Introduction

RRB (RRC) Group D exam is conducted by Railway Recrutiment Board or RRB. RRB Group D offers the Recruitment for the post like a porter, Helper, Gatesman, pointer, etc. the RRB Group D  Exam is conducted in 3 stages. RRB Group D  Exam takes places in 3 Stages:- Computer Based Test (CBT), (II) PET (III) Document verification. As per the Official Notification this year there are 62,907 numbers of vacancies to be Filled in the post of RRB Group D 2018.

Dates to Remember

Events Dates
Online Application Starts 10th February 2018 (10: 00 AM)
Last Date of Online Application  31st March 2018
Last Date for Payment 31st March 2018
Date of exam  17th September 2018 till 17th December 2018
Admit card download 4 Days Prior to the Date of Exam

 

Vacancy

RRBs

Rly

UR

SC

ST

OBC

Total

ExSM

CCAA**

VH

OH

HH

Ahmedabad

WR

3056

901

477

1653

6087

1216

1216

1

95

175

Ajmer

NWR

2493

704

360

1198

4755

860

860

0

9

1

Allahabad

NCR

2533

736

352

1141

4762

952

952

0

15

4

Bangalore

SWR

1184

346

167

595

2293

457

457

3

13

8

Bhopal

WCR

1772

493

296

961

3522

702

702

0

1

0

Bhubhaneshwar

ECOR

783

245

158

346

1532

305

305

0

3

0

Bilaspur

SECR

587

168

87

317

1159

232

232

0

2

2

Chandigarh

NR

3955

1174

590

2113

7832

1547

1547

0

18

11

Chennai

SR

1550

431

332

666

2979

597

597

0

12

8

Gorakhpur

NER

1686

500

276

926

3388

676

676

0

5

3

Guwahati

NFR

1304

384

193

696

2577

515

515

0

0

8

Kolkata

ER

1155

355

203

654

2367

473

473

0

0

1

Mumbai

CR

2321

675

393

1236

4625

924

924

5

47

45

Patna

ECR

3016

899

450

1614

5981

1198

1198

0

25

14*

Ranchi

SER

1240

426

197

662

2525

503

503

0

0

0

Secunderabad

SCR

3254

1016

530

1723

6523

1288

1288

53

71

71

Total

31889

9453

5061

16502

62907

12445

12445

62

316

351*

 

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (As on 1st June 2018)

Minimum Age:- 18 Years

Maximum Age:- 31 Years

Upper Age Limit is applicable for a reserved candidate as per Government rules.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST:- 5 Years

OBC:- 3 Years

Ex-Servicemen:- 

PWD (UR):- 10 Years

PWD (OBC Non-creamy Layer):- 13 Years

PWD (SC/ST):- 15 Years

Domiciled in J&K During 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989:- 5 Years

Educational Qualifications

10th Pass or ITI from recognized institutions by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship certificate granted by NCVT

or
 
10th plus NAC granted by NCVT or 10th Pass plus ITI From institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT.
 
Medical Standards:
 
Distance vision of 6/9, 6/12, 6/18 according to the post for which you are applying.
You need to be generally fit.
 
Verification of your eligibility will be done by RRB at the time of Document Verification stage (which is the final stage of RRB Group D selection Process). RRB will check your original documents at that time. 

 

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection Process for RRB Group D 2018 consists of 3 Stages, as mention below:-

  1.  Computer -Based Test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Document Verification

Computer Based Test

The section wise marks for various parts of the syllabus for the CBT is furnished below for information of the candidates.

 Duration of CBT: 90 minutes (120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribe)

 Number of questions: 100

S.NO.

Section

No. of Question

1

Mathematics

25

2

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

3

General Science

25

4

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

The section wise distribution given above is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers

*Note:- It is important to note that there will be negative marking in the test.

After the Qualification, the candidate will under Go  Physical Efficiency Test, If the Candidate qualifies the physical efficiency test he will be Called For the document verification.

