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RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Chek Your Age Limit & Education

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria: Railway Recruitment Board recruits Eligible Candidate for the most popular post of NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Category). In this article, we are going to share the RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for these posts, Nationality, Age, Educational Qualification, Medical standard.

Railway Recruitment Board has announced that RRB NTPC Exam 2020 CBT scheduled from 15th Dec 2020 which was postponed earlier due to some reasons & the Application Status Link Active from 21st to 30th September 2020. RRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) exam recruits for the post like Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc., in various Zones and Production Units of Indian Railways. Before applying for the exam let’s have look at the RRB NTPC eligibility criteria.

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RRB NTPC Important Exam dates:

RRB NTPC Exam EventsImportant dates
NTPC 2019 Notification Release Date28th February 2019
Opening & Closing of Online Registration of Applications1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Closing of Application Fee and all other expects12 April 2019
Application status link activation21 -30 September 2020
Admit Card CBT stage -1To be notified later
CBT Stage -1 Exam date15 December 2020

 

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for Nationality:

According to the RRB NTPC eligibility criteria, the candidate should be:

  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with to permanently settle in India.

RRB NTPC Age Limit:

For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts), RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for the age of candidates should be between as mentioned below:

Category UR OBC SC/ST
Age Limit18-3018-3318-35

 

RRB NTPC Age Relaxation for Under- Graduate:

The RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria for Age relaxation for RRB NTPC is as per government norms.

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 Years
2SC/ST5 Years
 

 

 

 

 

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Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (General)

UR- 30 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
OBC- 33 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
SC/ST- 35 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
4Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)UR- 10 Years

OBC- 13 Years

SC/ST- 15 Years

5Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989UR- 5 Years

OBC- 8 Years

SC/ST- 10 Years

6Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in a minimum of 3 years’ service (continuous or in broken spells)UR- 10 Years

OBC- 13 Years

SC/ST- 15 Years

 

 

 

 

 

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Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies, and Institutes

UR-30 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
35 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
8Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarriedUR- 5 Years

OBC- 8 Years

SC/ST- 10 Years

 

1. For Graduate level Posts: 7th CPC Level 4, 5, and 6

RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria for the Age of candidates should be between as mentioned below:

Category UR OBC SC/ST
Age Limit18-3318-3618-38

 

 RRB NTPC Age Relaxation for Graduates Post different Categories mentioned below:

The various category-wise age-relaxation as per RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria is as follows

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 Years
2SC/ST5 Years
 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation (General)

UR- 33 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
OBC- 36 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
SC/ST- 38 Years + Number of years of service rendered in Defence + 3 years
4Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)UR- 10 Years

OBC- 13 Years

SC/ST- 15 Years

5Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989UR- 5 Years

OBC- 8 Years

SC/ST- 10 Years

6Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in a minimum of 3 years’ service (continuous or in broken spells)UR- 7 Years

OBC- 10 Years

SC/ST- 12 Years

 

 

 

 

 

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Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies, and Institutes

UR-33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
36 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
38 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower
8Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarriedUR- 2Years

OBC- 5 Years

SC/ST- 7 Years

 

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RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria – Educational Qualification:

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria has different educational qualifications for different Posts. Check Educational qualification for different posts below:

Posts Educational Qualification
Commercial Apprentice (CA)Graduation Degree from recognized university or  equivalent
Senior Clerk-Cum-typistDegree from recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency English/Hindi on computer essential
Traffic Apprentice (TA)Degree from recognized university and equivalent
Station MasterDegree from recognized university and equivalent
Goods GuardDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

 

Degree from a recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on the computer is essential
Senior Clerk-Cum-typistDegree from a recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on the computer is essential
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket ClerkDegree from recognized university or equivalent
Senior Time KeeperDegree from a recognized university or it’s equivalent + typing proficiency in English /Hindi on Computer is essential
Traffic AssistantDegree from recognized university and equivalent
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability/ Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage)
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Clerk Cum Typist12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Junior Time Keeper12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential
Trains Clerk12th (+2 Stage) or it’s equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks are not to be insisted upon in the case of SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability / Ex-servicemen and candidates who possess qualifications higher than 12th (+2 stage).

 

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for Medical Standard: 

The RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for physical fitness of who wants to appear in for the RRB NTPC Exam by conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board to ensure that they are medically fit to carry out the duties of the post opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the essential RRB NTPC 2020 eligibility criteria for railway staff. The medical standards are described below:

 

Posts NameVisual Acuity
Commercial Apprentice, Enquiry – cum – Reservation Clerk, Junior Accounts Assistant; cum – Typist, Senior Clerk – cum Typist, Sr. Time KeeperDistance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses. The candidate should clear a test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, and Field of Vision & Night Vision.
Traffic Apprentice, Goods Guard, Assistant Station Master (ASM), Traffic AssistantDistance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6, with or without glasses while reading

 

Note: The candidate needs to be Generally Physically fit in all aspects for the All the above Posts mentioned above.

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RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria FAQ:

Q. I am possessing a 12th Certificate, am I eligible for the RRB NTPC exam?

A. RRB NTPC vacancies releases for both Graduates and Undergraduates. For the 12th certificate pass candidate is eligible to apply for undergraduate posts like accounts clerk, typist, and junior clerk positions.

Q. What is the minimum age for RRB NTPC Exam as per RRB NTPC Eligibility?

A. The minimum age for the NTPC exam is 18 years for both graduate and undergraduate posts as per RRB NTPC Eligibility

Q. What is the maximum age for RRB NTPC Exam?

A. The maximum age for the NTPC exam is different for different posts and categories. For UR Category Graduate post it is 33 Years and for Undergraduate posts, it is 30 years.

Q. How many stages are there in the RRB NTPC Exam Selection process?

A. The RRB NTPC selection process has four stages – CBT-I, CBT-II (computer-based test) Typing Skill Test & Document Verification/Medical Fitness Test.

Q. What are the minimum educational qualifications required for NTPC Exam?

A. the Minimum qualification for NTPC Exam is graduate and undergraduate. It is different for different posts.

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