RRB Group D 2021: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria,Apply online, Exam pattern, job profile and Other Details

RRB Group D 2021

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RRB Group D 2021 Recruitment

Introduction

RRB Group D 2021: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, And Other Details Here

RRB Group D Level 1 Exam is conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) for recruiting candidates for Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in other departments of Indian Railways. RRB conducts Railway examinations like NTPC and other exams giving candidates an opportunity to grab a job in Railways (Government Sector) in India.

As per the latest announcements by the RRB, the RRB Group D 2021 exam was scheduled to take place from April to June 2021, however it has been delayed due to the ongoing pandemic. The same shall be updated once the official update is out.

RRB Group D Exam Date 2021

As per the notice released by RRB on 5th September 2020, Indian Railways has announced the RRB Group D exam dates 2020, which will be tentatively conducted from June 2021 onwards.

Note: The RRB Group D notification was last released in 2019 however, the exam process shall begin in 2021.

Events Dates
RRB Group D Notification Release Date 12/03/2019
Starting Date for Applying Online for RRB Group D 12/03/2019
Last Date for Applying Online 12/04/2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee(Offline) 18/04/2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee(Online) 23/04/2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Final submission of Applications 26.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
RRB Group D 2021 AdmitCard To be notified soon
RRB Group D Exam Date2021 To be notified soon

Exam Pattern

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2021

The RRB Group D 2021 recruitment process shall involve the following stages:

• CBT (Computer Based Test)

• Physical Efficiency Test

• Medical Test & Documents Verification

The first stage of the selection process shall involve the conduction of CBT based on the below pattern:

Subjects Total Questions Marks Time Duration
General Science (GS) 25 25 90 Minutes
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100

Note:

The Questions will be objective in nature having multiple choices & there will be negative marking of 1/3rd marks allotted for that question for each incorrect answer marked by the Candidate.

The second stage involves conduction of Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Candidates shall be called for PET based on the merit in CBT exam that would be 3 times the total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs as per Reservation Categories.

For qualifying PET The terms and conditions for both Male & Female Candidates are mentioned below:

Male Candidates

The candidate should be able to lift and carry 35kgs of weight continuously for a distance of 100 Meters within a time span of 2 Minutes without dropping the weight. Every Candidate will be given only one chance for this task.

The candidate must be able to run 1000 meters in 4 Minutes 15 Seconds in single chance.

Female Candidates

The candidate should be able to lift and carry 20kgs of weight continuously for a distance of 100 Meters within a time span of 2 Minutes without dropping the weight. Every Candidate will be given only one chance for this task.

The candidate must be able to run 1000 meters in 5 Minutes 40 Seconds in single chance.

Note- The PWD candidates having 40% or more disability are exempted from PET.

The Third Stage shall involve Medical Test & Documents Verification of those Candidates who have qualified the above 2 stages successfully. Candidates twice the number of vacancies shall be called for Document Verification. These additional candidates would only be considered for empanelment if there is a shortfall in empanelment from the merit list /or as a replacement against the shortfall on account of non-joining of selected candidates in the working post or/and any other special requirements as decided by Board.

Exam Date

RRB Group D Exam Date 2021

As per the notice released by RRB dated 5th September 2020, Indian Railways has announced the RRB Group D exam dates 2020, which will be tentatively conducted on 15th December 2020.

Let us have a look on the important dates concerning RRC Group D 2020 Exam for level 1.

Events Dates
RRB Group D Notification Release Date 12/03/2019
Starting Date for Applying Online for RRB Group D 12/03/2019
Last Date for Applying Online 12/04/2019
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee(Offline) 18/04/2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee(Online) 23/04/2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Final submission of Applications 26.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
RRB Group D Admit Card(tentative) To be notified soon
RRB Group D 2020 ExamDate (tentative) To be notified soon

How To Apply

RRB Group D Recruitment 2021: Apply Online

Candidates who want to apply for the aforesaid exam can do so by submitting the Online Application form for RRB Group D 2021 Exam which will be released by RRB in coming months.

