RRB Group D 2023: The Railway Recruitment Board is all set to release the RRB Group D 2023 notification and RRB Group D application form 2023 in December 2023.
For level-1 positions in the Indian Railway, the RRB Group D exam is held. The selection of candidates is based on CBT, PET/PST, document verification, and a medical exam. It is expected that over 1 crore candidates will apply for the Railway Recruitment Board exam in RRB Group D 2023.
According to the news sources, there are 1.7 lac non-gazetted vacancies to be filled in various Indian Railways units through the RRB Group D exam in 2023.
Every year, to recruit deserving candidates for the various non-gazetted posts such as Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, etc., the RRB Group D exam is conducted. Candidates who wish to apply for the RRB Group D exam can read the given article to get complete details on the recruitment.
RRB Group D 2023 Official Notification
The Railway Recruitment Board will soon release the official notification for the Group D 2023 exam on its official website at www.indianrailways.gov.in. It is expected to be out in December 2023. Bookmark this page to get the latest update on the RRB Group D 2023 exam.
Candidates willing to apply for the examination must be well aware of all the important details, such as the selection process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and others.
RRB Group D 2023 Overview
|Name of the Examination||RRB Group D|
|Conducting Organisation||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Total Number of Vacancies||To be notified|
|Mode to Apply||Online|
RRB Group D 2023 Important Dates
As per the reports, the RRB Group D 2023 notification will be out in December 2023. The RRB Group D exam date will be released along with the notification. The complete RRB Group D 2023 schedule will be updated here soon.
|RRB Group D Notification Dates||December 2023.|
|Starting Date to Apply Online||To be Notified|
|Last Date to Apply Online||To be Notified|
|Closing Date for Payment of the Application Fee (Online)||To be Notified|
|Closing Date for Payment of the Application Fee (Offline)||To be Notified|
|Admit Card Release Date||To be Notified|
|Online Examination Date||To be Notified|
Name of the RRB Group D Posts
- Hospital Assistant
- Assistant Pointsman
- Track Maintainer
RRB Group D Vacancy 2023
The Railway Recruitment Board examines RRC Level-1 region-wise. The category-wise RRB Group D Vacancy 2023 will be updated with the release of the notification. It is expected that the RRB will release more than 1.7 lakh posts under the railway new vacancy for Group D.
In the previous year, the RRB released 1,03,769 group D vacancies. The RRB Group D new vacancy for 2023 will be updated soon. Meanwhile, candidates can review the railway group vacancies from previous years in the given table.
|Northern Railway, DMW & RCF||13153|
|Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro||10873|
|Southern Railway and ICF||9579|
|South Eastern Railway||4914|
|South Central Railway||9328|
|South Western Railway and RWF||7167|
|North Western Railway||5249|
|West Central Railway||4019|
|North Central Railway and DLW||4730|
|East Coast Railway||2555|
|North Eastern Railway, MCF & RDSO||4002|
|East Central Railway||3563|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||2894|
|South East Central Railway||1664|
RRB Group D Application Form 2023
The RRB Group D 2023 application form date will be out in December 2023 on the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board for various regions. Candidates can follow the given steps to fill out the RRB Group D online application form:
- Visit the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board of your region.
- Register yourself by submitting the details such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, Aadhar no., SSLC/Metric Registration No., year of passing, mobile no., email ID, etc.
- Both the email ID and mobile number will be verified during the online application process with a one-time password (OTP).
- Proceed with the online application by clicking on “Already Registered” and using the auto-generated registration number and password.
- Now fill in your educational and other details, as well as your preferences for the posts.
- Upload your scanned passport-size image and signature as per the format.
- On completion of the details, pay the required application fee via online or offline modes.
On release, the direct RRB Group D application link will be provided here.
RRB Group D Application Fee
For the Railway Group D application, candidates have to pay the charges. For general and OBC applicants, the application fee is INR 500. While for SC/ST-Ex-Servicemen, PwDBs, transgender, and female applicants, it is INR 250.
Check out the category-wise online application fee below.
|SC/ST-Ex-Servicemen/PwDBs/Transgender/Female Candidates||INR 250/-|
Mode of Payment of Fee
- Online payment via Internet Banking/UPI/Debit/Credit Cards
- Offline payment via SBI Challan/Post Office Challan
RRB Group D Quick Links
|RRB Group D 2023 Eligibility Criteria||RRB Group D 2023 Selection Process|
|RRB Group D 2023 Exam Pattern||RRB Group D 2023 Syllabus|
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2023
Candidates applying for the Railway Group D exam must be well aware of the RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria, which comprises factors like nationality, education qualification, age limit, etc.
- A candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of either Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who moved to India before January 1, 1962.
- A candidate of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
As per Railway Group D qualification, a candidate must have completed their high school (Class 10) from an institution recognised by NCVT or SCVT or hold a National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) provided by NCVT.
RRB Group D Age Limit 2023
The Railway Group D age limit is between 18 and 33 years. The OBC and SC/ST candidates will get an upper age relaxation of 3 to 5 years, respectively.
