RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date, Admit Card: The Indian Railways will start the pending recruitment exams for several posts including the much-awaited RRB NTPC exams from December 15 in computer-based test (CBT) mode, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed through a tweet. The Ministry has advertised for 1.40 lakh vacancies for which it has received over 2 crore 42 lakh applications all which have been now scurtinised and exams will be held soon.
While the details of the exam schedule are yet to be announced, these recruitment exams will be held for three categories – non-technical popular category, isolated and ministerial category, and level one employee categories. All these vacancies combine for over 1.40 lakh vacancies.
These were 35208 vacancies for NTPC (nontechnical popular categories) including the job of a guard, office clerk, commercial clerk etc, 1,663 vacancies for isolated and ministerial categories which means job at the post of a stenographer and equivalent, and 1,03,769 vacancies for level 1 posts including those of track maintainers, pointsman etc.
रेलवे में विभिन्न पदों की सभी 3 श्रेणियों के लिये भर्ती प्रक्रिया के आवेदनों की जांच पूर्ण की जा चुकी है, विभिन्न पदों पर भर्ती के लिये परीक्षाओं का आयोजन 15 दिसंबर से शुरु किया जायेगा। pic.twitter.com/FUqXkfjxl7
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 5, 2020
“SOPs for conduct of examination of this magnitude are being framed. Norms of social distancing and other protocols prescribed by the various Central and State authorities need to be followed which are essential in the interest of safety of candidates,” the official release from the ministry stated.
RRB-NTPC was the most awaited exam, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) had earlier informed that it is planning to conduct the exam for NTPC recruitment after the lockdown but the exact dates were not released. An estimated 1.26 crore (1,26,30,885) have applied for the NTPC recruitment examination, which was notified in March 2019.
The RRB NTPC recruitment examinations will be conducted in three phases — computer-based tests (CBT 1, CBT 2) followed by an interview. As per the official notice, a total of 35,208 positions were to be filled through the NTPC for which the exam was scheduled to be conducted “tentatively between June to September 2019”.
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