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  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 27-06-2022
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 27-06-2022

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Know About PET 2022

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: The Indian Railways conducts the Railways Group D exam. The exam is conducted in four stages. Once the candidate has qualified in the Computer-based Test, he/she will be called for the Physical Efficiency Test. Candidates who have qualified in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will then go through the next process called Document Verification.

Qualifying RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test is mandatory, and it will be qualifying in nature. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) recruits only eligible candidates for various Group D posts. RRB Group D vacancies are issued for various posts like Porter, Welder, Keyman, Leverman, Switchman, Trackman, Assistant Pointsman, etc. All the candidates must be aware of the new standards for RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test. In this article, we have provided more information regarding the Railway Recruitment Board Exam (RRB) Group D Physical Efficiency Test.

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Overview

Before understanding the latest standards of the Railway Group D Physical Efficiency Test, let us have an overview of the exam:

Conducting OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Recruitment CategoryRailway Group D (Central Government Job)
Number of Vacancies40,000
Work LocationAll Over India
Application ModeOnline
Age Limit18-31 Years
Educational Qualification10th Passed or ITI from NCVT/ SCVT
StagesFour Stages (Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Document Verification and Medical Examination)

Railway Recruitment Board Exam (RRB) Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Post Name

The different positions for Railway Group D vacancy 2020-21 are tabulated below:

Positions Under Group D in RRB

Track Maintainer Grade-IVASSISTANT BRIDGE
ASSISTANT (WORKSHOP)ASSISTANT C&W
ASSISTANT DEPOT (STORES)ASSISTANT LOCO SHED
ASSISTANT OPERATIONSASSISTANT POINTSMAN
ASSISTANT SIGNAL & TELECOMASSISTANT TRACK MACHINE
ASSISTANT TL & ACASSISTANT TRD
ASSISTANT WORKSHOSPITAL ASSISTANT

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Selection Process

The RRB Group D PET Result will be declared once all the stages of recruitment are successfully completed. The RRB Group D selection will be based on the stages as follows:

  1. Written Examination (CBT)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: CBT Exam Pattern

The Computer Based Test will be the first stage of selection that will be based on the following pattern:

 Subjects
 Mathematics
 General Intelligence & Reasoning
 General Science
 General Awareness of Current Affairs

Practice Exam Questions

  1. The questions will be of objective type with multiple choices, and each question carries one mark
  2. The total duration of the written exam is 90 minutes.
  3. The exam will be conducted for 100 marks.
  4. There is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each incorrect answer.

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Instructions

The railway exam details regarding RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test are given below.

Male Candidates1.     Candidates should lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.  
2.     Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
Female Candidates1.     Should lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.  
2.     You should run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
PWD1. Persons with Disabilities are exempted from appearing in PET.  
2.      After qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for Persons with Disabilities.

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RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test: General Instructions

  1. PET is only a qualifying test. Results of PET will be announced on the same day, after the test, as far as possible.
  2. Candidates are expected to take adequate care while undergoing PET to avoid any injury to themselves or those around them.
  3. The Railway will not be responsible for any injury or damage suffered or caused during the Physical Efficiency Test.
  4. The decision of the PET committee at the venue regarding the fitness or unfitness of candidates in the PET will be final.
  5. Candidates should strictly obey the instruction issued by Railway Official at the PET venue.
  6. Candidates are advised to read the conditions specified in the employment notification carefully and appear for the PET only if they fulfil all the eligibility conditions mentioned therein. Please note that ineligible candidates detected at any stage will lead to disqualification.
  7. Candidates will be allowed only one chance, and request for a second chance will not be entertained under any circumstances.
  8. No request for the change in date, venue and time for PET will be entertained.
  9. Candidates are advised to appear for the exam inappropriate clothes and shoes.
  10. Candidates should report to the PET venue one hour before the time indicated on the call letters. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the venue without producing the call letter.

RRB Railway Group D Physical Efficiency Test: Final Selection

RRB will be stringent regarding the final list of the candidates. Railway Recruitment Board releases Merit list based on the candidate’s performance in written examination, PET, document verification and medical test for Group D posts. In this final list, only qualified candidates are mentioned and will be called soon for training.

FAQs on RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test

Here are some of the frequently asked questions on the RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test:

Q1. Will, there be different standards in PET for male and female candidates in RRB Group D?
Ans.Yes, there will be different standards in PET for male and female candidates in RRB Group D.

Q1. What is the qualifying marks for PET in the RRB Group D?
Ans. The Physical Efficiency Test is qualifying in nature and will be considered as fit or unfit.

Q2. Will there be a PET for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities?
Ans. No, there will be no PET for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities but will have to pass in the medical examination phase.

Q3. Is it mandatory to clear the Physical Efficiency Test?
Ans. Yes, it is mandatory to clear the Physical Efficiency Test to move to the next phase of the selection process.

Q4. What next after qualifying in PET?
Ans. Candidates, after qualifying in PET, will be called for Document Verification followed by Medical Examination.

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