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RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria

The Railway Recruitment Board will be releasing the official notification for Non-Technical Popular Categories or RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 on the official website in July 2024. This is a very huge and great opportunity for the candidates who tend to work in the Railway Department. There is no information regarding the number of vacancies but it is anticipated that a huge number of vacancies can be announced through this recruitment. The selection for the exam is done by conducting two Computer Tests (CBT) and after that a skills test and medical tests.

In this article, we are covering the RRB NTPC Notification 2024, exam date, eligibility, salary, answer key, syllabus and exam pattern which will help you in preparing for the upcoming exam.

When is the RRB NTPC Notification 2024 likely to arrive?

According to the calendar published by the Railway Recruitment Board, RRB NTPC Notification 2024 is expected to be out between July to September 2024. As per sources, RRB NTPC Notification for Levels 2,3,4,5, and 6 will be released next month i.e. July 2024 on the official website for a huge number of vacancies. The indication has been cleared itself by the board, from their annual calendar. RRB is releasing notifications for various recruitments as per the dates mentioned on the calendar.

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What is RRB NTPC?

RRB NTPC stands for Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories. It is a popular recruitment examination conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for various non-technical posts in the Indian Railways. RRB NTPC exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the positions mentioned in the table.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 Posts
1. Junior Clerk cum Typist 7. Goods Guard
2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist 8. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
3. Junior Time Keeper 9. Senior Clerk cum Typist
4. Trains Clerk 10. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
5. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 11. Senior Time Keeper
6. Traffic Assistant 12. Commercial Apprentice
13. Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways

RRB NTPC Notification 2024: Overview

The Railway Recruitment Board will release huge vacancies for various posts in this recruitment drive. It is anticipated that the notification for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 will be out soon officially. Candidates can refer to the information below to check the highlights of this notification.

RRB NTPC Notification 2024
Organization Railway Recruitment Board
Exam Name RRB NTPC
Posts Name NTPC ( 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)
Vacancies will be updated
Category Govt Jobs 2024
RRB NTPC Notification 2024 July 2024
RRB NTPC Exam Date 2024 To be Announced
Mode of Application Online
Selection Process
  • CBT-1
  • CBT-2
  • Skill Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Test
Official website www.rrbcdg.gov.in

RRB NTPC 2024: Important Dates

All the important dates related to the recruitment process will be updated below after the release of the notification. The candidates are eagerly waiting for the release of the RRB NTPC Exam Date 2024. Interested candidates must keep an eye on the dates provided below.

Activity Dates
Notification Release Date July 2024
Start Date To Apply Online To be Announced
Last Date To Apply Online To be Announced
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee To be Announced
Final submission of Applications To be Announced
CBT 1 Exam Date To be Announced

RRB NTPC Notification 2024

RRB NTPC Notification 2024 will be out in July 2024 on the official website. The Railway Recruitment Board will announce the total vacancies along with the notification on NTPC. The direct link to download the official PDF is given below. Candidates can download the notification PDF for detailed information regarding RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 after release.

RRB NTPC Notification 2024 (Link Inactive)

RRB NTPC 2019 Official Notification: Download Here (For Reference)

RRB NTPC Vacancy 2024

RRB NTPC Vacancy 2024 will be announced officially along with the notification pdf. Candidates can assume that the number of vacancies will be huge and provide an equal number of chances to everyone looking for the opportunity in Railways.

RRB NTPC Vacancy for the last recruitment cycle of the Railway Recruitment Exams was revised to 35,281. Railway had revised the vacancy to 35,281 for the posts of NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) through the Railway NTPC Exam. The region-wise vacancies were released and candidates were required to apply for one region. Check out the distribution of vacancies:

Name of RRBs No. Of Vacancies
Ahmedabad 1024
 Ajmer 1773
Allahabad 4030
 Bangalore 2470
Bhopal 997
Bhubaneshwar 498
 Bilaspur 1207
Chandigarh 2483
 Chennai 2694
Gorakhpur 1298
Guwahati 851
Jammu-Srinagar 898
Kolkata 3022
Malda 1043
Mumbai 3665
Muzaffarpur 329
Patna 1039
 Ranchi 1386
Secunderabad 3234
Siliguri 443
 Trivandrum 897
Total 35281

RRB NTPC 2024 Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualifications required to appear in the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 stage 1 exam have been mentioned below:

For Graduate Posts: Candidates must pass Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination.
For Graduate Posts: Candidates with a Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent will be eligible to apply.
Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed minimum educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

Important Points

  • Candidates can apply to only one RRB NTPC Post.
  • Application to more than one will lead to the rejection of all the applications.
  • Any attempt to submit more than one application by a candidate against this CEN shall result in disqualification and debarment.
  • If candidates are eligible for more than one level of 7th CPC posts, then they can apply for those posts.
  • The candidates are required to indicate their Post-wise and Railway/Production Unit (PU) wise preferences very carefully. 

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 Age Limit 

The crucial date for determining the age limit will be 1st July 2024. Check out the age limit for undergraduate and graduate-level posts mentioned in the detailed RB NRPC Notification 2024 including the relaxation given to various categories.

For Undergraduate level: Age between 18 to 30 years.

