RRB NTPC 2023: Application Form, 35277 Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

Railway Recruitment Board, Non Technical Popular Categories 2023 or RRB NTPC 2023 is a popular recruitment exam conducted by the ministry of railways. Through this exam, the candidates are shortlisted for the graduate and undergraduate posts in the Indian Railways. To select the applicants, the ministry will conduct two computer-based tests (CBT) followed by the skill/ medical tests. Candidates who want to apply for the RRB NTPC 2023 exam have to fill an online application form before the last date. All the necessary details regarding the RRB NTPC 2023 exam are provided in the post below.

RRB NTPC 2023 Overview

Exam NameRRB NTPC 2023
Full FormRailway Recruitment Boards Non Technical Popular Categories Exam 2023
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of examOnline
Official Websitehttps://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

RRB NTPC 2023 Main Highlights

  • The following Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will select the candidates on the basis of this exam – RRB Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu-Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderabad, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC 2023 vary for different posts. Candidates are requested to check it carefully before submitting the form.
  • After the 1st stage of computer-based test, RRBs will shortlist candidates 20 times the number of available vacancies.
  • While filling the application form, candidates have to provide the preference for the posts available.
  • Selected candidates have to execute surety and indemnity bond (if applicable) at the time of joining the railways.

RRB NTPC 2023 Important Dates

Main EventsTentative Dates
Publication of official notificationLast week of March 2023
Starting of online application form submission1st week of April 2023
Last date to register on online portalLast week of April 2023
Last date to submit application fee1st week of May 2023
Final submission of the application form2nd week of May 2023
Admit Card Availability1st week of June 2023
Date of computer-based test (1st stage)June 2023 to September 2023

Posts Available Through RRB NTPC 2023

The available posts are divided among the undergraduate and graduate candidates as given below:

For undergraduate candidates (12th pass)

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

For graduate candidates

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

RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

As you can see, the posts are divided under two categories i.e. undergraduate and graduate candidates. The RRB NTPC eligibility criteria 2023 are different for undergraduate and graduate posts as illustrated below. Read basic eligibility for different posts:

 For Undergraduate Post

  • The age of a candidate must be between 18 to 30 years as on 1st July 2023.
  • Applicant must have cleared the class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board.

For Graduate post

  • The age of the candidates should be between 18 to 33 years as on 1st July 2023.
  • The applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university.

Important Points regarding eligibility criteria

  • Please note that the candidates waiting for the result of the prescribed educational qualification need not apply.
  • SC/ ST candidates will get a relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit.
  • The relaxation in upper age limit for OBC candidates is 3 years.
  • There will be some additional requirements for a few posts as well. For example – Candidates looking for junior accounts assistant cum typist post should have typing proficiency in English/ Hindi.
  • Candidates with following nationalities only can apply
    • A citizen of India,
    • a subject of Bhutan,
    • subjects of Nepal,
    • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with an intention to permanently settling here
    • An Indian origin person migrated to India from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Vietnam and East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, the united republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Zaire.

RRB NTPC 2023 Application Form

RRB NTPC Application Form 2023 for all the posts will be available online through the official website of the respective RRB in which the candidate is looking to apply.

  1. To initiate the RRB NTPC 2023 application procedure, the candidates have to register by providing basic details such as name, date of birth, father’s name, 10th class roll number, etc.
  2. After registration, the candidates have to verify their email id and phone number using OTP.
  3. Then, aspirants can proceed to fill out the rest of the details in the application form.
  4. Make sure to enter the details as accurately as possible. Otherwise, the form may get rejected.
  5. Candidates also need to choose the language in which they want to attempt the exam. The available languages are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Manipuri, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu.
  6. Additionally, the aspirants also need to provide their bank account details in the application form so that they can get the refund of an application fee.
  7. Applicants also need to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature in a proper format. The colored photograph must be taken on or after 1st January 2023.
  8. SC/ ST candidates who will opt to avail free rail travel need to upload the scanned image of their SC/ ST certificate.
  9. Candidates may save the confirmation page or take its printout for the future requirement.

Application Fee

The application fee varies for the candidates of different categories as given below:

  • Male candidates of General/ OBC candidates: Rs. 500/- (Rs. 400/- to be refunded after appearing for 1st stage CBT)
  • Female/ PwBD/ Transgender/ SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ Economically Backward Classes: 250/- (Fee will be refunded after appearing for 1st stage CBT)

Mode of Payment

  • Online: Using credit card/ debit card/ Internet banking or UPI
  • Offline: By submitting SBI challan at any branch of SBI or depositing post office challan at any branch of the computerized post office.

RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Pattern

Read important information about exam pattern below:

1st Stage Computer-Based Test

  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Duration of Exam: 90 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Type of Questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Marking Pattern: 1 mark will be given for a correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 1/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Subjects and distribution of questions

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Awareness4040
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
Total100 Questions100 Marks

2nd Stage Computer Based Test

  • Examination Mode: Online
  • Duration of Exam: 90 minutes
  • Total Number of Questions: 120
  • Type of Questions: Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Maximum marks: 120
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will carry 1 marks
  • Negative Marking: 1/3 marks will be deducted in case a wrong answer
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Awareness5050
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
Total120 Questions120 Marks

RRB NTPC Syllabus

Given below are the subject-wise important topics for the RRB NTPC 2023 examination. Go through the detailed overview of syllabus here-

Mathematics: Number System, Decimals, Fractions, HCF, LCM, Time and Distance, Elementary Algebra, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio and proportion, Profit and Loss, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, etc.

General Awareness: Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE),Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, etc.

RRB NTPC Admit Card

  • The RRB NTPC Admit Card 2023 will get released on the official website about 10 days prior to the date of exam.
  • SMS and email will also be sent to the candidates informing about the releasing of an admit card.
  • Please note that the call letter or admit card will not be sent by post.
  • Details about the examination venue and date will present on the admit card.
  • Candidates should read the instructions given on the backside of an admit card very carefully.
  • Aspirants also required to carry one photo identity proof along with the admit card.
  • Candidates also need to bring one photograph (same as uploaded in the application form) at the examination center.

RRB NTPC 2023 Result

  • The result of both CBT – 1 and CBT – 2 will publish in online mode through the official website of the respective RRB.
  • To check the RRB NTPC 2023 result, the candidates have to provide their roll no/ registration and date of birth.
  • After the result declaration, the authorities will conduct skill test/ medical tests as applicable.
  • The final selection will be done only after the proper verification of the documents of candidates.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will RRB NTPC application release?

RRB NTPC application form is expected to release in the  4th week of March 2023.

What will be the mode of application?

The application form will release in online mode.

Which type of questions are asked in RRB NTPC?

Objective type questions

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42 thoughts on “RRB NTPC 2023: Application Form, 35277 Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Dates”

  1. Sir, pl send when application form release date, I’m 12th pass , can I apply this sir.


  2. Sir i’m currently pursuing diploma 3rd year , in the month of june 2023
    Complete my diploma ,so can I apply for RRB NTPC.

    • Yes it is equivalent to 12 you can

  3. Sir i have notification of rrb application….!

  4. Sir Ravi Kumar Raj bhar diploma 3 month 12 pass sir please 🙏

  5. whne is rrb exams date in 2023 !

  6. Sir I hame a little bit confusion that what is the syllabus of ticket collector post of 2023 plz tell me 🙏🙏

  7. Sir I will have notification

  8. Sir I will have have notification

  9. sir my date of birth is 25 feb. 2005 am i eligible for rrb ntpc 2023

  10. Sir I am bcom computers completed person from Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. My date of birth is 30-04-1989. Can I apply for rrb ntpc for next year

  11. Sir,i am graduate from B.com.can I qualify for NTPC?

  12. Who am I?

  13. RRB NTPC exam date apudu sir

  14. sir exam date soluga sir

  15. Sir, I am a b.com computer applications graduate . Am i eligible to apply for rrb ntpc exam?

  16. When we will get the notifications

    • Hi Rekha,
      1.3. Lakhs plus vacancies are coming up soon- most probably next week.

  17. Sir I am study for diploma mechanical engineering how to apply

  18. other exam is open so plese sent to my email

    • Hi Zaid,
      I am unable to get concern. Please share your query in detail.

  19. when will the announcement of RRB NTPC Recruitment

    • Probably by next week. Stay connected with us for further updates.

  20. Hi.. can anyone tell me usually at which date’s can students apply for the examination… Because I don’t know the details regarding this..

    • There is a probability that the official notification for RRB NTPC will be released in the employment news by the next week.

  21. Age relaxations for Ex Service Men as well as SC/ST Community

  22. Railway entrance exam date details kaytta neega ean correcttta and shortta eaydhuvum solla mattigiriga

  23. when application will release ,please update kindly.

  24. Syallabus for the exam

    • generl awernecce and generle inteligencee and general ability and generle sciance syllabus

  25. sir,pls send the link when the application form notification released

  26. Sir let us now about exam

  27. sir i am in currently in final year, i can apply for the NTPC cooperation

  28. Sir 12th or graguate final year student apply karpayenge..

  29. plz anyother requirment for exam so plz send link my email id

  30. Kindly let us know the exam application notification date

  31. Sir,really will rrb ntpc exam is there in 2019????

    • Not sure, the article is just for reference purpose.

      • Sir, pl send when application form release date, I’m final year boy , can I apply this sir.

        • Yes.. you can.. at the time of posting your provisional degree will be asked by the Railway scrutiny officer. And I think by that time your provisional degree will be with you only. So you can appear in the exam with full preparation.

          • sir,i am graduate from B.Sc(physics).am i eligible for NTPC.

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