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  • Last Modified 10-03-2023

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2023: Check Selection Process


The RRB NTPC recruitment 2023 notification will be released soon on the official website to fill the various positions at Indian Railways. The RRB NTPC has several stages in the selection process, and candidates must clear them to get their desired job. RRB will release the RRB NTPC notification soon, and the CBT 1 and CBT 2 exams will tentatively be conducted in May and December 2023.

So, the latest RRB NTPC exam daters are not yet available to candidates; however, they can check this article and know the entire RRB NTPC recruitment process according to the previous year’s trends. In this article, we have given details from the application process to results and vacancies. Candidates can bookmark this page and stay updated regarding the RRB NTPC recruitment process.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2023: An Overview

Before getting into the details of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2023, let us have an overview of the exam:

Exam NameRRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories)
Conducting BodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Job CategoryGovernment Job (Central Government)
VacanciesAround 35,000
Work LocationAll Over India
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Stages of ExamCBT 1, CBT 2, Skill Test (As Applicable), Document Verification, Medical Examination
Official Websiteindianrailways.gov.in

Practice RRB NTPC Questions

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  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., Embibe.
  • 2nd Step: Use your mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Select your Goal as ‘Railways’ under the Government exam.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select ‘RRB NTPC CBT 1’.
  • 5th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
  • 6th Step: Once done, click on the question links to practice the unlimited questions.

RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Dates

The important dates for the RRB NTPC exam are not announced yet. Check the table below to know the important events and dates of RRB NTPC.

EventsImportant Dates
Release of RRB NTPC NotificationTo Be Announced
Beginning of the RRB NTPC Application ProcessTo Be Announced
Last Date to Fill RRB NTPC Application FormTo Be Announced
RRB NTPC Admit Card DateTo Be Announced
RRB NTPC CBT 1To Be Announced
RRB NTPC CBT 1 ResultTo Be Announced
RRB NTPC Admit Card for CBT 2To Be Announced
RRB NTPC CBT 2To Be Announced
RRB NTPC CBT 2 ResultTo Be Announced

Note: This table will be updated as soon as the authorities release the notification.

RRB NTPC Post-wise Details

A variety of posts come under RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB NTPC):

  1. Junior Clerk cum Typist,
  2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist,
  3. Trains Clerk,
  4. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  5. Traffic Assistant,
  6. Goods Guard,
  7. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  8. Senior Clerk cum Typist,
  9. Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist,
  10. Commercial Apprentice,
  11. Station Master, etc.

The various posts under Para-Medical Staffs, Ministerial & Isolated Category, and Level 1 are as under:

Para-Medical Staff:

  1. Staff Nurse,
  2. Pharmacist,
  3. Health and Malaria Inspector,
  4. ECG Technician,
  5. Lab Superintendent,
  6. Lab Assistant, etc.

Ministerial and Isolated Categories:

  1. Stenographer,
  2. Junior Translator (Hindi),
  3. Chief Law Assistant, etc.

Level 1 Posts:

  1. Track Maintainer Grade IV,
  2. Helper/Assistant in Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T Departments,
  3. Assistant Pointsman, etc.

RRB NTPC Vacancies

The RRB NTPC vacancies for 2023 are not yet notified, but candidates can check the previous year’s vacancies and get an idea about the upcoming vacancies. Check the table below to know the previous year’s vacancies for Undergraduate posts.

Name of PostsVacancies
Junior Clerk cum Typist4319
Accounts Clerk cum Typist760
Junior Time Keeper17
Trains Clerk592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk4940

The previous year’s RRB NTPC vacancies for Graduate posts are as under:

Name of the PostsVacancies
Traffic Assistant88
Goods Guard5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist2873
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist3164
Senior Time Keeper14
Commercial Apprentice259
Station Master6865

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates planning to appear for the exam must be well aware of the eligibility criteria for the individual posts and fulfil the same.

Educational Qualification: The educational qualification for RRB NTPC posts is as under:

  • Candidates who have graduated in any discipline from any recognised university can apply for RRB NTPC Graduate posts. For Undergraduate posts, candidates must have passed 12th Class (10 + 2) or equivalent from a recognised board.
  • Candidates must be proficient in typing.
  • Candidates applying for the post of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper must have a typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.

