RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit and Qualifications

RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Get all the details about RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria. Know the age limit, educational qualifications, and other requirements to apply for the exam!
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RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Railway Recruitment Board recruitment drive for RRB NTPC 2023 exam (Non-Technical Popular Categories) is conducted to fill the positions in its various Zonal Railways and Production Units, including Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master. Candidates who wish to apply for RRB NTPC 2023 exam can visit the official Indian railways website and apply online. This blog is about RRB NTPC 2023 eligibility criteria.

RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are applying for undergraduate positions for RRB NTPC 2023 must be between the ages of 18 and 30.  The RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria for Candidates who are applying for graduate positions must be between the ages of 18 and 33. The age restrictions for each post are listed below.

Age Limit for RRB NTPC 2023 Recruitment (Undergraduate Posts)

The RRB NTPC 2023 Eligibility Criteria for various posts, can be seen in the below table,

Post

Age Limit

Junior Clerk cum Typist

18-30 years

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

18-30 years

Trains Clerk

18-30 years

Junior Timekeeper

18-30 years

Assistant Clerk cum Typist

18-30 years

Hope the candidates have got a clear detail about the posts in RRB NTPC 2023 and also about the RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria, from this table.

RRB NTPC 2023 Undergraduate Posts Age Relaxation

The table below lists the categories for which the maximum age restriction has been relaxed for RRB NTPC’s recruitment for undergrad positions in 2023, before that the candidates need to know about RRB NTPC Qualification, Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent. 12th or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.

  • Age relaxation for OBC NCL – Non-creamy Layer is 3 years. 
  • Age relaxation for SC/ST is 5 years. 
  • Ex-Serviceman:
  • UR: The applicant should have 30 years plus the length of military service, plus an additional three years.
  • OBC-NCL: The applicant should have 33  years of military service and an additional three years. 
  • SC/ST: The applicant should have 35 years of military service and an additional three years. 
  • PwD: 
  • For UR, the age is relaxed by 10 years 
  • Age relaxation for OBC-NCL is 13 years 
  • Age relaxation for SC/ST is 15 years 
  • Candidates who were residents of Jammu and Kashmir between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1989. 
  • Age relaxation for UR is 35 years
  • Age relaxation for OBC-NCL is 38 years
  • Age relaxation for SC/ST is 40 years 
  • Candidates who have a minimum of three years of employment and are members of the railway staff, casual labour, group C or group D
  • The age restriction for UR is 40
  • Age relaxation for OBC-NCL is 43 years
  • The age relaxation for SC/ST is 45 years 
  • The applicants who hold positions in quasi-administrative positions with railroad companies, such as those in institutes, cooperative societies and railway canteens, are listed as 
  • UR: whichever is lower, 30 years of service or 5 years
  • OBC-NCL: 33 years of service or 5 years, whichever is less
  • SC/ST: 35 years of service or 5 years, whichever is less 
  • Women who are widowed, divorced or legally separated but have not remarried.
  • Age is relaxed by 35 years
  • Age relaxation for OBC-NCL is 38 years
  • Age relaxation for SC/ST is 40 years

Age Limit For RRB NTPC 2023 Recruitment (Graduate Posts)

RRB NTPC 2023 Notification for age limit in graduate posts is shown below:

Post

Age Limit

Traffic Assistant

18-33 years

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

18-33 years

Senior Clerk cum Typist

18-33 years

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

18-33 years

Commercial Apprentice

18-33 years

Senior Time Keeper

18-33 years

Goods Guard

18-33 years

Station Master

18-33 years

Hope the candidates have got a clear details about the RRB NTPC Age limit from this table.

RRB NTPC 2023 Graduate Posts Age Relaxation

The table below lists the categories for which the upper age restriction has been relaxed for the RRB NTPC Graduate Level Posts 2023 Recruitment.

