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RRB NTPC result 2016: Know RRB zones with lowest cutoff mark

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:46 IST

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) examination is will declared in the first fortnight of October, 2016.

About 4.8% or 2.7 lakh candidates will clear the Stage 1 exam. A total of 18,252 vacancies were announced by Railways Recruitment Board for 2016. Candidates equal to 15 times of 18,252 will be called for the second stage exam, which will be based on the merit list.

RRB NTPC: Zone with Lowest cutoff Marks

At this stage, we cannot determine the exact cut-off marks required for the RRB NTPC. Based on trends of the last few years, experts have chalked out five zones which are expected to have the lowest cut-off marks. These are:

1. RRB Jammu and Srinagar

2. RRB Malda

3. RRB Guwahati

4. RRB Mumbai

5. RRB Siliguri

Click here to know the zones with Highest Cut-off Marks

About 56 lakh candidates appeared for RRB NTPC 2016 stage 1 exams, which were held between 28 March to 30 April, 2016. Candidates who clear the first stage of exams will be called in for a second-stage Computer-Based Test (CBT). The dates of the second CBT will be published on the official RRB website after the release of the answer keys and result.

In the second stage CBT, candidates will need to attempt 120 multiple choice objective questions in 90 minutes.

Also Read: RRB NTPC result 2016: RRb, Just 4.8% candidates to qualify for stage 2 exam

First published: 30 September 2016, 1:07 IST