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RRB NTPC , is the examination conducted by Railway to recruit the candidate to work in the railway sector of government of india.

The vacancy is valid for both 12th pass and the graduated students provided there are some terms and condition which we will be discussing about them in  details in this post.

RRB ( Railway recruitment board ) NTPC ( Non technical popular category )

Here we would like to discuss what non technical means in the full form of NTPC

so, non technical means anyone who is not from any technical field can also apply for the same . Whether you are from the Science , Commerce or arts background , you can give this examination and can have the benefits of lucrative government sector 😉

RRB NTPC exam 2020 latest update on exam conducting authority ...

Exam Fees 

Examination fees are different for general and ST/SC caste let’s have a look at the them.

For general and OBC candidates , the fees is 500 only.

for ST/SC/pwd/ women candidate the fees is 250 only.

There are many stages of this particular exam so , the process from starting to end lasts about 5-6 months . However this systems is there in each and every examination of government . These things you all know better 😉

Post details and eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC examination. (for 12th pass candidates)

Name of the post upon which a 12th class students can apply

Trains clerk

junior clerk cum typist

Accounts clerk cum typist

commercial cum ticket clerk

Eligibility for above post – 12th pass

Age – 18-30

initial pay  – 19900

Post details and eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC examination. (for graduates students only )

traffic assistant

goods guards

Senior commercial cum ticket clerk

Senior clerk cum typist

Junior Account Assistant cum typist

Commercial apprentice

Station master

Above are the post upon which RRB NTPC recruits its personnel to work in railway ,under Gvt of India


Exam pattern of RRB NTPC examination

Pattern of this examination is designed very convenient for the students.

This examination is divided into 4 stages qualifying which , students will get their desired post or we can say so called dream post for some candidates.

As this test is fully computer based so

Stage 1 :- Computer based test or CBT

Stage 2 :- CBT

Stage 3 :- typing speed test  which is only for the candidates applied for typist position / aptitude test for traffic assistance and station master post

Stage 4 :- Document verification and medical evaluation

Above written typing test are applicable to the candidates who have applied for the post of typist while  filling the application form of the examination. However these are not a rocket science as it is easy test because in english typing speed should be  30 word per minutes and 25 word per minute in case you are typing in hindi language. and the main glance is that it is of qualifying nature as you need only to get passing marks in this test.

Stage 1 of RRB NTPC examination

Subject Question Marks
maths 3030
GS and Reasoning 3030
General awareness 4040


Now we will be discussing about

Stage 2 of RRB NTPC examination

Subject Questions Marks
maths 3535
general intelligence and reasoning 3535
general awareness 5050

In stage 1 of this examination Question will be 100 and the marks will also be 100 that means each question consists of 1 marks for one right question and the time duration to complete the answers will be given as 90 minutes.


In stage 2 of RRB NTPC examination, there will be 120 question in which students will get 120 marks . So, unlike stage one here question is more but likewise the number of question and the marks alloted per questions also been increased.

Likewise , The difficulties level will be more in stage 2 as in the compairison of stage 1.  But again as it is group D examination overall the toughness level is of average and upto the mark.

Resources and materials for RRB NTPC examination.

See, first of all you need to know which type of paper they designs by looking into that you will be able to know the trends of previous years and can plan your preparation accordingly. Meanwhile you need some basics books which we will be discussing about

  1. RRB NTPC solved papers stage 1 and 2 by Disha publication.
  2. RRB NTPC guide 2020 by arihant publication

These two above books are widely used among the students as it as easy to refer this book as well as it is well versed book for the aspirants to prepare for RRB NTPC examination.

Click below to know the difficulty level of this examination by analysing the  previous year papers.





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Author: Saurabh Thakur

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