RRB NTPC Exam 2020 Railway Recruitment, Eligibility Criteria & Patterns

RRB NTPC Exam 2020: Indian Railway is the largest employer in the World with over 1 million employees. IR recruits thousands of candidates every year to fill different posts in varied departments of IR. The recruitment is done in a decentralized way but with a centralized notification. There are 21 RRBs or Railway Recruitment Boards that conduct the test and exams for railway recruitment every day. Recently, RRB has announced to conduct the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam for all the eligible candidates to fill up the vacancies. The RRB NTPC 2020 Exam will be conducted to recruit candidates for Traffic Apprentice, Commercial Apprentice, Assistant Station Master, Senior Clerk Cum Typist, Goods Guard Selection, Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk, Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, and Traffic Assistant.

RRB NTPC Exam 2020 Railway Recruitment:

RRB NTPC Exam 2020

Apply Online for RRB NTPC Exam:

The online application for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam will be started soon by RRB via its online portal. The application form needs to be submitted by the applicants online via its website. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam can submit their online application form from the link provided on the official website of RRB. The website comprises of the online application link which candidates need to click to get redirected to the online form and they need to fill it out and submit it before the last date of submission.

Application Fee for RRB NTPC Exam:

Before you submit your application form online, you have to learn about the application fee for submission for the form. For the unreserved and OBC category, the application fee is set for Rs. 500 INR, while for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen and Transgender the application fee is set for Rs. 250 INR.

RRB NTPC Exam Eligibility Criteria

Exam nameRRB NTPC
Conducted byRailway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Exam levelNational
Exam categoryUndergraduate posts – Class 12 pass

Graduate posts – Graduation

Mode of examOnline
Total vacancies35,208
Official websiteindianrailways.gov.in

To apply for the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam online the candidate needs to meet the basic eligibility criteria mentioned below.

There is an age limit set for the candidate and for the general category the age limit set is 18 years and above, but not more than 33 years at the time of applying for the RRB NTPC 2020 vacancies. There is also age relaxation for SC/ST category of candidates and it is 5 years and for OBC non-creamy layer category age relaxation is 3 years.

Educational qualification for the candidate is a bachelor’s degree or any equivalent degree. However, the qualification requirement may vary depending upon the category of job you are applying for and hence it is necessary that all candidates must check the criteria carefully before applying.

Railway ZoneNo. of candidates applied
RRB Ahmedabad485139
RRB Ajmer568465
RRB Allahabad1484463
RRB Bangalore371467
RRB Bhopal575013
RRB Bhubaneswar321846
RRB Bilaspur192641
RRB Chandigarh219480
RRB Chennai315640
RRB Gorakhpur198437
RRB Guwahati205134
RRB Jammu-Srinagar87342
RRB Kolkata915648
RRB Malda70000
RRB Mumbai116594
RRB Muzaffarpur112350
RRB Patna206000
RRB Ranchi165000
RRB Secunderabad1297605
RRB Siliguri107613
RRB Thiruvananthapuram303659

RRB NTPC Exam Patterns

The RRB NTPC 2020 Exam will be conducted in the following patterns:

  • First Stage of CBT
  • Second Stage of CBT
  • Typing Test or Skill Test
  • Document Verification
  • Aptitude Test
  • Medical Examination

There are also negative markings of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt and no mark will be deducted for the questions that are left un-attempted. The syllabus of RRB NTPC 2020 Exam includes reasoning, maths, general intelligence, and general awareness. For the post of a typist, there will be an additional typing test.