RRB Group D Exam Date 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 fulfil 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) was earlier scheduled to be held from April to June 2021 which was postponed due to the upsurge of COVID-19. RRB is soon going to declare the fresh exam dates for RRB Group-D 2021 Exam (RRC 01/2019) tentatively in November 2021. The candidates who have applied for RRC 01/2019 must bookmark this page to get notified when the revised RRB Group D Exam Dates are out.

RRB Group D Modification Link

RRB has decided to activate a modification link for uploading of photograph and/or signature afresh as one time opportunity to those candidates only whose application was rejected due to invalid photograph and/or signature. The RRB Group D Modification link will be active soon on the candidate's regional websites. The candidates whose application was rejected on the ground of invalid photograph and/or signature can re-upload their scanned photograph and signatures officially.

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RRB Group D 2021 Notification

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) had released an 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 EventsDates
RRB Group D Notification 12th March 2019
Online Application Process for RRB Group D12th March- 12th April 2019
RRB Group-D Application Status25th July 2019
RRB Group D Modification LinkNovember 2021
RRB Group D Admit CardTo be notified soon
RRB Group D Exam DateTo be notified soon

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 OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board
Job RoleTrack Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts 
Job LocationAcross India
Total Number of Vacancy1,03,769
Online Application12th March to 12th April 2019
Qualification for RRB Group D Level I12th (+2 Stage) / Any Graduates
RRB Group-D Age Limit18 to 30 Years / 18 to 33 Years 
Selection for RRB Group D Level IComputer Based Test (CBT) 
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 
Document Verification and Medical
Important Links of RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 
RRB Group D Official NotificationClick Here
Official Websitehttp://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

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
RailwayURSCSTOBCEWSTotal VacancyEx-SMCCAAPWBDBack-PwBD
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 a 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
SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
General Science252590 Minutes
Mathematics2525
General Intelligence & Reasoning3030
General Awareness and Current Affairs2020
Total100100 

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 the 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. 

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021
SubjectTopics
MathematicsNumber 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.
General Intelligence and reasoningAnalogies, 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.
General SciencePhysics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).
Current AffairsGeneral Awareness and Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

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

Click Here to View RRB Group D Syllabus 2021

Click Here for RRB Group D Previous Year Papers

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. The in-hand salary of RRB Group Posts is Rs. 22,500-Rs.25,380 per month.

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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 the RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment Process Online Application was 12th April 2019.

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

Steps to Apply for RRB Group D Vacancies

  1. Visit the official website http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
  2. Click on the ‘New Registration’ link
  3. Register for the exam and submit required details like name, date of birth and father’s name, mother’s name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/Matric registration number, year of passing, mobile number, email ID and then submit the registration form
  4. Upon registration, candidates need to verify email ID and mobile number through OTP
  5. Login on the home page using the registration number and password
  6. In Part I of the application page, candidates had to provide the details of educational qualification, community, gender, religion, Ex-Servicemen, CCAA, Minority, Economically Backward Class and Age Relaxation and other details
  7. In Part II of the application page, candidates had to indicate his/her priority/preference of the posts
  8. On completion of application details, candidates were redirected to the payment page using Online Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI and Offline Challan
  9. Candidates were required to choose the exam language
  10. Candidates had to fill in the details of a valid photo ID card
  11. Enter bank details to get the refund of fees
  12. Candidates had to upload their scanned images of photograph and signature as per the format and SC/ST candidates were required to upload the category certificates
  13. Candidates had to agree to the terms and conditions and submit the application form

RRB Group D Level I Fee

The candidates who are interested in RRB Group D vacancies have to pay the requisite application fee as per the below-mentioned table-

S.NoCategoryFee
1For GEN/OBC 
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/-
2For 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.

Nationality

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

Medical Standards

Medical StandardVisual Acuity
A-2 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
A-3 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. 
B-1 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. 
B-2 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
C-1 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
C-2 Distant vision: 6/12 with or without glasses
Near vision: Sn. 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required

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 Exam Analysis- Previous Year

The candidates must have a look at the previous year RRB Group D Exam Analysis from the below section to have an idea would be the expected pattern for the upcoming RRB Group D Exam.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis- Mathematics
TopicNo of Questions
S.I, CI1
Pipe & Cistern1
Simplification1
Time and Work2
Number System6
Time, Speed and Distance4
Average1
Trigonometry2
Percentage1
Mensuration2
Ratio4
Total25
RRB Group D Exam Analysis- Reasoning
TopicNo of Questions
Syllogism2
Venn Diagram2
Mathematical Calculation1
Mirror Image2
Odd one out3
Analogy2
Series3
Direction2
Statement & Conclusion5
Counting Figure2
Puzzle2
Complete Figure1
Blood Relation3
Total30
RRB Group D Exam Analysis- General Science
TopicNo of Questions
Physics8
Chemistry10
Biology7
Total25
RRB Group D Exam Analysis- General Awareness & Current Affairs
TopicNo of Questions
History3
Polity1
Geography2
Economics1
Current Affairs13
Total20

RRB Group D 2021 Answer Key

Once the exam is over, Railway Recruitment Board will release the provisional answer key with the correct responses to the questions asked in the examination. The candidates will also be given the opportunity to challenge the answer key with a fixed amount. The final answer key will be released after the objections are assessed by the exam authority.  

RRB Group D 2021 Result

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

Click Here to View RRB Group D result 2018-19

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 has 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 below table.

RRB Group D Cut-Off 2018-19
regionCategoryUR
AjmerCommunity73.73073
Ex-servicemen40.20650
CCAA in Railways40.04823
AllahabadCommunity74.57579
Ex-servicemen40.00081
CCAA in Railways41.16811
AhemdabadCommunity71.86468
Ex-servicemen40.00159
CCAA in Railways40.04823
BengaluruCommunity62.01964
Ex-servicemen40.23986
CCAA in Railways42.59145
BhopalCommunity75.03355
Ex-servicemen40.06859
CCAA in Railways40.04823
BilaspurCommunity70.22887
Ex-servicemen40.04764
CCAA in Railways40.04823
BhubaneshwarCommunity73.86689
Ex-servicemen40.04823
CCAA in Railways40.79482
ChandigarhCommunity75.07613
Ex-servicemen40.00611
CCAA in Railways40.42153
ChennaiCommunity71.53120
Ex-servicemen40.14442
CCAA in Railways41.54140
GorakhpurCommunity73.90623
Ex-servicemen40.16889
CCAA in Railways40.79482
GuwahatiCommunity77.09933
Ex-servicemen40.86204
CCAA in Railways40.42153
KolkattaCommunity80.57238
Ex-servicemen40.01368
CCAA in Railways40.04823
MumbaiCommunity67.96106
Ex-servicemen40.16796
CCAA in Railways40.04823
PatnaCommunity77.00350
Ex-servicemen40.19724
CCAA in Railways40.04823
RanchiCommunity76.30354
Ex-servicemen40.09680
CCAA in Railways40.04823
Secunderbad Community69.79887
Ex-servicemen40.00159
CCAA in Railways40.42153

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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
ChandigarhChandigarh
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 2021- FAQs

Ans. The revised exam date for RRB Group D 2021 exam is expected to be announced in November 2021.

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

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.

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

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

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