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RRB Exam Conducting Agency

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. As per the official notice released by RRB, it is yet to finalize the exam conducting agency. The process has been delayed further due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In a recent notice released on the official website of RRB Chennai, it has revised the dates for submission of tenders to recruit the exam conducting agency. Check out the details given below.

RRB Exam Conducting Agency Finalisation Dates

It was mentioned in the official notice that “The CBTs may have to be conducted in a new scenario to meet the challenges posed by COVID duly following safety measures like adequate social distance, face mask etc, to ensure not only candidate’s health but also public health. This requires a thorough and detailed study.” Check out the revised dates for the opening of technical bids:

  • Bidding Start Date:– 03.08.2020
  • Last date & time of online submission of Tender – 17.08.2020 at 14:00 Hrs.
  • Date & time of opening of Technical bids – 17.08.2020 at 15:00 Hrs.

Click here to view notice for extension of date of bids

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. 

3.9 Crore Applications received by Railways for 2.8 Lakh Vacancies

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. 

Exam No. of Vacancies Number of applications
Total no.
of shifts
Total no of
64,371 47,58,218 1,62,179 33 165/439
RRB Group D 62,907 1,89,82,719 1,64,026 152 166/405
RRB JE 13,487 24,92,554 78,269 35 104/356
RRB NTPC 35,208 1,26,30,885
RRB Paramedical 1,923 4,47,593 61,123 9 86/224
RRB ministerial
1,663 1,02,940
RRC Group D 1,03,769 1,15,67,248
Total 2,83,328 3,94,14,909


Check Official Notice by the RRB(As on 18th Sep 2019)

The vendors were invited by the RRB on 25th September 2019 where the eligible bidder was 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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