RRB NTPC Exam 2023

Latest Update: The Computer Based Typing Skill Test (CBTST) was conducted on 12th August, 2022. Candidates who are going to appear for the CBTST 2023 should refer to the notification given on the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board.


The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam to fill various auxiliary posts in the Indian Railways. The recruitment is done for the following posts:

  • 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
  • Station Master

It is these posts of the RRB NTPC that keep the well-oiled machinery of the Indian Railways running, thus they play a crucial role in its day-to-day functioning. To get  more information on RRB NTPC check the linked article on RRB NTPC Full Form.

In this article, we will take you through RRB NTPC Exam 2019 Notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Dates and more. Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming RRB NTPC exam can take the Free Online RRB NTPC Live Course and gain an edge over other competitors in the Railway NTPC exam. Applicants can also refer to the links given below to bolster their preparation.

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RRB NTPC Exam Notification

RRB NTPC 2023 exam notification is yet to be released. All details pertaining to the upcoming Railway NTPC exams will be updated here as and when they are published on the official website of the RRB. Candidates can also refer to the linked article to know more about other RRB Exams.

Currently, the recruitment process of RRB NTPC 2019 exam is going on. As per the latest notification released on February 28th, 2019, the RRB announced a total 35277 vacancies for the Non-Technical Popular Categories. The  process to apply for the RRB NTPC exam began on March 1st, 2019.  RRB NTPC 2019 CBT recruitment process was delayed due to the COVID 19 in the country.

For more detailed information on the RRB NTPC Notification, you can visit the linked article.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

RRB NTPC Exam Date

The first stage of the RRB NTPC exams (CBT-1) was conducted from December 28, 2020 onwards. The CBT-1 results (revised) were announced on March 30, 2022. More information on the RRB NTPC 2019 exam events and dates is given in the table below. All updates related to the RRB NTPC exam will be published on this page. Candidates are advised to keep a track of the RRB NTPC page and official website for regular updates. 

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates

S.No. RRB NTPC 2019 Events RRB NTPC 2019 Dates
1 RRB NTPC Notification Released February 28,  2019
2 RRB NTPC Apply Online start date March 1,  2019
3 RRB NTPC Apply Online last date March 31,  2019
4 RRB NTPC Application Fee Payment Last Date April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM
5 Final submission of NTPC Applications April 12, .2019 at 11: 59 PM
6 RRB NTPC Exam Dates for CBT 1 Phase 1  December 28, 2020 to January 13, 2021
7 RRB NTPC Exam Dates  for CBT 1 Phase 2  January 16 to January 30, 2021
8 RRB NTPC Exam Dates  for CBT 1 Phase 3 January 31 to February 12, 2021
9 RRB NTPC Exam Dates  for CBT 1 Phase 4 February 15 to 3 March 3, 2021
10 RRB NTPC Exam Dates  for CBT 1 Phase 5 March 4 to 27 March 27, 2021
11 RRB NTPC Exam Dates for CBT 1 Phase 6  April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2021
12 RRB NTPC Exam Dates for CBT 1 Phase 7  July 23, 24, 26 and 31, 2021 
13 RRB NTPC CBT 1 Results March 30, 2022
14 RRB NTPC Date for 2nd Stage Computer based Test (CBT-2) for Pay Level-6 and 4 May 9 and 10, 2022
15 RRB NTPC CBT 2 result for  Pay level 6 June 7, 2022
16 RRB NTPC Date for 2nd Stage Computer based Test (CBT-2) for the for Pay Level-5, 3 & 2 June 12, 2022 onwards
17 RRB NTPC Date for Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) 30 July, 2022
18 RRB NTPC Computer Based Typing Skill Test (CBTST) Date 12 August, 2022

Aspirants of the NTPC 2020 and 2021 exam can check the detailed RRB NTPC Exam Dates in the link provided.

RRB NTPC Eligibility

The candidates willing to write the RRB NTPC exam must keep the following eligibility criteria in mind in order to appear for the exam:

  1. Nationality / Citizenship: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  2. Age: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  3. Education: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and for certain posts, should have at least passed the 12th Std.
  4. Physical Fitness: Candidates should pass certain medical standards as prescribed by the RRB.

To know more in detail about the eligibility criteria, candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Eligibility page.

RRB NTPC 2021-22 Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment process ensures that the candidates of exceptional calibre are recruited for the various posts in the Indian Railways. It is a multi-stage selection process designed to test the candidate’s intelligence and physical fitness.

The following table gives a general overview of the RRB NTPC 2020-21 Recruitment Process:

RRB NTPC 2021-22 Recruitment 
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for RRB NTPC, Paramedical Staff, and Ministerial and Isolated Posts

Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) for Level 1 Posts

Name of the Posts Various Posts Under Each Category
Job Category Government Job (Central Government)
Vacancies To be notified
Work Location All Over India
Mode of Application Online
Stages of Exam Varies according to the post
Official Website rrbcdg.gov.in

For more details about the RRB NTPC Recruitment process, visit the linked article.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The RRB NTPC Exam Pattern consists of the following stages:

  1. CBT Stage – 1
  2. CBT Stage – 2
  3. Skill / Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

*Note: The Skill Test is applicable for those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Accountant Assistant, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper, while the aptitude test is for those who have applied for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master.

