RRB Recruitment 2018 for Group D

Last Updated - February 15 2018

The Railways Appointment Board (RRB) has invited online applications for Grade D post vacancies for Level 1 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix. The applications will be filled from February 01, 2018 to March 12, 2018.

  • Selection will be via a Written Test and Physical Efficiency Test. Check RRB Group D Appointment Selection Procedure
  • A common application has to be submitted for all the selected RRB for the posts mentioned in the Centralized Employment Notice.
  • Aspirants must satisfy all the criteria for age, qualification, and medical standards as set by the board Check RRB Group D Appointment Eligibility
  • Applications have to be submitted online via the common web portal of RRB as per region.

Check Official Notification for RRB Group D Appointment 2018 for 62,907 Vacancies 

Important Dates for Railways Group D Appointment 2018

The important dates regarding Group D RRB Appointment 2018 are mentioned in the table below:

Announce of RRB Group D 2018 NotificationFebruary 10, 2018
Start of RRB Group D 2018 Online ApplicationsFebruary 10, 2018
End of RRB Group D 2018 Online ApplicationsMarch 12, 2018
RRB Group D 2018 Online Applications Computer Based Examination (CBT)April/ May 2018

Railways Group D Appointment 2018 Post Details

The following table enlists the details of the number of vacancies announced by the RRB-


Pay Scale

After the completion of the selection procedure, aspirants will receive monthly payment is INR 18,000 and allowances as per 7th CPC Level 1.

Eligibility Criteria for Railways Group D Appointment 2018

The at least eligibility criteria to appear for the exam as said by the board are listed below.

Education Qualification:

  • Aspirants with National Apprenticeship Certificate granted by NCVT.
  • Pass Certificate of SSC/ Class 10th/ ITI from any institution recognised by NCVT/ SCVT or equivalent.

Age Limit:

  • Age Relaxation for reserved category aspirant is given in the table below-
  • The lower and upper age limit will be reckoned as on July 01, 2018.
  • For General category participants, the lower age limit is 18 years and upper age limit is 31 years.
SC/ST aspirants5 Years
OBC-Non Creamy Layer aspirants3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) UR10 Years
PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer13 Years
PWD SC/ST15 Years


Women aspirants, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried.

UR35 Years
OBC- Non-Creamy Layer38 Years
SC/ST40 Years

Railways Group D Appointment 2018 Application Fees

The application fee as per category is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
Unreserved & OBCINR 500
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically Backward ClassINR 250

Aspirants can pay the application fee in online and offline mode-

  • Offline fee payment via SBI Challan or Post Office Challan
  • Online fee payment via Net Banking, Credit Cards, and Debit Cards

Selection Procedure of Railways Group D Appointment 2018

The selection procedure for different posts will consist of two stages-

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • The Computer Based Test:
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  1. Test will be of 90 minutes
  2. Total number of Questions will be 100 objective type
  3. Penalty of 1/3rd marks for each inaccurate response
  4. Questions will be from Mathematics, General Reasoning, General Science, and Present Affairs and General Knowledge

At Least qualifying marks for CBT for each category is listed below:

CategoryQualifying marks
Other Backward Castes (OBC)30%
Scheduled Castes (SC)30%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)30%
  • The Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Aspirants who qualify CBT will have to appear for PET which will test them on the following parameters.

PET for female participants:

  1. Ability to lift and carry 20 kg weight for a distance of 100 meters in two minutes.
  2. Ability to run the distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds.

PET for male participants:

  1. Ability to lift and carry 35 kg weight for a distance of 100 meters in two minutes.
  2. Ability to run the distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds.

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