Railway Group D 2018 Recruitment for 62907 Vacancies: Apply Online

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 will be conducted to select candidates to the post of Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix.  All those who want to appear for the exam, must submit online application for the same, as mentioned in the Railway Recruitment Group D Notification.

Railway Recruitment Group D Notification 2018

Railway Recruitment Group D Notification 2018 was published and released on 9th February 2018 and a total of 62,907 vacancies have been declared. Candidates can read the official notification of Group D Exam by clicking on the official link mentioned below.

Check Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Updated Official Notification


Railway Recruitment Group D Apply Online

Railway Group D Recruitment Board has invited Online Applications for the post in Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix from 10th February 2018. The Online Application Process will end on 31st March 2018. Candidates who wish to apply online can do the same by clicking on the official link mentioned below.


Apply Online for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018

Railway Group D 2018 Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 500/- as application fee (UR & OBC) for Railway Group D Exam 2018. While, candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class are required to pay Rs. 250/- as application fee.


It is now been declared by the Government that the application fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded for Unreserved Candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Exam and the complete exam fee of Rs. 250/- will be refunded for candidates belonging to reserved category.

Railway Group D Exam Dates 2018

Railway Group D 2018 Computer Based Test exam dates will be announced soon by Railway Recruitment Board. The exam schedule published as per the official notification for Railway Recruitment Group D Exam 2018 is mentioned below.

Events Dates
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Notification 10th February 2018
Start of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Online Application 10th February 2018
Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Application Form Closes 31st March 2018
Railway Recruitment 2018 First Stage CBTApril-May 2018
Railway Recruitment 2018 PETTo be notified soon


Click Here to Download Official Notification.



Railway Group D Recruitment Vacancy 2018

A total of 62,907 posts are to be filled through Railway Group D Exam 2018. Let's have a look at the detailed Vacancy for Railway Recruitment Group D.

S.
No.
Cities Rly UR SC ST OBC TOTAL EX. SM CC AA* VH OH HH
1. Ahmedabad WR 3056 901 477 1653 6087 1216 1216 1 95 175
2. Ajmer NWR 2493 704 360 1198 4755 860 860 0 9 1
3. Allahabad NCR 2533 736 352 1141 4762 952 950 0 15 4
4. Bangalore SWR 1184 346 167 596 2293 457 457 3 13 8
5. Bhopal WCR 1772 493 296 961 3522 702 702 0 1 0
6. Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 245 158 346 1532 305 305 0 3 0
7. Bilaspur SECR 587 168 87 317 1159 232 232 0 2 2
8. Chandigarh NR 3955 1174 590 2113 7832 1547 1547 0 18 11
9. Chennai SR 1550 431 332 666 2979 597 597 0 12 8
10. Gorakhpur NER 1686 500 276 926 3388 676 676 0 5 3
11. Guwahati NFR 1304 384 193 696 2577 515 515 0 0 8
13. Kolkata ER 1155 355 203 354 2367 473 473 0 0 1
15. Mumbai CR 2321 675 393 1236 4625 924 924 5 47 45
17. Patna ECR 3016 899 450 1614 5981 1198 1198 0 25 14*
18. Ranchi SER 1240 426 197 662 2525 503 503 0 0 0
19. Secunderabad SCR 3254 1016 530 1723 6523 1288 1288 53 71 71
Total 31889 9453 5061 16502 62907 12445 12445 62 316 351*

* : Includes 2 HH Backlog Vacancy
** : Vacancies under CCAA are applicable to Apprentices trained in Railway Establishments only

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Railway Group D 2018 Exam Pattern

Railway Group D Exam will be conducted in 15 regional languages as stated in the recent notice released by SSC. Railway Group D Exam Pattern 2018 comprises of one stage of CBT or Computer Based Test followed by Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Let's have a look at both these stages of CBT in detail.

First stage of CBT


  • The minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -30%.
  • Comprises of multiple-choice objective type questions: English Only
  •  Negative Marking will be applicaple for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.


  • Serial Number Sections Number of Questions Duration
    1. Mathematics 100 Questions in total 90 minutes
    2. Generala Intelligence & Reasoning
    3. General Science
    4. General Awareness on Current Affairs

    Second Stage : PET

    Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is necessary for all the candidates if they want to get selected through Railway Group D Recruitment Exam.

    Male Candidates Female Candidates
    Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
    Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in 1 chance Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in 1 chance

    People with disabilities as specified in Para 11.0 are excluded from PET. However, after clearing the CBT, such candidates will have to qualify the medical examination prescribed for People with Disabilities.

    Third Stage: Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates
    Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates will be called for document verification.

    Note: Shortlisted candidates should produce NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature will be cancelled. Signatures of the candidates on all documents should be identical, either in English or Hindi.


    Railway Group B 2018 Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of Railway Recruitment 2018 exam revolves around two pre-requisites:
    • A candidate should be between 18-33 years to be eligible for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 exam.
    • Candidates must hold the degree of 10th Pass OR ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent OR National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT for the post of Helper/Medical, Hospital Attendant, Assistant Pointsman, Gateman, Porter/ Hamal/ Sweeper cum portar.
    • For Remaining Posts 10th pass plus NAC granted by NCVT OR 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT.
    • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.
    Apart from this age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories. The Age Relaxation is mentioned below.

    • OBC - 36 years
    • SC - 38 years
    • ST - 38 years
    Medical Standards

    As per the notification released by  SSC, candidates need to follow a certain medical standard to be eligible for Railway Recruitment Group D Exam.


    Medical StandardDistance VisionNear VisionMedical Fitness Tests
    A-26/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)0.6,0.6 without glassesMust pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
    B-16/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is requiredmust pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
    B-26/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is requiredmust pass test for Binocular Vision
    etc
    C-16/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.0.6,0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.-
    To get complete detail on Railway Group D Recruitment Medical Standards, click on the link mentioned below.

    Railway Group D 2018 Admit Card

    Candidates who will be successfully applying for Railway Group D Recruitment 2018 Exam will be issued Admit Card for first stage of CBT. Railway Group Admit Card will be issued separately for botht the phases - CBT and PET. Admit Card for PET will be issued to candidates who have successfully cleared CBT of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018.

    To login on the official website of Railway Recruitment Board, a candidate is required to have:
    • Registration Number/Roll Number
    • Date of Birth/Password
    The admit card for Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
    • For CBT
    • For PET
    All candidates must go through the guidelines mentioned on the official website of Railway before downloading his/her admit card.

    Railway Group D 2018 Result

    Railway Recruitment Board will be declaring the result for CBT after the examination for the same will be conducted. Result will be announced for CBT first. Candidates who clear CBT will be allowed to give PET of Railway Recruitment Group D 2018 Exam. Result for PET will be released post the Physical Test for Men and Women.