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RRB NTPC Application 2022

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RRB NTPC Application 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB NTPC exam for recruitment in various posts like Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Trains Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, and Station Master.

The application process is likely to start in the month of March, 2022, and aspirants need to be on the lookout for updated information on the official website. In this process, we tell you the process of applying for the examination, and the eligibility criteria. Read on for more details on the RRB NTPC Application.

RRB NTPC Exam 2022 Overview

Let us take a look at a few important details regarding the RRB NTPC Examination:

Exam NameRRB NTPC Exam 2022
Organising AuthorityRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
PostNon-Technical Popular Categories
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyAnnual
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Vacancies35,281
Selection ProcessCBT-1
CBT-2
Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT)
Document Verification/Medical Examination
Application FeeGeneral/UR – Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/PWDs/Female/Transgender/Minorities – Rs. 250
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Exam Duration2 hours
Exam Language15 languages
Official Websitehttps://indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB NTPC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Railway Recruitment Board has set some criteria for candidates to apply for the examination. The eligibility is based on age, nationality, educational qualification etc.

The detailed eligibility criteria is mentioned below. Read on.

Nationality Criteria

  • Must be a citizen of India or
  • A subject of Nepal or
  • A subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Criteria

Aspirants planning to apply for this examination must check the age group and post they are applying for before submitting their application.

  • Candidates applying for the Undergraduate Level posts (After Class XII) must be between 18 to 30 years of age.
  • Candidates applying for Graduate level posts must be between 18 to 33 years of age.

However, the RRB has set certain age relaxations for people of various categories like SC/ST, OBC. Please find the age relaxations list from the table as shown below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 years
SC/ST5 years
Persons with Disability (PwD – General)10 years
Persons with Disability (PwD – OBC)13 years
Persons with Disability (PwD – SC/ST)15 years
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (UR)35 years of Age
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (OBC)38 years of Age
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated but not remarried (SC/ST)40 years of Age
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (UR)40 years of Age
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (OBC)43 years of Age
Serving Group “C” and former Group “D” Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes (SC/ST)45 years of Age
Working in Quasi – Administrative Offices such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and InstitutesRelaxation up to length of service rendered, subject to a maximum relaxation of upto 5 years.
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
Ex-Servicemen, provided you put in more than 6 months service after attestation.(02.01.1981 minus extent of service rendered in Defense) to 01.01.1998
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years (UR)35 years of Age
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years (OBC)38 years of Age
Candidates who are Course Completed Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years (SC / ST)40 years of Age

Educational Qualification

The educational qualifications for the various posts are given in the below table. Make sure to verify your eligibility with the details as shown:

Commercial ApprenticeA recognized degree or its equivalent
Station MasterA recognized degree or its equivalent
Goods GuardA recognized degree or its equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant CumTypistA recognized degree or its equivalent. Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary
Senior Clerk Cum TypistA recognized degree or its equivalent. Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkA recognized degree or its equivalent
Senior Time KeeperA recognized degree or its equivalent. Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary
Traffic AssistantA recognized degree or its equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk12th pass or its equivalent with not having less than 50% marks in aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist12th pass or its equivalent with not having less than 50% marks in aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary
Junior Clerk Cum Typist12th pass or its equivalent with not having less than 50% marks in aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary
Junior Time Keeper12th pass or its equivalent with not having less than 50% marks in aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC / ST / Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Candidates should have Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on Computer is necessary

RRB NTPC Medical Standards

After clearing all the mandatory exams, selected candidates must go through a medical fitness test, in order to ensure their fitness to carry out their responsibilities suitably.

Medical StandardGeneral FitnessVisual Acuity
A-1Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses (must clear fogging test) and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-2Physically fit in all respectDistance vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass a test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
A-3Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power should not exceed 2D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and must pass a test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
B-1Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D) Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.
B-2Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for Field of Vision.
C-1Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.
C-2Physically fit in all respectDistance Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses. Near Vision, Sn: 0.6 combined with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

RRB NTPC Application Form 2022

The RRB NTPC Examination application form will be available on the official website of RRB in the month of March, 2022. The details given by the candidate on the application must have all the right information, as this is the information that will be used to contact the candidate and for post-examination and future reference purposes.

Application forms in which any invalid information is given by the candidate, and duplicate applications from the same candidate will be rejected. 

Details To Fill In the Application Form

A few major things that the candidate will have to fill in the application form are as shown below:

  • Personal Details
  • Exam Centre choice
  • Basic Details
  • Educational Information
  • Name of the post applied for

How To Fill the RRB NTPC Application Form?

The steps to fill out the application form for the RRB NTPC Examination is as follows:

1st Step: Visit the official website of the RRB https://indianrailways.gov.in/
2nd Step: Click on the ‘Recruitments’ tab on the Homepage.
3rd Step: Select the respective RRB as per your state.
4th Step: You will be directed to the official website of your specific RRB.
5th Step: Click on the ‘New Registration’ link.
6th Step: Choose the RRB Zone for which one is willing to apply.
7th Step: Enter your educational qualification details and community.
8th Step: Click on the ‘Check Availability’ button.
9th Step: Fill up the registration form with details like Name, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Card, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Class 10th Details, Mobile no. and the Email ID.
10th Step: Click on the ’Continue’ button.
11th Step: The candidate will receive an OTP on their registered email ID and mobile number once the registration is successful.
12th Step: Login and fill up the application form with your details such as marks obtained in class 12th, community, gender, nationality, religion, etc.
13th Step: Click on the “Save” button.
14th Step: You will be redirected to a payment link. Pay the application fee here.
15th Step: Upload your photograph and signature
16th Step: Submit your application form.

RRB NTPC Application Fee

The application fee for the examination varies category wise. The detailed fee structure is as shown below:

CategoryApplication Fee
General, Other Backward Classes (Male)Rs. 500
Women/SC/ST/PwD/Ex-ServicemenRs. 250
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How To Check RRB NTPC Application Status?

The candidates can check their application status by following these below mentioned steps:

1st Step: Visit your respective RRB Zone official website link by clicking here.
2nd Step: Fill in your Registration Number and date of Birth.
3rd Step: Click on the “Login” button.
4th Step: Your application status will be available on your screen.

How To Retrieve RRB NTPC Registration Number if Lost?

Candidates need to worry if they lose their NTPC exam registration number as it can be easily retrieved by multiple means. The registration number can be retrieved by using:

  • Your email ID
  • Registered Phone number
  • RRB Official Website

Frequently Asked Questions on RRB NTPC Application 2022

Here are a few Frequently Asked Questions regarding RRB NTPC Application 2022 to help clear your doubts.

Que 1: What is the RRB NTPC Exam?
A. The RRB NTPC is a national level exam conducted by the Railways Recruitment Board to fill posts in Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC).

Que 2: When is the last day to apply for RRB NTPC Exam 2022?
A. The application process for the RRB NTPC Exam will start in the month of March 2022, although the exact date is yet to be announced.

Que 3: What is the application fee to apply for RRB NTPC Exam 2022?
A. The application fee for General/OBC Male candidates is Rs. 500. For SC/ST/Women/PwD/Ex-Servicemen, the fee is Rs. 250.

Que 4: What is the age criteria to apply for RRB NTPC Exam 2022?
A. Candidates applying for UG Level posts must be between the ages of 18-30. Candidates applying for Graduate level posts must be between 18-33.

Que 5: What is the full form of NTPC?
A. The full form of NTPC is Non-Technical Popular Categories.

We hope this article on RRB NTPC Application 2022 has given you an idea of how to apply for the examination and determine your eligibility. Stay tuned to embibe.com or further related updates on RRB NTPC Examination 2022.

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