RRB NTPC Recruitment 2018 – Eligibility, Age Limits, Exam Pattern of Prelims and Mains

By | June 16, 2018

As the biggest recruiter of government jobs the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recently released the notification for various posts for NTPC. As aspirants are eagerly waiting for the RRB recruitments for the year 2018, it is simply a worth taking chance. The RRB made the exam pattern simple like other contemporary exams of it. The official dates are not yet released. We will update the date as soon as it is declared. There is no official confirmation, but some sources predicts that RRB will release approx 2.5 lakh vacancies in which more than 80,000 vacancies for Security Department (Loco Pilot, Guard, Assistant Loco Pilot, Assistant Station Master, Line-man, Gang-man, Key-man and Maintenance. Here we give you complete details of RRB NTPC recruitment 2018.

Important Details

  • Name of Posts- Technical and Non-Technical
  • Total Number of Vacancies- 2.5 Lakh (Expected)
  • Apply Mode- Online
  • Official Website- indianrailways.gov.in

Important Dates

Event Date
Notification Release Date June – July 2018
Online Application Starts July 2018
Last date for Application Not Yet Released

Educational Eligibility

Post Name Eligibility
Technical Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University of India
Non- Technical Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University of India.

Age Limit

Category Min Age Max Age
General 18 years 32 years
SC/ ST 23 years 37 years
OBC 21 years 35 years
EX Servicemen 21 years 35 years

Relaxation of age limit will be applicable for SC/ ST/ OBC / Ex servicemen as per government norms.

Selection Process

The selection process consists of several rounds. The details are as follows.

  • Prelims Exam – MCQ
  • Mains Exam – MCQ
  • Skill Test
  • Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC Prelims 2018

Topic Name No. of Questions Marks Time
Math 20 20 90 min
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 25 25
TOTAL 100 100

There will be negative marking too for the incorrect questions. 0.25 will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC Mains 2018

Topic Name No. of Questions Marks Time
Math 30 30 90 min
Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30
TOTAL 120 120

There will be negative marking too for the incorrect questions. 0.25 will be deducted for every wrong answer.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the official website of RRB NTPC i.e. indianrailways.gov.in
  2. Click on Recruitment option on the homepage
  3. Select your region. the region for which you want to apply as Indian Railways give the option for 21 regions of India
  4. Click on the ” New Registration link
  5. Fill up your Details
  6. Click Final Submit
  7. Pay the fees.

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