RRB Group D

RRB Group D Recruitment 2022: Exam Date(17th August), Application Form, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Last Modified on : 18 Apr 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB Group D exam on behalf of the Railway Recruitment Cell. The exam is conducted for recruiting eligible candidates for various Group D posts viz. Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper/ Assistant Pointsman, Assistant Bridge in Level 1 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix in different departments of the Indian Railways. RRC Group D recruitment is the same as RRB Group D, the only difference is in the exam conducting authority. The exam dates for the RRB Group D 2022 exam are announced. The exam will be held from 23rd February 2022 onwards in multiple sessions.

These posts offer an excellent opportunity to get a government job and be a part of the 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 2019-22 exam.

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

RRB Group D Latest Updates:

  • The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced the CBT dates through an official notice released on 24th January 2022.
  • The Exam will be conducted on 17th August 2022.

The notice further states, “The link of viewing Exam City and Date and downloading of Traveling Authority of SC/ ST candidates will be made available on all RRB websites in due course i.e. 10 days prior to the start of the exam.”

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RRB Group D Bharti 2019-2022: A Quick Overview

Name of the Examination

RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2022

Examination conducting authority

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Name of the Post

Group D

Total Number of Vacancies

1,03,769 vacancies

Job Location

Across India

Mode of Exam


Official Website


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RRB Group D 2022 Important Dates

The RRB Group D notification has been released on 12th March 2019. Here are the updated dates for the exam as per the official announcements:

RRB Group D 2022 Exam Events

Important dates

Date of Publication of official notification

12th March 2019

Commencement of online application filling

12th March to 12th April 2019

Application status

25th July 2019

Modification link

15th to 26th December 2021

Admit Card/ Hall Ticket Issue Date

July 2022

RRB Group D 2021 (First Stage CBT)

17th August 2022

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RRB Group D 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

RRB Group D 2022 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 Pattern (Latest)

Candidates are advised to appear for the CBT as per the date, time, and venue specified on the e-call letter. The pattern for CBT is as follows:


Number of questions

Exam Duration

General Science



1 hour 30 minutes (90 Minutes) for the general category

Note: 120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied by a scribe


General Awareness on Current Affairs


General Intelligence and Reasoning






90 minutes

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RRB Group D CBT Exam 2021 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.

Exam Language - English will be the default language. However, candidates can choose from the following languages:

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Punjabi
  • Gujarati
  • Konkani
  • Kannada
  • Manipuri
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Odia
  • Telugu
  • Tamil

“In case of any difference/ discrepancy/dispute in the Questions between English and the opted language, the content of the English version shall prevail.”

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Those male and female candidates who qualify for 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 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without keeping the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters 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 meters in 2 minutes in one chance only without keeping the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance only.

As per the official notification, “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. ”

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 canceled. Candidates are required to carry the following documents (in original along with two sets of self-attested photocopies) for the document verification process:

  • Matriculation/ High School Examination or an equivalent certificate for Date of Birth proof and Matriculation Qualification.
  • NCVT(NAC/ NTC)/ SCVT certificate as applicable.
  • SC/ST certificate
  • OBC-NCL certificate (Must be issued not before one year from the date of document verification)
  • Non-creamy layer declaration by OBC-NCL category candidates
  • Income Certificate for Waiving Examination Fee for Economically Backward Classes
  • Income and Asset Certificate to be produced by Economically Weaker Sections
  • Minority Community declarations on Non-judicial Stamp Paper
  • Medical Certificate for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)
  • Original discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen
  • Self-declaration for Ex-servicemen
  • NOC from serving Defense Personnel (ExSM) with probable date of discharge
  • NOC from serving employees with the date of appointment from their current employer
  • Gazette notification and/or any Legal document in case of formal change of name
  • Receipt of offline payment (challan of SBI branch or Pay-in-slip of Post Office)
  • Self-Certification by the Transgender candidates
  • J & K domicile certificate, if applicable.
  • Certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India
  • Decree of divorce/ judicial separation from the competent court of law and Affidavit stating that the candidate has not remarried (if applicable)
  • Death Certificate of the husband in case of widow and Affidavit stating that the candidate has not remarried (if applicable)
  • Ex-SM candidates who secure civil employment after applying for this recruitment should give a self-declaration to the concerned employer about the details of their application against this recruitment as soon as they join. The acknowledged copy of this declaration along with NOC from the civil employer should be produced during document verification.

