News about railway recruitment fare is going viral on social media these days. It is said that the government has increased the exam fee for Railway Recruitment Board by Rs 500. The Government Fact Check Organization PIB Fact Check called the news fake and completely unfounded. The government tweeted ‘PIB Fact Check’, saying on social media that the Government has increased the Railway Recruitment Board’s fee by Rs 500. #PIBFactCheck: This claim is misleading. 400 for non-OBC candidates who do not have full registration fee and Rs. And reserved category candidates, women and the disabled.
The government has increased the fee for Railway Recruitment Board to Rs 500.#PIBFactCheck: This claim is misleading. For non-reserved and OBC candidates, the full registration fee will be refunded to ₹ 400 and the reserved category candidates, women and persons with disabilities. pic.twitter.com/TmSLRkis5s
– PIB Fact Check (@piifact check) January 12, 2021
It is noteworthy that in February-March 2019, the Railways fired on the posts of the NTPC, Group D (Level-1) and individual and ministerial divisions. Two crore 44 lakh candidates applied for one lakh 40 thousand posts. Examination of the individual and ministerial posts has been conducted between December 15 and December 18. Right there
Computer based examination for recruitment of NTPC posts is being held from December 28. The recruitment examination for the Group D posts will be held in April next year.
The Railways has set a refundable fee of Rs 250 for the disabled, women, SC, ST and minority in these recruitment exams. That is, the full 250 rupees are returned after sitting in CBT1. Examination for these classes is free.
At the same time, these classes are priced at Rs. 250 to be paid after sitting in CBT 1.