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RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ
RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ

RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ

RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ Check Here: According to the official notification, RRB NTPC Recruitment exam was to be held between June and September in the previous year i.e. 2019. The RRC Group D exam was to be held in September and October 2019.

It has been more than a year since the candidates applied for various posts of RRC Group D and RRB NTPC in Railways. The applications for these two recruitments are more than 2 crore, but even after a year has passed, the applicants are waiting for the RRB NTPC Exams and admit card. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has finally replied to a Parliament Question on 04 March 2020, Wednesday.

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RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply: Overview

RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ
RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ
Article Name RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To PQ
Category Latest News
Name Of The Exams RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Exams 2019
Name Of The Organization Railway Recruitment Board Of India
Question Asked In Indian Parliament
Reply Source Railway Minister
Total Number Of Applicants 1.89 Crores
Exam Mode Online
Status Under Process
Official Website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

We have already told you that RRB Railway Exams Vendor Tender Notice has been released and RRB has Invited applications from various vendors to conduct the Railway Recruitment Exams.

RRB NTPC Exam Status: Question Asked In Parliament

Indian Member Of Parliament Shri Hanuman Beniwal asked some questions regarding RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status in the parliament. The questions are as follows:

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:

  1. Whether the Government is aware that examination for the Group-D posts in Railways are getting delayed;
  2. If so, the details thereof and by when the said examination will be conducted; and
  3. The number of applications received by the railways for Group-D posts?

RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To Parliament Question

In a written reply to MP Hanuman Beniwal, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said:

There is no undue delay in recruitment for Group-D posts (now, Level1) in the Railways. Two recruitment notifications for Level-1 were issued-one in February 2018 for around 63,000 vacancies and second one in March 2019 for around 1.03 lakh vacancies.

Around 1.89 crore applications were received for the first notification, CEN 02/2018. After scrutiny of applications, conduct of written examination(Computer Based Test, CBT) for eligible candidates, generation of Zonal Railway-wise merit lists, Physical Efficiency Test, Document Verification & Medical Examination, around 56,000 candidates have already been selected for appointment as on 13.02.2020.

For the second notification (CEN RRC-01/2019), around 1.15 crore applications have been received whose scrutiny is complete. Scheduling of written examination (CBT) under this notification is under process.

RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Recruitment 2020

In fact, last year the Railways had released the notifications for recruitment on various posts for millions of unemployed youth. Which included other recruitments including RRB NTPC, RRB Group D and RRC Group D.

While thhe 63,000 recruitments mentioned by the Minister in the Lok Sabha are being conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in March 2019, 1.03 lakh vacancies are being handled by the Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC).

1 crore 15 lakh applications have been received for recruitment of more than 1 lakh posts of RRC Group D, about 1.89 crore applications for 63,000 vacancies in February 2018 and more than 1 crore 26 lakh applications for 35,208 posts of RRB NTPC.

Railway Vacancy 2019-20 Details

Name Of Vacancy Total Number Of Applicants
RRC Group D Recruitment 2019-20 1 Crore 15 Lakhs
RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019-20 1 Crore 26 Lakhs
RRB Group D Recruitment 2018 1 Crore 89 Lakhs

The data mentioned in the above table is being provided by Indian Railway Miniter Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a Parliament Question. You can download the Railway Minister Official Written Reply On Railway Recruitment Exams Status by clicking on the link given below.

Download Railway Minister Written Reply On Railway Exams Status 


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RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Exam Date 2020 Check RTI Reply

Conclusion: RRB has no realization of the fact that these 2,41,98,133 candidates are waiting for the exam dates and there is a major issue like Age Limit for applying in government exams including Railway Recruitments.

If one recruitment will take this much of time, then these aspirants will be out  of age limit in upcoming recruitments. We would like to suggest you share this message through social media platforms and tagging officials and the concerned board to attract their attention to this major issue.

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