RRB Group D 2020 exam dates for Computer-Based Test (CBT) have been announced. The CBT will be conducted from December 15 onwards. RRB Group D recruitment is conducted to select eligible candidates for Level-I posts such as Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant Pointsman.

RRC Level 1 exam is conducted by Railway Recruitment Boards on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs). More than 1.15 crore candidates had registered for RRC Group D exam. A total of 1,03,769 vacancies will be filled through RRB Group D. Selected candidates will be posted in 16 railway zones.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2020

According to the RRB Group D exam pattern 2019-20, the CBT consists of sections such as General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. The railways reserve the right to conduct CBT in single-stage or multi-stage. Candidates qualifying the CBT will have to undergo PET, document verification and medical examination. For each correct answer in CBT, candidates will score 1 mark. There is always negative marking for wrong answers.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2020

RRB Group D syllabus 2019-20, which is prescribed by the examination authority, highlights the topics and sub-topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. Before starting preparation, candidates must have a look at the RRB Group D Syllabus. It will give candidates an idea of what to prepare for the exam.

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of RRB Group D as per nationality, educational qualification, and age limit are given below. Only those candidates will be selected for the recruitment process who fulfills the eligibility criteria. At the time of document verification, the examination authority will verify the certificates given in support of the eligibility. In case there are any anomalies in terms of eligibility, candidates will be rejected from the recruitment process.


A candidate must be either:

(A) A citizen of India, or

(B) A subject of Nepal, or

(C) A subject of Bhutan, or

(D) Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(E) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that the Government of India had issued eligibility certificate to candidates belonging to (b), (c), (d), and (e)

Age Limit

Candidates should be between 18 to 33 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Category-wise Age relaxation (on July 1, 2019)

Category Age Relaxation (In years)
PWD 10

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who had completed Class 10 from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT were eligible to apply.
  • ITI was made non-mandatory for Group D recruitment

RRB Group D Selection Process 2020

The recruitment process of RRB Group D includes the following stages

Filling RRB Group D Application Form

The application form of RRB Group D was available online. The application fee was Rs 500 (for all candidates expected the fee concession categories). The fee for PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class was Rs 250. Candidates could pay the fee both online and offline.

Issue of RRB Group D admit card

RRB Group D admit card is be issued online on the official website four days before the scheduled CBT. Registered candidates can download the admit card by entering the required credentials. The admit card will have details such as exam date, address of exam centre, time of exam as well as the candidate’s personal details.

Appearing RRB Group D 2019-20 exam

All registered candidates are required to first appear in the CBT.  The CBT is conducted for 90 minutes and comprises sections such as General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness and Current Affairs. There is negative marking for incorrect answers. 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Shortlisting for Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates will be selected for PET three times the number of vacancies. Shortlisting for PET will be done based on their performance in CBT.

Announcement of result

RRB Group D result 2020 will be announced online. The result will be available region-wise in PDF format. Marks obtained by candidates in CBT will be normalised to announce the result. The result PDF will display the list of qualifying candidates. Also read: RRB Group D cut off

Document Verification

On the basis of candidate’s performance in CBT and subject to their qualifying the PET, candidates 1.05 times the number of vacancies will be called for document verification.

Medical Examination

After document verification, the selected candidates have to undergo medical examination. Letter of appointment will be offered to candidates who are found medically fit.

The infograph given below indicates the different stages of RRB Group D selection process

RRB Group D 2020 Exam Day Guidelines

  • Candidates need to carry their RRB Group D admit card along with photo-identity proof to the examination centre
  • Impersonation is prohibited and strict action will be taken if anyone found doing so
  • Candidates need to reach the exam centre on time
  • Candidates reaching the exam centre late will not be allowed to appear in the exam
  • No electronic devices are allowed inside the examination centre
  • Copying, cheating, or any other kind of malpractices are prohibited
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