“All Certificates should be either in English or in Hindi only. Where certificates are not in English / Hindi, a self-attested translated version (In Hindi/ English) should be produced wherever / whenever required. Certificates produced during the document verification should be strictly in the prescribed formats.”

“No additional time will be given to the candidates not producing their original certificates on the date of their document verification and the candidature of such candidates is liable to be canceled.”

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




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




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



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)




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

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


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

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RRB Group D 2022 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 of Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Culture, Sports, Personalities, Politics, Economics, and any other subject of importance.

RRB Group D Preparation Tips

The level of RRB Group D preparation will determine the candidate’s success in the exam. Lakhs of aspirants apply for the post every year and it makes the competition tough. Here are the subject-wise and general preparation tips for the exam.

Preparation Tips for RRB Group D Exam

The RRB Group D exam comprises Mathematics, General Science, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Awareness sections. Some general tips for exam preparation are:

  • Begin with understanding the exam pattern and syllabus. Also, get aware of the marking scheme. There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for every incorrect response in the CBT.
  • Make a timetable that you can follow easily with your current schedule. Make time for every subject i.e. study each subject every day. Keep breaks between the study sessions.
  • Practice as much as you can. Practice previous years’ question papers and appear for the online mock tests.
  • After practicing/ solving the question papers, analyze your mistakes and work on them.

Section-wise RRB Group D Preparation Tips

The section-wise preparation tips are as under:

Preparation Tips for Mathematics

Mathematics requires daily practice. So, take out at least 3 to 4 hours per day to practice mathematics. Here are the tips to be followed:

Important Topics in Mathematics

  • Simplification and approximation
  • Allegations and Mixtures
  • Number Series
  • Problems on Age
  • Problems on Train
  • Problems on time and Work

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  • Divide the topics into weak and strong sections after analyzing the RRB Group D Syllabus.
  • Set short-term goals for covering the syllabus and try to complete your goals.
  • Make a plan to improve your basic concepts and weaker sections.
  • Work on shortcut tricks to improve your speed.
  • Practice from previous years’ question papers and appear for mock tests.

Preparation Tips for General Intelligence and Reasoning

If you are good in this section, you can score high. Here are some tips to prepare for this section:

Important Topics in General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Statement & Conclusion
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Calendars
  • Clocks
  • Blood Relations

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  • Solve as many puzzles as you can to strengthen the reasoning section.
  • Categorize the topics into weak and strong sections.
  • Make a strategy to cover the weak sections.
  • Take mock tests on a regular basis to understand the pattern, question types, etc. Also, solve previous years’ papers.

Preparation Tips for General Awareness

Important Topics in General Awareness

  • Members of  Parliament
  • Members of Lok Sabha
  • Governors in India
  • List of Arjuna Award winners
  • Fathers of various Fields
  • FIFA World Cup Winner List
  • Current Affairs in Sports, Technology, Economics, Science, Politics, etc.

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  •  Understand the syllabus well.
  • Take the RRB Mock Tests on a regular basis
  • Read the newspapers daily in order to stay updated with the latest news.

Preparation Tips for General Science

Important Topics in General Science

  • Life Processes
  • Classification
  • Sources of energy
  • Ecology
  • Reproduction
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Acids, Bases and Salts
  • Units and Measurement
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Gravitation
  • Force
  • Heat

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  • Completely understanding the RRB Group D Syllabus of the General Science section will help in dividing the strong and weak sections for the candidates.
  • Attempting Free online Mock Tests on a daily basis will help in getting a fair understanding of the exam pattern for the RRB Group D Exam.

RRB Group D - Recommended Books

Good preparation can never be complete without good study material. The books from which you will prepare will determine your chances of cracking the exam. Thus, it is important to buy the best books available in the market (recommended by subject experts). Here are the lists of RRB Group D recommended books for each subject of CBT.

