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RRB NTPC Exam 2024: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

January 31, 2024

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Indian Railways conducts the RRB NTPC exam to recruit candidates for various non-technical positions. NTPC stands for Non-Technical Popular Categories, and the exam is conducted to fill vacancies for posts such as clerks, station masters, goods guards, etc. The process of selection for the RRB NTPC exam includes a computer-based test (CBT), followed by a skill test or typing test. The exam is organised in multiple stages, and the final selection is based on the candidate’s performance in the CBT and subsequent rounds. The RRB NTPC exam is highly competitive, and lakhs of candidates apply for it every year.

RRB NTPC

To be eligible for the RRB NTPC 2024 exam, candidates must meet certain educational qualifications and age criteria. They must have completed their 10+2 education from a recognized university or board and must be between 18 and 33 years of age. The age relaxation is provided to candidates belonging to certain reserved categories as per the government rules. The RRB NTPC exam is not only a great opportunity for candidates seeking a career in the Indian Railways but also offers a lucrative salary package and other benefits. Therefore, the exam attracts a large number of candidates from all over the country, making it one of the most competitive exams of our country, India.

About RRB NTPC Exam 

Below are the essential highlights of the RRB NTPC 2024 Recruitment examination:

Exam NameRRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories)
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts OfferedClerks, Station Masters, Goods Guards, etc.
Exam ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)(Offline)
Number of StagesMultiple (usually 2-3)
Eligibility10+2 education from a recognized university or university
Age LimitBetween 18 and 33 years (age relaxation for reserved categories)
Selection ProcessCBT, Skill Test/Typing Test, Document Verification
Application ProcessOnline, through RRB website
Exam FrequencyConducted annually, or as per recruitment requirement
Official WebsiteRailway Recruitment Control Board

RRB NTPC Important Dates

The examination dates for RRB NTPC 2024 have been provided below as announced:

EventsTentative Dates
Release of official NotificationFebruary 2024
Start of Online application form SubmissionMarch 2024
Last date of Online form submissionApril 2024
Last date of Fee submissionApril 2024
Admit Card releaseMay 2024
Date of Exam CBT-1 & CBT-2June- December 2024

Vacancies for RRB NTPC 

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is expected to offer approximately 30,000 to 35,000 vacancies for various posts in the RRB NTPC exam. The recruitment will be conducted for both junior and senior level positions, depending on the eligibility criteria. The exact number of vacancies will be announced in the official notification by the RRB.

Candidates can refer to the 2022 vacancies to get an idea about the expected number of vacancies. According to the latest notification by the RRB NTPC on January 12, 2022, the vacancies for Non-Technical Popular Categories have increased slightly from 35,208 to 35,281. The detailed bifurcation of the vacancies for different posts in RRB Bangalore NTPC is available for candidates to check. The RRB NTPC exam is highly competitive, and prospective candidates should check the official website of the RRB regularly for the latest updates and information regarding vacancies and the recruitment process.

Below is a table showing the estimated number of vacancies available for the RRB NTPC undergraduate-level positions:

Name of the postLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay (INR)Medical StandardTotal Vacancies(All RRBs)
Junior Clerk cum Typist219900C-24300
Accounts Clerk cum Typist219900C-2760
Junior Time Keeper219900C-211
Trains Clerk219900A-3592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk321700B-24940
Grand Total10603

The following table lists the vacancies for the RRB NTPC 2022 graduate-level positions:

Name of the postLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay (INR)Medical StandardTotal Vacancies(All RRBs)
Traffic Assistant425500A-288
Goods Guard529200A-25748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk529200B-25638
Senior Clerk cum Typist529200C-22854
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist529200C-23147
Senior Time Keeper529200C-26
Commercial Apprentice635400B-2259
Station Master635400A-26865
Grand Total24605

RRB NTPC Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC vary depending on the position. Prospective applicants should thoroughly review the eligibility requirements for the job they are interested in to confirm their eligibility. The complete details of the RRB NTPC eligibility criteria are provided below.

Age

Age Limit for Undergraduate Posts

PostAge Limit
Junior Clerk cum Typist18-30 years
Assistant Clerk cum Typist18-30 Years
Junior Timekeeper18-30 Years
Trains Clerk18-30 Years
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk18-30 Years

Age Relaxation for Under Graduate Posts

CategoriesAge Relaxations
OBC NCL (Non-Creamy Layer)Relaxation of 3 years
SC/STRelaxation of 5 years
Ex-ServicemanUR  Candidates must have a maximum age of 30 years along with the number of years of service in Defence, with an additional relaxation of 3 years.
OBC-NCLCandidates must have a maximum age of 33 years along with the number of years of service in Defence, with an additional relaxation of 3 years.
SC/STCandidates must have a maximum age of 35 years along with the number of years of service in Defence, with an additional relaxation of 3 years.
PwDURRelaxation of 10 years
OBC-NCLRelaxation of 13 years
SC/STRelaxation of 15 years
Individuals who have their domicile in Jammu and Kashmir between January 01, 1980, and December 31, 1989, are eligible to apply for the exam.URUpto 35 years
OBC-NCLUpto 38 years
SC/STUpto 40 years
The exam is also open to Railway Staff, Casual Labour, Group C and D employees who have a minimum of 3 years of service.    URUpto 40 years
OBC-NCLUpto 43 years
SC/STUpto 45 years
Railway Canteens, Institutes, and Co-operative Societies are also eligible to apply, as well as Quasi-Administrative offices within Railway Organizations.          UR30 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
OBC-NCL33 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
SC/ST35 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
Women who are widowed, divorced, or judicially separated but not remarried.URUpto 35 years
OBC-NCLUpto 38 years
SC/STUpto 40 years

