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30 Sep 2018


RRB NTPC 2018 Notification


The official notification regarding the important dates for this examination has not been released yet. The RRB NTPC exam dates will be updated here once it's officially released.


RRB NTPC 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for RRB NTPC posts are tabulated below:

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2018: Educational Qualification

Candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline from any recognized university can apply for the job.

The candidates must be proficient in typing.

Candidates applying for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper must have a type speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.

Candidates applying for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Masterhave to appear for Aptitude Test after qualifying the written test.


Age Limits

The minimum age required for candidates to apply for RRB NTPC jobs is 18 years. The upper age limit is 32 years. There is an age relaxation of 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for ex-serviceman.


RRB NTPC 2018 Apply Link


RRB NTPC 2018 Exam Complete Schedule


The official notification regarding the important dates for this examination has not been released yet. The RRB NTPC exam dates will be updated here once it's officially released.


Selection Procedure
The candidates for RRB NTPC recruitment are selected on the basis of the marks scored in first & second stage of examination whereas other stages will be qualifying in nature. Here's a reference based on previous examinations:
1) First Stage Online Examination (PT–CBT)
2) Second Stage Examination (Mains–CBT)
3) Typing Test (Skill Test)
4) Aptitude Test
5) Document Verification
6) Medical Fitness Test
7) Final Merit Lis


RRB NTPC 2018 Vacancy Details :

As per the revealed news, RRB is planning to offer around 2.5 lakh vacancies for the technical and non-technical category. There is no official confirmation, but some newspaper has leaked this news that RRB will release approx 2.5 lakh vacancies in which more that 80,000 vacancies for Security Department (Loco Pilot, Guard, Assistant Loco Pilot, Assistant Station Master, Line-man, Gang-man, Key-man and Maintenance. So, Let's have a look at RRB NTPC Vacancy 2018 -  

  • Organised By: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

  • Name of Examination - RRB NTPC 2018

  • Total Number of Vacancies - 2.5 Lakh (Expected)

  • Name of Posts - Various


RRB NTPC  Exam Pattern 2018

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern For Prelims


Total Number Of Questions/Maximum Marks



General Science




General Awareness





RRB NTPC Main Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern For Mains


Total Number Of Questions/Maximum Marks



General Science




General Awareness




RRB NTPC 2018 Syllabus :

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2018 basically included General Knowledge, General English/ General Hindi, Basic Arithmetic, Quantitative Aptitude and Analytical skills, and basic technical part for technical posts. It will comprise of 100 questions of 1 mark each. The exam will be conducted in two stages RRB NTPC 1st stage CBT or Prelims and RRB NTPC 2nd stage CBT or Mains. For prelims exam maximum 90 minutes will be provided for the test. Let us have a glance at the classified version of the syllabus as per different subjects.


General Awareness


General Intelligence and Reasoning

Current Affairs, National and International, History-India, world Indian economy Indian geography Indian constitution Indian culture & Heritage Indian Polity Science & Technology General Science -Biology -Chemistry -Physics Environmental Studies

Percentage Pipes & Cisterns Profit and loss Time and work Simplification Boats and Streams Averages Time and Distance Problems on Ages Simple Interest Data Interpretation Area and Volume Linear and Quadratic Equations Margins and Discounts

Analogies Space Visualisation Similarities Decision Making Problem Solving Arithmetic Number Series Differences Arithmetic Reasoning Analysis Judgement Relationship Concepts Visual Memory Observation Verbal and Figure Classification Puzzles Sitting Circular Arrangements Direction sense Alphanumeric series


RRB NTPC Admit Card 2018 :

As per the revealed updates, RRB NTPC 2018 first stage examination will be conducted after one or two or application form submission. RRB will release NTPC First Stage Admit card before 7 to 10 days of examination on the official website. The second stage examination will be conducted after two months of prelims exam result declaration. So, likewise 1st stage exam RRB NTPC 2018 Admit Card for 2nd stage exam will be released on the official website before some days of examination. However, only those candidates will be able to download 2nd stage admit card, who will get eligible marks in RRB NTPC 1st stage examination.


RRB NTPC Result 2018 :

The Railway Recruitment Board will conduct NTPC 1st stage examination after 2 months of the application form submission and 2nd stage examination in 2018. Therefore, As per the information, RRB NTPC Result 2018 will be declared after one or two months examination on the official website and candidates will be able to check their result by using their roll number and name. Only those candidates will be shortlisted for 2nd stage examination who will clear stage 1st exam according to the cut off marks. When the Railway Recruitment Board announce RRB NTPC 1st Stage Result 2018, we will update here.


RRB NTPC Previous Papers 2018


Are you looking for the RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Papers? Here is the solution for your problem. In this page we are going to share all the Railway Board Solved question paper for RRB NTPC Graduate Category exam. Here you can download Railway Non-Technical Popular Categories previous year question papers or solved papers in Pdf format which will help you in your exam preparation.


RRB NTPC Cut off 2018 :

Likewise every year, RRB release cut off marks to select the candidates. Candidates who are going to appear in the RRB NTPC Examination 2018 will have get marks as per RRB NTPC Cut off 2018. Candidates can check their respective performance by checking RRB NTPC Cutoff marks 2018. When the Railway Recruitment Board will release the cut off marks list, we will update here for the candidate's help. Till then, candidates are advised to regularly visit this website to know latest updates of RRB NTPC 2018 Cut off.


RRB NTPC Preparation  Strategy

Here, we have mentioned some important RRB NTPC Preparation Tips, which help you to know how to prepare for the RRB NTPC 2018 Examination.

  • Apply shortcut tricks

  • Know your strength and plan

  • Manage time and enhance accuracy

  • Practice mock tests

  • Revise to the best


If candidates will join RRB NTPC 2018 Online Coaching then they will practice by solving the online practice tests, online test series, and Previous year papers. Live classes and video lectures will help you to study better.


RRB NTPC Study Plan


Study Plan for General Awareness

  • You are provided with total 90 minutes for 120 questions, and you can give 45 seconds to per  question.

  • Set your target to solve 40 questions (30 seconds per question) and you can complete General Awareness section within 20 minutes. You can secure 34.66 marks if you solve the questions with 90% accuracy.

  • After you have attempted 40 questions, try to solve the remaining questions taking time you are left with. Attempting the questions with 85% accuracy, you can score 39.33 marks in this section.


General Science:

  • A better preparation can be done by making a proper study plan of all the subjects in a separate manner.

  • You must give 2 hours daily practice for General Science preparation.

  • Try not to learn all the topics as it can lead to cramming and ultimately risk being under prepared.

  • Revise the topics on regular basis that you have complete earlier.

  • Give Mock Tests and analyze the weaker topics of yours and again attempt those topics.

  • Attempt the questions for which you are sure about.


  • Clear all your doubts by taking help of the experts.


Reasoning Ability:

  • Learn the easy tricks to solve the questions in a shorter period of time.

  • Practice more and more to get some techniques for how to customize your time.

  • Take the help of the experts in learning the short cut tricks.

  • Focus on the important topics such as Statement Conclusion, Interference, Assumption and Syllogism.

  • Give at least 2 hours daily to practice the Reasoning Ability section.


Arithmetic Ability:

  • You must practice some good mock test series and solve some RRB NTPC sample papers.

  • Give the mock test only when you think that you are prepared for the examination.

  • Learn the formulas or short formulas so that the aptitude questions could be solved in the shorter period of time.

  • Keep on solving Arithmetic Ability Questions as this can lead you in decreasing the time while attempting the Questions in RRB NTPC Main Exam.




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