RRB NTPC Official Notification for 18252 Vacancies, Eligibility, Important Dates, Steps to Apply

RRB NTPC Post Preference have been invited from candidates who appeared for Mains examination by the various Railway Recruitment Boards. This means that the result for CBT Stage 2 which is being awaited my many will be delayed further. However, the good news is that candidates can now submit fresh preferences. This decision has been taken by various RRBs in light of the 7th Pay Commission. Avail this opportunity and submit RRB NTPC post preferences before the last date.

RRB NTPC Post Preference 2017 – Official Notice

RRB NTPC Post Preference Invite 2017: Official Notice PDF


RRB NTPC Post Preference 2017: Important Dates

Start Date May 8th, 2017
Last Date May 14th, 2017

RRB NTPC Post Preference 2017: Result Status for Mains 

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

RRB NTPC Recruitment Notification from the Past

Dear Readers

The biggest recruiter of the country, Indian Railway has released Official ‘Centralized Employment Notice’ inviting eligible Indian nationals for filling up applications for a total of 18252 Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Graduate posts for various Zonal Railways/Production Units in Indian Railway. The NTPC posts along with number of vacancies is given below:

The vacancies below have been modified by RRB s now. 


Category No. Name of the RRB NTPC posts No.  of  Vacancies
1 Commercial Apprentice (CA) 703
2 Traffic Apprentice (TA) 1645
3 Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk (ECRC) 127
4 Goods Guard 7591
5 Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (JAA) 1205
6 Senior Clerk-cum-Typist 869
7 Assistant Station Master (ASM) 5942
8 Traffic Assistant 166
9 Senior Time Keeper 4
  Total 18252


RRB NTPC Graduate Level Selection Procedure 

  • The candidates are required to fill a single application online.
  • There will be a single stage common Computer Based Test (CBT) for all the above vacancies.
  • There will be NEGATIVE MARKING of 1/3rd marks of the the marks alloted to the question for every wrong answer.
  • This will be followed by an aptitude test/Typing skill test.

Click here to see RRB NTPC Syllabus Pattern and Books for preparation 

RRB NTPC Graduate Level Eligibility Criteria:

1. Age Limit (as on 01.01.2016):

The general/UR candidates in the age group 18-32 are eligible for RRB NTPC examination.
Add +3 for OBC and +5 for SC/ST candidates.

The date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:(Both dates inclusive)

Age Group Upper Date of Birth Lower Date of Birth for all
18-32 02.01.1984 02.01.1981 02.01.1979 01.01.1998

Please Note: Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband shall be 35 years for Unreserved, 38 for OBC and 40 for SC/ST/

2. Educational Qualification

a) Candidates should have Degree from recognized University or its equivalent for all the posts and Typing Proficiency in English/Hindi for  Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (JAA),  Senior Clerk-cum-Typist and Senior Time Keeper.

b) Candidates with degrees obtained through non formal/distance education are also eligible, provided they have completed 12 years of schooling through an examination conducted by Board/University OR has passed an entrance test conducted by University AND is not below 18 years of age as on July 1st of the year of submission of ONLINE examination (2015).

c) If you are awaiting results for final examination , you are NOT eligible for this exam.

RRB NTPC Graduate Level Examination Fee:

The examination fee for General/OBC MALE candidates is ₹100(Rupees one hundred only.)

There is no examination fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/Women/Minorities/Transgenders/PWD and Economically backward classes.

Important dates for RRB NTPC Graduate Level Examination

  • Date of Publication of Detailed Notification : 26th December 2015.
  • Online Application will commence from : 26th December 2015.
  • Last date for receipt of Application : The online application, complete in all aspects can be submitted to RRB concerned up to January 25th, 2016 (up to 23.59 hours).
  • Date of RRB Online Exam: March to May, 2016. The exam will conducted on same day(s) for all the participants during March-May 2016.