Age Limit for Graduate Posts

PostAge Limit
Traffic Assistant18-33 Years
Goods Guard18-33 Years
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk18-33 Years
Senior Clerk cum Typist18-33 Years
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist18-33 Years
Senior Time Keeper18-33 Years
Commercial Apprentice18-33 Years
Station Master18-33 Years

Age Relaxation for Graduate Posts

CategoriesAge Relaxations
OBC NCL (Non-Creamy Layer)Relaxation of 3 years
SC/STRelaxation of 5 years
Ex-ServicemanURIn order to be eligible, candidates should have a maximum age of 33 years plus the number of years of service in Defence, along with an additional 3 years.
OBC-NCLCandidates should have a maximum age of 36 years in addition to the number of years of service in Defence, along with an additional 3 years to be considered eligible.
SC/STThe candidate must not be older than 38 years in addition to the number of years of service in Defence, along with an additional 3 years to meet the eligibility criteria.
PwDURRelaxation of 10 years
OBC-NCLRelaxation of 13 years
SC/STRelaxation of 15 years
Domiciled candidates from Jammu and Kashmir, who were residing in the region between January 01, 1980 and December 31, 1989.  URUpto 38 years
OBC-NCLUpto 41 years
SC/STUpto 43 years
Railway staff, casual labourers, Group C and D employees with a minimum of 3 years of service.    URUpto 40 years
OBC-NCLUpto 43 years
SC/STUpto 45 years
Railway Canteens, Institutes, and Co-operative Societies are also eligible to apply, as well as Quasi-Administrative offices within Railway Organizations.UR33 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
OBC-NCL36 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
SC/ST38 years+ length of service/ 5 years of relaxation (whichever is lower)
Women who are widowed, divorced, or judicially separated but not remarried.URUpto 35 years
OBC-NCLUpto 38 years
SC/STUpto 40 years

EDUCATION ELIGIBILTY

It is important for candidates who wish to apply for the RRB NTPC exam to take note of the educational criteria set by the RRB, which vary depending on the specific post they are applying for. The table below provides the minimum educational qualifications required by the RRB from a recognized university or board. Candidates must ensure that they meet these educational requirements before applying for the exam.

PostsEducational QualificationRequired Proficiency
Commercial ApprenticeDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Station MasterDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Goods GuardDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum TypistDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Senior Clerk Cum TypistDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Senior Time KeeperDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Traffic AssistantDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.
Accounts Clerk Cum TypistA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Junior Clerk Cum TypistA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Junior Time KeeperA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Trains ClerkA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.

IMPORTANT POINTS FOR AGE LIMIT FOR RRB NTPC 2024

  • As proof of age, candidates must present their SSC mark sheet or other educational certificates.
  • Once submitted, the categories mentioned by candidates in their online application forms cannot be modified.
  • OBC/SC/ST candidates who apply for unreserved vacancies will not receive any age relaxation.
  • PwD candidates from OBC/SC/ST categories who apply for UR vacancies will receive age relaxation applicable to UR PwD candidates only.
  • In cases where candidates apply for multiple age relaxations, only the highest age relaxation will be considered.
  • To claim age relaxations, candidates must provide all necessary and original category certificates.

EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY

It is important for candidates who wish to apply for the RRB NTPC exam to take note of the educational criteria set by the RRB, which vary depending on the specific post they are applying for. The table below provides the minimum educational qualifications required by the RRB from a recognized university or board. Candidates must ensure that they meet these educational requirements before applying for the exam.

PostsEducational QualificationRequired Proficiency
Commercial ApprenticeDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Station MasterDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Goods GuardDegree from a recognized university or equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum TypistDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Senior Clerk Cum TypistDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Senior Time KeeperDegree from a recognized university or equivalentPossess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Traffic AssistantDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.
Accounts Clerk Cum TypistA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Junior Clerk Cum TypistA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Junior Time KeeperA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.
Trains ClerkA minimum aggregate score of 50% is required for candidates who completed the 12th grade or an equivalent examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Ex-servicemen categories, the minimum aggregate score requirement is waived off.Possess proficiency in typing in either English or Hindi language on a computer. This is a mandatory requirement for the exam.

