RRB Non Technical Popular Categories (Graduate) Recruitment 2016

ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Indian Nationals for the above mentioned posts. Applications complete in all respects should be submitted only ONLINE to the concerned Railway Recruitment Board as mentioned in Para -16 of General Instructions of this notification, till 23.59 hrs of closing date.

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S. No Name of the Post No of Vacancies
1. Commercial Apprentice 703 Posts
2. Traffic Apprentice 1645 Posts
3. Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk 127 Posts
4. Goods Guard 7591 Posts
5. Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist 1205 Posts
6. Senior Clerk cum Typist 869 Posts
7. Assistant Station Master 5942 Posts
8. Traffic Assistant 166 Posts
9. Senior Time Keeper 04 Posts

RRB NTPC Exam 2016 Important Dates

  • Date of publication: 26.12.2015
  • Date & Time of Closing: 25.01.2016 up to 23.59 Hrs.
  • Tentative dates/slot of Common Computer Based Test /Examination : March- May, 2016.

RRB NTPC 2016 Age Limit

The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.01.2016. Theupper age limit is relaxable as under, subject to submission of requisite certificates :

  1. By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
  2. By 3 years for OBC candidates.
  3. No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.
  4. For Ex-Servicemen, up to the extent of service rendered in Defence, plus 3 years, provided they have put in more than 6 months service after attestation.
  5. By 5 years for candidates who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
  6. By 10 years for UR Persons with Disabilities (PWD), 13 years for OBC Persons with Disabilities and 15 years forSC&ST Persons with Disabilities (PWD).
  7. Upper age limit in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but not remarried shall be 35 years for Unreserved, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
  8. For serving Group “C” and erstwhile Group ’D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes, the upper age limit will be up to 40 years for Unreserved candidates, 45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43 years for OBC candidates, provided they have put in a minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells). For those working in Quasi – Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and institutes, the relaxation in upper age limit will be up to the length of service rendered, subject to a maximum of 5 years.

The date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (Both dates inclusive) :

Age GroupUpper Date of BirthLower Date of Birth for allRemarks
18 to 3202.01.198402.01.198102.01.197901.01.1998Age relaxation for categories listed in Para 2.04 to 2.08 as indicated against each will be applicable.

RRB NTPC 2016 Educational Qualification

Candidates should have requisite Educational qualifications (as indicated in the vacancy table) from recognized Board/University /Institute, including degrees obtained through non formal/distance education, provided he/she has completed12 years of schooling through an Examination conducted by a Board/University OR has passed an entrance test conducted by the University AND is not below 18 years of age on 1st July of the year of admission to the course AND the degree so obtained is of 3 years duration as on the date of submission of the ONLINE application for this Centralized Employment Notice. Those awaiting results of the final examination need NOT apply.

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RRB NTPC 2016 General Instructions

Candidates Should Note That :

  • Common single stage CBT (Computer Based Test)/Examination for all the notified 09 categories is scheduled to be held simultaneously by all participating RRBs tentatively during March – May, 2016. Therefore, candidates can submit Online application to any one RRB only.
  • For Category 1, 2, 3 & 4, documents verification will be done after common single stage CBT.
  • For Category 5, 6 & 9, Typing Skill Test of qualifying nature followed by document verification will be conducted after common single stage CBT.
  • For Category 7 & 8, Aptitude Test and verification of documents will be held after common single stage CBT

(a) Admission to the common single stage CBT/Typing Skill Test/ Aptitude Test will be purely provisional, subject to candidates satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

(b) Mere issue of Call Letter/e-admit card to candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by theRRB.

(c) RRBs conduct verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of examinations. RRBs may reject the applications of candidates at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidates are not fulfilling the requisite criteria, and if appointed, such a candidate(s) is/are liable to be removed from service summarily.

(d) Before applying for any post, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms includingeducational qualification(s) and medical standard(s) (Refer Para nos. 3 & 9 of General Instructions). Candidates should ensure that they have requisite Educational/Technical qualifications from recognized Board/University/Institute as on the date of submission of the application for this Centralized Employment Notice. Those, awaiting results of the final examination, NEED NOT apply.

Candidates who have been debarred for life from any RRB/RRC examinations or candidates who have been debarred for a specified period which is not yet completed need NOT apply in response to this Centralized Employment Notice. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected.

