RRB Group D Notification 2022 - RRC Group D Recruitment

RRB Group D Notification 2022 – The RRB has made no announcement for its 2022 recruitment exam, however the first stage of its CBT is slated to take place from 17th August 2022 – 25th August 2022.

RRB Group D Notification 2021- The RRB announces RRC Group D recruitment notification for RRC Level I Group D exam. The Railway Board is yet to release the RRC Level 1 2021 Notification.

RRB Group D Notification  2019-20 – The RRB Group D notification 2019 released more than 1 lakh vacancies to recruit eligible candidates by conducting RRC recruitment Group D exam in April 2021. Candidates will find all the details of RRC Group D recruitment notification in the article.

Through Railway Group D notification the Railway Recruitment Board intends to fill in vacancies for various posts in RRC Level 1 of 7th CPC pay Matrix. Candidates can check the RRB exams page for information on other examinations conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board.

This article will read in detail regarding RRB Group D Notification, information related to Level 1 RRC recruitment such as online application, admit card, vacancy, result and more on RRC Group D recruitment is discussed.

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RRB Group D Recruitment

The main purpose of releasing the RRB Group D Notification is to make a candidate familiar with the recruitment process, exam dates, selection process, eligibility criteria, salary and online application details for that respective examination.

Candidates must note that the number of vacancies released for the RRB Group D recruitment is not many which makes cracking the exam even tougher.

RRB Group D Notification

The RRC Level 1 Group D examination is conducted by RRB on behalf of RRC. The RRB Group D official notification 2020 is yet to be released.

The last recruitment notice released by the Railway Board was RRB Group D Notification 2019. The RRB Group D 2019 Notification was released on February 23rd 2019 and the RRC Group D recruitment examination is scheduled to be conducted from August 17, 2022 – August 25th 2022.

There are certain things that a candidate needs to keep in consideration while he/she is going through the official notification:

  1. Check the eligibility criteria thoroughly and make sure that you apply for the exam only if you fulfil the eligibility
  2. Ensure that you complete the application process on or before the last date to apply online for the RRB Group D exam
  3. Go through the syllabus and exam pattern carefully and check for any changes or variations in the pattern of the examination

It is important that every applicant checks the RRB Group D notification carefully before they apply online for the examination as with the increasing competition, the conducting bodies tend to make changes in the recruitment process every year.

The details of RRC Group D notification 2019-2020 are as discussed below:

RRC Group D Exam Dates

The foremost thing of importance in the RRB Group D recruitment notification is the RRC Group D exam dates. The exam dates for RRC level 1 or RRB Group D are mentioned in the official notice of RRC recruitment.

The RRB Group D exam dates for RRB Group D notification 2019-2020 are mentioned in the table:

RRC Group D Exam Date 2019-2020
RRC Level I Exam Events RRC/RRB Group D Exam Dates
RRC Group D Notification February 23rd, 2019
RRB Group D Online Application From March 12th, 2019 to April 26th, 2019
RRB Group D Admit Card To be notified
RRB Group D Exam Date CBT 2019-2020 17 Aug 2022 – 25 Aug 2022
RRB Group D Result 2020 To be Notified

RRB Group D Vacancy

The RRB Group D notification for 2020 vacancy will be announced after the release of recruitment notice by the railway board.

For 2019 recruitment, the number of RRB Group D vacancies 2019 is 103769 as mentioned in the RRC Group D notification 2019.

The railway board conducts the recruitment of RRC Level 1 region-wise and therefore, the total number of RRC vacancies 2019 released is also subdivided region-wise.

