RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020: 35208 Vacancies | Official Updates

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

RRB NTPC Exam Dates: RRB NTPC exam has been in the limelight for a long time now as lakhs of candidates who applied for this recruitment wait for the official release of the RRB NTPC exam date 2020. Railway Recruitment Board received crores of applications for 35,208 vacancies in February 2019 for various Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

Latest Update from Railway Chairman [VK Yadav]: Railway has decided to conduct exams for RRB NTPC, RRC Group D, and RRB Ministerial And Isolated Categories from 15th Of December 2020. A detailed schedule will be announced very soon. Students are advised to keep checking this page for the latest updates regarding railways exam dates.

Aspirants can check the RRB NTPC and Group D vacancies and the total no. of Applications released below:-

PostNumber of VacanciesTotal Applications ReceivedNotification Release Date
RRB NTPC35,2081,26,30,88528th February 2019
RRC Group D1,03,7691,15,67,24812th March 2019
RRB Ministerial And Isolated Categories1,6631,02,9408th March 2019

The RRB NTPC exam date has been officially released. The delay in the exam is the result of the current pandemic scenario. According to the official notification, the RRB NTPC exam was postponed due to COVID. Check out the details regarding RRB NTPC exam date.

Vacancies35,208 Vacancies
Pay LevelLevel 2,3,4,5 & 6
Selection process1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)Document Verification/Medical Examination.
Language15 languages
Duration of CBT Stage 1 and 290 minutes
RRB NTPC Exam DateTentatively From 15th December 2020
RRB NTPC Admit cardDecember 2020

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020: Exam Conducting Agency

With the world battling COVID-19 outbreak right now, many government job examinations will also bear the brunt as they got postponed further. Railway aspirants waiting for the release of RRB NTPC and RRC Group D exam dates will have to bide their time as the exams will be tentatively conducted from 15th Of December 2020.

In a recent notice released by the Railway Board on its official website, it has revised the dates for submission of tenders to recruit the exam conducting agency. Check out the dates as mentioned below:

  • Bidding Start Date:– 03.08.2020
  • Last date & time of online submission of Tender – 17.08.2020 at 14:00 Hrs.
  • Date & time of opening of Technical bids – 17.08.2020 at 15:00 Hrs.

Candidates are informed that they must not believe in any rumours and only believe in the official statement by the Board itself by visiting the official RRB website.  As per the official notice released by RRB, it is yet to finalize the exam conducting agency. The process has been delayed further due to the COVID-19 outbreak. India is facing a nationwide lockdown that has postponed all the government job examinations to maintain social distancing. RRB has invited bidders for the exam conducting agency by 8th June 2020. It can be revised further as per the prevalent situation.

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020: 35208 Vacancies | Official Updates

Now the question remains; What is the RRB NTPC exam date? When will the RRB NTPC first stage be conducted by the Board? RRB has invited bidders for the recruitment of the exam conducting agency who will conduct the RRC group D, RRB ministerial posts and RRB NTPC exams. Hence, it may be concluded that RRB is finalizing the exam conducting agency that is leading to such delay in declaring the RRB NTPC 2020 exam date. Candidates are advised to remain hopeful and should not stop preparing for the RRB NTPC exam. The exam date declared now, and one should start preparing to excel in such major recruitment.

Important Points To be kept in mind regarding RRB NTPC Exam date:

  • The exam schedule will be uploaded on the regional RRB websites.
  • SMS and email messages will be sent to all eligible candidates about the e-Call letter and upload details on their registered mobile number and email ID.
  • No call letter will be sent by post.
  • As soon as the RRB NTPC exam date is released, candidates are advised to download the admit card from regional websites.
  • RRB(s) will not entertain any request for any change in the examination center, date and
    session allotted to the candidate(s).

After the RRB NTPC exam dates are released, you need to prepare for the exam for which it is necessary to know about the exam pattern and syllabus of RRB NTPC stage 1.

Name of the postLevel
in 7th
1st stage
2nd stage
Skill Test
1Junior Clerk cum
For all
Level 2
Typing Skill Test
2Accounts Clerk cum
2Typing Skill Test
3Junior Time Keeper2Typing Skill Test
4Trains Clerk2——————
5Commercial cum
Ticket Clerk
3Separate for
Level 3 post
6Traffic Assistant4Separate for
Level 4 post
Based Aptitude
7Goods Guard5Common
Level 5
8Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
9Senior Clerk cum
5Typing Skill Test
10Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5Typing Skill Test
11Senior Time Keeper5Typing Skill Test
all Level 6
13Station Master6Computer
Based Aptitude

RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Pattern

To ace the exam and surpass high cut-off marks, it is really necessary to know about the exam pattern and syllabus in detail. Refer to the below table for details:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
1General Awareness404090 Minutes
3General Intelligence & Reasoning3030
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • Negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • Stage 1 is screening nature.
  • The candidates selected for stage 2 will be 20 times the number of vacancies for each post.
  • Normalization of marks will be done

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