EDUCATION ELIGIBILTY FOR GRADUATION FROM DISTANCE/NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

The eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC require candidates who are pursuing graduation through distance or non-formal mode of education to fulfill at least two of the following requirements:

  • The candidate must not be below 18 years of age at the time of admission to the graduation course.
  • The candidate must have passed an entrance test to enroll in the 3-year degree program of distance or non-formal education.
  • The candidate should have successfully completed Class 12 from a recognized board.
  • By meeting any two of these criteria, candidates can fulfill the eligibility requirements to apply for the RRB NTPC exam. It is important to note that these criteria may change depending on the specific year and recruitment requirements, and candidates should check the official RRB website for the latest eligibility criteria.

IMPORTANT POINTS FOR EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY OF RRB NTPC 2024

When it comes to the educational qualification for RRB NTPC, candidates should keep the following points in mind:

  • Candidates must possess the specific educational and technical qualifications listed in the official notification, and these qualifications must be obtained from recognized boards or institutions.
  • Candidates who are awaiting the results of their Class 12 or equivalent examination are not eligible to apply for the RRB NTPC exam. Only those candidates who have passed Class 12 with the minimum eligibility criteria for their desired post can apply.
  • Candidates who hold Diplomas/Degrees in Engineering or have completed Graduates in Apprenticeship are not eligible to apply for the RRB NTPC exam.

NATIONALITY ELIGIBILITY

The eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC exam mandates that the candidate must have one of the following nationalities as per the official notification:

  • Indian citizen
  • Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, with the intention to settle permanently
  • Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma,Uganda, East African countries of Kenya, Malawi, Ethiopia, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Zaire,  or Vietnam with the intention to settle permanently in India.

POST REQUIRING TYPING PROFICIENCY FOR RRB NTPC 2024:

Typing proficiency is required for certain posts in the RRB NTPC. Not all posts require this skill, and the ones that do are listed below.

  • Junior Clerk Cum Typist
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Trains Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk Cum Typist
  • Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk
  • Senior Clerk Cum Typist
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist
  • Station Master

IMPORTANT POINTS FOR TYPING PROFICIENCY FOR RRB NTPC 2024:

  • Candidates taking the typing test in Hindi must use Kruti Dev and Mangal fonts, which will be provided on the candidate’s personal computer during the test.
  • Candidates with permanent disabilities such as blindness/low vision, cerebral palsy, and locomotor disability with a permanent disability of 40% or more will be exempt from the Typing Skill Test.
  • These exempted candidates with disabilities will be required to upload scanned copies of their Typing Skill Test Exemption Certificate, issued by a Competent Medical Board, on the official website of the respective RRBs before the test is conducted.
  • Merit will only be determined for qualifying candidates.

MEDICAL STANDARDS

A candidate must meet the medical requirements for the post(s) he or she is applying for. To ensure this, candidates should refer to the medical standards specified for each post. If a candidate is found to be medically unfit for the applied post(s), they will not be considered for any other appointment as an alternative.

Post NameLevel in 7th CPCMedical Standards
Commercial Apprentice (CA)6B2
Station Master6A2
Goods Guard5A2
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist5C2
Senior Clerk-Cum-typist5C2
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk5B2
Senior Time Keeper5C2
Traffic Assistant4A2
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk3B2
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist2C2
Junior Clerk Cum Typist2C2
Junior Time Keeper2C2
Trains Clerk2A3

PHYSICAL STANDARDS

During the RRB NTPC document verification process, candidates are required to undergo a medical fitness test administered by the Railway Administration to confirm their ability to perform the duties related to the post(s) they have applied for. The Visual Acuity Standard is a crucial component of the railway staff’s medical fitness. The following medical standards have been established:

Medical StandardsGeneral FitnessVision Standards
A-2Physically fit in all respectsThe individual must have a distance vision of 6/9 with or without glasses with no fogging test and a near vision of Sn: 0.6 with or without glasses. They must also pass tests for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision and myopic vision.
A-3Physically fit in all respectsThe individual must have a distance vision of 6/9 with or without glasses with power of lenses not to exceed 2D and a near vision of Sn: 0.6 with or without glasses. They must also pass tests for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision and myopic vision.  
B-2Physically fit in all respectsThe individual must have a distance vision of 6/12, 6/9 with or without glasses with power of lenses not to exceed 4D and a near vision of Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when close work or reading is required. They must also pass the test for field of vision (binocular vision), etc.
C-2Physically fit in all respectsThe individual must have a distance vision of 6/18, 6/12 with or without glasses and a near vision of Sn: 0.6 with or without glasses when close work or reading is required.

WORK EXPERIENCE

The eligibility criteria for the Non-Technical Popular Categories exam released by RRB does not specify any mandatory work experience. As a result, fresh graduates without any prior work experience can apply for the examination.

It is important for candidates to do in depth  review each eligibility requirement and ensure that they meet all the standards established by the RRB. During verification, candidates should also have all relevant documents readily available to avoid any last-minute complications. Those who meet the aforementioned criteria are eligible to apply for the RRB NTPC Exam.

