RRB NTPC 2023: Result, Eligibility And Important Dates

RRB NTPC (Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories) is a competitive examination conducted by the Indian Railways to recruit eligible candidates for various non-technical positions in the railway sector. The exam is highly competitive, and candidates must prepare thoroughly to secure a place in the Indian Railways as it is giving a golden opportunity to fulfil their dream of working with the Indian Railways.

RRB NTPC Level 5 results were published on March 23, 2023. RRB NTPC Level 2 DV 1st round schedule has also been released. They also have issued the Provisional result list of candidates for the RRB NTPC Level 6 for the Commercial Apprentice and Station Master posts. Candidates who have appeared in the exam must check the list on the official website.


The RRB NTPC 2023 exam is conducted in four stages – CBT 1, CBT 2, Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable), and Document verification. The syllabus of the RRB NTPC exam is for Class 10, 12, and graduate levels, and the exam is conducted in 15 languages.

RRB NTPC 2023-Overview:

The RRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) exam is conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to enlist candidates for various posts in the non-technical categories in the Indian Railways. Candidates who have completed their graduation or have passed class 12th can apply for the RRB NTPC vacancies.

The key highlights of the RRB NTPC 2023 exam are mentioned in the table below. Take a look at it:



NTPC Full Form

Non-Technical Popular Categories

Name of the Organization

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Exam Level


Mode of Application


Application Fees

-General Category– INR 500

-SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Women/Minorities/Physically handicapped candidates – INR 250

Exam Mode

Offline (CBT)

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Exam Category

-Under-Graduate Level posts
-Graduate Level posts

Stages of Exam/Selection Process

-Typing skill Test/CBAT
-Document Verification /Medical Exam

Medium/Language of Exam

15 Languages

Official Website


RRB NTPC 2023-Notification:

The RRB NTPC 2023 notification has been released. RRB will release the official notice for 2023 on their official portal candidates can check the website. According to the previous year’s notification trends, it was expected to be released in March 2023. Interested candidates can register on the official website of RRB and then fill out the application form. It is expected that RRB will release more than 30000-35000 vacancies for railway recruitment in the year 2023.

Candidates can apply for various positions according to the eligibility criteria of RRB NTPC. You can further check out the eligibility criteria for each post in this article.

RRB NTPC 2023-Eligibility Criteria:

RRB NTPC releases various posts for the 12th pass or undergraduate candidates. The eligibility criteria are different and are mentioned below in the table. You can check out your eligibility for other posts in the below-given table. It is mandatory to check the eligibility criteria before applying because your application might get rejected if you do not match the eligibility level.


Eligibility criteria

Junior Clerk cum Typist Accounts Clerk cum Typist

-The candidate must be between 18 to 30 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-12th pass or equivalent.

Junior Time Keeper

-The candidate must be between 18 to 30 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-12th pass or equivalent.

Trains Clerk

-The candidate must be between 18 to 30 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-12th pass or equivalent.

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

-The candidate must be between 18 to 30 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-12th pass or equivalent.

Traffic Assistant

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Goods Guard

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Senior Clerk cum Typist

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Senior Time Keeper

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Commercial Apprentice

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

Station Master

-The candidate must be between 18 to 33 years(as of 1st July 2023).
-Graduation or equivalent from a recognized board.

RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria-Important Points:

  • The candidates in their last year or waiting for the result are not eligible to apply.
  • SC/ ST candidates will get a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.
  • OBC candidates will get a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit.
  • There will be some additional requirements for a few posts as well. For example – Candidates looking for junior accounts assistant cum typist posts should have typing proficiency in English/ Hindi.
  • Candidates with the following nationalities only can apply
    • A citizen of India,
    • A subject of Bhutan,
    • The subject of Nepal,
    • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 intending to settle here permanently
    • An Indian-origin person migrated to India from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Vietnam and the East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, the united republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, and Zaire.

RRB NTPC-Application Form 2023:

  • RRB NTPC application form is expected to be released on the official portal of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for different positions. The notification will likely be released in March 2023, and the application forms will be open for interested candidates for around 30-40 days.
  • Candidates have to register themselves and submit their application form before the last date of submission to appear for the exam, as it is the first step for applying.

Steps To Apply For RRB NTPC 2023:

Here are the steps to fill out the RRB NTPC 2023 Application Form. Carefully go through it.

  • First, go to the official website of the Indian Railways, i.e. indianrailways.gov.in 
  • Then, go to the Recruitment Tab in the Menu Bar.
  • Select the RRB board area in the recruitment Tab.
  • You will find the application form for RRB NTPC 2023 on this page.
  • Register yourself and fill in all the necessary details and documents asked in the application form.
  • Verify the details filled in the application form before paying and submitting.
  • Pay the application fee before submitting the application form.
  • Submit the Application form and take out the printout for future reference.

