26 Aug 2020, 06:20 pm By Rohit Sindhu
Preparing for RRB NTPC Exam 2020? Here is Important Update for You

All those candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam are informed that Railways RRB NTPC & other examinations’ pattern has not changed. It has been circulated on social media, that after taking over the Indian Railways, SSC & IBPS exams National Recruitment Agency (NRA) would change the exam structure by introducing CET. Although, Indian Railways recruitment exams are handed over the NRA, it is clarified that no change will take place in exam syllabus or pattern. 

After the Union Cabinet’s approval to the formation of NRA, National Recruitment Agency has been handed over recruitment exams of Indian Railways, IBPS and SSC. On social media it was circulated that NRA would change the exam syllabus and pattern for the RRB NTPC, Group D & other examinations behind conduct of Common Eligibility Test (CET). 

It is assured to all candidates that NRA would not change the exam structure for Railways NTPC examination, likely to be held by the year end. Common Eligibility Test (CET) planned for the multiple government jobs will not alter any pattern/ structure or syllabus change in Indian Railways examinations, a clarification notice reads. Earlier it was being assumed that Indian Railways NTPC (CEN 1/2019) examination pattern and structure to change after NRA’s CET takes shape.

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Amid all speculations of change in Railway exam pattern, hereby it is notified to candidates that the exam pattern of the 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)- Common for all notified posts of this CEN 01/2019, will remain same. The examination will be conducted of 100 marks in total. The examination duration will remain of 120 minutes. And there will be negative marking and 1/3 mark for each wrong answer.

Dates of examinations will be published on the websites of participating RRBs. The e-call letters for CBTs, Computer based Aptitude Test, Typing Skill Test and document verification (as applicable) should be downloaded from RRB Chennai and websites of other Railway Recruitment Boards concerned, it adds.