After a protracted wait, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) launched the examination dates for RRB NTPC and RRB Group D examinations 2019 on Saturday. Over 2.40 crore purposes have been registered for the RRB NTPC, Group D and different exams. In all, RRBs had notified a complete of 1.40 lakh such vacancies for NTPC classes, Level-1 Posts and remoted and miscellaneous classes. The Indian Railways mentioned it’ll start computer-based assessments for three kinds of vacancies from December 15, which, it mentioned, was deferred as a consequence of COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown which was imposed all through the nation. The Railways mentioned the scrutiny of the purposes had been accomplished however the strategy of additional examination had bought delayed as a consequence of COVID-19 associated restrictions. The examination notification was launched by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and introduced by minister Piyush Goyal on Twitter.
RRB NTPC: Number of vacancies
35,208 for RRB NTPC, non technical common classes like guards, workplace clerks, industrial clerks and so forth.
RRB: Other vacancies
1663 for remoted and ministerial classes (Steno and Teaches and so forth).
103769 for Level 1 vacancies (observe maintainers, pointsman and so forth).
The Railways mentioned that the RRBs are dedicated to carry the CBT for all of the notified vacancies and have been actively assessing the bottom scenario imposed as a result of pandemic. “Now that experience of conducting examination or the JEE for IITs and NEET is there, it was felt that Railways too can start the process which had to be stopped due to COVID-19 pandemic.”
Meanwhile, SOPs for conduct of examination of this magnitude are being framed. Norms of social distancing and different protocols prescribed by the varied Central and State authorities must be adopted that are important within the curiosity of security of candidates, the Railways mentioned.