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RRB NTPC 2019 Live Updates: Exam Dates, Admit Cards, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Other Notifications

RRB NTPC 2019 Live Updates: Exam Dates, Admit Cards, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Other Notifications

This year RRB will conduct exam for the recruitment posts under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) like Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc., in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. In this article we are going to share all the relevant information related to RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment like Vacancies, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Cards, etc. So, let’s look at the list of topics covered below in the article:

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Notification

The official notification for RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment was released on 28th February 2019. The online application process was conducted from 1st March 2019 till 31st March 2019. The tentative months for RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) were June to September 2019. However, RRB till now has not announced RRB NTPC Exam and Admit Card Release Dates.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Important Dates
RRB NTPC 2019 Notification Release Date 28th February 2019
Opening of Online Registration of Applications 1st March 2019 (18:00 Hrs)
Closing of Online Registration of Applications 31st March 2019 (23.59 Hrs)
Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects 12th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019
Admit Card Release Date To be notified later

RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment and Vacancies

Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019. (Revised)
S. No. Name of the post Level in 7thCPC Initial

pay (Rs.)

Medical

Standard

Total Vacancies

(All RRBs)

1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4300
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 11
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
Total 10603
Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019 (Revised)
S. No. Name of the post Level in 7thCPC Initial

pay (Rs.)

Medical

Standard

Total Vacancies

(All RRBs)

1 Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2 88
2 Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 5748
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 5638
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 2854
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 3147
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 6
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
8 Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
Total 24605
Grand Total (10603 + 24605 + 66 vacancies for the Visually Impaired (VI) candidates) 35208

RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

Category Lower and Upper Age Limit
General 18 to 30
OBC 18 to 33
SC/ST 18 to 35

For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

Category Lower and Upper Age Limit
General 18 to 33
OBC 18 to 36
SC/ST 18 to 38

Educational Qualifications

Under 2019 RRB NTPC Recruitment Process, different educational qualifications are prescribed for various posts as given below:

Post Name Level in 7thCPC Education Qualification
Commercial Apprentice (CA) 6 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Station Master 6 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Goods Guard 5 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist 5 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential
Senior Clerk-Cum-typist 5 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 5 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Senior Time Keeper 5 Degree from recognised university or its equivalent and typing

proficiency in English /Hindi on Computer is essential

Traffic Assistant 4 Degree from its recognized university and equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 3 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability/ Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage)
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist 2 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Clerk Cum Typist 2 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Time Keeper 2 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Trains Clerk 2 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).

Candidates can refer to the link given below for understanding the Eligibility Criteria of RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment in detail:

RRB NTPC 2019 Selection Process

The recruitment process shall involve 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of above mentioned recruitment stages. The summary of the various stages of recruitment process detailed as above for the notified posts are tabulated below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern
S. No. Name of the Post (Graduate or Undergraduate) Level in 7thCPC 1st Stage CBT 2nd Stage CBT Skill Test

Requirement

1 Junior Clerk cum

Typist (Undergraduate)

2 Common for all posts Common for all Level 2 Posts Typing Skill Test
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist (Undergraduate) 2 Typing Skill Test
3 Junior Time Keeper (Undergraduate) 2 Typing Skill Test
4 Trains Clerk (Undergraduate) 2 ——
5 Commercial cum

Ticket Clerk (Undergraduate)

3 Separate for

Level 3 post

——
6 Traffic Assistant (Graduate) 4 Separate for

Level 4 post

Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

7 Goods Guard

(Graduate)

5 Common for all Level 5 Posts ——
8 Senior Commercial

cum Ticket Clerk

(Graduate)

5 ——
9 Senior Clerk cum

Typist

(Graduate)

5 Typing Skill Test
10 Junior Account

Assistant cum Typist

(Graduate)

5 Typing Skill Test
11 Senior Time Keeper

(Graduate)

5 Typing Skill Test
12 Commercial

Apprentice

(Graduate)

6 Common for all Level 6 Posts ——
13 Station Master

(Graduate)

6 Computer

Based Aptitude

Test

Note: Document verification and Medical test will be held for all the above posts.

Candidates can know the salary as per 7th Pay Commission & other benefits under RRB NTPC Posts from the link given below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Admit Cards

RRB NTPC 2019 Admit Cards will be released two weeks before the exam dates at its Zonal Websites:

RRB Website
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in
Allahabad www.rrbald.gov.in
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in
Bhopal www.rrbbpl.nic.in
Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in
Jammu – Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in
Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in
Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in
Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT 2019 Exam Pattern
Subjects Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration
General Awareness 40 1 hour 30 minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics 30
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30
Total 100 Questions of 100 marks
RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT 2019 Exam Pattern
Subjects Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration
General Awareness 50 1 Hour 30 Minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
Total 120 Questions of 120 marks
RRB NTPC 2019 CBAT Pattern
The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking in CBAT. Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in –

>Directorates->Psycho Technical Directorate ->Guidelines for Aptitude Test) for question patterns and other details of CBAT

Typing Skill Test (TST)
Medium of Language Typing Speed
English 30 words per minute (w.p.m.)
Hindi 25 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST (as applicable), candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

Candidate can refer to the Detailed Syllabus of the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam from the link given below:

RRB NTPC 2019 Preparation Strategy & Study Plan

After going through the above mentioned Exam Pattern & Syllabus of RRB NTPC 2019 Exam, the next step is to create a study plan and start working on it.

Candidates can refer to below link which includes the best tips & Strategy to Clear the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

For the ease of the candidates we have created 30 Days Study Plan which will help them in clearing RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

RRB NTPC 2019 Mock Tests, Previous Year Paper & Books

Candidates are advised to start their practice by solving some previous year question papers. Candidates can refer to the below link for downloading PDF Files of Previous year paper for free:

Candidates can also refer to the list of Books recommended by Experts for clearing RRB NTPC 2019 Exam:

RRB NTPC 2019 Previous Year Cutoff, Results & Normalization Method

The Cut-Off score for RRB NTPC Exam gets released at the time of result declaration at Regional official website of RRB. These are the minimum marks which a candidate should obtain to qualify for the next phase of the exam or the final selection process. Candidates can have a look at the Previous Year Cut-off marks of RRB NTPC Exam from the link given below:

RRB applies normalization method for calculating the qualifying marks of an examination conducted in multiple sessions having different difficulty level of the questions. Candidates can refer to the link given below to know how the normalization of marks will be done by RRB while conducting NTPC 2019 Exam:

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