New Delhi: The Indian Railways will conduct examinations to fill up vacancies for 1.4 lakh posts from December 15, it was announced on Saturday.
“We had invited applications for recruitment in various categories for 1.4 lakh posts. These were notified during the pre-COVID period,” Railways CEO VK Yadav said during a virtual press conference.
As many as 2.42 crore applications have been received for the 1.4 lakh vacancies, Yadav informed.
“Scrutiny of these applications had been completed, but due to outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, a computer-based examination cannot be conducted. Now, Railways has decided to start exams for all three categories of vacancies from December 15. A detailed schedule will be announced very soon,” Yadav said.