Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 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 2018.

Railway Recruitment Group D Notification 2018

The official notification for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 was released on 9th February 2018. According to the official notification released, a total of 62,907 vacancies have been declared by Railway Recruitment Board. Candidates who look forward to appear for the Group D exam, can apply online for the same. Candidates can read the official notification for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Check Railway Recruitment Group D Notification 2018

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Apply Online

The online application for Railway Group D 2018 for the post of Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix commenced from 10th February 2018. The Online Application Process will close on 31st March 2018. Candidates who want to apply online for the exam can do the same by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click to Apply Online for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Recruitment 2018 Application Fee

The Online Application window for Railway Group D Recruitment started from 10th February 2018 and will end on 31st March 2018. Candidates are required to pay Rs. 500/- as application fee (UR & OBC) for Railway Recruitment Group D Exam 2018. Candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class are required to pay Rs. 250/- as application fee.

Railway Group D Recruitment Vacancy 2018

A total of 62,907 posts will be filled through Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Exam. Let's have a look at the detailed vacancy for Railway Group D Exam 2018

Serial Number Cities Rly UR SC ST OBC TOTAL EX. SM CC AA* VH OH HH
1. Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087 1216 1216 1 95 175
2. Ajmer NWR 2493 704 360 1198 4755 860 860 0 9 1
3. Allahabad NCR 2533 736 352 1141 4762 952 950 0 15 4
4. Bangalore SWR 1184 346 167 596 2293 457 457 3 13 8
5. Bhopal WCR 1772 493 296 961 3522 702 702 0 1 0
6. Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 245 158 346 1532 305 305 0 3 0
7. Bilaspur SECR 587 168 87 317 1159 232 232 0 2 2
8. Chandigarh NR 3955 1174 590 2113 7832 1547 1547 0 18 11
9. Chennai SR 1550 431 332 666 2979 597 597 0 12 8
10. Gorakhpur NER 1686 500 276 926 3388 676 676 0 5 3
11. Guwahati NFR 1304 384 193 696 2577 515 515 0 0 8
13. Kolkata ER 1155 355 203 354 2367 473 473 0 0 1
15. Mumbai CR 2321 675 393 1236 4625 924 924 5 47 45
17. Patna ECR 3016 899 450 1614 5981 1198 1198 0 25 14*
18. Ranchi SER 1240 426 197 662 2525 503 503 0 0 0
19. Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523 1288 1288 53 71 71
Total 31889 9453 5061 16502 62907 12445 12445 62 316 351*

Railway Group D Recruitment Exam Dates 2018

Railway Group D Exam 2018 will be a Computer Based Test the dates of which will be declared soon by Railway Recruitment Board. Let's have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for Railway Group D Recruitment

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Notification 10th February 2018
Start of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Online Application 10th February 2018
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Application Form Closes 31st March 2018

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 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 2018.

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

After a candidate has cleared Physical Test, he/she will be called for Document Verification, wherein, all the required documents as mentioned in the list will be verified to check the candidate's eligibility for the post.

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

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of candidates appearing for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 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

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

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.

To login on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is needs to have:

  • Registration Number/Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/Password

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Result

Railway Recruitment Board will be declaring the result for Stage 1 CBT and Stage 2 PET after the examination for the same has been conducted. Result will be declared for CBT first. Candidates who will clear Stage 1 CBT will be allowed to give Stage 2 of Railway Group D Exam. Result for Stage 2 PET will will be released after the examination for the same will be conducted.

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