Important dates of RRB NTPC (Graduate) CEN 03/2015 indicate first and last date of applying for the recruitment exam, dates of exam, availability of RRB NTPC admit card, declaration of RRB NTPC result, next stages. The following information pertaining to dates of RRB CEN 03/2015 can be highlighted.

Short advertisement about RRB NTPC 2015-2016 has been published on 21 December 2015
Centralized Employment Notice 03/2015 was published and application form issued on 26 December 2015
Last date to apply for RRB Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) will be 25 January 2016
Exam will be held by Railway Recruitment Board in the months of 28 March 2016 to 03 May 2016
Provisional Question Paper & Answer Key 12 August 2016 to 21 August 2016
Declaration of RRB NTPC Result 2016 07 December 2016 onwards
RRB NTPC 2nd Stage Exam Jan 2017 / Feb 2017

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: To be eligible to apply for RRB NTPC (Graduate) CEN 03/2015, one must have educational qualifications relevant for the post. Exact details of the same can be seen in the notification. Brief highlights are as follows.

  • Candidate must have the qualification from recognized Board / University / Institute.
  • Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA), Senior Clerk cum Typist (SCT), Senior Time Keeper must have typing proficiency in English / Hindi.

Age Limit: Candidate should adhere to the upper and lower age limit. Whereas the lower birth date is same for all candidates, relaxation is available in upper date of birth.

Age group 18 to 32
Lower date of birth 01.01.1998
Upper date of birth
UR 02.01.1984
OBC 02.01.1981
SC / ST 02.01.1979
Ex-Servicemen Plus three years
Domiciled in state of JnK during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 Relaxable by 5 years
  • UR – Relaxable by 10 years
  • OBC – Relaxable by 13 years
  • SC / ST – Relaxable by 15 years
Widows, divorced women, women judicially separated from husband but not remarries
  • Upper age limit for UR – 35 years
  • Upper age limit for OBC – 38 years
  • Upper age limit for SC / ST – 40 years
Serving Group “C”, erstwhile Group “D” railway staff, casual labour
  • Upper age limit for UR – 40 years
  • Upper age limit for OBC – 43 years
  • Upper age limit for SC / ST – 45 years

For those working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway organization, relaxation in upper age limit will be up to the length of service rendered, subject to maximum of 5 years.

The lower and upper age limited will be reckoned as on 01.01.2016.