Right to Information Act, 2005

  • Query 1: How I can seek information under RTI Act?
  • Reply: One can seek information online through the link rtionline.gov.in and through an application addressed to Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), NTA. One should specifically write the following in the letter:
    1. Information required;
    2. Details of Fee of Rs 10/- sent by applicant( Should be attached in form of a Demand Draft/Postal order in the name of Director General, NTA).
    3. Fee in Cash can also be deposited with the Cashier of the HQ.
    4. Address of the applicant where the information is to be sent
  • Query 2: Is there any form for applying under RTI?
  • Reply: As such NTA does not prescribe any form for seeking information under RTI Act. One can simply write a request along with the fee and information required. Applicants belonging to BPL (Below poverty line) are exempted from depositing the fee subject to production of the proof.
  • Query 3: What if I want photocopy of the documents/information available with the NTA?
  • Reply: If you want the copy of some documents you have to pay the photocopy charges (@ Rs. 2/- per copy/ per page ) through Demand Draft/Postal order in the name of Director General, NTA alongwith the postal charges to send the documents.
  • Query 4: What if I do not get a reply?
  • Reply: Normally information is sent within a period of 30 days from the receipt of the RTI Application at NTA. However, if you do not get a reply, you can submit first appeal to the First Appellate Authority ( In case you do not get the response from the First Appellate Authority, you may submit second appeal to the Central Information Commission, (Club Building, Opp. Ber Sarai Market, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi-110067).