Indian Railways, the largest rail network in Asia does not only carry 23 million passengers on a daily basis but also offers a whopping number of jobs every year.
In 2018, nearly one lakh jobs are up for grabs not for only graduates and engineers but for those who have passed class X. The number of aspirants is expected to cross a crore in worlds largest online examination ever. But the huge number of aspirants carry plenty of problems in more than one way.
RAILWAY RECRUITMENT EXAM OF 2016 AND THE LOSS IT INCURRED
In 2016, 92 lakh candidates filled the exam form. The board created 1192 examination centres in 351 cities/towns. The exam took place in 76 shifts over the weekends which spread over March to May 2016.
In spite of railways recruitment boards war-like arrangement to test the mettle of such a large number of candidates, only 60 per cent of them turned up for the exam. That means the massively tedious arrangements for 40% candidates or 36.8 lakh students ended up being a waste. Read More…
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