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Indian Railways to conduct online recruitment test for the first time

August 28, 2015 04:14 pm | Updated March 29, 2016 06:01 pm IST - New Delhi

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

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

Indian Railways for the first time will launch an online recruitment examination for 3,273 vacancies of senior section engineers and Junior Engineers.

The online test to be organised by Railway Recruitment Board on a pan India basis from August 26 to September 4.

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

“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,” an official statement said. 

The new format is expected to enhance objectivity, transparency and credibility of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams significantly, Railways said.

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

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, according to the official statement.

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