RRB Group D

RRB GROUP D Exam Highlights

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) are examining bodies in association with the Government of India to recruit new employees for the Indian Railways Department. RRB comprises of 21 boards spread all over India. It has released a notification to recruit Grade D (Helper, Hospital Attendant, Points-man, Assistant Points-man, Porter, Track Maintainer, Gateman, Shunter, Welder, Fitter, Porter etc.) employees. Candidates who are eligible for the post can apply online. Candidates who are serious about the exam must have a clear knowledge of the RRB Group D Exam Pattern and selection procedure. In this segment, we will discuss about all aspects of this exam.

Exam Notification

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) releases official Notification for recruitment of RRB Group D posts from eligible candidates who must be citizens of India. Notification of RRB Group D exam contains all the relevant information regarding exam, eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc.

Exam Pattern

The RRB Group D Recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification and Medical

 

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)

The examination duration and number of questions for CBT are given below:

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General Science
25 / 25
Mathematics
25 / 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning
30 / 30
90 Minutes
General Awareness On Current Affairs
20 / 20

Total

100 / 100

90 Minutes

  • Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)

Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Three times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:

Male candidates Female candidates
Should be able 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.
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.

Note : The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) as specified in Para 11.0 are exempted from appearing for PET.

  • Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates

Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates twice the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.

RRB Group D Qualification

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the RRB Group D 2019 shall be a 10th pass or shall hold a degree in ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or an equivalent course or shall obtain the National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.

Age Criteria

Candidates applying for the RRB Group D Recruitment drive have to be 18 to 33 years of age.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST: 5 years

OBC- Non-Creamy Layer: 3 years

Ex-Servicemen: 3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) UR: 10 years

PwD OBC- Non-Creamy Layer: 13 years

PwD SC/ST: 15 years

Cut-Off

RRB Group D Cut-Off 2018-19 CEN 02/2018 (Level – 1 Posts of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) Normalized cut off marks of candidates shortlisted for Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Ajmer

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
73.73073
70.10507
63.37549
60.62978
Ex-servicemen
40.20650
30.02539
30.47971
30.35898
CCAA in Railways
40.04823
30.34260
30.43260
32.58236

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Allahabad

Category

UR

OBC/NCL

SC

ST

Community
74.57579
69.78740
62.92684
50.12207
Ex-servicemen
40.00081
30.04608
32.55328
33.86401
CCAA in Railways
41.16811
30.34260
30.71590
36.44781

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Ahmedabad

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
71.86468
66.77575
60.85283
57.85161
Ex-servicemen
40.00159
30.04044
30.38026

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CCAA in Railways
40.04823
30.34260
30.34260
30.34260

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bengaluru

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
62.01964
56.60285
49.65250
48.78492
Ex-servicemen
40.23986
30.06408
30.04608
35.40327
CCAA in Railways
42.59145
31.08919
30.71590
32.20906

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bhopal

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
75.03355
70.75118
63.51720
58.61426
Ex-servicemen
40.06859
30.05624
30.33041
0.00000
CCAA in Railways
40.04823
30.34260
30.34260
30.71590

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Bilaspur

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
70.22887
66.07970
59.50198
52.73928
Ex-servicemen
40.04823
30.40393
30.51015
34.32121
CCAA in Railways
40.79482
30.34260
31.46248
31.46248

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Chandigarh

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
75.07613
68.55507
34.39158
55.13337
Ex-servicemen
40.00611
30.05769
30.08656
36.19895
CCAA in Railways
40.42153
30.34260
30.34260
32.95565

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Chennai

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
71.53120
68.63312
61.56750
55.32595
Ex-servicemen
40.14442
30.00703
30.13570
32.63244
CCAA in Railways
41.54140
30.34260
30.33041
30.71590

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Gorakhpur

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
73.90623
69.27577
60.92724
54.35642
Ex-servicemen
40.16889
30.06729
32.36991
00.00000
CCAA in Railways
40.79482
30.34260
31.46248
31.08919

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Guwahati

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
77.09933
72.22287
67.39113
57.07288
Ex-servicemen
40.86204
30.45276
31.28844
31.46806
CCAA in Railways
40.42153
30.34260
30.34260
31.83577

RRB Group D Cut-Off for Kolkata

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Community
80.57238
71.77651
71.60480
55.76072
Ex-servicemen
40.01368
30.16633
30.00703
0.00000
CCAA in Railways
40.04823
30.34260
31.08919
0.00000

RRB GROUP D Exam Syllabus

  • General Science

The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

  • Mathematics

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

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning

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

  • General Awareness on Current Affairs

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

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