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RRB NTPC 2022: Check Dates, CBTST Result, DV Schedule


RRB NTPC 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) released a tentative schedule of empanelment for RRB NTPC on November 17, 2022. Candidates can check the schedule from this article. Earlier, RRB published the second list of additional candidates shortlisted for document verification (DV) for Pay Level 6 on November 16, 2022. The second stage of DV will be held on November 28, 2022.

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The officials announced the result of the Computer Based Typing Skill Test (CBTST) on November 03. Candidates must use their valid login credentials, i.e., their registration number and date of birth, to check their results on the respective regional websites. The non-technical popular category (NTPC) is being held for 35,281 vacancies in the organisation. Read on to know complete details on Railway NTPC 2022 exam.

– RRB published the tentative schedule of empanelment for RRB NTPC.
– The officials published the 2nd list of additional candidates shortlisted for DV for Pay Level 6.

What is RRB NTPC?

The Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories to recruit candidates who have passed Class 12th or completed their graduation. Candidates qualifying in all the four stages of the selection procedure will be recruited to different posts notified under the RRB NTPC notification.

Some of the posts under Non-Technical popular categories 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 Exam Overview 2022

Check out the table below for all of the relevant details about the RRB NTPC 2022 exam:

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
Typing Skill Test/ Computer Based Aptitude Test
Document verification

Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Dates 2022

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

RRB NTPC EventsRRB NTPC Dates 2022
Release of RRB NTPC notificationMarch 1, 2019
Start date of RRB NTPC application formMarch 4, 2019
End date to fill RRB NTPC application formMarch 8, 2019
Application dates for level 1 postsMarch 12 to 31, 2019
RRB NTPC CBT 1 examDecember 28, 2020, to July 31, 2021
RRB NTPC provisional answer key CBT 1August 16, 2021
RRB NTPC answer key challenge facilityAugust 18 to 23, 2021
RRB NTPC CBT 1 resultMarch 30, 2022
RRB NTPC admit card release for CBT 2 (pay levels 4 & 6)May 5, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 exam date (Pay levels 4 & 6)February 15 to 19, 2022
May 9 and 10, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 2022 city and date intimation slip (pay levels 2, 3 & 5)May 31, 2022
RRB NTPC admit card release for CBT 2 (pay levels 2, 3, and 5)June 8, 2022
RRB NTPC exam date for CBT 2 for pay levels 2, 3 & 5June 12 to 17, 2022
RRB Guwahati –
Level 5: August 10, 2022
Level 2: August 11, 2022
Level 3: August 12, 2022
Release of RRB NTPC CBT 2 question paper (pay levels 4 & 6)May 13, 2022 (5 pm)
RRB NTPC CBT 2 provisional answer key (pay levels 4 & 6)May 13, 2022 (5 pm)
Dates to raise objections against the answer key (pay levels 4 & 6)May 13 to 18, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 provisional answer key (pay levels 2, 3 & 5)June 22, 2022 (5 pm)
Dates to raise objections against the answer key (pay levels 2, 3 & 5)June 22, 2022, (5 pm) to June 27, 2022 (11:55 pm)
RRB NTPC CBT 2 result for Pay level 4 & 6June 7, 2022
RRB NTPC CBT 2 result for Levels 2 & 5July 18, 2022
Railway NTPC CBT 2 marks for Levels 2 & 5July 18, 2022
Railway NTPC CBT 2 cut-off for Levels 2 & 5July 18, 2022
Deadline to choose a language for CBTST for Pay Level 2 and 5July 25, 2022 – 18:00 hours
RRB NTPC CBAT date for Pay levels 4 & 6July 30, 2022
CBTST Test for Pay Level 2 and 5August 12, 2022
CBTST Exam City Intimation Slip for Pay Level 2 and 5August 19, 2022
CBTST Re-exam Admit CardAugust 23, 2022
RRB NTPC CBTST Re-test for Shift-1August 27, 2022
RRB NTPC final result for Pay Level 6September 07, 2022
CBTST for RRB Guwahati for Pay Levels 5 & 2October 08, 2022
Document Verification for Pay level-6 postsOctober 17 to 21, 2022
Computer-based Typing Skill Test (CBTST) ResultNovember 03, 2022
2nd Document Verification for Pay level-6 postsNovember 28, 2022
RRB NTPC final resultTo be announced

