RRB NTPC 2016 RRB NTPC 2016 : The First Stage Computer Based Test Result of RRB NTPC has been declared. The result has been announced for all the regions. The first stage CBT result has been hosted here on this page. Qualified candidates of first stage CBT will appear for the second stage CBT. The exam for the second stage CBT is expected to be conducted in January/February 2017. The Railway Recruitment Board had conducted the first stage CBT from March 28 to May 3, 2016. The exam is being conducted for 18, 252 vacant seats in Railway Department. The posts under RRB NTPC 2016 recruitment exam are Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk, Goods guard, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk Cum Typist, Assistant Station Master, Traffic Assistant and Senior Time Keeper.


As per reports, 92 lakh candidates have attempted the first stage Computer Based Test of RRB NTPC. An approximate number of 3 lakh candidates will be shortlisted through the first stage CBT. A total of 20,000 candidates will be called for the Skill Test and 50,000 candidates will be called for the Aptitude Test.
The candidates on the basis of their marks in the second stage CBT will be called for the next level of recruitment. The second stage CBT test will include General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. There will be 120 Multiple Choice Questions in the exam.

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Vacancy Details under RRB NTPC 2016

Posts  Vacancies
Commercial Apprentice 703
Traffic Apprentice 1645
Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk 127
Goods Guard 7591
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist 1205
Senior Clerk Cum Typist 869
ASM 5942
TA 166
Senior Time Keeper 4
Total 18252

Name of the Participating Railway Recruitment Boards along with vacancies

  1. Ahmedabad: 1183 Posts
  2. Ajmer: 1088 Posts
  3. Allahabad: 2864 Posts
  4. Bangalore: 610 Posts
  5. Bhopal: 1151 Posts
  6. Bilaspur: 302 Posts
  7. Bhubaneswar: 770 Posts
  8. Chandigarh: 304 Posts
  9. Chennai: 976 Posts
  10. Gorakhpur: 317 Posts
  11. Guwahati: 409 Posts
  12. Jammu-Srinagar: 171 Posts
  13. Kolkata: 1408
  14. Malda: 278 Posts
  15. Muzaffarpur: 464 Posts
  16. Mumbai: 2296 Posts
  17. Secunderabad: 1618 Posts
  18. Patna: 714 Posts
  19. Ranchi: 562 Posts
  20. Siliguri: 279 Posts
  21. Thiruvananthapuram: 488 Posts

Important Dates related to RRB NTPC 2016

Events Dates
Start date of the online application process 26 December 2016
Last Date to Apply Online & for Online Payment of Fee 25 January 2016 by 11:59 p.m.
Start date for Offline Payment of Fee 28 January 2016
Last date for reprint of Application 25 January 2016 by 11:59 p.m
Last date for offline Payment of Fee 22 January 2016
Issuance of Admit Card 10 March 2016
Date of Computer Based Exam 28, 29, 30 and 31 March 2016 & 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (exam in 3rd shift), 10 (exam in 3rd shift), 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 April 2016, 02 and 03 May 2016.

Shift Timings: RRB NTPC Exam 2016

Activity Shift 1 (09:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.) Shift 2 (12:30 p.m. to 02 p.m. ) Shift 3(04:00 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.)
Reporting Time 7:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Gate Closing Time 8:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
Exam starts 9:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 04:00 p.m.

Go through the complete write- up for detailed information:

Click Here to download the RRB NTPC Admit Card

Click Here to check the Important Notice for RRB NTPC.

RRB Official Notice : Refer Here

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2016 

Applicants must fulfill the following conditions to be eligible to apply:

  • Educational: Candidates should possess the requisite educational qualification from the recognized University, Board/Institute. Also, Typing proficiency in English/ Hindi on Computer is essential for the applicable post. Refer the notice for more details.
  • Candidates awaiting their final examination results can not apply
  • Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18-32 years as on 01 January 2016. Age relaxation is applicable up to 5 years for SC/ ST, 03 years for OBC, 10 years for Pwd (UR), 13 years for PWD (OBC), 15 years for PwD (SC/ ST) as per the Government rules.

RRB NTPC Application Form 2016

Application Fee : The fee of Rs. 100/- is to be paid either via internet banking, Debit Cards etc. or by way of Challan to be deposited in any branch of SBI or Computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip.

Fee-exempted : SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen/ Persons with Disability/ Women/ Minorities/ Transgender and Economically Backward Classes with annual income less than Rs. 50000/- are exempted from fee payment.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2016

The online computer based exam be objective based exam comprised of multiple choice questions from General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. Total number of questions will be 100 to be completed in the duration of 90 minutes. The question paper is available in the following 15 languages – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Malayalam & Urdu.

RRB Admit Card 2016

The e-admit card of the candidates has been uploaded on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). A link is also provided above to access the admit card. Candidates will also be notified through SMS and email messages. Candidates will be required to take the print of their admit card and bring the same along with them to the respective exam centre.

RRB NTPC Cutoff 2016

Candidates are required to secure the minimum score out of 100 in order to pass the RRB NTPC Computer-Based Test. The minimum score is referred as the cut-off which varies for the different categories.

RRB NTPC Result 2016

The RRB NTPC Result 2016 has been declared for first stage CBT. Qualified candidates will appear for the second stage CBT. The direct link to check the result has been provided here. Click the above link for checking the RRB NTPC Result 2016. 

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2016

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the Answer Key of RRB NTPC 2016. Candidates who have appeared for the Computer Based Test (CBT) should check the Answer Key of RRB NTPC 2016 from here. To access the Answer Key of RRB NTPC, candidates will have to enter User ID and User Password.

Answer Key, Question Papers, Objection Tracker of RRB NTPC 2016Click Here

RRB NTPC Selection Procedure 2016

The process of selection is comprised of the following: Common Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by the Typing Skill Test/ Aptitude Test and lastly Document Verification. Candidates will have to qualify for all the stages for final selection. The date and time of the Computer Based Test will be intimated to the candidates separately.

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