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RRB NTPC 2020/ RRC Group D New Update: Exam Not Before May 2020|Check Timeline of Last 1 year Railway Notifications

RRB NTPC 2020/ RRC Group D New Update-Exam Not Before May 2020: RRB NTPC and RRB Group-D 2019 Exam will not be conducted before May 2020 as Indian Railways are still in the process of appointing Exam Conducting Agency (ECA). Let’s have a look at the timeline of important events happened in the last 1 year of RRB NTPC and Group D Recruitment.

Mar 6, 2020 11:45 IST
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RRB NTPC 2020/ RRC Group D New Update: Exam Not Before May 2020|Check Timeline of Last 1 year Railway Notifications
RRB NTPC 2020/ RRC Group D New Update: Exam Not Before May 2020|Check Timeline of Last 1 year Railway Notifications

RRB NTPC 2020/ RRC Group D New Update-Exam Not Before May 2020: In the year 2019, Indian Railways announced Lakhs of vacancies under RRB NTPC and RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 Recruitment Drive. As per the official data released by Railways, more than 2 crore candidates applied for the various posts under RRB NTPC and RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2019 Recruitment Process. Aspirants are worried and sharing their concerns over social media, as the exam dates and admit card release dates have been postponed to 2020.

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It’s been almost a year since the RRB NTPC and RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 notifications were released last year and crores of candidates applied for more than 1 lakh vacancies. Railway Recruitment Board has officially shared that they will appoint Exam Conducting Agency (ECA) soon for conducting the Online Railways Exams across different examination centres in India. On 2nd March 2020, Railways have invited tenders for the recruitment of ECA and the bid for the tender will last till 16th April 2020. So, it is confirmed that RRB NTPC 2020 and RRB Group D 2020 Exams won’t be happening till the month of April 2020.

Let’s look at the chronology of the events occurred over last 1 year under RRB NTPC and RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2019 Recruitment Process:

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam – Timeline

RRB NTPC Recruitment Notification was released on 28th February 2019 for the recruitment of 35208 vacancies (Under Graduate Post – 10603 and Graduate Post - 24605). More than 1.26 crores candidates applied for posts from 1st March 2019 till 31st March 2019. Previously, the RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) was scheduled to be held between the months of June to September 2019. But Later, Railways officially announced that it has postponed the RRB NTPC Exam to the year 2020. The admit card of the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam will be released two weeks before the exam dates at its Zonal Websites. Here is the chronology of the events occurred during the last one year under RRB NTPC Recruitment Drive:

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam – Timeline

Events

Timeline

RRB NTPC 2019 Notification Released

28th February 2019

RRB NTPC 2019 Online Application Opening Date

1st March 2019

RRB NTPC 2019 Online Application Closing Date

31st March 2019

Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

12th April 2019

RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Old Date

June to September 2019

RRB NTPC 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) New Date

Postponed to 2020

RRB NTPC Admit Card Release Date

Two Weeks before Exam Date

Railways Inviting tender to recruit ECA

2nd March 2020

Last date for submission of written queries for clarification under ECA Recruitment

12th March 2020

Date of Pre-bid Conference for ECA Recruitment

24th March 2020

Release of responses and clarifications on pre-bid queries

7th April 2020

Time & Date of Opening Technical Bids received in response to the Tender

16th April 2020

Important Information and Study Material for RRB NTPC 2020 Exam

RRB NTPC Minimum Qualifying Marks

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RRB NTPC Job Profile, Pay Scale & Promotion

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper

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RRB NTPC Mock Test

Practice Mathematics Mock Test with Answers (30 Marks)

Practice General Intelligence & Reasoning Mock Test (30 Marks) with Answers

Practice General Awareness & Current Affairs Mock Test with Answers (40 Marks)

RRB NTPC Study Material in 15 Languages

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RRB NTPC Preparation Strategy

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RRB NTPC Study Plan

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RRB NTPC Previous Cut-off

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Exam Conducting Agency (ECA) will conduct RRB NTPC 2020 Exam for the recruitment of posts like Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Time Keeper, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master, etc., in various Zones and Production Units of Indian Railways.

RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2020 Exam – Timeline

On 23rd February 2019, RRB officially released the notification announcing the recruitment of 103769 Vacancies under Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. As per the official data, more than 1.15 crores candidates applied for the various posts under RRB Group D Level-1 2019 Recruitment Drive.

 

RRB Group D level-1 Computer Based Test (CBT) was earlier scheduled to be held in the months of September to October 2019. The exam has been postponed and will be conducted only after Railways appoint the Exam Conducting Agency (ECA) for holding the online exams across the country. RRB Group D 2020 Admit Cards will be released two weeks before the exam dates at its Zonal Websites. Here is the chronology of the events occurred during last one year under RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 Recruitment Drive:

RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2020 Exam – Timeline

Events

Timeline

RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 Notification Release Date

23rd February 2019

RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 Online Application Opening Date

12th March 2019

RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 Online Application Closing Date

12th April 2019

Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects

26th April 2019

Application Status Link Activated

25th to 31st July 2019

Candidates raised objections on Application Status Rejected

17th to 23rd August 2019

Final Date of Intimation for the complaints registered against the rejected applications

6th September 2019

RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 CBT Old Exam Date

September to October 2019

RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 CBT New Exam Date

Postponed to 2020

RRB Group D (Level-1) Admit Card Release Date

Two Weeks before Exam Date

Railways Inviting tender to recruit ECA

2nd March 2020

Last date for submission of written queries for clarification under ECA Recruitment

12th March 2020

Date of Pre-bid Conference for ECA Recruitment

24th March 2020

Release of responses and clarifications on pre-bid queries

7th April 2020

Time & Date of Opening Technical Bids received in response to the Tender

16th April 2020

Important Information and Study Material for RRB Group D Level-1 2020 Exam

RRB Group D Level-1 Physical Efficiency Test Details

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RRB Group D Level-1 Job Profile, Pay Scale & Promotion

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RRB Group D Level-1 Previous Year Paper

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RRB Group D Level-1 Best Book

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RRB Group D Mock Test

Practice Maths Mock Test

Practice Reasoning Mock Test

Practice GK & Current Affairs Mock Test

Practice General Science Mock Test

RRB Group D Previous Cut-Off

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So, it is clear from the above timeline that RRB will not be conducting NTPC and Group D 2020 Exam before April 2020, as Railways have invited tender for recruiting Exam Conducting Agency and the Tender Bid Process will happen till 16th April 2020. So railways might announce the exam dates and admit card release dates after the month of April 2020.  

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