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RRB NTPC Application Process

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is expected to release the application form for various posts of RRB NTPC on its official websites in March 2024. The application window is expected to remain open for 30-40 days, allowing interested candidates to apply.

Follow these steps to fill the RRB NTPC 2024 Application Form:

  • a. Go to the official website of Indian Railways.
  • b. Navigate to the Recruitment Tab in the Menu Bar.
  • c. Select the RRB board area in the recruitment section.
  • d. Locate the RRB NTPC 2024 application form on the page.
  • e. Fill out all the necessary details and attach the required documents.
  • f. Verify all the details filled in the application form.
  • g. Pay the application fee before submitting the application form.
  • h. Finally, submit the application form and keep a printout for future reference.

Application Fees

The application fees for RRB NTPC 2024 can be paid through both offline and online modes. Candidates can choose to make an online payment using various modes such as Netbanking, Credit/Debit/Rupay/Visa/Master Card. Alternatively, candidates can opt to pay the application fee offline through an E-challan, which requires depositing cash at SBI bank.

CategoryApplication Fees
General & OBC Category MaleINR 500
Women/SC/ST/PwD/Ex.ServicemenINR 250

Exam Centers for RRB NTPC

The RRB NTPC Exam 2024 has designated several exam centers, and candidates are assigned a center based on their preferred location as indicated in their application form.

State/UTExam centers
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Andhra PradeshAmalapuram, Anantapur, Ongole, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Narasaraopet, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Nellore, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan,
ChandigarhChandigarh
ChhattisgarhBilaspur, Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur,
Delhi/NCRGhaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
GoaVerma
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagar
Jammu & KashmirAnantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur.
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada.
KeralaAlappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.
MaharashtraAhmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
ManipurImphal
MeghalayaShillong, Ri-Bhoi
MizoramAizawl
NagalandDimapur, Kohima
OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur,
PuducherryPuducherry
PunjabAbohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur,
RajasthanAbu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur
SikkimBardang, Gangtok
Tami NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.
TripuraAgartala, Bisramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaipur
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar
West BengalAsansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The recruitment process for RRB NTPC exam involves several stages, which are as follows:

  • Computer Based Test 1 (CBT 1)
  • Computer Based Test 2 (CBT 2)
  • Skill Test/Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification Process
  • Medical Examination

CBT 1

  • Aspirants are screened through the 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the authorities.
  • The exam lasts for 1.5 hours (90 minutes) but for PWD candidates, it is extended to 120 minutes.
  • Each incorrect attempt results in a negative marking of  ⅓  marks.
  • Leaving a question unanswered does not result in any deduction of marks.

The exam comprises multiple sections, with each section containing a specified number of questions as listed below:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Mathematics3030
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General awareness4040
Total100100

CBT 2

The exam pattern for the RRB NTPC CBT-2 can be summarized as follows:

  • The merit-based shortlisting of candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT will be done using the normalized score of RRB NTPC CBT-1.
  • The level of difficulty of the questions in the exam is determined based on the levels of posts.
  • The duration of the exam is 1.5 hours (90 minutes).
  • The negative marking scheme is where 1/3 of the marks assigned to each question will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Mathematics3535
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
General awareness5050
Total120120

RRB NTPC Admit Card

The release dates for RRB NTPC 2024 admit card have not been announced yet, but it is anticipated that the admit card will be made available in May 2024.

Candidates can log in to the official RRB website using their registration details to download their admit cards.

The RRB NTPC 2024 Admit Card would contains the following information about the candidate:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Registration Number
  • Exam Center Name
  • Exam Date
  • Reporting Time
  • Exam Day Instructions

RRB NTPC Syllabus

CBT 1 – STAGE 1

The RRB NTPC CBT 1 serves as the initial stage of the exam, and all eligible candidates can participate in it. It consists of three subjects, namely Mathematics, General Awareness, and General Intelligence & Reasoning. Below is the section-wise syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT 1 in the year 2024:

SubjectSyllabus
MathsNumber System, Fractions, Ratio and Proportions, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Geometry, Trigonometry, Decimals, LCM and HCF, Percentage, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Elementary Algebra, Elementary Statistics etc.
General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogies, Coding and Decoding, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Jumbling, Puzzle, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Mathematical Operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Venn Diagrams, Data Sufficiency, Interpretation of Graphs etc  
General AwarenessGeneral Awareness
Games and Sports
National and International Importance (Current Affairs)
Indian Literature
Art and Culture of India
Monuments and Places of India,
History of India and Freedom Struggle
Economic Geography of India and World
Indian Polity and Governance
General Scientific and Technological Developments including the Nuclear and Space program of India
Basic Computers and Computer Applications
Transport Systems in India,
Common Abbreviations,
Environmental Issues Concerning India and World,
Indian Economy
Famous Personalities of India,
Flagship Government Programs etc
 

CBT 1 – STAGE 2

The RRB NTPC CBT 1 stage 2 exam comprises 120 questions, and its syllabus is similar to that of CBT 1 – stage 1. However, CBT1 – stage 2 follows a different exam pattern. The exam is divided into three sections: General Awareness, General Intelligence, and Reasoning. Here’s a breakdown of the subject-wise syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT 1- stage – 2.

