Why RRB Group-D?
Age Limit for RRB Group-D 2018 (as on 01.07.2018)
Minimum Age – 18 years
Maximum Age – 31 years
Age Relaxation (Revised)
Indian Railway has extended the age relaxation in Upper Age Limit for all categories. For general category, the upper age limit has been fixed at 30 years from 28 years. For OBC category it has been revised to 33 years from 31 years. For the SC & ST category, the age relaxation has been fixed at 35 years from 33.
1. 10th Pass from Institution recognised by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT (As per the latest IR notification, ITI has become non-mandatory for Group D recruitment).
2. 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass from Institution recognised by NCVT/SCVT.
Railway Group D Exam Pattern 2018 comprises of CBT or Computer Based Test followed by Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification. Let's have a look at these stages of CBT in detail.
First stage of CBT
♦ The minimum percentage of marks to qualify for second round in various categories : UR-40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST-30%.
|Section||No. of Questions||Duration|
|Mathematics||100 Questions||90 Minutes|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs|
Section-wise Question Details
|Section||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Mathematics||25 Questions||25 Marks||90 Minutes|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25 Questions||25 Marks|
|General Science||30 Questions||30 Marks|
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||20 Questions||20 Marks|
♦ The questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.
|Male Candidate||Female Candidate|
|You should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.||You should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.|
|You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.||You should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.|
♦ Based on the performance of the candidates in the CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates will be called for document verification.
♦ Thereafter, the final selection will be made.
Note: Shortlisted candidates should produce NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature will be cancelled. Signatures of the candidates on all documents should be identical, either in English or Hindi.
RRB Group-D Syllabus
|Mathematics||General Intelligence and Reasoning||General Science||General Awareness on Current Affairs|
|Number system||Analogies||Physics||Science & Technology|
|BODMAS||Alphabetical and Number Series||Chemistry||Sports|
|Decimals||Coding and Decoding||Life Sciences||Culture|
|Fractions||Mathematical operations||Earth Sciences||Personalities|
|HCF||Syllogism||Astronomy & Space Technology||Politics|
|Ratio & Proportion||Jumbling||Computer & Mobile Technology||Geography|
|Percentages||Venn Diagram||Inventions & Discoveries||History|
|Mensurations||Data Interpretation and Sufficiency||Nutrition||Miscellaneous Topics|
|Time & Work||Conclusions and Decision making||Military Technology|
|Time and Distance||Similarities and Differences||Diseases|
|Simple and Compound Interest||Analytical Reasoning|
|Profit and Loss||Classification|
|Trigonometry||Arguments and Assumptions|
|Calendar & Clock|
|Pipes & Cistern|
|Commencement of Online Application||10th February 2018|
|Last Date to Apply Online||31st March 2018|
|Last Date for Fee Payment||31st March 2018|
|RRB Group-D CBT Exam 2018||April-May 2018 (Tentative)|
|RRB Group-D PET Exam 2018||July 2018 (Tentative)|
RRB Group-D Vacancy
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will be recruiting to fill total 62,907 vacancies for RRB Group D.
|RRB Name||Zone||Gen||OBC||SC||ST||Total No. of Vacancy|
As per the latest announcement, the candidates who will appear in the Group D examination will get their fees refunded by the Indian Railway. The Reserved category will get 100% refund, while the General category will get Rs 400 as the refund.
|Economically Backward Classes|
|General & Others||₹ 500/-|
RRB Group-D Admit Card
The Admit Cards for Railway RRB Exams are released just a couple of weeks before the Exam. You can check this space for the RRB Group D admit card. We will update the post, once the admit cards will be available for download.To login on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is required to have:
Registration Number/Roll Number
Date of Birth/Password
The admit card for Railway Group-D 2018 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
All candidates must go through the guidelines mentioned on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card. Results
RRB will be declare the result for CBT after the examination for the same will be conducted. Result will be announced for CBT first. Candidates who clear CBT will be allowed to give PET of Railway Group-D 2018 Exam. Result for PET will be released post the Physical Test for Men's and Women's.
RRB Group-D Selection Procedure
RRB Group-D Previous Year Cutoff MarksExpected RRB Group-D Cut Off
|Category||Expected Cut-off (out of 100)|
How To Prepare?
You must have complete knowledge about the latest exam pattern and the syllabus of exam this will help you to prepare for the exam. you can check the syllabus in syllabus tab.
♦ Solve previous year papers and model test papers as like you are giving exams in exam center with time limit. (Use our online test portal to prepare yourself and view instant results. We also give Previous Year Quesion as a test paper for free try now click)
♦ Try to solve questions with appropriate tricks and given data only do not use unnecessary tips.
♦ Do not lose hope keep trying and stay positive
♦ Learn all the important formulas that can be useful in the exam Notice all the trends in the exams, compare all the changes and modifications done this year as compared to the previous year question paper
♦ Always try to save your time solve the easy questions first and then go through the difficult ones.
♦ Identify your weak areas, work out on them
♦ Go through the significant and insignificant national and international news of last few months, questions are generally asked from current events
RRB Group-D Exam Faq's