Upcoming Government Exams 2020-21 – Complete List

It is a dream of every Indian citizen to get into job sectors that are as lucrative as government firms. Correct me if I’m wrong.

Irrespective of the highest paid jobs offered in private sectors and the glamorous & sophisticated lifestyles, the young Indian minds still hunt for the best government jobs in every sector including Railways, Banking, Teaching, SSC and UPSC. Reasons being job security (primary reason), constant growth, profitable allowances and much more. If you are one of the government job aspirants, read through the article for all the upcoming government exams.

Due to the outbreak of novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Government of India has imposed a complete lockdown in the country. Due to this, various exams both national and state levels have been called off or postponed. The Indian Railways too postponed many of its important recruitment exams

Complete List of Upcoming Government Exams 2020-21

In this article, we have compiled this “upcoming government exams 2020 full list” that will assist you to chase down your dream job.

a. Upcoming Railway Exam 2020 & Important Dates:

How fascinating is Indian railway recruitment? You will be surprised to know that every year the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB – the Indian railway recruitment body) receives more than 30 million applications for jobs in various sectors and posts in the Indian Railway system. There are 21 RRBs located across India organising and conducting various railway exams for 17 zones and divisions (Check here for a complete list of Railway Recruitment Boards and its zones & divisions). The most popular railway recruitment exams are –

  1. RRB Group D Exam 2020: The Railway Recruitment Cell is yet to confirm the RRB Group D exam dates. RRC has already concluded the application process (26th April 2019 was the last date). The recruitment exam will be held for 1,03,769 vacancies for different posts including lever man, key man, cabinet man, porter, trackman, etc. The Railway Group D 2020 exam will be conducted in 4 stages – CBT, PET, DV and Medical Fitness Test. Candidates who clear all the stages successfully will be recruited as per the position they have applied for.
  2. RRB JE Exam 2020: Another top-notch upcoming government exam in railway is the RRB JE 2020 exam. The official notification and exam dates will be released soon on the official website. This national-level exam is conducted to recruit the JE, JE/IT, DMS and CMS candidates. It carries out the recruitment process in 4 different stages – CBT – 1, CBT – 2, DV (Document Verification) and ME (Medical Examination). All Indian nationals or subjects of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet or PIO from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma and East African Countries can apply for the exam. If you are above 18 years and below 33 years, you are eligible to appear in the test.
  3. RRB ALP Exam 2020: Candidates interested in Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician posts in the Indian Railways should appear in the upcoming RRB ALP exam. Like other national-level Railway exams, the RRB ALP and Technician exam will be held in multiple rounds such as computer-based test (CBT), the second stage of CBT, CBAT (Computer-Based Aptitude Test) and Document Verification. The RRB ALP official notification 2020 is expected to be released in the second week of August. The exam mode will be online. The minimum age required to be eligible for the government job is 18 years.
  4. RRB NTPC Exam 2020: The RRB NTPC 2020 exam dates have not been released yet. It is expected that RRB will announce it in July. Earlier under RRB/ CEN 01/ 2019, more than 2.5 lakh applicants submitted the application forms between March 01 and 30, 2020 for various posts including Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Trains Clerk, Junior Time Keeper, Goods Guard, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Station Master and Junior Account Assistant cum Typist. The first stage of CBT will soon be conducted, followed by the second stage of CBT, computer-based aptitude test/ typing skill test, and medical examination/ document verification. After every stage of the exam, the result will be announced. Whoever clears the round will be called for the next round.
  5. RITES Recruitment Exam 2020: A total of 35 vacancies will be filled through RITES recruitment 2020. Interested candidates have already applied for their preferred posts such as Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Signal & Telecommunications. RITES or Rail India Technical and Economic Service is a “multi-disciplinary consultancy organisation” that works in the spheres of transport, infrastructure and related technologies, under the guidance of Ministry of Railways, Government of India. Aspiring candidates should prepare themselves for the upcoming written test and interview. The mode of the application is online. The official website is rites.com.
  6. RRB Paramedical Exam 2020: The RRB Paramedical 2019 recruitment examination has been over. Those who couldn’t appear in the 2019 exam are prepping up for the 2020 exam. The Railway Paramedical Recruitment exam is expected to be scheduled between June and September. It may further postpone due to COVID-19. It is one of the good-paying government jobs in the Indian Railways. Desirous candidates can apply for Staff Nurse, Dental Hygienist, Lab Assistant Grade III, Dietician, ECG Technician, Extension Educator, Health and Malaria Inspector Grade III, Optometrist, Laboratory Superintendent, Radiographer, Perfusionist, Speech Therapist, Pharmacist Grade III, Lady Health Visitor, Physiotherapist and Dialysis Educator.
  7. RPF SI Exam 2020: As per the latest notification, the RPF SI (Railway Protection Force Sub Inspector) exam will tentatively be held in December 2020. The online notification is expected to be released on the official website in June. This is a golden opportunity for young Indian nationals to become an SI. If you are looking forward to this, make sure you meet all the eligibility. You must be physically fit, too (apart from the educational qualification). Both the application mode and exam will be held in the online mode. The RPF SI selection process comprises 4 rounds – CBT, PET, Physical Measurement and DV.
  8. Railway Ticket Checker Exam 2020: Another all-India Railway exam that government exam aspirants must look forward to is the Railway Ticket Checker exam. Also known as the Ticket Collector Exam, the TC exam is not conducted by one particular Railway Recruitment Board. This is a Group C level post. Candidates who are above 18 years and below 30 years can fill in the online application form. The exam will be conducted in two stages – written test and DV.

Important Dates of Upcoming Government Exams 2020-21


Upcoming Railway Exams 2020-21 Upcoming Railway Exams 2020-21 Important Dates (Tentative)
RRB Group D 2020 Exam Date Yet to be Announced
RRB JE 2020 Exam Date April/ May 2020
RRB ALP 2020 Exam Date Second Week of August 2020
RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date Yet to be Announced
RITES Recruitment 2020 Exam Date To be Notified
RRB Paramedical Recruitment 2020 Exam Date The third week of July 2020
RPF SI 2020 Exam Date December 2020
Railway Ticket Checker 2020 Exam Date To be Notified


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