Indian Railways Conducting First Time Online Recruitment Test For Engineers

30 Aug 2015 11:18 AM GMT
Indian Railways Conducting First Time Online Recruitment Test For Engineers
News Source : thehindu | Image Courtesy : wikimedia

Indian Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for the first ever time conducting an online computer based test for over 3273 vacancies of Senior Section Engineers and Junior Engineers. And the examination commenced from August 26 and will end on September 4.

The examination is being conducted in 242 cities all over India including far off locations in North East and J&K.

An official statement said, “Applications for this examination were also called Online. Around 18 lakh candidates have applied for this mega On-line (Computer Based) examination. Sharp increase in vacancy to candidate ratio indicates wide popularity and acceptance of On-line mode,”.

According to Indian Railway, the new format is expected to enhance objectivity, transparency and credibility of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams significantly.

The on-line system is very user friendly and fool-proof, taking care of all the checks and balances, it added.

According to the official statement, the system allows the candidate to navigate from one question to another with utmost ease and can also be read/attempted in the respective regional languages.

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