RRB NTPC Notification

RRB NTPC Notification 2021 – RRB releases the RRB NTPC official notification every year. 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. 

On 31st August 2021, the RRB gave an extension till 7th September 2021 to submit the bank details of candidates who appeared in the first stage Computer Based Test (CBT-1) held from 28.12.2020 to 31.7.2021 in 7 phases. These candidates are entitled to get a refund of their examination fee. The candidates who have applied and paid the fees can send the details. For further details, check the official website.

The railway board did not release any notification in 2020 and the current recruitment examination in the process is for the RRB NTPC 2019 notification.

Check the RRB Exams page for details on other recruitment examinations conducted by RRB.

Prepare best for tomorrow by doing your best today! Before RRB NTPC Notification releases, gear up your exam preparation with:

RRB NTPC Notification update – The Railway Recruitment Board released the exam date for RRB NTPC examination. As per the notification, the board scheduled the exam of Non-Technical and Popular Category from December 28th 2020 onwards. Aspirants can go through the details of RRB NTPC exam date on the linked page.

Candidates appearing for the NTPC exam this December can give an edge to their preparation for NTPC examination by taking Free Online RRB NTPC Live course available from November 1st, 2020. It will help candidates revise the whole syllabus and gain an edge over competitors in the Railway NTPC exam.

RRB NTPC notification is released to recruit eligible candidates for Technical and Non-Technical Posts in various departments and offices of the Indian Railways. As per 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

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RRB NTPC Recruitment

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

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

Detailed NTPC eligibility criteria can be found on the link provided here.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019-20:- 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

The registration process for the 2021 exam will start with the release of RRB NTPC notification 2021. As per the Candidates can follow these steps to fill in the registration process for the RRB NTPC Exam.

Candidates are required to visit the official RRB website to register.

  1. Go to the RRB website of your respective region
  2. Click on “Click here to Apply” button
  3. Click on “NEW REGISTRATION” button to start your application form
  4. Fill Out the three sections of the Application Form: Personal Details, Uploading Photograph & Signature & Education Qualifications
  5. Pay your Application Fee for RRB NTPC Exam.

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.

The online registration process for RRB NTPC 2019 started on March 1st, 2019.  Candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Apply Online, page to know more about the application process.

RRB NTPC Exam Dates

The tentative dates for the NTPC exam notification 2021 are as follows –

RRB NTPC 2021 Notification Dates
RRB NTPC Events NTPC Dates Tentative
RRB NTPC Notification Released November 2021
RRB NTPC Apply Online start date November 2021
RRB NTPC Apply Online last date December 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Dates February 2022

As per the RRB NTPC notification, the important dates regarding the NTPC Exam 2019-20 are given in the table below:

RRB NTPC 2019-20 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
RRB NTPC CBT I Admit Card February 2020
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) 28th December 2020 to 31st July 2021 [7 phases]

*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. Check detailed RRB NTPC exam date on the given link. 

Related Links:

RRB Admit Card RRB Notifications RRB NTPC Admit Card RRB NTPC Result
RRB NTPC Cut Off RRB Exam Calendar RRB Syllabus Online Quiz

RRB NTPC Vacancy and Salary

RRB NTPC Vacancy 2021 will be announced along with the release of official notification.

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 a 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 2019-20:- 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 and 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.

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Frequently Asked Question – RRB NTPC Notification 2021


Q.1. When was the latest RRB NTPC Notification announced?

Ans. The latest Railway NTPC Notification was announced for 2019 recruitment. The official RRB NTPC 2019 notification was released on 28th February 2019. Railway Board has not announced the RRB NTPC Notification 2021 yet.

Q.2. What is the total number of RRB NTPC vacancy announced?

Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board announced 35208 NTPC vacancies for 2019-2020 recruitment.

Q.3. When will the RRB conduct the NTPC CBT I exam?

Ans. The Railways Board has scheduled the RRB NTPC Stage I CBT from 28th December 2020 onwards.

Q.4. What are the stages in the selection process of Railway NTPC 2021?

Ans. As per the NTPC Notification, the selection process of NTPC comprises 4 stages i.e. Stage I Computer Based Test, Stage II Computer Based Test, Typing or Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test- CBAT (as applicable) & Document Verification and Medical Examination.

Q 5. When will the Railway Board issue the admit card for NTPC 2021 exam?

Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board will issue the NTPC admit card 2021 four days before the scheduled date of CBT stage I. RRB issued the admit card for 2019-2020 NTPC CBT I on 23rd December 2020.


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