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RRB NTPC Eligibility: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:54 PM IST

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Check RRB NTPC Eligibility here at Safalta. Get to know age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts along with other details.
Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB NTPC Exam every year for various posts. It also announces the eligibility criteria for the posts. Candidates should mandatorily satisfy the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for the post. Candidates who do not satisfy RRB NTPC eligibility criteria will not be considered for the post. Hence, candidates who are aspiring to appear for RRB NTPC Exam should know all the details about the eligibility criteria such as age limit, educational qualification and so on before applying for the exam. In this article we have explained RRB NTPC eligibility criteria in detail for the benefit of the candidates. If you are preparing for competitve exams and are looking for expert guidance, then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation.

RRB NTPC Eligibility 2021

RRB has set the eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC along the following parameters:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
  • Medical Standards
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The details of each of these parameters is given below:

RRB NTPC Eligibility: Nationality

A candidate must be
  1. An Indian citizen
  2. A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  3. A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  4. 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 Eligibility: Age Limit

Candidates who are applying for Undergraduate posts much be between 18 to 30 years of age. Candidates who are applying for Graduate posts much be between 18 to 33 years of age. There is age relaxation provided to the candidates, the details of which are as follows:

For Undergraduate Posts

Category

Age Relaxation

OBC NCL- Non-creamy Layer

3 Years

SC/ST

5 years

Ex-Serviceman

UR

The candidate must have 30 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

OBC-NCL

The candidate must have 33 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

SC/ST

The candidate must have 35 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

PwD

UR

10 Years

OBC-NCL

13 Years

SC/ST

15 Years

Candidates who are domiciled from Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989.

UR

35 Years

OBC-NCL

38 Years

SC/ST

40 Years

Candidates who are serving Railway Staff, Casual Labour, Group C and Group D with a minimum of 3 years of service

UR

40 years

OBC-NCL

43 Years

SC/ST

45 Years

The candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway organizations like Railway Canteen, Institutes, and Co-operative societies 

UR

30 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

OBC-NCL

33 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

SC/ST

35 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

Widows/Divorced Women/Women who are judicially separated but not remarried

UR

35 Years

OBC-NCL

38 Years

SC/ST

40 Years

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For Graduate Level Posts

Category

Age Relaxation

OBC NCL- Non-creamy Layer

3 Years

SC/ST

5 years

Ex-Serviceman

UR

33 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

OBC-NCL

36 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

SC/ST

38 Years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.

PwD

UR

10 Years

OBC-NCL

13 Years

SC/ST

15 Years

Candidates who are domiciled from Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989.

UR

38 Years

OBC-NCL

41 Years

SC/ST

43 Years

Candidates who are serving Railway Staff, Casual Labour, Group C and Group D with a minimum of 3 years of service

UR

40 years

OBC-NCL

43 Years

SC/ST

45 Years

The candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway organizations like Railway Canteen, Institutes and Co-operative societies 

UR

33 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

OBC-NCL

36 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

SC/ST

38 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

Widows/Divorced Women/Women who are judicially separated but not remarried

UR

35 Years

OBC-NCL

38 Years

SC/ST

40 Years

 

RRB NTPC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Post

Educational Qualification

Required proficiency

Commercial Apprentice

Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognized or it is equivalent.

-

Station Master

Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognized or it is equivalent. 

-

Goods Guard

Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognized or it is equivalent. 

-

Junior Accounts Assistant cum typist

Degree from the university which is recognized, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Senior Clerk Cum Typist

Degree from university which is recognized, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Senior commercial clerk cum Ticket Clerk

Degree in any discipline from university which is recognized or its equivalent. 

-

Senior Time Keeper

Degree from the university which is recognized, Typing Proficiency in Hindi/English on computer.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Traffic Assistant

Degree in any discipline from the university which is recognized or it’s equivalent.

-

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks is not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

-

Account Clerk cum Typist

12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks is not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Junior Clerk Cum Typist

12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks is not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Junior Time Keeper

12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks is not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

Candidates must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi

Trains Clerk 

12th or equivalent with at least 50% of marks. 50% marks is not required for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

-

 

RRB NTPC Eligibility: Medical Standards

The details of the medical standards are as follows:

Medical Standard

General Fitness

Visual Activity

A-2

The candidate must be Physically fit in all respects.

  • Distant Vision: 6/6,6/9 without glasses(No Fogging Test)
  • Near Vision:Sn 0.6, 0.6 without or with glasses and must pass tests for colour vision, Myopic vision, Night Vision, and Binocular Vision.

A-3

The candidate must be Physically fit in all respects.

  • Distant Vision: 6/6,6/9 without or with glasses(Power of lenses should not exceed 2D)
  • Near Vision:Sn 0.6, 0.6 without or with glasses and must pass tests for colour vision, Myopic vision, Night Vision, and Binocular Vision.

B-2

The candidate must be Physically fit in all respects.

  • Distant Vision: 6/6,6/12 without or with glasses(Power of lenses should not exceed 4D)
  • Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without or with glasses when close work is required or while reading. And must pass the test for the field of vision (Binocular Vision) etc.

C-2

The candidate must be Physically fit in all respects.

  • Distant Vision: 6/12, Nill without or with glasses.
  • Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without or with glasses while reading or close work is required.


Post-wise requirement is as follows:
Post Name Level in 7th CPC Medical Standards
Commercial Apprentice (CA) 6 B2
Station Master 6 A2
Goods Guard 5 A2
Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist 5 C2
Senior Clerk-Cum-typist 5 C2
Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 5 B2
Senior Time Keeper 5 C2
Traffic Assistant 4 A2
Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk 3 B2
Accounts Clerk Cum Typist 2 C2
Junior Clerk Cum Typist 2 C2
Junior Time Keeper 2 C2
Trains Clerk 2 A3
 

RRB NTPC Eligibility FAQs

Q. What is the minimum age limit for RRB NTPC Exam?

A. The minimum age limit for RRB NTPC Exam is 18 years.

Q. What is the age limit for undergraduate posts?

A. The age limit for undergraduate posts is 18 to 30 years of age.

Q. What is the age limit for graduate level posts?

A. The age limit for graduate level posts is 18 to 33 years of age.

Q. Is there any restriction on the number of attempts for RRB NTPC Exam?

A. No, there is no restriction on the number of attempts for RRB NTPC Exam.

Q. Is age relaxation provided to candidates applyin for RRB NTPC Exam?

A. Yes, there is age relaxation provided to candidates from reserved categories applying for RRB NTPC Exam.


 

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