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RRB NTPC Notification 2022: CBAT Exam Dates Out


RRB NTPC Notification 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the exam dates for the CBAT exam on the official website. The exams will be held on July 30, 2022 in CBT mode. The link to view the exam city and date, and download the travelling authority for SC/ST candidates will be made available on the respective RRB websites on July 20, 2022. The admit card is tentatively going to be released on July 26, 2022, according to the official information.

Previously, the RRB CBT 2 for levels 2, 3, and 5 was conducted for all other regions from June 12 to 17, 2022, and the RRB NTPC result 2021-22 is expected to be declared in the month of July 2022. Previously, RRB released 35,208 vacancies for various Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) posts.
Read on to find more.

– CBAT Exams to be held on July 30, 2022.

RRB NTPC examination for the Guwahati region to be held on August 10 to 12, 2022.

What is RRB NTPC?

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories to recruit candidates who have passed class 12th or completed their graduation. Candidates qualifying in all four stages of the selection procedure will be eligible to be recruited to different posts notified under the RRB NTPC 2019 notification. Some of the posts under RRB NTPC are – Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal and Production Units of Indian Railways. 

RRB NTPC 2022: Overview

Below is the overview of the RRB NTPC 2022: 

Overview Specifications 
Name of the examRRB Non-Technical Popular Categories
Commonly known RRB NTPC
Exam conducting bodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Vacancy released35,208 vacancies
Level of exam National
Mode of applicationOnline
Stages of examCBT 1, CBT 2, Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test, and Document Verification
Official NotificationDownload RRB NTPC Notification PDF

RRB NTPC Important Dates 2022

Candidates can check the exam and other important dates of Railway Recruitment Board NTPC from the table below:

Events Important Dates
Release date of RRB NTPC notificationFebruary 28, 2019
Availability of application of RRB NTPCMarch 1, 2019
Last date to apply March 31, 2019
Last date to pay the application feesApril 5, 2019
Final date for submission of RRB NTPCApril 12, 2019
Application status September 21, 2020
Admit card of RRB NTPC CBT 1December 24, 2020
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 1; Stage 1)December 28, 2020, to January 13, 2021
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 2; Stage 1)January 16 to 30, 2021 
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 3; Stage 1)January 31 to February 12, 2021 
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 4; Stage 1)February 15 to March 3, 2021 
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 5; Stage 1)March 4 to 27, 2021 
Exam of RRB NTPC (Phase 6; Stage 1)April 4 to 8, 2021
CBT 2 Admit Card for levels 4 and 6May 05, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 for levels 4 and 6May 09 and 10, 2022
Admit card of RRB NTPC CBT 2 for levels 2, 3, and 5 (except Guwahati)June 8, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 for levels 2, 3, and 5 (except Guwahati)June 12 to 17, 2022
CBAT Exam Dates for Pay Level 4 and 6July 30, 2022
RRB Guwahati NTPC CBT 2 for levels 2, 3, and 5August 10 to 12, 2022

RRB NTPC Vacancies 2022

Earlier, RRB had released 35,277 vacancies for RRB NTPC. However, the officials have revised the vacancies to 35,208. RRB has deducted the number of DLW vacancies from the RRB Allahabad zone from 4099 to 4030. Candidates can check below the detailed information:

Name of the postsVacancies from all the RRBs
Junior Clerk cum Typist4300
Junior Time Keeper11
Accounts Clerk cum Typist760
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk4940
Trains Clerk592
Traffic Assistant88
Goods Guard5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5638
Commercial Apprentice259
Senior Clerk cum Typist2854
Senior Time Keeper6
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist3147
Station Master6865

RRB NTPC 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the eligibility criteria for RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories along with the RRB NTPC notification 2022. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria in order to fill out the application form and avoid rejection at any later stage. RRB NTPC eligibility criteria will be based on the following requirements – Nationality, Age and Educational Qualification.


The candidate must be a citizen of India or from Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came to India, before January 1, 1962, for permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire and Vietnam willing to settle permanently in India.

RRB NTPC Age Limit

  • Candidates applying for Under Graduate Level posts must be between 18 to 30 years of age. 
  • Those applying for Graduate level posts must be between 18 to 33 years of age. 

Also, candidates belonging to the reserved category will be given reservations as per the Government’s norm. They can check below the detailed information in the table – 

CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)Three years
SC/STFive years
PwBD URTen years
PwBD OBC-NCLThirteen years
PwBD SC/STFifteen years

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who have passed class 12th or have passed an undergraduate examination in any stream will be eligible to apply for RRB NTPC. 

