Railway Recruitment Boards are examining bodies in association with the Government of India to recruit new employees for Indian Railways Department. RRB comprises of 21 boards spread all over India. It has released a notification to recruit Grade D employees. Online registration of RRB will begin from 12/03/2019 Time- 17:00 hrs and will close on 12/04/2019 Time – 23:59 hrs . Candidates who are eligible for the post can apply. The details of the notification are given below for your ready reference.

Railway Group D Recruitment 2019 is going to be carried out to recruit candidates for the post of Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix. Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting this exam to provide candidates a golden opportunity to get a job in the prestigious Government Sector (Railways).

To apply for the posts – Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix, an online application is to be submitted by all the candidates who wish to appear for the Railway Exam 2019.


Railway Group D Exam 2019 will be a Computer Based Test Tentative schedule ( September-October 2019 ). Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for Railway Group D Recruitment

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment Group D 2019 Notification 23th February 2019
Start of Railway Recruitment Group D 2019 Online Application 12th March 2019 at 17:00 hrs
Railway Recruitment Group D 2019 Application Form Closes 12th April 2019
Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI) 23.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
SBI Challan 18.04.2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Post Office Challan 18.04.2019 at 13.00 hrs.
Final submission of Applications 26.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.
Computer Based Test (CBT) September-October 2019


The eligibility criteria of candidates appearing for Railway Group D Recruitment 2019 exam revolves around two pre-requisites:

  • Candidates must hold the degree of 10th Pass OR ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent OR National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT for the post of Helper/Medical, Hospital Attendant, Assistant Pointsman, Gateman, Porter/ Hamal/ Sweeper cum portar
  • For Reamaining Other Posts 10th pass plus NAC granted by NCVT OR 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT.
  • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

Let’s have a look at the age relaxation given to candidates belonging to reserved category

Category Notified Revised
UR 31 years 33 years
OBC 34 years 36 years
SC 36 years 38 years
ST 36 years 38 years

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation. To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years,OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years
4. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved) UR – 5 years

OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years

SC/ST – 10 years

5 Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6 Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years


S.No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class.
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 250/-

It is now been declared by the Government that the application fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded for Unreserved Candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Exam and the complete exam fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded for candidates belonging to reserved category.


A total of RRC Group D Level 1  1,03,769 posts will be filled through Railway Group D Recruitment 2019 Exam. Let’s have a look at the detailed vacancy for Railway Group D Exam 2019

Official Notification, Railway will recruit 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts through RRC Grade-D Level-I 2019 Exam. Zone wise vacancy for Railway RRC Grade-D 2019.

S.No. Railway UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancy ExSM CCAA* PwBD Back-PwBD
1. Central Railway 3597 1398 759 2656 935 9345 1870 1870 449 0
2. East Central Railway 1369 555 325 956 358 3563 713 713 166 0
3. East Coast Railway 1034 412 198 653 258 2555 510 510 105 0
4. Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 4926 1461 775 2619 1087 10873 2175 2175 589 5
5. North Central Railway & DLW 2080 678 317 1175 474 4730 948 948 145 6
6. North Eastern Railway, MCF & RDSO 1570 615 307 1107 403 4002 802 802 157 0
7. North Western Railway 2132 814 384 1393 526 5249 1049 1049 324 0
8. Northeast Frontier Railway 1119 449 226 809 291 2894 575 575 144 0
9. Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 5144 2017 1031 3644 1317 13153 2630 2630 626 0
10. South Central Railway 3663 1432 722 2577 934 9328 1867 1867 125 0
11. South East Central Railway 797 219 115 366 167 1664 333 333 84 0
12. South Eastern Railway 1933 738 361 1305 482 4914 965 965 215 95
13. South Western Railway and RWF 2745 1138 557 2006 715 7167 1433 1433 193 6
14. Southern Railway and ICF 4363 1353 787 2118 958 9579 1914 1914 222 0
15. West Central Railway 1596 633 308 1080 402 4019 804 804 226 0
16. Western Railway 4287 1647 812 2914 1074 10734 2146 2146 556 0
Grand Total 42355 15559 7984 27378 10381 103769 20734 20734 4326 112

Exam pattern:

Railway Group D Exam will be conducted in three stages: First Stage CBT, Second Stage PET and Document Verification. Let’s have a look at these stages of Group D Exam in detail.

The exam will be conducted in 15 languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu).

First stage of CBT

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -30%.
  • Comprises of multiple-choice objective type questions
  • Negative Marking as applicable. For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
1. Mathematics 100 Questions in total 90 minutes
2. Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
3. General Science
4. General Awareness on Current Affairs

Second Stage of PET

A candidate must qualify the Physical Test in order to be eligible for the final round of the selection procedure of Railway Group D Recruitment 2019.

Male Candidates Female 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 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
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in 1 chance Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in 1 chance

Third Stage: Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates will be called for document verification. In case of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e., older person shall be given higher seniority. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.

Note: Candidates attempting to submit application more than once will be disqualified or debarred from the examination.

How to apply for RRB Group D 2019

  • Candidates can apply for vacancies of any one RRB only through ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRBs.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RRB ALP & Technician 2019

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.


General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

-Number system






-Ratio and Proportion



-Time and Work

-Time and Distance

-Simple and Compound Interest

-Profit and Loss


-Geometry and


-Elementary Statistics

-Square root

-Age Calculations

-Calendar & Clock

-Pipes & Cistern


-Alphabetical and Number Series

-Coding and Decoding

-Mathematical operations




-Venn Diagram

-Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

-Conclusions and Decision making

-Similarities and Differences

-Analytical Reasoning




-Arguments and Assumptions



-Life Sciences

-Earth Sciences

-Environmental Sciences

-Astronomy & Space Technology

-Computer & Mobile Technology

-Inventions & Discoveries


-Military Technology


-Science & Technology








-Miscellaneous Topics

Admit Card for For RRB Group D 2019

Those candidates who have successfully registered for Railway Group D Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 PET. Admit Card for Stage 2 PET will be issued to candidates who will be clearing Stage 1 CBT of Railway Group D Exam.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go tohttp://indianrailways.gov.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download RRB Group D call letter for constable examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RRB Group D admit card 2019 will generated and take a print.
  • The RRB Group D admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.


The Railways 2018 CBT exam is scheduled for April/May 2018, so you must be in search for previous year cut-off of Railways RRB Group D Paper. Due to repeated requests for Railways Group D Previous Year’s Cut offs marks, we have decided to provide previous year cut-off of Railways RRB exam.

NR (Delhi) RRB Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for Document Verification and Medical

Category Marks
GEN 87.65
OBC 81.67
SC 77.23
ST 67.49
ExSM 30.33

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.47
PH (VH) 72.94

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for PET

Category Marks
GEN 84.02
OBC 77.53
SC 73.33
ST 60.79
ExSM 30.09

⇒ Cut-Off Marks for Calling PH Candidates, On Provisional Basis, for D/Verification & M/Examination

Category Marks
PH (OH) 84.67
PH (HH) 39.37
PH (VH) 72.94

SER (Kolkata) Group D Cut Offs 2013-14

Category GEN OBC SC ST
Marks 72.33 66.16 66.16 54.15

⇒ Revised Cut Off for Physically Handicapped

Category HH OH VH
Marks 39.71 66.45 39.33

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