RRB NTPC Expected Cut Off (CBT-1) - Category-wise Minimum Qualifying Marks

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : February 15th, 2022

RRB NTPC Expected Cut Off 2022: RRB had uploaded RRB NTPC CBT 1 Answer Keys (Tentative) on 16 Aug 2021. In this article, we are sharing RRB NTPC CBT 1 expected cut off as per the raw scores shared by the candidates with us. RRB NTPC CBT 2 notification will be released soon.

Earlier, the RRB NTPC recruitment notification 2021 was released for 35,208 openings for posts such as Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Accounts Clerk Cum Typist, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, and so on. Around 1.25 crore students had registered for this exam, which is being held in different shifts and phases by the board. Out of 1.25 crore candidates, around 1.18 crore students took the RRB NTPC exam which was conducted in six phases from December 28, 2020, to April 8, 2021.

Latest: RRB NTPC Result 2021-2022 (Out) 
RRB NTPC Cut off (Out)

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Phases and Number of Candidates appeared for RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 

Phases of Exam

RRB NTPC Exam Date

No. of Candidates

RRB NTPC 1st Phase

28th Dec to 13th January 2021

23 lakh candidates

RRB NTPC 2nd Phase

16th Jan to 30th Jan 2021

27 lakh candidates

RRB NTPC 3rd Phase

31st Jan to 12th Feb 2021

28 lakh candidates

RRB NTPC 4th Phase

15th Feb to 3rd March 2021

15 Lakh Candidates

RRB NTPC 5th Phase

4th March to 27th March 2021

19 Lakh Candidates

RRB NTPC 6th Phase

April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8

6 Lakh Candidates

RRB NTPC CBT-1 Exam Pattern 

  • Total Number of Questions: 100 Questions
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks
  • Number of Section and Questions
    • General Awareness: 40 Questions
    • Reasoning: 30 Questions
    • Quantitative Aptitude: 30 Questions
  • Negative Marking: 0.33 Marks
  • Total Time Duration: 90 min and 120 min for PwBD candidates
  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Medium of Exam: English/Hindi

Factors Considered while Calculating RRB NTPC CBT 1 Expected Cut off 

There are various factors that come into play while calculating the RRB NTPC CBT 1 cut off. Although, the seventh phase of the RRB NTPC CBT-1 2021 exam is yet to be conducted. However, as mentioned already around 1.18 crore candidates have already taken the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam, we can take a shot at the expected cut-off marks. The expected cut-off marks have been determined considering the following factors

  • The difficulty level of shifts of RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam in 6 phases
  • Type of questions asked in a particular section, in terms of difficulty level
  • Number of candidates appeared from the particular region
  • The total number of vacancies available in the particular region
  • Number of students applied from a particular category
  • Analysis of previous years region-wise cut-off trend 

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Expected cut off

Considering all the important factors that play important role in determining the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Cut off, we can expect the following cut-off marks given in the table below.

CategoryExpected Cut-off 
UR Category63 - 68
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)60 - 65
SC55 - 60
ST48 - 55

RRB NTPC Normalization of Marks

As the RRB NTPC, 2021 CBT 1 Exam has been conducted in multiple phases, to shortlist the candidates for CBT 2, normalized scores are being considered to rectify any disparity in the results. Normalization is used to account for any fluctuation in the difficulty levels of the question papers across various sessions. The formula for computing normalized marks for multi-session papers is described in full length below: 

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RRB NTPC: Minimum Qualifying Marks 

RRB has specified minimum qualifying marks for candidates of different categories in order to qualify for RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam.

UREWSOBC (Non-Creamy Layer)SCST
40%40%30%30%25%

Please Note: additional 2% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks can be given for PwBD applicants if there is a shortage of PwBD candidates to fill positions earmarked for them.

