The Committee Formed By RRB Will Work In Two Steps, Will Solve The Problems Of RRB Candidates


RRB Committee for candidates: After continuous protests by the Railway Recruitment Board, a committee has been constituted for the candidates which will work to sort out the problems and concerns.


The Railway Recruitment Board has sought suggestions from the candidates till February 16 to address the concerns and complaints raised by the candidates regarding the RRB NTPC examination. 

Railways has constituted a High Level Committee of Senior Officers to address the concerns of the candidates regarding the Second Step CBT in CEN RRC and CEN RRC without affecting the existing shortlisted candidates of NTPC Examination from First Step Computer Based Examination.

Candidates can register their concerns and suggestions in this committee by 16 February 2022. 

This committee after taking a close look at these concerns will submit its recommendations by March 04, 2022.

The results of NTPC exam were declared on 14 January 2022. At present, RRB has postponed the NTPC Phase II CBT and Phase I CBT.

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In response to the concerns of the candidates based on the questions raised on the Computer Based Test (CBT) of the second stage in the recruitment process, the Railways has clarified that the number of candidates,

who applied for the notification are large and are more than one crore. , then it is advised to conduct the CBT in two stages, in which the first stage is used to screen suitable candidates for the second stage CBT and the second stage is conducted with limited number of candidates, So that there is no broad generalization and the final merit is more just and fair.

Regarding the concerns expressed over the number of candidates shortlisted for the second stage CBT, Railways said that for the Centralized Employment Notification (CEN), the first stage CBT has been made common for graduate and 12th pass candidates. ,

It is proposed in the CEN that candidates 20 times more than the notified vacancies will be called for second stage CBT so that sufficient number of candidates will be able to appear for second stage CBT after screening through first stage CBT. be given the opportunity.

Responding to concerns regarding undue advantage to graduate candidates to become eligible for graduate and XII level posts, Railways has clarified that with a view to save time, energy and labour, recruitments for graduate and XII level posts will be integration has been done. This step has proved useful during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Also, the standards for Computer Based Test 1 (CBT 1) have been kept at the level of XII so that the students of Class XII do not suffer and CBT 2 alone will have different standards at different levels.

At the same time, regarding the delay in the recruitment process, the Railways has said that the recruitment process has been delayed since March 2020 due to the Kovid-19 epidemic and various restrictions imposed by various states due to it. 

The capacity utilization by CBT has also been affected due to social distancing norms, leading to an increase in the number of shifts. There were 133 shifts in the first stage CBT of CEN 1 January 2019.


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