Age Limit: The minimum age required for candidates to apply for RRB NTPC jobs for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate posts is 18 years. The upper age limit is 33 years for Graduate posts and 30 years for Undergraduate posts (as of July 1, 2023). There is an age relaxation of 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for veterans.

Note: Before applying for the exam, candidates must check the Medical Standards required for the post they are applying for.

How to Apply for RRB NTPC Exam?

The steps to apply for RRB NTPC are as under:

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website of the respective state RRB.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link provided to apply online.
  • 3rd Step: Enter your personal, academic, and contact details.
  • 4th Step: Upload the required scanned images of the photograph and signature.
  • 5th Step: Pay the application fee.
  • 6th Step: Click on the “Submit” option.
  • 7th Step: Take a printout of your online application form for future reference.

RRB NTPC Application Fee

The application fee for General/OBC male candidates is Rs 500. SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Women/PWD candidates and Economically Backward classes will have to pay Rs 250.

Payment of application fees can be made in one of the following modes:

  1. Credit Card
  2. Debit Card
  3. Net banking

RRB NTPC Application Status

Candidates who successfully applied for the RRB NTPC recruitment can check their RRB Application Status on the official website. The application status is to be checked from the respective RRB regional websites. Candidates must enter their ‘Application Number’ and ‘Date of Birth’ to check the RRB NTPC Application Status. The officials have scrutinised the application forms and categorised candidates as ‘Provisionally Eligible’ or ‘Rejected’ (along with the reason for rejection). Candidates will have to check whether or not their application has been accepted to stand eligible for the issue of admit card.

RRB NTPC Selection Process

The selection process is different for different posts. For RRB NTPC, the selection of candidates is based on their performance in the following phases of the RRB NTPC recruitment process.

  1. Preliminary Exam (Computer-Based Test) (for all posts)
  2. Main Exam (Computer-Based Test) (for all posts)
  3. Typing Skill Test (For candidates for the post of Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper)
  4. Computer-Based Aptitude Test (For candidates applying for the post of Traffic Assistant and Station Master)
  5. Document Verification (for all posts)
  6. Medical Fitness Test (for all posts)
  7. Final Selection

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern for RRB NTPC is different for CBT 1 & CBT 2. Let us have a look at the exam pattern of the Preliminary and Main exams:

RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam Pattern (CBT 1)

SectionsTotal Number Of Questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning30
General Awareness40

The time duration of the Preliminary exam is 90 minutes.

RRB NTPC Recruitment: RRB NTPC Main Exam Pattern (CBT 2)

SectionsTotal Number Of Questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning35
General Awareness50

The time duration of the Main exam is 90 minutes.

Important: There is a penalty for wrong answers in the RRB NTPC exam. 1/3rd of the mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

RRB NTPC Syllabus

As you can see, both the 1st and 2nd stage CBT of the RRB NTPC exam has three sections. So, the RRB NTPC Syllabus for both 1st and 2nd stage CBT is the same.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for Mathematics

  1. Number System
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. LCM
  5. HCF
  6. Ratio and Proportions
  7. Percentage
  8. Mensuration
  9. Time and Work
  10. Time and Distance
  11. Simple and Compound Interest
  12. Profit and Loss
  13. Elementary Algebra
  14. Geometry
  15. Trigonometry
  16. Elementary Statistics, etc.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

  1. Analogies
  2. Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
  3. Coding and Decoding
  4. Mathematical Operations
  5. Similarities and Differences
  6. Relationships
  7. Analytical Reasoning
  8. Syllogism
  9. Jumbling
  10. Venn Diagrams
  11. Puzzle
  12. Data Sufficiency
  13. Statement – Conclusion
  14. Statement – Courses of Action
  15. Decision Making
  16. Maps
  17. Interpretation of Graphs, etc.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for General Awareness

  1. Current Events of National and International Importance
  2. Games and Sports
  3. Art and Culture of India
  4. Indian Literature
  5. Monuments and Places of India
  6. General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)
  7. History of India anddom Struggle
  8. Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World
  9. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution and Political System
  10. General Scientific and Technological Developments, including Space and Nuclear Program of India
  11. UN and Other Important World Organizations
  12. Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large
  13. Basics of Computers and Computer Applications
  14. Common Abbreviations
  15. Transport Systems in India
  16. Indian Economy
  17. Famous Personalities of India and the World
  18. Flagship Government Programs
  19. Flora and Fauna of India
  20. Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, etc.

