Record attendance of 76% in railway recruitment exam: Ministry
A record 76.76% of candidates appeared in the first stage of the railway's computer-based examination for recruitment as assistant loco-pilot and technician, the national transporter said on Wednesday. The first phase of the exam was held on August 9. Subsequent phases were conducted on August 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 29, 30, and 31. Exams for flood-hit Kerala were postponed to September 4.
Here's what the Ministry of Railways tweeted
We have successfully completed 1st stage CBT for more than 47 lakh candidates, competing for 64,037 ALP Technician posts, with record attendance of 76.76% in the history of RRBs. Applicants in previous ALP/Technician exam was about 32 lakhs and attendance was 47.47%. pic.twitter.com/ezMojNmoHY— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) September 5, 2018