RRB Group D Recruitment 2021: Railway Recruitment Board is going to conduct the RRB Group D 2021 from April onwards for a total of 1,03,769 vacancies as announced in the official notification. The exam was previously scheduled from 15th December 2020 onwards but was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic and it is expected to be conducted from 21st April 2021.
The exam will be conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the posts mentioned below:
Update from Railway Chairman [VK Yadav]: Railway has decided to conduct exams for RRB-RRC Group D from April to June 2021. Candidates are advised to keep visiting the webpage for any update.
RRB Group D 2021: Highlights
|Organisation||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Exam Name||RRB Group D|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Notification Released||23rd February 2019|
|Mode of exam||Computer-based test (Online)|
|Job Location||Across India|
RRB Group D 2021: Notification PDF
The RRB Group D 2019-20 official notification was released on 23rd February 2019 announcing 1,03,769 vacancies to be recruited from this recruitment drive. The candidates can see the official notification PDF by clicking on the link below. The Online Application for RRC Group D 2020 was filled between 12th March 2019 to 12th April 2019 and lakhs of candidates have applied for the exam. The CBT exam is supposed to be conducted from 21st April 2021 onwards.
RRB Group D Exam Date 2021: Important Dates
The schedule for RRC Group D 2021 Exam has been released by Railway Recruitment Board. Let’s have a look at the detailed exam schedule for the exam.
|RRB Group D Events||Dates|
|RRB Group D Notification Release Date||23rd February 2019|
|Start Date To Apply Online for RRC Group D||12th March 2019|
|Last Date To Apply Online||12th April 2019|
|Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee (Offline)||18th April 2019|
|Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee (Online)||23rd April 2019|
|Final submission of Applications||26th April 2019|
|Admit Card Release Date||To Be Notified Soon|
|RRB Group D Exam Dates||21st April to June 2021 (tentative)|
RRB Group D 2021: Vacancy
RRB or Railway Recruitment Board has released a total of 1,03,769 Vacancies for various posts in different regions of RRB. Let’s have a look at RRC Group D 2021 Vacancies.
Details of Vacancy of RRB Group D is tabulated 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years and the maximum age limit is 33 years as of 1st January 2019, to be eligible for the RRC Group D 2021 Exam.
|Age group||Lower Age Limit||Upper Age Limit|
|For All Community or Categories||UR/EWS||OBC-Non Creamy Layer||SC/ST|
|Category||Community||Relaxation in Upper Limit|
|OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation||UR||33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|OBC-Non Creamy||36 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|SC/ST||38 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)||UR||10 years|
|Candidates have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.||UR||38 years of age|
|OBC-NCL||41 years of age|
|SC/ST||43 years of age|
|Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in a minimum of 3 years service||UR||40 years|
|Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization||UR||33 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|OBC-NCL||36 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|SC/ST||38 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.|
|Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from their husband but not remarried.||UR||35 years|
|Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship||UR||33 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.|
|OBC-NCL||36 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.|
|SC/ST||38 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.|
|Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years||UR||35 years|
Educational Qualification: Candidates should have requisite minimum educational qualifications indicated for posts in Annexure-A of Official RRB Group D Notification from recognized Board/ NCVT/ SCVT as on the closing date for ONLINE Registration.
RRB Group D 2021 Exam Pattern
There will be a single Online CBT Exam for RRC Group D 2021 Exam. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for the CBT Exam
|Serial No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|2.||General Awareness & Current affairs||20||20|
|3.||General Intelligence and reasoning||30||30|
RRB Group D Syllabus 2021
Check the topics of the Mathematics Syllabus of RRC Group D in the table below.
|Sections Asked||Topics to Prepare|
Application Fee for RRC Group D 2021
|Category of Candidate||Fee|
*Out of this fee, Rs. 400/- will be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT
**This fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing for 1st Stage CBT
Application Fee Payment Mode (RRB Group D 2021)
|Online Mode of Payment of Application Fee||Through internet banking or debit/credit cards or UPI|
|online Mode of Payment of Application Fee||Through
RRB Group D 2021 Apply Online
RRB Group D 2020 Online Application was commenced between 12th March 2019 and 12th April 2019. Lakhs of candidates had applied for this recruitment drive and are ready to appear in the CBT exam which has been now scheduled from April 2021 to June 2021.
RRB Group D 2021 Admit Card
RRB Group D Call Letter will be released separately for different posts for which the exam will be conducted. The admit card will be tentaively released in April 2021 for RRC Group D Exam concludes. The candidates who have applied for the recruitment drive must stay connected with us to get notified once their hall tickets are released officially.
RRB Group D 2021 Result
RRB Group D Result will be declared after the examination for different posts of RRB Group D 2021 exam has been conducted. Candidates who will successfully clear the first stage of CBT will be issued the result for the same. The final result will be declared once the entire Recruitment Process of the RRB Group D 2021 will be conducted by Railway Recruitment Board. Stay tuned with us, we will update you once the result is declared for every stage of the exam.
RRB Group D 2021: FAQ’s
Q. When is the RBI Group D Exam 2021 scheduled for?
Ans. The exam is tentatively scheduled to be conducted from 21st April 2021 onwards.
Q. How many vacancies will be filled through RRB Group D 2021 Recruitment drive
Ans. A total of 103769 vacancies will be recruited through RRB Group D 2021.
Q. Is there any negative marking for the RRB Group D CBT Exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for every wrong answer.
Q. What is the criteria of selection followed in RRB Group D recruitment 2021?
Ans. The candidates will be selected through two stages: CBT & Physical Efficiency Test followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination.
Q. Which subjects are included in the RRB Group D CBT Exam?
Ans. The RRB Group D exam will consist of topics from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness and Current Affairs.
Q. How many questions will be asked from Current Affairs in RRB Group D CBT Exam 2021?
Ans. A total of 25 questions will be asked from the current affair section in the CBT exam.