RRB Group D 2018 – Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will conduct RRB Group D in three stages - Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Document Verification (DV). The exam will be conducted by total 16 RRBs to recruit assistant pointsman, gatemen, helpers, hospital attendants, porters, track maintainer for various Indian Railway departments. RRB Group D 2018 Computer Based Test (CBT) will be conducted in September 2018. RRB Group D exam CBT will be held for 90 minutes. The admit card of RRB Group D Computer Based Test will be available for all candidates who complete the application process. The result of Computer Based Test is expected to be announced in November 2018.
RRB Group D application form 2018 was available from February 10 to March 31, 2018. As per the notification, there are a total 62907 vacancies available for the above mentioned positions. Candidates will be selected for RRB Group D recruitment on the basis of the three stages - CBT, PET and DV. Go through the article for complete details on RRB Group D 2018 such as dates, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
RRB Group D 2018 - Highlights
Overview of RRB Group D
Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Total number of RRBs recruiting for Group D
Assistant pointsman, gatemen, helpers, hospital attendants, porters, track maintainer
Stages of exam
1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
2. Document Verification (DV)
3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
February 10, 2018
RRB Group D application 2018 started on
February 10, 2018
Registration ended on
March 31, 2018
Issuance of admit card for CBT
RRB Group D 2018 recruitment CBT
Result of CBT
Issuance of admit card for Document Verification
To be announced
Document Verification date
To be announced
Admit card of PET
To be announced
Date of RRB Group D 2018 Physical Efficiency Test
To be announced
Final merit list
To be announced
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates should satisfy all the eligibility criteria prescribed for RRB Group D exam 2018. Check the table for complete eligibility criteria of RRB Group D 2018.
Eligibility Criteria of RRB Group D
Unreserved category: Between 18 – 33 years (as on July 1, 2018)
SC/ST: maximum 38 years (as on July 1, 2018)
OBC: maximum 36 years (as on July 1, 2018)
Electrical, Engineering, Mechanical and S&T department
Class 10 + National Apprenticeship Certificate by NCVT / Class 10 + ITI from institutions affiliated to NCVT / SCVT
Medical and Traffic department
Class 10 / ITI from institutions affiliated to NCVT/SCVT / National Apprenticeship Certificate by NCVT
RRB Group D Application Form 2018
Railway Recruitment Boards have examined the modified photographs and emailed the revised status of photos to candidates' registered email ID. RRBs have also provided a link for candidates with invalid photographs to upload proper photos as per image requirements. The link to upload valid photos has been provided below. Candidates can upload valid photographs till July 30, 2018 (11:59 pm). Candidates who have applied for RRB Group D 2018 were able to check their application status between July 11 and 20. The application form of RRB Group D was released online on February 10, 2018. Registrations of RRB Group D 2018 were open till March 31. Candidates belonging to general category had to pay application fee of Rs. 500 while the fee for SC/ST/OBC was Rs. 250. Applicants were able to pay the application fee both in the online as well as offline mode.
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RRB Group D Application Form 2018 – Steps to Fill
To successfully fill the application form, candidates had to follow the steps provided below:
Visit home page of Online Registration Portal of CEN 2/2018
Register by clicking on ‘New Registration’ link
Tick mark the checkbox to confirm all instructions have been read
Fill information such as personal and academic details, contact number, email ID, address, etc.
OTP will be sent to email ID and mobile number
Verify email ID and mobile number using the OTP
Registration number will be generated
Click on ‘Submit’ button
Registration number and password will be generated
Choose posts and set priority for each
Choice of language
Upload scanned images of coloured photograph, SC/ST certificate and scribe photograph (if applicable) as per required dimensions
Size/format of Photograph and Signature:
Photograph of candidate
20 KB to 40 KB
35mm x 45mm
SC/ST certificate (for free travel pass)
50 KB to 100 KB
Photograph of scribe (if applicable)
20 KB to 40 KB
The admit card of RRB Group D 2018 will be issued by the 16 Railway Recruitment Boards in August. Each of the conducting boards will release the admit card for all three stage of RRB Group D recruitment 2018 - CBT, PET and Document Verification. The admit card will be available online about 10 days prior to the conduct of each stage of the selection process. Candidates carry valid photo ID proof on the day of each stage of RRB Group D 2018 along with the hall ticket. Candidates can check the steps to download RRB Group D admit card 2018 below:
Click on the link to be provided here
Enter registration ID and password
Call letter will be shown on screen
Download and printout RRB Group D 2018 admit card
RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern of RRB Group D 2018 has been provided along with the notification. RRB Group D exam pattern includes number of questions, marking scheme, duration and other information regarding the various stages of the exam. As per RRB Group D exam pattern 2018, the exam will be conducted in three stages – Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification. The Computer Based Test will contain a total of 100 multiple choice questions. RRB Group D 2018 Computer Based Test will be held for duration of 90 minutes. Physical Efficiency Test will determine the fitness of the candidates shortlisted on the basis of CBT. Candidates passing PET will be selected for document verification. The exam pattern of the different stages of RRB Group D 2018 has been provided in the table below.