Physical Efficiency Test

If you qualify the CBT then you will be called for a Physical Efficiency Test which follows will be of the pattern:

 
Male Candidates
 
  • You should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
Female Candidates
 
  • You should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

Document Verification

When you qualify the CBT and Physical Efficiency Test (PET), they will be called for Document verification. Thereafter final Selection will be made.

Application Process

  • You can register through the RRB's Official website.
  • Make sure to you use a valid Email Address which will have to keep- active until the Final declaration of results.
  • Fill the Application form carefully.
  • Now upload your Scanned Photograph and Signature as per Requirement mentioned in the Offical Notification.
  • Now Click on submit.
  • Pay the application fee using the Debit Card/ credit card/ Internet banking/ Cash Cards/ Wallets or other payment Portals.
  • Take the Print out of the application form for future reference 

Application Fee

General/OBC – Rs 500/-
SC/ST/PWD/Female – Rs 250/-
 
RRB Update:- The Examination Fee will be refunded to the candidates after they appear for the exam. Those who have paid Rs 250 will be refunded the entire amount and those who have paid Rs 500 will be refunded Rs 400.

Syllabus

The Computer Based Test will comprise of four sections. The major topics in the syllabus are as follows:
 

Syllabus 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

Syllabus General Intelligence and 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

Syllabus General Science

Physics
Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10 standard level

Syllabus General Awareness & Current Affairs

Science & Technology
Sports
Culture
Personalities
Economics
Politics and any other subjects of importance.

Preparation Tips

Be Aware of the RRB(RRC) Group D Exam Pattern thoroughly
 
Knowing the exam pattern enables you to make your own strategy based on good time management, optimum speed, and accuracy. So you should be aware of exactly what topics, sub-topics, and their weightage to expect on the actual exam.
 
Know the Previous Years RRB(RRC) Cut Off
 
Go through the previous years cutoffs & question papers. Make sure that you analyze the Cut offs closely before sitting for the exam. This will help you to go a long way in setting a benchmark for yourself when you solve online test series to practice.

Cut-Off

Previous Years Cut-Off for RRB Group D 2018 Exam

Cut-off marks for calling candidates, on a provisional  basis, for PET

Category Marks
GEN 84.02
OBC 77.53
SC 73.33
ST 60.79
ExSM 30.09

Cut-Off Marks for Calling Candidates, on provisional Basis, for document verification and Medical 

Category Marks
GEN 87.65
OBC 81.67
SC 77.23
ST 67.49
ExSM 30.33

 

Salary

Scale

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Grade Pay - Entry Level

PB-1

15600-60600

5400

21000

5700

23190

6000

25380

7200

29730

8400

34080

PB-2

29900-104400

12600

40500

13800

51420

PB-3

14400

54450

16200

63000

46800-117300

19800

76590

22800

88500

PB-5

112200-20100

26100

138300

26700

147300

30000

159000

 

Exam Time Table

Activity Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3
Reporting Time 07:45 10.45 14:15
Gate Closing Time 08:15 11:45 15:15
Exam Start Time 09:00 12:30 16:00

 

Group D HELPDESK

RRB has started a help desk to solve the exam related queries for Group D CBT. If you have any doubts you can get it cleared by itself

Click here to go to RRB Group D Helpdesk:- Click Here

Mock Test Link

You can now take the RRB Group D Mock Test on their official website & practice for the same from this link here

Click here for RRB Group D Mock Test Link:-Click Here

Admit Cards

The Admit Cards for Railway RRB(RRC) Exams are just released. You can find your RRB (RRC) Group - D Admit Card here. Don't forget, the Admit Cards are released 4 days before the exam.

Click here to Download RRB Group D Admit card:- Click Here

Official Notification

As you are now familiar with the Details for RRB Group D 2018. you can check the Details information on vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Salary etc & Many more.

Click here to check the RRB Group D 2018 Offical Notification:- Click Here

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