Indian Railways has received a huge no of 1, 26, 30,885 (i.e. more than 1.26 Crore) online applications for filling up of about 35,208 combined vacancies of Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC – Graduate & under Graduate-level) posts. Online applications for the same were invited by various RRBs (Railway Recruitment Board) spreading throughout the country. These posts are over and above the 64,371 combined vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) & Technicians for which the recruitment process has already successfully concluded.
The examination process preparation for filling up the 35,208 combined vacancies was at an advanced stage during the pre-COVID scenario. However, the process was interrupted due to an outbreak of COVID – 19 pandemic. Indian Railways is planning to expedite the recruitment process as soon as the situation eases out.