By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 20, 2020 12:41 IST
RRB NTPC Exam 2020 Update: NRA set to conduct CBT 1 Online examination by year end

National Recruitment Agency (NRA) has been provided responsibility to conduct recruitment examinations of Indian Railways, Banking and SSC Group C posts. NRA is expected to conduct Online examination for Railway Group C posts including of RRB NTPC, Group D and Ministerial & Isolated categories posts. Reducing the burden from recruitment agencies IBPS, RRB & SSC the NRA has been approved and likely to final shape shortly. 

The Recruitment Agency has got approval for conducting stage 1 examination for Railways, Banking & SSC group c posts. Selected examinations are proposed to be conducted by the end of year and schedule for the rest of the examinations, is yet to be proposed by agencies, a press release says. 

After setting of the NRA, central government is looking forward to conduct common Computer Based test for the Railways and other recruitment agencies including IBPS & SSC. NRA shall conduct recruitment examination for Railway NTPC (RRB CEN 1/2019) CBT 1 in Computer based mode by the end of year. Railway Recruitment Boards’ NTPC stage 1 examination to be conducted in computer-based mode and exam dates’ schedule is expected to be out shortly. 

National Recruitment Agency shall conduct Computer Based Test stage 1 exam for the recruitment of 35,208 Non-Technical Categories posts in RRBs under Centralized Employment Notification 1/2019. The Railway Recruitment Board Chennai (RRB Chennai) has issued ECA selection bid for the selection holding Computer Based Exam for about 1.26 crore applicants applied for Non-Technical Popular Categories posts (Graduate and Undergraduates).

NRA NTPC Exam CBT 1 by year end:

Railway NTPC CBT 1 examination is likely to be held by year end. RRB Chennai finalizing the Exam Conducting Agency as National Recruitment Agency (NRA) shall conduct Online Computer Based test for NTPC CEN 1/2019 Recruitment. CBT 1 examination to conducted for the recruitment of posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.

Read- NRA CET examination centre to be in Home District

RRB NTPC Exam CBT 1 Dates:

Dates for 1 st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) and other stages of recruitment process shall be intimated from time to time through the websites of the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). For Railways 35,208 posts stage 1 examination schedule is expected to be issued shortly.

National Recruitment Agency is also expected to conduct Stage 1 exam for Railway Group D (RRC CEN 1/2019) posts. Railway Group D examination shall be conducted in 2021, as RRB board is yet to start the ECA bid.