RRB NTPC exam 2016 postponed in 8 centres

RRB NTPC exam 2016: The Board has also denied news on paper leak

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 19, 2016 11:56:37 am

Railway Recruitment Control Board has rescheduled RRB NTPC examination for six centres in Allahabad, one in Pune and Dwarka each . According to a senior official, the exam in rest cities/centres  will be held as per the schedule.

“We got information on irregularities at six centres in Allahabad. Also, a centre in Dwarka has caught fire. Therefore we have rescheduled the exam in these places,” said the official adding the exam is cancelled at one centre in Pune too.

The Board has also denied news on paper leak. “These are online exams and therefore there are no chances of such malpractices. The RRB examination is conducted in 400 centres across India,” said the officer.

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The RRB NTPC exam has also been postponed in few centres in West Bengal due to Assembly elections. The centres of the Computer Based Test (CBT) for candidates who have opted their examination cities in the state but could not be accommodated within their 5 opted choices of exam cities, are being rescheduled for CEN-03/2015.

The candidates will receive SMS/email alerts after rescheduling. These candidates will have to download their revised e-call letters by visiting the RRB’s website on receipt of SMS/email alerts. (To check the official notification, click here)

About 93 lakh candidates have applied for Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) jobs (CEN 03/2015) for 18252 posts.

According to some students, they have received the message from the Board that the examination has been rescheduled. Mohit Kumar, an aspirant said, “I was all geared up for the examination when yesterday evening, I received this message. This is annoying as I have studied late nights to prepare for this exam. The Board is not even confirming any new date and the reasons why the exam has been postponed.”

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Some students have also started a petition on change.org to conduct the exam without any discrepancies and malpractices.

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