RRB Group D 2022: RRB (Railway Recruitment Boards) have announced the RRB Group D exam date for Phase 1. As per the RRB’s latest notification, The phase 1 exam of CEN No-RRC- 01/2019 (Level -1 Posts) will be conducted from 17 August 2022 to 25 August 2022. Here is some important takeaway from the latest RRC Groud D notification:
- CBT of the CEN No- RRC- 01/2019 (Level -1 Posts) will be held in multiple phases to restrict the long-distance travel of a large number of candidates.
- Phase-I will be held from 17.08.2022 to 25.08.2022.
- The LINK for viewing the Exam City & Date and downloading of Travel Authority for SC/ST candidates will be made live latest by 10:00 Hrs. on 09.08.2022 on the official websites of all RRBs.
- Downloading of E-Call letters will start 4 days prior to the exam date mentioned in Exam City and Date intimation LINK.
- Phase-I will be held in various cities all over India for a group comprising Three RRCs namely RRCs: East Central Railway, South Central Railway and Western Railway.
- The exam schedule of the remaining Phases/RRCs will be announced in due course.
RRB Group D Level 1 2022 exam is being conducted to fill up a total of 1,03,769 vacancies of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Pointsman and other Level-I posts. In this article, we provide information on RRB Group D Recruitment Notification, Application Status, Railway D Group Exam Dates, Selection Process, Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria & Admit Card etc.
RRB Group D Recruitment 2022- Summary
Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group D Exam for various posts like Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Pointsman and other Level-I posts. Here we provide a detailed summary of RRB/RRC Group D 2022.
|Organization||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Exam name||RRB Group D Exam 2022|
|Advertisement Number||Centralised Employment Notice (CEN) No. RRC 01/2019|
|Conducting Authority||Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)|
|Job location||Across India|
|Number of vacancies||1,03,769|
|Number of applicants||1.15 crore|
|Selection Process||Stage 1: Computer Based Test (CBT)|
Stage 2: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Stage 3: Document Verification (DV)
Stage 4: Medical Examination
|Application Date||12 March 2019 to 12 April 2019|
|Exam Dates||17 August 2022 onwards|
|Age limit||18 to 33 years|
|Exam subjects||General Science, |
General Intelligence and Reasoning, and
General Awareness and Current Affairs
|Exam time||90 minutes|
|Total marks||CBT 1: 100 , CBT 2: 120|
|Marking scheme||For each correct answer in CBT, candidates score one mark1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers|
|Exam language||Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu|
|Exam fees||INR 500 (for all candidates except the fee concession categories)INR 250 for PwBD/Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen/SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class is|
RRB Group D Exam Date 2022 Out
RRB Group D exam date for CBT 1 has been announced by the Railway Recruitment Board. The board is going to conduct Railway Group D CBT 1 in multiple phases. Phase-I will be held from 17.08.2022 to 25.08.2022. The exam dates for RRB Group D 2022 have already been postponed twice but this is the final date. You can check the other important dates for the Railway D Group 2022 exam below.
RRB Group D 2022 Exam Date Phase 1 – 17 August to 25 August 2022
Exam City and Date information for CBT 1 exam- 10 days before the exam date
Admit Card release date- 4 days before the exam date
RRB Group D 2022 Notification PDF
Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) released an Official Notification for RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment on 12th March 2019. RRB announced 1,03,769 vacancies to be filled for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, and Level-I posts. Interested candidates can apply online applications from 12th March 2019 to 12th April 2019.
RRB Group D 2022- Important Dates
RRB Group-D 2022 online examinations are to be held from 17 August 2022 to 25 August 2022 by Railway Recruitment Board for CBT Exam. Check the tentative RRB Group D 2022 Important Dates in below table-
|RRB Group D 2022 Events||RRB Group D Dates 2022|
|RRB Group D notification||23-Feb-2019|
|RRC 01/2019 application form||12- Mar-2019 to 12-Apr-2019|
|Online fee payment Last Date||23 Apr-2019|
|Offline fee payment Last Date||18-Apr- 2019|
|Final submission of application form||26-Apr- 2019|
|RRB Group D modification link & application status||26-Dec-2021|
|RRB Group D City Intimation||09-Aug-2022|
|RRB Group D admit card||13-Aug-2022 (Tentative)|
|RRB Group D CBT-1 exam date||Phase 1: 17-Aug-2022 to 25-Aug-2022|
|RRB Group D CBT-1 result||To be notified|
RRB Group D 2022 Vacancy
There are a total of 103769 vacancies for various posts ( Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts through RRB Group D (Level-I) ) in different regions released by the Railway Recruitment Board for the RRB Group D 2022 exam. Zone wise & Category wise Details of RRC Group D 2022 Vacancies are given in the table below:
|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||0|
|5.||North Central Railway & DLW||2080||678||317||1175||474||4730||948||948||145||3|
|6.||Northeastern 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.||North East Frontier Railway||1119||449||226||809||291||2894||575||575||144||0|
|9.||Northern Railway, DMW & 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 & RWF||2745||1138||557||2006||715||7167||1433||1433||193||6|
|14.||Southern Railway & 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|
RRB Group D 2022 Syllabus
The syllabus plays a very important role in any exam. Candidates going to appear for the RRB Group D exam from 17 August 2022 are advised to go through the Railway RRB D Group Syllabus. Thorough understanding of the complete RRB Group D 2022 syllabus help students in preparation for the exam in a better way. CBT 1 Syllabus for Railway Group D 2022 has 4 sections – Mathematics, General Science, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness.