Steps to Practice Unlimited RRB NTPC Questions

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  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., Embibe.
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  • 3rd Step: Select your Goal as ‘Railway’ under the Government exam.
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Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Vacancies 2022

Earlier, RRB had released 35,277 vacancies for Railway Recruitment Board NTPC. However, officials have revised the vacancies to 35,208. RRB has deducted the number of DLW vacancies from the RRB Allahabad zone from 4,099 to 4,030. Candidates can check the detailed information below:

Name of the postsVacancies from all the RRBs
Junior Clerk cum Typist4,300
Junior Time Keeper11
Accounts Clerk cum Typist760
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk4,940
Trains Clerk592
Traffic Assistant88
Goods Guard5,748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk5,638
Commercial Apprentice259
Senior Clerk cum Typist2,854
Senior Time Keeper6
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist3,147
Station Master6,865
Rajasthan PTET35,208

RRB NTPC Under Graduate Level Posts

Check out the list of RRB NTPC undergraduate level posts:

  • Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Train Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk cum Typist

Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Graduate Level Posts 

Check out the list of RRB NTPC graduate-level posts:

  • Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Goods Guard
  • Station Master
  • Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
  • Commercial Apprentice

Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2022

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the eligibility criteria for RRB Non-technical popular categories along with the notification. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria in order to fill out the application form and avoid rejection at any later stage. The 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, to permanently settle 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.

Age Limit 

  1. Candidates applying for undergraduate-level posts must be between 18 to 30 years of age. 
  2. Those applying for graduate-level posts must be between 18 to 33 years of age. 

Also, candidates belonging to the reserved categories will be given reservations as per the government’s norm. They can check the table below for detailed information: 

CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)3 years
SC/ST5 years
PwBD UR10 years
PwBD OBC-NCL13 years
PwBD SC/ST15 years

Educational Qualification 

Candidates who have passed class 12th or an undergraduate examination in any stream are eligible to apply for the exam. 

RRB NTPC Application Process 2022

Railway Recruitment Board releases the NTPC application form online on the official website. Before filling out the online application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria to avoid rejection. Also, they must keep the following documents ready 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: 

  • Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Online Registration
  • Filling in information in the application form
  • Payment of application fees
  • Uploading of scanned images of photographs and signature
  • Final submission of application form

RRB Application Fees 

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

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2022

The RRB released the admit card for NTPC CBTST on August 23, 2022, on their official website. The authorities releases the admit cards 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, the exam centre’s address, the candidate’s personal information, the candidate’s signature, and exam day instructions.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2022

Railway Recruitment Board has released the exam pattern for Railway Recruitment Board NTPC for all 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: 

Paper Pattern of RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1

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 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 2022 Exam Syllabus 

Railway NTPC syllabus contains the topics and sub-topics from where the questions will be asked in the exam. By following the syllabus, candidates can prepare well for the exam. The RRB NTPC Syllabus will help candidates in preparing for the exam. The Railway Recruitment Board NTPC exam includes General Intelligence and Reasoning, Mathematics, and General Awareness sections. Check the below list to know the topics.


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

General Awareness

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

General Intelligence and Reasoning

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

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

RRB NTPC Exam Centres 2022

Out of all the venues across the country, candidates will have to opt for any five exam centres at their convenience (where they want to take the CBT 1 and CBT 2) while filling out the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories exam application form. Candidates can check below for the list of exam centres.

State/ UTRRB NTPC Exam Centre
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Andhra PradeshAmalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan,
ChhattisgarhBilaspur, Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur,
Delhi/NCRGhaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagarm Una.
Jammu & KashmirAnantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur.
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada.
KeralaAlappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.
MaharashtraAhmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
MeghalayaShillong, Ri-Bhoi
NagalandDimapur, Kohima
OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur,
PunjabAbohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur,
RajasthanAbu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur
SikkimBardang, Gangtok
TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.
TripuraAgartala, Bisramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaypur
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar
West BengalAsansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/ Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri

The Railway Recruitment Board has the complete authority to add or remove the exam centre depending on the situation. Once the Railway NTPC Admit Card is released, there will be no option to change it.

Steps to Download RRB NTPC 2022 CBTST City Intimation Slip

Candidates can obtain the Railway NTPC 2022 CBTST test city intimation slip by following the processes outlined below:

  • Visit the RRB regional website.
  • On the home page, click the link for downloading the exam city intimation slip for the NTPC CBTST (pay levels 2 and 5).
  • Log in with your registration number and birth date.
  • The RRB NTPC 2022 exam city Intimation slip will appear on the screen.
  • Download and save for future use.