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus 2023

The sections for both the stages of the RRB NTPC CBT Exam are the same. They are as follows:

  1. Mathematics
  2. General Awareness
  3. General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning

The only difference is the number of questions asked in each stage. It is 100 questions in CBT Stage – 1 while it is 120 questions in CBT Stage – 2. Both stages have a duration of 90 minutes each.

To ease out your general awareness preparation for the exam we have collated important Static GK topics (link is given above) in the linked page.

Candidates can also save their time for preparing other subjects as we keep a track of daily, weekly and monthly track of current Affairs (link provided above) to make your preparation a smooth ride.

To know more about the syllabus of all the RRB Exams, visit the RRB Syllabus page

RRB NTPC Exam Preparation

Through the RRB NTPC exam candidates will get a chance to become a part of a prestigious Central Government institution. Due to its highly competitive nature, the RRB NTPC exam needs an air-tight preparation strategy to crack it.

To that extent, applicants need to be familiar with both the RRB NTPC Syllabus and its subsequent exam pattern for a sound preparation strategy. Once both the syllabus and the exam pattern is understood, then passing the exam will be easy.

To abreast themselves with the latest exam pattern and syllabus candidates can refer sample papers or previous year question papers.

The strategy for RRB NTPC exam preparation is given in brief below:

  1. Check the RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria
  2. Understanding the Railway NTPC Exam Pattern properly
  3. Go through the detailed RRB NTPC Syllabus.
  4. Having a clear concept on the various topics in the NTPC exam
  5. Refer important study materials related to the topics in the exam
  6. Focusing on certain exam preparation plans
  7. Solve Online Quiz related to RRB NTPC to analyse your preparation level.

To get more preparation tips and tricks to help in cracking the exam, the candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Preparation page

RRB NTPC Apply Online

To register for the RRB NTPC exam, candidates must visit the official RRB website to fill the application form.

The steps for RRB NTPC  registration are as follows:

  • Step 1 – Visit the official RRB website
  • Step 2 – Register using your mobile number and email id
  • Step 3 – Login using your registration id, which will be generated after you register with your mobile number and email id
  • Step 4 – Fill all the essential details like name, address, etc.
  • Step 5 – Upload necessary documents like photographs, signature.
  • Step 6 – Before clicking on the ‘submit’ button, review the application form to make sure that all the data entered are correct and free of any errors.
  • Step 7 – Select your mode of payment for the payment of the application fee and fill in the details. The registration process is now completed.

To know more in detail about the application process visit the RRB NTPC Apply Online page.

RRB NTPC Admit Card

Since the notification for RRB NTPC 2023 exam is not out officially, the dates for the release of the admit card are not known.  However the steps given below will assist the aspiring candidates in future –

Steps to download RRB NTPC Admit Card

  1. Visit the RRB website of the region you have applied for (rrbcdg.gov.in).
  2. Enter your login credentials. You can choose to enter it in either English or Hindi.
  3. Enter the Registration Number that you have received at the time of application.
  4. You will then be redirected to a page where you should click on the option – “Download Admit Card”
  5. Enter your date of birth in the format prescribed or your password as received by you at the time of application
  6. Once submitted, your RRB NTPC Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. Make sure to download your Call Letter well in advance to avoid any technical glitches
  7. You can download your RRB NTPC Admit Card and take a printout. Try to keep a few more copies for future use.

To get more information regarding the RRB NTPC Admit Card, visit the linked article.

RRB has released the Railway NTPC 2019 exam admit card on December 23rd. The facility to download the RRB NTPC Admit Card will be made available on the official website at least 10 days before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the RRB NTPC Official Website to download their admit cards.

A sound preparation strategy along with a clear understanding of basic concepts is the key for a candidate in clearing this competitive exam with relative ease.

RRB NTPC – Regional RRB Official Links

Candidates willing to appear for the RRB NTPC exam 2020 and 2021 can directly fill the NTPC Application Form from the official links of Regional RRBs given below.

RRB NTPC Online Application 2022 Region – Wise
RRB NTPC 2023 Apply Online 
RRB Railway Zones RRB Website Links To Apply For RRB NTPC
Jammu-Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in.
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in.
Allahabad www.rrbald.nic.in.
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in.
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in.
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in.
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in.
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in.
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in.
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in.
Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.in.
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.org.
Secunderabad rrbsecunderabad.nic.in.
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in.
Bhubaneshwar www.rrbbbs.gov.in.
Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in.
Ranchi www.rrbranchi.org.
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in.
Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in.
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in.

The recruitment process for the Railways exam has become easier with the approval of the National Recruitment Agency. A Common Eligibility Test will be conducted to appoint candidates at Group B and Group C posts under SSC, RRB and IBPS. Aspirants can know more about NRA at the linked article.

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  1. Which is the best book to prepare science for the NTPC exam?

  2. Hello sir I have a question that the NTPC post have any physical test like Hight, weights,BMI , running,that types of test if yes
    So which are can u explain plz !

  3. when it will be conduct the RRB NTPC EXAM