RRB NTPC 2022: Study Material, Syllabus and Exam Pattern, Notification, Exam Date & More

Table of Content

About RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC 2022 Highlights

RRB NTPC Notifications

RRB NTPC Vacancies

RRB NTPC Syllabus

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Eligibility

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2022

RRB NTPC Application Process

RRB NTPC Admit Card

RRB NTPC Result

RRB NTPC Selection Process

RRB NTPC Cut-off

RRB NTPC Salary

About RRB NTPC

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) is a central agency responsible for the conducting of RRB NTPC exam to recruit RRB NTPC various posts like 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. RRB NTPC has released the RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date 2022 on 13th May 2022 for Level 2, 3, and 5 posts by which in total 35,281 vacancies will be fulfilled in RRB NTPC Sector.

RRB NTPC Highlights 2022

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC)
Name of the Post NTPC
Job Role NTPC (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)
Exam Dates CBT 2- 10th to 12th August 2022 (RRB Guwahati)
Conducting Organisation Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Total Vacancy 35,281
Exam Level National
Exam Mode Online
Language 15 Languages
Level of Recruitment
  • CBT-1
  • CBT-2

· Typing skill Test/CBAT

· Document Verification /Medical Test

Official Website
https://indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB NTPC Notifications 2022

The details of the RRB NTPC 2022 exam notifications have been released on the official websites https://indianrailways.gov.in/of the Railway Recruitment Boards of the specific zones. The candidates should visit the official website of the specific RRB board of their zone for RRB NTPC’s latest updates and announcements on the exam.
The CBT 2 exams against CEN-01/2019 for RRB Guwahati which was earlier postponed have been rescheduled for Level 5 on 10th August 2022, Level 2 on 11th August 2022 and Level 3 on 12th August 2022.

RRB NTPC Vacancies 2022

As per the latest notifications of RRB NTPC, published on January 12, 2022, the vacancies for Non-Technical Popular Categories have increased to 35,281 from 35, 208. The bifurcation of the number of vacancies for the various posts at RRB, Bangalore NTPC is discussed below in detail.

The tentative number of vacancies for the RRB NTPC undergraduate level posts are tabulated below:

Name of the post

Total Vacancies (All RRBs)

Junior Clerk cum Typist

4300

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

760

Junior Time Keeper

11

Trains Clerk

592

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

4940

Grand Total

10603

Tabulated below is a list of vacancies for RRB NTPC 2022 graduate-level posts:

Name of the post

Total Vacancies (All RRBs)

Traffic Assistant

88

Goods Guard

5748

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5638

Senior Clerk cum Typist

2854

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

3147

Senior Time Keeper

6

Commercial Apprentice

259

Station Master

6865

Grand Total

24605

RRB NTPC Syllabus

The syllabus of the RRB NTPC 2022 exam contains the topics and sub-topics from which the questions will be asked in the recruitment exam are described below:

Sections Topics
Mathematics Number system, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and
Proportions, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance,
Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary
Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Decoding, Similarities and Differences,
Analytical Reasoning, Jumbling, Puzzle,
Statement-Conclusion, Decision Making, Completion of the
number, and alphabetical series, Mathematical Operations,
Relationships, Syllogism, Venn Diagrams, Data Sufficiency,
Statement- Courses of Action, Maps, Interpretation of
Graphs.
General Awareness Art and Culture of India, Current Events of National and
International Importance, Monuments and Places of India,
Games and Sports, Indian Literature, General Science and
Life Science, History of India and Freedom Struggle,
Physical Geography, Social and Economic Geography of India
and World, Indian Polity and Governance, General Scientific
and Technological Developments, UN and Other important
World Organizations, Environmental Issues, Basics of
Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations,
Indian Economy, Transport Systems in India, Famous
Personalities, Flora and Fauna of India, Famous
Personalities, Flagship Government Programs, etc.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The RRB NTPC recruitment process includes the following stages:

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2
  • · Skill Test/ Aptitude Test
  • · Document Verification Process
  • · Medical Examination

Further, the RRB NTPC 2022 written test is conducted in 2 stages:

  • · Computer Based Test (CBT)-1
  • · Computer Based Test (CBT)-2

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern: CBT-1

  • · The authorities conduct the 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for
    screening the aspirants.
  • · The duration of the exam is 1.5 hours (90 minutes). For the PWD
    candidates, the duration of the exam is 120 Minutes.
  • · There is a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for every wrong attempt
    question.
  • · No marks are deducted if a question is left unanswered.

