By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 07, 2020 14:16 IST
RRB NTPC, Group D Exams from 15 Dec: Different agencies to conduct Online exams on 1.4 Lakh posts

Indian Railways has said to conduct Online examination for three categories of RRB/ RRC vacancies, from 15 December. Indian Railways CEO Vinod Kumar Yadav announced on Saturday on the awaited exam dates for pending Recruitments including RRB NTPC, RRB Ministerial & Isolated Categories and RRC Group D. In a press note it is said that different Examination Conducting Agencies (ECAs) would conduct computer-based exams 2020 for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) and Group D (Assistant Pointsman, Assistant Bridge, Track Maintainer Grade-IV & others). The first stage of NTPC Online exam 2020 to be conducted initially, as the process of ECA selection is about to conclude. After NTPC Indian Railways to conduct Railways Group D online exam followed up by Ministerial & Isolated categories (MI). After the selection of ECA for the NTPC, a tender for the Group D Exam Conducting Agency to be floated, a press release says. The RRB Chennai has been appointed as the nodal agency for RRB NTPC exam 2020, whereas RRB Patna for Group D recruitment examination 2020. 

After the appointment as the first CEO of Indian Railways, Yadav made the announcement on Indian Railways examinations for three categories of posts. After the selection of different Exam Conducting Agencies the Computer Based Exams to be conducted maintaining social distancing and other safety guidelines, on nearly 1.4 lac posts. Yadav announced the exam dates on September 5, (Saturday), after nearly 16 months when Indian Railways received more than 2 crore applications. Being the first ever CEO of Indian Railways, Yadav will be the cadre-controlling officer and to be responsible for the Human resources (HR), with assistance from a DG (HR).  

The CEO of Indian Railways in his video message has announced to conduct Online examinations for 3 categories of vacancies from 15 Dec. Online examinations for the RRB NTPC (35,208 posts), Group D, (1,03,769 posts) & Ministerial & Isolated categories (1665 posts) to begin from 15/12/2020 however, the detailed exam schedule is yet to be out.

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For Group D, NTPC and Ministerial & Isolated categories the online examinations to be conducted in Computer Based Mode, beginning from 15 December, the recent intimation says. Dates of examinations are likely to published on the websites of participating RRBs/ RRCs, soon. Thereafter, E-Call letters for the CBT/PET/DV (as applicable) should be downloaded from official websites of the RRBs/ RRCs concerned.

RRB & RRC Prayagraj, have received about 27 lakh applications in three categories of posts (NTPC, Group D & MI). Whereas, overall number of applications against these categories exceed the 2-crore mark. For about 1.4 lac vacancies, Railways is about to finalize the examination dates beginning from 15 December, 2020.

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