RRB NTPC 2021 exam recruitment is not yet started by the Railway Recruitment Board. The details for 2021 Railway NTPC exam will be updated here once the notification is out.

The RRB NTPC exam is conducted by the Railway Board. Candidates can know more about other RRB Exams, in the given link. In the meantime, you can go through the information for 2020, 2019 and previous years.

RRB NTPC 2020 latest update–  Railway Board has not released the RRB NTPC 2020 exam Notification. Candidates will be notified of the same once the information is out.

RRB NTPC Exam 2019 latest update- 

  1. The Admit Card for the 7th phase of the Railway NTPC 2019 examination in released on the official website. Applicants can download the region-wise admit card for the Non-Technical and popular Category exam on the RRB NTPC Admit Card page linked here. 
  2. The Railway Board has released the online exam date for Non Technical Popular Category Posts (NTPC) in 7th Phase on official website of RRB. The board is conducting the online exam RRB NTPC on 23, 24, 26 and 31 July 2021 under 7th Phase. RRB NTPC 2019-20 CBT exams were put on hold due to the prevailing situation of COVID 19 in the country.
  3. The RRB NTPC 2019-20 recruitment process commenced in December 2020 after the ease of restriction imposed for the first wave of COVID 19. The 6th phase exam of the first stage of RRB NTPC 2019 was conducted in April, 2021. The RRB NTPC Phase 6 Exam was conducted on April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2021. The revised exam dates for the next phase will be announced by the board in due course.
  4. The new date RRB NTPC 2019 CBT I phase II is January 16th to January 30th 2021. Phase 1 of RRB NTPC CBT I is scheduled to be conducted from December 28th 2020 to January 13th 2021.
  5. On December 23rd 2020, the Railway Board has made available the call letter for RRB NTPC 2019 (CEN 01/2019) exam.
  6. The official RRB NTPC 2019 exam dates for 35208 vacancies is announced by the RRB CEO and Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav in an interview on 2nd December. Earlier all the exams by Railway board were expected to start by December 15th, he clarified that the examinations will start from December 28th 2020.
  7. RRB NTPC Application Status [Out] -Applicants of the Railway NTPC 2019 exam can check RRB NTPC Application Status from the official websites of regional RRBs (check the link provided)
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The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam to fill various auxiliary posts in the Indian Railways. The recruitment is done for the following posts:

  • 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

It is these posts of the RRB NTPC that keep the well-oiled machinery of the Indian Railways running, thus they play a crucial role in its day-to-day functioning. In this article, we will take you through RRB NTPC Exam 2019 Notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Dates and lots more.

For further information check RRB NTPC Full Form in detail.

RRB NTPC Related Links:

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Railway NTPC Exam Notification

The Railway board has not made any announcement regarding the release of the RRB NTPC 2021 exam notification and RRB NTPC 2020 exam notification.

Currently, the recruitment process of RRB NTPC 2019 exam is going on. The RRB has announced a total 35277 vacancies for the Non-Technical Popular Categories as per the latest notification released on February 28th, 2019. The applications for RRB NTPC exam began on March 1st, 2019. Candidates can visit the official RRB website (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/) to register for the exam.

For more detailed information on the RRB NTPC Notification, you can visit the linked article.

RRB NTPC Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

RRB NTPC Exam Date

Though the notification of RRB NTPC 2021 and RRB NTPC 2020 examinations are not released, given below are the tentative dates for these two recruitments –

RRB NTPC 2021 Exam Dates

RRB NTPC 2021 Exam
RRB NTPC 2021 Events RRB NTPC 2021 Tentative Dates
RRB NTPC Notification 2021  February 2022
RRB NTPC Apply Online start date February 2022
RRB NTPC Apply Online last date March 2022
RRB NTPC Application Fee Payment Last Date April 2022
Final submission of NTPC Applications April 2022
RRB NTPC Exam Dates  August 2022

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Dates
RRB NTPC 2020 Events RRB NTPC 2020 Dates Tentative
RRB NTPC Notification 2020 August – September 2021
RRB NTPC Apply Online start date August – September 2021
RRB NTPC Apply Online last date August – September 2021
RRB NTPC Application Fee Payment Last Date To be notified
Final submission of NTPC Applications To be notified
RRB NTPC Exam Dates  To be notified

Aspirants of the NTPC 2020 and 2021 exam can check the detailed RRB NTPC Exam Dates in the link provided.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates

The RRB NTPC exam date for 2019 examination is scheduled from December 15th 2020. The Railway Board will announce the final schedule of RRB NTPC Exam 2019 date on the official websites of RRBs.

