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How many numbers of candidates appear RRB NTPC exam every year?

Indian Railways is the country's largest public sector enterprise with more than 1.5 million employees. The job in Indian Railways in one of the prestigious job with good social status and lot of perks apart from salary. Recently NTPC exam was conducted by Railways for various posts in the non technical category like Assistant Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Goods guard Reservation Clerk and Traffic Apprentice.

Indian railway networks comprises of 115,000 km of track over a route of 65,808 km and 7112 stations.

The exam was held in the month of March and April. It saw a huge number of Applicants. This shows the popularity of the exam. As per the data, around 1 crore candiates applied and nearly 92 lakh candidates appeared the exam for RRB NTPC this year.

This was the first time exam was conducted online. The response was overwhelming. Nobody expected such a huge number of applicants. As a consequence, the result of the RRB NTPC 2016 is taking some time to declare. The results are still under the processing stage.

There are 21 RRB boards and the data about number of candidates applying under each railway zone are indicated below:


 

Railway Zone

No. of Candidates Applied

RRB Ahmedabad

485139

RRB Ajmer

568465

RRB Allahabad

1484463

RRB Bangalore

371467

RRB Bhopal

575013

RRB Bhubaneswar

321846

RRB Bilaspur

192641

RRB Chandigarh

219480

RRB Chennai

315640

RRB Gorakhpur

198437

RRB Guwahati

205134

RRB Jammu-Srinagar

87342

RRB Kolkata

915648

RRB Malda

70000

RRB Mumbai

116594

RRB Muzaffarpur

112350

RRB Patna

206000

RRB Ranchi

165000

RRB Secunderabad

1297605

RRB Siliguri

107613

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

303659

This year RRB NTPC exam consisted of 100 MCQ of total 100 marks. There is negative marks of 1/3 for each wrong answer. The marks distribution is as follows:

Sections

Total Marks

General Knowledge

20

Arithmetic Ability

25

General Intelligence

25

General Science

30

Apart from non-technical departments, there are technical departments. The technical posts are filled by a separate exam which comprises of skill test apart from the above sections.

The RRB has notified that the exam pattern of Non technical posts - NTPC will be changed in the next year and it will be conducted in two phases namely - preliminary exam and mains exam.

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