Lockdown 2021: No impact on upcoming Railway exams, says Recruitment Board

Indian Railways releasing an official notice said that the NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories) CBT 1 examination scheduled on 21st March 2021 in Bhopal, Jabalpur, and Indore will be held without any delay, as per the notice.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Mar 20, 2021 15:27 IST
Lockdown 2021: No impact on upcoming Railway exams, says Recruitment Board
RRB NTPC Exam Phase 5 Notice- Photo - Screengrab

RRB NTPC Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) CBT 1 examination in cities Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh will remain unaffected and will be held on 21 March 2021 (Lockdown day), says Indian Railways releasing an official notice.

Earlier, on Wednesday Madhya Pradesh Government announcing the Lockdown 2021 said that it will impose restrictions in Bhopal, Jabalpur and Indore districts to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Madhya Pradesh became the second state after the Maharashtra govt announced night curfew followed by the lockdown. 

The CBT-1 examination for Non-Technical Popular Categories (Graduate & Undergraduate) Categories against CEN 01/2019 for the 5th phase is scheduled to be held from 4 March 2021 to 27 March 2021. The exam was already scheduled and published by RRB's vide notice dated February 23, 2021.

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As per order no F 35-09/2020/II/C-2 dated 19/03/2021 issued by Madhya Pradesh State Government, the lockdown has been imposed in Bhopal, Indore, and Jabalpur on 21 March in order to curb and prevent the spread of Covid-19 cases, the notice adds. Hence CBT-1 exams scheduled on 21st March 2021 in Bhopal, Jabalpur, and Indore will be held as per the notice dated 23.02.2021.

Candidates are advised to carry an e-call letter & valid photo identity card to their respective exam venues for attending the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Phase 5 examination.

Railway Notice on Lockdown 2021 Restrictions- Click Here

Indian Railways asks the candidates to strictly follow all the COVID-19 Protocols like wearing Face Mask, maintaining social distance, using hand sanitizers, etc. Candidates can use the Help desk facility for seeking any clarifications in this regard and visit RRB Official websites for further updates.

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