Railways Collected 864 Crores for NTPC and Group D 2019 Exams:- Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) the details of the number of applications received against Notification for Group D and Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) posts released in 2019, category-wise.
(b) the details of the total amount collected against payment of application fee for above-mentioned recruitment drive.
(c) whether it is a fact that the exam date of the above-mentioned recruitment drive has been postponed many times.
(d) if so, the details thereof along with reasons for postponement.
(e) the details of steps taken by Railways to complete this recruitment drive in a time-bound manner?
(a): Category wise details of applications received under each of the two recruitments notified in 2019 are as below:
Railways Collected 864 Crores for NTPC and Group D 2019 Exams
|Category||Number of applications received|
|Level-1 (erstwhile Group D) recruitment under CEN RRC 01/2019||NTPC recruitment under CEN 01/2019|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||26,52,961||26,91,335|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||8,09,402||8,63,677|
|Other Backward Class (OBC)||56,93,261||54,66,367|
|Economically Backward Section (EWS)||3,58,841||4,01,633|
(b): Under Centralized Employment Notification, CEN 01/2019 for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) recruitment, ₹ 4,45,72,85,003 (subject to refund) and for Group D (Now, Level-1) recruitment under CEN RRC 01/2019, ₹ 4,18, 31,13,914 (subject to refund) have been collected as an examination fee. ₹ 250 collected as examination fee from Exempted Categories (SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/PwBDs/Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes) will be refunded to those who actually appear in the written examination. Similarly, out of ₹ 500 collected as examination fee from Non-Exempted Categories, ₹ 400 will be refunded to those who actually appear in the written examination.
(c) to (e): Multiple recruitment examinations against Centralized Employment Notifications (CEN) No. 01/2019 for NTPC, CEN 03/2019 for Ministerial and Isolated categories and CEN RRC 01/2019 for Level-1 posts are in process to be conducted in the coming months. For NTPC recruitment under CEN 01/2019, open tenders have been floated to select Exam Conducting Agency (ECA). For recruitment under Level-1 notification CEN RRC-01/2019, tendering process for engaging ECA is underway. After selection of ECA, dates for the examinations will be announced.
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