RRB Group D 2019-20 Exam: Check Dates, Online Form, Eligibility, Selection Process

Published: | September 27, 2019
RRB Exam Dates

The Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting the RRB Group D 2019 examination soon. Check out all the important dates for application to RRB Group D vacancies for various posts in the railway department. 

The Railway Recruitment Board is set to release the rejection status of RRB Group D applications to recruit 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in Indian Railways. Candidates who had applied for RRB Grade D posts can view their application status in the following format:

  • Provisionally eligible candidates
  • Rejected candidates along with the reasons for rejection

This information is available online across all 16 RRB's in India including:

North Central Railway (Allahabad)

East Coast Railway (Bhubaneswar)

Southern Railway(Chennai)

South East Central Railway(Bilaspur)

North Eastern Railway (Gorakhpur)

Northeast Frontier Railway (Guwahati)

South Western Railway(Hubli)

North Western Railway(Jaipur)

Eastern Railway (Kolkata)

Central Railway (Mumbai)

East Central Railway (Hajipur)

Western Railway(Mumbai)

West Central Railway(Jabalpur)

South Central Railway(Secundrabad)

Northern Railway (New Delhi)

South Eastern Railway (Kolkata)

Sources state RRB has rejected a total of 1 lakh applications for RRB Group D recruitment 2019. The candidates will be informed about their application status via SMS as well as email and this decision will be final and binding on the students.

The article will be updated once the dates have been mentioned by the Railway Recruitment Board. RRB's are located in every state and the most popular ones include: Railway Recruitment Board Bhopal, Railway recruitment Board Secundrabad, Railway Recruitment Board Bilaspur, Railway Recruitment Board NTPC, Railway Recruitment Board Siliguri, Railway Recruitment Board Jammu etc.

In addition to this, RRC 2019 Group D Level-1 online exam will be conducted in the month of September-October 2019 as per official sources. If you have applied for the programme and have prepared for the examinations then you need to keep in mind the important dates for RRB Group D Examination.

Also Read: Railway Recruitment Board (Kolkata) Admit Card 2019

Important Dates for RRB Group D Exam 2019

If you are interested in applying for one of the job vacancies in the railway industry, then you will need to apply for RRB Group D Exam 2019. To be one of the few candidates who are able to get their applications accepted by the board, you must ensure that you follow all the Important Dates for RRB Group D Exam 2019. Here are the important dates that you need to keep in mind for the RRB Group D Exam 2019.

Important Events

Important Dates

Railway Recruitment Board Online Registration Begins

12th March 2019

Last Date of Online Application

12th April 2019

Last Date of Payment of Fee

23rd April 2019

Application Status of RRB Group D 2019

31st August 2019 (delayed) | 6th September 2019 (Updated)

Railway Recruitment Board Admit Card Release

1-2 Weeks Before Exam

RRB Group D Application Rejection List September 6, 2019
Active mock test link Early September

Date of Examination

September - October 2019
Railway Recruitment Board Result 2019 To be Announced

Note:

The examination date will be updated as soon as the Railway Recruitment Board announces the dates on their Official Website. Candidates who have been selected for the RRB Group D examination 2019, you will need to download the Admit card. The Admit card will allow you to sit for the examination on the date of the examination. Since the admit card will be available a couple of weeks before the date of examination, you will be able to download the admit card once the dates are announced. Candidates are advised to keep a check on all the updates posted for RRB Group D Exam 2019.

RRB Group D Level 1 Vacancies 2019

As per official notices, the number of RRB Group D Level 1 Vacancies 2019 is more than 1 lakh seats. Therefore, the chances of bagging a job are higher than it has been in previous years. The Railway Recruitment Board has spread the seats out between the different categories as directed by the Government. Official notices state that there are a total of 1,03,789 vacancies. The posts that are applicable through the RRB Group D Level 1 exam include Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Assistant Pointsman, Helper/Assistant and Level 1 posts.

Candidate Category

Seats

General

42355

SC

15559

ST

7984

OBC

27378

EWS

10381

Grand Total

1,03,769

RRB Group D Exam 2019 Syllabus

If you are in the process of preparing for the RRB exam, then here is the RRB Group D Exam 2019 syllabus that you will need to cover for the examination. Among the topics in the RRB Group D exam syllabus, that the questions will be based on will include Mathematics, General Science, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness. For each of the subjects, you will need to ensure that you are up to date with the latest academic knowledge. For subjects in Mathematics and Science, all the topics will be taken up from the topics that are usually taught in school.

Check out some of the topics for RRB Group D Exam 2019 Syllabus.

  • Mathematics

    • Algebra

    • Trigonometry

    • Fractions

    • Mensurations

    • Simple and Compound Interest

  • General Science

    • Physics

    • Chemistry

    • Life Science

  • General Intelligence

    • Mathematics Operations

    • Analytical Reasoning

    • Venn Diagram

    • Coding and Decoding

  • General Awareness

    • Politics

    • Economics

    • Current Affairs

    • Sports

RRB Group D Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

If you are interested in applying for the RRB Group D examination, then you will need to ensure that you have satisfied the RRB Group D Exam 2019 eligibility criteria. As part of the eligibility criteria for the RRB Exam 2019 the candidates need to have:

  • Passed Class 10 from any institution recognised by NCVT or SCVT or any equivalent degree. Candidates will also be eligible for admission if they have National Apprenticeship Certificate

Note:
Recent notifications have announced that an ITI degree is no longer a mandatory requirement.

Also Read: Here are the details of RRB Kolkata NTPC Admit Card and Exam Dates 2019

Apart from educational qualifications, the candidates will also be required to lie between the age bar that has been defined by the Railway Recruitment Board. As per the criteria, candidates between the age of 18 and 33 will be eligible for the posts vacant in the industry. RRB has provided relaxation for the candidates belonging to the reserved category. As per the guidelines, the candidates belonging to the reserved categories will have varying levels of relaxation.

  • SC/ST Candidates - Relaxation of 5 years

  • OBC - Relaxation of 3 years

  • People with Disabilities PWD - Relaxation of 10 years

  • PWD SC/ST - Relaxation of 15 years

All those who are interested in applying for one of the job position in the railway industry will need to ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria that have been mentioned. Based on their satisfaction of the eligibility requirement, the applications of the aspirants will be accepted. Therefore, you are advised to read through all the eligibility criteria that have been mentioned by the Railway Recruitment Board.

RRB Group D Exam 2019 Application Fee

For your applications to be accepted, it is important that you have completed the RRB Group D Exam 2019 application fee. All the candidates who appear for the RRB Group D exam 2019 will be refunded the application fee that they will pay at the time of applying. Reserved Category applicants will receive a full refund on their application form. Meanwhile, the candidates belonging to the general category will receive a refund of ₹400.

Here are the application fees that the applicants will have to pay at the time of applying.

  • General Category - ₹500

  • Women - ₹250

  • Reserved Category - No Application Fee

RRB Group D Exam 2019 Selection Process

After the candidates have appeared for the examination, the board will shortlist the candidates based on their performance in the examination which is Computer-Based Test. After the examinations, selected candidates will need to go through the PET or Physical Efficiency Test. Those clear these tests, they will be called upon for the document verification process, which is the final process in applying for the programme. All the candidates who pass all the tests and the document verification process, they will be communicated about their application status by the Railway Recruitment Board.

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To all the candidates who have applied or wish to apply for the RRB Group D Exam 2019, you will need to write down all the important dates and the events that have been scheduled for final selection for the vacancies available in the industry. You will need to appear and complete all the tasks that have been mentioned by the board for a successful application and result.

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