RRB NTPC Full Form: All You Need To Know

RRB NTPC is the exam conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to recruit candidates for the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC). RRB NTPC 2020 exam is one of the biggest recruitment drives conducted by Railway Recruitment Board of India. It is the competitive government exam that is conducted to recruit candidates for various posts like Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, etc. in various Zonal Railways in the upcoming months of 2020. Check out the post below to know everything related to RRB NTPC 2020 Exam.

RRB: Railway Recruitment Board

Railway Recruitment Board was initially known as  Railway Service Commission when it was established in 1942. In the year 1985, it was renamed to Railway Recruitment Board that we all know today. Currently, there are 21 RRBs functional all over India. The headquarters of the railway board is located in New Delhi. List of all the RRBs has been given below

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Ajmer
  3. Allahabad
  4. Bangalore
  5. Bhopal
  6. Bhubaneswar
  7. Bilaspur
  8. Chandigarh
  9. Chennai
  10. Gorakhpur
  11. Guwahati
  12. Jammu and Kashmir
  13. Kolkata
  14. Malda
  15. Mumbai
  16. Muzaffarpur
  17. Patna
  18. Ranchi
  19. Secunderabad
  20. Siliguri
  21. Thiruvananthapuram

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RRB will be conducting the Non-Technical Popular Categories to recruit candidates for 35,208 vacancies. The region-wise vacancies have been listed below:

Name of RRBs No. Of Vacancy
Ahmedabad 1024
Ajmer 1773
Allahabad 4030
Bangalore 2470
 Bhopal 997
Bhubaneshwar 498
Bilaspur 1207
Chandigarh 2483
Chennai 2694
Gorakhpur 1298
Guwahati 851
 Jammu-Srinagar 898
Kolkata 2949
 Malda 1043
Mumbai 3665
Muzaffarpur 329
Patna 1039
Ranchi 1386
Secunderabad 3234
Siliguri 443
Trivandrum 897
Total 35208

Selection Procedure

The RRB NTPC 2020 selection procedure for levels 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 consist of 2 stages of the computer-based tests that are followed by the skill test. Given below is the summary of the selection process that candidates will go through for the final selection:

Name of the post Level
in 7th
1st stage
2nd stage
Skill Test
1 Junior Clerk cum
2 Common
For all
Level 2
Typing Skill Test
2 Accounts Clerk cum
2 Typing Skill Test
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
4 Trains Clerk 2 ——————
5 Commercial cum
Ticket Clerk
3 Separate for
Level 3 post
6 Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for
Level 4 post
Based Aptitude
7 Goods Guard 5 Common
Level 5
8 Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
5 ——————
9 Senior Clerk cum
5 Typing Skill Test
10 Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5 Typing Skill Test
11 Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
12 Commercial
6 Common
all Level 6
13 Station Master 6 Computer
Based Aptitude

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination:

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.

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RRB NTPC: Salary

The aspirants would like to go through the salary of RRB NTPC posts at least once before appearing in the exam. Given below is the salary of each post after the 7th pay commission.

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700
6 Traffic Assistant 4 25500
7 Goods Guard 5 29200
8 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200
9 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200
10 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200
11 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200
12 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400
13 Station Master 6 35400

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the full form of RRB NTPC 2020?
The full form is Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

Q. Which post is best in RRB NTPC 2020?
Commercial apprentice and station master are the best posts in RRB NTPC Recruitment.

Q. When will be the RRB NTPC admit card available?
The admit card of RRB NTPC 2020 exam will be released 10-15 days before the exam date.

Q. What is the selection process for RRB NTPC?
The RRB NTPC selection process consists of 2 stages of the computer-based tests and it is followed by the skill test.

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