RRB Group D 2018 Exam Pattern for Computer Based Test
Name of the Test
Number of Questions
Computer Based Test
1/3 of marks allotted for each question will be deducted for incorrect responses
RRB Group D 2018 Tasks for Physical Efficiency Test
Candidates will have to complete two tasks within the specified time limit to qualify the stage. Candidates equal to two time the total number of category-wise vacancy will be shortlisted to appear for PET stage of RRB Group D 2018. The tasks prescribed for this stage has been provided in the table below:
Transfer 35 kg across 100 meters in 2 minutes in one go
Transfer 20 kg across 100 metres in 2 minutes in one go
Run 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds
Run a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds
The syllabus pertaining to Computer Based Test of RRB Group D 2018 has been released along with the notification. The syllabus has been provided in the table provided below:
RRB Group D 2018 Syllabus – Computer Based Test:
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 etc.
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 etc.
Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the level of class 10
General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance.
RRB Group D Answer Key 2018
The answer key of RRB Group D 2018 will provide the right answers to all questions asked in RRB Group B. With the help of the answer key, applicants can cross-verify the responses provided in the exam and calculate their probable score. The probable score will help the applicants to know their chances of recruitment. RRB Group D answer key will be declared officially after a few days of the conclusion of RRB Group D exam. The 16 RRBs will release the answer key separately for each region.
RRB Group D Result 2018
RRB will release the result of Group D separately for each of the three stages of selection process – Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Document Verification. The result of each stage of RRB Group D 2018 will qualify applicants for the next stage. The result of Computer Based Test will be announced in November. On the basis of result of CBT, candidates will be called for PET. The physical efficiency test will evaluate the physical fitness of candidates who have qualified the first stage. Applicants qualifying PET stage will be shortlisted for document verification stage of RRB Group D on the basis of score secured in CBT, given they qualify PET.
Tie – Breaking Method
In case, two or more candidates secure the same score in RRB Group D recruitment 2018, the candidate older in age will be placed higher in merit position.
RRB Group D Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of RRB Group D 2018 will be announced by Railway Recruitment Board. The conducting board has provided the qualifying cutoff for the computer based test of RRB Group D 2018 along with the notification on February 10. RRB additionally releases cutoff on the basis of merit. The cutoff will shortlist applicants to appear for each stage of RRB Group D. The cutoff will be declared separately after the completion of each stage of the exam. Factors including number of applicants, difficulty level of the exam and vacancies play a significant role in RRB Group D cutoff 2018. Candidates who manages to score equal to or more than the declared cutoff score in CBT, on the condition that they qualify the PET stage will be called for document verification.
Qualifying Cutoff for Computer Based Test of RRB Group D 2018:
Minimum Qualifying Marks
Computer Based Test
RRB Group D Cutoff 2017
Candidates can check previous year’s cutoff of RRB Group D Computer Based Test from the table below:
RRB Group D Selection Process 2018
The selection process is composed of three stages – Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification. Candidates will be shortlisted to participate in each stage of RRB Group D recruitment 2018 on the basis of merit.
Computer Based Test (CBT): Marks secured in the CBT will be basis on which candidates will be shortlisted for PET.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Applicants will be selected to appear for PET on the basis of marks scored in CBT. Candidates equaling two times the number of vacancies available in each category will be selected on merit basis for RRB Group D 2018 Physical Efficiency Test.
Document Verification: For this stage of selection procedure, applicants will be called on the basis of score secured in CBT stage of RRB Group D recruitment, provided the candidates have successfully cleared the physical efficiency test.