RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria:-

Nationality / Citizenship:-

(i) A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India

Age Limit:-

Minimum Age – 18 years
Maximum Age – 31 years

Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below: (Both dates inclusive)

Age Group Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than)
18 – 31 UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all community / categories
02.07.1987 02.07.1984 02.07.1982 01.07.2000

Age Relaxation:-

Educational Qualification:-

  • You should be 10th Pass or ITI from Institution recognised by NCVT / SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.


  • You should be 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass plus ITI  from Institution recognised by NCVT / SCVT.

Points to Remember

  • If you are awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational / technical qualification then you SHOULD NOT apply.
  • If you have completed your Diploma / Degree in Engineering then your application will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI.

Medical Standardsl-

  • You need to have a Distance vision of 6/96/12, 6/18 according to the post you are applying for.
  • You need to be generally fit in all physical aspects in order to carry out your duties efficiently.
  • These Medical Standards are applicable for various posts having different standards as A2, B1, B2 & C1.

The detailed Visual Acuity is given below:

Note: The above medical standards are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general. The candidates are advised to read Chapter 5 of Indian Railway Medical Manual Vol.I which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgery procedure to correct refractory error are not eligible for the post having Medical Standards A2, B1 and B2. Different Medical standards shall apply to Ex-Servicemen as detailed in Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (I R M M) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in.
Candidates are advised to ensure that they are eligible as per the medical standards for the posts opted by them. Those who are opting for A2 medical standard posts may note that these posts have stringent medical standard and hence they are specifically advised to ensure that their fitness both in terms of vision as well as physical standards is as per the prescribed requirements in the medical manual indicated above.


Railway Group D Exam Pattern & Syllabus:-

The RRC Group D selection will be based on 3 stages as follows:

STAGE-1   Computer Based Test (CBT)

STAGE-2   Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

STAGE-3   Document Verification


STAGE-1  Computer Based Test


No. of Qs


Mathematics 100 90 MINS
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness on Current Affairs
TOTAL 100 90 MINS.


  • There is negative marking for each incorrect answer.
  • 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for wrong answer.
  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.


STAGE-2  Physical Efficiency Test

If you qualify the CBT then you will be called for a Physical Efficiency Test.

For Male Candidates:-





Running with 35 kg weight 100 Mtr 2 Mins One Chance
Running without weight 1000 Mtr 4 Mins & 15 Second One Chance

For Female Candidates:-





Running with 20 kg weight 100 Mtr 2 Mins One Chance
Running without weight 1000 Mtr 5 Mins & 40 Second One Chance


STAGE-3  Document Verification:-

Candidates will be called for Document Verification on the basis of the marks in the first stage computer-based test & their performance in PET. Candidates called for DV will also have to pass a necessary medical fitness test.Thereafter, the final selection will be made.



Analysis Subject and Topicwise with Expected Weightage



Expected Weightage

Number System  1-2
Decimals & Fractions  1-2
Average  1-2
LCM & HCF  1-2
Ratio and Proportion  2-3
Percentages  2-3
Mensuration  2
Time and Work  3-4
Time and Distance  2-3
Simple and Compound Interest  1
Profit and Loss  1-2
Algebra  1
Geometry and Trigonometry  1
Age Calculations  2-3
Calendar & Clock  1
Miscellaneous 2-3

General Intelligence & Reasoning:-


Expected Weightage

Analogies  2-3
Alphabetical and Number Series  3-4
Coding and Decoding  2-3
Mathematical Operations  1-2
Syllogism  1
Venn Diagram  1-2
Data Interpretation and Sufficiency  1-2
Conclusions and Decision making  1
Analytical Reasoning  3-4
Classification  2-3
Directions  2-3
Statement – Arguments and Assumptions  1-2
Miscellaneous 4-5

General Awareness:-

Questions asked in this section will be based on current affairs.


Expected Weightage

Science & Technology 4-5
Sports  2-3
Economics  2-3
Polity 2-3
Current Affairs  8-9
Geography  2-3
History 2-3
Miscellaneous 4-5

General Science:-


Expected Weightage

Physics 5-6
Chemistry 4-5
Biology 6-7