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RRB NTPC result 2016: Scrutiny of exam papers on; result by November-end

Ipsita Sarkar | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:39 IST

Railway Recruitment Board's (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) result 2016 is now expected to be declared by the end of November. Speaking to Catch, Anil Kumar Saxena, Additional Director General (PR) (Railways), said, "The scrunity of exam papers are going on right now. The massive numbers of applications has led to the delay. We're trying to declare the results as soon as possible. You can expect it by November-end."

RRB NTPC results were held from 3 March to 5 May. It's been almost seven months and the railway officials are yet to declare the results.

Several candidates took to twitter demanding quick result declaration, with #DeclareRRBNTPCResult.

"The RRB NTPC examination was held between 3 March and 5 May 2016. Six months on, there's no sign of result declaration," said Amod Singh on Twitter.

"How long we need to wait for RRB NTPC results. Its really frustrating everyone," said Sharath Kumar.

Meanwhile on 5 November, RRB Patna website declared the final result for the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot, Wireless Maintainer GT.III and Technician Gr.-III (Melt,), Category Nos. 1, 4 & 114 of CEN-01/2014.

Nearly About 56 lakh candidates appeared for the exam, of which 2.7 lakh candidates will be shortlisted for stage two exam. As per our calculations, just 4.8% or 2,73,780 aspirants will be selected for RRB NTPC Stage 2 exam.

RRB NTPC Stage 2

Computer-based RRB NTPC Stage 2 exam will be of 90 minutes, where candidates need to attempt 120 multiple-choice objective-type questions. Each wrong answer will be awarded one-third negative marks.

RRB NTPC stage 2 syllabus:

  • History

  • Politics

  • General Knowledge

  • Arithmetic (Maths)

  • Critical Reasoning

First published: 10 November 2016, 11:13 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.