RRB Group D Recruitment 2018: Exam Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card

RRB Group D

The Railway Recruitment Board has come up with as many as 62,907 Vacancies in RRB Group D for various posts such as - helper/porter/hospital attendant/gateman/Pointsman. These posts offer an excellent opportunity to get a government job and be a part of Indian Railways department. To help aspirants grab the important details related to the recruitment process, here is a detailed article covering topics such as important dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, fee, admit card, and result declaration.

If you have any query even after reading the complete article, you can ask it through the comment section at the end.

 RRB Group D Latest Update: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has activated the link to check the exam city, date, and shift information for the RRB Group D Computer Based Test (Level 1 posts) to be conducted from 17th to 26th October 2018. The admit card for the exam will be released four days prior to the exam date. So, candidates are advised to check accordingly.

Also, the link for checking exam dates and city for the exams starting from 29th October will be activated on 18th October 2018 at the respective RRB websites.

The RRB Group D Computer Based Test (CBT) for Level 1 post has started from 17th September 2018. Candidates whose exam is scheduled on 17th September to 16th October can check the details of their exam city and date on the official website. E-call letter/admit card was available from 13th September 2018 onwards.

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RRB Group D 2018: A Quick Overview

Name of the Examination

RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2018

Organizer of the Examination

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Name of the Post

Group D

Total Number of Vacancies

62907

Mode of Exam

Online

Official Website

indianrailways.gov.in

 


Available Application Forms

RRB Group D 2018 Important Dates

As a huge number of applications have been received for the examination, the Recruitment Boards have decided to conduct the CBT phase in various slots/schedules. Here are the important dates for the exam which will be updated regularly as per the official announcements:

RRB Group D 2018 Exam Events

Important dates

Commencement of online application filling

10th February 2018

Last date for filling online application

31st  March 2018

Last date for fee payment

31st  March 2018

Intimation of exam date and exam city (link will be live on the official website for candidates whose first stage CBT is scheduled from 17th September to 16th October 2018)

From 9th September 2018

Activation of mock test link (for first stage CBT)

From 10th September 2018

Admit Card/ Hall Ticket Issue Date

4 days prior to the exam

RRB Group D 2018 (first stage CBT)

17th September to 16th October 2018 (1st Schedule)

17th to 26th October (2nd Schedule)

From 29th October onwards (3rd Schedule)


RRB Group D 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

RRB Group D 2018 Selection Process

The selection procedure for Group D vacancies will be completed through the following stages:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Fitness Test

RRB Group-D CBT Exam Latest Pattern -

Subjects

Number of questions

Exam Duration

General Science

25

 

1hour 30 minutes (90 Minutes) for general category

Note: 120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribe

 

General Awareness on Current Affairs

20

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

Mathematics

25

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RRB Group D Exam Pattern Official

RRB Group D CBT Exam 2018 will have 100 objective type questions (class 10th standard), and the exam duration will be 90 minutes for general category candidates.

There will be a negative marking scheme in the exam. 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Those male and female candidates who qualify the CBT Exam will face the Physical Efficiency Test. The details are as follows:

Male candidates

  • Should be capable of lifting and carrying 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes time in one chance without keeping the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance only.

Female candidates

  • Candidates should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance only without keeping the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance only.

Document Verification & Medical Fitness Test

After qualifying PET, candidates are called for the Document Verification (DV) process. If any false information is identified, the candidature will stand cancelled.

Appointment to various posts in the Indian Railways is subject to getting through the Medical Fitness Test conducted by the Railway Administration. Here are the different medical requirements under different categories:

Medical Test -

Sr. No.

Eye standard

Requirements

Tests

Posts of candidates

1

A-2

Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses

Distant Vision: 6/9 without glasses

Mesopic Vision, Night Vision, Binocular Vision, Colour Vision etc.

Gateman,

Porter/Sweeper cum Porter

Assistant Pointsman

 

2.

B-1

Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading

Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)

Mesopic Vision, Night Vision, Binocular Vision, colour Vision etc.

 

Track Maintainer

Helper

3.

B-2

Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading

Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D

Binocular Vision etc.

Electrical/Helper/Power in the Electrical Department

4.

C-1

 

Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading

Distant Vision: 6/12,6/18 with or without glasses

-

Helper

Hospital Attendant

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RRB Group D 2018 Eligibility

Before applying for the exam, aspirants must make sure that they meet the following RRB Group D Recruitment 2018 eligibility requirements:

RRB Group D Applicant Age Limit -

The minimum and maximum age limit as on 1st July 2018 should be as under:

Category

Age Limit

General Category

  • Minimum – 18 years
  • Maximum – 31 years

OBC Category

  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 34 years

SC/ST Category

  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 36 years

Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories. Check the official notification for the same.

Educational Qualification Criteria -

Candidates should have passed class 10th level from any recognised Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date of online application submission. Candidates whose final results are pending are not eligible for the exam. Candidates can check out the post-wise qualification requirements in the official notification.