Click here to know the detailed RRB Group D Syllabus.
|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.|
|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.|
|General Science||Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).|
|Current Affairs||General Awareness and Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.|
RRB Group D 2022 Admit Card
Railway Recruitment Board announced that RRB D Groud Phase 1 Exam 2022 will be held from 17-Aug-2022 to 25-Aug-2022. Candidates who have successfully applied for RRB Group D Recruitment 2022 Exam will be issued Admit Card for Stage 1 of CBT. According to the latest RRB notification Exam city intimation link will activate on 09.08.2022 on the official websites of all RRBs and Downloading of E-Call letters will start 4 days prior to the exam date (i.e. 13th August 2022) mentioned in Exam City and Date intimation LINK. The Admit Card for PET will be issued to those candidates who have successfully cleared CBT of RRC Group D Level-I 2022.
How to Download RRB Group D Admit Card 2022?
To download Admit card for RRB D Group follow the following steps.
- Visit the official website of RRB.
- On the homepage, you will find a link to download admit card for RRB Group D 2022. Click on it.
- You will be redirected to a new webpage. Enter your login details.
- Your admit card for CBT 1 exam will appear on the screen. Download and save it.
To login on to the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is supposed to have:
- Registration Number (Roll Number).
- Date of Birth (Password).
The admit card for RRB Group D 2022 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
- For CBT (CBT के लिए )
- For PET (PET के लिए )
All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit cards.
RRB Group D Level I Online Application
RRB Group D Online Application for (CEN) No. RRC 01/2019 was commenced between 12th March 2019 and 12th April 2019. Now the application link is inactivated. Lakhs of candidates had applied for this recruitment drive and are ready to appear in the CBT exam which has been now scheduled from 17th August 2022 onwards.
RRB Group D Level 1 Fee
The candidates who are interested in RRB Group D vacancies and apply for the exam have to pay the requisite application fee as per the below-mentioned table-
|1||For GEN/OBC |
Out of this fee of Rs 500, an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT.
|2||For SC/ST/PWD/Women/Ex-Sm/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward |
This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in 1st Stage CBT.
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who want to apply for the RRB/RRC D Group exam must be eligible based on the parameters that are required to fill out the application form. The eligibility criteria for RRB Group D 2022 comprise the age limit, educational qualification, and nationality. We provide details for these eligibility criteria below.
A candidate must be either:
- A citizen of India, or
- A subject of Nepal, or
- A subject of Bhutan, or
- Tibetan refugees who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- 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.
The candidates who had completed their High School (Class 10) from an institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or held National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) provided by NCVT are eligible to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam.
Age Limit (as on 01/07/2019)
The candidates who fall in the age group of 18 to 33 years are eligible to apply for the RRB Group D exam. Age relaxation is provided as per the norms.
|Medical Standard||Visual Acuity|
|A-2||Distant vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)|
Near vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc
|A-3||Distant vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D)|
Near vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and must pass the test for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, myopic vision, etc.
|B-1||Distant vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)|
Near vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for colour vision, binocular vision, night vision, mesopic vision, etc.
|B-2||Distant vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)|
Near vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for binocular vision, etc
|C-1||Distant vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses|
Near vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
|C-2||Distant vision: 6/12 with or without glasses|
Near vision: Sn. 0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required
RRB Group D 2022 Level-I Exam Pattern
RRB Conduct RRB Group D CBT 1 Exam in online mode. The exam pattern for the computer-based test is divided into four sections – General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. some important details regarding the RRB Group D exam pattern are given below.
- The total marks for the RRB Group D 2022 are 100 marks.
- 90 minutes will be given to complete the RRB Group D exam.
- 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||30||30|
|General Awareness and Current Affairs||20||20|
RRB Group D Selection Process
candidates need to qualify in four different stages to be selected for the Railway D Group posts. All the candidates have to qualify for each stage to be called for the next stage. Here we have provided you with the RRB Group D selection process below.
- Computer-Based Test
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Document Verification (DV)
- Medical Test
RRB Group D Salary
The basic salary given to all the posts covered under RRB Group D is the same, i.e, Rs. 18000 but only the track maintainer gets an extra income of Rs. 2700. Besides getting their salaries, candidates selected through RRB Group D 2022 will also be entitled to several allowances like night duty allowance, medical facilities, conveyance allowance, etc. Check the detailed post-wise RRB GROUP D salary through the link attached here.
