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RRB NTPC 2016 results in first 2 weeks of October, announce Railway officials

Ipsita Sarkar | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:47 IST

RRB NTPC 2016 results of Stage 1 examination will be declared in the first two weeks of October 2016, confirmed a senior railways officer to Catch. "The RRB results for NTPC first stage will be declared in the first fortnight of October, that is, early next month," said Anil Kumar Saxena, Additional Director General (PR) of the Railways Board.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non Technical Popular Category (NTPC) exam will release the results of various zones, including the popular zones such as Allahabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Secunderabad.

On enquiring about the various dates floating around the web over RRB NTPC results, Saxena said, "We (Railway Recruitment) have not declared any official date of results. Most websites are publishing numerous dates without verifying any information. All I can say right now is that expect the results in the first fortnight of October, 2016."

Immediately after the results of stage 1 examination are declared, a notification stating the dates of RRB NTPC Stage 1 examination will be announced, said the Railways Additonal DG. "The Stage 2 exams will be held in November or December. All related information will be published on the official website," he added.

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RRB NTPC 2016 results confusion among aspirants

As per Catch's conversation with the Railways official, numerous websites are spreading misinformation about the date of results among aspirants. Various articles are claiming that RRB NTPC results will be declared by September-end.

While everyone is impatiently awaiting the results, the misinformation has created confusion among aspirants. Clearing all doubts, the official stated the dates will be announced on official or regional websites. "The result of 1st stage examination is under preparation," informed a notice on RRB Allahabad website.

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RRB NTPC 2016 Stage 2 (Mains) exam details

Once the results of RRB NTPC stage 1 are declared, officials will release the dates of stage 2 examination on the official website, which is expected to be held in the months of November or December, 2016. The stage 2 exam will be another computer-based test (CBT) for various NTPC (graduate) categories.

According to a notice on RRB Allahabad website, "It has been decided to hold 2 stage examination in this selection. 2nd stage examination is expected to be held in November' 2016. Exact date of examination will be conveyed to all successful candidates in time."

Candidates clearing the first stage of RRB NTPC exam will be called for the next stage of the exam.

The duration of the second stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Examination has not yet been announced by the railways. However, it is expected that the exam could last for two to three hours.

The test will comprise about 120 to 150 multiple-choice-objective type questions. The syllabus includes: General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.

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First published: 22 September 2016, 12:50 IST
Ipsita Sarkar @piercingharmony

Ipsita writes on education with focus on schools, higher education (engineering, B-Schools), HRD ministry, policies, and startup ecosphere. She's previously worked with Hindustan Times and Shiksha.com.