The railway recruitment Board of India has released the latest notification for the recruitment of Group D posts in the Indian Railway. According to the notification, almost 65000 aspirants will be recruited this year. The selection process will be conducted by different RRBs across India under the central board. If you want to start your career with the most secured and sorted jobs in the government sector this is the best time you try your luck. Go through the posts here and find all the necessary details about the RRB Group D Recruitment 2018.
RRB Group D Recruitment: Various Vacancies
As we have said earlier the vacancies are quite huge this time. Depending on the RRB the post and number vacancies changes. So, here is a glimpse of the number of vacancies in different RRB,
|RRB Name||General||OBC||SC||ST||Total Post|
These are the vacant posts for which you can apply,
- Track Maintainer
- Helper in
- Signal & Telecommunication departments
RRB Group D Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria
There are certain criteria you need to fulfill to apply for the vacant posts. Read further to have all the information
|Electrical Engineering with the combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering||Electrician
Refrigeration and Air
|Electronics Engineering and the combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering||Electronics Mechanic
Mechanic Radio & TV
|Mechanical Engineering of various streams of Mechanical engineering||Fitter
Mechanic Motor Vehicle
Refrigeration and Air
Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
|Automobile Engineering with combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering||Mechanic Motor Vehicle
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
|HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths||Electrician
The minimum age of the candidates should be 18 years. Along with that, the maximum age for the general candidates is 28 years. The SC, ST, and OBC candidates will get the age relaxation of 5 years and 2 years respectively.
RRB Group D Recruitment: Syllabus & Exam Pattern
To crack the exam you must have the perfect strategy. Hence it is really important to know syllabus and exam pattern first.
There are three stages of the exam.
The first stage contains the computer-based test. It will have 75 multiple choice objective type questions. You will get 60 minutes to complete the whole paper. The following table will give you an idea of the topics you need to study to crack the examination.
|Mathematics||Number system, BODMAS, Decimal & 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 and Age Calculations
Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc
|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 Intelligence||Figures and Pictures, Analogies & Space, Visualization & Similarities, Decision Making & Problem-Solving, Arithmetical Number Series, Differences & Arithmetical Reasoning, Analysis & Judgement, Relationship Concepts, Visual memory & Observation, Discrimination, Verbal and Figure Classification|
|General Science||Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level
|General Awareness on Current Affairs||Current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports & Culture, Personalities & Economics, Politics and other subjects of importance, etc|
The second stage consists of two parts. First part is another CBT. The syllabus for the 2nd stage CBT is the same as the 1st stage. Whereas the second part of the 2nd stage exam will have questions from corresponding ITI trades. The only difference between the 1st stage CBT and the 2nd stage CBT is the 2nd stage CBT will have 100 questions and the allotted time for completing the paper is 90 minutes.
The third and final stage of the selection process is the physical efficiency test. Go through the table below to get an idea about the PET.
|Category Of Candidates||Activity|
|Male Candidates||Have to lift and carry a weight of 35 kg for a distance of 100 meters in a duration of 2 minutes in one chance only without putting down the weight
Must be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance only
|Female Candidates||Have to lift and carry a weight of 20 kg for a distance of 100 meters in a duration of 2 minutes in one chance only without putting down the weight
Must be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance only
|PWD Candidates||Need to pass the CBT examinations and after passing only a medical examination will be conducted|
That’s all from our end. Hope, the information above will help you in your preparation. As far as the examination is concerned it will be important for you to practice the whole paper regularly. For which you need to sit for RRB Group D Mock Tests.
Since time is an important factor. To attempt all the questions within the given time you need to participate in Mock tests before the exam ensure a good speed is maintained throughout the session.
Another important thing you must keep in mind is there is negative marking. 1/3rd from the total marks will be deducted each time you give a wrong answer. So, you must be careful and have to increase the accuracy also as much as possible. Nevertheless, for any more queries, you must ask us here. Our best wishes will always be with you.