The final results of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) first stage examination 2016 for Thiruvananthapuram region are expected to be released shortly. A draft of the result data was temporarily uploaded on the RRB Thiruvananthapuram website on Thursday, but was later removed.
According to a notification issued by the RRB Thiruvananthapuram, what was uploaded on Thursday was only a draft of the result data for the purpose of testing. The notification further said that the final results will be uploaded on the website shortly.
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 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.