RRB NTPC Exam 2021 Case: Solution To Be ‘Notified Soon’

New Delhi, 07 March 2022: The Union Railway Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, has assured candidates to notify a solution on RRB NTPC 2021 result soon. The High Power Committee has received over 3 lakh representations and a solution will be informed after reviewing the representations in line with the protests that took place in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh against the RRBs’ Non-Technical Popular Categories exam of 2021. 

RRB NTPC Exam 2021 Case: Details 

  • The representations were registered in the form of concerns and suggestions by the students to the committee at the email ID: rrbcommittee@railnet.gov.in.
  • Following the result declaration of RRB NTPC computer-based test (CBT-1) on 14 January 2022, many students protested against the same by raising concerns over discrepancy in the examination. 
  • As per the students, the same candidates have been shortlisted for various levels. 
  • Violent protests had taken place in many parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh against the discrepancy in RRB NTPC CBT-1 examinations. 
  • The candidates had blocked trains and took to stone pelting at different stations. 


  • Indian Railways had constituted the High Power Committee to look into the concerns of candidates over RRB NTPC CBT-1 Result 2021 and RRB Group D Exam. 
  • The committee went into the following issues raised by candidates and asked for their recommendations:
    • Results of CBT-1 and methodology used for shortlisting candidates for CBT-2 without affecting existing shortlisted candidates.
    • Introduction of CBT- 2.
    • The candidates had to register their concerns and suggestions to the committee at the following email ID: rrbcommittee@railnet.gov.in.
    • Around 1.25 crore candidates have applied for the exams that had advertised over 35,000 posts from levels 2 to 6. It is being speculated that the exam was designed to favor those with a higher qualification, even for jobs that require lesser qualifications.
  • The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) released the NTPC 2021 results on 26 January 2022. Following the protests by the candidates, authorities also postponed the RRB NTPC CBT 2 and RRB Level 1 exams 2022 until further notice.

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