The category-wise vacancies for RRB Group D are as follows:

 

Railway UR SC
Central Railway 3,597 1,398
East Central Railway 1,369 555
East Coast Railway 1,034 412
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 4,926 1461
North Central Railway & DLW 2,080 678
North Eastern Railway, MCF &  RDSO 1,570 615
North Western Railway 2,132 814
Northeast Frontier Railway 1,119 449
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 5,144 2,017
South Central Railway 3,663 1432
South East Central Railway 797 219
South Eastern Railway 1,933 738
South Western Railway and RWF 2,745 1,138
Southern Railway and ICF 4,363 1,353
West Central Railway 1,596 633
Western Railway 4,287 1,647
Total 42,355 15,559

 

Railway SC ST EWS
Central Railway 1,398 759 935
East Central Railway 555 325 358
East Coast Railway 412 198 258
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 1461 775 1,087
North Central Railway & DLW 678 317 474
North Eastern Railway, MCF & RDSO 615 307 403
North Western Railway 814 384 526
Northeast Frontier Railway 449 226 291
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 2,017 1,031 1,317
South Central Railway 1432 722 934
South East Central Railway 219 115 167
South Eastern Railway 738 361 482
South Western Railway and RWF 1,138 557 715
Southern Railway and ICF 1,353 787 958
West Central Railway 633 308 402
Western Railway 1,647 812 1,074
Total 15,559 7,984 10,381

Candidates can find further details of RRB Group D vacancy 2019 as prescribed in the official RRC recruitment notification on RRB Group D examination page.

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RRB Group D Recruitment Eligibility

The eligibility conditions for RRB Group D recruitment is mentioned in the RRC Group D notification. 

It is important for candidates willing to appear for Group D RRC recruitment examination, to meet the eligibility requirements.

The eligibility criteria as mentioned in the RRC Group D notification 2019-2020 is given in brief below:

RRB Group D Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria Conditions
Age limit as per RRB Group D level 1 notification 18- 33 years Age Group
Nationality as per RRC Level 1 notification A Citizen of Indian National
Minimum Education as per RRB Group D 2019 Notification  10th pass OR ITI Degree/Diploma from government recognised institution 

The RRB has allowed age relaxation for candidates belonging to a select section of the society. Its details are given below:

 

S.l. No. Community/Categories Relaxation In Upper Age Limit (Or) Maximum Upper Age
1 OBC-Non Creamy Layer(NCL) 3 Years
2 SC/ST 5 Years
3 Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months of service after attestation UR 33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
OBC-NCL 36 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
SC/ST 38 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
4 PwBD UR 10 Years
OBC-NCL 13 Years
SC/ST 15 Years
5 Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 UR 38 years of age
OBC-NCL 41 years of age
SC/ST 43 years of age
6 Candidates serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and putting in minimum 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells). UR 40 years of age
OBC-NCL 43 years of age
SC/ST 45 years of age
7 Candidates are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organisation such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes. UR 33 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
OBC-NCL 36 years of age plus length of service yielded or 5 years, whichever is lower.
SC/ST 38 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
8 Women candidates are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husbands but not remarried. UR 35 years of age
OBC-NCL 38 years of age
SC/ST 40 years of age
9 Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which the minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship. UR 33 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.
OBC-NCL 36 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.
SC/ST 38 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.
10 Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years UR 35 years of age
OBC-NCL 38 years of age
SC/ST 40 years of age

The detailed RRB Group D eligibility is discussed in the link given. Read and know the post-wise and category-wise educational qualification, medical qualification and also about the age relaxation given to special category candidates.

RRC Group D Recruitment Exam Pattern

The exam pattern or the selection process of RRC group D recruitment is decided by RRB. The Railway Recruitment Board Group D exam pattern is divided into three stages.

Candidates who wish to appear for the RRC Level 1 exam have to undergo the following stages of RRB Group D Recruitment:

  1. Computer Based Test in the online mode of 100 marks with the penalty of 1/3rd marks for each wrong attempt. The test is for 90 minutes covering questions from four important and common sections in all competitive exams. Reasoning, maths, GK and GS. Candidates who obtain the minimum score set by the RRB are shortlisted for the next stage.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test: As mentioned in the RRB Notification Group D exam, candidates who attain the minimum cut off marks are called for PET test. Though the test is qualifying in nature, it is mandatory for candidates to pass the test. That is the marks obtained in the PET test will not be considered for the final merit list.
  3. Document Verification (DV) – Based on the marks scored in the CBT and qualification in PET test candidates are called for the verification of their documents. This is a really important stage of RRB Group D selection process, as if a candidate fails to provide documental proof of information provided by him in the application form, will lead to cancellation of his candidature.

