RRB Group D 2022: Study Material, Syllabus and Exam Pattern, Notification, Exam Date (Out) & More

About RRB Group D

RRB Group D 2022 Highlights

RRB Group D Notifications

RRB Group D Vacancies

RRB Group D Syllabus

RRB Group D Exam Pattern

RRB Group D Eligibility

RRB Group D Exam Dates 2022

RRB Group D Application Process

RRB Group D Admit Card

RRB Group D Result

RRB Group D Selection Process

RRB Group D Cut-off

RRB Group D Salary

About RRB Group D

Railway RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment 2022 has released the RRB Group D 2022 exam date notice on 30th June 2022. As per for RRB Group D Exam Date 2022 Notice, RRB Group D CBT 1 is to be held from 17th August 2022 onwards for recruiting 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in other departments of Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group D Level 1, RRB NTPC and other railway examinations giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious Government Sector (Indian Railways) in India.

RRB Group D Highlights 2022

The highlights of the RRB Group D exam are as follows:

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam RRB Group D
Name of the Post RRB Group D
Conducting Organisation RRC (Railway Recruitment Cell) undertaking of RRB (Railway
Recruitment Board)
Vacancy 1,03,769
Language Hindi and English
RRB Group D Posts and Department
  • · Electrical: Assistant Loco Shed, Assistant Operations,Assistant TL & AC, Assistant TL & AC (Workshop),Assistant TRD
  • · Engineering: Assistant Bridge, Assistant Track Machine,
    Assistant Works, Assistant Engineering
  • · Mechanical: Assistant (Workshop), Assistant C&W,
    Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)
  • Medical: Hospital Assistant
  • Stores: Assistant Depot
  • Signal & Telecom: Assistant
  • Traffic: Assistant Pointsman
Type of Posts in RRB Group D Non-gazetted posts as per Level 1 of 7th CPC
Level of Recruitment
  • · Computer-Based Test (CBT 1)
  • · Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • · Document Verification and Medical
Official Website


RRB Group D Notifications 2022

RRB Group D Exam Date 2022 has been released by RRB. The Online Exam is scheduled to be conducted from 17th August 2022 onwards, check the details in the article.

Please find below the notification details of the RRB Group D exam:

RRB Group D Events Dates
RRB Group D Notification 12th March 2019
Online Application Process for RRB Group D 12th March- 12th April 2019
RRB Group D Application Status 25th July 2019
RRB Group D Modification Link 15th to 26th December 2021
RRB Group D City Intimation August 2022
RRB Group D Admit Card 4 days before the exam
RRB Group D CBT-1 Exam Date 17th August 2022 onwards
RRB Group D CBT-1 Result

RRB Group D Vacancies 2022

As per the official notification, there are 1,03,769 non-gazetted posts to be fulfilled in various units of Indian Railways through the RRB Group D exam 2022.

The below table depicts the zone-wise&category-wise vacancy distribution for RRB Group D 2022 exam.

RRB Group D Vacancy 2022
Railway UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancy Ex-SM CCAA PWBD Back-PwBD
Central Railway 3597 1398 759 2656 935 9345 1870 1870 449 0
East Central Railway 1369 555 325 956 358 3563 713 713 166 0
East Coast Railway 1034 412 198 653 258 2555 510 510 105 0
Eastern Railway, CLW, & Metro 4926 1461 775 2619 1087 10873 2175 2175 589 05
North Central Railway and DLW 2080 678 317 1175 474 4730 948 948 145 06
North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO 1570 615 307 1107 403 4002 802 802 157 0
North Western Railway 2132 814 384 1393 526 5249 1049 1049 324 0
Northeast Frontier Railway 1119 449 226 809 291 2894 575 575 144 0
Northern Railway, DMF and RCF 5144 2017 1031 3644 1317 13153 2630 2630 626 0
South Central Railway 3663 1432 722 2577 934 9328 1867 1867 125 0
South East Central Railway 797 219 115 366 167 1664 333 333 84 0
South Eastern Railway 1933 738 361 1305 482 4914 965 965 215 95
South Western Railway and RWF 2745 1138 557 2006 715 7167 1433 1433 193 06
Southern Railway and ICF 4363 1353 787 2118 958 9579 1914 1914 222 0
West Central Railway 1596 633 308 1080 402 4019 804 804 226 0
Western Railway 4287 1647 812 2914 1074 10734 2146 2146 556 0
Total Vacancies 42355 15559 7984 27378 10381 103769 20734 20734 4326 112

