RRC Group D 2020 - Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Admit Card, Vacancies
RRC Group D Exam 2020 - The Railway Recruitment Cells releases the notification of RRC Group D 2020 on their respective websites. Candidates between the age group of 18 to 33 years of age who hold the prescribed academic qualification are eligible to apply for RRC Group D recruitment 2020. RRC Group D Exam 2020 dates are yet to be released. The online exam is expected to be held later in 2020. In 2019, there were a total of 103769 vacancies. RRC Group D application form was available from March 12 in online mode. RRC Group D examination is conducted in two phases - Computer Based Test (CBT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). RRC will shortlist candidates each stage to appear them in the subsequent stage. Read the complete article to know more about the RRC Group D 2020 exam.
RRC Group D Exam 2020 Highlights
Name of the exam
RRC Group D exam
Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC)
Mode of application form
Mode of exam
Computer Based Test (Online Mode)
Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test
Candidates are advised to check the following table to know more about the important dates related to the exam of RRC Group D 2020 so that they don't miss on any major events:
RRC Group D 2020 Exam Dates
Release of notification of RRC Group D 2020
February 23, 2019
RRC Group D application form 2019 - Start Date
March 12, 2019 (5 pm)
Closing of online application form
April 12 (11:59 pm)
Last date of payment of fees in Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI)
April 23, 2019 (11:59 pm)
Last date of Payment of Application fees through SBI Challan
April 18, 2019 (1 pm)
Last date of payment through Post Office Challan
April 18, 2019 (1 pm)
Final submission of Applications
April 26, 2019 (11:59 pm)
Release of RRC Group D admit card 2019
Computer Based Test (CBT)
RRC Group D Exam 2020 Vacancies
In the following table, candidates can check the vacancies that were released in the RRC Group D 2019 notification.
Vacancies of RRC Group D 2020
East Central Railway
East Coast Railway
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro
North Central Railway and DLW
North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO
North Western Railway
Northeast Frontier Railway
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF
South Central Railway
South East Central Railway
South Eastern Railway
South Western Railway and RWF
Southern Railway and ICF
West Central Railway
RRC determines the eligibility criteria of RRC Group D exam. Candidates must meet the RRC Group D eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria of RRC Group D comprises age and academic qualification.
RRC Group D Age Limit is mentioned below:
Minimum age Limit - 18 years
Maximum Age Limit - 33 years
However, RRC provides age relaxation candidates belonging from reserved categories.
RRC Group D Academic Qualification - Candidates must have passed class 10th and also have completed ITI from the institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT Or Must have completed their class 10th and hold a National Apprenticeship Certificate by NCVT.
RRC has expected to release the application form of RRC Group D in 2020. RRC Group D registration form will be released in online mode. Candidates will have to fill the RRC Group D application form in online mode along with paying the application fee in online mode or through SBI/Bank Post Office Challan.
Steps to Apply for RRC Group D 2020
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Filling up of the basic candidate details
Step 3: Payment of the application fee
Step 4: Filling up the application form in detail
Step 5: Uploading of scanned documents, submission of the application form, the printout of RRC Group D application form 2020
RRC Group D Application Fee 2020
RRC prescribes the application fee of the Group D exam on the basis of the category of candidates. From the following table, candidates can check the category-wise application fee of RRC Group D.
Application Fee of RRC Group D 2020
SC/ST/Minorities/Transgenders/PWD and female
In order to qualify the exam, candidates must go through the exam pattern of RRC Group D before preparing for it. RRC Group D exam pattern 2020 consists of the sections, total numbers of questions, marking scheme, duration of the exam etc. As per the exam pattern of RRC Group D, the exam will be conducted in the following stages:
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
RRC Group D Exam Pattern 2020 CBT
The questions in CBT will be asked from four sections - Mathematics, General Science, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness & Current Affairs. CBT will be conducted for 100 marks with General Science and Mathematics consisting of 25 marks, General Intelligence and Reasoning of 30 marks and General Awareness and Current Affairs for 20 marks. Candidates will be given 90 minutes to complete CBT and for each wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted as negative marking.
The syllabus consists of topics from where the questions in the question papers will be based on. Aspiring candidates must check the syllabus of RRC Group D exam 2020 before starting their preparation for the exam. In the syllabus of RRC Group D there will be 4 sections - General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness & Current Affairs.