  • OBC NCL – the Non-creamy Layer – has been relaxed for three years.
  • There is a 5-year age relaxation for SC/ST. 
  • Ex-Serviceman:
  • UR: 33 years + how many years the person served in the military plus three additional years
  • OBC-NCL: 36 years, plus three years’ worth of military service
  • SC/ST: 38 years, plus 3 years in addition to the number of years of military service 
  • PwD:
  • UR has a 10-year age relaxation policy
  • OBC-NCL has a 13-year age relaxation
  • Age restrictions for SC/ST are 15 years 
  • Candidates who were residents of Jammu and Kashmir between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1989.
  • Age restrictions for UR are 38 years
  • OBC-NCL has a 41-year age relaxation
  • Age restrictions for SC/ST are 43 years
  • Candidates who have at least three years of employment and are members of the railway staff, casual labour, group C or group D
  • UR has a 40-year grace period
  • OBC-NCL has a 43-year relaxation
  • SC/ST has a 45-year relaxation
  • The applicants who hold jobs in quasi-administrative positions with railroad companies such as those in institutes and cooperative societies
  • UR: 33 years of service or 5 years, whichever is less
  • OBC-NCL: 36 years of service or 5 years, whichever is less
  • SC/ST: 38 years of service or 5 years, whichever is less 
  • Women who are widowed, divorced or legally separated but have not remarried.
  • UR has a 35-year relaxation period.
  • OBC-NCL has a 38-year relaxation period.
  • There is a 40-year relaxation for SC/ST.

RRB NTPC 2023 Nationality

The following nationalities are required for candidates taking the exam, per the RRB NTPC Official Notification:

  • A citizen of India
  • A Nepalese or Bhutanese subject
  • A Tibetan who entered India before January 1, 1962, intending to reside there permanently.
  • The candidates who moved to India intending to reside there permanently came from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam and Burma.

RRB NTPC 2023 Educational Qualification

  • A degree from an accredited university or its equivalent is required for the position of Commercial Apprentice (CA).
  • Senior Clerk cum Typist position requires a degree from an accredited university or its equivalent, as well as computer typing ability in Hindi and English.
  • For the position of Traffic Apprentice (TA), candidates must possess a degree from an accredited institution.
  • A degree from an accredited university or its equivalent is required for the position of Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk.
  • For the position of Assistant Station Master (ASM), candidates must possess a degree from a reputable institution.
  • A degree from a reputable university or an equivalent is required, as well as computer typing ability in Hindi and English, for the position of Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist.
  • A degree from a reputable university or its equivalent is required for the Goods Guard Selection position.
  • An equivalent degree from a recognised university is required for the position of Traffic Assistant.
  • Senior Time Keeper position requires a degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent, together with computer typing proficiency in Hindi or English.

RRB NTPC 2023 Medical Standards Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for the position should first make sure they meet the precise medical requirements for that position. Candidates should consult the published medical criteria for each position in order to achieve this. Candidates who are deemed medically unfit for the position will not be offered an alternative appointment (s).

Medical Standards Meaning:

  1. A-2
  • Distance vision without glasses: 6/6, 6/9. (No Fogging Test)
  • With or without glasses, near vision must be 0.6 and must pass tests for binocular vision, myopia, night vision and colour vision. 
  1. A-3
  • 6/6, 6/9 with or without glasses for distance (Power of lenses should not exceed 2D)
  • With or without glasses, near vision must be 0.6 and must pass tests for binocular vision, myopia, night vision and colour vision.
  1. B-2
  • 6/6, 6/12 with or without glasses for distance (Power of lenses should not exceed 4D)
  • When close work is required or when reading, near vision should be no worse than Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without spectacles. Additionally, need to pass binocular vision and other vision tests.
  1. C-2
  • 6/12, Nil with or without spectacles for distance vision.
  • Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or performing close work is necessary.

RRB NTPC 2023 Medical Standards Required According To The Posts

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.What is RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Pattern?

RRB NTPC 2023 exam pattern is conducted in 4 stages, the tier 1 CBT & tier 2 CBT are conducted based on online mode, the tier 3 is a typing skill test/Computer based aptitude test and the last stage of RRB NTPC exam is the document verification

2.What is RRB NTPC Physical Eligibility?

Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision. Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D)

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