RRB Group D 2020-21: RRC Level 1
Railway Group D Recruitment: RRB Group-D Level 1 recruitment included 1,03,769 vacancies for posts like Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, and level-I posts in other departments. RRC Level-I (Group-D) Recruitment Notification was released in March 2019. In this article, you will get all the information about RRC Level-I (Group-D) eligibility criteria, age limit, selection process, vacancies, Recruitment Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern & Syllabus.
Latest Update: RRB Group D Exam dates have been released by RRB on its official website. According to latest notice, RRB Group D exam will be tentatively conducted from 23rd February 2022.
RRB Group D Exam Dates Level-I
RRB Group D Level 1 2020-21 Exam dates Out: As per the latest update, RRB Group D Level 1 2020 CBT 1 Exam is tentatively going to start from 23rd February 2022. Check the below table which contains important dates for RRC Group D Level 1 Exam.
|Events||RRC Group D Exam Dates|
|RRC Group D Notification Release Date||12th March 2019|
|Start Date To Apply Online for RRC Group D||12th March 2019|
|Last Date To Apply Online||12th April 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.|
|RRC Group D Admit Card||February 2022|
|RRC Group D Exam Dates||Tentatively from 23rd February 2022|
RRB Group-D Recruitment Number of Vacancy
The vacancies are distributed among various zones and candidates can apply from any one zone only. Check the below table for the detailed region-wise vacancy.
|RRC||RRC Group D Vacancy|
|Central Railway (Mumbai)||9345|
|Eastern Railway (Kolkata)||10873|
|East Central Railway (Hajipur)||3563|
|East Coast Railway (Bhubaneswar)||2555|
|Northern Railway (New Delhi)||13153|
|North Central Railway (Allahabad)||4730|
|North Eastern Railway (Gorakhpur)||4002|
|Northern Frontier Railway (Guwahati)||2894|
|North Western Railway (Jaipur)||5249|
|Southern Railway (Chennai)||9579|
|South Central Railway (Secunderabad)||9328|
|South Eastern Railway (Kolkata)||4914|
|South East Central Railway (Bilaspur)||1664|
|South Western Railway (Hubli)||7167|
|Western Railway (Mumbai)||10734|
|West Central Railway (Jabalpur)||4019|
Important Links For RRB Group D Exam:-
|RRB Group D 2020 Exam: Important Topics For a High Score|
RRB Group D Vacancy Post details: 1,03,769
The vacancies are for different posts as listed under:
|ASSISTANT DEPOT (STORES)||STORES||C1|
|ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (DIESEL)||MECHANICAL||B1|
|ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (ELECTRICAL)||ELECTRICAL||B1|
|ASSISTANT OPERATIONS (ELECTRICAL)||ELECTRICAL||B2|
|ASSISTANT SIGNAL & TELECOM||S and T||B1|
|ASSISTANT TRACK MACHINE||ENGINEERING||B1|
|ASSISTANT TL & AC||ELECTRICAL||B1|
|ASSISTANT TL & AC (WORKSHOP)||ELECTRICAL||C1|
|ASSISTANT WORKS (WORKSHOP)||ENGINEERING||C1|
|TRACK MAINTAINER GRADE IV||ENGINEERING||B1|
RRC Level-I (Group-D) Exam Pattern
Railway Group D Exam consists of three stages of the recruitment process namely the computer-based test, Physical efficiency test, and document verification. The first stage will consist of a computer-based examination with a total number of 100 questions for 100 marks. The detailed exam pattern for Railway Group D has been provided in the below link. Understand the Railway Group D exam pattern thoroughly and start preparing for the exam.
|Subjects||No. Of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1||General Science||25||25||90 Minutes|
|3||General Intelligence & Reasoning||30||30|
|4||General Awareness On Current Affairs||20||20|
- The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
- A negative marking of 1/3 is there.
- Normalization of marks will be done
- Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:
RRC Official Websites
|RRC||RRB Group D Official Site Link|
|East Central Railway||rrcecr.gov.in|
|East Coast Railway||eastcoastrail.indianrailways.gov.in|
|North Central Railway||rrcald.org|
|North Eastern Railway||ner.indianrailways.gov.in/|
|Northern Frontier Railway||nfr.indianrailways.gov.in|
|North Western Railway||nwr.indianrailways.gov.in|
|South Central Railway||scr.indianrailways.gov.in|
|South Eastern Railway||ser.indianrailways.gov.in|
|South East Central Railway||secr.indianrailways.gov.in|
|South Western Railway||rrchubli.in|
|West Central Railway||wcr.indianrailways.gov.in|
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria FAQs
Railway Recruitment always arises a plethora of questions in the minds of aspirants and here we are to answer them and help you clear your doubts.
♦What is the selection process for RRC Level 1 exam?
- Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
- Document Verification and Medical Examination.
♦Is there a normalization of marks?
Yes, marks will be normalized for all the stages of the exam.
♦Is there any negative marking in CBT?
Yes, 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
♦How many candidates will be called for PET?
Candidates shall be called for PET Three times the community-wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs.
♦Can I choose any other exam language except English?
English is the default language. In case the candidate wishes to choose any other language, then the same can be selected from the drop-down list of languages. The languages listed are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
♦What are the minimum educational qualifications to apply?
10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT
NOTE: Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentices will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.
What are the medical standards prescribed for RRC Level 1 posts?
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses(No fogging test)
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D).
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Myopic vision, etc.
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D),
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic vision, etc.
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for Binocular Vision, etc
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.
fit in all
|Distant Vision: 6/12, Nil with or without glasses.
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required.
Note: Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgery procedure to correct refractory error are not eligible for the post having Medical Standards A2, A3, B1, and B2.
Important Point to Note for RRC group D exam
Candidates are advised to ensure that they are eligible as per the medical standards for the posts opted by them. Candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post (s) shall not be given any alternative appointment. Those who are opting for A2 medical standard posts may note that these posts have stringent medical standards and hence they are specifically advised to ensure that their fitness both in terms of vision as well as physical standards is as per the prescribed requirements in the medical manual indicated above.
Can I apply for different zones for different posts?
No, You can apply from any one zone only.
What is the age limit?
AGE LIMIT: 18 to 33 years.
The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2019.
What is the application fee and will I get a refund?
- UR & OBC: Rs. 500/-
Out of this fee of Rs.500/-, an amount of Rs.400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.
- SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs. 250/-
This fee of Rs.250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in First Stage CBT.
Can I modify my application form after submission?
- The RRB opted for, email id, and mobile number cannot be changed.
- After final submission of the ONLINE application, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application, it can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs.100 (Non-Refundable).
- In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ST to UR or OBC, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.
- Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM/PwBD/Female/Transgender to UR/OBC (NCL)/Non Ex.SM/Non-PwBD/Male etc. will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.
- The modification to the registration and application details can be done a maximum of two times only.
RRC Level-I (Group-D): Pay Scale
Different posts carry different pay levels and allowances as admissible as per the 7th CPC Pay Matrix.
RRC Level-I (Group-D) 2019: Age Limit
The crucial date for determining the age limit will be 1st July 2019.