RRC will issue the admit card of RRC Group D 2020 to all those candidates who have successfully applied for the exam. RRC Group D admit card 2020 will be issued ten days before the commencement of the exam. The admit card will be issued in online mode and candidates will be intimated via SMS/email. Candidates must download the admit card using their login credentials. The admit card will consist of various important information like details related to candidates and exam centre - candidate's name, scanned photograph & signature, candidate's date of birth, registration/roll number, exam date and time and the address of the RRC Group D exam centre. Candidates must take a print out of the admit card and carry it along with one of the prescribed ID proofs - Aadhar card, Voter ID card, Passport, PAN card, Driving License to the exam centre on the day of the exam.
RRC will publish the answer key a few days after the exam is conducted. The answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. To check the answer key of RRC Group D, candidates will have to use their login credentials and sign in into the official website of the respective RRCs. By going through the answer key, candidates can calculate their expected scores and predict their chances of qualification. In case of any discrepancies in the answer key, they can also raise objections. RRC will then scrutinise the answer key and release the final answer key and on the basis of which the result will be announced.
RRC will declare the result of RRC Group D in online mode for the CBT, PET and final result after document verification is done. The result of CBT will be declared after following the normalisation process. Candidates who score the minimum cut off marks determined by the respective RRCs will be considered qualified in the exam. Candidates who will be shortlisted in the CBT stage will be eligible to appear for the PET. Candidates who qualify in the PET stage will be eligible to appear for the document verification which is the final stage of the selection process, after which the final result of RRC Group D will be announced. The final result will contain the name of all candidates who will be shortlisted for the final recruitment in the Group D post.
RRC will release the cut off of Group D 2020 in order to shortlist the candidates to the subsequent stage of the exam. RRC Group D cut off will be released category wise. All candidates who score the cut off of RRC Group D 2020 as per their category will be shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process.
RRC Group D 2020 Selection Process
The RRC Group D exam is conducted in three phases - Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Round. The first round, CBT has questions from General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness on the basis of Current Affairs. To qualify the exam and get recruited candidates must go through each round of the selection process and qualify it. To pass the CBT round they will have to score equal to or more than the cut off marks as prescribed by the exam conducting body.
RRC Group D 2020 Preparation
To qualify the RRC Group D exam 2020, candidates need to prepare well and in a more efficient way. Considering the less number of vacancies and the more number of applicants, this is a tough exam to crack. However, if you have prepared well, you can do it without any fuss. The preparation includes being alert with current affairs, good with mathematics, know in-depth knowledge of General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Science. Candidates must also solve previous year questions of RRC Group D to know about the question pattern and the ability to solve it quickly. Apart from this, they must also involve in exercises to have a strong build up as Group D posts require candidates to travel long distances on foot and lift heavy equipment whenever and wherever necessary.
RRC Group D 2020 Question Papers
The RRC Group D question papers are published by RRCs on their respective official website. Candidates can download the question papers and practice it to strengthen their preparation for RRC Group D exam 2020. The question paper of RRC Group D contains 100 questions in various languages. By solving the questions in the question papers test candidates ability on the basis of Aptitude, General Knowledge etc. While the PET will test candidates physical ability and also their ability to lift heavy equipment, run for a few distances etc.
RRC Group D 2020 Exam Centres
RRC Group D exam 2020 will be conducted on the exam centres as prescribed by the exam conducting body. These exam centres are divided as per the various RRC zones. While filling the application form, candidates can choose their preferred exam centre city from the options available. The actual address and details related to the venue will be mentioned in the candidates admit card which will be released a few days before the exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - RRC Group D 2020 - Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Admit Card, Vacancies
Question: How many stages are there in the RRC Group D 2020 exam?
There are three stages in the RRC Group D exam - CBT, PET, DV and Medical.
Question: Is there negative marking in the RRC Group D 2020 exam?
Yes there is a negative marking of 1/3rd mark per question in the CBT round. If the question attempted by candidates is found to be wrong, the marks will be deducted.
Question: What is the minimum qualification and age limit required to appear for the RRC Group D exam?
The age limit is 18-38 years while the minimum academic qualification is 10th pass of ITI.
Question: What is the salary of RRC Group D?
As per the 7th pay commission, the salary is Rs. 18,000/- (Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) plus allowances. In hand salary can be anything around 20000-25000.
Question: What are the posts in RRC Group D?
There are various posts like - Track Maintainer, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman etc.
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