The RRB - Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB NTPC exam for recruiting candidates in different non technical posts of Indian Railways. The RRB Non Technical Popular Categories consist of different posts like Station Master, Ticket Clerk, Ticket Co

  • Overview
  • Important Dates
  • Application Form
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Exam Pattern
  • Others

The RRB – Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB NTPC exam for recruiting candidates in different non technical posts of Indian Railways. The RRB Non Technical Popular Categories consist of different posts like Station Master, Ticket Clerk, Ticket Collector etc. Aspiring Candidates, who wish to build their career in Indian Railway under NTPC, can appear for the RRB NTPC 2019 exam.

The RRB NTPC Conducts Exam for 9 Job Positions which are:

Traffic Apprentice who is a multi-skilled supervisor in the railway traffic branch trained for 2 years for Station Master/Traffic Controller/Guard etc posts.

Commercial Apprentice who is a multi-skilled supervisor in the railways commercial branch. For 2 years they get training for Chief Commercial/Goods/Parcel/Clerk/Inspector etc.

Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk who issues computer reserved tickets and is trained for 3 months.

Goods Guard who is an in-charge of goods trains.

Senior Clerk cum Typist  who is in-charge of assigning work, instructing clerks, supervising and other daily jobs.

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist who works in the Department of Finance and Accounts.

Assistant Station Master who is in-charge of the trains running from that particular station.

Traffic Assistant who is a multi skilled supervisor in the signals or traffic branch.

Senior Time Keeper who assists the movement of the trains and helps in the smooth functioning of the railways by keeping the record of time of the running of India Railways.

The RRB conducts NTPC exam mostly for the Group C posts. The recruitment process involves Typing Aptitude Test for some posts along with document verification and medical tests.

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Important Dates

The tentative dates for Railway Recruitment Board Non Technical Popular Category Exams 2019 are given below:

Sl.No. Name of the Events Dates Assigned
1.        Initial date for RRB NTPC Application form 2019 Will be updated later when available
2.        Last date for RRB NTPC Application Form 2019
3.        Release date for Admit Card
4.        RRB NTPC Examination date
5.        Announcement of the Result


Application Form

Aspiring candidates must fill their application form and submit the same in online mode only. The candidates can visit the official website of Railway Recruitment Board for filing their application for RRB NTPC 2019 exam. The candidates have to fill in all the required details in the application form such as Name, Date of Birth, Gender, educational qualification etc. After paying the specified application fee the candidate can take a printout of their application form. The candidates must pay the fee before the deadline mentioned by the examination authority.

Eligibility Criteria

The Railway Recruitment Board lays down the following eligibility criteria for the candidates appearing for the RRB NTPC exam 2019. Any candidate not satisfying the mentioned criteria won’t be eligible for sitting in the exam.

  • Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The candidates must be in between 18-32 years of age.
  • Reserved category candidates can avail age relaxation.

Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Exam will be commenced in two phases viz., stage-I and Stage-II. The first stage of the RRB exam will be a Preliminary exam. After qualifying the preliminary exam, candidates will be provided with the opportunity to take part in the RRB NTPC Mains exam. The details of both the stages of the examination have been given in the following table:

RRB NTPC Pre Exam (phase-I):

S.No Name of the subjects/topics No. of questions Marks assigned
1.         Arithmetic Ability 20 20
2.         Reasoning and General Intelligence 25 25
3.         General Science 25 25
4.         General Awareness 30 30
Total 100 100

RRB NTPC MainsExam (Stage-II):

S.No Name of the subjects/topics No. of questions Marks assigned
1.         Arithmetic Ability 30 30
2.         Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
3.         General Science 30 30
4.         General Awareness 30 30
Total 120 120

Admit Card

Candidates can obtain their RRB NTPC 2019 Admit card by visiting their official website. Candidates have to log into their account to obtain their admit cards. Candidates who have successfully registered themselves by paying their application fee within the deadline will only be eligible for getting their respective admit cards. They have to produce their admit card at the examination hall or else candidates will not be eligible for sitting for the examination.

RRB NTPC 2019 Syllabus

Educational modules: The RRB NTPC 2019 exam will be held in 2 phases i.e. Prelims and Mains. Inquiries in the passage test will be asked from four segments i.e. Thinking and General Intelligence, Arithmetic capacity, General Science and General Awareness. The definite area astute syllabus for RRB NTPC 2019 is given beneath:

Math Aptitude:

This segment will incorporate inquiries from Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Data Interpretation, Boats and Streams, Trains’ speed, Time and Distance, Pipe and Cistern, Percentage, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Interest (Simple and Compound), Arithmetical Simplification/Numerical Operations on expansion, subtraction, augmentation, and division, Average, Discounts and Margins, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on Age, Linear condition, Quadratic Equations, Algebraic LCM and HCF, Simple/Compound Interest Geometric Computation of Area, Volume, Perimeters, and so on

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

It covers inquiries on Classification of Odd combine, Analogy, and Syllogism, Pattern Detection, Hidden Images, Embedded Images Mirror Images, Visual Reasoning, Statement-Conclusion, Statement Argument, Statement Interference; Puzzles/Sitting Arrangements, Puzzles/Complex Arrangement, Direction Sense, Alphanumeric Series, Equality/Inequality, Problem Solving, Blood Relation, Verbal and Visual Analysis, Eligibility Test, Arithmetical Reasoning, Decision Making and so on

General Awareness:

Indian Economy, Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Polity, Games and Sports, Indian Railways (Facts and Figures, History) and Indian Culture and Heritage, Current Affairs, National and International Organizations, Science and Technology, Famous Personalities, Honors and Awards, Government Schemes and Policies

General Science:

In this segment, inquiries will be asked from Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Environmental Studies subjects.


Candidates those who have appeared for the examination can check their results by visiting the official admission portal of RRB. To check their results candidates should login to their account and their check their result. The examination authority will notify the result date to the candidates after the release of its notification.

Selection process

The selection of candidates for the RRB Non-Technical Posts recruitment will be based on the following tests

  • Computer Based test
  • Personal Interview

Based on the candidate’s performance in above stages candidates will be invited for further selection process including Typing Test (Skill Test), Aptitude Test, Document Verification, Medical Fitness Test etc.

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