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  • Railway Group D Exam

    Here you will get details on Railway Group D Exam 2018 with its Eligibility and Paper Pattern.

    RRB Group D Exam is conducted for non-gazetted technical and non-technical posts in Indian railways. Recruitment for Group C and Group D vacancies is done through respective railway recruitment boards or railway recruitment cells which is controlled by Railway Recruitment Control Board (RRCB). The exam is conducted for recruitment of individuals for railways services as well as workshops of various divisions. Recruitment notification for employment is issued by individual rail heads as well as various divisions under a Railway heads. As such candidates are required to apply for RRB Group D exam through their respective railway recruitment divisional office.The time period for applying is not less than 30 days. Applications received are scrutinized by the Board for Employment.

    Railway Recruitment Boards Centralized Employment Notification CEN 02/2018

    Recruitment for various Posts in Level – 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix

    Railway Recruitment Boards invite ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various th posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways. 
    Age Limit as on 01.07.2018 - 18 to 31 years
    SC/ST candidates - 5 Years
    OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidates - 3 Years
    Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation - Up to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus - 3 years
    Persons With Disabilities (PWD) - UR 10 Years
    PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer - 13 Years
    PWD SC/ST - 15 Years
    10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT
    10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT
    Paper Pattern & Selection Procedure:-
    The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test(CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification.
    Mode - Computer Based Test
    Total Duration : 90 Min
    No of Questions: 100 
    Exam Syllabus:-
    The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:
    a. 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.
    b. 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.
    c. General Science - The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10 standard level.
    d. General Awareness on current affairs - in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.
    Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for wrong answer. 
    Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Two times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:
    Male Candidates -
    Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
    Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
    Female Candidates -
    Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
    Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance. chance.
    How to Apply?:-
    Candidates can apply for vacancies of any one RRB only through ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs listed at Para 20.0.
    Date of publication: 10.02.2018. 
    Date & Time of Closing: 31.03.2018
    Computer Based Test (CBT): Tentatively scheduled during April and May, 2018.
    Scanned documents JPEG format to be kept ready before filling the application In order to ensure speedy filling up of application by the candidates, they should keep the following documents ready in digital form before logging in to the application page.
    Candidate Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB
    SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB
    Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB
    For all candidates except the fee concession categories - Rs 500/-
    For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class - Rs  250/-
    a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit cards
    b. OFFLINE fee payment through -
    i. SBI Bank Challan Payment mode
    ii. Post Office Challan in any branch of computerized Post Office.
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