RRB Group D Exam Date 2021 Postponed
RRB Group D Exam Date 2021 Postponed: Railway Group D Exam Date has been released officially @rrbcdg.gov.in. Railway Recruitment Board was supposed to conduct the RRB Group D 2021 from April onwards for a total of 1,03,769 vacancies as announced by the officials. The RRB Group D Exam Date 2021 has been postponed till further notice. RRB has announced the CBT-2 Exam as the 2nd stage of the selection process for RRB Group D Recruitment due to the large number of candidates applying for the vacancies. Check the complete details below.
RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 – Overview
The posts were that of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, and other posts in the Level I department for the RRB Group D recruitment 2021.
|RRB Group D Recruitment 2021|
|Organization||Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)|
|Exam Name||RRB Group D Exam 2021|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Total Vacancies||1,03,769 vacancies|
|Name of Post||Track Maintainer (Grade-IV), Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I Posts|
|RRB Group D Exam Date||Postponed|
|Mode of exam||Computer-based test (Online)|
|Job Location||Across India|
RRB Group D – Exam Date
The exam for RRB/RRC Group D Exam 2021 has been postponed by Railway Recruitment Board along with the modification, city intimation & admit card release date. Check the tentative RRB Group D 2021 Important Dates from the below table-
|RRB Group D Events||Dates|
|RRB Group D Apply Online for RRC Group D||12th March to 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|
|RRB Group D Application Status||25th July 2019|
|RRB Group D Modification Link||15th to 26th December 2021|
|City & Exam Date Intimation||—|
|Admit Card Release Date||—|
|RRB Group D CBT-1 Exam Date||Postponed|
|RRB Group D CBT-2 Exam Date||To be notified|
RRB Group D 2021 Notification PDF
The RRB Group D 2019-20 official notification was released on 12th March 2019 announcing 1,03,769 vacancies to be filled from this recruitment drive. The candidates can see the official notification PDF by clicking on the link below for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts. 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 RRB Group D exam.
RRB Group D Exam 2021 Vacancy
RRB or Railway Recruitment Board has released 1,03,769 Vacancies for various posts in different regions of RRB. Let’s have a look at RRC Group D 2021 Vacancies different Zone wise & Category wise.
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 Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The minimum eligibility criteria for RRB Group D 2021 Exam with respect to minimum Educational Qualification, age limit and age relaxations are given below:
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 01.01.2019)
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||Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than)||Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than)|
|18 to 33 years||UR||OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||SC/ST||For all communities/ categories|
|July 2, 1986||July 2, 1983||July 2, 1981||01.07.2001|
|Category||Community||Relaxation in Upper Limit|
|OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months of 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|
RRB Group D 2021 Exam Pattern
There will be two Online CBT Exams for RRC Group D 2021 Exam. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for the CBT-1 & CBT-2 Exam
|RRB Group D CBT-1 Exam Pattern|
|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 CBT-2 Exam Pattern|
|Serial No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|2.||General Awareness & Current affairs||25||25|
|3.||General Intelligence and reasoning||35||35|
RRB Group D 2021 Syllabus
Check the topics of the Mathematics Syllabus of RRC Group D in the table below.
|Sections Asked||Topics to Prepare|
RRB Group D 2021 Selection Process
There are three stages in total in RRB Group D Exam 2021 which are as follows
- Computer-Based Test
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Medical/Document Verification
RRB Group D 2021 Salary
When a candidate will get selected, their basic salary will be Rs 18,000. Apart from basic pay, the candidate will also receive other allowances as well like Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Overtime Allowance, Medical Facilities etc.
RRC Group D Application Fee
|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 (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
Candidates who have successfully applied for RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 Exam will be issued Admit Card for the first stage of CBT. Admit Card will be issued separately for CBT and PET. The CBT Admit card will be released tentatively 10 days before the exam date. The Admit Card for PET will be issued to those candidates who have successfully cleared CBT of RRC Group D Level-I 2021.
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 2021 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
- For Computer-Based Exam (CBT).
- For Pre-Exam Training (PET).
All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit cards.
RRB Group D Result 2021
Railway Recruitment Board will be announcing the result for CBT after the conduction of the exam. The result will be announced for CBT in the first phase. Candidates who clear CBT will be allowed to give PET of RRC Group D 2021 Exam. The result for PET will be released after the Physical Test for Men and Women has been successfully conducted by Railway Recruitment Board.
RRB Group D 2021 Cut Off
RRB will be releasing the cut off marks for CBT Exam on its official website along with the result. The candidate has to score more than the cut off marks to get qualified in the exam. The RRB Group D previous year cut off will be helpful in understanding the level of upcoming exams. The candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming RRB Group D Exam must go through the previous exam cut off from the direct link below.
|RRB Group D Exam Date 2021||RRB Group D Previous Year Question Papers||RRB Group D Salary|
|RRB Group D Syllabus||RRB Group D Exam Pattern||RRB Group D Modification link|
RRB Group D 2021 FAQs
Q. When is the RRB Group D Exam 2021 scheduled for?
Ans. The RRB Group D exam has been postponed.
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 and 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 affairs section in the CBT exam.