India Railway Recruitment Boards RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date Out

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India Railway Recruitment Boards RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date Out

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have announced RRB NTPC exam dates 2020 for first phase. The first phase of RRB NTPC will be conducted from December 28, 2020, to January 13, 2021. The first phase exam will be conducted for 23 lakh candidates. RRB NTPC exam dates 2020 for the remaining phases will be announced later. RRB NTPC exam will continue till the last week of March 2021.

Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be conducted from December 15. Initially, the exam was scheduled to be conducted between June and September. However, the exam did not take place. A total of 1,26,30,885 applications have been received as against 35,000 vacancies. RRB NTPC dates 2020 contains the important events related to the exam such as the release of the application form, issue of admit cards, declaration of result, etc.

Important events of RRB NTPC 2020 recruitment 

Some of the important events of the RRB NTPC exam are given below

RRB NTPC 2020 Application Form 

The application form of RRB NTPC was released on March 1, 2019. Candidates could apply for the exam till March 31, 2019. Fee payment could be done till April 5, 2019. Candidates could finally submit the application till April 12, 2019. The application form was accepted in online mode. The application fee for the exam is Rs 500 (except the fee concession categories). For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen, SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class candidates it is Rs 250.

RRB NTPC 2020 Entrance Exam

RRB NTPC 2020 exam comprises First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Second Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. The First stage CBT is common for all the posts. Check exam pattern and syllabus

RRB NTPC 2020 Admit Card 

The admit card is released four days prior to the scheduled date of the candidate’s CBT. Before the release of admit card, the exam city, date and time of exam are released. Candidates can download RRB NTPC 2019-20 admit card from the official website by logging with the required credentials. The hard copy of the admit card not sent to candidates by post.

RRB NTPC 2020 Result 

RRB NTPC result will be announced online separately for different stages of the recruitment process. The roll numbers of qualified candidates will be made available in PDF format. Along with result, the scorecard and cut off will also be released.

Railway Minister, Piyush Goya’s Tweet on RRB NTPC Exam Dates

Piyush Goyal's Tweet


Shift Timings of RRB NTPC exam

The examination will be held in three shifts, 09.00 am to 10.30 am, 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm, 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Candidates can check below the shift-wise timings of RRB NTPC exam.

Activity Shift 1 (09.00 am to 10.30 am) Shift 2 (12.30 pm to 2.00 pm) Shift 3 (4.00 pm to 5.30 pm)
Reporting Time 7:30 AM 11:00 AM 2:30 PM
Gate Closing Time 8:15 AM 11:45 AM 3:15 PM
Exam Start Time 9:00 AM 12:30 PM 4:00 PM


RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2020 FAQs

Q: When is RRB NTPC expected to be conducted?

A: RRB NTPC exam will be conducted from December 28 onwards.

Q: When will I get a complete schedule?

A: The complete schedule of exam has been announced by the RRBs.

Q: Any latest update on the exam dates?

A: RRB NTPC recruitment will be conducted in a phase-wise manner. The dates of first phase have been announced.

Q: When was RRB NTPC notification released?

A: RRB NTPC notification notification was released on February 28.

Q: When will RRB release RRB NTPC admit card?

A: The admit card will be issued to candidates four days before the exam.

Q: In how many shifts the exam will be conducted?

A: The exam will be conducted in three shifts.

Q: Do RRB releases the answer key?

A: Yes, RRBs release RRB NTPC answer key.

Q: When should I start preparing for RRB NTPC?

A: Candidates should start preparing for the exam.

Q: What is the age limit to appear for RRB NTPC?

A: For undergraduate level posts, the age limit is 18 to 30 years. For graduate-level posts, the age limit is 18 to 33 years.

Q: What is the educational qualification?

A: The educational qualification for undergraduate level posts is Class 12. For graduate-level posts, educational qualification is graduation.

Q: Why is the recruitment process delayed?

A: The recruitment process is delayed due to the non-finalisation of the exam conducting agency.