The railway recruitment board (RRB) exam begins today. In the first phase, the exam will be held for selection to ministerial and isolated category posts. A total of 1,663 vacancies will be filled through this exam and 1,02,940 candidates are expected to sit in this exam. This exam will be held till December 18. RRB NTPC exam for selection to non-technical popular category (NTPC) posts will begin on December 28. The third phase exam for selection to group D posts in the railways will be held next year.
Over 2.44 crore candidates are expected to sit in the railway exams.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the RRBs have added new rules for candidates.
The first session of the exam begins at 10 am and candidates have been asked to reach the exam centre by 9 am.
RRB Exams: Know What To Carry To Exam Hall
- Candidates should carry their admit cards with them
- Candidates should use their own facemask
- Candidates have to carry a COVID-19 self-declaration and produce at the entry. Without the declaration, railway authorities have said, candidates will not be allowed to sit in the exam
- Candidates should go through the instructions given in the admit card regarding the essential items that are allowed to carry to the exam hall
Candidates will be checked for their body temperature at the exam centre. Candidates having body temperature more than the prescribed limit will not be allowed to sit in the exam. However, for these candidates the exam will be held on a different day.
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