RRB NTPC is the Railway Recruitment Board Non Technical Popular Categories recruitment for graduates. RRB NTPC is for posts such as goods guard, junior accounts assistant cum typist (JAA), commercial apprentice (CA), traffic apprentice (TA), enquiry cum reservation clerk (ECRC), senior clerk cum typist, assistant station master (ASM) etc etc. 18252 vacancies were filled via RRB Non Technical Popular Categories via CEN 03/2015.

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The stages of selection involve (i) online computer based test which is common for all, (i) 2nd stage Computer Based Test (CBT) in which merit based selected candidates equal to 15 times of vacancies are called and (iii) typing / skill test and aptitude test depending upon post applied for. Get here complete details of availability of RRB NTPC admit card, exam schedule, answer key, result.

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RRB release the short notification in English and Hindi for RRB NTPC (Graduate) Recruitment. Eligible candidates can apply online as per the instructions. Candidate having filled the RRB application form can check application status and download the RRB admit card. Result of RRB NTPC is announced by after each stage of selection, online CBT, 2nd stage CBT, aptitude test, document verification, skill test, aptitude test. Candidates can go through all the processes online such as applying, downloading admit card, checking RRB NTPC result.

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: 

To be eligible to apply for RRB NTPC (Graduate), one must have educational qualifications relevant for the post. Exact details of the same can be seen in the notification. Brief highlights are as follows.

  • Candidate must have the qualification from recognized Board / University / Institute.
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Senior Clerk cum Typist (SCT), Senior Time Keeper must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi.

Age Limit: 

Candidate should adhere to the upper and lower age limit. Whereas the lower birth date is same for all candidates, relaxation is available in upper date of birth.

Age group 18 to 32
Upper date of birth
UR 32 Years
OBC Relaxable by 3 years
SC / ST Relaxable by 5 years
Ex-Servicemen Plus three years

RRB NTPC Examination Pattern

RRB NTPC Examination is conducted in two stages followed by Typing Skill Test / Aptitude Test (if applicable) and Document Verification. RRB NTPC Exam pattern for Computer Based Test is given here.

First Stage CBT

Duration of exam – The duration of exam scheduled to be held as computer based test will be 90 minutes. PWD candidates with scribes will get 120 minutes.

Number of questions – There will be 100 questions in the CBT.

Type of questions – All questions will be MCQ type.

Negative marking – 1/3rd mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Languages – The exam will be in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, konkani, Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Malayalam, and Urdu.

Second Stage CBT

Duration of exam – 90 minutes.

Number of questions – There will be 120 questions in the CBT.

Type of questions – All questions will be MCQ type.

Topics – General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.

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RRB NTPC Admit Card

A few weeks after the closing date of application forms, each RRB released application status for candidates who had applied for RRB. Through application status checking facility, candidate is able to know whether application form has been accepted / rejected / status of payment. Although details of this are not given in the detailed notification usually, but each RRB (zone) website has a page dedicated for this for most Indian Railways Jobs recruitment exam.

About RRB NTPC Admit Card

  • Railway Recruitment Board Non Technical Popular Categories (Graduate) Admit card for examination is released two – three weeks before the exam.
  • Admit card of RRB NTPC (Graduate) has been released after application form submission concluded in all zones.
  • Depending upon the exact examination date in the respective zone, admit cards are issued by Railway Recruitment Board.
  • Only those candidates who have applied and paid fees on time will be able to get the RRB Admit Card for RRB NTPC recruitment.


Result of RRB NTPC is declared online. Candidates who appeare for the online computer based test can know their RRB NTPC result online.

Date of declaration of RRB Results is determined by the zonal Railway Recruitment Board. The number of RRB NTPC Vacancy is quite large. Number of applicants is also large as many candidates want to get Indian Railways Job in Government of India. It thus takes some time for RRB NTPC results to be announced and candidates are requested to be patient while checking RRB NTPC Results.

  • Result of RRB NTPC (Graduate) can be checked online by candidates.
  • RRB NTPC Result is published containing Roll Numbers of candidates who have been selected / shortlisted for further stages.
  • After examination RRB NTPC result are announced for RRB NTPC (Graduate) shortlisted candidates must attend next stage.

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List of all RRBs, their Website and phone numbers

Name of RRB Official Website Phone Number
RRB Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in 079-22940858
RRB Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in 0145 – 2425230
RRB Allahabad www.rrbald.nic.in 0532-2224531
RRB Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in 080 – 23330378
RRB Bhipal www.rrbbpl.nic.in 0755-2746660
RRB Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in 0674-2303015
RRB Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in 07752-247291
RRB Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in 0172 – 2730093
RRB Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in 044-28275323
RRB Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in 0551-2201209
RRB Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in 0361 – 2540815
RRB Jammu Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in 0191-2476757
RRB Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in 033 – 25430108
RRB Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in 03512-264567
RRB Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in 022-23090422
RRB Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in 0621-2213405
RRB Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in 0612-2677680
RRB Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in 0651-2462429
RRB Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in 040-27821663
RRB Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org 0353-2663840
RRB Thiruvanthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in 0471-2323357

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