SubjectSyllabus
Maths1.    BODMAS Rule
●     Surds & Indices
●     Installments
●     Problems with Compound Ratio
●     Problems with Relative Speeds
●     Basic Linear Equation in two variable
●     Partnerships
●     Problems on Work Efficiency mixtures/enteries
 
2.    Fractions
●     Problems with Simple Interest
●     Calculation on Basic Percentage Problems
●     Direct/Indirect Proportions
●     Problems on Boats, Train, etc.
●     Problems on Profit/Loss
●     Finding Missing/Wrong Term
●     Problems on Wages
●     Decimals
 
3.    Approximate Value
●     Problems with Compound Interest
●     Problems with Simple Ratios
●     Problems on Average
●     Basic Linear Equation in One variable
●     Dishonest/Successive Dealings
●     Problems on Plane Figures: Square, Rectangle, Circle, etc.
●     Problems on Pipes
●     Trigonometry
General Intelligence and Reasoning1.    Classification
●     Number
●     Letter & Meaningful Words
●     GK Based Questions
 
2.    Analogy
●     Number
●     General Knowledge
●     Meaning & Letter Based Questions
 
3.    Series
●     Number & Alphabet Series
 
4.    Coding-Decoding
●     Letter Shifting
●     Coding Letters by words
●     Coding by Analogy
●     Coding-Decoding based on Numbers
●     Operations on Place Value
●     Coding & Decoding in Fictitious Language
 
5.    Blood Relations
●     Family Tree Problems
●     General Blood Relation Problems
 
6.    Clock & Calendar
●     Calendar Based Questions
●     Questions on Time & Clock Hands
 
7.    Ordering & Ranking
●     Simple ranking Questions
 
8.    Directions & Distances
●     Simple Problems on Directions
●     Formula Based Distance Questions
 
9.    Word Formation
●     Arranging words in a meaningful order
 
10. Non-Verbal Reasoning
●     Complete the Pattern
●     Figure Based Analogy
●     Classification
●     Series
●     Cube-Based Questions
 
11. Others
●     Missing Number
●     Venn Diagram
●     Puzzle
Current Affairs/General Awareness●     Economics
●     Current Affairs
●     Geography
●     History
●     Polity
●     Computers
●     Sports
●     Literature
●     Awards
●     Books & Authors
●     Miscellaneous
General Science●     Environment
●     Living Organisms
●     Life Processes in Organisms & Plants
●     Heredity & Evolution
●     Natural Resources
●     Atoms & Molecules
●     Chemical Reactions & Equations
●     Acid, Bases & Salts
●     Metals & Non-Metals
●     Periodic Table
●     Force & Laws of Motions
●     Work & Energy
●     Sound
●     Light
●     Electricity
●     Sources of Energy
●     Diseases: Reasons & Cure
●     Improvement in Food Resources
 
History1.    Ancient History of India
●     Pre-historic Period
●     Harappan civilization
●     The Vedic Civilization & Culture
●     The emergence of Mahajanapadas & Magadh
●     Religious Revolution
●     The Mauryan Empire
●     The Sangam Age
●     The Gupta Empire
●     Post Gupta Period / Vardhana Dynasty
●     India After Harsha
 
2.    Medieval History of India         
●     Rajput Age
●     Sultanate Period
●     The Vijayanagar Empire
●     Sufi and Bhakti Movement
●     The Mughal Empire
●     Maratha State & Maratha Confederacy
●     Advent Of Europeans
 
3.    Modern History of India 
●     Expansion Of British Power
●     Economic Impact Of British Rule
●     Socio-Religious Movements in the 19th -20th Century
●     Revolt of 1857
●     Moderate, Extremist Phase Of Congress
●     The Indian National Movements
●     The Gandhian Era
●     First Phase Of Independence
Indian Polity●     Evolution of the Indian Constitution,
●     Constituent Assembly and Making of the Constitution,
●     Different Sources of the Indian Constitution,
●     Important Articles of the Constitution
●     Important Amendments of the Constitution
●     Unitary and Federal features of the Indian Union
●     Some Special features of the Indian Constitution.
●     The preamble
●     Lapse of Paramountcy
●     Integration and Merger of Indian States
●     The Union and its Territories
●     Reorganization of States
●     Citizenship
●     Fundamental Rights
●     Directive Principles of State Policy
●     Fundamental Duties
●     The procedure of Amending the Constitution
●     Executive of the Union
●     The Parliament of India
●     Executive of the States
●     Special Position of J & K
●     Panchayats
●     Municipalities
●     The Supreme Court
●     The High Court
●     Inter-State Council
●     Finance Commission
●     Planning Commission
●     National Development Council
●     National Integration Council
●     Inter-State Relations
●     Emergency Provisions
●     Public Service Commissions
●     Election
●     Delimitation Commission of India
●     The Official Languages
●     National Symbols
Geography●     The Solar System
●     Continents and Oceans
●     Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere
●     Latitudes and Longitudes
●     Different heat zones of the earth
●     Longitudes and time zones
●     International Date Line
●     The motion of the earth – Effect of the tilted axis on day and night
●     The Atmosphere (composition and layer of the Atmosphere)
●     Weather and Climate
●     Atmospheric Pressure
●     Internal Structure of the earth
●     Rocks
●     Earthquakes and Volcanoes
●     Various Landforms (Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Grasslands, Landforms created by the river system, Landforms created by a glacier, Landforms created by the action of wind, Landforms created by the actions of Groundwater)
●     The Indian Subcontinent, Position, extent, and physical features,
●     Climatic diversity in the Indian Sub-continent
●     Soil resources of the Indian sub-continent Agriculture in India, Land use pattern of India
●     Water resources and their utilization in India
●     Multipurpose river valley projects
●     Transport in India
●     India-Facts and figures (States and their capitals, Population of India and states, Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India Important Irrigation and power projects, Indian satellites).
●     General introduction to Asia.
●     Geography of the Indian subcontinent Countries with their capitals and currency
●     Riverside cities
●     Wonders of the world
●     Countries and their main products and industries
●     Towns are associated with important industries.
●     Famous sites (India), Famous Sites (World),
●     Changed names
●     Continent earth area
●     Continents highest and lowest points
●     Three deepest oceans
●     Highest mountain peaks (world)
●     Important boundary lines
●     Tribes and their homelands
 
ScienceScience
1.    Physics
●     Unit
●     Motion
●     Work Energy and Power
●     Gravitation
●     Pressure
●     Floatation
●     Surface Tension
●     Viscosity
●     Elasticity
●     Simple Harmonic Motion
●     Wave
●     Sound Wave
●     Heat
●     Light
●     Static Electricity
●     Current Electricity
●     Magnetism
●     Atomic & Nuclear Physics
●     Electronics
●     Scientific Instruments
●     Inventions
●     Important Discoveries Relating to Physics
●     Various Units of Measurement-Weight
●     Conversion of Units from one System to another System
 
2.    Chemistry
●     Substance & its nature
●     Atomic Structure
●     Periodic Classification of Elements
●     Chemical Bonding
●     Oxidation & Reduction
●     Acids, Bases & Salts
●     Behavior of Cases
●     Electrolysis
●     Carbon & its Compounds
●     Fuels
●     Metallurgy
●     Important Facts About Some Metals
●     Non-Metals
●     Common Facts
 
3.    Biology
●     Introduction
●     Classification of Organism
●     Cytology
●     Genetics
●     Organic Evolution Botany: Classification of Plant Kingdom, Plant Morphology, Plant Tissue, Photo-synthesis, Plant Hormones, Plant Diseases, Ecology Pollution.
●     Zoology: Classification of Animal Kingdom, Animal Tissue
●     Human Blood
●     The system of the Human Body
●     Nutrients
●     Human Disease
 

CBT – 2

SubjectSyllabus
Maths●     SI/ CI
●     Mensuration
●     Ratio & Proportion
●     Height & Distance
●     Profit/Loss
●     Geometry
●     Number System
●     Simplification
●     Time and Work
●     Statistics
●     Time, Speed and Distance
●     Average
●     DI (Tabular)
General Intelligence and Reasoning●     Coding-Decoding
●     Sentence arrangement
●     Venn Diagram
●     Puzzle (Linear)
●     Blood Relation
●     Statement & Assumptions
●     Statement & Conclusion
●     Syllogism
●     Analogy
●     Mathematical Operations
●     Odd one out
General Awareness●     History
●     Geography
●     Polity
●     Static
●     Biology
●     Chemistry
●     Physics
●     Computers
●     Current Affairs

CBAT

  • A Computer-Based Aptitude Test is administered for the positions of Station Master and Traffic Assistant.
  • Candidates are shortlisted for Skill Tests, including the Computer-based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test, based on the merit of their performance in the RRB NTPC CBT 2 exam. Generally, the number of shortlisted candidates is eight times the number of available positions.
  • The CBAT will provide question-and-answer options exclusively in English and Hindi.
  • There is no negative marking in the CBAT.
  • The merit list will be compiled from candidates who qualify in the CBAT. The marks obtained in 2nd Stage CBT will carry 70% weightage, while the marks obtained in the CBAT will carry 30% weightage.

SYLLABUS FOR RRB NTPC TYPING TEST

  • The Typing Skill Test is conducted for various positions, including Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper,  Senior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts  Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper.
  • The number of candidates shortlisted for the RRB NTPC Typing Test is eight times the number of vacancies that will be invited for the typing test.
  • Candidates are required to demonstrate their typing ability by achieving a minimum speed of 25 WPM in Hindi or 30 words per minute (WPM) in English, using a personal computer without access to editing tools or spell check.

