RRB Group D 2021: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary

RRB Group D 2021: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Nov 26, 2021Check here all about RRB Group D 2021 Exam for 1,03,769 vacancies updated by the Ministry of Railways.
Check here all about RRB Group D 2021 Exam for 1,03,769 vacancies updated by the Ministry of Railways.
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RRB Group D Latest Updates

RRB Group D 2021 Exam: Railways Recruitment Board has given one more chance to the RRB Group D aspirants whose applications have been rejected earlier. The Board has stated that this is the last chance given to the candidates. Read the official RRB Group D Notification regarding RRB Group D official notice regarding rejection.

RRB Group D Official Notice regarding Rejection of Candidates

RRB Group D Application Modification (Not Activated)

RRB Group D exam date 2021 which was earlier announced officially for a total of 1,03,769 vacancies, has been postponed until the lockdown restrictions are eased down. The Railway Recruitment Board has confirmed that the RRB Group D exam date will be out after the current Pandemic Situation gets stable and the lockdown restrictions get over or eased.

The Railway Group D admit card release date, & exam city information will be announced soon on the regional sites of the Railway Recruitment Board. According to the officials of the Railway Recruitment Board, the Computer Based Test (CBT) for RRB Group D Exam 2021 was expected to schedule between the 3rd week of April 2021 and June 2021. We will post the direct link to download the RRB Group D Hall Ticket as soon as it is out. 

RRB Group D Admit Card, Download Link (Out Soon) 

We will update all the latest news about the Railway Group D exam 2021 here, such as Exam Date, Notification, Admit Card Download Link, Syllabus, Cut Off, Previous Year Papers, and other details.

Latest Update:

  • 26th November 2021: RRB Group D Official for Rejection of Candidates out!
  • 22nd July 2021: As per the sources available online, the Central Administrative Tribunal has asked the RRB to submit details of the Rejected Application Status of the RRB Group D 2019 Applicants who applied under the recruitment process. The order is made on the basis of the petition filed.

RRB Group D Notification

This year, RRB Group D recruitment notification was released for a total of 103769 vacancies of RRC Level 1 posts. The posts available for RRB Group D recruitment are Cabin man, Fitter, Gangman, Group D-Store, Group D-Engg, Helper-II (Electrical, Mechanical, S&T), Keyman, Leverman, Pointsman, Porter, Shunter, Switchman, Trackman, and Welder. We'll update you once Railway announces the dates of the exam, exam city, and admit card for all regions. Meanwhile, you can download the RRB Group D recruitment 2021 notification PDF from the link given below.

RRB Group D 2021 Notification PDF Download

RRB Group D Exam Dates

Events

Exam Date

RRB Level 1 Online Application Starts

12.03.2019

Last Date to Apply Online

12.04.2019

Last Date to Pay Fee

23.04.2019

RRB Group D Application Status

25.07.2019

RRB Group D Admit Card Download

10 Days Before the exam

RRB Group D Exam Date 2021

3rd week of April 2021 and June 2021

RRB Group D Exam City 2021

-

Railway Group D Vacancy 2021

RRB Group D Vacancy 2021 for Level 1 Posts

The category wise RRB Group D Level 1 Vacancy is given below:

CategoryVacancy
Gen42355
OBC27378
SC15559
ST7984
EWS10381
Total103769

RRB Group D Online Application

The online application for the RRB Group D exam has been closed now. The Railway Group D exam will commence soon, once the exam date is released. We hope you have applied for RRB Group D exam.

Application Fee Details

As per the latest announcement by the Rail Minister Piyush Goyal, the candidates who will appear in the Railway Group D examination for Level 1 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.

CategoryApplication Fees
SC/ST250
Ex-serviceman
Female
Minorities
Transgender
Economically Backward Classes
General & Others500

RRB Group D Application Status Link (All Zones)

RRB Zone Name RRB Group D Application Status Link
MumbaiStatus Link
East Central (Hajipur)Application Status
East Coast (Bhubaneswar)Status Link
Eastern Railway (Kolkata)Application Status
Central (Allahabad)Status Link
North-Eastern (Gorakhpur)Application Status
Northeast Frontier (Guwahati)Status Link
Northern Railway (Delhi)Application Status
North-Western (Jaipur)Status Link
South Central Railway (Secunderabad)Application Status
South East Central (Bilaspur)Status Link
South Eastern Railway (Kolkata)Application Status
Southern Railway (Chennai)Status Link
South Western Railway (Hubli)Application Status
West Central Railway (Jabalpur)Status Link
Western Railway (Mumbai)Application Status

RRB Group D Eligiblity Criteria

The RRB Group D Level 1 eligibility is given in details. You can check the RRB Group D notification PDF for further details.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age – 18 years
  • Maximum Age – 33 years

Age Relaxation

Indian Railway has mentioned the age relaxation in Upper Age Limit for all categories. Check below the age relaxation of various categories:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
PWD SC/ST15 years

Educational Qualification

  • 10th Pass from Institution recognized 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)
  • 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT

RRB Group D Salary

Below you can check out the detailed RRB Group D salary details:

ScalePay BandGrade PayGrade Pay – Entry Level
PB-1₹15600-60600540021000
570023190
600025380
720029730
840034080
PB-2₹29900-1044001260040500
1380051420
1440054450
1620063000
PB-3₹46800-1173001980076590
2280088500
PB-5₹112200-2010026100138300
26700147300
30000159000

Check job profile & salary of RRB Group D post-wise.