RRB NTPC Answer Key

The Railway NTPC (CEN 01/2019) CBT 2 exam was held from June 12 to June 17, 2022, for Pay Levels 2, 3, and 5. To find out which questions they got wrong, candidates must download the region-wise RRB NTPC Answer Key for CBT 2, question papers, and response sheet. Moreover, a link to get the Railway NTPC CBT 2 Answer Key was made available from June 22 to June 27, 2022. It was also possible to raise a challenge against the questions, options and answer key until June 27, 2022, with a fee of INR 50 per question.

RRB NTPC Result 2022

The RRB announced the NTPC Result for CBT 2 for Pay Levels 2 & 5 on July 18, 2022. The CBT 2 Result was declared online, and candidates can check their results on the regional RRB website. The NTPC CBT 2 Result is available in PDF format and comprises the list of roll numbers of candidates who have qualified for CBAT.

Along with the RRB NTPC Result, the category-wise and post-wise cut-off will also be released. Candidates can download their individual scorecard by entering their Application Number and Date of Birth in the official portal. They can check the Railway NTPC 2022 result from the link mentioned below:

RRB NTPC Cut-off 2022

RRB has released the NTPC cut-off along with the result and scorecard for CBT 2 Exam on July 18, 2022. The RRB NTPC CBT 2 cut-off marks for pay levels 2 & 5 are made available on various regional websites. Candidates who score higher than the cut-off marks will be invited to the CBT-2 round.

The minimum passing percentage of marks for each category is provided below:

CategoryMinimum Passing Marks

RRB NTPC Scorecard 2022

The RRB released the scorecard for CBT 2 exam on July 18, 2022. Along with the scorecard, the RRB has also released the level-wise eligibility list for candidates who have successfully cleared CBT 2 Exam for Pay Levels 2 & 5. The link to access the scorecard is given below:

Steps to Download RRB NTPC Scorecard 2022

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download their Railway NTPC Scorecard:

  • Visit the official RRB website – rrbcdg.gov.in.
  • Click on the link ‘CEN-01/2019 (NTPC): Updated weblink to view the score-card of Computer Based Examination-II’.
  • Candidates will be redirected to the login page. Fill in credentials, such as Registration No. and Date of Birth in the space provided.
  • The Railway NTPC 2022 scorecard will be displayed on the screen. Check the scores for CBT 2.
  • Download the Railway NTPC Scorecard onto the computer for future reference.

Railway Recruitment Board NTPC Salary

RRBs provide a competitive salary package as well as other benefits. For undergraduate and graduate positions, salaries are set in accordance with the Seventh Pay Commission. The salary structure for Railway NTPC is shown 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

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RRB NTPC Question PapersRRB NTPC Cutoff

RRB NTPC 2022 Exam FAQs

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about the Railway NTPC exam and their answers:

Q: When will the RRB release the CBT 2 result for pay levels 2 and 5?

Ans: RRB released the CBT 2 result for pay levels 2 and 5 on July 18, 2022.

Q.2: When will the admit card of Railway Recruitment Board NTPC for CBT 2 be released?

Ans: The CBT stage 2 admit card for pay levels 5, 3, and 2 was released on June 8, 2022, except for the Guwahati region. Read this article for more information.

Q: Will there be any negative marking in the second stage of CBT?

Ans: Yes, there will be negative marking for incorrect answers in NTPC CBT 2. One-third of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

Q: When will the Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories exam CBT 2 be held?

Ans: The RRB CBT-2 exam for Pay Levels 4 and 6 was held on May 9 and 10, 2022.

Q: Do I need to submit a COVID-19 self-declaration form at the RRB NTPC exam centre?

Ans: Yes, candidates need to submit a COVID-19 self-declaration at the Railway NTPC exam centre.

Q: Will there be any screening of candidates at the RRB NTPC exam centre?

Ans: Yes, at the entry, screening of the candidates is done using hand-held metal detector devices. Candidates must sanitise their hands before and after signing the attendance sheet, left thumb impression and biometric capture.

So, now you have provided all the information on the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories exam 2022. Make the best use of the time in hand and finish RRB NTPC Syllabus most efficiently. Take RRB NTPC Mock Tests of Embibe’s platform and take your preparation to the next level.

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