RRB Group D 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Admit Card, Exam Centres & Latest News

Railway Recruitment Board Group D 2023 ( RRB Group D )

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Nov 3, 2023 17:51 IST

RRB Group D 2023: Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) are expected to soon release RRB Group D 2023 notification. RRB Group D exam is conducted to select candidates for various Level-1 posts of 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The notification for the exam is released online in PDF form. Online registration for RRB Group D exam begins after the release of notification. RRB Group D notification was last released on February 23, 2019 to fill up a total of 1,03,769 vacancies. The recruitment of which was completed in 2023 wherein 1.15 crore candidates had participated in the exam. The selection process of RRB Group D comprises Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST), Document Verification and Medical Exam. CCAAs trained in railway establishment are given due weightage of marks obtained in NCVT for preparation of the final merit list. They are also exempted from PET/PST.

The age limit to apply for the exam is 18 to 33 years. Candidates can apply for the exam after completing Class 10. Candidates applying to the technical departments-Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, and Signal & Telecom departments) and catering wing of Railways must be Class 10 pass and have National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by National Council for Vocational Training or Class 10 pass plus ITI. The posts announced under RRB Group D exam are Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, etc. In this article, we have covered RRB Group D recruitment notification, exam dates, selection process, eligibility, vacancies, admit card, syllabus and many more.

Also Read:

RRB Group D Notification

RRB Group D Application Form

RRB Group D Exam Dates

About RRB Group D 2023 Recruitment

RRB Group D is a national-level exam conducted by the RRBs on behalf of the Railway Recruitment Cells (RRC). RRB Group D exam is an excellent career opportunity after Class 10 who wish to join the Indian Railways. The recruitment is conducted to select candidates for the various posts in Level-1 of the seventh CPC pay matrix such as Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, and many more. 

What is RRB Group D Posts?

The vacancies are filled in the following posts and departments.

Post Department
Assistant (Workshop)  Mechanical
Assistant Bridge  Engineering 
Assistant C&W Mechanical
Assistant Depot (Stores)  Stores
Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)  Mechanical
Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)  Electrical
Assistant Operations (Electrical)  Electrical
Pointsman  Traffic
Assistant Signal & Telecom  S and T
Assistant Track Machine  Engineering 
Assistant TL & AC  Electrical 
Assistant TL & AC (Workshop) Electrical 
Assistant TRD Electrical
Assistant Works Engineering
Engineering Engineering
Hospital Assistant Medical
Track Maintainer Grade IV  Engineering
What is RRB Group D Salary?

Candidates selected through the RRB Group D exam get a basic salary of INR 18,000 per month based on the seventh CPC pay matrix. Apart from the salary, candidates are also given additional allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Allowance for Night Duty, Medical Facilities, Overtime Allowance, etc. The in-hand salary of RRB Group Posts is INR 22,500-INR 25,380 per month.

Also Read: RRB Group D job profile & salary

RRB Group D 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of RRB Group D 2023 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

14 Mar '23

RRB Group D Final Result 2023

Feb '23

Conduct of medical exam

30 Jan '23 -

7 Feb '23

RRB Group D PET for Eastern Railways

RRB Group D 2023 Summary

Some of the important highlights of RRB Group D exam are given below.

Parameters Details

Exam name

RRB Group D

Conducting authority

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)

Job location

Across India

Exam level

National

Exam category

Matriculation

Number of vacancies

1,03,769 (In 2019) 

Number of applicants

1.15 crore (In 2019)

Selection stages

CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification, and Medical Examination

Educational qualification

Class 10 pass

Age limit

18 to 33 years

Exam subjects

General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs

Exam time

90 minutes

Total marks

CBT: 100 marks

Exam mode

Online

Marking scheme

For each correct answer in CBT, candidates score one mark

1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers

Exam language

Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu

Exam fees

INR 500 (for all candidates except the fee concession categories)

INR 250 for PwBD/Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen/SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class is

Exam purpose

To select candidates for various posts in Level-1 of the seventh CPC pay matrix

Exam cities

Around 200 cities

Official website 

http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB Group D Application Form 2023

RRB Group D application form is released online. The application fee is INR 500 (for all candidates expected the fee concession categories). The fee for PwBD/ Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class was INR 250. Candidates can pay the fee both online and offline. The application fee is refunded after candidates appear in the CBT. Candidates belonging to the unreserved categories get partial refund of application fees while reserved category candidates are entitled for full refund of the application fees. The link to check the application status is activated after the application process closes. To check the application status, candidates need to enter registration number/date of birth and security code.

Steps to Apply for RRB Group D 

  • Visit the official website-http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
  • Click on the ‘New Registration’ link
  • Register for the exam by entering details such as name, date of birth and father’s name, mother’s name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Matric registration number, year of passing, mobile number, email ID and then submit the registration form
  • Upon registration, registration number and password are generated
  • In Part I of the application page, provide the details of educational qualification, community, gender, religion, Ex-Servicemen, CCAA, Minority, Economically Backward Class and Age Relaxation and other details
  • In Part II of the application page, enter the priority/preference of the RRB Group D posts
  • Pay the application fees using Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI and Offline Challan
  • Choose the exam languages-Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu
  • Fill details of photo ID card
  • Enter bank details for a fee refund
  • Upload scanned images of photograph, signature and category certificate for SC/ST candidates 
  • Agree to the terms and conditions and submit the application form

RRB Group D Level-1 Fee

The category-wise fee structure is given below.

Category Fee (INR)

For GEN/OBC Out of this fee of INR 500 an amount of INR 400 is refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT

500

For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward. This fee of INR 250 is refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1st Stage CBT

250

What are the reasons for the rejection of RRB Group D application form?

Candidates are advised to fill RRB Group D application form carefully. Any mismatch in details will lead to the rejection of application form. The application form of RRB Group D may be rejected to invalid photograph/signature. The application form of candidates who does not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected. The application form will be rejected if candidates submit more than one application form.

RRB Group D Notification 2023

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) releases RRB Group D notification 2023 on the official website in PDF form. The notification comprises details such as exam dates, application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. Before applying for the exam, it is important to check the notification as it give candidates an idea about the exam. Through RRB Group D exam, Railways recruits for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Pointsman. The selection process comprises CBT, PET, and Medical/Document Verification.

Q:   Which details can be edited in RRB Group D application form?

A:
Candidates are allowed to modify all details except the chosen railway, email ID, and mobile number even after the submission of RRB Group D application form by paying the modification fee. Correction in data other than the railway, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of INR 100. The modification fee is applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category. To modify the community (SC/ST to your or OBC), candidates are required to pay INR 250 in addition of modification fee. The steps towards modifying the application form are given below: After final submission of RRB Group D application, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application, the correction of data other than Railway, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of INR 100 (Non-Refundable) The modification fee shall be applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category. In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ST to UR or OBC, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. INR 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, the modified application will not be accepted Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM/PwBD/Female/Transgender to UR/OBC(NCL)/Non Ex.SM/Non PwBD/Male etc., they will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. INR 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, the modified application will not be accepted The modification to the registration and application details can be done for maximum two times only

Q:   What is the application fees for RRB Group D exam?

