Railway Group-D

RRB Group D Level 1, RRB NTPC, and other railway examinations are held by the Railway Recruitment Board, allowing students the opportunity to pursue their dream of working for India's prominent government sector (Indian Railways). RRB Group D: For 1,03,769 positions including Track Mainta...(Read More)

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RRB Group D Level 1, RRB NTPC, and other railway examinations are held by the Railway Recruitment Board, allowing students the opportunity to pursue their dream of working for India's prominent government sector (Indian Railways).

RRB Group D: For 1,03,769 positions including Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), Pointsman, and other Level-I posts, the RRB Group D Level 1 exam date for 2022 has been declared. Beginning in July, the CBT will be held. The RRBs will soon provide the precise dates.

A number of significant improvements to the RRB Group D recruiting procedure have previously been announced by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs). The exam stage, EWS certificate, normalisation of marks, document verification and empaneling of candidates, post preferences, and post parameters all underwent changes that were announced (Qualification, Medical Standard and Suitability of the post for PwBD etc.).

You can check RRB Group D exam date, Recruitment, Notification, Application Status, Exam Dates, Selection Process, Fee, Railway Group D Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, and Admit Card in this page.

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    Total Marks : 100
    Total Time : 90 Min
    -ve marking : 0.33 (For each wrong answer)
    Subject Qns. Marks
    Mathematics 25 25
    General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
    General Science 25 25
    General Awareness & Current Affairs 20 20
    Total 100 100

    Overview

    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.

    Eligibility Criteria

    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:

    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
    04 PwD UR 10 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.

    Note:- 

    (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.

    Vacancy Details

    Details of Vacancies

    Sl No Railway UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancy
    1 Central Railway 3597 1398 759 2656 935 9345
    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
    16 Western Railway  4287 1647 812 2914 1074 10734
    Grand Total  42355 15559 7984 27378 10381 103769

    Syllabus

    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.

    Application Fee

    Application Fee:

    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.

    How to Apply

    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.

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