How Many Candidates Shortlisted in RRB NTPC CBT-1? As per a notification released by Railway Recruitment Board, the number of candidates selected by the board will be 20 times the number of vacancies available for recruitment. The examination for CBT 1 was conducted by railway in 7 different phases from 28th December 2021 to 31sy July 2022 to recruit eligible aspirants for the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways for a total of 35281 Vacancies. The revised result for RRB NTPC CBT 1 was released by the railway on 31st March 2022.
In the following table, candidates can check the exact number of candidates selected after 1st stage of the RRB NTPC examination i.e CBT 1, all these candidates will appear for RRB NTPC CBT 2. RRB NTPC CBT 2 examination for Level 4 and Level 6 is scheduled to be conducted on 9th and 10th May 2022.
|Qualification||Level||No. of Vacancies||No. of Candidates shortlisted for RRB NTPC CBT 2||Times|
RRB has released the revised result on 31st March 2022 to recruit candidates for 35281 vacancies of different posts in Indian Railways like Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc.
RRB NTPC Vacancy: Region Wise Vacancy
The region-wise RRB NTPC Revised vacancy 2019 and no. of candidates shortlisted in stage 1 for all regions under RRB NTPC is provided in the following table.
|Name of RRBs||No. Of Vacancy||No. of Candidates shortlisted for RRB NTPC CBT 2|
Let’s have a look at the important dates for RRB NTPC Examinations. The different phases of examination, the number of candidates appeared in the examination, and the dates of the paper are summarized in the following table.
|Phases of Exam||RRB NTPC Exam Date||No. of Candidates|
|RRB NTPC 7th Phase||23rd, 24th, 26th, and 31st July 2021||2.78 Lakh Candidates|
|RRB NTPC 6th Phase||April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8||6 lakh Candidates|
|RRB NTPC 5th Phase||4th March to 27th March 2021||19 lakh Candidates|
|RRB NTPC 4th Phase||15, 16, 17, 22,23,
27 Feb and March 1, 2, 3
|16 lakh Candidates|
|RRB NTPC 3rd Phase||31st Jan to 12th Feb 2021||28 lakh candidates|
|RRB NTPC 2nd Phase||16th Jan to 30th Jan 2021||27 lakh candidates|
|RRB NTPC 1st Phase||28th Dec to 13th January 2021||23 lakh candidates|
|Total 7 Phases from Dec 2020 to July 2021||Over 1.21 Crore Candidates [1,21,78,000]|
How Many Candidates Shortlisted in RRB NTPC CBT-1?
RRB releases a huge number of vacancies across India, for which more than 1 crore aspirants register every year. It is challenging for any organization to conduct an examination for such a large number of applicants.
RRB will shortlist candidates based on the normalized marks of the RRB NTPC CBT 1 examination and the cutoff decided by the board, CBT 1 examination is of qualifying nature. The number of candidates to be called for the RRB NTPC CBT 2 examination will be 20 times the number of vacancies available for recruitment. Let’s try to understand the exact number of candidates shortlisted from the table below.
|Number of vacancies||35281||Of the total appeared candidates only 5.79% will be shortlisted for the RRB NTPC Stage II|
|20 times the vacancies||7,05,620|
|The total number of candidates who Appeared||1,21,78,000|
RRB NTPC 2021 Selection
- The final selection of RRB NTPC will be based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stages CBT and CBAT/TST (as applicable).
- Candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options
- Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing the requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates, and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.