RRB NTPC Admit Card – Dates, How to Download, Region-wise Links

The Railway Recruitment Board has released the sixth phase of the RRB NTPC admit card for CBT 1st Stage on its official website. The 6th phase of RRB NTPC Exam (CBT 1) will be conducted on 1st, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th April 2021 . RRBs have also activated the link to view RRB NTPC exam date, city intimation slip, mock test and downloading of free travelling authority for SC/ST candidates.

As per the updated notification, Exam Conducting Agency (ECA) of Indian Railway  is conducting the RRB NTPC 2019-20. ECA will handle all the exam-related activities such as generating admit cards before the exam, deciding venues and providing candidates all the technical, operational and various other support during the RRB NTPC exam.

RRB NTPC admit card 2021 will be available on all the 21 regional websites of RRB. Candidates have been notified about the RRB NTPC exam 2021 online admit card (e-call letter) through SMS and email

Candidates have to visit the RRB NTPC official website and enter their respective User IDs (registration number) and password (date of birth) to download their respective RRB NTPC admit cards. It is compulsory to carry the RRB NTPC admit card on the day of the exam to gain entry inside the exam hall. Along with the admit card, candidates must carry a valid photo ID, 2 passport size coloured photographs, sanitiser, gloves and mask to the examination hall.

Read this article to keep an eye on all the latest updates related to RRB NTPC admit card 2021.

Important Updates

  • 20th March 2021 – RRB NTPC admit cards have been released for sixth phase of CBT 1 exam
  • 20th March 2021 – The 5th phase of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam will be conducted on March 21 in Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh amid lockdown.
  • 26th February 2021 – Over 90 lakh candidates had appeared for RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam
  • 23rd February 2021 – RRB NTPC 2020-21 CBT 1 exam dates for the fifth phase has been announced for 19 lakh candidates.
  • 24th December 2020 – RRB released the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Admit Card today. Candidates can downlad their respective admit cards from the official website – www.rrbcdg.gov.in. They can also download the admit cards directly by clicking here.
  • 8th December 2020 – RRB NTPC admit cards are expected to release next week.
  • 19th Oct. 2020 – NTPC on behalf of RRB announced that the admit card will be issued 15 days before the exam.
  • Provisionally eligible candidates will be getting their RRB NTPC admit card 4 days before the exam (around 11th December 2020).
  • RRB NTPC Exam Date, Shift Timing and Exam Center will be announced 8 days before RRB NTPC exam.
  • RRB NTPC application status will be announced on 21st September 2020.
  • Online window to check the RRB NTPC application status will be opened till 30th September 2020.

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RRB NTPC Admit Card – Key Highlights

  1. Candidates applying for RRB NTPC exam 2019-20 will be sent notifications regarding the RRB NTPC admit card on their registered contact numbers. RRB NTPC notification 2020 will be sent as SMS.
  2. RRB will not send postal admit cards/call letters to candidates.
  3. Candidates must keep checking the official RRB website for regular updates. 
  4. Railway Recruitment Board will not bear responsibility if any candidate/s does not receive any important notification via email or SMS.
  5. Separate RRB NTPC admit cards will be issued for different stages of RRB NTPC exam. Simply put, candidates will have separate admit cards for CBT 1, CBT 2, Typing Test and Physical Test. Candidates who qualify the CBT 1 exam will not be able to join the CBT 2 exam using RRB NTPC admit card for CBT 1.

RRB NTPC 2019-20 exam

No candidates will be allowed to sit for the RRB NTPC 2021 exam if they fail to produce the admit card. Candidates must pay attention to the highlights related to RRB NTPC admit card 2021, as stated below:

RRB NTPC Admit Card Highlights

Name of ExaminationRRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) posts (UG & PG posts) 
Recruitment BoardRailway Recruitment Board
Advertisement NumberCen 01/2019
RRB Recruitment Official Websitewww.rrcb.gov.in 


RRB NTPC Total VacanciesAround 35208
Participating RRBs21
RRB NTPC Exam Date Stage 1 CBTFrom 15th December 2020
Credentials required to download RRB NTPC Admit CardRegistration ID

Date of Birth

Compulsory documents to carry on exam dayAdmit Card

2 Passport Size Coloured Photograph

Valid Photo ID Proof

Duration of RRB NTPC Exam Stage 1 CBT1 hour 30 minutes or 90 minutes
Timing of RRB NTPC ExamShift 1 – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Shift 2 – 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Shift 3 – 4:00 PM to 05:30 PM

RRB NTPC Admit Card – Important Dates

RRB NTPC admit card is an important document without which no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall. Candidates should note that the RRB NTPC admit card 2020 will not be sent by post. The admit cards will be made available only in online mode and candidates can download them from the official exam portal.