Candidates submitting more than one application with different particulars like name/Father’s Name/ Community/photo (face)/ educational and/ or Technical qualification will be summarily rejected & also be debarred from RRB examinations(refer Para No.13.05 of General Instructions). A candidate will also be debarred from examinations of all RRBs for a specified period/or lifetime if

  1. the candidate submits applications for a particular post to more than one RRB,
  2. the candidate submits multiple applications for the same post and category,
  3. the candidate submits multiple applications with different community for the same post & category,
  4. the candidate submits multiple applications with different photo (face) and different name for same post & category and
  5. the candidate submits multiple applications with different documents for the same post & category.

Signatures of the candidates on all prescribed document should be identical, either in English or Hindi, and must be in running hand and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Signatures in different style or language at the time of CBT/ examination,Typing skill Test, Aptitude Test and document verification etc. may result in cancellation of candidature.

Candidates should note that only the Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent Certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the RRBs.

Note :

In case candidate has changed his/her name then gazette notification or any other legal document as applicable should be submitted at the time of document verification. Such candidates should indicate their changed name in the Online Application. However, other details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Date of such change should be prior to the date of submission of application.

Preference for post(s) and /or Railway(s)/Production Units : Candidates should give their order of preference of post(s) and / or the Railway(s)/Production Unit(s) while applying. RRB will allot the post and the Railway/Production Unit to the selected candidates as per the preference of the candidates subject to merit and vacancy position. However, in case of administrative exigencies/requirements, RRBs reserve the right to allot any post/Railway, subject to suitability of the candidate(s).

Candidates with partial options will be considered only for the specific categories opted by them since non-option for certain categories would indicate their unwillingness for the same.

Once a candidate has been empanelled as per his/her merit/choice, he/she will forfeit the right to be considered for any other category. In case of exigencies/shortfall in main panel, RRB reserves the right to utilize the standby list, if required, as per the merit and preference given by the candidates placed in the standby list. No standby list will be maintained for the post ofCommercial Apprentice/Traffic Apprentice.

Category allotted to a candidate at first opportunity of empanelment shall not be reviewed/revised/re-allotted under any circumstances.

Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the Railways. The function of the RRB is to recommend names of suitable candidates to the Chief Personnel Officer of the Zonal Railway/Production Unit concerned who in turn issues the offer of appointment letter subject to availability of vacancies and candidates being found medically fit and satisfying all eligibility criteria including antecedents and character.

Ordinarily, a railway servant shall be employed throughout his service on the railway or railway establishment to which he/she is posted on first appointment and shall have no claim as of right for transfer to another railway or another establishment. In the exigencies of service, however, it shall be open to the Competent Authority to transfer the railway servant to any other department or railway or railway establishment including a project in or out of India.

Selected candidates will have to undergo training wherever training is prescribed for the post.

Emoluments on initial appointment will be minimum pay of the Pay Band plus Grade Pay plus other allowances as admissible at that time. During training period only stipend will be paid as applicable. Candidates may have to give security deposit and execute indemnity bond wherever necessary.

Free Second Class Railway Pass as admissible will be issued to candidates belonging to SC/ST communities when they are called for various stages of selection viz. common CBT/ Typing Skill Test/Aptitude Test/Document verification, provided they upload valid caste certificate along with Online Application.

Selected male candidates who are finally appointed are liable for active service in Railway Engineers’ Unit of Territorial Army.

The number of vacancies indicated in this Centralized Employment Notice is provisional and may increase or decrease or even become NIL at a later stage depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration. The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all. In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded.

Serving Defence Personnel likely to be released within one year of the closing date (i.e. 25.01.2016) can also apply, both forvacancies earmarked for Ex-Servicemen and for posts not reserved for Ex-Servicemen.

Any subsequent change(s) in the terms and conditions of this Centralised Employment Notice as per extant rules will stand good.RRBs reserve the right to incorporate any subsequent changes/modifications/ additions in the terms & conditions to recruitment under this Centralised Employment Notice as necessitated and applicable.

RRB NTPC (Graduate) 2016 Recruitment Process

Only single online application (i.e., common for all the 09 notified categories) is required to be submitted by the candidate. There shall be a common CBT (Computer Based Test) for all the notified 09 categories of posts followed by qualifying Skill (Typing)Test or Aptitude Test, wherever applicable and Document Verification.

The date, time and venue of the CBT online examination, aptitude test and skill test will be fixed by the RRB and will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement of the examination / aptitude test / skill test and change of center / venue will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Selection is made strictly as per merit. There will be a common CBTexamination ) for all the notified categories of individualRRBs.

