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RRB GROUP D RECRUITMENT 2018

Railway Recruitment Boards are examining bodies in association with the Government of India to recruit new employees for Indian Railways Department. RRB comprises of 21 boards spread all over India. It has released a notification to recruit Grade D employees. Online registration of RRB will begin from 03/02/2018 and will close on 05/03/2018. Candidates who are eligible for the post can apply. The details of the notification are given below for your ready reference.

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 is going to be carried out to recruit candidates for the post of Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix. Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting this exam to provide candidates a golden opportunity to get a job in the prestigious Government Sector (Railways).

To apply for the posts - Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix, an online application is to be submitted by all the candidates who wish to appear for the Railway Exam 2018.

RAILWAY GROUP D 2018 IMPORTANT DATES

Railway Group D Exam 2018 will be a Computer Based Test the dates of which will be declared soon by Railway Recruitment Board. Let's have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for Railway Group D Recruitment

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Notification 10th February 2018
Start of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Online Application 10th February 2018
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Application Form Closes 31st March 2018

 

RAILWAY GROUP D 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The eligibility criteria of candidates appearing for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 exam revolves around two pre-requisites:

  • Candidates must hold the degree of 10th Pass OR ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent OR National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT for the post of Helper/Medical, Hospital Attendant, Assistant Pointsman, Gateman, Porter/ Hamal/ Sweeper cum portar
  • For Reamaining Other Posts 10th pass plus NAC granted by NCVT OR 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT.
  • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

Let's have a look at the age relaxation given to candidates belonging to reserved category

Category Notified Revised
UR 31 years 33 years
OBC 34 years 36 years
SC 36 years 38 years
ST 36 years 38 years

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.

To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years,OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years

4. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved)

UR – 5 years

OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years

SC/ST – 10 years

5 Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6 Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

S.No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class. 
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 250/-

It is now been declared by the Government that the application fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded for Unreserved Candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Exam and the complete exam fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded for candidates belonging to reserved category.

Vacancies:

A total of 62,907 posts will be filled through Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Exam. Let's have a look at the detailed vacancy for Railway Group D Exam 2018

Serial Number Cities Rly UR SC ST OBC TOTAL EX. SM CC AA* VH OH HH
1.
Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087 1216 1216 1 95 175
2.
Ajmer NWR 2493 704 360 1198 4755 860 860 0 9 1
3.
Allahabad NCR 2533 736 352 1141 4762 952 950 0 15 4
4.
Bangalore SWR 1184 346 167 596 2293 457 457 3 13 8
5.
Bhopal WCR 1772 493 296 961 3522 702 702 0 1 0
6.
Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 245 158 346 1532 305 305 0 3 0
7.
Bilaspur SECR 587 168 87 317 1159 232 232 0 2 2
8.
Chandigarh NR 3955 1174 590 2113 7832 1547 1547 0 18 11
9.
Chennai SR 1550 431 332 666 2979 597 597 0 12 8
10.
Gorakhpur NER 1686 500 276 926 3388 676 676 0 5 3
11.
Guwahati NFR 1304 384 193 696 2577 515 515 0 0 8
13.
Kolkata ER 1155 355 203 354 2367 473 473 0 0 1
15.
Mumbai CR 2321 675 393 1236 4625 924 924 5 47 45
17.
Patna ECR 3016 899 450 1614 5981 1198 1198 0 25 14*
18.
Ranchi SER 1240 426 197 662 2525 503 503 0 0 0
19.
Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523 1288 1288 53 71 71
Total 31889 9453 5061 16502 62907 12445 12445 62 316 351*

Exam pattern:

Railway Group D Exam will be conducted in three stages: First Stage CBT, Second Stage PET and Document Verification. Let's have a look at these stages of Group D Exam in detail.

The exam will be conducted in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu).

