The Railway Recruitment Board released Group D vacancies earlier on 12th March 2019. RRB Group D Exam will be conducted in July 2022. CBT for Group D recruitment will be a single-stage exam. This means, unlike exams for other Pay levels, no second-stage CBT shall be conducted for Group D posts. Read this article to know all the details of RRB Group D Exam.
- Registration for RRB Group D Recruitment started on the 12th of March 2022.
- There were 1,03,769 vacancies released in total for different Group D posts.
- The selection process includes three stages- Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Document Verification.
- Candidates who get selected will receive a salary in the range of Rs.18000 to Rs.22,320.
|Recruiting Body||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Registration Start Date||12th March 2019|
|Registration End Date||12th April 2019|
|Last date for Online Application||26th April 2019|
|Application Modification Date||15th December to 26th December 2021|
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RRB Group D Vacancy
RRB Group D Recruitment is done for numerous posts. These include posts like Assistant Bridge, Assistant Depot, Assistant Pointsman, Hospital Assistant, etc. A total of 1,03,769 vacancies were announced for such posts in different Railway zones. Here are the zone-wise vacancies.
|Eastern Central Railway||1369||956||555||325||358||3563||713||713||166||0|
|East Coast Railway||1034||653||412||198||258||2555||510||510||105||0|
|Eastern Railway, CLW, and Metro||4926||2619||1461||775||1087||10873||2175||2175||589||5|
|North Central Railway and DLW||2080||1175||678||317||474||4730||948||948||145||6|
|North Eastern Railway, MCF, and RDSO||1570||1107||615||307||403||4002||802||802||157||0|
|North Western Railway||2132||1393||814||384||526||5249||1049||1049||324||0|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||1119||809||449||226||291||2894||575||575||144||0|
|Northern Railway, DMW, and RCF||5144||3644||2017||1031||1317||13153||2630||2630||626||0|
|South Central Railway||3663||2577||1432||722||934||9328||1867||1867||125||0|
|Southeast Central Railway||797||366||219||115||167||1664||333||333||84||0|
|South Eastern Railway||1933||1305||738||361||482||4914||965||965||215||95|
|South Western Railway and RWF||2745||2006||1138||557||715||7167||1433||1433||193||6|
|Southern Railway and ICF||4363||2118||1353||787||958||9579||1914||1914||222||0|
|West Central Railway||1596||1080||633||308||402||4019||804||804||226||0|
The vacancies are also distributed according to the posts in Group D. Let us take a look here.
|Assistant C and W||7284|
|Assistant Depot (Stores)||1694|
|Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)||2204|
|Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)||1098|
|Assistant Operations (Electrical)||788|
|Assistant Signal and Telecom||5488|
|Assistant Track Machine||3157|
|Assistant TL and AC||3633|
|Assistant TL and AC (Workshop)||1823|
|Assistant Works (Workshop)||403|
|Track Maintainer Grade Iv||40721|
How to Apply for RRB Group D Recruitment?
The applications for RRB Group D posts are closed now. Given below are the steps to apply.
Step 1: Visit the official website of RRB.
Step 2: In the recruitment section, click on the link to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment.
Step 3: Enter all the required details and upload the documents.
Step 4: Make the payment of the application fee.
Step 5: Click on the submit button.
The amount of application fee to be paid was different for different categories of candidates. Check the details here. It is to be noted, that once the CBT is attempted, a certain amount of application fee will be refunded to the applicant.
|UR/OBC||Rs. 500 (Rs. 400 will be refunded after attempting the CBT Exam)|
|SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female/PwD/Minority Communities/Transgender||Rs. 250 (Rs. 250 will be refunded after attempting the CBT Exam)|
RRB Group D Selection Process
The selection process for Group D posts will include the stages of Computer Based Test (1 and 2), Physical Examination Test, Document Verification & Medical Test.
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the Recruitment Board. The eligibility is defined in terms of age limit, nationality, and educational qualification. Here are the details.
Candidates applying for RRB Group D posts must be within the age limit of 18-33 years. The Recruitment Board provides age relaxation for certain categories. Here are the details.
|OBC NCL||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||UR- 33 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years|
OBC NCL- 36 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years
SC/ST- 38 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years
|PwD||UR- 10 years|
OBC NCL- 13 years
SC/ST- 15 years
|Candidates domiciled from the state of J&K during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989||UR- 38 years|
OBC NCL- 41 years
SC/ST- 43 years
|Candidates who are serving Group C and Group D Railway Staff, Casual Labour with a minimum of 3 years of service||UR- 40 years|
OBC NCL- 43 years
SC/ST- 45 years
|Candidates working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway Canteen, Institutes and Co-operative socities||UR- 33 years length service or 5 years whichever is lower|
OBC NCL- 36 years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower
SC/ST- 38 years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower
|Widows/Divorced Women/Women who are judicially separated but not remarried||UR- 35 years|
OBC NCL- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years
The candidates must have a minimum educational qualification to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment. Candidates must be 10th pass or have an ITI certificate from the institutions that are recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalents or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.
Candidates appearing for RRB Group D Exam must be either of the following:
- A subject from Nepal
- A subject from Bhutan
- A person migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Burma to settle in India permanently
- A Tibetan who came over India before 1st of January 1962 who intended to settle in India permanently
RRB Group D Salary
Candidates who get recruited will be entitled to be paid the RRB Group D Salary. The candidates will be paid in the Pay Level- 1. Salary range will be Rs.18,000 to Rs.22,320.
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RRB Group D Exam FAQs
The exam is expected to take place in July 2022.
Candidates must be within the age limit of 18-33 years to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment.
The selection process includes the stages of Computer Based Test, Physical Examination Test, Document Verification & Medical Test.
UR/OBC candidates have to pay Rs. 500 while SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female/PwD/Minority Communities/Transgender candidates have to pay Rs. 250 as the application fee.
Salary for RRB Group D posts is in the range of Rs.18,000 to Rs.22,320.