Steps to apply for RRB NTPC Graduate Level Examination

  • Candidates are required to apply through ONLINE mode to ANY ONE RRB ONLY. (See below for list of participating RRBs and their websites).
  • Please remember application to more than one RRB will lead to rejection of all the applications. 
  • Visit the website of RRB concerned.
  • Go through the instructions by clicking here.
  • Click on ‘ONLINE/E-Application’ link.
  • Click on “New Registration” link.
  • Fill up basic details. On submission of required details, you will receive an email on your mail ID.
  • You will receive confirmation email on your email id.
  • Log in using Registration Number and password.
  • Fill up the details such as educational qualification etc.
  • You will be required to choose option/preference for category and posts.
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph, signature and required documents. (caste certificates).
  • Do online payment of the fee (if not exempted ) through internet banking/Debit Cards or through challan in any branch of SBI or Post Office.
  • Verify filled form and submit it before due date.


Names of participating Railways Recruitment Boards (RRBs)

Following RRBs are participating in this Mega Recruitment by Indian Railways:

Click on the website to apply:

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


We will publish job profiles and expected salaries of all Non Technical Popular Category posts soon.  Please let us know which post you would apply for in this exam (preference order). If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in the comments section below and we will be glad to answer them for you.




  1. Sir I have scored 83.3 (94 attemps 86 right 8 wrongs) ST category from secunderabad region. After normalization is there any chance for GG and CA posts????
    What Will be my normalized score??
    Sir please reply me

  2. sir I fail in A2 eye test but clear in C1 eye test …I didnot mention it while applying….am I eligible for remaining posts…?
    score 88 OBC

  3. Hi …sir i will ask u small question sir …junior account typing english and hindi ….which préfère to RRB ….hindi compulsória sir tell me …

  4. if you done your graduation from civil. You should apply for ASM, Traffic Apprentice and Commercial apprentice. and regarding Senior clerk cum typist, you can get a typing certificate by doing a one month course and getting relevant speed for a person with 6 months experience.

  5. i have done my graduation in Btech (civil engineering).
    plz suggest me which will be suitalbe for me.
    And if i apply for senior clerk cum typist, than i need typing certificate?? Which i don’t have.

  6. If I am applying for RRB gorakhpur then i’ll have to give exam in any of the centres alloted in gorakhpur only
    plzzz clarify

  7. Hi Farzan
    Did you save the registration number? and yes you will get intimation through sms/email on your registered phone number and email id respectively.

  8. I have submitted application completed…they are showing status update as they have accepted my application and will intimate through email/SMS for afterwards procedure…and they would do some formalities…and in form me through email….what should I do????

  9. Please take a print out of that form and keep it safe with you. You do not need to submit it anywhere. Your form is submitted and keep your registration number safe.

  10. Mam / Sir,
    I have done an online payment, and i got one PDF Document which contains my personal details such as My Photograph, my educational details, etc… But as above mentioned that you have to submit , but you don’t mentioned that where have to submit.

    So please mam/sir, give the appropriate answer of my question.

    Thank You
    – Jimesh Solanki.

  11. Sir,I want to know whether there is any English section or not in RRB NTPC graduate exam and also want to know whether it is a single stage exam or there is any prelim and main exam.Give me some link to download question paper for RRBBBS

  12. Hello can you pLz tell me the sectional full marks and number of qs that will be asked in the exam and other related info if any.

  13. I have completed my graduate with faculty of commerce.please u tell me which post will be suitable for me.

  14. Is there any computer certificate needed?Plz give me the Educational qualification details. Does graduation mark vary at the time final allotment?Plz sir suggest me the details.

  15. Hi,
    Please give me the syllabus and topic wise watage of marking and time period of RRB NTPC exam paper. And tell me Is there pri and main exam and interview conducted or not.

  16. Hi ,I’m manoj from cuttack. I’m complete my 3 bsc exam but I have one paper back (final yr) and I have exam in February. plz tell me
    can I eligible for rrb NTPC graduate level post

  17. Hello,
    I would like know about the pay scale for these posts, and is it mandatory to have a knowledge of the local language to fill the form in that region?

    Thanking you in advance.

  18. Hai,iam a graduate with 80% ..
    Please update me as per this latest RRB notification which posts are suitable for women..I don’t have any idea and knowledge about these posts..please update me
    Waiting for your reply

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