RRB Group D

RRB group D notification 2020

RRB Group D 2020: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) had released the RRB Group-D notification 2020 for the recruitment of 103769 vacancies in various post 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. With the release of recruitment Notification, RRB releases all the important dates, Eligibility criteria, Examination process, Syllabus, state-wise Vacancies, etc. In this article, we have covered all the details related to the RRB Group D exam 2020.

RRB Group D Notification 2020

RRB Group D notification 2020 was released by the Railway recruitment board (RRB) on 23rd February 2019 to do recruitment for 103769 vacancies under the various Level-1 Group D posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, and Assistant Pointsman. The online window to apply for the exam was from 12th March 2019 to 12th April 2019 on the official RRB website.

Latest: Railway has not announced the examination date and admit card release date till date. The exam is tentatively be held in November 2020.

Exam Name

RRB Group D

Advertisement number

RRB-01/2019

Conducted Authority

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)

Exam level

National

Exam Category

Matriculation (10th) Pass

Total Vacancies

1,03,769

Examination Dates

September- October, 2019 (Postponed till further Notice)

RRB Group D Exam Dates

Events

Dates

RRB Group D Notification Released date

23th February 2019

Starting Date To Apply Online

12th March 2019

Last Date to Apply Online

12th April 2019

RRB Group D Application Status

25th July 2019

RRB Group D Admit Card release date

Will be notified soon

RRB Group D Exam Date 

Sep-Oct, 2019( Postponed)

RRB Group D Vacancy 2020

With the release of RRB Group D notification 2020, the total number of vacancies in various railway zones is also announced. The eligible candidates can apply from only 1 railway zone. If the candidates fill the application from multiple zones, then the railway reserves the right to cancel all the applications. The RRB Group D vacancy 2020 released by the railway in different zones are as below:

Railway Zones

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total Vacancy

Central Railway

3597

1398

759

2656

935

9345

East Central Railway

1369

555

325

956

358

3563

East Coast Railway

1034

412

198

653

258

2555

Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro

4926

1461

775

2619

1087

10873

North Central Railway and DLW

2080

678

317

1175

474

4730

North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO

1570

615

307

1107

403

4002

North Western Railway

2132

814

384

1393

526

5249

Northeast Frontier Railway

1119

449

226

809

291

2894

Northern Railway, DMW and RCF

5144

2017

1031

3644

1317

13153

South Central Railway

3663

1432

722

2577

934

9328

South East Central Railway

797

219

115

366

167

1664

South Eastern Railway

1933

738

361

1305

482

4914

South Western Railway and RWF

2745

1138

557

2006

715

7167

Southern Railway and ICF

4363

1353

787

2118

958

9579

West Central Railway

1596

633

308

1080

402

4019

Western Railway

4287

1647

812

2914

1074

10734

Grand Total

42355

15559

7984

27378

10381

103769

RRB Group D 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility criteria of the candidates for the RRB Group D post is divided into 3 categories as given below. Any candidate who fails to provide relevant documents of fulfilling all eligibility criteria at the time of document verification, his/her candidature would be stand cancel. So before applying the exam, candidates should check their eligibility as provided by the Board.

  1. Nationality/Citizenship 

  2. Education Qualification 

  3. Age Limit 

Nationality/Citizenship

A candidate must be either:

A. a citizen of India, or

B. a subject of Nepal, or

C. a subject of Bhutan, or

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

E. 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.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Education Qualification

  • Candidates must be matriculation (10th) pass from the recognized board/NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. 
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu, of course, completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship

Age Limit

The candidates’ age should be in between 18 and 33 years. The upper and lower age limit is reckoned as on 01.07.2019.

Date of Birth of the candidates should be in between the dates given below (Both dates inclusive):

Age group

Upper Limit of DOB

Lower Limit of DOB

UR

OBC-Non Creamy Layer

SC/ST

For All Community/ Categories

18-33

02.07.1986

02.07.1983

02.07.1981

01.07.2001

RRB Group D Exam Pattern

RRB Group D exam pattern consists of 4 stages of which Stage 1 is a Computer-based multiple-choice paper followed by PET, DV & Medical Examination. The candidates need to clear each stage to get into the final merit list of the selected candidates.
 

