Railway Recruitment Boards on Monday, August 16, 2021, releases the official answer key of RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test on the respective websites. The answer key link for login has been activated at official websites including rrbcdg.gov.in, rrbbpl.gov.in among others. The link will active today at 8:00 pm and will remain available till August 23, 2021, 11:55 pm.
In order to check the answer key, candidates who appeared in this CBT-1 have to visit any of the official websites of the recruitment board. Thereafter, they have to click on the link of "RRB NTPC CBT 1 Answer Key, Question Paper, Responses, and raising of objections" below the CEN- 01/2019 section. Doing so will lead them to a new login window. Then, they have to enter their application number, password in the given columns. Upon successful submission, the candidate's RRB NTPC CBT 1 question papers, responses, and answer key will display on the screen.
All the candidates have to download their answer key. After viewing the key, and marked responses, candidates may raise objections if any regarding the questions, options, and keys published. Objections can be raised against the questions, Options, and Keys in online mode by making the payment of a fee of Rs 50 per question from August 18, 2021, 8:00 pm to August 23, 2021, till 11:59 pm. A detailed procedure with necessary guidelines is made available on the websites of RRBs.
Candidates have to raise objection/s, well before the last date and time from August 23, 2021, at 11:59 pm after which no representation from the candidates on the questions/ options/ key, etc. will be entertained.
Once the boards receive objections against provisional keys, an expert committee will display draw the final answer key on the websites. This will pave the way forward to the declaration of the RRB NTPC 1st stage result.
Earlier, the Computer Based Test for NTPC Graduate & Non-Graduate posts against CEN 01/2019 was conducted from 28 December 2020 to July 31, 2021. A report published on seelatest.com stated that the final key would to released out on August 16, 2021, at 8:00 pm.