RRB Group D Recruitment 2020-21 – Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

RRB Group D Recruitment 2020-21: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) invited applications for the recruitment of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts. A total of 1,03,769 vacancies have been notified by RRB. In this article, you will get all the information about RRC Level-I (Group-D) eligibility criteria, age limit, selection process, vacancies, Recruitment Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

RRB Group-D Exam Date 2021 Out

Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has released RRB Group-D 2021 Exam Dates for Level-I Posts. A detailed exam schedule for RRB Group-D 2021 exam has already been released by the Board on 1st December 2020.

Exam Name Exam Date
RRB Group D 2019 (RRC 01/2019) April to June 2021


RRB Group D 2020-21 Important Dates

Event Dates
Application Form Start Date 12th March 2019
Application Form Last Date 12th April 2019 (23.59 hr)
Last Date to Pay  Application Fees 18th April 2019
Final Submission of RRB Group D Application Form 23rd April 2019
RRB Group D Application Status N/A
RRB Group D Exam City Will be Notified
RRB Group D Admit Card Will be Notified
Exam Date May- June 2021 (Tentatively)
 Answer Key N/A
Result N/A

RRB Group D Application Fees

Below are the details of RRB Group D Application Fee 2020

Category Fees
General/OBC Rs 500/-
SC/ST/Females/Ex-Serviceman/Transgender/Minorities Rs 250/-


RRB Group D Vacancy 2020-21

A total number of 103769 RRC Group D vacancies are released by the Railway Recruitment Board. Check below the zone-wise vacancies of RRB Group D –

Railway zones Total vacancies
Central Railway 9345
East Central Railway 3563
East Coast Railway 2555
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 10873
North Central Railway and DLW 4730
North Eastern Railway, MCF and


North Western Railway 5249
Northeast Frontier Railway 2894
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 13153
South Central Railway 9328
South East Central Railway 1664
South Eastern Railway 4914
South Western Railway and RWF 7167
Southern Railway and ICF 9579
West Central Railway 4019
Western Railway 10734
Total 1,03,769
RRC Group D category wise vacancy
RRB Group D Vacancy
RRB Group D Vacancy

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 

RRB Group D Age Limit

Candidates should be between 18 to 33 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories.Relaxation in age should be as of July 1, 2019, as given below –

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
PWD SC/ST 15 years


RRB Group D Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must be Class 10 pass from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.
  • ITI has been made non-mandatory for Group D recruitment

RRB Group D Selection Process 2020

Candidates have to undergo 3 Stages of the selection process to get recruited by RRB Group D 2020.

  1. First Stage of CBT
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification & Medical Examination

Also, Check- RRB Group D Previous Year Question Papers PDF – Download PDF!

RRB Group D CBT Exam Pattern

In the below-mentioned table, we have added the exam pattern details of RRB Group D CBT.

Subject Total number of questions  Maximum Marks Duration
General Science 25 25 90 Minutes

(120 Minutes for the PwD Candidates)

Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100  100
  • The Total questions asked in RRB Group D CBT Exam are 100.
  • The RRB Group D CBT Exam is conducted for 100 marks.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Marks deducted for every wrong answer is ⅓.
  • The duration of the RRB Group D Exam is 90 Minutes.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has published RRB Group D Syllabus with its official notification. Before you start your preparation for RRB Group-D Level-I exam, have a look at the RRB Group D Syllabus And Exam Pattern. It will give you a brief idea on how to start your exam preparations.

RRC Level-I (Group-D): Pay Scale 

Different posts carry different pay levels and allowances as admissible as per the 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

RRB Group D Recruitment Official Notification

RRB Group D Recruitment Notification 2019 – Click Here!

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    RRB Group D 2020-21 FAQs

    Q. What is the age limit for RRB Group D exam?

    A. Candidates should be between 18 to 33 years to be eligible for RRB Group D exam.

    Q.When will RRB Group D exam will be conducted?

    A. RRB Group D exam will be conducted in April-June. The complete exam schedule will be announced soon.

    Q. What is the required educational qualification for RRB Group D?

    A. Candidates who have passed Class 10 or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. ITI has been made non-mandatory for this recruitment exam.

    Q. Is there is any normalisation of marks?

    A. Yes, normalisation of marks is done where the CBT is conducted in multiple session.

    Q. Is there any qualifying marks in the exam?

    A. Yes, there is qualifying marks for CBT. Candidates need to secure these qualifying marks to be selected for the next stage.

    Q. When will I get RRB Group D admit card?

    A. RRB Group D admit card will be issued to registered candidates region-wise few days before the exam.

    Q. How many RRB Group D application forms have been received?

    A. RRBs have received 1,15,67,248 application forms for Group D exam.

    Q. How can I apply for the exam?

    A. Candidates are required to fill RRB Group D application form online.

    Q. What is medical test in RRB Group D exam?

    A. After document verification, candidates are called for medical test. It is mandatory to clear the medical test to be considered for the recruitment exam.

    Q. What is medical test in Group D exam?

    A. The medical fitness test is conducted by the railway administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post.

    Q. What is physical efficiency test in RRB Group D exam?

    A. Once candidates qualify the computer-based test, then they are called for Physical Efficiency. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and it is qualifying in nature.


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