How to Apply for RRB Group D 2021 Exam?

(1) Open the official website of RRB

(2) Now click on "Apply Now" button

(3) Then, Click on New Registration link on the RRB Group D page

(4) Enter all required details viz., Your name, address, father's name, mother's name, email ID etc.

(5) Your registration ID and password will be sent to the registered mobile number and Email ID.

(6)Now, complete the remaining application form details.

(7)After filling all the required details, upload the necessary documents, Photo and Signature.

(8)Now, lastly Pay the Application Fee and take a printout of the application form for future use

Syllabus

RRB Group D Recruitment 2021: Syllabus

The Syllabus for RRB Group D Level I CBT (Computer Based Test) is as follows:

a) General Science

The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

b) 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 & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

c) 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.

d) General Awareness and Current Affairs

General Awareness and Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics, and any other subject of importance.

RRB Group D Exam Level 2:

The 2nd stage involves conduction of Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Candidates shall be called for PET based on the merit in CBT exam that would be 3 times the total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs as per Reservation Categories.

For qualifying PET The terms and conditions for both Male & Female Candidates are mentioned below:

Male Candidates

The candidate should be able to lift and carry 35kgs of weight continuously for a distance of 100 Meters within a time span of 2 Minutes without dropping the weight. Every Candidate will be given only one chance for this task.

The candidate must be able to run 1000 meters in 4 Minutes 15 Seconds in single chance.

Female Candidates

The candidate should be able to lift and carry 20kgs of weight continuously for a distance of 100 Meters within a time span of 2 Minutes without dropping the weight. Every Candidate will be given only one chance for this task.

The candidate must be able to run 1000 meters in 5 Minutes 40 Seconds in single chance.

Note- The PWD candidates having 40% or more disability are exempted from PET.

The 3rd Stage shall involve Medical Test & Documents Verification of those Candidates who have qualified the above 2 stages successfully. Candidates twice the number of vacancies shall be called for Document Verification. These additional candidates would only be considered for empanelment if there is a shortfall in empanelment from the merit list /or as a replacement against the shortfall on account of non-joining of selected candidates in the working post or/and any other special requirements as decided by Board.

Cut Offs:

RRB Group D Previous Year Cut offs:

RRB will soon release the RRB Group D Cut off Marks 2020 on its official website once the results are declared for stage I CBT.

Previous Year RRB Group D Cut-Off (2018-19)

The RRB Group-D 2018-19 Cut-Off has been announced by the Board for the session 2018-19 based on their performance in the Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates equal to three times the vacancies have been shortlisted for the PET. The official cut-offs for all regions of the RRB. RRB Group-D Cut-Off table for Regions is mentioned below.