Further and detailed information on the exam pattern of Railway Recruitment Board RRB Group D exam is given on the syllabus page.

RRB Group D Syllabus

The Syllabus of Group D Level 1 RRB recruitment exam is mentioned in detail in the RRC Group D notification.

As per the RRC Group D notification the syllabus of RRC level 1 exam is divided into four broad sections- General Reasoning and Intelligence, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Mathematics and General Science.

All the questions asked in Railway Recruitment Board Group D RRB group D exam are of 10th standard level. The detailed Topic-wise RRB Group D Syllabus along with the latest exam pattern and important booklist is given in the syllabus page linked above.

The detailed RRB Group D eligibility is discussed in the link given. Read and know the post-wise and category-wise educational qualification, medical qualification and also about the age relaxation given to special category candidates. 

RRC Group D Recruitment Exam Pattern

 The exam pattern or the selection process of RRC group D recruitment is decided by RRB. The Railway Recruitment Board Group D exam pattern is divided into three stages.

Candidates who wish to appear for the RRC Level 1 exam have to undergo the following stages of RRB Group D Recruitment:

  1. Computer Based Test in the online mode of 100 marks with the penalty of 1/3rd marks for each wrong attempt. The test is for 90 minutes covering questions from four important and common sections in all competitive exams. Reasoning, maths, GK and GS. Candidates who obtain the minimum score set by the RRB are shortlisted for the next stage.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test: As mentioned in the RRB Notification Group D exam, candidates who attain the minimum cut off marks are called for PET test. Though the test is qualifying in nature, it is mandatory for candidates to pass the test. That is the marks obtained in the PET test will not be considered for the final merit list. 
  3. Document Verification (DV) – Based on the marks scored in the CBT and qualification in PET test candidates are called for the verification of their documents. This is a really important stage of RRB Group D selection process, as if a candidate fails to provide documental proof of information provided by him in the application form, will lead to cancellation of his candidature.   

Further and detailed information on the exam pattern of Railway Recruitment Board RRB Group D exam is given on the syllabus page. 

RRB Group D Syllabus

The Syllabus of Group D Level 1 RRB recruitment exam is mentioned in detail in the RRC Group D notification. 

As per the RRC Group D notification the syllabus of RRC level 1 exam is divided into four broad sections- General Reasoning and Intelligence, General Awareness and Current Affairs, Mathematics and General Science. 

All the questions asked in Railway Recruitment Board Group D RRB group D exam are of 10th standard level. The detailed Topic-wise RRB Group D Syllabus along with the latest exam pattern and important booklist is given in the syllabus page linked above.  

RRC Group D Notification Related Links
RRB Group D Preparation RRB Group D Salary

Candidates preparing for any RRB exams can check RRB Mock Tests for a better understanding of the scope and difficulty level of the questions in the exam.

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RRB Group D Online Application

The online application for Group D 2021 exam will start with the release of RRC Group D notification which is yet to be announced by the board.

Candidates are given in general one month after the release of RRC Group D notification to apply for the examination. Candidates will find and be able to fill the RRB recruitment online application on the RRB official website.

It is important for candidates willing to appear for the RRC Group D exam to go through the RRB Group D recruitment notification carefully before filling the RRC application form.

The steps to fill the application form, application fees as per the RRB Group D Notification are as follows:

a) Select the Railway to which you wish to apply. Please be aware that, Railway once selected cannot be changed after the preliminary registration is completed and Registration number is allotted.

b) Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box. Click on the “New Registration”

c) Registration Details: Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name as per Para 1.7 of General Instructions, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Matric Registration Number, Year of Passing, Mobile Number and email-ID and then submit for registration. Candidates with ITI/NAC qualification alone can enter Registration number/year of passing for ITI/NAC qualification instead of SSLC/Matric.

*Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information furnished above are correct, as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later. Please note that the email ID used for the Registration must be yours and unique.

  • Also note that both the email and Mobile Number will be verified during the Online Application process with a One Time Password (OTP).
  • Only one ONLINE Registration is permitted through one mobile number and one email ID d) Verification of email ID and mobile number through OTP: On submitting the primary details, the Registration Number and Password shall be displayed to the candidate.

