Selection Process of RRC Group D Post 2018

Selection Process of RRC Group D Post: Railway Recruitment Cells (RRC), as announced in railway budget 2005-06, are being set up in all zonal headquarters and are responsible for recruitment of Group D posts. Every RRC would have a chairman in a selection grade. It comes under Indian Railways. Recently it was announced that approximately 62,907 vacant posts are there for the group D.

                                                  Indian Railways Group D Recruitment 2018
Organisation                                                                                      Indian Railway (RRC).
Recruitment category                                                                    Group D Posts.
Total Number of Vacancies                                                         62907
Age Limit                                                                                             18 – 31 Years 18 – 33 Years  (Revised)
Qualification                                                                                     10th or ITI from NCVT/SCVT
Application Mode                                                                           Online Only.
Date of online Application                                                          10.02.2018
Last Date of Application                                                               12.03.2018
Category of Railway Jobs                                                             Central Government Jobs.


First of all, you must fill the application form by visiting the official website of Railways i.e. RRB.

Then you will see a link regarding “Indian Railway Group D recruitment”, You will see it in the notification area. Just click on it and read the documents. After that, you will see over there a link to apply online. Just click on it and the process will begin.

As your new candidate gift to register yourself by fulfilling the required details. And after doing it to pay the application fee, have to upload the photograph, and SC/ST caste certificate.

And in the last submit the application and take a receipt by printing it.

Application fee payment details-

General/OBCRs 500/-
SC/ST/PWD/FemaleRs 250/-


Selection Process of RRC Group D Post

Selection Process of RRC Group D Post 2018


WRITTEN TEST– first of all, candidates have to go through computer-based test (CBT) or a written test depending upon the situation.

Question paper in written exam will be based on according to the standard of class Xth. It will have hundred multiple-choice type questions which will include general knowledge/awareness, reasoning, and mathematics etc.

it will not include questions check the proficiency in the language.

You will get 90 minutes to complete the written test. Minimum criteria for passing this exam is 40% for general caste candidates, 30% for SC/ST and OBC students.

Just remember that this exam as negative marking also. If you give the wrong answers than one mark will be deducted. Examiner keeps negative marking because they don’t want people get selected by luck as they just the answer randomly and get selected. With the help of negative marking, the candidate will be serious and will be more focused about giving the exam and getting selected further.

The result will be declared in a tabulated form of written examination as per the order of merits of students/candidates.



The candidates who have cleared written examination will be eligible to be called for PET test here the ratio is 1:3. Call letters will be given to the eligible candidates appear in it.

About male candidates-they are required to run a distance of 1500 m in one go in six minutes.

About female candidates-they are required to run a distance of 400 m in one go in three minutes.

The video will be recorded when this test will take place, this is because to keep the transparency and identifying the worthy candidates who are taking part in PET.

It will be supervised by a selection committee-three assistants scale officers by way of nomination.



The candidates will be called as per the number of vacancies to verify the original documents i.e. educational documents, caste certificate, any other important documents of the candidate.

Routine health check-up will be done of the candidate. Candidates who fail to fulfil the medical requirement or are unsuitable for the applied post will not be given any alternative chance. Meeting medical standards are must. Please go through detailed standards you are handicapped.



Here, panels are strictly based on merit position acquired in written examination. The life of panel will be of two years’ periods. It can be extended by the GM for one year more.

It is analyzed by RRC i.e. railway recruitment cell. Panels should be equal to the number of vacancies only.

In certain case where the number of candidates have not notified or not come within the given period of time, another panel was to the total number of candidates who have not turned up finally will be supplied by RRC by following the procedure of cancellation of appointment offer were given to the previous candidates. In any circumstances candidates applied or replaced will never exceed the number of vacancies given by the railway.


RRC/Chairman will allow each candidate (who have successfully cleared the above requirements) the unit/revision by considering his/her merit position and the preference of unit/division etc.

                                        RRB Group D Recruitment – Important Dates
Exam Events                                                                      Important Dates
Start Date of Online Applications                              10th February 2018 at 10 AM
Last Date of Online Applications                                                12th March 2018
Last Date for Payment                                                   12th March 2018
Tentative Date of Exam                                                 April/May 2018


Some major official websites of railway department are given below please go through it:


                                        RRB Recruitment Region Wise with Official Website
RRB’s Region Name                                                                                        Official Website
RRB Allahabad                                                                                         
RRB Jammu and Srinagar                                                                    
RRB Mumbai                                                                                            
RRB Kolkata                                                                                              
RRB Malda                                                                                                
RRB Secunderabad                                                                                
RRB Bhopal                                                                                               
RRB Siliguri                                                                                                
RRB Ajmer                                                                                                
RRB Ahmedabad                                                                                  
RRB Gorakhpur                                                                                     
RRB Bilaspur                                                                                           
RRB Chennai                                                                                            
RRB Muzaffarpur                                                                                   
RRB Patna                                                                                         
RRB Bhubaneswar                                                                         
RRB Bangalore                                                                                 
RRB Ranchi                                                                                        
RRB Thiruvananthapuram                                                           
RRB Chandigarh                                                                                              
RRB Guwahati                                                                                 

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NOTE: In this article, you have seen the selection process for group D posts of RRC. We have tried to give you all the possible details required. We have given you step-by-step selection process and their criteria. However, we do not guarantee about exam dates because they are subject to change as per any unforeseen event. Further, we have tried to give you idea of what each process of selection does, they may include other things also. We would advise you that you all should go to your respective state official railway website also for any latest information about exam and syllabus.

However, if you need any help feel free to reply in the comments section and allow us to help you further.

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