RRB Group D Mathematics Books

Books Name

Purchase Link

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal

Get the book

Advance Maths by Rakesh Yadav

Get the book

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

Get the book

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RRB Group D General Intelligence & Reasoning Books

Books Name

Purchase Link

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

Get the Book

Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal, analytical & Critical) for Competitive Exams by Disha Experts

Get the Book

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

Get the Book

General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning by S.Chand Experts

Get the Book

Test of Reasoning by Edge Thorpe

Get the Book

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RRB Group D General Awareness Books

Books Name

Purchase Link

Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication

Get the Book

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Get the Book

Arihant General Knowledge Manohar Pandey

Get the Book

Manorama Year Book by Mammen Mathew

Get the Book

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RRB Group D General Science Books

For the General Science section, candidates must refer to the concepts of science studied from class 10th to 12th. NCERT books are best for General Science subjects.

Books Name

Author Name

NCERT textbooks class 11th (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) (pack of 5)

Get the Book

NCERT textbooks class 12th (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) (pack of 5)

Get the Book

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RRB Group D 2022 Eligibility

Before applying for the exam, aspirants must make sure that they meet the following RRB Group D Recruitment 2022 eligibility requirements:


A candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India, before the 1st January 1962 for permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam for permanently settling in India.

Candidates who are not citizens of India must provide a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India. As per the official notification; “A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.”

RRB Group D Applicant Age Limit -

The minimum and maximum age limits should be as under:


Age Limit

General Category

  • Minimum – 18 years
  • Maximum – 33 years

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In other words; the date of birth of candidates must be between 2nd July 1988 to 1st July 2003 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation for Reserved Categories’ Candidates

Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories. Check out the table below:


Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit

OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years


5 years



10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months of service after attestation


33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years


36 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years


38 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

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).


40 years of age


43 years of age


45 years of age

Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989


38 years of age


41 years of age


43 years of age

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes.


33 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years (whichever is lower.)


36 years of age plus length of service

rendered or 5 years (whichever is lower.)


38 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years (whichever is lower.)

Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years


35 years of age


38 years of age


40 years of age

Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which the minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.


33 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.


36 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.


38 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.

Women candidates are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husbands but not remarried.


35 years of age


38 years of age


40 years of age

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Educational Qualification Criteria

Candidates should have passed class 10th or ITI from any recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT or received a 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 2022 Application Process

Aspirants are required to apply for the RRB Group D Exam only through the online mode. The applications will not be accepted through any other mode. The application link was active from 12th March to 12th April 2019. Candidates must submit their applications well before the last date of application submission. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements.

Documents Required for Filling the Application Form

Keeping the following documents ready before filling the application form will be helpful:

  • Valid Email ID
  • Active Mobile Number
  • Valid Photo ID Card - Any one of the following:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Printout of e-Aadhaar (no scanned copy or photostat)
    • PAN Card
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • College/ University ID Card
    • ID Card issued by the employer for Govt. employees
  • Scanned Images of the following documents:
    • Candidate’s Photograph - Coloured passport size photograph with white/ light colour background. The image should be in JPEG/ JPG format. The size of the image should be 20 to 50 KB, dimension 35mm x 45mm or 320 x 240 pixels.
    • Candidate’s Signature - Sign on white paper with black ink pen inside a box of dimension 50mm x 20mm. The image must be in JPEG/ JPG format of size 10 to 48 KB. The dimension must be 50mm x 20mm or 140 x 60 pixels. The signature must NOT be in CAPITAL letters.
    • SC/ ST Certificate (only for seeking free travel pass) - Must be in JPG/ JPEG format and 50 to 100 KB size.
    • Scribe Photo (if applicable) - Must be in JPG/ JPEG format and the size must be 20 to 50 KB.

How to Apply for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2022?