Also, OTPs shall be sent to the registered Mobile Number and email along with the Registration details. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and Mobile and then enter OTPs to proceed with the filling up of applications and to make payment.

Candidates should note and preserve their Registration Number for later reference during the recruitment process and RRB/RRC will not entertain any request seeking registration number.

e) Candidates can proceed with the online application by clicking on the “Already Registered” Button on the Home Page using the Registration Number and password.

f) In the Part I of application page, provide the details of Educational Qualification, Community i.e

UR/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, Gender, Religion, Ex SM, PwBD, CCAA, Minority, Economically Backward Class and Age Relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.

g) In the Part II of the application page, the candidate has to indicate his/her priority/preference of the posts.Set priority / preferences for posts: If the candidate is eligible for more than one post based on his/her educational qualification and other details furnished, he/she must set the priority/preferences for these posts.

The list of posts (in the chosen Railway) for which a candidate is eligible is displayed. Similarly, if the chosen Railway has vacancies for more than one Railway, then vacancies for all such Railways for which a candidate is eligible, will be listed out. The candidate should fill their priority/preferences number in the textbox against each post that he/she is eligible for, in the Railway they are applying to.

h) Payment and Bank Account Details: On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode i.e. Bank (Online Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI and Offline Challan) or Post Office Challans complete the payment process.

  • Choose the mode of payment and complete the payment process. If there is a failure of Online payments, the candidate has to make another transaction. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the application well in time.
  • Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take 2 hours and hence they have to again login after 2 hours and look for confirmation of payment status.
  • The time period for payment confirmation shall vary from 24 hrs. to 48 hrs.in case of Post Office payment.
  • N.B.- Whenever there is a failure in Bank payment, the candidate should contact the Bank and not
  • RRB. Charge Back Claim against card payment is not permitted as payment is being made after availing the services of Registration, Filling up of application and Giving preference for posts

General Instructions to keep in mind

  1. Read all the Information and Instructions detailed in this CEN thoroughly before starting to fill up the application by clicking the appropriate Link on the RRB websites. It is essential that the candidate understands all information of this CEN correctly to prevent any mistakes while filling the application.

* Scanned documents in JPEG Format to be kept ready before filling the application

In order to ensure speedy filling up of application by the candidates, they should keep the following documents ready in digital form before logging in to the application page.

  • Candidate Photograph: JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB • Candidate Signature: JPEG image of size 10 to 40KB
  • SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking Free Travel Pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB.
  • Scribe Photo (wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB
  1. Check Railway  wise Vacancies for the qualification and Reservation Category of the candidate: The candidates are advised to check the Post Parameter Table and Vacancy Table in this CEN to ascertain vacancies notified against all Railways and then decide the Railway for which they wish to apply and ensure that the Railway to which they wish to fill the online application is having vacancies for their educational qualification, community/category and eligibility in terms of age, medical standards, disability etc.
  2. Following steps may be followed to dynamically ascertain the availability of vacancies and candidate’s eligibility for various posts notified:
  • Post Parameter Table: Click on the Post Parameter Table Tab. From this table, candidates can ascertain the post(s) for which he/she is eligible as per qualification, type of disability for which post is suitable if PwBD, required medical standards etc.
  • Vacancy Table: To ascertain the comprehensive details of vacancy of all the posts notified against a Railway for his/her eligibility, candidate may select the Railway from the drop down list of Railways and can view the vacancies for all the notified posts against various Railways on selecting the eligibility parameters.
  • After scrutinizing the vacancy table, candidates may decide the Railway for which they wish to apply duly ensuring that vacancy exists for their qualification/community/EWS/CCAA/PwBD/ExSM category etc.
  • Once the Railway has been selected, preliminary registration is completed and registration number is allotted, change of Railway will not be permitted under any circumstances.

4) Candidates are required to go to the link provided for filling ONLINE application and fill up the personal details/Bio-Data, fee paid etc, carefully. They are also required to exercise their option/preference for Post(s) and Railway(s).

