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RRB Group D Recruitment Overview

Exam Name

RRB Group D

Conducting Body 



Railway Recruitment Board

Recruitment Cycle20192024

Number of Vacancies


2 Lakh +

RRB Group D Notification Release Date

23rd February 2019

Will be Notified

Start Date of Application

12th March 2019

Will be Notified

Last Date of Application

12th April 2019

Will be Notified
CBT Exam Date

17th August 2022 to 25th August 2022(Phase I)

26th August 2002 to 8th September 2022 (Phase 2)

8th September 2022 to 19th September 2022 (Phase 3)

19th September 2022 to 7th October 2022 (Phase 4)

6th October and 11th October 2022 (Phase V)

Will be Notified



The application process details will be released with the official notification for 2024 Below are the steps to apply for RRB Group D Recruitment 2024.

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: You will find many notifications regarding various recruitments under RRB.

Step 3: Find the Notification “RRB 2024 Recruitment for Group D” and click on the link.

Step 4: You can see the different Railway Zones. Select the Railway Zone you want to apply and click on New Registration.

Step 5: Fill in the mandatory details like name, e-mail address, contact details, etc; and click on ‘I agree’.

Step 6: An OTP is sent to your Phone number and the Activation Link will be sent to the email address.

Step 7: After the verification of the email address and mobile number. A Registration Number and Password will be sent to your mail.

Step 8: Now login with your Registration number and password and provide your educational details, upload the documents like Category certificate, Marksheets etc.

Step 9: Verify all the details and click on submit once your verified complete details,

Step 10: You will be redirected to the payment gateway website once you click on submit.

Step 11: Pay the required amount and click on the submit button.

Step 12: Once the payment is successful, your RRB Group D application will be generated.

Step 13: Take a printout of the generated application form and payment receipt for future reference.

RRB GROUP D Application Fees




  • INR 500 is payable
  • INR 400 will be refunded once the candidate attempts the CBT Exam

SC/ST/ExServicemen/Female/PwD/Minority Communities/Transgender

  • INR 250 is payable
  • INR 250 will be refunded once the candidate attempts the CBT Exam

RRB GROUP D Exam Pattern


Total number of questions 

Maximum Marks


General Science



90 Minutes

(120 Minutes for the PwD Candidates)




General Intelligence and Reasoning



General Awareness and Current Affairs






RRB GROUP D Salary Structure

The RRB Group D Salary Structure varies based on the location of the posting, commonly categorized into City-X, City-Y, and City-Z. This table provides an overview of the RRB Group D Salary Structure, indicating the pay scale, grade pay, basic pay, Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and Travel Allowance based on different city categories.

RRB Group D Salary Structure
RRB Group D Salary StructureCity – XCity – YCity – Z
Pay ScaleRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200Rs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200Rs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
Grade Pay180018001800
Basic PayRs. 18,000Rs. 18,000Rs. 18,000
DARs. 3,060Rs. 3,060Rs. 3,060
Travel AllowanceDepends upon the locationDepends upon the locationDepends upon the location
RRB Group D SalaryRs 27,920Rs 27,000Rs 25,560

RRB GROUP D Qualification

The candidates who are applying for RRB Group D 2024 must pass 10th or ITI from the institution, which is recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT(National Council of Vocational Training).


The RRB Group D age limit of the candidates must be between 18-33 years of age. Although there will be age relaxations for the reserved categories. 

Age Relaxation for RRB Group D:


Age Relaxation

OBC NCL- Non-creamy Layer

3 Years


5 years



33 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.


36 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.


38 years plus the number of years of service in Defence plus 3 years.



10 Years


13 Years


15 Years

Candidates domiciled from the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989.


38 Years


41 Years


43 Years

Candidates who are serving Group C and Group D Railway Staff, Casual Labour with a minimum of 3 years of service


40 years


43 Years


45 Years

The candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of Railway organizations like Railway Canteen, Institutes and Co-operative societies 


33 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower


36 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower


38 Years length of service or 5 years whichever is lower

Widows/Divorced Women/Women who are judicially separated but not remarried


35 Years


38 Years


40 Years

Apart from rise salary scale as per 7th Pay commission there are may more BENEFITS of working in Railway Sector:

Free Railway Travel Pass:

The employee is entitled to enjoy the free Travel Passes per year, depending on the post held by the employee. For one round journey, each Travel Pass can be used to travel across the Indian Railways network. The trainer class and the amount of passes that the worker can take advantage of depends on the framework / post of the worker.

Privilege Ticket Order(PTO):

The employee of the railway and the employee’s dependents may use 3 Privilege Ticket Order (PTO) sets per year. The employee can use the PTO to reserve a ticket by paying a one-third (1/3 or 33 percent) nominal amount on the fare’s base price. This PTO will be awarded by the Pass Section as requested by the worker and will be given between 2 stations.

Railway Residential Quarters:

Indian Railways provides its staff with residential quarters to be built and maintained in the Railway premises by the Railway Engineering Department. All fundamental amenities and equipment for a nominal sum will be given in these quarters.

Subsidized food at job:

Railway staff are entitled to take advantage of subsidized meals (breakfast and dinner) in the Railway canteens.

Children’s educational facilities:

good educational facilities will be given to workers ‘ kids close the colonies of the Railway.

Medical care:

The Railway Hospitals will provide free medical services for employees and their dependents. The patients will also be referred to the Corporate Hospitals, depending on the severity.

Employment of parents on compassionate basis:

If any worker dies while on duty or is declared medically unfit by the Railway Hospital Medical Officer, then a member of the family may take up a Railway job on compassionate grounds, based on his / her academic qualification.

Study Leave:

If you want to pursue greater schooling, staff can take advantage of the Study Leave.

Secure Employment: Due to recession there will be no fear of losing the job. In the government sector, there is no’ Hire and Fire’ policy. Once you have been recruited, you will be employed until you retire (age 60).

Pension: The retired workers are entitled to retirement after retirement. This guarantees life-long economic safety.

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