RRB NTPC Results

The RRB NTPC Result has been declared on the official website, 15 days after the examination. Follow the steps below to download the RRB NTPC Result PDF:

  1. Go to the official website of RRB or use the provided direct link based on your region.
  2. Locate and click on the RRB NTPC Result tab on the homepage.
  3. The result will be presented in PDF format.
  4. Use the Ctrl+F shortcut to open the search function and enter your user ID/registration number and date of birth to find your result.
  5. If you find your name, congratulations! You have qualified for CBT 2.
  6. It is recommended to take a physical copy of the result for future reference.

DETAILS ON RRB NTPC RESULT 2024

The candidate’s scorecard includes the following specifications:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll number
  • Registration number
  • Raw score
  • Normalized Marks
  • Pro-rated score
  • Qualifying status

CALCULATION PROCESS RESULT FOR RRB NTPC 2024

To determine their RRB NTPC marks, applicants can make use of the answer key to estimate their scores. The following steps outline the calculation process:

  • For each correct answer, candidates will receive one mark.
  • For each incorrect answer, there will be a penalty of 0.25 (¼) marks as negative marking.
  • The final score for RRB NTPC will be determined by subtracting the penalty for incorrect answers from the total marks obtained based on correct answers.

NORMALISATION PROCESS FOR RRB NTPC 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board has implemented a process of normalizing marks to determine the scores of applicants for the RRB NTPC Result. Since the exam is conducted in more than one shifts and days with varying difficulty levels of the questions, this normalization ensures fair evaluation.

To calculate the normalized marks for RRB exams, the following formula and steps are used:

Formula:

Xn = (S2/S1) * (X – Xav) + Yav

Explanation of terms:

  • Xn: Normalized score of an applicant
  • S2: Standard variation of raw marks of the base session
  • S1: Standard variation of raw marks of the applicant’s session
  • X: Raw marks of the applicant to be normalized
  • Xav: Average of raw marks of the applicant’s session
  • Yav: Average of raw marks of the base session

RESULT STAGES FOR RRB NTPC 2024

The result declaration for each stage of the RRB NTPC exam follows a series of stages that candidates need to qualify in. These stages are as follows:

  • Computer-Based Test 1 (CBT 1)
  • Computer-Based Test 2 (CBT 2)
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) / Typing Skills Test
  • Document Verification / Medical Exam

Result for CBT 1

  • CBT 1 is of qualifying nature.
  • The examination is graded out of a maximum of 100 marks.
  • The normalized score of CBT 1 is used to shortlist candidates for CBT 2 based on their merit.
CategoriesQualifying Marks
General/ EWS40%
OBC/ SC30%
ST25%

Result for CBT 2

  • Candidates, 20 times the total number of category-wise vacancies, are selected for CBT 2 based on their performance in CBT 1.
  • Candidates meeting the cutoff marks for CBT 2 are shortlisted for the Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) or Typing Skill Test, depending on the posts.
  • The qualifying marks for CBT 2 are as follows:
CategoriesQualifying Marks
General/ EWS40%
OBC/ SC30%
ST25%

Result for CBAT

  • Based on their CBT 2 scores, a total of 8 times the number of vacancies available in each category (UR, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and EWS, including ExSM) are selected to participate in the Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT).
  • To pass, applicants must achieve a minimum score of 42 marks in each test series. These minimum qualifying marks are applicable regardless of the applicant’s category (ST/SC/OBC NCL/PWBD/EWS/Ex-Servicemen).
  • The merit list for Station Master/Traffic Assistant is prepared by giving 30% weightage to CBAT and 70% weightage to CBT 2.

Result for Typing Skill Test

  • The Typing Skill Test is conducted for candidates who have applied for posts such as Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Time Keeper, etc.
  • The Typing Skill Test is of qualifying nature.
  • Candidates, 8 times the total number of vacancies, are called for the Typing Skill Test based on their performance in CBT 2.

Tie-Breaking Policy for RRB NTPC Result

  • In the event of two or more candidates obtaining the same marks, the merit is determined based on the age criteria, with older candidates placed at a higher merit position.
  • If the candidates have the same age, the alphabetic order,i.e., A to Z, of the name is taken into account to break the tie.

CUT-OFF FOR RRB NTPC 2024

  • The cutoff for RRB NTPC 2022 CBT 1 represents the minimum qualifying marks.
  • The RRB NTPC cutoff 2022 is determined by normalizing the marks across all sittings.
  • Only the Candidates are shortlisted for CBT 2 who have score equal to or above the cutoff marks in CBT 1.
  • For CBT 2, candidates twenty times the total number of openings are shortlisted.
  • In CBT 2, candidates need to achieve both the minimum qualifying marks and overall marks to advance to the next round, which is the CBAT/Typing test.