*PLEASE NOTE:

  • Multiple posts and other requirements have been notified in this CEN. The candidates are required to indicate their Post-wise and Railway wise preferences very carefully.
  • Once exercised in the ONLINE Application shall be final and no request for change shall be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to be careful in exercising their option for Post(s) and Railway(s). RRBs/RRCs will allot the post and the Railway to the selected candidates as per the preference of the candidates subject to merit and vacancy position.
  • However, in case of administrative exigencies/requirements, RRBs/RRCs reserve the right to allot any post/Railway subject to the suitability of the candidate(s).
  • Candidates with partial options will be considered only for the specific categories opted by them since not opting for certain categories or all categories would indicate their unwillingness for the same.
  • Candidates are advised to keep their personal mobile number and personal valid e-mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, as all communications from RRBs/RRCs will be sent only through SMS/e-mail. Only one ONLINE Registration is permitted through one mobile number and one email ID under this CEN. RRBs/RRCs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.

Candidates are advised to note and preserve their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process/ correspondence with RRB/RRC concerned.

Candidates are further advised to visit the official website(s) of RRBs/RRCs frequently to get the latest information on various stages of recruitment process or any changes about this CEN.

The onus is on the candidates to prove with valid documents that all the information submitted by them in the ONLINE application is true.

For RRB Group D Notification 2019, the online application for RRC Level 1 examination started from 12th March 2019 till April 26th, 2019.

RRC Group D Admit Card

RRC/RRB Group D Admit Card is released through a separate RRB Group D notification. The Railway Recruitment Board publishes the RRC admit card notification for Level 1 exam on the RRB Official Website. 

Usually, the railway board releases RRB Group D notification for admit card, 15 days before the final RRC Level 1 examination. Candidates are required to download the Group D RRC admit card from the respective regional RRB official websites. 

For further details on RRB Group D Admit Card such as RRC admit card dates, steps to download RRB Group Admit Card etc., check the link provided. 

RRC Group D Result

Like RRC Admit Card, Railway Board releases separate RRB Group D notification to announce the Group D/Level 1 Result.  Also, the board releases separate RRC Group D results for all the stages of the RRC level 1 examination.

The Railway Recruitment Board published the RRB Group D result on the regional RRBs official websites. 

For the RRB Group D 2019 notification, the RRC Group D result will be announced after the successful conduction of the RRB Level 1 exam in September/October 2020. 

Candidates can check their RRB Group D Exam result by login to the registered account. To know in detail as to how to check and download the RRC result for Group D exam and requisites to check the Group D result, visit the RRB Group D Result page here.

Candidates are advised to keep a track of this page to know the latest news and updates regarding the RRB Group D notifications. 

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Frequently Asked Question – RRB Group D Notification

Q.1. When did Railway Board release RRB Group D notification 2021?

Ans. The Railway board releases RRB Group D Notification on its official Website. The RRB Group D 2020 notification yet to be announced by the board.

Q.2. When was the RRB Group D Notification 2019 announced?

Ans. The Railway Recruitment Board released the notification of RRC Group D 2019 on February 23. 2019. Candidates who applied for RRB Group D 2019 recruitment are waiting for the admit card and exam dates for the same.

Q.3. How will candidates know about the vacancies released by the Railway Board for Group D?

Ans. The Railways Board releases the vacancies for the exam along with the RRC Group D notification. For the 2019 recruitment notification, the board has released 1o3769 vacancies.

Q.4. What is the age limit to fill the application form of RRC Group D notification?

Ans. Candidates who are willing to apply for RRC level 1 examination must be between the age group of 18 years to 33 years.

Q.5. Can a 12th pass candidate apply for the Railway Group D recruitment notification?

Ans. Yes, RRB Group D examination requires candidates to have at least 10 pass certificate, hence candidates who are 12th standard pass are definitely eligible to apply for the examination.

Q 6. How can aspirants apply for the RRC level 1 exam?

Ans. Candidates willing to apply for the RRC Group D notification have to visit the RRB official website and fill the registration and application form within the time period allowed by the board i.e. generally 1 month from the releases of the notification.

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