Over 4,000 women among 57,117 candidates have been shortlisted for the post of Station Master and Traffic Assistant in Indian Railways in the recently held all-India computer-based test. After the final selection, while the candidates selected as Station Masters will be posted across the country, Traffic Assistants will be deployed at Kolkata Metro only.
The second stage test for 6,865 posts of Station Master and 161 Train Assistants was held on May 9 and 10 this year.
There were a total of 1.8 lakh candidates scheduled to appear for the second stage computer-based test while 1.27 lakh actually appeared for the Level 6 and 4 examination under NTPC categories.
There were 21 Railway Recruitment Boards involved in the test. The options for raising objections if any regarding the questions were given by the RRBs from May 13 to 18, 2022.
While 55,787 candidates have been shortlisted for computer-based aptitude test for the post of Station Master in Level 6 against 6,865 notified vacancies and 1,330 candidates for the Traffic Assistant in Level 4 against 161 vacancies.
In all, 4,358 female candidates have been shortlisted for Level 6 and 4.
According to the Railways, the results have been prepared on the basis of actual scores obtained by the candidates. Since all candidates of one RRB were accommodated in a single shift having the same question paper, it made the result declaration process faster. The third and final test for these posts would be held shortly.