1. RRB NTPC 2023 Notification

The RRB NTPC Notification  2023  will be released shortly on RRB’s official website https://indianrailways.gov.in./ RRB will announce job openings for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), i.e. 

  • Junior Account Assistant(Typist)
  • Senior Timekeeper
  • Junior Clerk (Typist)
  • Accounts Clerk (Typist)
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Trains Clerk
  • Commercial/ Ticket Clerk(Ticket Collector)
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Goods Guard
  • Senior Commercial Clerk(Senior Ticket Collector)
  • Senior Clerk(Typist)
  • Commercial Apprentice
  • Station Master

The previous cycle of RRB NTPC Notification was released in the year 2019 and the cycle of exams to final results was postponed till 2022 due COVID-19 outbreak. It is estimated that the annual announcement of RRB NTPC Notification 2023 will be released this April/May and will complete within the usual 1-year span. The following blog provides more information about the various positions, open positions, and wages listed in the RRB NTPC 2019 notice.

Click Here for RRB NTPC 2019 Notification PDF

2. About RRB NTPC 2023 Exam

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the National Talent Pool Competitive Examination (NTPC) for recruitment to Group ‘C’ posts in the Indian Railways every year.

The examination is conducted in four stages- 

  1. RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I/ RRB NTPC 2023 Prelims
  2. Mains – RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-II/  / RRB NTPC 2023 Mains
  3. The Skill Test (Typing) /Computer Based Aptitude Test(CBAT) – depending on the post applied.
  4. Document Verification & Medical Test 

2.1 RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I 

RRB NTPC 2023 Exam pattern CBT-I or otherwise called RRB NTPC 2023 Prelims Exam is a basic screening test that is used to remove unprepared candidates from the list. The score from RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I is not considered in the final result.

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
General Awareness 40 40 90 minutes

(120 minutes for PWD candidates)

Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100


2.2 RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-II

RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Pattern CBT- II is for only candidates that are qualified in RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I. The score of this round will be considered in RRB NTPC 2023 Final Results. RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I score carries a total of 70 % weightage in the final score.

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
General Awareness 50 50 90 Minutes
Mathematics 35 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120


2.3 RRB NTPC 2023 CBAT

The candidates who qualify in the Preliminary and Mains examinations are eligible to take part in the third stage- The Computer-Based Aptitude Test(CBAT). But this round is only applicable to 

  • Traffic Assistant
  • Station Master

The final score weightage is 70% for RRB NTPC Mains exams and 30% for the Aptitude exam (for eligible people). When the candidate qualifies in this round then an interview for document verification is conducted by RRB, which will be followed by a medical test if required.

2.4 RRB NTPC 2023 Skill Test

The candidates who qualify in the Preliminary and Mains examinations are eligible to take part in the third stage- But the skill test is only for a few posts with typing specialization.

  • Junior Account Assistant(Typist)
  • Junior Timekeeper
  • Senior Timekeeper
  • Junior Clerk (Typist)
  • Senior Clerk (Typist)

This test is mainly for words per minute(WPM) in English(30 WPM) and Hindi (25 WPM). The skill test is conducted eight times the usual vacancy to select the best among the applicants. Qualifying for this round will enable the applicants for a document verification round and medical check-up.

3. About IACE coaching for RRB NTPC

IACE stands first in creating new and innovative programs for its students and guiding them in their courses to achieve their goals since 2014. The course for RRB NTPC is created to complete the whole syllabus within a 3-month course and start revising the subjects.

After course completion, students are tutored through IACE’s Intensive programs targeting students with pre-exam fever and capitalize on their zeal during that period

  • 30/40 days Intensive program: This program is to revise students on the complete syllabus of the exam 2 months before the exam.
  • RIP – Real Intensive Program: this program is a 10 -15 days program organized during the last month of the exam planned with daily 12 hrs intensive revisions and practice.

4. RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Highlights

RRB NTPC 2023 Notification 2023 exam is predicted to be in the coming months. Some of the Highlights of RRB NTPC 2023 are posted below for efficient analysis. Stay up to date and follow IACE blogs

Name of Exam RRB NTPC 2023
NTPC Full Form Non-Technical Popular Categories
Exam Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Body (RRB)
RRB NTPC Official Website rrb.gov.in
Total Vacancy To be notified
Mode of Exam Online
Selection process Stage 1: CBT-1

Stage 2: CBT-2

Stage 3: Skill Test

Stage 4: Document Verification and Medical Test


5. RRB NTPC 2023 Online Application & Fee

When the RRB NTPC notification 2023 is published, the registration process for the 2023 test will begin. Following these instructions will allow you to complete the registration process for the RRB NTPC Exam.

To register, candidates must go to the official RRB website.

  1. Visit the RRB webpage for your region.
  2. To apply, click the “Click here” button.
  3. To begin your application form, click “NEW REGISTRATION.”
  4. Complete the Personal Details, Upload Photograph & Signature, and Education Qualifications parts of the application form.
  5. During RRB NTPC 2023 Registration students have to select the zone and division of the Railway Recruitment Board to which the student wants to apply.
  6. Pay your RRB NTPC Exam application fee.
  7. Download a copy of the application form for future reference.

Click Here to apply for RRB NTPC 2023

The table below includes the application fee due for each category:

S.No Category Fee Remark
1 UR & OBC(Men) Rs.500/- Rs. 400/- will be refunded on attending CBT-I
2 SC, ST & EWS Rs.250/- Rs. 250/- will be refunded on attending CBT-I
3 PWD(All Category) Rs.250/- Rs. 250/- will be refunded on attending CBT-I
4 Women(All Category) Rs.250/- Rs. 250/- will be refunded on attending CBT-I


6. RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The RRB NTPC 2023 Notification has set out the eligibility criteria for applying for the RRB NTPC 2023 Exam.

6.1 Education Qualification and Age Limit

– The candidate should have completed 10+2 or its equivalent exam from a recognized board for undergraduate-level posts

–  Candidates with a degree from any recognized board or equivalent education for Graduation level posts.

S.No Level of Post Age Group
1 Undergraduate level post 18 to 30 years
2 Graduate level post 18 to 33 years


RRB NTPC 2023 Age Relaxation:

S.No Category Age Relaxation Limit
1 OBC Candidates 3 years
2 SC/ST 5 years
3 Ex-Servicemen (more than 6 months of service) UR 30(Age) + service time + 3 years
OBC NCL 33(Age) + service time + 3 years
SC/ST 35(Age) + service time + 3 years
4 PWD UR 10 years
OBC NCL 13 years
SC/ST 15 years
5 Residents of Jammu & Kashmir during 01/01/1980 to  31/12/1989 UR 35(Age)
OBC NCL 38(Age)
SC/ST 40(Age)
6 Group-D RRB staff, Casual Labourers & Substitutes (minimum 3 years service under RRB) UR 40(Age)
OBC NCL 43(Age)
SC/ST 45(Age)
7 Quasi-Administrative post holder in various RRB offices. UR 30(Age) + RRB service time + 5 years
OBC NCL 33(Age) + RRB service time + 5 years
SC/ST 35(Age) + RRB service time + 5 years
8 Women Candidates that are not remarried(Widowed/ divorced) UR 35(Age)
OBC NCL 38(Age)
SC/ST 40(Age)


7.RRB NTPC 2023- Important Dates

RRB NTPC Notification 2023 is to be released on RRB’s official website this April 2023. Tabulated below are some Important dates of RRB NTPC 2023 to be released. Please follow this page for the fastest updates.

Events  Dates 
Release of RRB NTPC 2023 Notification  April 2023
Starting date of the Application Process  To be notified
Last date to submit the Application  To be notified
Last date of Application Fees Submission  To be notified
Final date for Application Submission To be notified
Release of Admit Card To be notified
RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-1  Exam date To be notified


8. RRB NTPC 2023 Selection Procedure

The RRB NTPC 2023 Selection procedure has multiple steps. They also have a few stages designed expressly for certain positions.

