RRB NTPC Exam Date: The vacancies are of three types – non-technical popular categories (guards, clerks etc), isolated and ministerial and level 1 (track maintainers, pointsman etc).
The Indian Railways will start conducting the first stage of computer-based exams from December 15, said the national transporter’s board chairman VK Yadav on Saturday. Mr Yadav, while addressing a virtual briefing, informed the exams will be held to fill around 1.40 lakh posts in three categories of vacancies.
The vacancies are of three types – non-technical popular categories (guards, clerks etc), isolated and ministerial and level 1 (track maintainers, pointsman etc).
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also announced the exam dates on Twitter.
Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified 1,40,640 vacancies from 15th December 2020 🖥️
Vacancies are of 3 types:
🚆 Non Technical Popular Categories(guards, clerks etc)
🚆 Isolated & Ministerial
🚆 Level 1(track maintainers, pointsman etc)
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 5, 2020
The railway board chairman said the exams could not be conducted till now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We invited applications for recruitment in various categories for 1,40,640 posts. These were notified in the pre-COVID period. Scrutiny of these applications was completed, but due to COVID-19 pandemic a computer-based examination could not be completed,” Mr Yadav said.
Railway Recruitment Boards are committed to holding computer-based tests for all notified vacancies and have been actively assessing the ground situation amid the pandemic, a statement from the Railways said.
These are, 35,208 posts in non-technical popular categories (NTPC) like guards, office clerks, commercial clerks and others, 1,663 posts for isolated and ministerial categories such as steno and teaches, and 1,03,769 for level-one vacancies such as track maintainers and pointsman.