Given below is the number of sections and questions per section in the exam:

Sections Number of Questions Total Marks
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General awareness 40 40
Total 100 100

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern: CBT-2

  • Ø The normalized score of RRB NTPC CBT-1 will be used for shortlisting the candidates for 2nd Stage CBT based on merit.
  • Ø The level of difficulty of the questions in the exam varies depending on the levels of posts.
  • Ø The duration of the exam is 1.5 Hrs (90 minutes).
  • Ø There is a negative marking with 1/3 of the marks assigned to each question being deducted for every wrong answer.
Sections Number of Questions Total Marks
Mathematics 35 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
General awareness 50 50
Total 120 120

6. RRB NTPC Eligibility

The details of the eligibility criteria set by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) are given below:

RRB NTPC Nationality

A candidate must belong to the following nationalities:

  • An Indian citizen
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

RRB NTPC Age Limit

  • The candidates who are applying for the Undergraduate Level posts (After Class XII) must be between 18 to 30 years of age.
  • The candidates applying for Graduate level posts must be between 18 to 33 years of age.
  • The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) offers relaxation to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories as per the Government’s norm.
Category Upper Age Relaxation
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PwBD UR 10 years
PwBD OBC-NCL 13 years
PwBD SC/ST 15 years

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

Please find below the required education qualification:

Name of the Post Minimum Educational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
Station Master Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
Goods Guard Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist Degree from a recognized university or equivalent +Typing
proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is
essential.
Senior Clerk Cum Typist Degree from a recognized university or equivalent +Typing
proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is
essential.
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk Degree from recognized university or equivalent
Senior Time Keeper Degree from recognized university or equivalent. Typing
proficiency in English / Hindi on the computer is
essential.
Traffic Assistant Degree from recognized university or equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 12th (+2 Stage) or equivalent with not less than 50% marks
in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in
case of SC/ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability /
Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualification
higher than 12th (+2 stage)
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist 12th (+2 Stage) or 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 the computer is essential.
Junior Clerk Cum Typist
Junior Time Keeper
Trains Clerk

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2022

RRB NTPC 2022 Exam Dates along with the other important dates are tabulated below:

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Release of RRB NTPC 2022 Notification February 2022
Starting date of the Application Process March 2022
Last date to submit the Application March 2022
Last date of Application Fees Submission April 2022
Last date for the final submission of the application April 2022
RRB NTPC 2022 CBT-1 December 2022

RRB NTPC Exam Date

RRB NTPC Exam Events

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

RRB NTPC CBT-2 Jun 12, 2022 – Jun 17, 2022
RRB NTPC Result Jan 11, 2022 – Jan 15, 2022

RRB NTPC Application Process

Please follow the steps to complete application process:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Indian Railways.

Step 2: Click the ‘Recruitments’ tab on the Home page.

Step 3: Select the RRB as per your state.

Step 4: The candidate will be directed to the official website of the
specific RRB of their state/zone.

Step 5: Click on the link ‘New Registration’.

Step 6: Choose the RRB Zone for which one is willing to apply.

Step 7: Enter your educational qualification details and the community you
belong to.

Step 8: Click on the ‘Check Availability’ button.

Step 9: Fill up the registration form by filling up details like Name, Date
of Birth, Aadhar Card, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Class 10th Details,
Mobile no. and the Email ID.

Step 10: Click on the ’Continue’ button.

Step 11: The candidate will receive an OTP on their registered email id and
mobile number on successful registration.

Step 12: Login and fill up the application form by entering the details
such as marks obtained in class 12th, community, gender, nationality,
religion, etc.

Step 13: Click on the “Save” button.

Step 14: Pay the application fee.

