RRB NTPC Post Preference [Factors, Order of Preference] – All you need to know

Indian Railways has announced bumper vacancies for RRB NTPC posts. The RRB NTPC 2019 Notification has announced 35,000+ vacancies for various posts. In this blog, we are going to help you decide your RRB NTPC Post Preference to be filled while applying for the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam.

1. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Factors to Consider

Following are the factors which should be considered before filling your RRB NTPC Post Preference in the Online Application form.

1.1 Number of Vacancies

Being aware of the number of vacancies for the given post is very important for filling the RRB NTPC post preference. Higher the vacancies better are your chances of getting selected.

1.2 Choice of Zone

Every Railway has ha different number of vacancies for different posts. So, while filling your RRB NTPC post preference in application form you should know about the vacancies for that zone. If there are fewer vacancies in your home zone, you should look for neighboring zones with higher vacancies.

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1.3 Eligibility

The most important thing for post selecting is your eligibility criteria which include age and educational qualifications. Only choose the posts for which you are eligible.

1.4 Required Medical Standard

RRB has also given the medical standards required for each post. Therefore, please ensure that you meet all the medical standards of the post you wish to apply for.

1.5 Work Type

Last but not the least, you should take into consideration your working style and preference before choosing your RRB NTPC Post preference. It would if you are a people person than Stationmaster is your best option, and so on.

2. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Order of Preference for Graduates

Based on the above factors, the following can be your RRB NTPC order of preference for Graduate candidates. Please note this list is just indicative. You can fill the preference as per your personal choice as well.

Sr. No Name of the post Order of Preference For Male Candidates Order of Preference For Female Candidates
1 Traffic Assistant 8 7
2 Goods Guard 4 6
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 2 2
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 7 4
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 6 5
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 8
7 Commercial Apprentice 3 3
8 Station Master 1 1

 

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3. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Order of Preference for Non-Graduates.

Following is post preference order for non-graduate (10+2) candidates

Sr. No. Name of the post Order of Preference For Male Candidates Order of Preference For Female Candidates
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 2
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 4 4
3 Junior Time Keeper 5 5
4 Trains Clerk 3 3
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 1 1

4. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Post Vacancy details (Graduate Posts)

Following are the number of vacancies for each graduate post –

Sr No. Name of the post Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
1 Traffic Assistant 88
2 Goods Guard 5748
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5638
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 2873
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 3164
6 Senior Time Keeper 14
7 Commercial Apprentice 259
8 Station Master 6865
Grand Total 24649

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5. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Post Vacancy details (Non-Graduate Posts)

Following are the number of vacancies for each graduate post –

Sr No. Name of the post Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 4319
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 17
4 Trains Clerk 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 4940
Grand Total 10628

6. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Required Medical standards

Sl. No. Medical standard General fitness Visual acuity
1 A-2 Physically fit in all respects 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.
2 A-3 Physically fit in all respects Distant 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.
3 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.
4 C-2 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required.

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7. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Required Medical standards (Graduate Posts)

Sr No. Name of the post Medical Standard
1 Traffic Assistant A-2
2 Goods Guard A-2
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist C-2
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist C-2
6 Senior Time Keeper C-2
7 Commercial Apprentice B-2
8 Station Master A-2

8. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Required Medical standards (Non-Graduate Posts)

Sr No. Name of the post Medical Standard
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist C-2
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist C-2
3 Junior Time Keeper C-2
4 Trains Clerk A-3
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk B-2

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9. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Pay Scale and Salary (Non-Graduate Posts)

Sr No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700

10. RRB NTPC Post Preference – Pay Scale and Salary (Graduate Posts)

Sr No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.)
1 Traffic Assistant 4 25500
2 Goods Guard 5 29200
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400
8 Station Master 6 35400

That is all from us in this blog – RRB NTPC Post Preference: All you need to know. We hope you found the information useful. Keep checking this space for any exam updates, study materials, free quizzes, etc for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam.

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