RRB NTPC Recruitment 2024: Eligibility, Exam Dates, and Application Process

RRB NTPC is expected to release the notification in July–September 2024 to fill up vacancies for various non-technical popular category posts. The RRB NTPC application form 2024 will be released along with the notification.

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have announced the RRB NTPC 2024 notification date. The notification will be released in July–September 2024.

The exam comprises both graduate and undergraduate posts. For eligibility in undergraduate posts, the age limit mentioned for the exam is between 18 and 30 years, and candidates should have passed Class 12. The age limit for candidates for graduate posts is 18 to 33 years. The educational qualification for the graduate posts should be graduation.


Exam Particulars Exam Details
Exam name RRB NTPC 
Conducted by  Railway recruitment boards
Exam level National
Exam frequency Recruitment is based on the vacancies and requirements of the concerned departments.
Stages of the exam  First Stage Computer-Based Test (CBT), Second Stage Computer-Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test (as applicable), and Document Verification/Medical Examination
Exam category Undergraduate posts: Class 12 pass

Graduate posts: graduation

Mode of exam Online
Eligibility  Age Limit: Undergraduate posts: 18 to 30 years

Graduate posts: 18 to 33 years

Education qualification

For graduate posts, candidates must have passed Class 12. 

Graduate posts: Candidates must have passed graduation from a recognized university.

Exam purpose To select candidates for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Graduate and Undergraduate Posts in various Zonal Railways and production units of Indian Railways
No. of test cities More than 200 cities
Official website indianrailways.gov.in


RRB NTPC 2024: 

RRB NTPC EXAM dates  will be announced along with the notification. Check the table below for the important dates related to the recruitment exam.


RRB NTPC notification 2024 July-September 2024
RRB NTPC application form 2024 July-September 2024
RRB NTPC exam dates: 2024 To be notified



RRB NTPC Application Form 2024

The application fee can be paid by both online and offline methods. The application fee for every candidate is 500 INR, except for PwBD/Female/Transgender/Ex-Servicemen/SC/ST/Minority Communities/Economically Backward Class candidates, for whom it is 250 INR. The application fee is refunded after candidates appear for the CBT exam. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST/ExSM/PwBD/Female/Minority/EBC/Transgender categories will get a full refund of their examination fees, which is INR 250. Whereas candidates from general, EWS, or OBC categories receive a partial, which is INR 400 after deducting the bank charges.


Steps to fill out the form

  • Visit the official website of RRBs.
  • Click on the ‘RRB NTPC Apply Online’ link.
  • Enter the details to register for the exam.
  • A registration ID and password are generated.
  • Fill out the RRB NTPC 2024 application form.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Take a printout of the RRB NTPC application form.


RRB NTPC Age limit for Undergraduate level posts



Age group Upper Age Limit of Date of Birth (not earlier than) Lower Age Limit of Date of Birth (N


18 to 30 years UR OBC-Non-Creamy Layer SC/ST For all communities and categories
July 2, 1989 July 2, 1986 July 2, 1984 July 1, 2001


 RRB NTPC Age Limit for Graduate Level Posts



Age group Upper Age Limit of Date of Birth (not earlier than) Lower Age Limit of Date of Birth (not later than) 


18 to 33 years UR OBC-Non-Creamy Layer SC/ST For all communities and categories
July 2, 1986 July 2, 1983 July 2, 1981 July 1, 2001



Salary is the most important part of the recruitment process based on which candidates decides whether to appear for the exam or not. RRB NTPC salary is different for different posts. The starting basic salary range offered to undergraduate posts is INR 19,900 to 21,700. While the graduate post employees are offered RRB NTPC salary in the range of INR 25,500 to IBR 35,400. The post-wise salary structure of RRB NTPC is given below.


RRB NTPC Salary for Graduate Posts


 Posts Level in 7th CPCevel   Initial Pay  (In INR)
Traffic Assistant 4 25,500
Goods Guard 5 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29,200
Senior Clerk and Typist 5 29,200
Junior Account Assistant and Typist 5 29,200
Senior Time Keeper 5 29,200
Commercial Apprentice 6 35,400
Station Master 6 35,400


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