RRB Group D 2018 Application Process

Aspirants can apply for the Group D Exam only through the online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirement. Here are the steps which need to be followed for filling the application form:

How to Apply for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2018

  • Go to the official website - www.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • Click on the ‘Recruitment’ tab at the top of the home-page.
  • List of all the RRBs will appear. Click on the zone from where you want to apply, and you will be redirected to the respective official website.
  • Click on the link ‘Click here to apply for CEN02/2018.
  • Now complete the registration process by providing the necessary details. On successful registration, a registration id and password will be sent to your email id and mobile number.
  • Use the registration details to log-in.
  • The application form will appear, complete it with all the details.
  • Upload scanned images of required documents and made the fee payment.
  • Check all the details carefully before final submission.
  • After final submission, the completed application form will appear on the screen. Save a copy of the same or take a print out for future references.

Application Fee

For candidates belonging to General/OBC category – ₹ 500/-

For SC/ST/Female/Ex-servicemen/Minorities/Economically Backward classes/Transgender – ₹ 250/-

Mode of Payment

Application fee can be paid both online and offline. The candidate will bear additional transaction fee/bank charges.

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Railway Group D Vacancy 2018

The Railway Recruitment Board has announced a total of 62,907 Group D vacancies. Here is the category-wise distribution:

Name of the RRB

Zone

General

OBC

SC

ST

Total number of vacancy

Mumbai

CR

2321

1236

675

393

4625

Kolkata

ER

1155

654

355

203

2367

Guwahati

NFR

1304

696

384

193

2577

Gorakhpur

NER

1686

926

500

276

3388

Chennai

SR

1550

666

431

332

2979

Chandigarh

NR

3955

2113

1174

590

7832

Bilaspur

SECR

587

317

168

87

1159

Bhubaneshwar

ECOR

783

346

245

158

1532

Bhopal

WCR

1772

961

493

296

3522

Bangalore

SWR

1184

596

346

167

2293

Allahabad

NCR

2533

1141

736

352

4762

Ahmedabad

WR

3056

1653

901

477

6087

Ajmer

NWR

2493

1198

704

360

4755

Secunderabad

SCR

3254

1723

1016

530

6523

Ranchi

SER

1240

662

426

197

2525

Patna

ECR

3016

1614

899

450

5981

TOTAL

 

31889

16502

9453

5061

62907

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Other Details

Steps to retrieve forgotten or lost RRB Group D Registration Number

On 11 September 2018, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released a link to retrieve the forgotten or lost registration numbers of RRB Group D exam. The registration number is very important for the Computer Based Test (CBT) and other recruitment processes. So, the facility has been provided for those who don’t remember their registration number. Here are the steps to retrieve:

  • Visit the regional RRB website.
  • Click on the link for retrieving forgotten registration number on the home-page.
  • Click on the link ‘Forgot Registration Number?’ on the Candidate Login page.
  • Enter your Date of Birth and E-mail ID and ‘Submit’ the information.
  • Your registration number will appear on the screen.
  • Note it down and keep it safe.

RRB Group D Bharti 2018 Admit Card

RRB Group D 2018 hall ticket/ call letter has been released on 13th September 2018 for the first stage of Group D CBT scheduled to begin from 17th September 2018. The admit cards will be released 4 days prior to the exam, so, candidates are advised to download their admit cards accordingly. The exam will be conducted in different slots and the schedule for each slot will be available at least 10 days prior to the commencement of the exam. For the exam slot to begin from 17th September, the details related to the exam date, city, and shift can be checked from 9th September onwards.

Candidates who have applied for the exam, can log-in with their credentials on the official website of RRBs through which they have applied for the exam, and download the admit card. Please note that no call letter will be sent by post to any candidate. Candidates must carry the admit card along with valid Photo ID to the examination hall.

RRB Group D Vacancy Admit Card

RRB Group D 2018 Result

There is no official information on declaration of RRB Group D 2018 Result. A final merit list will be prepared by the RRBs which will be published on the respective websites of all the RRBs. Applicants can check their result from the official website with their registered ID and password.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Has the date for RRB Group D exam 2018 been officially declared?

Yes, the date for RRB Group D exam 2018 has been declared officially. The first stage CBT exam will be held from 17th September 2018 onwards.

Q: How many vacancies have been announced for Group D examination this year by Railway Recruitment Board?

There are 62907 vacancies in different zones.

Q: What is the maximum and minimum age limits for general category students?

The minimum age limit is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 31 years.

Q: What is the maximum age limit for OBC, SC and ST?

For OBC, the maximum age limit is 34 years and for SC/ST maximum age limit is 36 years.

Q: What is the fee structures for General and reserved categories?

General and OBC category students need to pay ₹ 500, whereas ST/SC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen need to pay ₹ 250.

Q: Which subjects are covered under Group D exam?

The subjects include General Science, General Awareness, Reasoning and Mathematics. All in all, there will be 100 objective type questions and the exam duration will 90 minutes.

Q: Is there negative marking in the exam?

Yes, there is negative marking. 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. So, candidates are advised not to try their guesses in case they are not 100% sure about the answer.


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