Candidates are advised to keep a track of RRB NTPC page and official website for regular updates. The table below highlights the RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment dates:

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Dates
RRB NTPC 2019 Events RRB NTPC 2019 Dates
RRB NTPC Notification Released February 28th,  2019
RRB NTPC Apply Online start date March 1st,  2019
RRB NTPC Apply Online last date March 31st,  2019
RRB NTPC Application Fee Payment Last Date April 5th,2019 at 11:59 PM
Final submission of NTPC Applications April 12th, .2019 at 11: 59 PM
RRB NTPC Exam Dates  December 28th 2020 onwards

RRB NTPC 2020-21 Eligibility

The candidates willing to write the RRB NTPC exam must keep the following eligibility criteria in mind in order to appear for the exam:

  1. Nationality / Citizenship: Candidates must be nationals of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
  2. Age: Candidates must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  3. Education: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and for certain posts, should have at least passed the 12th Std.
  4. Physical Fitness: Candidates should pass certain medical standards as prescribed by the RRB.

To know more in detail about the eligibility criteria, candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Eligibility page.
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RRB NTPC 2020-21 Recruitment

The RRB Recruitment process for the RRB NTPC exam ensures that the candidates of exceptional calibre are recruited for the various posts in the Indian Railways. It is a multi-stage selection process designed to test the candidate’s intelligence and physical fitness. Only a few manage to pass this process.

Check RRB Result page for further information.

The following table gives a general overview of the RRB NTPC 2020-21 Recruitment Process:

RRB NTPC 2020-21 Recruitment 
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for RRB NTPC, Paramedical Staff, and Ministerial and Isolated Posts

Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) for Level 1 Posts

Name of the Posts Various Posts Under Each Category
Job Category Government Job (Central Government)
Vacancies To be notified
Work Location All Over India
Mode of Application Online
Stages of Exam Varies according to the post
Official Website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

For more details about the RRB NTPC Recruitment process, visit the linked article.

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RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Pattern

The RRB NTPC Exam 2020-21 Pattern consists of the following stages:

  1. CBT Stage – 1
  2. CBT Stage – 2
  3. Skill / Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

*Note: The Skill Test is applicable for those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Accountant Assistant, Senior Clerk cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper, while the aptitude test is for those who have applied for the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master.

To know more about the syllabus of all the RRB Exams, visit the RRB Syllabus page

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus

The sections for both the stages of the RRB NTPC CBT Exam are the same. They are as follows:

  1. Mathematics
  2. General Awareness
  3. General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning

The only difference is the number of questions asked in each stage. It is 100 questions in CBT Stage – 1 while it is 120 questions in CBT Stage – 2. Both stages have a duration of 90 minutes each.

To ease out your general awareness preparation for the exam we have collated important Static GK topics (link is given above) in the linked page.

Candidates can also save their time for preparing other subjects as we keep a track of daily, weekly and monthly track of current Affairs (link provided above) to make your preparation a smooth ride.

RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Preparation

Through the RRB NTPC 2020 exam candidates will get a chance to become a part of a prestigious Central Government institution. Due to its highly competitive nature, the RRB NTPC exam needs an air-tight preparation strategy to crack it.

To that extent, applicants need to be familiar with both the RRB NTPC Syllabus and its subsequent exam pattern for a sound preparation strategy. Once both the syllabus and the exam pattern is understood, then passing the exam will be easy.

To abreast themselves with the latest exam pattern and syllabus candidates can refer sample papers or previous year question papers.

The strategy for RRB NTPC 2021 – 2020 exam preparation is given in brief below:

  1. Check the RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria
  2. Understanding the Railway NTPC Exam Pattern properly
  3. Go through the detailed RRB NTPC Syllabus.
  4. Having a clear concept on the various topics in the NTPC exam
  5. Refer important study materials related to the topics in the exam
  6. Focusing on certain exam preparation plans
  7. Solve Online Quiz related to RRB NTPC to analyse your preparation level.

To get more preparation tips and tricks to help in cracking the exam, the candidates can visit the RRB NTPC Preparation page

RRB NTPC Apply Online

To register for the RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam, candidates must visit the official RRB website to fill the application form.

The steps for RRB NTPC 2021 and 2020 registration are as follows:

  • Step 1 – Visit the official RRB website
  • Step 2 – Register using your mobile number and email id
  • Step 3 – Login using your registration id, which will be generated after you register with your mobile number and email id
  • Step 4 – Fill all the essential details like name, address, etc.
  • Step 5 – Upload necessary documents like photographs, signature.
  • Step 6 – Before clicking on the ‘submit’ button, review the application form to make sure that all the data entered are correct and free of any errors.
  • Step 7 – Select your mode of payment for the payment of the application fee and fill in the details. The registration process is now completed.

To know more in detail about the application process visit the RRB NTPC Apply Online page.

