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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 BodyRailway Recruitment Board
Organization websiteRRB
PostGroup-D posts
Vacancy1,03,769
Registration Start Date12th March 2019
Registration End Date12th April 2019
Last date for Online Application26th April 2019
Application Modification Date15th December to 26th December 2021
ExamJuly 2022

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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.

Railway ZoneUROBCSCSTEWSTotalEx-ServicemenCCAAPwDBack-PwD
Central Railway3597265613987599359345187018704490
Eastern Central Railway136995655532535835637137131660
East Coast Railway103465341219825825555105101050
Eastern Railway, CLW, and Metro492626191461775108710873217521755895
North Central Railway and DLW2080117567831747447309489481456
North Eastern Railway, MCF, and RDSO1570110761530740340028028021570
North Western Railway213213938143845265249104910493240
Northeast Frontier Railway111980944922629128945755751440
Northern Railway, DMW, and RCF5144364420171031131713153263026306260
South Central Railway3663257714327229349328186718671250
Southeast Central Railway7973662191151671664333333840
South Eastern Railway19331305738361482491496596521595
South Western Railway and RWF2745200611385577157167143314331936
Southern Railway and ICF4363211813537879589579191419142220
West Central Railway1596108063330840240198048042260
Western Railway428729141647812107410734214621465560
Total42355273781555979841038110376920734207344326112

The vacancies are also distributed according to the posts in Group D. Let us take a look here.

PostVacancy
Assistant (Workshop)11268
Assistant Bridge913
Assistant C and W7284
Assistant Depot (Stores)1694
Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)2204
Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)1098
Assistant Operations (Electrical)788
Assistant Pointsman14870
Assistant Signal and Telecom5488
Assistant Track Machine3157
Assistant TL and AC3633
Assistant TL and AC (Workshop)1823
Assistant Trd3014
Assistant Works4109
Assistant Works (Workshop)403
Hospital Assistant 1435
Track Maintainer Grade Iv40721
Total103769

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.

Application Fee

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.

CategoryAmount
UR/OBCRs. 500 (Rs. 400 will be refunded after attempting the CBT Exam)
SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female/PwD/Minority Communities/TransgenderRs. 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.

Age Limit

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.

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC NCL3 years
SC/ST5 years
Ex-ServicemenUR- 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
PwDUR- 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 31-12-1989UR- 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 serviceUR- 40 years
OBC NCL- 43 years
SC/ST- 45 years
Candidates working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway Canteen, Institutes and Co-operative socitiesUR- 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 remarriedUR- 35 years
OBC NCL- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years

Educational Qualification

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.

Nationality

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

When will the RRB Group D Exam take place?

The exam is expected to take place in July 2022.

What is the age limit to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment?

Candidates must be within the age limit of 18-33 years to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment.

What is the selection process for Group D Recruitment in the Railway Recruitment Board?

The selection process includes the stages of Computer Based Test, Physical Examination Test, Document Verification & Medical Test. 

What is the application fee for RRB Group D Recruitment?

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.

What is the salary for the Group D posts in Indian Railways?

Salary for RRB Group D posts is in the range of Rs.18,000 to Rs.22,320.