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Indian Railway has released the notification for Group “D” Exam. It is good opportunity for those candidates who were waiting for this notification because this time it is for 103739 posts. Candidates may apply online for this Exam in their desired RRCs. This Exam is basically for helper Post in different Departments of Railway.
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
|General Awareness and Current Affairs||20||20|
RRC Group D 2020 will be organized by Railway Recruitment Board for a total of 1,03,769 vacancies as announced in the official notification. The examination will be conducted to recruit eligible candidates to the post. Railway Recruitment Cell has issued a notification for the recruitment of RRC Group D Level 1 with a large number of vacancies in various departments. All the candidates preparing and applying for Railway RRC Group D Exam should go through RRC Group D Syllabus for complete details and get in-depth knowledge of various sections from which questions will be asked in the exam.
Important dates for RRC Group-D
• Dates for submission of online applications: 12-03-2019 to 12-04-2019
• Last date for receipt of application: 12-04-2019 (23:59)
• Last date for making online fee payment: 23-04-2019 (23:59)
• Last date for payment through Challan: 18-04-2019 (13:00)
• Last date for Final submission of Applications: 26-04-2019 (23:59)
The entire recruitment process shall involve:
• Computer Based Test(s)
• Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
• Document Verification
• Medical Examination.
Scheme of Tier-I Examinations:
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time allowed|
|I||General Science||25||25||90 Minutes|
|III||General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
|IV||General Awareness and Current Affairs||20||20|
I. Each question will be 1 mark.
II. There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
Syllabus Computer Based Examination:
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:
a. Mathematics: Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
b. General Intelligence and reasoning: Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
c. General Science: The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).
d. General Awareness on current affairs: in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance..
Mode of Selection:
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:
• UR/EWS - 40%
• OBC (Non-creamy layer) - 30%
• SC/ST - 30%.
*These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.*
Shortlisting of Candidates for various stages shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them whenever CBT is conducted in multiple sessions for the same syllabus. The normalization scheme to be adopted for shortlisting the candidates from CBT to PET (as applicable) and for document verification.
Details of Vacancies
|Sl No||Railway||UR||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||Total Vacancy|
|2||East Central Railway||1369||555||325||956||358||3563|
|3||East Coast Railway||1034||412||198||653||258||2555|
|4||Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro||4926||1461||775||2619||1087||10873|
|5||North Central Railway and DLW||2080||678||317||1175||474||4730|
|6||North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO||1570||615||307||1107||403||4002|
|7||North Western Railway||2132||814||384||1393||526||5249|
|8||Northeast Frontier Railway||1119||449||226||809||291||2894|
|9||Northern Railway, DMW and RCF||5144||2017||1031||3644||1317||13153|
|10||South Central Railway||3663||1432||722||2577||934||9328|
|11||South East Central Railway||797||219||115||366||167||1664|
|12||South Eastern Railway||1933||738||361||1305||482||4914|
|13||South Western Railway and RWF||2745||1138||557||2006||715||7167|
|14||Southern Railway and ICF||4363||1353||787||2118||958||9579|
|15||West Central Railway||1596||633||308||1080||402||4019|
How to Apply
Candidates can apply for the notified posts of anyone Railway only as per their eligibility through the ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs.
Steps To Submit Online Application:
Select the Railway to which you wish to apply. Please be aware that, Railway once selected cannot be changed after the preliminary registration is completed and the Registration number is allotted.
Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the checkbox. Click on the “New Registration”
Registration Details: Enter your name, Date of Birth, and Father’s name as per Para 1.7 of General Instructions, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Matric Registration Number, Year of Passing, Mobile Number and email-ID and then submit for registration. Candidates with ITI/NAC qualification alone can enter Registration number/year of passing for ITI/NAC qualification instead of SSLC/Matric.
Fee all candidates: Rs. 500/-
Note: - Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded in due course duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT
For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class: Rs. 250/-
Note:- This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded in due course duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT.
Mode of Payment:
a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit card or UPI.
b. OFFLINE fee payment through
(i) SBI Challan Payment mode in any branch of SBI.
(ii) Post Office Challan Payment mode in any branch of computerized Post Office.
Essential Educational Qualifications:
Candidates should have requisite minimum educational qualifications related to the posts from recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date for ONLINE Registration.
Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed minimum educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
NOTE: Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.
Age limit for the posts is 18-33 yrs.
(The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2019.)
The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities in the table below is applicable subject to the submission of requisite certificates.
|SI No.||Category||Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit|
|01||SC/ ST||5 years|
|02||OBC (NCL)||3 years|
|03||Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation||UR||33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|OBC (NCL)||36 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|SC/ ST||38 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|OBC (NCL)||13 years|
|SC/ ST||15 years|
|05||Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||UR||38 Years of age|
|OBC (NCL)||41 Years of age|
|SC/ ST||43 Years of age|
|06||Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells).||UR||40 Years of age|
|OBC (NCL)||43 Years of age|
|SC/ ST||45 Years of age|
|07||Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes.||UR||33 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|OBC (NCL)||36 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|SC/ ST||38 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|08||Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried.||UR||35 Years of age|
|OBC (NCL)||38 Years of age|
|SC/ ST||40 Years of age|
|09||Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.||UR||33 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years|
|OBC (NCL)||36 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.|
|SC/ ST||38 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.|
|10||Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years||UR||35 Yrs of age|
|OBC (NCL)||38 Yrs of age|
|SC/ ST||40 Yrs of age|
Medical Standards For The Posts:
|Sl. No.||Medical standard||General fitness||Visual acuity|
|1||A-2||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.|
|2||A-3||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.|
|3||B-1||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D), Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic vision etc|
|4||B-2||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Binocular Vision etc.|
|5||C-1||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.|
|6||C-2||Physically fit in all respects||Distant Vision: 6/12, NIL with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn. 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required.|
Physical Efficiency Test (For Group ‘C’ Posts)
|S No||Male candidates||Female candidates|
|1.||Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down||Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down|
|2.||Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.||Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.|
(1) The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) as specified in Para 11.0 are exempted from appearing for PET. However, after qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for PwBD.
(2) It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they are medically fit enough to attempt the PET. Railways will not be responsible for any injury/harm suffered by candidates as a result of participating in the PET.