A:

The application fees for RRB Group D exam are INR 500 for all candidates except the fee concession categories. For PwBD/Female/Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen/SC/ST/Minority Communities/Economically Backward Class, the application fees are INR 250. The application fee can be paid online and offline. On appearing in CBT, candidates belonging to reserved categories are given full refund of application fee. Those belonging to unreserved categories are given partial refund of application fee. RRB Group D application fee can be paid online using Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI. The application fee can be paid offline by using SBI Challan or post office challan.

Q:   How much application fees is refunded for RRB Group D exam?

A:

Candidates who appear in the CBT exam are refunded their application fees. Candidates belonging to SC / ST/ ExSM/ PwBD/ Female/ Minority/EBC/Transgender categories will be entitled to get a full refund of their examination fees, which is INR 250. Whereas candidates belonging to General/EWS/OBC categories receive a partial refund of their examination fees, which is INR 400 after deducting the bank charges. To get the refund of application fee, candidates need to update their bank accounts. While, filling the application form candidates need to provide the details of their bank accounts inorder to get the fee refund.

Q:   Can I change my state in the RRB group D form?

A:

Yes, candidates can change their states in the RRB Group D exam. This can be done by first choosing 'Application Modification' which is available in the home page of the registration portal. After candidates have chosen the preferred state, they need to pay a non-refundable fee of INR 100 for modifying the application. Once candidates have successfully paid the application fee they can make the necessary changes and then submit it. Please note that candidates will not be able to edit your registration number, email id, mobile number, and your zone. Candidates are required to fill the application form online. The application fee is INR 500 (for all candidates except the fee concession categories). The fee for PwBD/Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen/SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class is INR 250.

RRB Group D 2023 Eligibility Criteria

RRBs had revised RRB Group D eligibility criteria for aspirants who wish to apply for the exam in future. The minimum education qualification for candidates applying to the technical departments-Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, and Signal & Telecom departments) and catering wing of Railways must have passed Class 10 and also have National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by National Council for Vocational Training. Candidates who have passed Class 10 and ITI can also apply for the exam. Candidates can check below the RRB Group D eligibility criteria for Level-1 posts.

Nationality

A candidate must be either:

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. A subject of Bhutan, or
  4. Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

RRB Group D Age Limit 

The age limit prescribed for Level 1 posts is 18 to 33 years. Relaxation in age limit is provided as per government rule:

Age Group

Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than)

Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than)

18 to 33 years

UR

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

SC/ST

For all communities/ categories

July 2, 1986

July 2, 1983

July 2, 1981

01.07.2001

RRB Group D Qualification

Candidates applying for the technical departments must have passed Class 10 (High School) and have National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by National Council for Vocational Training. Candidates who have passed Class 10 and ITI are also eligible for the exam..

RRB Group D Medical Standards

Medical Standard Visual Acuity

A-2 

Distant vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)
Near vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc

A-3 

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 the test for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, myopic vision, etc. 

B-1 

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 the test for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc. 

B-2 

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 the test for binocular vision, etc

C-1 

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

C-2 

Distant vision: 6/12 with or without glasses
Near vision: Sn. 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required

RRB Group D Post Parameters

Candidates can check below the revised post parameters for RRB Group D exam.

Designation


Dept

Medical Standard

Suitability for persons with Benchmark Disability
VI HI LD MD

Assistant (workshop)

Mechanical

C1

B,LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant bridge

Engineering 

B1

NO

NO

NO

NO

Assistant c & w

Mechanical

B1

NO

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant depot (store)

Stores

C1

LV

HH

OL,OA

YES

Assistant loco shed (diesel)

Mechanical

B1

LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant loco shed (electrical)

Electrical

B1

LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant operations (electrical)

Electrical

B1

LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Pointsman

Traffic

A2

NO

NO

NO

NO

Assistant signal and telecom

S and T

B1

LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant track machine

Engineering

A3

NO

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant tl and ac

Electrical

B1

LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant tl and ac (workshop)

Electrical

C1

B,LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant trd

Electrical

B1

NO

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant works

Engineering

C1

B,LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Assistant works (workshop)

Engineering

C1

B,LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Hospital assistant

Medical

C1

B,LV

D,HH

OL,LC,DW,AAV

YES

Track maintainer grade iv

Engineering

B1

NO

NO

NO

NO

Also Read: RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2023

Q:   My age is 36 years. Can I prepare for Railways Group D?

A:
You are not eligible to apply for the upcoming RRB Group D exam cycle. This is due to the age criteria of the RRB for the Group D exam. The age limit for the Indian Railways Group D exam is 33 years. The educational requirement states that applicants must hold a National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) or have completed the equivalent of grade 10 or higher. However, if you belong to a category like OBC, SC, ST, or PwBD, you may get some age relaxations of up to 5 years. In that case, you can prepare for the Group D exam.
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Q:   Can I apply for the RRB Group D exam? I have -3.5 sight.

A:
You can follow the given below RRB Group D Eye standards :- Near vision: Sn/ 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for color vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc. Distant vision: 6 / 9, 6 / 9 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 2D). You may be eligible for B-2 or C-2 category.

Q:   What is the process of RRB Group D to C promotion?

A:

Apart from RRB Group D salary, promotion is an important aspect of the exam. RRB Group D offers promotions to its employees to RRB Group C on the basis of hard work and seniority. The important points related to the promotion are given below:

  • Group D employees are promoted to Group C after 3 years of regular service 
  • The promotion is based on departmental exams and no advertisement is released for the exam
  • These promotional exams are conducted for 100 marks of which written exams carry 85 marks and the rest 15 marks are of Service record and official conduct
  • Promotions to Group C require the employees to have a minimum typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi

RRB Group D Selection Process 2023

The selection process comprises single-stage CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), document verification, and medical examination. Candidates qualifying the CBT are called for PET. Based on the performance in CBT and PET, candidates are called for document verification and medical exam. The final selection of candidates is done based on performance in the CBT provided they qualify the PET, document verification and medical exam. The PET is qualifying in nature. Candidates can check below the complete selection process of RRB Group D exam.

RRB Group D Selection Process

Selection Process of RRB Group D

Q:   How the empanelling of candidates is done in RRB Group D exam?