Here are the steps that need to be followed for filling out the application form:

  • Go to the official website - www.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • Click on the ‘Recruitment’ tab at the top of the home page.
  • A 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 2022
  • Now complete the registration process by providing the necessary details, viz. Name, Date of Birth, Aadhaar, Number, Mobile Number, email-ID, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, etc. The email Id and mobile number will be verified through One Time Password (OTP).
  • On successful registration, the registration id and password will be sent to your email id and mobile number. Keep the registration ID and password safe as these are your log-in details for all future communications, viz. Downloading admit card, modifying application, checking exam city, checking result, etc.
  • Use the registration details to log in.
  • The application form will appear, complete it with all the details such as educational qualification, category, gender, religion, exam center, exam language, etc.
  • Upload scanned images of required documents as per the specifications.
  • Make the application fee payment. Select from the available mode of payment and follow the necessary steps.
  • Check all the details carefully before final submission. Candidates are required to confirm the following declaration before submission:

“I hereby declare that I have gone through the eligibility criteria for the post(s) applied for and meet all the requirements therein, that all the details furnished by me in the application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge & belief and nothing has been concealed or suppressed. I also understand that in case any of the details furnished is found untrue during any stage of recruitment or thereafter, RRB/RRC shall disqualify me for the post(s) applied for and /or I shall be liable for any other action under the extant rules”.

  • Read the declaration and confirm it. Submit the RRB Group D application form.
  • After final submission, the completed application form will appear on the screen. Save a copy of the same or take a printout for future references.

Application Fee

For candidates belonging to the 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 fees 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 fees/bank charges.

Modification in the Application Process

RRB allows modification (minor) in the online application form after final submission. Here are the important points related to the modification process:

  • Changes can be done in the information other than Email ID, Mobile Number, and Railway.
  • Candidates need to pay a modification fee of ₹ 100 (irrespective of the category they belong to). The fee is non-refundable.
  • If a candidate is modifying his category from SC/ ST to OBC or UR, he is required to pay the difference in the application fee (₹ 250) along with the modification fee. If the candidate fails to pay the additional fee, the modification in the category will not be accepted and updated. Also, the candidates are required to pay the additional fee if they are changing category from ExSM/ PwBD/ Female/ Transgender to UR/ OBC/ Non ExSM/ Non PwBD/ Male category.
  • Modification in the application form details will be allowed a maximum of two times. All the information after that will be considered final. Thus, candidates must check the application form carefully before submitting their details.
  • The link for modification in the application form will remain active for a limited time period. Thus, candidates must make the changes as soon as the link becomes active. There can be situations where attempts to modify can fail due to a last-minute rush on the website. The board will not entertain any request in this regard.
  • No changes in the Railway opted for, mobile number, and email ID will be allowed. Thus, candidates are advised to fill in these details carefully at the time of application submission.

Steps for Modification in the RRB Group D Application Form

Here is the step-by-step procedure for modification of the application details:

  • Visit the respective regional website.
  • Login using Registration Number and Password.
  • Make the payment of the modification fee through any of the mentioned modes of payment. Check the date and time for modification fee payment and pay within that time.
  • After successful payment of the modification fee, click on the ‘Modify Application’ button to make changes.
  • Proceed with the changes (read instructions) and submit the edited application form.
  • Take a print of the latest information in the application form.

Online Application Rejection

The Railway Recruitment Board rejects the online applications on the following grounds:

  • Invalid photo - Black and white photo, photo with Goggles, cap or covered head,  disfigured, full-body, small size, unrecognizable photos, one-side view of the face, group photo, selfie, morphed photo and online applications without a photo will be rejected.
  • Not possessing the required qualification as of the closing date for registration.
  • Signature in disjointed/ block/ CAPITAL letters.
  • Date of Birth wrongly filled or Underaged or Overaged.
  • Multiple applications to the same or different railways. In such a case, all applications will be rejected and such candidates will be debarred from future RRB examinations.
  • If a candidate's name is on the debarred list of any RRB, the application will be rejected.
  • Incorrect or incomplete application.
  • Any other irregularities which are considered invalid by RRB or RRC.

As per the official notification, “In case the application is rejected, candidates will be able to view their status ONLINE on the website of RRBs/RRCs along with the reasons for rejection(s), which is final and binding and no further correspondence shall be entertained on the subject. No refund of the examination fee will be made on account of the rejection of the application. SMS and email alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and email IDs, as indicated in their ONLINE application. Candidates will not be intimated by the post.”

