RRB Group D 2023 Level 1 is the most sought-after railway examination conducted by the Railway Recruitment Control Board. As per the reports, the RRB Group D 2023 notification will be out soon, in October 2023.
For level-1 positions in the Indian Railway, the RRB Group D exam is held. The selection of candidates is based on CBT, PET/PST, document verification, and a medical exam. It is expected that over Over 1 crore candidates will apply for the Railway Recruitment Board exam in RRB Group D.
According to the latest update, there are 1,00,000+ non-gazetted vacancies to be filled in various Indian Railways units through the RRB Group D exam in 2023.
Every year to recruit deserving candidates for the various non-gazetted posts such as Track Maintainer Grade IV, Helper Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, etc., in the Indian Railways under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India
RRB Group D 2023 Official Notification
The Railway Recruitment Board will soon release the official notification for the Group D 2023 examination on its official website at www.indianrailways.gov.in. It is expected to be released in October 2023.
Candidates willing to apply for the examination must be well aware of all the important details, such as the selection process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and others. We will update the article as soon as the board releases the official notification of the recruitment.
RRB Group D 2023 Overview
|Name of the Examination||RRB Group D|
|Conducting Organisation||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Total Number of Vacancies||To be notified|
|Mode to Apply||Online|
RRB Group D 2023 Important Dates
As per the reports, the RRB Group D 2023 notification will be out in October 2023. The RRB Group D exam date will be released along with the notification.
|RRB Group D Notification Dates||October 2023.|
|Starting Date to Apply Online||To be Notified|
|Last Date to Apply Online||To be Notified|
|Closing Date for Payment of the Application Fee (Online)||To be Notified|
|Closing Date for Payment of the Application Fee (Offline)||To be Notified|
|Admit Card Release Date||To be Notified|
|Online Examination Date||To be Notified|
Name of the RRB Group D Posts
- Hospital Assistant
- Assistant Pointsman
- Track Maintainer
RRB Group D 2023 Vacancies
The Railway Recruitment Board examines RRC Level-1 region-wise. The category-wise RRB Group D Vacancy 2023 will be updated with the release of the notification.
In the previous year, the RRB released 1,03,769 group D vacancies. The RRB Group D new vacancy for 2023 will be updated soon. Meanwhile, candidates can review the railway group vacancies from previous years in the given table.
|Northern Railway, DMW & RCF||13153|
|Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro||10873|
|Southern Railway and ICF||9579|
|South Eastern Railway||4914|
|South Central Railway||9328|
|South Western Railway and RWF||7167|
|North Western Railway||5249|
|West Central Railway||4019|
|North Central Railway and DLW||4730|
|East Coast Railway||2555|
|North Eastern Railway, MCF & RDSO||4002|
|East Central Railway||3563|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||2894|
|South East Central Railway||1664|
RRB Group D 2023 Application Form
The RRB Group D 2023 application link will be released on the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board for various regions. After the application process is over, the Group D application status is made public.
The steps to filling out your RRB Group D 2023 Online Application form are given below:
- Visit the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board of your region.
- Register yourself by submitting the details such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, Aadhar no., SSLC/Metric Registration No., year of passing, mobile no., email ID, etc.
- Both the email ID and mobile number will be verified during the Online Application Process with One-Time Password (OTP).
- Proceed with the online application by clicking on “Already Registered” and using the auto-generated registration number and password.
- Now fill in your educational and other details as well as your preferences for the posts.
- Bank details are also required to get a refund of the fees.
- Upload your scanned passport-size image and signature as per the format.
- On completion of the details, pay the required application fee via online or offline modes.
The direct application link will be activated with the release of the application below.
RRB Group D 2023 Application Fee
For the Railway Group D application, candidates have to pay the charges. For general and OBC applicants, the application fee is INR 500, while for SC/ST-Ex-Servicemen, PwDBs, transgender, and female applicants, it is INR 250.
The details regarding the category-wise online application fee are mentioned below in the table:
|SC/ST-Ex-Servicemen/PwDBs/Transgender/Female Candidates||INR 250/-|
Mode of Payment of Fee
- Online payment via Internet Banking/UPI/Debit/Credit Cards
- Offline payment via SBI Challan/Post Office Challan
RRB Group D 2023 Quick Links
|RRB Group D 2023 Eligibility Criteria||RRB Group D 2023 Selection Process|
|RRB Group D 2023 Exam Pattern||RRB Group D 2023 Syllabus|
RRB Group D 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for the Railway Group D exam must be well informed about the RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria, which comprises factors like nationality, education qualification, age limit, etc.
- A candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of either Nepal or Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who moved to India before January 1, 1962.
- A candidate of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
As per Railway Group D qualification, a candidate must have completed their high school (Class 10) from an institution recognised by NCVT or SCVT or hold a National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) provided by NCVT.
RRB Group D 2023 Age Limit
The Railway Group D age limit is between 18 and 33 years. The OBC and SC/ST candidates will get an upper age relaxation of 3 to 5 years, respectively.
