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Railway has announced an important update3 about RRC Group D Notification. The board mentioned that the conducting body for Group D recruitment will now be RRC (Railway Recruitment Cell). RRC Group D Recruitment Notification has been published online for approximately 1,03,769 vacancies. It has been delayed due to the non-assigning of the exam conducting body by the Railway Board as per various media sources. This year, the number of applications is expected to rise to more than 2 crores.

Latest: RRB is conducting meetings and bidding for selecting an Exam Conducting Agency (ECA) to help RRB conduct the online exams. The meetings have been postponed to June 2020. Also, in the recent announcement, RRB announced that ECA will conduct the RRC Group D Exam by the end of 2020 if everything goes well. 

The Indian Railways has decided not to make any new recruitments henceforth for RRB Group D posts. To make up for the loss, Railways has canceled the vacancies due to cost-cutting. According to the documents of the Ministry of Railways, cost-cutting is being discussed from all the 17 zonal railways to reduce the ill effects of lockdown. 

RRC Group D Notification 2020 Highlights

Exam Name RRC Group D Recruitment for Level 1 Posts
Job Designation Level 1 posts in Railways
Total Vacancies 1,03,769
Job Category Central Government Job
Job Location Pan India
Official Website
Mode of Application Online
Online Application Begins from March 12, 2019
Selection Process CBT (Computer Based Test), PET (Physical Efficiency Test) and Document Verification

RRC Group D Admit Card 2020

RRC Group D Admit Card is released officially 15 days prior to the exam for the candidates who have successfully applied for RRC Group D Recruitment. The call letter for Railway Recruitment to Group D level 1 posts are released 15 days prior to the exam date. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website using the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of the zone-wise RRC.
  • Find and click the direct link to download the admit card.
  • Enter your user ID and password to log in.
  • Check the details on your admit card and download it.
  • Take out multiple prints of the admit card.

Note: Make sure the information mentioned on the admit card is correct. It is a mandate to carry the RRC Group D Hall Ticket along with a valid ID proof to the exam center. In case a candidate fails to bring the required documents then he/she will not be allowed to take the exam. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category are eligible for a free travel pass. The travel authority will only be given if the candidate has uploaded the category certificate during the filling of the application form.

Direct Links for RRC Group D Regions

The candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website of Indian Railways. The following table has direct links to RRBs of different regions. Candidates can click on the RRB they have chosen and reach directly to the form filling page:

 RRC Group D Regions Apply Here
Western Railway
 North Western Railway
 North Central Railway
 South Western Railway
 West Central Railway
 East Coast Railway
South East Central Railway
 Northern Railway
 Southern Railway
 North Eastern Railway
 North East Frontier Railway
 Eastern Railway
 Central Railway
 East Central Railway
 South Eastern Railway
 South Central Railway

RRC Group D Recruitment Notification PDF

RRC had published an online notice on the official website of Railway Recruitment Cell. The official RRC Group D Notification PDF was released on February 23, 2019. It mentions RRC will be conducting the recruitment to the Railway Group D posts. It mentions details about vacancies, posts offered and date of application.

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RRC Group D Exam Dates

RRC has already published the official notification for Railway Group D recruitment 2020 on February 23, 2019. Check below the RRC Recruitment for Group D Level 1 exam dates 2020:

Events Dates
RRC Group D Notification will be released on March 12, 2019
RRC Group D Application Form was published on March 12, 2019
Last Date to Apply for RRC Group D Recruitment April 12, 2019
Closing date for Offline Fee Payment April 18, 2019 (1 PM)
Last date to pay the application fee in online mode April 23, 2019 (1 PM)
Final submission of RRC Application Form April 26, 2019
RRC Group D Hall Ticket 10-15 days before the exam
RRC Group D Level 1 posts is scheduled for March 2020

Railway Group D Application Form Status 2020

The following-mentioned is the information regarding the RRC Group D Application Form Status 2020:

  • Candidates will be able to check the status of their application form by which he/she will get to know that their application form has been accepted or rejected.
  • The option to check the status of the form will only be given to the candidates who have submitted the application form. In case the application form gets rejected then the status will be displayed negatively.
  • Also, the reason for the rejection of the form will also be mentioned.
  • There can be various reasons which can result in the rejection of the form like uploading the documents of incorrect specifications, submitting more than one application form, candidate name is in the debarred list of RRC, candidates do not meet the eligibility criteria and still fill the forms, etc.
  • The link will be activated on websites of different RRBs with all the required information.
  • Railway Group D Recruitment for Level 1 begins with an online test followed by Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification.
  • RRC Group D Level 1 Recruitment is done for posts such as Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper/Assistant in Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T Departments and Assistant Pointsman, etc.
  • The minimum age required to apply for RRC Group D Level 1 2019 is 18 years. The minimum education qualification required for Railway Recruitment for Level 1 Group D is Class 10th.
  • CBT for RRC Group D Recruitment has 4 major sections- Maths, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and GK & Current Affairs.
  • The recruitment to Group D Posts by RRC helps candidates become a central government employee.

 RRC Group D Vacancy 2020

The total number of RRB Group C Vacancy is 1,03,769. The posts included in Level 1 Group D are:

  • Track Maintainer Gr IV (Trackman)
  • Gateman
  • Helper in Various Departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T)
  • Porter
  • Assistant Pointsman

RRC Group D Selection Process 2020

The RRC Group D Selection Process has 4 stages, candidates have to clear all the steps of the procedure mentioned below-

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

RRC Group D Cut Off 2020

  • The RRC Group D Cut Off 2020 is based on the total number of candidates who have applied for the exam.
  • Also, the difficulty level of the question paper of the exam.
  • The cutoff is set category-wise by the authority.

