The Ministry of Railways will invite applications from interested and eligible candidates for the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC). The recruitment will be done through RRB NTPC 2024 exam. It is a national-level entrance exam organized by the Ministry of Railways to fill various auxiliary graduate and undergraduate posts in the Indian Railways.
RRB NTPC is a multi-stage selection process designed to assess the candidate’s intelligence and physical fitness. Aspirants can check the complete details on RRB NTPC Notification 2024 from this article.
RRB NTPC 2024 Highlights
|Name of test||RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam|
|Organized by||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Number of vacancies||To be announced|
|Job location||Various cities in India|
|Minimum qualification||10+2/any degree|
|Exam stages||Multi stages|
|RRB NTPC 2024 Application mode||Online|
RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2024
|Notification release date||March 2024|
|Submission of online applications will start from||April 2024|
|End date to submit the application form||April 2024|
|Closing date for the submission of the application form||May 2024|
|Release of admit card||June 2024|
|Date of the computer-based test (1st stage)||June -September 2024|
To appear in the RRB NTPC exam, candidates have to fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria. The RRB NTPC eligibility criteria will be varied for different posts. The complete info regarding eligibility conditions is given below.
Candidates must be citizens of India or a subject of Bhutan/Nepal.
Candidates will have to clear the mandatory fitness test organized by the Railway Administration.
There will be an upper and lower age limit for the RRB NTPC exam. Candidates willing to appear in the exam should be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
There will be age relaxation given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories.
RRB NTPC educational criteria for different posts is listed below.
|Commercial Apprentice||Must hold a degree from a recognized university/institute with a minimum qualifying exam.|
|Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist||Degree from a government- approved university/institute. A good typing speed in English / Hindi on the computer is important.|
|Station Master||Must hold a degree from a recognized university/institute with a minimum qualifying exam|
|Senior Clerk Cum Typist||Degree from a government -approved university/institute. A good typing speed in English / Hindi on the computer is important.|
|Goods Guard||Must hold a degree from a recognized university/institute with a minimum qualifying exam|
|Traffic Assistant||Degree from an affiliated university/ institute|
|Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk||Degree from an affiliated university/ institute|
|Accounts Clerk Cum Typist||Should have passed 12th or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Typing ability in English / Hindi on the computer is important|
|Senior Time Keeper||Degree from a government – approved university/institute. A good typing speed in English / Hindi on the computer is important|
|Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk||Should have passed 12th or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate.|
|Junior Time Keeper||Should have passed 12th or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Typing ability in English / Hindi on the computer is important|
|Trains Clerk||Should have passed 12th or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Typing ability in English / Hindi on the computer is important|
RRB NTPC Application Form and Registration Process
The authority will release the RRB NTPC application form 2024 most probably on April 2024. The application form will be available in online mode only. Candidates should visit the official website to fill out the form.
Candidates need to provide all the required details such as Personal Details, Education Qualifications correctly as per the prescribed format. Applicants will have to upload a recent passport size Photograph & Signature in the prescribed manner.
After submitting the form, candidates need to pay the necessary application fee. The application fee can be paid through online mode such as credit card/debit card, internet banking
RRB NTPC application fee for the general category- Rs 500/
Application fee for reserved category (ST/SC /PWD / Women/Minorities / Economic Backward Classes / Ex-servicemen) – Rs 250/
RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2024
The RRB NTPC Examination Pattern will consist of several phases like CBT Stage – 1, CBT Stage – 2, Document Verification, Skill / Aptitude Test, and Medical Examination.
RB NTPC will be conducted in online mode. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes. It is an objective type paper that consists of a total of 100 questions. Each question carries 1 mark. There is also a negative marking of 1/3 mark for each incorrect answer. The subject-wise weightage of questions and marks is provided below.
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Maximum marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
To download the RRB NTPC admit card, candidates should visit the official website of RRB. They need to provide their login credentials such as registration number, and date of birth to get the admit card. Candidates should take the printout of RRB NTPC Hall ticket and keep the same with them while appearing at the exam centre.
RRB NTPC Syllabus 2024
The entrance test of RRB NTPC covers the topics from three sections including Mathematics, General Awareness, General Intelligence, and Logical Reasoning. Understanding of syllabus is important before preparing for any exam. The details of the topics covered in each section is provided below.
|Section||Name of topics|
|Mathematics||Decimals, Fractions, Number System, HCF, LCM, Elementary Algebra, Time and Distance, Ratio and proportion, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Statistics, Geometry and Trigonometry 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, Art and Culture of India, Games and Sports, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system and Nuclear Program of India, etc|
RRB NTPC Selection Process
As per the RRB NTPC Notification, the selection process will comprise 4 stages including Stage I Computer Based Test, Stage II Computer Based Test, Typing or Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test- CBAT & Document Verification and Medical Examination. Candidates have to clear all these to get recruited for RRB NTPC Posts.
How many vacancies are offered through RRB NTPC?
The vacancies have not been announced for the upcoming year. But, for the previous years, the recruitment was done for 35208 NTPC vacancies.
What is the RRB NTPC 2024 Exam date?
Not announced yet.
Is RRB NTPC organized every year?
Yes, the exam is conducted on a yearly basis.