Around 1,19,110 candidates out of 1,61,332 gave the exam at 416 centres across 160 cities of the country. The attendance is a record for all railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams since 2015 — both for offline as well as online tests, it said.
Nearly 48 lakh candidates will be taking the exam for 66,502 vacancies of assistant loco-pilots (ALP) and technicians. The exams will be conducted in a phased manner till August 31. The next set of exams will be held on August 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 29, 30 and 31.