RRC Group D Exam Syllabus, Eligibility, Salary and Growth

RRC Group D Exam Syllabus, Eligibility, Salary and Growth

Railway recruitment cell (RRC) ONLINE applications are invited by RRBs on behalf of RRCs from eligible Indian Nationals and other nationals as brought out at Para 4 of this CEN for various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE to the chosen Railway Recruitment Board till 23.59 hrs of 26.04.2019.


DETAILS OF VACANCIES AT A GLANCE Railway wise summary of vacancies for various posts are furnished below for immediate reference.

1. Reservations for SC, ST, OBC(Non Creamy Layer), EWS, PwBD, ExSM and Relaxations in age for various eligible categories will be applicable as per details contained in this CEN.
2. Above vacancies also include backlog of PwBD.
3. The PwBD reservation in the vacancies of following Critical Operational Posts cannot be given due to job requirements:


Computer Based Test

All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test(s) on the specified date(s), time and venue(s) as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of RRBs/RRCs. The information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personal email communication to the candidates. The examination duration and number of questions for CBT are indicated below:

rrc recruitment exam pattern

  • *The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates
    accompanied with Scribe.
    The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variation in the actual question paper. There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Education Qualification

10th Passed or ITI from NCVT/SCVT


Section Question Mark Duration Topic
General Knowledge+ 45 45 History
Current Affairs (i)- Ancient
  History (प्राचीन इतिहास )- 2-3 Qus
+ (ii)- Medieval History- 3-4 Qus (मध्यकालीन इतिहास)
General Science (iii)- Modern
  History (आधुनिक इतिहास )- 3-4 Qus
(Easy-Moderate) Geography
(i)- World’s Geography- 2-3 Questions
(ii)- India’s Geography – 3-4 Questions
Science (विज्ञान)
(i)- Physics – 7-8 Questions
(ii)- Chemistry
  – 6-7 Questions
(iii)- Biology -5-6 Questions
Politics (राज-नीति )– 2-3 Questions
Economics (अर्थशास्त्र) -1-2 Questions
Current – 5-6 Questions
Railway Special – 2-3 Questions
miscellaneous (विविध)- 4-5
Arithmetic 25 25 Data Interpretation (आंकड़ा निर्वचन
  )- 4-5 Questions
(अंकगणित) Profit &
  Loss (लाभ हानि)- 1
(Easy-Moderate) Simple Interest (साधारण ब्याज – 1 Question
Mensuration (क्षेत्रमिति )- 2-3 Questions
HCF & LCM- 1-2
Time and Work (समय और काम) – 1 Qus
Time and Distance (समय और दूरी )- 1
Simplification(सरलीकरण )-
  2-3 Questions
Algebra (बीजगणित )- 1-2 Questions
Percentage (प्रतिशत )-
  1 Questions
Number System (संख्या प्रणाली
  )- 2-3 Qus
  Fractions (दशमलव अंश )-
  1-2 Qus
Compound Interest (चक्रवृद्धि ब्याज )- 1-2 Q
General Intelligence/ Reasoning 30 30 Mathematical
  Operations (गणितीय संचालन )-
  2-3 Questions
(Easy-Moderate) Classification (वर्गीकरण )- 1-2 Questions
  Reasoning (सामान्य तर्क )-
  2-3 Qus
Mental Ability (मानसिक क्षमता
  )- 1-2 Qus
Age Calculations
  (आयु गणना )- 1-2 Qus
Direction Test (दिशा परीक्षण
  )- 1 Questions
  Reasoning (अंकगणित तर्क )-
  2-3 Questions
Age-related Problems (आयु संबंधी समस्याएं )- 1-2 Questions
Number Ranking (नंबर रैंकिंग)- 1-2 Qus
Coding Decoding- 1-2 Questions
Alphabet Series
  (वर्णमाला श्रृंखला )-
  1-2 Qus
Decision Making (निर्णयन )- 1-2 Questions
Blood Relations- 1-2 Questions
Verbal Reasoning (मौखिक तर्क )- 1-2 Qus
Total 100 100 90min 1/3 Negative Mark


Job Positions Under Group D

Job Positions Under Group D
1. Cabinman 9. Keyman
2. Fitter 10. Leverman
3. Gangman 11. Pointsman
4. Group D – Store 12. Porter
5. Group D – Engg 13. Shunter
6. Helper-II (Electrical) 14. Switchman
7. Helper-II (Mechanical) 15. Trackman
8. Helper-II (S & T) 16. Welder


The Railway Group D employees will get Level 01 of of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs 18,000.

Top of Form

Grade Pay- 7000
Pay Scale- 5200-20200

RRC Recruitment 2019 Out : Group D 1,03,769 Vacancies


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