RRB NTPC Registration 2022 

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) releases the application form of RRB NTPC in online mode on the official website. Before filling the online RRB NTPC application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria to avoid rejection. Also, they must keep the following documents ready with themselves while filling in the application form:

  • Scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed size
  • Marksheets of class 10th, 12th and graduation
  • Caste certificate (if required)
  • Personal email ID and mobile number

In order to fill in the application form, candidates will have to follow these steps – 

  • RRB NTPC Online Registration
  • Filling in information in the RRB NTPC application form
  • Payment of application fees
  • Uploading of scanned images of the photograph and signature
  • Final submission of application form of RRB NTPC 

RRB NTPC Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OBCRs. 500
SC/ ST/ Women/ Minority/ Transgenders/ PWDRs. 250

RRB NTPC Exam Centres

The venue where the entrance exam will be held is the exam centre of RRB NTPC 2022. Candidates will have to select any two or three exam centres as per their preference (where they want to take the prelims/mains exam) while filling out the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories exam application form. The CBT stage 1 exam will be held across India. Candidates can check some of the cities where the exam will be conducted:

  • Tirupati
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Patna
  • New Delhi 
  • Chandigarh
  • Raipur 
  • Ahmedabad
  • Gandhinagar

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2022

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the exam pattern for RRB NTPC CBT 2 for all the candidates. The NTPC exam pattern will have all the information about the nature of questions, mode of exam, number of questions, time duration, marking scheme, number of sections, etc. Candidates can check below the exam pattern of RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories – 

RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern

SectionMarksNumber of Questions
General Awareness4040
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
  • Candidates will have to complete the paper within 1.5 hours (90 minutes). 

Paper Pattern of RRB NTPC CBT Stage 2

SectionMarksNumber of Questions
General Intelligence and General Awareness5050
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) – Only those candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master will have to appear for the CBAT.
  • Typing Skill Test – Candidates who have applied for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper will have to appear for this test.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories contains the topics and sub-topics from where the questions will be asked in the recruitment exam. By following the syllabus of RRB NTPC exam candidates can prepare well for the exam. The RRB NTPC syllabus will help the candidates in the preparation of the exam. The syllabus of RRB NTPC will be based on the following topics – General Intelligence and Reasoning, Mathematics and General Awareness. Check below some of the topics of the syllabus – 

RRB NTPC Mathematics Syllabus

  • Elementary Algebra
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Fractions 

RRB NTPC General Awareness Syllabus

  • Monuments and Places of India
  • History of India anddom Struggle
  • Indian Literature
  • Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India
  • General Science and Life Science
  • Art and Culture of India
  • Indian Polity and Governance 

RRB NTPC General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Similarities
  • Puzzle
  • Relationships

Note: Candidates can find the detailed syllabus in the RRB NTPC notification.

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2022

As per the RRB NTPC notification 2022, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has issued the admit card of RRB NTPC CBT 2 in online mode on June 8, 2022 for CBT 2 exam for Pay level 5,2 and 3. Only those candidates who have successfully submitted the application forms will be able to download the CBT stage 2 exam. The authorities will release the admit card separately for all four stages.

Candidates can download the RRB NTPC admit card by using the required credentials in the login window till the date of the exam. The admit card will contain information about the exam venue, date and time of the exam, address of the exam centre along with other information like the name of the candidate, application number and photograph and signature and exam day instructions.

RRB NTPC Result 2022

The Railway Recruitment Board is expected to release the RRB NTPC results for Pay Level 5,2 and 3 (expect for Guwahati region) in the month of July 2022. The result will be declared in the form of a merit list, where the list of candidates who have been selected for the next round will be shown. The results will be declared for every stage separately. The links to download the RRB NTPC Result PDF will be given in this article as soon as it is available.

RRB NTPC Salary 2022

Check the post-wise RRB NTPC salary below:

Name of the postsSalary 
Junior Clerk cum TypistRs. 19,900
Accounts Clerk cum TypistRs. 19,900
Junior Time KeeperRs. 19,900
Trains ClerkRs. 19,900
Commercial cum Ticket ClerkRs. 21,700
Traffic AssistantRs. 25,000
Goods GuardRs. 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Rs. 29,200
Senior Clerk cum TypistRs. 29,200
Junior Account Assistant cum TypistRs. 29,200
Senior Time KeeperRs. 29,200
Commercial ApprenticeRs 35,400
Station MasterRs 35,400

FAQs on RRB NTPC Notification 2022

Below are the most frequently asked questions on RRB NTPC 2022:

Q.1: What is the application fee for RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories?
The application fees of Railway Recruitment Board NTPC for General and OBC is Rs. 500. Whereas, those belonging to SC/ ST/ Women/ Minority/ Transgenders/ PWD candidates will have to pay Rs. 250.

Q.2: Will there be any negative marking in the first and second stage of CBT?
Yes. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers in both stages of CBT. One-third of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

Q.3: When will the admit card of RRB NTPC admit card for the CBT 2 be released?
The CBT 2 admit card for RRB NTPC will be released soon, in online mode. 

Q.4: When will the RRB NTPC CBT 2 exam be held?
RRB will conduct NTPC CBT 2 for levels 2, 3, and 5 from June 12 to 17, 2022. Furthermore, the officials conducted NTPC CBT 2 for levels 4 and 6 on May 09 and 10, 2022.

Q.5: I have completed my class 12th examination with 72 percent marks. Can I apply for RRB NTPC?
Yes. You are eligible to apply for the following posts – Junior Time Keeper, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Train Clerk, Junior Clerk cum Typist and Accounts Clerk cum Typist. 

Q.6: What is the age limit to apply for RRB NTPC Graduate level posts?
Candidates who are between 18 to 33 years of age can apply for Graduate level posts. 

Also check;

RRB NTPC RecruitmentRRB NTPC Cut-off
RRB NTPC StatusRRB NTPC Syllabus
RRB NTPC Exam PatternRRB NTPC Preparation
RRB NTPC Question PapersRRB NTPC Salary
RRB NTPC Answer KeyRRB NTPC Result

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