RRC (RRB Group D) 2021 Exam Pattern

Railway Group D syllabus and latest exam pattern must be known by each and every candidate who is going to take part in the RRB Group D Recruitment 2021. You can check the exam pattern.

Written Test - CBT

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

General Science

25

25

90 Minutes

&

120 Minutes for PwBD

Mathematics

25

25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

30

General Awareness and Current Affairs

20

20

  • The total duration of Computer based test will be 90 minutes
  • There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers
  • 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Male Candidates

Female Candidates

  • Lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • Run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
  • Lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • Run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

For more details, you can take a look at the RRB Group D Medical Test.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021

The RRB Group D syllabus is given below. We would suggest you follow the official syllabus (provided below) while preparing for the RRB Group D exam 2021.

RRB Group D Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Number system
  • BODMAS
  • Decimals
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Fractions
  • LCM
  • HCF
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square root
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Pipes & Cistern

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Jumbling
  • Syllogism
  • Conclusions and Decision making
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Venn Diagram

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Science

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Sports
  • Economics
  • Current affairs in Science & Technology
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Politics

RRB Group D Books

It is very crucial to have the best study material if you aim to crack the Railway Group D exam. This list of best books for RRB Group D is the right way to start your preparation if you have enough time before your exam and need to brush up on concepts.

Mathematics Books

Book

Author

Practice Book on Quicker Maths

M.Tyra, K.Kundan/Magical Book Series

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S Aggarwal/S.Chand Publisher

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Varma/Arihant Publishers

General Intelligence & Reasoning Books

Book

Author

Test of Reasoning

Edgar Thorpe/ Pearson

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

R.S Aggarwal/ S.Chand Publisher

General Science Books

Book

Author

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Lucent Publication

General Awareness & Current Affairs Books – Best Books for RRB Group D Exam

Book

Publisher

Lucent’s General Knowledge

Lucent Publication

Pratiyogita Darpan

Upkar Publication

Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

Malayala Manorama

RRB Group D Question Papers

To get selected in RRB Group D recruitment, it is crucial to crack the Computer Based Test (CBT). Thus to help you pass the CBT we bring you the previous years RRB Group D question papers of the previous year.

You can download Railway Group D previous year question paper PDF in Hindi & English from the links given below and solve it.

RRB Group D Exam DateRRB Group D Question Paper (English)RRB Group D Question Paper (Hindi)
7-8 October 2018 PaperDownload PDFDownload PDF
4 October 2018 PaperDownload PDFDownload PDF
3 October 2018 PaperDownload PDFDownload PDF
1 October 2018 PaperDownload PDFDownload Download PDF
28 September 2018 PaperDownload PDFDownload PDF

Note: The paper held on various dates is attached in the article linked above.

Railway Group D Answer Key

Railway will publish the Railway Group D Answer key for all the candidates who appeared in RRB Group D CBT 1 exam. You can raise an objection against the wrong answer mentioned in the answer key once it is out.

RRB Group D Previous Year Cut Off

You can check the RRB Group D Cut Off for the previous year cut off details. Below we have listed down the minimum qualifying marks for the Railway Group D exam.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks (%)

General

40

Economically Weaker Section

40

Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer)

30

Scheduled Caste

30

Scheduled Tribe

30

RRB Group D Mock Test Series

The Test Series plays an important role in order to crack the RRB Grade D exam. To evaluate your practice, you can take Railway Group D Mock Test Series.

Study Plan

A smart study plan is vital for any exam preparation. The preparation of the Railway Group D must be planned, not reckless if you aim to crack it. Check out the 45 days RRB Group D study plan to channel your exam preparation.

Study Material

BYJU'S Exam Prep is providing topic-wise study material for Railway Group D 2021 exam preparation. Find the resources below:

Important RRB Group D Links
RRB Group D Apply OnlineRRB Group D Eligibility Criteria
RRB Group D Syllabus PDF
RRB Group D Salary
RRB Group D Books
RRB Group D Marks
RRB Group D Admit Card
RRB Group D Exam Centre
RRB Group D Cut off
RRB Group D Practice Set Papers
RRB Group D Question Papers
RRB Group D Answer Key

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  • The posts available under RRB Group D are Cabin man, Fitter, Gangman, Group D-Store, Group D-Engg, Helper-II (Electrical, Mechanical, S&T), Keyman, Leverman, Pointsman, Porter, Shunter, Switchman, Trackman, and Welder.

  • At BYJU'S Exam Prep, you can practice the best RRB Group D mock test series prepared by the experts to help you prepare well for the exam.

  • You can find here the direct link to download the RRB Group D Admit Card 2021 (region-wise).

  • For all the 17 posts mentioned in the official notification, the basic pay is the same i.e 18000 but only track maintainer gets an extra income of 2700.

  • Since there are a plethora of books available in the market, therefore to help you choose the right study material we have shared the complete list of best books for the RRB Group D exam here.

  • RRB Group D 2021 exam will be conducted in 13 regional languages apart from English and Hindi.

  • In case the application is rejected after scrutiny, the same will be communicated through email.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.33 marks for every incorrect answer in the RRB Group D 2021 exam.

  • A total of 1,03,769 vacancies are released for various posts under RRB Group D 2021 recruitment notification.

  • The minimum age limit required is 18 years for RRB Group D 2021 exam.

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