RRB NTPC Exam Date 2023 As Per RRB Calendar

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It was in the news that the RRB NTPC dates for 2022 have been released with the CBT exam set to take place on July 30th 2022. However no official confirmation has come for the same. Only information about CBT 2 for level 5,3 and 2 have been published. The exam for these levels took place from 12th to 17th June 2022. The result for the same was published on July 18th, 2022.

The board has released the 2019 RRB NTPC CBT 2 result of level 6th on 7 June 2022. The exam for CBT 2 was conducted on 9th May 2022. Candidates who appeared for computer based test on the said date can check their roll numbers and download the RRB NTPC Exam result on the link given here. 

Railway Board has not released the RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam Notification. Candidates will be notified of the same once the information is on the official website.

Applicants can download the region-wise admit card for Non-Technical and popular Category exam on the RRB NTPC Admit Card page linked here.

The NTPC CBT I Exam Date for Phase I is from December 28th 2020 to January 13th 2020.

As per the official notice, the Railway NTPC exam date for CBT I was scheduled to start from December 28th 2020 and will be completed by the end of March 2021.

The Railway Recruitment Board Chairman and CEO Vinod Kumar Yadav announced RRB NTPC exam date for CBT I in an interview saying that the recruitment for all the Railway exams will commence from December 15th and the exam dated for the non-technical post is scheduled from December 28th onwards.

RRB releases the RRB NTPC exam date on the website of the respective Regional RRBs. Applicants awaiting the NTPC admit card to appear for the exam in December 2020 will soon be notified regarding the same. They can keep track of RRB NTPC Admit Card for the latest updates.  

Candidates preparing for other Government exams can go through the given links for details.

As the RRB NTPC Exam Date for CBT I is announced, brush up the NTPC Exam preparation with – 

RRB NTPC Exam Date

The Railway Recruitment Board has not yet announced the exam recruitment for 2021. The tentative RRB NTPC Exam Date for the year 2021 is mentioned below:

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2021
Event Railway NTPC Exam Date
 RRB NTPC Notification  August 2021
RRB NTPC Online Application Starting August 2021
RRB NTPC Online Application Ending September 2021
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) To be notified


The RRB NTPC Exam Date for the year 2020 is mentioned below:

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020
Event Railway NTPC Exam Date
Release of RRB Notification 28th February 2019
Starting date of RRB NTPC Online Application 1st March 2019 at 16.00 hrs
Final Submission of RRB NTPC Online Application April 12th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
RRB NTPC Application Status Link Active 21st September to 30th September 2020
Release of RRB NTPC Admit Card CBT I 23 December 2020 
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) December 28th 2020 onwards

RRB NTPC Exam Date 2019

RRB NTPC notification was released on 28th February 2019 to recruit candidates for Non-Technical Popular Categories. As per the notification, a total of 35208 vacancies were announced by the Railway Recruitment Board. Candidates willing to know about other RRB exams conducted by the Railway board can check the given link.

The dates for RRB NTPC 2019 are as follows:

RRB NTPC 2019 Dates
Events Dates
RRB NTPC Notification Release Date 28th February 2019
Opening of Online Registration of Applications 01st March 2019
Closing of online registration of Applications 31st March 2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee through Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI) 05th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee through SBI Challan 05th April 2019 at 15.00 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee through Post Office Challan 05th April 2019 at 15.00 hrs.
Final submission of Applications 12th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.
Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) (Pay Levels 4,6) 30th July 2022

CBT 1 (1st Phase)


CBT 1 (2nd Phase)



28th December 2020 to 13th January 2021


16th January 2021 to 30th January 2021


CBT 1(3rd Phase) 31st January 2021 to 12th February 2021
CBT 1(4th Phase) 15th February 2021 to 3rd March 2021
CBT 1(5th Phase) 4th to 27th March 2021
CBT 1(6th Phase) 1st April to 8th April 2021
CBT 1(7th Phase) 23rd to 31st July 2021
CBT 1 Result
  • 14th January 2022
  •             30th March 2022 (Revised Result)
CBT 2  (Posts with Pay Level 4 and 6) 9th and 10th May 2022
CBT 2 (Posts with Pay Level 5, 3, 2)  

12th June 2022 – 17th June 2022 (Except for Guwahati Region)


CBT 2 (Posts with Pay Level 6)  

7th June 2022 (for Chennai Region)


8th June 2022 (for Bangalore Region)


CBT 2 Exam (Pay Level 2,3,5) for RRB Guwahati 10th August 2022 – 12th August 2022
CBAT (CEN 01/2019) 30th July 2022

Earlier due to some official reasons and now because of the Coronavirus outbreak, there was a delay in the release of Railway NTPC exam dates. According to the  Railway Recruitment Board, the authority has decided to conduct the CBT I of NTPC exam on December 15th 2020.  For information on the important dates of other examinations check RRB exam dates page in the given link.