A:

Empanelling of candidates in RRB Group D exam is done based on their performance in CBT, subject to their qualifying in PET. The appointment is offered to selected candidates provided they qualify the requisite medical fitness test and document verification. In case two or more candidates secure the same marks, their merit position is determined by the age criteria. The letter of appointment is issued by the Railway Administrations. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates. It may also be noted that all candidates successful in DV are sent for Medical Examination. Clearing of such Medical Examination by additional candidates (those called for DV beyond the notified number of vacancies) will give such candidates no right to be considered for appointment. Candidates may note that RRBs/RRCs only recommend names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered only by the respective Railway Administrations.

Q:   What is the medical test in the RRB Group D exam?

A:
After document verification in RRB Group D exam, candidates are called for a medical test. It is mandatory to clear the medical test to be considered for the recruitment exam. The medical fitness test is conducted by the railway administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post. The near vision should be Sn/ 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for color vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc. Distant vision should be 6 / 9, 6 / 9 with or without glasses (power of lenses should not exceed 2D).

Q:   What is RRB Group D selection process?

A:
RRB Group D selection process comprises CBT, PET/PST, document verification and medical exam. The transgender candidates are given relaxation in the PET. CCAAs trained in railway establishment are given due weightage of marks obtained in their NCVT exam in preparation of final merit list after the conduct of CBT. Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PER, candidates are called for document verification as per their merit and options. In case of two or more candidates secure same marks, their merit position is determined by age criteria i.e., older person is placed at higher merit and in case age is same, then alphabetical order (A to Z) of the name is taken into account to break the tie. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates. All candidates clearing the DV are called for medical exam. RRBs/RRCs only recommend names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered only by the respective Railway Administrations.

RRB Group D 2023 Syllabus

RRB Group D syllabus, which is prescribed by the examination authority, highlights the topics and sub-topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. Before starting preparation, candidates must have a look at the RRB Group D syllabus 2023. The syllabus gives candidates an idea of what to prepare for the exam. The section-wise important topics for the exam are given below.
Subjects Topics

Mathematics

Number System, Percentage, BODMAS, LCM-HCF, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Profit and Loss, etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Analogies, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Relationships, etc

General Science

Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of CBSE Class 10 level 

General Awareness

Current Affairs Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics 

Topic-Wise Distribution of Questions in RRB Group D 

Candidates can check below the topic-wise distribution of questions in RRB Group D exam.

Mathematics

Topic No of Questions

S.I, CI

1

Pipe & Cistern

1

Simplification

1

Time and Work

2

Number System

6

Time, Speed and Distance

4

Average

1

Trigonometry

2

Percentage

1

Mensuration

2

Ratio

4

Total

25

Reasoning

Topic No of Questions

Syllogism

2

Venn Diagram

2

Mathematical Calculation

1

Mirror Image

2

Odd one out

3

Analogy

2

Series

3

Direction

2

Statement & Conclusion

5

Counting Figure

2

Puzzle

2

Complete Figure

1

Blood Relation

3

Total

30

General Science

Topic No of Questions

Physics

8

Chemistry

10

Biology

7

Total

25

General Awareness and Current Affairs

Topic No of Questions

History

3

Polity

1

Geography

2

Economics

1

Current Affairs

13

Total

20

Q:   What is unique about the RRB Group D syllabus?

A:
While preparing the syllabus of RRB Group D the topics given in the same have been framed keeping in mind the nature of the job profile. The educational qualification for RRB Group D exam is Class 10 pass. Therefore, the syllabus has been formulated based on the given educational qualification. RRB Group D syllabus is given below: Mathematics: Number System, Percentage, BODMAS, LCM-HCF, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Profit and Loss, etc. General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Relationships, etc General Science: Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of CBSE Class 10 level General Awareness: Current Affairs Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics

Q:   Is RRB Group D Exam Tough?

A:

RRB Group D exam is not difficult. It all depends upon the preparation. If candidates have prepared dedicated, the exam is going to be easy. When candidates give complete effort to any exam. Then, there is no exam that is going to be hard. Always keep faith on your preparation. Try to solve previous years question papers. Be prepared to face any kind of situation. RRB Group D syllabus is not tough and with good preparation candidates can crack the exam. The tips and tricks to crack RRB Group D exam are given below:

  • Candidates should understand the exam pattern and syllabus inorder to know the structure of the exam
  • Candidates should solve the previous year question papers inorder to know the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates should attempt mock tests to improve their speed and accuracy of solving questions
  • Candidates should practice maximum questions based on the same topic
  • Candidates must clear their basic concepts

Q:   What is the standard of the RRB Group D syllabus?

A:

The standard of the RRB Group D syllabus is of the Class 10 level. Therefore, candidates can refer to their high school books for clearing the basic concepts. The questions asked in the exam are basic and candidates can solve them easily if they have practiced the previous years' question papers. Candidates must also solve the mock tests to know how to attempt an online test. RRB Group D syllabus is given below.

Subjects

Topics

Mathematics

Number System, Percentage, BODMAS, LCM-HCF, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Profit and Loss, etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Analogies, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Relationships, etc

General Science

Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of CBSE Class 10 level 

General Awareness

Current Affairs Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics 

 

RRB Group D 2023 Level-I Exam Pattern

RRB Group D exam pattern 2023 comprises CBT, Document Verification and Medical Examination. According to the RRB Group D exam pattern, the CBT consists of sections, such as General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. The duration of CBTs is 90 minutes. For each correct answer in CBT, candidates score one mark. There is also negative marking for wrong answers, 1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers. CBT is held in 15 languages besides English and Hindi. Candidates qualifying CBT exam are called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET). This is followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination. The exam structures of CBTs are given below.

CBT 1 Exam Pattern

Sections

No. of Questions

General Science

25

Mathematics

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

Total

100

Normalisation of Marks

The marks of RRB Group D are calculated based on the normalisation process. As the exam is conducted in multiple shifts, the marks of the candidates are normalised using percentile-based calculation method. The result is announced based on the percentile based calculation score.

What is RRB Group D Exam Pattern for PET/PST?

RRB Group D Exam Pattern for PET/PST is given below:

Male candidates Female candidates/Transgender candidates

Candidates should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in two minutes without putting down the weight

Female candidates should be able to lift and carry 20 kgs of weight for a distance of 100 meters in two minutes without putting down the weight
Candidates should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in four minutes and 15 seconds in one chance Candidates should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in five minutes and 40 seconds in one chance

Q:   Is there any qualifying marks in RRB Group D exam?

A:

Yes, there are qualifying marks in RRB Group D exam. The qualifying marks for your and EWS categories are 40 and 30 for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), SC, and ST. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2 per cent for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them. Besides the cut off marks, candidates are required to secure the qualifying as per their categories to qualify the exam. For each correct answer in RRB Group D exam, candidates score one mark. 1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers. The category-wise RRB Group D qualifying marks is given below.

