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Railway Group D Jobs: Over 02 Crore applications and still counting

Wednesday March 28, 2018 10:10 AM , News Network

RRB Group D Jobs

New Delhi: More than 02 crore job seekers have so far applied for some 01 lakh RRB Group D vacancies, the Indian Railways said even as three days are still remaining for the online registration to end.

Coming after a gap of four years, the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) online exam will be held for about 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force. For assistant loco pilots and technicians alone, over 50 lakh online applications have been received, the official said.

There are 26,502 loco pilot and technicians posts and 62,907 Group D posts open for recruitment.

The last date to apply for exactly 62,907 RRB CEN 02/2018 Group D posts in level 1 of 7th CPC pay matrix was set as March 12, 2018. It was however later extended to March 31.The date of exam is yet to be announced.

The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) exam will be Computer based test (CBT) and it will contain questions on reasoning, aptitude and skills. On the basis of the computer-based test, the candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process.

How To Apply

Candidates willing to appear for RRB CEN 02/2018 computer based test can follow the steps given below to submit online application. Before that the must read Eligibility criteria and other necessary details given on this page.

  • Click here to go to Indian Railways website: ""
  • Click on the tabe marked as "Recruitment" right on the home page
  • Select the region
  • Click on the appropriate link to apply online.

The candidates can apply for this posts online in the Official Website. A separate website will be launched for the application of this Recruitment. The application link will be updated in the respected RRBs Official websites. Each website of the zones and divisions will have separate apply online links.

RRB CEN 02/2018 Group D posts include Track Maintainer grade IV (Trackman), Gateman, Pointsman, Helpers in Electrical/ Mechanical/ Signal & Telecommunication departments, porter, etc.

Railway Group- D Eligibility Criteria 2018

The candidates who are applying for this job must have passed 10th Class or ITI from the institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent (or) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.


10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th pass plus ITI from the institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT.

The candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of the Group- D Recruitment 2018 are eligible to apply for Group-D Posts. The Railway Department do not check the eligibility criteria at the time of the examination. Document to prove the eligibility will be required at the time of the document verification.

Age Limit

Candidates, who have cleared class 10th with (or without) ITI or NAC in the relevant trade, must be under the age limit between 18 years to 31 years as on 01.07.2018. Relaxation in the upper age limit will be applicable for the Reserved Category students. The details regarding the Relaxation criteria will be notified of the detailed version of RRB CEN 02/2018.

Medical Standards and Suitability for PWD

The candidates must make sure that they satisfy the medical standards for the CEN02/2018 Post. For the candidates who are PWD, must check the posts that are eligible for PWD.

Salary Structure of Group- D Posts 2018

The salary structure of the Group- D Posts is Rs 18,000/- (Level-1 of CPC Pay Matrix).

Application Fee

The application fee of the form is Rs 250/- for ST/SC/Ex-S/PWD/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically Backward Classes. Other candidates excluding the above categories will be charged Rs 500/- as the application fee. The payment for the application fee can be done online (Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card) or SBI Bank Challan or Post Office Bank Challan. The deadlines for the fee payment are different for different modes.

Exam Pattern

A computer-based test will be organized for the selection of the candidates for the Group- D Posts. The date and time of the computer-based tests have not been released yet. It will be announced soon.

The exam will be Computer based test (CBT) and it will contain questions on reasoning, aptitude and skills. On the basis of the computer-based test, the candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process. The level of the exam completely depends upon the educational qualification of the candidates.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) was established in 1988. It is responsible for the appointment of new employees to work for various posts at Indian Railways. It calls eligible candidates for recruitment of various Technical, Non-Technical and Para Medical Posts in Group A, B, C and D Cadres through Online Application / Offline Application Format.

Besides Mumbai other RRB Regions are: RRB Allahabad NTPC Result 2016, RRB Mumbai NTPC Result 2016, RRB Ajmer NTPC Result 2016, RRB Secunderabad NTPC Result 2016, RRB Kolkata NTPC Result 2016, RRB Ahmedabad NTPC Result 2016. RRB Bhopal NTPC Result 2016, RRB Chennai NTPC Result 2016, RRB Bhubaneswar NTPC Result 2016, RRB Patna NTPC Result 2016, RRB Bangalore NTPC Result 2016, RRB Ranchi NTPC Result 2016, RRB Thiruananthapuram NTPC Result 2016, RRB Muzaffarpur NTPC Result 2016, RRB Guwahati NTPC Result 2016, RRB Chandigarh NTPC Result 2016, RRB Bilaspur NTPC Result 2016, RRB Gorakhpur NTPC Result 2016, RRB Siliguri NTPC Result 2016, RRB Malda NTPC Result 2016, RRB Jammu & Srinagar NTPC Result 2016

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