Indian Railways postpones recruitment exams

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New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The Indian Railways on Saturday postponed the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examination, which was scheduled to be held on June 27, in the wake of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) unearthing a recruitment scam.

The RRB was scheduled to conduct examinations for the posts of Enquiry cum Reservation Clerks (ECRC) and Goods Guards on June 27.

In a statement the Railways has said that it has decided to conduct a technical audit on the RRB examinations.

"In view of the technical audit being conducted by the Railway Board after the CBI investigation into recently held Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examination, the Ministry of Railways has decided to postpone the written examination by all RRBs scheduled on 27th June 2010 (Sunday) for the posts of Enquiry cum Reservation Clerks (ECRC) and Goods Guards," the statement said.

The railways said fresh dates for the examination would be intimated shortly.

Earlier, the Ministry of Railways has stated that Railway Administration will provide all cooperation to the CBI in its investigation into the recently held Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examination of Assistant Loco Pilot and Assistant Station Master conducted by RRB Mumbai at Sholapur and Nagpur centres.

Meanwhile the Railway Ministry has placed RRB Mumbai chairmen S.M.Sharma under suspension till further orders. (ANI)

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