RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates, Admit Card, Application Form & Vacancies

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates
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RRB NTPC exam dates 2020: for first stage CBT are likely to be announced either in the last week of January or first week of February 2020. The RRB NTPC exam city and RRB NTPC admit card will released few days before the exam. Read more RRB Group D, NTPC exams dates likely to be announced by January end.

What is RRB NTPC 2019?

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have announced RRB NTPC 2019 notification. The exam conducted to select candidates for Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) graduate and undergraduate posts.

The posts under RRB NTPC enrollment incorporates Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in different Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.

RRB NTPC 2019 test is probably going to be led from March 28 to April 30, 2020. RRB NTPC concede card will discharged from March 24. All out 1.26 crore applications have been gotten for more than 35,000 RRB NTPC opening.

RRB NTPC 2019 Highlights

Exam name RRB NTPC
Conducted by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Exam level National
Exam category Undergraduate posts – Class 12 pass

Graduate posts – Graduation

Mode of exam Online
Total vacancies 35,208
Official website indianrailways.gov.in


RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria:-

The eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC is given below in terms of age and educational qualification.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Age limit:

For 7th CPC Level 2 and 3 undergraduate level posts, candidates should be between 18 to 30 years as on July 1, 2019.


Age group Upper limit of date of birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of DOB (Not later than) 
18 to 30 years UR OBC-Non

Creamy Layer

SC/ST For all community /categories
02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.2001


For CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts), the age of candidates should be between 18 to 33 years as on July 1, 2019.

Age group Upper limit of date of birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of DOB (Not later than) 
18 to 33 years UR OBC-Non

Creamy Layer

SC/ST For all community /categories
02.07.1986 02.07.1983 02.07.1981 01.07.2001


Note: Relaxation in age is provided to candidates belonging to the reserved categories.

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

For graduate posts Candidates must be a graduate from a recognised university
For undergraduate posts Candidates must have passed Class 12 or 10+2


RRB NTPC Dates 2019

The dates have been announced along with RRN NTPC notification. Candidates can find in the table below the dates related to all important events of RRB NTPC exam.

nts RRB NTPC 2019 Dates Salient Features 
Application form March 1, 2019 The application form was available online few days after the notification was released
Fee payment April 5, 2019 Candidates could pay the application fees which was Rs 500 (except the fee concession categories). For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen, SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class candidates it was Rs 250
Last date to apply March 31, 2019 Candidates could apply for the exam till this date
Exam dates CBT 1 March 28 to April 30, 2020 (Tentative) RRB NTPC exam dates are yet to be announced by RRBs. However, it is predicted that the exam will be conducted from March 28 to April 30, 2020
Final submission of applications April 12, 2019 After fee payment, candidates could finally submit their application form
Notification PDF February 28, 2019 RRBs had released the notification of NTPC. The notification provide details regarding exam pattern, eligibility, vacancies, reservation, syllabus etc.
Admit card CBT 1 March 24, 2020 onwards The admit cards are issued to the registered candidates four days before the exam.


RRB NTPC 2019 Vacancies

RRB NTPC have revised the vacancies of RRB NTPC exam. Now, a total of 35,208 vacancies will be filled through this exam. Earlier, the vacancies announced for RRB NTPC 2019 Exam were 35,277. The vacancies have been revised since DLW vacancies under RRB Allahabad has been cancelled. Therefore, the overall vacancies has been decreased from 4099 to 4030. Read more on RRB NTPC vacancies. For mare information visit official website.

