RRB NTPC CBT- 1 Revised Result To Be Released In April, CBT- 2 In May

New Delhi, 11 March 2022: On 10 March 2022, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) released a crucial notice regarding the RRB Group D Exam, RRB National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) revised result and RRB National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) CBT- 2 Exam. This has come as a relief to all the railway job aspirants as the authorities have agreed to the demands put forth by them for irregularities in Railway Recruitment Board Level- 1 and NTPC examinations. The decision came after the Bharatiya Janata Partyโ€™s (BJP) poll victory in four of the five states was taken after a high-level committee report was submitted to the railway board.ย 


  • The recruitment drive for the Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPCs) for 35,281 vacant posts in various categories such as junior clerk, train assistant, guard, time-keeper to station master was at the center of protests in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand earlier this month.
  • The aspirants alleged that while over seven lakh โ€œapplicationsโ€ were shortlisted, the actual number of candidates was around 3.84 lakh.

Here is a brief overview of RRB Exams Dates:

Events Dates
RRC RRB Group D Exam Date July 2022 Onwards
RRB NTPC Additional Result Date The first week of April 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Date for Pay Level 6ย  May 2022

RRB Group D Exam 2022: Details

  • Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will conduct only a single stage of the exam for the selection of the candidates. There will be no second stage of CBT.
  • It has been decided to follow revised methodology with special conditions for conduct of CBT for Level- 1 due to elimination of CBT- 2.
  • To facilitate the conduct of CBT for Level-1 with significant increase in per shift requirement,ย  additional infrastructure and logistics will be arranged.ย 
  • Efforts will be made to bring the exam conducting agency (ECA) on board to conduct the CBT for Level-1 as early as possible.
  • CBT for Level-1 is planned to be held tentatively from July 2022 onwards.
  • The admit card shall be released in the month of June or July 2022 on RRB regional website.

RRB NTPC Result 2022: Details

  • The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will release the revised result of the candidates who were not selected earlier.ย 
  • As per the RRB notice, the number of unique candidates shortlisted pay level wise will be 20 times higher than that of vacant posts for the second-stage computer-based test (CBT) for the NTPCs.
  • The candidates already announced qualified will continue to remain qualified.
  • The list of additional candidates getting shortlisted will be notified at each Pay Level.

RRB NTPC CBT- 2 2022: Details

  • Candidates who have qualified in the RRB NTPC CBT 1 and also who would be selected in the revised result scheduled in April 2022 will be allowed to appear for CBT- 2 exam.ย 
  • RRB NTPC CBT- 2 will be held in the month of May 2022. The exact date shall be notified after the declaration of CBT- 1 additional result.
  • Percentile based normalization will be done wherever single shift is not possible due to capacity constraints.
  • Percentile-based normalization will be used wherever the number of shifts involved are more than one to simplify the process.ย 
  • Medical standards as prescribed in Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) will be used for different posts of Level-1.


RRB notice

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