Category

Qualifying marks (In per cent)

UR

40

EWS

40

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

30

SC

30

ST

30

Q:   Does RRC Group D include maths questions?

A:
Yes, RRC Group D include Maths questions. The subjects to cover for RRC Group D includes General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness on Current Affairs. To ace the examination, you must be aware of the important topics for a high scoring performance. The topics of Maths are Number System decimals, LCM & HCF, percentage, time and work, simple and compound interest, Algebra Trigonometry square root, calendar and clock, BODMAS, fractions, ratio and proportion, Mensuration time and distance, profit and loss, geometry, elementary Statistics age calculations, pipes and cisterns.

RRB Group D Preparation 2023

Since a large number of candidates apply for RRB Group, therefore, the preparation should be exhaustive. Given below are few useful RRB Group D 2023 preparation tips:

  • Understand the exam pattern to make a good preparation strategy
  • Be thorough with each and every topic given in the syllabus
  • Devise a proper study routine for the exam and follow that diligently
  • Solve mock tests to get a grip on the accuracy and time-management
  • Practice previous years' question papers to know the type of questions asked in the exam and difficulty level
  • Make proper notes on various concepts and topics as it will help to prepare better

RRB Group D Mock test

The official RRB Group D mock test is released by the examination authority before exam. Candidates can take the mock test by logging into their accounts with user ID and password. RRB Group D mock tests are like actual tests and practicing the same helps candidates to understand the pattern of the exam. By taking the mock tests, candidates can analyse their preparations for the exam. It also helps candidates to know their strengths and weaknesses.

RRB Group D Admit Card 2023

RRB Group D admit card 2023 is released online separately for CBT, PET, Document Verification and Medical Exam.To download the RRB Group D admit card from the respective regional websites of RRCs, candidates need to login with user ID and password. RRB Group D admit card is an important document without which candidates are not allowed to appear for the exam. 

How to Download RRB Group D Admit Card?

The steps to download RRB Group D admit card are given below:

  • Visit the region-wise official website of RRBs
  • Click the RRB Group D admit card link
  • Enter user ID and password in the login page
  • RRB Group D admit card appears on the screen
  • Download RRB Group D admit card

RRB Group D Exam Day Guidelines

The exam day guidelines for RRB Group D exam are given below:

  • Candidates need to wear masks all the time inside the exam centre. They need to maintain a safe distance from one another
  • Candidates are also allowed to carry hand-sanitiser inside the exam centre
  • Candidates need to carry their RRB Group D admit card along with photo-identity proof to the examination centre
  • Impersonation is prohibited, and strict action will be taken if anyone is found doing so
  • Candidates need to reach the exam centre on time
  • Candidates reaching the exam centre late will not be allowed to appear in the exam
  • No electronic devices are allowed inside the examination centre
  • Copying, cheating, or any other kind of malpractices are prohibited

Q:   How to crack the RRB Group D exam?

A:
To crack the RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) Group D exam, candidates can follow the below-mentioned tips: 1. Understand the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. 2. Create a proper study plan to complete the syllabus and revise the topics entirely much before the exam day. 3. Practice more and more questions and take free mock tests to improve speed and accuracy. 4. Focus on time management and allocate sufficient time for each section. 5. Maintain a positive attitude throughout the exam preparation and do not stress yourself. 6. Take care of your health and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 7. Read daily and make a habit of studying daily. 8. Seek guidance from experts and mentors, if required. 9. Prepare proper study notes and revise regularly. 10. Stay updated with the latest news and notifications related to the exam. It is important to note that the specific tips may vary depending on the conducting authority's guidelines and the exam pattern. Therefore, candidates are advised to check the official website of RRB or contact the conducting authority for the latest updates and notifications related to the exam process, eligibility criteria, application process, and other relevant details. Additionally, candidates can refer to the correct study material and practice regularly to clear the exam easily.
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Q:   How to prepare for RRB Group D exam in three months?

A:

RRB Group D exam comprises Reasoning, Math, General Awareness, and General Science sections. With hard work and dedication candidates can crack RRB group d exam in three months. The section-wise tips to crack RRB Group D exam are given below:

RRB Group D Preparation Tips for Maths

  • Candidates must make a realistic short-term objective and work towards achieving it
  • Candidates must make a plan that improves the weak areas as well as strengthens the fundamentals 
  • Candidates must solve previous years' questions papers 

RRB Group D Preparation Tips for Reasoning

  • Candidates must separate their weak and strong areas 
  • It is important to create a strategy that focuses on the weak areas
  • Candidates must attempt mock tests to gain thorough understanding of the General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Solve RRB Group D exam papers from previous years to improve exam performance

RRB Group D Preparation Tips for General Awareness

  • Candidates must regularly give RRB Group D mock test
  • They should read newspapers everyday

RRB Group D Preparation Tips for General Science

  • Candidates must attempt mock tests to understand the RRB Group D exam pattern
  • It is important to prepare General Science by reading NCERT notes for elementary physics, chemistry, and biological science

Q:   What is the physical efficiency test in the RRB Group D exam?

A:
Once candidates qualify for the computer-based tests of RRB Group D exam, then they are called for Physical Efficiency. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory, and it is qualifying in nature. In PET, the male candidates should be to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down and should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance. In PET, the female candidates should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down and should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

RRB Group D Books

Candidates can refer to the following books for RRB Group D exam preparation:

Maths

Name of the Book Publisher

Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra and K Kundan

Magical Book Series

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

Arihant Publishers

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal

S Chand Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma

McGraw Hill

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe

General Science

  • General Science for Indian Railways RRB Exams
  • NCERT Class 10 Science textbooks

General Awareness and Current Affairs

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge
  • Manorama Year Book
  • Pratiyogita Darpan

Also Read: RRB Group section-wise books 

Q:   Which RRB Group D books to refer to for Maths?

A:
RRB Group D Maths comprises topics such as HCF and LCM, Ratio & Proportion, Mensuration Time & Distance, Profit & Loss, BODMAS, Percentages, Time & Work, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Age Calculations. The standard of questions is of Class 10 level. For Maths candidates can refer to the following books: Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra and K Kundan Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma.

Q:   Which are the best books for RRB Group D Reasoning section?

A:
RRB Group D Reasoning comprises questions from Analogies, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Relationships, etc. The best books for RRB Group D Reasoning section are given below: A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe. The tips and tricks to crack the RRB Group D Reasoning section are given below: Reasoning section can be strengthened by solving various types of puzzles and playing tricky games Candidates can improve their skills in Reasoning and Logic by applying right techniques After attaining thorough understanding of the subject, candidates can segregate their strong and weak sections Candidates should frame a preparation strategy that focuses on the weak section Candidates must take mock tests on regular basis inorder to get a proper understanding of the exam pattern Candidates must solve previous year question papers

Q:   Which RRB Group D books to refer to for General Awareness?

