Vikash Sharma

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released an important notice on examination date for CBT for recruitment of various posts in level-1 of 7th pay matrix.

As per the latest notice, the single stage CBT is scheduled to be held tentatively from August 17, 2022 and onwards in multiple phases subject to the prevailing conditions and Government guidelines issued from time to time in view of handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"In pursuance of Sub-clause (ii) of Clause (b) of Sub-section (4) of Section 4 of Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (as amended) read with Rule 5 of the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020, the Railway Recruitment Boards are allowed to perform Aadhaar Authentication, on voluntary basis, for establishing identity of each candidate to avoid impersonation and other malpractices during the examination and to ensure fair conduct of examination," read the official notice.

“Accordingly, Aadhaar based Biometric Authentication of candidates will be carried out before/during course of Computer Based Test,” the notice read.

The RRB has further advised candidates to refer only to the official websites of RRBs for latest updates on the recruitment process. “RRB selections are based on Computer Based Test (CBT) and recruitment is based only on the merit of the candidates,” the notice added.