RRB NTPC 2023-Exam Pattern:

RRB NTPC conducts exams in the following stages of the recruitment process, as mentioned below.

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2
  • Skill Test/ Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification Process
  • Medical Examination

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern-CBT-1:

  • The RRB board conducts the 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for screening the aspirants.
  • The duration of the exam is 1.5 hours (90 minutes). For the PWD candidates, the duration of the exam is 120 Minutes.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for every wrong attempt question, so prepare well to avoid these negative markings.
  • No marks are deducted if a question is left unanswered.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern-CBT-2:

  • The normalized score of RRB NTPC CBT-1 will be used for shortlisting the candidates for 2nd Stage CBT based on merit.
  • The difficulty level of the exam questions varies depending on the levels of positions.
  • The duration of the exam is 1.5 Hrs (90 minutes).
  • There is a negative marking, with 1/3 of the marks assigned to each question being deducted for every wrong answer.

RRB NTPC 2023-Admit Card:

  • The dates for the release of the admit card for RRB NTPC 2023 are not released yet. Though it is expected that the Admit card will be released in May 2023.
  • The candidate can Visit the official portal of RRB and download their admit cards by logging in with their registration details.

The RRB NTPC Admit Card contains the following details about the candidate. They are advised to check their respective details and information carefully:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Registration number
  • Name of Exam Center
  • Date of Exam
  • Reporting Time
  • Exam Day Instructions

 RRB NTPC 2023-Expected Cutoffs:

The RRB NTPC 2023 Exam Cutt-off will be influenced by the number of applicants who applied, the number of vacancies, the level of difficulty that year, the category-wise reservation criteria, and, of course, the applicant’s performance in the exam.

Based on the cutoff marks for RRB NTPC CBT 1 stage, the candidates 20 times the number of NTPC vacancies are shortlisted for CBT 2.

The probable cutoff marks of CBT I of RRB NTPC 2023 are as follows:


Expected Cut off











































RRB NTPC 2023-Selection Process:

There are mainly five stages in the RRB NTPC selection process. The selection process for the RRB NTPC 2023 exam is discussed below in detail. Go through it carefully.

  • RRB NTPC 2023: Computer-Based Test 1 (CBT-1)

The first stage of CBT is used for screening the candidates. The first-stage marks will be normalised to shortlist the applicants for the second stage of CBT.

  • RRB NTPC 2023: Computer Based Test 2 (CBT-2)

The candidates who clear the first stage of CBT will have to appear for the second stage of CBT. Candidates who pass the second stage of CBT must appear for the skill exam for the positions they have applied for.

  • RRB NTPC CBAT/Typing Test Skill Test

The candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master will have to appear for RRB NTPC CBAT. They need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks to qualify.

The candidates who have applied for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper will have to appear for this test.

The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on a personal computer without editing tools and a spell check facility. 

  • RRB NTPC 2023: Document Verification

Candidates who clear the CBT-1 and CBT-1 and the Computer Based Aptitude Test and Typing Skill Test (where applicable) are called for Document Verification based on merit. Selected individuals will be appointed if they pass the required Medical Fitness Test.

  • RRB NTPC 2023: Medical Examination

The candidates must fulfil the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) for which they have applied. The applicants should carefully refer to the medical standards for each position, as the candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post(s) will not be given any alternative.

RRB NTPC 2023 Result Date:

This table provides the complete schedule of the RRB NTPC 2023 exam, including past exam dates:

  • January 14, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 1 result 2021
  • March 30, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 1 Revised Result 2023
  • May 13, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 2 answer key
  • June 7, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 2 Result 2023 for Levels 4 and 6
  • June 22-27, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 2 answer key 2023 and objection tracker for levels 2, 3 and 5
  • July 18, 2023: RRB NTPC CBT 2 result 2023 for Levels 2 and 5
  • September 7, 2023: RRB NTPC CBAT result
  • October 17, 2023: RRB NTPC final result 2023 for Level 6
  • February 2023: Document verification & medical exam for Level 2
  • February 2023: Document Verification and Medical Exam for Level 4
  • March 2023: Final empanelment for Level 2 post
  • March 2023: Final empanelment for Level 3 post

The RRB NTPC exam consists of two stages of computer-based tests: a typing skill test/computer-based aptitude test (as applicable) and a document verification/medical examination. The results and answer keys for each stage are released on specific dates, with the final empanelment for various levels in 2023.

RRB NTPC 2023 Result-Important Changes:

The RRB NTPC result for 2023 is due for the announcement, and the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the essential changes made for the exam. 

