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RRB NTPC Typing Test (Skill Test) 2017 – Pattern and Process (Indian Railway)

RRB NTPC Typing Test (Skill Test) 2017 – This is very good news for all the qualified candidates of RRB NTPC Mains (stage 2) exam. Now you need to appear for Railway Recruitment Board Skill Test if you have applied for the posts of Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist & Senior Clerk-cum-Typist.

In this post we will brief you about Typing Test (also known as Skill Test) in detail.

RRB NTPC Typing Test (Skill Test) 2017

All the candidates who had chosen Account Assistant and Senior Clerk Post Preference need to appear for Skill Test in RRB NTPC Next round.

What is Typing Test – It is way to judge the speed of candidates on computer. In this process you need to type certain amount of words in a minute. On the basis of WPM candidates are being evaluated.

WPM- Words Per Minute

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Exam Name: Non Technical Popular Category (NTPC)

Organization Name: Railway Recruitment Board (Indian Railways)

For Which Posts RRB NTPC typing test is being Conducted?

All the aspirants who had chosen Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist & Senior Clerk-cum-Typist posts need to appear for this exam. Rest of candidates will go through either aptitude test (check below link for aptitude exam) or documentation process.

Candidates appearing for Assistant Station Master (ASM) and Traffic Assistant need to appear for Aptitude test for Intelligence Test, Selective Attention Test, Spatial Scanning Test and Information Ordering Test.

Read here -> RRB NTPC Aptitude Test

Railway RRB Typing Test Pattern

While fillling the RRB NTPC application form, you need to choose one preferred language. So you need to type in the language opted for Typing Skill Test during online application process.

Exam Nature: Typing test would Only qualifying in nature

Word Count: 300 words in English or 250 words in Hindi

Typing speed: 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi

Duration: 10 Minutes

How Typing Exam Will be Taken?

You need to type 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.

Finally merit list will be declared for the selection of candidates in RRB NTPC exam.

Typing Skill Test FAQs 2017

Que – Typing Skill Test is applicable to which posts of RRB NTPC Exam.?

Ans. – Typing Skill Test is applicable to the post of Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (Cat. No. 5) and Sr. Clerk-cum-Typist (Cat. No. 6).

Que – What will be the mode of Typing Skill Test?

Ans. – Typing Skill Test will be conducted only on Computer to be provided by RRBs with disabling editing tools and spell check facility. KrutiDev & Mangal font shall be made available for candidates appearing Typing Skill Test in Hindi.

Que – What is the duration of Typing Skill Test?

Ans. – The duration of Typing Skill Test will be 10 minutes.

Que – What is the minimum speed requirement in Typing Skill Test?

Ans. – The minimum speed requirement in Typing Skill Test is 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi.

Que – What documents the candidate is required to bring for appearing in the Typing Skill Test?

Please carry following documents,

  1. E-Call letter for the Typing Test,
  2. A recent passport size colour photograph (to be pasted on RRB counter foil of E-Call letter),
  3.  Original valid photo Identification Card

Note: No other document/item (except mentioned) is allowed inside the Exam Venue

Que – Who is exempted from Typing Skill Test and what document should be submitted for the exemption?

Ans. – PWD candidates who bring the Certificate for Typing Skill Test Exemption from Competent Medical Board duly countersigned by Medical Superintendent/CMO/Head of Hospital on prescribed proforma as given in Annexure – VIII. However, such PWD candidates are required to attend venue of Typing Skill Test on the day of test along with E-Call Letter, Valid photo ID, one passport size colour photograph for submission of Exemption Certificate and for attendance/biometric etc.

Que – How many times of vacancies candidates will be shortlisted for Typing Skill Test?

Ans. – For the post of Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist and Sr. Clerk-cumTypist, Typing Skill Test shall be conducted for which candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies shall be called.

Que – How the merit will be drawn for the post of Jr. Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist and Sr. Clerk-cum-Typist?

Ans. – Typing Skill Test is qualifying in nature (i.e. marks obtained in Typing Skill Test shall not be added for merit list). Merit of these posts will be drawn only for the candidates who qualified in the Typing Skill Test, based on performance in 2nd stage CBT.

Que – Whether Paragraph for Typing Skill Test will be shown in computer only?

Ans. – Yes. Hard copy of the Paragraph for RRB NTPC typing test will not be given.

Que – Whether a candidate will be given a chance to rehearse themselves before actual Typing Skill Test in the Exam Hall.

Ans. – Yes, You can rehearse before taking the final test in RRB NTPC typing test.

Que – Whether second chance may be given to the candidates who remained absent in Typing Skill Test?

Ans. – No, There would be no other chances to those who missed the exam for any reason so please be on time on the specified venue.

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Beware of the unscrupulous persons who may misguide the candidates with false promises of getting them selected for the job on illegal consideration. Don’t waste your valuable time and money being influenced by touts and cheats. The recruitment process in the RRB exams is computerized and the selection is based purely on the merits of candidates. Beware of fake Railway Recruitment Board websites.

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