By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jul 03, 2020 16:42 IST
RRB NTPC First Stage Exam Update: 1.26 Crore applicants in wait of Computer Based Test

Railway Recruitment Board is yet to notify exam schedule for first stage CBT 1 examination for Non-Technical Popular Categories posts. As RRB Chennai board is still rolling over option to conduct safe examination amid Covi19 health crises, more than 1.26 Crore applicants are waiting for official update on Railway CBT first stage exam. Postponing the stage 1 examination from June-Sept 2019, RRB Board has not yet announced fresh schedule on CEN 1/2019 NTPC 35,208 posts.

Earlier Railway Board resumed the services on holding of Online Computer Based examination and floated the ECA tender prescribing new guidelines. RRB Chennai is also in contact with other Online exam conducting agencies as holding of Computer Based test for more than 1.26 cr applicants during pandemic is a tough task.

Official update on RRB NTPC online Computer Based examination is still being awaited by applicants. For the exam updates board has assured candidates to keep in contact with official RRB board website i.e Based on official information given by the Indian Railways, last year Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) received 1,26,30,885 applications on 35,028 vacancies under RRB NTPC CEN 01/2019. During the time of advertisement Computer Based Test stage 1 was scheduled in between June-Sept 2019.

Railway Ministry said that ahead of Covid-19, the Railway Recruitment Board was in the advanced stage to conduct NTPC first stage exam. However, due to pandemic, all preparations hindered and now RRB Board is set to resume the process as soon as Railways gets the nod from Ministry of Home Affairs.

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According to the official information given by the Ministry of Railways in this regard, a feasible strategy is being prepared by RRB Board for conducting Online Computer Based test for more than 1.26 crore applicants.

Frequently Asked Questions on RRB NTPC-

Question- What is latest update on RRB NTPC CEN 1/2019?

Answer- Railway Board is preparing for Online Exam infrastructure

Question- What is RRB NTPC Exam Date?

Answer- Exam has been postponed to unspecified dates.

Question- When Railway NTPC Admit Card will release?

Answer- Indian Railways at RRB website will intimate in advance.

Question- What is the number of Vacancies: Application in NTPC exam?

Answer- Om 35,208 posts, there are total 1,26,30,885 applications are received. For single post about 358 students are contesting.