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

RRB Group D

Candidates, who are interested in making their careers in railways will be extremely happy to know that on 10th Feb RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) has come up with as many as 62907 Group D vacancies for various posts - Helper/ Porter/ Pointsman/ Gateman and several other posts. All these posts are full of great responsibility and fetch handsome remuneration. Before it is too late, it is important for candidates to gather information about its important date, exam pattern, eligibility criteria etc. Going through this article with undivided attention will prove very useful for them.

RRB Group D 2018: A Quick Overview

Name of the Examination

RRB Group D 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

Sr. No.

Events

Important dates

1

Commencement of online application filling

10th February 2018

2

Last date for filling online application

31st  March 2018

3

Last date for fee payment

31st  March 2018

4

Written exam

August/September (Tentative)


RRB Group D 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

Subjects

Number of questions

Duration

General Science

100

1hour 30 minutes

General Awareness on Current Affairs

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Mathematics

Click Here to Read Full RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern

There will be objective type questions, and they will be based on class 10th standard. There will be 100 questions and duration of the exam will be 1 hours 30 minutes. There will be negative marking of 1/3 mark for every incorrect answer. 

Apart from the written test, physicals tests for both male and female candidates will be conducted. These tests are explained below for both types of candidates:

Male candidates

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

Female candidates

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

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 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


RRB Group D 2018 Eligibility

Regarding age, the maximum and minimum age limits (as calculated on July 1, 2018) for various categories of candidates are listed below:

Category of candidates

Minimum age limit

Maximum age limit

General

18 years

31 years

OBC

18 years

33 years

SC/ST

18 years

35 years

Regarding educational qualification, candidates should have passed the 10th exam from any institution, which is recognised by NCVT/SCVT or have National Apprenticeship Certificate awarded by NCVT.


RRB Group D 2018 Application Process

RRB Group D 2018 Application Form: How to apply?

All the candidates will have to apply online from the official website of RRB. They should note that no other method of application will be acceptable. Before filling the form, they should go through all the details and instructions mentioned therein. The steps that they need to follow include the following:

  • Go to the official website - Click Here
  • Click on the option ‘Recruitment’ that lies on the homepage
  • Select your region for which you have applied.
  • An online application will be displayed on the screen
  • Click on the link ‘New Registration
  • Enter all the required details carefully
  • Submit the form (the First stage completed)
  • A registration number and password will appear on the screen
  • Log in again using your registration number and password
  • Provide all the details carefully (completion of stage II)
  • Pay the application fee through debit card/credit card/e-Challan or net banking
  • Download the bank template
  • Affix your passport sized photograph and signature along with your left-hand impression
  • Scan the filled template in the format
  • Finally, submit the application form and take a print out for your further reference

RRB Group D Fee Structure 2018

There are different fee structures for different categories of students:

Category of candidates

Fee structure

General/OBC

₹ 500

ST/SC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen

₹ 250

Railway Group D Vacancy 2018

As explained above, there are 62,907 Group D vacancies; Railway Recruitment Board is recruiting General, OBC, SC and ST candidates for the following zones:

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

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

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Other Details

RRB Group D 2018 Admit Card

The date for the release of admit card for the RRB Group D recruitment examination 2018 has not been released yet. So, candidates are suggested to keep checking the official website - www.rrbcdg.gov.in/index.php from time to time to get the latest update about the admit card release.

RRB Group D Admit Card Notification 2018

RRB Group D 2018 Selection Process

The selection of candidates depends on the following procedures which are carried out one by one:

  • Written Test (Computer-based test-CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical examination
  • Document Verification

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: No such official date has been declared as yet. However, it is expected to be declared in August/September 2018.

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

A: There are 62907 vacancies in different zones.

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

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

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

A: For OBC, the maximum age limit is 33 years and for SC/ST maximum age limit is 35 years.

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

A: 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?

A: The subjects include General Science, General Awareness, Reasoning and Mathematics. All in all, there will be 100 questions and duration will 90 minutes

Q: Is there negative marking in the exam?

A: 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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