  • For posts of Cat. No. 1, 2,3 & 4 (CA,TA, ECRC & Goods Guard) merit will be drawn on marks obtained in CBT.
  • For the posts of Cat No: 5,6 & 9 (Sr.Clerk Cum Typist, JAA, Sr. Time Keeper) Typing Skill Test of qualifying nature(marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies shall be called for. The candidates should be able to type 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only with disabling editing tools and spell check facility. For guidelines of those who appear for skill test in Hindi, Kruti Dev and Mangal font shall be made available for skill test on Personal Computer. The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the typing skill test based on performance in CBT
  • For the posts of Cat. No. 7 & 8 (ASM, Traffic Assistant) Aptitude Test shall be conducted for which candidates equal toeight times the number of vacancies shall be called for. The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualifying in theaptitude test, with 70% weightage being given to the marks obtained in the CBT and 30% weightage being given to the marks obtained in aptitude test. Short listed candidates will be called for verification of original documents. In addition to the no. of vacancies, 50% extra candidates shall also be called for all the categories unless otherwise specified as standby candidates merely to avoid shortfall in empanelment. During document verification, candidates will have to produce theiroriginal certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

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RRB NTPC (Graduate) 2016 Stages of Exam

(a) Common single stage CBT for all notified categories

(b) Followed by verification of documents for Cat. No : 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, ECRC & Goods Guard)

(c) Typing skill test of qualifying nature followed by verification of documents for Cat. No. 5, 6 & 9 (JAA, Sr.Clerk, Sr. Time Keeper). Exemption in Typing Skill Test may be extended to PWD candidates having disability of more than 40%. Such candidates are required to bring typing skill test exemption certificate to the Type Test centre issued by competent medical board as per Annexure-VIII.

(d) Aptitude Test followed by verification of documents for Cat. No. 7 & 8 (ASM & Traffic Assistant)

(e) Candidates called for Aptitude Test for the post of ASM & Traffic Assistant are required to bring Vision Certificate toAptitude Test centre from an Eye Specialist on prescribed proforma as per Annexure-IX, failing which they will not be allowed to appear in the Aptitude Test.

The Question papers shall be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Urdu andlocal languages as indicated in Para 16.

The standard of questions for the single stage CBT (Computer Based Test) will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts. The questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to includequestions pertaining to General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. The Question paper forsingle stage CBT will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions.

For Aptitude Test, candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in -> Directorates -> Psycho Technical Directorate -> Candidates Corner for question patterns & other details.

There shall be negative marking in CBT (Computer Based Test)/ Examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @ 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question.

Candidates should read the instructions on the e-call letter carefully and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to cancellation of their candidature. Mock / Practice tests will also be made available on RRBs website to the candidates to acquire familiarity with the online RRB NTPC Examination Recruitment Process 2015.

Note – I : Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Premises. If any candidate is found to possess mobile phone, blue-tooth or any other means ofwireless communication, in working or switched off mode, his/her candidature shall be cancelled forthwith and he/she will be debarred from RRB examinations besides legal action as deemed fit.

Selection is made strictly according to merit on the basis of CBT / online examination (AND Aptitude Test, Typing skill testof qualifying nature wherever applicable).

Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT / online examination and Aptitude Test / Typing Skill Test, wherever applicable, candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 50%extra candidates are also called as standby unless otherwise Specified (refer para 1.07.02). However, they are considered for empanelment only if there is shortfall in empanelment from the main list. During Document verification, candidates will have to produce their original certificates. No additional time will be given and the candidature of the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of verification is liable to be forfeited.

Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

RRBs at their discretion may hold additional CBT and/or skill test /aptitude test if considered necessary for all or for a limited number of candidates as may be deemed fit by RRBs.

Railway Recruitment Board is only recommending the names of successful candidates to Zonal Railways/Production Units. The RRB NTPC Exam Recruitment Process 2016 of appointment thereof is managed by the Chief Personnel Officer of Railway/Production Unit concerned.

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Eligibility status of a candidate shall be made available on RRBs website. Candidates can verify their eligibility from the website of RRB concerned. SMS and e-mail messages will be sent to all eligible candidates. Candidates should keep their mobile numbers and emails active till the end of document verification. RRBs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mailaddress at any stage.

