About RRB Group D 2018

RRB Group D exam is conducted for recruitment of Assistant Pointsman, Gatemen, Helpers, Hospital Attendants, Porters, Track Maintainer in various departments of Indian Railways. The Boards have announced 62907 vacancies for the recruitment exam. RRB Group D CBT will carry objective type questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness on Current Affairs. RRBs have announced the section-wise marks for the online test. To qualify the exam, candidates have to secure the qualifying cutoff as per their category prescribed by the examination authority. Based on the performance in CBT, candidates three times the number of vacancies are selected for Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Candidates are called for document verification based on their performance in CBT subject to qualifying PET stage of the exam.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages Assamese, Bengali +13 More
Conducting Body: Railway Recruitment Board

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RRB Group D 2018 Important Dates

15 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - North central railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
11 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - Central railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
17 Sep, 2018 - 14 Dec, 2018 RRB Group D CBT - Exam | Mode: Online
25 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Result - South central railway | Mode: Online
26 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - North central railway | Mode: Offline
10 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - East coast railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Feb, 2018 - 31 Mar, 2018 Application | Mode: Online
26 Mar, 2019 - 03 Apr, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - East central railway | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - Eastern railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
15 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - North western railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
15 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - North east frontier railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Feb, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online
26 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Result - North eastern railway | Mode: Online
18 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - South central railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
26 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Result - North western railway | Mode: Online
25 Mar, 2019 - 30 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - West central railway | Mode: Offline
16 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - South western railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
22 Mar, 2019 - 10 Apr, 2019 Others - Correction of bank account details | Mode: Online
22 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - Southern railway | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2019 - 20 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - East coast railway | Mode: Offline
04 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D CBT - Result | Mode: Online
14 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - West central railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Mar, 2019 - 01 Apr, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - North western railway | Mode: Offline
25 Mar, 2019 - 29 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - Northern railway | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - North eastern railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
11 Jan, 2019 RRB Group D CBT - Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online
19 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - East central railway - Start Date | Mode: Online
14 Jan, 2019 - 19 Jan, 2019 RRB Group D CBT - Answer Key - Raising of objection | Mode: Online
28 Mar, 2019 - 04 Apr, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - Eastern railway | Mode: Offline
27 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - Central railway | Mode: Offline
29 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - North east frontier railway | Mode: Offline
26 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Result - Western region | Mode: Online
13 Sep, 2018 - 14 Dec, 2018 RRB Group D CBT - Admit Card | Mode: Online
27 Mar, 2019 - 31 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Exam - North eastern railway | Mode: Offline
11 Mar, 2019 RRB Group D PET - Admit Card(Pre Exam Training) - Southern railway - Start Date | Mode: Online

RRB Group D 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have defined the eligibility criteria of RRB Group D along with the notification. RRB Group D eligibility criteria have been provided below.

Nationality: Candidates should be citizens of India

Age Limit: Candidates must be between 18 to 28 years of age

Academic Qualification: Class 10 + National Apprenticeship Certificate by NCVT/ Class 10 + ITI from institutions affiliated to NCVT/ SCVT

RRB Group D 2018 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online, Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 500
OBC, ST, SC Online, Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 250

RRB Group D application form is released online by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). The application fee for RRB Group D was Rs. 500 for candidates of General category while the fee was Rs. 250 for candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories. The mode of payment of the application fee was both online and offline.

Steps to fill application form:

  • Click on the link

  • Clicking on ‘New Registration’ link to register

  • Tick mark checkbox

  • Fill the required fields

  • Verify email ID and mobile number with the help of OTP

  • Click on ‘Submit’ to generate registration number and password

  • Payment of fee

  • Select posts and prioritise posts accordingly

  • Select language

  • Upload images of photograph, SC/ST certificate and scribe photograph (if applicable)

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 and clock
Pipes and cistern
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
General science
The syllabus under this shall cover physics, chemistry and life sciences of 10th standard level
General awareness
Current affairs in science and technology
Sports
Culture
Personalities
Economics
Politics and any other subjects of importance

RRB Group D 2018 Preparation Tips

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The preparation tips of RRB Group D 2018 are as follows.