RRB Group D Cut-Off 2018-19
RRB AJMER Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 73.73073 70.10507 63.37549 60.62978
Ex-servicemen 40.20650 30.02539 30.47971 30.35898
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.43260 32.58236
RRB ALLAHABAD Category UR OBC/NCL SC ST
Community 74.57579 69.78740 62.92684 50.12207
Ex-servicemen 40.00081 30.04608 32.55328 33.86401
CCAAin Railways 41.16811 30.34260 30.71590 36.44781
RRB AHEMDABAD Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 71.86468 66.77575 60.85283 57.85161
Ex-servicemen 40.00159 30.04044 30.38026 ———–
CCAA in Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.34260
RRB BENGALURU Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 62.01964 56.60285 49.65250 48.78492
Ex-servicemen 40.23986 30.06408 30.04608 35.40327
CCAAin Railways 42.59145 31.08919 30.71590 32.20906
RRB BHOPAL Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 75.03355 70.75118 63.51720 58.61426
Ex-servicemen 40.06859 30.05624 30.33041 0.00000
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.71590
RRB BILASPUR Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 70.22887 66.07970 59.50198 52.73928
Ex-servicemen 40.04764 30.07200 31.01847 30.44739
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.71590 30.34260
RRB BHUBANESHWAR Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 73.86689 69.13033 60.82752 55.83808
Ex-servicemen 40.04823 30.40393 30.51015 34.32121
CCAAin Railways 40.79482 30.34260 31.46248 31.46248
RRB CHANDIGARH Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 75.07613 68.55507 34.39158 55.13337
Ex-servicemen 40.00611 30.05769 30.08656 36.19895
CCAAin Railways 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 32.95565
RRB CHENNAI Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 71.53120 68.63312 61.56750 55.32595
Ex-servicemen 40.14442 30.00703 30.13570 32.63244
CCAAin Railways 41.54140 30.34260 30.33041 30.71590
RRB GORAKHPUR Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 73.90623 69.27577 60.92724 54.35642
Ex-servicemen 40.16889 30.06729 32.36991 00.00000
CCAAin Railways 40.79482 30.34260 31.46248 31.08919
RRB GUWAHATI Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 77.09933 72.22287 67.39113 57.07288
Ex-servicemen 40.86204 30.45276 31.28844 31.46806
CCAAin Railways 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 31.83577
RRB KOLKATA Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 80.57238 71.77651 71.60480 55.76072
Ex-servicemen 40.01368 30.16633 30.00703 0.00000
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 31.08919 0.00000
RRB MUMBAI Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 67.96106 63.08909 58.88383 52.58975
Ex-servicemen 40.16796 30.08656 30.00360 37.62862
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.30418 30.34260 30.71590
RRB PATNA Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 77.00350 72.51232 61.64224 58.20304
Ex-servicemen 40.19724 30.05174 33.04063 30.54074
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.71590 37.43518

RRB RANCHI
Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 76.30354 71.44115 62.41570 58.68276
Ex-servicemen 40.09680 30.18282 34.04212 30.07665
CCAAin Railways 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.34260

RRB SECUNDERABAD
Category UR OBC SC ST
Community 69.79887 65.69349 59.96240 56.68657
Ex-servicemen 40.00159 30.00360 30.39356 31.07579
CCAAin Railways 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 31.94469

Vacancies

RRB Group D Recruitment 2021: Vacancy Details

The latest vacancies for RRB Group D 2021 shall be announced soon in its official Notification which would be released soon in upcoming months.

According to the Official Notification of the year 2019-20, there are 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in RRB Recruitment Group-D Exam 2020.

The zone-wise total vacancies of RRB Group D as per Notification released by RRB for the session 2019-20 are tabulated below.

Railway zones Total vacancies
Central Railway 9,345
East Central Railway 3,563
East Coast Railway 2,555
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 10,873
North Central Railway and DLW 4,730
North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO 4,002
North Western Railway 5,249
Northeast Frontier Railway 2,894
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 13,153
South Central Railway 9,328
South East Central Railway 1,664
South Eastern Railway 4,914
South Western Railway and RWF 7,167
Southern Railway and ICF 9,579
West Central Railway 4,019
Western Railway 10,734
Total 1,03,769

Salary & Job Profile:

RRB Group D 2021 Salary & Job Profile

As per 7th CPC pay matrix, RRB Group D salary is approximately Rs 18,000. Besides this package, candidates are also entitled to certain allowances and benefits. Candidates are selected for the posts of Cabinman, Keyman, Fitter, Leverman, Gangman, Pointsman, Group D – Store, Porter, Group D – Engg, Shunter, Helper-II (Electrical), Switchman, Helper-II (Mechanical), Trackman, Helper-II (S & T), Welder etc in RRB Group D.

The detailed salary components are given below –

The in-hand salary given to RRB Group D is approx. around Rs 40000 to 45000.The gross pay/total pay-out earned like house rent allowance etc. lies between Rs 8.00 Lakhs to Rs. 13.00 lakhs per annum. The amount usually varies as per the location of the PO where he is posted.

