RRB Group D Recruitment 2019: Exam Dates, Application Form, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

RRB Group D

The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) has come up with as many as 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Helper/Assistant, Track Maintainer Grade-IV in Mechanical, Electrical, and S&T departments and for the post of Assistant Pointsman and Level-I post in other departments of Indian Railways. RRC Group D 2019 recruitment will allow candidates to apply for these posts. RRC Group D recruitment is same as RRB Group D, the only difference is in the exam conducting authority.

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, the application process, fee, admit card, and result declaration for the RRB Group D 2019 exam.

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 Cell (RRC) had announced 1,03,769 Group D vacancies through the official notification released on 12th March. The online application process is over. The RRC Group D exam 2019 will be conducted in September 2019. 

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RRC Group D 2019: A Quick Overview

Name of the Examination

RRC Group D Recruitment Exam 2019

Organizer of the Examination

Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC)

Name of the Post

Group D

Total Number of Vacancies

1,03,769

Job Location

Across India

Mode of Exam

Online

Official Website

indianrailways.gov.in


RRB Group D 2019 Important Dates

Here are the important dates for the exam which will be updated regularly as per the official announcements:

RRC Group D 2019 Exam Events

Important dates

Date of Publication of official notification

23rd February 2019

Commencement of online application filling

12th March 2019

Last date for filling online application

12th April 2019

Last date for fee payment

18th April 2019 (Offline)

23rd April 2019 (Online)

Final submission of Application Form

26th April 2019

Admit Card/ Hall Ticket Issue Date

4 days before the exam

RRB Group D 2019 (First Stage CBT)

September/ October 2019 (Tentative Schedule)


RRB Group D 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

RRB Group D 2019 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.

Medical Standard

Vision Requirements

Tests to be Passed

Posts

1

A-2

Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses

Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses

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

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.

Assistant Bridge, Assistant C&W, Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel), Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical), Assistant Signal & Telecom, Assistant Track Machine, Assistant TL & AC, Assistant TRD, Assistant Works, Track Maintainer Grade IV

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.

Assistant Operations (Electrical)

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

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Assistant (Workshop), Assistant Depot (Stores), Assistant TL & AC (Workshop), Assistant Works (Workshop), Hospital Assistant

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RRB Group D 2019 Syllabus

Mathematics: BODMAS, Number System, Algebra, Fractions, Decimals, LCM, HCF, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Geometry and Trigonometry, Profit and Loss, Elementary Statistics, Age Calculations, Square root, Pipes & Cistern, Calendar & Clock, etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies: Alphabetical and Number Series, Mathematical Operations, Coding and Decoding, Syllogism, Jumbling, Relationships, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Similarities and Differences, Conclusions and Decision Making, Analytical Reasoning, Directions, Classification, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

General Science: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Sciences syllabus of 10th standard level (CBSE).

General Awareness on Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Culture, Sports, Personalities, Politics, Economics, and any other subject of importance.

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RRB Group D 2019 Eligibility

Before applying for the exam, aspirants must make sure that they meet the following RRB Group D Recruitment 2019 eligibility requirements:

RRB Group D Applicant Age Limit -

The minimum and maximum age limit as on 1st July 2019 should be as under:

Category

Age Limit

General Category

  • Minimum – 18 years
  • Maximum – 33 years

OBC Category

  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 36 years

SC/ST Category

  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 38 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 or ITI from any recognised Board/NCVT/SCVT or received National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or equivalent as on the closing date of online application submission.

Please note the Diploma/Degree in Engineering or Graduate Act Apprentice will not be considered instead of ITI or NAC.

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 2019 Application Process

Aspirants were required to apply for the Group D Exam only through the online mode. The application link was active from 12th March to 12th April 2019. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements. Here are the steps that need to be followed for filling the application form:

How to Apply for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2019

  • 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 for online registration for CEN RRC 01/2019
  • 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 -

The application fee can be paid both online and offline. Online fee can be paid through internet banking, debit/credit card or UPI. And, through the offline mode, the fee can be paid through SBI challan or Post Office Challan. The candidate will bear additional transaction fee/bank charges.


Railway Group D Vacancy 2019

The Railway Recruitment Cell has announced a total of 1,03,769 Group D vacancies. Here is the zone-wise distribution:

Railway Zone

General

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total Vacancy

Central Railway

3597

935

2656

1398

759

9345

East Central Railway

1369

358

956

555

325

3563

East Coast Railway

1034

258

653

412

198

2555

Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro

4926

1087

2619

1461

775

10873

North Central Railway and DLW

2080

474

1175

678

317

4730

North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO

1570

403

1107

615

307

4002

North Western Railway

2132

526

1393

814

384

5249

Northeast Frontier Railway

1119

291

809

449

226

2894

Northern Railway, DMW and RCF

5144

1317

3644

2017

1031

13153

South Central Railway

3663

934

2577

1432

722

9328

South East Central Railway

797

167

366

219

115

1664

South Eastern Railway

1933

482

1305

738

361

4914

South Western Railway and RWF

2745

715

2006

1138

557

7167

Southern Railway and ICF

4363

958

2118

1353

787

9579

West Central Railway

1596

402

1080

633

308

4019

Western Railway

4287

1074

2914

1647

812

10734

TOTAL

42355

10381

27378

15559

7984

103769

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Other Details

Viewing Application Status

On 24th July 2019, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has activated the link to check the application status. Candidates can click the link to check the result. Here are the steps to retrieve:

  • Visit the regional RRB website.
  • Click on the link to view the application status.
  • Select the RRC you have applied for.
  • Enter the registration ID, date of birth, and security code to login.
  • The status of the application will appear on the screen. The status can be ‘Provisionally eligible candidates’ or ‘Rejected candidates along with the reasons for rejection.’

The link will remain active till 31st July 2019 (11:59 Hrs).

 

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 2019 Admit Card

RRB Group D 2019 hall ticket/ call letter will be tentatively released 4 days before the exam for the first stage of Group D CBT scheduled to be conducted in September/October 2019. 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 before the commencement of the exam.

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 2019 Result

There is no official information about the declaration date of RRB Group D 2019 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.

 

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3 Comments

Dattu - March 24, 2019REPLY

Physical tes for ex-serviceman are required or not

Exams Planner - April 13, 2019REPLY

Required

Sudhir Kumar - March 17, 2019REPLY

PET test for Ex-servicemen are required yes or not in Railway Group D exam ?

Exams Planner - March 18, 2019REPLY

Yes. Only the standards of a medical test are different for the Ex-servicemen.

Sharoon Murthy - December 26, 2018REPLY

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