Railway Group D Expected Cut Off for 2020

Check the expected cutoff for the Railway Group D Level 1 from the reference of the previous year cutoff-

Category Expected Cut-off Marks
General 72.33
OBC 66.16
SC 66.16
ST 54.45
HH 39.71
OH 66.45
PH 39.33

RRC RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2020

RRC Group D Eligibility is the mandate criteria to apply for the recruitment exam to the desired post. Railway Group D Recruitment is offered only to Indian citizens. Candidates with required physical and mental abilities qualify for the recruitment to the desired post. Given below is the required Railway Group D Eligibility 2020:

Age Limit

  • Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply for RRC Group D Recruitment 2020.
  • The maximum age limit is 30 years for the candidates applying for the exam.
  • The maximum age limit is relaxable as per government standards.

Educational Qualification

  • The minimum academic qualification required to apply for Railway Group D Recruitment is 10th as per the new guidelines from Indian Railways.
  • Candidates with an ITI from NCVT/ SCVT recognized institutions can also apply.
  • RRC shall accept applications of candidates holding a NAC (National Apprentice Certificate) granted by NCVT.

RRC/RRB Group D Application Form 2020

The following table has direct links to the RRC Group D Application Form. Candidate can click the link for whichever RRB they have chosen:

  • Railway Group D Application form can be filled in online mode only.
  • The online application link is active in applying online now.
  • Candidates have to register initially by entering their name, gender, e-mail id, phone no, date of birth, the zone for which they wish to apply, father’s name, educational details, address, etc.
  • The next step after registration is form filling and uploading the required documents.
  • Candidates receive an activation link on their contact number and email to continue the application process for Railway Group D Recruitment 2020
  • Enter all the required details like the language of the exam,  and upload the relevant documents like photograph and signature as per the specifications

Application Fee

Candidates have to pay the below-mentioned amount to apply for RRC Group D Recruitment 2020:

Category Application Fee
SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PwD / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class. Rs. 250
Remaining Categories Rs. 500

Refund of Application Fee: The application fee for RRC/RRB Group D Recruitment is subject to refund for candidates who appear for the CBT. The amount is credited back to the candidate's account after the exam has been conducted.

  • Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PwD / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class are going to get refund of Rs. 250.
  • The rest of the categories will get a refund of Rs. 400. 

Note: Applicants must note that they are not required to send a copy of the application form at the RRC.

RRC Group D Refund Process

Railway Recruitment Board had begun the concept of examination fee refund to the candidates who had already attended CBT for Level 1 Posts against CEN 02/2018. It has been observed at the time of the refund process that for many students, the refund was not successful or could not be initiated because of the following reasons

  • Sometimes, there is an issue in the candidate’s bank details (account number, IFSC Code, etc).
  • A similar account number furnished for a large number of students.
  • The candidates not providing the Account Number.

To successfully refund the amount in the correct bank account, RRB has come up with a process of OTP. So, from now on, an Update Bank Account Link will be provided on the official websites of RRBs which was live from 22/03/2019 to 28/03/2019.

  • An SMS and an Email had also be sent to these candidates on 22/03/2019 to correct/provide their correct Bank Account Details.
  • The candidates are suggested to use this one time opportunity to update their bank details.
  • Candidates are also requested to make sure that the Bank Account Number and IFSC Code they have inserted are accurate and suggested to thoroughly keep a check on the Bank Account Details before they submit the same.
  • It may be noted that changes in bank details after the successful submission is not possible.
  • RRBs will not take the responsibility for any failure of refund, if any, on account of incorrect details entered by the students and will not entertain further correspondence in this regard

RRC Group D Form Correction 2020

The candidates can read the following guidelines in regard to RRC RRB Group D Form Correction:

  • After submitting the application form, candidates are also going to get an option to edit the application form.
  • Although, candidates are advised to be careful while filling the application form.
  • Candidates have to pay the modification fee in order to make changes in the application form.
  • Applicants can only make specific changes in the application form.
  • There are few things which you cannot edit like zone, Email ID and mobile number.
  • After making the correction in the application form, candidates should keep a copy of the revised copy of the application form with themselves.


How will RRC Group D mock test benefit me?

Taking RRC Group D Mock test series will make you familiar with the actual exam pattern and syllabus. Attempt regular mock tests to increase your speed and accuracy.

What is RRC Group D Post?

Group D posts are those posts that rank the lowest when it comes to Government Jobs. The candidates who have completed 10+2 can easily apply for the Group D posts

What is Railway Group D exam?

The Railway Group D exam conducts for the Level 1 post for the railway recruitment. The notification comes with the zonal-wise vacancy for the Group D departments. Click Here to know complete detail about the RRC Level 1 Recruitment 2020

What is the full form of RRC?

The expanded form of the RRC is Railway Recruitment Cell. It is the recruitment for the various posts of Level 1 of Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper/ Assistant in Electrical, Assistant Pointsman, S & T Departments, Mechanical, etc. 

What is the salary of RRB Group D?

The salary of RRC Group D lies between 17,000-40,000, depends on the position and the work experience of the employee. Also, it is based on the performance of the employee. Click Here to know the complete Job Profile and Salary details of RRC Group D.

Can I resume the RRC Group D mock test if lost my internet connection?

Yes you can resume the test. But time count will continue from where you left.

What are the RRC Group D Career Growth Opportunity?

It completely depends on seniority and vacancies in the upper level. Following 3 years of administration, Group D staffs are qualified to show up for departmental tests. Without departmental exams, it may take a long time to get promoted.

After not being advanced for 10 years of administration, the fundamental compensation is expanded with overdue debts up to the present date. Click Here to know the complete detail about the RRC Group D Career Growth Opportunity.




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