Region-Wise Total Number of Valid Application for RRB NTPC 2021 CBT-1

Region

Candidates Belonging to Different Categories

Ex-Servicemen

PwBD

Total Number of Candidates

Ahmedabad

461677

2297

5343

469317

Ajmer

857690

6620

9351

873661

Allahabad

1808136

10734

25979

1844849

Bengaluru

835288

2440

15620

853348

Bhopal

561535

2127

6465

570127

Bhubaneswar

208974

1517

2372

212863

Bilaspur

380246

1320

3869

385435

Chandigarh

1173523

8546

11435

1193504

Chennai

932028

3941

9747

945716

Gorakhpur

381520

1516

4762

387798

Guwahati

219933

409

1860

222202

Jammu Srinagar

180272

508

1562

182342

Kolkata

815121

3488

10710

829319

Malda

237437

495

1556

239488

Mumbai

1144836

5446

15833

1166115

Muzaffarpur

74933

304

1018

76255

Patna

359846

1989

5307

367142

Ranchi

470267

1448

5240

476955

Secunderabad

1135658

5597

15616

1156871

Siliguri

72559

206

677

73442

Thiruvananthapuram

277045

2250

2500

281795

Grand Total

12588524

63198

156822

12808544

RRB NTPC 2015-16 CBT-1 Region-wise Cut-off for All Categories

Regions

General

OBC

SC

ST

Ahmedabad 

72.86

64.91

57.23

48.10

Allahabad

77.49

70.47

62.85

47.02

Ajmer

77.39

70.93

62.13

59.74

Bangalore

64.97

57.28

30.10

29.00

Bhopal 

72.90

66.31

58.61

51.16

Bhubaneswar

71.91

65.76

53.09

48.79

Bilaspur

68.79

60.70

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

52.53

52.91

Jammu

68.72

50.88

52.27

38.05

Kolkata 

79.50

71.53

67.07

52.92

Malda 

61.87

48.42

43.11

31.89

Mumbai

77.49

70.21

63.60

54.95

Muzaffarpur

57.97

45.57

30.06

25.00

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

45.90

Thiruvananthapuram 

79.75

75.10

56.14

36.45

 Official Link for RRB NTPC Cutoff-Region wise:

RRB RegionsRRB NTPC Cut Off

RRB Ahemdabad

RRB Ahmedabad NTPC Cut Off

RRB Allahabad 

RRB Allahabad NTPC Cut Off

RRB Bangalore

RRB Bangalore NTPC Cut Off

RRB Bhopal

RRB Bhopal NTPC Cut Off

RRB Bhubaneswar

RRB Bhubaneswar NTPC Cut Off

RRB Bilaspur

RRB Bilaspur NTPC Cut Off

RRB Chandigarh

RRB Chandigarh NTPC Cut Off

RRB Chennai

RRB Chennai NTPC Cut Off

RRB Gorakhpur

RRB Gorakhpur NTPC Cut Off

RRB Guwahati

RRB Guwahati NTPC Cut Off

RRB Jammu

RRB Jammu NTPC Cut Off

RRB Kolkata

RRB Kolkata NTPC Cut Off

RRB Malda

RRB Malda NTPC Cut Off

RRB Mumbai

RRB Mumbai NTPC Cut Off

RRB Muzaffarpur

RRB Muzaffarpur NTPC Cut Off

RRB Patna

RRB Patna NTPC Cut Off

RRB Ranchi

RRB Ranchi NTPC Cut Off

RRB Secunderabad

RRB Secunderabad NTPC Cut Off

RRB Siliguri

RRB Siliguri NTPC Cut Off

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

RRB Thiruvananthapuram NTPC Cut Off

RRB Ajmer

RRB Ajmer NTPC Cut Off

RRB NTPC Vacancy 2021 and RRB NTPC Vacancy 2015-16 (Region-wise)

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Regions

RRB NTPC Vacancies 2021

Vacancies (2015 - 16)

Ahmedabad 

1951

1183

Allahabad

4030

2864

Ajmer

1773

1088

Bangalore

2470

610

Bhopal 

997

1151

Bhubaneswar

498

770

Bilaspur

1207

302

Chandigarh

2483

304

Chennai

2694

976

Gorakhpur

1298

317

Guwahati 

851

409

Jammu

898

171

Kolkata 

2949

1408

Malda 

1043

278

Mumbai

3665

2296

Muzaffarpur

329

464

Patna

1039

714

Ranchi 

1386

562

Secunderabad 

3234

1618

Siliguri

443

279

Thiruvananthapuram 

897

488

 

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Those who r still in doubt wether to prepare for tire 2 or not , "Chullu bhar pani main dub maro". Exam feb mid main hai or app jan mid main puch raheho prepare karun ya na karun. Shame on u guys.....
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Rathod BipinJan 11, 2022

54 Sc ahemdabad any chance??
kiran kumar

kiran kumarJan 11, 2022

70.3 bengalore zone
Poorna chandra
EC declared elections of 5 states from Feb 10 to March 7. You should tell whether exam will be postponed are not . It's the need of the hour .
Subash Yadav

Subash YadavJan 11, 2022

Mera ALLAHABAD ZONE SE 56 NUMBER RAW MARKS HAI OBC CATEGORY SE
CBT 2 ME KOI CHANCE HAI
Chetanya Sharma
Thanks Ashwini
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40 raw marks st cat sec zone
Sandeep Kumar
54.33 SC Gorakhpur zone any chance CBT 2 ?
Please reply sir 🙏
Amit Kumar

Amit KumarJan 12, 2022

Wrong cut off
Patna ka highest cutt off 70++ jayega

FAQs

  • A total of 12808544 valid applications were received by RRB NTPC 2021 Exam.

  • The RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam 2022 is soon to be conducted. We will provide you with the expected cut off of NTPC CBT 2 2022 Exam once the exam is commenced.

  • RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam 2022 Exam is dependent on the following factors:

    • The difficulty level of shifts of RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam in 7 phases
    • Type of questions asked in a particular section, in terms of difficulty level
    • Number of candidates appeared from the particular region
    • The total number of vacancies available in the particular region
    • Number of students applied from a particular category
  • A total number of 35,208 RRB NTPC vacancies were announced for posts such as Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Accounts Clerk Cum Typist, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, and so on.

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