Railway, one of the biggest employer, attracts lakhs of applications every year. There are 21 RRBs across India under the Ministry of Railways that successfully conducts the recruitment process for various posts in the railways. RRB NTPC exam dates have been awaited by 1.2 crore applicants who dreamt of being a railway employee. According to some media reports, the RRB NTPC exam is unlikely to be conducted any sooner as RRB is yet to finalize the exam conducting agency.
Various RRB exams such as RRB NTPC 2019-20, RRC Group D 2019-20 and RRB Ministerial categories are yet to be conducted whose applications were received at the start of the year 2019. As informed by a senior railways official, RRB needs a company that can manage to conduct exams for more than 1.2 crore aspirants. Hence, the board needs time to finalize the agency.
RRB also released a notice in September 2019 where it stated regarding the meeting with various exam conducting agencies to finalize one that will be conducting the RRB exams in future. Railway Recruitment Board is inviting prospective bidders for the conduction of various RRB exams to be held in the upcoming months. RRB also provided data regarding the successful conduction of exams in the past and the applications received by it in the past 2 years.
3.9 Crore Applications received by Railways for 2.8 Lakh Vacancies
|Exam||No. of Vacancies||Number of applications
|Total no of
|RRB ALP &
|RRB Group D||62,907||1,89,82,719||1,64,026||152||166/405|
|RRC Group D||1,03,769||1,15,67,248||–||–||–|
The vendors were invited by the RRB on 25th September 2019 where the eligible bidder were supposed to be recruited as the exam conducting agency who will be responsible for conducting the RRB NTPC, RRC Group D and RRB ministerial posts exams. The exams will be conducted after the finalization of ECA. The exams might get delayed further depending upon the conducting agency.
The various exams include RRB NTPC, RRB JE, RRB ALP & Technician, RRC Group D, RRB Paramedical, RRB ministerial posts etc. Aspirants wait eagerly for months to appear for the exams conducted by the RRB.
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