Age Group Upper Limit Of Date Birth Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not Later Than) For Under Graduate posts
UR OBC Non-Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Community / Categories
18 to 30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.20001

For Graduate level: Age between 18 to 33 Years after release of notification,

Age Group Upper Limit Of Date Birth (Not Earlier Than) Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not Later Than) For Under Graduate posts
UR OBC – Non-Creamy Layer SC/ST For All Community / Categories
18 to 33 02.07.1986 02.07.1983 02.07.1981 01.07.20001

RRB NTPC Selection Process 2024

The RRB NTPC 2024 selection process for levels 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 consists of 2 stages of computer-based tests followed by the skill test. Here is the summary of the selection process that candidates will go through for the final selection:

Sl.
No.
Name of the post Level
in 7th
CPC
1st stage
CBT
2nd stage
CBT
Skill Test
requirement
1 Junior Clerk cum
Typist
2 Common
for
all
posts
Common
For all
Level 2
Posts
Typing Skill Test
2 Accounts Clerk cum
Typist
2 Typing Skill Test
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
4 Trains Clerk 2 ——————
5 Commercial cum
Ticket Clerk
3 Separate for
Level 3 post
——————
6 Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for
Level 4 post
Computer
Based Aptitude
Test
7 Goods Guard 5 Common
For
all
Level 5
posts
——————
8 Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
5 ——————
9 Senior Clerk cum
Typist
5 Typing Skill Test
10 Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5 Typing Skill Test
11 Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
12 Commercial
Apprentice
6 Common
For
all Level 6
posts
——————
13 Station Master 6 Computer
Based Aptitude
Test

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates should check the complete exam pattern of the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 before sitting in the exam for better knowledge.

  • The RRB NTPC 2024 stage 1 Exam Pattern consists of 40 questions from General Awareness, and 30 each from Mathematics & General Intelligence & Reasoning to be attempted in 90 minutes.
  • The RRB NTPC 2024 stage 2 Exam Pattern contains 50 questions from General Awareness, and 35 each from Mathematics & General Intelligence & Reasoning to be attempted in 90 minutes.
  • The typing test will be held to check the typing skills of the candidates for the mentioned posts.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2024

The RRB NTPC 2024 Syllabus for General Awareness, Mathematics, and General Intelligence & Reasoning sections have been uploaded as per the official NTPC notification. The syllabus for all sections is based on the latest pattern that has been uploaded.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2024 – Click to Check

RRB NTPC 2024 Application Fee

The candidates willing to apply for the upcoming RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 should be aware of the amount of application fee they will need to pay to complete the online application process. The category-wise application fee details are mentioned in the points below.

  • 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.

RRB NTPC Salary 2024

The RRB NTPC 2024 Salary for all posts varies according to the level of the post. The salary ranges from the initial pay of Rs 19,900 to Rs. 35,400 The salary structure has been updated as per the 7th Pay Commission and categorized under levels 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Candidates can check the pay scale along with the added allowances provided in the link below.

RRB NTPC Salary 2024 – Click to Check

RRB NTPC Cut Off 2024

The cutoff for each stage of the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 will be declared along with their results on the official website. The exam was last held in 2015 after which no official notification was released. Get an idea of the previous year’s cut-off to make sure you strategize according to the same. Check the below table regarding the RRB NTPC region-wise cut in 2015.

RRB NTPC 2015 Stage 1 Official Cutoff (Total Number of Vacancies: 18252)
S.No. Zone General OBC SC ST No. of Candidates Shortlisted
For 2nd Stage CBT (Approx. 15 Times)
1 Ahmedabad 72.86 64.91 57.23 48.1 17748
2 Ajmer 77.39 70.93 62.13 59.74 16321
3 Allahabad 77.49 70.47 62.85 47.02 42972
4 Bangalore 64.97 57.28 30.1 29 9088
5 Bhopal 72.9 66.31 58.61 51.16 17271
6 Bhubaneshwar 71.91 65.76 53.09 48.79 11551
7 Bilaspur 68.79 60.7 51.49 50.07 4530
8 Chandigarh 82.27 71.47 71.87 46.71 4567
9 Chennai 72.14 69.11 57.67 46.84 14642
10 Gorakhpur 77.43 69.01 56.63 47.67 4756
11 Guwahati 66.44 57.11 52.53 52.91 6136
12 Jammu 68.72 50.88 52.27 38.05 2565
13 Kolkata 79.5 71.53 67.07 52.92 21123
14 Malda 61.87 48.42 43.11 31.89 4170
15 Mumbai 77.05 70.21 63.6 54.95 34019
16 Muzaffarpur 57.97 45.57 30.06 25 6873
17 Patna 63.03 53.57 38.55 26.69 10710
18 Ranchi 63.75 57.29 45.48 48.58 8431
19 Secunderabad 77.72 72.87 63.73 59.13 24271
20 Siliguri 67.52 56.26 54.31 45.9 4185
21 Thiruvananthapuram 79.75 75.1 56.14 36.45 7321

RRB NTPC Previous Year Exam Analysis

What should be the foremost thing for the candidates that needs to be done before appearing for the RRB NTPC stage 1 exam? Going through the previous year’s exam analysis and analyzing each topic must be on your priority list. Check out the RRB NTPC Question Papers for each subject including General Awareness, Mathematics, and Reasoning in the link below. The candidates should analyze the level and pattern of questions asked in these sections of the paper to get an idea about how to prepare their strategy for the upcoming RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Papers – Click Here to Download PDFs

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FAQs

What is RRB NTPC?

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) are the non-technical field under the Railways.

What is the RRB NTPC Exam Date 2024?

The RRB NTPC Exam Date 2024 for CBT 1 & CBT 2 will be out soon along with the release of the official Notification.

What are the posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024?

The posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 include 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.

Is RRB NTPC exam tough?

The difficulty level of the RRB NTPC exam depends on the 3 sections asked in the computer-based test.

What is the selection process for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024?

The RRB NTPC selection process consists of 2 stages of the computer-based tests followed by the skill test.

Is RRB NTPC Notification 2024 out?

The RRB NTPC Notification 2024 will be out in July 2024. on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board.

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