Railway Recruitment Group D 2018: Status Update

RRB Group D: Status Update

Indian Railways has released a notice stating that Candidates have been given an opportunity to modify their photographs. All those candidates whose photograph has been rejected, have been allowed to modify their photographs. Below are the links to notice as well as photograph modification.

Click Here For The Official Notice

Click Here To Modify Application For All RRBs

Railway Recruitment Group D 2018: Notification

Indian Railway Recruitment Board has released Group D recruitment notification for 62, 907 Vacancies in Indian Railway. Railway Recruitment Boards invites ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix for the vacancies in various units of Indian Railways. Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY to any one of the Railway Recruitment Boards before 23.59 hrs of 31.03.2018.

New Age Criteria For Railway Group D

As per New Age Criteria and New educational qualification, a lot of more candidates will be able to apply for the Railway Group Jobs. As per New Railway Group D Notification, unreserved candidates having age between 18-33 years are eligible to appear for the Exam.

New Educational Qualification For Railway Group D

Apart from this, Government has removed the ITI as essential criteria. Now students having passed 10th Standard will be able to apply for the post. 10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT is the new educational criteria as per latest notice.

Important Dates:

Start Date to Apply Online: 10th February 2018
Last Date for registration of Online Application: 31st March 2018 (23: 59 PM)
Online payment (Net Banking/ Credit card/ Debit Card): 31st March 2018 (10:00 PM)
SBI Challan : 28th March 2018 (3:00 PM)
Post Office Challan: 28th March 2018 (3:00 PM)

Railway Group D Vacancies:

Railway Recruitment Board has introduced 62,907 Vacancies for Group D Posts. Here are the Zone wise summary of Vacancies.


* : Includes 2 HH backlog vacancies
**: Vacancies under CCAAare applicable to Apprentices trained in Railway Establishments only.

New Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 [Official Notification]

New Apply Online for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Group D Pay Scale:

Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 18000/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

Know more about Railway Group D Salary, Allowances and Job Role

Railway Group D Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should have the Educational/Technical qualifications indicated against the notified posts in the CEN from recognized Board/NCVT/SCVT as on the closing date for submission of the ONLINE application.
  • Refer to Annexure-A for the prescribed qualification against each of the posts. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational/technical qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.

Note: Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply.

Railway Group D Age Limit:

Minimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 33 years

Age Limit as on 1st July 2018.
OBC – by 3 years & SC/ST – by 5 years

Railway Group D Application Fees:

UR & OBC: Rs.500/- (Rs. 400 will be reimbursed at the time of CBT 1)
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class : Rs.250/-

Railway Group D Exam Stages:

There shall be a Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates qualified in the CBT shall have toundergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Marks will be normalized in the CBT.
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Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for the wrong answer.

Click Here to View Railway Group D Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018


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