Over two crore applications for one lakh jobs in Railways

New Delhi: The railways has received more than two crore applications for recruitment of its one lakh vacant posts, with five days still remaining to end the online registrations. “Till date, over 2 crore candidates have applied for the posts and the number will rise further as five more days remain before the deadline comes to an end,” said a Railway Ministry official.
In one of its largest recruitment, Indian railways will conduct online examinations for hiring in about 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for another 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force.
Over 50 lakh online applications have been received for assistant loco pilots and technicians jobs, said the official. There are 26,502 loco pilot and technicians posts and 62,907 Group D posts open for recruitment.
Taking note of the magnitude of the test that is going to be conducted, the candidates will be given a window to check their answers after the completion of the exams and after the results are declared to maintain transparency.
Question papers will be provided in 15 different languages includes Hindi, English, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Assamese, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Tamil and Telugu to ensure opportunities for candidates across India.

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