Railways Group D Age Relaxation
|OBC Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)||3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (UR)||33 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (OBC- Non Creamy)||36 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)||38 years of age +No. of years rendered in service+ 3 years|
|J&K Domiciled between Categories from|
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (UR)
|PwBD+ SC/ST||15 years|
|J&K Domiciled between|
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (OBC-NCL)
|38 years of age|
|J&K Domiciled between |
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (SC/ST)
|41 years of age|
|J&K Domiciled between |
1-January-1980 to 31-January-1989 (SC/ST)
|43 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (UR)||40 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (OBC-NCL)||43 years of age|
|Candidates serving Group C and Erstwhile Group D Railway Staff (SC/ST)||45 years of age|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (UR)||33 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (OBC-NCL)||36 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Candidates working in Quazi- administrative offices or railway organisations (SC/ST)||38 years of age+ length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (UR)||35 years of age|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (OBC-NCL)||38 years of age|
|Women Candidates (Widow/Divorced/ Judicially Separated) (SC/ST)||40 years of age|
RRB Group D 2023 Selection Process
The RRB Group D Selection Process comprises two stages, followed by a document verification round and the medical examination. Candidates must check the crucial details regarding the examination in order to prepare accordingly. The stages of the RRB Group D 2023 Selection Process are mentioned below in the table:
|Stage I||Computer-based Test|
|Stage II||Physical Ability Test|
|Stage III||Document Verification|
|Stage IV||Medical Examination|
RRB Group D 2023 Exam Pattern
The first stage of the RRB Group D Exam is the computer-based test. The RRB Group D Exam pattern consists of 4 sections with a total of 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes. For each incorrect response, 1/3 will be deducted.
Candidates can review the RRB Group D Exam Pattern in the table below:
|Section||Total Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|General Awareness & Current Affairs||20||20|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||30||30|
RRB Group D 2023 Syllabus
Candidates must be well aware of the RRB Group D syllabus in order to start preparing accordingly to ensure their final section. The Group D syllabus includesmathematicss, general awareness and current affairs, general intelligence and reasoning, and general science.
The subject-wise syllabus for the examination is mentioned below:
|Mathematics||General Awareness & Current Affairs||General Intelligence & Reasoning||General Science|
|Number System||Government Schemes||Analogy||Units & Measurements|
|Fraction||Current Affairs||Direction Sense||Work, Energy & Power|
|LCM & HCF||Sports||Blood Relations||Gravitation|
|Ration & Proportion||Culture||Coding & Decoding||Atoms & Molecules|
|Time & Work||Economics||Analytical Reasoning||Chemical Bonding|
|Time & Distance||Politics||Paper Folding & Paper Cutting||Genetics|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Books & Authors||Operations of Mathematics||Ecology & Environment|
|Algebra||Finance||Data Sufficiency||Human Disease|
|Geometry||Science & Technology||Puzzles||Natural Sources|
|Trigonometry||Capital & Currency||Forming Figures & Analysis||Classification of Organism|
RRB Group D 2023 Preparation Books
In order to upgrade their preparation, the candidates should have a collection of books from reputed authors or publications.
Some of the best railway exam books include Quantitive Aptitude for Competitive Examination by R.S. Aggarwal, Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A.K. Gupta.
The candidates are advised to consider the names of the best RRB Group D preparation books mentioned below to ace their preparation.
|Section||Name of the Book||Name of the Author/Publication|
|Mathematics||Quantitive Aptitude for Competitive Examination||R.S. Aggarwal|
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic||Rajesh Verma|
|General Awareness & Current Affairs||Pratiyogita Darpan||Upkar Publication|
|Lucent’s General knowledge||Lucent Publication|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning||R.S. Aggarwal|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||A.K. Gupta|
|General Science||Lucent’s General knowledge||Lucent Publication|
|General Science for Competitive Exams (Objective & Subjective)||BK Editorial Board|
RRB Group D 2023 Admit Card
Candidates who successfully apply for the RRB Group D exam will be issued an RRB Group D admit card in two phases: the Computer-Based Test (CBT) and the Physical Efficiency Test (PET), separately.
Also, the RRB Group D admit card for the PET will be issued to those candidates who successfully cleared the CBT for RRC Group D Level 1. Candidates have to log in to the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board with their registration number, roll number, date of birth, and password to download their admit card.
RRB Group D 2023 Cut-Off
In order to qualify for the computer-based test (CBT), the candidates are required to score minimum qualifying marks or cut-off marks in RRB Group D. The RRB Group D cut-off will be decided by the board and will be released along with the result. The cut-off is decided on the basis of:
- The number of vacancies
- The difficulty level of the examination
- The number of candidates who appeared in the examination
- The process of normalisation
RRB Group D 2023 Result
The Railway Recruitment Board will declare the RRB Group D result almost a month after the conduction of the exam. The RRB Group D result of the CBT will be allowed in the first phase, and the candidates who clear it will be allowed to take the PET of the Railway Group D exam.
Also, the result of the PET will be announced after the physical ability test for men and women has been conducted successfully by the board. Candidates can check their results by filing the required login credentials in the “Railway Group D 2023 result” link.
RRB Group D 2023 Salary
As per the 7th Pay Commission, Railway Group D’s salary is between Rs. 22,500 and Rs. 25,000, with a basic pay of Rs. 18,000. In addition to the base salary, Group D salary includes perks and allowances such as HRA (House Rent Allowance 1140 up to 4320), DA (Dearness Allowance > 34%), travel allowances, medical benefits, etc.
Railway Exam 2023
RRB Group D 2023 Recruitment FAQs
A. The Railway Group D 2023 notification is expected to be released in August 2023.
A. The RRB Group D selection process comprises CBT, PET, Document Verification and Medical Examination.
A. The RRB Group D age limit should be between 18 and 33 years.
A. The Railway Recruitment Board haven’t revealed the vacancies for RRB Group D 2023 yet.
A. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong answer.
A. The application fee for Railways Group D 2023 is Rs. 500 for UR and OBC whether for SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, PwBDs/Transgender/Female Candidates, it is Rs. 250.
A. Yes, the online spoliation fee will be refunded to the candidates.
A. The full form of RRB is the Railway Recruitment Board.