Update on July 16: The result of RRB NTPC 2016 will be declared by the end of July, said Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) officials denying the rumors on results to be out this week. There is no confirmation or official statement on when RRB results for it’s NTPC 2016 exam will be out but it is expected by the end of this month only.
RRB NTPC result 2016 has been delayed once again as the Indian Railways officials confirmed. The RRB NTPC exam results were expected to be announced on July 10, but the officials have stated that the result declaration would take some more time and the latest update will be notified soon.
Indian Railways which has been facing the huge shortage in its staff for a long time, offered over 18 thousand vacancies and the response was way beyond the expectations. Around 9.3 million candidates applied for a meagre 18,252 vacancies under RRB NTPC notification no. CEN 03/2015. In what became the world’s largest online exam to be conducted till date, well over 5.6 million aspirants appeared for the exam in 1120+ centres across the country. The RRB NTPC online exam was conducted over a period of three months from March to May this year. Since the exam process concluded, the aspirants have been waiting desperately for the results. RRB NTPC result was earlier scheduled to be announced on June 1, but got delayed and now as another date 10 July was fixed, the aspirants will have to wait for few more days as the board is still preparing the results.
The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is yet to announce the RRB NTPC exam result date. As several news reports were doing rounds that the results are slated to be announced by July 10, the officials quashed the reports, stating that the date for RRB NTPC result is yet to be finalised. Indian Railways’ spokesperson Anil Kumar Saxena said that such large number of candidates have taken the exam and hence the Board will take time to prepare the results.
Mr. Anil said, “The rumours regarding declaration of RRB NTPC exam results on July 10 are incorrect and we are still in the process of preparing the results as a large number of students had appeared in the exam.”
Sanjay Kumar Bansal, member secretary of RRB Allahabad also joined the statement and said that the board has not set any particular date for the RRB NTPC results declaration. The RRB have also clarified that the candidates will be informed by the administration at the appropriate time.
As the official release of June 20 mentioned that the next update will be provided in 15 days time, the latest reports confirm that the RRB NTPC results are not coming on July 10.
The posts under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) include Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Enquiry-cum-reservation clerk, goods guard, senior clerk-cum-typist, junior accounts assistant-cum-typist, assistant station master, traffic assistant and senior time keeper post.
The online exam was also postponed at several test centres in the wake of alleged leakage. Special Task Force was given the responsibility of investigating which arrested 6 persons in the involvement.