RRB Group D Recruitment 2022: Exam Date (Out), Check New Schedule
  • Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 08-08-2022
  • Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 08-08-2022

RRB Group D Recruitment – Exam Dates (Out), Check Eligibility, Application, Admit Card

RRB Group D Recruitment Exam 2022: Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has announced that the RRB Group D Exam 2022 will be conducted from August 17, 2022 onwards in multiple shifts as mentioned in the notice released on June 30, 2022. RRB has also notified that there will be no second-stage CBT to be conducted for CEN RRC (Level-1). 

The RRB Group D Recruitment Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the various posts such as Track Maintainer Grade-IV and Helper/Assistant in various technical and other departments of Indian Railways. Check out the article to know more about the important dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, exam patterns and more.

RRB Group D Recruitment Overview

ParticularsDetails
Name of Recruitment/ ExamRRB GROUP D Recruitments/ RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam 
Exam Conducting AuthorityRailway Recruitment Board
Job CategoryRailway Job
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Test
Job LocationAll Over India
Number of Vacancies1,03,769

RRB GROUP D Recruitments Vacancies

Railway Recruitment Board released vacancy for around 1 lakh post for Group D posts. The details of the vacancy post wise and category wise is provided below in the tables.

Post-wise Railway Group D Vacancy Detail

S. No.Name of the postDepartmentNumber Of Vacancies
1Assistant (Workshop)Mechanical11277
2Assistant BridgeEngineering913
3Assistant C&WMechanical7284
4Assistant Depot (Stores)Stores1694
5Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)Mechanical2204
6Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)Electrical1098
7Assistant Operations (Electrical)Electrical788
8Assistant PointsmanTraffic14870
9Assistant Signal & TelecomSignal and Telecommunication (S and T)5479
10Assistant Track MachineEngineering3157
11Assistant TL & ACElectrical3633
12Assistant TL & AC (Workshop)Electrical1823
13Assistant TRDElectrical3014
14Assistant WorksEngineering4109
15Assistant Works (Workshop)Engineering403
16Hospital AssistantMedical1302
17Track Maintainer Grade IVEngineering40721
Total

103769

Category-wise Railway Group D Vacancy Detail

CategoryVacancy
Gen42355
OBC27378
SC15559
ST7984
EWS10381
Total103769

RRB Group D 2022: Important Dates

RRB Group D Exam 2022 for CBT 1 online exam will be held from August 17, 2022 onwards in multiple phases. The exam date for RRB Group D Exam 2022 has been announced by the Railway Recruitment Board on June 30, 2022 on its official website. Candidates can check the important dates related to RRC Group D Level 1 Exam 2022in the table below:

EventsDates
RRB Group D Notification 12th March 2019
Online Application Process for RRB Group D12th March- 12th April 2019
RRB Group D Application Status25th July 2019
RRB Group D Modification Link15th to 26th December 2021 
RRB Group D City Intimation August 2022
RRB Group D Admit Card4 days before the exam
RRB Group D CBT-1 Exam Date17th August 2022 onwards
RRB Group D CBT-1 Result

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are seeking RRB Group D jobs through RRB GROUP D Recruitments are suggested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form for the same. RRB has already announced the eligibility criteria for various posts offered through RRB GROUP D Recruitments. Eligibility criteria for almost all offered RRB Group D jobs are the same. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for RRB Group D level 1 jobs below:

Educational Qualification: The candidates must be passed class 10th exam or its equivalent exam from a recognized board. Or the applicants should be passed ITI from the institution recognised by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) or State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) or its equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. 

Nationality: The candidates who are citizen of any of the following country are eligible to apply:

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. A subject of Bhutan, or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who has been permanently settled in India from and before January 1, 1962
  5. Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, East African countries of Uganda, Zaire, Zambia, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit: The candidates should be aged between 18 and 33 at the time of application. 

Age Relaxation: Candidates belonging to reserved category are provided with relaxation in the upper age limit. As per RRB, age relaxation criteria for RRB GROUP D Recruitments are mentioned below in the table:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
PWD SC/ST15 years

