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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern


RRB NTPC 2019 Introduction

RRB is a government organisation established in the year 1998 in the Ministry of Railways, New Delhi. The sole purpose of RRB is to monitor the recruitment process for the various RRBs all over India. There are 21 Railway Recruitment Boards set up across India.


Ajmer Allahabad Bangalore Bhopal Bhubaneshwar


Chandigarh Chennai Gorakhpur Guwahati Jammu
Kolkata Malda Mumbai Muzaffarpur Patna





Candidates aspiring to pursue a career in Indian Railway under a Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) will have to appear for RRB NTPC examination. RRB conducts Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam to recruit Commercial Apprentice, Goods Guard, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, Assistant Station Master etc. The exam is expected to be conducted in the month of April 2019 and its application form will be available from 3rd December 2019 (tentative) onwards. 

RRB NTPC Exam 2018 Important Dates

Exam Name RRB NTPC
Exam Conducting Authority Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Exam Category Graduate Level
Exam Type National Level
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Vacancies Expected to be Released 2.5 Lac
Name of Posts Non-Technical
Website Name
Exam Date Update Soon
RRB NTPC Notification 2018 Release Date Update Soon
RRB NTPC 2018 Online Application Starts Update Soon
Last Date to Apply RRB NTPC 2018 Update Soon

RRB NTPC Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

The computer-based test (CBT) will take place in two stages – Phase I (Prelims) and Phase II (Mains). The preliminary exam will consist of 100 questions carrying 100 marks, while the main examination will have 120 questions. Each question carries 1 mark. And talking about negative marking scheme, 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC 2018 Prelims

Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Science 25 25 90 Min
General Awareness 30 30
Arithmetic Ability 20 20
Reasoning 25 25
Total 100 100 90 Min

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC 2018 Prelims


No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Science 30 30 90 Min
General Awareness 30 30
Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
Total 120 120

90 Min

The syllabus of RRB NTPC exam includes subjects/topics from general awareness, arithmetic, general knowledge, quantitative aptitude, analytical skill and general English/ general Hindi.

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