Note: The board has announced a refund of the examination fee for the candidates who appeared in the first stage CBT exam which was held from December 28th 2020 to July 31st 2021.

Candidates can also download the RRB NTPC exam calendar PDF in this article. 

RRB NTPC Exam Calendar (2020)- Download PDF Here

Candidates can give an edge to the preparation for NTPC exam, they can take Free Online RRB NTPC Live Course. It will help candidates revise the whole syllabus and gain an edge over competitors in the Railway NTPC exam.

As per the notification, the original NTPC exam date for first stage CBT was between June and September 2019. To get detailed information on the RRB NTPC Notification, you can visit the linked article.

Railway NTPC Exam Date Related links:

RRB NTPC Eligibility RRB NTPC Admit Card RRB NTPC Cut Off
RRB NTPC Recruitment RRB NTPC Result RRB NTPC Salary

RRB NTPC Exam Date (2015 -16)

The last notification for RRB NTPC was released on 26th December 2015 to recruit candidates for 18252 vacancies. Check RRB Result page to know the important dates of other examinations by the Railway Board. The RRB Railway NTPC exam dates for the year 2015-16 are mentioned below:

RRB NTPC Exam Dates (2015-16)
Events Important Dates
Release of RRB NTPC Notification 26th December 2015
Last date for RRB NTPC Online Application 25th January 2016 (up to 23:59 Hrs)
Online Fee payment 26th December 2015 to 25th January 2016
Offline Fee Payment (through SBI/Post office challan) 28th December 2015 to 22nd January 2016
CBT I Exam Date 28th March to 31st March 2016

Note: Dates for CBTs and other stages of RRB NTPC recruitment process for 2020 will be released through the websites of the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB). Candidates are advised to visit the official website of RRB (http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/) to know any updates on Railway NTPC 2020 Exam Date. 

Since a large number of candidates appear for the exam every year, the competition remains high. The course materials designed by BYJU’S will prove crucial in cracking the RRB Non-Techincal & Popular Category Exam. 

Candidates can check the Difference Between RRB & RRC examinations on the linked page.

Candidates willing to appear for any other examinations for which RRB conducts recruitment can check the following links for reference:

RRB Eligibility RRB Admit Card RRB Preparation
RRB Apply Online RRB Full Form RRB Notification
RRB Recruitment RRB Vacancy RRB Syllabus

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Frequently Asked Question – RRB NTPC Exam Date 2022


Q.1. What is RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam date for CBT I?

Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board has announced the RRB NTPC Exam Date for CBT I. The NTPC Exam Date for CBT I is from December 28th 2020 onwards.

Q.2. Is the RRB NTPC Exam conducted annually?

Ans. The recruitment of RRB NTPC Exam depends upon the number of vacancies available.

Q.3. Can a 12th pass candidate apply for RRB NTPC Exam?

Ans. RRB NTPC conducts recruitment for various posts. There are posts in the NTPC exam that require candidates to have 12th pass certificate from a recognised board or university

Q.4. What is the mode of examination for RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. The RRB NTPC Examination is conducted online i.e. computer-based mode.

Q.5. How can a candidate prepare for RRB NTPC examination?

Ans. For RRB NTPC exam preparation candidates have to study strategically and regularly. They must keep the formulae and short cut tricks on their fingertips. Also, regular practice of RRB Mock tests can help in the preparation.

Q.6. What subjects are covered in RRB NTPC Syllabus?

Ans. The RRB NTPC syllabus covers topics from Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Reasoning or General Intelligence. You can check RRB NTPC Previous Year Question paper to understand the type of questions asked in the NTPC exam.

Q.7. Is there a minimum qualifying mark in NTPC exam?

Ans. Yes, candidates have to score the minimum Cut off score in order to clear RRB NTPC examination.

Q.8. What kind of job is RRB NTPC?

Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board or popularly known as RRB conducts the RRB NTPC exam to recruit for the post of Goods Guard, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Traffic Appraise, Assistant Clerk cum Typist, etc. The candidates should know the RRB NTPC in-hand salary details perks and allowances of the post he/she has applied for.

Q.9. What is NTPC full form?

Ans. The full form of NTPC is Non- Technical Popular Categories. This exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board to appoint candidates as Commercial Apprentice, Goods guard, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, Assistant Station Master, etc. all over India.


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  2. Sir what the other documents should carry along with admit card??