Selection Process of RRB NTPC

The selection process of RRB NTPC comprises -1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. The post-wise selection process is given below –


Name of the post Level in 7th CPC 1st stage CBT 2nd stage CBT Skill Test requirement
Junior Clerk cum


2 Common for all posts Common for all Level 2 posts Typing Skill Test
Accounts Clerk cum


2 Typing Skill Test
Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
Trains Clerk 2
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 Separate for Level 3 post
Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for Level 4 post Computer Based Aptitude Test
Goods Guard 5 Common for all Level 5 posts
Senior Commercial

cum Ticket Clerk

Senior Clerk cum


5 Typing Skill Test
Junior Account

Assistant cum Typist

5 Typing Skill Test
Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test


6 Common for all Level 6 posts
Station Master 6 Computer Based Aptitude Test


RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Day Guidelines

  • Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, blue tooth, pen drive, laptops, calculators, wrist watches etc are not permitted inside the exam centre.
  • Pen, pencil, wallet/purses, belts, shoes and ornaments etc. are also not allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Candidates must bring RRB NTPC admit card 2019 while appearing for the exam
  • They need to carry photo-identity proof like Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar (not Xerox copy of Aadhaar), Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by the employer, College / University Photo ID card
  • Candidates must also bring one color photograph
  • Candidates must reach the exam centre an hour early before the commencement of exam

RRB NTPC 2019 Registration Statistics

A total of 1,26,30,885 applications have been received for the recruitment exam. The region-wise number of registered candidates are given below:


Railway Zone No. of candidates applied
RRB Ahmedabad 485139
RRB Ajmer 568465
RRB Allahabad 1484463
RRB Bangalore 371467
RRB Bhopal 575013
RRB Bhubaneswar 321846
RRB Bilaspur 192641
RRB Chandigarh 219480
RRB Chennai 315640
RRB Gorakhpur 198437
RRB Guwahati 205134
RRB Jammu-Srinagar 87342
RRB Kolkata 915648
RRB Malda 70000
RRB Mumbai 116594
RRB Muzaffarpur 112350
RRB Patna 206000
RRB Ranchi 165000
RRB Secunderabad 1297605
RRB Siliguri 107613
RRB Thiruvananthapuram 303659

click here to see Indian railway recruitment vacancy.


  1. Is RRB NTPC exam tough?
  2. It is not tough to crack RRB NTPC exam if you have prepared well.
  3. What is RRB NTPC syllabus 2019?
  4. The RRB NTPC syllabus comprises topics from General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence and Reasoning. The topics are basically of Class 12 and graduation level.
  5. How can I prepare for RRB NTPC exam?
  6. Practice sample papers or previous years’ question papers for every topic. Study regularly, keep formulas and steps to solve problems at your fingertips. Practice and revise properly for the exam. Read more on RRB NTPC preparation tips.
  7. Is RRB NTPC exam conducted every year?
  8. The recruitment depends on the number of vacancies.
  9. Is RRB NTPC conducted online or offline?
  10. The exam is conducted online.
  11. How can I apply for RRB NTPC exam?
  12. Candidates need to fill RRB NTPC application form online.
  13. Can Class 12 candidates apply for RRB NTPC?
  14. Candidates can apply for undergraduate posts.
  15. Which books are best for RRB NTPC?
  16. There are many books available in the market for RRB NTPC. However, candidates should choose the books that have covered the entire syllabus and written in simple language.
  17. Is NCERT books enough for RRB NTPC preparation?
  18. Questions asked in RRB NTPC exam are generally of the school level. Candidates need to polish the science that they have studied during school days from the NCERT books of class 7 to 10.
  19. Is there any normalisation of marks in RRB NTPC exam?
  20. Yes, RRBs follow normalisation procedure to calculate the scores of candidates. This done to adjust the difficulty level of questions papers as the exam is conducted in multiple sessions and days. Check here RRB NTPC normalisation of marks.
  21. What is the exam pattern of RRB NTPC exam?
  22. The first stage CBT of RRB NTPC carries 100 questions from General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence and Reasoning.Candidates will get 90 minutes to solve these questions. Check here for RRB NTPC exam pattern 2019 for other stages.
  23. When will I get RRB NTPC admit card?
  24. Candidates will recieve their RRB NTPC admit card 2019 four days before their scheduled date of CBT.
  25. Is the result released separately for different stages?
  26. Yes, RRB NTPC result is released separately for different stages.
  27. Is there minimum qualifying marks in RRB NTPC exam?
  28. Yes, there is minimum qualifying cut off in RRB NTPC exam. Click here to check RRB NTPC cut off 2019 marks. To know more about this job visit official website