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No clarity on RRB NTPC result 2016; Exams held 6 months ago!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:46 IST

There's still no clarity on when 2016 Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Stage 1 results will be declared. The exams were held six months ago between 3 March and 5 May 2016.

Last week, a senior railways officer told Catch that no date has been fixed for the results. Anil Kumar Saxena, Additional Director General (PR), Railways Board, told Catch, "There's no fixed date for the RRB NTPC result declaration." He added that there's no clarity if the results will be declared in October or November 2016.

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Previously, the results were expected to be declared by the first fortnight of October 2016.

Meanwhile, furious candidates took to Twitter, requesting for quick declaration of results.

More than 92 lakh candidates applied for the RRB NTPC exam out of with 56 lakh candidates appeared for the test. A total of 2,73,780 candidates will be selected for the stage 2 exam.

RRB NTPC stage 2 exam is expected to be held in November or December. The 90-minute-long exam will be held online, covering 120 multiple choice objective questions with a total of 120 marks. There's one-third negative marking for each wrong answer.

First published: 20 October 2016, 4:32 IST