RRB NTPC Question Paper and Answer Key 2017 (CEN 03/2015) – Railway Recruitment Board conducted Non-Technical Popular Categories 1st Stage computer based tests on several days between 28 March, 2016 to 30 April, 2016 and 2nd Stage computer based tests on 17 to 19 January 2017. Question Papers and Answer Keys of RRB NTPC 2016 – 2017 contain the day and shift-wise questions asked in the NTPC recruitment exam, along with suggested correct answers.

Official RRB NTPC Answer Key 2017 is released by RRBs along with the question paper. Candidate can login and check their question paper and response sheet. Declaration of Result of RRB NTPC will be on the basis of final official keys issued by the Railway Recruitment Board. If there are any objections in questions or answers, they will be considered and evaluated before processing the result.

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Question Papers and Answer keys

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Question Papers, Answer Keys and Candidates Response for the 2nd stage Exam (CBT) are available on the website of RRBs from 24 Jan 2017 to 30 Jan 2017. Candidates can download and print the Question Paper, if needed. The direct link to check Question paper and Answer key is given below.

Get RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Question Paper and Answer Key here – Click here to check Question Paper, Answer Key and Response and Objection logging for 2nd Stage Examination (CBT) of NTPC (Graduate) posts against CEN No. 03/2015.

Objections to Question(s) and Key(s) can be raised during the above period only. Objections raised, if any, will be examined before processing of the result. The decision of the Railway Recruitment Boards will be final in this regard.

Notice for Candidates of 2nd Stage NTPC (Graduate) Exam against CEN 03/2015

RRB NTPC 1st Stage Question Papers and Answer keys

A common Computer Based Test (CBT) is conducted for all the notified 9 categories of posts namely Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA), Senior Clerk Cum Typist, Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant, Senior Time Keeper.

Number of questions 100
Type of questions Multiple choice questions
Time 90 minutes
Syllabus Includes topics on general awareness, general intelligence and reasoning, arithmetic
Negative marking 1/3 rd mark allotted to the question

RRB NTPC Question Paper with Answers in Hindi – Paper 1

RRB NTPC Question Paper with Answers in Hindi – Paper 2

RRB NTPC Question Paper with Answers in Hindi – Paper 4

RRB NTPC Question Paper with Answers in Gujarati

RRB NTPC Cut Off 2017

The minimum marks that a candidate must have scored in order to qualify for next stage of selection is cut off. RRB NTPC Cut Off for CEN 03/2015 will be decided by the Railway Recruitment Board. Several factors are taken into consideration while determining RRB Cut Off. Some of them are listed here.

  • Overall difficulty level of exam,
  • Number of candidates who have appeared for the exam in for each post in respective category,
  • Average performance of candidates
  • Maximum and least marks obtained.

The process generally used to set a cut off is by arranging candidates in order of marks obtained. Then the RRB decides how many candidates will be called for next round (double / triple / more times). These number of candidates are marked in the merit list. Last marks of candidate in this number of candidates in the merit list is usually the cut off.

RRB NTPC (CEN 03/2015) Cut Off 2016 is expected to be as follows

Post Cut off (expected)
Commercial apprentice (CA) above 80
Traffic apprentice (TA) above 72
Enquiry cum reservation clerk (ECRC) above 70
Goods guard above 65
Senior clerk above 57
Assistant station master (ASM) above 60

Candidates are requested to note that the above data is expected only, and not final or official. These numbers are based on predictions by various coaching centers and may vary from actual cut offs.

Only the Railway Recruitment Board can decide the final cut offs for RRB NTPC 2016.

RRB NTPC Result 2016

Selection is made strictly according to merit on the basis of CBT / online examination and aptitude test, typing skill test or qualifying nature wherever applicable.

Based on the performance of candidates in the exam and aptitude test / typing skill test, wherever applicable, candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 50% extra candidates are also called as standby unless otherwise specified. However, they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment in the main list. During document verification, candidates will have to produce their origibal certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

Ordinarily, a railway servant shall be employed throughout his service on the railway or railway establishment to which he / she is posted on first appointment and shall have no claim as of right for transfer to another railway or another establishment. In the exigencies of service, hoever, it shall be open to the Competent Authority to transfer the railway servant to any other department or railway establishment including a project in or out of India.

Selected candidates will have to undergo training wherever training is prescribed for the post.

The number of vacancies (18252) indicated in the Centralized Employment Notice is provisional and may increase or decrease or even become NIL at a later stage depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration.

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