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)

  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

  3. Document Verification (DV)

  4. Medical Examination

RRB Group D CBT 1 exam pattern

Computer-Based Test (CBT) is the first stage of the RRB Group D exam. The section-wise bifurcation of Questions/marks is as below:

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Total Time Duration

General Science

25

25

90 minutes

(120 minutes for PWBD candidates)

Mathematics

25

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

30

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

20

Total (Questions/marks)

100

100

  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for each wrong answer.

  • The minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR- 40%, EWS- 40%, OBC (Non- Creamy layer)- 30%, SC-30%, & ST-30%.

  • The Railway Administration reserves the right to treat the first stage CBT as a qualifying test for shortlisting a reasonable number of candidates for the second stage.

  • The exam duration for the PwBD candidates accompanied by the scribe is 120 minutes.


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RRB Group D Syllabus 2020

RRB releases the RRB Group D syllabus 2020 with the release of its official notification. The CBT exam consists of 4 sections, General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning & General Awareness and Current Affairs. Let’s have a look at the section-wise syllabus of the RRB Group D exam.

RRB Group D Mathematics Syllabus

  1. Number system
  2. BODMAS
  3. Decimals
  4. Fractions
  5. LCM
  6. HCF
  7. Ratio and Proportion
  8. Percentages
  9. Mensuration
  10. Time and Work
  11. Time and Distance
  12. Simple and Compound Interest
  13. Profit and Loss
  14. Algebra
  15. Geometry and Trigonometry
  16. Elementary Statistics
  17. Square root
  18. Age Calculations
  19. Calendar & Clock
  20. Pipes & Cistern etc.

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Intelligence and reasoning

  1. Analogies
  2. Alphabetical and Number series
  3. Coding and decoding
  4. Mathematical operations
  5. Relationships
  6. Syllogism
  7. Jumbling
  8. Venn diagram
  9. Data interpretation
  10. Sufficiency
  11. Conclusions
  12. Decision making
  13. Similarities and Differences
  14. Analytical Reasoning
  15. Classification
  16. Directions
  17. Statement- Arguments and Assumptions

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Science

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

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Awareness on Current Affairs

The syllabus under this shall cover Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

RRB Group D Pay Scale

The candidates recruited under RRB Group D have the basic salary of Rs 18000 under the Level 1 of Pay matrix. The details of basic salary pay scale are as below:

Scale

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Grade Pay – Entry Level

PB-1

15600-60600

5400

21000

5700

23190

6000

25380

7200

29730

8400

34080

PB-2

29900-104400

12600

40500

13800

51420

PB-3

14400

54450

16200

63000

46800-117300

19800

76590

22800

88500

PB-5

112200-20100

26100

138300

26700

147300

30000

159000

In addition to the basic pay, candidates are entitled to various allowances like Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), travelling allowance (TA), Daily Allowance, Medical Allowance and many more.

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RRB Group D Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the application fee for applying the examination. The RRB Group D Application Fee under different categories is as below:

Sr.No.

              Categories

                 Refund Fee

Prescribed fee (Rs.)

    1

                  UR/OBC

Rs. 400 shall be refunded on appearing in 1st stage
CBT

     500/-

    2

SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female /
Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class

Rs. 250 shall be refunded on appearing in 1st stage
CBT

     250/-

RRD Group D exam centres

List of examination centres under various RRB Regions are as below:

RRB Region

 Group D Exam Centres 

Andhra Pradesh

Amalapuram, 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

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar,  Tezpur

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Delhi/ NCR

Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Silvassa,Surat, Surendranagar,  Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi

Haryana

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar

Karnataka

Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada

Maharashtra

Ahmednagar, 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

Punjab

Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur.

Rajasthan

Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittogarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizaabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi

West Bengal

Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri