Railway Group D Selection Process 2018 – Check Complete Details Here

Railway Group D Selection Process

Railway Group D Selection Procedure 2018 – Check complete details of Railway Group D selection process

Railway Group D Selection Process 2018

Dear Railway Aspirants,

Railways have released a total of 62907 vacancies for RRB/RRC Railway Group D (CEN 02/2018). The Railway Recruitment Board has released 62907 vacancies for Group D. The vacancies are subdivided into many different posts like  Gateman, Pointsman, Track Maintainer, Helper in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Engineering/Signal & Telecommunication departments, Porters, Gang-Man, Cabin-Man, Key-Man, Track-Man, Switch-Man, Lever-Man, Welder, Shunter, Fitter, Gr. ‘D’ (Store), etc.

Railway Group D Eligibility:

10th Pass or ITI from recognized institutions by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship certificate granted by NCVT


10th plus NAC granted by NCVT or 10th Pass plus ITI From institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT.

Age Criteria:

Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 33 years

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years

Railway Group D Selection Process

The Recruitment process will comprise of 4 stages.It will begin with a Computer Based Test followed by Physical Efficiency Test. Those who clear each if the first two rounds will be called for document verification and medical examination.

The Railway Group D Selection Process are as follows:

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document and candidature verification
  • Medical examination
  1. Written Test:

Written Test will comprise of 100 questions for a period of 90 minutes. It will comprise of four sections.

Scheme of Examination for Written Test:
Subject Number of Questions Durations
Mathematics 100 (Objective Type with Multiple Choice questions ) 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness on Current Affairs

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST30%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

The selection will be based on the written examination. Those who do not clear the written examination will not be shortlisted for the next round.

Exam Language choice in addition to English: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

2. Physical Efficiency Test:

Candidates should be able to perform the following physical efficiency test according to the rules.

Male Candidates Female Candidates
Lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.


Run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Lift and Carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down


Should be able to run for a distance of 1000  metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

3. Document Verification and Empanelment of Candidates:

Candidates who clear the CBT and the PET will be called for document verification. If two candidates are scoring the same marks, then selection of older person will be considered. Those who are selected in the DV will be provisionally selected. Their final selection is subject to medical fitness test conducted by Railways. The Railway Administrations shall conduct the final verification of the documents. In the process of DV, the respective railway boards will check the educational and community certificates and verification of character of the candidates.

4. Medical Examination:

Railways have very strict medical rules for recruitment. Candidate should be medically fit and free from illness. The eyesight of the candidate is taken into consideration. However, Candidates who wear spectacles, suffer from myopia or hypermetropia will not be considered. They should have normal visual acuity. Those who suffer from vision problems will not be considered for Railway Group D posts.

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