RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card & Result


RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Due to COVID-19 constraints, Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have postponed further scheduling of the RRB NTPC 2021 exam. Exam dates for subsequent phases of the exam will be set after the restrictions have been lifted. From December 28, 2020, to April 8, 2021, RRBs successfully conducted the six phases of the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam. A total of 1.18 crore individuals applied for the exam, out of a total of 1.25 crore applications received.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 is for graduate and undergraduate positions in Indian Railways’ Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) in various Zonal Railways and manufacturing units.

For the following positions, a total of 35,208 vacancies will be filled.

Junior Clerk cum Typist

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

Junior Time Keeper

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 Time Keeper

Commercial Apprentice and Station Master

With the Union Cabinet’s permission for the establishment of the National Recruitment Agency or NRA, the agency will now conduct the preliminary exams for the railways. To fill Group B and C positions, a Common Eligibility Test (CET) will be administered. The RRBs, on the other hand, will be in charge of the stages for further candidate selection.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 – Official Notification

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a notice regarding RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021. The Official Notification will be released soon. Candidates who have Graduation Degree and looking for a government job in Indian Railway can apply for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 Exam. Go through the below notice released by RRB NTPC.



RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

The Exam dates for Railway NTPC 2021 Exam will be released with its official notification. RRB NTPC Exam Dates 2021 will be updated here once the official notification has been released by RRBs. Take a look at the important dates for RRB NTPC 2021 Exam.

Events Dates
Online Application for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) March 01, 2019
Online Application for Para-Medical Staff March 04, 2019
Online Application for Ministerial And Isolated Categories March 08, 2019
Online Application for Level-1 Posts March 12, 2019
Last Date to Apply Online March 31, 2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee April 04, 2019, at 23.59 hrs
Final submission of Applications April 12, 2019, at 23.59 hrs
Applications Status September 21 to 31, 2020
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 1 December 28, 2020, to January 13 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 2 January 16 to 30 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 3 January 31 to February 12, 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 4 February 15, 16, 17, 27 and March 01, 02, 03, 2021.
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 5 March 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 27 2021.
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 6 April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 2021
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage I) Phase 7 July 23, 34, 26, 31, 2021
RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021 To be notified later
RRB NTPC Result 2021 To be notified later
RRB NTPC Exam Date (Stage II) To be notified later

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Online Application

The Online Registration for Railway NTPC 2021 Exam has begun from March 1, 2019. Candidates can click on the below link to fill your applications directly.

Fill Your RRB NTPC 2021 Online Application Here

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

  • Candidates applying for RRB NTPC Recruitment must have completed their graduation in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must have a good typing speed and must be proficient.
  • Candidates applying for the post of Senior Clerk cum typist, Junior Accounts  Assistant cum typist, and Senior Time Keeper must have a typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.

For undergraduate posts

Candidates must have passed Class 12 

For graduate posts

Candidates must be a graduate from a recognised university

Age Limit:

Candidates for 7th CPC Level 2 and 3 undergraduate level posts should be between the ages of 18 and 30 as of July 1, 2019.

Age group

Upper limit of date of birth (Not earlier than)

Lower limit of DOB (Not later than) 

18 to 30 years



Creamy Layer


For all community /categories

July 2, 1989

July 2, 1986

July 2, 1984

July 1, 2001

As on July 1, 2019, the age limit for Graduate level positions was 18 to 33 years old.

Age group

Upper limit of date of birth (Not earlier than)

Lower limit of DOB (Not later than) 

18 to 33 years



Creamy Layer


For all community /categories

July 2, 1986

July 2, 1983

July 2, 1981

July 1, 2001

Note: Candidates who fall into one of the reserved groups are given an age exemption.

RRB NTPC Reruitment 2021: Vacancies

RRBs have updated the RRB NTPC test positions. This exam will now be used to fill a total of 35,208 vacancies. Previously, 35,277 vacancies have been announced for the RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021 Exam. Since the DLW posts under RRB Allahabad were abolished, the openings were updated. As a result, the total number of vacancies dropped from 4,099 to 4,030.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Papers

RRB NTPC Selection Process

The RRB NTPC Recruitment has some certain criteria for the selection of the candidates. Here is the list of tests to be conducted for RRB NTPC 2021:

  • First, there will be a Preliminary test
  • Further, if the candidates pass in Prelims, will have to attend the Mains test
  • Finally, those who clear both stage 1 and stage 2 will have a Personal Interview

RRB NTPC Recrutiment 2021: Fee Details

The online application form for RRB NTPC has some charges. Here are the fee details for the exam.

Category Fees
For GEN/OBC Rs 500/-
For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Rs 250/-


RRBs provide a competitive wage package as well as additional benefits. For undergraduate and graduate positions, the remuneration is set by the Seventh Pay Commission. The following is the RRB NTPC salary structure:


Initial Salary (In Rs)

Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, 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 Time Keeper


Commercial Apprentice


Station Master


Preparation for the RRB NTPC

The competition is tough due to the enormous number of applicants. As a result, candidates must prepare thoroughly in order to pass each step of the exam. A few techniques for passing the RRB NTPC exam are discussed here.

  • Examine the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.
  • Examine past year’s question papers to get a sense of the types of questions that will be asked.
  • Complete the RRB NTPC mock exam.
  • Have a firm grasp on each and every subject.
  • Make use of good RRB NTPC books.
  • Complete the RRB NTPC practice exams.

We have included all ythe information regarding RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021. If you have any query feel free to ask in the coment section. You can start preparing for the upcoming RRB NTPC exam with a wide range of RRB NTPC Study Materials available. We will keep you updated on the exam. Stay tuned for more information.

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FAQ: RRB NTPC Recruitment 2021

What were the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam dates?

The RRB NTPC CBT 1 test 2021 was conducted in six phases from December 28, 2020, to April 8, 2021.

When will the preliminary RRB NTPC CBT 1 answer key 2021 be released?

The RRB NTPC answer key, objection tracker, question paper, and candidate response sheet for the year 2021 will be available soon. By logging into their account, candidates can download them.

What is the procedure for candidates to apply for the RRB NTPC exam?

Candidates can apply for the RRB NTPC position online. Unreserved and OBC category males paid Rs 500 in application fees, while women, SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen paid Rs 250.

What is the RRB NTPC syllabus for the CBT tests for the first and second stages?

For the first and second stage CBTs, the RRB NTPC syllabus includes questions from the following topics: general awareness, mathematics, and general intelligence and reasoning.

Is the RRB NTPC exam online or offline?

The Railway Recruitment Boards conduct the RRB NTPC exam online. The exam is divided into phases based on the position.

When will the RRB NTPC results be released?

After all phases of the exam have been completed, the RRB NTPC result will be issued.

What is the best way to prepare for the RRB NTPC exam?

For each topic, you can prepare for the RRB NTPC exam by practicing sample papers or previous years’ question papers. Regularly study, and keep formulas and problem-solving procedures handy. Prepare for the exam by practicing and revising thoroughly. Mock tests can also help you improve your speed and accuracy.

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