RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019 Notification | 35277 Vacancies | Eligibility

RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC stands For Railway Recruitment Board – NonTechnical Popular Categories.

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam to recruit Commercial apprentice, Goods guard, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, Assistant Station Master, etc. all over India.

There are various posts under RRB NTPC like Ticket Collector, Commercial Apprentice, Clerk Cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Traffic Apprentice, Assistant Station Master, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk, Goods Guard, etc.

Job Profiles and Vacancies for RRB – NTPC

NTPC introduces multiple posts under RRB NTPC Recruitment Exam 2019. Some of these posts with their job roles are described here.

  1. Station Master
  • Supervises the activities in a railway station.
  • In-charge of the station.
  • Responsible to ensure smooth and timely arrival and departure of trains.
  • Ensures that passengers do not have to face any problem.
  1. Commercial Apprentice
  • Multi-skilled supervisors in various commercial branches.
  • Posted as Commercial Supervisor/ Goods Supervisor/ Commercial Inspector/ Parcel Supervisor.
  1. Goods Guard
  • To monitor the functioning of vehicles.
  • To conduct checks for loose ends in the train.
  • To identify and address minor issues while train is moving.
  • To ensure brake continuity.
  • Works with Station Master and communicates information about arrival and departure of trains, etc.
  1. Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Assists the Senior Clerk.
  • Responsible for data entry.
  1. Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Responsible for Clerical work at different departments.
  • Supervises Junior Clerk.
  1. Traffic Assistant
  • To take care of traffic and signal.
  • Have to work in different shifts.
  1. Senior Time Keeper
  • Works in sync with the entire railway network.
  • Keeps records of time regarding movements of train.
  • Works in various shifts.
  1. Junior Time Keeper
  • Assists the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining records of arrival/ departure of trains.
  • Works in various shifts.
  1. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Works in ticket booking office.
  • Responsible for commercial checking and issuing of tickets.
  • To book luggage and goods.
  1. Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist
  • Takes care of accounts.
  • Keeps track of transactions, expenditures, claim settlements, etc.
  • Makes accounts – related reports.
  • Manages and compiles budgets as per rules.
  • Checks financial irregularities.
  • Provides support related to administrative tasks in the account departments.
  1. Account Clerk cum Typist
  • Works in the accounts and finance team.
  • Keeps track of various transactions.
  • Responsible for data entry and other associated works in the department.
  • Helps in administrative activities.
  1. Trains Clerk
  • Maintains general records related to trains and their conditions.
  • Responsible to keep track of the number of coaches in the train.
  1. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Responsible for issuing ticket through CRS and UTS.
  • Keeps and maintains records related to luggage.

Candidates are offered these posts according to their eligibility level.

There are many vacancies for the various posts of NTPC sectioned according to candidates’ level of eligibility. Eligibility – wise breakdown of multiple NTPC posts.

For NTPC 10+2 Level,

Name of Posts

No. of Vacancies

Junior Clerk cum Typist

4319

Account Clerk cum Typist

760

Junior Time Keeper

17

Trains' Clerk

592

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

4940

TOTAL

10628

For NTPC Graduate Level,

Name of Posts

No. of Vacancies

Senior Clerk cum Typist

2873

Junior Account Clerk cum Typist

3164

Senior Time Keeper

14

Goods Guard

5748

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5638

Traffic Assistant

88

Station Master

6865

Commercial Apprentice

259

TOTAL

24649


Eligibility Criteria for RRB – NTPC

There are a set of expected eligibility criteria that you should qualify to apply for RRB NTPC Exam Recruitment.

  1. Age Limit
  • Minimum Age Limit : 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit : 30 years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Physically Disabled: 10 years
  • Physically Disabled + OBC: 13 years
  • Physically Disabled + SC/ ST: 15 years
  1. Educational Qualification
  • NTPC 10+2 Level: Candidate must have qualified 10+2/ Intermediate to be eligible for this exam.
  • NTPC Graduate Level: Candidate must hold a minimum of Bachelors’ degree in any stream from a recognized University/ Institution.


RRB – NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus

RRB – NTPC exam is conducted in multiple phases, which are:

  1. CBT Stage 1
  2. CBT Stage 2
  3. Typing Skill Test
  4. Document Verification/ Medical Examination


RRB NTPC Stage – 1 CBT

This paper is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam. CBT Stage – 1 is divided into 3 sections, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and Mathematics, which contains 100 questions for 100 marks and 90 minutes time as a whole.

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

30

30

90 minutes

General Awareness

40

40

Mathematics

30

30

TOTAL

100

100


RRB NTPC Stage – 2 CBT

This paper is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam. CBT Stage – 2 is divided into 3 sections, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and Mathematics, which contains 120 questions for 120 marks and 90 minutes time as a whole.

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

35

35

90 minutes

General Awareness

50

50

Mathematics

35

35

TOTAL

120

120


RRB NTPC Typing Skill Test

For the posts Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper, a Typing Skill Test (TST) of qualifying nature shall be conducted.

Medium of Language

Typing Speed

English

30 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Hindi

25 words per minute (w.p.m.)


RRB NTPC Document Verification/ Medical Examination

Based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST, candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

RRB – NTPC Exam Date

NABARD has released exam dates for the post of RRB – NTPC for year 2019. The scheduled exam dates are stated below.

ACTIVITIES

DATES

Online Registration Starts from

1 March, 2019

Last Date to Register Online

31 March, 2019

Last Date to Make Payment

5 April, 2019

Last Date to Final Submit

12 April, 2019

Last Date to update post preferences

30 April, 2019

Admit Card Availability

July, 2019

Exam Date

Available Soon