RRB Group D 2021 (RRC Level I) Exam Date To Be Out Soon

RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment 2021: Railway RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment 2021 will be held to recruit 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of 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. Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group D Level 1, RRB NTPC and other railway examinations giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious Government Sector (Indian Railways) in India. In this article, we are covering RRB Group D Recruitment Notification, Application Status, Exam Dates, Selection Process, Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Admit Card.

RRB Group D 2021 Exam Date

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) is soon going to declare the revised exam dates for RRB Group-D 2021 Exam (RRC 01/2019) which was earlier scheduled to be held in April to June 2021. Due to the upsurge of COVID-19, the CBT dates were postponed, which are now expected to be announced soon. The candidates who have applied for RRC 01/2019 must bookmark this page to get notified when the revised dates are out.


RRB Group D 2021 Notification

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) had released Official Notification for RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment on 12th March 2019. RRB will be recruiting 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts through three stages selection process- CBT, PET, and Medical/Document Verification.

Click Here to View RRB-RRC Group-D Level-I 2019-20 Official Notification [Download PDF]

RRB Group D 2021: Important Dates

The revised exam dates for RRB/ RRC Group-D 2021 online examinations will be out soon. The detailed schedule for RRB Group D Level 1 2021 Exam will be released on the official website. Let's have a look at the important dates for RRC Group D Level 1 2021 Exam.

RRB Group-D Events Dates
RRB Group D Notification 12th March 2019
Online Application Process for RRB Group D 12th March- 12th April 2019
RRB Group-D Application Status 25th July 2019
RRB Group D Admit Card -------
RRB Group D Exam Date April to June 2021 Postponed

RRB Group-D Recruitment 2021: Summary

Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group D Exam for various posts (Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts) in the Railways. To know RRB Group D Exam in a better way, go through the brief as discussed in the below summary table.

RRB Group D 2021: Exam Overview
Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board
Job Role Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts
Job Location Across India
Total Number of Vacancy 103769
Online Application 12th March to 12th April 2019
Qualification for RRB Group D Level I 12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates
RRB Group-D Age Limit 18 to 30 Years / 18 to 33 Years
Selection for RRB Group D Level I Computer Based Test (CBT)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Document Verification and Medical
Important Links of RRB Group D Recruitment 2021
RRB Group D Official Notification Click Here
Official Website Click Here

RRB Group D 2021 Vacancy

As per the Official Notification, the recruitment will be conducted for 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts through RRB Group-D (Level-I) Exam 2021. Below is the tabulated data for the Zone wise & Category wise vacancy distribution for Railway RRB Group-D 2021 Exam.

RRB Group D Vacancy 2021
Central Railway3597139875926569359345187018704490
East Central Railway136955532595635835637137131660
East Coast Railway103441219865325825555105101050
Eastern Railway, CLW,  & Metro4926146177526191087108732175217558905
North Central Railway and DLW20806783171175474473094894814506
North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO1570615307110740340028028021570
North Western Railway213281438413935265249104910493240
Northeast Frontier Railway111944922680929128945755751440
Northern Railway, DMF and RCF5144201710313644131713153263026306260
South Central Railway3663143272225779349328186718671250
South East Central Railway7972191153661671664333333840
South Eastern Railway19337383611305482491496596521595
South Western Railway and RWF27451138557200671571671433143319306
Southern Railway and ICF4363135378721189589579191419142220
West Central Railway1596633308108040240198048042260
Western Railway428716478122914107410734214621465560
Total Vacancies42355155597984273781038110376920734207344326112

RRB Group D Selection Process

The selection process for various Group D posts will include three stages as below:

  1. Computer-Based Test

  2. Physical Efficiency Test

  3. Medical/Document Verification

RRB Group D 2021 Level-I Exam Pattern

The exam shall be Computer Based Test (CBT). Railway Administration reserves the right to conduct the CBT in either single or multi stage mode. Candidates qualifying in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). It will be followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination. There shall be a negative marking for 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.

The examination duration and number of questions for CBT are indicated below:

RRB Group-D CBT Exam Pattern 2021
Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
General Science 25 25 90 Minutes
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100

Click Here to View RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2021: CBT + PET + DV

RRB Group D 2021 Syllabus

RRB has published the detailed RRB Group D Syllabus along with its official notification. Before starting the preparation for RRB Group-D Level-I exam, the candidate must be familiar with the updated RRB Group D Syllabus And Exam Pattern. It will give you a brief idea to plan a strategy for scoring good marks in the exam. The syllabus for RRB Group D covers topics from General Science, Mathematics, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Current Affairs, and Reasoning.