RRB NTPC Admit Card Schedule

EventsImportant Dates
Last date to submit RRB NTPC application fee  5th April 2019 (11:59 PM)
RRB NTPC application form submission deadline12th April 2019 (11:59 PM)
RRB NTPC admit card release date22nd March 2021 (6th phase)
RRB NTPC exam date1st, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th April 2021 (6th phase)
RRB NTPC Result declarationTo be Announced

RRB NTPC Admit Card – Step-by-Step Downloading Process

For RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam, the admit cards will be issued via online medium. Candidates would be able to download the admit cards by visiting the official RRB website (http://www.indianrailways.gov.in.). Candidates who have met the RRB NTPC 2020-21 eligibility criteria, completed the application procedure and paid the RRB NTPC application fees will be able to download their RRB NTPC admit card 20201 

Candidates can download their RRB NTPC admit card online by following the steps mentioned below:

download their RRB NTPC admit card online by following the steps

Step 1 – Visit the official RRB website (http://www.indianrailways.gov.in) or the respective RRB websites (mentioned below in the article).

official RRB website

Step 2 – When the Homepage opens, click on the link provided for RRB NTPC call letter (admit card)

Step 3 – Select the respective RRB Region

Step 4 – Enter these details:

  • Registration Number/RRB NTPC Login ID
  • Date of Birth/Password
  • Captcha code (If specified)

Step 5 –Click on ‘Submit’

Step 6 – RRB NTPC Admit Card 2021 will be displayed on the screen. Download the RRB NTPC admit card and take a couple of printouts of the same. 

Details Mentioned in Admit Card

RRB NTPC admit card will be available in 2 parts. One will be the candidate’s copy and the other, RRB’s copy. The invigilator present in the examination hall will check the candidate’s copy and take the RRB copy. The admit card will have a barcode for verification purpose as well as the google link for locating RRB NTPC exam centres. 

Candidates are advised to check the details printed on both the copies of the admit card.

Details Mentioned in Admit Card

RRB NTPC Admit Card – Details in the Candidate’s Copy

Name of the CandidateDate of the ExaminationSignature of the Candidate
Registration NumberTime of the ExaminationInvigilator’s signature
Roll Number of the CandidateExam ShiftGoogle map link
Name of the Exam CentreReporting TimeLandmark
Address of the Exam CentreUseful Instructions for the CandidatesNearest Railway Station
Centre code of the Exam venuePhotograph of the CandidateSignature by the chairman

RRB NTPC Admit Card - Details in the Candidate’s Copy

RRB NTPC Admit Card – Details in RRBs Copy

Roll numberTest centre codeDate of birthShift
Reporting timeRegistration numberCommunityException if any
Space to affix photographDate of examBarcodeInvigilator’s Signature
Space for Self-declarationCandidate’s left thumb impression (1 and 2)Candidate’s signatureChairman’s signature

Region-wise RRB NTPC Admit Cards

Candidates can download their admit cards by clicking on the links for their respective regions. RRB will activate the download links once the confirmed admit card release date is announced

RRB RegionsRegional RRB NTPC Official WebsitesDownload Link
Ahmedabadhttp://www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Allahabadhttp://www.rrbald.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Ajmerhttp://www.rrbajmer.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Bhopalhttp://www.rrbbpl.nic.in/ CLICK HERE
Bhubaneswarhttp://www.rrbbbs.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Bangalorehttp://www.rrbbnc.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Bilaspurhttp://www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Chennaihttp://www.rrbchennai.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Chandigarhhttp://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Guwahatihttp://www.rrbguwahati.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Gorakhpurhttp://www.rrbgkp.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Maldahttp://www.rrbmalda.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Mumbaihttp://www.rrbmumbai.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Muzaffarpurhttp://www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Kolkatahttp://www.rrbkolkata.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Jammu-Srinagarhttp://www.rrbjammu.nic.in/ CLICK HERE
Ranchihttp://www.rrbranchi.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Patnahttp://www.rrbpatna.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Siligurihttp://rrbsiliguri.gov.in/ CLICK HERE
Secunderabadhttp://www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in/ CLICK HERE
Thiruvananthapuramhttps://rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in/ CLICK HERE

How to Download the Admit Card if a Candidate Forgets the Registration Number?

