RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024: Notification, Vacancies, Application Process

A respectful service in the Indian railways is a dream of many people in the country. To help you fulfill your dream, the Railway Recruitment Board will soon notify the Recruitment of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) under its Recruitment Notification 2024. 

This article deals with all you need to know about the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, educational qualifications, age limit, and various other details related to the exam. 

Candidates applying for the post of RRB NTPC must visit the official website of Indian railways at https://indianrailways.gov.in to fill the application form whenever it is released. If you are a graduate looking for a stable career, Indian railways can be the best option.

 

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 Overview

Exam Name RRB NTPC 2024
Article Name RRB NTPC Notification 2024
Post Name Junior Clerk, Cum Typist, Traffic Assistant & more
Total Vacancies 30,000+
Notification Release Date July-September, 2024
Authority Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Official Website https://indianrailways.gov.in/

 

Though the exact date of the release of official notification hasn’t been disclosed yet, candidates can expect it to be released in July. 

 

Important Dates 

Here is the list of important dates related to the RRB NTPC exam. All the important dates will be updated in the stable as and when they are updated on the official Railway Recruitment Board website.

 

RRB NTPC 2024: Important Dates
Events Dates
RRB NTPC Notification 2024 July 2024
Start Date To Apply Online  To be notified 
Last Date To Apply Online To be notified 
RRB NTPC Application Status To be notified 
RRB NTPC Exam Dates To be notified 

 

Vacancy Details 

The number of vacancies for the post of RRB NTPC across different zones of the Indian Railways is expected to be more than 30,000 posts. The various posts that RRB NTPC will be recruiting for are : 

  • Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Accounts Clerk cum 
  • Junior Timekeeper 
  • 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 Timekeeper 
  • Commercial Apprentice 
  • Station Master

 

Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates applying for the post of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) across various Railway zones must fulfill certain educational and age criteria. 

 

Educational Qualification 

The education qualification required for various posts under RRB NTPC posts is usually a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognised institution. Some posts under NTPC also require proficiency in typing.

 

Age Criteria 

Candidates applying for the post of NTPC must be of minimum 18 years and must not exceed the age of 33 years. 

 Age relaxation is also available to certain reserved categories.

 

Category Relaxation in Upper Limit
OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR) 30 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC-Non Creamy) 33 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 35 Years plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years.
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (OBC-NCL) 13 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (UR) 35 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (OBC) 38 years
Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989. (SC/ST) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (UR) 40 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (OBC) 43 years
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (SC/ST) 45 years
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (UR) 30 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (OBC) 33 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization (SC/ST) 35 Years plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (UR) 35 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (OBC) 38 years
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried. (SC/ST) 40 years

 

RRB NTPC 2024 Application Procedure

Candidates who want to apply for the post of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) under Recruitment 2024 must follow the following steps: 

  • Visit the official website of Indian railways at https://indianrailways.gov.in
  • In the recruitment section select the vacancy link you want to apply for
  • Register yourself online by entering your name, mobile number & email ID 
  • During logging into your account use your login credentials sent to your phone number and email ID
  • Feel the application form carefully 
  • Check the application form for any mistakes 
  • Upload the necessary documents as instructed
  • Make the fee payment online using any online banking mode such as debit card, credit card, internet banking or E-Challan
  • Click on the submit button 
  • Download your application or take a printout for future use 

Application Fee 

Each candidate has to make a payment while applying for the respective posts 

  • For general and OBC category the fee is ₹500
  • For scheduled caste (SC), scheduled tribes (SC), and physically handicapped (PH) people, the registration fee is ₹250
  • For all the categories the fee that females have to pay is ₹250
  • For ex servicemen also the fee for applying is ₹250

 

Candidates must note that the fee payment can only be done in online mode by using a Debit card, Credit card, Internet banking or E-Challan

 

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of the Railway NTPC consists of  the following stages. 

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT) Stage 1 – this includes various multiple type questions on subjects such as mathematics, general knowledge, reasoning & general science.
  2. Computer Based Exam (CBT) Stage 2 – This paper also includes various multiple type questions on subjects such as mathematics, general knowledge, reasoning & general science.
  3. Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test – This exam is of qualifying nature and tests a candidate’s proficiency in typing.

Examination Pattern 

  • The RRB NTPC recruitment exam is a Computer Based exam which is an online exam.
  • The exam is conducted in three phases including CBT-1, CBT-2, and CBAT
  • The duration of the CBT-1 exam is 90 minutes. The people crisis 100 questions
  • The duration of the CBT 2 exam is also 90 minutes but the paper consists of 120 questions 

 

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