RRB NTPC Result – Dates, Rank Card Download, Marks Calculation, Links

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will be declaring the RRB NTPC 2020 Result of Stage 1 examination after the examination is successfully conducted. As per the announcement by RRB, the RRB NTPC results will be made available in online mode on the official website and regional websites as well.

Candidates will be able to check their RRB NTPC result 2020 with the help of their registration number and password/date of birth. The exam conducting authority will release the scorecard along with the result in online mode. 

The RRB NTPC result will contain information like:

  • Details of the candidate
  • Marks obtained
  • Overall marks

RRB NTPC exam has several stages of examination – Preliminary (Stage 1), Mains (Stage 2), Typing Test (for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper), and RRB NTPC Aptitude Test (for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master). The RRB NTPC Result will be declared separately for each stage.

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RRB NTPC Result 2020 – Important Date Announcements

Registered candidates with valid admit cards can download the RRB NTPC result 2020. As Telangana High Court has not approved the tentative dates of Engineering and Agriculture & Medical exams, the result date announcement is also withheld. 

RRB NTPC Result Schedule

Events Dates
RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date (Stage 1) From 15th December 2020
RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date (Stage 2) To be Announced
Release of RRB NTPC 2020 Preliminary Answer Key  To be Announced
Release of Final Answer Key To be Announced
Declaration of RRB NTPC Result  To be Announced

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2020

The RRB authority releases the answer key a few days before the declaration of result on the official website. The answer key is categorised into 2 parts – preliminary and final answer key. Candidates can calculate their estimated scores with the help of their response sheets and preliminary answer key.

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Candidates can check the answers to all the questions in the RRB NTPC  paper through the preliminary answer key. If they find the answers to one or more questions incorrect, they can submit objections against the preliminary answer key within a set time frame. To do that, the candidates need to pay a fee of Rs. 50 per question along with the proof of objection/s.

Based on the objections filed against the preliminary answer key, the final RRB NTPC  results are prepared. Candidates cannot raise objections against any question or answer in the final answer key.

How to Download RRB NTPC Results?

The official RRB NTPC authority will release the result in online mode on the official website. To check and download the results, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Visit the official Indian Railways websites
  2. Click on the ‘Results’ tab present on the homepage
  3. Click on the results link for ‘RRB NTPC Result 2020’ flashing on the homepage
  4. The result will be available in PDF format. Candidates can search their roll numbers through Ctrl+F
  5. Enter the User ID/Registration Number and Password 
  6. Click on Submit and download the scorecard

Details Mentioned on RRB NTPC Scorecard

Candidates will find the following details mentioned on their RRB NTPC result/scorecard 2020. Buddy4Study advises candidates to verify the details and download a copy of their result to avoid discrepancies during the time of admission.

List of Details

  1. Candidate’s name
  2. Roll number
  3. Registration number
  4. Raw score
  5. Pro-rated score
  6. Normalised marks
  7. Qualifying status

How is RRB NTPC Result Calculated?

To begin with, the RRB authority calculates the raw scores of candidates based on the marking scheme.  

RRB NTPC Marking Scheme

Type of Answers Marks Allotted
Every Correct Answer +1
Every Wrong Answer 0.33

The incorrect answers are subtracted with the correct answers to get the final score.

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Stages of RRB NTPC Result 2020

As there are several stages of RRB NTPC examination, candidates will receive the RRB NTPC results separately for each one of them.

RRB NTPC Result (CBT 1)

The CBT 1 stage comprises three sections – General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and Mathematics. The total marks of the Stage 1 exam is 100. The normalized score of CBT 1 will be used to shortlist candidates for CBT 2, as per their merit.

Minimum qualifying marks for CBT 1

Categories Qualifying percentage
UR &EWS 40%
OBC and SC 30%
ST 25%
PwBD 2% extra

RRB NTPC Result (CBT 2)

20 times more candidates than the number of category-wise vacancies will be selected for this stage. The eligibility of the candidates will be based on the candidate’s performance in the first stage. The score of candidates for this stage is calculated out of 120 marks. Candidates qualifying this stage will be shortlisted for document verification, Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test (as per the posts).

Minimum qualifying marks for CBT 2

Categories Qualifying percentage
UR &EWS 40%
OBC and SC 30%
ST 25%
PwBD 2% extra

RRB NTPC Result 2020 (Computer Based Aptitude Test or CBAT)

8 times more candidates than the number of vacancies of Traffic Assistant (TA) or Station Master (SM), reserved for each of the communities i.e. UR, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and EWS (including ExSM), will be shortlisted for this stage. 

This will be a performance-based examination and the test will comprise several test batteries. To proceed to the next stage, candidates must qualify in each test battery. They need to secure a minimum score of 42 marks in each test battery to qualify. 