1. Candidates need to visit the official RRB website or their applied regional RRB  website highlighted above

2. Click on ‘Forgot Registration Number’ tab to get the registration number

3. Candidates will get two options on clicking the link:

  • Search by email ID and date of birth
  • Search by name and date of birth

4. Choose one option to retrieve the registration number

5. Enter name, mother’s name and date of birth to login

RRB NTPC Admit Card Correction and Helpline Numbers

In case of any discrepancies or issues in the admit card like hazy photograph or signature or wrong date of birth, candidates are advised to notify the RRB authority immediately. They can immediately call on the Helpline numbers mentioned below:

RRB NTPC Region-wise Helpline Number

Railway Recruitment BoardHelpline Number






















Kolkata033-25430108 (From 10:15 AM to 6:20 PM)  Monday to Friday

6291516873 (Mr. Moloy Kumar Pandit (OS/RRB/Kolkata)









RRB NTPC Zone-Wise Helpline Number

RRB East Central RegionRRB West RegionRRB Northern Region














RRB NTPC Emergency Helpline Number

  • +91 – 98400 01274 (Contacting Time – 9:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M)
  • +91 – 98400 01275 (Contacting Day – Monday to Saturday)
  • +91 – 98400 01276 Additional Helpline Number

Which Photo ID Proofs are Allowed on the Exam Day?  

Along with the admit card, candidates need to carry any one of the below-mentioned Photo ID Cards to the RRB NTPC exam hall. Please note that the photo ID proof must be valid and original (xerox copies are not allowed).

  • Aadhar card
  • PAN card
  • ID card of institution where the candidate is working or staying
  • Driver’s license
  • Passport

Documents to Carry on Exam Day

Candidates are advised to bring the following documents to the examination hall. Without these documents, candidates won’t be allowed to enter the examination venue.

  • 2 Coloured Photographs (size 35 mm x 45 mm)
  • Valid Photo Identity Card
  • Hard copy of Admit Card (CBT 1)

Note: Xeroxed, scanned or digital photocopy of the admit card is unacceptable as a valid document

What can you carry inside the RRB NTPC exam centre?

  • Photo ID Proof 
  • Sanitizer
  • Mask

What can you NOT carry inside the RRB NTPC exam centre?

  • Instruction sheet
  • Mobile phone
  • Pagers
  • Calculators
  • Mathematical/Log Tables
  • Digital Watch
  • Loose sheets of paper
  • Expensive items
  • Electronic gadgets
  • Books
  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Wallet/purses
  • Belts
  • Closed shoes
  • Ornaments

RRB NTPC Admit Card – Exam Day Instructions

While appearing for the RRB NTPC exam, candidates must remember a few points:

  1. Report to the examination hall at least an hour before the examination starts.
  2. Carry the admit card without fail.
  3. Do not bring xeroxed admit cards as examination authority will scan the admit card through the barcode present in the original admit card. 
  4. Duplicate admit cards would not be issued at the examination centres if the original admit card is torn or lost by a candidate.
  5. Tampering of the admit card automatically disqualifies the candidate from sitting for the exam. 
  6. The admit card has to be presented to the invigilator on the day of the entrance exam.
  7. Read the instructions in the admit card before starting the online examination or computer-based test.
  8. Preserve the admit card until the final admission.
  9. Remove any unwanted things from your pocket before entering the examination hall
  10. Candidates should not have any markings in any of their visible body parts.

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RRB NTPC Admit Card – Exam Centres

RRB will conduct the NTPC 2020 examination in 33 states and UTs across India via online mode. The exam centre allotted to each candidate will be printed on their respective admit cards. Please note that the candidates cannot make the changes once the preferred centres are submitted by them during the application process.

RRB NTPC Exam Centres

Test ZoneTest Centre Locations/Areas
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
Andhra PradeshAmalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadepalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
ChhattisgarhBilaspur, Durg, Bhilai Nagar, Raipur
Delhi/NCRGhaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Sunder Nagar, Una.
HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Jammu & KashmirAnantnag, Awantipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Pulwama, Samba, Srinagar, Udhampur
KeralaAlappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Trivandrum
KarnatakaBagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
MeghalayaShillong, Ri-Bhoi
MaharashtraAhmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
NagalandDimapur, Kohima
OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela, Sambalpur
PunjabAbohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur
RajasthanAbu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur
SikkimBardang, Gangtok
TripuraAgartala, Bishramganj, Khowai, Teliamura, Udaipur 
TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga, Reddy, Secunderabad, Siddipet, Warangal
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
West BengalAsansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siliguri

RRB NTPC Admit Card – FAQs

When will I get my RRB NTPC admit card 2021?

The RRB NTPC admit card has already released at the official website on 22nd March 2021.

Will I get the hard copy of the admit card?

No. RRB will not send the hard copy of the admit card to candidates by post. Candidates are required to download their respective admit cards from the official RRB NTPC official websites.

What if there are discrepancies in RRB NTPC admit card?

Candidates should immediately contact the Railway examination authority to rectify any discrepancies in the admit card. All the helpline numbers are given in the article above.

Will the candidates appearing for class 12th be issued RRB NTPC Admit Card?

No. Candidates appearing for class 12th are not eligible for RRB NTPC exam. Only Class 12 pass out candidates can apply for the RRB NTPC exam.

Can I carry a photocopy of my photo ID card with the RRB NTPC admit card on the exam day?

No. The candidates must carry any one valid, original photo ID card to the examination hall.

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