The e-call letter to the eligible candidates (along with e-call letter for scribe, wherever applicable) shall be available about TWO weeks before commencement of the CBT/Aptitude Test/ Typing Skill Test on the website of RRB concerned for downloading. No admit card will be sent to candidates by post. However, in case of SC/ST candidates who have uploaded their proper community certificate for availing the benefit of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass), the e-call letter forCBT/Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test/document verification will contain the free travel authority and such candidate will be allowed to book ticket on submission of self attested copy of e-call letter and SC/ST certificate. During the journey, these candidates should carry original SC/ST certificate and one original prescribed proof of identity for undertaking journey failing which they will be treated as travelling without ticket and charged accordingly.

Candidates must bring their e-call letters along with a valid Photo ID (viz. Voter card, Aadhaar Card, e-Aadhaar, Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by his employer in case the candidate is a Govt. employee, School/College/University Photo ID card etc.) in ORIGINAL into the examination hall, failing which candidates shall NOT be allowed to appear for the CBT /Aptitude Test/Typing skill Test.

Candidates must also bring one colour photograph (of size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm), with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses, for appearing in the CBT/Examination (refer Para-5.05). Candidates will be required to copy the paragraph of self Declaration in the RRB portion of the e-call letter/Hall Ticket, in their own running handwriting in the presence of the invigilator at the examination hall, affix their photograph and LTI and signature and hand over the same to the invigilator before the conclusion of the examination. Candidates filling the para in CAPITAL letters will be rejected.

RRB(s) will not entertain any request for any change in examination centre, date and session allotted to provisionally eligible candidates).

Candidates should ensure that they are carrying the following while coming for the examination (CBT) :

  1. e-Call letter,
  2. Valid photo ID,
  3. One Passport size photograph.

RRB NTPC (Graduate) 2016 Medical Fitness Test

Candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass requisite medical fitness tests conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. The medical requirements against different medical standards for different categories are outlined below:

(a) A-2: Physically fit in all respects. Visual Standards :

Distance Vision : 6/9, 6/9 without glasses.

Near Vision : Sn : 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision.

(b) C-1: Physically fit in all respects.

Visual Standards : Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.

Near Vision : Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Note :

  1. Before indicating options for categories in Online Application, the applicant must ensure that he/she fulfills the prescribedmedical standards for that category/post.
  2. Candidates qualifying in examinations for these posts but failing in prescribed medical examinations will not, under any circumstances, be considered for any alternative appointment.
  3. Candidates who do not fulfill the prescribed medical standards need not apply.
  4. The above medical standards (Criteria) are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general.
  5. For Ex – Servicemen different standards apply.

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RRB NTPC (Graduate) 2016 Exam Center

Details of various RRBs, their Website Address, Local language option & tentative exam cities are indicated below :

Name of RRB Website Address and Telephone Numbers Local Languages choice ( in addition to Hindi, English & Urdu ) Tentative Exam Center
Ahmedabad www. rrbahmedabad.gov. in

Phone : 079 – 22940858

Gujarati Andaman & Nicobar: Port Blair.

Andhra Pradesh : Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikacherla, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram.

Arunachal Pradesh: ltanagar, Naharlagun

Assam: Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur.

Bihar: Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan.

Chandigarh: Chandigarh.

Chhattisgarh: Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur.

Delhi/NCR: Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida.

Goa: Verna.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi.

Haryana: Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula (Haryana), Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar.

Himachal Pradesh : Baddi, Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagar, Una.

Jammu & Kashmir: Anantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur.

Jharkhand: Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi.

Karnataka: Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagaluru, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada. Kerala: Alappuzha, Ernakulam, ldukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum.

Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.

Maharashtra: Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Beed, Bhandara, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal.

Manipur: lmphal

Meghalaya: Shillong, Ri-Bhoi

Mizoram: Aizwal

Nagaland: Dimapur, Kohima

Odisha: Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur – Ganjam (Odisha), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur.

Puducherry: Puducherry

Punjab: Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur.

Rajasthan: Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur(Rajasthan).

Sikkim: Bardang, Gangtok

Tamilnadu: Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar Telangana: Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal.

Tripura: Agartala, Bisramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaypur (Tripura).

Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzzaffar nagar, Najibabad, Raebareli, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi.

Uttarakhand: Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar.

