All about RRB NTPC Examination: Pattern | Syllabus | Post Wise Salary

Railway Recruitment Boards

Railway Recruitment Boards are organizations under the Government of India that manage the appointment of new employees to work in Indian railways. There are 21 boards situated in different parts of the country. The Railway Recruitment Board has released the 1.3 lakhs vacancies this year for the post of NTPC, Para-Medical Staff, Material & Isolated Category and Level 1 post in Indian Railways. Also RRB NTPC Admit Card notification is expected to be released soon.

Which posts in Railways does one get a job in through this exam?

The best and preferred post comparatively from all the posts of Railway is RRB Commercial Apprentice. It is the supervisor post whose work is multi-skilled in different branches. So, the eligible candidates must try for this as the priority as a post-preference.

What are the vacancies, job type and salary offered?

The RRB has been revised the vacancy to 35,208 from 35,277 on April 20, 2019. Out of 1.3 Lakhs total Vacancy for various RRB Recruitments in the year 2019, NTPC released 10628 Undergraduate and 24649 Graduate Posts.

Railway has released different job-profiles with the offered salary for the RRB NTPC for both graduates and under graduate candidates, which are mentioned below in the table-

Job Type Qualification Salary
Junior Clerk cum Typist Under-Graduate 19,900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Under-Graduate 19,900
Junior Time Keeper Under-Graduate 19,900
Trains Clerk Under-Graduate 19,900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Under-Graduate 21,700
Traffic Assistant Graduate 25,500
Goods Guard Graduate 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Graduate 29,200
Senior Clerk cum Typist Graduate 29,200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Graduate 29,200
Senior Time Keeper Graduate 29,200
Commercial Apprentice Graduate 35,400
Station Master Graduate 35,400
Total Vacancy = 35,208
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Pattern for RRB NTPC

The recruitment process involves CBT (Prelims) Stage 1, CBT (Mains) Stage 2, Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination.

Prelims Exam Mains Exam Typing Skill Test (Computer Based) Document Verification
Each Question carry 1 Marks Each Question carry 1 Marks Come in both English and Hindi language Carry all the original documents along with the Xerox copy
90 min to complete the exam 90 min to complete the exam 10 min to complete the skill test
0.25 negative marking 0.25 negative marking 30 WPM in English/25 WPM in Hindi
Objective Type Objective Type No negative Marking


Syllabus for RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC Syllabus for Prelims & Mains exam is the same but the difficulty level will increase in the Mains exam. Here candidates can check the few important topics of each of the sections from most of the questions are expectedly come-

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Science General Awareness
Number System Analogies History of India Current Affairs of Last Six Months
Percentage Syllogism Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World
Time & Work Analytical Reasoning Indian Polity and Governance constitution and political system
Profit & Loss Venn Diagram Indian Economy
Statistics Data Sufficiency-Puzzle General Science & Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)
Ratio & Proportions Statement Monuments and Places of India
SI & CI Coding-Decoding Indian Literature


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