RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment, 2.5 Lakh Vacancies Expected to be Released

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 :

RRB recruitment department will release RRB NTPC Notification 2017 in November and examination will be conducted in December 2017 (Tentative Dates). This year, RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 is expected to be released 2.5 Lakh vacancies in railway department. The Railway Recruitment Board yearly released notification to recruit candidates for various vacant posts in technical and non technical categories. The RRB NTPC 2017 Notification is expected to be released in September for 2.5 lakh vacant posts in which more than 80,000 vacancies will be filled for Security Department (Loco Pilot, Guard, Assistant Loco Pilot, Assistant Station Master, Line-man, Gang-man, Key-man and Maintenance.

Latest Updates: As per the revealed news, RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment Notification is expected to be released Soon and examination will be held from December 2017. Approx 2.5 Lakh vacancies are expected to be released but there is no official notification released related to this news. This news was published by the "Hindustan Newspaper" on 9th July 2017. Maybe vacancy details will be changed after the notification declaration.

RRB NTPC 2017 Vacancy Details

RRB NTPC 2017 Non Technical Popular Categories consists of various posts like Station Master, Ticket Collector, Ticket Clerk etc. All the candidates who want to get a job in RRB should apply for RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment by filling the application form. The candidates who believe in being part of the indispensable workforce are well suited for this job. Here, we have mentioned all the major details of RRB NTPC 2017 notification, educational qualifications, eligibility criteria, age limit, syllabus, exam pattern, Application procedure etc.

Soon, the Indian Railways will release notifications the regarding Upcoming RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment. The RRB NTPC Exam paper will be conducted in Hindi, English, Urdu along with all the regional languages.


RRB NTPC 2017 Vacancy Details :

As per the revealed news, RRB is planning to offer around 2.5 lakh vacancies for the technical and non-technical category. there is no official confirmation, but some newspaper has leaked this news that RRB will release approx 2.5 lakh vacancies in which more that 80,000 vacancies for Security Department (Loco Pilot, Guard, Assistant Loco Pilot, Assistant Station Master, Line-man, Gang-man, Key-man and Maintenance.

RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details

Name of Examination - RRB NTPC 2017

Organized by - RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) 

Total Number of Posts - 2.5 Lakh (Expected)

Name of Posts - Various

  • Commercial Apprentice (CA)
  • Traffic Apprentice (TA)
  • Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
  • Goods Guard
  • Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA)
  • Senior Clerk Cum Typist
  • Assistant Station Master (ASM)
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Loco Pilot
  • Line-man
  • Gang-man, etc.

RRB NTPC 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

Educational Qualification: - Candidate should have a Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised University. Candidates who are in the final year / Appearing are not eligible to apply. Applicants should also make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility norms for RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment 2017. Candidates should also hold proficiency in typing as well.

Age Limit: - Applicants who want to apply for RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 should not be less than 18 years and not more than 32 years. Aspirants who are from SC/ST/OBC (reserved categories) will be applicable to get the benefit of age relaxation, which is mentioned below.

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

Note- The relaxation age for reserved categories will be applicable as per the govt norms.


RRB NTPC 2017 Important Dates :

Events Dates (Tentative)
RRB NTPC 2017 Notification Declaration November 2017
RRB NTPC 2017 Online Registration / Application Form November 2017
RRB NTPC 2017 1st Stage Exam Admit Card December 2017
RRB NTPC 1st Stage Exam Date December 2017
RRB NTPC 1st Stage Result 2017 Declaration Date January 2018
RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Exam Date Feb 2018
RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Exam Result Declaration  Update Soon
Typing Skill Test / Aptitude Test  Update Soon

RRB NTPC 2017 Application From :

All the aspirants will have to apply online from the official website of RRB NTPC. No other mode of application will be accepted. Before filling the form, candidates are advised to read all the details & instructions and at last fill all the necessary details, which will be required ti fill. Along with, upload scanned copy of passport sized photo and signature in the specified pattern or pixels. Before submitting the application form, check once all the filled details carefully. Below we have mentioned some steps which will help you to fill RRB NTPC Application Form 2017.

How to Apply for RRB NTPC 2017 Recruitment?

  • 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..