RRB Group D Syllabus

The RRB Group D syllabus is divided into the following 4 sections:

  •  General Science
  • Mathematics
  •  General Intelligence and Reasoning, and
  •  General Awareness and Current Affairs

The RRB Group D 2022 latest syllabus is mentioned in the table.

General Science


General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness and Current Affairs

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of 10th standard level (as
per NCERT textbooks).
Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio
and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work,
Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and
Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary
Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calendar &
Clock, Pipes & Cistern, etc.
Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and
Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships,
Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and
Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities,
and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification,
Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, etc.
Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities,
Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern

The first stage of the RRB Group D exam is a Computer Based Test (CBT).

The salient features of the RRB Group D exam pattern 2022 are mentioned in the table below:

RRB Group D Exam Particulars RRB Group D Exam Details
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test
Type of Questions MCQ
Number of Questions 100
Total Marks 100 Questions * 1 Mark = 100 Marks
Negative Marking ⅓ Marks for Each Wrong Answer
Sections In RRB Group D CBT General Science (25 Questions)
Mathematics (25 Questions)
General Intelligence and Reasoning (30 Questions)
General Awareness and Current Affairs (20 Questions)
Total Time 90 Minutes (1 Hour 30 Minutes)

The following table shows the detailed RRB Group D CBT Exam Pattern 2022 with thenumber of questions asked from each subject and the marks allotted to them.

Subject No. of Questions Max Marks Allotted Duration
General Science 25 25 90 Minutes
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness & Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100

RRB Group D Eligibility

The RRB Group D eligibility criteria are stated below.

RRB Group D Nationality

  • The candidates must be Indian citizens to apply for RRB Group D.
  • A subject of Nepal, Bhutan, a refugee from Tibet, or a person of Indian origin who migrated from other countries to permanently reside in India is eligible to apply.

RRB Group D Educational Qualifications:

1. Class 10th pass certificate, or
2. ​ITI degree or diploma

RRB Group D Age Limit

General category candidates within the age group of 18 to 33 years are eligible to apply for RRB Group D. Other category candidates such as OBC/ SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWD will get age relaxations as usual.

The crucial date for reckoning the age is July 1, 2019. The upper and lower limit of date of birth for differentcategories are as follows:

Age Group
Upper Limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than)

Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not later than)
 18 to 33 years  UR OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)  SC/ST For all communities/ categories
 July 2, 1986  July 2, 1983 1 July 2, 1981  01.07.2001

RRB Group D Medical Fitness

Apart from these, every RRB Group D applicant must meet the Medical Fitness criteria as specified by RRC viz., A-2, A-3, B-1, B-2, C-1, C-2.

RRB Group D Exam Dates 2022

RRB Group D Exam Dates 2019-2022 are as follows:

RRB Group D Exam Events

RRB Group D Exam Dates

Date of Advertisement February 23, 2019
Commencement of Online Registration March 12, 2019 (5 pm onwards)
Last Date of Online Registration April 12, 2019 (up to 11:59 pm)
Last Date for Online Applications Fee Payment April 23, 2019 (up to 11:59 pm)
Last Date for Applications Fee Payment through SBI/ Post
Office Challan
April 18, 2019 (up to 1 pm)
Final Submission of Online Application April 26, 2019 (at 11.59pm)
Application Modification Start Date December 15, 2021
Application Modification Last Date December 26, 2021
Admit Card Date Expected Soon
Computer Based Test Date February 23, 2022 (Postponed)
Computer Based Test Date August 17, 2022 onwards (Tentative)
RRB Group D CBT Answer Key/ Result/ Cutoff To be released soon after the exam
RRB Group D PET To be held soon after CBT result
RRB Group D DV/ Medical Fitness Test To be held soon after PET result
RRB Group D Final Result To be announced soon

