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RRB Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 : Posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix

Organisation : Railway Recruitment Board
Post Name : RRB Group D Recruitment for Posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix 2018
Educational Qualification : 10th pass plus NAC Certificate & 10th pass plus ITI
Reference Number : CEN No. 02/2018
Date & Time of Closing : 31.03.2018
Date of Opening : 10.02.2018
Total Vacancies : 62907
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RRB Railway Group D Recruitment

Railway Recruitment Boards invite ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways.

Update : RRB Railway Recruitment 2019 Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix

Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY to any one of the Railway Recruitment Boards before 23.59 hrs of 12.03.2018.

Important Instructions

1) Applications are to be submitted ONLINE through RRB websites ONLY listed at Para 20.0 of this CEN. One application ONLY is required to be submitted to the selected RRB for all its notified posts in this CEN. Candidates can apply to only one RRB. Any attempt to submit more than one application by a candidate against this CEN shall result in disqualification and debarment.

2) Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application. Candidates need NOT send printouts of application or Certificates or copies to RRBs concerned by post.

3) Candidates are required to go through the vacancy table, ascertain their eligibility and then exercise options for the RRBs and post(s) within the RRB chosen as per their eligibility. The selection of RRB once exercised shall be final.

4) Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed medical standards for the post(s) they are opting for. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the opted post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

5. Scale of pay :
Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of 18000/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

6) Age (as on 01.07.2018): 18 – 31 Years – Refer para 5.1 for age relaxations.

7) Stages of Exam :
** There shall be a Computer Based Test (CBT).
** Candidates qualified in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
** Marks will be normalized in the CBT.

8) Negative Marking :
** There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT.
** 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for wrong answer.


The RRB wise and Railway wise summary of vacancies for various posts is furnished below for immediate reference. Further, the parameters(Qualification, Medical standard and Suitability of the post for PWD etc) of various posts included in the CEN is at Annexure A and the RRB, Railway and post wise vacancy for all the notified posts is at Annexure B.

Medical Standards For The Posts

** Candidates called for DV will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff.

The medical requirements against different medical standards for different categories are outlined below :



(i) 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.

f. 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.

(ii) A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age Limit

** 18 to 31 years.
** The lower and upper age limit indicated for a particular post(s) in the vacancy table will be reckoned as on 01.07.2018.
** The relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories/communities in the table below is applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates.

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

** No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC-NCL (Non Creamy Layer) candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.
** PWD candidates applying against UR vacancies will be allowed age relaxation applicable for UR PWD only.

Note :
** Candidates should note that the date of birth filled in this application should be same as recorded in the Matriculation /SSLC or an equivalent certificate. No subsequent request for its change will be considered.

Educational Qualifications

** Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated against the notified posts in the CEN from recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application.

** Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
** 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.

Examination Fee

Candidates applying for the posts in this CEN have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed

Modes Of Payment Of Fee

a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit cards upto 12.03.2018 till 22.00 Hrs.

b. OFFLINE fee payment through
i. SBI Bank Challan Payment mode closes on 12.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of SBI.
ii. Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 10.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of computerized Post Office.

** Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion if any received till the closing date of this CEN.
** Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000/.

** Candidates having BPL card and Izzat MST are also eligible for fee concession under EBC and all these candidates seeking fee concession should fill in the relevant details in the ONLINE application.

** Candidates eligible for refund of examination fee of Rs 250/- should provide details of beneficiary account in which they would like to receive the refund viz., Beneficiary name, Bank Name, Account No. and IFSC code in the online application the refund of fee will be made duly deducting the bank charges on appearing in the CBT.

Important Dates

Opening Date & Time for On-Line Registration and submission of Application 10.02.2018 at 10.00 hrs
Closing Date & Time for submission of On-Line application 31.03.2018 at 23.59 hrs
Last Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee
Online payment (Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card) 30.03.2018 at 22.00 hrs
SBI Bank Challan 27.03.2018 at 15.00 hrs
Post Office Challan 28.03.2018 at 15.00 hrs

How To Apply

** Candidates can apply for vacancies of any one RRB only through ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs
** The application is common for all the RRBs.
** The option of RRB and the preference for posts within the opted RRB shall be taken after first stage CBT.

Registration :
1. Go to the home page Click here online application link
2. Click on the “New Registration” link option for below link.

Application Link :

3. Select any ONE RRB to Apply (RRB once selected cannot be changed)

Application Procedure

a. Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box
b. Click Submit Button , then the registration screen will be displayed .

Registration Details :
Step 1 : Enter your name
Step 2 : Re Enter Your Name
Step 3 : Enter Date of Birth
Step 4 : Select Aadhaar Card Status
Step 5 : Enter Your Father’s Name
Step 6 : Enter your Mother’s Name
Step 7 : Enter Matriculation/ State Board Roll number
Step 8 : Select Year of Passing SSLC/ Matriculation/10th/ITI/NAC

Step 9 : Enter your Mobile Number
Step 10 : Re Enter your Mobile Number
Step 11 : Enter Email Address
Step 12 : Re Enter Email Address
Step 13 : Enter Captcha
Step 14 : Accept the Declaration Check Box
Step 15 : Click Continue Button

Confromation Screen will be displayed, Click the check box option then click the submit button

** Complete the Registration process by filling all the details for generating a Registration Id & Password for login and OTPs (One Time Password) for validation.
** The Registration Id and password will be displayed on the screen.

** OTPs will be sent to your registered mobile number and E-mail id.
** Retrieve OTPs from mobile number and E-mail and validate them to proceed with the filling up of application.
** Click On ‘Apply/Edit’ option on the screen.