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RRB NTPC 2017 Application Fee :

  • RRB NTPC Recruitment 2017 Application fee has not been revealed yet. Candidates will be able to pay the application fee via 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. We will update the application fee for General and OBC candidates, after releasing the notification
  • If the examination fee is sent through Bank draft/ Indian Postal order then it will be accepted otherwise this no means is permissible.
  • Applicants will have to mention Employment notice number, Name of the applied post, Category number and name accompanied with a 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.

RRB NTPC 2017 Exam Pattern :

RRB NTPC 2017 Prelims 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.

RRB NTPC 2017 Mains Exam Pattern

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

Note - This exam pattern is given as per the last year examination, may be it will change after the notification declaration. Therefore, candidates are advised to check RRB NTPC 2017 Notification, which is expected to be declared soon.

RRB NTPC 2017 Syllabus :

RRB NTPC Syllabus basically included 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 and RRB NTPC 2nd stage CBT or Mains. For prelims exam maximum 90 minutes will be provided for the test. Let us have a glance at the classified version of the syllabus as per different subjects.

RRB NTPC Syllabus

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

RRB NTPC 2017 Selection Procedure :

Candidates who are going to fill RRB NTPC Application from 2017 should know about the selection process of this recruitment. All the candidates will be selected as per their score which they will get in first and second stage examination. After that, they will have to face typing and aptitude test. If candidates will clear these stages, they will be called for the Document Verification and Medical test. 

  • First Stage Online Examination (PT – CBT)
  • Second Stage Examination (Mains – CBT)
  • Typing Test (Skill Test)
  • Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Fitness Test
  • Final Merit List

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2017 :

As per the revealed updates, the RRB NTPC 2017 first stage examination will be conducted in November 2017. RRB will release NTPC First Stage Admit card before 7 to 10 days of examination on the official website. The second stage examination will be conducted in January / February 2018, so like wise stage first examination the RRB NTPC 2017 Admit Card will be released on the official website before some days of 2nd Stage examination. However, only those candidates will be able to download 2nd stage admit card, who will get eligible marks in RRB NTPC 1st stage examination. 

RRB NTPC Cut off 2017 :

Likewise every year, RRB release cut off marks to select the candidates. Candidates who are going to appear in the RRB NTPC Examination 2017 will have get marks as per RRB NTPC Cut off 2017. Candidates can check their respective performance by checking RRB NTPC Cutoff marks 2017. When the Railway Recruitment Board will release the cut off marks list, we will update here for the candidate's help. Till then, candidates are advised to regularly visit this website to know latest updates of RRB NTPC 2017 Cut off. 

RRB NTPC Result 2017 :

The Railway Recruitment Board will conduct NTPC 1st stage examination in November 2017 and 2nd stage examination in January / February 2018. Therefore, As per the information, RRB NTPC Result 2017 will be declared in December for the 1st stage exam and RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Result 2017 will be declared in March 2018 by the Railway Recruitment Board examination authority.

RRB NTPC 2017 Online Test Series :

RRB NTPC is a computer-based examination, so candidates should practice by solving RRB NTPC 2017 Online Test Series, which helps them to make the fast speed of question-solving. Therefore, the WifiStudy team provides you free mock test and online test series of RRB exams. In which 25 mock tests are available to practice for the online based examinations. Candidates are advised to solve more or more online test series because it is the best way to understand the overall difficulty level of examination. Candidates are suggested to solve all RRB NTPC Mock Test 2017 with full honesty to know their actual performance level.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Papers :

As we all know that RRB is going to announce a huge number of vacancies for ASM, Goods Guard, ECRC, CA, TA, etc. Thus, candidates who are thinking to apply for the RRB NTPC examination 2017 are advised to take a look at previous year papers of RRB NTPC. For the reason that it will help you to understand the exam pattern, type of questions (which asked in previous year exams). Therefore, here we have provided some RRB NTPC Previous Year Papers (Available in online test series) for upcoming RRB NTPC 2017 CBT examination.

RRB NTPC Preparation :

Here, we have mentioned some important RRB NTPC Preparation Tips, which help you to know how to prepare for the RRB NTPC 2017 Examination.

  • Apply shortcut tricks
  • Know your strength and plan
  • Manage time and enhance accuracy
  • Practice mock tests
  • Revise to the best

If candidates will join RRB NTPC 2017 Online Coaching then they will practice by solving the online practice tests, online test series, and Previous year papers. Live classes and video lectures will help you to study better.