Viewing Application Status

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will activate 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 log in.
  • 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 for a limited time period on the official website.

RRB Group D 2022 Other Details

RRBs and their Websites

RRBs and Railway


RRBs and Railway


Ajmer (NWR)


Chennai (SR)


Ahmedabad (WR)


Guwahati (NFR)


Allahabad (NCR)


Gorakhpur (NER)


Bhopal (WCR)


Kolkata (ER)


Bangalore (SWR)


Mumbai (CR)


Bilaspur (SECR)


Patna (ECR)


Bhubaneswar (ECoR)


Ranchi (SER)


Chandigarh (NR)


Secunderabad ( SCR)


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RRCs and their Websites





Central Railway


North Western Railway


Eastern Railway


Southern Railway


East Coast Railway


South Eastern Railway


East Central Railway


South Central Railway


Northern Railway


South Western Railway


North Eastern Railway


South East Central Railway


North Central Railway


Western Railway


Northeast Frontier Railway


West Central Railway


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Railway Group D Vacancy 2022

No notification is released for the year 2022. The Railway Recruitment Cell had announced a total of 1,03,769 Group D vacancies for the year 2019. The 2019 recruitment process is still going on. The delay happened due to the COVID-19 situation in the country. Here is the zone-wise distribution of 2019 vacancies:

Railway Zone






Total Vacancy

Central Railway







East Central Railway







East Coast Railway







Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro







North Central Railway and DLW







North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO







North Western Railway







Northeast Frontier Railway







Northern Railway, DMW and RCF







South Central Railway







South East Central Railway







South Eastern Railway







South Western Railway and RWF







Southern Railway and ICF







West Central Railway







Western Railway














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RRB Group D Exam Centres 2022

Candidates can provide a choice for the examination centre as per the selected RRB region. Here are the region-wise exam centres.

RRB Region

Group D Exam Centres

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur, Amalapuram, Bhimavaram, Chirala, Challapalli, Chittoot, Eluru, Gudivada, Gooty, Gudur, Guntur, Kanchikachera, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Kavali, Narasaraopet, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Prodattur, Rajahmundry, Rajampet, Rajam, Surampalem, Srikakulam, Tadipalligudem, Tirupathi, Tekkali, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Vuzuabagran


Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Jorhat, Silchar,  Tezpur


Aurangabad, Arrah, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Purnea, Patna, Siwan, Samastipur



Delhi/ NCR

Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, New Delhi


Anand, Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Bharuch, Bhuj, Dadra, Godhra, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Junagadh, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Navsari, Nadiad, Rajkot, Surat, Silvassa, Surendranagar,  Valsad, Vadodara, Vapi


Gurgaon, Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hisar, Jind, Jhajjar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal, Mohindergarh, Panipat, Panchkula, Rohtak, Rewari, Sonipat, Sirsa, Yamuna Nagar


Bagalkot, Bellary, Belgaum, Bijapur, Chikmagalpur,  Chikballapur, Dharwad, Davanagre, Gulbarg, Gadag, Hubli, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Mangalore, Puttur, Surathkal, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada, Udupi


Ahmednagar, Amaravati, Akola, Aurangabad, Bhandara, Beed, Buladena, Chinchwad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gondia, Ghadchiroli, Jalgaon, Latur, Mumbai, Madgaon, Nagpur, Nashik, Nandurbar, Navi Mumbai, Parbhani, Pandharpur, Pimpri, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Sangamner, Satara, Sindhudurg, Solapur, Thane, Washim, Wardha, Yavatmal


Amritsar, Abohar, Barnala, Banur, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Khanna, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Moga, Malout, Muktasar, Mohali, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Phagwara, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur.


Abu Road, Alwar, Ajmer, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jhunjhunu, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sriganagnagar, Sikar, Tonk, Udaipur

Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh, Agra, Amroha, Allahabad, Bulandshahr, Banda, Bareilly, Barabanki, Bijnor, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Gonda, Jhansi, Kaushambi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Sultanpur, Sitapur, Varanasi

West Bengal

Asansol, Bankura, Bishnupur, Berhampore, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Haldia, Kolkata, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri

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Steps to retrieve forgotten or lost RRB Group D Registration Number

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) also releases a link to retrieve the forgotten or lost registration numbers of the 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 the registration number:

  • Visit the regional RRB website.
  • Click on the link for retrieving forgotten registration numbers 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 2022 Admit Card

RRB Group D 2022 hall ticket/ call letter will be released on July 2022 for the first stage of Group D CBT scheduled to be conducted from 17th August 2022. 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. However, SMS and email messages will be sent to eligible candidates for downloading the e-call letter. Candidates must carry the admit card along with a valid Photo ID (original) to the examination hall. The photo ID proof should be the one whose details are entered while filling the application form.

Things to be carried to the Examination Center

The following items are to be carried to the examination center:

  • RRB Group D Admit Card
  • Photo ID proof (original) as mentioned in the online application form
  • One colored photograph (35mm x 45mm) same as uploaded in the online application form

Requests for changes in the date, examination centre, and session will not be entertained by the RRBs. Leave the blank spaces in the e-call letter for writing self-declaration, signature, Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled.

As per the official notification; “Candidates will have to write the paragraph of Self-Declaration, Sign and affix LTI at the venue of the CBT/PET/DV (as applicable) in the presence of the invigilator at the Examination hall/Venue ONLY and hand over the same to the invigilator before the conclusion of the examination. Candidates writing the self-declaration paragraph and/or Signing in CAPITAL/BLOCK/DISJOINTED letters will be rejected.”

Different e-call letters will be issued for CBT, PET, and DV stages.

RRB Group D Exam 2022 - Banned Items

Certain items are banned inside the examination center to avoid any malpractices. If candidates are found in possession of any of the banned items, his candidature will be rejected besides legal action including debarment from future examinations. Thus, it is advised not to bring any of the banned items to the examination venue as safekeeping cannot be assured. The following items are banned inside the examination center:

  • Mobile phones
  • Pen drive
  • Bluetooth
  • Calculators
  • Laptops
  • Wristwatches
  • Pen/ Pencil
  • Belts
  • Wallet/ Purses
  • Shoes and Metallic wears

Malpractices - “Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind in the examination/CBT, sending someone else in his/her place to appear in the examination, attempt to impersonate will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs/RRCs (Railway Recruitment Cell) for a lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from getting any appointment in the Railways, and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates are also liable for legal prosecution. ”

RRB Group D 2022 Result

There is no official information about the declaration date of RRB Group D 2022 Result. The same will be announced on the official website. So, candidates must keep a check. 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 results from the official website with their registered ID and password. Those who qualify for the CBT stage are required to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) which will be followed by the Document Verification and Medical Examination stages.

Here are some of the Frequently asked questions and answers by our experts - Click Here.

RRB Group D Frequently Asked Questions

No, multiple applications will be rejected and such candidates will be debarred from future exams.

Your application will be rejected. Only coloured and passport-size photograph must be uploaded.

Yes, you can pay the application fee using SBI Challan or Post Office Challan.

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.

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.

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

For OBC, the maximum age limit is 36 years and for SC/ST maximum age limit is 38 years.

The minimum age limit is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 33 years.

The vacancies will be announced only when the notification will be released. There were a total of 1,03,769 vacancies in different zones for 2019 recruitment.

Yes, the first stage CBT exam is scheduled to be conducted from 23rd February 2022 onwards.


Babita rawat, June 24, 2021

sir, apply date kya hain rrb group d

Exams Planner, July 12, 2021

In a notice released on 31st May 2021, the Railway Recruitment Board has withheld a few notifications for recruitment in view of the COVID-19 situation. So, you must keep a track for further information.

Exams Planner, July 12, 2021

In a notice released on 31st May 2021, the Railway Recruitment Board has withheld a few notifications for recruitment in view of the COVID-19 situation. So, you must keep a track for further information.

Dattu, March 24, 2019

Physical tes for ex-serviceman are required or not

Exams Planner, April 13, 2019


Sudhir Kumar, March 17, 2019

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

Exams Planner, March 18, 2019

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

Sharoon Murthy, December 26, 2018

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