RRB NTPC CBT 2 Admit Card 2023

The RRB NTPC CBT 1 admit cards will be available online for candidates who have completed the application process. The admit card includes the candidate’s roll number, name, father’s name, category, subcategory, photograph, signature, date of birth, and the exam language.

The candidate should review all the entries carefully and report any errors to the organising authority immediately. Candidates must download their admit cards within the allotted time and keep a printout of them until the hiring process is complete to be permitted to enter the examination room.

RRB NTPC Result 2023

The RRB will issue RRB NTPC stage-wise results on the official website. After successfully conducting the examination, and same will be hosted on the website. There will be a combined merit list along the category-wise merit list for all the candidates participating in the said examination. The result contains the candidate’s name, father’s name, category, caste, date of birth, marks, paper name, address and other details. All the participating candidates can log in with their registration and password to check their results.

RRB NTPC Cut-off 2023

Candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC and those who have already appeared for the exam can benefit from checking the category-wise cut-off. The previous year’s RRB NTPC cut-off is included in the table below:

Region-wise RRB NTPC Cut-offCut-off Score
RRB Chennai NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bangalore NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Kolkata NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Ajmer NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Allahabad NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bhopal NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Bhubaneshwar NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Chandigarh NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Gorakhpur NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Guwahati NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Jammu NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Malda NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Mumbai NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Muzaffarpur NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Patna NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Ranchi NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Secundrabad NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Siliguri NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link
RRB Trivandrum NTPC CBT Cut-offCut-off Link

Candidates can also check the level-wise and region-wise cut-off details in the table below:

RRB RanchiClick Here
RRB ChennaiLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB SecunderabadClick Here
RRB AhmedabadClick Here
RRB MumbaiLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB BangaloreLevel-2
RRB AllahabadLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB AjmerLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB KolkataLevel 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
RRB PatnaLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB GuwahatiClick Here
RRB BhubaneswarClick Here
RRB MuzzafarpurClick Here
RRB BilaspurLevel-2
RRB SiliguriClick Here
RRB MaldaClick Here
RRB GorakhpurClick Here
RRB ChandigarhLevel 2
Level 3
RRB BhopalLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB Jammu & KashmirLevel 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 6
RRB TrivandrumClick Here

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2023

The authority will release the RRB NTPC CBT 1 and CBT 2 answer keys on the official website. The provisional and final RRB NTPC exam response sheet answers will be made available in two phases. After knowing the total number of answers they correctly marked, candidates can use the key to calculate their exam scores. If a candidate has solid evidence that a particular question or answer is incorrect, they will also be able to contest the provisional answer key.

After considering all the concerns candidates raise, the final answer key will be available. The key will make it easier for the candidates who showed up to know how to calculate their estimated scores and get their answers. To download the key, candidates must visit the official website.

FAQs on RRB NTPC Recruitment 2023

Here, we have provided some of the most important frequently asked questions related to RRB NTPC recruitment 2023. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same subject.

Q: What is the last date to apply for RRB NTPC recruitment?

Ans: The last date for filling out the RRB NTPC online application is not yet announced.

Q: Which posts will be filled through the RRB NTPC exam?

Ans: Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) include a variety of posts in the Indian Railways. Check this article for more details.

Q: How to apply for RRB NTPC 2023?

Ans: Candidates must visit the official website and apply for RRB NTPC 2023. Check this article to know all the RRB NTPC recruitment details.

Q: Who conducts the RRB NTPC recruitment?

Ans: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB NTPC recruitment.

Q: When will the RRB NTPC 2023 exam be conducted?

Ans: The RRB NTPC 2023 CBT 1 and CBT 2 will tentatively be conducted in May and December 2023.  

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We hope this detailed article on RRB NTPC recruitment helps you. Also, for your preparation, you can try taking some mock tests from Embibe since the questions will be similar to the actual exams.

Stay tuned to embibe.com for all the updates about the RRB NTPC recruitment 2023! 

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