** Complete the Eligibility Criteria Form and Submit.
** Before submitting the Eligibility Criteria Form, be sure that all the information is filled correctly.

** After submission, you can modify only by Paying the modification fee of Rs 250/-.
** After submission of Eligibility criteria form, make the Payment by clicking on the Payment tab.
** Only after payment you will be able to fill the additional details and upload Photos etc.

Uploading of color Photograph :
The photograph should comply with the following requirements :
** The Colour passport photograph with white/light color back ground.
** Photograph of size 35mmX45mm with name and date printed on it.
** It should be in JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI.
** The size of the photograph should be between 20-50 KB
** The color photograph must have been taken on or after 01-12-2017 in a professional studio.
** Photographs taken using mobile and self composed portraits may result in rejection of application.

Select the Payment Mode

1)Bank :
Net Banking /Credit card/Debit card etc : Select the mode of payment of fees from the options available such as Net Banking, Credit Card/Debit Card etc., Enter the details required on the relevant option screen and submit the payment.

Click on “SBI Branch” from the options. Fill the mobile number & date of birth and click “Confirm” button. Then click on the “Click here to Download” the form in PDF, take the print of the form , fill relevant details and pay the fees at your nearest SBI branch.

2)Post Office :
For Payment through Post Office, Select Post Office from the drop down and Click the button to proceed for generating a Challan. Take print of the Challan and pay the fees in the nearest computerized post office.

After successful payment, Click on the “Fill additional details” and complete the remaining application form by filling up additional details and Photo(s)/Document(s) Upload.

Final Submit. Before clicking on “Final submit”, review all the details filled and be sure that all are correct. After submission, it can be edited only by paying the modification fee of Rs 250/- . Modification can be done only twice.

If you are Already Registered

Click Candidate Login link available in the Home Page. Select your region.
Step 1 : Enter Registration Id
Step 2 : Enter Date of Birth
Step 3 : Enter Captcha Code
Step 4 : Click Login Button

Recruitment Process

** Only single online application has to be submitted by the candidate to the RRB of their choice for all the notified posts of that RRB through the link provided on the official website.
** The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test(CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification.

** The date, time and venue for all the activities, namely, CBT, PET and DV or any other additional activity as applicable shall be fixed by the RRBs and shall be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course.
** Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Computer Based Test

** All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test on the specified date, time and venue as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of RRBs.

Total Duration : 90 Min,
No of Questions: 100

Question Type and Syllabus :
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.

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

Physical Efficiency Tests

** Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Two times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs.
Male Candidates :
** 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 and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Female Candidates :
** 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 and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

CEN 2/2018 – Post Parameters

General Instruction

** Admission to all stages of recruitment process shall be purely provisional, subject to the candidates satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

** Before applying for the post(s) against this notification, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, educational qualification(s) and medical standard(s).

** Candidates attempting to apply with minor changes of information and/or facts to more than one RRB and/or multiple applications to the same RRB will be summarily rejected and such candidates will be debarred from all future examinations of RRB.

** Candidates should enter their Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the SSLC/Matriculation Certificate only.
** However, candidates with ITI/NAC qualification alone can enter these details as per the ITI/NAC certificates.

** Signatures of the candidates on all documents should be identical, either in English or Hindi, and must be in running hand writing and not in block/capital or disjointed letters.
** Signatures in different style or language at the time of CBT, PET and DV etc. may result in cancellation of candidature.

** On completion of all stages of recruitment process, RRBs shall allot post & Railway as per the option of the candidates ONLY subject to merit, medical standard and vacancy position.
** Once candidates have been empanelled as per their merit/choice, they will forfeit the right to be considered for any other post/category.

** Selected candidates who are finally appointed are liable for active service in Railway Engineers’ Unit of Territorial Army.
** Free Sleeper Class Railway Pass admissible to SC/ST candidates will be part of e-call letter when they are called for various stages of selection viz.

** CBT /PET /DV (as applicable) as per the details of valid caste certificate furnished in ONLINE application.

Hall Ticket

** Candidates can verify their eligibility status from the website of RRBs. SMS and email messages will be sent to all eligible candidates about the e-call letter upload details.

** Eligible candidates can download e-call letter (along with e-call letter for Scribe, wherever applicable) from the RRBs websites about 10 days before the date of the CBT / PET/ Document Verification (as applicable)

** The call letter will not be sent to candidates by post.
** Candidates should read the instructions on the e-call letter carefully and follow them scrupulously.
** Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to cancellation of their candidature.

** Candidates must bring their e- call letters along with a valid Photo ID (viz. Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, printout of e-Aadhaar, Driving License, PAN card, Passport, Identity Card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a Govt. Employee, School / College / University Photo ID card etc.) in ORIGINAL to the examination hall, failing which candidates shall NOT be allowed to appear for the CBT / PET / Document Verification (as applicable)*

** Candidates must also bring one colour photograph (of size 35mm x 45mm) which was uploaded in the application, with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses, for appearing in the CBT/PET/Document verification (as applicable).

** Candidates should leave the spaces provided in the downloaded e-call letter for writing self declaration paragraph, signature and Left Thumb Impression (LTI) unfilled while coming for the exam.

** Candidates will have to write the paragraph of self Declaration, sign and affix LTI at the venue of the CBT in the presence of the Invigilator at the Examination Hall ONLY and hand over the same to the Invigilator before the conclusion of the examination. Candidates writing the self declaration para and Signing in CAPITAL letters will be rejected.

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