RRB NTPC 2021 – 2020 Admit Card

Since the notification for RRB NTPC 2021 and RR NTPC 2020 exam is not out officially, the dates for the release of the admit card are not known.  However the steps given below will assist the aspiring candidates in future –

Steps to download RRB NTPC Admit Card

  1. Visit the RRB website of the region you have applied for (http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/).
  2. Enter your login credentials. You can choose to enter it in either English or Hindi.
  3. Enter the Registration Number that you have received at the time of application.
  4. You will then be redirected to a page where you should click on the option – “Download Admit Card”
  5. Enter your date of birth in the format prescribed or your password as received by you at the time of application
  6. Once submitted, your RRB NTPC Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. Make sure to download your Call Letter well in advance to avoid any technical glitches
  7. You can download your RRB NTPC Admit Card and take a printout. Try to keep a few more copies for future use.

To get more information regarding the RRB NTPC Admit Card, visit the linked article.

RRB has released the Railway NTPC 2019 exam admit card on December 23rd. The facility to download the RRB NTPC Admit Card will be made available on the official website at least 10 days before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the RRB NTPC Official Website to download their admit cards.

A sound preparation strategy along with a clear understanding of basic concepts is the key for a candidate in clearing this competitive exam with relative ease.

RRB NTPC – Regional RRB Official Links

Candidates willing to appear for the RRB NTPC exam 2020 and 2021 can directly fill the NTPC Application Form from the official links of Regional RRBs given below.

RRB NTPC Online Application 2021 Region – Wise
RRB NTPC 2020 – 21 Apply Online 
RRB Railway Zones RRB Website Links To Apply For RRB NTPC
Jammu-Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in.
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in.
Allahabad www.rrbald.nic.in.
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in.
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in.
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in.
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in.
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in.
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in.
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in.
Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.in.
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.org.
Secunderabad rrbsecunderabad.nic.in.
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in.
Bhubaneshwar www.rrbbbs.gov.in.
Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in.
Ranchi www.rrbranchi.org.
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in.
Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in.
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in.

The recruitment process for the Railways exam has become easier with the approval of the National Recruitment Agency. A Common Eligibility Test will be conducted to appoint candidates at Group B and Group C posts under SSC, RRB and IBPS. Aspirants can know more about NRA at the linked article.

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Frequently Asked Question – RRB NTPC 2020-21

Q.1. Topics covered in RRB NTPC exam syllabus?

Ans. RRB NTPC exam is conducted for the non-technical group in the Indian Railways. The exam consists of 5 levels, first two levels are computer-based tests that comprise questions from General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude. The topics are basically of Class 12 and graduation level. The other three levels of the RRB NTPC exam comprises typing tests, medical tests and final selection.

Q.2. What is the maximum age to appear for RRB NTPC 2021 examination?

Ans. As per the latest notification of RRB NTPC, a candidate must be minimum 18 years of age and must not be more than 33 years to appear for the RRB NTPC exam.

Q.3. What is the RRB NTPC 2020 exam date for CBT -1 ?

Ans. The Railways Board has finally announced the date for RRB NTPC Exam 2019-20 examination. The Computer Based Test Stage I  is scheduled to be conducted from December 28th 2020 onwards.

Q.4. Does a 12th pass candidate fulfills RRB NTPC 2021 eligibility?

Ans. Yes, a candidate who is 12th pass is eligible to apply RRB NTPC exam vacancies for the undergraduate posts such as accounts clerk, typist, junior clerk positions. But, to apply for the post such as Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, Junior Accounts Assitant, Senior Clerk Cum typist, etc. must have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a government recognised university.

Q 5. Which is the best book to prepare mathematics for the Railway NTPC exam?

Ans. To prepare effectively for the RRB NTPC Exam one must have a lot of reference books handy. The important mathematics books for RRB NTPC exam are:

    • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
    • Fast Track by Rajesh Verma
    • NCERT Maths from Grade 6 to Grade 11
    • Magical Books on Quicker Maths by M Tyra
    • Advance Maths by Rakesh Yadav

RRB NTPC preparation page highlights important books for English, Reasoning and General Awareness section of NTPC exam, along with must follow exam strategies.


  1. Which is the best book to prepare science for the NTPC exam?

    1. Hi Gaurav,
      Please Check RRB NTPC Preparation page to get an idea of important books for NTPC exam.

  2. Hello sir I have a question that the NTPC post have any physical test like Hight, weights,BMI , running,that types of test if yes
    So which are can u explain plz !

    1. Hi Saurabh,
      Yes, there are physical fitness requirements in order to appear for RRB NTPC exam. You can check the detailed RRB NTPC Eligibility for Physical fitness in the given link.

  3. when it will be conduct the RRB NTPC EXAM

    1. Hi,
      The Railway Recruitment Board has not yet announced any particular date for RRB NTPC Exam. Keep a track of RRB NTPC Exam Date and RRB NTPC Notification page for regular update.

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