West Bengal: Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore (West Bengal), Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri

Ajmer www. rrbajmer.org

Phone : 0145-2423292

Gujarati, Punjabi
Allahabad www. rrbald.nic.in

Phone : 0532 – 2435052

Bangalore www. rrbbnc.gov. in

Phone :080 – 23334147

Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani
Bhopal www. rrbbhopal.gov.in

Phone :0755 – 2746660

Bhubaneswar www. rrbbbs.gov.in

Phone :0674 – 2303015

Odia, Telugu
Bilaspur www. rrbbilaspur.gov.in

Phone :07752 – 247291/417742

Marathi, Odia
Chandigarh www. rrbcdg.gov.in

Phone : 0172 – 2730093

Chennai www. rrbchennai.gov.in

Phone : 044 – 28275323

Tamil, Telugu
Gorakhpur www. rrbgkp.gov.in

Phone : 0551 – 2201209

Guwahati www. rrbguwahati.gov.in

Phone :0361 -2540815

Assamese, Bengali, & Manipuri
Jammu – Srinagar www. rrbjammu.nic.in

Phone : 0191 – 2476757

Kolkata www. rrbkolkata.gov.in

Phone : (033) – 2543 0108

Maida www. rrbmalda.gov.in

Phone : 03512 – 264567

Mumbai www. rrbmumbai.gov.in

Phone : 022 – 23090422

Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Muzaffarpur www. rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in

Phone : 0621 – 2213405

Patna www. rrbpatna.gov.in


Ranchi www. rrbranchi.org

Phone : 0651 – 2462429/ 2787114

Odia, Bengali
Secunderabad rrbsecunderabad.nic.in

Phone. 040-27821663

Telugu, Marathi, Kannada & Odia.
Siliguri www. rrbsiliguri.org

Phone. 0353-2663840

Bengali & Assamese
Thiruvananthapuram www. rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

Phone: 0471 -2323357

Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada

Candidates can apply for a post(s) to any one RRB only through Online application mode by visiting the website of RRBs concerned (Refer Para no.16 of General Instructions). Before applying, candidates are advised to go through the instructions available on the website of RRB and in this notification. The onus is on the candidate to prove that all the information provided/ submitted by him/her in the application is true.

RRB NTPC (Graduate) 2016 Application Form

Candidates are required to go to the link provided for filling Online application and fill up the personal details/Bio – Data, fee paid etc. carefully. They are also required to exercise their option/preference for category(categories), Post(s), Railway/Production Unit & Cities for test centre.

Note – I : Multiple posts and other requirements have been notified in this Notification. The candidates are required to indicate their category wise, Post-wise and Railway/PU-wise preferences very carefully. Options once exercised in the Online Application shall be final and no request for change shall be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to be careful in exercise of option for category ( categories), post(s) and Railway(s)/PU(s).

Note – II : Candidates should ensure that their Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth should exactly match as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Any deviation found during Document Verification will lead to cancellation of candidature and also to debarment. In case any candidate has formally changed the name, then gazette notification or any other legal document, as applicable should be submitted at the time of Document Verification. Such candidates should indicate their changed name. However other details should match with the matriculation certificate.

Note – Ill : Candidates are advised to indicate their personal mobile no. and personal valid e-mail IDs in the Online application and keep them active during the entire recruitment process for communicating them. Candidates are further advised to visit website(s) of RRBs frequently to get the latest information or any changes about this notification. The communication with the candidates will be made through SMS & e-mail only.

The examination fee (unless exempted) should be paid Online using internet banking or debit cards (service charges apply for all banks, which will be borne by the candidates) or can be paid through challan in any branch of SBI or computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip. If the fee is paid through a challan at SBI branch, the receipt should be preserved. At the time of Document Verification, the same can be called for verification. After making payment of fee, relevant details are required to be filled in the prescribed column of the Online Application.

Note : For candidates who opt to pay examination fee through ”SBI challan” or “Computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip (Service Charges apply)” mode, should note that these modes will be deactivated at the end of working hours of 22.01.2016.

The candidates have to exercise their option for 5 (five) cities in order of preference for examination centre from the list of cities mentioned in para-16 under heading “Tentative Exam Cities“, through drop down menu while filling up online application. Efforts will be made to accommodate preferences for cities as far as feasible. However, RRBs reserve the right to allotexam centres in other cities also depending upon exigencies.