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -30%.
  • Comprises of multiple-choice objective type questions
  • Negative Marking as applicable. For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 100 Questions in total 90 minutes
2. Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
3. General Science
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs

Second Stage of PET

A candidate must qualify the Physical Test in order to be eligible for the final round of the selection procedure of Railway Group D Recruitment 2018.

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 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
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in 1 chance Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in 1 chance

Third Stage: Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates will be called for document verification. In case of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e., older person shall be given higher seniority. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

How to apply for RRB Group D 2018

  • Candidates can apply for vacancies of any one RRB only through ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RRB ALP & Technician 2018

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

Mathematics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

-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

-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

-Physics

-Chemistry

-Life Sciences

-Earth Sciences

-Environmental Sciences

-Astronomy & Space Technology

-Computer & Mobile Technology

-Inventions & Discoveries

-Nutrition

-Military Technology

-Diseases

 

-Science & Technology

-Sports

-Culture

-Personalities

-Economics

-Politics

-Geography

-History

-Miscellaneous Topics

Admit Card for For RRB Group D 2018

Those candidates who have successfully registered for Railway Group D Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 PET. Admit Card for Stage 2 PET will be issued to candidates who will be clearing Stage 1 CBT of Railway Group D Exam.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to http://indianrailways.gov.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download RRB Group D call letter for constable examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RRB Group D admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RRB Group D admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RRB GROUP D PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF

The Railways 2018 CBT exam is scheduled for April/May 2018, so you must be in search for previous year cut-off of Railways RRB Group D Paper. Due to repeated requests for Railways Group D Previous Year’s Cut offs marks, we have decided to provide previous year cut-off of Railways RRB exam.

NR (Delhi) RRB Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

⇒ 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

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.47
PH (VH) 72.94

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling Candidates, On 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 PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.37
PH (VH) 72.94

SER (Kolkata) Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

Category GEN OBC SC ST
Marks 72.33 66.16 66.16 54.15

⇒ Revised Cut Off for Physically Handicapped

Category HH OH VH
Marks 39.71 66.45 39.33

Railway Recruitment Boards are examining bodies in association with the Government of India to recruit new employees for Indian Railways Department. RRB comprises of 21 boards spread all over India. It has released a notification to recruit Grade D employees. Online registration of RRB will begin from 03/02/2018 and will close on 05/03/2018. Candidates who are eligible for the post can apply. The details of the notification are given below for your ready reference.

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 is going to be carried out to recruit candidates for the post of Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix. Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting this exam to provide candidates a golden opportunity to get a job in the prestigious Government Sector (Railways).

To apply for the posts - Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix, an online application is to be submitted by all the candidates who wish to appear for the Railway Exam 2018.

RAILWAY GROUP D 2018 IMPORTANT DATES

Railway Group D Exam 2018 will be a Computer Based Test the dates of which will be declared soon by Railway Recruitment Board. Let's have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for Railway Group D Recruitment

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Notification 10th February 2018
Start of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Online Application 10th February 2018
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Application Form Closes 31st March 2018

 

The eligibility criteria of candidates appearing for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 exam revolves around two pre-requisites:

  • Candidates must hold the degree of 10th Pass OR ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent OR National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT for the post of Helper/Medical, Hospital Attendant, Assistant Pointsman, Gateman, Porter/ Hamal/ Sweeper cum portar
  • For Reamaining Other Posts 10th pass plus NAC granted by NCVT OR 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT.
  • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

Let's have a look at the age relaxation given to candidates belonging to reserved category

Category Notified Revised
UR 31 years 33 years
OBC 34 years 36 years
SC 36 years 38 years
ST 36 years 38 years

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.

To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years,OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years

4. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved)

UR – 5 years

OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years

SC/ST – 10 years

5 Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6 Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

S.No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class. 
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 250/-

It is now been declared by the Government that the application fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded for Unreserved Candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Exam and the complete exam fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded for candidates belonging to reserved category.

