The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a notice to announce the new date for Computer Based Typing Skill Test (CBTST) under Non Technical Popular Categories Exam (NTPC). According to the official notice, the commission has scheduled the RRB NTPC CBTST for 27th August, 2022. It was earlier scheduled to be conducted in the first shift on 12th August, 2022 but was later cancelled due to technical reasons. The exam for the other shifts have been conducted as per schedule i.e. on 12th August. The Admit Card for RRB NTPC CBTST is expected to be released four days prior to the exam i.e. on 23rd August, 2022.
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is conducting the RRB NTPC exam across the country in three phases for recruitment to various zonal railways and production units of Indian Railways. . The posts included in the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) are:
Name of Posts Under NTPC
|Junior Clerk cum Typist|
|Junior Time Keeper|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk|
|Senior Clerk cum Typist|
|Senior Time Keeper|
|Accounts Clerk cum Typist|
|Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk|
|Junior Account Assistant cum Typist|
|Commercial Apprentice and Station Master|
RRB NTPC CBTST Exam Date
According to the new notice released by RRB, the NTPC CBTST Exam will be held on 27th August, 2022. The link to to know the exam center, date and time, and to download the traveling authority details for SC/ ST candidates will be available on the official website of RRB on August 19, 2022 before 12 P.M.
RRB NTPC CBTST Admit Card 2022
Admit Cards for CBTST can be downloaded from the official website four days before the test i.e. from 23rd August, 2022 onwards. The link to download the Admit Card will be activated on that day.
How to Download RRB NTPC CBTST Admit Card 2022?
Follow the steps given below to download the Admit Card:
- Visit the official website of RRB.
- In the homepage, click on the link for RRB NTPC CBTST Exam Admit Card Download.
- Login using your credentials such as roll number, date of birth, and captcha code on the screen.
- The Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
- Download and take a printout of the Admit Card and carry it to the exam center.
The typing Test is conducted online wherein candidates are required to type at least 300 words in English or 250 words in Hindi. The test will be conducted in the following manner:
- Typing practice for one minute to warm up and familiarize with key board
- Break of 30 seconds
- Typing test for 10 minutes which will be taken for evaluation
Candidates have to type in English or Hindi, as per option chosen by them. English will be the typing language for those who have not submitted any option. Candidates who have opted Hindi for typing test must be familiar with the usage of Krutidev or Mangal font. The duration of the test is 10 minutes. The minimum speed should be 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.
The mistakes will be classified as full mistakes and half mistakes. The total number of mistakes will be calculated as follows:
- Number of full mistakes + No. of half mistakes/ 2 = Total Mistakes
- Number of mistakes – 5% of total number of words typed = Final count of mistakes
Note: 5% mistakes of the total words typed may be ignored.
- Typing Speed= No. of total words typed – (Final count of mistake x 10)/ Time
RRB NTPC Vacancies 2022
There ae a total of 35208 vacancies under RRB NTPC. The post vacancies are shown in the table below:
Vacancies for Undergraduate Posts
|Name of the post||Total Vacancies|
|Junior Clerk cum Typist||4300|
|Accounts Clerk cum Typist||760|
|Junior Time Keeper||11|
|Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||4940|
Vacancies for Graduate Posts
|Name of the post||Total Vacancies|
|Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk||5638|
|Senior Clerk cum Typist||2854|
|Junior Account Assistant cum Typist||3147|
|Senior Time Keeper||6|
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