Railway RRB NTPC FAQ | Selection Frequently Asked Questions, Indian Railway NTPC & Other Exams


Avail all the answers concerning Railway RRB NTPC FAQ Here!! As Railway Recruitment Board announces huge openings every year in it 21 zones respectively. In contrast to it, vast clusters of candidates apply against these examinations to make their career path secure and bright. But during applying process, various doubts and queries crop up in the mind of applicants concerning recruitment processes, selection criteria, etc.

Thus, to help you in this queue we have catered Railway RRB Frequently Asked Questions on this page. The answers of the question are prepared with the help of official matter.  Contenders can read the Indian Railway NTPC & Other Exams FAQ stated below to get answers regarding the queries raised. For detailed info concerning Railway RRB NTPC FAQ scroll down the page of indguru.com

RRB NTPC Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Related to Examination:

Question: Explain the formula to estimate T-score and evaluate the criteria to qualify in aptitude test.

Answer: Contenders need to score 42 marks in each test. T-score is the normalized score statistically ³ obtain T-score formulated for application all over. The formula for computing the T-score is as under:

T = 50+10 (x-mean/SD) {Where X is Aspirants Score in Test}

The above formula for obtaining T-score is scientifically established.

Question: Did the cut-off criteria for ensuring the suitability of aspirants is similar across country?

Answer: Cut-Off Criteria for ensuring the suitability of aspirants is similar across country in all RRBs. The qualifying marks of aptitude tests for all the RRBs are same and there is no variation at all.

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Question: Is there any negative marking in aptitude testing?

Answer: No, there is no negative marking in aptitude testing as, it is meant for assessment of required cognitive attribute in a contender.

Question: Why aptitude tests are organized and what are the categories for which aptitude tests are mandatory for recruitment in Railways? How the marks obtained by a candidate in RRB examination and aptitude testing are calculated for selection of a candidate?

Answer: As per the selection criteria approved by the Ministry of Railways, aptitude tests are administered on the candidates appearing for selection as safety category staff on Indian Railways through different RRBs at the entry level of Assistant Station Master, Assistant Loco Pilot and Motorman for assessment of cognitive ability of the candidates with a purpose to ensure that the candidates possessing the desired level of attributes, essential for safe train operation, are selected.

The marks secure by aspirant in RRB Exam and thereafter in aptitude test as a part thereof are apportioned in the ratio of 70: 30 for preparation of the final merit list.

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Question: Is aptitude test booklet and answer key given to contenders and request for re-evaluation of answer sheet permitted?

Answer: Hon’ble High Court, Delhi has clarified that, the copies of question paper, OMR sheet and answer key cannot be provided under any circumstances. Therefore, “Re-evaluation of answer sheet” is an action and not information to be provided to the applicant under RTI Act 2005. Thus, request for reevaluation of answer sheet cannot be acceded to.

Question: Explain the proceeding conducted in Medical Examination.

Answer: Medical examination consist of two rounds namely General physical examination and Vision tests.

Question: Mention the vacancies that come under which Eye-Vision Category in RRB NTPC 03/2015?

Answer: Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Traffic Assistant and Goods Guard.

Question: What is the mode of conducting Aptitude Test?

Answer: Aptitude Test will be organized in online mode, basically on a computer.

Question: Can I skip my Aptitude/ Typing Skill Test?

Answer: Yes, You can. Do it wisely only if you are getting enough marks for other posts. It is as per the decision taken by RRBs.

Question: When did, I can check RRB NTPC Aptitude/ Typing Test Dates?

Answer: After the successfully declaration of RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Result, officials of Railways Recruitment Board will announce the date wise schedule for RRB NTPC Aptitude/ Typing Test.

About Technical Queries:

Question: Whom to contact for technical queries?

Answer: In case of technical queries, aspirants can contact using email id of the respective RRB that is specified below. Have a look!!

