RRB/RRC Group D 2020 Official Exam Update: Admit Card Release & Exam Date Postponed


RRB/RRC GroupD 2020 Official Exam Update-Admit Card Release & Exam Date after May 2020: Get all the updates on RRB/RRC Group-D Level-1 2019-2020 including Exam Date, Recruitment and Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Selection & Application Status, Admit Cards, Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus, etc.

RRB/RRC GroupD 2020 Official Exam Update-Admit Card Release & Exam Date after May 2020: Railway Recruitment Board is going to conduct RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019 Exam on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) in 2020 for various posts under Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. Earlier the exam was scheduled for the months of September to October 2019. Railways will soon announce the RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019-20 Exam Dates and Admit Card Release Dates.

In this article, we are going to share all the relevant information related to RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2019-20 Recruitment like the Number of Vacancies, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Cards, etc. So, let’s look at the list of topics covered below in the article:Job Summary

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1 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Exam Notification
2 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Exam Dates
3 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Recruitment & Vacancies
4 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Application Status
5 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Eligibility Criteria
6 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Selection Process
7 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Admit Card
8 RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
9 RRB GROUP D 2019 Mock Tests, Previous Year Paper & Books
10 RRB GROUP D 2019 Previous Year Cutoff, Results & Normalization Method

RRB Group D 2019-20 Exam Notification

The official notification for RRB Group D 2019 Recruitment was released on 23rd February 2019. The online application process was conducted from 12th March 2019 till 12th April 2019 for total 103769 Vacancies. Railways have not announced RRB Group D (Level-1) 2019-20 Exam and Admit Card Release Dates. We will notify the exam dates as soon as the railways release the official notification.

RRB Group D 2019-20 Exam Dates

RRB/RRC Group D (Level-1) 2019 Exam Important Dates
RRB GROUP D 2019 Notification Release Date 23rd February 2019
Opening & Closing of Online Registration of Applications 12th March to 12th April 2019
Closing of online submission of application complete in all respects 26th April 2019 at 23.59 hrs.
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) To be notified later
Admit Card Release Date To be notified later

RRB Group D 2019-20 Recruitment and Vacancies

Pay Scale for RRB Level 1 Group D Posts as per 7th CPC Pay Matrix is shown in the table given below along with total number of vacancies:

S. No. Name of the post Department Number Of Vacancies Pay Scale (In Rs.)
1 Assistant (Workshop) Mechanical 11277 Rs. 18,000/- (Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) plus allowances as admissible
2 Assistant Bridge Engineering 913
3 Assistant C&W Mechanical 7284
4 Assistant Depot (Stores) Stores 1694
5 Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel) Mechanical 2204
6 Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical) Electrical 1098
7 Assistant Operations (Electrical) Electrical 788
8 Assistant Pointsman Traffic 14870
9 Assistant Signal & Telecom Signal and Telecommunication (S and T) 5479
10 Assistant Track Machine Engineering 3157
11 Assistant TL & AC Electrical 3633
12 Assistant TL & AC (Workshop) Electrical 1823
13 Assistant TRD Electrical 3014
14 Assistant Works Engineering 4109
15 Assistant Works (Workshop) Engineering 403
16 Hospital Assistant Medical 1302
17 Track Maintainer Grade IV Engineering 40721
Grand Total 103769

Note: The PwBD reservation in the vacancies of Posts – Assistant Pointsman, Assistant Bridge, Track Maintainer Grade IV cannot be given due to the job requirements.

RRB Group D 2019-20 Application Status

More than 1.15 crores candidates applied for the RRB Group D Level-1 2019-20 103769 Vacancies. As per the sources, the applications of lakhs of candidates were rejected due to various reasons including incorrect uploading of Photographs, Signature etc. Candidates have officially registered complaints against their rejected application status from 17th August to 23rd August 2019. Railways conducted scrutiny of these complaints till 6th September 2019 and later intimated the final application status to the candidates via SMS and Email. After then, the decision of Railways/RRB on grievances was final and binding on candidates.

RRB Group D 2019-20 Eligibility Criteria

For the RRB Group D level-1 2019 Exam, the eligibility criteria are as follows:

RRB Group D Level 1 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification The minimum Educational Qualification for RRB Group D Level 1 Posts is 10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT
Age limit The age limit for applying for these posts were 18 to 33 years for General Candidates, 18 to 36 years for OBC Candidates and 18 to 38 years for SC/ST Candidates

RRB Group D 2019 Selection Process

The entire recruitment process shall involve Computer Based Test(s), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Examination.

RRB Group D 2019-20 Admit Cards

RRB Group D 2019-20 Admit Cards will be released two weeks before the exam dates at its Zonal Websites:

RRB Website
Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in
Allahabad www.rrbald.gov.in
Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in
Bhopal www.rrbbpl.nic.in
Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in
Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in
Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in
Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in
Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in
Jammu – Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in
Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in
Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in
Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in
Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in
Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.nic.in
Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Exam Pattern & Syllabus


The Question Paper for Single Stage CBT will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions and 120 minutes for PwBD candidates who are availing the Scribe facility. The section wise number of questions and marks are indicated below:

RRC Level 1 Posts Computer Based Test (CBT) 2019 Exam Pattern
Subjects Number of Questions (Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each) Duration
 General Science 25 1 hour 30 minutes (2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)
Mathematics 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30
General Awareness & Current Affairs 20
Total 100 Questions of 100 marks

 Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:

RRB GROUP D 2019-20 Study Material- Mock Tests, Previous Year Paper & Books

After going through the above mentioned Exam Pattern & Syllabus of RRB Group D Level-1 2019-20 Exam, the next step is to create a study plan and start working on it. The following study material will help you in preparing for RRB Group D Level-1 2019 Exam:

  1. Previous Year papers: Candidates are advised to start their practice by solving some previous year question papers. Candidates can refer to the below link for downloading PDF Files of Previous year paper for free:
  1. Best Books: Candidates can also refer to the list of Books recommended by Experts for clearing RRB Group D 2019 Exam:
  1. Mock Tests: Regular practice is required for achieving accuracy and high score in the exam. Candidates can Practice Mock Tests from the links given below:

RRB Group D 2019-20 Previous Year Cutoff, Results & Normalization Method

The Cut-Off score for RRB Group D Exam gets released at the time of result declaration at Regional official website of RRB. These are the minimum marks that a candidate should obtain to qualify for the next phase of the exam or the final selection process. Candidates can have a look at the Previous Year Cut-off Marks of RRB GROUP D Exam from the link given below:

RRB applies the normalization method for calculating the qualifying marks of an examination conducted in multiple sessions having different difficulty levels of the questions. Candidates can refer to the link given below to know how the normalization of marks will be done by RRB while conducting GROUP D 2019 Exam: