About RRB NTPC 2019

The Non Technical Popular Categories examination or commonly known as RRB NTPC is conducted for recruitment to various posts like Commercial Apprentice (CA), Traffic Apprentice (TA), Enquiry-cum-reservation Clerk (ECRC), Goods Guward, Senior Clerk-cum-Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic Assistant & Senior Time Keeper in Indian Railways. RRB NTPC 2019 selection process will include first stage CBT, second stage CBT, typing test, aptitude test, document verification, medical fitness test and final merit list.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages Assamese, Bengali +12 More
Conducting Body: Railway Recruitment Board

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RRB NTPC 2019 Important Dates

01 Mar, 2019 - 12 Apr, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
01 Mar, 2019 - 05 Apr, 2019 Others - Payment of fee | Mode: Offline and Online
01 Mar, 2019 - 31 Mar, 2019 Others - Registration | Mode: Online
28 Feb, 2019 Advertisement | Mode: Online

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2019 

The eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC provides details regarding age, educational qualification which candidates have to fulfil in order to be eligible for the recruitment exam. According to RRB NTPC eligibility criteria, candidates applying for undergraduate level posts must br between 18 and 30 years while for graduate level posts, candidates must be 18 to 33 years of age to be eligible for this recruitment exam. The detailed RRB NTPC eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC is given below. 

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Age (as on July 1, 2019)

Level of post

Age group

Upper date of birth 

Lower date of birth for all


18 to 30 years









Age relaxation for categories is provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories

Graduate18 to 33 years02.07.188602.07.198302.07.198101.07.2001

Relaxation in the age limit


Relaxable Age


3 years


5 years

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Educational Qualification

Aspirants can go through the post-wise educational qualification of RRB NTPC. 


Educational Qualification

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

Must have passed class 12 (10+2 scheme) or equivalent examination

Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master

Graduation from a recognised university/institute

Documents required at counselling or selection stage

  • Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent Certificate (Proof for     Date of Birth and Matriculation Qualification).
  • Degree Certificate/Semester wise Marksheet.
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST
  • Caste Certificate for OBC (Not older than one year from the date of document verification)
  • Non-creamy layer declaration by OBC candidates     
  • Original discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen.
  • Income Certificate for Waiving Examination Fee for Economically backward classes     
  • Minority community declaration on Non-judicial Stamp Paper
  • Medical Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)     
  • Legal document in case of formal change of name
  • NOC from serving employees.
  • Receipt of payment if made through a challan at SBI branch or pay-in-slip at computerized post office.
  • Self-certification

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan | Other

RRB NTPC Application Form 2019 

The application form of RRB NTPC is available from March 1, 2019 in the online mode. Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of RRB NTPC application form to the RRBs. The application fee is Rs. 500 for general and OBC male candidates while SC, ST, Minorities, Women, Transgender, PWD, Ex-Serviceman have to pay Rs. 250. Candidates can pay their fees both online and offline. Before applying, candidates are advised to read the eligibility criteria to check whether they are eligible for this exam or not. After final submission, candidates should take printout of RRB NTPC application form 2019 and retain the same till completion of recruitment process. 

How to apply online for RRB NTPC 2019?

  • Click on ‘New Registration’ link to register for the exam first.     
  • Fill in the basic details like name, father’s name, date of birth, community, email ID, mobile number etc.     
  • On submission of details, candidates receive an email on their registered email ID.     
  • Candidates have to click the link to complete registration.
  • After registration, candidates registration number and password can be generated.     
  • Candidates have to fill other details like educational qualification.
  • Candidates are required to enter their preferences of exam centres. They can select five cities for appearing in the computer-based test through drop-down menu.
  • In the next step, candidates have to pay the examination fees.     
  • Candidates have to log in using their registration number and password.
  • Upload scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Submit the application form and take its printout

Uploading of Documents 

Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories have to upload scanned copy of SC/ST certificates for availing the benefits of free travel. 

Editing of RRB NTPC Application Form 2019

Candidates who wish to edit the details entered in RRB NTPC application form can do so by paying Rs 100. To modify the application form, candidates will have to go to ‘modify application’ link. They will have to log in using their registration number and password.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Male ₹ 500
SC, ST Online, Offline Male ₹ 250
General, SC, OBC, ST Online, Offline Female, Transgender ₹ 250

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam Exam Pattern

The first stage as per RRB NTPC exam pattern will be conducted in computer based mode.

Maximum marks allotted for this test is 100.

Questions are asked from General Awareness, Arithmetic Ability, General Intelligence and Reasoning. 

Total 100 questions will be asked in the exam.

Duration of the exam is 90 minutes

All questions in the test will be objective type. 

There is negative marking for wrong answers. 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. 

RRB NTPC Main Exam Exam Pattern

  • The second stage of RRB NTPC will be conducted in computer based mode. 
  • The test will include 120 multiple choice objective type questions from Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.
  • The test will be held for 90 minutes.

RRB NTPC Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

The test will be conducted in Computer Based Mode.

The aptitude test will comprise different test batteries.

Candidates will have to qualify in test batteries.

RRB NTPC admit card will be issued two weeks before Computer Based Tests, Aptitude Test and Typing Test. RRB NTPC admit card will be available online for different stages of exam. No admit card will be sent to candidates by post. The admit card will mention details related to exam date, time, centre, shift and candidate’s name, photograph, signature among others. Candidates will have to carry photo-identity proof along with the admit card. Candidates will also have to bring one colour passport-sized photograph. They are required to write a para on self-declaration infront of invigilator at the examination hall and affix their photograph and Left Thumb Impression (LTI). RRB NTPC admit card 2019 of SC/ST candidates will contain the details of their free travel authority. They can book tickets after submission of self-attested copy of admit card and SC/ST certificate.  

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • colour passport-sized photograph
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving license
  • PAN card
  • Voter ID
  • Passport

RRB NTPC Answer Key 2019 

Railway Recruitment Boards will release the answer keys, question papers and response sheet of candidates after the exam. RRB NTPC answer key will be released for first stage and second stage. Candidates can download RRB NTPC answer key 2019 by logging with their user id and password. The answer key will display the correct answers of the questions asked in  the exam along with the question ID, status of answer and option chosen by candidates. The correct answer will be marked with green tick. Candidates having any doubt related to the answers in the answer key can raise objection through online objection tracker.

RRB NTPC Result 2019 

RRB NTPC result will be declared in three stages – first stage, second stage and final. RRB NTPC result of all the three stages will be available online zone-wise. Roll numbers of shortlisted candidates will be made available in PDF file. Only those candidates will be selected for the next stage of selection process who will score qualifying marks as per their category. Normalization of marks will be done in first and second stage. RRB NTPC result will be declared based on the normalized marks. The scorecard of candidates will be released few days after the declaration of result.

RRB NTPC Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of RRB NTPC is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates will have to score to qualify the exam. RRB NTPC 2019 cutoff will be released along with the result. The cutoff will determine candidates eligibility for the next round of selection process. RRB NTPC cutoff will be declared after normalizing the marks of candidates. The cutoff will be available category-wise as per regions and posts.  

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