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

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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

EventDate
Notification Release DateJune – July 2018
Online Application StartsJuly 2018
Last date for ApplicationNot Yet Released

Educational Eligibility

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

Age Limit

CategoryMin AgeMax Age
General18 years32 years
SC/ ST23 years37 years
OBC21 years35 years
EX Servicemen21 years35 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 NameNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Math202090 min
Reasoning2525
General Awareness3030
General Science2525
TOTAL100100

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 NameNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Math303090 min
Reasoning3030
General Awareness3030
General Science3030
TOTAL120120

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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