All candidates can get RRB Group-D Syllabus by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to View RRB Group D Syllabus 2021

RRB/ RRC Group D Salary

The basic salary of candidates selected under RRB Group D Recruitment will be Rs 18,000. Besides the basic pay, the selected candidates will be provided with other allowances including Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Allowance for Night Duty, Medical Facilities, Overtime Allowance etc.

RRB Group D Level I Online Application

The Online Registration for Railway RRB Group D Recruitment Exam was started on 12th March 2019. The last date for RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment Process Online Application was 12th April 2019.

Apply Online Link for RRB Group D Level-I Exam [Inactive]

RRB Group D Level I Fee

S.No Category Fee
Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward
This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1 stStage CBT.
Rs. 250/-

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for RRB Group D will be calculated on terms of nationality, educational qualification, and age limit. Only those candidates will be selected for RRB Group D recruitment process who fulfills the eligibility criteria as mentioned below.


A candidate must be either:

  1. A citizen of India, or

  2. A subject of Nepal, or

  3. A subject of Bhutan, or

  4. Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Education Qualification

The candidates who had completed their High School (Class 10) from an institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or held National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) provided by NCVT are eligible to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam.

Age Limit (as on 01/07/2019)

The candidates who fall in the age group of 18 to 33 years are eligible to apply for RRB Group D exam. Age relaxation is provided as per the norms.

Age GroupUpper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than)Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than)
18 to 33 yearsUROBC (Non-Creamy Layer)SC/STFor all communities/ categories
July 2, 1986July 2, 1983July 2, 198101.07.2001

RRB Group D 2021 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully applied for RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for CBT and PET. The CBT Admit card will be released tentatively 10 days before the exam date. The Admit Card for PET will be issued to those candidates who have successfully cleared CBT of RRC Group D Level-I 2021.

To login on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is supposed to have:

  1. Registration Number/Roll Number (पंजीकरण संख्या/रोल नंबर)
  2. Date of Birth/Password (जन्म तिथि / पासवर्ड)

The admit card for RRB Group D 2021 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:

  1. For CBT (CBT के लिए )
  2. For PET (PET के लिए )

All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card.

RRB Group D Level-I Exam Admit Card

RRB Group D 2021 Result

Railway Recruitment Board will be announcing the result for CBT after the examination for the same has been conducted. Result will be announced for CBT first. Candidates who clear CBT will be allowed to give PET of RRC Group D 2021 Exam. Result for PET will will be released after the Physical Test for Men and Women has been successfully conducted by Railway Recruitment Board.

RRB Group D 2021 Cut Off

RRB will be releasing the cut off marks for CBT Exam on its official website along with the result. The candidate have to score more than the cut off marks to get qualified in the exam. The RRB Group D previous year cut off will be helpful in understanding the level of upcoming exams. The candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming RRB Group D Exam must go through the previous exam cut off from the direct link below.

Check RRB Group D Previous Year Cut Off

RRB Group D Exam Centres

RRB Group D CBT Exam will be held at various exam centres at tabulated below.

RRB Group D Exam Centres 2021
RRB Region Cities
Andhra PradeshAmalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Prodattur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadipalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vuzuabagran
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
Delhi/ NCRGhaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Silvassa,Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
KarnatakaBagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
MaharashtraAhmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
PunjabAbohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur.
RajasthanAbu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi
West BengalAsansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri

RRB Group D Exam 2021: FAQs

Q. What are the exam dates for RRB Group D 2021?

Ans. The revised exam date for RRB Group D will be released soon.

Q. How many vacancies will be recruited through RRB Group D Recruitment 2021?

Ans. 1,03,769 Group D vacancies will be filled through RRB Group D Recruitment 2021.

Q. What is the selection process for RRB Group D Recruitment?

Ans. The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in Computer-Based Test and Physical Efficiency Test followed by Medical/Document Verification.

Q. What is the salary of RRB Group D Posts?

Ans. The salary for RRB Group D posts Rs 18,000 per month based on 7th CPC pay matrix.

Q. What is the age limit for RRB Group D Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The age limit to apply for RRR Group D Exam is 18 to 33 years.