Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam Age Limit 2019-2022

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the Non-technical Popular Categories (NTPC) examination for various posts like Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist etc.

The RRB NTPC CBT-2 exam which was scheduled to be held from February 15 to 19, 2022 was postponed. Candidates should regularly check the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to get new updates regarding the RRB NTPC CBT-2 examination.

If you are planning to appear for the upcoming RRB NTPC examination, refer to the links given in the table below.

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Age Limit and Age Relaxation for RRB NTPC Exam 2019-2022

The information regarding age limit and age relaxation available to various communities/categories who apply for RRB NTPC examination (undergraduate and graduate level posts) is given in the table below.

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Level Posts 2019-2022

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Undergraduate Level Posts), the date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given in the table below (both dates inclusive): 

Age Group Upper Limit Lower Limit
UR OBC- Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Communities or Categories
18-30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986  02.07.1984  01.07.2001

Note:

The age limits mentioned in the table given above for SC, ST and OBC-NCL are inclusive of community age relaxation.

Age Relaxation for Undergraduate Level Posts 2019-2022

Age relaxation for various communities and categories who apply for RRB NTPC exam undergraduate level posts is given in the table below:

Category Relaxation in the Upper Limit for Undergraduate Level Posts
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 30 years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 33 years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 35 years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 35 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells) (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells) (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)  (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (OBC)(UR) 30 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (OBC)(OBC) 33 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (OBC) (SC/ST) 35 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40 years

RRB NTPC Graduate Level Posts 2019-2022

For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate Level Posts), the date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive): 

Age Group Upper Limit Lower Limit
UR OBC- Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Communities or Categories
18-33 02.07.1986 02.07.1983  02.07.1981 01.07.2001

Note:

The upper and lower age limits in terms of date of birth for SC, ST and OBC-NCL given in the table above include community age relaxation.

Age Relaxation for RRB NTPC Graduate Level Posts 2019-2021

Age Relaxation for various communities and categories who apply for RRB NTPC exam graduate level posts is given in the table below:

Category Relaxation in the Upper Limit for Graduate Level Posts
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (UR) 33 years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (OBC-Non Creamy) 36 years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation  (SC/ST) 38 Years plus number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 41 years
Candidates ordinarily have been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells) (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)  (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells) (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (UR) 33 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (OBC) 36 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes (SC/ST) 38 years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40 years

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