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RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC

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Summary

Many Exams are Conducted by Railway Recruitment Board under 21 RRB Boards in India. For the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories(NTPC) i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. This Exam is Conducted in two stages(CBT-1 and CBT-2) which will be Conducted through Computer Based Test(CBT).

Exam Pattern

Total Marks : 100
Total Time : 90 Min
-ve marking : 0.33 (For each wrong answer)
Subject Qns. Marks
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 40 40
Total 100 100

Overview

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the official notification for the RRB NTPC recruitment 2019-2020 exam on 28 February 2019. Through this recruitment process, RRB will recruit 35,208 vacancies for the posts of NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist. , Accounts clerk cum typist, junior timekeeper, train clerk, commercial cum ticket clerk, traffic assistant, goods guard, senior commercial cum ticket clerk, senior clerk cum typist, junior account assistant cum typist, senior timekeeper, commercial apprentice, and station master In various zonal railways and production units of Indian Railways. Candidates who have minimum educational qualification 12th (10+2 stage) or its equivalent examination and are seeking a government jobs in Indian Railways can apply for Railway NTPC 2019 recruitment exam.

Description

Important dates for Railway NTPC

• Dates for submission of online applications: 01-03-2019 to 31-03-2019

• Last date for receipt of application: 31-03-2019 (23:59)

• Last date for making online fee payment: 05-04-2019 (23:59)

• Last date for payment through Challan: 14-01-2020 (15:00)

• Last date for Final submission of Applications: 12-04-2019 (23:59)

• Date of Computer Based Examination: 15-12-20

 

Stages of the Recruitment Process:

The entire recruitment process shall involve:

• Computer-Based Test-1

• Computer-Based Test-2

• Skill Test/Typing Test for Some Post

• Document Verification

• Medical Examination.

 

Scheme of CBT-I Examinations:

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time allowed
I General Awareness 40 40 90 Minutes
II Mathematics 30 30
III General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30

Important Note:-

I. Each question will be 1 mark.

II. There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

III. Total Number of Marks 100.

 

Scheme of CBT-II Examinations:

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time allowed
I General Awareness 50 50 90 Minutes
II Mathematics 35 35
III Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35

Important Note:-

I. Each question will be 1 mark.

II. There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

III. Total Number of Marks 100.

 

Syllabus Computer Based Examination (CBT-I):

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a. Mathematics: Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, etc.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs, etc.

c. General Awareness: Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, etc

 

Qualifying Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

• UR/EWS - 40%

• OBC (Non-creamy layer) - 30%

• SC – 25%

• ST - 30%.

*These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.*

 

Syllabus Computer Based Examination (CBT-II):

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a. Mathematics: Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, etc.

b. General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs, etc.

c. General Awareness: Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, etc.

 

Qualifying Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

• UR/EWS - 40%

• OBC (Non-creamy layer) - 30%

• SC – 25%

• ST - 30%.

* The normalized marks scored by the candidate in the 2nd stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting the candidates for document verification for the posts which do not have a Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test. For the posts having Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test, the normalized marks scored by the candidate in the 2nd stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting the candidates for Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test.*

 

Typing Skill Test (TST):

For the posts, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, and Junior Time Keeper.

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

* Typing Skill Test (TST) of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies for each of the community shall be called for.*

* The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the TST or TST exempted PwBD candidates based on performance in 2nd Stage CBT.*

 

Details of Vacancies

A. Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (10+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination.

Sl. No. Name of the post Level in 7 th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4319 
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 17
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
Grand Total 10628

 

B. Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent.

Sl. 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 2873
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist  5 29200 C-2 3164
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 14
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
8 Station Master 6 35400 A-2  6865
Grand Total 24649

How to Apply

Candidates can apply for the notified posts of anyone Railway only as per their eligibility through the ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs.

 

Steps To Submit Online Application:

Select the Railway to which you wish to apply. Please be aware that, Railway once selected cannot be changed after the preliminary registration is completed and the Registration number is allotted.

 

Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the checkbox. Click on the “New Registration”

 

Registration Details: Enter your name, Date of Birth, and Father’s name as per General Instructions, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Matric Registration Number, Year of Passing, Mobile Number, and email-ID and then submit for registration. Candidates with ITI/NAC qualification alone can enter Registration number/year of passing for ITI/NAC qualification instead of SSLC/Matric.

 

Application Fee:

Fee all candidates: Rs. 500/-

Note: - Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded in due course duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT

 

For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class: Rs. 250/- 

Note:- This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded in due course duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT.

 

Mode of Payment:

a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit card or UPI.

b. OFFLINE fee payment through

(i) SBI Challan Payment mode in any branch of SBI.

(ii) Post Office Challan Payment mode in any branch of computerized Post Office.

Who is this for?

 

Essential Educational Qualifications:

Post Name Qualification
Junior Clerk cum Typist 12th (+2 Stage) or it's equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the 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
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 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 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 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
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 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
Traffic Assistant Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent
Goods Guard Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent
Senior Clerk cum Typist Degree from recognized University or its equivalent. Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Degree from recognized University or its equivalent. Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Senior Time Keeper Degree from a recognized university or it's equivalent and typing proficiency in English /Hindi on Computer is essential
Commercial Apprentice Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent
Station Master Degree from recognized University or its equivalent.

Age limit:

Age limit for the posts is 18-30 yrs.

(The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2019.)

 

The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities in the table below is applicable subject to the submission of requisite certificates.

SI No. Category Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC (NCL) 3 years
03 Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation UR 33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
OBC (NCL) 36 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
SC/ ST 38 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
04 PwD UR 10 years
OBC (NCL) 13 years
SC/ ST 15 years
05 Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 UR 38 Years of age
OBC (NCL) 41 Years of age
SC/ ST 43 Years of age
06 Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells). UR 40 Years of age
OBC (NCL) 43 Years of age
SC/ ST 45 Years of age
07 Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes. UR 33 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
OBC (NCL) 36 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
SC/ ST 38 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
08 Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried. UR 35 Years of age
OBC (NCL) 38 Years of age
SC/ ST 40 Years of age
09 Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship. UR 33 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years
OBC (NCL) 36 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.
SC/ ST 38 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.
10 Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years UR 35 Yrs of age
OBC (NCL) 38 Yrs of age
SC/ ST 40 Yrs of age

 

Medical Standards For The Posts:

 

Sl. No. Medical standard General fitness Visual acuity
1 A-2 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
2 A-3 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
3 B-2 Physically fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (Power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Field of Vision(Binocular Vision) etc.
4 C-2 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/12, nil with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required.

 

Physical Efficiency Test (For Group ‘C’ Posts)

S No Male candidates Female candidates
1. Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
2. Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance. Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

Note :- 

(1) The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) as specified in Para 11.0 are exempted from appearing for PET. However, after qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for PwBD.

(2) It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they are medically fit enough to attempt the PET. Railways will not be responsible for any injury/harm suffered by candidates as a result of participating in the PET.

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