RRB NTPC – Detailed Recruitment Notification 2019

Dear Railway Aspirants,

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) released the detailed RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019 notification to recruit Non-technical Popular Categories (NTPC) vacancies.

A total of 35,227 RRB NTPC vacancies for Station Master, Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Junior Clerk, Train Clerk, Jr Accountant, Typist & various other posts will be filled by this Recruitment.

Totally 13 posts have been specified in this RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019.

Eligible and interested candidates are advised to read the Notification related details & apply on or before 31st March 2019.

More than 1 Lakh Vacancies will be available soon for the RRC Level 1 (RRC – 01).

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019: Important Dates

  • RRB NTPC Online Application Begins: 01.03.2019
  • Last Date to Apply for RRB NTPC 2019: 31.03.2019
  • Last Date to Pay Online Application Fees: 05.04.2019
  • Final Submission of Applications: 12.04.2019
  • Admit Card Download Date: Will be announced soon
  • RRB NTPC Exam Date 2019: June to September 2019

Posts Available for RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment

Category No. Name of the post
1 Commercial Apprentice
2 Station Master
3 Goods Guard
4 Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist
5 Senior Clerk Cum Typist
6 Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk
7 Senior Time Keeper
8 Traffic Assistant
9 Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk
10 Accounts Clerk Cum Typist
11 Junior Clerk Cum Typist
12 Junior Time Keeper
13 Trains Clerk

RRB NTPC 2019 – Post & Vacancy Details

  • Name of the Post Category: NTPC
  • Total No of Vacancies: 35,227

Under Graduate Posts:

Note: 12th/ HSC is the Minimum Educational Qualification for the Under Graduate Posts

Posts Vacancies Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay
Junior Clerk Cum Typist 4319 2 Rs. 19900
Accounts Clerk cum typist 760 2 Rs. 19900
Junior Time Keeper 17 2 Rs. 19900
Trains Clerk 592 2 Rs. 19900
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 4940 3 Rs. 21700
Total 10628

Graduate Posts:

Note: Graduate / a University Degree holders are eligible to apply for Graduate Posts mentioned below.

Posts Vacancies Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay
Traffic Assistant 88 4 Rs. 25500
Goods Guard 5748 5 Rs. 29200
Ticket Clerk 5638 5 Rs. 29200
Senior Clerk cum Typist 2873 5 Rs. 29200
Junior Accountant Assistant Cum Typist 3164 5 Rs. 29200
Senior Time Keeper 14 5 Rs. 29200
Commercial Apprentice 259 6 Rs. 35400
Station Master 6865 6 Rs. 35400
Total 24649

RRB NTPC Educational Qualification 2019

Post Category Educational Qualification

(Junior Clerk Cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk)

Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent exam

(Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accountant Assistant Cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master)

Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree or its equivalent

Age Limit

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts):

Age Group Upper Limit of Date of Birth

(Not earlier than)

Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not later than) for Under Graduate Posts
UR OBC – Non-Creamy layer SC / ST For all community / categories
18 to 30 02.07.1989 02.07.1986 02.07.1984 01.07.2001


For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts):

Age Group Upper Limit of Date of Birth

(Not earlier than)

Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not later than) for Under Graduate Posts
UR OBC – Non-Creamy layer SC / ST For all community/categories
18 to 33 02.07.1986 02.07.1983 02.07.1981 01.07.2001

Age Relaxation

Age relaxations given as per Govt Rules. Please refer the Detailed Notification for Age relaxation details.

RRB NTPC 2019 – Application Fee

Category Fees
General Rs. 500/-
SC / ST / OBC / Female / Ex-Serviceman / Transgender / Minorities Rs. 250/-

RRB NTPC 2019 – Selection Process

Aspirants opting for RRB NTPC should know the Selection Procedure of the recruitment. Students will be selected based on the marks scored in first & second stage whereas other stages will be qualifying in nature. 

There will be two stage Computer Based Test (CBT) followed by Skill Test (Computer based Aptitude Test for Station Master and Traffic Assistant, Typing Skill Test for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper).

Lastly, there will be document verification and medical examination.

For Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Commercial Apprentice, there shall be two stage CBT followed by document verification and medical examination.

Also Normalization will also play an important factor in this RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019.

RRB NTPC 2019: CBT-1 Exam Pattern

Subject Questions Duration
General Awareness 40 90 Minutes
Mathematics 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
Total Marks 100

Each question will carry one mark, and there is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for the wrong answer. 

RRB NTPC 2019: CBT-2 Exam Pattern

Subject Questions Duration
General Awareness 50 90 Minutes
Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
Total Marks 120

Short Listing for Various Stages:

RRB wise short listing of candidates for 2nd Stage CBT shall be done at the rate of 20 times the vacancies (may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway Administration). The short listing for 2nd Stage CBT will be based on the merit of the candidates in 1st Stage CBT.

The short listing for Skill Tests such as Computer based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test shall be to the extent of 8 times the vacancies (may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway Administration) based on the merit of the candidates in 2nd Stage CBT.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Exam Syllabus has been provided for your reference below. 

General Awareness

  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Games and Sports
  • Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system
  • General Scientific and Technological
  • Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other
  • important World Organizations, Art and
  • Culture of India
  • Indian Literature
  • Monuments and Places of India
  • General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)
  • History of India and Freedom Struggle
  • Physical
  • Social and Economic Geography of India and World
  • Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations
  • Transport Systems in India
  • Indian Economy
  • Famous Personalities of India and World
  • Flagship Government Programs
  • Flora and Fauna of India
  • Important
  • Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.


  • Number System
  • Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss
  • Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical
  • Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency
  • Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps
  • Interpretation of Graphs etc

RRB NTPC 2019 – Direct Links

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019 – Official Notification

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