RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria FAQs

Dear Aspirants,

Railways has released bumper vacancies for NTPC recruitment 2019 by which you can pursue your dream to work under Non-Technical post in Railways. 35,277 Vacancies has been released for various posts i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. 

Railway Recruitment always arises a plethora of questions in the minds of aspirants and here we are to answer them and help you clear your doubts.

RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

♦What is the minimum educational qualifications for NTPC 2019?

♦What is the Medical Standard for RRB NTPC 2019?

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies(All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4319
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 17
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
6 Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2 88
7 Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 5748
8 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 5368
9 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 2873
10 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 3164
11 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 14
12 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
13 Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
Total Vacancies 35,277

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) they are opting for.

Sl.
No
Medical
standard
General
fitness
Visual acuity
1 A-2 Physically
fit in all
respects
Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No
fogging test).
Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses
and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular
Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
2 A-3 Physically
fit in all
respects
Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses
(power of lenses not to exceed 2D).
Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses
and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular
Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
3 B-2 Physically
fit in all
respects
Distance 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 test for Field of Vision(Binocular Vision) etc.
4 C-2 Physically
fit in all
respects
Distant Vision: 6/12, nil with or without glasses.
Near Vision: Sn 0.6 combined with or without
glasses where reading or close work is required.

 

♦What is the date for CBT Stage 1 ?

The Computer Based Test Stage 1 is tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019.

♦When can I apply for NTPC 2019?

You can apply for NTPC 2019 from 1st March 2019 to 31st March 2019.

♦I am in my last year of graduation. Can I apply for NTPC 2019 Recruitment?

No, Candidates waiting for final results of prescribed educational qualifications should not apply.

♦What is the selection process of RRB NTPC 2019?

The selection process includes the following stages:

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.

♦Is there any negative marking in CBT stage 1 and 2?

There shall be negative marking for incorrect answer in CBTs. Deduction of 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be made for each wrong answer.

♦How many candidates will be shortlisted for 2nd stage CBT?

The candidates shortlisted for 2nd stage CBT will be 20 times the number of vacancies.

♦How many candidates will be shortlisted for Computer based Aptitude Test OR Typing Skill Test?

Candidates shortlisted for Typing Skill Test  OR Computer based Aptitude Test(as applicable) will be 8 times the number of vacancies.

♦Is there normalization of marks?

Yes, marks will be normalized for all the stages of exam.

♦Can I apply for more than one post?

Yes, If the candidate is eligible for more than one post based on his/her educational qualification and other details furnished, he/she must set the priority/preferences for these posts. The list of posts (in the chosen RRB) for which a candidate is eligible is displayed. Similarly, if the chosen RRB has vacancies for more than one Railway/Production Unit, then vacancies for all such Railways/Production Units for which a candidate is eligible, will be listed out. The candidate should fill their priority/preferences number in the textbox against each post that they are eligible for, in the RRB they are applying to.

♦What is the age limit for under graduate level posts in NTPC 2019?

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts), candidates between age group (as on 01.07.2019) 18-30 years can apply.

♦What is the age limit for Graduate level posts NTPC 2019?

For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts), candidates between age group (as on 01.07.2019) 18-33 years can apply.

♦Can I apply for different zones for different posts?

No, You can only apply from one zone only.

♦What is the application fee and will I get a refund?

UR & OBC: Rs. 500/-
Out of this fee of Rs.500/-, an amount of Rs.400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs. 250/-
This fee of Rs.250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.

♦Can I modify my application form after submission? 

  • The RRB opted for, email id and mobile number cannot be changed.
  • After final submission of ONLINE application, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application,  can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs.100 (Non-Refundable).  
  • In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ST to UR or OBC, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.
  • Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM/PwBD/Female/Transgender to UR/OBC (NCL)/Non Ex.SM/Non PwBD/Male etc., he will have to pay the
    difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.
  • The modification to the registration and application details can be done for maximum two times only.

Click on the below links for details:

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019 : Check FAQs

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019 | Read NTPC Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Recruitment: Apply Online

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