RRB NTPC 2024 Recruitment Dates, Application Form, Vacancies, Pattern

Railway Recruitment Board organizes every year for RRB NTPC exam for the recruitment of Station Master, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Commercial Apprentice, Senior Time Keeper, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Trains Clerk, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper. 12th pass candidates and graduates can apply for this recruitment and join the prestigious government sector- Indian Railways. The application form for RRB NTPC will tentatively be released in the month of December 2023. Through this article, we have provided complete details of RRB NTPC 2024 such as notification, important dates, salary, vacancy, application form, etc.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024

Name of the exam RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024
Full form Railway Recruitment Boards Non-Technical Popular Categories Exam
Conducting body Railway Recruitment Board
Job- Location India
Application mode Online
Application forms release Release soon
Qualification required 12th pass/ Graduation
Selection process
  • 1st Stage: Computer Based Test (CBT)  2nd Stage: Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/ Online Aptitude Test and Document Verification/ Medical Test
Official website www.indianrailways.gov.in.

RRB NTPC 2024 Important Dates

Events Schedule
Official Notification release November 2023
Availability of online application form December 2023
Last date to apply online January 2024
Last date to pay the application fee January 2024
Admit card availability March 2024
Computer-based examination March 2024

Eligibility Requirements


The applicant must be:

  • An Indian national.
  • A subject of Nepal.
  • A subject of Bhutan.
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived to permanently settle in India before January 1, 1962.
  • A candidate of Indian origin who has moved to India permanently from Vietnam, Ethiopia, Zaire, Malawi, Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, the East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma and Sri Lanka.

Educational Qualification

A graduation degree along with typing proficiency is required in posts such as:

  • Traffic Assistant
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Commercial Apprentice (CA)
  • Traffic Apprentice (TA)
  • Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk
  • Goods Guard Selection
  • Asst Station Master (ASM)
  • Senior Clerk-Cum-typist
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist

Age Criteria

The age limit is 18- 28 years, however, the age relaxation is listed in below:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST candidates 5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates 3 years
Ex-servicemen  candidates Up to the level of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
PwD candidates 10 years
PwD OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates 13 years
PwD SC/ ST candidates 15 years

Note: The applicants who are waiting for their results should not apply. If done so, RRB will reject their application.

RRB NTPC 2024 Application Form

  • Candidates can get and fill up the application form through the official website of RRB- www.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • Choose the zone where you are willing to apply.
  • Provide your personal/ educational details and upload the signature and photograph in the form.
  • Complete the application fee payment by UPI/ debit card/ credit card/ net banking/ SBI challan (offline mode).

Application Fee

Categories Application fee
General/ OBC candidates INR 500/-
Women/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-servicemen candidates INR 250/-

Exam Pattern

  • Both the stages of RRB NTPC will be held online i.e. Computer Based Mode.
  • Every stage will be based on Objective Type Questions.
  • The first and second stage comprises of 100 and 120 marks respectively.
  • For each correct response, 1 mark will be awarded and one-third of marks of negative marking will be there.
  • For each stage, there will be a duration of 90 minutes or 1 hour 30 minutes.

First stage:

Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
Arithmetic ability 20 20  

1 hour 30 minutes

Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 25 25

Second stage:

Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
Arithmetic ability 30 30  

1 hour 30 minutes

Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024 FAQs

Question: What is the official portal where candidates can apply for the NTPC exam 2024?

Ans. Candidates need to visit the official site i.e. www.indianrailways.gov.in.

Question: What educational qualification is required for NTPC Exam?

Ans. 12th-pass and graduated students are eligible to apply for this exam.

Question: When will the application forms for NTPC be released?

Ans. The application forms will be out in the month of December 2023.

Question: What is the full form for RRB NTPC?

Ans. It stands for Railway Recruitment Boards Non-Technical Popular Categories Exam.

1 thought on “RRB NTPC 2024 Recruitment Dates, Application Form, Vacancies, Pattern”

  1. Sir ,
    1. I am RK GHOSH (Ex Indian Army)
    30 yrs rendered Clerical job experience in Army , can I apply RRB NTPC post. My Civ edn B.Com associate degree and Graduate in Army.
    2. If am I eligible where I can get online application form.
    3. I am domicile in WB.
    4. My DOB 26-11-1971.


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