By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 28, 2020 11:02 IST
Railway Group D Form Update: Board says ‘We didn’t receive applications’, Candidates staged strike in Delhi

On Thursday, Applicants in large numbers protested against the rejection of their applications for the Railway Recruitment Board’s Group D recruitment 2019. Demanding the corrections in the Application form for the Indian Railways Group D recruitment, candidates staged strike in Delhi. According to a press release, RRB Prayagraj Chairman R A Jamali on Thursday said that Board didn’t receive Group D applications. Nodal agency is concerned agency in this matter, Chairman added. 

Earlier Indian Railways invited the applications on more than one lakh Group D vacancies last year and a total 1.25 crore applications the Nodal Agency received. After receiving the applications, Railways cancelled 4.5 lakh candidates’ applications specifying several reasons for rejection. However, the opportunity for the correction, was provided from the Indian Railways and around 50,000 applications were accepted afresh. 

Demanding another opportunity for the form correction candidates on Thursday, staged strike in national capital. Students from RRB Prayagraj (formerly RRB Allahabad) had reached out to the board, but didn’t receive response as board denied receiving the Group D applications. In his statement RRB Prayagraj Chairman R. A Jamali said that for the Group D examination, board didn’t receive any application form, the forms were received directly by the nodal agency.

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Notice on Railway Group D Recruitment

Railways has received a total 1.25 crore applications from across the country against 1,03,769 posts in different Railways’ Zones. Students whose applications have been accepted, are still looking for the stage 1 examination. The Railways is yet to release afresh notice on RRB Group D recruitment in 2020 as more than 1.25 crore applicants are looking for updates.

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On other hand Railways is looking to conduct first stage Computer Based test for Non-Technical Popular Categories posts, by year end. RRB Chennai has issued corrigendum notice on selection of Examination Conducting Agency (ECA).