RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2021: Admit Card Of CBT 1, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

RRB NTPC 2021: Railway Recruitment Board has released the exam dates & admit card for the CBT-1 exam of NTPC 2021 in a phased manner. There is good news from the RRB, the exam is taking place from December 28, 2020, to April 2021. The 5th phase of the Computer Based Test (CBT-1) is taking place in March 2021, for approx 19 lakh candidates. The sixth phase exam dates are also out.

Latest Update: The RRB has released the exam dates for the phase 6. The exam is going to take place on April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 2021 for approx. 6 lakhs students. 

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RRB NTPC 2021

RRB NTPC notification was released in February 2019 and the exam was scheduled to hold in September 2019, which gets delayed due to some administrative reasons. Around 1.26 crore students were waiting for the exam since then. The RRB exam is conducting the Phase 1 exam from December 28 to April 2021.

RRB NTPC 2021

The RRB has released the schedule of RRB NTPC 2021 on the official website. The RRB is conducting the said exam in a phased manner. The board has made all the arrangements, for successfully conducting the exam for all candidates. The 1st phase exam was held for approx 28 lakhs candidates. The second phase exam was held from January 16 to 30, 2021. The third phase exam is taking place for 28 lakhs students from January 31 to February 12, 2021. The 4th phase exam is going to take place from February 15, 2021, to March 03, 2021. The 5th phase exam is taking place on March 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 27 2021. The 6th phase exam is going to take place on April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 2021.

RRB NTPC 2021

RRB or Railway Recruitment Board is taking the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam for recruiting candidates to fill 35208 Vacancies in Indian Railways. This is one of the most awaited exams of RRB. RRB NTPC 2021 will be conducted for recruiting candidates to the post of:

Events Dates
Online Application for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) March 01, 2019
Online Application for Para-Medical Staff March 04, 2019
Online Application for Ministerial And Isolated Categories March 08, 2019
Online Application for Level-1 Posts March 12, 2019
Last Date to Apply Online March 31, 2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee April 04, 2019, at 23.59 hrs
Final submission of Applications April 12, 2019, at 23.59 hrs
Applications Status September 21 to 31, 2020
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 1 December 28, 2020, to January 13 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 2 January 16 to 30 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 3 January 31 to February 12, 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 4 February 15, 16, 17, 27 and March 01, 02, 03, 2021.
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 5 March 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 27 2021.
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 6 April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 2021
RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 April 2021 (Tentative)
RRB NTPC Result 2021 May 2021 (Tentative)
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage II) To be notified later

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RRB NTPC 2021 Notification

The Official Notification Pdf for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 has been released on 28th February 2019 by RRB (Railway Recruitment Board). Around 35,208 Vacancies have been declared for the exam. Candidates will be able to check the Official RRB NTPC Notification 2021 from the link below after it has been released by RRB. Keep visiting the page to remain updated about the latest information and notices on RRB NTPC 2021 Exam.

Event Details
Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
Name of the Post Non-Technical Posts
Vacancies 35,208 Vacancies
Pay Level Level 2,3,4,5 & 6
Selection process
  • 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.
Language 15 languages
Duration of CBT Stage 1 and 2 90 minutes
RRB NTPC Exam Date December 28, 2020, to April 2021
RRB NTPC Admit Card  24th December onwards

Railway Recruitment Board announced a total of 35208 vacancies for the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam. The details on RRB NTPC 2021 Vacancy has been announced in the Official Notice released by Railway Recruitment Board. The Vacancies have been announced for all non-technical posts offered through RRB NTPC Exam.
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

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-2 117
2 Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 7643
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 7494
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 3813
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 4197
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 15
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 327
8 Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
Grand Total 30471

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RRB NTPC 2021 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 2021 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 have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 35 years
Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 38 years
Candidates have 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 a 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 a 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 a 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 the 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 the 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 the length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their 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 have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 38 years
Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 41 years
Candidates have 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 a 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 a 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 a 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 their 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 2021 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC 2021 will be conducted in the below-mentioned steps:

First Stage of CBT

Serial No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 40 40 90 minutes
2. Mathematics 30 30
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

There will be a negative marking of 1/3 Marks for every question attempted wrong. No marks will be deducted for a question left unanswered.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021

The detailed Syllabus for RRB NTPC 2021 Exam is discussed below. Let’s have a look at the same.

Sections Topics to Prepare
Mathematics
  • Average
  • Data Interpretation
  • Percentage
  • Interest
  • Boats and Streams
  • Time and Work
  • Problems on Age
  • Time and Distance
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simplification
  • Profit and Loss
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Similarities
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Space Visualization
  • Visual Memory
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Decision Making
  • Discrimination
  • Analysis
  • Discrimination
  • Discrimination
  • Analogies
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Judgment
  • Observation
  • Differences
General Awareness
  • Indian Polity
  • Science Technology
  • Indian Economy
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Geography
  • General Science
  • Indian Culture and Heritage

RRB NTPC 2021 Call Letter

RRB NTPC Call Letter will be released separately for different levels in which the exam will be conducted, i.e. the call letter for the first stage CBT will be released first followed by the call letter for Second Stage CBT & So on.

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RRB NTPC 2021 Result

RRB NTPC Result will be declared after the examination for different levels of the RRB NTPC 2021 exam has been conducted. Candidates who successfully clear the first stage of CBT will be issued the result. Similarly, the candidates who clear Second Stage CBT will be issued results for the same. The final result will be declared once the entire Recruitment Process of the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam has been conducted.

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Application Fee

Category of Candidate Fee
UR/OBC* Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PwBDs/Transgender** Rs. 250/-

*Out of this fee, Rs. 400/- will be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT
**This fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded duly deducting Bank Charges as applicable on appearing for 1st Stage CBT

RRB NTPC 2021 Apply Online

RRB NTPC 2021 Online Application was activated from 1st March 2019. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC 2021 had applied for the Online Application Form. The link to fill the Online RRB NTPC Application Form has been updated below. The details were available on the official notification released on 28th February 2019.

RRB NTPC 2021 FAQs

Q 1. When was the RRB NTPC vacancy were announced?
Ans. RRB NTPC Recruitment online application was completed in March 2019.

Q 2. What is the total number of vacancies in RRB NTPC?
Ans. There are 35208 vacancies in RRB NTPC.

Q 3. How many vacancies are for Graduate posts?
Ans. There are 24,649 vacancies for graduate posts.

Q 4. How many vacancies are for Under Graduate posts?
Ans. There are 10,628 vacancies for graduate posts.

Q 5. Can we apply offline?
Ans. No, Offline applications are not admissible in RRB NTPC.

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