A:
The General Awareness section holds the maximum weightage in RRB Group D exam. Questions in this section are asked from Indian History, Sports, Current Affairs events, important days and events. The following books can refer to for RRB Group D General Awareness section: Lucent General Knowledge Manorama Year Book Pratiyogita Darpan To prepare the General Awareness section of RRB Group D exam, candidates must refer to the newspapers and General Awareness books. They should prepare the current affairs of past six months or one year.

RRB Group D Result

RRB  Group D result is announced online on the region-wise official websites of RRBs. The roll numbers of the qualified candidates are made available in PDF form. The final merit list for RRB Group D is prepared based on the performance in CBT provided candidates clear PET, document verification and medical exam. 

How to Download RRB Group D Result?

The steps to download RRB Group D result are given below:

  • Visit the region-wise official websites of RRBs
  • Click the region-wise result links on the home page
  • The result pdf appears on the screen
  • Download the result pdf

RRB Group D Qualifying Marks

To qualify the CBT, candidates are required to secure the category-wise qualifying marks prescribed for the exam.

Category Qualifying marks (In per cent)

UR

40

EWS

40

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

30

SC

30

ST

30

RRB Group D Result Trend

Candidates can check below the result trend for RRB Group D 2022 exam. The result trend shows the region-wise number of candidates who qualified the CBT exam. 

RRBs No. of Qualified Candidates

RRB Group D Result for Ajmer 

14242

RRB Group Result for Ahmedabad 

27439

RRB Group D Result for Allahabad 

13202

RRB Group D Result for Bangalore

19578

RRB Group D Result for Bilaspur

3568

RRB Group D Result for Bhopal 

10743

RRB Group D Result for Bhubaneswar

6730

RRB Group D Result for Chandigarh

35070

RRB Group D Result for Chennai

23463

RRB Group D Result for Gorakhpur

10575

RRB Group D Result for Guwahati

7876

RRB Group D Result for Kolkata

26476

RRB Group D Result for Mumbai 

21813

RRB Group D Result for Patna

9498

RRB Group D Result for Ranchi

13133

RRB Group D Result for Secunderabad

24596

Q:   How to check RRB Group D result?

A:

RRB Group D result is announced online separately for CBT, PET/PST and final selection. The result for each stage is announced on the official website of RRBs in PDF form. The result PDF displays the roll numbers of qualified candidates. The steps to check RRB Group D result are given below:

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of RRBs
  • Click the 'RRB Group D result' link on the home page
  • Clicking the link, the result PDF opens on a new page
  • Search your roll number in the result PDF 
  • Download the result PDF and save it

Q:   When RRB Group D scorecard is released?

A:

RRB Group D scorecard is released along with the result. Candidates need to download their scorecard by logging into their accounts with user ID and password. The scorecard display details such as candidate's name, roll number, registration number, raw score, pro-rata score, normalised score and qualifying status. The steps to download the scorecard are given below:

  • Visit the official websites of RRBs
  • Click the 'RRB Group D scorecard' link on the home page
  • Enter user ID and password in the login page
  • RRB Group D scorecard appears on the screen
  • Download the scorecard and save it

 

Q:   What after the declaration of RRB Group D result?

A:

Once the RRB Group D CBT result is announced to select candidates for PET round. In this round, the fitness of candidates is evaluated by the board. Candidates qualifying the PET are called for document verification and medical exam. PET is qualifying in nature and it is mandatory to pass it. Candidates are called for document verification as per their merit. Post document verification, candidates are called for medical.

RRB Group D Admit Card 2023

RRB Group D admit card 2023 is released online separately for CBT, PET, Document Verification and Medical Exam.To download the RRB Group D admit card from the respective regional websites of RRCs, candidates need to login with user ID and password. RRB Group D admit card is an important document without which candidates are not allowed to appear for the exam. 

Details Printed on RRB Group D Admit Card 2023

After downloading the RRB Group D admit card 2023, candidates must carefully check the details printed on it. For any discrepancies in the details, they should report it to the examination authority for correction. The details printed on the admit card.

Candidate’s Copy

Roll number

Name and address of the exam centre

Candidate’s signature

Registration number

Date of exam

Invigilator’s signature

Candidate's name Exam shift Exam trade

Photograph

Reporting time

Exam slot

Signature

Landmark

Exam sessions

Signature by the chairman

Nearest railway station

Google map link

RRB copy

Roll number

Reporting time

Registration number

Test centre code

Date of birth

Community

Shift

Exception (if any)

Space for a photograph to be affixed at the exam centre

Space for self declaration

Date of exam

Candidate’s left thumb impression (1 and 2)

Barcode

Candidate’s signature

Invigilator’s signature

Chairman’s signature

How to Download RRB Group D Admit Card?

The steps to download RRB Group D admit card are given below:

  • Visit the region-wise official website of RRBs
  • Click the RRB Group D admit card link
  • Enter user ID and password in the login page
  • RRB Group D admit card appears on the screen
  • Download RRB Group D admit card

Documents Required Along with RRB Group D Admit Card

The following documents are required along with RRB Group D admit card: 

  • Voter Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Printout of e-Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Identity Card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a government employee
  • College/university photo ID card (if candidates are still studying)

RRB Group D Exam Day Guidelines

The exam day guidelines for RRB Group D exam are given below:

  • Candidates need to wear masks all the time inside the exam centre. They need to maintain a safe distance from one another
  • Candidates are also allowed to carry hand-sanitiser inside the exam centre
  • Candidates need to carry their RRB Group D admit card along with photo-identity proof to the examination centre
  • Impersonation is prohibited, and strict action will be taken if anyone is found doing so
  • Candidates need to reach the exam centre on time
  • Candidates reaching the exam centre late will not be allowed to appear in the exam
  • No electronic devices are allowed inside the examination centre
  • Copying, cheating, or any other kind of malpractices are prohibited

RRB Group D Exam Centres

RRBs releases RRB Group D city intimation slip 10 days before the exam. To view the exam city, candidates need to login with user ID and password. The details related to  RRB Group D 2023 exam centres are mentioned in the admit card. Candidates are required to choose RRB Group D exam centres while filling their application form. Usually, RRBs allot exam centres as per the preferences given by the candidates. In case of a shortage of seats in a particular centre, candidates are allotted to the next available centre.
How to Check RRB Group D City Intimation Slip?
The steps to check RRB Group D city intimation slip are given below:
  • Visit the region-wise official websites of RRBs
  • Click 'RRB Group D city intimation slip' link on the home page
  • Enter the user ID and password
  • The details regarding the alloted exam city of RRB Group D appears on the screen
  • Check the allotted exam city and make your travel plans accordingly
RRB Group D Exam Centres 
The list of RRB Group D exam centres is given below.
RRB Region  Cities

Andhra Pradesh

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

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur

Bihar

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

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Delhi/ NCR

Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida

Gujarat

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

Haryana

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

Karnataka

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

Maharashtra

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

Punjab

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

Rajasthan

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

West Bengal

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

Q:   When will RRB Group D admit card 2023 be released?