RRB Group D Job Profile
RRB Group D Exam Analysis
Exam analysis plays a very important role in your study. Exam analysis gives you ideas about the level of questions and the pattern of the question asked in the exam. It will help you in your preparation and give an idea of the expected pattern for the upcoming RRB Group D Exam.
RRB Group D 2022 Answer Key
After the exam for all the phases and shifts is over RRB will release the official answer key along with the question papers for the RRB Group D exam 2022. RRB Group D 2022 answer key will help you to calculate your tentative scores before the final result. raise objections against any wrong answer by following a specific procedure mentioned in the RRB Group D notification. The direct link to download the Answer key is given below.
RRB Group D 2022 Answer Key
RRB Group D 2022 Result
Railway Recruitment Board will announce the result for CBT 1 after the examination for all the shifts is over. The result of RRB Group D will announce after the announcement of the answer key and submission of the doubt. Candidates who clear CBT will be called for the PET of RRC Group D 2022 Exam.
Direct Link to Download RRB Group D 2022 Result
RRB Group D 2022 Cut Off
RRB will be releasing the cut-off marks for CBT Exam along with the result on its official website. The candidate has to score more than the cut-off marks to get qualified for the exam. The RRB Group D previous year cut-off will be helpful in understanding the level of upcoming exams.
RRB Group D Cut-Off 2018-19 is given here.
How to Prepare for Railway Group D 2022?
As you know the competition is very high in the govt exams so if you want to crack any exam you need a better preparation strategy. To prepare for RRB Group D 2022 exam, you need a perfect study plan for yourself which includes covering all important topics given in the syllabus, attempting the mock tests, analysing previous year’s papers, and a solid revision strategy.
RRB Group D preparation tips
These are some important tips to crack the Group D exam of RRB
- Go through basic details of the RRB Group D exam including notification, the job profile, salary, vacancies, RRB Group D exam date, etc.
- Check the syllabus and exam pattern of the Railway Group D exam.
- Make an effective study plan and work on it.
- The test series plays an important role in order to crack the exam. To evaluate your practice, you can take RRB Group D Mock Test Series.
- Solve previous year’s papers to analyze your performance and to get a real-time experience of attempting the paper.
- You can also enrol yourself for RRB Group D online coaching to complete the syllabus in a strategic manner.
RRB Group D Previous Year Papers
Solving previous year’s question papers will help you to know the exam pattern, types of questions asked, and the difficulty level of the paper. RRB Group D previous year’s paper is an important resource to be added to your study material to prepare for the upcoming RRB Group D exam 2022. Find the direct links to download RRB Group D’s previous year’s papers below.
|RRB Group D Exam Date||RRB Group D Question Paper (English)||RRB Group D Previous Year Paper (Hindi)|
|7-8 October 2018||Download PDF||Download PDF|
|4 October 2018||Download PDF||Download PDF|
|3 October 2018||Download PDF||Download PDF|
|1 October 2018||Download PDF||Download PDF|
|28 September 2018||Download PDF||Download PDF|
Visit the link available here to download more RRB Group D question papers of the last few years.
RRB Group D 2022 Books
Best study material helps you to crack the Railway Group D exam. We provide a complete list of the best books for RRB D Group Exam. Given below are some of the subject-wise books required to prepare for the RRB Group D 2022.
- Mathematics: Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S Aggarwal, Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Varma, etc.
- General Awareness: Lucent’s General Knowledge by Lucent Publication, Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication, etc.
- Reasoning: Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe, A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal, etc.
- General Science: Class 7 to 10 Science Textbooks published by NCERT, etc.
Complete list of the best books for RRB D Group Exam
RRB Group D Exam Centres
RRB Group D CBT Exam will be held at various exam centres as tabulated below.
|Andhra Pradesh||Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Prodattur, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadipalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vuzuabagran|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Johrat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan|
|Delhi/ NCR||Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi|
|Haryana||Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|Karnataka||Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada|
|Maharashtra||Ahmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal|
|Punjab||Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Khanna, Ludhiana, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur.|
|Rajasthan||Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri|
RRB Group D 2022- FAQs
What is the Syllabus of RRB Group D?
There are four subjects in Stage 1 CBT – General Science, Reasoning, Mathematics, and General Awareness. The latest syllabus of RRB Group D 2022 exam is available here for the candidates preparing for the coming exam.
Is there any negative marking in RRB Group D 2022 exam?
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.33 marks for every incorrect answer in the RRB Group D exam 2022. So to crack the exam you need high accuracy.
What is the Age Limit for RRB Group D 2022 Exam?
The minimum age required is 18 years and the maximum age should not be more than 33 years. There are age relaxations allowed for different categories as per the RRB Group D notification 2022.
What is the salary of RRB Group D?
As per the 7th pay commission, the basic salary of RRB Group D employees is approximately Rs. 18000/- while the in-hand salary is around Rs. 22000 – Rs. 25000/-. The basic pay is the same for all the posts, but only the track maintainer gets an extra income of Rs. 2700.
How can I crack RRB Group D Exam 2022 in the first attempt?
If you make a better strategy and work hard according to it you can crack RRB Group Exam in the first attempt.