New Delhi: There is relief news for the candidates appearing in the National Defense Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) exams. The Central Railway on Friday said that it will run special trains for the candidates of both these exams on September 4, 5 and 6.
The Central Railway (CR) has said in a press release that it will run special trains fully reserved for candidates appearing for the National Defense Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) exams.
Along with this, the passengers have also been requested to follow all the norms (SOPs) decided by the centre related to all COVID-19 from the beginning of the journey to the destination.
Earlier, Indian Railways recently offered special trains for the candidates who appeared in the JEE, NEET, NDA exam 2020 in September.
Always ready to support students 👩🏻🎓👨🏻🎓— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 4, 2020
Southern Railways to operate 2 pairs of Special Trains on 5th & 6th September for the benefit of candidates appearing for National Defence Academy & Naval Academy exams. pic.twitter.com/91wXEJtFt3
These special trains will be run for candidates of Bihar, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. A pair of 8 special intercity trains will be run from 4 September to 15 September in Bihar. At the same time, 4 special trains will be run in Rajasthan and 5 special trains will be run in Uttar Pradesh from 3 September to 30 September.
All the seats of these trains will be reserved for the students participating in the examinations. Students who will board these trains will have to follow all the COVID-19 precautions. This includes wearing a face mask, using a sanitizer, and social elimination criteria.
Apart from this, the railway ministry has also started special train service for the students of Mumbai. Under this, students can travel with their parents from special suburban trains to exam centres.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted, “ Railway has added 8 pairs of Intercity Special trains from September 4 to 15 to facilitate the candidates of Bihar to travel to the examination centres for JEE Mains, NEET and NDA exams. Have decided to run.
In another tweet, Goyal said, ‘Indian Railways, under the leadership of PM Modi Ji, has decided to run 5 pairs of special trains in Uttar Pradesh for the convenience of students to reach the centres of JEE Mains, NEET, NDA and other examinations.
Explain that the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is going to be held on 13 September. At the same time, the engineering entrance examination will be between JEE-Main 1 to 6 September. Common NDA 2020 exam is to be held on 6 September.