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RRB Group D Recruitment 2018

Last Updated - March 17, 2018

The Railways Recruitment 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.

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

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

RRB Recruitment 2018 Group D Highlights

RRB has released the notification for recruitment of various candidates of the vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technician. You can check all the details regarding RRB Recruitment 2018.

Name of the OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name of the PostsRRB Recruitment 2018
Name of the ExamRRB Group D 2018 (CEN 02/2018)
Total Number of Posts62907
Job LocationSpread in all the zones
Job Category Government Job
QualificationMatriculation/Class X/ITI
Application ModeOnline
Application StartsFebruary 10, 2018
Application EndsMarch 31, 2018

Railways Group D Recruitment 2018 Important Dates

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

Application Form StartsFebruary 10, 2018(10:00 hrs)
Last Date to Apply (extended)March 31, 2018(23:59 hrs)
Application Fee Last DateMarch 31, 2018 (22:00 Hrs)
RRB Group D 2018 Admit Card Release DateApril 2018
Examination DateApril and May 2018
RRB Group D 2018 Result

to be notified

Job Profile

As per the official notification, total 62907 vacancies are released for the following post:

  • Cabin-Man
  • Fitter
  • Gang-Man
  • Gateman
  • Helper in Mechanical/Electrical/Engineering/Signal&Telecommunication departments
  • Key-Man
  • Lever-Man
  • Points-man 
  • Porters
  • Shunter
  • Switch-Man
  • Track-Man
  • Track Maintainer
  • Welder

Railways Group D Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details

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


Pay Scale

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

Railways Group D Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to appear for the exam as stated by the board are listed below.


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


  • For General category applicants, lower age limit is 18 years and upper age limit is 31 years.
  • The lower and upper age limit will be reckoned as on July 01, 2018.
  • Age Relaxation for reserved category candidate is given in the table below-
SC/ST candidates5 Years
OBC-Non Creamy Layer candidates3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) UR10 Years
PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer13 Years
PWD SC/ST15 Years


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

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

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

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

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

Railways Group D Recruitment 2018 Selection Process

The selection process for various posts will consist of two stages-

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  • The Computer Based Test:
  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 incorrect answer
  4. Questions will be from Mathematics, General Reasoning, General Science, and Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Minimum 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)

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

PET for female applicants:

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

PET for male applicants:

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



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