RRB Group D Application Process

Registration Process

The step-by-step instructions for RRB Group online registration process are as follows:

Step 1: Select the RRB which you wish to apply for and click on “New Registration”. The RRB once selected cannot be changed after the Registration Number is allotted.

Step 2: Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Aadhaar Number, Secondary (class 10th) Registration Number, Year of Passing, Mobile Number, and Email-Id and then submit.

Step 3: After verification of mobile number and password through OTP; the Registration number will be displayed on screen.

Application Process

  1. Login on the homepage using the registration number and password.
  2. The application form has two parts. In Part I, candidates need to provide details of Educational Qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, Ex-SM, Minority, EWS, and other details as required.
  3. In Part II, candidates have to mark his/her priority/preference of the posts.
  4. Candidates are required to select the language of RRB Group D exam 2022. However English is the default language. Candidates will have to fill in other details like Mother Tongue, Identification Marks, Permanent Address, etc.
  5. Candidates will have to fill in the details of a valid Photo ID card in the application which they will have to bring in as proof during CBT, PET, DV, Medical, or any subsequent stages of the exam.
  6. Candidates who appear in CBT will be eligible for an application fee refund. Candidates will get a refund on the application fee in the same account through which they have made the payment. Those candidates who do not wish to receive the refund in the account through which payment is done or those who paid their application fee through challan; must provide the beneficiary account details in the online application form.
  7. Candidates will be required to upload a scanned copy of their photograph and signature. The size of the photograph must range between 20 KB to 50 KB whereas the signature must range between 10 KB to 40 KB.
  8. Candidates belonging to SC/ST communities will have to upload scanned copies (50 KB to 100 KB) of their caste certificate to avail of a free Railway Travelling Pass during the RRB Group D exam.
  9. After agreeing to the terms and conditions, candidates must submit the application form.
  10. After submitting the form, candidates will be redirected to the payment page. RRB Group D application fee payment can either be made online via Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI or via Offline Challan.
  11. Candidates are advised to download a PDF copy of submitted application form for future reference.

RRB Group D Admit Card

Steps to download the RRB Group D admit card/ hall ticket

Step 1: Visit the official websites of your selected RRB region.

Step 2: On the home page, click the link “Download the e-call letter, city intimation slip and free traveling authority for SC/ST candidates”.

Step 3: Candidates will be redirected to the login page.

Step 4 Enter Registration Number and Password

Step 5: RRB Group D 2022 admit card appears on the screen

Step 6: Download the Railway Group D admit card PDF file and take a printout (colour preferably).

RRB Group D Result

RRB Group D results are declared separately by different RRBs on their respective websites.
Generally, RRB Group D results are announced 3-4 months after the exam.
Once the result is declared the link for downloading the result will be
activated in this article.

The qualifying marks for UR/ EWS/ OBC/ SC/ ST category candidates are 40/
40/ 30/ 30/ 30 respectively. There is 2% relaxation for PWD candidates.

RRB Group D selection process

RRB Group D selection process has 4 stages:

  1. CBT (Computer Based Test)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Fitness Examination

The RRB Group D PET is qualifying in nature and passing it is mandatory.
The qualifying criteria for male and female candidates are different and are mentioned below.

Male Candidates

Female Candidates

Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a
distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without
putting the weight down; And, should be able to run for a
distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one
Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a
distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without
putting the weight down; And, should be able to run for a
distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one

Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates, same the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification (DV)/ Medical Fitness Test as per their merit and options.