 

Vacancies:

A total of 62,907 posts will be filled through Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Exam. Let's have a look at the detailed vacancy for Railway Group D Exam 2018

Serial Number Cities Rly UR SC ST OBC TOTAL EX. SM CC AA* VH OH HH
1.
Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087 1216 1216 1 95 175
2.
Ajmer NWR 2493 704 360 1198 4755 860 860 0 9 1
3.
Allahabad NCR 2533 736 352 1141 4762 952 950 0 15 4
4.
Bangalore SWR 1184 346 167 596 2293 457 457 3 13 8
5.
Bhopal WCR 1772 493 296 961 3522 702 702 0 1 0
6.
Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 245 158 346 1532 305 305 0 3 0
7.
Bilaspur SECR 587 168 87 317 1159 232 232 0 2 2
8.
Chandigarh NR 3955 1174 590 2113 7832 1547 1547 0 18 11
9.
Chennai SR 1550 431 332 666 2979 597 597 0 12 8
10.
Gorakhpur NER 1686 500 276 926 3388 676 676 0 5 3
11.
Guwahati NFR 1304 384 193 696 2577 515 515 0 0 8
13.
Kolkata ER 1155 355 203 354 2367 473 473 0 0 1
15.
Mumbai CR 2321 675 393 1236 4625 924 924 5 47 45
17.
Patna ECR 3016 899 450 1614 5981 1198 1198 0 25 14*
18.
Ranchi SER 1240 426 197 662 2525 503 503 0 0 0
19.
Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523 1288 1288 53 71 71
Total 31889 9453 5061 16502 62907 12445 12445 62 316 351*

Exam pattern:

Railway Group D Exam will be conducted in three stages: First Stage CBT, Second Stage PET and Document Verification. Let's have a look at these stages of Group D Exam in detail.

The exam will be conducted in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu).

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -30%.
  • Comprises of multiple-choice objective type questions
  • Negative Marking as applicable. For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 100 Questions in total 90 minutes
2. Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
3. General Science
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs

Second Stage of PET

A candidate must qualify the Physical Test in order to be eligible for the final round of the selection procedure of Railway Group D Recruitment 2018.

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 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
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in 1 chance Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in 1 chance

Third Stage: Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates will be called for document verification. In case of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e., older person shall be given higher seniority. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

 

How to apply for RRB Group D 2018

  • Only single ONLINE application (common to all the notified posts - ALP and Technicians) has to be submitted by the candidates through the link CEN 01/2018 provided on the official websites of RRBs listed at Para 19.0.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RRB Group D 2018

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

Mathematics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

-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

-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

-Physics

-Chemistry

-Life Sciences

-Earth Sciences

-Environmental Sciences

-Astronomy & Space Technology

-Computer & Mobile Technology

-Inventions & Discoveries

-Nutrition

-Military Technology

-Diseases

 

-Science & Technology

-Sports

-Culture

-Personalities

-Economics

-Politics

-Geography

-History

-Miscellaneous Topics

Admit Card for For RRB Group D 2018

Those candidates who have successfully registered for Railway Group D Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 PET. Admit Card for Stage 2 PET will be issued to candidates who will be clearing Stage 1 CBT of Railway Group D Exam.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to http://indianrailways.gov.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download RRB Group D call letter for constable examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RRB Group D admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RRB Group D admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RRB GROUP D PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF

The Railways 2018 CBT exam is scheduled for April/May 2018, so you must be in search for previous year cut-off of Railways RRB Group D Paper. Due to repeated requests for Railways Group D Previous Year’s Cut offs marks, we have decided to provide previous year cut-off of Railways RRB exam.

NR (Delhi) RRB Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

⇒ 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

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.47
PH (VH) 72.94

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling Candidates, On 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 PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.37
PH (VH) 72.94

SER (Kolkata) Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

Category GEN OBC SC ST
Marks 72.33 66.16 66.16 54.15

⇒ Revised Cut Off for Physically Handicapped

Category HH OH VH
Marks 39.71 66.45 39.33

 

 

OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION OF RRB Group D 2018

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