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RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualifications and Medical Standards

In this article we are going to share all the eligibility criteria including the age limit, relaxation in the upper age limit, educational qualification and medical standards needed to be fulfilled before applying for the RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment Process.

May 13, 2019 14:43 IST
    RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria
    RRB NTPC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

    Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) has invited Online applications from eligible candidates for around 35208 vacancies (69 vacancies OF DLW have been removed under RRB Allahabad) in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways for the posts under NON TECHNICAL POPULAR CATEGORIES (NTPC)

    Under Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of 12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent examination and Age between 18 to 30 Years as on 01.07.2019. (Revised)

    S. No.

    Name of the post

    Level in 7th CPC

    Initial

    pay (Rs.)

    Medical

    Standard

    Total Vacancies

    (All RRBs)

    1

    Junior Clerk cum Typist

    2

    19900

    C-2

    4300

    2

    Accounts Clerk cum Typist

    2

    19900

    C-2

    760

    3

    Junior Time Keeper

    2

    19900

    C-2

    11

    4

    Trains Clerk

    2

    19900

    A-3

    592

    5

    Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

    3

    21700

    B-2

    4940

    Total

    10603

    Graduate Posts with Minimum Educational Qualification of a University Degree

    or its equivalent and Age between 18 to 33 Years as on 01.07.2019 (Revised)

    S. No.

    Name of the post

    Level in 7th CPC

    Initial

    pay (Rs.)

    Medical

    Standard

    Total Vacancies

    (All RRBs)

    1

    Traffic Assistant

    4

    25500

    A-2

    88

    2

    Goods Guard

    5

    29200

    A-2

    5748

    3

    Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

    5

    29200

    B-2

    5638

    4

    Senior Clerk cum Typist

    5

    29200

    C-2

    2854

    5

    Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

    5

    29200

    C-2

    3147

    6

    Senior Time Keeper

    5

    29200

    C-2

    6

    7

    Commercial Apprentice

    6

    35400

    B-2

    259

    8

    Station Master

    6

    35400

    A-2

    6865

    Total

    24605

    Grand Total (10603 + 24605 + 66 vacancies for the Visually Impaired (VI) candidates)

    35208

    Click here to know the RRB NTPC 2019 Application Process

    Below are the Important Dates of RRB NTPC (Graduate & Under Graduate) 2019 Exam:

    RRB NTPC 2019 Exam

    Important Dates

    Opening of Online Registration of Applications

    1st March 2019 (18:00 Hrs)

    Closing of Online Registration of Applications

    31st March 2019 (23.59 Hrs)

    Closing  Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee

    Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/ UPI)

    5th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.

    SBI Challan

    5th April 2019 at 15.00 hrs.

    Post Office Challan

    5th April 2019 at 15.00 hrs.

    Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

    12th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.

    1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019

    Click here to know the latest RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

    Before applying for the different RRB posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit, educational qualification(s) and medical standards. So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment drive:

    AGE LIMIT AND RELAXATION

    For 7th CPC Level-2 and 3 (Under Graduate Level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

    Category

    Lower and Upper Age Limit

    General

    18 to 30

    OBC

    18 to 33

    SC/ST

    18 to 35

    Let’s look at the upper age limit relaxation for different categories under RRB NTPC Under Graduate level Posts 2019 in the table given below:

    S. No.

    Category

    Age Limit Relaxation

    (Upper Age)

    1

    Other Backward Classes (OBC)

    3 years (33)

    2

    Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

    5 years (35)

    3

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

    General

    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

    4

    Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

    General

    10 years (40)

    OBC

    13 years (43)

    SC/ST

    15 years (45)

    5

    Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of

    Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

    General

    5 years (35)

    OBC

    8 years (38)

    SC/ST

    10 years (40)

    6

    Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’

    Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)

    General

    10 years (40)

    OBC

    13 years (43)

    SC/ST

    15 years (45)

    7

    Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization

    such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes

    General

    30 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    OBC

    33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    SC/ST

    35 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    8

    Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

    General

    5 years (35)

    OBC

    8 years (38)

    SC/ST

    10 years (40)

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    For 7th CPC Level 4, 5 and 6 (Graduate level Posts), the Date of Birth of candidates should be between the dates given below (both dates inclusive):

    Category

    Lower and Upper Age Limit

    General

    18 to 33

    OBC

    18 to 36

    SC/ST

    18 to 38

    Click here to know the Region-wise Previous Year Cut Off Marks of RRB NTPC Exam

    Let’s look at the upper age limit relaxation for different categories under RRB NTPC Graduate level Posts 2019 Recruitment in the table given below:

    S. No.

    Category

    Age Limit Relaxation

    (Upper Age)

    1

    Other Backward Classes (OBC)

    3 years (36)

    2

    Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

    5 years (38)

    3

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

    General

    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

    4

    Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

    General

    10 years (43)

    OBC

    13 years (46)

    SC/ST

    15 years (48)

    5

    Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of

    Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

    General

    5 years (38)

    OBC

    8 years (41)

    SC/ST

    10 years (43)

    6

    Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’

    Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum of 3 years service (continuous or in broken spells)

    General

    7 years (40)

    OBC

    10 years (43)

    SC/ST

    12 years (45)

    7

    Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization

    such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes

    General

    33 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    OBC

    36 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    SC/ST

    38 Years + length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower

    8

    Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried

    General

    2 years (35)

    OBC

    5 years (38)

    SC/ST

    7 years (40)

    Click here to know the details of EWS Reservation for RRB NTPC 2019 Recruitment

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

    Under 2019 RRB NTPC Recruitment Process, different educational qualifications are prescribed for various posts as given below:

    Post Name

    Level in 7th CPC

    Education Qualification

    Commercial Apprentice (CA)

    6

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

    Station Master

    6

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

    Goods Guard

    5

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

    Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

    5

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential

    Senior Clerk-Cum-typist

    5

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent + Typing proficiency in Hindi/English on computer is essential

    Senior Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

    5

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

    Senior Time Keeper

    5

    Degree from recognised university or its equivalent and typing

    proficiency in English /Hindi on Computer is essential

    Traffic Assistant

    4

    Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

    Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

    3

    12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is 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 Typist

    2

    12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is 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). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

    Junior Clerk Cum Typist

    2

    12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is 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). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

    Junior Time Keeper

    2

    12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is 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). Typing proficiency in English / Hindi on Computer is essential

    Trains Clerk

    2

    12th (+2 Stage) or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate. 50% marks is 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).

    Click here to know the RRB NTPC Salary after 7th pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

    MEDICAL STANDARDS

    Medical Standards Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed Medic Standards for the post(s) for which they are applying. For this, they should refer to the medic standards for each post. Candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

    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

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    Candidates called for document verification will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. The medical standards are outlined below:

    MEDICAL STANDARD

    GENERAL FITNESS

    VISION STANDARDS

    A-2

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses ((No

    fogging test),

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision

    A-3

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D),

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision

    B-2

    Physically fit in all respects

    Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).

    Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for  Field of Vision (Binocular Vision), etc.

    C-2

    Physically fit in all respects

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

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

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    Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post(s), his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith.

    Therefore, candidates are required to go through the Post Parameter Table. Vacancy Table and ascertain their eligibility to apply through ONLINE mode to ay one RRB or RRC only, whichever applicable, depending upon their eligibility. The selection of RRB or RRC, whichever applicable, once exercised shall be final. Application to more than one RRB or RRC, whichever applicable, will lead to rejection of all the applications for the respective CEN.

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