Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has announced the RRB NTPC exam dates 2020. Minister has shared the announcement of RRB Chairman Vinod Dua on his official twitter handle. As per the official sources, RRB is likely to kick-start the recruitment tests for three categories from December 15, 2020, onwards.
Earlier, RRB has released the recruitment notifications for NTPC, Isolated & Ministerial categories and Level 1 vacancies. The registration process was closed and more than 2.3 crore applications were received for a total of 1,40,640 vacancies. The Board will start the first stage of Computer Based Test (CBT) from December 15 for all three categories - NTPC, Group D and others. The registered candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website regarding the exam schedule. Check the RRB NTPC exam date 2020 latest news.
Piyush Goyal tweeted, "Examination of the recruitment process applications for all 3 categories of various posts in Railways has been completed, the examinations will be started from December 15 for recruitment to various posts."
रेलवे में विभिन्न पदों की सभी 3 श्रेणियों के लिये भर्ती प्रक्रिया के आवेदनों की जांच पूर्ण की जा चुकी है, विभिन्न पदों पर भर्ती के लिये परीक्षाओं का आयोजन 15 दिसंबर से शुरु किया जायेगा। pic.twitter.com/FUqXkfjxl7— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 5, 2020
Minister also tweeted, "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)
Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified 1,40,640 vacancies from 15th December 2020 🖥️— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 5, 2020
Vacancies are of 3 types:
🚆 Non Technical Popular Categories(guards, clerks etc)
🚆 Isolated & Ministerial
🚆 Level 1(track maintainers, pointsman etc)
Earlier, the RRB has postponed the exams of NTPC and Group D exams scheduled in March/ April due to nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. The application process of scrutiny had been completed but the process of CBT examination had got delayed due to COVID. The Railway Board has decided to go ahead with recruitment exams after assessing the ground situation. RRB has assured that the Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) to conduct the examination will be followed in the interest of safety.
RRB NTPC Exam Date 2020
The RRB NTPC CBT 1st stage exam will be conducted from December 15, 2020, onwards. Over 1.26 crore applications were received for a total of 35,208 RRB NTPC vacancies. The written exam consists of 100 questions. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes. 1/3rd mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.