RRB Group D Recruitment 2019 - Apply for 1,03,769 Vacancies

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Mar 29, 2019

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Railways Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited online applications for Grade D post vacancies for Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix. The applications can be filled from March 12, 2019. Last date of form submission is April 12, 2019. 

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  • RRB has released notification for total 1,03,769 Vacancies.
  • Applications have to be submitted online through the common web portal of RRB as per region. Check RRB Group D Eligibility
  • A common application has to be submitted for all the selected RRB for the posts mentioned in the Centralized Employment Notice.
  • Candidates must satisfy all the criteria for age, qualification, and medical standards as set by the board. 
  • Selection will be through a Written Test and Physical Efficiency Test. Download RRB Practice Papers

Also Check RRB Group D Recruitment 2019 official notification 


RRB Recruitment 2019 Group D Highlights

RRB has released the notification for recruitment of various candidates of the vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technician. You can check all the details regarding RRB Recruitment 2019.

Name of the Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name of the Posts RRB Recruitment 2019
Name of the Exam RRB Group D 2019 (CEN 02/2019)
Total Number of Posts 62907
Job Location Spread in all the zones
Job Category  Government Job
Qualification Matriculation/Class X/ITI
Application Mode Online
Application Starts February 10, 2019
Application Ends March 31, 2019

Railways Group D Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

The important dates regarding Group D RRB Recruitment 2019 are mentioned in the table below:

Application Form Starts March 12, 2019
Application Fee Last Date April 12, 2019
RRB Group D 2019 Admit Card Release Date April 2019
Examination Date April and May 2019
RRB Group D 2019 Result to be notified

Job Profile

As per the official notification, total 62907 vacancies are released for the following post:

  • Cabin-Man
  • Fitter
  • Gang-Man
  • Gateman
  • Helper in Mechanical/Electrical/Engineering/Signal&Telecommunication departments
  • Key-Man
  • Lever-Man
  • Points-man 
  • Porters
  • Shunter
  • Switch-Man
  • Track-Man
  • Track Maintainer
  • Welder

Also Check Recruitment for 13,847 Vacancies of JE, JE-IT, DMS and CMA


Railways Group D Recruitment 2019 Vacancy Details

The following table enlists the details of the number of vacancies released by the RRB-

RRB Rly UR SC ST OBC Total Ex SM CC AA VH OH HH
Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087 1216 1216 1 95 175
Ajmer NWR 2493 704 360 1198 4755 860 860 0 9 1
Allahabad NCR 2533 736 352 1141 4762 952 952 0 15 4
Bangalore SWR 1184 346 167 596 2293 457 457 3 13 8
Bhopal WCR 1772 493 296 961 3522 702 702 0 1 0
Bhubaneswar ECOR 783 245 158 346 1532 305 305 0 3 0
Bilaspur SECR 587 168 87 317 1159 232 232 0 2 2
Chandigarh NR 3955 1174 590 2113 7832 1547 1547 0 18 11
Chennai SR 550 431 332 666 2979 597 597 0 12 8
Gorakhpur NER 1686 500 276 926 3388 676 676 0 5 3
Guwahati NER 1304 384 193 696 2577 55 55 0 0 8
Kolkata ER 1155 355 203 654 2367 473 473 0 0 1
Mumbai CR 2321 675 393 1236 4625 924 924 5 47 45
Patna ECR 3016 899 450 1614 5981 1198 1198 0 25 14
Ranchi SER 1240 426 17 662 2525 503 503 0 0 0
Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523 1288 1288 53 71 71

Pay Scale

After the completion of selection process, candidates will receive monthly payment is INR 18,000 and allowances as per 7th CPC Level 1.


Railways Group D Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to appear for the exam as stated by the board are listed below.

Qualification:

  • Pass Certificate of SSC/ Class 10th/ ITI from any institution recognized by NCVT/ SCVT or equivalent.
  • Candidates with National Apprenticeship Certificate granted by NCVT.

Age:

  • For General category applicants, lower age limit is 18 years and upper age limit is 31 years.
  • The lower and upper age limit will be reckoned as on July 01, 2019.
  • Age Relaxation for reserved category candidate is given in the table below-
COMMUNITY/CATEGORIES RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT
SC/ST candidates 5 Years
OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidates 3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) UR 10 Years
PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer 13 Years
PWD SC/ST 15 Years

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried.

UR 35 Years
OBC- Non Creamy Layer 38 Years
SC/ST 40 Years

Application Fees

The application fee as per category is as follows-

Category Application Fee
Unreserved & OBC INR 500
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically Backward Class INR 250

Candidates can pay the application fee in online and offline mode-

  • Online fee payment through Net Banking, Credit Cards and Debit Cards
  • Offline fee payment through SBI Challan or Post Office Challan

Railways Group D Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

The selection process for various posts will consist of two stages-

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  • The Computer Based Test:
  1. Test will be of 90 minutes
  2. Total number of Questions will be 100 objective type
  3. Penalty of 1/3rd marks for each incorrect answer
  4. Questions will be from Mathematics, General Reasoning, General Science, and Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Minimum qualifying marks for CBT for each category is listed below:

Category Qualifying marks
Unreserved 40%
Other Backward Castes (OBC) 30%
Scheduled Castes (SC) 30%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 30%
  • The Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates who qualify CBT will have to appear for PET which will test them on the following parameters.

PET for female applicants:

  1. Ability to lift and carry 20 kg weight for a distance of 100 metres in two minutes.
  2. Ability to run the distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds.

PET for male applicants:

  1. Ability to lift and carry 35 kg weight for a distance of 100 metres in two minutes.
  2. Ability to run the distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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