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam – Registration

Application process for the RRB GROUP D Recruitments 2020 has already been closed. Candidates had to apply from March 12 to April 12, 2019. The candidates who wanted to apply for multiple railway zones had to submit the separate application form. Application form for RRB GROUP D Recruitments can be filled and submitted only through online mode on the official website of respective RRB region. However, the candidates are allowed to pay the application fee using offline mode. In order to apply for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam, the candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of respective RRB zone, we have provided the link of official website of different RRB regions. 
  2. Now, find the official Railway Group D Recruitment Notification on the homepage and click on the same.
  3. After clicking on the notification, a new page will open in the separate window with the option to fill the application form.
  4. The candidates have to read the instruction carefully and then proceed to fill the application form. 
  5. The candidates will have to firstly register themselves in order to fill the application form of RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam. Those candidates who have already registered earlier will not be required to register. 
  6. The candidates will have to complete the registration process by providing the required details asked there.
  7. System will send an OTP to the applicants’ registered mobile number which must be verified under the given time period.
  8. The candidates will be now able to start filling the have to now fill the application form by providing the details such as personal details, educational qualification detail, contact detail etc.
  9. Now, the applicants will be required to upload scanned copies of the required images such as photograph and signature.
  10. The candidates will be now required to pay the application fee using the available mode. The candidates will have both options to pay using online and offline mode. Online mode payment can be made using credit card, debit card, internet banking etc while the offline mode payment can be made using demand draft. 
  11. After payment, the application will have to review the application form and submit the application form of RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam.

After submission of the application form, the candidates should download the submitted application form and take a print out of the same. It carries the application form number and other details which might be used in future. 

RRB Group D Recruitment Exam Application Fees

The candidates have to pay the application fee as per the details given in the table below:

CategoryApplication Fees
Male candidates of UR & OBCRs 500 
SC/ST/ Economically Backward Class/Ex-Serviceman/PWDsTransgender/ Minorities Rs 250 rupees (Refundable on appearing in the CBT exam)
Women of all categoryExempted

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Application Status

The candidates who have filled the application form of RRB GROUP D Recruitments 2020 can check the status of their application form on the official website of concerned RRB. In order to check the application status, the candidates have to visit the official website of concerned RRB and login using the required credential (created during filling the application form). After login, the candidates can check the status of their application form. In case of not submitted yet, the candidates can check the reason of it. If any information provided in the application form is incorrect then the candidates will have to correct it before the final date of submission. In the table below, we have provided the links to check application status for RRB zones:

RRB Zone NameApplication Status Link
MumbaiStatus Link
East Central (Hajipur)Application Status
East Coast (Bhubaneswar)Status Link
Eastern Railway (Kolkata)Application Status
Central (Allahabad)Status Link
North-Eastern (Gorakhpur)Application Status
Northern Railway (Delhi)Application Status
Northeast Frontier (Guwahati)Status Link
South Western Railway (Hubli)Application Status
North-Western (Jaipur)Status Link
South Central Railway (Secunderabad)Application Status
South East Central (Bilaspur)Status Link
South Eastern Railway (Kolkata)Application Status
Southern Railway (Chennai)Status Link
West Central Railway (Jabalpur)Status Link
Western Railway (Mumbai)Application Status

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Admit Card

Candidates who have filled the application form for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam successfully will be able to download the admit card of the exam. The candidates can download the admit card in online mode on the official website of the concerned RRB. Links for all regional RRBs have been provided above. The exact date to release RRB Group D Admit Card has not been notified yet, however, it is expected that the candidates can download the admit card 10 to 15 days before the exam. In order to download the admit card, the candidates will have to visit the official website and login using their application number and other required credential. After login, the candidates will see the option to download the admit card for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam on the screen. 

After downloading the admit card, the candidates need to take one or two copies of the same and keep it safe until the selection process is completed. Admit card contains some important details such as the name of the candidate, the timing of the exam, date of exam, exam centre address, and more. The candidates will have to bring their admit card along with a photo ID proof to the exam center, without the same, no candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall. 

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Pattern

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam has a total of two phases which are written test and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Candidates who will qualify in the written test will only qualify for the PET. The candidates who are going to appear for the written test must be aware of the exam pattern so that they can have an idea about the exam. The total duration of the Computer based written test would be 90 minutes. Only objective type questions will be asked in the exam. For each correct answer 1 mark is distributed. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers, 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt. In the two separate table below, we have provided the marks distribution and pattern of two RRB GROUP D recruitment exam:

CBT Written Test 

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Science2525
Mathematics2525
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Awareness and Current Affairs2020

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Male CandidatesFemale Candidates
Lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in the first attempt without putting the weight down.Run for a distance of 1000 metres in total 4 minutes and 15 seconds in first attempt.Lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in the first attempt without putting the weight down.Run for a distance of 1000 metres in total 5 minutes and 40 seconds in first attempt.

RRB GROUP D Recruitments Syllabus

The candidates who are preparing for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam this year need to know the syllabus of the exam. Questions in the written test will be asked from the RRB Group D Syllabus prescribed by the conducting authority. Apart from the syllabus, the candidates are also suggested to read the newspapers daily to cover the contemporary topics. RRB has already prescribed the syllabus along with the notification. Candidates must stick to the syllabus to prepare for the computer based test.

