Indian Railways to conduct exams to fill 1.40 lakh vacancies from December 15 - Kashmir Student Alerts

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Indian Railways to conduct exams to fill 1.40 lakh vacancies from December 15

New Delhi: Ending the speculations revolving around the Indian Railways entrance examinations, the Railways has decided to conduct the exams for over 1,40,640 job vacancies from December 15, 2020.

The Railways has reportedly received around 2.42 crore applications against the 1,40,640 vacancies.

As per reports, the scrutiny process has been done and the exams will be computer-based.

There are vacancies in three categories in the Railways for which they had received the applications before COVID-19 outbreak. The railways couldn't conduct examinations due to coronavirus induced lockdowns.

These were 35,208 vacancies for NTPC (non-technical popular categories like guards, office clerks, commercial clerks etc), 1,663 for Isolated & Ministerial categories (Steno & Teaches etc) and 1,03,769 for Level 1 vacancies (track maintainers, pointsman etc).

In all, RRBs had notified a total of 1.40 lakh such vacancies for NTPC categories, Level-1 Posts and isolated and miscellaneous categories.

SOPs for the conduct of examination of this magnitude are being framed and norms of social distancing and other protocols prescribed by the various Central and State authorities will be reportedly followed.