NRTU Admission 2019

NRTU Admission 2019 - The National Rail Transportation Institute will release the notification for NRTU 2019 Admission by June 2019. NRTU Admission 2019 will be conducted with the release of the application form by the first week of July 2019. The National Rail Transportation Institute conducts admissions to the BSc in Transportation Technology and BBA in Transportation Management courses offered. Candidates who have completed their 10+12 in the science stream with mathematics as a compulsory subject can apply for the courses. NRTU 2019 Admission  will be conducted based on the marks scored by candidates in the qualifying class 12 examination and the scores of the aptitude test. The Admission of NRTU 2019 will be conducted based on an aptitude test which will be conducted for a total duration of 90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes). The admit card for the aptitude test will be available online for download from the second to third week of July 2019. The aptitude test will be held in the computer based mode in the third week of July 2019. Candidates have to answer 100 multiple choice questions which will be divided across four sections. Read more to check the detailed exam pattern, eligibility criteria and application process for NRTU 2019 Admission. 

NRTU 2019 Admission: Overview

Exam Name: NRTU Aptitude Test 2019

Also Known as: NRTU

Name of Conducting University: National Rail and Transportation University

Exam Level: National

Exam Type: Undergraduate

Seats: 100 seats under each programme

NRTU Admission 2019 - Important Dates



Applications start

First week of July 2019

Last Date of Application

First week of July 2019

NRTU Admit Card

From second to third week of July 2019

NRTU Aptitude Test

Third week of July 2019

NRTU Result 2019

Second week of August 2019

NRTU 2019 Admission - Eligibility Criteria

As per NRTI, candidates who wish to apply for the B.Sc and BBA programmes must have completed their class 12 qualifying examination in the science stream with mathematics as a compulsory subject. 

NRTU Eligibility Criteria 2019



Minimum marks

Age limit

B.Sc Transportation Technology

Class 12 Science Stream with Mathematics or Statistics as compulsory subject

General Category: 55 percentage

OBC/SC/ST: 50 percentage

Below the age of 25 years as of August 1, 2019

BBA Transportation Management

NRTU 2019 Admission - Application Form

The application form for NRTU admission 2019 will be available online from the first week of July 2019. The application form has to be filled and submitted by the first week of July 2019. The application forms of NRTU 2019 will be available in the online mode only. To fill the application forms candidates need to first register themselves with NRTU through the registration link. After completing the registration process candidates will be directed to fill the application form. Candidates need to enter the information in the following fields of the application form

  • Candidates Details

  • Contact Details

  • Academic Qualification

  • Subject choice

The application link for candidates belonging to the general and OBC category and SC/ST categories will be separate as the application form to be filled with be pre-entered in the forms. Candidates belonging to the general and OBC category need to submit an application fee of Rs. 500/- while the SC/ST category candidates must pay an application fee of Rs 250/-

NRTU 2019 Admission - Admit Card

The admit card of NRTU 2019 will be available online from the second week of July 2019. Candidates who have completed the application process successfully can download the admit card until the third week of July 2019. The admit card of NRTU 2019 will contain the details such as

  • Candidates name

  • Subject chosen

  • Examination time

  • Reporting time at centre

  • Exam centre details

  • Instructions to follow on the day of the exam

NRTU Admission 2019 - Exam pattern

NRTI will conduct the aptitude test in the third week of July 2019 in the computer based mode for a duration of 90 minutes. Candidates will have to answer a total 100 questions divided into 4 sections. Every correct answer will be rewarded with 1 mark while for every incorrect answer 0.33 marks will be deducted.  

NRTU Exam Pattern 2019 - Sectional Division

Question Section

No. of Questions

English Proficiency


Reasoning and General Intelligence


Quantitative and Numerical Ability


General awareness


NRTU 2019 Admission - Syllabus

The questions for the NRTU Aptitude Test 2019 will be based on English Proficiency, Reasoning and General Intelligence, Quantitative and Numerical Ability and General Awareness. The specific topics and sub-topics included in each of the sections are given here. 

NRTU Syllabus 2019




Proficiency in English Language

Error recognition

Recognizing grammatical structure and usage.

