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Railway Group-D

Railway Group-D

Summary

Indian Railway has released the notification for Group “D” Exam. It is good opportunity for those candidates who were waiting for this notification because this time it is for 103739 posts. Candidates may apply online for this Exam in their desired RRCs. This Exam is basically for helper Post in different Departments of Railway.

Exam Pattern

Total Marks : 100
Total Time : 90 Min
-ve marking : 0.33 (For each wrong answer)
SubjectQns.Marks
Mathematics2525
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Science2525
General Awareness and Current Affairs2020
Total100100


Overview

                          RRC Group D 2020 will be organized by Railway Recruitment Board for a total of 1,03,769 vacancies as announced in the official notification. The examination will be conducted to recruit eligible candidates to the post. Railway Recruitment Cell has issued a notification for the recruitment of RRC Group D Level 1 with a large number of vacancies in various departments. All the candidates preparing and applying for Railway RRC Group D Exam should go through RRC Group D Syllabus for complete details and get in-depth knowledge of various sections from which questions will be asked in the exam.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential Educational Qualifications

Candidates should have requisite minimum educational qualifications related to the posts from recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date for ONLINE Registration.

Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed minimum educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

Note

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

Age limit of the candidates should be from 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.)

The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities in the table below is applicable subject to the submission of requisite certificates.

SI No.CategoryAge relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC (NCL)3 years
03Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestationUR33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
OBC (NCL)36 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
SC/ ST38 Years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
04PwDUR10 years
OBC (NCL)13 years
SC/ ST15 years
05Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989UR38 Years of age
OBC (NCL)41 Years of age
SC/ ST43 Years of age
06Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells).UR40 Years of age
OBC (NCL)43 Years of age
SC/ ST45 Years of age
07Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Cooperative Societies and Institutes.UR33 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
OBC (NCL)36 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
SC/ ST38 Years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.
08Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried.UR35 Years of age
OBC (NCL)38 Years of age
SC/ ST40 Years of age
09Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.UR33 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years
OBC (NCL)36 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.
SC/ ST38 years of age plus extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.
10Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 yearsUR35 Yrs of age
OBC (NCL)38 Yrs of age
SC/ ST40 Yrs of age

Medical Standards For The Posts:

Sl. No.Medical standardGeneral fitnessVisual acuity
1A-2Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test). Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
2A-3Physically fit in all respects 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 test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Myopic vision.
3B-1Physically fit in all respects 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 test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic vision etc
4B-2Physically fit in all respects 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 test for Binocular Vision etc.
5C-1 Physically fit in all respects 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. 
6C-2 Physically fit in all respects 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.

Physical Efficiency Test (For Group ‘C’ Posts)

S NoMale candidatesFemale candidates
1.Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight downShould be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
2.Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
Note:-

(1) The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) as specified in Para 11.0 are exempted from appearing for PET. However, after qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for PwBD.

(2) It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they are medically fit enough to attempt the PET. Railways will not be responsible for any injury/harm suffered by candidates as a result of participating in the PET.

Syllabus

Syllabus Computer Based Examination:

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 10th standard level (CBSE).

 

d. General Awareness on current affairs: in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance..

Mode of Selection:

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

• UR/EWS – 40%

• OBC (Non-creamy layer) – 30%

• SC/ST – 30%.

*These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.*

Shortlisting of Candidates for various stages shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them whenever CBT is conducted in multiple sessions for the same syllabus. The normalization scheme to be adopted for shortlisting the candidates from CBT to PET (as applicable) and for document verification.

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