A:

RRB Group D admit card 2023 will be released four days before the scheduled CBT. Candidates need to download RRB Group D admit card online. The zone-wise links to download the admit card are made available on the respective official websites of RRBs. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter user ID and password. RRBs releases admit card for the computer based test. The admit card for physical efficiency test is released by the Railway Recruitment Cells. The steps to download RRB Group D admit card are given below:

  • Visit the region-wise official websites of RRBs or the direct link available on this page
  • Click the 'RRB Group D Admit Card 2023 Link' on the home page
  • Enter the user ID and password
  • RRB Group D admit card 2023 appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and save it

Q:   What to do if my RRB Group D admit card is lost? Is it going to trouble me in the final selection?

A:

RRBs do not send the hard copy of the admit card individually. You need to download the admit card online. After downloading the admit card, save it in a folder or send it to your email ID so that you can easily access it. Candidates need to download their admit cards online only. The admit card link is made available in the respective official websites of RRBs. Candidates can download their admit cards by logging with the required credentials such as user ID and password. The hard copy of RRB Group D admit card is not sent to candidates by post. The admit card is an important document as it comprises the details related to the exam. Candidates need to carry the printed copy of the RRB Group D admit card along with one photo-identity to the exam centre.

Q:   I have applied from Allahabad zone. Can I download my RRB Group D admit card from Kolkata zone?

A:

You need to download your RRB Group D admit card from the zone you have applied for the exam. To download the admit card, you need to go to the respective official websites and click on the admit card download link. Candidates can download their admit cards from the zone they have applied for. The link to download the admit card is made available on the region-wise official websites of RRBs. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter user ID and password. RRB Group D admit card comprises details such as roll number, registration number, candidate’s signature, candidate’s photograph, exam slot, google map link, reporting time, date of birth, exam date, etc. In case of any discrepancies in details, candidates must report to the examination authority for correction.

RRB Group D Cutoff 2023

RRB Group D cut off is announced along with the result. The cutoff is made available in PDF form for different regions, categories, and posts. The qualifying RRB Group D cut off 2023 was 40 for the General and EWS categories and 30 for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), SC, and ST.

Previous Years' RRB Group D Cutoff

Candidates can check below RRB Group D 2018-19 cutoff for the General category.

Regions Departments Category (Gen)

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Ajmer

Community

73.73073

Ex-servicemen

40.20650

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Allahabad

Community

74.57579

Ex-servicemen

40.00081

CCAA in Railways

41.16811

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Ahemdabad

Community

71.86468

Ex-servicemen

40.00159

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bengaluru

Community

62.01964

Ex-servicemen

40.23986

CCAA in Railways

42.59145

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bhopal

Community

75.03355

Ex-servicemen

40.06859

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bilaspur

Community

70.22887

Ex-servicemen

40.04764

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bhubaneshwar

Community

73.86689

Ex-servicemen

40.04823

CCAA in Railways

40.79482

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Chandigarh

Community

75.07613

Ex-servicemen

40.00611

CCAA in Railways

40.42153

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Chennai

Community

71.53120

Ex-servicemen

40.14442

CCAA in Railways

41.54140

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Gorakhpur

Community

73.90623

Ex-servicemen

40.16889

CCAA in Railways

40.79482

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Guwahati

Community

77.09933

Ex-servicemen

40.86204

CCAA in Railways

40.42153

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Kolkata

Community

80.57238

Ex-servicemen

40.01368

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Mumbai

Community

67.96106

Ex-servicemen

40.16796

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Patna

Community

77.00350

Ex-servicemen

40.19724

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Ranchi

Community

76.30354

Ex-servicemen

40.09680

CCAA in Railways

40.04823

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Secunderabad

Community

69.79887

Ex-servicemen

40.00159

CCAA in Railways

40.42153

Q:   What is RRB Group D cut off?

A:

RRB  Group D cut off is the minimum qualifying marks which candidates need to secure inorder to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round of selection process. RRB Group D cut off is released in PDF form and comprises the category-wise cut off marks. There are no sectional cut off marks in the exam. The examination authority releases overall cut off marks for the exam. Candidates securing equal to or more than the cut off marks are selected for the exam. RRB Group D cut off marks are calculated out of 100 marks. There are various factors based on which the cut off marks are calculated. These factors are number of vacancies, difficulty level of the exam and number of test takers. RRB Group D cut off is calculated after the normalisation of marks.

Q:   What was RRB Chandigarh Group D cut off in 2022?

A:

RRB Chandigarh Group D cut off under open category for UR category was 98.35, 94.53 for SC, 89.09 for ST, 96.49 for OBC and 93.47 for EWS. RRB Chandigarh Group D cut off for 2022 is given below.

Category

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Open

98.35

94.53

89.09

96.49

93.47

Normalised Marks

70.98

60.08

50.18

64.77

57.75

Ex-SM

80.83

72.43

-

69.71

81.00

Normalised Marks

40.03

32.44

-

30.18

40.21

Q:   What was RRB Mumbai Group D Cut off in 2022 for CBT exam?

A:

RRB Mumbai Group D cut off under open category for UR category was 96.76876, 91.14303 for SC, 85.68447 for ST, 94.56106 for OBC and 81.77030 for EWS. The category-wise cut off marks are given below.

Category

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Open

96.76876   

91.14303 

85.68447

94.56106

81.77030

Normalised Marks

64.10801    

51.89392

44.35537

58.15213

40.00000

Ex-SM

82.84641 

70.65375

-

70.58607

-

Normalised Marks

41.24492 

30.42212

-

30.42212

-

RRB Group D 2023 Vacancy

RRB Group D vacancy will be announced along with the notification. In the last notification, a total of 1,03,769 vacancies were announced for the exam. Check below the category-wise and zone-wise RRB Group D last year vacancies.

Railway UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancy Ex-SM CCAA PWBD Back-PwBD

Central Railway

3597

1398

759

2656

935

9345

1870

1870

449

0

East Central Railway

1369

555

325

956

358

3563

713

713

166

0

East Coast Railway

1034

412

198

653

258

2555

510

510

105

0

Eastern Railway, CLW,  & Metro

4926

1461

775

2619

1087

10873

2175

2175

589

05

North Central Railway and DLW

2080

678

317

1175

474

4730

948

948

145

06

North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO

1570

615

307

1107

403

4002

802

802

157

0

North Western Railway

2132

814

384

1393

526

5249

1049

1049

324

0

Northeast Frontier Railway

1119

449

226

809

291

2894

575

575

144

0

Northern Railway, DMF and RCF

5144

2017

1031

3644

1317

13,153

2630

2630

626

0

South Central Railway

3663

1432

722

2577

934

9328

1867

1867

125

0

South East Central Railway

797

219

115

366

167

1664

333

333

84

0

South Eastern Railway

1933

738

361

1305

482

4914

965

965

215

95

South Western Railway and RWF

2745

1138

557

2006

715

7167

1433

1433

193

06

Southern Railway and ICF

4363

1353

787

2118

958

9579

1914

1914

222

0

West Central Railway

1596

633

308

1080

402

4019

804

804

226

0

Western Railway

4287

1647

812

2914

1074

10,734

2146

2146

556

0

Total Vacancies

42,355

15,559

7984

27,378

10,381

1,03,769

20,734

20,734

4326

112

Also Read: RRB Group D Vacancies

Q:   How many vacancies were announced for RRB Group D 2022 exam?

A:

A total of 1,03,769 vacancies were announced for RRB Group D 2022 exam. A total of 42,355 vacancies were announced for General category, 15,559 for OBC category, 15,559 for SC and 7,984 for ST. The vacancy break-up is given below.

RailwayTotal Vacancy

Central Railway

9345

East Central Railway

3563

East Coast Railway

2555

Eastern Railway, CLW, & Metro

10873 10514

North Central Railway and DLW

4730

North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO

4002

North Western Railway

5249

Northeast Frontier Railway

2894

Northern Railway, DMF and RCF

13153

South Central Railway

9328

South East Central Railway

1664

South Eastern Railway

4914

South Western Railway and RWF

7167

Southern Railway and ICF

9579

West Central Railway

4019

Western Railway

10734

Total Vacancies

103769

Q:   How many vacancies have been announced for RRB Group D in previous years'?

A:

The year-wise total recruitment done through RRB Group D is given below.

YearGroup ‘C’ Level 1 (Erstwhile Group D) Through RRCs

2016-2017

6731

2017-2018

5362

2018-2019

4766

2019-2020

55942

2020-2021

3327

Total

76128

Q:   How many candidates qualify RRB Group D exam?

A:

The year-wise total recruitment done through RRB Group D is given below.

YearGroup ‘C’ Level 1 (Erstwhile Group D) Through RRCs

2016-2017

6731

2017-2018

5362

2018-2019

4766

2019-2020

55942

2020-2021

3327

Total

76128

RRB Group D Salary

Candidates selected through the RRB Group D exam get a basic salary of INR 18,000 per month based on the seventh CPC pay matrix . Apart from the salary, candidates are also given additional allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Allowance for Night Duty, Medical Facilities, Overtime Allowance, etc. The in-hand salary of RRB Group Posts is INR 22,500-INR 25,380 per month.

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RRB Group D Job Profile

The job profiles of RRB Group along with their roles and responsibilities are given below:

RRB Group D Posts & Department RRB Group D Job Profile RRB Group D Promotion

Assistant Workshop-Mechanical

  • Maintenance of coaches and wagons
  • Ensuring security and maintenance of coaches

Superintendent

Assistant C&W (Carriage and Wagon) Mechanical 

  • Maintenance of trip schedule
  • Addressing the issues of BPC (Brake Power Certificate)
  • Maintenance of pit line
  • Pit line Maintenance
  • Intermediate Overhaul Maintenance
  • Maintenance of Accident Relief Train

Superintendent

Assistant Bridge-Engineering

  • Assisting the seniors in the construction of new bridges under railway authority
  • Ensuring the availability of materials required in proper quantity and quality
  • Providing a helping hand in designing the overall construction

Section Engineer

Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)- Mechanical

  • Taking care of the overhauling of diesel locomotives

Section Engineer

Assistant Depot (Stores)

  • Purchase and supply of components to major mechanical, electrical, signal and telecom workshops for maintenance of coaches, wagons
  • Supply spare parts to major diesel and electric locomotive sheds

Depot Material Superintendent Grade I

Assistant Loco Shed-Electrical

  • Responsible for working on the TRS sheds engaged in overhauling
  • Assembly level maintenance of 25 KV AC electric Locos in electrical loco sheds

Section Engineer

Assistant Pointsman-raffic

  • Handle switches or railroad points
  • Control the lever to direct the train to the required tracks

Superintendent

Assistant Operations-Electrical

  • Ensure electrical supply and assists the operation manager
  • Maintenance of electrical appliances of the train and station under the supervision of a senior engineer

Section Engineer

Assistant Signal & Telecom- S&T 

  • Provide signals to the trains as per the situations

Section Engineer

Assistant TL & AC (Train Lights & AC)-Electrical

  • Taking care of the train lights and ACs
  • Looking over the proper functioning of the trains electrical appliances and connections

Section Engineer

Assistant Track Machine-Engineering

  • Repairing the machines under the supervision of seniors
  • Ensuring the availability of tools/gadgets required for the effective working of the track machine

Section Engineer

Assistant TL & AC (Workshop)-Electrical 

  • Ensuring the availability of tools and gadgets required by Assistant TL and AC Engineers
  • Looking over the maintenance of lights, bulbs, fans, AC duets, temperature control of ACs, stabilisations and all other electrical appliances

Section Engineer

Assistant Works-Engineering

  • Engaged in the manufacturing department of all kinds of rail assets like manufacturing of coaches, appliances of trains, platforms sheds, etc.
  • They are responsible for creating new designs for the betterment of Indian Railways

Section Engineer

Assistant TRD (Traction Distribution) – Electrical

  • Responsible for the maintenance of electrical assets such as electrical locomotives, Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs), and MainLine Electrical Multiple Units (MEMUs)
  • Responsible for all technical and organisational matters connected with the efficient maintenance and operation of the power supply installations, OHE, and RC equipment

Section Engineer

Assistant Works (Workshop) – Engineering

  • Ensuring the availability of materials such as the tools and gadgets required
  • Handling all the fitting and welding work in manufacturing under the supervision of their seniors

Section Engineer

Track Maintainer Grade IV

  • Maintaining tracks
  • Checking the condition of the track, attending to minor works such as tightening/providing clamps, joints, etc
  • Keep an eye over the breakdown of tracks
  • Responsible for providing smooth track
  • Looking over every repairs and maintenance of the track line

Section Engineer

Hospital Assistant-Medical 

  • Providing proper care to the ailing passenger during treatment
  • Taking care of medical aids and their requirements in the stations
  • Cleaning Medical Equipment

Superintendent

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Q:   What is the salary for an Indian Railway Group-D employee?

