The results of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) examination 2016 are likely to be declared in the first fortnight of December.
Talking to Hindustan Times, Indian Railways spokesperson Anil Kumar Saxena said on Thursday, “Processing of RRB NTPC results are in the final or the checking stage and are likely to be declared in the first fortnight of December.”
The declaration of results has been postponed a number of times. Around 57 lakh candidates have taken the examination. A railway source had earlier said that “due diligence is being exercised in the scrutiny of results to avoid mistakes.”
The board will conduct a second stage computer-based test (CBT) for various NTPC (graduate) category after the results are announced.
Only those candidates who have cleared the first stage of the exam, which were held between March and May, will be called for the second stage of the exam. The number of candidates called for the second stage will be 15 times the number of vacancies.
The online written exams to fill 18,252 vacancies in various technical and non-technical posts of RRB were held across the country between March-May. About 92 lakh aspirants applied for the NTPC exam and about 57 lakh finally took the paper.
The advertisement (CEN 03/2015) regarding the exam, published in December 2015, sought to recruit people for various posts, including assistant station master, clerk, goods guard, typist, apprentice and junior accounts assistant.
Note: Candidates should keep visiting RRB’s official websites for the latest updates.