Update on RRB NTPC Aptitude/Typing Test Dates
Provisional short listing of candidates who are to appear in Aptitude Test for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), (Cat. No.7)/Traffic Assistant, (Cat. No.8) and /or Typing Skill Test for the posts of Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (Cat. No.5) & Senior Clerk-cum-Typist (Cat No.6) will be published shortly on the website of the RRBs. The Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test is likely to be held in June/July, 2017.
Aptitude Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. Aptitude test may comprise of several test batteries and the candidates will have to qualify in each of these batteries to be considered for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), (Cat. No.7)/Traffic Assistant, (Cat. No.8). Aptitude Test marks of only such candidates, who qualify in each of the batteries individually will be added to the 2nd Stage written examination(CBT) marks, for drawing the merit list for the posts of Assistant Station Master (ASM), (Cat. No.7)/Traffic Assistant, (Cat. No.8). The ratio of 2nd stage CBT marks and Aptitude Test marks shall be 70:30. If a candidate scores less than the respective qualifying marks in any battery of the Aptitude Test, he/she will be eliminated from the selection process for ASM/Traffic Assistant. However, he/she will be eligible to be considered for other posts depending upon his/her merit cum preferences and suitability. The candidates may visit the website of respective RRBs & view the mock test link for Aptitude Test containing important instructions, test procedure, norms of evaluation etc. provided to guide the candidates appearing in the computer based Aptitude Test.
Typing Skill Test
The Typing Skill Test is qualifying in nature and the candidates appearing in Typing Skill Test have to type in the language opted for Typing Skill Test during on-line application stage viz. 300 words at the minimum speed of 30 w.p.m. in English or 250 words at 25 w.p.m. in Hindi on computer within 10 minutes to qualify in the test else they will be eliminated from the selection process for Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist and Sr. Clerk-cumTypist. They will, however, be eligible to be considered for other posts depending upon their merit cum preferences and suitability.
Candidates may please note that the roll numbers of the shortlisted candidates for Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test to be published on the RRB websites shortly, may not include roll numbers of candidates being provisionally considered for the posts of Commercial Apprentice (Cat.No.1), Traffic Apprentice (Cat. No.2), ECRC (Cat. No.3) and Goods Guard (Cat. No. 4) based on their merit and sequence of options. While every care has been taken in preparing the normalized score, RRBs reserve the right to rectify any inadvertent error or typographical mistake.