Step to Crack RRB NTPC Exam in Details 2021

RRB is one of the most promising government organizations fulfilling jobs for the aspirants at several stages. Every year we can experience the high demand of the jobs in the Indian Railway. The competition of the Railway exam is huge. Therefore, it is very important to prepare well for the RRB NTPC exam to crack. In this blog, we will discuss the steps to crack RRB NTPC exams with their exam pattern and methods. Check out the details of the RRB NTPC exam from the Best Coaching for Railway and know the process to crack.   

Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of RRB-NTPC exams is categorized into four stages. We will discuss the pattern below. However, it is important to understand the exam pattern that will help you in preparing for NTPC 2021 exams. The the following patterns are listed below.

  • 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
Name of the postLevel
in 7th
1st stage
2nd stage
Skill Test
Junior Clerk cum Typist2Common for all postsCommon for all level 2 postsTyping Skill Test
Accounts Clerk cum Typist2Typing Skill Test
Junior Time Keeper2Typing Skill Test
Trains Clerk2---------------
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk3Separate for Level 3 Post---------------
Traffic Assistant4Separate for Level 4 PostComputer Based Aptitude Test
Goods Guard5Common for all level 5 posts---------------
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5---------------
Senior Clerk cum Typist5Typing Skill Test
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist5Typing Skill Test
Senior Time Keeper5Typing Skill Test
Commercial Apprentice6Common for all level 6 posts-----------------
Station Master6Computer Based Aptitude Test

RRB-NTPC 2020 Stage 1 CBT:

SectionsNumber of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics303090 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Awareness4040

Note: Minimum percentages of qualification in different categories: UR-40%, EWS-40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST-25%.

RRB-NTPC 2020 Stage 2 CBT:

SectionsNumber of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics353590 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
General Awareness5050

Note: The duration of PWD Candidates is 120 Minutes in both Stage 1 & 2.

Negative Marking is 1/3rd of each wrong question. 

Computer Based Aptitude Test:

(Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master)

Qualifying marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category and no relaxation in the minimum Score is permissible.

Candidates will have to qualify in each of the tests of CBAT for consideration for the post of SM/TA. The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in CBAT.

Merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Typing Skill Test(TST):

The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on a Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility.

Selection process:

The following are the steps of selection process:

  1. There will be two computer-based tests (CBT) for candidates who have passed 10+2 and graduates. After the exams, the two categories will  follow different selection processes.
  2. Computer-based aptitude (CBT) test will be conducted for station master and traffic assistant posts.
  3. A typing skill test will be conducted for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper recruitments.
  4. After computer-based test (CBT) followed by document verification and medical examination will be conducted for Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, and Commercial Apprentice posts.

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