Zones Tech Queries
Ahmedabad tq.ahm(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Ajmer tq.ajm(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Allahabad tq.ald(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Bengaluru tq.bgl(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Bhopal tq.bpl(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Bhubaneswar tq.bhu(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Bilaspur tq.bsp(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Chandigarh tq.cdg(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Chennai tq.chn(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Gorakhpur tq.gkp(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Guwahati tq.guw(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Jammu tq.jam(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Kolkata tq.kol(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Malda tq.mal(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Mumbai tq.mum(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Muzaffarpur tq.muz(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Patna tq.pat(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Ranchi tq.ran(at) rrbonlinereg.in
Secunderabad tq.sec(at)rrbonlinereg.in
Siliguri tq.sil(at)rrbonlinereg.in
Thiruvananthapuram tq.tvm(at)rrbonlinereg.in

Have a Look On Below Given Links

RRB NTPC Application Status Railway Current Affairs
RRB NTPC 3rd Stage Exam Date RRB NTPC Recruitment
Preparation tips for RRB NTPC RRB NTPC Admit Card
Railway RRB Syllabus RRB NTPC Results
RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Syllabus Latest Indian Railway Jobs

Question: What should be done in case, If I did’nt get any communication message from Railway Recruitment Board concerning the examination?

Answer: For this, candidates are advised to visit the official web portal of Railway Recruitment Board, Mumbai and can check their status of application. On other hand, you can contact on Telephone no. 022 – 23090422 during office hours. An Enquiry counter is operational on all working days during office hours.

Other Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: What is the process of allocating examination centres?

Answer: Contenders can choose as per their choice for second stage examination. However, in case of requirement, Railway Recruitment Board has the right to allot the exam centre in any other city also.

Question: Is there any scope of Revising RRB NTPC Vacancy?

Answer: Yes, there is scope of Revising RRB NTPC Vacancy. As the vacant posts mat decrease or increases as per requirement.

Question: How can I know about the information concerning the vacancies for which Recruitment is notified?

Answer: The detailed notification specifying pin pointed details concerning educational qualification, age, salary, selection process, etc will be published on official website’s, Employment news / Rojgar Samachar as well as in Local Daily Newspaper.

Question: From where appliers can get application format?? Is there any prescribed format of application?

Answer: Application format is published in the Employment notification and can also download by reaching the official website of Railway Recruitment Board.

Question: Am I permitted to opt for railway pass after submitting my application?

Answer: No, you cannot opt for train pass after submitting the application.

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Question: Candidates appearing for Psycho/ Aptitude Test should bring Medical Certificate issued by a Doctor with them or not?

Answer: Aspirants that get shortlisted after qualifying second stage examination are recommended to carry Medical Certificate issued by a Doctor at the time of Psycho/ Aptitude Test. In case, if any candidate is failing to produce Medical Certificate then his/her appointment will be cancelled automatically.

Question: Is it mandatory for Scribes to carry their Final e-Call Letter and ID proof to the examination center?

Answer: Yes, it is obligatory for Scribes to carry their Call Letter and ID proof to the examination center.

Question: What is the amount and mode of payment of application fee?

Answer: Aspirants that belongs to the reserved categories such as SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen and Physically Handicapped are exempted from paying application fee. However, in case of other, it is Rs.40/- having pay scale up to 3050 – 4590 and Rs 60/- (Rs. Sixty) for all the post having pay scale higher than 3050 – 4590.

Payment of application fee can be remitting using IPO or Demand Draft. IPO/DD should not be of a date prior to the date of notification. The Demand Draft should be from a Scheduled Bank with a validity of not less than 6 months. Cash/ Money Order or any other form of fee is not acceptable. IPO / DD should be drawn in favor of ASSISTANT SECRETARY, RAILWAY RECRUITMENT BOARD PAYABLE AT MUMBAI.

Question: Can I change my Post Preference?

Answer: Consequent to the increase in Grade Pay, the post of Assistant Station Master has been upgraded as Station Master, GP Rs. 4200 and post of Traffic Assistant has been upgraded to GP Rs. 2400. Hence, candidates will be provided one more chance to revise post preference order.

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