Applied Grammar

Using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately.

Contextual Usage

Using appropriate words in the given context like cloze test

Sequencing of Ideas

A set of sentences are to be rearranged to form a meaningful paragraph

Reading Comprehension (one passage of 500 words)

Locating Information, grasping ideas, identifying relationships, interpreting ideas, moods, characteristics of characters, the tone of the passage, inferring, getting the central theme, evaluating

Reasoning & General Intelligence

Numerical reasoning

Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric series

Verbal reasoning

Coding-decoding, Blood relation, Direction & Distances

Critical Thinking

Decision Making (Syllogisms)

Data analysis

Puzzle & arrangement

Quantitative & Numerical ability

Number System

Simplification (BODMAS, Fractions, Surds and Decimals), Number Series


Percentages, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Averages Ratio & Proportions, Time, Work & Distance, Mixture & allegation, Age, Mensuration- 2D & 3D Figures- Areas & Volumes


Basic Algebraic Identities, Equations – Linear & Quadratic sequence

Data Interpretation

Be able to use the information given in graphs and charts (Line graph, Bar Graph, Pie chart, Table) to answer questions

General Awareness


Mountain, River, Soil, Population, Natural resources, etc.


Sports in India & World

Culture & Arts

Indian Culture, Dance, Art, Music, etc.

General Science

Everyday Science

Current affairs

Important current activities like awards, Books, Politics, etc

NRTU Admission 2019 - Sample Papers

NRTI will release sample papers online for candidates to prepare themselves for the aptitude test. The sample papers will help candidates to understand the exam paper better and practice for the examination. The sample papers will also help candidates to understand the types of questions that could be asked for the aptitude test. 

To check the sample paper from the previous year click here

How to prepare for NRTU Aptitude Test 2019

The national rail transportation institute conducts the NRTU aptitude test for the BBA and B.Sc programmes offered by the institute. Preparing for NRTU will be simple for candidates if they keep the following points in mind

Understand the Exam Pattern Thoroughly

Understanding the exam pattern for NRTU aptitude test is the first step to prepare for the examination. The question paper will be divided into four sections with each of them having different number of questions. Candidates can prioritise the sections based on this. 

Go through the syllabus thoroughly

The syllabus of NRTU 2019 contain the different topics and subtopics in each section based on which the question paper will be set for the examination. 

Set an appropriate Time-table

Since you have an idea about the exam pattern and the syllabus for the examination the next step is to prepare a time-table giving time for each and every topic specified in the syllabus. Once you go through the syllabus you will have an idea about the topics which you are familiar with and easy to study along with the tougher topics which will need more time. 

Practice with Sample Papers

NRTI provides sample papers which will help candidates in preparing for the examination. Solving sample papers will help candidates to understand their subject knowledge which can also help in further preparations before the examination. 

NRTU 2019 Admission - Result

NRTI will release the NRTU 2019 result online by the second week of August 2019. The result of NRTU will be released in the form of of a merit list containing the names of the candidates who have qualified the aptitude test along with their category. Along with the merit list, a waiting list for both the programmes will also be released by the institute. The result of NRTU 2019 ill contain the following 

  • Category of candidate

  • Rank secured

  • Name of candidate

  • Application Number

NRTU Admission 2019 - Counselling

The counselling process for NRTU admission 2019 will be conducted after the results of NRTU are released in the second week of August 2019. The counselling will be conducted in the University Campus, Vadodara. The counselling for candidates in the first merit list will be conducted in the third week of August 2019. Candidates must make sure to carry the following documents to the counselling process.  

  • Admit card – NRTU Aptitude Test 2019

  • Class XII mark sheet

  • Class XII passing certificate

  • Class X mark sheet or matriculation certificate

  • Class X passing certificate

  • Printout of this counselling-cum-admission email

  • One Govt. approved photo ID ie. Voter ID/Driving License/PAN card/Passport/Aadhaar card

  • Six recent coloured passport size photographs of the candidate in formal dress.

  • Migration certificate.

  • Transfer certificate or School leaving certificate as applicable

  • Medical certificate

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