Overview :

RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment :-

Railways the most anticipated job provider due to high paid salaries and most importantly because of facilities. Every year Railway Recruitment Board releases a new notification of vacancies for various posts in technical and non technical categories. Similarly, this year also a whole lot of vacancies will be offered to the candidates who aspire to do a job in any particular department of Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board Non Technical Popular Categories (RRB NTPC) consists of various posts like Station Master, Ticket Collector, Ticket Clerk etc. All the students who wants to give RRB NTPC Examination 2017 by applying Online. The candidates who believe in being part of indispensable workforce are well suited for this job. So here we are going to notify the major details of RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 like educational qualifications, eligibility criteria, age limit, syllabus, exam pattern, Application procedure etc.


Soon the Indian Railways will release notifications in january regarding Upcoming Railway Recruitment 2017. Every year thousands of job vacancies are published like last year around 18000 jobs were offered this year jobs are expected to be more in number this has raised a whole lot anticipation in the students who want to apply for these government jobs. Though it has also raised competition still better opportunities are provided to all the aspirants even 10th and 12th pass candidates can apply for certain jobs. RRB NTPC 2017 paper will be published in hindi , english, urdu and all the regional languages which lies in RRB.

Vacancy Details :

This year RRB is planning to offer a whole sum of vacancies irrespective of last year where they released almost 18000 job offers but this year it is expected that around 42000 jobs will be offered in different Cadres. RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 Notification will soon be released ann the no. of vacancies will be confirmed. The board will also offer certain community based jobs which means that only that particular community will be able to apply to those jobs. Along with this, for UR Vacancies no community based criteria will be there.

Eligibility Criteria :

The Candidate should possess a Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. The candidates who are in the final year / Appearing candidates are not eligible to apply. Applicants should also make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility norms for RRB Recruitment 2017. Candidates should also hold proficiency in typing as well.

Age Limit

Age limit for applicants who wants to apply for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 should not be less than 18 years and not more than 32 years. Aspirants belonging to reserved categories will be provided relaxation as per the government norms which is mentioned below.

  • OBC- 3 years
  • SC/ST- 5 years
  • Ex- Servicemen- 3 years

Note- The relaxation age for different categories in RRB Non Technical Popular Categories Examination 2017 may vary as per the govt norms.

How to Apply :

All the aspirants have to apply online by logging on to the official website of RRB NTPC. No other means or mode of application will be accepted. Before filling the form go through all the details and instructions vigilantly. At last fill all the requisites or all the necessary details required. Along with that the applicant also have to upload scanned copy of passport sized photo and signature in the specified pattern or pixels. Finally applicant have to make online payment. Before submitting check all the details mentioned in the application form carefully like whether the email you have mentioned is active or not, spelling and everything. After Completion of filling the form and fee payment a registration number will be provided to the candidates which they have to save to download admit card in future. It is four step process.

How to Apply for RRB NTPC Online Form:-

  • Visit the official website of RRB NTPC i.e. www.indianrailways.gov.in
  • Click on Recruitment option on the homepage
  • Select your region i.e. the region for which you want to apply as Indian Railways give option for 21 regions of India
  • An Online application will be displayed
  • Click on the " New Registration link"
  • Fill the details carefully and apply for the desired post.
  • Submit the form (Stage I completed)
  • A Registration number and password will be displayed on the screen
  • Login again using the registration number and password
  • Fill the asked relevant details carefully (Stage II completed)
  • Now make the application fee payment through net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ e-challan/ pay-in-slip payable any bank .
  • Download the bank template by clicking on the option mentioned.
  • Now affix your passport sized photograph and signature along with left hand thumb impression
  • Also copy the declaration
  • Scan the filled template in the format given in the instructions
  • Submit the application form but before that check it carefully and take out print for further use.
  • Community Certificate will also be submitted for people belonging to SC/ST.

Note- If after final submission candidate wants to modify some detail than Rs.100 payment has to be done in order to do that .

Application Fee :

  • Application fees for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 is not mentioned. Though the payment can be made by debit card, credit cards, e-challan, pay-in-slip from any particular bank. SC/ST/Women/Ex-Servicemen/Physically Handicapped people are exempted from application fee i.e they do not have to pay any application fees. For OBC and General fees will be indicated in the details.
  • If the examination fees is sent through Bank draft/ Indian Postal order will be accepted other than this no means is permissible.
  • The applicant have to mention Employment notice number, Name of the applied post, Category number and name accompanied with postal address on the back side of the reverse side of the bank draft or front portion of the at the provided space in Indian Postal Order.
  • The application form not accompanied with application fees will be instantly cancelled.

Exam Pattern :

Name of topic No. of Questions Marks
Arithmetic Ability 20 20
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 25 25
  • Total 100 questions will be asked of 1 mark each.
  • 90 minutes will be provided.
  • 0.25 will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC 2017 Mains

Section No. of Questions Marks
Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30

RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Mains 2017 details

  • Mains will consist of 4 sections mentioned above.
  • A total sum of 120 questions will be asked.
  • 90 minutes will be given to solve the question paper
  • Negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • RRB NTPC Mains Exams is going to be held on 17, 18 and 19 January 2017
  • Admit Cards for RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Mains is available Online.

Syllabus :

Syllabus of RRB NTPC basically includes General Knowledge, General English/ General Hindi, Basic Arithmetic, Quantitative Aptitude and Analytical skills, and basic technical part for technical posts. It will comprise of 100 questions of 1 mark each. The exam will be conducted in two stages RRB NTPC 1st stage CBT or Prelims (objective type)and RRB NTPC 2nd stage CBT or mains. For prelims Maximum 90 minutes will be provided for the test. Let us have a glance at the classified version of syllabus as per different subjects.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for Prelims, Mains

General Awareness Arithmetic General Intelligence and Reasoning
Current Affairs, National and International, History-India, world Indian economy Indian geography Indian constitution Indian culture & Heritage Indian Polity Science & Technology General Science -Biology -Chemistry -Physics Environmental Studies Percentage Pipes & Cisterns Profit and loss Time and work Simplification Boats and Streams Averages Time and Distance Problems on Ages Simple Interest Data Interpretation Area and Volume Linear and Quadratic Equations Margins and Discounts Analogies Space Visualisation Similarities Decision Making Problem Solving Arithmetic Number Series Differences Arithmetic Reasoning Analysis Judgement Relationship Concepts Visual Memory Observation Verbal and Figure Classification Puzzles Sitting Circular Arrangements Direction sense Alphanumeric series

Tips :

Notifications will be soon released and the admit card for RRB NTPC 2016 Mains can be downloaded now from the official website of indian railways. Here we have provided all the necessary information about RRB NTPC Examination 2017 like eligibility criteria, age limit, procedure to apply, syllabus exam pattern etc. Information mentioned here may vary according to government norms. We'll try update you more with all the upcoming news so keep in touch and also let us know your feedback we would love to hear from you. Stay Tuned.

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