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Preparation Books

To prepare for the RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam, the candidates are suggested to study the following books:

Mathematics Books

BookAuthor
Practice Book on Quicker MathsM.Tyra, K.Kundan/Magical Book Series
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR.S Aggarwal/S.Chand Publisher
Fast Track Objective ArithmeticRajesh Varma/Arihant Publishers

General Awareness & Current Affairs Books – Best Books for RRB Group D Exam

BookPublisher
Lucent’s General KnowledgeLucent Publication
Pratiyogita DarpanUpkar Publication
Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)Malayala Manorama

General Intelligence & Reasoning Books

BookAuthor
Test of ReasoningEdgar Thorpe/ Pearson
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S Aggarwal/ S.Chand Publisher

General Science Books

BookAuthor
Lucent’s General KnowledgeLucent Publication

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Centres

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam will be conducted in online mode at various exam centres throughout the country. Candidates will have no option to choose the exam centres as per their choice while filling the application form as exam conducting regional boards will be responsible to organize RRM Group D exam in their area only. For example, if I have applied for a Central (Allahabad) zone vacancy then my exam will be conducted in the same zone only. The details of the exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card of the exam. Candidates who have filled the application form can download their exam admit card 10 to 15 days before the exam. Admit card of the exam will be carrying important details related to the exam centre such as the timing of the exam, exam city, centre address, etc. Candidates will have no authority to request for changing the allotted exam centre. 

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Answer Key

After successfully conducting the RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam, the concerned RRB board will release the RRB Group D Answer Key of the exam. The answer key will be carrying the right answer of the questions asked in the exam for all sets of paper. The candidates who are going to take up the RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam can download the same on the official website. In case any candidate is not satisfied with the released answer key, they can raise objections against it under the given time period. Thereafter, the conducting authority will review the objection and resolve it. 

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Result

After releasing the answer key, the concerned RRB board will declare RRB Group D Result of the exam. Based on performance by the candidate in the written test, the result will be prepared and published on the official website. To check the result, the candidates will have to visit the official website and login using the required credential. Candidates will be able to check the result on the screen. The list of candidates selected for the next phase of RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam will also be published. the candidates whose name is included in the list will have to appear for the next phase of RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam as per the announced schedule (to be notified later). 

RRB GROUP D Recruitments Salary

The candidates selected for RRB GROUP D jobs receive the month salary as per Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The salry will also include HRA, DA and other allowances as applicable to a Railway Employee. The basic salary for an RRB Group D employee will be Rs 18000 per month.

RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Who conducts RRB GROUP D Recruitments/ RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam?

A: Railway Recruitment Board, commonly known as RRB is responsible to conduct Railway Recruitment on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs). Railway Recruitment Board conducts many recruitment exams for various railway jobs including group D posts. 

Q: What are some of the popular jobs offered through RRB GROUP D Recruitment?

A: RRB GROUP D offers various jobs including Assistant (Workshop), Assistant Bridge, Assistant C&W. Assistant Depot (Stores), Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel), Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical), Assistant Operations (Electrical), Assistant Pointsman, Assistant Signal & Telecom Assistant Track Machine, Assistant TL & AC, Assistant TL & AC (Workshop), Assistant TRD, Assistant Works, Assistant Works (Workshop) etc.

Q: What is the minimum required qualification for RRB GROUP D Jobs?

A: The candidates must be passed the class 10th exam or its equivalent exam from a recognized board. Or the applicants should be passed ITI from the institution recognised by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) or State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) or its equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. 

Q: I belong to a reserved category, can I receive any relaxation in the age criteria?

A: Candidates belonging to the reserved category are provided with relaxation in the upper age limit. As per RRB, age relaxation criteria for RRB GROUP D Recruitments are mentioned below:
SC/ST: 5 years
OBC: 3 years
PWD: 10 years
PWD SC/ST: 15 years

Q: What is the date to fill out the application form for the RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam?

A: The application process for the RRB GROUP D Recruitments 2020 has already been closed. Candidates had to apply from March 12 to April 12, 2019.

Q: How can I check the status of my application form?

A: The candidates who have filled out the application form for RRB GROUP D Recruitments 2020 can check the status of their application form on the official website of the concerned RRB. In order to check the application status, the candidates have to visit the official website of the concerned RRB and log in using the required credential (created during filling out the application form). After login, the candidates can check the status of their application form. In case of not been submitted yet, the candidates can check the reason for it. If any information provided in the application form is incorrect then the candidates will have to correct it before the final date of submission.

Q: When and how can I download the admit card for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam?

A: The exact date to release the admit card has not been notified yet, however, it is expected that the candidates can download the admit card 10 to 15 days before the exam. In order to download the admit card, you will have to visit the official website and log in using their application number and other required credentials. After login, then you will see the option to download the admit card for RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam on the screen.

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