A:

The salary of Group D railway staff is decided by railway recruitment boards (RRBs). The RRB Group D Salary is part of the 7th Central Pay Commission's (CPC) Level 1 Salary. The salary structure of an Indian Railway Group-D staff is as follows: 1. The pay scale ranges between INR 5200 to INR 20200 2. The basic pay is INR 18,000. 3. The grade pay that Group D is entitled to is INR 1800. 4. They also receive House Rent Allowance, which varies by city and can range from 8% to 24%. 5. The dearness allowance of Group D is revised to INR 6,120. As a result, the starting salary for Group D staff at the junior level can be up to INR 27,920, excluding travel allowance.

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Q:   What is the job profile for RRB Group D?

A:

The recruitment of RRB Group D includes various technical and non-technical posts. The job profiles differ as per the hierarchy level of different railway departments. Candidates who join RRB Group D based on their performances are promoted to higher posts. Also, candidates become eligible for departmental examinations after three years of service. The job profile of RRB Group D is given below:

  • Candidates appointed to the post of RRB Group D are responsible for partial or complete disassembly of the item
  • Candidates are assigned to inspect the damaged, defective or worn parts
  • Candidates are responsible for repair or replacement of damaged parts
  • Candidates are responsible for testing, and trial run prior to returning the item to its full operating level

Q:   What is the difference between RRB Group D and RRB NTPC?

A:
RRB Group D is a level-1 job while RRB NTPC (non-technical popular categories) is a level 2 to 7 job. The basic salary of candidates selected through RRB Group D is INR 18,000. RRB NTPC salary is different for different posts. The starting basic salary range offered to undergraduate posts is INR 19,900 to 21,700. While, the graduate post employees are offered RRB NTPC salary in the range of INR 25,500 to IBR 35,400. For eg: the monthly basic RRB NTPC salary for Junior Clerk cum Typist is INR 19,900 while it is INR 35,400 for Station Master and Commercial Apprentice. The posts announced under RRB Group D are Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Pointsman. The posts announced under RRB NTPC are Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, and Station Master.

RRB Group D 2023 FAQs

Candidates can check RRB Group D 2023 exam FAQs.

Q:   What is RRB Group D exam pattern?

A:

The CBT of RRB Group D exam comprises four sections-General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness and Current Affairs. Total marks allotted to CBT are 100. Based on the marks obtained in CBT, candidates are called for PET. The PET is qualifying in nature. Those who qualify the PET are called for document verification. Final empanellment of candidates is done based on the performance in CBT subject to their qualifying the document verification and medical exam. The structure of RRB Group D exam pattern is given below.

Sections

Number of questions

General Science

25

Mathematics

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

Total

100

Q:   Which books are good for RRB Group D exam?

A:
The section-wise books that candidates can refer to are given below: Quantitative Aptitude Fast Track - Rajesh Verma Advance Maths Rakesh Yadav NCERT Maths from Grade 6 to Grade 11 - NCERT Basic Maths and Pre-Algebra for Beginners - Mark Zegarelli RRB Group D Books | General Intelligence & Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning - RS Aggarwal Test of Reasoning - Edger Thorpe/Pearson General Intelligence and Reasoning - Kuwar Ishwar Singh Rathore General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning - Vikas Publishing House New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical - BS Sijwali and Indus Sijwali General Awareness Lucents General Knowledge - Lucent Publication Pratiyogita Darpan - Upkar Publication Manorama Year Book 2018 - Malayala Manorama Arihant General Knowledge 2019 - Manohar Pandey RRB Group D Preparation | General Science To prepare General Science section, candidates need to refer to the basic concept of Science from 10th and 12th standard. Reading NCERT books during RRB Group D Preparation phase help in improving subject knowledge.
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RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) conducts various exams to recruit candidates for different positions in the Indian Railways. Here are some important details about RRB exams:

 

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Correct options in green colourStatus of question
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Anangsha Patra

Answered 2 months ago

The prescribed fee for raising objections is INR 50 plus the applicable bank service charges per question. In case the objections raised by candidates are found to be correct, the fee paid against valid objections are refunded to the candidate's account. The fee for raising objections should be paid

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Answered 2 months ago

The zone-wise data of vacant posts is given below.

Indian Railways (RRB) ZonesGazetted Vacant PostsNon-Gazetted Vacant Posts

Central Railway

56

27,177

East Coast Railway

87

8,447

Eastern Railway

195

28,204

East Central Railway

170

15,268

Metro Railways

22

856

North Central Railway

141

9,366

North Eastern Railway

62

14,231

Northeast Frontier Railway

112

15,677

Northern Railway

115

37,436

North Western Railway

100

15,049

South Central Railway

43

16,741

South East Central Railway

88

9,422

South Eastern Railway

137

16,847

Southern Railway

161

9,500

South Western Railway

65

6,525

West Central Railway

59

11,073

Western Railway

172

26,227

Other Units

507

12,760

 

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Anangsha Patra

Answered 2 months ago

RRB Group D employees are recruited for the maintenance and cleanliness of railway assets and tracks. RRB Group D recruitment is conducted for the following posts:

  • Assistant Workshop
  • Assistant C&W
  • Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)
  • Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)
  • Assistant Depots (Store)
  • Assistant Operations (

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Anangsha Patra

Answered 2 months ago

The year-wise total recruitment done through RRB Group D is given below.

YearGroup ‘C’ Level 1 (Erstwhile Group D) Through RRCs

2016-2017

6731

2017-2018

5362

2018-2019

4766

2019-2020

55942

2020-2021

3327

Total

76128

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Anangsha Patra

Answered 2 months ago

The year-wise total recruitment done through RRB Group D is given below.

YearGroup ‘C’ Level 1 (Erstwhile Group D) Through RRCs

2016-2017

6731

2017-2018

5362

2018-2019

4766

2019-2020

55942

2020-2021

3327

Total

76128

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Anangsha Patra

Answered 2 months ago

A total of 1,03,769 vacancies were announced for RRB Group D 2022 exam. A total of 42,355 vacancies were announced for General category, 15,559 for OBC category, 15,559 for SC and 7,984 for ST. The vacancy break-up is given below.

RailwayTotal Vacancy

Central Railway

9345

East Central Railway

3563

East Coast Railway

2555

Eastern Railway, CLW, & Metro

10873 10514

North Central Railway and DLW

4730

North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO

4002

North Western Railway

5249

Northeast Frontier Railway

2894

Northern Railway, DMF and RCF

13153

South Central Railway

9328

South East Central Railway

1664

South Eastern Railway

4914

South Western Railway and RWF

7167

Southern Railway and ICF

9579

West Central Railway

4019

Western Railway

10734

Total Vacancies

103769

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Once the RRB Group D CBT result is announced to select candidates for PET round. In this round, the fitness of candidates is evaluated by the board. Candidates qualifying the PET are called for document verification and medical exam. PET is qualifying in nature and it is mandatory to pass it. Candid

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