Updated on Aug 29, 2019 - 4:43 p.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

RRB NTPC 2019 - Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will release RRB NTPC admit card for 1st stage Computer-based test (CBT). To download RRB NTPC 2019 admit card, candidates will have to enter Registration ID & date of birth. The 1st CBT of RRB NTPC will be conducted in August/ September 2019. Only those candidates who have successfully filled RRB NTPC 2019 application form will be issued admit card to appear for the exam. On the basis of the 1st stage CBT, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for 2nd stage CBT. The selection of the candidates for RRB NTPC is done on the basis of 1st stage CBT, 2nd stage CBT, CBAT/Typing Skill Test and Document Verification (DV). This year a total of 35,277 vacancies have been announced for RRB NTPC wherein 24649 are Graduate posts while 10628 post are for Under Graduates.

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The shortlisted candidates in RRB NTPC 2019 will be appointed to the different posts including Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Goods Guard, Senior Clerk-cum-Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Assistant Station Master (ASM) in Indian Railways. To know more about the exam of RRB NTPC, go through the article below.

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RRB NTPC 2019 – Overview



Exam Name

Railway Recruitment Boards Non-Technical Popular Categories

Short name


Exam year


Conducting body

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)

Level of examination


Mode of exam


Duration of test

1 hour 30 minutes

Official website


VacanciesTotal - 35,277
24649 (Graduate Posts) + 10628 (Under Graduate Posts)

RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2019



RRB NTPC 2019 notification (detailed)

March 1, 2019

Registration & Application form to be available from

March 1, 2019 (4 pm)

Last date to Register

March 31, 2019 (11:59 pm)

End date to submit the application form

April 12, 2019 (11:59 pm)

Admit card of CBT

August 2019

1st stage CBT of RRB NTPC 2019

August to September 2019

Result of CBT to be declared on

To be announced

Cut off for CBT

To be announced

Aptitude/Skill test dates

To be announced

Final result

To be announced

Medical test dates

To be announced

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC 2019 is released along with the RRB NTPC notification. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must check the education qualification, the age limit for the post applied for. Candidates can check RRB NTPC 2019 eligibility criteria from the table below.



Eligibility Criteria



Candidates must be citizens of India


Age Limit

To apply for RRB NTPC 2019, candidates must meet the age criteria as on July 1, 2019, determined by the authority as per the posts applying for.


Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed 12th or Bachelor’s degree as per the post

RRB NTPC Application Form 2019

The application form of RRB NTPC 2019 was released on March 1 in the online mode. Candidates were able to apply for application form till March 1 while the application form could be submitted till April 12, 2019. To apply for the exam, candidates must register for RRB NTPC followed by filling of details. After entering all relevant details, candidates had to pay the exam fee. The fee for general and OBC category male candidates has to pay Rs. 500 while SC, ST, women, transgender, PwD and Ex-Servicemen candidates had to pay Rs. 250. The steps to apply for RRB NTPC 2019 is provided below.

RRB NTPC 2019 - Steps to fill the application form

  1. Registration

  2. Fill requisite details

  3. Payment of fee

  4. Uploading of scanned images

  5. Print copy of the application form

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2019

The admit card of RRB NTPC for 1st stage CBT will be issued shortly. Candidates will be able to download the admit card 2019 till the examination. Candidates must ensure that all the details specified in the admit card are correct. RRB NTPC 2019 admit card carries candidates name, date of birth, roll number, date, time and venue of the examination, exam day guideline, etc. On the day of the exam, candidates must carry admit card with valid ID proof. Candidates who will qualify the 1st stage CBT will be issued admit card to appear 2nd Stage CBT.

RRB NTPC Exam Centres 2019

The exam centres of RRB NTPC 2019 will be prescribed in the admit card of a specific stage. Candidates will also be provided with the facility to check the exam city and date of examination prior to the commencement of the exam. Candidates will be allotted exam centres on the basis of the Railway region they have applied for. RRB NTPC 2019 will be conducted in various exam centres in 21 regions of RRBs across the country.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of RRB NTPC 2019 has been released along with the notification. RRB NTPC exam pattern 2019 provides the details related to the number of sections, the total number of questions, total marks, marking scheme and duration of the exam. As per the exam pattern,1st stage CBT comprises of three sections. Candidates can check the exam pattern for 1st stage CBT from the table given below.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern for 1ST Stage CBT

Name of section

No. of Questions

Total marks

Negative marking


General Awareness



1/3 marks of marks allotted for each question

90 minutes




General Intelligence and Reasoning



RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of RRB NTPC is released along with the notification. RRB NTPC syllabus 2019 covers topics and subtopics under General Awareness, Arithmetics, General Intelligence and Reasoning. Candidates can check the syllabus of RRB NTPC 2019 for 1st stage CBT below.

  1. General Awareness - Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics

  2. Arithmetics - Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest & Profit and Loss

  3. General Intelligence and Reasoning - Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation, Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical reasoning, Classification, etc.

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2019

The answer key of RRB NTPC 2019 will be released on the regional websites of RRBs. Candidates can download the answer key online by entering user ID and password. First the examination authorities will release the provisional answer key of RRB NTPC. Candidates will be able to raise objects any wrong answers in the answer key within the limited time frame. After receiving representations, the subject matter at RRBs will scrutinise the objections. If any objections are found to be valid, the Boards will make the requisite changes in the final answer key. With the help of answer key candidates can calculate the number of incorrect & incorrect answers.

RRB NTPC Result 2019

The result of RRB NTPC 2019 will be announced by regional RRBs on their official website. To check the result, candidates have to download the RRB NTPC 2019 result pdf. The result pdf carries the roll number of qualified candidates. After the declaration of result, the examination authority will also release the scorecard. To check scorecard, candidates will have to enter user ID and password. RRB NTPC result 2019 will be announced in stages –1st stage CBT, 2nd stage CBT, CBAT/Skill Test and final result.

RRB NTPC Cut off 2019

The cut off of RRB NTPC will be released along with the declaration of result of each stage . Candidates will have to check the cut off from the regional websites of Railway Recruitment Boards. The cut off of RRB NTPC 2019 is determined in two stages - minimum qualifying cut off and overall cutoff. The commission has released RRB NTPC minimum qualifying cut off along with the notification. To qualify each stage candidates will have to obtain overall as well as minimum qualifying marks. RRB NTPC 2019 minimum qualifying marks has been released for second stage CBT. Candidates can check RRB NTPC minimum qualifying cut off all the categories below.


RRB NTPC Minimum Qualifying cut off









RRB NTPC 2019 Pay Scale

The examination authority determines the pay scale of all the posts for which the vacancies are announced. The pay scale is announced as per the post of the candidates. Along with the basic pay, the authority also give various allowances including the Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Pension Scheme, Medical Benefits etc.

RRB NTPC Pay Scale as per Posts

Pay Scale of Graduate Posts



Traffic Assistant

Rs 25,000

Goods Guard

Rs 29,200

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Rs 29,200

Senior Clerk cum Typist

Rs 29,200

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

Rs 29,200

Senior Time Keeper

Rs 29,200

Commercial Apprentice

Rs 35,400

Station Master

Rs 35,400

Pay Scale of Undergraduate Posts

Junior Clerk cum Typist

Rs 19,900

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

Rs 19,900

Junior Time Keeper

Rs 19,900

Trains Clerk

Rs 19,900

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Rs 21,700

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what is the exam date of railways ntpc

Shareef 15th Nov, 2019
RRB NTPC examinination Dates are not yet confirmed. It is just said the examination will be in the month of December and even it is not a confirmation.
It is advised to keep checking official Website of RRB. Here below is the link for official website.

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Papiya Mazumder 27th Sep, 2019


As per your requirement, i would say that whatever application status you need for whichever exam, you will get in its official site. Even if you have registered for the exam or course you will be notified through your emai id. Infact, you can get its notification and details on career 360 website itself after being released officially.

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