Railways Group D Age Relaxation
|OBC Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)||3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (UR)||33 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (OBC- Non Creamy)||36 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)||38 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|J&K Domiciled between Categories from|
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (UR)
|PwBD+ SC/ST||15 years|
|J&K Domiciled between|
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (OBC-NCL)
|38 years of age|
|J&K Domiciled between |
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (SC/ST)
|41 years of age|
|J&K Domiciled between |
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (SC/ST)
|43 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (UR)||40 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (OBC-NCL)||43 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (SC/ST)||45 years of age|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (UR)||33 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (OBC-NCL)||36 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (SC/ST)||38 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (UR)||35 years of age|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (OBC-NCL)||38 years of age|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (SC/ST)||40 years of age|
RRB Group D Selection Process 2023
The RRB Group D Selection Process comprises two stages, i.e., a CBT and physical ability test, followed by a document verification round and a medical examination.
Candidates must check the crucial details regarding the examination to prepare accordingly. The stages of the RRB Group D Selection Process are provided below in the table:
|Stage I||Computer-based Test|
|Stage II||Physical Ability Test|
|Stage III||Document Verification|
|Stage IV||Medical Examination|
RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2023
The first stage of the RRB Group D Exam is the computer-based test. The RRB Group D Exam pattern consists of 4 sections with a total of 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes. For each incorrect response, there is a negative marking of 1/3 mark.
Candidates can review the RRB Group D Exam Pattern in the table below:
|Section||Total Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|General Awareness & Current Affairs||20||20|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||30||30|
RRB Group D Syllabus 2023
Candidates must be well aware of the RRB Group D syllabus to secure their final section. The Group D syllabus includes mathematics, general awareness and current affairs, general intelligence and reasoning, and general science.
|Mathematics||General Awareness & Current Affairs||General Intelligence & Reasoning||General Science|
|Number System||Government Schemes||Analogy||Units & Measurements|
|Fraction||Current Affairs||Direction Sense||Work, Energy & Power|
|LCM & HCF||Sports||Blood Relations||Gravitation|
|Ration & Proportion||Culture||Coding & Decoding||Atoms & Molecules|
|Time & Work||Economics||Analytical Reasoning||Chemical Bonding|
|Time & Distance||Politics||Paper Folding & Paper Cutting||Genetics|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Books & Authors||Operations of Mathematics||Ecology & Environment|
|Algebra||Finance||Data Sufficiency||Human Disease|
|Geometry||Science & Technology||Puzzles||Natural Sources|
|Trigonometry||Capital & Currency||Forming Figures & Analysis||Classification of Organism|
RRB Group D Preparation Books
In order to upgrade their preparation, the candidates should have a collection of the best RRB Group D preparation books from reputed authors or publications.
Some of the best railway exam books include Quantitive Aptitude for Competitive Examination by R.S. Aggarwal, Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A.K. Gupta.
RRB Group D Admit Card 2023
The RRB Group D admit card will be out zone-wise. For the two phases: the computer-based test (CBT) and the physical efficiency test (PET), the admit card will be issued separately.
Before releasing the admit card, the RRB will release the Group D application status on the regional website of the RRB.
Also, the RRB Group D admit card for the PET will be issued to those candidates who successfully cleared the CBT for RRC Group D Level 1. Candidates have to log in to the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board with their registration number, roll number, date of birth, and password to download their admit card.
RRB Group D Cut-Off 2023
The RRB Group D cut-off will be out on the official website of the RRB after the announcement of the result. The RRB Group D cut-off will be decided by the board and will be released along with the result. The cut-off is declared based on:
- The number of vacancies
- The difficulty level of the examination
- The number of candidates who appeared in the examination
- The process of normalisation
RRB Group D Result 2023
The Railway Recruitment Board will declare the RRB Group D result almost a month after the conduction of the exam. The candidates who clear the RRB Group D written exam will take the PET of the Railway Group D exam.
Candidates can check their results by filing the required login credentials in the “Railway Group D 2023 result” link.
RRB Group D Salary
As per the 7th Pay Commission, Railway Group D’s salary is between Rs. 22,500 and Rs. 25,000, with a basic pay of Rs. 18,000. In addition to the base salary, Group D salary includes perks and allowances such as HRA (House Rent Allowance 1140 up to 4320), DA (Dearness Allowance > 34%), travel allowances, medical benefits, etc.
RRB Group D Recruitment 2023 FAQs
A. The RRB Group D selection process comprises CBT, PET, document verification, and medical examination.
A. The RRB Group D age limit should be between 18 and 33 years.
A. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong answer.
A. The application fee for Railways Group D 2023 is Rs. 500 for UR and OBC, whether for SC/ST, ex-servicemen, PwBDs, transgender, or female candidates; it is Rs. 250.
A. Yes, the online registration fee will be refunded to the candidates.
A. The full form of RRB is the Railway Recruitment Board.
A. The RRB Group D application form date will be out along with notification in December 2023.
A. Yes, there will be RRB Group D recruitment in 2023. It is expected that the notification will be out in December 2023.