The following are the steps in the selection process:

  • Prelims examination (CBT-1): It contains 100 questions for 90 minutes duration. There will be a negative marking 1/3 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. 
  • Mains Exam (CBT-2): It contains 120 questions for 90 minutes duration. CBT-2 also contains negative markings 1/3 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Typing Test: For the post of Junior Accounts Assistant( Typist), Senior Clerk(Typist), and Senior Time Keeper.
  • Aptitude Exam: For the post of Traffic Assistant and Assistant Station Master.
  • Verification of Documents.
  • Test of Medical Fitness.

9. RRB NTPC Syllabus 2023

RRB NTPC 2023 syllabus is estimated to have not been subjected to any changes from the previous RRB NTPC 2019 Syllabus. If any new changes are to be announced then the latest update will be posted here. The syllabus for CBT-1 and CBT-2 is the same but the level of difficulty may vary in CBT-1 and CBT-2. 

S.no Subjects Topics
1 General Awareness
  • History
  • Geography
  • Economy
  • Indian Polity and Governance
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs, etc.
2 Mathematics 
  • Number System
  • Decimals
  • LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions
  • Time and Work
  • Mensuration
  • Percentage
  • Elementary Statistics, etc.
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagrams & Puzzle, etc.


10. RRB NTPC Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

RRB NTPC Notification 2023 comes with a list of vacancies that can be filled in the Railway Board. These vacancies can be discussed mainly in two categories.

10.1 Zonal and Division-wise Vacancies

The railway board divided the vacancies based on the zonal and divisional areas they come under. This helps the applicants on which zone they can apply to.

Railway Board Zone No of Vacancies
RRB Allahabad To be notified
RRB Ajmer To be notified
RRB Ahmedabad To be notified
RRB Bhopal To be notified
RRB Bangalore To be notified
RRB Bilaspur To be notified
RRB Bhubaneswar To be notified
RRB Chandigarh To be notified
RRB Guwahati To be notified
RRB Gorakhpur To be notified
RRB Jammu Srinagar To be notified
RRB Kolkata To be notified
RRB Mumbai To be notified
RRB Malda To be notified
RRB Muzaffarpur To be notified
RRB Ranchi To be notified
RRB Patna To be notified
RRB Siliguri To be notified
RRB Secunderabad To be notified
RRB Thiruvananthapuram To be notified
Total RRB NTPC Vacancy To be notified


10.2 Job Wise vacancies

RRB NTPC 2023 Notification will provide vacancy for many numerous jobs as tabulated below. Some are for undergraduates(10+2) and some for Graduates, hence it became important to know the vacancies based on the job offered for your education.

S.No Name of the post Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk (Typist) To be notified
2 Accounts Clerk(Typist) To be notified
3 Junior Time Keeper To be notified
4 Trains Clerk To be notified
5 Commercial/ Ticket Clerk To be notified
6 Traffic Assistant To be notified
7 Goods Guard To be notified
8 Senior Commercial/ Ticket Clerk To be notified
9 Senior Clerk (Typist) To be notified
10 Junior Account Assistant (Typist) To be notified
11 Senior Time Keeper To be notified
12 Commercial Apprentice To be notified
13 Station Master To be notified
Total To be notified


11. RRB NTPC 2023 Cut-Off: Expected & Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

RRB NTPC 2023 Final Results are based on the Cut Off provided by the railway recruitment board. The cut-off will be released along with the exam results posted on the official website to let applicants verify the results. 

The updated RRB NTPC 2023 cut-off will be posted here as soon as the cut-off was announced.

12. RRB NTPC 2023 Salary Structure

RRB NTPC 2023 Salary Structure follows the 7th CPC standard of employment for the central government. We have a detailed analysis of the jobs offered for qualifying in the RRB NTPC 2023 exam and their respective salaries.

