RRB NTPC Notification

The Railway Recruitment Board – Non-Technical Popular Categories ( Abbreviated to RRB NTPC) is an exam conducted by the RRB to recruit candidates to fill various posts in the Indian Railways. According to the official RRB NTPC Notification, the recruitment exam will be conducted for the following positions:

  • Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Accounts Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Trains Clerk
  • Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Goods Guard
  • Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Commercial Apprentice
  • Station Master

To know about other Government Exams, you can visit the linked article

RRB NTPC Recruitment

This article on the RRB NTPC Notification will provide detailed information about the following exam:

  1. Selection Process
  2. Online Application
  3. RRB NTPC Eligibility
  4. RRB NTPC Syllabus
  5. Exam Dates
  6. RRB NTPC Salary and Vacancies

Detailed articles on the syllabus and the eligibility criteria for the RRB NTPC examination can be found via the hyperlinks provided above.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

RRB NTPC Exam – Selection Process

The RRB NTPC Recruitment Process includes several stages. They also include a few stages which are specifically meant for specific posts. The stages of the selection process are as follows:

  • Preliminary Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Main Exam (Computer Based Test)
  • Typing Test (For the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper)
  • Aptitude Test (For the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test
  • Final Selection

To know more about the recruitment process of other Railway Exams, visit the RRB Recruitment page.

RRB NTPC Registration Process

As per the Candidates can follow these steps to fill in the registration process for the RRB NTPC Exam.

  1. Go to any of the zonal RRB websites that you wish to apply.
  2. Now click on the link labelled ‘New Registration’.
  3. Choose the RRB Zone for which you want to apply.
  4. Now, you must enter your qualification details, the community you belong to. After filling up the details click on the ‘Check Availability’ button.
  5. Next fill up the registration form by filling up details like Name, Date of Birth, Aadhar Card Status, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Class 10th Details, Mobile no. , Email ID and click on the ’Continue’ button.
  6. After filling up the details, a box will appear which consist of all the details filled by you. Click on the ‘I have verified and confirmed that all the details furnished by me are correct’ box or if you wish to change or review the details then tick on the ‘red box’.
  7. Once the registration process is completed, candidates will receive an OTP on their registered email id and mobile no to generate the registration number.
  8. Login using the registration number you have received along with your date of birth and enter the captcha (if any).
  9. Now, fill up the first part of the application form by entering up the details like marks obtained in class 12th, community, gender, nationality, religion, if you are you an ExSm, or a PwBD category candidate, domicile of J&K, a govt employee etc. and click on the “Save” button.
  10. Select the mode of the payment by which you wish to apply. Enter your bank details or take a print out of the post office challan to do the fee payment after 2 days.
  11. Upload your photograph in the dimensions specified for the JPEG format, signature done in blank ink on any white surface and category certificate as per specified.
  12. Candidates will also be given the facility to appoint scribe if required.
  13. Submit your application form and keep a print of the same for any future reference.

The online registration process for RRB NTPC 2019 started on March 1st 2019. Candidates can visit the official RRB website to register.

The application fee payable for each category is given below in the table:

Category RRB NTPC Application Fee
SC / ST / PWD / Women / Transgender / Minorities / Economic Backward Classes / Ex-servicemen Rs. 250
General Rs. 500

The fee can be paid through online modes such as internet banking, credit/debit cards and UPI. The Bank Transaction charges incurred in the course of Online Payment of application fees will be borne by the candidates.

Candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Apply Online, page to know more about the application process.

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

As per the RRB NTPC notification, the important dates regarding the NTPC Exam 2019 are given in the table below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates
Event Dates
Date of Notice Publication in RRB Websites February 28th 2019
Opening of online registration of Applications March 1st 2019 at 16.00 hrs
Closing of online registration of Application March 31st 2019 at 23.59 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee Through:
(a) Online (Net banking / Credit Card/ Debit Card /UPI April 5th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
(b) SBI Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
(c) Post Office Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
Final Submission of Applications April 12th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019.

*Note: Dates for CBTs and other stages of the recruitment process shall be intimated from time

to time through the websites of the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB). Candidates are advised to visit the official website to stay updated.

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RRB NTPC Vacancy and Salary

According to the RRB NTPC 2019 Notification, the PayScale for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), both Graduate and Undergraduate Posts, which is as per the 7th CPC Pay Matrix is shown in the table given below along with the total number of vacancies:

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Post Pay Scale and Vacancies
Name of the Posts Initial Pay (Rs.) RRB NTPC Vacancy
Junior Clerk cum Typist 19900 4319
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 19900 760
Junior Time Keeper 19900 17
Trains Clerk 19900 592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 21700 4940
Grand Total 10628

The below table outlines the vacancies for Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent as on July 1st 2019.

For detailed RRB NTPC Salary structure, candidates can visit the linked article.

RRB NTPC Graduate Posts Pay Scale and Vacancies
Name of the Posts Initial Pay (Rs.) RRB NTPC Vacancy
Traffic Assistant 25500 88
Goods Guard 29200 5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 29200 5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist 29200 2873
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 29200 3164
Senior Time Keeper 29200 14
Commercial Apprentice 35400 259
Station Master 35400 6865
Grand Total 24649

To know more about the exam, visit the RRB NTPC Notification page.

RRB NTPC Zone-Wise Vacancy

The RRB released the zone-wise vacancy for the RRB NTPC Exam. Candidates can check the vacancies for their respective zones in the table given below:

RRB NTPC Zone-Wise Vacancy 2019
Railway Board Zone No of Vacancies
RRB Ahmedabad 1024
RRB Ajmer 1773
RRB Allahabad 4030
RRB Bangalore 2470
RRB Bhopal 997
RRB Bhubaneswar 498
RRB Bilaspur 1207
RRB Chandigarh 2483
RRB Gorakhpur 1298
RRB Guwahati 851
RRB Jammu Srinagar 898
RRB Kolkata 2949
RRB Malda 1043
RRB Mumbai 3665
RRB Muzaffarpur 329
RRB Patna 1039
RRB Ranchi 1386
RRB Secunderabad 3234
RRB Siliguri 443
RRB Thiruvananthapuram 897

For a general idea of the vacancies available during the RRB Recruitment process. The vacancies of RRB NTPC for 2017-2018 are given below:

RRB NTPC Zone Wise Vacancy 2017-2018
Railway Board Zone No of Vacancies
RRB Ahmedabad 1183
RRB Ajmer 1088
RRB Allahabad 2864
RRB Bangalore 610
RRB Bhopal 1151
RRB Bhubaneswar 770
RRB Bilaspur 302
RRB Chandigarh 604
RRB Gorakhpur 317
RRB Guwahati 409
RRB Jammu & Kashmir 171
RRB Kolkata 1408
RRB Malda 278
RRB Mumbai 2296
RRB Muzaffarpur 464
RRB Patna 714
RRB Ranchi 610
RRB Secunderabad 1618
RRB Siliguri 279
RRB Thiruvananthapuram 488

Find out more about vacancies for other RRB exams by visiting our RRB Vacancy page.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

The road to crack the RRB NTPC Exam is a long one paved with dedication and hard work. For this one needs the best when it comes to studying materials, mock tests, previous years question papers. These preparation materials will give the edge needed in cracking this highly competitive exam. Visit our RRB NTPC Preparation page to get more info on what is required to ace the RRB NTPC Exam.