  • In case of insufficient empanelment of candidates, RRB has the right to draw candidates down the merit list, provided they meet the set criteria and opt to be considered. This will help ensure that the desired vacancies are filled. 
  • For shortlisting candidates, the normalised score of the 1st stage Computer Based Test (CBT) will be used to arrive at their merit. A total of twenty times unique candidates are then selected for CBT 2. 
  • Finally, for EWS category candidates, it has been stated that even if the valid income and asset certificate has been issued after the date of notification in 2019, it will be considered. 

Overall, the RRB NTPC result for 2023 will reflect the aforementioned changes.

How Can I Check My NTPC Result 2023?

The process for checking RRB NTPC Result 2023 is easy to follow. Candidates have to follow the simple steps given below to access the results:

  • Step 1: Visit the official websites of RRBs and look for the RRB NTPC Result link. It will usually be present on the home page itself. 
  • Step 2: Clicking the link will take you to a new page containing the RRB NTPC Result 2023 in a PDF format.
  • Step 3: To quickly find your roll number in the PDF, use the ‘Ctrl+F’ feature.
  • Step 4: To download the scorecard, you will be asked to enter your User ID/registration number and password. After successfully entering your credentials, you can access and download the result PDF.
  • Step 5: Download and save your RRB NTPC 2023 Result for further use. Additionally, candidates can also check the cutoff marks using their scorecards.

RRB NTPC Scorecard 2023:

In 2023, the RRB NTPC scorecard will be released along with the result. To download it, candidates must enter the relevant details, such as their name, roll number, and registration number.

The scorecard of RRB NTPC will contain the following details:

  • The raw score obtained by the candidate
  • The pro-rated score obtained
  • The normalised marks secured
  • The candidate’s qualifying status

All these details will help candidates understand their exam performance and whether they have qualified. The scorecard is thus an important document that should be carefully preserved for further reference.

How To Download RRB NTPC Scorecard?

To get your RRB NTPC scorecard, you only have a few simple steps. 

  1. Firstly, visit the respective website of the Regional Recruitment Board (RRB) of your choice. 
  2. On the home page, click the ‘RRB NTPC Scorecard link. 
  3. You will be prompted to enter your user ID and password. 
  4. Once the authentication is completed, the scorecard will appear on the screen. 
  5. Lastly, download it and take its printout for your reference. 

Having your RRB NTPC scorecard at hand will make it easy to keep track of your progress. Knowing your score will allow you to focus on specific areas to improve. 

RRB NTPC Result-What If I Forget Password?

For those looking to view their RRB NTPC scorecards, login credentials are needed. This can become troublesome in case of forgetting the password. However, candidates can retrieve the password in a few simple steps. 

  1. The first step is to go to the login page. 
  2. At the bottom of the page, candidates can find a ‘Forgot Password’ tab. 
  3. The candidates will be asked to provide a few details upon clicking it. 
  4. After furnishing the information, an OTP will be sent to the applicant’s mobile number. 
  5. Candidates can retrieve the password by entering the OTP and clicking the ‘Submit’ button. 
  6. With this information, they can view their RRB NTPC result scorecard.

RRB NTPC-Minimum Qualifying Marks:

To pass the RRB NTPC exam, candidates must obtain the minimum qualifying marks based on their category. The percentage of minimum qualifying marks for PwBD is relaxed by two per cent in case of a shortage of candidates against the vacancies. The minimum qualifying marks for different categories are as follows: 

  • 40% for UR & EWS
  • 30% for OBC and SC
  • 25% for ST candidates

RRB NTPC Result 2023-Score Calculation:

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) NTPC exam results for 2023 are determined using the marking scheme specified by the RRBs. Candidates receive one mark for each correct answer and have 0.25 marks deducted for each incorrect response. The total number of correct answers ultimately determines a candidate’s score after deductions have been applied. 

These deductions make it especially important for candidates to take extra care in their exam preparations to ensure they are aware of all the information that might be asked of them during the RRB NTPC exam. Furthermore, proper preparation can significantly increase candidates’ chances of obtaining a better score, ultimately helping them stand out among their peers in the competition. 

Candidates who completed the RRB NTPC exam in 2023 can stay informed of the marking process and exam results by visiting the official RRB website. Further information can be found by referring to the FAQ section of the website or through the RRB helpline.


The RRB NTPC final result has been released, considering the performance in the Computer-Based Tests 1 and 2, the Computer-Based Aptitude Test (wherever applicable) and the Typing Skill Test. Additionally, candidates must pass the document verification and medical examination stages to succeed. 

Candidates can find the results by logging onto the official RRB NTPC website. After clicking on the appropriate links, they will be taken to the relevant section, where they can enter their roll numbers and access their results. 

For those who have been deemed successful, it is now time to take the next step. All successful applicants must complete further medical and document verification tests to ascertain their suitability for the posts. 

Once all these tests have been cleared, the results will be published. This will finalise the selection process, and candidates can proceed with their job preparations. Therefore, the RRB NTPC final result will pave the way for thousands of people to secure their futures.

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