RRB NTPC Posts Pay Level as per 7th CPC RRB NTPC Salary
Junior Clerk(Typist) 2 19900
Accounts Clerk( typist) 2 19900
Junior Time Keeper 2 19900
Trains Clerk 2 19900
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700
Traffic Assistant 4 25500
Goods Guard 5 29200
Ticket Clerk 5 29200
Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200
Junior Accountant Assistant (Typist) 5 29200
Senior Time Keeper 5 29200
Commercial Apprentice 6 35400
Station Master 6 35400


13. RRB NTPC Preparation Tips 2023

The RRB NTPC has been a popular exam for many years now. Preparation for this exam is a must for anyone who wants to get into the railway sector. There are many aspects that one needs to focus on while preparing for this exam. The most important aspects are:

Physical and Mental Fitness


Time management skills

Knowledge of the syllabus content

-Understanding of the pattern of the paper

-Daily Practice

-Online/Offline mock tests

14. RRB NTPC 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The Railway Recruitment Board is in charge of administering the RRB NTPC exam. The exam date, time slot, exam location, and other information are on the admit card. The official RRB website is where you can download the 2023 RRB NTPC Admit Card.

There will be two phases of the RRB NTPC Exam and therefore there will be two admission cards. A few days before RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I, the Board of Railway Recruitment releases the RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I Admit card.

Candidates who passed RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I are eligible to take the exam again in RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-II. As a result, the second admission card is made available following the RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I results.

A call letter is mailed to the candidate who qualifies in both phases inviting them to the Document verification round and medical test.

15. RRB NTPC Prelims 2023 Result

The result of the RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-I or RRB NTPC Prelims exam will be announced within a month of the exam. Candidates can check their results on the official website.

16. RRB NTPC Mains 2023 Result

RRB NTPC Mains Results are to be released a month from the RRB NTPC 2023 CBT-II Exam on the official website. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and date of birth on the results date.

17. RRB NTPC Document Verification/Medical Test

Candidates who qualify for both RRB NTPC CBT Exams(Prelims and Mains) and the RRB NTPC Skill test(only for applicable posts)/ RRB NTPC Aptitude exam(CBAT) are called for RRB NTPC Document Verification stage. The interview is conducted by a panel of Officers from the RRB NTPC. The RRB NTPC Interview Process consists mainly of document verification and medical tests.

Candidates need to submit their original documents as 

  • Proof of identity(AAdhar/ voter id)
  • Proof of age (birth certificate)
  • Proof of educational qualifications(Degree/ B.tech/10+2 certificates)

which are then verified by RRB NTPC officials before appointing them to a post. The candidate needs to undergo a medical examination during the interview round. When both the medical test and background verification check out they will send a posting order via mail. 

Then a merit chart is prepared for the people who qualified a month from RRB NTPC Document Verification/Medical Test

18. FAQ's

1. What are the eligibility criteria for the RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. The eligibility criteria for the RRB NTPC exam is 

  • Minimum educational qualification is required for applying for RRB NTPC posts. For undergraduate level post 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized board and graduate level post minimum degree or equivalent is required.
  • The age limit for undergraduate level should be 18 to 30 years and for graduate level post 18 to 33 years required.

2. Is there any age limit for the RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. RRB NTPC 2023 jobs are for undergraduates in the age range of (18-30) and Graduates in the age range of (18-33). However, there is an age relaxation limit: +3 years for OBC and +5 years for SC/ST category.

3. How long does it take to get results in the RRB NTPC examination?

Ans. It takes about 15 days to 2 months after completion of the exam.

4. After how many times the RRB NTPC Exam is conducted?

Ans. Generally, the RRB NTPC exam is conducted every year but it may vary as per the Railway recruitment board.

5. How many vacancies are there in RRB NTPC 2023?

Ans. The RRB NTPC 2023 notification is not yet released.

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