Photograph : A colour photograph of size 3.5 cm X 3.5 cm (not older than three months from the date of application), with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses, should be uploaded. The photo should be in JPG/JPEG format-100 DPI. The size of the uploaded photograph should be between 15kb40kb. Candidates may note that RRBs may, at any stage, reject the applications for uploading old/unclear photograph along with application or for any significant variations between photograph uploaded along with online Application and the actual physical appearance of the candidate. Candidates are advised to bring one copy of the same photograph along with Hall Ticket / E – Call Letter and original valid Photo ID at the time of CBT in exam centre. They are also advised to keep 5 (five) copies of the same photograph for further use in Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test/Document Verification. (Refer to Para 7.03 & 7.04). Photostat/scanned copy of the photograph is not permitted.Applications will be rejected where photographs are not clear, are smudged, with cap, goggles, pictures of animals/things, etc. or where the face is not recognizable.

During submission of Online Application, a Registration Number will be issued to each applicant. Candidates are advised to preserve/note their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process / correspondence with RRB concerned.

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RRB NTPC 2016 Examination Fee

No examination fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/ Persons with Disability (PWD)/Women/Minorities/Transgender and Economically Backward Classes having annual family income less than Rs. 50,000/-.

Note : Minorities mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) (further revision if any received till theclosing date of this Centralized Employment Notice). Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish ‘minority community declaration affidavit on non – judicial stamp paper at the time of document verification to the effect that they belong to any of the above minority communities. If the affidavit is not produced at the time of document verification, the candidature will be rejected.

Economically Backward Classes candidates means those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000/-. They have to submit income certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed format as given in Annexure-IV from the competent issuing authority.

For Unreserved / OBC Male candidates not coming within the purview of minority / economical backward classes / PWD /Ex-Servicemen, examination fee is Rs. 100/- for all categories.

The examination fee is non-refundable. It should be paid Online using internet banking or debit cards (service charges applicable for banks will be borne by the candidates) or can be paid through challan in any branch of SBI or computerized Post Office Pay-In-Slip (Applicable service charges, if any to be borne by the candidate). Ifthe fee is paid through a challan in SBI branch or Pay-In-Slip in Post Office, the receipt of the same should be preserved. The same can be called for verification at the time of Document Verification.

Steps to submit RRB NTPC Online Application 2016

  1. Visit the website of the RRB to which the candidate wants to apply (refer Para 16 of the CEN).
  2. Click on the “ONLINE/E-Application” Link.
  3. Click on the “New Registration” link.
  4. Fill in the basic details viz. Name, Father’s name, Date of Birth (as per 10th class certificate), community, e-mail Address and Mobile number etc. On submission of required details an Email will be received in the registered Email ID. Open inbox of your registered Email and click on the link received to proceed further.
  5. Follow the instructions and complete the registration process step-by-step for getting a Registration Number &Password.
  6. Login using the Registration Number and Password.
  7. Fill up other details such as educational qualification etc. Depending upon the educational qualification of the candidate, the eligible post(s) matching with the qualification (of the candidate) in that RRB shall be listed out. Similarly if that RRB hasvacancies from more than one Railway/ Production Unit, then all such Railways/Production units will also be listed out. Candidates have to indicate their priority/ preference for the category (categories)/post(s) and / or Railway(s)/Production Unit(s).
  8. Candidates are required to exercise their options/preferences to select five cities for appearing in CBT through drop down menu. Indicative list of cities is given in Para-16.
  9. Pay examination fee Rs. 100/- only ( Rupees One Hundred Only) ], if applicable, online using Debit Card or Internet Banking. Exam fee can also be paid through SBI Branch or any computerised Post Office after downloading a pre-printed Challan/Pay-ln-Slip. Ensure payment of exam fee is done only during the dates mentioned in the Challan/Pay-ln-Siip.
  10. Login with Registration Number and Password in the link for “Upload” and thereafter, upload your recent colour photograph (of size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm, 15 kb40 kb, 100 DPI, JPG / JPEG format).
  11. Candidates belonging to SC/ST have to upload scanned copy of their SC/ST certificates (JPG/JPEG format, 50 kb – 100 kb) also for availing the facility of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass).
  12. Submit the application. Print out the acknowledgement for records.
  13. Even after final submission, if a candidate wishes to make any modifications, he/she can do so but for any such modification additional fee of Rs. 100/- shall be payable. This fee for modification shall be applicable even to candidates belonging to exempted categories (i.e.SC/ST/PWD/Ex-SM/Woman/Minority/Transgender/Economically backward class candidates).
  14. To modify application already submitted, go to the “Modify Application” link & click.
  15. Login using Registration Number and Password.
  16. Pay additional fee (Rs.100/-) either online using Debit card or Internet Banking or through SBI branch/computerizedPost Office after downloading a pre-printed Challan/Pay-ln-Siip. Ensure payment is done within the dates mentioned in the challan.
  17. After making payment login using Registration Number and Password and proceed with the modification as per instructions given and submit the application. Print out the revised acknowledgement for records.

