RRB NTPC exam is underway. For the next slot of candidates the exam will begin on Jan 31
The schedule of the next slot of RRB NTPC exam has been released. The railway recruitment boards (RRB) have notified that the exam for selection to non-technical popular categories (NTPC) for the third batch of candidates will be held from January 31 to February 12. Approximately, 28 lakh candidates will sit for the exam, the RRBs have said regarding the NTPC exam.
Candidates whose exam is scheduled in the third phase will be intimated exam city and date today. The exam city details will be released at 9 pm. "For the candidates scheduled in this phase, the LINK for viewing the Exam City & Date and downloading of Free Travelling Authority for SC/ST candidates will be made available on all RRB websites on 21.01.2021 at 9.00 PM," the RRBs have said.
RRB NTPC Exam City, Date Details Today: Live Updates
RRB NTPC exam date, city details released
The RRBs have released the details of the exam city and date of candidates whose exam has been scheduled in the third phase of exam.
RRB NTPC exam details of third phase will be released at 9 pm
The RRBs will release the details of the NTPC exam for candidates slotted in the third phase today at 9 pm. Candidates can check the details of the exam at the respective website of the RRBs.
RRB NTPC exam: Know how to check exam details
To check RRB NTPC exam details candidates have to login to the website of the RRBs, enter the registration details and check the city and date on which their exams have been scheduled.
RRB NTPC exam: After the completion of this exam, RRB group D exam will begin
The exam for selection of candidates to group D posts will commence after the completion of the NTPC exam. As per the details shared by the RRBs, the NTPC exam is likely to be held till March 2021.
For the RRB Group D exam, a total of 1,15,67,248 applications have been registered against 1,03,769 vacancies.
RRB NTPC exam: Admit cards will be released 4 days prior to the exam
While candidates will be informed about the city and date in which they have been scheduled to appear for the exam, the admit cards will be released 4 days prior to the exam. Candidates have to download the RRB NTPC admit card from the website and carry it to the centre on the exam day.
RRB NTPC exam: Biometric, photo capture at exam centre
At the exam centre, from main gate to exam lab crowd management protocol is being followed. The RRBs have said that "biometric and photo of the candidate will be captured before the exam and boards will implement CCTV surveillance and real-time command center monitoring at centres."
RRB NTPC exam: Important point candidates should know
The RRBs will check the body temperature of candidates at the exam centre. Candidates having temperature more than the prescribed limit will not be allowed inside the exam venue, the RRBs have said and have added that intimation regarding this will be sent to candidates and exam will be rescheduled for these candidates.
RRB NTPC exam: Candidates should carry photograph to exam centre
Candidates should carry one color photograph (of size 35 mm x 45 mm) which was uploaded in the application, for appearing in the test. RRBs have asked candidates to write a paragraph of self-declaration on the admit card. For this purpose, a blank space will be available in the admit card.
RRB NTPC exam: Know about mark calculation method
Railway exams have begun and the recruitment boards (RRB) have notified that changes have been made to the marks normalisation method. Normalisation method is a statistical rule which is implemented in exams held in multiple sessions taking into account the variation in the difficulty levels of question papers across all sessions.
RRB NTPC exam: Mock tests available for candidates
The railway recruitment boards (RRB) have released mock tests for candidates. These tests are available on the official website of the RRBs and candidates can access it using their registration details. These RRB NTPC mock tests will acquaint candidates with the exam pattern.
RRB NTPC exam: Know about self declaration paragraph
The RRBs have asked candidates to write a paragraph of self-declaration on the admit card. For this purpose, a blank space will be available in the admit card. "Candidates should leave blank spaces provided in the downloaded e-Call letter for writing self-declaration paragraph (as the paragraph will be displayed on the screen during CBT), signature and Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled while coming for the exam," RRBs have said in the official exam notice.
RRB NTPC exam: After the exam, RRBs may ask candidates to update bank details
To return the exam fee of the candidates who took the exam, RRBs are likely to ask candidates to update their bank details. Candidates should check the official website of the RRBs for updates regarding this.
RRB NTPC exam: Over 1.26 crore candidates have registered for the exam
Over 1.26 crore candidates have registered for the RRB NTPC exam which was notified in February 2019. The exam is being held in batches. So far, the exam for one batch is over. The exam for the second batch is underway. The exam for third batch will begin on January 31.
RRB NTPC exam: Free Travelling Authority for SC/ST candidates
Along with the details of city and date, the RRBs will also give free travelling authority for SC/ST candidates. "Necessary intimation is also being sent to all those candidates scheduled in the 3rd phase to their E-mail and Mobile numbers given in their online application," the RRBs have said.
RRB NTPC exam: Other cases where exam fee will be refunded
In addition to the other criteria, in case the vacancies are cancelled the fee of those candidates will be returned who have appeared for the exam. "The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at any stage at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all. In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded except for candidates who have attended the 1st Stage CBT," reads the job notification.
RRB NTPC exam: Exam fee refund
As per the official exam notification released by the railway recruitment boards (RRB), candidates who appear for the RRB NTPC exam will get a refund on the fee which they had deposited along with the application form.
Female candidates and those belonging to third gender, Ex-Servicemen, SC, ST, minority and economically backward class will get a complete refund on the fee. These candidates have paid ₹ 250 as application fee. Other candidates, who have paid ₹ 500 will get refund of ₹ 400 on appearing in the exam.
RRB NTPC exam: COVID-19 protocols being followed at exam centres
At the exam centre, before entering the exam hall the body temperature of candidates will be checked. Candidates whose body temperature is more than the prescribed limit will not be allowed to sit in the exam with other candidates. However, for these candidates the RRBs will schedule the exam another day.
RRB NTPC exam: COVID-19 self declaration form
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the railway recruitment boards or the RRBs have asked candidates to submit a self-declaration form on the exam day before the test begins. The RRBs have said that the candidates have to produce COVID-19 self-declaration in the prescribed format at the entry and in absence of the same the candidate will not be allowed to sit in the exam.
RRB NTPC exam: Know when admit cards will be released
The RRB NTPC admit cards for all the candidates whose exam has been scheduled in the third phase will be released 4 days prior to the exam. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the RRBs. Candidates have to login to the website using their registration details.
RRB NTPC exam: Details of exam city, date will be intimated to candidates today
The RRBs will intimate candidates about their exam city and date today. The link to retrieve the exam related information will be available 9 pm onwards, the RRBs have notified.
RRB NTPC Exam: Third phase exam from January 31
The railway recruitment boards (RRBs) have said in an official notification that the third phase of the exam will be held from January 31 to February 12.
RRB NTPC exam: Second phase of railway exam ends on January 30
The railway is conducting the RRB NTPC exam in phases. So far, the first phase is over. The second phase is scheduled to conclude on January 30. Close to 27 lakh candidates were scheduled for the second phase exam.