RRB NTPC Exam Date

RRB NTPC Exam Date:  Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will conduct the recruitment exams for non-technical popular categories (NTPC), level -1 post and isolated & ministerial category under CEN 01/2019 from December 15, 2020.

RRB NTPC Exam Date: Railways to conduct NTPC CBT-1 exam from December 15

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will conduct Computer based Tests (CBT) for recruitment in non-technical popular categories (NTPC), level -1 posts and isolated and ministerial category under CEN 01/2019 from December 15, 2020, railway minister Piyush Goyal tweeted with a video on Saturday.

n the video, CEO and chairman of RRB, VK Yadav announced the date and said, “A total of 1 lakh, 40 thousand and 640 vacancies were notified for RRB NTPC, isolated and ministerial category and level -1 posts in the year 2019, for which around 2 crore applications were received. The online application was invited between March 1 and 31, 2019. We had completed the scrutiny of applications but could not conduct the exam because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The exams for all three categories will be held from December 15. Full schedule for examination will be released soon.”

The CEN 01/ 2019 recruitment notification for 1.4 lakh vacancies was released on February 23, 2019. There are over 1 lakh vacancies for RRB level-1 posts while the rest 35, 277 posts under NTPC category posts are of paramedical staff, non-technical popular categories (NTPC), ministerial and isolated categories.

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Initially, the exam was scheduled to be held between June and September, but had to be postponed. The exam will now be held from December 15.

Exam Name Date of Notification Exam Date
RRB NTPC 2019 (Cen 01/2019) February 28, 2019 December 15, 2020
RRB Group D  – RRB CEN 01/2019 Level 1 Posts March 12, 2019 December 15, 2020


Candidates may have to wear face masks considering COVID-19 guidelines. Railways are facing a challenging task of tackling impersonation; mass gathering at exam centres, sanitation of exam centres after each shift among others. Number of candidates to be booked in an exam centre may have to be cut down to enable more social distance between two candidates while enforcing the norms required for fair and smooth conduct of examination of this magnitude.

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Earlier, Railways successfully concluded, what can it called as one of the world’s largest recruitment exercise, for filling up critical safety and operational posts and has reached its completion stage. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) invited online applications against Centralized Employment Notification (CEN) No. 01/2018 from 03.02.2018 to 31.03.2018 for a total 64,371 combined vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) & Technicians. A total of 47,45,176 online applications were received. The scheme of selection consisted of 3 -stages computer based tests followed by medical examination (which is one of the stringent medical examinations considering the level of distant vision/colour vision and alertness required from a Loco Pilot) and document verification of short listed candidates. About 47.45 lakhs candidates registered for these posts.