RRB NTPC Recruitment Exams Begin on 28 Dec With COVID Guidelines

Railway Ministry has issued COVID-19 guidelines to be followed by Railway Recruitment Board for conducting RRB NTPC.

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The Railway Recruitment Board began the RRB NTPC recruitment exam from Monday, 28 December. The first Stage CBT will be held in multiple phases in order to ensure adherence to all the COVID-19 guidelines for the large number of eligible candidates (approx. 1.25 crores).

Accordingly, the first phase of the exam scheduled for around 23 lakh candidates will be held from 28 December to 13 January 2021 in various cities all over the country.

Ministry of Railways has issued new guidelines to be followed by Railway Recruitment Board for conducting RRB NTPC 2020 Exam amid the pandemic, where candidates will be required to adhere to social distancing and safety measures.

Check the exam COVID-19 safety guidelines below:

  • Wearing Face Masks

Candidates have to wear face masks at the Examination Centre.

  • Number of shifts

To ensure social distancing between candidates, maximum number of shifts of RRB NTPC has been restricted to two.

  • Sanitisation of exam centres

Entire examination centre floors, walls, doors, and gates will be sprayed with prescribed disinfectant.

Sanitiser bottles will be available at the entry gate, biometric/photo booths, examination rooms, candidates desk, staff/observer room, etc.

  • Submission of self-declaration and display of Aarogya Setu

Before entry, the exam centre will ensure that candidates submit self-declaration regarding their health status.

Thermal screening will be done and candidates need to display their Aarogya Setu app status. The hands of candidates will be sanitised.

Those having symptoms of fever, cough and cold will not be allowed to take the exam. The exam of such candidates will be rescheduled after submission of a medical certificate from a registered medical doctor.

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