The minimum qualifying marks are applicable irrespective of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PWBD/Ex-Servicemen. The merit list of SM/TA is drawn from among the candidates qualifying the CBAT by giving 70% weightage to CBT 2 and 30% weightage in CBAT.

RRB NTPC Result (Typing Skill Test (TST))

This test result is for those candidates who have given the test for the posts of:

  • Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Accounts Clerk cum Typist 
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Typing Skill Test (TST)

In this test, the marks are not added for preparing the merit list. Candidates  called for this stage are 8 times the number of vacancies. They are called on the basis of their performance in CBT 2.

Tie-breaking Rule for RRB NTPC  Result

If two or more candidates end up securing the same score in the RRB NTPC result, the authority follows the below mentioned rules to choose the positions of the candidates – 

  1. Whoever obtains the highest total marks in RRB NTPC is given a higher position
  2. If the marks of the candidates are the same, the alphabetical order (A to Z) of the name is taken into account to break the tie.
  3. Finally, in case there is still a tie, the merit will be determined based on the age criteria. Simply put, older candidates will be placed at higher merit.

RRB NTPC Previous Years’ Cut Off

The RRB NTPC cut off is published along with the final RRB NTPC result. Candidates, while checking the result, also have to check the final RRB NTPC Cut off list to see if they qualify for the next rounds of selection. Given below is the RRB NTPC 2018 cutoff list for CBT 1. 

RRB NTPC Cut Off 2018 (CBT Stage 1)

State Category
Ahmedabad 72.86 64.91 57.23 48.1
Ajmer 77.39 70.93 62.13 59.74
Allahabad 77.49 70.47 62.85 47.02
Bangalore 64.97 57.28 30.1 29
Bhopal 72.9 66.31 58.61 51.16
Bhubaneshwar 71.91 65.76 53.09 47.79
Bilaspur 68.79 60.7 51.49 50.07
Chandigarh 82.27 71.47 71.87 46.71
Chennai 72.14 69.11 57.67 46.84
Gorakhpur 77.43 69.01 56.63 47.67
Guwahati 66.44 57.11 52.52 52.91
Jammu-Srinagar 68.72 50.88 52.27 38.05
Kolkata 79.5 71.53 67.07 52.92
Malda 61.87 48.42 43.11 31.89
Mumbai 77.05 70.21 63.06 54.95
Muzaffarpur 57.97 45.57 30.06 25
Patna 63.03 53.57 38.55 26.69
Ranchi 63.75 57.29 45.48 48.58
Secunderabad 77.72 72.87 63.73 59.13
Siliguri 67.52 56.26 54.31 45.9
Thiruvananthapuram 79.75 75.1 56.14 36.45

RRB NTPC Result – Region-wise Website Links

Candidates can check the RRB NTPC region-wise results by visiting the following RRB NTPC regional websites once RRB uploads the pages:

RRB NTPC Region-wise Result Links

Regions Regional Websites
Ahmedabad http://www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in/
Allahabad http://www.rrbald.gov.in/
Ajmer http://www.rrbajmer.gov.in/
Bhopal http://www.rrbbpl.nic.in/
Bhubaneswar http://www.rrbbbs.gov.in/
Bangalore http://www.rrbbnc.gov.in/
Bilaspur http://www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in/
Chennai http://www.rrbchennai.gov.in/
Chandigarh http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
Guwahati http://www.rrbguwahati.gov.in/
Gorakhpur http://www.rrbgkp.gov.in/
Malda http://www.rrbmalda.gov.in/
Mumbai http://www.rrbmumbai.gov.in/
Muzaffarpur http://www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in/
Kolkata http://www.rrbkolkata.gov.in/
Jammu-Srinagar http://www.rrbjammu.nic.in/
Ranchi http://www.rrbranchi.gov.in/
Patna http://www.rrbpatna.gov.in/
Siliguri http://rrbsiliguri.gov.in/
Secunderabad http://www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in/
Thiruvananthapuram https://rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in/

RRB NTPC Result – FAQs

What is the release date of RRB NTPC result 2020?

As of now, the RRB NTPC 2020 result date is not declared by RRB. However, the information will be made available on the official RRB NTPC website once the exams are conducted successfully.

Is there any negative marking in RRB NTPC 2020?

Yes. 1/3rd mark is deducted for every incorrect answer in the RRB NTPC exam, which means -1 mark for every 3 wrong answers. It is applicable for both RRB NTPC Stage 1 and Stage 2 examinations.

Does the RRBs release RRB NTPC results separately?

Yes. The RRBs release their result separately.

What details are required to check the RRB NTPC result?

Candidates need to enter their User ID and password to download their scorecards.

What details will be printed on the scorecard?

The RRB NTPC scorecard will display the section-wise score, overall score and cut off marks.

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