to 33

OBC

18 to 36

SC/ST

18 to 38

Educational Qualifications

Under 2019 RRB NTPC Recruitment Process, different educational qualifications are prescribed for various posts as given below:

Post Name

Level in 7thCPC

Education Qualification

Commercial Apprentice (CA)

6

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Station Master

6

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Goods Guard

5

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

5

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential

Senior Clerk-Cum-typist

5

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential

Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

5

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Senior Time Keeper

5

Degree from recognised university or its equivalent and typing

proficiency in English /Hindi on Computer is essential

Traffic Assistant

4

Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

3

12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability/ Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage)

Accounts Clerk Cum Typist

2

12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

Junior Clerk Cum Typist

2

12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

Junior Time Keeper

2

12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

Trains Clerk

2

12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).

Candidates can refer to the link given below for understanding the Eligibility Criteria of RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment in detail:

RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

RRB NTPC 2019 Selection Process

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. The summary of the various stages of recruitment process detailed as above for the notified posts are tabulated below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern

S. No.

Name of the Post (Graduate or Undergraduate)

Level in 7thCPC

1st Stage CBT

2nd Stage CBT

Skill Test

Requirement

1

Junior Clerk cum

Typist (Undergraduate)

2

Common for all posts

Common for all Level 2 Posts

Typing Skill Test

2

Accounts Clerk cum Typist (Undergraduate)

2

Typing Skill Test

3

Junior Time Keeper (Undergraduate)

2

Typing Skill Test

4

Trains Clerk (Undergraduate)

2

------

5

Commercial cum

Ticket Clerk (Undergraduate)

3

Separate for

Level 3 post

------

6

Traffic Assistant (Graduate)

4

Separate for

Level 4 post

Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

7

Goods Guard

(Graduate)

5

Common for all Level 5 Posts

------

8

Senior Commercial

cum Ticket Clerk

(Graduate)

5

------

9

Senior Clerk cum

Typist

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

10

Junior Account

Assistant cum Typist

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

11

Senior Time Keeper

(Graduate)

5

Typing Skill Test

12

Commercial

Apprentice

(Graduate)

6

Common for all Level 6 Posts

------

13

Station Master

(Graduate)

6

Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

Note: Document verification and Medical test will be held for all the above posts.

Candidates can know the salary as per 7th Pay Commission & other benefits under RRB NTPC Posts from the link given below:

RRB NTPC Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

RRB NTPC 2019 Admit Cards

RRB NTPC 2019 Admit Cards will be released two weeks before the exam dates at its Zonal Websites:

RRB

Website

Ahmedabad

www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in

Ajmer

www.rrbajmer.gov.in

Allahabad

www.rrbald.gov.in

Bangalore

www.rrbbnc.gov.in

Bhopal

www.rrbbpl.nic.in

Bhubaneswar

www.rrbbbs.gov.in

Bilaspur

www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in

Chandigarh

www.rrbcdg.gov.in

Chennai

www.rrbchennai.gov.in

Gorakhpur

www.rrbgkp.gov.in

Guwahati

www.rrbguwahati.gov.in

Jammu – Srinagar

www.rrbjammu.nic.in

Kolkata

www.rrbkolkata.gov.in

Malda

www.rrbmalda.gov.in

Mumbai

www.rrbmumbai.gov.in

Muzaffarpur

www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in

Patna

www.rrbpatna.gov.in

Ranchi

www.rrbranchi.gov.in

Secunderabad

www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in

Siliguri

www.rrbsiliguri.org

Thiruvananthapuram

www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

Click here to know the details of EWS Reservation for RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT 2019 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

General Awareness

40

1 hour 30 minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics

30

General Intelligence & Reasoning

30

Total

100 Questions of 100 marks

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

General Awareness

50

1 Hour 30 Minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics

35

General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

Total

120 Questions of 120 marks

RRB NTPC 2019 CBAT Pattern

The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in CBAT. Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in -

>Directorates->Psycho Technical Directorate ->Guidelines for Aptitude Test) for question patterns and other details of CBAT

Typing Skill Test (TST)

Medium of Language

Typing Speed

English

30 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Hindi

25 words per minute (w.p.m.)

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. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

Candidate can refer to the Detailed Syllabus of the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam from the link given below:

RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019 – CBT 1 & 2, CBAT, Typing Skill Test

RRB NTPC 2019 Preparation Strategy & Study Plan

After going through the above mentioned Exam Pattern & Syllabus of RRB NTPC 2019 Exam, the next step is to create a study plan and start working on it.

Candidates can refer to below link which includes the best tips & Strategy to Clear the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

RRB NTPC 2019: Preparation Tips & Strategy

For the ease of the candidates we have created 30 Days Study Plan which will help them in clearing RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

RRB NTPC 2019 30 Days Study Plan

RRB NTPC 2019 Mock Tests, Previous Year Paper & Books

Candidates are advised to start their practice by solving some previous year question papers. Candidates can refer to the below link for downloading PDF Files of Previous year paper for free:

Download Previous Year Papers of RRB NTPC Exam

Regular practice is required for achieving accuracy and high score in the exam. Candidates can Practice Mock Tests from the links given below:

  1. Practice Mathematics Mock Test with Answers (30 Marks)

  2. Practice General Intelligence & Reasoning Mock Test (30 Marks) with Answers

  3. Practice General Awareness & Current Affairs Mock Test with Answers (40 Marks)

Candidates can also refer to the list of Books recommended by Experts for clearing RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

Best Books for RRB NTPC 2019 Exam

RRB NTPC 2019 Previous Year Cutoff, Results & Normalization Method

The Cut-Off score for RRB NTPC Exam gets released at the time of result declaration at Regional official website of RRB. These are the minimum marks which a candidate should obtain to qualify for the next phase of the exam or the final selection process. Candidates can have a look at the Previous Year Cut-off marks of RRB NTPC Exam from the link given below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Region-wise Previous Year Cut Off Marks

RRB applies normalization method for calculating the qualifying marks of an examination conducted in multiple sessions having different difficulty level of the questions. Candidates can refer to the link given below to know how the normalization of marks will be done by RRB while conducting NTPC 2019 Exam:

RRB Calculator for Normalization of Marks in NTPC 2019 Exam

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