Note – I : Online Applications without photo of candidate, not having requisite fee (if applicable) are liable to be rejected.

Note – II : In case the application is rejected, candidates will be able to view their status Online on the website of RRBsconcerned along with the reasons for rejection(s). SMS and e-mail alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registeredmobile number and e-mail ID, as indicated in their Online application. Candidates whose application/candidature is rejected will NOT be intimated by post. Candidates are advised to provide only their own Mobile Number / Email ID so that they receive such communications. Communications with the candidates will be done through SMS & Email only.

Note – Ill : To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to submit Online Application much before theclosing date since there may be a possibility of inability / failure to log on to the website of RRB concerned on account of heavy load on the internet or website jam during last days.

Note – IV : RRBs do not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their application within closing date on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reason.”

RRB NTPC 2016 Application Form Enclosures

SC/ST candidates who want to avail the facility of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass) for CBT (examination)/aptitude test/typing skill test / Document Verification should upload their caste certificate (as per Annexure -1) issued by the competent authority. At the time of obtaining reservation and traveling, the Reservation Clerk and/or Ticket Checking Staffwill ask for the original SC/ST certificate for verification of genuineness of the candidate.

Note : Candidates need NOT send any application printouts or Certificates or copies to RRB concerned by post. The candidature of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the Online Application.

Verification of Original Documents and Format of Certificates :

To ascertain their eligibility as on the date of submission of application, candidates are required to produce all original documents at the time of document verification as indicated below :

  • Matriculation/High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent Certificate (Proof for Date of Birth andMatriculation Qualification).
  • Degree Certificate / Semester wise Mark sheet.
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST-Annexure-I.
  • Caste Certificate for OBC (Not older than one year from the date of document verification) – Annexure-II.
  • Non creamy layer declaration by OBC candidates -Annexure-Ill.
  • Original discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen.
  • Income Certificate for Waiving Examination Fee for Economically backward classes – Annexure-IV.
  • Minority community declaration on Non-judicial Stamp Paper -Annexure-V
  • Medical Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) -Annexure-VI (A), VI (B) & VI (C).
  • Legal document in case of formal change of name as mentioned in Note- II of Para-5.02.
  • NOC from serving employees.
  • Receipt of payment if made through a challan at SBI branch or Pay-in-slip at computerized post office.
  • Self Certification by the Transgender candidates.

Note – I : Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved / or seek age – relaxation must submit the requisite/relevant certificate in original from the competent authority, in the prescribed format at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-SM/PWD status will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under General (UR) category, if eligible. All such candidates shall have to satisfy the eligibility norms of a UR candidate. {Refer to para 1 (B) also}. The formats of the certificates are annexed. Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted.

Note – II : All Certificates should be either in English or in Hindi only. Where certificates are not in English / Hindi, self attested translated version (In Hindi /English) should be produced wherever /whenever required.

Note – Ill : Candidates are required to bring latest OBC certificate issued by competent authority as per Annexure-II duly indicating creamy layer status and issued within one year from the date of document verification.

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Invalid Applications/Rejections :

Candidates are requested to read all instructions thoroughly before submitting Online Application to Any One RRB. Otherwise their applications are likely to be rejected on one or more of the following reasons. In case the application is rejected, candidates will be able to view their status Online on the website of RRB concerned along with the reasons for rejection(s). SMS and e-mailalerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail IDs, as indicated in their Online application. Candidates will not be intimated by post regarding the reason(s) of rejection.

  1. Applications with Black and White photo, photo with cap, wearing Goggles, disfigured, small size, full body, only one side view of the face, without photo or unrecognizable photos.
  2. Not possessing the prescribed qualification for the post(s) on the date of submission of application.
  3. Over-aged or Under-aged or Date of Birth not filled or wrongly filled.
  4. Candidate’s name figuring in the debarred list of any RRB/RRC.
  5. Multiple applications to various RRBs or same RRB.
  6. Incomplete or incorrectly filled application.
  7. Any other irregularities which are considered invalid by RRB.

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