RRB NTPC Examination 2016: How to Apply


RRB NTPC Examination: Railways Recruitment Board recently released an official notification RRB CEN 03/ 2015 for recruiting non-technical candidates for various posts in the Indian Railways. Candidates will be competing for 18252 RRB Job Vacancies.

The Graduate Level Railways Exam will be held in the month of March to May 2016 for a number of RRB NTPC Posts. Some of the most popular categories in the Non-Technical RRB 2016 are.

Name of the Post   Total Number of Job Vacancies 
 Commercial Apprentice (CA)  703
 Traffic Apprentice (TA)  1645
 Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk (ECRC)  127
 Goods Guard  7591
 Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (JAA)  1205
 Senior Clerk-cum-Typist  869
 Assistant Station Master (ASM)  5942
 Traffic Assistant  166
 Senior Time Keeper  4

The Total RRB NTPC 2016 Job Vacancies are 18252.

We have discussed in detail about RRB NTPC 2016 Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and and Selection Process in our previous article. For all those readers who are unfamiliar with the article can click on the link below.


For all those who wish to read all the important details of RRB Non-Technical Exam 2016 can refer to the information below.

RRB NTPC Examination 2016: Important Points

  • Name of the Organizing Board: RRB (Railway Recruitment Board)
  • Total Number of Job Vacancies: 18252
  • Age Limit: 18 to 32 years
  • Application Process: Online
  • Last Date of Online Application: 25 January 2016
  • Examination Day: March – May, 2016 (T.B.A)
  • RRB NTPC Selection Process: Online Test followed by Proficiency Test
  • Name of the Posts: Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Goods Guard, Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk, Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist, Senior Clerk-cum-Typist, Assistant Station Master, Traffic Assistant and Senior Time Keeper


RRB NTPC Examination 2016: How to Apply

The Selection for various posts in the RRB NTPC will be done on the basis of zones. There are total 20 RRBs in the Indian railways located in Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Jammu- Srinagar, Kolkata, Malda, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi, Secunderbad, Siliguri and Tiruvananthpuram.

Follow these steps to successfully submit your online application for RRB NTPC 2016 Exam.

  • Begin the application process by logging on to your zonal RRB official site.
  • Go to CEN 03/2015 advertisement. It will be scrolling on the right sidebar.
  • Click on Online/e-application link
  • After that, Click on the link for New Registration
  • A form will appear. Provide all the Basic Details like Name, Father’s Name, DOB, Community, Mobile Number, Email in order to proceed forward.
  • Click on Submit.
  • You will receive Registration ID & password to e-mail & Mobile number you mention in the form.
  • From the link provided in the mail, move to the registration page and Fill the application with correct details
  • It will list out the Posts for that Zone or production unit.
  • Give preference for posts/category.
  • Choose Five Cities for CBT (Written Exam) Exam Center.
  • Pay the examination fee through Online/ download SBI Challan.
  • Upload scanned Photograph. Do not upload any high-res image.
  • Upload SC/ST certificate if opted claim for age relaxation.
  • Submit the application.
  • And most importantly, take a print of the submitted application for future reference.


RRB NTPC 2016: Zone-Wise Application & Vacancies

As discussed above, there will 20 RRBs participating in the upcoming RRB NTPC 2016 Exam. In order to successfully submit your application for the examination, you need to know which RRB Zone you belong to.

Refer to the following table and select the RRB in your zone.

 Name of the Zonal RRB  Total Job Vacancies  RRB NTPC 2016 Application Link
 RRB Allahabad  2864  Click Here
 RRB Ahmedabad  1183  Click Here
 RRB Bangalore  695  Click Here
 RRB Bhopal  1151 Click Here
 RRB Bhubaneshwar  770 Click Here
 RRB Bilaspur  302 Click Here
 RRB Chandigarh  341 Click Here
 RRB Chennai  976 Click Here
 RRB Gorakhpur  317 Click Here
 RRB Guwahati  409 Click Here
 RRB Jammu  171 Click Here
 RRB Kolkata  1408 Click Here
 RRB Malda  278 Click Here
 RRB Mumbai  2296 Click Here
 RRB Muzaffarnagar  514 Click Here
 RRB Patna  714 Click Here
 RRB Ranchi  562 Click Here
 RRB Secunderabad  1618 Click Here
 RRB Trivandrum  488 Click Here

We hope this application procedure for RRB NTPC 2016 Exam will be helpful. For any queries, please feel free to put in the comments section below.

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    • It will be too early to say anything about the exact pattern of the RRB NTPC Examination 2016, but the examination will comprise of Question from General Knowledge, General Science, Numerical Ability & Reasoning.

  1. Sir I wasnt able to upload my signature and picture in the application form due to heavy traffic. Will my form be rejected?

    • Your form will be considered as incomplete till you complete every step of the form submission. In that case, your form will be rejected in the analysis phase before CBT

  2. I lost my rrb registration I’d plz help me how can I find my registration I’d ??
    Name : Rajesh saini
    Contact no : 8750565872
    dob : 27.11.1992

  3. sir, there is a query hope you will answer as soon as possible.
    Actually, by mistake, i filled the wrong preference order i.e.
    1 Assistant Station Master(NWR)
    2 Assistant Station Master(WCR)
    3 Commercial Apprentice(NWR)
    4 Traffic Apprentice(NWR)
    5 Senior Clerk‐cum‐Typist(NWR)
    6 Goods Guard(NWR)
    7 Goods Guard(WCR)
    But I want CA and TA as first to preference.

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