Rail University At Gujarat Opens First Batch On Teacher's Day

India's first Rail University in Gujarat has opened admissions for its first bactch of students. The varsity had set a cut-off percentage of 55% for admitting students. India's dream to set up a Rail University now becomes a vision. The Indian Railways will serve as an experiential laboratory for NRTI students. 

The National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) is seen as a big boost for the Indian Railways. The admission process commenced on May 30, 2018 and has seen 3500 students enrol on the first day. The classes for the founding undergraduate batch have begun from Sep 5, 2018, which is Teacher's Day. According to official sources, the debut courses were likely to see around 10000 applications this year by the end of June. 


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Rail University Admissions Merit List 2018

How to check the Merit list for Rail University Admissions 2018?

  1. Log on to the Rail University merit list page.
  2. The list of successful candidates will be displayed on the screen.
  3. Save it to your computer and take a printout of it for future reference.


The premier institution has been set up in Vadodara, Gujarat.

NRTI Admissions 2018 Details

Courses Offered
  • BSc in Transport Technology
  • BBA in Transport Management
Course Fees INR 82500 
 Selection Process Aptitude Test
Exam SyllabusEnglish, Mathematics and General Knowledge
Application ProcessOnline 
 Educational QualificationClass 12 graduation in PCM with 55% aggregate 
 Maximum Age Limit 25 years
Deadline To ApplyJune 30, 2018
Exam DateJuly 2018
Counselling Commencement DateAug 10, 2018
Course Commencement DateSep 5, 2018

Rail University Admissions Exam Pattern 2018

  • Number of Questions - 100
  • Question Type - Multiple Choice Questions
  • Duration - 90 minutes
  • Marks - 1 for every correct answer and -.33 for every wrong answer

How To Apply For Rail University Admissions 2018

In order to apply for Rail University Admissions 2018, follow the steps given here:

Step 1: Log on to the Rail University official website.
Step 2: On the home page, click on the button that reads, REGISTER NOW.
Step 3: Enter your details in the fields provided.
Step 4: Click on the declaration checkbox.
Step 5: Click Submit and complete the registration process.

Objectives Of The University

  • According to the Railway Ministry, the university would skill human resources and the build the capability of the Indian Railways.
  • The Rail University will foster entrepreneurship and generate large scale employment opportunities
  • The ministry said, "India's 1st National Rail & Transportation University to transform Indian railway and transport sector for a New India." Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal said that realising PM Narendra Modi's vision of Make in India, Skill India and Startup India, the government has set up the 1st National Rail and Transportation University in Vadodara, Gujarat.

Rail University At Gujarat Admissions 2018

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    NRTU Rail University Admissions Open In 2018

    The first batch of students will be admitted in the National Rail and Transport University by Sep 5, 2018.

    Advantages Of The Creation Of A Rail University In India

    • The first of its kind university will create employment and also improve productivity, a government official said. 
    • It is also aimed at providing employment for the youth as it would help in the upgrading of skill.

      Act To Construct Rail University

      The Railway Ministry said that not-for-profit company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, will be created by the ministry of railways which shall be the managing company of the proposed university.

      Land To Construct Rail University

      "Existing land and infrastructure at National Academy of Indian Railways at Vadodara will be utilised, and suitably modified and modernised for the purpose of the university."

      Number Of Seats

      The total number of seats in the University are available for 100 full-time students. The funding of the new university/institute is to entirely come from the Ministry, the government further said.

      Technologies Used For Learning

      The university plans to use latest pedagogy and technology applications such as satellite-based tracking, radio frequency identification and artificial intelligence to improve on-the-job performance and productivity, it is learnt.

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