RRB NTPC Mains 2016: Phase 2 Official Notice, Pattern, Exam Date

RRB NTPC Mains 2016

RRB NTPC Mains 2016: After the announcement of RRB NTPC Phase-I Result, the Railway Recruitment Board has released the official notification for all the necessary information related to NTPC (Graduate) Phase-II Examination. Important information related to RRB NTPC Mains Pattern, Exam Date, Syllabus and Marking Scheme has been mentioned clearly in the official notice by RRB Secunderabad.

This article focuses on providing latest information regarding RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation etc. for all the provisionally selected candidates.


RRB NTPC Mains 2016: Complete Information

The Railway Recruitment Board announced the exam result for the preliminary stage of NTPC (Graduate) Categories against CEN.03/2015. The RRB NTPC Result was declared zone-wise and depending on the particular RRB, candidates went to the official website and accessed the merit list of provisionally shortlisted candidates for 2nd Stage Examination (CBT) for Non-Technical Recruitment.

Based on the information provided by the Official Notice for RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Exam, here is what we know so far.

RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Date of Examination

As per the Official Notice, the common 2nd Stage Examination (CBT) for various posts of NTPC (Graduate) categories against CEN-03/2015 is likely to be held in January & February, 2017. The Final Exam Date for RRB NTPC Phase-II Examination has not been announced yet!

All the shortlisted candidates shall be advised through Website/ SMS/ Email to download their admit card/ call letter to appear in RRB NTPC Mains Exam about two weeks prior to examination.

RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Exam Pattern 

Similar to the Preliminary Phase of RRB NTPC (Graduate) Examination, the Phase-II Examination will be based on Online CBT Format. One of the biggest revelations of RRB NTPC Phase 2 Examination is that the paper will be conducted in English Language only.

As per RRB NTPC Mains Pattern, we expect RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Examination to be a bit more challenging that the previous paper since a number of posts will be assigned post this paper. The total number of questions will be 120 and they will be from the following sections.

  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning/ General Intelligence
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language

The distribution of questions among various sections has not been clearly specified by RRB yet. We will update as soon as more information is provided.

Similar to last time, the total time to solve RRB NTPC Mains 2016 Exam will be 90 minutes. Hence, you really need to work on speed and accuracy.

RRB NTPC Selection Procedure 2016

Initially, the recruitment process for 18252 Non-Technical posts under RRB NTPC 2016 involved a single written examination followed by skill test/ document verification. With the introduction of a 2nd stage of written examination, the selection procedure has been revised.


Recommended: RRB NTPC Phase-II Mock Test Series

It is reiterated that further placement of candidates in panels and/or short listing for appearing in Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test wherever applicable, will be only on the basis of marks obtained in 2nd Stage CBT for RRB NTPC 2016. Normalisation of marks will be done as per extant rules

On December 14, RRB Thiruvananthapuram announced the official exam dates for Phase 2 Examination for each of the 21 participating RRBs. Have a look at the entire schedule.

RRB NTPC Mains Exam Date

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