ALLAHABAD: The examinations of Railway Recruitment Board were conducted successfully at 65 designated centres in the city on Sunday. A large number of candidates had arrived in the city to take the exams, and considerable crowding was reported from Allahabad railway junction where the candidates later assembled to return to their homes.
The examination was conducted in two parts- The first session started at 9:30 am and continued till 11:30 am while the second session commenced at 2:30 pm and ended at 4:30 pm. Talking to TOI, RRB chairman Sanjeev Mathur informed that in the first session, about 49% of the 29,052 candidates appeared in the examination.
In the second meeting, about 60,300 candidates were to appear in the examination, but the actual percentage of those present could not be tabulated till the filing of this report.
The examination was conducted for selections to about 550 posts, which included that of assistant station masters, goods guards, traffic apprentice and commercial apprentice.
Source - Times of India