What are the Chances of RRB NTPC Exam 2020 being postponed?

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Jan 4, 2021

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The Railways Recruitment Board had announced the RRB NTPC 2019-20 exam date as December 15, 2020. There are exactly three months for the exam to commence. Approximately 1.26 corer candidates have applied for the exam and there are several events that have been organized for the aspirants. All these have to be completed first, in order to conduct the CBT exam on schedule. Otherwise, there will be a fair chance of the exam getting postponed.

  • Finalizing ECA

The exam conducting agency or ECA has to be finalized first by RRB to conduct the exam. As per the website of RRB Chennai, the last date for technical bids was August 17, 2020. The process has been going on since March.

  • Pending application status

All RRBs across the country have to provide the status of acceptance or rejection of the application on the respective website. Currently, there is a link to view and print the application and check its status, but this is provisional. When the application status is released by the RRB, a viewing window is also provided. Moreover, if the application gets rejected for any reason, the candidate will receive an email and SMS. For RRB NTPC 2020, the application status is yet to be published.

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  • Exam date, shift and city

Usually, a formal notice is released regarding the starting date of the exam every year. But for RRB NTPC 2019-2020, such official notification has not been released. But Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal, has uploaded a video on twitter with the exam dates. Moreover, an official notification with all the exam dates, shift, and city are published. But this year, a notification will be published, telling the candidates to login to their account on the website and the details will be individually intimated there.

  • Mock test link

Before the exam of RRB NTPC, a link for mock test is usually activated as per the previous cases of railway recruitment. This link can be expected one week before the exam and hence yet to be provided.

  • Train Travel Authority for SC/ST

Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category will be able to download a free sleeper class railway pass for attending the exam. They have to carry this pass along with the original caste certificate to avail the benefits. This will be made available one week before the exam as well.

  • RRB NTPC 2020 Admit card

The RRBs will also share the link to download the RRB NTPC 2019-20 CBT exam admit card on the official website. The candidate has to login to the account and download the admit card from their profile. Usually, the link to download the admit card is made active 4 days before the exam. Hence, you can expect the link to be available from December 11, 2020.

The RRB NTPC 2019-20 candidates are eagerly waiting for the subsequent notifications and it is best to keep a tab on the official website of RRBs for the time being.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.