The probable cutoff marks of CBT I of RRB NTPC 2024 is as follows:

ZoneExpected Cut off
Allahabad75-85
Mumbai75-85
Ajmer75-80
Secunderabad75-80
Kolkata74-82
Ahmedabad73-78
Bhopal75-80
Chennai70-75
Bhubaneshwar73-78
Patna75-80
Bangalore73-78
Ranchi70-75
Thiruvananthapuram68-73
Muzaffarpur70-75
Guwahati70-75
Chandigarh75-80
Bilaspur70-75
Gorakhpur75-80
Siliguri68-73
Malda73-78
Jammu68-73

HOW TO CHECK CUT OFF FOR RRB NTPC 2024

To check the RRB NTPC 2022 cutoff, follow these steps:

  • Go to the official website of your respective RRB region.
  • Click on the region-wise links to access the RRB NTPC cutoff for that specific region.
  • The RRB NTPC 2022 cutoff data will open in a new window.
  • Review the category-wise cutoff marks.
  • Download and save the RRB NTPC cutoff 2022 file for future reference.

DETERMINING FACTORS FOR RRB NTPC 2024 CUT OFF

The cutoff marks are determined based on the following factors:

  • Difficulty level of the RRB NTPC question paper.
  • Total number of openings available for different posts in RRB NTPC.
  • Number of candidates appearing for the examination.

MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR RRB NTPC 2024

Due to changes in reservations, the minimum qualifying marks for RRB NTPC CBT 1 and CBT 2 may vary:

CategoriesQualifying percentage
General & EWS40%
OBC and SC30%
ST25%

SELECTION PROCESS FOR RRB NTPC 2024

The selection process for RRB NTPC 2024 consists of five main stages. Below is a detailed description of the selection procedure:

Computer Based Test 1 (CBT-1)

The initial stage of the selection process is CBT-1, which serves as a screening test. The marks obtained in the first stage will be normalized to shortlist candidates for the second stage CBT.

Computer Based Test 2 (CBT-2)

Candidates who successfully clear CBT-1 proceed to the second stage, CBT-2. Upon passing the second stage CBT, candidates are required to appear for a skill exam specific to the positions they have applied for.

CBAT/Typing Test Skill Test

For candidates applying for Traffic Assistant and Station Master positions, the RRB NTPC CBAT is mandatory. A minimum T-Score of 42 marks is required to qualify.

Candidates who have applied for Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper,  Senior Clerk cum Typist,  Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper will also need to take this test.

Candidates are expected to type at least 25 WPM in Hindi or 30 words per minute (WPM) in English using a Personal Computer, without the use of editing tools or spell check.

Document Verification

Candidates who clear CBT-1, CBT-2, and the Computer Based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test (where applicable) are invited for Document Verification based on their merit.

Successful individuals will be appointed after passing the required Medical Fitness Test.

Medical Examination

Candidates must meet the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) they have applied for.

It is essential for applicants to carefully review the medical standards specific to each post, as those deemed medically unsuitable will not be offered any alternative positions.

SALARY STRUCTURE AND BENEFITS FOR RRB NTPC 2024

RRB NTPC offers the following undergraduate and graduate salary structures:

Salary For RRB NTPC Undergraduate Posts

Name of RRB NTPC PostLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay
Junior Clerk cum Typist2INR 19,900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist2INR 19,900
Junior Time Keeper2INR 19,900
Trains Clerk2INR 19,900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk3INR 21,700

Salary For RRB NTPC Graduate Posts

Name of RRB NTPC PostLevel in 7th CPCInitial pay
Traffic Assistant4INR 25,500
Goods Guard5INR 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5INR 29,200
Senior Clerk cum Typist5INR 29,200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist5INR 29,200
Senior Time Keeper5INR 29,200
Commercial Apprentice6INR 35,400
Station Master6INR 35,400

Apart from the fundamental salary, candidates receive a range of allowances and benefits, including:

  • Medical Allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other Special Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

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FAQs 

Which exam is RRB NTPC? 

RRB NTPC is a recruitment exam conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in India to fill various non-technical positions in the Indian Railways. The positions include Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Traffic Assistant, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,  Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, and Station Master.

What is the eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC?

The eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC are as follows:
 Educational Qualification: Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized board or university or its equivalent.
Age Limit: it varies for different categories. Generally, candidates must be between 18 and 33 years of age. Age relaxation is given for reserved categories as per government norms.

How can I apply for RRB NTPC?

The application process for RRB NTPC is conducted online. Candidates has to go to the official website of the respective RRB and fill out the application form with the details asked, upload the necessary documents, and pay the application fee online.

What is the selection process for RRB NTPC?

The selection process for RRB NTPC consists of the following stages:
Stage 1: Computer-Based Test (CBT) – Preliminary Exam
Stage 2: Computer-Based Test (CBT) – Main Exam
Stage 3: Typing Skill Test (for posts that require typing)
Stage 4: Document Verification
Stage 5: Medical Examination

Is there a pattern to the RRB NTPC examination?

The exam pattern for RRB NTPC (both Stage 1 and Stage 2) is as follows:
● The exam is conducted in online mode (Computer-Based Test).
● The exam lasts for 90 minutes.
● The exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
● Negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.