Highlights

  • RRB NTPC and Level-1 examinations have been postponed.
  • A committee was formed to consider the outcome of the Railway NTPC.
  • The report may be submitted on March 4.

RRB NTPC, RRB Group D Exam Breaking News: After the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) postponed the RRB NTPC and Group D recruitment examinations, a five-member high level committee has been constituted to hear the objections of the candidates. Candidates are given an opportunity to register an online complaint regarding RRB NTPC result and Group D (Level-1) recruitment process. Candidates can submit their queries and suggestions by February 16 by emailing [email protected]

Violent protests by candidates after RRB NTPC result
In fact, after the NTPC CBT-1 results were declared by RRB on 15th January 2022, the candidates are annoyed with the selection process. Students protested violently, first on social media and then on the railway tracks. Candidates protested in many places, including Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. There was a huge commotion in Bihar in two days. Here the candidates picketed the railway tracks, stopped the trains and also occupied the railway stations. Candidates demand that the Board (RRB) should reconsider the NTPC result. Following this, it has been decided to postpone NTPC and Level-1 examinations.

Formation of a high level committee to hear complaints and suggestions
The Railways has also constituted a committee to look into the complaints of successful and unsuccessful candidates in the examinations conducted by various Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs), a railway official said. According to the official, the committee will submit a report to the Railway Ministry after hearing complaints and concerns from both the parties. After considering the issues of the candidates, the committee may submit its recommendation report to the committee by March 4. These will include NTPC result method, shortlisting of CBT-2 and second phase CBT in Group D recruitment 2019.

Railways warns, recruitment could be banned forever
On Tuesday, the railways issued a notice to the candidates warning that recruitment of people involved in other illegal activities, including vandalism during the demonstration, would be banned forever. The warning came in the wake of protesting candidates sitting on dharnas on railway tracks in several places in Bihar. Check out the official instruction here

Railways said- 20 times more chance to give CBT-2
It may be mentioned that RRB NTPC CBT-1 examinations were conducted in 7 phases from December 2020 to July 2021. About 14 million candidates appeared for the exam. The result of the examination was declared on 14th and 15th January 2022. Railways says it has offered CBT-2 to 20 times more candidates than vacancies. While the candidates and experts say that the board has selected the candidate for the CBT 2 examination of multiple posts. Which has caused injustice to more than half of the candidates.

Members of the Inquiry Committee-
Deepak Peter, Chairman Chief Executive Director (Industrial Relations), Railway Board
Rajiv Gandhi Member Secretary, Executive Director Establishment (RRB), Railway Board
Aditya Kumar, Member Chief Personnel Officer (Administration), Western Railway
Jagdish Alagar Member Chairman RRB / Chennai
Mukesh Gupta Member Chairman RRB / Bhopal

rrb Committee Notice

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