RRB Group D Cut-off

The list of candidates shortlisted for RRB Group D PET will be based on the performance of candidates in the RRB Group D CBT exam. The candidates scoring marks equivalent to or more than the minimum RRB Group D cut-off score will be called for the further selection process.

Please find below the FY 2021 Cut-off:

RRB Zone

Type of Applicants





Ajmer Normal Applicants 73.73073 70.10507 63.37549 60.62978
Ex-S 40.20650 30.02539 30.47971 30.35898
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.43260 32.58236
Ahmedabad Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 71.86468 66.77575 60.85283 57.85161
Ex-S 40.00159 30.04044 30.38026
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.34260
Allahabad Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 74.57579 69.78740 62.92684 50.12207
Ex-S 40.00081 30.04608 32.55328 33.86401
CCAA 41.16811 30.34260 30.71590 36.44781
Bhubaneshwar Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 73.86689 69.13033 60.82752 55.83808
Ex-S 40.04823 30.40393 30.51015 34.32121
CCAA 40.79482 30.34260 31.46248 31.46248
Bhopal Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 75.03355 70.75118 63.51720 58.61426
Ex-S 40.06859 30.05624 30.33041 0.00000
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.71590
Bengaluru Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 62.01964 56.60285 49.65250 48.78492
Ex-S 40.23986 30.06408 30.04608 35.40327
CCAA 42.59145 31.08919 30.71590 32.20906
Bilaspur Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 70.22887 66.07970 59.50198 52.73928
Ex-S 40.04764 30.07200 31.01847 30.44739
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.71590 30.34260
Chennai Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 71.53120 68.63312 61.56750 55.32595
Ex-S 40.14442 30.00703 30.13570 32.63244
CCAA 41.54140 30.34260 30.33041 30.71590
Chandigarh Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 75.07613 68.55507 34.39158 55.13337
Ex-S 40.00611 30.05769 30.08656 36.19895
CCAA 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 32.95565
Guwahati Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 77.09933 72.22287 67.39113 57.07288
Ex-S 40.86204 30.45276 31.28844 31.46806
CCAA 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 31.83577
Gorakhpur Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 73.90623 69.27577 60.92724 54.35642
Ex-S 40.16889 30.06729 32.36991 00.00000
CCAA 40.79482 30.34260 31.46248 31.08919
Kolkata Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 80.57238 71.77651 71.60480 55.76072
Ex-S 40.01368 30.16633 30.00703 0.00000
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 31.08919 0.00000
Mumbai Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 67.96106 63.08909 58.88383 52.58975
Ex-S 40.16796 30.08656 30.00360 37.62862
CCAA 40.04823 30.30418 30.34260 30.71590
Patna Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 77.00350 72.51232 61.64224 58.20304
Ex-S 40.19724 30.05174 33.04063 30.54074
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.71590 37.43518
Ranchi Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 76.30354 71.44115 62.41570 58.68276
Ex-S 40.09680 30.18282 34.04212 30.07665
CCAA 40.04823 30.34260 30.34260 30.34260
Secunderabad Type of Applicants UR OBC SC ST
Normal Applicants 69.79887 65.69349 59.96240 56.68657
Ex-S 40.00159 30.00360 30.39356 31.07579
CCAA 40.42153 30.34260 30.34260 31.94469

RRB Group D Salary

The in-hand salary of RRB Group D posts is Rs.22,000-25,000/- per month with basic pay of Rs. 18000/- as per the 7th pay commission. please find the detailed RRB Group D salary structure below.

RRB Group D Salary Structure
Highlights RRB Group D Salary
Pay-Level of posts Level-1
Pay Matrix 7th CPC
Pay Scale Rs. 5,200-20,200
Basic Pay Rs. 18,000
Grade Pay Rs. 1,800
HRA 8% to 24%
DA Rs. 3,060
Travel Allowances Depend upon location
Gross Salary Rs. 22,500-Rs.25,380