RRB Group D Pay Scale Pay Band Grade Pay Entry Level Grade Pay
PB-1 15600-60600 5400 21000
5700 23190
6000 25380
7200 29730
8400 34080
PB-2 29900-104400 12600 40500
13800 51420
14400 54450
PB-3 46800-117300 19800 76590
22800 88500
PB-5 112200-20100 26100 138300
26700 147300
30000 159000

The candidates appointed for RRB Group D Posts shall be entitled to the following benefits other than Salary:

• Dearness Allowance (DA)

• Compensation in case of Holidays

• Medical Benefits

• Fixed Conveyance Allowance

• Allowance for Night Duty

• Daily Allowance

• Overtime Allowance (OTA), etc.

• Transport Allowance (TPA)

• House Rent Allowance (HRA)

• Pension Scheme

Job Profile of RRB Group D 2021

The Job Profile of the candidates selected in RRB Group D Posts are mentioned below:

RRB Group D Posts: Job Profiles and Responsibilities

Profile Descriptionand Responsibilities
HospitalAttendant Responsible for assisting in the maintenance of hospitaland taking care of patients
AssistantPointsman/ Switchman Responsible for assistance in handling of switches andrailroad points so as to control the lever to direct the train on therequired railway track.
Porter He is responsible for helping out the passengers at therailway station and to handle the loading & unloading of railwaypassengers and goods
Shunter They are responsible for safely moving trains between theyards and platforms – in short, they marshal the trains, hook on locomotives,and detach defective carriages. They are also responsible for directing andmoving freight trains, organising rail freight, and conducting safety checks.
Gateman Responsible for maintenance and smooth functioning ofGates at railway crossings to ensure no delays of train occurs because ofroad traffic.
Helpersin Electrical / Engineering / Mechanical / Signal and Telecommunicationdepartments/Civil etc. Helpers may be required to assist the skilled workers suchas Fitters, Mechanics, Welders, Machinist, Equipment Maintainers etc, intheir technical works. Helpers could also be deputed to assist innon-technical works in the offices & other areas.
TrackMaintainer Grade IV (Trackman) Responsible for maintaining railway Tracks and removingany unwanted materials like rocks etc. from tracks
Cabinman/ Leverman Need to watch over the safe passage of trains arriving andleaving a station. Clearing signals for trains to pass.
Fitter Fitters and electricians are responsible for carrying outthe practical work needed to keep railway machinery and equipment runningsmoothly and safely. They carry out repairs and routine maintenance regularly.
Keyman Responsible for regularly checking sections of tracks forfaults with a view to prevent accidents.

Eligibility Criteria:

RRB Group D 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates applying for RRB Group D 2021 Exam must satisfy various eligibility criteria like age, educational qualification, nationality as defined by the board. The candidate who does not satisfy the eligibility criteria will be rejected so you are advised to go through the official notification in order to cross check the eligibility criteria.

Age Limit

As per the official notification released by the board, railways have set upper and lower age limit for RRB group D exam 2020. Candidates who wish to apply for the RRB Group D Level 1 examination must be from the age group 18 to 33 years. The age limit of applicants appearing for RRB Group D Level 1 examination will be calculated from July 1, 2019.

Age Relaxation

The Age relaxation criteria is briefly mentioned below:
SC/ST - 5 years
OBC - 3 years
PwBD (General) – 10 years

PwBD (OBC) – 13 years
Persons with Disability (PWD - SC/ST) – 15 years

Nationality:

Candidates appearing for RRB Group D Level 1 exam need to fulfil the Eligibility condition in terms of Nationality/Citizenship.

Only those candidates who fulfils the following conditions of nationality will be allowed to appear for the examination:

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

Education Qualification

RRB has set a minimum level of education qualification that a candidate must possess to appear for the RRB Group D level 1 examination process.

Candidates wishing to appear for Group D Railway exam must possess Matriculation(10th) certificate OR ITI degree OR diploma.

Any of the above degrees from a government recognised institution/Board/NCVT/SCVT is acceptable.

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