Step 15: Upload your photograph and signature as specified.

Step 16: Submit your application form.

RRB NTPC 2022 Application Fees

The RRB NTPC 2022 Application Fees for various categories are provided
below.

Category Application Fees
General & OBC Category Male INR 500
Women/SC/ST/PwD/Ex.Servicemen INR 250

RRB NTPC Admit Card


The RRB NTPC Admit Card contains the following details about the candidate:

  • Name
  • · Date of Birth
  • · Photograph and Signature
  • · Registration number
  • · Name of Exam Centre
  • Date of Exam
  • · Reporting Time
  • · Exam Day Instructions


Here are the steps to download the RRB NTPC 2022 Admit Card:

1) Visit the official website of the respective RRB.

2) Click on the link ‘Admit Card’.

3) Enter the User ID (registration number) and password.

4) The RRB NTPC 2022 Admit Card will appear on your screen.

5) Download the admit card for future purposes.

RRB NTPC Result

The RRB NTPC result for CBT 1 exam was declared on January 15, 2022 by Railway Recruitment Board. The shortlisted aspirants of the CBT 1 exam will be gone through the RRB NTPC CBT 2 exam 2022.

RRB NTPC Selection Process

There are mainly five stages in the RRB NTPC selection process. The selection procedure for RRB NTPC 2022 exam is discussed below in detail:

Stage 1: Computer Based Test 1 (CBT-1)

The first stage of CBT is used for screening the candidates. In order to shortlist the applicants for the second stage CBT, the first stage marks will be normalized.

Stage 2: Computer Based Test 2 (CBT-2)

The candidates who clear the first stage of CBT will have to appear for the second stage of CBT. Candidates who pass the second stage CBT then have to appear for the skill exam for the positions they have applied for.

Stage 3: CBAT/Typing Test Skill Test

The candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master will have to appear for RRB NTPC CBAT. They need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks to qualify.

The candidates who have applied for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper will have to appear for this test.

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

Stage 4: Document Verification

Candidates who clear the CBT-1 and CBT-1 and the Computer Based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test (where applicable) are called for Document Verification based on their merit. Selected individuals will be appointed if they pass the required Medical Fitness Test.

Stage 5: Medical Examination

The candidates must fulfil the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) for which they have applied. The applicants should refer to the medical standards for each post carefully as the candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post(s) will not be given any alternative appointment.

RRB NTPC Cut-off

The cut-off for each phase of exam for RBI Grade -B exam 2022 will be released after the completion of each phase.

In the following section, RBI Grade B cut-off of the FY 2021 has been mentioned below. Please have a look.
RBI Grade Phase I Cut-off 2021

Section/ Category General Awareness

(Max. Marks: 80)
Reasoning Ability

(Max. Marks: 60)
English Language

(Max. Marks: 30)
Quantitative Aptitude

(Max. Marks: 30)
Total Score

(Max. Marks: 200)
General/ UR 16.00 12.00 06.00 06.00 66.75
EWS 16.00 12.00 06.00 06.00 66.75
OBC 12.00 09.00 04.50 04.50 63.75
SC 10.25 07.75 03.75 03.75 53.50
ST 10.25 07.75 03.75 03.75 52.75
PWD (OH/ HI/ VH) 10.25 07.75 03.75 03.75 52.75

RRB NTPC Salary

RRB NTPC posts namely Graduate Posts and Undergraduate Postsmonthly salary structures are given below as per the 7th CPC.

RRB NTPC undergraduate level posts’salaries are tabulated below:

Name of the post

Level in 7th CPC

Initial pay (INR)

Junior Clerk cum Typist

2

19900

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

2

19900

Junior Time Keeper

2

19900

Trains Clerk

2

19900

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

3

21700

RRB NTPC 2022 graduate-level posts salary are given below:

Name of the post

Level in 7th CPC

Initial pay (INR)

Traffic Assistant

4

25500

Goods Guard

5

29200

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5

29200

Senior Clerk cum Typist

5

29200

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

5

29200

Senior Time Keeper

5

29200

Commercial Apprentice

6

35400

Station Master

6

35400