  • Ascertain the syllabus and exam pattern of RRB Group D
  • Devise a plan to prepare for the examination in a manner that the complete syllabus for the exam is completed well before time
  • Preparation plan should be prepared in such a way that all topics are covered
  • It is crucial that candidates are clear about the basic of the topics related to the syllabus
  • After completion of the syllabus, candidates must see to it that enough time is left for revision
  • It is also crucial for candidates to practice as many mock tests, previous years’ question papers and sample paper as possible which will help them manage their time effectively on the day of exam

RRB Group D 2018 Exam Pattern

As per RRB Group D exam pattern, the Computer Based Test contains 100 objective type questions. The test is held for total 100 marks. Therefore, each question carries 1 mark. CBT exam is conducted for 90 minutes. For every incorrect responses, 1/3 of marks (0.33 mark) allotted for each question will be deducted. Candidates qualifying CBT will need to appear for PET to assess physical ability of candidates. PET is qualifying in nature. Candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification based on their performance in CBT subject to them qualifying PET.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2018 – Computer Based Test

Sections

No. of questions

Mathematics

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

General Science

25

General awareness and Current Affairs

30

Total

100

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) issues the admit card of RRB Group D separately for each stage of the exam. The admit card contains information including roll number, registration number, name of candidates, exam dates, timing, shift and exam centre address. The hall ticket is released region-wise in the online mode. To download admit card, candidates have to log in with their registration number and date of birth. The admit card for each stage are released four days prior to the conduct of respective examinations. On the day of exam, candidates have to carry one photo identity proof along with the admit card of the concerned exam.

Steps to download RRB Group D Admit Card

  • Click on the link

  • Enter registration number and date of birth

  • Admit card will be displayed on the screen

  • Save and print copy of admit card

Documents Required at Exam

  • Voter’s card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Government/ school/ college/ university issued ID cards

The answer key of RRB Group D Computer Based Test has been released online by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). To download the answer key, candidates need to log in using registration number and date of birth. The initial answer key is provisional. Candidates can challenge the provisional RRB Group D answer key in online mode by paying an amount of Rs.50 per question. However, candidates can only raise objections against questions in the provisional answer key within the dates prescribed by the Boards. The RRBs will scrutinize all objections to the answer key and make the necessary changes after which the final answer key will be declared.

The result of RRB Group D will be announced by RRBs in the online mode. The result will be declared separately by each region of Indian Railway. The result will be announced after the conduct of each stage of the exam. RRB Group D result will be released in three stages – Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Document Verification.

Result for CBT: RRB Group D Computer Based Test result is released in the online mode. On the basis of the result of CBT stage, candidates will be shortlisted to appear for PET stage of the exam.

Result for PET: Candidates qualifying CBT will need to appear for PET. The test is qualifying in nature to assess the physical ability of shortlisted candidates. After the conduct of PET, result will be declared for those candidates who have qualified the stage. Candidates qualifying PET will be selected to appear for Document Verification.

Final Result: Candidates will be shortlisted to appear for DV on the basis of marks secured in CBT subject to them qualifying PET. After the conduct of DV stage, the final result will be declared on the basis of which candidates will be selected for recruitment to the posts applied under.

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will determine the cutoff of RRB Group D. The cutoff will be declared region-wise. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure in order to be shortlisted for subsequent stages of the exam. The cutoff will be prepared after marks obtained by candidates have been normalised. RRBs have already prescribed the minimum qualifying cutoff for the Computer Based Test (CBT) – 40% for general categories and 30% for candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories. The cutoff is released in two stages – Computer Based Test and final allotment. Based on cutoff of CBT, candidates will be selected the next stage of selction process. After all the stages of the exam has been conducted, RRBs will release a cutoff for final allotment of candidates to the posts they have applied for. The final cutoff will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Computer Based Test provided they have qualified PET stage.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2018 General 40
OBC 30
SC 30
ST 29

RRB Group D 2018 Selection Process

RRB Group D exam is conducted in three stages to recruit candidates for the various posts available under Indian Railways. The exam stages are Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification. Candidates must qualify each exam stage to be selected for the next stage of exam. Candidates securing equal to or more than the cutoff of CBT will need to appear in PET qualifying which they will be shortlisted for Document Verification. After the conduct of DV, a final cutoff will be prepared for allotment of candidates for the applied posts. The cutoff for final allotment will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in CBT and PET. Candidates securing the minimum cutoff in the final allotment list will be recruited to the posts applied by them.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Matriculation certificate
  • NCVT/SCVT certificate
  • Photocopy of both sides of Aadhaar card
  • SC/ST certificate (if applicable)
  • OBC-NCL certificate (if applicable)

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